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Or send a check to:
Senior and Disability Action
P.O. Box 423388
San Francisco, CA 94142-3388

Our Tax ID is: 94-3213120

Building New Pathways to Liberation

The SDA Annual Celebration was held on Wednesday, August 11th. Thank you to all our sponsors, donors, members, friends and family who helped make it a rousing success! We raised over $30,000 for our growing work around housing, healthcare, pedestrian safety, mutual aid, digital organizing and peer advocates!  

Did you miss it? See the full video here, or clips below.

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Nikki Brown-Booker, Dr. Louise Aronson, and Andraea LaVant in conversation.

The Program:

Masters of Ceremony: SDA Organizer Dasom Nah & member Lupita Siordia

Music from Community Music Center’s Bayanihan Equity Center Choir

Words from:
– SDA Executive Director Jessica Lehman: video here
– SDA member Angie Bagares
– SDA Board member Cora McCoy: video here

Invitation to donate from Laura Liesem and Dave Knego

Conversation on race, age, and disability, with:
Andraea LaVant, Impact Producer, Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
Dr. Louise Aronson, gerontologist and author of Elderhood
Nikki Brown-Booker, Disability Inclusion Fund (moderator)

Huge thanks to our sponsors!

Justice Sponsors:

Chinatown Community Development Center
Home Health Resource Group
National Union of Healthcare Workers
Rita and David Lehman
SEIU 1021
Swords to Plowshares
United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County

Equity Sponsors:

30th Street Senior Services — On Lok
ACLU Northern California
CA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
California Nurses Association (CNA)
Choice in Aging
Community Living Campaign
Curry Senior Center
Dolores Street Community Services
Elder Ashram
Episcopal Community Services
Institute on Aging
Justice in Aging
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco
Progress Foundation
SF IHSS Public Authority
Tim Magill
United Domestic Workers
WITH Foundation

Dignity Sponsors:

AFT 2121
AIDS Legal Referral Panel
Allen Cooper
Amy Lehman and Seth Warhaftig
Anti Police-Terror Project
Arla Ertz
California Domestic Workers Coalition
California Faculty Association
Catholic Charities CYO
Cathy Rion Starr
Causa Justa :: Just Cause
Chinese Progressive Association
Coalition on Homelessness
Conard House
Disability Justice Culture Club
Disability Rights Advocates
Felton – Family Service Agency
Gordon Mar
Hand in Hand
Hospitality House
Jobs with Justice SF
Juslyn Manalo
Ken Muller
Lisa Newmark
Marcy Adelman
Maria Guillen
Older Women’s League of San Francisco
Self-Help for the Elderly
SF Bicycle Coalition
SF Village
Shireen McSpadden
Sibling Transformation Project
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation
The Kelsey

And huge thanks to all of you who attended the event and helped us celebrate our communities and build new pathways to liberation!

If you didn’t have a chance to support the event and would like to donate, please click below.

SDA depends on individual donations to keep our work going! Please consider becoming a Monthly Sustainer and set up an automatic donation of $10-25 per month. Or just make a one-time donation.

You can also send a check to:
Senior and Disability Action
P.O. Box 423388
San Francisco CA 94142-3388


Join the Howard Wallace Legacy Circle!

Leave a legacy of advocacy and remember SDA in your will or estate plan. Your gift of any amount will help SDA provide vital advocacy for seniors and people with disabilities in the Bay Area well into the future. Click here for more information.

Volunteer with SDA!

We need friendly people to serve as Peer Advocates, help assemble postcards and newsletters, make phone calls, enter data, or help out in a variety of ways.

Please contact us at 415-546-1333 or if you’re interested.

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SDA is a member of Cole Hardware’s School and Community Partnership program. Ask the cashier to post your purchase to Senior and Disability Action. It’s that simple! You can do this at any Cole Hardware location, either in San Francisco or Oakland.

San Francisco: 965 Cole St.     3312 Mission St.   70 Fourth St.   2254 Polk St.
Oakland: 5533 College Ave.

Community Thrift Store

When you donate to Community Thrift Store (623 Valencia Street), you can choose Senior and Disability Action to receive the proceeds from the sale of furniture, clothing or household items. Whether you are moving or doing your annual spring cleaning, Community Thrift can put your unwanted items to good use! And, of course, you can buy great items too. Call 415.861.4910.

We don’t encourage you to use Amazon, but if you do, please go to, and choose Senior and Disability Action so that we will get a small percentage of their profits.

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