Posts tagged Quality of Life
Photos & recap from Tenderloin Talk LIVE with Supervisor Matt Haney

Thank you everyone who attended our latest TL Talk LIVE, our quarterly event series. Here are some photos from the event and a recap of the discussion; including the announcement of TL Thrives, an actionable plan to build block safety groups, expand the Micro Neighborhood Cleaning program, and address harm caused as the result of the open air drug trade in the Tenderloin. Supervisor Matt Haney has also called for a hearing on April 25 on the issue and has identified a 10-point plan to improve the City’s cleaning efforts.

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Tenderloin Talk LIVE returns August 1st

Join us August 1st as we host Tenderloin Talk LIVE at the dynamic 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center at 180 Golden Gate Avenue.

At the next installment, we'll be sharing and discussing several opportunities-including beautification projects-for community members to get involved in making the Tenderloin a cleaner, safer, and more vibrant community for ALL. 

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Save The Date: Tenderloin Talk LIVE May 9th

Hi neighbors! Please save the date for the next Tenderloin Talk Live on May 9th. Tenderloin Talk Live is a quarterly event inaugurated in June 2017 by TLCBD. These events help to strengthen our community connection, encourage dialogue on neighborhood issues, and provide opportunities to engage with a variety of our neighborhood-serving projects and programs.

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Tenderloin Talk Live Event Introduces Invest Tenderloin Plan, Focuses on People

Thanks to all who joined us at the third installment of Tenderloin Talk Live. TLCBD appreciated an opportunity to share how previous events have shaped our plan of work over the next two years. Read all about it here. Stay tuned for the next Tenderloin Talk Live in April.

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Neighborhood Heroes: Angela & Stephon

Who will be our next Tenderloin neighborhood hero in February? You decide. Send submissions to Fernando@tlcbd.org. No act of heroism is too small.

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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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Save The Date: Tenderloin Talk LIVE January 24th

Please save the date for the next Tenderloin Talk Live on January 24th at 5PM. We will continue the quality of life conversation, reporting back on what we heard at our previous event and presenting our strategy and work plan for improving quality of life in the Tenderloin.

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Sept 7th Tenderloin Talk Live, Talk Back

During the September 7th event held at the Hamilton on O’Farrell Street, we actively engaged the community in Quality of Life issues affecting the neighborhood. Five staff members facilitated working groups comprised of approximately ten audience members each. Here's a report back on some of the ideas, themes, and action steps that emerged.

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October 2nd, Community Meeting for Bubbles

With the help of Supervisor Jane Kim's office, the folks at RS94109 (835 Larkin St San Francisco) will host a community meeting on October 2nd, at 5:00pm to to get updates directly from the police and local elected officials about the murder of Bubbles and steps being taken to address the many challenges of the Tenderloin/Larkin Street Corridor.

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What About Bob? A Quality of Life Editorial From The Director

The approach to the crime and drug issues must change. The community, working together, needs to develop an active partnership with SFPD. We will not be able to simply “Police” our way to a better quality of life. I believe strongly that the community, supported by the Tenderloin Community Benefit District, must lead the process to improve the Tenderloin.

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TLCBD's Official Letter Against 440 Turk Proposal

Included here are the contents of a letter addressed to Mayor Edwin Lee, the Board of Supervisors, and the San Francisco Department of Homelessness & Supportive Housing (HSH) regarding the Tenderloin Community Benefit District's position opposing a proposed use of 440 Turk Street as a homeless resource center:

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Join Us For Tenderloin Talk Live

Join us on September 7th as we directly work to answer the questions, What can you do and how can we, the Tenderloin Community Benefit District, help work through the quality of life issues negatively affecting the neighborhood.

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The Fix-It Team Is Coming To The Tenderloin, What Do You Want Fixed?

Would you like to meet the Fix-It Team and share your neighborhood concerns? The first Fix-It Community meeting for the Tenderloin is scheduled for this Thursday, August 31st, from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and will be held at Boeddeker Park, 246 Eddy Street.

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