The University of San Francisco’s Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good presents the Infinite San Francisco event series.
 
 The purpose of these events is to explore and celebrate unique aspects of some of San Francisco’s neighborhoods, including the Tenderloin, Mission, Western Addition, Bayview, and Chinatown.  Participants will learn about neighborhood histories, demographics, assets, dilemmas and opportunities from a panel of local historians, community activists, service providers, and USF faculty.  Engage in dialogue around timely issues and enduring themes that shape and complicate our perceptions of, and relationships with, our community. 

 What: Infinite San Francisco Event Series Kickoff: Celebrating the Tenderloin
 When: October 6, 2011, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Where: The University of San Francisco campus, McLaren 250
 
 The event includes panel conversation, round table discussions, and networking lunch.
 
Tenderloin Event Panelists
 Jennifer Friedenbach, Executive Director of Coalition on Homelessness
Evelyn Y. Ho, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at USF
Rev. Glenda Hope, Executive Director of Network Ministries
Kimberly Pirring, USF undergraduate and DeMarrilac Academy Alum
Don Stannard-Friel, Tenderloin historian and Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Notre Dame DeNamur University
 
Moderator: Christine Yeh, Professor, School of Education, USF
 
 This event series serves as a response, through the lens of public service and community engagement, to Rebecca Solnit’s 2010 publication (and USF’s required first year reading), Infinite City, a multilayered thematic examination of the geography of San Francisco.
 
Upcoming Events
 Mission
 November 16, 2011 9:30am-1:30pm, McLaren 250
 
 Western Addition
 Spring 2012 (date and location TBD)

 Bayview
 Spring 2012 (date and location TBD)
 
 Chinatown
 Spring 2012 (date and location TBD)


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