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Fight for 15 in SF Chris on the doors

We’re hiring! $15/hour to build working class power!

Join the movement for tax and budget justice! Our city and our state are at a crossroads. Income inequality is surging, evictions are through the roof, and our public institutions and infrastructure are dilapidated from decades of disinvestment.But we know grassroots organizing … Continue reading →...

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SFR member assembly intro copy

Tenants and workers are rising!

On the heels of the massive citywide tenant convention this winter that brought together over 1,000 renters from all across San Francisco comes a huge rally: Act Now! Our City, Our Homes!, Saturday, April 26, 12pm-3pm in Civic Center Plaza. Join San Francisco Rising and the SF Anti-Displacement … Continue reading →...

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Free MUNI for Youth

2014 Strategic Campaigns

San Francisco is facing an untenable crisis of affordability: rents are through the roof, evictions are exploding, and good jobs for working class communities of color are increasingly too hard to find. But a movement is growing to make San … Continue reading →...

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Twitter Day of Action Flyer

#ThrownOutbyTwitter – November 7 Day of Action

#Corporate Welfare In the Spring of 2011, the City & County of San Francisco approved the Central Market/Tenderloin Payroll Expense Tax Exclusion — commonly known as the “Twitter Tax Break.” In so doing, San Francisco’s Mayor and Board of Supervisors … Continue reading →...

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Question about Obamacare?

Affordable Care Act & Healthy SF

Affordable Care Act Starting January 2014, most Californians will have access to affordable, quality health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). Now more of us can afford to see our doctors regularly, we can stop … Continue reading →...

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Legislative & Policy Work

2013 Strategic Campaigns

Each day, San Francisco Rising’s nine member organizations do the work of organizing San Francisco’s working class communities of color. In addition to the voter education and engagement we undertake in our regular civic engagement programs, San Francisco Rising leverages the … Continue reading →...

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SFR Fall 2013 CEP DT Samanta Joseph Ben