Press 2021


12/20/21 – The Jewish News of Northern California
On a Special Diet? Or Not? Kitava Kitchen’s Menu Expands Outward

12/15/21 – Mission Local
Neighbors Fight Duplex, Ask City to Keep it a Board and Care Facility

12/9/21 – Mission Local
Are “Resource Hubs,” a Pandemic Lifeline for Many, Here to Stay?

12/2/21 – La Noticia
“Tres Tías”, el Programa para que Latinos se Vacunen Contra COVID-19 en San Francisco

12/1/21 – Real America News
“Tres Tías”: A Program for More Latinos to get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in San Francisco

12/1/21 – La Opinión
“Tres Tías”: Un Programa para que Más Latinos se Vacunen contra COVID-19 en San Francisco

11/30/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. Supervisors Set Aside $64 Million for Anti-Displacement Program. But it Might Not Get Spent this Year

11/29/21 – Hoodline
Auto Erotica: Celebrating 25 years of Buying & Selling Gay Stuff in the Castro

11/29/21 – 48 Hills
An Ethical Landlord Calls for More Social Housing

11/24/21 – Governing
S.F. Loses Millions to Tool That Tracks Vulnerable Communities

11/23/21 – ABC-7 News
Full List of Bay Area Organizations to Donate to this Holiday Season

11/23/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
How a Tool that Tracks “Disadvantaged Communities” is Costing S.F. Millions in Funding

11/18/21 – UCSF News
UCSF Launches Community Investment Program to Support Housing and Minority-Owned Small Businesses

11/17/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
Here’s How Much S.F. Supervisors Want to Spend to Help Buy Buildings to Protect Renters

11/12/21 – Hoodline
El Rio is Celebrating its 43rd Birthday on Saturday

11/2/21 – San Francisco Examiner
S.F. Supervisor Proposes Big Funding Boost for Housing Acquisition Program

10/29/21 – Univision (video)
Recomendaciones Para Promover tu Negocio de Forma Exitosa en las Redes Sociales

10/18/21 – KRMG 102.3 Tulsa
Federal Lawmakers Concerned How Cashless Economy Could Affect Minorities, Underserved Communities

10/7/21 – San Francisco Public Press
Thousands in SF Saddled With Rent Debt but Ineligible for Government Help

10/7/21 – Univision (video)
Dueños de Negocios aún Cuentan con estas Protecciones Ante el fin de la Moratoria de Desalojos

10/4/21 – The Real Deal
Tenant Group Calls for “Debt Strike” Against One of San Francisco’s Biggest Landlords

9/20/21 – Pulso
Growing our Roots: Tackling Affordable Housing

9/15/21 – Mission Local
Board of Supes Approves Protections for Residential Care Facilities

9/9/21 – ABC-7 KGO
Our America: Todos Unidos | Resources, Organizations Supporting Hispanic Community in Bay Area

8/26/21 – Miami Herald
Rents Going Through the Roof: Tech and the ‘San Francisco-ization’ of Miami

8/26/21 – Telemundo (video)
Quiénes Califican para el Segundo Cheque de Estímulo Económico de California

8/19/21 – Telemundo (video)
Negocios Podrán Recibir Hasta $25,000 de Ayuda Financiera en California

8/17/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
How 43-Year-Old Dive El Rio was Decades Ahead of One of SF’s Most Progressive Trends

8/17/21 – Univision (video)
El Gobierno de California Pone a Disposición Más Dinero para Negocios Afectados por la Pandemia

8/6/21 – San Francisco Examiner
The New Valencia Street: Lessons Learned and Solutions Applied

8/5/21 – Next City
San Fran Tamale Institution Gets Moment in the Spotlight

7/26/21 – UnidosUS News Releases
UnidosUS Board of Directors Elects Luis Granados as New Chair

7/23/21 – San Francisco Business Times
Contentious Low-Income Housing Project Advances in Sunset. Could More be in Store?

7/23/21 – El Reportero
MEDA Receives Grant from JPMorgan Chase to Support Rural Communities in CA

7/20/21 – Telemundo
Vendedores Ambulantes de La Misión Temen ser Desalojados Tras Operativo en San Francisco

7/13/21 – Small Business Exchange
Mayor Breed Launches $12 Million San Francisco Small Business Recovery Loan Fund

7/13/21 – Mission Local
A Day at the Resource Hub, the Mission’s Mecca for COVID-19 Relief

7/8/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. Businesses Hurt by Pandemic Can Now Get Zero-Interest Loans in New Program

7/8/21 – Office of the Mayor News Releases
Mayor Breed Launches $12 Million San Francisco Small Business Recovery Loan Fund

7/8/21 – San Francisco Business Times
San Francisco Launches $12 Million Small Business Recovery Loan Fund

7/7/21 – 48 Hills
COVID Rent Strips Latinx Tenants in SF of Savings, Wealth, and Security

6/10/21 – StriveTogether Blog
Shifting Power: Systems Transformation Series

6/9/21 – NeighborWorks America Blog
New Affiliates will Bring New Areas of Expertise for NeighborWorks Network

6/6/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
These S.F. Neighborhoods Have High Eviction Rates, but Little Help from City

6/4/21 – Mission Local
Developments in Development: Moving into Mission Affordable Housing

6/2/21 – Bay Area Reporter
New SF Developments to Include Housing for HIV+ People

6/2/21 – KQED
A ‘Stimulus Gap’: Why Many Undocumented Californians Are Missing Out on Pandemic Aid Meant for Them

5/25/21 – San Francisco Examiner
Mission Facility Could be SF’s Latest in a String of Board-and-Care Losses

5/25/21 – Next City
This Federal Program to Aid Restaurants and Street Vendors Is Working

5/10/21 – San Francisco Examiner
The City Rolls Out Lower Permit Fees, Discounts for Permanent Parklet Program

5/4/21 – Univision (video)
Consejos para Aplicar al Fondo para la Revitalización de Restaurantes

5/3/21 – KTVU Fox 2 News
City to Provide Assistance for Local Businesses Applying for Federal ‘Restaurant Revitalization’ Funding

5/3/21 – Sam Francisco Examiner
The City will Help Local Restaurants Apply for New Round of Federal Loans

5/3/21 – Telemundo (video)
Entregarán Hasta $10 Millones a Cada Pequeño Negocio Afectado por la Pandemia

5/3/21 – Office of the Mayor News Releases
City Launches Effort to Help San Francisco Restaurants Apply for Federal Relief

4/27/21 – San Francisco Examiner
A Permanent Shared Spaces Program is Supposed to Help Struggling Businesses, but Not Everyone Can Afford It

4/26/21 – Univision (video)
El Próximo 28 de Abril Inicia la Sexta Ronda de Subsidios para Pequeños Negocios de California

4/23/21 – Mission Local
Asian and Latinx Low-Income Workers Weren’t Given Masks, Fired for COVID-19 Fears, Report Says

4/21/21 – Mission Local
Residents Remain Unenthusiastic About Housing Proposal Near Potrero Del Sol

4/19/20 – Univision (video)
Este Programa del Gobierno Federal Ofrece Miles de Dólares en Ayuda para Pequeños Negocios

4/19/21 – San Francisco Public Press
SF Residents Get Help Jumping Through Hoops for State’s Rent Aid

4/13/21 – San Francisco Public Press
State’s Rent-Relief Program Neglects Vulnerable Communities, Groups Say

4/10/21 – Patch
Mayor London Breed and Community Partners Announce Opening of New Child Care Facility in the Mission District

4/7/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
For a Year, El Rio was Quiet. Last Weekend the Mission District Bar Reopened with Music and Hope

3/29/21 – Univision (video)
Negocios de California Tienen Hasta el 31 de Marzo para Aplicar en el Subsidio Estatal

3/18/21 –
Bay Area COVID-19 Update: One Year after Shelter-at-Home Orders

3/14/21 – Univision (video)
Hijos y Cónyuges de Indocumentados Recibirán el Cheque de Estímulo Si Cuentan Con Seguro Social

3/14/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
A Year in the Pandemic: How We Failed, How we Adapted, and What Lies Ahead

3/8/21 – KQED
How to Get Your California Stimulus Check — and Other Tax Credits You’re Entitled To

3/5/21 – KPIX 5 CBS
Social Housing May Be A Fix For San Francisco’s Housing Affordability Crisis

2/26/21 – Bay Area Reporter
Political Notes: Out Trio Seeks Appointment to SF Immigrants Panel

2/24/21 –
Five Great Organizations Helping People Find Housing

2/24/21 – Patch
Mayor London Breed Announces $500 Stimulus for Lower-Wage Workers and Families

2/24/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. to Help Struggling Residents with $500 in Stimulus Help. Here’s How to Get It

2/24/21 – Office of the Mayor News Releases
Mayor London Breed Announces $500 Stimulus for Lower-Wage Workers and Families

2/22/21 – Telemundo (video)
Condado Marín Ofrecerá Miles de Dólares en Ayuda Financiera para Pequeños Negocios

2/22/21 – KTVU Mornings on 2 (video)
Marin County Small Business Fund

2/18/21 – Marin Independent Journal
Marin to Launch Lottery for Business Pandemic Relief

2/18/21 – SFGate
Applications to Open Monday for Nearly $1 Million in Small Business Relief Loans, Grants

2/18/21 – Patch
Nearly $1M In Business Relief Loans, Grants Available In Marin

2/18/21 – The North Bay Business Journal
Marin County Launches Aid Program for Small Businesses

2/18/21 – KRON 4 News
Marin Small Businesses Can Apply for More Federal Relief

2/18/21 – County of Marin News Release
Pandemic Relief for Businesses Starts February 22

2/17/21 – California Political Review
Debt in California: Looks Are Deceiving

2/17/21 – Mission Local
Community, Doctors Urge SF to Permanently Fund Right to Recover

2/16/21 – CalMatters
Why Personal Debt Looks Healthy Despite Worst Year for Jobs

2/15/21 – The Mercury News
How a One-Time Bay Area Tech Worker Amassed $43,804.72 in Rental Debt

2/12/21 – San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. Program that Pays Low-Income Workers to Quarantine has Been a Success. But it Keeps Running Out of Money.

2/4/21 – SF Weekly
YIMBYs Sue for Even More Housing Via RHNA

1/29/21 – SFist
One of SF’s Biggest Cannabis Dispensaries is Poised to Hit Valencia Street

1/26/21 – The North Bay Business Journal
Marin County Distributing Funds to Small Businesses Hurt by Pandemic

1/26/21 – Mission Local
Large New Cannabis Dispensary Approved for Blu Dot Space on Valencia

1/25/21 – SF Weekly
Bay Area Takes Step Toward Major Housing Growth

1/19/21 – Patch
Mayor London Breed And Supervisor Hillary Ronen Announce New Funding For San Francisco’s Right To Recover Program

1/12/21 – Univision (video)
Qué Dinero Existe Disponible para los Pequeños Negocios en el Área de la Bahía

1/12/21 – Patch
Supervisors OK Loans, Grants For Small Businesses In Marin County

1/12/21 – County of Marin News Release
Loans, Grants for Small Businesses OK’d

1/9/21 – Marin Independent Journal
Marin Leaders Aim to Boost Business Pandemic Relief

1/7/21 – Telemundo (video)
Newsom Propone Pago de $600 para Indocumentados en California

1/1/21 – California Political Review
Mayor London Breed Announces New Measures to Financially Support Local Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic