Homelessness makes it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to access health services. Poor health, addiction, mental illness, and violence can lead to homelessness and homelessness can make all of these things worse. Join Nurse Rona, Alejandro Soto-Vigil, and Dr. Jeffrey Seal, for a conversation on illness and homelessness. Call us! 


In a true win for California’s unionized teachers, the Appeals Court last week unanimously rejected another well-funded attempt to strip rights to due process in hiring and firing.  We talk with David Bacon, about this and other labor news.  AND: How has the Tenderloin, alone of S.F.’s neighborhoods, avoided gentrification?  We talk with Randy Shaw. … Continued


Children’s chance of getting a stable education are threatened by both housing and education policies in most Bay Area communities.  Brilliant housing activist and expert, Zach Murray, speaks on the big issues like “Is it actually possible to house the non-affluent people who are living here now?”  And then we hear from one of the … Continued


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