Hayes Valley “Community Board”

LAST UPDATE: OCT 12th > A new installation on Parcel K Last week we were prompted of a new community board installation at the Proxy location. We are concerned that a temporary public space which has been intended for affordable housing now houses a communications board under the guise of “community” which will be in control of 2 organizations (HVNA, … Read post

Freeway Commemoration Project Update

A quick note We’ve been asked if there are any new developments or details to share on the Freeway Commemoration Project. Here are our observations on what is unfolding as the red flags 🚩 🚩🚩 continue to persist. 2. Leadership conflicts of interest continue with HVNA and HVMA’s presidents at the helm. 3. To date we have submitted 3 disclosure … Read post

Who is the Hayes Valley Public Safety Committee?

We prompted you a while back of the confusing title status of the HVNA Public Safety Committee aka Hayes Valley Public Safety Committee lead by Bob Barnwell here. Our point is further corroborated with the details of an upcoming HVNA meeting where they HVNA is also referencing Bob’s Committee and linking to its Public Safety Committee. It’s time Bob admits … Read post

Statement Regarding HVNA’s Involvement in Campaign Against Supervisor Dean Preston

Last month we informed you that Jen Laska, current president of HVNA (Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association) is concurrently on the payroll of GrowSF, a political action committee. The HVNA’s involvement with a political action committee presents a serious conflict of interest and compromises its credibility as a community serving association. HVSafe believes representation at the community level is critical and … Read post

HVNA (Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association) President a Paid Political Operative

In recent weeks we’ve been prompted with news regarding the HVNA president being employed by a political action committee (GrowSF). Because of our first hand experience with the overreach of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association we find this development detrimental to the good health of civic engagement and representation for the neighborhood. We will continue to keep you updated. You … Read post

Takeaways from MOCAC Meeting (6.21.22) part 8

Takeaways from MOCAC Meeting (6.21.22) …the Freeway Commemoration Project continued Representatives of HVSafe attended Tuesday’s MOCAC Meeting. The Freeway Commemoration Project was item 4 on the agenda. Below are bullet points of what was shared at this meeting. We remain steadfast in keeping you informed of developments of this looming project which will impact Hayes Valley while we continue to … Read post