Learn about CPR the Disco Way

I just couldn’t resist sending this along.   A fun flash mob video with a purpose — to help save lives!   Check it out — it will make you smile.  

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Town Hall Meetings on the Budget — Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Today, Mayor Ed Lee and members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors announced a series of Budget Townhall meetings, with the first set for this Saturday.   These are good opportunities for residents to learn more about the City’s priorities and make their issues know.   We hope you will come and make your […]

Seniors Step Up As Agents for Change

For the past two years, the SCAN Foundation provided funding to several California senior-serving organizations to explore ways to move participants and volunteers into action.  They also funded the California Association for Retired Americans (CARA), in partnership with the Community Living Campaign, to provide training and on-going technical assistance.  The Agents for Change interviewed in the […]

10 Ways to Network in the Real World

I came across this article on LinkedIn by Patty Azzarello and thought it offered some useful advice on building networks in our day to day life. . LinkedIn, Facebook and other social networking tools are fine, but they don’t do the work for you. To put real value in your network (and stay connected to people who […]

Community Living Campaign Honors Leadership

Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting the Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award event, honoring Libby Denebeim’s lifetime of leadership.  A gathering of family and friends enjoyed the warmth of community  and a shared vision for a kind and just San Francisco.   A special thanks goes out to all the event’s sponsors […]

Savvy Cyber Surfer Rappin’ with Mary Twomey

Mary  Twomey stepped up at the Aging and Disability Technology  Summit to delivering a message about empowerment and cyber safety in a unique way — as a savvy cyber rapper.  When Mary is not rappin’, she is the Co-Director of the National Center on Elder Abuse at the Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and […]

The Timebank — About Something More Important Than Money

Need a massage, a ride to the doctor, or just a friend to share dinner with? Community Living Campaign has been working with a local nonprofit, Bay Area Community Exchange Timebank, to help more seniors and people with disabilities to use this free software to build relationships through exchange. With this system, you can get more […]

Summit Registration is Open

It is time to close the digital divide so that all of us, regardless of age, income or abilities, can tap its amazing potential for social engagement, health and well-being, financial security, and opportunities for social action, creative expression and life-long learning. Sign up to be an active part of this movement by registering to […]

Save the Date — Sept 27, 2012 for the Community Service Innovation Award Event

Norma Satten was a leader and mentor to so many in San Francisco.  Last year, we honored her with the creation of the Community Service Innovation Award.  Last Fall’s special event was a wonderful gathering of many of the organizations and individuals that Norma helped over the years.   We hope this blog will help […]

Martha Never Left the Neighborhood

In the early days of the Community Living Campaign, we struggled with how to develop the small, basic building blocks that make up the foundation of a grass-roots community organizing campaign — you know, the equivalent of the old fashioned house meeting.  The hope was to provide practical support to neighbors while  beginning to look […]