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- San Francisco 7-day test positivity rate: 8.3%
- San Francisco 7-day rolling average new cases per day: 188
- San Francisco 7-day average case rate per 100,000: 11.4
- San Francisco 14-day hospitalization average: 118.1
THE LATEST IN TECH FOR GOOD
Meta outlined how it plans to brace its platforms for the upcoming U.S. midterm elections, including disabling new political, electoral, and social issue ads the week before voting.
Airbnb rolled out new “anti-party technology” in the U.S. and Canada to spot potential rule-breakers at the point of booking.
Uber teamed up with Office Depot to bring on-demand office and school supplies to the Uber Eats platform.
Spotlight Impact Story
Comcast announced the startups selected for the fifth Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator, powered by Techstars. These 12 companies, chosen from hundreds of applicants from over 30 countries, were identified for their potential to revolutionize industries across the core focus areas of the accelerator, including Connected Living, Immersive and Inclusive Experiences, and Smart, Sustainable Enterprise. The companies will participate in this immersive 12-week program at the Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia to gain the skills and connections they need to succeed.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- Governor Newsom announced the state received $317 million in federal grants for continued recovery in communities impacted by wildfires.
- California launched its Master Plan for Kids’ Mental Health to ensure all kids, parents, and communities have increased access to mental health and substance use services.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
The Urban Land Institute San Francisco (ULI SF) and the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD), in partnership, are launching the Bay Area Developers of Color Fellowship (applications are open through September 16). This Fellowship is designed to create opportunities for mid-to senior-level developers of color in the Bay Area with 7-plus years of experience in real estate development and land use. Guided by ULI SF and MOHCD, participants will exit the program equipped with the tools and skills to access development opportunities in San Francisco. Learn more about the Fellowship and why you should join here.
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