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>> another round of applause for the color guard, please. also a couple of final things.
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i have noticed that supervisor breed showed up from district 5. thank you, supervisor. and we have a reception at the top of the stairs. and si -- and i have been waiting to say this all night, in the all of antiquities. i want to thank everyone and the families and the officers who were not here that are out on the street doing what these guys do every day. thank you very much.
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>> so at the get things started please welcome a great leader and the director of the environment ms. melanie (clapping). >> good morning, everyone. my name is melanie i'm the director of the san francisco department of the environment. i want to thank you all for helping us celebrate electric vehicles in san francisco. before i introduce the mayor i want to introduce other activities. also wanted to thank you for your leadership moreen in helping to adopt the electrician of electric vehicles. so in san francisco we know that transportation is responsible for the second highest attribute for to our green e mediation in
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the city that comes from cars and trucks. we know if we are going to meet our ambitious climate goals we've got to think about alternatives in gasoline powered vehicles. your greenhouse gas e mediation will be lessen counting the e mediation from power plants. but the good news is in san francisco you can drive a car cleaner than anywhere in the u.s. we're nearly 20 percent renot to my knowledgeable and california will be 33 percent less. you'll be driving particle carbon free from the city hiding
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drove electric facility. we'll have the levels lower and we know that a strategy is going to help us. frankly we're so proud to have a mayor mayor lee is championship this effort to make this the green capital of the united states p san francisco is anyone one of the most charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the country. we've made sure that those owners can get those installed in their homes and have dozens of apartment buildings so see. as we reduce the overall size of the fleet it's my great pleasure to welcome our mayor, mayor ed lee (clapping)
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thank you ma i didn't four that introduction and for your department >> good morning, everybody. welcome to evidence code section v week san francisco the innovation capital of the world the greenest city in the north america. i want to thank you tom and thanks to all the sponsors human resources behind mississippi any honda toyota and a schneider electric and charge electric and pg&e, sun power and, of course, working with supervisor eric mar as well. it's wonderful to see so many of our electric vehicles here today to demonstrate the models that are available to a customers. i take pride in this whole area
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of this city being the innovation looerd for our electric fuel vehicles. in fact, governor newsom asked all the department heads who would like to help me establish this. i carefully put my hand up and i'm sure glad i did. it's been fun and virtually to watch it grow. i've been to see it grow. navigate more than 40 percent of our greenhouse gas emissions still come from the transportation sector. we want to eliminate that. you heard governor brown last week he made the charge that climate change is too important and we want that to happen here,
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no san francisco. we added bike sharing. we are and have long been and will continue to be a transit per city and when you need a car electric cars will be a convenient alternative. in the bay area we have 12 thousand plug in vehicles and that's huge. it represents 1/3rd of all the plugs ins that are sold in the entire state and almost 20 percent in the entire country and that's because not just a because we enjoy them but we've done the right thing. with the 9 counties we're working with we've built an
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infrastructure. san francisco and the bay area has the most charging stations, in fact, over 2 hundred charging stations are available in more than 60 different locations in our city. we're making it vent and part of the way we live in this very quality area of the san francisco bay area. city government installed 40 percent of those free charging stations 90 in our garages and airport. we add to that our fleet is 1 hundred percent alternative fuel bio electric or diesel fuel. again, thank you for your leadership you've been working on those vehicles but in those complicated areas of the
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apartment buildings that don't have a clear ownership or leadership in some of those buildings and because of the murpt charge st. a they've helped 34 apartment buildings across this area. whether it's our own employees or for the public-private companies they're playing an important role in making e v infrastructure available in our city. our department environment has been working with the business council to reach out to the entire business community in san francisco and help companies start the process of making themselves e v ready. mufrdz and clean energy and technical companies are working
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with the good times and company owners to fight the climate change with the e v movement. so by working and innovating together our city is looerd the way. i encourage everyone to come out here and a checkout the wide range of plug in vehicles. and you might want to look at the scooters because when your younger you can do that. even when you're old eerie want to get on one. and, of course, checkout another our nation's first mobile solar charging station. and, of course, as mayors do i get to blame today e v week in san francisco. and present this proclamation to
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my colleague good afternoon. my name is louis i'm the executive director of the mission economic development agency. i'll very pleased to be here to share our work with the neighborhood. first metro a was founded 20 years ago on business expansion
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providing loan services to admission district and the latino districts then in the 1990s low income and latino families were faced with the threat of disparity so we decided it metro a needed to expand hiss it's services for homeownership counterand closer invention and in subject years we've added free tax and workforce development resources. metro a new provides services to over 7 thousand families annually. we take a holistic integrated service delivery because we're dedicated to insuring that
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latino families get all the resources they need to be successful. the mission promise neighborhood is based on this philosophy of integrated approach to communities development the promise of the mission promise neighborhood is that all students and all families in the mission district will be successful both academicly and economically in the mission promise neighborhood we believe that economic success is that fundamental to academic extensive and the mission promise neighborhood we're working on both. it's my pleasure to introduce to you mayor lee. he and his office have long been instrumental in the success of the admission neighborhood.
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they've porl they're a true partner in the work. under his leadership because of certify environment in economic groebl growth san francisco has been spared the deficit of years past but has grown to protect the social security where poem need them the most and mayor lee has supported the affordable housing with new large-scale projects the hunters point shipyard and treasure island and other veterans stylists. 20 percent of all new homes in construction nearly 12 thousand will be affordable. mayor lee we really appreciate the partnership and you're good
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work >> thank you very much (clapping). >> well louis thank you very much for that introduction. we're here today thanks in large part to metro a i enjoy working with you louis because a great part of what you do is creating jobs and making sure the community like the mission district gets enough resources to operator in a growing economy. we're here to welcome secretary of hud shawn who i have had a chance to work with closely and a lot those days because we want to reenvision the way we do public housing. we don't want isolated poverty housing in san francisco anywhere. created not only so many problems bus it's sustained generations of poverty that i think people deserve to get out
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of. so we took this opportunity to welcome our secretary and our recreational office to tour valencia gardens is a great example. and thank you to the housing corporation with their literally leadership to help reestablish what used be poverty housing no lighting and people who talked about this place were solicited and, of course, a lot of calls to the police department and service calls in so many different ways. now you see here some 2 hundred and 60 units that are integrated with public housing and section 8 and people are waiting to get into this place for good reason. it's no longer isolated housing
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it's integrated with communities. you'll see in the center a health center with the implementation of obamacare you'll see tvs in the rooms that help people with the skill sets to be part of the 21st century. you'll see thing that are listened to this city interest it was so important to allow the secretary so envision what we want to do with the rest of public housing. we've got 31 thousand other units we're deserve reduce of part of comboirlg. i want to thank our city administrator and the president of the new evenly thauld housing authority commission because they along with working with olsen and our recreational hud
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office and working with the talent that secretary habitation assigned to us we've got talent coming out of chicago and d.c. out of our recreational office to help us with utilizing the newest programs that hud is doing in order to get us up and started and running. and we want every site that we visit in to become investments to the private sectors as well as and join our community based orchestras that we, only succeed to put private monies in and their campaigner. our biggest environment is when
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people want their families to come to san francisco. that's the biggest investment. in order to do that you've got to have schools and a community partnerships and the rest of city government engaged. that's why we have over 1 hundred people engaged in this vision for our groups. we have reenvisioned how we can be more innovative & welcoming. so i want to take the opportunity to thank the secretary and thank president obama for gufz this up to this point for reenforcing the president's view we're about creating lards of opportunity for the community. i can't stress how important that is.
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and to link that up i've been proud to create 6 thousand summer jobs for kids and when they talk to a their parents and they're excited about getting the summer jobs and that's again what president obama has given us when we started this summer jobs plus now we've got 6 thousand jobs this summer. i'll very proud. we'll continue to be working with secretary don vin. this is going to be part and particle of many visits to come. i want to unveil times we're leveraging the federal programs. i know he's existed with when he looks to san francisco such as the demonstration programs we'll be modeling that with him and how it works in such a decency
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city of san francisco and we'll continue to protect our community and be safe also for generations to come they'll get out of poverty cycles by working with our agencies. with that, i want to welcome secretary john donovan. he's sharing his expertise and i know he joins me with the allergy beginnings for public housing. i introduce to you and again welcome secretary john donovan secretary of hud (clapping) >> good morning. good afternoon. what a beautiful behalf day. and i am so happy to be back in san francisco. i'm reminded as i traveled around the neighborhood this
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morning something that one of my former colleagues used to say hillary clinton wrote a book to tanks a village to raise a child and it takes a village to revisit liza village >> a wonderful wonderful leader mayor lee you're an inspiration. we want all your visions for the city to come true. i continue to have absolute commitment to see what you want to have happen in san francisco. it council be more beautifully presented to us. this is a reactor e remarkable
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neighborhood. and we're inspired by louis from your team that's the work that's been done and the work in valuing less than gardens it beautiful oar i came from the middle school and saw one of the lottery performing schools in the city and have a long time the dramatic leap that san francisco has had here. there's no single silver bullet to solve all the problems but it's about bringing together the credible web of partnerships i've seen today. but everyone that's worked has a single goal in mind that they share with president obama. the mayor said the president's been traveling around the country talking about the most
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important challenges facing our country how are we going to continue no matter who you are we can create playgrounds of opportunity into the middle class but you, you came to this neighborhood a decade ago at the housing project before is a child who no matter how hard they worked in school or no matter he or she parents do to get ahead you might see a child who's life span was determined by the zip code they grew up in and that's wrong. we can't allow children's futures to be destroyed because we've failed to create a
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neighborhood that nufrnz them. i've come here today not only to segregate you on your success but to take the example we're seeing in the midgets district to places all around this country. and really looking at it and i've seen here in valuing less than gardens is a community that came together with over $25 million from hud to start a hope 6 development. and the result of that it the absolutely beautiful investment. i wish you could have seen the pictures that i saw what it looked like before. with an 11-year-old and a fourteen-year-old myself any
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parent would feel lucky to raise their child here. the next he step is when president obama came in he helped to get fund to schools that were struggling the most and based on a model the harlem children zone in new york city was the area we wanted to create an effort we called choice neighborhoods that wanted to take the hope 6 example and take it to the next level. and those two efforts the promised neighborhood and choice neighborhoods are ben this community. over 5 years there was a huge investment to the schools in this neighborhood. i talked to kids this morning and they love their teachers and love to learn and be in sullivan
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school but when their parents can't get them for a couple of hours after school it's a expensive after school programs that allow them to continue learning after the school day end. they're dealing with the violence around them they can get counseling in school. all of the pieces have come together to make sure that no child's future is determined just by their zip code. and finally the last pie we at hud awarded $30 million to help create the next generation. as the mayor said we can't build poverty housing or housing that
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concentrates the lottery neighborhoods without groceries or hope and instead where a we need to do is take this hope model and take it to the next level. we've done with that choice neighborhood. and alice griffin i get we'll see you over the next few years a remarkable vision. and you'll see this around the country this is not just something we should do. there are some say we can't afford to do that and i say we can't afford not to do this. every time we do this $22 million is returned to taxpayers. why? because kids grew up and
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they can contribute to society crime goes down and school performs get better before they actually save money in the long run for taxpayers. so alice will be the next one >> we've been so inspired by examples like we've seen here, the president of the state of the union addressed announced we would be taking all the work choices neighborhoods to the next level throughout promise zones effort. not only are we going to bring housing and the education pieces bus the criminal justice efforts and health and humanvi


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