Oppose Citizenship Question on 2020 Census: Submit Your Comment by August 7

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced its decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The addition of a citizenship question will significantly increase the cost of the 2020 Census, result in far less accurate data, and ultimately result in a loss of federal funds to Californian communities.However, if the census includes a … Continue reading Oppose Citizenship Question on 2020 Census: Submit Your Comment by August 7

Participate in a Survey on how DACA has Affected Individuals and their Communities

The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) has teamed up with United We Dream, Center for American Progress and Professor Tom Wong from the University of California, San Diego to conduct a survey on how having DACA has affected both those who’ve received it and the communities where they live and work. If you are a DACA … Continue reading Participate in a Survey on how DACA has Affected Individuals and their Communities

Opportunity to Comment on Title X Regulations

SFCCC has submitted a letter opposing the restrictions in proposed Title X Regulations that we believe are deleterious for our patients and community members.  Please see template letters below to add your voice.   The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must respond to each comment before creating final regulations. You can submit official comments … Continue reading Opportunity to Comment on Title X Regulations

Joe Wilson, ED of Hospitality House, On Being Homeless in San Francisco

The inhumanity of being on street without the security of a home is a very debilitating experience, says Joe Wilson, the executive director of the Hospitality House in San Francisco. And for those who have nothing, it's the "harshness in our eyes" that really makes an imprint. Wilson shares his brief but spectacular take on … Continue reading Joe Wilson, ED of Hospitality House, On Being Homeless in San Francisco

Victor Anyebe joins SFCCC as a Healthcare Data Analytics and Strategy Fellow through Atlas Corps

Victor is a Public health professional with 6 years’ experience in the nonprofit sector. He earned a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Jos in Nigeria. Victor currently works as the Active Case Finding Coordinator at KNCV Tuberculosis foundation. He leads a USAID ­funded TB case finding intervention across communities and key … Continue reading Victor Anyebe joins SFCCC as a Healthcare Data Analytics and Strategy Fellow through Atlas Corps

“Fact Checks” from our colleagues at IAmerica:

How many times have you heard a friend or coworker say how much they love immigrants but they should “come here the right way”?Let’s close out Immigrant Heritage Month by debunking a few of these common myths once and for all!Immigrants don’t take jobs, they create them. Immigrants DO pay taxes. There is NO LINE for immigrants … Continue reading “Fact Checks” from our colleagues at IAmerica: