Keynote Speakers


Compassion Award Recipient: Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer

Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer is a 4th generation Chinese American San Franciscan who represents District 1, which includes the Richmond and Lone Mountain. Prior to being elected to represent District 1, Supervisor Fewer was a member of the Board of Education for 8 years and spent many years before that as a public education advocate. She served 12 terms as PTA president and was the Director of Parent Organizing and Educational Policy for Coleman Advocates, where she fought to expand opportunities for San Francisco's children, youth, and families.

After being elected Supervisor in 2016, Supervisor Fewer recognized the lack of homeless services in District 1 and the increasing need to bring services to District 1. After working together with the USF School of Urban & Public Affairs to study the homeless population of District 1 and its unique needs, Supervisor Fewer allocated funds for a dedicated HOT team and PHC mobile homeless services.

In 2018, Supervisor Fewer reached out to Project Homeless Connect to include additional services and connections for those experiencing homelessness in the Richmond. PHC began with a co-hosted town hall meeting and several community neighbor meetings to hear directly from the neighborhood. This year, PHC began monthly volunteer opportunities and service days in District 1 with the support and encouragement of Supervisor Fewer, which allows us to reach people that would otherwise not be able to access services.

She is thrilled to now be working with Project Homeless Connect to bring these services to District 1!

Musical Entertainment

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The Trio always delivers a superb show full of fresh takes on classic tunes. They combine great individual musicianship and improvisation with arranged instrumental passages and vocal harmonies, guaranteeing a varied and entertaining show.

James Zeller’s heartfelt, personal vocal style and tasteful trombone have won over audiences worldwide. Daniel Nickerson flows seamlessly between rhythm and lead on resonator guitar, and top call Bay Area bassist Ollie Dudek provides an unshakeable foundation on upright bass