Jennifer Friedenbach

Homeless funding initiative headed for the November ballot

A white jogger throwing a black homeless man’s property into Lake Merritt.…

‘Chop shop’ legislation targets homeless people in SF

My whole family rides bikes. And just like many other San Franciscans,…

We must stop leaving our residents out in the rain

After years of drought, all this rainfall feels wonderful, life-lifting and freshly…

For SF homeless, ‘tough love’ concept just doesn’t add up

A week before Christmas — a time one usually associates with good…

Wins for homeless

Trump isn’t the only surprise winner this election season. Here in San…

November ballot measures incite class hatred in San Francisco

With a stinky pile of initiatives on the San Francisco ballot this…

Proposed ballot measure on homelessness will exacerbate crisis

A young African-American man I talked to recently shared how he is…

Homeless advocacy begins with listening

Last week was awful, in that gut-wrenching, sick-to-your-stomach kind of way. Midweek…

A tale of two homeless sweeps

After a very long and chaotic week for the campers on Division…

Cultural shift long overdue for San Francisco police

Often in the wake of tragedy, we can find some solace in…

‘Hero’ in Market Street birth celebrated for wrong reasons

When I saw the raw aftermath footage of a woman giving birth…

No substance behind mayor’s homeless app

Earlier this month, the Mayor’s Office announced a new category on the…

Profiling leads to community decline

This month was my husband’s birthday, and I decided to get him…

Sleeping is a crime in San Francisco

Last week, an encampment of elderly black people near our office in…