Mayor London N. Breed today participated in the ceremonial groundbreaking of 131 affordable homes at Balboa Park Upper Yard (BPUY). The site is one of two new 100% affordable housing developments getting underway in District 11, and will feature a revamped Balboa Park BART station plaza as part of the total design. Once completed in 2023, the transit-oriented development will feature a number of community benefits, including a licensed early childhood education center with an outdoor activity area and family resource center.
ANTI-ASIAN DISCRIMINATION TOWN HALL IN SAN FRANCISCO LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN TO UNITE COMMUNITIES AGAINST DISCRIMINATION
Mayor London N. Breed Tuesday announced the launch of the Stand Together campaign to denounce and combat discrimination in San Francisco. The campaign, organized by the San Francisco Human Rights Commission and community leaders, began Tuesday with a Town Hall about anti-Asian discrimination.
Pamoja was an inspiration during the challenging times at UGA and still is according to Jackie Wright of Wright Enterprises. It all began with the vision of Pastor Nawanna Lewis Miller and others who understood the power of Black culture. Click the Headline for Details.
See details about the Sunday, October 18, 2020 Event, honoring the founder of Pamoja at the University of Georgia, Pastor Nawanna Lewis-Miller. Also, In a short video, Wright Enterprises' Jackie Wright shares her experience at UGA and why Pamoja was a lifeline for students. Wright began her matriculation at the University of Georgia a decade after Hamilton Holmes and Charlyne Hunter-Gault integrated the University of Georgia in 1961. Wright's educational trajectory was not similar to most students and the arts of Pamoja & sister organization, BTE (Black Theatrical Ensemble founded by Larry Calhoun) were an inspiration.
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MAYOR LONDON BREED ANNOUNCES OVER $28 MILLION IN EXPANDED COVID-19 SUPPORT FOR SAN FRANCISCO’S LATINO COMMUNITY
Mayor London N. Breed announced Thursday expanded COVID-related support for the Latino community, which has been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. This new support comes after working with the community, particularly the Latino Parity and Equity Coalition, which has been advocating for more resources for the Latino community. This $28.5 million commitment will begin with an initial funding of $22.5 million to support the Latino community that will come through a variety of solutions, with focuses on health, housing, food access, workforce, and small businesses.
MAYOR LONDON BREED ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER STRENGTHENING TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY REGARDING CITY FUNDRAISING
Mayor London N. Breed today released an Executive Directive to strengthen transparency and accountability between City Departments and partner organizations by requiring uniform and stricter standards regarding fundraising.
San Francisco AWARDED $45 MILLION IN STATE PROJECT HOMEKEY FUNDING TO ACQUIRE HOTEL FOR HOMELESS HOUSING
Monday, September 21, 2020, San Francisco was awarded nearly $45 million in capital and operating costs from the State’s Project Homekey for the purchase of the Granada Hotel as Permanent Supportive Housing. The San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing and Episcopal Community Services, with support from Supervisor Aaron Peskin, applied for $44.8 million in funding to purchase and refurbish the 232-room Lower Nob Hill hotel. The purchase of the hotel is part of Mayor Breed’s Homelessness Recovery Plan, which includes the largest one-time expansion of Permanent Supportive Housing in 20 years.