Category Archives: Newsletter

Sample E-mail – Board of Education

To Members of the San Francisco Board of Education: I urge you to vote yes on the “Safe Sleeping Sites” Resolution No. 204-28A1 (In Support of Utilizing School District Property in Conjunction with Citywide Plan to Establish Safe Sleeping Sites … Continue reading

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ACTION REQUIRED! E-mail the Board of Education re: “Safe Sleeping Sites” NOW!

A big thank you to everyone who’s e-mailed the Board of Supervisors (BOS) and the Board of Education members to ask for a “yes” to the “Safe Sleeping Site” proposal.   We’ve overachieved with the BOS!!  Just heard from Supervisor Mandelman’s office:  The … Continue reading

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Let’s Support “Safe Sleeping Sites”

Since January DHIC has been working with other D8 community groups to end street camping in our neighborhoods. This is an urgent request to support an alternative to street sleeping: Safe Sleeping Sites. Supervisors Mandelman (D8) and Preston (D5) are … Continue reading

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Please Give Public Comment at April 28 BOS Meeting

Please give public comment during the Board of Supervisors’ meeting (2pm Tuesday, April 28). The meeting is remote. Comments on this resolution will be heard at the start of the meeting. Here are instructions on how to watch, listen and … Continue reading

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Media Coverage of Safe Sleeping Sites

San Francisco Chronicle: Will San Francisco Embrace “Safe” Tent Encampment Sites? Mission Local: School Board President Urges SFUSD to Host Tent Camp San Francisco Public Press: Supervisor Pushes for Socially Distanced Homeless Tent Camps

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A Better Place for Tents

Around the City during this health emergency, clusters of homeless people are sleeping outside in tents. This is not safe, healthy, or compassionate. The Centers for Disease Control advise that tents need to be properly socially distanced and that people … Continue reading

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E-mail Elected Officials to Support “Safe Sleeping Sites”

Please email our Elected Officials Email message  (or write your own): To San Francisco Supervisors and Mayor Breed:  I support Safe Sleeping Sites as an alternative to sleeping on the streets.  I urge you to vote yes on the “Safe … Continue reading

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Important COVID-19 Information & Links

DHIC wants to share important COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information that will help us stay healthy and support each other.  On March 6, the city of San Francisco declared a local health emergency. Every day since then has brought a new challenges and … Continue reading

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Links to Key Websites

San Francisco Department of Public Health Assistance & Guidance for Employers & Employees

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Moratorium on Evictions

The Mayor also announced a moratorium on residential evictions for non-payment of rent due to public health orders or impacts of the virus. Senator Wiener and Assemblymember Ting are also pursuing state legislation to prohibit evictions and foreclosures related to the … Continue reading

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