We’re A Match! New Matching Grant Program Improves Yerba Buena

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) exists to improve quality of life in the neighborhood by providing ongoing programs that foster a safer and more secure community, enhance environmental quality and beauty, and reinforce the viability of our economic base. Property owners in Yerba Buena approved the formation of the YBCBD in 2008 and…

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Board Members Wanted!

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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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Now Blooming: Yerba Buena Gardens Conservancy Approved

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The Yerba Buena Gardens Conservancy is blooming! In mid-June, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the lease to form the Conservancy, a new nonprofit organization to manage Yerba Buena Gardens — the civic heartbeat of Yerba Buena’s cultural, convention and visitor district. “The YBCBD is proud to have actively participated in and financially…

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Thanks For Helping Us Tidy Up!

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Yerba Buena Community Shows Their Love of the Neighborhood Love is a many splendored thing. In this case, more than 160 hotels, cultural institutions, residents, Supervisor Matt Haney, and YBCBD Clean Team and staff showed their love for the neighborhood on the inaugural Love Our City Hospitality & Tourism Cleanup Day. They painted, scrubbed and…

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Get Paid to Design our Bigbellies!

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The Yerba Buena District is home to many of the biggest museums and cultural centers in San Francisco where people come from all over the world to visit. Part of the YBCBD mission is to help promote the neighborhood as a destination for unique cultural discoveries, public performances, and memorable, unexpected artistic experiences. Recently, the…

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Job Opening at the YBCBD

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THE ORGANIZATION The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District is a nonprofit organization that works to advance the quality of life for residents and visitors in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco by fostering a safer and more secure community, enhancing environmental quality and beauty, and reinforcing the vitality of the economic base. For the…

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We’re Seeking A Summer Intern

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The YBCBD is seeking an 8 – 10 week summer intern to for a variety of projects. Examples of projects to be completed includes updating our lighting and security camera inventory; conducting research on pedestrian, bike, and transit safety; developing a map of public spaces and public art in the neighborhood; researching the cleanliness standards…

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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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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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