Local California Elected Officials to Brief San Francisco Faith Leaders on COVID-19 Legislative Initiatives
As San Francisco diligently responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, our State elected officials offer their support in the form of a wide range of legislative initiatives. This week's Online Briefing for Faith Leaders, hosted by the San Francisco Interfaith Council and supported by the COVID Command Center's Joint Information Center Virtual Outreach Team, welcomes Senator Scott Wiener and Assemblymembers David Chiu and Phil Ting, who will shine a light on those legislative initiatives.
MAYOR LONDON BREED APPOINTS SHIREEN MCSPADDEN TO LEAD DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESSNESS AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING
MAYOR LONDON BREED APPOINTS SHIREEN MCSPADDEN TO LEAD DEPARTMENT OF HOMELESSNESS AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING...
VIETNAM HELICOPTER PILOTS ASSOCIATION MEMBERS MEET WAR ORPHAN, DAUGHTER OF FALLEN VIETNAM CREW CHIEF & WAR HERO
Members of the Vietnam Veterans Helicopter Pilots met with the daughter of Sp5 Wyley Wright Jr. today to share details of the association's mission. Jackie Wright, the eldest of the four children of Sp5 Wright, found the organization over the Internet. Sp5 Wright died serving as an honor guard for the man who is deemed as "the architect of the Vietnam War," then U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara. The U.S. Army helicopter crash in the Mekong River happened on March 9, 1964 taking the lives of 33-year-old Sp5 Wright and 20-year-old PFC John Francis Shea, at a time when the soldiers in Vietnam were called advisors.
Our nation must address the issue of anti-Asian hate and violence, a problem that has significantly increased throughout the United States.
News of the availability of Johnson and Johnson Vaccine shots sent by Art Burton, Fund Development, Mentors and Public Relations Committee Member of the 100 Black Men Bay Area. Motto: "Be a builder of bridges in a world full of builders of cars."
SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR LONDON BREED & OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE PEOPLE AGE FIFTY AND OLDER ARE NOW ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE COVID VACCINE IN SAN FRANCISCO
Mayor London N. Breed and the Department of Public Health (DPH), announced today that in accordance with state and federal guidance, all people age 50 and over are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This significant expansion in vaccine eligibility comes as the City approaches an important milestone in its unprecedented vaccination effort: nearly half of people in San Francisco age 16 and over have now received at least one dose of the vaccine. The vaccine is not yet approved by the FDA for children under 16.
The New Orleans Agenda~Holy Thursday at Dooky Chase's Restaurant - Continuing a NOLA Culinary Tradition
In the heart of the Treme, you'll rediscover authentic Creole cuisine served in a vibrant, art-filled space at Dooky Chase's Restaurant. “Chase’s original dishes would help pioneer the Creole food movement and her recipes for dishes like gumbo, jambalaya, and fried chicken have gone on to become kitchen staples” notes the James Beard Foundation. Read All about it in the New Orleans Agenda.
MAYOR LONDON BREED AND CITY OFFICIALS CELEBRATE THE COMPLETION OF THE SECOND STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
The new streetscape design, part of a multi-year overhaul of the corridor, was completed despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and delivers new transit islands, pedestrian and bike safety features, and design enhancements for residents and workers in the area.