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WHAT WE’RE UP TO
The other week, sf.citi talked to three experienced board members from AT&T, Google, and Salesforce at our Board Leadership 101 event. See what they had to say about board membership and their advice on becoming a successful board leader in our event recap here.
- 71.4 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 58 percent of Californians who are boosted
- 88 percent of San Franciscans who are fully vaccinated
In the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, Google will delete location data when users visit abortion clinics.
Through Airbnb’s new OMG! Fund, they will award $10 million in funding to 100 Airbnb hosts that build the craziest and most unique property ideas.
Comcast and FaceForward Productions partnered for an upcoming docuseries, The Black Beauty Effect, which premiers on Xfinity’s Black Experience channel this fall.
To fulfill its ambitions to build a universal translator, Meta open-sourced an early-stage AI translation tool that works across 200 languages.
Google Cloud’s new sustainability platform aims to bring enterprise climate goals down to earth.
Spotlight Impact Story
Next Chapter is a nonprofit incubated at Slack that trains formerly incarcerated people, helping them get tech careers. To expand the program to more companies, Slack started a new joint initiative with the Aspen Institute, Rework Reentry, that aims to help the work scale by making it easier for other companies to do the same thing. The team will produce a “tactical playbook,” which shares challenges companies might face and strategies to overcome them. It also will organize events between tech leaders and justice-reform advocates, and will soon launch a series of short documentary films about what life is like after incarcerated people leave prison.
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SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed appointed Brooke Jenkins, who previously served as an Assistant District Attorney (DA) in San Francisco, as the City’s new DA.
- San Francisco will receive a $4 million investment to support the San Francisco Unified School District’s Office of College and Career Readiness programs.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- California awarded $30.3 million to 12 organizations to aggressively address hate crimes by providing services to survivors and facilitating anti-hate prevention measures.
- Governor Newsom signed gun control legislation prohibiting the gun industry from advertising to kids and restricting ghost guns.
- Governor Newsom signed legislation to cut plastic pollution to protect communities, oceans, and animals and hold the plastics industry accountable for their waste.
- Governor Newsom signed a $308 billion state budget that puts money back in Californian’s pockets and invests in the state’s future.
- Governor Newsom signed an executive order to further protect women coming to California from other states.
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