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See what we’re doing to fight for justice in our 2020 Year In Review.

What you can do right now:

Join the campaign for Free Wifi for seniors and people with disabilities in San Francisco! Sign the petition in support of Free Wifi and share with your friends! To get involved, email Peter or Dasom (firstname@sdaction.org).

Share this survey for newly ill or disabled people. Over the past 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have become disabled or chronically ill for the first time — due to COVID-19, mental health effects of the pandemic, lack of access to healthcare, and more. SDA is hosting a training program for people who are new to disability or chronic illness and want to connect with other people and/or change the way disabilities are created and treated in our society. Help us spread the word.

If you like being able to join meetings by zoom or phone, rather than having to go in person, or a remote option make it more possible for you to participate, please fill out this form! It’s time to work together to make sure that as people start to meet in person again, disabled people and seniors don’t lose our ability to participate.

Share your input with the SF MTA to make sure that Golden Gate Park is accessible and safe for seniors and people with disabilities.

Watch recent SDA events, including the #ToxicConservatorship Forum, on SDA’s youtube channel.

Learn more about how to get vaccinated now.

Attend an upcoming SDA event! See the calendar here.

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Congratulations!

Working in partnership with other senior and disability organizations, over the past year we have:
  • Supported CA Domestic Workers to win Health & Safety Protections with the SB321.
  • Pushed the Governor to sign AB1194 into law, so that conservatees have the right to choose their own attorney. 
  • Secured millions of dollars in city funding for rental subsidies for seniors and people with disabilities.
  • Worked with partners to develop Senior Operating Subsidies — and the city of San Francisco just got $40 million from the state for these project-based subsidies!
  • Won funding for tech devices and training for seniors and people with disabilities.
  • Won rent relief for hundreds of residents of SRO hotels.
  • Stopped the MTA fare increase.
  • Advocated to stop COVID-19 care rationing and to win vaccine equity for seniors and people with disabilities.
  • Made sure Governor Newsom did NOT grant immunity to nursing homes for dangerous practices.

Want to support SDA? Want to get involved?

Senior and Disability Action is a 501(c)3 organization. Our Tax ID # is 94-3213120 and donations are tax-deductible.

About Us

San Francisco Senior and Disability Action mobilizes and educates 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.

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