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SOMA West is Open for Dining!

We urge you to support these local SOMA West restaurants and cafes that are working very hard to stay open during COVID-19. Most of them offer delivery, and a few of them even offer socially distanced outdoor seating. This list will be updated often, so we are posting it [. . .]

SOMA West 2020 Community Audit

Since its inception, the SOMA West CBD has pioneered the use of data to drive community development and improvement. This ensures that our resources are allocated equitably, that we are operationally transparent, and that we are accountable to all of our community members and additional stakeholders. Thus, the goal [. . .]

Resources for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 (English | 中文 | Español)

The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) advances equitable and shared prosperity for San Franciscans by growing sustainable jobs, supporting businesses of all sizes, creating great places to live and work, and helping everyone achieve economic self-sufficiency. Their myriad programs are responsible for strengthening San Francisco’s many diverse [. . .]

LUSH: A SOMArts Series

​​​​​​LUSH: A SOMArts Series, Literary Edition brought us together while apart  Writers Claire Calderón, Elaine Castillo, and Juli Delgado Lopera shared the virtual SOMArts’ stage with LUSH: A SOMArts Series last night. The evening was filled with heartfelt conversation, readings that grounded us in hope for new beginnings, and an audience Q&A that left us [. . .]