Bold Steps for Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Access

PRC is proud and grateful for the series of bills that Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law that will tremendously help our clients, partners, and agencies serve the most critical needs of those suffering with behavioral health challenges.  These measures represent bold steps in the right direction that will make it easier for people to access […]
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Reinvesting in Black Communities

Seeded by a generous grant from Gilead Sciences, the Black/African American Leadership Council (BAALC) launched in August 2019 to sharpen focus on addressing disparities impacting the African-American community in San Francisco. PRC expected a year-long quiet phase for the collective of 47 (and counting) cross-sector African American leaders before publicizing the BAALC. However, urgency surrounding both the pandemic […]
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LGBTQ Rights – Recognized & Protected!

This is progress. Speaking truth! And making our voices heard. PRC reminds our community of its commitment to justice in all its forms, as we celebrate the rights of LGBTQ workers that are now protected from employment discrimination in America.    This week’s Supreme Court ruling has offered a glimmer of hope for our institutions, as we stand with our LGBTQ workers, leaders, clients, and the broader […]
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Brett Andrews on the Fight for Racial Justice, San Francisco Business Times

As I write this, our nation is socially rudderless – devoid of leadership to address the latest display of police brutality and endemic racism in America. The intensity of the current social unrest should not come as a surprise to anyone following current events in recent years. In our lifetime, we’ve witnessed similar instances of […]
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And All That Pride…

Some things don’t have to change. We are who we are. Thank god. While this pandemic will prevent us from marching down Market Street in colorful mass to mark the 50th anniversary of the first Pride parades held in San Francisco and New York City, it does not prevent us from coming together to celebrate ourselves, […]
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COVID-19 Update – A Message from our CEO March 20, 2020

Dear Friends, I know this is such a challenging time for all of us. On behalf of PRC, I want to extend my heartfelt appreciation to all of you for stepping forward to support our community, particularly those most vulnerable – your support and engagement is a wonderful demonstration of our collective humanity. PRC remains steadfast in […]
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ORDER OF THE HEALTH OFFICER No. C19-09 & -07c – Shelter In Place through May 31

April 29th – San Francisco’s health orders were updated and extended through May 31st. Click here to access the updated order, Frequently Asked Questions, and information about “what has changed” from the San Francisco Department of Public Health. March 31st – San Francisco Department of Health has issued “ORDER OF THE HEALTH OFFICER No. C19-07b (SHELTER IN […]
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The Numbers Concerning Racial Inequity and Health Disparities Don’t Lie

As published in the San Francisco Bay Times, September 19, 2019 By Brett Andrews In October of 2017, I wrote an article for the San Francisco Bay Times that focused on the city’s Point-in-Time Count, which is a report primarily informed by a citywide survey of those homeless on any particular evening. The results of […]
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In Pursuit of Self Care

As published in the San Francisco Bay Times, July 24, 2019 By Brett Andrews As I was preparing to write this article, two things quickly became clear to me: I knew what I wanted to write, but did not necessarily know how to write about it—the very important and seemingly ever-elusive practice of self-care. How […]
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