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- 74.5 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 57.3 percent of Californians who are boosted
- 88 percent of San Franciscans who are fully vaccinated
AT&T launched The Achievery, a free digital learning platform designed to make distance learning more engaging, entertaining, and inspiring for K-12 students.
Pinterest will double its initial investment in its Creator Fund with an additional $1.2 million in a combination of cash grants, ad credits, and other resources for underrepresented groups.
Airbnb partnered with the National Educational Association (NEA) to give teachers who share their homes through Airbnb special privileges and extra income.
Comcast announced an agreement to purchase 250 megawatts of solar electricity from Constellation that will power approximately 12 percent of its U.S. operations.
Verizon partnered with Nova Credit to provide newcomers to the United States easy access to the best networks and devices.
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LinkedIn is looking to help more people re-skill and upskill with a new application called LinkedIn Learning Pathfinder, which takes users through a basic Q&A process to then help them find a dedicated LinkedIn Learning education pathway for their professional development. It’s a simple way to get more users engaged with upskilling and developing for new roles, and with LinkedIn also looking to highlight user’s skills through its own accreditation,
SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- San Francisco opened the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit System on April 1, increasing transit efficiency, addressing traffic congestion, and upgrading City infrastructure.
- San Francisco was awarded $7.5 million in Project Homekey funding to acquire 3061 16th Street as permanent supportive housing for transitional age youth.
- San Francisco opened a new 152-unit, 100 percent affordable development in Mission Bay.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- Acting Governor Kounalakis signed legislation that extends eviction protections for Californians participating in rental assistance programs.
- Governor Newsom distributed $14 million in “Stop the Hate” funds to 80 organizations to combat hate incidents and provide services and support to victims of hate incidents.
- The Governor’s Task Force launched a Strategic Plan for Expanding the Use of Beneficial Fire to ramp up wildfire mitigation with prescribed fire efforts.
- Governor Newsom awarded $136.6 million to 10 new Homekey projects across the state, which will provide 488 housing units to people experiencing homelessness.
- Governor Newsom swore in Justice Patricia Guerro to the California Supreme Court, marking the first Latina to serve on the state’s highest court.
- Governor Newsom bolstered regional conversation efforts by calling on local water suppliers to move to Level 2 of their Water Shortage Contingency Plans.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
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