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Jonestown: Reflection, healing, history

Join us Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, for a candlelight vigil and open mic to honor our Jonestown ancestors and the Black community still surviving in SF working endlessly to strengthen their lives, families, businesses and neighborhoods.

Holding San Francisco accountable on SFPD’s inadequate DOJ COPS progress and...

“Despite three reports studying Black People in regard to racism in 55 years, Black San Franciscans are worse off than ever before.”

Volunteering on the border: Our trip to El Paso and Casa...

One Brazilian family explained that the food they were provided in detention was cookies and chips.

The never-ending earthquake called Homelessness: Preparing for an emergency when your...

We are always getting prepared for the emergency we are already living in, and it’s made so much harder by this ongoing criminalization and violence called “sweeps.”

Government or corporate run healthcare?

Those who profit off illness are very powerful in the U.S. Kaiser is a non-profit that earns massive sums and is also a major opponent of an Improved Medicare for All.

Contamination, de-contamination and the dilemma of distrust at the Hunters Point...

“The EPA has expressed to the Navy that they no longer have confidence in the work performed by Tt EC at HPNS, as well as at other Navy radiological sites including those located at Treasure Island and Alameda in the San Francisco Bay Area.”

San Francisco ‘Fiber to Housing’ program provides internet for low-income families

Mayor London N. Breed, along with City Administrator Naomi M. Kelly, have announced the San Francisco Department of Technology’s Fiber to Housing program has received national recognition for its service to low-income San Franciscans.

Visitacion Valley teen Sabrina McFarland named National Youth of the Year...

Sabrina is attending Barnard College and aspires to be elected a member of Congress and use her voice to help advocate for changes and equity in the U.S. education system.

Master Plan for Aging: San Francisco speaks

Fourteen percent of San Francisco seniors live in poverty, and over 50 percent of the homeless are seniors, 44 percent of whom have become homeless in their 50s.

Expanding space for women to heal: Grand opening of the Hope...

We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of the Hope Center drop in services, an expansion of the San Francisco SafeHouse transitional program.

Power concedes nothing without a demand: Community demands reinstatement of Hunters...

The Navy appears to be in violation of the regulatory requirement to “reassess community interest at least every 24 months.” It has been over a decade since Laura Duchnak signed the Navy’s Letter of Intent to Dissolve the RAB.

Make anti-racist Chesa Boudin our SF DA

Black San Franciscans are over seven times more likely to be arrested than their White counterparts, and they are 11 times more likely to be booked into county jail.

Transmisogynoir: How Black transwoman murders have reached epidemic proportions while America...

Taking place the day before Oakland Pride, Oakland’s First Annual Transmarch highlighted the plight of Black transwomen in the United States and internationally.

Homelessness is a real crisis in Oakland, Part I

According to the California Department of Finance, one in five Californians pays more than 50 percent of their income for housing. With the medium home price in the nine Bay Area counties at $810,000 and the current market rate rent for a one-bedroom apartment at $3,000 to $3,500 per month, individuals and families are rapidly being forced to live in unhealthy tent encampments and in their vehicles.

Dear Mr. Benioff, no matter how many times you ‘study’ me...

With all due respect, how is a $30 million study on homelessness even close to an answer?

Mothers challenge SFUSD: ‘They treat my daughter like a criminal because...

Shonte insists that this incident is part of an ongoing saga of discrimination and profiling by Ida B. Wells staff and alleges that her daughter was targeted and had been searched over a dozen times the previous year.

Starr King Elementary, segregation and wealth: The politics of liberal San...

Segregation happens when people in power, many of whom identify as liberal, diminish the opportunities of those most in need through the redirection of resources.

Public Housing for All

With Public Housing for All – and a system growing larger year by year – we can begin to guarantee a right to shelter.

Asante sana, Ayesha and Stephen!

In July, the Currys launched their new Eat.Learn.Play Foundation to continue supporting the youth in the city they’ve called home for the past decade.

San Francisco Office of Racial Equity created by unanimous vote

“Race and the deep structural and institutional racism so deeply rooted in this stolen Ramaytush Ohlone land remain as salient as ever.”