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"Black Laughs Matter" Comedy Night“Black Laughs Matter” Comedy Night
By - posted 5/15/2021
Causes

The live comedy scene has been devastated by the closure of all of the comedy clubs, so if you’d like to support black comics, join us for a special “Black Laughs Matter” online comedy show live from San Francisco. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (May 14-29)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (May 14-29)
By - posted 5/13/2021
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard

We know it’s hard to stay connected sometimes as a community. We’re doing our best to compile a list of as many upcoming protests, rallies, vigils, activism, community outreach and clean-up events as possible. Did we miss any events? Please email us at events_crew@funcheap.com with the date/time, details and any links more...

350 Statues Coming to GG Park as Powerful New Art Piece350 Statues Coming to GG Park as Powerful New Art Piece
By - posted 5/4/2021
Brand New, Causes, Outdoorsy

A new work of public art will rise in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Monumental Reckoning squarely addresses America’s original sin of slavery while guiding us to a more honest, inclusive, and uplifting future. UPDATE: The installation was approved by both the San Francisco Arts Commission and the San Francisco Recreation more...

Big Basin State Park Plans for Limited Reopening by Memorial DayBig Basin State Park Plans for Limited Reopening by Memorial Day
By - posted 4/27/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Causes, Fire Updates, Getting Help, Healing, Outdoorsy, Reopening

By Julie Cart – CalMatters In the annals of California history, no one has ever had to put a broken state park back together. There’s no guidebook, no rules. So now state officials and conservationists are attempting a complex and extraordinary Humpty Dumpty project: The reawakening of Big Basin Redwoods State more...

New "Safety" Cameras Coming to SF's Castro?New “Safety” Cameras Coming to SF’s Castro?
By - posted 4/27/2021
Brand New, Causes, Police Reform

The Castro Community Benefit District is considering putting up “safety” cameras in the Castro at “crime hotspots” and intersections where vehicle collisions are likely. But the possibility of adding the cameras is raising questions civil liberties and surveillance concerns. To get community feedback if the program should be put in place (as more...

"Stop Asian Hate" Bay Area Rallies (May 1-22)“Stop Asian Hate” Bay Area Rallies (May 1-22)
By - posted 4/27/2021
Causes, Stop Asian Hate

Join the community (masked up and socially distant) to support the Asian community in the Bay Area and show solidarity with Atlanta at a series of rallies, protests and healing events throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. See all upcoming protests & actions in the Bay Area. Did we miss more...

Hundreds Protest Anti-Asian Violence Along SF's Great HighwayHundreds Protest Anti-Asian Violence Along SF’s Great Highway
By - posted 4/19/2021
Causes, Community

Hundreds joined the March for AAPI Solidarity + Safety along San Francisco’s Great Highway early Sunday afternoon. Organized by San Francisco Supervisor Gordon Mar and a coalition of labor, faith and community organizations, the peaceful protest started at 12:45 p.m. Sunday at the parking lot near the intersection of Great Highway more...

40+ Ways to Join SF's "Climate Action Month"40+ Ways to Join SF’s “Climate Action Month”
By - posted 4/8/2021
Causes, Green, Outdoorsy, Resource Guides, Sponsored

Join the San Francisco community for a variety of events, activities, and workshops during the third annual Climate Action Month. Explore virtual opportunities (and a few Covid-safe outdoor events) that support and celebrate our environment, our families, and our communities. Stay Connected w/ The San Francisco Department of the Environment Stay more...

SF's Iconic Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony (Castro & Market)SF’s Iconic Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony (Castro & Market)
By - posted 4/1/2021
Causes, Community, LGBTQ+

Flag Raising Ceremony: Avenue Greenlight Initiative To Fund Ongoing Support For Iconic Rainbow Flag In Partnership With Castro Merchants WHERE: Harvey Milk Plaza on Market and Castro Streets WHEN: 9:30am on Friday, April 2nd, 2021 WHAT: Flag raising ceremony for iconic Castro rainbow flag The iconic rainbow flag at Harvey Milk Plaza is a more...

SF Launches $1,000/Mo "Guaranteed Income" Pilot For ArtistsSF Launches $1,000/Mo “Guaranteed Income” Pilot For Artists
By - posted 3/25/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Causes, Getting Help

Mayor Breed Announces Launch Of Guaranteed Income Pilot Program For San Francisco Artists The City is partnering with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to implement $1,000/month economic relief program for approximately 130 San Francisco artists hardest-hit by the COVID‑19 pandemic. Applications are open through Thursday, April 15, 2021. Mayor London N. more...

Oakland's Brand New Universal Income ProgramOakland’s Brand New Universal Income Program
By - posted 3/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Causes, Getting Help

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the news that Oakland is launching a universal income program, Oakland Resilient Families. In partnership with Family Independent Initiative and Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, Oakland Resilient Families will be among the nation’s largest efforts to determine the effectiveness of monthly unconditional payments to residents to more...

SF's "Stop The Hate" Rally in ChinatownSF’s “Stop The Hate” Rally in Chinatown
By - posted 3/19/2021
Causes, Stop Asian Hate

Join the community and invite your friends and family to “From Bay to Atlanta: Safe Spaces for Asian Americans” hosted by Chinese Progressive Association, in collaboration with Stop AAPI hate and the community. CCC will work with artist Vida Kuang, artists and community partners to empower community members to create art more...

SF City Hall Lights Up in Honor of Lawrence FerlingettiSF City Hall Lights Up in Honor of Lawrence Ferlingetti
By - posted 3/5/2021
Causes, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate Green/white/Red on March 26, 2021 the colors of the Flag of Italy in honor of Lawrence Ferlingetti, founder of City Lights and SF Poet Laureate who died at age 101 in February. San Francisco City Hall Lighting Schedule The schedule is more...

SF City Hall Lights Up Green for St. Patrick's DaySF City Hall Lights Up Green for St. Patrick’s Day
By - posted 3/5/2021
Causes, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate green for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2021. San Francisco City Hall Lighting Schedule The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject to change when there are special events and the building is lit in honor of those. This Month’s Lighting more...

SF City Hall Lights Up Purple for Int'l Women's DaySF City Hall Lights Up Purple for Int’l Women’s Day
By - posted 3/5/2021
Causes, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in Purple for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021. San Francisco City Hall Lighting Schedule The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject to change when there are special events and the building is lit in honor of those. This Month’s more...