Category Archives: Research

U.S Census Data results in redrawing district lines

Every 10 years, the census counts every resident in the United States. Based on the data,  San Francisco reported 776,733 people in 2000 compared to 805,235 people (a 3.7 percent increase) in 2010. Census information is used to decide many … Continue reading

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Renewable energy alternative for San Francisco

CleanPowerSF—a renewable energy alternative on its way to San Francisco Clean energy supporters in San Francisco can breathe a little easier. CleanPowerSF, the long-awaited renewable energy alternative to PG&E’s electric generation, if passed by the Board of Supervisors and the … Continue reading

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The Mission’s Place Amongst California Neighborhoods

A new study released by the American Human Development Project compares the different regions, cities, and neighborhoods in California by their quality of life. A Portrait of California uses the Human Development Index, a composite measure made up of health, … Continue reading

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Leveraging Resources Through University Community Partnerships

For organizations working in the Mission neighborhood, partnerships form a vital part in improving the community by leveraging ever shrinking resources. At the June MiCoCo monthly gathering, Robert Vargas, Randy Quezada and Gavin Tolentino spoke about the various opportunities UCSF’s … Continue reading

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Planning Department Releases Neighborhood Profiles

The Planning Department has prepared neighborhood profiles based on recently released data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey program, detailing the state of the city for the period 2005-2009. They also contain population and race counts from the 2010 Census … Continue reading

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The USF Survey: What Bay Area Residents are Thinking

In June, the Leo T. McCarthy Center at the University of San Francisco conducted a survey to gauge the opinions of Bay Area residents on the economy, the local/state/federal governments, and policies. The center interviewed nearly 1,200 respondents of various … Continue reading

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