Upcoming & Past Events
- Wed, Jun 08WebinarJoin RescueSF for a discussion on the documentary film "Beyond Homeless: Finding Hope" with a panel of experts and audience Q&A to discuss the root causes of homelessness and how to mobilize our community to enact solutions.
- Tue, Jun 07Watch www.sfgovtv.orgA Place for All (APA), a policy and a plan to shelter those on our streets, was unanimously approved by the members of the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services (PSNS) Committee. It now goes to the Board of Supervisors for its final vote on June 7th.
- Thu, May 12Call-In: 415-655-0001, ID: 2490 219 9126##The ordinance would require the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing to prepare an implementation plan within three months, including an estimate of how many people would be expected to accept shelter in the City and the cost of providing shelter for all people willing to accept it.
Past Speaker Series
Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness and Executive Director of the UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative discuss Proposition C
Speaker Series: Jennifer Friedenbach & Cynthia Nagendra, "Proposition C"
November 19, 2020
Supervisor Hillary Ronen, a co-author of Mental Health SF, and Dr. Hali Hammer, from the Department of Public Health, discuss the City’s new approach to mental health care for the unhoused
Speaker Series: Supervisor Hillary Ronen & Dr. Hali Hammer, "Mental Health SF"
October 22, 2020
CEO of Destination: Home, a public-private partnership serving as the backbone organization for collective impact strategies to end homelessness in Santa Clara County
Speaker Series: Jennifer Loving, Destination: Home
September 30, 2020
CEO of the largest homeless housing and services provider in the Bay Area discusses the success of “Housing First” approaches to ending homelessness
Speaker Series: Louis Chicoine, Abode Services
July 23, 2020
Senior representative of San Francisco city government explains the city’s response to the homelessness crisis
Speaker Series: Emily Cohen, Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing
July 15, 2020
Downtown Streets Team is ending homelessness by restoring the dignity and rebuilding the lives of unhoused men and women
Speaker Series: Eileen Richardson and Romie Nottage, Downtown Streets Team
July 8, 2020
Hastings Dean discusses Hastings’s lawsuit to force the city of San Francisco to clean the streets and house the homeless in the Tenderloin
Speaker Series: David Faigman, UC Hastings
July 1, 2020
After covering homelessness for many years, seasoned Chronicle reporter shares his insights on potential solutions for San Francisco
Speaker Series: Kevin Fagan, San Francisco Chronicle
June 24, 2020
RescueSF hosted a speakers series and provided these videos as a public service. The views expressed by guests are their own, and their appearance on RescueSF Speakers does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent.