Randy Shaw

Randy Shaw is the Editor of Beyond Chron and the Director of San Francisco’s Tenderloin Housing Clinic, which publishes Beyond Chron. Shaw is the author of four books on activism, including The Activist's Handbook: Winning Social Change in the 21st Century, and Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century. His new book is The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco

Articles by Randy Shaw

No Regional Solution to Homelessness

Posted September 18, 2018 by

Cities Won’t Be Compelled to Spend A recent SF Chronicle story characterized  as a “new idea”  plans to build Navigation Centers outside San Francisco. It’s actually less of a “new” idea than a variation of a long hoped homelessness cure
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Kathleen Lammers and 1980’s San Francisco

Posted September 4, 2018 by

Remembering a Champion for SF’s Seniors Kathleen Lammers should have celebrated her 71st birthday on September 5. But the champion for seniors had her life cut short by cancer in 1995, years before her first Social Security check.  I was
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Will Mayor Breed Endorsement Shift D6 Race?

Posted August 28, 2018 by

Polls Show Open Race San Francisco Mayor London Breed has duo endorsed Christine Johnson and Sonja Trauss in the D6 supervisor’s race. Her announcement followed the two candidates publicly aligning their campaigns earlier in the week, and came only days
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