The mission of the Asociacion Mayab is to create the conditions that allow for the optimal development of the Yucatec Maya community in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Asociacion Mayab is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco California that provides Maya immigrant families in the Bay Area with Social services and emergency support promotes Yucatec Maya cultural values and serves as a bridge for communication between our community.
Asociacion Mayab was founded in 2004 by a group of Maya immigrants concerned about the gradual decline of the language and values of their rich ancient culture among the youngest members of their community and by the lack of culturally and linguistically appropriate services for ,,
the estimated 30,000 Maya immigrants living in the Bay Area.
This corporation is organized and operated exclusively as a nonprofit organization and completely independent from other organizations within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3). lnternal Revenue Code. No substantial part of activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation and the corporation shall not participe or intervene in any political campaign and behalf of any candidate for public office.
We strive to connect the dots for the Mayan community in Housing, Health, food, Job placement and advanced technology.ublic office. 3.-SERVICES:During the covid 19 Asociacion Mayab and his organization worked hard spreading care against covid.Bringing food and invitation to many homes to collect food .we continue spreading care against any pandemic disease.
We provide activities for physical, mental healing and recreational activities and events that help to get together.
Zumba ,jarana class our traditional Vaqueria Regional, traditional celebration that when dancing makes them remember their roots. We celebrate important holidays like, Halloween Dia de las muertos, Day of the Migrant ,Posada ,Rosca de
Reyes, Summer, Spring,Fall league .
We prepare interpreters to interpret ,translate from Spanish to Maya, Man ,and other Mayan languages so we can offer our services to legal offices ,institutions ,schools. Maya class will be transmitted to teach from a professional teacher from the linguistic department
What the Mayans gave to the world?and why should they be recognized.
The ruins of Chichen ltza the 7th wonder ,of the World.
The pyramid Kukulkan at Chichen ltza constructed circa 1050,used as a calendar: four starways,each with 91 steps and a platform at the top making the total of 365 days of the calendar year. (place the picture of the pyramid )
The Maya built the concept of O into their numbering system by 36.BC. And many more inventions that are valuable to the world
Currently 70% are international chefs who give their best to please the public's test in many restaurants in San Francisco .