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Community Town Hall Meeting on the SF Budget Crisis

Date:
Monday, March 02, 2009
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
Organizer/Author:
Michael Lyon
Email:
Phone:
415-215-7575
Location Details:
1187 Franklin St, betw, O'Farrell and Geary

Community Town Hall Meeting on the SF Budget Crisis

Monday, March 2 at 6 PM
First Unitarian Universalist
1187 Franklin Street at Geary
Supervisors and Department heads be present.

$3 Million Cuts to Homeless Services
$100 million Cuts to Health Care

Cuts to human services will include:

• Closing Tenderloin Health Resource Center
• Closing Ladies Night at Mission Resource Center
• Closing shelters during the day

Cuts to Health Services will include

• Massive cuts to mental health (-46%) as well as to substance abuse (-50%) treatment.
• $260,000 closing Caduceus, Psychiatric Services for Homeless
• Cutting 1,600 uninsured people from mental health treatment.
• Closing Tenderloin Clubhouse - $240,000 to Hyde Street.

Gavin Newsom targeted these programs to be slashed amidst an economic downturn when we need these services the most – The Safety Net of San Francisco will be dismantled and all San Franciscans will suffer the consequences!

Download flyer for the SF Budget Town Hall Meeting:
http://graypantherssf.igc.org/09-03-02-town_hall.pdf

Come to Coalition to Save Public Health meetings
Mondays, 5:30 PM, 350 Rhode Island St, Potrero Hill district
(Enter gateway marked “350 Rhode Island” off Kansas St, between 16th & 17th Sts.)
Added to the calendar on Sat, Feb 21, 2009 10:47AM
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