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    Seniors Improving Safety in the Tenderloin, and Getting Paid!

    “There is a cambio totalmente (total change) from the beginning to now. We make a difference and we can see that.”   -Margarita Mina, Corner Captain Margarita Mina, a senior resident…

    The End of August

    The End of August

    When I was growing up in Massachusetts, the end of August was about looking forward to school, to cooler and more comfortable weather, to leaves turning bright red and golden…

    Ageism in the LGBT Community

    Ageism in the LGBT Community

    By Michael Costa Ageism is an issue in American society in general, given a fundamental cultural preference for “young,” “new,” and “fresh.” Those who are “older” and “aging” face certain…

    The Dignity Fund: Help Make San Francisco the Best It Can Be

    The Dignity Fund:  Help Make San Francisco the Best It Can Be

    The Dignity Fund proposal to provide a sustained increase in dedicated funding for San Francisco’s seniors and adults living with disability has received the support of both the Mayor and…

    SF Supervisors Pass LGBT Data Collection Ordinance

    SF Supervisors Pass LGBT Data Collection Ordinance

    The lack of data on the health and well-being of LGBT individuals has been an impediment to providing effective and needed services to our community.  The lack of comprehensive information…

    No Place Like Home Initiative Now Law

    No Place Like Home Initiative Now Law

    Governor Brown signed into law AB 1618, the “No Place Like Home” initiative. This measure will provide $2 billion dollars to local communities for the construction and rehabilitation of permanent housing…

    Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

    Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

    Death is in the Zeitgeist. Everyone is talking about death, or not talking about it, as the case may be. Or, to be yet more precise: many are talking about…

    Revised Dignity Fund Legislation

    Revised Dignity Fund Legislation

    The Dignity Fund Coalition has revised its proposed legislation for additional revenue for San Francisco’s vulnerable elders and people living with disabilities. According to the current proposal, revenues are to…

    We Can Do This

    We Can Do This

    The Dignity Fund legislation is on the move and needs your help. The Dignity Fund would establish a set-aside from 2% of property taxes to meet the needs of San…

    Let’s Move Dignity Fund Forward

    Let’s Move Dignity Fund Forward

    The Dignity Fund is a proposed amendment to the San Francisco Charter that would establish a set-aside fund from 2% of property taxes to meet the current unmet and future…

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