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- 75 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 59 percent of Californians who are boosted
- 88 percent of San Franciscans who are fully vaccinated
Pinterest released new events and activations for Mental Health Awareness Month, including an expansion of its in-app mental health support tools and a real-life Pinterest haven in NYC.
Salesforce and Slack loosened non-disclosure agreements for all of their employees in the U.S. as a result of California’s Silenced No More Act.
Intuit partnered with cloud-based inventory management software Cin7 to help businesses move to the cloud, add channels, and thrive.
Google joined Elon Musk and several groups of private equity investors to pledge $2 billion to startups that promise to undo climate change and boost carbon removal.
Meta built a massive new language AI model and invited researchers to pore over and pick apart the flaws in its version of OpenAI’s pioneering neural network GPT-3.
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Comcast NBC Universal Telemundo partnered with the Hispanic Federation to launch the Latino Digital Equity Centers Initiative to strengthen workforce development and digital training programs in the Latino community. The partnership will award grants totaling $635,000 to 20 Latino-led and serving nonprofits and will help create a Digital Career Centers and a first-of-its-kind Digital Accelerator training program. This initiative will help increase digital equity for thousands of Latinos, who make up 14 percent of the workforce yet represent 35 percent of workers with no digital skills.
SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed announced the launch of the Office of Coordinated Care (OCC) to connect people with mental health and substance use disorders to care and treatment.
- The Office of Small Business added a team at the San Francisco Permit Center as part of the City’s effort to offer one-stop permitting services.
- The City opened a 100 percent affordable housing development at 2828 16th Street, adding 143 affordable homes for low-income families.
- The Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of two new buildings for Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) that will add 274 units to the City’s pipeline.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- California launched the High Road Training Fund to create workforce development programs focused on jobs of the future, particularly in disadvantaged communities.
- California continued delivering relief to Ukraine, shipping five 50-bed field medical stations, protective gear, medical supplies, and more planned in the coming weeks.
- Governor Newsom signed a blockchain executive order to foster responsible Web3 innovation, bolster California’s innovation economy, and protect consumers.
- Governor Newsom and California legislative leaders announced the creation of a constitutional amendment to enshrine the right to choose in California.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
Aim High was founded in 1986 on the belief that every student has the right to a quality education. This Bay Area organization hosts a transformative summer enrichment program that empowers middle schoolers from low-income neighborhoods, igniting their love of learning and yielding real results—97 percent of Aim High alumni graduate high school and go on to college. This summer is especially important with the learning loss that’s happened in the pandemic. Students can still apply for the summer program that starts in June and July and the organization is hiring hundreds of teachers and college students, learn more here.
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