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Servio Gomez

Servio Gomez of Javalencia Café, a family-owned coffee shop on 3rd Street in San Francisco’s Bayview District specializing in espresso drinks, smoothies, toasted bagels, and fresh sandwiches.

Gail Lillian

Gail Lillian of LIBA, a nationally recognized mobile falafel bar serving up fresh, hand-made falafels, salads and cakes in San Francisco, Emeryville and Oakland.

Inez Alzivar

Inez Alzivar of Alzivar Decorations, a San Jose store specializing in cut flower arrangements and handcrafted decorations for a variety of events.

Alfred McAfee

Alfred McAfee of McAfee’s One Hour Cleaners, a San Francisco based dry-cleaning and laundry business, cleans dirty clothes and repairs damaged items. McAfee's is located on 3rd Street in the Bayview.

Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith of the Curiosity Shoppe, selling quirky and kitschy gifts and housewares online and at their storefront on Valencia Street.

Alicia VanFleteren

Alicia VanFleteren of Alicia VanFleteren, a high-end luxury fashion jewelry line sold online and at a number of Bay Area boutiques.

Paula Tejeda

Paula Tejeda of Chile Lindo Empanadas, a restaurant in the Mission District serving up savory handmade Chilean empanadas and desserts.

Shanna Uhilamoelangi & Tiffany Hautau

Shanna Uhilamoelangi & Tiffany Hautau of Pacific Tonga, specializing in clothes, jewelry and handcrafts from the Pacific Islands.

Shomi Shoden

Shomi Shodan of Shobha Imports, an importer of unique, high-quality silk scarves and fabrics from India.

Impact Stats

Renaissance is proud to report that according to microTracker, an external evaluation service conducted by the Aspen Institute’s Fund for Innovation, Education, Learning and Dissemination (FIELD) program, which assessed clients one year after receiving services: