Posts tagged Equity
On joining the Clean Safe 365 Coalition & why the Tenderloin must be a priority

We join with Clean Safe 365 to invite our new Mayor London Breed and other City partners to show the world what is possible when we work together to address San Francisco’s degraded street environment. Furthermore, we would like to add that the Tenderloin cannot be the place to contain the problems we face, but the place to put in the difficult work of getting through it.

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How will our next mayor prioritize the Tenderloin? Re-watch the April 4th Tenderloin Mayoral Forum [Video]

On April 4, 2018, nearly 400 community members attended the Tenderloin's SF Mayoral Candidate Forum at St. Boniface Auditorium to hear from six candidates directly addressing issues of significance to the Tenderloin.

TLCBD was a lead sponsor for the event. We are grateful to our partners, the Tenderloin community, and to our candidates for making the time to address the Tenderloin during this important event.

Now, with election day just within reach, we share this video of the event, filmed by Jon Sadrilingy of Heart of the City Film project.

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Tenderloin Pride Shines Through Eighth Grade Poetry [SF Weekly]

SF Weekly has released their sixth neighborhood issue, focusing on the our beloved Tenderloin. Stories in the issue include a look at two small businesses and the rewards and challenges of operating in the neighborhood, essential places to dine (who did they miss?), Tenderloin demographics, an upcoming interactive play about the Compton's Cafeteria Riot produced by the Tenderloin Museum, and lastly the remarkable, uplifting and prideful poetry of the De Marillac students. SF Weekly shares what we've known all along, "that the Tenderloin is the friendliest neighborhood in San Francisco."

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Equitable development is within reach in SF’s Tenderloin [SF Chronicle Opinion]

One of two Tenderloin opinion pieces solicited in SF Chronicle's January 4th issue. TNDC CEO Don Falk shares the work of initiatives that approach development through a yes/if lens, and points to the Tenderloin Development with Displacement Plan, which welcomes development given there are benefits to mitigate affects of displacement while making current, low income Tenderloin residents the priority.

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