You are all invited to the next San Francisco Veterans Town Hall Collaborative on June 27, 2018 to learn about some of the issues facing our veterans, to hear about the resources, programs, and benefits available for our veterans and military families and to network with fellow vets. Your Host: Carlina Williams, USN Veteran, American Legion Member, Post 505 Member and One Vet One Voice Veterans Outreach Coordinator.
HUDS new smoke-free rules go into effect July 31st. This informational webinar will discuss the details of the new smoke-free rules as it pertains to the African American community residing in public housing. San Francisco's Carol McGruder of The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council will be among national leaders discussing what it all means for Black residents of public housing during Monday, June 25th, 11:00 EST live webinar.
An Estimated $6 Million Dollars to Be Released to Community Organizations to Help Save Black Lives From Smoking Deaths
The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC) is pleased to announce that the California Department of Public Health, California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP) is re-releasing an RFA (Request for Application) to potentially fund (4) African American/Black Regional Initiatives to Reduce Tobacco Related Disparities in our population. This is a significant initiative as these are five-year regional grants with an estimated total funding amount of $6,705,540.
SF Mayor Elect London Breed & Former Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. Giving Honor Where Honor is Due to Rev. Cecil Williams & Tech/Business Execs Tonight
The San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce presents the Juneteenth 2018 Business Forum & Awards Dinner on Friday, June 22, 2018. This year's event features a tribute to Rev. Cecil Williams, Co-Founder and Minister of Liberation of the legendary Glide Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco. The tribute includes special remarks by Former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown and Mayor Elect London Breed.
San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell and Mayor Elect London Breed issued a joint statement concerning the U.S. Government's policy of separating children as young as infants from their parents. The Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy to illegal migrants or asylum seekers caught crossing the border between Mexico and the United States instituted in May has created a man made disaster and crisis of spirit.
Today, June 21, 2018 the Interfaith Council of San Francisco takes a stand by taking to its knees in a vigil to denounce the treatment of immigrant families by U.S. Government officials at the border between the United States and Mexico.
Wright Enterprises Community Spotlight highlights the politics of San Francisco's yet to be decided Mayoral Race, The San Francisco Black Film Festival XX with friends such as The Commonwealth Club and Sony Pictures Classics, and other community news. Get the details!
After days of back and forth she leads he leads, gracious statesman, Mark Leno concedes that his campaign would not have the steam to overcome London Breeds lead with the remaining ballots. San Francisco has its first Black Female Mayor, a historic moment in time after Breed stood in after the untimely death of Mayor Edwin Lee in December 2017. In a matter of weeks, backroom deals at City Hall stripped Breed of serving as Interim Mayor for the few months leading up to the June election. In spite of what some felt was an unjust setback twice voted Board of Supervisor President, London Breed took back the crown jewel of the City's highest office. Congratulations Madame Mayor!
Facts at a glance gives an overview of the entertainment and enlightenment of the San Francisco Black Film Festival celebrating a year-long anniversary that kicks off with the festival over Father's Day Weekend. Get the Details.
Dr. Roy D. Wilson, Executive Director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center in Oakland, home of the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Speakers Series, pays tribute to one of the freedom fighters who worked side by side with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. See letter acknowledging her legacy.