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- 74.3 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 57.2 percent of Californians who are boosted
- 86 percent of San Franciscans who are fully vaccinated
Microsoft launched the Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub, a free platform that provides earlier-stage startups with access to tools that are worth upwards of $300,000.
In Google’s efforts to reduce food waste, the company is aiming to cut food waste in half for each Googler and send zero food waste to the landfill by 2025.
Airbnb raised more than $36.7 million from donors, Airbnb employees, hosts, and users to support Ukrainians in need since the Russian invasion.
Meta rolled out new parental controls in the Family Center, which will eventually allow parents and guardians to help their teens manage experiences across Meta technologies.
Slack started disconnecting customers in Russia as it looks to comply with both international sanctions and the policies of its parent company Salesforce.
Spotlight Impact Story
In the 11-year partnership between LinkedIn and Year Up, the tech company has encouraged employees to make a difference through a partnership aimed at priming the careers of young adults from communities underrepresented in IT. LinkedIn’s work with the job training nonprofit Year Up centers around two programs, LinkedIn Coaches and InDays, that allow employees to engage in career conversations with job seekers and youth facing barriers.
SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed and the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development are encouraging residents to apply to the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program ahead of the March 31, 2022 deadline
- Mayor Breed announced that HUD provided the City a $51 million grant to renew and expand critical homelessness programs.
- Most of the operations launched pursuant to the Tenderloin Emergency Initiative will continue after the emergency declaration expires.
- Mayor Breed announced that streamlining the permitting process has resulted in a 28 percent decrease in processing time for Over-the-Counter building permits.
- Mayor Breed introduced legislation to make 1.5 miles of JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park car-free, while instituting changes to support equity, accessibility, and transit.
- Mayor Breed will travel to Europe to support San Francisco’s economic recovery and support bringing international back to the City.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation declaring March 20, 2022, as Nowrūz Day in the State of California.
- Governor Newsom Proposes $100 Million to Support Tribal-Led Initiatives that Advance Shared Climate and Conservation Goals.
- Governor Newsom announced $181 million for 13 new Homekey projects across the state that will provide 605 housing units for people experiencing homelessness.
- Governor Newsom signed legislation to ensure students in the incoming class at UC Berkeley can enroll on campus this fall.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
The nonprofit Community Forward SF helps the most vulnerable individuals in the City get off the street, find comprehensive services, and achieve stability so they may thrive. On any given night 2,700 women experience homelessness in San Francisco. Yet the City only offers 99 beds in women-only shelters per night and 157 units of permanent supportive housing dedicated to female-identified clients. Community Forward SF plans to address this dire need by embarking on a mission to increase the number of beds in women-only shelters. Help Community Foward SF achieve this by signing its petition to buy a 120-unit building here.
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