Diversity: It's in the City's DNA

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The City is reassuring its residents and visitors that South San Francisco is a place that celebrates diversity in its many forms: gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age, culture, ethnicity, and socioeconomic background.


  • The City Council unanimously passed a resolution stating its commitment to “recognize,
    value, and proactively work to promote diversity and inclusion within South San
    Francisco.” 
  • The City holds several diversity-related events, including an Asian Heritage Celebration,
    which opened up the world of Asian culture through art, dance, music, and food to
    residents. 
  • The City hosted its first-ever public forum, “A Community Conversation,” where area
    experts and community representatives addressed and provided information on hard-
    hitting topics such as bullying, immigration status, and gender identity.
  • The City proclaimed June as Immigrant Heritage Month and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. The City celebrated LGBT Pride by lighting up City hall the LGBT Pride flag.
  • The City participated in a Community Forum at Morelos Hall with Mexican Consul General, Gemi Jose Gonzales, City Manager Mike Futrell, and Police Chief Jeff
    Azzopardi.

The City will hold future “Community Conversations” on diversity. For more information, please contact Sheri.Boles@ssf.net or call (650) 829-6680.