SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – San Francisco’s unofficial mayor elect London Breed returned to her roots Thursday morning, addressing her supporters for the first time.

The future mayor of San Francisco made her victory speech at her alma mater, Rosa Parks Elementary School.

“Today we show the next generation of young people, many of them sitting in this front row, that anything is possible,” Breed told the crowd gathered at the school

A week and two days after Election Day, Board of Supervisors President and mayoral candidate London Breed is looking to the future.

After her final opponent Mark Leno conceded the race Wednesday, the 43-year-old San Francisco native is almost sure to be mayor.

She will be the first African-American woman and second woman mayor in the history of the city.

“I never thought the opportunity to be mayor of the city and county of San Francisco was ever possible,” Breed said.

In the basement of city hall Thursday, the vote counting continues, though it’s highly unlikely that there is any outcome in this race besides a victory for Breed.

In her first official speech as mayor-elect on Thursday, Breed fondly recalled people telling her to go to college when she didn’t know what that was.

“If it wasn’t for a community that believed in me and supported me and raised me and did what was necessary to make sure that I was a success, I would not be here,” she said to several hundred people gathered at Rosa Parks. “But the problem is, I am the exception and not the norm, and as mayor I want to change what is wrong with this city.”

She says her first order of business will be the budget.

Breed wants the technology sector to work with youngsters so that they have a real shot at sharing in the city’s immense wealth. She wants to build more housing more quickly and supports the use of legal conservatorships to get mentally ill people and drug users off the street and into treatment.

She has also promised to end long-term homeless tent camps within a year of taking office. One of her first priorities will be to help the homeless with safe injection sites and building more housing.

“It is about making sure that the decisions we make today have a positive impact on the next generation of young people growing up in San Francisco. Right now and in all of its neighborhoods,” Breed told applauding supporters.

One of her first priorities: helping the homeless with safe injection sites and building more housing.

“It is about making sure that the decisions we make today have a positive impact on the next generation of young people growing up in San Francisco. Right now and in all of its neighborhoods,” Breed told applauding supporters.

Additionally, Breed is planning for more academy classes for the police department

One of the first decisions Breed has to make is who will fill her seat on the board of supervisors. On Thursday, she said that’s a discussion for another day.

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