Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Alliance for Jobs and Sustainable Growth Coalition - Mayoral Debate Update

BOMA San Francisco Members:

BOMA San Francisco is proud to be one of the founding members of the Alliance for Jobs and Sustainable Growth (AFJASG) - a new jobs-focused coalition of business, labor and community organizations.  The objective is to explore how local businesses, labor and community-based organizations can benefit by creating a working relationship to encourage economic development in San Francisco.

On August 16, 2011, the AFJASG sponsored a San Francisco Mayoral Candidate Debate that involved the leading contenders in the race - including the first debate appearance by Public Defender Jeff Adachi:
  • San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi
  • Former San Francisco Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier
  • San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos
  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu
  • Former San Francisco Supervisor Bevan Dufty
  • Former San Francisco Supervisor Tony Hall
  • San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera
  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
  • Venture capitalist Joanna Rees
  • San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting
  • State Sen. Leland Yee
 You can read more about the debate in the San Francisco Examiner by clicking here.

Thank you to the BOMA San Francisco members who attended the debate: Susan Court, GAPAC member; Mike Freeman, BOMA SF-PAC Member; Debbie Shea, BOMA GAPAC and Energy & Environment Committee member; Manny Fishman, BOMA California representative for BOMA SF; and Art Swanson, San Francisco Small Business Network President.

Debbie Shea and Mike Freeman

Art Swanson and Supervisor Mark Farrell

The AFJASG members include:

Business: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce | Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA - San Francisco) | San Francisco Committee on Jobs | Golden Gate Restaurant Association | San Francisco Small Business Network | Hospital Council of Northern & Central California

Labor: United Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters Union Local 38 | LiUNA!, Local 261 | SEIU - United Healthcare Workers - West | San Francisco Police Officers Association | United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local Union No. 22 | United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 5 | San Francisco Deputy Sheriffs’ Association | International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 6 | International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245 | Northern California District Council of Laborers (NCDCL) | International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 856 | A. Philip Randolph Institute

Community: Plan C San Francisco | Mission Housing Development Corporation | Mission Language & Vocational School | Laborers Local 261 Community Service & Training Foundation | Other Community Organizations

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