District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee elected Board of Supervisors President

Congratulations to Supervisor Norman Yee, who was elected president of the SF Board of Supervisors today. Read more on SF Examiner: http://www.sfexaminer.com/norman-yee-elected-board-supervisors-president/ 

Supervisor Norman Yee stands during public comment on the nomination for President of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Norman Yee stands during public comment on the nomination for President of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Yee: Seeking older adult interns for District 7 office

Supervisor Norman Yee (District 7) is seeking a reliable volunteer to serve in the front office, to better serve constituents. Volunteers are encouraged to apply, especially those with a particular interest in completing research projects related to family housing, early childhood education, Vision Zero, food security and senior housing.

Supervisor Yee: Seeking older adult interns for District 7 office

Norman_Yee_2018This internship is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment in a local elected’s office, especially as Sup. Yee is a third-generation San Franciscan with over 35 years’ experience as a nonprofit and education leader advocating on behalf of children, youth and families. His priorities are pedestrian safety, early childhood education and senior services. Our internship will provide an up-close, insider view of how City Hall runs, San Francisco politics and District 7 community concerns and hot topics, several of which include SFSU, Parkmerced and Stonestown.

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Sat Nov 17: Participatory Budgeting Workshop – get help with your project ideas

From the office of Supervisor Norman Yee.

Hello Neighbors! Two great events are happening on this Saturday, November 17th in District 7!

Please join me for my 6th -AND BIGGEST- Year of District 7 Participatory Budgeting. Participatory Budgeting gives community members the opportunity to set budgeting priorities and make decisions on what community projects should be funded. Do you live, work or play in District 7? Come help decide how to spend $650,000 in your neighborhoods. Join me at the Project Proposal Workshop to learn more about the Participatory Budgeting process, how to develop ideas, get feedback on your project ideas, and meet your fellow neighbors!

For more for information click here or to apply bit.ly/PB2018-2019.

Proposals due: January 5, 2019.

  • What: District 7 Participatory Budgeting PROJECT PROPOSAL WORKSHOP
  • When: Saturday, November 17th, 10:00AM to Noon
  • Where: Ingleside Presbyterian Church | 1345 Ocean Ave

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Participatory Budgeting: Your ideas can come to life

The new season of Participatory Budgeting is on. This is the sixth and biggest year of Supervisor Norman Yee’s District 7 Participatory Budgeting — a process by which community members have the opportunity to set budgeting priorities and make decisions on what community projects should be funded.

Do you live, work or play in District 7? Come help decide how to spend $650,000 in your district. Come to the Project Proposal Workshop to learn more about the Participatory Budgeting (PB) process, how to develop ideas, get feedback on your project ideas, and meet your fellow neighbors! (Want to know more about PB? Here is a video.)

Participatory Budgeting Project Workshop

When: November 17, 2018 – 10 AM – 12 NOON

Where: Ingleside Presbyterian Church, 1345 Ocean Ave (nr Plymouth), San Francisco

What: Learn more about the Participatory Budgeting process and get feedback on your project ideas.

Apply: Submit PB applications here: bit.ly/PB2018-2019. Proposals due: January 5, 2019

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Another season of Participatory Budgeting set to begin

The 2018-2019 season of District 7 Participatory Budgeting will kick off at a meeting on Thursday November 1, 2018, at Midtown Terrace Clubhouse (280 Olympia) 6:30-8pm.

Have an idea but don’t know how to craft your proposal? On Nov 17 there is a Project Workshop, where you can get the benefit of experienced help to assist you. Details below, followed by a list of all winning projects for the last six years of Participatory Budgeting in District 7

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From Supervisor Yee: Invitation to D7 Youth Council

From District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee:

Dear community members,

I hope you’ve all enjoyed your summers and are looking forward to the back-to-school season! This fall I will be kicking off my 3rd year of D7 Youth Council—a youth leadership and civic engagement program for youth ages 13-23. I’d like to invite our youth community members to apply. Please share this via your networks and on NextDoor. The more youth we have civically engaged, the more informed our next generation will be.

  • If interested, we invite you to apply to the 2018-2019 program by completing this application: https://tinyurl.com/d7youthcouncil1819. Deadline to apply is Sept 7, 2018. Interviews will be scheduled mid-September.
  • Meetings will take place on Monday evenings, from 5-7pm, twice a month.
  • If you have any questions, please reach out to Jarlene Choy at Jarlene.Choy@sfgov.org

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