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November 2020

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Wellbeing During COVID-19, Just a Phone Call Away

While the pandemic has sharpened our individual focus on our physical health, the crisis within the crisis—the pandemic and calls for social and racial justice amid a recent election—have exacerbated the mental health and wellbeing of many. To put it into perspective, research has indicated that loneliness and extended social isolation are twice as harmful to physical and mental health as obesity.  Recognizing the impact of such challenging circumstances on mental health and […]

Wishing a Happy Veterans Day to Our Heroes

I want to wish those who have served, a Happy Veterans Day. Today we express our profound gratitude for the sacrifices and contributions you and your family have made at home and at outposts around the world.  But our gratitude is not just for what you have done in active service. It is grounded in […]

Lessons from Project Roomkey

With homelessness expected to worsen as the pandemic continues, Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl are seeking to learn from Project Roomkey, which has taken more than 4,000 people off the streets and into shelter over a span of just four months – an unprecedented feat. Acting on their motion, the Board of Supervisors approved […]