Neighborhood Issues

June 2020: IBNA Updates and 1550 Evans Survey

The all-volunteer India Basin Neighborhood Association (IBNA) has been advocating for our community since 1994.

New Southeast Community Center Seeks Input
Take a 5-minute survey to help the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and Southeast Community Facility (SECF) Commission understand your priorities for the new Southeast Community Center currently under construction at 1550 Evans Avenue, at Third Street: https://sfpuc.typeform.com/to/fTMX0QThey are gathering input until July 31, 2020, to make sure the new center serves everyone’s needs and is a vibrant community asset in the future. 

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Meanwhile, IBNA has been asked to help in the relocation and creative reuse of the INDIA BASIN INDUSTRIAL PARK sign currently at Evans and Third. If you have an idea, just REPLY and let me know. We’ll share updates as soon as a plan comes together.

Welcome back Cafe Alma!Located at 888 Innes Avenue, at Griffith. Currently open Tuesday through Friday 7am to 2pm and Saturday 8am to 2pm.
No need to order in advance. Orders “to go” only. Taking cash or plastic. They plan to extend hours when they can. I’m sipping a Cafe Alma latte as I write this!

Learn more about their family of cafes:
All Good Pizza
www.allgoodpizza.com
TATO
www.tatosf.com
Cafe Alma
www.cafealmasf.com

Family Food Giveaway Thursday
NOW Hunters Point is continuing their Food Giveaway series to distribute FREE food to anyone who needs it on Thursday, June 11, at 11 am. Go to 155 Jennings Street, between Evans and Cargo. They will also have bags for children that will have art supplies or children’s books! Supplies limited. First come, first served. No verification required. Just come by and leave with a grocery bag of free produce! Social distancing and sanitary procedures will be followed. If you are feeling sick at all, please stay home!  

Update on Quick-Build Project at “The Curve”We have clarified that the India Basin traffic calming project is going forward and will be larger than we defined earlier. SFMTA plans to execute a “Quick Build” project from Evans and Jennings, around the curves along Hunter’s Point Boulevard between Evans and Innes, and down Innes to Donohue. According to SFMTA, public outreach will begin again in July or August 2020 and will consist of a website, webinar or video meetings, online survey, and possibly small-group tours and small in-person office hours. Implementation has moved to Fall 2020. IBNA is closely following the Quick-Build project and will advise members of updates and opportunities for public input. Find information on lots of local projects at: https://www.indiabasin.org/concerns/whats-going-on-here

REMINDER: Rescue SF Speaker Series
As part of our journey to find better solutions for San Francisco’s homelessness crisis, IBNA has join a group of grassroots neighborhood associations called Rescue SF to educate ourselves and everyone in San Francisco about homelessness. To date the all-volunteer group is made up of 27 associations representing 10 of the city’s 11 districts. The Rescue SF Speakers series launches next week. Learn more about the group and the Speaker Series: https://www.rescuesf.org/

Join IBNA
All the efforts of the India Basin Neighborhood Association continue. Please consider volunteering for an open seat on our Board of Directors or joining or renewing your membership for 2020: https://www.indiabasin.org/membership