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WHAT WE’RE UP TO
The midterm elections are less than 24 hours away in San Francisco and across the country. If you’re planning to vote in person or you’re a last-minute voter, expertly navigate the local candidate races and ballot measures with the help of sf.citi’s November 2022 Election Resources here.
- San Francisco 7-day test positivity rate: 4.6%
- San Francisco 7-day rolling average new cases per day: 9.1
- San Francisco 7-day average case rate per 100,000: 5.4
- San Francisco 14-day hospitalization average: 50.2
THE LATEST IN TECH FOR GOOD
Twitter disrupted three China-based operations that were covertly trying to influence American politics in the months leading up to the midterm elections.
Microsoft published an intensive new report, Closing the Sustainability Skills Gap, that looks at how to help businesses move from pledges to progress.
LinkedIn partnered with Betterworks to provide an improved integrated approach to corporate learning and development.
Google’s new prototype, Wordcraft, is an AI tool meant to inspire writers when crafting new stories or, as the company describes it, act as a “text editor with purpose.”
Spotlight Impact Story
As Meta celebrates the 10th anniversary of this global day of giving, the company announced a new way of matching donations that helps organizations raise money long-term. When users sign up to donate monthly to a nonprofit on Facebook, Meta will match 100 percent of the donations after the second monthly donation. They’ll match up to $100 per donation, $100,000 per nonprofit, and up to $7 million in total across all organizations.
SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
The Cultural Conservancy is a local San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit that works with Indigenous communities throughout Turtle Island, Abya Yala (the Americas), and Moananuiākea (the Pacific). Their mission is to protect and restore Indigenous cultures, directly empowering them to apply traditional knowledge and practices on their ancestral lands. This programming includes providing Native American communities access to nutrient-dense, culturally affirming foods that support a healthy eating style by focusing on protecting and revitalizing Indigenous cultures and ancestral lands. Learn more about the Cultural Conservancy and how you can participate in or support the organization here.
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