Original Research Done by the San Francisco Living Coalition
Lack of Records and Transparency in City Funding and Nonprofit Wage Increases
Karl Kramer, Michael Clancy, Quinn Kellner, Manush Mirzada, Gizelle Jane Rabi, Noah Cane, Dominique Servin, Bethany Amarillas, and Estephanie Lua De La Torre – November 2022
Our City is facing a pending crisis of the implosion of its social infrastructure. There are nearly 5,000 non-profit workers who are performing public services under City contract. These include desk clerks and janitorial staff at supportive housing, and staff at homeless shelters, after-school and summer programs for youth, senior programs, homeless support, violence prevention and mental health services.
How to Create a Real Job Training Program for Unemployed San Franciscans in the Welfare-to-Work Transitio
Celine, Hien Le, Karl Kramer – 2013
How Dental and Vision Care Would Improve the Employment Situation for Participants in the Welfare-to-work Transition
This report provides a beginning for this inclusive strategy development process, by summarizing the messages from persons who qualify for San Francisco’s CalWORKs welfare-to-work program regarding access to dental and vision care. Also discussed barriers to care, delivery, and perceived quality of care.
A Tale of Two San Franciscos: Report on The Jobs Now Program
Alex Sowyrda – March 16, 2010
The Jobs Now program appears to be a huge success — putting more than 2,100 unemployed parents to work in San Francisco. On closer inspection, within the program two different classes of people have emerged, mirroring former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s “Two Americas.” The following report is a comparison of the disparities between these two groups.