During the February 12, 2019 Board of Supervisors meeting, District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney called for a hearing to address open air drug dealing in the Tenderloin, SOMA, Civic Center, and Mid-Market. The directive comes from the urgent need to re-evaluate the City’s current strategies for handling drug-related issues. Click to read the full statement.Read More
At the Conference of Mayors in Washington D.C., SF Mayor London Breed spoke directly to a national audience about the City’s challenges—and specifically the Tenderloin . . . we hope that the recent local and national spotlight—including District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney’s recent interview with SF Chronicle—are signs that we are embarking on a path toward positive changes for the neighborhood. TLCBD is already working with community members and partners to align work in order to see a Tenderloin that thrives. Read on to learn more.Read More
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, joined San Francisco Mayor London Breed today in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood to unveil 89 newly renovated affordable housing units. Named after late House Democratic Leader Sala Burton, the public housing building is for elderly and disabled residents. Read the full article on the SF Examiner.Read More
As reported by SF Chronicle and various media outlets, San Francisco Mayor London Breed made time within her second day in office to tour the Tenderloin. The visit, according the Chronicle, was unscheduled without no prep from cleaning crews or law enforcement, thus providing an unfiltered look at what many experience in the Tenderloin on a daily basis.
In addition to the impromptu Tenderloin tour, Mayor Breed spoke at GLIDE church as part of their Sunday service to announce the demonstration of an educational opportunity for those interested in learning more about safe injection sites. The demonstration site will be held at GLIDE during the end of August. To learn more or schedule a tour, visit the Safer Inside website here.Read More