SF Weekly reports on Downtown Streets Team, recognized as a "best practice" by statewide agencies

We are proud to partner with Downtown Streets Team (DST) as part of our Tenderloin Clean Team. A while back we shared Stephon's story, just one of the many examples of how DST changes lives while keeping our neighborhoods clean. If you're interested in supporting their work in the neighborhood, contact us.

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SF Tenderloin toilet monitor honored for life-saving actions [SF Chronicle]

Alberto Carrillo began the morning of March 27 in much the same way as he has for the past year, working as a public Pit Stop monitor at Eddy and Jones streets in the Tenderloin . . . But by the end of his day at 5 p.m., Carrillo, 31, had saved one life and may have saved another. . . full story at SF Chronicle. Thank you Alberto for your continued welcoming presence and for being a hero.

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The Tenderloin's first protected bike lane opens on Turk Street [Hoodline]

A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on April 26th at 9am at 333 Turk (Curry Senior Center). From the article: The bike lane, which stretches between Mason and Polk streets, is one of several safety improvements recently made to Turk Street. Other changes include high-visibility pedestrian crosswalks, no-parking buffers, and painted safety zones.

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Help plan the future of our Civic Center’s public spaces! See the design options — share your thoughts.

Tuesday, April 24th, the Civic Center Public Realm Plan team will share design options for long-term improvements to Civic Center’s plazas, streets and other public spaces based on community feedback received to-date. Share your input to help create a final plan for enhancing Civic Center as a gathering space and public commons for all San Franciscans.

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Mural Painting at CounterPulse

Throughout the rest of April, the entire Tenderloin community is invited to CounterPulse (80 Turk) to participate in painting Tenderloin in Motion, a large-scale mural that will stretch the entire unit block of Turk Street for two years, during the construction of Group i's 950 Market project. Click the link for painting dates and times.

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