July 17, 2018
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July 11, 2018
Thousands gathered in San Francisco for the inauguration of London Breed, the City's First Black Female Mayor. With video greetings from San Francisco's First Female Mayor, Senator Dianne Feinstein, Senator Kamala Harris, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congresswoman Jackie Speier, the festivities were blessed by Rabbi Beth Singer of Temple Emanu-El and Dr. Amos Brown of Third Baptist Church as they declared Mayor London Breed the 45th Mayor of San Francisco is an answer to prayer.
SF Interfaith Council Heeds Newly Elected Board of Supervisor President Malia Cohen's Call to Action to Pray for Mayor Elect London Breed
July 10, 2018
W.E. Spotlight E-News Community Newsletter highlighted Monday's San Francisco Interfaith Council's Announcement of the Prayer Service for Mayor Elect London Breed; News of media management changes at KPIX; Reminder of The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council's announcement of $6 million in funding available to help stop Black deaths due to smoking; San Francisco Black Film Festival's reminder of SF MOMA's Modern Cinema: "Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood, July 12-29th and more.
July 9, 2018
Clergy from across the state and nation have been invited to attend the special prayer convocation in honor of San Francisco Mayor-Elect London Breed. Those who cannot attend are sending representatives such as, Bishop Mark Holmerud, head of the Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America which covers central and northern California and northern Nevada supporting over 180 congregations and 43,000 baptized members. Reverend Greggory L. Brown of Miracles of Faith Community, Church ELCA will represent Bishop Holmerud at the service. The San Francisco Interfatith Council will host the special service at Third Baptist Church which is led by Dr. Amos Brown, a former San Francisco Board of Supervisors member appointed by former San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown Jr. during his first term as Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco.
July 6, 2018
San Francisco Commissioner, LaVaughn King, who has worked over ten years in grassroots efforts to help eliminate stigma around receiving mental health care, working with groups like NAMI, National Alliance of Mental Illness and others, shares e-news that can give insights to help individuals and families. As Community Leader, King's work encourages families and individuals to get the help that is available through the San Francisco Public Health Department and other resources. Working with SFPHD professionals like Wanda Materre, King has provided film screenings, lectures and other community gatherings to help prevent or resolve mental health crises.
June 29, 2018
Join Coalition of Agencies Serving the Elderly (C.A.S.E.)to gain valuable information on Housing Services, Assistance Programs, Housing Subsidies, Tenant Rights, Roommate Referrals and much more! Monday, July 9, 3:00pm, Presentation Day Health, 301 Ellis St, San Francisco
SF Mayor Elect London Breed & Fmr Mayor Brown Honor Rev. Cecil Williams of Glide at SFAAC Dinner & $6 Million on the Way to Help Save Black Lives
June 24, 2018
San Francisco Mayor Elect London Breed & Former Mayor Brown Honor Rev. Cecil Williams of Glide at SFAAC Dinner & $6 Million on the Way to Help Save Black Lives From Smoking Deaths; The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC) is pleased to announce an estimated total funding amount of $6,705,540 is available; See this and other news, such as "Film director Ava DuVernay is currently working on a TV adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's dystopian novel Dawn (1987)."
June 22, 2018
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.
June 22, 2018
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
June 22, 2018
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.