“I wish San Francisco ___”

6 12 2012



Join us this Friday!

Get connected, get smart and start up a sustainable community!

“Text-A-City: Start Ups for Sustainable Communities” is a night of interactive art and lively conversation designed to raise awareness about affordable housing solutions in San Francisco.

The interactive art will invite the public to send text messages expressing their wishes for sustainable living to be projected onto the outdoor wall of A Temporary Offering (ATO) at Market and & 7th Streets in San Francisco’s MidMarket neighborhood. Featured artist: Paul Notzold, TXTual Healing.

Inside ATO, short panel discussions on a variety of affordable housing opportunities and innovations will promote entrepreneurship, advocacy and community-building in regard to providing affordable housing for all people in our diverse and vibrant city. Topics will include urban sustainability, mixed-income housing and collective entrepreneurship. Moderator: Kevin O’Malley, Tech Talk / Studio, and the Business and Leadership Forum of the Commonwealth Club. Panelists (list in formation): Peter Cohen, San Francisco, Council of Community Housing Organizations; Carla Mays, Social Innovators and Investors Resource; Sam Tepperman-Gelfant, Public Advocates; Tracy Parent, San Francisco Community Land Trust. Invited Participants: Jenna Sampson, Twitter; Oscar Grande, PODER; Majora Carter, Majora Carter Group; Raines Cohen, Co-Housing California; Dan Murphy, Urban Green DevCo; David Baker Architects; SPUR.

“Text-A-City” happens December 7th, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at A Temporary Offering, 1106 Market Street @ 7th Street in San Francisco.

This is a flash mob benefit for the San Francisco Council on Community Housing Organizations. Donations are sliding scale $5 to $15, with no one turned away for lack of funds.

Live music + cash bar + popup food on hand!

RSVP @ http://text-a-city.eventbrite.com.

This event is presented by swap/meet in association with artists Anthony Julius Williams and Dan Bouthot.