S.F. Mayor Goes Door-To-Door For Suggestions

Under "Project Connect" one hundred city workers will canvass the city's poorest neighborhoods to find out what people really need.
June 13, 2004, 7am PDT | Jeffrey Goodman
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In a city notable for both its abundant wealth and shocking poverty, Mayor Gavin Newsom is hoping a new program based on first-hand polling will direct the poor to city services while exposing gaps in service coverage. Seeking to "bring City Hall out to the communities," Mayor Newsom believes that by working with troubled areas, San Francisco can ease the growing trend towards violence in the city.

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Published on Friday, June 11, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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