Turkeys, Groceries and Kindness Bring Holiday Cheer

Better Together – Once again, neighbors fanned out across the southern neighborhoods of San Francisco to bring turkeys, fixings and kindness to those in need.  This would not have been possible without the financial support from the Glide Food Program, Barbara Garcia, Director of the SF Dept. of Public Health whose contribution supported the 221 additional turkeys […]

Miraloma Park Focuses on Building Neighborhood Resilience

Article by Mary Hunt, Senior Beat Reporter with Photos by Gene Cohn “A few weeks ago, the Miraloma Park Improvement Club threw a Neighbor Fest. Some 450 neighbors came. Like other Neighbor Fests around the city, the purpose was to gather people together and turn “strangers into neighbors and neighbors into friends.” This Fest, however, […]

Preserving Memories Great Opportunity to Share Stories

Some activities are special, and the recent “Preserving Memories” Event at On Lok’s 30th Street was just such an event.  Nearly 20 seniors with memories to share were greeted by two teams of interested and engaged seniors from Lick-Wilmerding High School and given the opportunity to preserve their memories and share them with friends and […]

Good Neighbors: Dignity Dog

Each year, our Good Neighbor Awards honor some of the dedicated neighbors who volunteer their time to help seniors and people with disabilities get the resources and support they need to age and thrive in their own homes and neighborhoods. We are delighted to honor Dignity Dog (and the many people who helped Dignity Dog make […]

Budget Advocacy Continues to Boost Funding for Senior and Disability Services

Coalition efforts increased funding to match the growing number and needs of seniors and adults with disabilities.  The Dignity Fund Coalition, the Budget Justice Coalition, the Coalition of Agencies Serving the Elderly, the Human Services Network were some of the many groups organizing to see their priorities included in the budget.  An early hearing called […]

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Work Matters! Forum Focuses on Opportunities for Seniors and People with Disabilities

CLC hosted a Work Matters! Forum on May 24 to highlight the need for additional job and service opportunities for San Francisco seniors and people with disabilities.  About 70 people met with local organizations, listened to speakers and panelists, offered suggestions and insights on challenges to finding jobs, and got hands-on-help with signing up for paid […]

SF Digital Inclusion Week a Huge Success

Congratulations to the San Francisco Public Library for bringing this year’s Digital Inclusion Week to the City’s Libraries. From the opening panel of Internet Service Providers to the Resource Fair and scores of workshops and demos at the Main Library and branches all around the City, the event had something for everyone.  Thanks to Supervisors Farrell and […]

CLC Computer Trainers Honored at Digital Leaders Event

Community Living Campaign was delighted to receive the Digital Inclusion in the Community – Older Adults Award at the Digital Leaders event hosted by the Community Technology Network (CTN) at the Twitter Headquarters. We were honored to be included in the impressive group of seven other individuals and organizations. For a full list of awards and honorees, see CTN’s […]

Housing and Food Security and Reduced Isolation Still Top Budget Advocacy

The Dignity Fund measure – Prop I –  laid a foundation for more dependable funding and planning, but it is just that, the foundation.  Now we must build support for a budget that more equitably addresses the needs and aspiration of old San Franciscans and those with disabilities.  This year’s May 16th Budget Rally was part of […]

Celebrating Good Neighbors

Community Living Campaign held our second annual event to honor neighbors who volunteer their time to make a difference in their community.  The ARC was transformed on May 6 into a neighborhood block party, with lots of good food, conversation, fun photos, and even a few prizes.    This year, we honored 10 stand-out neighbors who […]