SF BayView Editor: International Tribunal of Legal Experts to Judge U.S. Human Rights Abuses Against Black, Brown and Indigenous Peoples
Please consider being a witness to this historic event: International Tribunal 2021 We Charge Genocide! Much, if not all, of the work that we and our organizations are doing is addressed in the six charges being presented – recognition from the international jurors will only help our work moving forward regardless of the outcome.
MAYOR LONDON BREED AND SUPERVISOR RAFAEL MANDELMAN INITIATE STEPS TO REFORM ELECTRONIC MONITORING PROGRAM
Mayor London N. Breed and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman have initiated steps to work with the Sheriff and the Adult Probation Department to reform San Francisco’s electronic monitoring program. This public safety tool needs reforms to achieve its original deterrence function, while also serving as an alternative to incarceration.
Mayor London N. Breed today commemorated 25 years of organics recovery in what has been hailed as the most successful, comprehensive, and innovative composting program in the country. Since 1996, residents and businesses have recovered organic material, primarily food scraps, away from landfills and applied to local farmland, vineyards, and ranches. Today, the City collects more than 500 tons per day from the green bin.
Mayor London N. Breed, the Department on the Status of Women, and non-profit organization Freedom Forward today celebrated the opening of the HYPE (Helping Young People Elevate) Center, a drop-in center designed and developed by local youth that provides critical services and resources for 14- to 25-year-olds across the Bay Area.
MAYOR LONDON BREED AND SFMTA CELEBRATE MAJOR TRANSIT MILESTONE AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS ON GEARY BOULEVARD
Mayor London N. Breed, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), and San Francisco Public Works today celebrated the completion of the Geary Rapid Project. This major civic improvement project has helped revitalize one of San Francisco’s busiest corridors between Market and Stanyan streets with more reliable bus service, safer streets, upgraded utilities, and new trees
Charles Sharp of D.C.'s BEMA Posts Respect & Condolences in the Passing of US Army Four Star General & Fmr Secretary of State Colin Powell
Black Emergency Managers Association CEO Charles D. Sharp shared the honor of serving with Former Secretary of State Colin Powell upon the passing of Powell October 18, 2021 due to complications of COVID-19.
The impacts of climate change are increasing the frequency and intensity of disasters. Individuals, families, and communities must take a proactive approach and behaviors to save lives, their communities, their culture and heritage.
"We're Proud Governor Newsom Chose Oakland's Own Kingston 11 Cuisine to Sign The Latest California COVID-19 Recovery Package."
Mayor Libby Schaaf: "We're proud that Governor Newsom chose Oakland's own Kingston 11 Cuisine to sign the latest California COVID-19 recovery package. This legislation will keep the good ideas that worked during the pandemic—like parklets and to-go cocktails—and continue to grow and strengthen our small local, businesses." #BuildBackBetter
Mrs. Verlie Mae Pickens, a long-time resident of San Francisco, California, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, September 22, 2021, surrounded with the love and care of her granddaughter, Ms. Charisse Anderson, in Los Angeles. Mrs. Pickens was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on June 11, 1916, the daughter of Mr. Thomas Alfred Nisby and Mrs. Lillian Lumpkin Nisby. She celebrated her 105th Birthday with her family at Disneyland this year.
A significant end to the week encompassing "Indigenous Peoples' Day" is the beginning of something new, San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company's (SFBATCO) two-day BIPOC themed "New Roots Theatre Festival." Presented at Brava Theater Center in the historic Mission District, October 16-17, 2021, it will consist of eight performances for theatre audiences to enjoy in adherence to San Francisco's Coronavirus safety protocols