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- 57.6 percent of Californians who are vaccinated with at least one dose
- 43.3 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 78 percent of San Franciscans who are vaccinated with at least one dose
THE LATEST IN TECH FOR GOOD
Waymo teamed up with Students against Destructive Decisions (SADD) to raise road safety awareness during the “100 Deadliest Days” of summer.
sf.citi member Fast became one of the first San Francisco companies to require all employees to be vaccinated before coming back to work.
San Jose officials approved a plan for Google to build their first mixed-use campus—the “Downtown West” project. Google will develop 80 acres of land in downtown San Jose, including 7.3 million square feet of office space and thousands of housing units.
Facebook launched new ways to inform people if they’re interacting with content that’s been rated by a fact-checker as well as taking stronger action against people who repeatedly share misinformation.
Spotlight Impact Story
Throughout the years, Microsoft has worked to advance its longstanding commitment to close the opportunity gap with a global skills initiative to help 25 million job seekers get the digital skills they need for a changing economy. To build upon this initiative, Microsoft developed a new program, Career Connector, that connects job seekers trained by Microsoft skilling partners to tech and tech-enabled jobs throughout its network of customers and partners.
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SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed announced a plan to support the return of conventions to the City by investing $4.6 million to reduce the cost of rental rates at the Moscone Center.
- With $90 million secured from the U.S.Treasury, the City launched the new Emergency Rental Assitance program to support vulnerable San Francisco tenants.
- Mayor Breed announced the Downtown Recovery Plan which includes a series of new investments to support the City’s economic recovery and reactivate key public spaces.
- Starting fall 2021, the City and San Francisco Unified School District will provide expanded mental health services for middle school students.
- Mayor Breed announced the Women and Families First Initiative to provide job training for 300 women and support up to 800 children and childcare tuition credits
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- Governor Newsom launched the “Vax for the Win” program, a new multifaceted incentive program to motivate Californias to get vaccinated by June 15.
- First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom launched Summer Book Club, a 10-week initiative to promote children’s literacy and participation in summer reading programs.
- California announced an agreement with federal partners to open up the West Coast for offshore wind development for the first time in the state’s history.
- Governor Newsom highlighted new firefighting technology funded by the state’s historic $2 billion investment in wildfires and emergency preparedness.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
Larkin Street Youth Services is San Francisco’s largest nonprofit provider for young people experiencing homelessness that strives to end youth homelessness by making it rare, brief, and one time. Support their work by joining them tomorrow, June 2 for their Corporate Leadership Roundtable on the future of work in an evolving world. You’ll hear from Jim Green at Salesforce, Alicia John-Baptiste at SPUR, and Robin Washington, former CFO at Gilead Sciences outline the trends they’re seeing on the future of work and social impact in a post-COVID world.
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