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 […]

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.

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 […]

Party With a Purpose

The October 23rd “Party with a Purpose” drew nearly 300 participants for an active and engaging afternoon to celebrate the 10 year Anniversary of the Long Term Care Coordinating Council and showcase the work of their Aging and Disability Friendly Workgroup.  This Workgroup launched a process two years ago when the Mayor signed a letter requesting […]

Resources from 4th Annual Aging While Black Forum

The Fourth Annual Aging While Black Forum in September drew a large and engaged audience to hear excellent speakers who presented useful information from their perspective. Guest speakers included: Veronica Shepard, SF Dept of Public Health on Food Security McCrea Parker from Zero Divide around Bridging the Digital Divide Anthony Lopez about Real Estate, Wills and Trusts […]

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Hundreds of people filled the North Light Court at City Hall on July 1 to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and difference it has made in their life and the lives of so many millions more.  Hosted by the Mayor’s Office on Disability (MOD) and the Community Alliance for Disability Advocates […]

ADA Month Kick Off Celebration July 1!

In a week with so much to celebrate, get ready for more …   In commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the ADA! WHEN:  Wednesday, July 1st, 2015     11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. WHERE: San Francisco City Hall: North Light Court – 1 Dr. Carlton P. Goodlett Place HOSTED BY:  S.F. Mayor’s Office on Disability and […]

Keep Us Connected Campaign Delivers 2000+ Postcards

Last week, we delivered over 2,000 postcards from people all over the City with our message to City Hall: It’s time to close the digital divide for seniors and adults with disabilities. Staying connected and engaged is key to reducing isolation, promoting brain fitness and lifelong learning, keeping us connected to our health providers and to […]

Community Forum on Transit Justice March 10 in the Bayview

Community Forum on TRANSIT JUSTICE for seniors and people with disabilities in collaboration with Network for Elders TUESDAY, MARCH 10 12 noon – 2 pm Southeast Community Center City College of SF 1800 Oakdale Avenue Sign up for Free Muni for Seniors & People with Disabilities Find out about problems and solutions regarding taxis, Paratransit, […]