Resources for TNDC at 35
The following links are referenced in the print version of TNDC at 35: A History of Affordable Housing, Advocacy, and Community in the Heart of San Francisco.
Watch Randy Shaw, executive director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, discuss the Tenderloin’s heydey and decline.
Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria, the forgotten story of the first collective act of militant resistance by LGBT people in the United States.
A Wildflower Institute presentation by Brad Paul, deputy executive director, Association of Bay Area Governments, using children’s action figures to depict the people, conflict points, and power relationships in the Tenderloin.
Watch Radha Stern, a TNDC donor and former Board member, discuss how TNDC has helped preserve the neighborhood.
A Brush with the Tenderloin, an Emmy-winning documentary short about renowned public artist Mona Caron’s mural depicting the Tenderloin’s people and places.
Hear Brad Paul, a Bay Area development expert and former executive director of the North of Market Planning Coalition, recall organizing efforts to stop the conversion of residential hotels to tourist hotels.
Watch Randy Shaw, executive director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, discuss TNDC’s strategy for preserving units as affordable housing forever.
Watch TNDC CEO Don Falk discuss the factors that contribute to equitable development.
An interview with Gordon Chin, founding executive director of the Chinatown Community Development Center, about where community development is going, and where it should go.
A PBS report on activists who favor construction of new housing and have formed a yes-in-my-backyard (YIMBY) movement.
An excerpt from the documentary Life and Death at the Ambassador Hotel.
The documentary Life and Death at the Ambassador Hotel.
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XiwqOu_R7I
Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwMVnWAnAcg
Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rygDBMBBW50
Part 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAmTfvHjAws
A profile of Manor House Restaurant in the Tenderloin.
Randy Shaw, executive Director of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic and author of The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime, and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco, discusses TNDC’s impact.
A San Francisco Chronicle story on how five San Francisco mayors tackled homelessness.
The San Francisco Chronicle’s “SF Homeless Project.”
Profiles of some TNDC residents who are success stories.
Learn more about TNDC’s commitment to supportive services from Yvette Robinson, director of the Tenant Services Department.
A profile of Connie Moy, a longtime TNDC resident who arrived in San Francisco from China after World War II.
Kids talking about their experience at TASP.
An Enterprise report on how the “architecture of segregation” helps to concentrate poverty.
Watch Midge Wilson, executive director of the Bay Area Women’s and Chidren’s Center, discuss TNDC’s value to women and families.
Watch Randy Shaw, one of the preeminent historians of the Tenderloin, discuss the grassroots groundswell that helped preserve the area as a working-class neighborhood.
Find out what some Tenderloin residents thought of the exclusion’s impact after five years.
Watch Brad Paul, deputy executive director of the Association of Bay Area Governments, discuss why the Tenderloin community has been so persuasive at City Hall.
Discovering the Creative Spirit and Healing of the Tenderloin, which follows a journey that the Wildflowers Institute took to look beyond the art galleries and theaters to discover where the Tenderloin’s artists live, work, and create.
Watch community planning expert Brad Paul discuss Kelly Cullen’s political and hiring savvy.
Watch Don Falk talk about improving community health, building partnerships, and the power of risk taking.
A video of revelers at TNDC’s Celebrity Pool Toss.
A gallery of Celebrity Pool Toss logos from over the years, designed by noted comics artists.
Watch TNDC CEO Don Falk discuss the organization’s ability to operate at scale while maintaining a grassroots-based approach/