Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Coalition on Homelessness

Homeless advocates criticize Sheehy bike bill

An ordinance prohibiting outdoor bicycle assembly is on track to pass at the Board of Supervisors, and it could lead to penalizing homeless people and seizure of their bicycles,...

The problem with how SF handles sexual assaults

I want to introduce you to Jamie – who just experienced one of the worst days of her life. Although Jamie is not a real person, her story reflects the...

Mayor’s budget denies housing groups’ requests

Three months ago, a team of homeless service providers sent the city a proposal for housing San Francisco residents without a home and keeping others housed.   On June 1, Mayor...

One homeless family’s SF nightmare

In 2010, my husband and I succeeded in graduating a drug program and closing our Child Protective Services case. Before our case was allowed to close, the courts mandated...

Homelessness and colonial media

"The Homeless caused the fires, they are always leaving trash and causing a mess everywhere they go," read the headline scrolling across the screen under the KTVUinvestigates2 banner....

Mission: Artists, poets and community organizers march against anti-housing props

More than 150 people marched down Mission Street on Thursday night blocking traffic for two hours from 24th Street to 21st Street as they protested against what they call...

Solving the homeless crisis: Some immediate positive steps

Editor's note: We are joining with other news media to talk about homeless issues this week. We've looked at why there are so many people living on the streets...

The sick politics of the Farrell-Wiener anti-homeless measures

The key to understanding the two homeless and street crime ballot measures sponsored at the last minute by Sups. Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener is that neither of them...

The sick politics behind the Farrell and Wiener anti-homeless measures

The key to understanding the two homeless and street crime ballot measures sponsored at the last minute by Sups. Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener is that neither of them...
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi

A heated battle over tasers in San Francisco

The annual San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit Wednesday focused on the police department's use of force policy -- and the potential introduction of Tasers to the San Francisco...