TL Solidarity has an event coming up called, The Story of Us on Wednesday March 7th from 2-5pm at Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street in the community room.
Come learn more about strategies that you can use to tell your story! Attend an active listening workshop and story strategy workshop! Participate in interactive activities! Enjoy music! Food will be served!
The Tenderloin is better because G-Ma spent her last years here. She insisted on unity across cultures and language in the Tenderloin. She welcomed her neighbors. As founding co-chair of the Tenderloin People’s Congress, she worked to galvanize resident voice and lift up solutions to the challenges affecting the quality of their lives.
A memorial service will be held Monday, March 5, at 11am at Third Baptist Church 1399 McAllister at Pierce.
Nonprofit food incubator La Cocina, which has helped women of color formalize or launch food businesses like Reem’s California, El Buen Comer, Nyum Bai, and Alicia’s Tamales Los Mayasthrough its Mission District commercial kitchen, hopes to expand with a new 7,000 square foot food hall to be located in the Tenderloin. The project, which would be called La Cocina Municipal Market, is in its early stages, and would be undertaken as an interim use activation of the former post office site at 101 Hyde (at Golden Gate), a stopgap use of the vacant city-owned property which is set to become affordable housing.
UC Hastings College of the Law is embarking on an aggressive expansion of its Tenderloin campus, a five-year project that will include not only new housing and academic buildings, but also a three-level YMCA the school hopes will help strengthen connections with the hardscrabble neighborhood it has long called home.
The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot play produced by the Tenderloin Museum has sold out its entire run. But don’t toss your saltshakers just yet, word on the street is cast and crew are working together to add shows. Join the waitlist to be notified if/when tickets become available. To sign up, click here.
SAVE THE DATE for the TENDERLOIN MAYORAL FORUM - WHEN: Wednesday April 4th, 5-7:30PM, program starts at 5:30pm sharp. - WHERE: St. Boniface Auditorium, accessible through the De Marillac Academy Gate at 175 Golden Gate.
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Youth from Boys and Girls Club Tenderloin Clubhouse have worked together to produce an eclectic arts showcase as part of a fundraiser for the Keystone Club, a leadership group of youth ages 14-18. This event offers an in-depth look at the Tenderloin through the eyes of our Teens. Art, performances, a Ted Talk-like presentation, among other activities will spearhead a night of community connectivity.
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced Tuesday the awarding of $500,000 in grants to four local arts organizations for temporary public art projects in Oakland and San Francisco. Among the projects:
TENDER (n) a person who takes charge – Flyaway Productions will work with artists Vân-Ánh Võ and Sean Riley to produce a multi-faceted performance celebrating 100 years of outcast activism in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.
David Eggers, acclaimed author and founder of 826 Valencia, which opened the Tenderloin Center in 2016, has released his latest book, The Monk of Mokha, which tells the harrowing story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali. Raised in the Tenderloin, Alkhanshaji first made news in 2015, when he shared his journey to secure coffee beans from his family's homeland of Yemen amid an escalating war. Now the pair have been traveling around the City promoting the book while providing opportunity for Tenderloin youth through a scholarship program. Read more at SF Chronicle.
The playground upgrade is one of several park investments the city’s Recreation and Parks Department has partnered with the Trust for Public Land to finance and complete, including nearby Boeddeker Park and Clubhouse.
Invest Tenderloin is the campaign and work program by which TLCBD will increase funding and services in quality of lives programs over the next two years leading to the TLCBD renewal in 2020. The general theme of Invest Tenderloin is to deepen, rather than broaden, our existing work while focusing on and sharing the personal stories of those affected by quality of lives programs.