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restaurant with that let me introduce you to the newest talent that be taking care of herself and her family ms. lisa lamp (clapping.) thank you, mayor ed lee for introducing me and hi, i'm lisa lamp a recent graduate if the uc davis from nutrition i wanted to attend culinary school but didn't want to accumulate nor debt i heard about this program that the city of san francisco offers 59 it's downtown campus and it is non-credit so tuition free so it is completely footage and another benefit that students receive a certificate upon completion of the program because this is a vocal program
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the ability to develop skills they take into the workforce or apply at home this is a great experience i recommended this program to anyone i'm going to turn it over to my colleague (clapping.) >> thank you lisa good morning. i'm from the backing program in my financial try merit i have a different background i come from finance and have a b.a. but at some point i decided to change access and looking for a certificate program to take this further and i evaluated the local colleges here and well, i have to say i didn't want to pay
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$30,000 for a similar program and so for this program it is free of cost but the other thing i really like about the program it is not only a traditional classroom you actually are working in a life kitchen where the production happens day to day and you get live customers here at the restaurant and at the coffee shop i decided to take the program and actually after i started studying here i realize there is so many more to it chief her commitment to this program and the students is fantastic she's has a lot of former students that come back and volunteer their time and skills to have a better presence i just want to say that the i think the true purpose of
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community college is fulfilled by programs like this where people of different background can come forward and get a degree that can help you enter the culinary industry i know that part of it is credible about san francisco unified school district and thank you all for listening clapping. >> i'd like to invite mr. jeff hemet to the podium please. (clapping.) good morning thank you very much i'm a former graduate of hospitality program a current owner and partnering of a restaurant and the yacht club we are big proponent of the hospitality program at city
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college we offer a lot of opportunity for the students coming out they receive practical experience i received is it when i was at the school that allowed me to enter into the restaurant and hotel industry in san francisco and i entered in a level i have the primary skills to build my way up into the perform it allowed me the affordability and the best thing about that is a trugs of thirty $35,000 a year is a challenge to pay as your entering into a level of hospitality the most fortunate thing we've taken on interims in the restaurant currently, i have four or five managers that run the department that run our
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admin and human services and work on the floors as managers i'm a big proponent of keeping city college around in san francisco we bring in students that are willing to work and willing to give their time and work very hard at an industry that allows you to enter into an industry as a cook or a waiter or busier that skill you learn from the school allows you that opportunity to who knows was it turns into if you work hard outside i have a passion for the bits i gained that at the industry i received the two year program i don't believe this campus was around when i did was a chinatown campus but i'm a big
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proponent i'm on the advisory committee and i look forward to all the future students that are coming through this fireman that will benefit us and the city and county of san francisco thank you (clapping). >> i'm so old school i have written remarks. >> which are out of order there's our chancellor chancellor tirelessly i'm glad he thinks this is the best world i'm not going to say it's the
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hard we have the democrats in congress and the mayor of san francisco but our chancellor chancellor trial has a hard job we're grateful you're here and helped us through a difficult period and helped us to turn the corner thank you (clapping.) i want to thank department chair rinehart and our staff and faculty and to the students that are here mr. mayor thank you for showing our support here today but thank you for your support over the last several years in because of small and large ways that are not visible to the public i know that you and our education arena hydra mendosa has been helping a lot and leader pelosi what can i
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is about all you've done for us over those many years but especially over the last two or three most difficult years when you visited us in chinatown campus in january of last year city college was fighting for survival and you said then what we know to be the case our city college is too important in the community and two vital for the sprint city and for the dreams and aspirations not to survive to thank you touring and our amazing staff since that visit to insure that city college burglary be other than to help the students to pursue their dreams for centuries it's wonderful to have you back with us today (clapping.)
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i see the vice president of our board of trustees and trustees railways do and bacharach are here thank you for showing up (clapping.) and i want to thank you for showing up for the congressmen this is the leadership that it deserves so thank you board (clapping) as such seen i think maybe tasting soon i think after i'm done speaking we have an outstanding custodial require program our custodial i didn't program with one of dozens of programs at the city college our mission to provide assess and opportunity to the broad and difference spectrum of our community and students we represent and tangibly connect our students to jobs and
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opportunity we have an amazing technical training and access to every field of study from fire survives to new year's to veterans to our student entrepreneurs some who are here today, this college is proud to offer an incredible array of outstanding programs that talks about accident vibrate economy our fire survives program i'm going to debiting give some shout outs the fires program is represented by two folks that are here i pointed out earlier and captain jim xoornz retired under the san francisco fire department one of our instructors partnering with the san francisco fire department with the wonderful faculty our students have the enar available opportunity to have hands on
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experience while giving back i want to acknowledge joshua johnson another student here thank you (clapping.) auto is represented by thomas hey thomas another outstanding program are you at the evans campus you should visit our evans campus thank you for the other stapling staff back there (clapping) part of the attesting attesting to learn the latest in hybrid french r fresh off the factory floor it is equivalent our students are employed around the bay area and they call to ask about our graduates that's horror good our program is (clapping) and our football team and our
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athletics program jay listen from the football team hey. (clapping.) >> now i'm going to make a commission sports is not a favorite i've not been good another fellow on the field are in the courts but san francisco city college has made me a sports fan those athletes are fantastic our that's program does more than win games they score over one million dollar in scholarship fund for our college last year it's something (clapping) and there's so much more our incredible nursing program we have illegal e melanie larkin our champion with the debate team we went to the nationals
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yes go our stand up computer program i could go on all day those are a few of the bright stars that make up the con slaths of san francisco whether our a college bound person or picking up an extra skill city college will be here for you the san franciscans that voted to fund the establishment of thecologist college in 1935 and supporting this have done so they know today, the human deserve to better ourselves and provide access for every human being to climb higher is part of what san francisco is about and what this college has been about this is a tradition we continue today and represented this morning by those incredible students and faculty and staff a san francisco tradition and set
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of san francisco values that animated the entire can we and that's of leader pelosi thank you, thank you again for being here city college makes our community vibrate our city stronger and future brighter we're proud of that and pleased to welcome you to the first day of registration to the city college of san francisco (clapping.) okay thank you all for coming and i think that's the end of our program if anyone has any questions for any of us, please feel free we have passed tries for people as you're thinking about the questions you have a little bit of something in our belly it's about we're wanting
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to make sure your happy and satisfied please feel free to ask any questions >> feel like it really is a community. they are not the same thing but it really does feel like there's that kind of a five. everybody is there to enjoy a literary reading. >> the best lit in san francisco. friendly, free and you might get fed. ♪ [applause] >> this san francisco ryther
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created the radar reading series in 2003. she was inspired when she first moved to this city in the early 1990's and discover the wild west atmosphere of open mi it's ic in the mission. >> although there were these open mics every night of the week, they were super macho. people writing poems about being jerks. beatty their chest onstage. >> she was energized by the scene and proved up with other girls who wanted their voices to be heard. touring the country and sharing gen-x 7 as a. her mainstream reputation grew with her novel. theses san francisco public
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library took notice and asked her if she would begin carrying a monthly reading series based on her community. >> a lot of the raiders that i work with our like underground writers. they're just coming at publishing and at being a writer from this underground way. coming in to the library is awesome. very good for the library to show this writing community that they are welcome. at first, people were like, you want me to read at the library, really? things like that. >> as a documentary, there are interviews -- [inaudible] >> radar readings are focused on clear culture. strayed all others might write about gay authors.
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gay authors might write about universal experiences. the host creates a welcoming environment for everybody. there is no cultural barrier to entry. >> the demographic of people who come will match the demographic of the reader. it is very simple. if we want more people of color, you book more people of color. you want more women, your book more women. kind of like that. it gets mixed up a little bit. in general, we kind of have a core group of people who come every month. their ages and very. we definitely have some folks who are straight. >> the loyal audience has allowed michelle to take more chances with the monthly lineup. established authors bring in an
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older audience. younker authors bring in their friends from the community who might be bringing in an older author. >> raider has provided a stage for more than 400 writers. it ranges from fiction to academics stories to academic stories this service the underground of queer fell, history, or culture. >> and there are so many different literary circles in san francisco. i have been programming this reading series for nine years. and i still have a huge list on my computer of people i need to carry into this. >> the supportive audience has allowed michele to try new experiment this year, the radar book club. a deep explorationer of a single work. after the talk she bounces on stage to jump-start the q&a.
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less charlie rose and more carson daly. >> san francisco is consistently ranked as one of the most literate cities in the united states. multiple reading events are happening every night of the year competing against a big names like city arts and lectures. radar was voted the winner of these san francisco contest. after two decades of working for free michelle is able to make radar her full-time job. >> i am a right to myself, but i feel like my work in this world is eagerly to bring writers together and to produce literary events. if i was only doing my own work, i would not be happy. it is, like throwing a party or a dinner party. i can match that person with
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that person. it is really fun for me. it is nerve wracking during the actual readings. i hope everyone is good. i hope the audience likes them. i hope everybody shows up. but everything works out. at the end of the reading, everyone is happy. ♪ >> hi today we have a special edition of building san francisco, stay safe, what we are going to be talking about san francisco's earth quakes, what you can do before an earthquake in your home, to be ready and after an earthquake to make sure that you are comfortable staying at home, while the city recovers. ♪ >> the next episode of stay
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safe, we have alicia johnson from san francisco's department of emergency management. hi, alicia thanks to coming >> it is a pleasure to be here with you. >> i wonder if you could tell us what you think people can do to get ready for what we know is a coming earthquake in san francisco. >> well, one of the most things that people can do is to make sure that you have a plan to communicate with people who live both in and out of state. having an out of state contact, to call, text or post on your social network is really important and being able to know how you are going to communicate with your friends, and family who live near you, where you might meet them if your home is uninhab hitable. >> how long do you think that it will be before things are restored to normal in san francisco. >> it depends on the severity of the earthquake, we say to provide for 72 hours tha, is three days, and it helps to know that you might be without services for up to a week or
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more, depending on how heavy the shaking is and how many after shocks we have. >> what kind of neighborhood and community involvement might you want to have before an earthquake to make sure that you are going to able to have the support that you need. >> it is important to have a good relationship with your neighbors and your community. go to those community events, shop at local businesses, have a reciprocal relationship with them so that you know how to take care of yourself and who you can rely on and who can take care of you. it is important to have a battery-operated radio in your home so that you can keep track of what is happening in the community around and how you can communicate with other people. >> one of the things that seems important is to have access to your important documents. >> yes, it is important to have copies of those and also stored them remotely. so a title to a home, a passport, a driver's license, any type of medical records
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that you need need, back those up or put them on a remote drive or store them on the cloud, the same is true with any vital information on your computer. back that up and have that on a cloud in case your hard drive does not work any more. >> in your home you should be prepared as well. >> absolutely. >> let's take a look at the kinds of things that you might want to have in your home. >> we have no water, what are we going to do about water? >> it is important for have extra water in your house, you want to have bottled water or a five gallon container of water able to use on a regular basis, both for bathing and cooking as well as for drinking. >> we have this big container and also in people's homes they have a hot water heater. >> absolutely, if you clean your hot water heater out regularly you can use that for showering drinking and bathing as well >> what other things do people need to have aren't their home. >> it is important to have extra every day items buy a
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couple extra cans of can food that you can eat without any preparation. >> here is a giant can of green giant canned corn. and this a manual can opener your electric can opener will not be working not only to have one but to know where to find it in your kitchen. >> yes. >> so in addition to canned goods, we are going to have fresh food and you have to preserve that and i know that we have an ice chest. >> having an ice chest on hand is really important because your refrigerator will not be working right away. it is important to have somebody else that can store cold foods so something that you might be able to take with you if you have to leave your home. >> and here, this is my very own personal emergency supply box for my house. >> i hope that you have an alternative one at home. >> oh, i forgot. >> and in this is really important, you should have flashlights that have batteries, fresh batteries or hand crank flashlight. >> i have them right here.
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>> good. excellent. that is great. additionally, you are going to want to have candles a whistle, possibly a compass as well. markers if you want to label things if you need to, to people that you are safe in your home or that you have left your home. >> i am okay and i will meet you at... >> exactly. exactly. water proof matches are a great thing to have as well. >> we have matches here. and my spare glasses. >> and your spare glasses. >> if you have medication, you should keep it with you or have access to it. if it needs to be refrigerated make sure that it is in your ice box. >> inside, just to point out for you, we have spare batteries. >> very important. >> we have a little first aid kit. >> and lots of different kinds of batteries. and another spare flashlight. >> so, alicia what else can we do to prepare our homes for an
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earthquake so we don't have damage? >> one of the most important things that you can do is to secure your valuable and breakable items. make sure that your tv is strapped down to your entertainment cabinet or wall so it does not move. also important is to make sure that your book case is secure to the wall so that it does not fall over and your valuable and breakables do not break on the ground. becoming prepared is not that difficult. taking care of your home, making sure that you have a few extra every-day items on hand helps to make the difference. >> that contributes dramatically to the way that the city as a whole can recover. >> absolutely. >> if you are able to control your own environment and house and recovery and your neighbors are doing the same the city as a whole will be a more resilient city. >> we are all proud of living in san francisco and being prepared helps us stay here. >> so, thank you so much for joining us today, alicia, i appreciate it. >> absolutely, it is my pleasure. >> and thank you for joining us
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on another edition of building as a society we've basically failed big portion of our population if you think about the basics of food, shelter safety a lot of people don't have any of those i'm mr. cookie can't speak for all the things but i know say, i have ideas how we can address the food issue. >> open the door and walk through that don't just stand looking out. >> as they grew up in in a how would that had access to good food and our parent cooked this is how you feed yours this is not happening in our country this is a huge pleasure i'm
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david one of the co-founder so about four year ago we worked with the serviced and got to know the kid one of the things we figured out was that they didn't know how to cook. >> i heard about the cooking school through the larkin academy a. >> their noting no way to feed themselves so they're eating a lot of fast food and i usually eat whatever safeway is near my home a lot of hot food i was excited that i was eating lunch enough instead of what and eat. >> as i was inviting them over teaching them basic ways to fix good food they were so existed. >> particle learning the skills
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and the food they were really go it it turned into the is charity foundation i ran into my friend we were talking about this this do you want to run this charity foundations and she said, yes. >> i'm a co-found and executive director for the cooking project our best classes participation for 10 students are monday they're really fun their chief driven classes we have a different guest around the city they're our stand alone cola's we had a series or series still city of attorney's office style of classes our final are night life diners. >> santa barbara shall comes in and helps us show


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