San Francisco is a diverse city, but improved public spaces improve the quality of life for everyone.

We are the only organization whose sole purpose is to protect the character and enhance the livability of SF.
We fight for all public spaces. Get up to speed on the issues that matter most to livability:
  • Activation
  • Civic Character
  • Greening
  • Livable Streets
  • Participatory Governance
Connect with us to learn the issues and ways to engage.

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Our Members and Board review legislation and projects in that impact neighborhoods and public space in San Francisco.

You can participate in this process by attending Policy and Members Meetings or by suggesting a project for review.

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Starting in August 2014 we asked neighbors what they would do to improve their neighborhoods.

We collected and analyzed 2,522 ideas from 937 people from every district in San Francisco to prepare the 2014 Listening Tour Report.

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In 1947, we fought the Mayor to save the cable cars and the character of San Francisco. From there we launched the first citywide tree planting program, legalized cafe seating, legislated tens of millions for art, parks, and neighborhood improvements.

Catch up on nearly 70 years of political activism that has changed San Francisco and the nation.

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San Francisco's City motto is Spanish, "Oro en paz y Fierro en guerra", which translates to "Gold in Peace and Iron in War".