May 26, 2020
San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed today announced the creation of the Shared Spaces Program to support neighborhoods by providing additional public space to support local business activities
May 25, 2020
"How do we say, "Thank you for your service," to the homeless and hungry veterans who beg on the streets of our nation? While it is true that veterans do deserve our thanks, the phrase, "Thank you for your service," has, unfortunately, become a trite expression which is hypocritical," states Anh Lę, a San Francisco-based independent journalist. "
May 10, 2020
CELEBRATE MOMS PANDEMIC OR NOT... Mothers, whether near, far or in eternity are to be lauded. The matrix of moms has been celebrated since time immemorial.
May 7, 2020
"As long San Francisco continues making progress on reducing the spread of COVID-19, the City anticipates allowing some businesses to resume operations with storefront pickup as soon as Monday, May 18th. Retailers such as bookstores, florists, and music stores will be the first stores allowed to operate storefront pickup." Next steps announced on Thursday, May 7th. Click headline for details.
May 6, 2020
The Peabody Awards honor the most powerful, enlightening and invigorating stories in television, radio and digital media. Each year, Peabody Awards are bestowed upon a curated collection of 30 stories that capture society’s most important issues—known as the Peabody 30. Click headline for details.
May 6, 2020
Stop a dangerous bill in California's state capital: Assembly Bill 2261, authored by Socal Assemblyman Ed Chau would authorize the rampant use of facial recognition throughout California. Click headline for more information.
May 4, 2020
Rev. Dr. Frederick Douglas Haynes, III. Chair of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s Criminal Justice Project, is seeking to minimize the loss of life in prison where the incarcerated are existing in conditions where they cannot follow the protocol of physical distancing and are without hot and cold running water and are forced to survive in cells that are in many instances unsanitary. Read more!
May 1, 2020
This joint public health strategy proposed by the Rainbow PUSH Coalition1 and the National Medical Association 2 addresses COVID-19 concerns, and proposes viable, actionable steps that can be immediately implemented to reduce the possibility of irreparable harm due to COVID-19 on at-risk communities.
San Francisco Launches Required COVID-19 Testing for All Residents & Staff at Skilled Nursing Facilities
May 1, 2020
Mayor London N. Breed and Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax today announced the next phase in the City's expansion of coronavirus testing that will focus on and protect San Francisco's most vulnerable populations during the ongoing pandemic. The new directive will require all residents and staff working at the 21 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in San Francisco be tested for the COVID-19 virus. The City will begin testing all residents and staff at SNFs next week, with a goal of creating a two-week testing cycle after the first round of tests are completed.
May 1, 2020
Vietnam and the Vietnamese people have confronted the COVID-19 corona virus pandemic, and their quick and united national response has produced remarkable results and earned the recognition of top public health experts and organizations around the world. Read More!