January 7, 2020
"Making A Difference for All San Franciscans," Mayor London Breed invites citizens to join her for her inauguration on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
Donald Trump’s Testing of America: Pulitzer Prize Winners Leonnig & Rucker at Commonwealth Club 1/30/20
January 7, 2020
Pulitzer Prize winning Washington Post’s reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker will tackle the unique case of the Trump presidency. They will argue that “rather than being an accidental creature of chaos, Trump’s first term is a careful and purposeful pattern of disorder.” Leonnig and Rucker will draw on in-depth interviews, first-hand witnesses, and previously never before-seen material. Read More.
Holiday Giving~~Grammy Nominated Pianist Ricardo Scales Launches "Get to Know Me" Concert Series for Emerging Artists
December 10, 2019
What better time to launch a program to give back to the community than the Christmas Season? December 15th in the historic Jones Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco's legendary Fillmore District, Grammy nominated piano virtuoso Ricardo Scales begins his "Get to Know Me" Concert Series that will be a platform for emerging artists to work with established artists to create and grow their brand. Read more.
November 28, 2019
Thanksgiving is celebrated with Turkey Dinners, Football and Parades in the United States of America. Jackie Wright of Wright Enterprises gives a salute to military families, who sacrifice much for the nation as they fight and defend against enemies. The mementos of war are not always weapons, as Wright shows from a Thanksgiving Day Menu from the jungles of Vietnam in 1963. Read The 11/28/2019 issue of Wright Enterprises Community Spotlight.
November 15, 2019
Anh Lê, an independent journalist, gives his perspective on the Congressional Impeachment Hearings.
Jacksonville Film Festival, November 15-17, Screens Native Korean War Veteran & Fallen Vietnam War Hero Film
November 9, 2019
"Love Separated in Life...Love Reunited in Honor" is a short documentary by directors Jackie Wright and Jack LiVolsi that tells the story of love, war, forgiveness, racial reconciliation, and hope. "My father was born in Jacksonville. Due to his death at 32 years on March 9, 1964 early in the Vietnam War and his being an Honor Guard for then Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara on my Dad's last of more than 300 missions, I saw news articles in the Florida Times Union and The Florida Star, the local Black newspaper. More than 50 years later, I am thrilled the Jacksonville International Film Festival is including his story," said Jackie Wright, President of Wright Enterprises.
November 6, 2019
Focusing on housing, Kramer and the Hewlett Foundation indicate it could best serve the needs of the people of this region by making a $7.5 million core operating support grant to the San Francisco Foundation. This decision came as the result of Kramer’s own listening tour. The $7.5 mil grant was announced a the Commonwealth Club on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
November 1, 2019
Still Time to Catch San Francisco BATCO’s Lively & Energetic Theatre Bay Area Recommended Production Award-winning “Death and The Artist
November 1, 2019
The current production of “Death and The Artist” carries a fluid storyline with themes of life, death, human relatability, and learning to find life’s purpose despite all the trials. The original play made its debut 20-years-ago at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, where it is now running through Sunday, November 3rd . Get details.