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ness. [inaudible] allowed me to reach out to to the community of san francisco and build a diverse team to represent several communities in san francisco including residence in transition. the main priority of cpmc and [inaudible] is safety and to hireb local. as a [inaudible] hunters point resident and business owner i have never seen this done before but they brought on so many local residence even as much as from local labor to [inaudible] it is unbelievable that people don't see the change out on van ness as far as local home grown people working out on the site identifiable that they are from all districts. people on my team spoke cant niece, mandarin, spanish and
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vietnamese and english. that says a lot about a small company to bring that diverse team in to monitor the traffic and safety of the pedestrians on van ness. they are to be commended and you are commended to alow lowing them to reach out to small companies and employ them. thank you >> thank you very much, next speaker please >> my name isbery stanger and executive director at saint antany foundation. thank you superlistening to us. saint anthony has a long history in the tenderloin of caring for the population in that community and trying to improve their lives. would you we served in the clinic for 60 years. those people that have little access to health care, about 65 percent we serve are undocumented who have no access to health care and will not
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have access to helts care under aca. in turfbing the other thrie 5 percent we need to find ways to get reembursement for the health care we provided. we haven't revved reembursement for the last kickt wreer 60 years. we negotiated with nims and cpmc to see if we coo take care of the 1500 lives in the tenderloin and receive med kale reembursement for that. wree happy we can partner with nims and cpmc to work out disagreement and hope to get support for that. i would like to introduce a drr dr. who served that population for 20 years >> hello supervisors. my name is doctor sonia bloodso, i worked at saint antany for the last 20 years taking care of people in the tenderloin community. we have great need, we have lots of people with
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disabilities, difficulty getting around, emotional challenges, mental challenges and the elderly. ahospital nearby where 1500 people could use services would be tremendous. we also have the only pediatrician who works 5 days a week in a clinic in the tenderloin and we have been talking with cpmc about nishiating a child development center in our clinic, so there is obviously lots of work and challenges but we hope it can go ahead. >> thank you. next speaker, please >> good afternoon supervisors. thank you for had opportunity to speak before you. my name is winy you and assistants director for [inaudible] non profit agency in san francisco serving the
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elderly. [inaudible] we are going to talk about the new partnership to [inaudible] for job seekersinate eted in becoming more competitive can dlts. a primary goal is provide training. we work with all the candidate who are san francisco residence we also pay particular attention to those from the priority neighborhood discussed earlier. we are happy to partner with cpmc and work with the other collaborative community bases organizations to allow more san francisco residence the opportunity to apply sfr the first source and also entry level positions at cpmc. thank you >> thank you very much . [inaudible] doctor ty nob noc
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>> good afternoon supervisor. joe [inaudible] acting director for positive resource center. [inaudible] i'm here representing the organization. we are one of the 4 organizations received funding from san francisco foundation and proud to enter into this partnership with cpmc to provide job readyness training interesting in becoming competitive can dts for infrelevel position. received funding for job readyness program designed to assist disabled low income job seekers in china town [inaudible] limited employment histgy occupational skills due to hiv and mental health. we are focusing on the neighborhoods
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that are targeted by this development agreement. the program will include work force [inaudible] reduction service squz computer administrative skills source. we will deliver individualized scofep service designed for people with hiv and mental health disability by using a kemphensive approach. effective program strategys include outreach barrier assessment and [inaudible] case management, resume cover letter and job preparation, job search assistance [inaudible] prc has 22 years of experience providing the quality work force development service squz proud to partner with cpmc in this effort >> thank you very mumpt. next speaker, please >> good afternoon supervisor, my name is nob nab currently
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i'm project coordinator for [inaudible] with the work force development and public relations department. upon graduating from college i had a hard time finding a job [inaudible] they told me that i should look into the [inaudible] program. i just completed the [inaudible] program yesterday and starting june 1 i will be full time with harrah bolt. i'm grateful because sthais unique opportunities cpmc is offering me and i'm very excited to move forward to just gain skills that i necessarily wouldn't have been able to receive had i not joined the capsa program through [inaudible] >> thank you very much. next speaker >> good afternoon supervisors. my name is jose [inaudible] born and raised in
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san francisco bruno heights. born in saint lukes and raised a few blocks up the street. i'm employed at the replacement hospital at the saint lukes campus [inaudible] general craft labor apprentice. prior to this i had several jobs but none of them were career material and i was never happy or certified. joub search was difficult to me due to the fact there always seemed there was someone more qualified and didn't have tattoos all over thaur body. with the help of mission hiring hall [inaudible] and implement structure and discipline into my life and attain a career in the construction field. it gave me a lot of experience even in interview skills and job ready ness training and hands on
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training i didn't step into the job field completely blind as do some other apprentices do. i also was able to development a better understanding and skills in the construction field that i use on a day to day basis and every day i'm learning, every day is a #5d adventure and challenge and i compete with myself knowing safety is [inaudible] there is a strong sofens unity and belonging mung the crew and coworkers with [inaudible] and cpmc and i have never been happier in my life and strongly encourage these programs to strangers, friends and family. it is a blessing. i secure a future for me and my kids >> thank you for sharing your story. next speaker >> how are you doing today
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supervisors? my name is kolbe and born and raised in san francisco henters point district. it was hard for me to find a career and something i was interested in it. i saw standing in line in a community center mission hiring hall city build construction work. i never in my life have thought about going into construction i was a big sports guy so i looked into it. [inaudible] direct me to city build. within the month they taught me basic skill squz made a commitment and through that commitment i succeeded. i work for hairic structural. i have been there for some weeks now and they thought me a lot. they taught me to-how to stay
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focused basically and how to stay safe on the job site. also within city building they taught me how to commune tay with others. i never thought about getting up and speaking in front of a lot of people. they had me build my courage up within myself and how to make better path for my family and myself career wise. i'm thankful for cpmc missioning hiring hall to give me this opportunity because without this opportunity i wouldn't know where i would be. standing here today i'm proud of myself and grateful i'm here today. thank you. >> thank you. very inspiring. i have comal more names. dave neego. rodric [inaudible] doctor ana val dez.
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page lie >> my name is jeffrey son and i work as a administrative assistants for [inaudible] after i graduated college i stugled for the last year and a half trying to do sole searchsism what do i do. i graduated from prusteejs university known across the world and yet somehow having very little sense of purpose. recently i have been referred to mission hiring hall in order to participate in the program as well as come full circle in train ing with office of economic and workforce development under compliance. coming out of that now i received a opportunity to work with rosen and electric and special work with cpmc. every
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day is a adadventurer and learn new things from diverse groups of people and it is a wonder experience. considering how i have fulfilled the standards for san franciscos local, i am someone who fulfilled the local hire policy and this particular project and want that to happen for other san francisco residence as well. thank you >> thank you very much. next speaker please >> my name is [inaudible] i live in a new neighborhood. i currently work in acute care. my job search was awful. i applied for everything that i graduated for and still nothing and i literally [inaudible] for a whole year and every week he
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would tell me the same thing. i would call every friday and we would say still nothing [inaudible] i hpen to relocate to san francisco and i got signed up with first [inaudible] and i met [inaudible] hazel williams and she interviewed me, i had a 3 hour class and they helped me with my resume and cover letter and thank you letter and 5 months after that everything took off. low and behold i got the jobbed. i received a phone call for tony wagner and [inaudible] and victoria and [inaudible] who i adoor. i can say first stop and suter changed my life. i'm happy >> thank you for sharing. next speaker, please >> good afternoon, thank you
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supervisors for haerg this iletm my name is stela [inaudible] general manager for mission hiring hall. placement services with higher solution and coordinate the city build program and [inaudible] we heard a lot of placement stories that came up. this opportunity also allowed mission hiring hall and cpmc to provide a program that provides job training. we were able to meet with cpmc non clinical hiring manager to see what they were looking for to better serve the rez kwns meet the employers needs and this is a new program we are starting this year. this opportunity allows mission hire hall 32 too provide cpmw-c rks [inaudible] to provide level of customer service. as a provider of the modern and inovateive medicine
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available cpmc is a attractive employer. in addition to non clinical positions mission hiring hall performs training and counseling designed to place can dts inthose entry level positions rchlt mission hiring hall utilized the work force fund to provide tees sunchss to a wide raisk of job seekers from the target population of low and very low income earners minorities and underserved communities to prepare for opportunities that provide a living wage in non clinical clerical [inaudible] we are expanding. >> thank you to mission hiring hall for all you do. >> good afternoon. my name is doctor ty and chief medical officer for nims. i have been
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the practicing primary condition there for 10 years. we are a community helts center serving [inaudible] we clinics in china town, nob gnaw the now jort of the patients are low income, minimal proficiency and on med kale. cpmc is a good neighbor and prend to the patients. we collaborated on many projectsover the last 15 years and the patients received world class care from that partnership. cpmc provides specialty, emergency and patient care to 3 2 thousand medi-cal ben fixiaries. this number will be increased by 1500 with the increase to include the tenderloin patient fraul saint anteany. cpmc
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provides specialty inpatient and emergency care to the san francisco patients. over 500 of the new borns are delivered at cpmc annually. we also partner with cpmc eliminating hepatitis b by offering free screening and vaccination. we collaborate with earlypede atric development and behavioral health program to treat children with behavioral health program. cpmc provides a generous grants to start a hospital discharge program this year. cpmc has been a great neighbor and prebd for to low income and underserved patients. we look forward to the work with cpmc and very excited to bring the world class care offered by cpmc to the tenderloin patients. >> thank you. i have a few more names [inaudible] charley walker. doctor sonia
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[inaudible] who may have spoken already. shirty johnson. evelyn [inaudible] >> hello, my name is putrees hamened. i'm a patient access representative at the out patient lab and radiology department at cpr-m rks crmpth i grew up and reside in bay view of san francisco. before i was employed i was out of work for over 6 months due to being released from the employer who had to close auchs in bay area. i found challenging to find a job. i applied for many positions with different companies around the bay areas but nuthering nothing worked out. i came across first source and was delighted that they knew many positions available. from there the world turned into a positive direction. upon the first
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encounter with first source i rchbed great feedback. they referred me to cpmc recruiter [inaudible] made it possibly to get in contact with the supervisor at cpmc. so far i learn so much being i have only been employed with the company since accept 2014. i have been cross trained for many departments. i feel like all the experience and nouj i have and still will continue to gain it will help in the future with other position. ingeneral the experience is amazing and i'm grateful for all the opportunities that i have that have come my waimpt i come to work every day prepared to learn something new and take on challenges as they with when. i look forward for the fuchture
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>> thank you very much. next speaker, please >> good afternoon sprooizvoor. dave gnaw nob exponentecutive director of curry senior center located a couple blocks from here. we a fortunate to get a innovation fund grant few years ago. innovation fund isn't a blank check t. helps you get the next leap forward. we do 3 very important program frz seniors. we had a chronic dephreez self management class. that may be a mouthful and sometimes you have to entice seniors to come. they want to keep coming after the class to socialize and talk about health and obama and the giants. helt coaching program, a lot of providers think they know everything and they do know a lot and it was
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reluctant to give up power to health coaches. helt coaches help clients when they walk out of the exam room, 50 percent of those that waum out of the exam room, don't know or remember or follow the instructions. the helt coaches are helping support our low income seniors in the tenderloin. we also received funds to certify or diabetic education program which means that thofend 2 and a half year funding we will bill medicare for this work and not receive new fundings >> thank you very much. next speaker, please >> hello supervisor, my name is rodric [inaudible] i'm employed working on the cathedral hill through [inaudible] construction. as a san francisco residents i'm honor and pleased that cpmc gave me the opportunity to get
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the job and work that particular project because there are a few other people that have been here speaking, i had a hard time look frg employment for like sth past 2 years and cpmc provided the opportunity to get the job. not only to get the job, but provided for me tago to program and school and learn the proper fundamentals of construction and other trades, so again, if it wasn't for cpmc i would not have this job now and i'm honored. if it wasn't for them a lot of people would have jobs in the community. >> thank you sirb. next speakers >> thank you for the opportunity. my name is page lee and i'm a registered nurse at cpmc california campus. i irk would in the labor and deliver ey for 10 years and a nurse for 22 years. my issues is that i congratiate the
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residence for their jub thank cpmc giving the workers their jobs it isn't enough and they are not living up to the commitment they agrud to and we need to remember and recognize they are not libing up to the agreement and roll tg over is not the same as libing tupe the development agreement that they agrud to. when they say they made a commitment they are not up holding their commitment and we need your support on this. the nurses are struggling day in and out and asking for your help. we are nolt get thg support that we need, we are concerned that the entire community will suffer. i know supervisor campicose you have been out in support of us when we came to you, but we feel our voices are not being heard. time and time again we are talking about the labor struggle we have and the
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staffing struggle and we feel our voiceerize not being heard. these agreements that are coming together feel pretty cozy here when mr. welch mentioned it was interesting the last minute agreement came together one day before this hearing. suddenly the 1500 residence of the tenderloin were going to get their health care needs met when for the last 2 years st. didn't en. that isn't okay. this development agreement is not enforced and ask you please to come together and enforce this. cpmc needs to be helds accountable >> thank you very much. next speaker, please >> good evening. i'm amazing not amused by there fact that i don't know where the other board of supervisor members
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are, but i came today to tell you, this is the first job in san francisco and the only job has been particular about seeing to it that they hire african americans. this is a pattern that every contractor in the city should follow and if you don't think i'm telling you the truth check every job in this city. you can't find not only black employees, you can't find black contractors. it is as if black people are non existent in san francisco. [inaudible] is a example of what needs to be in san francisco. san francisco has became a haight town for black people. let's face t there ain't no sense in [inaudible] under the rug. that is what is going on and what has been
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going on and ararea bolt decide that they were going to play a better game and i am here to comp lment herra bolt and say to all of you, the city of san francisco doesn't see that black people have jobs in the town, but her rks are a bolt i take my hat to had only construction company i had dealings with that are seeing to it that blook people have a opportunity as white people. thank you >> thank you. i have a couple more names. cholineup >> [inaudible] employed by wicat industry, a subcontractor to [inaudible] bolt on the cathedral hills project. i don't have a sfeech prepared by
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my history was a sadey one. i spent a lot of times in the institution and doing crimes and decide to change mife life and wicat gave me the opportunity to do that. i did 17 years and got out and didn't have job skills. they sent me to training and got the necessarily qual fiication squz certifications to be qualified. they give other guys that opportunity too who want to change liar life. those guys in prisons are coming out and hurera bolt, the atmosphere is non judgmental and you have a equal say so in what is go ing on >> thank you for sharing your experience and for your courage. >> my name is deborah [inaudible] registered nurse alt cpmc. i'm glad to have a chance to speak about things that have been irking me for quite a long time. one of my
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major concerns is the we put all the eggs in one basket and --[inaudible] i'm concerned that once again we are shutting down acute care hospitals and emergency rooms and putting all our egg uzin one basket. we have never solved the traffic issue around the situation with cpmc. the other thing i'm concerned about and it is related is what ask happening at saint lukes. yes, we saved the hospital, yes we turned it from a [inaudible] 120 bed hospital, but i would like you to look very carefully how many of those beds are now being turned to skill nursing beds. we shut down the sniff at cal campus. we used to have 40-60 beds there and now suddenly there is all this room at saint lukes and maybe at daveies and out in the community i have
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been told time and time again cpmc shouldn't be responsible for all the skilled nursing positions and there should be places in the community and the community will absorb these patients. we discharge patients daily fairly healthy from the orthopedic floor and i don't know where those patienterize going to be going. thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker, please >> good afternoon supervisor, my name is evelyn [inaudible] i work for cpmc for 35 years. i work with patients in skilled nursing facility who needs lock term care. cpmc is reducing the services and we believe they do not intend to have this skilled nursing facility services in the new saint lukes hospital. the nob