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- 73.8 percent of Californians who are vaccinated with at least one dose
- 59.1 percent of Californians who are fully vaccinated
- 88 percent of San Franciscans who are vaccinated with at least one dose
The CEO of Uber announced that he plans to expand its zero-emissions pledge to food-delivery and make that part of the business environmentally sustainable.
Airbnb announced that thanks to the generosity of its Hosts and donors, it will be able to go beyond its initial commitment and house an additional 20,000 Afghan refugees.
Intuit joined the “1 Billion Green Trips” initiative by B Corp certified hotel booking platform Goodwings, with the aim to remove carbon at an unprecedented scale.
Microsoft stepped up its carbon-negative efforts with a $100 million donation to the Breakthrough Energy Catalyst, with the hopes of helping society reach net-zero by 2050.
Comcast expanded its Internet Essentials coverage to include Federal Pell Grant recipients, giving undergraduates from low-income households a low-cost internet connection.
Spotlight Impact Story
In 2013, Salesforce founder Marc Benioff made the audacious philanthropic pledge to donate $100 million within ten years to San Francisco and other local middle schools to boost technology and help provide other classrooms needs. This year, San Francisco and Oakland will each get $7.5 millon as well as the now annual $100,000 spend-as-you-please grants for each middle school principal. With these grants, Salesforce successfully surpassed its $100 million goal and has no plans of stopping.
SAN FRANCISCO AT A GLANCE
- Mayor Breed announced the Organized Retail Crime Initiative to increase reporting, investigating, and solving of retail theft cases and the criminal enterprises that fuel them.
- Mayor Breed and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced they will be the first U.S. airport to require all airport workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- Governor Newsom signed a suite of bills to support the state’s immigrant communities, including the removal of the outdated term “alien” from state codes.
- On Native American Day, Governor Newsom signed legislation that advances equity and inclusion to support California’s native communities.
- Governor Newsom signed climate action bills, outlining the California Comeback Plan’s $15 billion package to tackle the climate crisis and protect vulnerable communities.
- After federal approval, Governor Newsom released a COVID-19 Vaccine Action Plan that outlines how the state will administer booster doses.
- Governor Newsom signed legislation that established new, nation-leading transparency measures that expand protections for warehouse workers.
- Governor Newsom signed legislation to strengthen access to reproductive health care and protect patients and providers, lifting up a new reproductive freedom advisory group.
SUPPORT OUR SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY
HomeRise, formerly known as Community Housing Partnership, is a San Francisco nonprofit that helps people experiencing homelessness rise up and transform their lives by providing a home combined with support services, like mental health services and job training, and advocating for policies that alleviate and prevent homelessness. With in-person learning at school back in session and over 300 school-aged children living in HomeRise properties, they launched 2021 Back To School Supplies Equity Campaign to purchase basic back-to-school supplies. Help level the playing field so parents can send their kids out the door equipped and feeling confident by supporting this campaign.
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