Posts in TLCBD
Supervisor Haney Wants Answers and Solutions for Open Air Drug Dealing Epidemic

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.

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Tenderloin recognized at 11th Annual NEN Awards

On February 6, the 2019 NEN Awards took place at City Hall. This event has become the City’s official celebration of neighborhood heroes. The NEN Awards are San Francisco’s way of honoring and celebrating the work of the residents and organizations who make our city an amazing place to live.

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TLCBD Clean Team Stats for January 2019

Here’s a look at the December Clean Team stats, including 27,338 pounds of trash collected. We encourage you to call or text the Clean Team at 415-385-5490 for incidents that pose a health hazard on our sidewalks, such as 'code browns' or needles.

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Mayor Breed talks Tenderloin at National Conference of Mayors

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.

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Tenderloin Arts LIVE, February Arts Listing

Welcome to Tenderloin Arts LIVE, a collection of monthly Tenderloin arts events sourced from organizations, individuals, and venues from the neighborhood. Want to submit your events for next month’s listing? Fill out the submission form here.

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TLCBD Clean Team Stats for December 2018

Here’s a look at the December Clean Team stats, including 29,990 pounds of trash collected. We encourage you to call or text the Clean Team at 415-385-5490 for incidents that pose a health hazard on our sidewalks, such as 'code browns' or needles.

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Tenderloin Arts LIVE, January Arts Listing

Welcome to Tenderloin Arts LIVE, a collection of monthly Tenderloin arts events sourced from organizations, individuals, and venues from the neighborhood. Want to submit your events for next month’s listing? Fill out the submission form here.

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Meet JaLil Turner, TLCBD Safe Passage Program Manager

JaLil Turner (pronounced Jah-Lil) is the newest member of the TLCBD Safe Passage team. As the new program manager, he will be overseeing the TLCBD Safe Passage day-to-day logistics, as well as contributing to the growth and evolution of the program.

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Meet Joe Castagnola, TLCBD Clean Team's Operations Manager

The TLCBD Clean Team welcomes Joe Castagnola, our incoming Operations Manager to the Tenderloin. One of the things we are most enthused about is that Joe knows what it takes to do the job. He started with our service partner, Block by Block, as street sweeper in Oakland in 2015. Over the years, through dedication and hard work, he’s grown in the company to Operations Manager position, most recently in the Castro. We’re extremely grateful and excited to have him on board with our team.

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Tenderloin Arts LIVE, December's Arts Listing

Welcome to Tenderloin Arts LIVE, a collection of monthly Tenderloin arts events sourced from organizations, individuals, and venues from the neighborhood. Want to submit your events for next month’s listing? Fill out the submission form here.

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TLCBD Safe Passage Receives Commendation from Supervisor Jane Kim

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.

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Photos: TLCBD Safe Passage 10 Year Anniversary Party

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.

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Shop Local: Holiday Gift Ideas from the Tenderloin

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.

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Photos: Dia de Los Muertos x Walk for Wellness

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!

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Tenderloin Arts LIVE, November's Arts Listing

Welcome to Tenderloin Arts LIVE, a collection of monthly Tenderloin arts events sourced from organizations, individuals, and venues from the neighborhood. Want to submit your events for next month’s listing? Fill out the submission form here.

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