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sports. those are just (clapping) those are just a few of the students tacked by the student enrichment fund this fund has touches hundreds and thousands of our cities children fostering learning and proposing them to criteria success on behalf of the colleagues my sincere thanks to mayor ed lee and supervisor yee and supervisor kim and supervisor avalos for authorizing this measure for the legislation to the service provider that coming out came out to advocate and the voters of san francisco for investing in our public schools. thank you (clapping.) so i know we're running a little bit long let me bring up our next speaker who was made a
contribution for the legislation supervisor eric mar >> thank you. i have the honor of proceedings the leader from kohlman advocates but in my short time i'll say when the kohlman advocates others 20 years ago brought this to the board of supervisors this was zero support at the board of supervisors and 10 years ago with tom and a number of us crafted the prop h for our children and schools there was very the also support i think the reason we have a strong children's fund and a peace that supports art and music is by and large because even if grassroots coalition and coalition building from the kohlman advocates and a diverse coalition of community. (clapping.) as we build on this momentum i want to say a as a parental are
parents i'll be proud to stand side by side with the folks but accountability advocates especially the combroots coalition if all over our neighborhoods partiality and youth in the leading lead i'm proud in november while make sure that everybody knows that san francisco is a city for children and families thank you for helping to build this coalition (clapping). >> next, i want to bring up a few more speakers they're playing an important part to lead us up to victory so you're next speaker will be walker the executive director for the kohlman advocates. >> thank you, supervisor and good afternoon this is an incredible day for the children youth and families here in 0 san
francisco. once again san francisco is poised to lead by example by putting the children and our families first. especially with bach it up with the necessary resources. the children and families first initiative will come before voters this november. while it is the reauthorization you heard earlier of the two fund for children and youth it's the strongest possible measure the initiative will provide stable funding for early based education through the education enrichment fund a significant increase in the children and youth fund. i'm excited to say we're providing now necessary funds for disconnected transitional youth this will sure that both funds will be placed for the next 25 years
(clapping) so our young people low lead the effort in 25 years to reauthorize it i'm proud to say that kohlman has lead the coalition for the los last two years with many folks here today thank you for your service. in addition would like to an opportunity especially supervisor yee, supervisor avalos and supervisor kim and also supervisor mar and along with the 11 supervisors to make sure many this will be passed unanimously. as well as the mayor and the board of education that sometimes gets forgotten we thank you for your leadership. we're proud of the work we've done making a strong statement about a long term commitment.
to our next generation of san francisco to make sure that all i say all i say all of our children and youth have an opportunity to call this city home. and lastly remember your child see is not just that woman's child the little boy who's commissioner sako placing in the middle school basketball court is just his father's son each one of the children here 90 in san francisco blonds to each one of us and we have a responsibility to make sure they have success so i look forward to seeing you this november (clapping.) thank you >> next person by the way, for some of you reporters can i get
there's youth that want to be interviewed for the impact can you raise our hands. and, of course, everything else. our next are person i'd like to introduce is monica walters the executive director our charter amendment is for who it serves from zero to 24 today, we have monica wooults u walters there that will talk about the earlier education funding (clapping) and good afternoon, everyone as a representative the caregiver advisory committee and on behalf of the children's services the largest head start provider in san francisco and om behalf of you'll those dedicated hard working childhood educators and many are out in the audience
here today. (clapping.) i would like to offer the sincere thanks to our mayor and supervisors who are serving children in an outstanding effort to bring this racket legislation thanks to supervisor avalos and supervisor kim and supervisor yee for helping to brings to the today of the celebration we're truly making history. we're choosing to you provide greater insurance from for our residents to have access to our safe nourish care to help the parent to work and pursue criteria goals those are our kids that will be the conceding kids from the san francisco
school district but the opportunity for services like this they won't be successful in our school system without this important investment in our education the infants is not prepared and their parents are not supported area our community survived but we know those funds are dedicated to the folks are going to make a huge difference we're including 3 years old in our preschool those o are the huge investments and more and more children receiving the quality they need to be successful as learners and lifelong learners we're support their parents to pursue their dreams today, we're asking yourselves the questions how are the young children doing today, we, is they're doing well.
thank you (clapping) >> thank you monica oh, thank you supervisor campos for joining us i want to acknowledge a few people maria executive director for d.c. w f the department of youth and families and laura the executive director of first 5, (clapping) barbara carlson the executive director of office of early care and education and christopher the unified school district. and laura the chief of staff so next up is a youth commissioner eric wu (clapping.) thank you on the on behalf of the san francisco youth commission let me express my
deepest gratitude the hard work for the mayor's office and the members of the board of supervisors and even though leader in our community has dedicated for the family and children's first initiative today, we garter to refor them our values and commitments to make sure that future the generations will succeed for decades to come. you, you know, from for the past few years the young people have been advocates for the fund in count also meeting and round table meetings young people were there it wouldn't have been possible without the principle that positions make it's for us. (clapping.) this initiative is the best the
very best investment the city has made for our daughters and sons and our great, great grandkids not only does it stretch the safety net for social services by bs also i made a speech for this but it builds obtain our committed to provide the early commitment for every child so they're not behind in the first day of school to provide arts and music for every student so they get a well-rounded education to provide social services and programs for all the youth across our community so today, if euyou feel the same compassion you need to stand up in november and support our
children's and family first initiative. so thank you >> good job eric next up last speaker i'd like to introduce the youth outreach worker from washington high school he has a lot of passion here we go (clapping.) hi. i'm ray shawn jones. i go to george washington high school and an outreach worker. basically as a outreach worker i'll offer information and often teach classes about certain i'm i talking into the mike. certain like teen health issues and wellness and i believe that wellness is like a really good
program wellness center i'll really glad it's all around and funded people wouldn't feel like a safe place so it's helpful. wellness plans event and helps out oath kids across the school like district there's one in every school i believe and helps a lot of teachers in some ways. i'm appreciative for it and really glad it exists i'm proud to be a part of it so thank you (clapping) thank you >> i want to acknowledge candice she's the president of the sea pack advisors and
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parks.org. >> hello. welcome to "culturewire." we are here today with bay area artist jody chanel, and we are here to see the plaza where your piece has just been installed. >> i have been doing large-scale paintings in the galleries and museums, and the idea that in the future, i could do something that would hang out a little bit longer than the duration of the installation the kind of appeal to me. i quickly found out about the san francisco arts commission school and realized there was a pre-qualified school you had to apply to, so i applied to the. >> how long did it take you to develop this work for the plaza?
>> this was a fast track project. design development was about a month. >> let's look at the beautiful mural. i have never seen a mural created on asphalt. >> the heat of the asphalt, a new layer of asphalt. then, these wire rope templates that were fabricated for the line work get laid down and literally stamped into the asphalt, and then everything was hand-painted. >> maybe you could talk about some of the symbolism, maybe starting in the middle and working out. >> [inaudible] the flower of industry. >> it is like a compass. there's an arrow pointing north. >> within the great bear consolation, there are two
pointed stars here. they typically lead one to the northstar, otherwise known as polaris. so i thought it has a layer of theme. >> let's talk about some of the other elements in the peace. we are walking along, and there is a weather vane. there's a sweet little bird hanging on the side. what kind of bird is that? >> [inaudible] the smallest of the gulf species, and it lives around the bay area. >> you want to talk about the types of flour patterns that you send? >> [inaudible] around 1926 or so by the dahlia society. >> what is this bird here? >> that is the california quail. >> coming up here, we had a
little blustery theme. what is this area here? >> this is supposed to be the side view, the expense of the golden gate bridge. >> there it is. >> there are really beautiful elements of architecture still around, i would say that it gives that feeling over to the work. >> what are your hopes for it? >> that in a way it just becomes part of the area. i think it is starting to have that feeling. people utilize it. they sit and, and have their lunch and play on -- they sit and, and have their lunch and play on that -- they sit and come and have their lunch and play on it. just for it to be part of the neighborhood. that is my hope. >> is such a beautiful addition
of the committee we're joined by supervisor mark farrell. madam clerk excuse me. our clerk is andrea i want to thank sfgovtv for 0 broadcasting this jonathan and jennifer lowe. madam clerk, any announcements? >> jennifer lowe yes speaker cards should be submitted to the clerk and items acted on today will be on the next meeting agenda. >> madam clerk a call item one. >> is an ordinance african-american the code for the private garages of residential building. >> supervisor farrell. >> thank you, supervisor wiener we're updating a housing condition that came last year on
a new friendly technology platform called san francisco co- .com and back in january, i heard from jerry his friend was having with a landlord in town the landlord was giving her grief about storing things in her garage and gary stated he thought it was discriminationy in which the city was trying to encourage transportation i agreed by enacting this law it shall say it public and private garages is for storing cars it is nor than that and i have baby streerlz and bound i didn't
houses i was working with the department of building inspectors i've been introducing technical all the times that updates the garage for the storage of cars and scooter and others personal items for all tenants using their garage and amending the housing code to make the same upgrades and it is for a dwelling garage where tenants have the right to use their garage and dbi is supportive. in terms of driving the engagement we're using the code.org i'll talk about this more but we continue to use fight inside city hall to be more responsive to our constituent feedback this is an example of constituent feedback that was left on line a lot
outdated to seek to change someone's life we've seen hundreds of constituents e-mail about the laws optional our book and this san francisco.org is about assessing our data and things on line is a in the right direction 83 and this is a positive step so colleagues please join me in supporting those extensions moving forward and certainly open to my questions >> thank you supervisor farrell. if there are no questions or comments and i'll nuts and bolts we're joined by supervisor campos. we will open up item one for. is there any public comment on item one you don't have to raise your hand just walk forward
>> as a man in making the social changes everyday structural wise it may not be an immediate change and the festival and for the historical section that's also for standing money not obeying being a concern and once working for the capacities and the wisdom is for individualized things nothing is changed expect a new date of prosperity and peace. >> is there any additional public comment on item number one seeing none, public comment is closed. okay. so supervisor farrell i want to thank you for bringing this forward this is one of those laws that's been on the books for many years and not particularly followed.
i actually beyond that aspect of it i think this is a good step in the right direction run around more flexible use of garage space i know that garages can be very, very good candidates to create in-law units that are part of the future of this city for providing housing choices that are anywhere affordable in the envelope of the building simply to the extent we've look at things up in the use of garages and just because this is a space in the building doesn't mean it has to be used for cars there are many good used for garages whether it's storing a bike or a living unit or for a family member that can't get up the
stairs i'll be supportive supervisor kim >> i want to ditto supervisor wiener's comments liam i'm glad the public has come forward with the aspects i want to make sure i understand the ditches between a private and public shorten than a public house i think i know what private and public can someone clarify that in the code we're allowing only storage of automobiles be allowed in those types of spaces. >> i don't have yeah, we can certainly dig into that over the course of this hamburger i don't have an answer off the top of my head. >> i am happy to moping move this and make the recommendation i want to understand the difference within the dwelling and apartment housing between a
storage garage in those areas only the storage of automobiles and make sure there's no consequences from that. >> john gibner, deputy city attorney i'd be happy to get back to you tomorrow when we vote on the definition of the housing code. >> supervisor kim my understanding did public code is city garages and things like that for public use and private are for personal use we'll have an understanding people vetted this out and we flowed to get the answer. >> i'll amend this as a committee report. >> to move number one to the full board as a positive recommendation. so supervisor farrell has offered amendments can we