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Everyone Deserves to Be Heard

We believe that everyone deserves to thrive. Whether that means being able to raise a family, feel healthier, grow a career, fight for justice, or live in a stable home. Right now, the systems we all rely on are designed to create enormous barriers for people based on their income, race, spoken language, gender identity, and more, from being heard. 

Our work across Homes, Health, and Voice aims to change that. By advocating for tenants through social work and advocating for the environment through sustainability efforts, providing resources the Tenderloin community asks for like housing, an after-school program and nutritious foods, investing in local leadership, and supporting policy change, we're championing the voice of the Tenderloin community and beyond.

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Community Organizing

Collaborating with the Tenderloin community to advocate for the needs of the neighborhood
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Policy & Planning

Advocating for state and local policy that supports affordable housing and economic and racial equity
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Community Services

Connect with community services that provide free food, learning opportunities, and more
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Our Work in Voice

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Leadership Academies
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Community Groups
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Healthy Corner Stores
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Policy Successes
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Be Groundbreaking

Become a TNDC Groundbreaker by joining our monthly giving program! Your monthly support will sustain our work serving the Tenderloin community and beyond. Not to mention as a TNDC Groundbreaker, you'll receive special perks such as exclusive videos of new construction, invitations to special events, and more!

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What We're Reading

Much of our Food & Wellness work centers around the idea of food as medicine. We are working on innovative ways to encourage our neighbors to learn about healthy food and take their health journey into their own hands


Volunteer in the TNDC Tenderloin People's Garden

Every week there are opportunities to volunteer in our community garden on the corner of Larkin and McAllister Street! Help us grow and harvest fresh produce that goes back to the community at no cost.