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- San Francisco 7-day test positivity rate: 6.5%
- San Francisco 7-day rolling average new cases per day: 11
- San Francisco 7-day average case rate per 100,000: 6.8
- San Francisco 14-day hospitalization average: 54.1
THE LATEST IN TECH FOR GOOD
Microsoft unveiled Supply Chain Center, a new software that allows its customers to track and tackle supply-chain disruptions by combining data from its own programs and tools from rivals.
Google Play expanded its “Teacher Approved” app review process, allowing more apps to gain entry to the Play Store’s “Kids” tab.
Meta started working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, academics, parents, and victim advocates to fine-tune teen safety measures and prevent child exploitative content.
Verizon volunteers are helping college-aged women worldwide excel in STEM and develop soft skills through EQUALS Her Digital Skills, a new e-mentorship program.
Spotlight Impact Story
Alaska Airlines celebrated its annual Week of CARE with 450 employees volunteering at 25 community projects across 13 cities, including Anchorage, Boise, Fresno, Honolulu, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs. One event was held in San Jose, California, where 17-year-old Bay Area art prodigy Tyler Gordon painted a mural portraying Bay Area figures such as Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta.
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SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed announced the launch of the application for San Francisco’s first-ever Drag Laureate program.
- Mayor Breed and the SFMTA announced transit improvements as part of the economic recovery plan for downtown San Francisco.
- The City launched a guaranteed income program for the transgender community, providing low-income transgender San Franciscans $1,200 each month for up to 18 months.
- For the holiday season, Mayor Breed kicked off the Safe Shopper Initiative to focus on Union Square and other key tourist areas to support the City’s economic recovery.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- The California Air Resources Board approved a $2.6 billion investment plan, with 70 percent of the funds directed to disadvantaged and low-income communities.
- California will invest $123 million in CalCompetes grants and tax credits in cutting-edge technologies to foster innovation and create over 6,800 full-time jobs.
- As part of his California Climate Commitment, Governor Newsom released the world’s first plan to achieve net zero carbon pollution by 2045.
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