homelessness

15 Feb 2022

Cast Away: A Story Of Homelessness In The Bay Area

Written By: J.E. Vigil Perhaps I ended up homeless due to my own negligence. Maybe it was my parents or the rise in gentrification or  the inflated price of apartments that I couldn’t quite understand. Why was it that a small studio apartment cost nearly $2,000? Frankly, I really didn’t

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09 Feb 2022

Meet the Girl Scout Troop that Empowers Homeless Girls

If you’re hankering for a cookie fix, look no further than Troop 6000’s Girl Scout cookies.  Troop 6000 is a Girl Scout program designed to serve houseless girls in the New York City Shelter System. The troop meets weekly in shelters across the city, led by community volunteers and women

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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15 Sep 2021

Anonymous SoMa Group Fights Permanently Housing The Homeless At The Panoramic Apartments

It seemed lovely news all around back in mid-August when the city of San Francisco announced plans to buy four hotels and convert them to housing for people experiencing homelessness. This will not solve San Francisco’s homelessness problem, which at last count was more than 8,000 unsheltered people, but 368

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07 Apr 2021

WATCH: Moms 4 Housing Struggle Chronicled In Amazing New Documentary

You may remember the December 2019 – January 2020 saga of Moms 4 Housing, where four single mothers experiencing homelessness occupied a West Oakland house that had long been uselessly sitting vacant. Their fight for good over greed drew international attention to the moral outrage that Oakland has four times

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19 Mar 2021

What’s Happening on Richardson Bay

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

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17 Mar 2021

Yes, The Homeless Are Eligible For $1,400 Stimulus Payments

The $1,400 stimulus payments are starting to drop, and they can also drop for people who’ve fallen through the cracks. A viral tweet from over the weekend claimed “I just found this out. If you are homeless, you can go to a tax return office where they will file something

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05 Mar 2021

SF Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for People Exiting Homelessness

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

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28 Oct 2020

Report: SF Tent Encampments Down 37% Since Pandemic Peak

It’s still going to break your heart every time you see tents of people living on the street during the pandemic, but a new set of raw numbers shows that the Safe Sleeping Villages have been a pretty remarkable success. Mission Local reports on a new analysis buy the city’s

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