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All remaining Senior University (Senior Action Network) classes scheduled for SFPD Taraval have been canceled, including the March 2 class.

The public speaking training segment originally scheduled for February 16 has been rescheduled.

The new date and location is:
March 2, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Mission Creek Community, 225 Berry Street

Cantonese translation will be provided.
 
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TV Feature on SAFE this Saturday

Catch Jessie Lorenz, LightHouse Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, on Access SF. She is being interviewed about the Sidewalks Are For Everyone campaign.

The program airs this Saturday, February 21 at noon on Channel 29. It will also be simulcast on the web at www.accessf.org/guide/watch/.

Access SF 1 is San Francisco's award-winning public access television…

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Bob Planthold Sets His Cites on Illegal Motorcycle Parking

By Joe Eskenazi

[Bob] Planthold, a former city ethics commissioner who walks with braces and crutches after a childhood bout with polio, notes that this article will show you little-used law allowing cities to hire the disabled to enforce disabled parking access laws. Based upon his survey of the six square blocks around City Hall…

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U.S. Representatives Edolphus Towns and Cliff Stearns Introduce Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act, NFB Applauds Measure

 
January 28, 2009 12:17 PM Eastern Time  

National Federation of the Blind Press Release

CONTACT:
Christopher S. Danielsen
Director of Public Relations
National Federation of the Blind
(410) 659-9314, extension 2330
(410) 262-1281 (Cell)
<mailto:cdanielsen@nfb.org>cdanielsen@nfb.org>

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Representatives Edolphus “Ed” Towns (D-NY) and Cliff Stearns (R-FL) today introduced H.R. 734, a bill intended to protect the blind and other pedestrians from injury or death…

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Don't Miss the Next Speaker Training for SAFE!

Sidewalks are for Everyone Speaker Training

February 3, 2009 4:30 to 5:30
Location: Support for Families with Children with Disabilities
2601 Mission Street • Suite 606
San Francisco, CA 94110

A $50 stipend is available for those who complete Speaker Training and make at least one presentation at a community based organization in the…

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Don’t Miss the Next Speaker Training for SAFE!

Sidewalks are for Everyone Speaker Training

February 3, 2009 4:30 to 5:30
Location: Support for Families with Children with Disabilities
2601 Mission Street • Suite 606
San Francisco, CA 94110

A $50 stipend is available for those who complete Speaker Training and make at least one presentation at a community based organization in the…

Read More Don’t Miss the Next Speaker Training for SAFE!