Activism

30 Apr 2020

Essential Worker Strikes Planned at Amazon, Instacart, Walmart for May Day

Essential Worker Strikes Planned at Amazon, Instacart, Wallmart for May Day, it is unclear if business will be disrupted and to what degree

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29 Apr 2020

Joe Exotic is Crashing Zoom Calls to Raise Money for Hospitality Workers

Guest Post by Chris Luecke With the shelter-in-place mandate being in effect for over a month now, you’ve probably accomplished at least 2 things: You’ve binge watched Tiger King on Netflix and know more about exotic cats than you ever imagined. You’ve taken part in so many Zoom calls for

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29 Apr 2020

The 2020 Census is Out & It’s Important

The 2020 Census is happening now.  You can respond online, by phone, or by mail:  https://www.2020census.gov/en/ways-to-respond.html This is the first census in history you can complete online here! The Census is really important to our Democracy.  The more we know about our communities, the better decisions we can make as

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22 Apr 2020

Artists Around the World Create Dope PSAs for the “Erase COVID” Campaign

Legendary Bay Area poster artist Lil Tuffy reached out to me the other day about this awesome campaign that’s using art to raise awareness, and money, to support folks during COVID. Fifty-two artists from seven countries are creating work for the Erase COVID campaign, and the profits of each piece sold

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21 Apr 2020

Artists are Painting the Boarded up Businesses in SF

Street artists are used to wearing face coverings and spending long hours alone.   In San Francisco, not even a pandemic is enough to stop artists from beautifying our city. Arts organizations Building 180 and Art for Civil Discourse, are reaching out to SF businesses and SF artists to turn all

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Rent-control
15 Apr 2020

Why You Can’t Be Evicted During COVID & What To Do If You Can’t Pay Rent

San Francisco, along with most cities in the US, have enacted an ‘eviction moratorium’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This means that residential and commercial tenants cannot be evicted during the coronavirus outbreak, including for non-payment of rent.  The eviction moratorium is currently effective through June 21, 2020 in San

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13 Apr 2020

Mission District Landlord Still Kicking Out Small Businesses During Eviction Moratorium

Mayor Breed declared a moratorium on commercial evictions shortly after shelter-in-place went into effect, a bold move to help shut-down small businesses survive when unable to pay rent on April 1. Well, April 1 came and went and most businesses still have a glimmer of hope for survival to someday

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10 Apr 2020

Help Keep City Lights Books Alive!

There are few things more holy to the soul of creative San Francisco than City Lights Books. It is part of our DNA, hell it’s part of the DNA of every countercultural movement that has existed in the United States. I love this bookstore so dearly that it would shatter

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