YBCBD Spring Community Benefit Fund Grants Announced

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The YBCBD’s spring Community Benefit Fund grants are supporting new exhibits, children’s programs, small business development, exhibits and events celebrating Bay Area diversity, free concerts and more. “Thanks to the generosity of district property owners, the YBCBD is able to provide grants to nonprofits and residences that help make Yerba Buena such an inclusive place,”…

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Street Population Outreach Services

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The YBCBD’s philosophy is to help people in need with compassion and respect. Our approach is to partner with available City and nonprofit services to help create a safe, vibrant and welcoming neighborhood for all. YBCBD’s Community Guides, two Social Service Specialists, SFPD bike patrol officer and Clean Team are trained to assist and respond…

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SFPD Community Policing Recruitment

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The Community Police Academy is a ten-week program that is designed to inform interested participants about various aspects of municipal policing, including Community Policing, Crisis Intervention, Officer Involved Shootings, and so much more. Classes meet once a week on Thursdays. Students also get to participate in a ride-along with police officers at the end of…

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Application for Yerba Buena Night Talent

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We are now accepting applications for performers for Yerba Buena Night 2019. If you are a singer, dancer, or performer of any kind we want to hear from you! Yerba Buena Night 2019 is the ninth year of the free evening arts festival that features dance, music, and performance all located in the heart of…

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Free Hidden SF Walking Tours!

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Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a FREE 90-minute walking tour in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood. Local history, activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger than life historical figures that gave this city its quirky and unique reputation. Brought to you by the Yerba Buena…

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SF Chronicle on the Moscone Lights

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The Moscone Convention Center has been a tremendous economic driver for our neighborhood, but with this new expansion economics aren’t the only facet of improvement. The new convention center has dedicated a sizable amount of space and budget for the promotion and exhibition of new works of art. Read the San Francisco Chronicle’s illuminating article…

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Yerba Buena Street Life Plan 2019 | An Evolution

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This second edition of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District’s Street Life Plan provides an updated vision and guide to improve our neighborhood’s public spaces in a district that evolves continuously, yet always maintains its originality. This iteration is intended to be used as a tool. It clarifies district characteristics and values for users to…

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Apply for our Community Benefit Grants!

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) is pleased to issue the Community Benefit Fund Guidelines and Application. Three types of grants are offered to nonprofits and resident organizations that seek to improve the quality of life in the Yerba Buena Neighborhood through the YBCBD Community Benefit Fund – full grants of up to $25,000,…

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The Stars Are Out In Yerba Buena

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Recently Michelin, the fine dining restaurant rating service, selected four Yerba Buena restaurants to bestow their highly sought after stars. One star restaurants included In Situ, Luce, and Mourad. And the highest honor, three stars, went to Benu. There are a lot of reasons to be proud of living and working in Yerba Buena, from…

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Air Quality Safety

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The air quality during this season’s fires have been very unhealthy and we want all our residents and visitors to be safe. Below are some tips and links to breathe a little easier. Stay aware of local news coverage or health warnings related to smoke. Use common sense. If it looks smoky outside, avoid physical…

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