ogrande's Blog Posts
September 5, 2018
Be a part of the solution! Join us from September 8-14 in San Francisco and support climate justice solutions to the crises facing our communities. From climate change to racism, unfair housing practices to poverty and the breaking up of
December 2, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 2, 2016
1296 Shotwell Granted Affordable Housing Bonus Program Height Increase
Sets precedent as first-ever height increase for 100 percent affordable housing in San Francisco
San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission District’s housing crisis has been
November 28, 2016
Name: Fran Taylor & Iris Biblowitz
Ages: 67 and 70
Born in: Hyattsville, Md. & Jamaica, N.Y.
Current Neighborhood: Mission
Why did you move to San Francisco?
I met Iris in Boston over 40 years ago, not long after in
November 3, 2016
Name: Amelia Andrade
Born in: Mexico
Current Neighborhood: Mission (Navigation Center- Homeless shelter)
Ages: 62 years old
Why did you make San Francisco your home?
I came from Mexico looking for a better future. I came to the Mission, but
October 27, 2016
Juan and Maria Aguillón
Born in: El Salvador
Current Neighborhood: On the border of San Francisco and Daly City
Ages: 57 and 67 years old
When and why did you make San Francisco your home?
We arrived to San Francisco
February 11, 2016
Position Announcement: Community Organizer
People Organizing for Environmental & Economic Rights (PODER) is a grassroots environmental and economic justice organization based in San Francisco, CA. Founded in 1991, PODER organizes with Latino families and youth in the Mission, Excelsior
December 3, 2015
PODER’s very own Tere Almaguer is on her way to COP21 (Conference of the Parties on Climate Change).
She is joining hundreds of front line community and indigenous leaders who are redefining climate leadership! If California wants to
October 2, 2015
Marilyn Duran joined PODER at the age of 14. As a member of the Common Roots Youth Organizer Program, Marilyn learned about the environmental injustices low-income communities of color face and displacement crisis that has afflicted the Mission. Her own
October 1, 2015
Thank you to our neighbors, youth and families that participated in this year’s Peoples Summit. Over a one hundred District 11-based community members took part in the half day summit, participating in various learning and visioning sessions held at the