SF Department of Children, Youth and their Families (DCYF), the SF Recreation & Parks Department, and the SF Public Library will host a Pop-Up Summer Resource Fair at the Tenderloin Recreation Center on Thursday, February 21. The Pop-Up Fair will feature exhibitors that offer camps, classes, programs, and services for children and youth ages 3-18 who live in the Tenderloin community and across the City as a whole. Free to attend, register here.Read More
On Tuesday, January 22, three City departments (the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD), the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) and the Planning Department) are holding a “Conversation on Housing and Community Development.” This is a chance for these departments to gather input from the public and to inform the development of six strategic plans.Read More
Boeddeker Park was filled with people on December 18th for the Tenderloin Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony! It was AMAZING to see so many community groups come together for this event— check out the photos here.Read More
As part of Cutting Ball Theater’s 20th Season, they are reprising its original docu-play, The Tenderloin Tour. The Tenderloin Tour opens on January 9 and runs through January 26. Performances will be hosted at community sites throughout the Tenderloin neighborhood such as Glide Memorial Church, Boedekker Park, the San Francisco Public Library, and the Tenderloin Museum as well as Cutting Ball Theater’s own venue.Read More
$1000 grants will be awards to local artists and creative individuals for artworks that tell stories of the Tenderloin. See the flyer below for the submission details. The deadline to apply is January 28, 2019.Read More
On Tuesday, November 27, TLCBD Safe Passage received commendation from Supervisor Jane Kim at the Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall. This special honor served as another great moment on the TLCBD Safe Passage’s 10 year timeline and a chance to thank everyone involved, especially the Tenderloin residents who are the heart & soul of this program. Check out the video and photos.Read More
Here are some photos from the TLCBD Safe Passage Ten Year Anniversary Party at Tenderloin’s PianoFight. The party served as a momentous occasion to thank our many Safe Passage Corner Captains, show off some karaoke skills (shout out to Supervisor Jane Kim and incoming D6 Supervisor Matt Haney for the duet!) and recognize the program’s founders, funders, and everyone in between.
The party also marked the start of our fundraising efforts for the next 10 years. Donate here, every bit helps to expand and continue this vital neighborhood work.Read More
From the #BlackFriday buzz to #CyberMonday, one shopping trend stood out to us: SHOP SMALL & SHOP LOCAL. There are a number of local businesses and independent retailers in the Tenderloin that might just have the perfect holiday gift for you and the loved ones on your gift-giving list. Here are a few ideas.Read More
Such a beautiful night with the Aztec dancers and community out in full at tonight’s Dia de Los Muertos x Walk for Wellness celebration.
Community partners include: La Voz Latina, CounterPulse, Lower Polk CBD, Demonstration Gardens, Tenderloin SFPD, and more!Read More
👻🍬🦇🎃 We had so much fun seeing all the costumes out on the Safe Trick or Treating route. Here are some photos. Thank you CounterPulse, PianoFight, EXIT Theatre, Farmer Brown, and the SFPD Tenderloin Station.Read More
Join CounterPulse and other Tenderloin theater venues like PianoFight and EXIT Theatre for a fun, free, and family-friendly Halloween adventure! TLCBD Safe Passage Corner Captains will be leading the guided Trick or Treating route for kids, with support from officers at the Tenderloin Police Station.Read More
The Walk for Wellness is celebrating Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with activities throughout Sgt. Macaulay Park, Turk & Hyde Park, and Boeddeker Park.
Meet TLCBD at the Turk Hyde Park by 4:30 for a special Aztec dance performance followed by a procession to Boeddeker Park and then Sgt Macualay Park to check out altars and celebrate the holiday with family friendly activities.Read More
The exhibit, Living Memory in the TL, comes from artist Deirdre Weinberg, who got the idea when she was contributing to a recent Tenderloin-wide community art project, painting the neighborhood’s garbage cans and utility boxes. To complement Weinberg's exhibit, Chlo & Co Dance is developing a complementary community event and performance called The Drove V. It will be showcased at the Tenderloin Museum on November 2 and 3, with Weinberg's exhibit closing on November 29. Read the full article on the Hoodline.Read More
Proposals to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety in the Tenderloin and SoMa neighborhoods will be considered by the SFMTA Board of Directors today as part of the city’s plan to reduce traffic-related deaths.
The meeting comes just under two months after a pedestrian was killed in an unsolved hit-and-run incident near the intersection of Turk and Taylor streets, one of the critical areas targeted by the Safer Taylor Street Project. And according to SFMTA, the corridor targeted by the 6th Street Pedestrian Safety Project sees pedestrians struck by vehicles once every 16 days on average. Read the full article on the Hoodline.Read More
Tuesday, October 2 is Family Night at Boeddeker Park! (5:30 to 7:30pm) Join in for food, face painting, and more! Did we mention they’re also showing the movie “Frozen?”Read More
Today was the ‘bread breaking’ ceremony for La Cocina’s Municipal Marketplace, marking the beginning of construction of the country's first all-women-led food hall. The marketplace is expected to open in Spring 2019 at 101 Hyde Street in Tenderloin, where the post office once stood.Read More
On September 11, we planted trees in the Tenderloin! Big thanks to Mayor London Breed, State Senator Scott Wiener, San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, FriendsSentaorof the Urban Forest, and the many Tenderloin volunteers and community partners!Read More
Curators and photographers Brenton Gieser and Felix Uribe will present and discuss their exhibition Tender Souls, a project uncovering the humanity and complexities of the Tenderloin. Tender Souls will be on view September 15, 2018 - January 13, 2019, at the Main Library, Skylight Gallery.
Opening Program, Sunday, September 16, 1pm.Read More
This week (August 28 – 31, 2018) Safer Inside's demonstration site was in full swing with tours to the press and public. The goal? Show what a full-scale, operational demonstration model of an overdose prevention site would look like.Read More
TLCBD is looking for volunteers! Join us on Tuesday, September 11 for an opportunity to plant trees, in partnership with San Francisco's Public Works. Read more for details on how to sign up.Read More