Chinatown Alleyway Tours (CATs)

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Chinatown (San Francisco, CA)

In 2001 Chinatown CDC’s Youth team conducted oral history interviews and academic research to develop a more comprehensive perspective on Chinatown’s history. From this research the youth developed CATs—designing a tour route, script, and training manual—and began to offer guided tours through Chinatown’s many alleyways. The tours include a history of Chinatown and offer alternative perspectives of the neighborhood you might not get on regular tours. The youth lead tours for individuals, families, schools and groups.

Chinatown Alleyway Tours (CATs) is now offering virtual tours due to the pandemic. In-person tours are canceled until further notice due to the current health crisis. We apologize for any inconvenience.

To sign up for the next virtual tour, please visit Chinatown Alleyway Tours.


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