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WHAT WE’RE UP TO
Now that the June 2022 election results are final, what do the results mean for the future of San Francisco? sf.citi answers this question and more in our election recap as we break down the ballot and explore why the election was more than the recall of District Attorney Boudin. Explore the results 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
Meta rolled out new parental controls for Instagram and Quest VR headsets to give parents additional supervision controls.
Twitter rolled out a new Report Tweet update that will improve the process of flagging offensive or dangerous content by adding more options for explaining the issue at hand.
Over the past two years, AT&T has invested more than $700 million in wireless and wireline networks to expand coverage and connectivity throughout Virginia.
LinkedIn is investing $5 million in a three-year partnership with UN Women to upskill 2,000 women and present them with various career-building opportunities.Airbnb launched new safety features in the app for solo travelers to improve the security of people traveling by themselves to a new place.
Spotlight Impact Story
Google for Startups deployed $4 million in grant funding to 40 Black-led startups across Europe. In an effort to kick-start a greater number of Black tech founders in Europe, this fund will give $100,000 in non-dilutive cash awards, up to $200,000 in cloud credits and ad support, mentoring by industry execs, and connections inside Google’s network.
SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed proposed a $500,000 investment to expand services and stronger access to mental health support for limited English proficient Asian victims of crime.
- The City broke ground on a 100 percent affordable housing development in the Tenderloin that will provide 70 homes for low-income and previously unhoused adults.
- The SFPD got a $6 million grant for the Violence Reduction Initiative, which works to intervene with those most at risk of engaging in or being the victim of gun violence.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- The Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup concluded that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for children as young as six months old.
- Santa Cruz and Santa Clara were awarded $24.9 million through Project Homekey to create 79 homes with a particular focus on homeless youth.
- Governor Newsom concurred with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s decision to allow 320 acres of land for the Tejon Tribe to establish a class III gaming facility.
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