Contractors Invitation

Dr. Arelious Walker Welcomes Minority Contractors
Contractors, Subcontractors, Consultants And Veteran Businesses!

To come and hear about the various contractor opportunities that are being offered in the development of Candlestick Point. There are billions of dollars in development that will affect the entire city of San Francisco and the Bay Area. If you are a local business and want to be apart of this enormous development project, and can keep your company viable…Come out and hear this vital information from a source that has been an advocate in the Bayview Hunter’s Point community for over 45 years!

When: February 27th, 2016
Time: 8:30 – 10AM
Where: 950 Gilman Ave, San Francisco, 94124
Cost: $10 donation
RSVP BY CALLING –415-822-5626 EX.105

Request for Proposals: HOPE SF Transitional Aged Youth



Mobility Mentor Collaborative for HOPE SF Transitional Age Youth
Applications due by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 15, 2016

On behalf of The Partnership for HOPE SF, The San Francisco Foundation is pleased to request proposals from qualified applicants to design and pilot an innovative intervention to increase and sustain economic mobility among disconnected transitional age youth across four of San Francisco’s most historically isolated communities—Hunters View, Alice Griffith, Potrero Hill and Sunnydale—all part of the HOPE SF initiative.

HOPE SF is the nation’s first large-scale public housing transformation and collective impact effort aimed at disrupting intergenerational poverty, reducing social isolation, and creating racially equitable mixed income communities without mass displacement.

The Partnership for HOPE SF, led by The City of San Francisco, Enterprise Community Partners and The San Francisco Foundation, is comprised of more than 18 individuals and organizations that bring expertise and funding resources to realize better social and economic outcomes for residents living in HOPE SF communities. Funds support research, strategy development, technical assistance, capacity-building, evaluation, and grants to community organizations serving HOPE SF communities.

Interested organizations are encouraged to attend one of two optional How to Apply Sessions on March 8 and March 25. Details related to the workshop or webinar will be announced at a later date. Please indicate your interest in attending by contacting Crystal Henle at or 415-733-8531.

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Questions? Please contact Crystal Henle at or 415-733-8531.

Hunters Point Shipyard Community Forum 3/3/2016

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Dear Friend,

You are warmly invited to a Community Forum to share your thoughts on the design of a new waterfront park located near the Bayview Shipyard.

Dinner will be provided and there will be a raffle of exciting prizes. We will also have fun child focused activities. 

When: Thursday, March 3rd, 6pm to 8pm

Where: City College Southeast Campus, 1800 Oakdale Avenue,
San Francisco CA 94124.

Please join us and send the following flyer to your Bayview contacts so that your voices can be heard in Lennar Urban’s development of a new park and improved streets in your neighborhood.

We have Spanish, Chinese, and Tagalog translations of the flyers and 11×17 posters available if you would like.

We will be reaching out with more community forums for specific projects in April, May and June 2016. Thank you so much for your help!

Andrea Baker
(415) 206 3126



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“Cover Your Assets!!” All NEW Monthly Workshop Series From SFHDC

“Cover Your Assets” is a NEW Monthly Workshop from SFHDC Designed to Provide Relevant & Critical Information to Help You Build, Maintain and Protect Your Assets!


“Cover Your Assets” is a NEW Monthly Workshop from SFHDC Designed to Provide Relevant & Critical Information to Help You Build, Maintain and Protect Your Assets!

February 24th – Come learn about Bay Area Down Payment Assistance Programs available OUTSIDE of San Francisco. While you’re playing the affordable housing lottery in San Francisco, find out what other options are available in the Bay Area to help you purchase your first home!


In January, we discussed how to establish Business Credit. If you missed it, stay tuned because we’ll be bringing it back in May.

Meanwhile, here’s a peek at upcoming topics:

March 23rd – Insurance Primer: How to Use Insurance Products to Cover Your Assets, Build Savings, and Minimize Your Tax Liability.

April 27th – Estate Planning Basics – Understand title, inheritance law and plan for the future. Create a record-keeping system that you will actually use.

*** Registration Opens 2 weeks before event date***



SFHDC | | 415.822.1022 |

Special Updates from BMAGIC: U.S. Department of Justice Listening Session (Open to Public and Press)


Special Update:
DOJ Listening Session for SFPD! Open to the public

Help us enhance and improve the San Francisco Police Department by participating in this important, interactive community event.

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) wants to hear your perspectives, concerns, and suggestions regarding the San Francisco Police Department and its interaction with the San Francisco community.

Your participation in this open forum will help guide our efforts to advance the operations, staff, policies, procedures, accountability systems, and training of the San Francisco Police Department.

At this listening session, representatives from the COPS Office will introduce  the Collaborative Reform Initiative and hear from community members.

Perspectives, concerns, and suggestions regarding the San Francisco Police Department and the department’s interaction with the San Francisco community are welcome.

Help us enhance and improve the San Francisco Police Department by participating in this important, interactive community event.

For more information about the Collaborative Reform Initiative, please visit the COPS Office website at If you would like to contact the CRI-TA core assessment team, you may email us at

Take an active role in your community and the future of public safety in San Francisco 

Wednesday, February 24th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm PST

at Thurgood Marshall High School
45 Conkling Street
San Francisco, CA, 94124

Continue your involvement in your community and…

Please join BMAGIC for our monthly Convener Meeting next Tuesday, March 15th, 1pm-3pm @ 1800 Oakdale Avenue in the Alex Pitcher Room.

BMAGIC Orientation: Interested in learning more about BMAGIC? Then attend an orientation starting at 12:30pm prior to the Convener Meeting.  

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Update from Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth

TONIGHT Thursday 2/18:

African American Parent Advisory Council presentation on SFUSD African American Achievement and Leadership Initiative

When: Thursday February 18th 5:30-8pm

Where: Willie L. Brown Middle School (2055 Silver Avenue) accessible by the 44, 24 and 9 bus lines

The theme of this month’s African American Parent Advisory Council (AAPAC) meeting is Black Lives/Black Minds Matter featuring a presentation about the African American Achievement and Leadership Initiative  and a panel of Teachers for Social Justice and Black Lives Matter Activists.

Dinner, Child Care, and parking will be provided.


SFUSD School Planning Retreat

When: Saturday, February 20. 8:15am breakfast, 8:45 school planning retreat.

Where: Balboa High School, 1000 Cayuga Avenue, SF (Parking at Denman Middle School behind Balboa HS. Enter from Seneca Ave)

The School Planning Retreat provides the opportunity to work together as a team on your school’s Balanced Scorecard (BSC), academic plan and budget for the 2016-17 school year.

Who Should Attend: Principals, members of School Site Councils or English Learner Advisory Committees, families, and your other school community leaders. Talk to your school’s principal about how you can attend and participate in school planning!


*   Hear about SFUSD’s strategic priorities, programs and services for 2016-17

*   Help develop your school’s priorities and plans for next year

*   Learn about funding and other sources to serve your students


Interpretation, breakfast and snacks will be provided! To reserve childcare call 415-241-6185 for Spanish or English or 415-241-6081 for Cantonese or Mandarin. Click here for more information. Or follow the link below:





Come out to Advocate for Lowering the Voting Age to 16





Webinar for youth leaders/organizers – Momentum Based Organizing: Turning Moments into Mass Movements


When: Tuesday Feb 23rd 10am to 11am PT

Hosted by: Funders Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO)

Open to: Youth Leaders and Youth Organizers

FCYO will hold the sixth webinar as part of its Youth Community Organizing Resource Exchange (Youth CORE), a set of projects that seeks to build a more powerful and well-connected youth organizing field over the next three years.  This webinar will focus on Momentum Based Organizing: Turning Moments into Mass Movements.

How do we build mass movements capable of real transformational change? What is the relationship between our organizations and campaigns and mass movements? Do popular movements happen by accident or can they built? This webinar will look at how young organizers are developing a new model to think about how to build transformational movements.

Click here to register or follow the link provided below:

After registering, you will be sent an individualized link to join the meeting through FUZE; be sure to save and access the webinar through this link!

Check out the previous Youth CORE webinars here:

*   ReGenerations: Leadership Pipeline Toolkit

*   New Forms & Tactics in a Changing Landscape

*   Building Power through Voter Engagement

*   Healing, Support, and Transformation: Supporting Young People’s Needs While Organizing




Annual Honor Roll Academic Awards Ceremony and Reception for African American Students

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When: Wednesday 2/24 – Students should arrive promptly at 5:00 PM wearing white tops and black bottoms. The Program begins promptly at 6pm and ends at 8pm

Where: St. Mary’s Cathedral (1111 Gough Street)

Hosted by:  The San Francisco Alliance of Black School Educators

The San Francisco Alliance of Black School Educators will host its Annual Honor Roll Celebration for more than twelve hundred (1,200) African American students in the San Francisco Unified School District in grades 3-12, who have earned a 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) or higher.

The family of The Late Herod Carpenter who worked as a Substitute Teacher until he was 97 years old will be honored.  Dr. Henry L. Augustine, City College of San Francisco will receive The President Barack Obama Award for Excellence in Education.  Educator Erma Adams Retired Parent Liaison will be honored along with The Madame C.J. Walker Home for Girls and Women.  Richard Carranza, Deputy Superintendent and Commissioner Kim-Shree Maufas of the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education will offer words of congratulations, along with Mr. Hoover Liddell.

A reception will follow the ceremony in the Fellowship Hall.  All are welcome to come and celebrate the academic achievement of our African American students.  Admission is FREE.   Questions, please contact Louis Garrett, Co-Chairperson 515-5732, Virginia Marshall, Chairperson,


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In the news:

Mental health issues need to be part of school discipline consideration<> – Tulsa World (Feb 10)

SF’s campaign money: Loopholes, scams, and real-estate cash<> – 48 Hills (Feb 10)

Move would let 16-year-olds vote in some California races<> – SFGate (Feb 13)

How Scalia’s death may save teachers unions — for now<> – LA Times (Feb 14)


Five myths about the homeless problem in San Francisco<> – 48 Hills (Feb 16)

Clinton Announces Plan to Address ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline’<> – Time (Feb 16)

“Thirsty for Democracy: The Poisoning of an American City”: Special Report on Flint’s Water Crisis<> – Democracy now (Feb 17)



Bayview Hunters Point YMCA 2nd Annual Iron Chef Competition

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

 BVHP Y Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

City College of San Francisco – Culinary Kitchen Chinatown/North Beach Campus
628 Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94108

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Youth Chefs

Join the 2nd Annual Iron Chef Competition, benefitting the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA’s Primed and Prepped workforce development program.

The Iron Chef Competition is a unique opportunity to experience a live showcase of the Primed and Prepped students’ culinary skills and directly invest in a program providing job opportunities to Bay Area youth.

Your investment will be directed towards our total fundraising goal of $20,000, enabling the program to invest in catering supplies and in turn, expanding the Primed and Prepped program goals of financial self-sufficiency and entrepreneurship.

This year’s competition is open to four chefs from select San Francisco hotels and restaurants to compete against one another while utilizing Primed & Prepped students as their sous chefs all in fun.  A panel of six judges will evaluate the final product for taste, appearance, originality, and food safety. The judges will be comprised of culinary experts and prominent community leaders.

Come dressed as you favorite celebrity! There will be door prizes, raffles, and the best-dressed costume awards.

The Primed & Prepped Iron Chef Competition will take place at the San Francisco City College Culinary Kitchen located at the Chinatown/North Beach Campus, on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, from 5:00 -8:00 pm at 628 Washington St. San Francisco, CA. 94108.

If you can’t attend the event but want to support the program take a look at our wish list. Any dollar amount towards an item will be appreciated!

·         Kitchen Aid Professional 600 Series $569.99

·         25- Chef Coats with Embroidered Program Logo $1,250

·         25 – Basic Culinary Knife Set $1,625

·         Hobart Edge Meat Slicer $1,629

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We hope you can make it!

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