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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Free Cigarette Receptacles

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The YBCBD wants to keep the neighborhood clean and toxic-free. Cigarette butts are one of the highest contributors of toxins to our water and soil and we are dedicated to having them disposed of properly. We are offering FREE cigarette receptacles for your business or residence (provided your property is located in the Yerba Buena…

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Get On Board! Our Board!

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) is now accepting applications for board membership. The YBCBD Board of Directors oversees the management of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District. The board is structured to ensure representation from all stakeholders and areas of the district. The board has a maximum of 28 members representing community organizations,…

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YBCBD Values

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Everyone associated with the YBCBD is expected to follow our policies and adhere to our values. We are vigilant in ensuring that our values of inclusivity and of treating people with compassion, respect and dignity are never compromised. On Wednesday, an employee of a service provider misrepresented the YBCBD. That individual no longer works on behalf of the…

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Answers to Questions For The January Opioid Panel Discussion

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YBCBD Panel Discussion on the Opioid Crisis & Discarded Needles January 16, 2018 Below are questions from community members that could not be answered due to time constraints during the YBCBD’s January 16, 2018 panel discussion on the opioid crisis and discarded needles. Panel members included representatives from the Department of Public Health (DPH) and…

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Yerba Buena Women in the Arts Celebrated!

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7×7 Magazine has released their 11 Most Influential Women in the San Francisco Art World, and the Yerba Buena District is proud to have 5 of them in their neighborhood, 2 of whom have created enduring public art legacies, and the other 3 whose organizations currently are on our board. Not only does the YBCBD…

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Sites Unseen in the News

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One of the YBCBD’s missions is to bring public art to the neighborhood and we could not be more proud than to be working with Sites Unseen in an effort to produce world-class, engaging, and provocative public works. One of the inaugural community pieces, created by Barry McGee, was placed on the SFMTA garage located…

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YBCBD and helping the homeless

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As many of us know, the homeless situation in San Francisco is a major issue and the YBCBD is doing all it can with its resources to alleviate this serious problem. Please read our position sheet on the work the YBCBD does and will continue to do as part of our mission to create a…

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