Openhouse Issued Response to Trump Executive Order

May 4, 2017 3:17 pm By Open House Comments Off on Openhouse Issued Response to Trump Executive Order

Today President Trump signed an Executive Order proclaiming our government will “vigorously defend religious liberty.” This order not only blurs the constitutionally protected-boundaries between church and state, it grants Attorney General Jeff Sessions permission to overlook and even encourage discrimination by those who wish to refuse service and respect to LGBT communities, women and people […]

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Openhouse’s LGBT-Welcoming Senior Housing Has Arrived

March 23, 2017 2:29 pm By Open House Comments Off on Openhouse’s LGBT-Welcoming Senior Housing Has Arrived
Openhouse’s LGBT-Welcoming Senior Housing Has Arrived

Today, March 23, we celebrate the grand opening of 55 Laguna, San Francisco’s first LGBT-welcoming affordable housing for seniors. The new apartments, developed in partnership with Openhouse and Mercy Housing California, are a critical component of a shared mission to meet the growing needs of San Francisco’s 25,000 LGBT seniors, many of whom struggle to […]

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TED Talk

April 11, 2016 10:55 am By Open House Comments Off on TED Talk
TED Talk

In this TED Talk (from December, 2015), Robert Waldinger speaks about what keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life, based on a famous Harvard study that has been going on for decades. In short: it’s all about loving family, friends and community, which is in line with Openhouse’s vision for a sustainable […]

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Varian Pierce

March 31, 2015 4:34 pm By Open House Comments Off on Varian Pierce
Varian Pierce

Every first and third Wednesday Varian Pierce facilitates the “Clearing House” drop-in support group at Openhouse. The group is for community members who struggle with the physical stuff of life—the papers, the clothes, hand-me-downs, and keepsakes that hold meaning and create challenges in our lives. Varian is a Peer Response team member of the Institute […]

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