San Francisco native, Dr. Frederick Douglass Haynes III Senior Pastor of mega church Friendship West will be the guest speaker.
Mayor London N. Breed Wednesday appointed Dr. Anton Nigusse Bland to serve as Director of Mental Health Reform. In this new role created by Mayor Breed, Dr. Nigusse Bland will be responsible for reviewing how San Francisco provides mental health and substance use services to homeless individuals, and making recommendations on how to reform the system.
Award-winning Actress Taraji P. Henson, Producer Dominique Telson, & Director Robin Bissell "Best of Friends" Live Stream @ Commonwealth Club
See the live Stream: Golden Globe-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, director Robin Bissell and producer Dominique Telson join INFORUM for a powerful conversation about the civil rights era and their new film, The Best of Enemies. While the 1960s in the United States were rife with violent racial tensions, Durham, North Carolina is a crucial anchor in the history of the civil rights movement. From hosting the country’s first sit-in to various visits from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, the city is the birthplace of many unsung heroes in the movement, including Ann Atwater. In 1971, civil rights activist Ann Atwater teamed up with an unlikely ally, KKK member C.P. Ellis, after a decade-long feud. Together, they shared a goal to reduce school violence and ensure peaceful desegregation.
In Live Stream Tonight Award-Winning Actress Taraji P. Henson Talks "Best of Enemies" with INFORUM @ San Francisco Commonwealth Club
Award-winning actress, Taraji P. Henson takes to the stage at the San Francisco Commonwealth Club tonight, star of "Best of Enemies" with Producer Dominique Telson and Director, Robin Bissell will be in a conversation with INFORUM San Francisco at the Commonwealth Club.
Best of Friends Actress Taraji P. Henson, Director Robin Bissell & Producer Dominique Telson Talk "Best of Enemies" with INFORUM @SF Commonwealth Club
W.E. Enterprises Shares San Francisco Commonwealth News of upcoming film principals of "The Best of Enemies" to talk about the civil rights-era story that brings a civil rights advocate and a klansman together to stop school violence in Durham, North Carolina in 1971. Join INFORUM SF for a powerful discussion with prolific film industry players Academy Award Nominated & Golden Glove Winner Actress Taraji P. Henson, Director Robin Bissell & Producer Dominique Telson.
Media Advisory: Golden Globe Award-Winning Taraji P. Henson, Director Robin Bissell & Producer Dominique Telson @ Commonwealth Club with INFORUM SF
Wright Enterprises, The San Francisco Black Film Festival and The Oakland International Film Festival are pleased to share news from San Francisco's Commonwealth Club: The San Francisco Commonwealth Club has joined forces with INFORUM San Francisco to bring Golden Globe-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, director Robin Bissell and producer Dominique Telson for a powerful conversation about the civil rights era and their new film, “The Best of Enemies, ” Tuesday, March 26. It's a dynamic trio heralding an unsung heroine, Ann Atwater, who joined forces with her enemy, Klansman, C.P. Ellis to reduce school violence in Durham, North Carolina. It's a perfect exclamation point near the end of Women's History Month.
Join Golden Globe-winning actress Taraji P. Henson, director Robin Bissell (The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit) and producer Dominique Telson (SVP of development and production at Astute Films) for a powerful conversation about the civil rights era and their new film, The Best of Enemies. It's happening at San Francisco's Commonwealth Club.
Mayor London N. Breed today signed legislation establishing the SoMa West Community Benefit District (CBD), the largest of the 17 CBDs citywide, to help ensure a welcoming, clean, and economically vibrant local community. “I am focused every day on keeping every neighborhood in our city clean, safe, and vibrant,” said Mayor Breed. “SoMa West CBD is the result of these neighbors, merchants, property owners, and stakeholders coming together to benefit the community for everyone who lives and works here, and I am committed to working with them to continue the progress we are making."