Today's 12 noon event will be streamed lived for those who cannot attend. Speakers include: J. Keith Gilles, Chair, California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection; Professor of Forest Economics, UC Berkeley, Thom Porter, Chief of Strategic Planning, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE); and Kurtis Alexander, Water, Wildfire and Climate Writer, San Francisco Chronicle Maggi Kelly, Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist in the Environmental Science, Policy and Management Department, UC Berkeley Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One—Moderato
Today, Saturday, November 24th, condolences are extended to the family and friends of Kim Porter of Columbus, Georgia, as the Wright and Tibbs families prepare for funeral services of their much loved Brenda M. Wright, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and retired Caltrans worker in the San Francisco Bay Area, who returned to Georgia to care for her elderly father. After more than five years of care, He is now grieving his daughter's demise with her husband Joe N. Wright, U.S. Army Veteran and former employee of MV Transportation, who assisted her in the care of U.S. Army Veteran Bruce Tibbs Sr., "Pop Tibbs." Obsequies for Mrs. Wright to be officiated by the Right Reverend Maurice Edwards, will be held, Friday, November 30, 2018 at Sconiers Funeral Home with burial at Fort Mitchell, Alabama National Cemetery and a repass will follow at Columbus Baptist Association.
From the reality of real estate: Thanks to Cherish Hope McClure for reaching out to help find homes for those affected by the "Camp Fire!" Oh, for another name because "camp fire" is so embedded in Americana that it brings up images of girl and boy scouts roasting marshmallows, families frying up their fresh fish from the nearby river, sitting under the stars singing folk songs, or scenes from Raoul Walsh, John Ford, or a Sam Pechinpah Western Film. What a cruel tormenting twist, "this "Camp Fire" is devilish, only "steals, kills and destroys. McClure offers solutions and updates in this e-newsletter. Cherish the hope. Read It and Help!
Prompted by Veterans Day questions from Anh Le, a San Francisco freelance writer, Jackie Wright of Wright Enterprises, responds with an op-ed that salutes loving Black fathers who are rarely portrayed in media. She says distortion & injustice result.
Rev. Jesse Jackson, MLB Famed Dave Stewart, Celebrity Chef Tonya Holland & Gorgeous Goapele Headline Boys & Girls Club's "Oakland Town Ball"
In support of Boys & Girls Club Oakland, Reverend Jesse Jackson Jr., cooks things up with the great Dave Stewart of A's & MLB fame, Celebrity Chef Tonya Holland while saluting Volunteer of the Year, Patrick Morrin at the November 30th "Oakland Town Ball"FUNdraiser at Oakland's City Hall Rotunda. "Come Celebrate Oakland."
San Francisco - Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee Visits Vietnam, SF State Reception for MacArthur Fellows & More
Executive Director George Saxton shares news with Wright Enterprises Community Spotlight. Read the news and connect.
Our Voices, Our Stories SF is the literary reading series that is a partnership of The African American Art & Culture Complex, The San Francisco Library, and The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., San Francisco.
News to Wright Enterprises Community Spotlight courtesy of Riki Rafner, Public Relations Director Commonwealth Club: One of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures Jesse Jackson will share his thoughts on the possibilities on how America can be inclusive. In conversation with retired Superior Court Judge LaDoris Cordell, Reverend Jackson will detail the country’s potential to find common ground across lines of race, culture, class, gender, and belief.
Community Activist Deloris McGee shares news from Community Living Campaign in San Francisco that includes voting resources, results of HIV study, breast cancer luncheon, new connector network, SF's Dignity Fund update and more.
Wright Enterprises Community Spotlight highlights political shenanigans in Georgia, response to the terrorist hate crime attack at the Pittsburgh Synagogue, the tragic Kentucky Kroger Grocery Store Shooting, and community news in San Francisco. Vote your conscience, Tuesday, November 6, 2018.