By Jushua Sabatini : sfexaminer – excerpt
Former mayoral candidate pitches combined dog park and ‘stewardship village’ for homeless
About six months after first dreaming up an idea to transform a Tenderloin parking lot into a “stewardship village” with temporary homeless housing, Amy Farah Weiss has submitted her official proposal to The City — and now she waits for an answer.
Ordinarily, proposals are dropped off at City Hall in business-like fashion. But Weiss, who has long challenged The City to do things differently, took about a dozen supporters on a “love parade” starting at the parking lot at 180 Jones St. to drop off her proposal on a recent afternoon.
Paraders donned white heart-shaped sunglasses provided by Weiss to, as she puts it, channel loving awareness for the challenges people face…(more)