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May 06, 2022
San Francisco - The recently released draft Supreme Court opinion, if it stands as the court’s final ruling, would effectively end the protection of an individual’s right to choose as a federally guaranteed right under the 14th Amendment to the...
Feb 26, 2022
San Francisco – HealthRIGHT 360 continues to stand in opposition to the criminalization and policing of people who use drugs under the Mayor’s Declaration of Emergency in response to drug overdose deaths in the Tenderloin. The Tenderloin Linkage...
Dec 23, 2021
San Francisco – There is a tired old trope about San Francisco being ungovernable because we can’t agree on things, but you won’t hear that from me. If you think I’m going to defend the status quo in the Tenderloin, I hate to disappoint you. We know...
Aug 17, 2021
HealthRIGHT 360 Board of Directors votes unanimously to approve a historic first union contract between HealthRIGHT 360, SEIU Local 1021, 721, and 221. San Francisco – In December 2019, HealthRIGHT 360 began the process of building our new...
Aug 02, 2021
San Francisco -- The problem with pendulum metaphors in the drug policy world is that they constrain thinking to a singular line of ideas and actions in which all movement is only forward or back along a two-dimensional plane. It would appear that...
Jun 18, 2021
On June 19, 1865, two-thousand Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas to formally declare the abolition of slavery in the South - almost 2.5 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. June 19th, coined Juneteenth, is the annual...
Jun 10, 2021
Each year in June, HealthRIGHT 360 celebrates Pride Month, a month-long celebration of the LGBTQ+ community honoring those who have fought and lost their lives for the right to be equal, and free of oppression and systemic brutality. In the 1900’s...
May 28, 2021
San Francisco - HealthRIGHT 360 has been dedicated to providing care for people who use drugs for over 50 years. The challenges facing the people we serve have grown more dire over the past 20 years. Housing insecurity, economic and racial inequity...
May 17, 2021
San Francisco – Dr. Vitka Eisen, President & CEO, HealthRIGHT 360, issued the following statement in response to “Many San Franciscans in jail struggle with addiction. Would this polarizing treatment option help them?” as published on May 12,...
Apr 20, 2021
As the world watched nearly a year ago, George Floyd’s death was the result of excessive police violence. While today’s guilty verdicts in the State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin trial have given legal justice to the family of George Floyd,...

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