Volume 229 | July 2020

 WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER - SO JOIN US!
As the pandemic and "stay at home" orders continue, we have friends for you to meet (safely), good neighbors to celebrate, new things to learn, and useful information to keep you secure and healthy. Download a list of 12 ways you can be a good neighbor, supported by free virtual activities . Find out more about activities, neighborhood and virtual events, and more at Good Neighbor Summer webpage and sign-up there or by calling 415-821-1003, ext. 113 for seed packets and your Good Neighbor Summer Guide. Sponsorship opportunities available!
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"WAVING WALK" IN THE NEWS
Seniors have been isolated for months, so their neighbors come by and let them know they are valued and missed. So simple and so powerful. Time for you to do a waving walk in your neighborhood? Watch this clip from KPIX to see the Cayuga Connectors Walk & Wave in action.
The Work of Reflection, Action, Equity Must Continue
The Non-profit Quarterly has produced a two-part webinar to help non-profit
leaders join the movement for Racial Justic e forward thr ough strong statements and action plans. It provides though tful discussion and clear guidance about how to have a meaningful impact in our own lives and the lives of our organization. We also have gathered additional resources we have found useful in our discussions.
Black Man with a sign that says Black Lives Matter
Good Neighbor Activities Below
Enjoy the benefits of gardening and bring a little new life to your indoor and outdoor spaces. Plant a packet of CLC’s wildflower Seeds of Hope or share some cuttings.
Head out on your own or organize your neighbors for a (safe, physically distanced) walk around and wave to people who are isolated at home.
A woman's hands bend with arthritis with the crocheted tablecloth she made
Help friends, grandchildren and neighbors learn by teaching them something - a craft, a song, how to use Zoom, so many possibilities.
Make your voice heard. Complete your Census form, check your voter registration , attend a virtual meeting with your supervisor.
Who are you thanking? How have they made a difference in keeping you safe? A note, a sign, a plate of cookies - just a way to say Thank You!
It is beginning to be time when folks can venture out safely. Remember your mask, social distancing, hand sanitizer and a smile.
AGE AND THRIVE AT HOME
We continue to book interesting workshops, social hours, creative activities, historical and musical events and so much more. We are working on making sessions as accessible as possible, with closed captioning for larger sessions and material in advance in alternative formats.

You don't need a computer or tablet to participate, so please share this information with friends who could use their phone to attend.

STAY ACTIVE
Cayuga Walk & Wave Wednesdays join our list of exercise options. Plus free Always Active classes, chair yoga, dance for strength, meditation and movement and QiGong! See all exercise classes and activities.
STAY HEALTHY
Taking care of ourselves these days can be challenging. Get tips and techniques for staying health and happy including cooking, better sleep, medication safety, and kitchen wisdom here.
KEEP CALM AND GARDEN ON
Gardening, whether in a yard or just a few pots on the window sill, can lower stress and anxiety. Join us this month to plant Seeds of Hope, get gardening tips, and more! See all gardening activities.
ART ADVENTURES
Talented artists and guides are ready to inspire your creativity this month. Don't miss Ruth's Table Creative Spark, d'Arci's Let's Make Stuff, and Rodney's contemporary art tours. See all creative activities.
VIRTUAL TECH HELP AVAILABLE
Computer trainers continue to offer tech help by phone and video. Virtual Help Desks and 1-to-1 tutoring are available in English, Spanish and Chinese. Get tech help.
WORK MATTERS / SF RESERVE
Meet Boris, mascot for SF ReServe. He makes sure we are finding safe work for older adults and adults with disabilities. Learn more about how his colleagues at CLC can help you .
FUN IN THE KITCHEN
Join the fabulous Chef Lorraine every Monday where she prepares easy, delicious dishes and shares tips along the way. And find out more about Eating Well with Darlene! See all kitchen activities .
STORYTELLING FOR ALL
Litquake sessions, writing for remembering, crafting a more formal memoir, and hearing what others have written. See all writing classes and storytelling events .
SF City Hall lite up for Pride Week
SHOW PR I D E ALL YEAR LONG
If you missed Pride 50 events online, see the lineup at https://www.sfpride.org. And for services and support all year long, get to know OpenHouse. They enable SF Bay Area LGBTQ seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face as they age by providing housing, direct services and community programs.
BUDGET ACTION
ELIMINATION OF ADULT DAY SERVICES AND MSSP AVOIDED (FOR NOW)!
Governor Newsom's proposed budget drastically cuts essential programs that keep seniors and people with disabilities safe and supported – and out of institutions. The Legislature refused to accept these cuts. We thank Assemblymen David Chiu, Phil Ting and Senator Scott Wiener for their efforts.
Adult Day Health Participants at a Rally
SF BUDGET STILL NOT DONE
Mayor Breed will present her budget to SF Board of Supervisors on August 1, with the Add-back Process taking place later in August and the Board vote in September.

 See full Budget schedule including Dept. hearings here . City Controller Ben Rosenfield is at the center of efforts to find revenue to prevent major cuts. Several tax measures will head to the November ballot.
COALTIONS AND COLLABORATIONS
CLC is proud to host and support coalitions and collaborations that improve the lives of San Francisco's seniors and people with disabilities.
Click the logos below to learn what each of these projects is up to.
RESOURCES TO HELP US LIVE OUR LIVES
GETTING AROUND SAFELY:
WALKING, BUSING, RIDE HAILING
Want to know about how to keep up with changing MUNI routes and schedules? join our next transportation Workshop on Thursday, July 16 at 2:30. Register for this popular virtual workshop which you can access on Zoom by phone, tablet or computer.

If pedestrian safety is your priority, join our Quacked Sidewalk Campaign and patrol your neighborhood sidewalks for hazards while getting some exercise. Follow us on our Facebook page.
POTRERO HILL COMMUNITY CONNECTORS & RESOURCES
Learn about Potrero Hill Neighborhood House and its Director Edward Hatter via Senior Beat. CLC keeps a frequently update summary of resources as they become available on our website.

Potrero Hill older adults and people with disabilities can contact Cathy at cathy@sfcommunityliving.org or 415-821-1003, x122 for information on free and subsidized transportation assistance and free meal delivery.
WHAT OTHERS ARE DOING
30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ADA
To mark the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Disability Visibility Project is publishing a book of essays by Disabled People of Color,  #ADA30InColor. A panel of book contributors will discuss the future of disability and remaining work to be done Sunday, July 26, 4:00- 5:15 PM Free but reservations required .
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SF PUBLIC LIBRARY SWEET STORIES
San Francisco has a great series of stories online, and this one features Ms. Per Sia part of the Drag Queen Story Hour. She is doing This Day in June. And while you are there, check out all the other things that the library offers. So visit your library (virtually) today.
AT HOME, ON AIR PROGRAMS ARCHIVED
At Home, On Air is a weekly production of AHWGO of interesting topics and engaging dialogue. If you missed the most recent with Louise Aronson. You can listen to this and other previous programs. The season of online radio programs will return September. View Louise and other past guests here .
The Community Living Campaign (CLC) works to bring community, joy, learning, and health to seniors and people with disabilities in San Francisco. We seek to empower older people and adults with disabilities to come together, organize, and use our many skills and interests to reduce isolation, as well as end economic and other barriers to aging in our own homes and neighborhoods. See our annual report here .