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Be Informed: Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 California Employers Must Now Provide Paid Sick Leave

Although the new law is not effective until July 1, 2015, employers in California will need to begin carefully reviewing any sick leave or paid time off policies, as well as payroll and wage statement [...]
AMCAL and Young Community Developers Break Ground on 60 Units of Affordable Housing at the San Francisco Shipyard. Pictured - Left to Right
Robert Baca - AMCAL, Shamann Walton - YCD, Commissioner Miguel Bustos, Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Mara Rosales -Chair of the Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure,
Percey Vaz - AMCAL, Tiffany Bohee - Executive Producer of the Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure, Charmaine Atherton, Maurice Ramirez, LaShon A. Walker - Lennar Urban, Dr. Veronica Hunnicutt. Photo by William Hammons.

Affordable Housing Development Slated for Bayview

AMCAL Multi-Housing and Bayview based Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) recently broke ground on a 60-unit affordable housing development at the San Francisco shipyard. The partnership brings together one of California’s leading builders of workforce [...]
In "The Jewelry Box," a young Brian Copeland heads to the "mean streets" 
of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present. 
The show is at The Marsh San Francisco until December 27. Photo credit: Joan Marcus

Brian Copeland’s “The Jewelry Box” Shows at The Marsh

Actor, comedian, writer, and radio talk show host Brian Copeland comes back to the stage this holiday season with an entertaining and humorous one-man show on finding the perfect gift for Christmas in his play [...]
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Historic Meeting Brings Together Leaders of Tech, Civil Rights, Venture Capital

  In an unprecedented move, Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition brought together 25 tech companies, civil rights organizations, venture capitalists, non-profits, entrepreneurs and U.S. Department of Labor office at Intel in Santa Clara on Dec. [...]
Michael Brown Sr., speaking, and Rev. Amos Brown, Third Baptist Church (second from left).

Michael Brown Sr. Tells SF: “Stand strong and fight.” Mike Brown’s father speaks at Third Baptist and Mission High

Nearly 800 community members and faith leaders packed into the pews of Third Baptist Church on Sunday to hear remarks from Michael Brown Sr. father of the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by Ferguson [...]