Tuesday, October 26, 2021
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SF City Hall breaks last year’s promise to divest from policing

The SF Board of Supervisors’ proposed budget, unanimously and shamefully, reneges on promises made to defund the police, refund $24.7 from the 850 Bryant jail closure and meaningfully invest in the Black community.

All SFUSD schools return to in-person learning for Fall

Back to school in the fall, some students returning to in-person learning and others opting for remote learning, is supported by Education Reporter Daphne Young and Deputy Superintendent Enikia Ford-Morthel who lay out the process with plenty of information and encouragement.

Jamal Trulove speaks out against the recall of SF District Attorney...

Jamal Trulove describes the heavily-funded smear campaign launched by the police union and wealthy, power-wielding elite designed to maintain the status quo of white supremacy and injustice by petitioning recall of elected SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin.

Vallejo PD death squad: One year after Sean Monterrosa’s death at...

New CA Attorney General Rob Bonta brings critical action to the Monterrosa family’s pursuit of justice for the murder of their beloved Sean Monterrosa by the Vallejo PD.

Shipyard homebuyers’ $6.3 million settlement with Lennar gets preliminary court approval

When we fight, we win! A hearing on the final approval of the $6.3 million settlement between the past and present homeowners in the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard and Lennar and Five Point will be heard in the U.S. District Court on Oct. 14, 2021. Tetra Tech will continue to feel the hot breath of the dragon for their apparent environmental racism, corruption and harm to citizens.

Faces of environmental justice

Environmental justice is inseparable from racial justice, as expertly shared by Ahimsa Porter Sumchai about sometimes deadly impacts disproportionately affecting Black, Brown and other people of color resulting from unregulated energy players and what is necessary to keep people safe – and who is being brought into policy-making to do what is necessary.

Hunters Point demands a voice on shipyard cleanup: Reinstate the RAB...

Called the most contaminated site in the United States and despite a moratorium on further condo construction on Parcel A, the only part of the shipyard approved for development, the massive excavation project pictured here is currently occurring at the perimeter of the Parcel E-2 landfill. Reinstating the Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) would require the Navy and EPA to explain why they are allowing this dangerous project to occur.

Homeless Tenderloin residents may face massive police enforcement in Hastings settlement

San Francisco – Disproportionately Black homeless residents may face massive police enforcement due to a settlement reached between the City of San Francisco and UC Hastings College of Law, which compels the City to “employ enforcement measures” for those who do not accept shelter placements or safe sleeping sites – yet provides less than 10 percent of homeless residents with such offers.

Fillmore Heritage Center reopens with focus on community equity

Dedicated to ensuring the historic Fillmore neighborhood has an economic and cultural anchor to call its own, District Five Supervisor Vallie Brown and a group of nonprofit and African American community leaders have initiated a collaborative campaign to reactivate the Fillmore Heritage Center. Beginning Nov. 5, the collaborative is offering live music, community events, and housing and financial empowerment workshops at the former Yoshi’s site.

Tenant advocates celebrate Prop C’s historic victory and vow to keep...

The passage of this measure is a resounding voter mandate for desired change around homelessness, giving the city the resources it needs to finally address the crisis. For thousands of destitute San Franciscans, this has infused hope that they will soon have the opportunity to thrive that only a home can bring. Prop C only taxes large corporations that gross over $50 million and has a detailed plan for both its spending and results and mandates community oversight of the funding.
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