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We believe that SYSTEMS are resilient and sustainable when communities come together to make change happen.
It's not (just) the big and the powerful who can make an impact on today's big issues, it's all of us.
Here's how the SF Bay is doing on the global goals:
10% of all San Franciscans live below the poverty line.
Since the pandemic, there's been a 41% increase in the # of people in the Bay on food stamps.
23.3% of adults reported needing help for mental health or substance issues.
Bay Area high schools dominate the lists of best high schools, but there is still inequality.
Women own less than 25% of all SF property.
Throughout the San Francisco Bay, state water quality standards are exceeded for pesticides, mercury and other metals and toxic substances.
San Francisco's energy is currently 41% renewable. Its goal is to be 100% renewable by 2030.
It takes 4 full-time minimum wage jobs to afford a "fair-rate" 2-bedroom apartment in the Bay Area.
35% of San Francisco playgrounds do not score well on infrastructure quality, cleanliness and upkeep.
30% of Blacks in the Bay Area live below the poverty line.
65% of art organizations who rent or own space reported only being able to afford space for another 1-6 months barring emergency relief or moratoriums
San Francisco diverts 80% of its waste from the landfill, creating new products. It is aiming for zero waste.
Over 200,000 workers drive to work on a daily basis in the Bay Area.
Habitat destruction has eliminated more than 90% of shoreline wetlands and 40% of the total SF Bay aquatic ecosystem in the last 150 years.
Did you know about the gray foxes, burrowing owls and beavers of the Bay?
BIPOC are disproportionately searched, detained and arrested by the police in the Bay Area. They received 28% longer sentences than for whites.
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