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WHAT WE’RE UP TO
This Thursday, join sf.citi as we talk to local tech leaders from AT&T, Google, and Salesforce about nonprofit board membership and the long-lasting impact it has on your life, career, and community. We’ll hear stories from our speakers about becoming a nonprofit board member and the work they’ve carried out in that position. Start your board membership journey here.
- 75.5 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 57.9 percent of Californians who are boosted
- 88 percent of San Franciscans who are fully vaccinated
A coalition of tech companies, including Google, Salesforce, and Uber, are urging a DHS policy reversal to allow children of visa holders to stay past the age of 21 without a green card.
Uber is partnering with the United Nation’s World Food Program to help the UN deliver food and water supplies to war-torn areas of Ukraine.
Comcast announced that a new round of cities would receive grants from the Comcast RISE Investment Fund, providing an additional $5 million to hundreds of small businesses.
Microsoft announced a series of reforms to curb the use of non-competes, drop NDAs from worker settlements, disclose salary ranges, and launch civil rights audits.
Slack’s new profile updates will add name pronunciations, hover over profiles more easily, and add “smart tags” to indicate special characteristics and areas of expertise.
Spotlight Impact Story
Verizon celebrated ten years of Verizon Innovative Learning; its award-winning education initiative focused on addressing barriers to digital inclusion that has committed $1 billion to support digital equity and inclusion within education for some of the most vulnerable populations across the country. To mark a decade of dedication to the education community and to honor the resilience of teachers at the end of another challenging school year, Verizon is supporting the first-ever TIME Innovative Teachers Project. Chosen by a team of editors at TIME, the list profiles 10 teachers who are changing the landscape of education in America through innovation.
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SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- The City opened a transitional housing facility that will provide wraparound services for justice-involved adults experiencing homelessness, mental health, or substance abuse.
- Mayor Breed celebrated this year’s Bridge to Excellence Scholarship recipients that provide financial support to graduating high school seniors from low-income families.
- Mayor Breed announced the City’s $77.2 million Street Resurfacing Program, which targets paving 500 blocks in neighborhoods citywide.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- At the Summit of the Americas, California and Canada signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to advance bold climate action.
- Governor Newsom announced $156 million in gun violence prevention grants as part of the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program (CalVIP).
- Governor Newsom signed an executive order establishing consumer protections against price gouging on infant formula to help improve access for parents.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
The Housing Action Coalition (HAC) is a member-supported nonprofit that advocates for building more homes at all levels of affordability to help alleviate the Bay Area and California’s severe housing shortage, displacement, and affordability crisis. They do this by educating, activating, and collaborating with neighbors and decision-makers across the Bay Area to win approval for building new homes and enact pro-housing reforms to make home building faster, easier, and more affordable. Join them tomorrow evening for a discussion on how public, private, and nonprofit innovations and partnerships are helping to bridge the residential digital divide by registering here.
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