A unique solution to the Bay Area’s housing crisis and cultural decay needs you to take action right now! The Music Menagerie is a new and vital non-profit organization founded by local queer Black artist Latashia Govan. The author of this story would like to emphasize the word ‘vital,’
Op-Ed By Jennifer Friedenbach Jennifer Friedenbach is the Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco. CoH organizes homeless people to fight for permanent solutions and human rights. SF CART: Statement on Mayor’s New Street Responses In January of 2020, the San Francisco Police Commission passed a resolution unanimously
It felt like moving trucks were parked on every block in town. There was a low hum of activity as friends, frenemies, lovers, ex-lovers, sometimes lovers, parents, stepparents, drag parents, and day laborers hired from in front of the U-Haul place on Bryant Street, all carried furniture out of buildings throughout the city.
We all hope that the pandemic is starting to loosen its grip on San Francisco. As it does, and we emerge, blinking, into the light, we will be presented with the obvious question: what existential threat should occupy our minds now? I would like to propose that we spend our
When you cross that iconic rust-colored bridge and slide down Alexander Avenue into Sausalito, most people from the city would say that you are in an entirely different world. The Hilltop mansions, tucked between evergreens overlooking extravagant waterfront fine dining and enormous yachts, are a far cry from the colorfully
San Francisco city leaders on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of a future affordable housing complex in the city’s South of Market neighborhood that is set to provide housing for 96 people exiting homelessness. The $52 million project at 53 Colton St. is expected to completed by late 2022. “Projects like
It’s no secret that the Pandemic has had a devastating toll on New York City. Homelessness is at all time highs, COVID cases are surging, and record numbers of people are leaving the city. The only good thing to come of it is that for the first time since the
National Muffin Day is coming up on Sunday, February 21! Normally we bake together with big kitchen parties and distribute muffins to people experiencing homelessness, but like everything else in the world, things are different this year.