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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is putting up $6.1 million to turn a hotel into transitional housing for San Francisco’s homeless population

SalesforceCEO Marc Benioff is putting $US6.1 million into a project to transform a closed-down San Francisco hotel into transitional housing for the homeless, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The housing-renovation project is a partnership between Benioff, San Francisco mayor London Breed, and the local homeless advocacy group Tenderloin Housing Clinic. […]
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is putting up $6.1 million to turn a hotel into transitional housing for San Francisco’s homeless population
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A UN expert said San Francisco’s homelessness crisis is a human rights violation. Here’s why she thinks the controversial ‘homeless tax’ billionaires are fighting over could be part of the solution.

In a recent report, UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha said San Francisco’s homelessness crisis was a “cruel” violation of human rights. The city is set to vote on Tuesday on a controversial ballot measure that would tax the city’s largest corporations to fund services for the homeless. Many billionaires, includingSquare […]
A UN expert said San Francisco’s homelessness crisis is a human rights violation. Here’s why she thinks the controversial ‘homeless tax’ billionaires are fighting over could be part of the solution.
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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff got into a Twitter beef with another exec over a controversial measure tackling San Francisco’s homelessness crisis

Proposition C is a ballot measure in San Francisco, California that would tax the city’s largest corporations to provide more funding to homeless services. On Saturday, the gloves came off over Twitter between Zynga chairman and co-founder Mark Pincus and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. Pincus tweeted: “Prop c is the […]
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff got into a Twitter beef with another exec over a controversial measure tackling San Francisco’s homelessness crisis