Coalition on Homelessness

08 Jun 2017

Prankster Tricks Tech Incubator into Supporting Homeless People

By Matthew Gerring If you’re a regular reader of Street Sheet by Coalition on Homelessness, you might be surprised to hear that the paper’s recent upgrades — full color front pages and a new website — were sponsored by the same people who brought you AirBnB: Silicon Valley’s preeminent startup incubator,

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10 Feb 2017

Capital One Cafes Doing Free Money Coaching to Help Change Your Relationship with Money

Thank you Capital One for sponsoring this post! This is a paid endorsement. All opinions are my own and were not directed by Capital One.  To learn more about Capital One, visit here. Wanna sponsor a post? Email Alex@BrokeAssStuart.com I don’t have the best relationship with money. I’ve never been great

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14 Oct 2016

Fun New Scavenger Hunt Game Helps Out SF’s Homeless Population

San Francisco Voters! We need your help. We’re only a few weeks away from election day and we’ve got some nasty, deceitful propositions on the ballot that have disguised themselves in extremely in misleading rhetoric . Have you heard of Proposition Q? You know, the Proposition that uses the tagline

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12 Oct 2016

Housing, Not Heartache – No on Q Benefit Social Night

From the good folks at the Coalition on Homelessness: Housing Not Heartache Housing Not Harrassment Housing Not Q! On Friday, October 14th, we are gathering for a night of celebration and hope for those who are tired of San Francisco’s perpetual sidewalk shuffle that keeps homeless people homeless. This is

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29 Aug 2016

Prop Q Will Exacerbate San Francisco’s Homelessness Crisis

This op-ed is written by Jennifer Friedenbach, Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness A version of this originally ran in the SF Examiner Thursday August 18 A young African American man I talked to recently shared how he is living in an encampment near the now cleared Division Street.

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13 Jul 2016

SF LGBTQ Community Denounces the New Homeless Ballot Measures

The folks over at the Coalition on Homelessness do really fantastic work. They are “working every day to expand access to housing in one of the richest cities in the country, protect the rights of the poorest people on our streets, and to address the root causes of homelessness and poverty.”

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10 Mar 2016

Hey Ed Lee, Don’t be a Jerk! Sign the State of Emergency on Homelessness!

Of all the bullshit that Ed Lee will remembered for, his handling of San Francisco’s homelessness crisis will have a place of honor in the annals of bullshittery. Homelessness has been steadily getting worse citywide and in some neighborhoods, like SOMA and The Mission, it has reached public health crisis

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07 Mar 2016

SF City Worker Refuses to Destroy a Homeless Person’s ‘Tiny Home’

This video just made it my way. In it you see an SF city worker sitting in her car watching as her coworkers tear down someone’s ‘tiny home’ and she refuses to participate. You hear her say  “I don’t want no parts of that shit…ain’t none of my shit being

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