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- 75.1 percent of Californians who are vaccinated with at least one dose
- 59.6 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 88 percent of San Franciscans who are vaccinated with at least one dose
A study from International Data Corporation found that Salesforce and its ecosystem of partners will create 9.3 million new jobs and $1.6 trillion in new business revenues worldwide by 2026.
Microsoft expanded its Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) program to four high schools in Juarez, Mexico, and 252 U.S. high schools across six new cities.
With an 80 percent increase in female drivers this year, Uber partnered with Dress for Success to provide women who work for the company with career resources and workshops.
Pinterest launched the next stage of its Pinterest Elevates program to assist minority-owned businesses that have been heavily impacted by the pandemic.
The Labor Department awarded Verizon $887 million to substantially modernize its legacy communications and information technology capabilities.
Spotlight Impact Story
Okta announced that the company had reached 100 percent renewable electricity for its global offices and employees’ work-from-home consumption in fiscal year 22, and launched the Dynamic Work Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Study, a study designed to measure the environmental impact of today’s hybrid workforce. The study found that in a dynamic work environment, Okta’s hybrid work framework which provides equity across work environments, per employee emissions are estimated to be 21 percent lower than they were prior to implementing dynamic work.
SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- San Francisco acquired two buildings that will house people living with mental health and substance use disorders as part of the City’s plan to expand behavioral health support.
- Mayor Breed appointed Assemblymember David Chiu to serve as San Francisco’s next City Attorney.
- The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) approved Dennis Herrera’s contract to serve as the new SFPUC General Manager.
- Mayor Breed announced over $12 million in Grants for the Arts to support the City’s commitment to economic recovery and community activation.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- California became the first state in the nation to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of vaccinations required to attend school in-person for middle and high school grades.
- Moving to right a historical wrong, Governor Newsom signed legislation that will enable the return of beachfront property at Bruce’s Beach to their descendants.
- Governor Newsom signed policing reform legislation to increase transparency and create a system to decertify peace officers for serious misconduct.
- Governor Newsom signed legislation to address homelessness and mental health services, highlighting the $22 billion housing and homelessness package.
- Governor Newsom signed a suite of housing bills to increase affordable housing supply, tackle barriers to construction, and hold local governments accountable.
- Governor Newsom signed an executive order to extend the provisions of telehealth services, relaxing certain state privacy and security laws for medical providers.
- Governor Newsom signed worker protection legislation for the garment industry that combats unfair pay practices and improves workplace conditions.
- Governor Newsom signed elections legislation that increased voter access and strengthened integrity in elections, including permanent vote-by-mail ballots.
- Governor Newsom signed legislation that established new, nation-leading transparency measures that expand protections for warehouse workers.
- Governor Newsom signed legislation to strengthen access to reproductive health care and protect patients and providers, lifting up a new reproductive freedom advisory group.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
Downtown Streets Team is on a mission to end homelessness by restoring dignity and rebuilding the lives of unhoused men and women. The organization serves over 750 unhoused men and women a year in 15 cities across the Bay Area. In Downtown Streets Team’s model, they found that treating people with respect and empowering them to be a part of the solution to their struggles is a major factor in their ultimate success. Get involved with the organization by volunteering alongside Team Members or invite them to speak to your group to learn more about the issues of homelessness.
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