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 […]

HP UNITI Celebrates Strong Leadership

Having Pride UNITI hosted their 4th Annual Queen for a Day Program honoring community leaders for the Bayview and beyond at Southeast Community Center on Sunday, April 30.  This year’s honoree are Barbara (Bobbie) Cooper, Laura Ford, Dr. Veronica Hunnicutt (pictured right) and Geneva Whitfield (honored posthumously).  Roland James, Chester Williams, John Smith, Vernice Ross […]

Dignity Day Helps Build Momentum for Prop I

September 23 was Dignity Day and the community of supporters and elected leaders gathered to show their support for Proposition I – The Dignity Fund.  Mayor Lee and members of the Board of Supervisors spoke of the importance of supporting seniors and adult with disabilities.  Community leaders shared their stories about how Prop I will make […]

St. Francis Square Shows the Way

Article by Betty Traynor, Convenor Since 2010, the Community Living Campaign has been active at St. Francis Square (SFQ), a 50 year plus residential cooperative founded by the ILWU with close to 300 units in the Western Addition, across from Japantown. Our CLC group founded by Marcia Peterzell and Linda Silver was a very welcome […]

Dignity Fund Coalition Rallies Supporters

The Dignity Fund Coalition rallied its supporters on July 19th, the day that the Dignity Fund legislation was scheduled for its final vote at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  A broad cross-section of senior, disability, veterans, HIV survivors,  those with other chronic conditions and their supporters gathered to hear their Supervisors and Coalition leaders speak […]

San Francisco Foundation Poll Provides Insights

An important  poll recently released by the San Francisco Foundation provides insights into the priorities and concerns of diverse communities as it relates to Racial and Economic Inclusion in the Bay Area.  Learn more at www.sff.org/racematters.

Good Neighbors Celebration Honors CLC Volunteers

On Saturday, CLC hosted our first even Good Neighbor Block Party to thank the many neighbors and community-members who are creating the connections seniors and people with disabilities need to age and thrive in their own neighborhoods. The event thanked neighbors connected to CLC programs across San Francisco, and also honored seven neighborhood volunteers whose […]

Strong Dignity Fund Legislation Introduced

Please join us in thanking Supervisors Malia Cohen and Eric Mar for their leadership in shepherding strong Dignity Fund legislation to introduction May 24 at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. They were joined at a press conference earlier in the day by Supervisor Campos and leaders of the Dignity Fund Coalition. Supervisors Yee and […]

Good Neighbors: Park Merced / University Park

Throughout San Francisco, dedicated neighbors 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 will be featuring some of their stories in our newsletter each month. Michael and his sister Megan have been delivering healthy groceries to participants in […]