GreatNonProfits 2009 Green Choice Winner!

GreatNonProfits 2009 Green Choice Winner!
Green Choice Winner 2009

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

National Night Out--A Safe, Fun Night For All!

National Night Out is a nation-wide event designed to highlight each communitiy's dedication to their speific crime and violence prevention strategies. It is intended to generate support for and participation in local anitcrime programs and organizations as well as strengthen neighborhood spirit and community-police partnerships. For our neighborhood, the Hayes Valley/Western Addition of San Francisco, a group of committed organizers, also known as the Hayes Valley Community Partners ,planned and successfully created a fun & safe extravaganza for youth and families to come and celebrate our community. With much love, thanks and props to Richard Johnson, the co-founder of Hayes Valley Community Partners, we were able to pull off a Public Safety Fair where neighborhood organizations joined forces to show their support in OUR "Night Out Against Crime". The fair was followed by live entertainment from local groups such as Western Addtion Drill Team, Horus Tolson and the SGI-USA's Golden Gate Chorus, and perfomers from neighborhood church groups. It was a blast had by all and we want to extend our deepest gratitude to everyone that contributes to the safety and beautification of our neighborhood. It is quite a special thing we have...

This is the irreplaceable Richard Johnson, Co-Founder of the Hayes Valley Community Partners
District 5 Supervisor, Ross Mirkarimi, acknowledging the dedication that Richard has to this community!!
Laurie Hampton, one of the many wonderful gardeners of Koshland Park Community Learning Garden, standing in front of our booth where we offered free lettuce, collard greens and kale to folks!!

Much love to all and enjoy these glorious, fog-less summer days!!


Anonymous said...

What A Great Community...What A Great Garden!

Anonymous said...

It is so nice to see the community bridge the gap between politics, the city government, and agencies within the city of San Francisco, CA. You two ladies have made strides within your garden and the community. You truly will be missed by me and everyone you have reached out to. I wish you two gals the best of luck and never forget where you planted those seeds to see how they are doing as you continue to seek your way through this awesome journey called LIFE.

Your friend in the blue uniform.

The stranger in the blue uniform.