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Community Congress envisions a new city

From El Tecolote: http://eltecolote.org/content/2010/08/commuity-congress-envisions-a-new-city/ By Charity Crouse :: EL TECOLOTE – Wednesday August 25, 2010 More than 100 activists gathered Aug. 15-16 to convene a Community Congress exploring ways to bring San Francisco together to address issues of community-based economic … Continue reading

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Community Congress convened

Local progressives adopt policy platform they hope will inform future elections and agendas From SF Bay Guardian: http://www.sfbg.com/2010/08/17/community-congress-convened 08.17.10  | Alex Emslie | About 60 San Francisco citizens voted just before 1 p.m. on Aug. 15 to adopt a progressive … Continue reading

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Final ratified platforms!

We are slowly recovering from the Community Congress, and finally updating the blog with the final ratified documents. Again, thank you to the 200 or so people who spent an entire weekend developing this step in a progressive agenda for … Continue reading

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2010 Community Congress: be part of San Francisco history!

Saturday, August 14, 9am – 5pm, and Sunday, August 15, 9am – 1pm University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall (please note change of location), at Parker and McAllister, directly behind St. Ignatius Church (Muni lines 5, 21, 31, and 33). … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Recommendations 2010

Guiding principles 1. Economic development policies must contribute to the health and well-being of the city’s neighborhoods and residents, provide decent wages, have a positive impact on the urban environment, and promote alternative ownership models. 2. Local government is a … Continue reading

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING & TENANTS’ RIGHTS Recommendations 2010

Land Use Policy Amend the Housing Element to create a linkage between the construction of new affordable housing and market rate housing which fulfils the demand for affordable housing created by market rate housing development even if such linkage would … Continue reading

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PUBLIC TRANSIT Recommendations 2010

I.  Early Action Items Start a citywide dialogue on Muni.  The discussion should be ongoing and should include motorists, Muni drivers, Muni riders, neighborhood groups, business people, labor groups, low income groups, ethnic groups, seniors, youth and the disabled.  To … Continue reading

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