Coalition on Homelessness

20 May 2021

Compassionate Alternative Responses to Homelessness in San Francisco

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

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06 Apr 2020

Why Is SF Putting Homeless People into This Mass Indoor Camp?

Street Sheet just broke this story about how Mayor Breed has opted to use Moscone Center as a big indoor camp for San Francisco’s homeless population. While initially it sounds like a good idea to stop the spread of coronavirus, the details unfortunately prove otherwise. In fact, there’s a ton of

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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24 Jul 2019

The Coalition on Homelessness is Moving & They Need Your Help

Anyone who who has been to San Francisco knows we have a serious problem with homelessness. And anyone who reads this site knows that I use this platform to spread the word on how we can help fix the problem. I’ve been doing activism around homelessness for a long time

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17 Jun 2019

With DPW Seizing Homeless Peoples’ Belongings, Activists Are Fighting Back

Earlier this month 48 Hills reported on heartbreaking new videos detailing how the cops and the Department of Public Works are throwing away the personal belongings of San Francisco’s homeless population. This often includes such important items as medication, family photos, mementos from dead loved ones, and survival gear like sleeping bags and tents. Not only is this reprehensible, it’s also in violation of the rules.

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17 Apr 2019

SAFE Navigation Center Fight Highlights San Francisco’s Humanity, and Lack Of

On March 4, Mayor London Breed announced plans to build the SAFE Navigation Center at Seawall Lot 330. The concept originally allotted for 200 beds (with up to 225 if the space could be worked out) that would provide warm, sheltered spots for at least some of the city’s homeless

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22 Aug 2018

What You Can Do To Help End Homelessness in San Francisco

There’s a fantastic measure on the ballot this November that, if passed, will house 4,000 homeless people in San Francisco. It’s called Proposition C and it will expand housing, eviction prevention, and mental health services for marginally housed people by taxing big business. The folks at the Democratic Socialists of America

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02 Jul 2018

The Super Easy Way You Can Help End Homelessness in San Francisco

The the folks at the Democratic Socialists of America and the Coalition on Homelessness have teamed up for a really incredible new measure that will “house over 4,000 families, youth, and adults; provide intensive mental health and substance abuse services; prevent 7,000 households from homelessness through legal assistance and housing

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16 May 2018

An E-Scooter Bar Crawl & Silent Disco is Happening

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! In a response to the backlash surrounding the e-scooters that popped up all over San Francisco recently, the folks at Monarch have decided to do something really fun: Scootpocolipse Moving Silent Disco Party

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