SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A group was gathering in downtown San Francisco Monday afternoon to call for city and state officials to shift support from technology companies and other corporations to students, families and public education.
The march was starting in front of Twitter headquarters at 1355 Market St. at 4:30 p.m. and then continuing along Market Street with a stop at an apartment building where many residents are facing eviction and ending at the Westfield San Francisco Centre on Market and Fifth streets.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order to Halt Pandemic Evictions Through June
Following a rally outside the shopping mall, there will be holiday caroling with “alternative” lyrics, focusing on the so-called “1 percent,” according to organizers.
The protest was taking on various issues including saving City College of San Francisco, which is dealing with accreditation issues; stopping evictions of longtime, working class residents; demanding affordable housing; and supporting the public school system.READ MORE: Armed Guards, Volunteers Join Police to Patrol Streets in Oakland's Chinatown