Building a community is about creating opportunities to bring people together. Sometimes we come together around the issues that effect us. Sometimes we get together to celebrate our achievements. Sometimes we just need to sit with a cold drink and chat.
The San Francisco and California Reparations Advisory Committees have submitted reports with hundreds of recommendations.
What are the key similarities and differences?
Which proposals will move forward and who will decide?
Watch our panel discussion on the status of reparations proposals, the next steps, and the Black experience in San Francisco.
Eric McDonnell, Chair of the San Francisco Reparations Advisory Committee
Don Tamaki, California Reparations Task Force Member
James Taylor, San Francisco Reparations Advisory Committee Member
Moderated by Otis Taylor, KQED Managing Editor
Affordable Housing Panel
With its access to public transit and swaths of underutilized land, the eastern neighborhoods are primed to put housing development plans in motion.
Many housing advocates are pushing to expand development plans across the city. Some see this development as a path to more affordable housing, while others are pushing back, saying, "Not in my backyard!"
Where do you stand? Can you afford to live here?
California State Senator
Housing & Land Use Advisor, Office of Mayor London Breed
Housing Action Coalition
Executive Director C.A.R.E.
ENDC 5-Year Anniversary
A big 'thank you' to all our members and supporters who came out to celebrate ENDC's 5-year anniversary! You are the reason we exist and fight for the democratic values that our eastern communities deserve.
To our sponsors...
All Photos by Larry Wong Photography
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Day of Service:
Date: Saturday, August 20th
Time: 10:00 to Noon
Location: Victoria Manalo Draves Park – 16 Sherman St. San Francisco
Join ENDC for a day of action in SOMA! Along with our partners, the ENDC team is organizing a neighborhood cleanup in the area around Victoria Manalo Draves Park.
We'll also be helping community members register to vote ahead of the November 8th election.
Assembly Member Matt Haney
District 6 Supervisor Matt Dorsey
Sign up so we know who's coming!
ENDC Third Quarter Social
Date: Thursday, September 29th
Time: 5:30 to 7:30PM
Location: Mars Bar – 798 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94103
More information to come.
Against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-1960s, a young San Francisco Chinatown resident armed with a 16mm camera and leftover film scraps from a local TV station, turned his lens onto his community. Screening a discussion with the filmmakers
Social Justice Series
the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the historical impacts that lack of access to adequate healthcare services has had on low-income and minority communities. This live conversation with health experts and community activists will provide a deep dive into ongoing initiatives, potential solutions, and next steps to help get event attendees involved to improve public health in their communities.
San Francisco Politics 101
An A-to-Z look at San Francisco's political landscape with news columnist Joel Engardio and members of the ENDC board, explaining how local politics work with an introspective look at the major policy dynamics and features of the eastern neighborhoods.