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The transparent Liar Ed Lee has done it again first by throwing elderly and disabled people of color under the bus with an unreasonable policy of enforcing fare evasion and then by pretending to be a hero by agreeing with the SFMTA’s decision to extend free Muni to elderly and disabled patrons as it has previously done for the city’s youth.
In recent months The San Francisco health department has alerted many San Francisco free food service entities such as soup kitchens of a potentially lethal infectious disease known as Shigella.
Shigella is an oral fecal disease that is initially caused by ingesting human fecal matter, and is generally spread when the infected stool is spread to others who ingest it.
It is no secret that San Francisco is the third most expensive city in the world to live in.
For poor folks we must come up with creative and sometimes tried and true methods of survival when often 2/3 or more of our monthly income goes to rent.
One such methods for many is relying on local soup kitchens or food pantries to get staples and components of meals if not entire meals.
Black Disabled Families in Amerikkka-The Crisis of Bessie and Devonte Taylor--Settler Colonial Lies from Salinas to San Francisco
The family’s homelessness has nothing to do with the Housing Authority. We couldn’t help what the landlord did.” I listened as the supervisor at the Housing Authority of Monterey County rattled off a long list of reasons that they thought released their agency from any responsibility for the crisis of Bessie Taylor and her disabled son Devonte, who are now living houselessly in Salinas, California, because the Housing Authority took too long to move on the family’s reasonable accommodation claim, and they subsequently lost their home of 22 years.