S T O P E V I C T I O N S !
Housing activists take over City Hall on May 8, 2015, demanding a moratorium on market-rate housing in the Mission.
SDA Patxi’s Pizza fundraiser!
Wednesday, June 24th, anytime
4042 24th Street, Noe Valley
Patxi’s Pizza will donate 10% of the entire day’s sales to SDA! Please come out to support our work. You can dine in with SDA board and staff or get take-out or delivery! Funds will go to SDA’s eviction-prevention work, home care advocacy, accessible computer lab, and other programs.
For take-out or delivery: (415) 285-2000 or www.patxispizza.com. Be sure you choose the Noe Valley location!
Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Hosted by the San Francisco Mayor’s Office on Disability and the Community Alliance of Disability Advocates
2015 ADA Month Kickoff
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
San Francisco City Hall, North Light Court
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Mistress of Ceremonies: Comedian Nina G.
Entertainment by SFUSD Access and Michael O’Connell
Featured Speakers: Kathy Martinez and Tom Ammiano
Awards to SDA’s very own board member Herb Levine, and longtime ally Donna Calame
Light refreshments, Spanish & Chinese translation, ASL and CART services provided
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-554-6789
Sign up by June 15 to sponsor our event and be listed on the invitation! Sponsorship form is available here.
F R E E M U N I V I C T O R Y !
After a year of advocacy from SDA members and collaboration with Chinatown CDC and many other community groups, we won Free Muni for low and moderate-income seniors and people with disabilities! The San Francisco MTA voted unanimously on Tuesday, January 20 to approve the program.
To ride Muni for free, you must register! Applications are easy and available at: http://www.sfmta.com/getting-around/transit/fares-passes/free-muni
or in the SDA office.
Now that we’ve got free muni, do we need fare enforcement?
we are conducting a survey on muni’s fare enforcement because we want to hear what you think. Fare Enforcement Survey – 2
Tax Break for Some IHSS Caregivers
Before 2014, the IRS maintained that money paid to IHSS providers was subject to income tax. In January 2014, the IRS issued a new rule (Notice 2014-7) that said that people do not owe income tax on these payments if they live full time in the same home as the person getting care. The rule applies whether or not the caregiver and the person getting care are related or not. DAAS will run a report to see who falls into this category to determine if W-2s need to be reissued.
In honor of Black History Month (February) and International Women’s Day (March 8), read here about several remarkable black women with disabilities, including Audre Lorde, Harriet Tubman, Fannie Lou Hamer, Barbara Jordan, and Jazzie Collins!
Senior and Disability Action stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter!
We mobilize and educate seniors and people with disabilities to fight for individual rights and social justice. Through individual support and collective action, we work together to create a city and world in which seniors and people with disabilities can live well and safely. See our video below.
Senior & Disability University
Starting Tuesday June 9th on “The Fight for Affordable Housing In San Francisco”
June 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7 from 10am to 12pm at Rosa Parks Senior Center 111 Buchanan Street Contact Pi Ra 415-546-1333 for more information.
Thursday, May 14, 10 am to 12 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin @ Geary
State and City Budget
For more info, call 415-546-1333 or email email@example.com
HEALTH CARE ACTION TEAM (HAT) MEETING
2nd Wednesday of each month, 11 am – 1 pm
Bayanihan Center, 1010 Mission @ 6th Street
For more info, call Ligia at 415-546-1333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
TRANSIT JUSTICE MEETING
Wednesday, May 13, 2:30-4 pm
Independent Living Resource Center
For more info, call Pi or Donna at 415-546-1333
HOUSING COLLABORATIVE MEETING
Location: SDA office
For more info, call Tony or Theresa at 415-546-1333
SOUNDS OF SOMA
SDA has published a book of poems and essays by seniors and people with disabilities living in SOMA! Get your own copy now!
1360 Mission Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94103
(on Mission Street between 9th and 10th Streets)
Senior and Disability Action was formed by the joining of Senior Action Network (SAN) and Planning for Elders in the Central City (PECC), with a history of working with seniors and people with disabilities for more than 40 years combined.
Check out our video on Community Organizing in the Disability Rights Movement, produced in collaboration with ILRCSF