Tyra Fennell

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Tyra Fennell is the founding director of Imprint City, an organization activating underutilized areas in San Francisco with arts projects, encouraging increased foot traffic to support local economies. Imprint City is hyper-focused in the Bayview—Hunters Point, and since 2015 has attracted more than twenty thousand event goers and 150 artists to the neighborhood. In 2018 Fennell coauthored legislation designating the Bayview as the African American Arts and Cultural District. Fennell is also a member of the San Francisco Film Commission.