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.
“Despite three reports studying Black People in regard to racism in 55 years, Black San Franciscans are worse off than ever before.”
One Brazilian family explained that the food they were provided in detention was cookies and chips.
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.”
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.
“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.”
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.
There should be no talk of reparations in the United States unless it includes the ending of the historic and horrific crime against humanity: the death penalty.
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.
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.
We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of the Hope Center drop in services, an expansion of the San Francisco SafeHouse transitional program.
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.
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.
Taking place the day before Oakland Pride, Oakland’s First Annual Transmarch highlighted the plight of Black transwomen in the United States and internationally.
In Northern California, Time for Change has opened Brighter Futures, an emergency housing facility located in Hayward, close to schools and transportation.
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.
With all due respect, how is a $30 million study on homelessness even close to an answer?
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.
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.
With Public Housing for All – and a system growing larger year by year – we can begin to guarantee a right to shelter.
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