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- 68.1 percent of Californians who are vaccinated with at least one dose
- 54.5 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 85 percent of San Franciscans who are vaccinated with at least one dose
In the latest report from Salesforce.org’s Impact Labs, they detail the five design principles for how technology can drive equitable experiences in education.
Google introduced increased protections for minors on its platforms that will allow younger people to stay more private and protected online and others that will limit ad targeting.
Due to the pandemic, Fast placed a premium on employee wellness, including investing in home office setups, finding ways to get people out of their homes, and even hiring a wellness director.
Spotlight Impact Story
Los Angeles will become the first city in the nation to introduce a tech training program for its military veterans. In partnership with Microsoft, the Los Angeles Veterans Technology Training Academy (LAVTTA), will be a free, four-month training program that prepares veterans for careers in software engineering, cloud application development, and cloud administration.
SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed announced that San Francisco will require proof of vaccination for entry to all restaurants, bars, clubs, gyms, theaters, and large indoor events.
- Mayor Breed celebrated the City’s annual back-to-school backpack giveaway where more than 3,500 backpacks filled with schools supplies were distributed to youth living in San Francisco public housing.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- California became the first state to require educators and all school staff to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week.
- Through recent state investments, 98 percent of California school districts reported expanding educational opportunities including mental health, after-school, and academic supports.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
In partnership with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the Drug Overdose Prevention and Education (DOPE) Projects is the largest single-city naloxone distribution program in the country. At a time where San Francisco is facing a drug epidemic (almost 1,000 overdoses since the beginning of 2020), the resources and overdose prevention training offered by the DOPE Project are more important than ever. Learn how you can get involved with the DOPE Project or sign up to take one of their online harm reduction courses.
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