Supervisor Walton - Community Events and Announcements

March 2020 - District 10 Community Events & Announcements
 
Due to the high amount of community events and announcements, we send a separate events and announcements newsletter which will include a broader scope of annoucements. If you have any announcements that you would like to include, please email natalie.gee@sfgov.org.
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Coronavirus/COVID-10 Preparedness Alert

 

At the time of this newsletter, San Francisco has 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. The two patients are unrelated and both are being cared for at separate hospitals. The patients do not have a history of travel to a location with confirmed COVID-19 cases, and have no known contact with a person with a confirmed COVID-19 case. These cases are likely indicative of community transmission of COVID-19.

On Thursday, March 5, Lowell High School decided to close the school and all events and gatherings for the time being out of an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of the community due to a student related to one of the patients being treated for COVID-19 in San Francisco.

The best way for all San Franciscans to reduce their risk of getting sick, as with seasonal colds or the flu, still applies to prevent COVID-19:
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
  • Cover your cough or sneeze;
  • Stay home if you are sick;
  • Get your flu shot to protect against flu or symptoms similar to COVID-19;
  • Try alternatives to shaking hands, like an elbow bump or wave; and
  • If you have recently returned from a country with ongoing COVID-19 infections, monitor your health and follow the instructions of public health officials.
There is no recommendation to wear masks at this time to prevent yourself from getting sick. You can also prepare for the possible disruption caused by an outbreak:
  • Make sure you have a supply of all essential medications for your family;
  • Make a child care plan if you or a caregiver are sick;
  • Make arrangements about how your family will manage a school closure; and
  • Make a plan for how you can care for a sick family member without getting sick yourself.
COVID-19 does not discriminate on race, ethnicity, class, gender or sex, and it is important that we do not either. 

Governor Newsom has declared an emergency for the State of California for COVID-19 and the California Department of Insurance and the California Department of Manage Health Care has announce to immediately eliminate cost-sharing, including but not limited to co-pays, deductibles, and coinsurance, for medically necessary screening and testing for COVID-19 and associated hospital, emergency department, urgent care, and provide office visits where the purpose of the visit is to be screened and/or texted for COVID-19. If you have problems accessing care for COVID-19 under your health insurance policy, you may contact the CA Department of Insurance's Consumer Hotline at 1-800-927-4357 or visit www.insurance.ca.gov.

The status of COVID-19 in San Francisco and the region is rapidly evolving. Please check the following online resources or call 3-1-1 for guidance regarding COVID-19 public heath safety information:
    For the most updated information, please visit www.sfdph.org or www.sf72.org.

    Fact Sheets About the Coronavirus: English | 中文 | Espanol | Filipino
    Mask Information: English | 中文 | Espanol | Filipino
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    Reparations Community Meetings

    March 12th, 2020
    Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center
    1751 Carroll Ave.
    5:00pm-7:00pm

    March 16th, 2020
    Eddy & Taylor Family Apartments (Community Room)
    222 Taylor St.
    5:00pm-7:00pm

    March 23rd, 2020
    Ally & Supporters Meeting
    City Hall, Room 201
    5:00pm-7:00pm

    RSVP @ 415.554.7670 or email waltonstaff@sfgov.org
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    Caltrain Closures

    Weekends between February 22 and March 29, Caltrain Electrification crews will be installing the overhead contact system in the four San Francisco tunnels. In order to facilitate this work, trains will not serve the San Francisco or 22nd Street stations on weekends from February 22 to March 29, 2020. Caltrain service will stop at Bayshore Station and free bus service will transport passengers to the 22nd and San Francisco stations. 

    Caltrain encourages customers to consider alternative transit options on weekends, including BART via Millbrae Station. Weekday Caltrain service will not be impacted. For more service information, including a list of transit alternatives, please visit www.caltrain.com/sfweekendclosure.    
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    Smart City Cycling 1 - San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

    Saturday, March 7, 10:30AM - 12:30PM
    Bayview Branch Library, 5075 3rd Street

    Looking to get comfortable riding in San Francisco? Join us for a FREE class covering all you need to know for biking in SF and the Bay Area. This is the perfect class for people interested in riding but intimidated by urban traffic, or anyone already riding to hone their skills. Topics covered include: Choosing a bike and prepping for your ride, rules of the road, biking in city traffic, avoiding collisions, and more! No bicycle is necessary for this class.

    For more information, and to register, visit sfbike.org/edu or contact Eliana Marcus-Tyler (eliana@sfbike.org 415-431-2453x301).
    The first 20 registrants residing in the 94124 zip code who attend the class will receive a free set of bike lights.

    Funding by SFMTA and SFCTA.
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    SFMTA

    https://www.sfmta.com/reports/bayview-cbtp-draft-plan

    The SFMTA is excited to share the draft plan for the Bayview Community Based Transportation Plan (Bayview CBTP). This plan is meant to direct $3.6 million in new transportation investments for the Bayview that was identified, developed, and prioritized entirely by residents. The Bayview CBTP team spent more than a year interacting with more than 4,000 Bayview residents on how the SFMTA can directly respond to their challenges, needs, and values. The draft plan is scheduled to be considered for adoption by the SFMTA Board this month. If you would like the Bayview CBTP team to present the draft plan to your community group or meeting, or would like to provide your input on the draft plan, contact Christopher Kidd at the SFMTA at Christopher.Kidd@sfmta.com.

    MTA also created an additional survey for residents to give direct input on the Draft Plan itself.

    Survey linked here: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5394813/Bayview-Community-Based-Transportation-Plan-feedback
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    Construction-Related Reroute of the 23 Monterey

    Project details:
    Construction at the SFPUC’s Southeast Treatment Plant has begun. In the coming months, Jerrold Avenue between Phelps and Rankin streets will be closed in advance of major construction to ensure public and worker safety. Muni’s 23 Monterey line that currently runs on Jerrold Avenue will be rerouted to Palou Avenue between Phelps and Toland and will serve existing 24 Divisadero stops on Palou in both directions.

    Transit service details:
    Due to the approximately 7 years of construction of the SFPUC Southeast Treatment Plant at 1800 Jerrold Avenue, the 23 Monterrey will be rerouted from Jerrold Avenue to Palou Avenue Service change will begin Saturday, February 22, 2020 and will last for approximately 7 years Reroute to Palou Avenue between Toland and Phelps streets.
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    Bayview Bistro is Back!

    Bayview Bistro is back! Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11am to 4pm, you can expect the same great vendors serving up your favorite dishes at 4101 Third St! To refresh your memory (and your taste buds!), these are the current vendors:
    • Yo Soy Ceviche
    • Vegan Hood Chefs
    • Rome’s Kitchen
    • Ron’s Pit Stop BBQ
    • Tacos Rodriguez
    • Big H BBQ
    Be sure to check the Bayview Bistro website for the most up-to-date calendar of vendors: BayviewBistroSF.com

    We invite you to join SFPUC in being a good neighbor with flavor by supporting these local food vendors from communities surrounding the Southeast Treatment Plant. Visit the Bistro on your next lunch break and share your experience on social media using the #BayviewBistroSF and #SFWater hashtags! Please email us any feedback you have about the Bistro so that we can support continual improvements.

    What is Bayview Bistro?
    Bayview Bistro is a community food hub that empowers Bayview food entrepreneurs to expand their small businesses to new and existing customers that live and work in San Francisco’s Southeast neighborhoods. The hub features a rotating lineup of local food vendors who have meaningful connections to the Bayview community. From its soft launch on July 10th, Bayview Bistro has attracted thousands of customers, successfully transforming a formerly vacant lot into a thriving eatery and gathering space. Thank you to SFPUC’s social impact firms for supporting this initiative: Brown and Caldwell, Jacobs Engineering Group, Black and Veatch, Emerson and Sundt-Walsh Joint Venture.
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    40th Annual San Francisco's Black Cuisine

    It’s time to celebrate 40 years of Black Cuisine highlighting the best of soul food and African American culture in the Bayview. Come back for a family re-union of all of the years of finding old friends and meeting new ones while sharing delectable soul food. Share some family legacy and get in that cooking contest and show the judges what real soul food is about or just come learn how food sustained African Americans.

    Honor the legacy of great music, including the reunion of Grand Theft a band that generated in Bayview over 40 years ago with members who went on to join the Whispers, as well as the Seastrunk Brothers and local community talent.

    Join the fun on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 11am - 6 pm at 1753 Carroll Avenue at Third Street.
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    Cleanup Days from Recology

    Each year there are two cleanup days hosted in each District for residents. No commercial waste or construction material is accepted. The 2020 cleanup day drop off event details for D10 are below.

    Saturday, March 7, 2020
    Time: 8:00am - noon
    Location: Tennessee Street (between 23rd & 24th St.)

    Saturday, September 19, 2020
    Time: 8:00am- noon 
    Location: Tennessee Street (between 23rd & 24th St.)
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    Bayview Fix-It Zone Community Revisit Meeting

    Location: Bayview Hunters Point YMCA,
    1601 Lane St. (in the Conference Center)
    Date: Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
    Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    Who is the Fix-It Team?
    The Fix-It Team is empowered by the Mayor to fix quality of life concerns identified by residents and businesses in 45 San Francisco neighborhoods. We’ve worked with over 1,500 residents to accomplish 4,300+ fixes. Our work in the Bayview began with residents in May 2017 and we will be holding a Revisit Meeting on Tuesday, March 10th

    Bayview focus area: Oakdale-Newhall-McKinnon-Mendell-3rd-Williams

    How to Get Involved
    Share feedback about the quality of life in your neighborhood before
    the meeting: http://bit.ly/3cgQxP2 

    Join us at the Community Revisit Meeting where we will listen and document your new or continuing concerns, then share the next steps for action.

    Can’t attend the meeting?
    Have questions? Or concerns?
    Email us at: fixitteam@sfgov.org
    To receive ongoing updates about the Bayview Fix-It zone, sign up at
    http://bit.ly/3cgQxP2 

    Language Services
    To request interpretation services please email fixitteam@sfgov.org or call (415) 713-7827 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

    Para solicitar servicios de interpretación, envíe un correo electrónico a fixitteam@sfgov.org o
    llame al (415) 713-7827 al menos 48 horas antes de la reunion.

    如有需要語言翻譯服務,
    請電郵到
    fixitteam@sfgov.org 或至
    少在開會前四十八小時打
    電話到 (415) 713-7827 要
    求翻譯。
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    Coyote Workshop

    Join Project Coyote's Ranching with Wildlife Coordinator Keli Hendricks for a talk about coexisting with San Francisco's resident coyotes. Staff from SF Animal Care & Control and SF Rec & Park will be available for questions

    Thursday, March 12 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m

    Temple Sherith Israel at 2266 California Street
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    SFPUC Night Work

    SFPUC will be conducting night work from March 23 till April 25th at 2290 3rd Street.
     
    The purpose of this night work is to make water system improvements at this location. This work does require the water to be turned off, which is why we’re doing the work at night. 
     
    The work will start at 7:00 p.m. and crews will do their best to complete their loudest work early on. The water shutoffs will occur later at night to lessen the impact to residents. 

    Public Notice: Night Work – 2290 3rd Street
    Water System Improvements


    What: SFPUC crews will be making water system improvements at 2290 3rd Street (between 19th & 20th Streets). There may be noticeable noise, vibration, dust, parking & traffic impacts in the work zone and disruption to normal neighborhood activity. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

    When: *March 23rd - April 25th at 7PM - 7AM
    * Weather/construction issues may postpone this work.
    * This work may require a temporary interruption of water
    service.
    Advance notice will be given.

    Who: SFPUC crews will perform the work.
    Work night & Hours:
    March 23 – April 25, 7pm - 7am
    Night time Contact: 311 or leave at message at
    415-554-3233
    info@sfwater.org
    sfwater.org/nightshift

    This work is being done at night to accommodate the needs of neighborhood businesses which are affected by the temporary interruption of water service.
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    Project Pull Internship

    Applications are due March 23, 2020

    Project Pull is committed to diversifying the San Francisco City and County workforce so that it reflects the San Francisco community. Through mentoring and work experience, local youth learn skills and values in leadership, teamwork, integrity, creativity, community service and self-empowerment.  https://sfgov.org/projectpull/
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    CityWorks Summer Internship Program 

    Applications are due March 27, 2020

    CityWorks Summer Internship Program is committed to introducing District 10 young adults to careers in architecture and urban planning, engineering and design, finance and accounting, marketing and communications, government relations, and environmental management. The SFPUC in partnership with its Social Impact Partnership firm partners offers each intern their own unique internship experience.

    Application here.
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    Office of Economic & Workforce Development Community Listening Sessions

    Southeast Community Facility
    April 6th, 2020


    The Office of Economic & Workforce Development will be holding a series of Community Listening Sessions to gather input on our upcoming Request for Proposals. Join us as we discuss how to provide jobs, training & career opportunities for all. Attend a public listening session near you to provide input on how the City supports our local jobseekers. We want to hear from you as we prepare the City’s future workforce programs this fall.

    RSVP NOW: workforce.oewd.org/RFP
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    Camp Blaze 2020 

    UFSW continues to support Camp Blaze in its work to empower young girls through leadership, team work, and confidence building. This is an incredible opportunity for young women from 16-19 years old to go to a week long camp this summer. It is a leadership and empowerment camp base in firefighting skills. The camp is run by volunteers and costs nothing to the camper. Many of our own SF firefighters volunteer their time and energy to be a part of the camp. It is located in Washington State and campers can work with Camp Blaze if they have difficulties with transportation to and from camp.

    CAMP DATES:  AUGUST 1-8, 2020

    https://www.campblazefirecamp.org/campblaze
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    Girls' Sports Survey

    The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department wants to help more girls get more involved in sports. This anonymous, 3-minute survey is for parents/caregivers of girls under age 18 who live or play in San Francisco. Feel free to work together with the girls in your home to answer the survey. Please take one survey per household.

    Thank you for participating! At the end of the survey, you can enter to win a drawing for a Starbucks gift card!

    English survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GirlsSports_Eng

    Chinese survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GirlsSports_Chinese

    Spanish survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GirlsSports_Spanish
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    Can't afford to pay your Fine, Fee, or Ticket in San Francisco?

    The San Francisco Financial Justice Project can help. Check out their resources available to you to reduce fines, fees, tickets and how to qualify. 

    Click here for the resouce guide in English, Chinese and Spanish.
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    HYPE Center needs your donations!

    In the upcoming months, Freedom Forward will be opening its HYPE (Helping Young People Elevate) Center in Potrero for youth ages ~16-24. The HYPE Center will allow youth to come together to easily access services and resources from multiple providers under one roof, engage in leadership development to become effective advocates for themselves and others, and perhaps most importantly, to hang out and just be a youth! The drop-in's offerings, layout, and partners have been defined, shaped, and adjusted by youth.

    They are currently looking for the following support to help equip their community of youth for launch:

    To get involved or ask questions, email hypecenter@freedom-forward.org.

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