A grassroots, environmental justice organization based in San Francisco’s Mission District


Member Profiles: Marilyn Duran

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

The Peoples Summit A Huge Success

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

The People’s Summit 2015

September 8, 2015

Building People
Power in District 11

Coming Saturday, September 26th

10:00 am to 1:30 pm

4760 Mission Street, SF

Neighbors Coming Together
to Create Community Solutions

  • Immigrant Rights
  • Worker Power
  • Affordable Housing
  • Youth Power

Food, Childcare,
and Translation Provided


This Saturday! Bicis del Pueblo Bicycle Workshop

August 28, 2015

Wrapping up the Bicis del Pueblo Summer series this Saturday, August 29, 2015. Join us at the San Francisco Community School, 125 Excelsior Avenue from noon to 4:00 pm.

Come through and lend a hand wrenching on bikes

SFILEN Mourns Loss of Victim of Gun Violence

July 17, 2015

The San Francisco Immigrant Legal and Education Network (“SFILEN”) joins communities throughout San Francisco in mourning the loss of Kathryn Steinle. We are devastated to see yet another victim of gun violence in this country. As a network of 13

People Powered Planning Gets the Jobs Done!

July 8, 2015

Join us on July 16, 2015, 10:00 am at Balboa Park BART Station Plaza to learn how community residents are leading people-powered planning efforts to achieve equitable development and affordable housing in District 11.

From March through May of this

Save the Mission: Next Steps Meeting

June 8, 2015

We took the Mission to City Hall again on June 2nd. Now let’s strategize on how to take the movement for the soul of the neighborhood forward!

Monday, June 8, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Redstone Building, 2940 Capp Street