Coalition on Homelessness
Activists dropped banners in San Francisco City Hall calling on the city to keep Shelter-in-Place hotels open and allow unhoused people to move in off of the streets.
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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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
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
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.
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
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
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