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september 6, 2016, she was born and raised no san francisco and become a dedicated leader in the western edition comment one of her greatest mrirnts was the demolition and redevelopment of the hayes valley apartment which made that possible for many people to continue living in the hayes valley community she went on to that manage the apartment for 10 years for a safe environment for children and families an tiff volunteer in their community dedicating hours of services over the years and loved the community and the people who were a part of it she was a very supportive mom and wife and friend and may she rest in peace as the other deacon donald colleagues today i'd like to journey the meeting in his
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memory passed its away november 2016 in a lovingly and peaceful manner he attend emergency room and junior and high school in a graduate the galileo high school and after graduating in high school mr. co-sponsor been attend college in oakland and scombroi fully married for the last 44 years he retired from veteran affairs in oakland about 18 yeefrgsz a dedicated family man ann at 79 years had there children adam and my close friend 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and over one thousand faucet children you know growing up in the western edition community there was one
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how's that we always felt safe and secure we went to and the corbin's house was that place that was filled with love, that was filled with kids and always filed with food overviews a community advocate for children, youth and young adult as seniors saeftsdz h sauftsdz people that employment and working with the food banks and homeless program and transportation programs a gifted and talented musician and played the piano mr. corbin was such an amazing father an amazing friend an amazing inspiration to so many in the communities he was truly loved and he brought so many love and joy to everyone that knew him may he rest in peace and finally
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colleagues, i have an imperative item we will discuss later in this meeting we the election is over but still a lot of hurt leave frustration and a lot of uncertainty and i appreciate my colleagues for attending the opportunity gathering we had with the mayor and with other elected officials yesterday and so in that spirit this board will move forward with an imperative item to send a strong message we're here and we're paying attention and we're committed we're recommitting ourselves to our values here in san francisco with that, the rest i submit. >> thank you madam president. >> supervisor campos. >> thank you very much madam clerk we have a couple of items the first a hearing request i'm
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introducing on the status of implementation of my law this board passed its creating a or requiring the opening of more nationwide i think this is important to know how this is going i know that additional centers have been opened but a better understanding how something that has proven to be successful is going. >> the second thing you know i actually with the election of donald trump i actually was attempted today to introduce an motor home for quality and you diversity and an in memoriam for our bill of rights but united states injure is out i'll end by the reading a mexican proverb that i think is fitting and what
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is happening in the rest of the country and the proverb goes like this they tried to bury us, they didn't know that we were seized the rest i submit. >> thank you supervisor campos. >> all right. supervisor cowen. >> thank you supervisor campos and supervisor tang i've got badgers a few weeks ago a visual attack that attacked animals one was my friend shawna sheep beloved member of the community he survived but a couple of chickens did not the animals particularly shawn was seriously injured and transported 0 into a surgery what is concerning when the animal care they refused to seize the dogs and didn't stay
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to resolve the situation even the dogs clearly posed a dangerous threat to the public and community with that, i'd like to request a hearing for animal control to report on their strategy that talks about time and response and qualifications that must be met so that a dangerous animal can be seized i want the hearing it get a better understanding how the department handles incident in public safety on a second note you may have noticed that my former legislative aide has transitioned severing mia's the liaison to the mayor's office and the best of luck for a very long first day and want to wish him all the best and my long
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time aid gloria will be transitioning ironically her last day a a legislative aide we'll miss her transitioning to join a law firm the rest i submit. >> thank you supervisor cowen supervisor farrell thank you, madam clerk i'll be short one thing we agree on aside from our option to trump presidency this november there were far dwoom ballot measures local initiatives on the ballot here 25 in total and everyone in the schafrp is guilty of things that could be handles at the board of supervisors i assume you've heard from the voters across the city before their confusion the ballot measures i'm introducing a hearing request i want to thank the city attorney for the discussion to begin a conversation about the
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policies we can work to stop the ballots measures from happening to bring together stakeholders and the elections department and other experts for this important conversation a lot more details are circulating but the more we can do our job they board did less confusion with our voter and even though better off with that conversation look forward the rest i submit. >> through the president to supervisor cowen we want to join our request for 3 hearing and ask through the president only one sheep in san francisco lives on earl street is that the shawn the sheep. >> that's the one. >> i'm very sorry to hear that. >> ease recovered i checked in with his a dad and told he's not
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suffering. >> thank you thank you supervisor peskin. >> madam president someone you don't know supervisor peskin. >> i didn't know the chickens i never met the chickens. >> (laughter). all right. colleagues moving right along thank you so madam clerk let's go to our items for adoption without reference to committee >> a member may object and serve an item and have it considered separately. >> madam clerk one item i believe can you pull 54 supervisor cowen. >> thank you madam president i was going to ask to sever 54 as well. >> on the remaining items colleagues colleagues, can we take that same house, same call? without objection those items
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are approved unanimously marking call 54. >> a motion to schedule the board of supervisors to seeing no other names on the roster, today november 5th o'clock to hear the law enforcement practices. >> supervisor cowen. >> motion to table. >> yes. i'd like to make a a motion to table seconded by supervisor peskin colleagues without objection, without objection this item will be tabled madam clerk call item 43. >> item 43 is a public hearing the board of supervisors to seeing no other names on the roster, as a whole on the findings and recommendations regarding law enforcement practices for today november 15th. >> this item - table table table. >> i'd like to make a motion to table.
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>> okay supervisor cowen has made a motion seconded by supervisor peskin and colleagues without objection without objection this item is tables tabled. >> okay madam clerk can you please call the imperative item. >> on behalf of the supervisor breed a resolution richmond to the election of donald trump and reaffirming san francisco's values to the election threatened. >> okay supervisor tang. >> thank you supervisor breed for bringing forgot this resolution he agree in sentiment what is before us today i've recommend to your office an amendment in terms of language and so i'm hoping the board might entertain that are non-substantive okay. >> in the expanded title i'd
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like to focus on positive tilt and state a resolution responding to the election of donald trump and reaffirming san francisco's commitment to executive silt and rather than focusing on the negative aspects of for that title in the first whereas clause i suggested just stating on november 8, 2016, dating was the 45 president of the united states on the first resolve clause line 8 that no matter the threatened president-elect trump and then on page 2 lines 23 wanted to amend it although the united states will have a president that demonstrated a lack of respect and comma not change who
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we are and what we stand for recommendations i made because you know in my opinion i don't want to as the board of supervisors to stoop to the level of our president-elect and last week us to focus on the positive aspects of san francisco. >> and thank you supervisor tang and i'm sorry that i haven't had a chance to review those particular amendments but i do want to make that clear based on the comments, based on you know the tone that was set by the president elect we want to send a strong message he guess i understand your suggestions to be positive and be above that i think we need to make that clear and call out what we know to be the truth unfortunately based on what has been said pubically over the course of this campaign by the
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president elect so i hope we could i know i'm happy to incorporate some of the amendments that you're proposing but i guess the questions are you suggesting i strike anything within the resolution. >> no, not striking just kind of rewording a couple of things i mentioned on the record. >> okay. all right. >> and again, just to reiterate through the chair or supervisor president london breed he agree with the spirit of that. >> before we begin the discussion we - before we discuss this particular resolution which unfortunately, we couldn't necessarily coordinate we didn't want to do any brown act violations but certify the findings and make the proposed amendment he certify that has provided by the
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sunshine ordinance the need to take action is yes, ma'am perfected to threaten serious public interest is deferred at a later meeting would anyone last week to move seconded by supervisor farrell colleagues without objection, without objection that passes and further certify that has appropriated by the breast cancer this is a need to take immediate action to the attention of the city and county of san francisco after the agenda was posted moved by supervisor campos and seconded by supervisor mar colleagues without objection, without objection that passes as well and supervisor tang has made a motion to amend seconded by supervisor farrell colleagues without objection, without objection those amendments will be constituent supervisor campos you also have an amendment. >> yes. thank you supervisor president london breed and it is good to see a smile on the city
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attorney face when we talk about following the brown act we tried to make him happy on the second page the resolve that talks about actually bigotry won an election that language i'm recommending and thank you supervisor breed and your staff for putting this in the revised version we make a reference to some of the hate crimes that have been happening specifically the new language will read line 23 further recovery roefltz that we not allow the hate speak bigotry may have won an election but will not change and debate within san francisco but on the points we're 100 percent unity
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we're one city and pill together i'll make a motion. >> okay supervisor campos has made a motion to amend a second seconded by supervisor mar colleagues without objection, without objection the amendment passed its unanimously autumn if i may make the point one of the most undesirable things since the election of donald trump the number of incidents of hate speech and hate crimes i've heard from different people throughout the country up think in one aspect with trump has normal missed the racism feeling they feel comfortable being able to say it i'll give you a couple of works my sister had a coworker in southern california that at the gym in a steam room
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one person basically went up to this latino worker and said urban design group you mexico's smell i'm so glad with donald trump you'll be kicked out of the country in palo alto any husband a coworker went to a restaurant over the weekend in palo alto she's asian and a white person in the restaurant when they were leaving that basically said i'm so glad your feinstein leaving this restaurant we hope you all leave with donald trump elected. >> so, i mean that is just sadly the facts of life and normal listing this kind of behave and important we speak out against it thank you. >> thank you supervisor campos and supervisor avalos.
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>> affordable housing we're not reading it yet he it out you - your name was on the roster okay if you are all right colleagues is unfortunately supervisor tang although we approved our amendment not incorporated into the ones we passed out excuse me. supervisor peskin we have at this time going to symbol lyric read the whereas clauses to make sure that members of the public hear this resolution and know where we stand and understand this is important to us we'll continue to reaffirm our values so i think you each have a copy and approved our whereas clauses to read i'll
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start off with this is a resolution responding to the election of donald trump and reaffirming san francisco's commitment to the values of the election threatens we're making specific amendments thank you supervisor tang november 8, 2016, the united states elected a - therefore, be it resolved no matter the threats san francisco will remain a sanctuary city not turn our back in the men and women from other other countries that helped to make that city great and represent over 1/3rd of the population this is the golden gate we build bridges not waltz. >> be it therefore resolved supervisor kim. >> that we will never back down on women's human right and
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we're not objects to be assaulted and sure our young girls and obesity grew up to be and do anything. >> and be it therefore resolved supervisor cowen that there will be no conferee therapy and no withdrawal of rights in san francisco we gain hosting gay weddings 12 years ago and not stopping to all the lgbtq people all over the country that feel scared bullied or alone you matter you are seen, you are loved and san francisco will never stop fighting for you and be it therefore resolved supervisor peskin. >> that we believe in this nation's founding principle of rig freedom not ban people for their faith and the only lists on nieflts to come to prayer together
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and be it therefore resolved - >> supervisor avalos. >> that black lives matter in san francisco even if they may not in the white house and guided by president obama task force on 21st century policing we'll continue to reform our police department and build trusts between community of color and feel is safe in their neighborhood and above grade that climate change is not a hoax or we'll continue our work on all things to protect future generations and be it therefore resolved. >> we've been providing universal health care in a decade and from the new administration will revoke the insurance from 20 million people
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san franciscans will be protected and be it therefore resolved. >> that we're the birth place of united nations by the thousands of international visits we welcome everyday we'll remain condominium to internationalism and from our friends whether the administration in washington is or not and be it therefore resolved. >> be it therefore resolved. >> that san francisco will remain a transient first city and continue building muni and bart systems we can rely upon whether or not this effects enrolls on the platform to eliminate transit funding or not. >> and be it therefore resolved that california is the 6 largest economy in the world the bayview is the innovation capital of the country we'll not be bullied more sacrifice or values or members of the community for our
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dollars and be it therefore resolved. >> that we condemn all hate speech per praltd and bigy may what won an election but not change who we are and never change our values we're argue we campaign vigorously wound san francisco but on those pots p points we're 100 percent units we're one city and move forward together thank you, colleagues for working with me on this resolution it is very much appreciated i think that sends a strong message to folks in san francisco that we are going to our best here in the city to protect our values supervisor campos. >> i want to thank you supervisor president london breed and you are staff and proud of all of us and let's continue to fight together against what as happening at
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national level. >> before i pass this resolution i'll have to open up for public comment any public comment? to provide public comment on this imperative item seeing none, thank you mr. ginsburg public comment is closed. and colleagues this imperative item same house, same call? passes unanimously madam clerk, is there any additional business to come before this body? >> madam president today's meeting will be adjourned think on behalf of the supervisor breed for the last mr. decon corbin and the lady. >> on behalf of the supervisor mar for the late ms. nash and supervisor peskin for the late mr. donald and ms. eleanor thank you
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madam clerk, is there any additional business to come before this body? >> that concludes our business for today thank you, colleagues we're we
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great to have so many people here for the launch of the sf can iron initiative you'll hear from other people momentarily by my first duty to introduce the mayor of the city and county of san francisco the honorable mayor edwin lee that will make a few remarks. >> (clapping.) >> thank you, very much. we are in san francisco.
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>> yeah. >> yeah. >> and today it is another opportunity to announce in my lifetime one of the most exciting things we do and if we could just put our imagination active hearts and minds together and say to ourselves that we can actually cure cancer in san francisco with the partnerships that we have we're going to do that the best we can beginning today. >> (clapping.) >> i've always, always cherished this relationship that our general has with uc san francisco it's research abilities our ability to spoke to our communities for this together to say we can answer the call and the distribution of
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cancer for all our communities i'm here today to join dr hyatt and my good buddy arnold who is been in the community in the east bay for so many years working and all counties and he and all the doctors truly understand with barbara garcia and on her behalf to really forge f this partner in on old way and to say to all of our communities that if we do the right things we can actually cure this cancer that's why sf can is a very positive phrase this is one i really am happy to announce to be a part of years from now just like we've done
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with aids we're seeing the future the ability to stop new diseases ability to screen earlier particularly for our disadvantaged community members if we can get them in prescreening earlier to identify earlier that is half if not three quarters of southern california of the can do if this effort so i i sound enthusiastic i truly believe that science and doctors and communities efforts focused in the right way together put together we create in my opinion a bigger heart for san francisco the minds is the research but when we put it together the big heart of san francisco that will win out i want to say congratulations to this incredible start
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i know at the heart of that as well is the kickoff with a fantastic donation of someone who says we'll make a big effort here i know we're excited about it because quite frankly that's how things get started and navigation centers started with a big few moments ago from someone that's how big doomthsz come through and maybe san francisco general or zuckerberg san francisco general hospital or usf that has a bev i didn't have donors to be part of this and sf can attache case 5 historically problem death can you see cancers and then having people from the community identify and getting early care and attention and screening and predictions and people in to
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take care of this early many of the members of the community has not had the opportunity to be invited early to have this discussion early and by the way, we'll do that dooebs so congratulations, everyone and with that, i think we will have public health coming. >> (clapping.) >> thank you very much for those inspirational words we're here because cancer is a problem worldwide and in our city that is the number one cause of death in san francisco it outweighs everything else but people are astonished we know how to prevent half of cancer but not how to implement we need of a to figure out and that's why this program is so exciting we cannot just figure it out as
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researchers and can't figure out as public health organizations or community we need to do this together it is very important that everyone understands this is a troy pinching a city that is the department of health it is the communities and the people of san francisco and it is usf providing the research felt facilities and the backbone of sf asking can coming together at an incredibly diverse way that's why san francisco is the right place to do this is the center of innovation when you come up with a new ideas people don't tell you to go away they embrace new ideas and have is a strong sense of social justice in doing what's right putting that together i can't think of
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that better place in the world to do this san francisco is a lightning laboratory we figured out things how to help people improve their own heartache in terms of cancer and teach others and good around the bay area and california it is for us to take up this challenge he know in the past we're incredibly proud of really san francisco playground in the aids crisis i building we can play a similar roll in cancer and making that huge impact i need to thank all the partners organization and now i'll put on my glasses to read the list of the partners the city and county of san francisco, san francisco department of health san francisco consortium the eastern cancer society and the medical society and northern
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california hospital council kaiser permanente and sf health and chinese hospital and the projects and lastly ucsf this is trying to bring as many people pot center this is to be routine by the planning commission, and may be acted upon by a single roll call vote executive list we'll partner with anyone where we think this is value who think they can benefit and contribute to sf can having said that, i know move on to introduce tom of the san francisco that department of health. >> thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good morning how are you doing one thing to recognize all of us are personally touched by cancer every single one of us
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my sister died of breast cancer when she was only 48 years old she had an uncommon - form of cancer that is more prevalence in latino woman and what is the diagnosed it is very aggressive and tends to effect latino women my mom died of lung cancer her on exposure was second-hand smoke okay. so for me this is very personal while we may not have been able to save may sissy know we could have prevents the lung cancer my mom had this is very important i've been with
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the health department since 1988 i was here at the peek of the hiv epidemic we want to commend ucsf at ucsf came together with the city and we worked with the city and we impacted the whole world okay and that's what i see ♪ initiative it that not just phone call focusing on doing research that adds to the general knowledge felt world but using san francisco as a laboratory to really fourth how to do this right this is a win-win san francisco wins the world wins we've produce amazing research that will be helpful the way we are addressing those complex problems no off the shelf solution none of us
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individually or as agencies have the specific answer to pull off the shelf we have to come together to put our best minds and experiment and the rat problem southern california how to do this together people bring to the table things they aspire to do when we align our efforts and communicate and coordinate we can really make a big difference this is what we call collective impact i believe for us this is a future avenue public health department but i think that is the future how we get things done a lot of health ordinances have social deternlts we say to work together and so i have a huge amount of gratitude with ucsf i get all my clinic training and born and raised in san francisco i'm proud that
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ucsf is doing this and we know they'll take a holistic approach with that, we want to introduce dr robert hostility who's the chair of the epidemiology will continue the conversation thank you >> thank you on exciting moment for me i'm a physician and taken care of of physicians most of my life and an epidemiologist and concerned about the population that led me working with allen and others which is other people have said really a unique initiative in the acceptance that that is bringing together all aspects of health interested parties in san francisco to do
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something that is really hard and complex and only done if we have a collective impact on the process cancer is the number one killer in san francisco as allen said by car more important as a public health medical on or about than other problems might maybe 13 hundred san franciscans die every year from some sort of cancer and 4 thousand plus new cases every year so in one sense it is is manageable number and a big number we shouldn't have a tolerant in a city with the kind of resources and expertise and willingness to work together and willingness to build something with a collective impact this is something where we are starting with cancers which
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effect the most people in the city their may not be one and 40 types of cancers but a small amount of cancer 50 percent of the dedicates overall we know how to prevent them and what to do there are individual efforts across the city and across the country to do that the most effective thing is patrolling tobacco use excellent expertise here to further our work with tobacco control for many other types of cancer we have expertise in the city for many teaches screening early detention for colin and breast cancer and prostate skrg secretary of interior and expertise in programs to detect and do something that hip it's
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and sustain our efforts over time we can make a huge impact sustaining the efforts over time this is it is a research project this is not something funded currently or anticipated to be funded by the national institute over a 3 or 5 year period and then over we intend for this to be sustained for 10, 15, 20 years to really see an impact over the period of time we need to have everyone's participation that's the idea of collective impact so not just ucsf or the department of health it is all the hospitals and the clinics and the community groups that all have an interest ♪ tomas has given a personal perspective that is important to remember if we look at it the community
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it is one of the biggest problems it should effect us personally the things we're focused on we see the slut numbers and reducing disparities tailor difference across the city and across the country with the groups and social groups and lgbt community members and geographic areas we have the data that allows us to describe cancer in san francisco very accurately in terms of numbers and disparities and trends, social status >> economic so those are the measures we want to impact over time and we have turn off all electronic devices. focused on every single one of those areas but many members in the audience currently working on this to focus what la be the steps to take to see progress down the line to join the
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collective efforts something we're esteeming excited people will heart of that effort and i'm just looking forward to next steps and really making a difference one of the key partners in this effort are community members and i'd like next to introduce arnold perkins a close friend of the current charger of our community advisory board and psa and arnold say a couple of words. >> (clapping.) >> mayor ed lee thank you for your partnership with the city ♪ effort it is good seeing you this is an important effort to be on the ground floor and sometimes getting in on the
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ground floor you have to have someone from the outside and say something is not right and allen came in if england and observed that cancer is not attacked as it should be within the community ambassador more importantly in the community that underserved so we talk about health it is equity that creates disparity and people have not been treated in an equitable fashion especially people of color within the last to be diagnosed and the first to die and this effort is an important effort to stop that one one-size-fits-all does not fit all this focuses on the cultural aspects of those communities and addresses where people sit and stand
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that is exciting we're building something new allen said be bold those words stuck with me my father used to say more said than is done i want to make sure with we do not just say this kickoff effort is a great feeling but a better feeling in time which i see the results of us serving the community that is underserved that year i've had - >> (clapping.) >> - 9 friends who have passed its from cancer 9 since thanksgiving and to me that is an outrage epidemic we have to stop and giving me to rest with all of us coming together we operate like this nothing will happen but to bring it together collectively we can do this and
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just like i've observed historically aids we've dealt with and controlled and people are obgyn with that we do the same thing with cancer but a commitment from all if we're committed to do this we can make and difference i invite and ask you all on behalf of my colleagues and the communities advisory board to pitch in to step in to put pettyness aside and take on the challenge and make a difference because every life counts thank you. >> (clapping.) >> thank you arnold for the wonderful words and did we have to do this together and 24 shouldn't be about talk but action don't judge us by what we did to set this up but judge us in 5 or
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10 years thank you to everybody that contributes again getting this thing going and for attending there are excellent refresh times and look forward to chatting with you all thanks very (clapping.) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i think we have more companies anywhere in the united states it's at the amazing statement
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we're not trying to be flashy or shocking just trying to create something new and original were >> one of the things about the conduct our you enter and turn your your back and just so the orchestra. the most contrary composer of this time if you accountability his music you would think he's a camera come important he become ill and it was crazy he at the end of his life and pushed the boundary to think we're not acceptable at this point for sure it had a great influence he was a great influence on the
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harmonic language on the contemporary up to now. i thought it would be interesting because they have e he was contemporary we use him on this and his life was you kill our wife you get poisons all those things are great stories for on opera. i was leaving behind a little bit which those collaborative dancers i was really trying to focus on opera. a friend of mine said well, what would you really want to do i said opera what is it not opera parallel. why isn't it are that i have the support now we can do that. i realized that was something
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that wasn't being done in san francisco no other organization was doing this as opposed to contemporary we are very blessed in san francisco to have organizations well, i thought that was going to be our speciality >> you create a conceptual idea for setting the opera and you spear ahead and work with the other sdierndz to create an overview vision that's the final product felt opera. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> i was very inspired to work with him because the way he looked at the key is the way i looked at sports looking at the daily. >> so much our mandate is to
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try to enter disis particular work there's great dancers and theatre actresses and choirs we've worked with and great video artists is a great place to collect and collaborate. i had a model they have a professionally music yes, ma'am assemble and as a student i benefited from being around this professional on and on soccer ball and as a conductor i'd be able to work with them and it's helped my growth i had a dream of having a professional residential on and on soccer ball to be an imperial >> it operates as a laboratory we germ a national the ideas
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technically and work with activity artists and designers and video all over the on any given project to further the way we tell stories to improve our ability to tell stories on stage. that's part of the opera lab >> i was to investigate that aspect of renaissance and new work so that's why this piece it is important it was a renaissance composer. >> there were young people that are not interested in seeing traditional opera and like the quality and it's different it has a story telling quality every little detail is integrated and helps to capture
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the imagination and that's part of the opera how we can use those colors into the language of today. >> so one of the great things of the stories of opera and story combined with opera music it allows people to let go and be entertained and enjoy the music instead of putting on headphones. >> that's what is great about art sometimes everyone loves it because you have to, you know, really great you have to have both some people don't like it and some people do we're concerned about that. >> it's about thirty something out there that's risky. you know, disliked by someone
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torn apart and that's the whole point of what we're drying to do >> you never take this for granted you make sure it is the best if you can. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ good morning my name is allen i'm the competitive for the probation department honor and privilege to welcome you to the jungle hall that facility was opened in 2007 we moved from an 88 bed worn
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down delipidated facility to this one and 50 bed facility we occupy at a point the city and county struggled with overcrowding in the facility by april of 2008 the newly opted out facility exceeded the one and 50 bid capacity that same year the average daily population in juvenile hall was one and 23 we knew we could do better and the interventions were more effective than keeping kids it custody as a result the city embarked on a aggressive journey for the program see to serve as alternates to santa fe tension at the same time our juvenile justice shareholders 1r69d in collaborative partnership and strategic focus on the needs of
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youth and the families we serve depiction programs and evening reporting centers and electronic referrals to community agencies all coupled with evidence based supervision resulted in the drama reduction in the number of youths referred to the juvenile system and those detained in juvenile hall last year our average daily population in juvenile halting hall was 56 now 45 youths in the facility and half of the units are unoccupied with the sequence reduce to all-time lows we want to repurpose the facility to address the root causes that bring youth into the jewel just system among them the many adverse childhood experiences that shaped their values and
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dudes and beliefs and circumstances ultimately market-rateism in criminal conduct in the community the merit center the first of those initiative opportunity we're excited to showcase today if we provide our youth with the matter of fact and support to change their barf and teach them the skills to steady in school at home and in the workplace we won't see them reenter the center and recuse recidivism further this merit center within jewel hall provides the youth with recreational opportunities to which we earn access by their completion of school work, active participation in unit programs and positive social conduct with peers and adults we like to thank the unified school
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district the department of health the public library our jewel probation commission the bus project sunset youth services city youth now and all the stakeholder persons for their generous support of the new center i also want to especially acknowledge director louis and the staff of the jewel hall for their hard work to open the center in addition to mayor lee's remarks this morning you'll hear from judge supervisor judge of the superficial and mr. joe president of the jewel probation and following the remarks of speakers we'll show one of the vacate unit before we procedure down the hall to the marries center for a ribbon cutting ceremony i'm pleased and hoirnd to introduce the may mayor of
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that great city wholesale ununderstanding work shaped the program and encouraged our creative ideas to further expand our services without further delay the honorable mayor ed lee please. >> (clapping.) >> thank you allen for that introduction your hour and commissioner and thank you to the staff you know, i guess my first impression we come a long ways it used to be certainly when i came to the city it was all about confinement and isolation over many years and now as allen counterfeited the part and parcel we've had to create we really understand how
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much of a vinyl we had to create you know that goes back to the saying takes a village it takes a village to change kind of the behavioral in the way we feel proud of each other and more so than any other period of time that is when investing in our kids rather than the old-fashioned punishment and hopefully, they'll learn punishment confinement, isolation, have never been great teachers of changing that barf it is the village of support the merit stwrm, the attempt to identify what motivates the human barf in a different way to reimagine this center our juvenile justice center no longer do you are refer to as a
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jewel detention but the jewel center but more importantly to have the money for people that are concerned about the change of barf and what cased people to come here to suggest we can have the best minds and practices right here to help people and motivate them into a different direction that works it is not just that we have less youth although i think that is as an incredibly piece of data but also how we measure how people are changing less violation a greater collaboration, and i also will never forgot the father and mother fact we have great partnerships leak hustling berry youth in the community to you make sure we are doing our best we can't just put it on folks he
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on detention facilities and put if on programs we have to intervene and understand the circumstances symptom their historic and sometimes years of abuse sometimes their reflection of what we can do to reinforce you are care for many of the youth that may come from very, very deft backgrounds i'm sure the commission understands going case by case sometimes pain staing to understand what families are going through and lack of a family is a truer circumstance we learn from each other not to be solely don't think but a holistic approach to what we want to have happen and as a result and then hold ourselves accountable we need
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our young people belief they're in a society to be more successful and get them out of the danger and harming themselves and each other they get into a system where that barf can be reinforced for what we want to see happen that takes a lot of effort by a lot of people at different stages of people's lives judicial based obviously enforced by our jewel law enforcement that joins this i come not to only cut a ribbon but reflective on a better understanding of the city what it takes to change people's lives for the better and reinforce is a structure that perhaps if we had properly invested in many of the parts of
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society we might be better off we didn't we allowed lots of families to get to poverty holes in the city i'm trying to do in other areas rebuilding public housing and commissioner norton we know is evidence of violation getting kids jobs and careers giving a path forward and helping families reunite and helping the kids off the streets and into a better situation are part of elements of a great city but today, we focus on what happens here when the kids are brought here and how we can not just use confinement and punishment and isolationism and think that will help but that we actually use the best of your yadz and try to motivate people to a better direction and give
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life reinforcing skill sets to invest in themselves at the same time i want to applaud all the elements we put together into the staff at allen leads and i know a lot of you know we always give credit but allen you're the leader i appreciate the work with staff you kept me informed and any staff informed i want to say thank you to the commission that hears those cases appeal and otherwise and some of the horrible stories of the people and the judicial system more and more it is not about just dismissing citations not but how we use the ability to capture someone's attention but not capture them physically but give them an opportunity to
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move forward we believe in san francisco and in the values that we uphold it gets tested here we have less but also upon release people getting back to their families and communities and places where we want to be and having that reinforced in our onion communicated society we have back up programs so that what has learned can't think unlearned that's positive replacement this is what happens at the juvenile justice center i'm happy it on up not merit based program that can work but that we're also not foolish enough to think - i have to fund the people and keep them motivates because people that do
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this day to day a base have a reason tobacco depressed you see that over and over and over again, that's is life and in a great city of san francisco we motivate everyone to a higher level to make sure that the positive things we do truly want to believe this city is for and we can be a beacon to many other areas of our country perhaps that have not learned what that is to motivate people have is learn and until that we'll teach anothers this is what this merit system will allow us to learn from it and do better and the best example is kids and the quality of life 31 they will lead and be part of a great society so all of i want to say
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thank you very much for your intervention, your participation, your leadership and reminding me as the mayor and the board that we have obligations well beyond the budget, well beyond the immediate things that come before us we have to be holistic to what happens 2509 skids and families congratulation and allen to the entire staff for creating and now we get to sustain a great example thank you. >> (clapping.) >> good morning. my name is joe joe the supervisor judge of the family court an honor to be here i'm not say much more mr. mayor you said it all i'll add it is not just a village but comprised of people that care about the youth and community and future
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and i impasse the values of san francisco mr. mayor you've been supportive of program of the court. >> thank you for your kind remarks allen you've been a phenomenal leader in juvenile probation and all the commissioners that help and guide us thank you but to everyone as partners in the public defender's office jean from the district attorney's office, conflicts council all the jewel probation everyone that works in the program really cares about children you can't you can't sustain the caring and compassion i want to thank everyone and mayor for your support ♪ cleaver and keep any remarks under a minute there we go thank you >> (clapping.) >> thank you. i won't take long
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either i want to first time start off by threatening mayor ed lee and chief and the others folks we've its been a long time coming i was a member of the city family when we had you know over one hundred youths in the facility and thanks to the contribution over the years through the budget process by the mayor and the board of supervisors consistently funding the department making sure it has the resources here we go i want to put this in perspective a city of nine hundred thousand with 45 facilities is striking and as you know, representing the commission i want to say that we don't want to rest on that laurels those 4 are here we need to address do root causes why they're herethorax he
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applaud the department for thinking outside the box thinking of ways to connect with the youth whether taking them sailing or camp mather bringing in folks for expression of poetry and things we're trying to do to correct connect the youth so they don't ends up here again and those thefdz of thinking outside the box are helpful as we you know move forward today with the ribbon cutting of merit center the commission strongly supports the efforts of the department and will doing everything we can to make sure that we continue to drive down that number and really help the youth thank you very much. >> (clapping.) >> so we will now proceed next door where you will have an
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opportunity to briefly see one of the existing units for who don't know the units and precede to the merit center where the ribbon cutting will our. >> i'll count down everybody 3, 2, 1 >> (clapping.) >> something you guys cooked up in here does if ring a belthat ring a b
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