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- 59.8 percent of Californians who are vaccinated with at least one dose
- 46.6 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 80 percent of San Franciscans who are vaccinated with at least one dose
Comcast invested $10 million in Inclusiv’s Racial Equity and Resilience Investment Fund to advance economic mobility and racial equity in underserved communities.
Salesforce partnered with the Veterans Health Administration as a part of Salesforce Military, a program to help veterans and their spouses with skill development, career advancement, and employment resources.
AT&T and Verizon built on their existing 5G small cell networks in San Jose to expand in neighborhoods of high need, creating a “virtuous cycle” to boost connectivity.
Facebook shifted from their May announcement on remote work and will now allow all full-time employees to work from home if their jobs can be done remotely.
Spotlight Impact Story
Instacart announced a new advertising initiative, committing up to $1 million to amplify Black-owned consumer packaged goods brands within the Instacart marketplace. With the new initiative, each eligible brand will receive Instacart Ads credits to use with the company’s flagship Featured Products. They will also have access to new resources including a designated team focused on supporting participating brands, and a monthly training series to ensure brands maximize the impact of their advertising campaigns.
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SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed and Supervisor Melgar announced the expansion of the Free Muni for Youth program so that everyone 18 and under can ride Muni free of charge.
- San Francisco will fully reopen businesses and activities to align with the state’s reopening plans beginning on June 15.
- Mayor Breed proposed eliminating and reducing numerous municipal fines and fees that disproportionately impacted people with low incomes and communities of color.
- Mayor Breed announced that the San Francisco Museums for All program will now provide residents who receive public benefits free or reduced admission to local museums and cultural institutions year-round.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- Governor Newsom announced plans to lift the Stay-at-Home-Order and retire the county tier system on June 15 when the state fully reopens.
- Governor Newsom announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will restore nearly a billion dollars in federal grant funding to California’s High-Speed Rail Project.
- California launched a new parental engagement campaign to build confidence with parents in the pandemic’s hardest-hit areas leading up to the Fall 2021 school year.
As a part of the Vax for the Win program, Governor Newsom selected the first 15 lucky Californians to be awarded $50,000 for getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
For over 30 years, San Francisco-based LYRIC has supported and empowered thousands of LGBTQQ+ youth on their journey to becoming healthy, successful, and thriving adults. Their positive work in the community has even made their Purple House a recognizable youth-specific, safe, and confidential space in the Castro for LGBTQQ+ youth to thrive. Become a partner in LYRIC’s flourishing by donating to their campaign to renovate the Purple House and expand usable space by 44 percent, creating a more accessible and healing space.
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