San Francisco Lawmakers Seek To Open $50M Reparations Office

  • The city of San Francisco is moving closer to approving reparations for black residents in the city, as the city’s Board of Supervisors appears ready to implement the proposed payments.
  • At a meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton proposed setting aside $50 million to establish an office of reparations to begin preparing for the proposed actions from the reparations advisory committee.
  • “Today, I’m again asking for my colleagues to support a supplemental appropriation for $50 million in order to establish the office of reparations and to implement approved recommendations in this fiscal year,” Walton said at the meeting.
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