A Fool speaking truth at City Hall
Sam Dennison, a Tenderloin resident and co-director of Faithful Fools, served as a member and then chairperson of San Francisco’s Citizen’s Advisory Committee that oversaw the Twitter Tax Break. Please start at the 2:40:10 mark to listen to Sam’s testimony about her fellow residents’ struggles to get city government and tech companies to try to reduce displacement in accordance with these community benefit agreements.
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