Community Meeting: Trader Joe’s

Today at 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the African American Art & Culture Complex. Supervisor Vallie Brown a Trader Joe’s will be hosting a community meeting on a proposed grocery store for the Western Addition. If you have any questions or concerns you can have it answer at the community meeting tonight.

2019 San Francisco Education Fair

On October 5th San Francisco High School of the Arts and Bay Area Parent presents 2019 San Francisco Education Fair.

The 2019 San Francisco Education Fair will provide an opportunity for students and parents to educate themselves about their private education options in San Francisco. Students and families will also have access to leading authorities and practitioners in areas related to the college admission and enrollment process.

Engage with top-rated private and independent K-12 schools and meet face-to-face with school admission officials.

Our Educational Fair is open to families with children from all grade levels, from preschool to high school. The Education Fair is designed to reach out to these prospective students and their families and show them their options for elementary schools, secondary schools, and private colleges. To ensure accessibility to families with young children, we will provide a play place with a jumper slide (bounce house) for children 12 and under to play in.

For more information click here.

RSVP click here.

DCYF Family Summit

On December 7th, DCYF is hosting a Family Summit at Ida B. Wells High School from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Community is encouraged to attend to voice your personal stories, experiences, and perspectives to help make San Francisco a great place to grow up.

This event will have a critical role in the planning process for the next five years. So have your voice heard and register to attend this Family Summit.

To register and for more information click here.

San Francisco Financial Planning Day 2019

The Financial Planning Association of San Francisco is having their 10th annual financial planning day on October 26 at the main library. This year there will be presentations on student loans, saving for college, financial aid, scholarships, and grants as well as investing basics, a tax update and a presentation on marriage & financial planning. Local non-profits will be presenting on understanding credit and how to get started with your budget.

Spanish and Chinese language translators will be available.

For more information and register click here.

Community Partnership Innovation Fund

University of San Francisco’s faculty, staff, students and community partners are invited to apply to Engage San Francisco’s Community Partnership Innovation Fund (CPIF) for grants of up to $5000. There must be at least one USF-affiliated applicant and one applicant from an organization providing services in the Western Addition. Funds will support teams in completing a well-defined project that supports the achievement of a community-identified need, while deepening their partnership through an intentional and collaborative process. For questions, please reach out to Nolizwe Nondabula, Associate Director of Programs and Partnerships, at

For more information click here.

5th Annual Teen Culinary Immersion

18 Reasons are having their annual Teen Culinary Immersion for afterschool sessions for the fall. This will be an eight-week course where you will be learning different cooking techniques and cuisines. If you know anyone teens that like to cook or want to learn to cook this might just be what you or they need.

For more information, you can click here.

Scholarship available here.

Bike to Work Day

Thursday, May 9th, 2019 is bike to work day. Join tens of thousands of San Franciscans by pedaling to work on the biggest biking day of the year! Take the pledge to join us on Bike to Work Day and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win one of three Levi’s Commuter X smart jackets (a $350 value!).

More information can be found here.