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Calle 24 Committees

Land Use

  • Creating a Special Use District (“SUD”) in and/or around the San Francisco Latino Cultural District (the “District”) that establishes height limits and design guidelines that preserve the unique character of the District, and operate the SUD once established.

  • Educating about and advocating for genuinely affordable and low-income housing and related infrastructure in the District, including promoting education about financial literacy, home ownership, and tenants’ rights.

  • Engaging in activism and advocacy to ensure that new development in San Francisco’s Mission District responds to and reflects the traditions and cultures in the Latino Cultural District.

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Economic Vitality

  • Providing technical and lease education, training and assistance for small business in the District.

  • Attracting and retaining culturally relevant businesses

  • Developing a neighborhood-based communications infrastructure, and promotion of the District through traditional and social media

Arts & Culture

  • Promoting, participating in, and supporting traditional culture-critical community events, such as Carnaval, Día de Los Muertos, and the Chavez Holiday Commemoration.

  • Identifying and preserving cultural assets that exist in the District.

  • Designing, sourcing and installing corridor monuments, arts projects, a walk of fame, light pole signs, and the like, in collaboration with the Economic Vitality Committee.

  • Fostering collaboration among Latino Cultural District arts organizations.

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Quality of Life

  • Fostering neighborhood safety in a culturally sensitive manner that includes respect for all people, including the homeless.

  • Abating graffiti in a culturally sensitive manner that fosters spray can art and murals.

  • Preserving street parking, public transit, and walking options.

  • Organizing community forums from time-to-time for more extensive public comment, such as community meetings, debates, town halls, and the like.

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