Dec/31/2010 Day 6 – Kuumba – 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration presented by The Village Project

Posted by Richard • December 31st, 2010

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Day 6: Friday, December 31st, 1 pm
Kuumba (creativity): to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Location: The Jazz Heritage Center’s Koret Lobby/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore

The Village Project Presents

5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, 2010

“Uniting to Strengthen Our Families and Communities”

December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — The Village Project, in collaboration with the YMCA, MOEWD, SUPERVSIOR ROSS MIRKARIMI and other community organizations, presents its 5th Kwanzaa Celebration 2010 for the City of San Francisco. The celebration is seven days of free events throughout the city to celebrate the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa. There will be plenty of food & live entertainment, featuring the infamous blues & jazz vocalist, Lady Mem’fis and blues legend, Bobbie Spider Webb.

Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is celebrated annually by more than 30 million people worldwide, over seven days from December 26 to January 1. The values of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba, are critical tools for addressing the issues facing the African-American community. Adrian Williams has revived the celebration of Kwanzaa throughout San Francisco, by connecting traditionally African American communities for this celebration. She is the founder of The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition.

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa will be hosted at nine different venues throughout the City. Participating communities will present exciting and enriching cultural programs intended to both engage and entertain the entire family. The Community Partners of these events include: THE YMCA, THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, MAYOR’S OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES, SUPERVISOR ROSS MIRKARIMI, COMCAST, RENAISSANCE PARENTS OF SUCCESS, WEST BAY CONFERENCE CENTER, GUSSIES CHICKEN & WAFFLES , WAFRC ,OMI FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER, MARCUS BOOKSTORE, AFRICAN AMERICAN HOLISTIC WELLNESS PROGRAM, SF BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, PLANET FILLMORE COMMUNICATIONS, MINNIE & LOVIE REC CENTER, BAYVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY, AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND CULTURE COMPLEX, THE JAZZ HERITAGE CENTER, YOSHI’S, MOMAGIC, THE MUSICIANS PROJECT, CHRISTINE HARRIS, MALIK SENEFENU, BROTHA CLINT, KWANZA MORTON, MEL SIMMONS & S.N.I.G.

When: December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011
Where: Throughout San Francisco
Tickets: No Charge event

Comcast Newsmakers: The Village Project Celebrates Kwanzaa in a New Decade – San Francisco Style

Kuumba (creativity): to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Friday, December 31st, 1 pm, The Jazz Heritage Center’s Koret Lobby/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore:

Imani (faith): to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
Saturday, January 1, 2011, 3 pm, Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore;

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Dec/30/2010 Day 5 – Nia – 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration presented by The Village Project

Posted by Richard • December 30th, 2010

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Day 5: Thursday, December 30th, 6:00 pm
Nia (purpose): to make our collective vocation the building of our community to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Location: African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton

The Village Project Presents

5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, 2010

“Uniting to Strengthen Our Families and Communities”

December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — The Village Project, in collaboration with the YMCA, MOEWD, SUPERVSIOR ROSS MIRKARIMI and other community organizations, presents its 5th Kwanzaa Celebration 2010 for the City of San Francisco. The celebration is seven days of free events throughout the city to celebrate the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa. There will be plenty of food & live entertainment, featuring the infamous blues & jazz vocalist, Lady Mem’fis and blues legend, Bobbie Spider Webb.

Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is celebrated annually by more than 30 million people worldwide, over seven days from December 26 to January 1. The values of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba, are critical tools for addressing the issues facing the African-American community. Adrian Williams has revived the celebration of Kwanzaa throughout San Francisco, by connecting traditionally African American communities for this celebration. She is the founder of The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition.

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa will be hosted at nine different venues throughout the City. Participating communities will present exciting and enriching cultural programs intended to both engage and entertain the entire family. The Community Partners of these events include: THE YMCA, THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, MAYOR’S OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES, SUPERVISOR ROSS MIRKARIMI, COMCAST, RENAISSANCE PARENTS OF SUCCESS, WEST BAY CONFERENCE CENTER, GUSSIES CHICKEN & WAFFLES , WAFRC ,OMI FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER, MARCUS BOOKSTORE, AFRICAN AMERICAN HOLISTIC WELLNESS PROGRAM, SF BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, PLANET FILLMORE COMMUNICATIONS, MINNIE & LOVIE REC CENTER, BAYVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY, AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND CULTURE COMPLEX, THE JAZZ HERITAGE CENTER, YOSHI’S, MOMAGIC, THE MUSICIANS PROJECT, CHRISTINE HARRIS, MALIK SENEFENU, BROTHA CLINT, KWANZA MORTON, MEL SIMMONS & S.N.I.G.

When: December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011
Where: Throughout San Francisco
Tickets: No Charge event

Comcast Newsmakers: The Village Project Celebrates Kwanzaa in a New Decade – San Francisco Style

Nia (purpose): to make our collective vocation the building of our community to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Thursday, December 30th, 6 pm, Program, African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton:

Kuumba (creativity): to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Friday, December 31st, 1 pm, The Jazz Heritage Center’s Koret Lobby/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore:

Imani (faith): to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
Saturday, January 1, 2011, 3 pm, Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore;

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Dec/29/2010 Day 4 – Ujamaa – 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration presented by The Village Project

Posted by Richard • December 29th, 2010

Day 4: Wednesday, December 29th
Ujamaa (cooperative economics): to build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses together.
Location 1: 1:00 pm, Buchanan YMCA/WAFRC, 1530 Buchanan
Location 2: 7:00 pm, Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, 650 Capitol Street

The Village Project Presents

5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, 2010

“Uniting to Strengthen Our Families and Communities”

December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — The Village Project, in collaboration with the YMCA, MOEWD, SUPERVSIOR ROSS MIRKARIMI and other community organizations, presents its 5th Kwanzaa Celebration 2010 for the City of San Francisco. The celebration is seven days of free events throughout the city to celebrate the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa. There will be plenty of food & live entertainment, featuring the infamous blues & jazz vocalist, Lady Mem’fis and blues legend, Bobbie Spider Webb.

Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is celebrated annually by more than 30 million people worldwide, over seven days from December 26 to January 1. The values of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba, are critical tools for addressing the issues facing the African-American community. Adrian Williams has revived the celebration of Kwanzaa throughout San Francisco, by connecting traditionally African American communities for this celebration. She is the founder of The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition.

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa will be hosted at nine different venues throughout the City. Participating communities will present exciting and enriching cultural programs intended to both engage and entertain the entire family. The Community Partners of these events include: THE YMCA, THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, MAYOR’S OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES, SUPERVISOR ROSS MIRKARIMI, COMCAST, RENAISSANCE PARENTS OF SUCCESS, WEST BAY CONFERENCE CENTER, GUSSIES CHICKEN & WAFFLES , WAFRC ,OMI FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER, MARCUS BOOKSTORE, AFRICAN AMERICAN HOLISTIC WELLNESS PROGRAM, SF BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, PLANET FILLMORE COMMUNICATIONS, MINNIE & LOVIE REC CENTER, BAYVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY, AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND CULTURE COMPLEX, THE JAZZ HERITAGE CENTER, YOSHI’S, MOMAGIC, THE MUSICIANS PROJECT, CHRISTINE HARRIS, MALIK SENEFENU, BROTHA CLINT, KWANZA MORTON, MEL SIMMONS & S.N.I.G.

When: December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011
Where: Throughout San Francisco
Tickets: No Charge event

Comcast Newsmakers: The Village Project Celebrates Kwanzaa in a New Decade – San Francisco Style

Ujamaa (cooperative economics): to build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses together.
Wednesday, December 29th, 1:00 pm, Buchanan YMCA/WAFRC, 1530 Buchanan; 7 pm, Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, 650 Capitol Street:

Nia (purpose): to make our collective vocation the building of our community to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Thursday, December 30th, 6 pm, Program, African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton:

Kuumba (creativity): to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Friday, December 31st, 1 pm, The Jazz Heritage Center’s Koret Lobby/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore:

Imani (faith): to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
Saturday, January 1, 2011, 3 pm, Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore;

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Dec/29/2010 LCCR Offers New Tuesday Legal Services Clinic at Mo’ Magic

Posted by Richard • December 29th, 2010

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Offers New Tuesday Legal Services Clinic at Mo’ Magic

Location:
1294 Fillmore Street
San Francisco 94115
Google Map

Financial Empowerment Workshop
January 11, 2011
6:00 pm
You will learn about:
• Credit scores and what they mean
• How to improve your credit score
• How to protect yourself from credit card companies and cash checking companies

Second Chance Reentry Clinic
January 25, 2011
6:00 pm
If you have past arrests or convictions, you can get legal advice on:
• Job licensing applications and denials
• Criminal background checks
• Housing and employment law issues
• Driver’s license suspensions
For the best advice, please bring a recent RAP sheet (Record of Arrest and Prosecution). To obtain your RAP sheet, please view instructions: How to Get Your Rap Sheet (pdf).

For more information, please contact Tanya Koshy (Clinic Coordinator, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights) at tkoshy@lccr.com or 415-543-9444, ext. 235.

View Flyer of LCCR Community Outreach (pdf)

Dec/28/2010 Day 3 – Ujima – 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration presented by The Village Project

Posted by Richard • December 28th, 2010

Day 3: Tuesday, December 28th, 3:00 pm
Ujima (collective work and responsibility): to build and maintain our community together and make our sister’s and brother’s problems our problems and to solve them together.
Location: Bayview YMCA/Bayview Library, 1601 Lane Street

The Village Project Presents

5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, 2010

“Uniting to Strengthen Our Families and Communities”

December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — The Village Project, in collaboration with the YMCA, MOEWD, SUPERVSIOR ROSS MIRKARIMI and other community organizations, presents its 5th Kwanzaa Celebration 2010 for the City of San Francisco. The celebration is seven days of free events throughout the city to celebrate the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa. There will be plenty of food & live entertainment, featuring the infamous blues & jazz vocalist, Lady Mem’fis and blues legend, Bobbie Spider Webb.

Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is celebrated annually by more than 30 million people worldwide, over seven days from December 26 to January 1. The values of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba, are critical tools for addressing the issues facing the African-American community. Adrian Williams has revived the celebration of Kwanzaa throughout San Francisco, by connecting traditionally African American communities for this celebration. She is the founder of The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition.

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa will be hosted at nine different venues throughout the City. Participating communities will present exciting and enriching cultural programs intended to both engage and entertain the entire family. The Community Partners of these events include: THE YMCA, THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, MAYOR’S OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES, SUPERVISOR ROSS MIRKARIMI, COMCAST, RENAISSANCE PARENTS OF SUCCESS, WEST BAY CONFERENCE CENTER, GUSSIES CHICKEN & WAFFLES , WAFRC ,OMI FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER, MARCUS BOOKSTORE, AFRICAN AMERICAN HOLISTIC WELLNESS PROGRAM, SF BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, PLANET FILLMORE COMMUNICATIONS, MINNIE & LOVIE REC CENTER, BAYVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY, AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND CULTURE COMPLEX, THE JAZZ HERITAGE CENTER, YOSHI’S, MOMAGIC, THE MUSICIANS PROJECT, CHRISTINE HARRIS, MALIK SENEFENU, BROTHA CLINT, KWANZA MORTON, MEL SIMMONS & S.N.I.G.

When: December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011
Where: Throughout San Francisco
Tickets: No Charge event

Comcast Newsmakers: The Village Project Celebrates Kwanzaa in a New Decade – San Francisco Style

Ujima (collective work and responsibility): to build and maintain our community together and make our sister’s and brother’s problems our problems and to solve them together.
Tuesday, December 28th, 3:00 pm, Bayview YMCA/Bayview Library, 1601 Lane Street

Ujamaa (cooperative economics): to build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses together.
Wednesday, December 29th, 1:00 pm, Buchanan YMCA/WAFRC, 1530 Buchanan; 7 pm, Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, 650 Capitol Street:

Nia (purpose): to make our collective vocation the building of our community to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Thursday, December 30th, 6 pm, Program, African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton:

Kuumba (creativity): to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Friday, December 31st, 1 pm, The Jazz Heritage Center’s Koret Lobby/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore:

Imani (faith): to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
Saturday, January 1, 2011, 3 pm, Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore;

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Dec/27/2010 Day 2 – Kujichagulia – 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration presented by The Village Project

Posted by Richard • December 27th, 2010

Day 2: Monday, December 27th
Kujichagulia (self-determination): to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.
Location 1: 12 Noon, City Hall, 1 Dr. Goodlett Way
Location 2: 6:00 pm, Gussies Chicken & Waffles, 1521 Eddy

The Village Project Presents

5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, 2010

“Uniting to Strengthen Our Families and Communities”

December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — The Village Project, in collaboration with the YMCA, MOEWD, SUPERVSIOR ROSS MIRKARIMI and other community organizations, presents its 5th Kwanzaa Celebration 2010 for the City of San Francisco. The celebration is seven days of free events throughout the city to celebrate the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa. There will be plenty of food & live entertainment, featuring the infamous blues & jazz vocalist, Lady Mem’fis and blues legend, Bobbie Spider Webb.

Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is celebrated annually by more than 30 million people worldwide, over seven days from December 26 to January 1. The values of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba, are critical tools for addressing the issues facing the African-American community. Adrian Williams has revived the celebration of Kwanzaa throughout San Francisco, by connecting traditionally African American communities for this celebration. She is the founder of The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition.

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa will be hosted at nine different venues throughout the City. Participating communities will present exciting and enriching cultural programs intended to both engage and entertain the entire family. The Community Partners of these events include: THE YMCA, THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, MAYOR’S OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES, SUPERVISOR ROSS MIRKARIMI, COMCAST, RENAISSANCE PARENTS OF SUCCESS, WEST BAY CONFERENCE CENTER, GUSSIES CHICKEN & WAFFLES , WAFRC ,OMI FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER, MARCUS BOOKSTORE, AFRICAN AMERICAN HOLISTIC WELLNESS PROGRAM, SF BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, PLANET FILLMORE COMMUNICATIONS, MINNIE & LOVIE REC CENTER, BAYVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY, AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND CULTURE COMPLEX, THE JAZZ HERITAGE CENTER, YOSHI’S, MOMAGIC, THE MUSICIANS PROJECT, CHRISTINE HARRIS, MALIK SENEFENU, BROTHA CLINT, KWANZA MORTON, MEL SIMMONS & S.N.I.G.

When: December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011
Where: Throughout San Francisco
Tickets: No Charge event

Comcast Newsmakers: The Village Project Celebrates Kwanzaa in a New Decade – San Francisco Style

Kujichagulia (self-determination): to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.
Monday, December 27th, 12 Noon, City Hall, 1 Dr. Goodlett Way; 6:00 pm, Gussies Chicken & Waffles, 1521 Eddy

Ujima (collective work and responsibility): to build and maintain our community together and make our sister’s and brother’s problems our problems and to solve them together.
Tuesday, December 28th, 3:00 pm, Bayview YMCA/Bayview Library, 1601 Lane Street

Ujamaa (cooperative economics): to build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses together.
Wednesday, December 29th, 1:00 pm, Buchanan YMCA/WAFRC, 1530 Buchanan; 7 pm, Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, 650 Capitol Street:

Nia (purpose): to make our collective vocation the building of our community to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Thursday, December 30th, 6 pm, Program, African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton:

Kuumba (creativity): to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Friday, December 31st, 1 pm, The Jazz Heritage Center’s Koret Lobby/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore:

Imani (faith): to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
Saturday, January 1, 2011, 3 pm, Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore;

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Dec/26/2010 Day 1 – Umoja – 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration presented by The Village Project

Posted by Richard • December 26th, 2010

Day 1: Sunday, December 26th, 6 pm
Umoja (unity): to strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.
Location: West Bay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore

The Village Project Presents

5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, 2010

“Uniting to Strengthen Our Families and Communities”

December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO — The Village Project, in collaboration with the YMCA, MOEWD, SUPERVSIOR ROSS MIRKARIMI and other community organizations, presents its 5th Kwanzaa Celebration 2010 for the City of San Francisco. The celebration is seven days of free events throughout the city to celebrate the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa. There will be plenty of food & live entertainment, featuring the infamous blues & jazz vocalist, Lady Mem’fis and blues legend, Bobbie Spider Webb.

Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is celebrated annually by more than 30 million people worldwide, over seven days from December 26 to January 1. The values of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba, are critical tools for addressing the issues facing the African-American community. Adrian Williams has revived the celebration of Kwanzaa throughout San Francisco, by connecting traditionally African American communities for this celebration. She is the founder of The Village Project, a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition.

The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa will be hosted at nine different venues throughout the City. Participating communities will present exciting and enriching cultural programs intended to both engage and entertain the entire family. The Community Partners of these events include: THE YMCA, THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, MAYOR’S OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES, SUPERVISOR ROSS MIRKARIMI, COMCAST, RENAISSANCE PARENTS OF SUCCESS, WEST BAY CONFERENCE CENTER, GUSSIES CHICKEN & WAFFLES , WAFRC ,OMI FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER, MARCUS BOOKSTORE, AFRICAN AMERICAN HOLISTIC WELLNESS PROGRAM, SF BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, PLANET FILLMORE COMMUNICATIONS, MINNIE & LOVIE REC CENTER, BAYVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY, AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND CULTURE COMPLEX, THE JAZZ HERITAGE CENTER, YOSHI’S, MOMAGIC, THE MUSICIANS PROJECT, CHRISTINE HARRIS, MALIK SENEFENU, BROTHA CLINT, KWANZA MORTON, MEL SIMMONS & S.N.I.G.

When: December 26, 2010 thru January 1, 2011
Where: Throughout San Francisco
Tickets: No Charge event

Comcast Newsmakers: The Village Project Celebrates Kwanzaa in a New Decade – San Francisco Style

Umoja (unity): to strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.
Sunday, December 26th, 6 pm, West Bay Conference Center, 1290 Fillmore

Kujichagulia (self-determination): to define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.
Monday, December 27th, 12 Noon, City Hall, 1 Dr. Goodlett Way; 6:00 pm, Gussies Chicken & Waffles, 1521 Eddy

Ujima (collective work and responsibility): to build and maintain our community together and make our sister’s and brother’s problems our problems and to solve them together.
Tuesday, December 28th, 3:00 pm, Bayview YMCA/Bayview Library, 1601 Lane Street

Ujamaa (cooperative economics): to build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses together.
Wednesday, December 29th, 1:00 pm, Buchanan YMCA/WAFRC, 1530 Buchanan; 7 pm, Minnie & Lovie Rec Center, 650 Capitol Street:

Nia (purpose): to make our collective vocation the building of our community to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
Thursday, December 30th, 6 pm, Program, African American Arts & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton:

Kuumba (creativity): to do as much as we can to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
Friday, December 31st, 1 pm, The Jazz Heritage Center’s Koret Lobby/Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore:

Imani (faith): to believe with our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.
Saturday, January 1, 2011, 3 pm, Marcus Book Store, 1712 Fillmore;

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Dec/23/2010 Public Meeting Announcement for Kimbell Playground Renovation

Posted by Richard • December 23rd, 2010

Kimbell Playground Renovation

Have questions about the upcoming renovations to Kimbell Playground?
Have thoughts, concerns, or ideas you would like to share with the project team?
Want to learn more about the capital project process?
Want to know how you can get involved?

Please join us in the first in a series of Public Meetings and share your ideas for a renovated Kimbell Playground. Your input is very important! Pass the word around!

DATE: Saturday, January 8, 2011
TIME: 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Food/Refreshments
(Celebrate 2nd Anniversary of Friends of Kimbell PG)
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Playground Meeting
LOCATION: Hamilton Recreation Center, 1900 Geary Boulevard

For additional information, please contact Project Manager Dan Mauer at 415.581.2542 or Dan.Mauer@sfgov.org.

View Flyer of Kimbell Public Notice (pdf)

Dec/22/2010 TrainGreenSF Academy Orientation in Western Addition

Posted by Richard • December 22nd, 2010

A new entry level Solar Thermal Training was added for January 2011. Also, the Energy Efficiency and Administrative Assistant Trainings are now entry level.

Orientation Schedule and One Stop Career Link Center Locations:

  • Nov 24 at 10am at Southeast One Stop Center, 1800 Oakdale Ave.
  • Dec 1 at 10am at Mission One Stop Center, 3120 Mission St.
  • Dec 8 at 10am at Goodwill One Stop Center, 1500 Mission St.
  • Dec 15 at 10am at Southeast One Stop Center, 1800 Oakdale Ave.
  • Dec 22 at 10am at Western Addition One Stop, 1449 Webster St.
  • Dec 29 at 10am at Goodwill One Stop Center, 1500 Mission St.

The following is an overview of all of the TrainGreenSF Sector Academy Training Tracks. Please carefully review each of the program descriptions for eligibility requirements, training dates, and how to apply.

Spring 2011 Entry Level Energy Efficiency Training
January 18-May 27, 2011; 20 hours per week

The CCSF Energy Efficiency training programs prepare students for jobs in the energy efficiency and auditing industry.  The program covers energy efficiency concepts, auditing principles and techniques, and weatherization skills. No previous construction experience is necessary.

Eligibility Requirements:
· Age 18 or older
· Ability to speak and understand conversational English
· High School Diploma or GED
· 10th grade math and English level
· Ability to move in small spaces (e.g. attics and crawl spaces)

Spring 2011 Entry Level Solar Thermal Training
January 18-May 27, 2011; 20 hours per week

The CCSF Solar Thermal training program prepares students for jobs in the solar hot water industry. The program covers basic construction skills construction safety, plumbing, blueprint reading and design and installation of solar thermal (solar hot water) systems. No previous construction experience is necessary.

Eligibility Requirements:
· Age 18 or older
· Ability to speak and understand conversational English
· High School Diploma or GED
· 10th grade math and English level
· Ability to move in small spaces (e.g. attics and crawl spaces)

Spring 2011 Entry Level Administrative Assistant/Back Office Training
January 18-May 27, 2011; 20 hours per week
The CCSF training program prepares students for administrative assistant positions within solar, energy efficiency and green companies. Skills covered will include: customer service, keyboarding, Microsoft Office and Excel, business English, and more. Students will receive workplace simulation practice and introduction to green industries.

Eligibility Requirements:
· Age 18 or older
· High School Diploma or GED
· Ability to speak and understand conversational English
· 9th grade math and English level

Fall 2010 Recycling and Resource Recovery Trainings
January 1 – February 11, 2011; February 14-March 25, 2011; March 28-May 6, 2011
Monday- Friday 8:00am-12:00pm
The SF Clean City Recycling and Resource Recovery Training curriculum aims to provide environmental literacy and vocational skills training through classroom, active practice, and field trip settings in the waste reduction, recycling, reuse, and recovery fields, in preparation for applying for and working in a related green collar job.

Eligibility Requirements:
· Age 18 or older
· Ability to speak and understand conversational English
· 8th grade math and English level
· Ability to lift 20 pounds
· Ability to walk continuously for up to two hours

Spring 2011 Transportation Training
Open enrollment class, 10-12 weeks long; 20 hour week
The Goodwill Transportation Training prepares students for commercial driver’s license (CDL A) with passenger endorsement. The training is a combination of classroom lecture covering customer service, industry standards, Department of Transportation regulations, and safety protocols along with environmentally efficient driving and vehicle maintenance practices. Students receive hands-on training using a state of the art driving simulator and behind the wheel driving instruction. Students are accompanied by the instructor to the commercial driving test.

Eligibility Requirements:
· San Francisco resident
· Age 22 or older
· Ability to speak and understand conversational English
· 7th grade math and English level
· Class C license with clean DMV record
· Ability to pass DOT drug test and physical

Interested participants MUST attend a TrainGreenSF Orientation Session prior to enrollment. For all orientation dates, please view the orientation schedule on the TrainGreenSF Flyer.

Dec/21/2010 Holiday Brunch at Ella Hill Hutch Community Center

Posted by Richard • December 21st, 2010


Ella Hill Hutch Community Center
1050 McAllister Street SF 94115
11 am to 2 pm
December 21

Please join us for good cheer and good friends at our Holiday Brunch party. For tickets, please contact Mo’ Magic at 415-563-5207 or Ella Hill Hutch CC 415-921-6276.

All proceeds benefit Team Magic and Ella Hill Hutch Youth Development Programming. Youth-made products, including cards, T-shirts, gift baskets, jewelry, etc., will be available for purchase. Lunch prepared and served by your Western Addition neighborhood youth.

View Flyer of Holiday Brunch (pdf)