San Francisco's First Black Female Mayor Sworn in By Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom
Thousands gathered in San Francisco for the inauguration of London Breed, the City's First Black Female Mayor. With video greetings from San Francisco's First Female Mayor, Senator Dianne Feinstein, Senator Kamala Harris, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congresswoman Jackie Speier, the festivities were blessed by Rabbi Beth Singer of Temple Emanu-El and Dr. Amos Brown of Third Baptist Church as they declared Mayor London Breed the 45th Mayor of San Francisco is an answer to prayer.
SF Interfaith Council Heeds Newly Elected Board of Supervisor President Malia Cohen's Call to Action to Pray for Mayor Elect London Breed
W.E. Spotlight E-News Community Newsletter highlighted Monday's San Francisco Interfaith Council's Announcement of the Prayer Service for Mayor Elect London Breed; News of media management changes at KPIX; Reminder of The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council's announcement of $6 million in funding available to help stop Black deaths due to smoking; San Francisco Black Film Festival's reminder of SF MOMA's Modern Cinema: "Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood, July 12-29th and more.
San Francisco Interfaith Council Prays for Mayor Elect London Breed
Clergy from across the state and nation have been invited to attend the special prayer convocation in honor of San Francisco Mayor-Elect London Breed. Those who cannot attend are sending representatives such as, Bishop Mark Holmerud, head of the Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America which covers central and northern California and northern Nevada supporting over 180 congregations and 43,000 baptized members. Reverend Greggory L. Brown of Miracles of Faith Community, Church ELCA will represent Bishop Holmerud at the service. The San Francisco Interfatith Council will host the special service at Third Baptist Church which is led by Dr. Amos Brown, a former San Francisco Board of Supervisors member appointed by former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. during his first term as Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco.