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Mission Statement

San Francisco for Democracy is an inclusive community committed to the values underlying our democracy -- equal opportunity, civil rights, a healthy environment, fiscal responsibility, affordable health care, quality education, and social justice for all Americans -- and peace and security achieved through international cooperation. Our purpose is to promote social welfare and restore citizens' ownership of our democracy by mobilizing grassroots participation in the community. San Francisco for Democracy supports public policy issues through a combination of education, fundraising, community service, grassroots organizing, and direct action at the national, state, and local levels. San Francisco for Democracy works to ensure that elected officials are held accountable to the electorate.

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San Francisco for Democracy's Dean Corps There are two ways to change the world: Work for social justice by taking political action Work to alleviate suffering through community service San Francisco for Dean founded Dean Corps SF in July 2003 in response to Howard Dean's request that his campaign supporters be of service to their communities. Our volunteer organizers recruit volunteers and work with nonprofit groups to improve the quality of life for all San Franciscans. Since its inception, Dean Corps has participated in many community efforts: • Lunch service at Glide Memorial's Community Kitchen • Coastal Cleanups • Blood drives • Phone banking for KQED • AIDSWalk • Lunch service at St. Anthony's Dining Room Currently, Dean Corps is active at least one Saturday every month, volunteering at the San Francisco Food Bank to help provide food for the hungry and with the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department's Natural Areas Program to help restore native habitat. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Alane at alane4democracy@hotmail.com or Terese at tereselawler@yahoo.com.

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