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    Sister Marches

    Sister Marches

    The Women’s March is a national movement to unify and empower everyone who stands for human rights, civil liberties and social justice for all. We gather in community to find…

    ABC Mini-series When We Rise to Benefit from Cleve Jones-Dustin Black Collaboration

    ABC Mini-series When We Rise to Benefit from Cleve Jones-Dustin Black Collaboration

    Cleve Jones’ memoir inspired the ABC mini-series of the same name, When We Rise, which is scheduled to run on ABC in February 2017. We cannot wait to see it,…

    Erma’s Story

    Erma’s Story

      “Maitri saved my life twice. And both times they helped me get healthy and return home to my family.” Erma first arrived at Maitri in 2006, very sick with…

    Compassionate Care When Most Needed

    Compassionate Care When Most Needed

    Maitri Provides 24-Hour Compassionate Care to Low Income Individuals with Advanced AIDS Maitri is the only AIDS-specific residential care facility in California focusing on the underserved community of those dying…

    San Francisco’s Official Response to the Election of Trump

    San Francisco’s Official Response to the Election of Trump

    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed a resolution, introduced by Board President London Breed, in response to the election of Donald Trump. The resolution reads as follows:  …

    Hillary Rodham Clinton Concession Speech

    Hillary Rodham Clinton Concession Speech

    Presented to the Clinton campaign staff, volunteers and other supporters on November 9, the day after Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United States Last night…

    San Francisco Opera’s Costume Design Virtuoso: Christopher Verdosci

    San Francisco Opera’s Costume Design Virtuoso: Christopher Verdosci

    Entering the Costume Department of San Francisco Opera is like stepping into the workshop of a dream. Boxes of silk, metallics, wool and other quality materials line the walls, with…

    Fire Safety Tips

    Fire Safety Tips

    While rain has been in the recent forecast, firefighters now say that California’s fire season occurs year round and not just in the summer and fall months. Take time to…

    Nation Looks to San Francisco Fire Department for Diversity Guidance

    Nation Looks to San Francisco Fire Department for Diversity Guidance

    Earlier this year the U.S. Department of Labor selected the San Francisco Fire Department to be one of five sites profiled in the USDOL’s study identifying promising practices to increase…

    Firefighters Without Borders Creates Smoking Hot Calendar to Raise Critical Funds

    Firefighters Without Borders Creates Smoking Hot Calendar to Raise Critical Funds

    This year’s devastating fire season in California provides a stark reminder on how important firefighters are to our communities. Wildfires are growing more dangerous and costly, creating greater pressure on…