Creating healthy communities

Residents in the Excelsior and Chinatown were four times more likely to be uninsured…

Under the Same Sky: The Excelsior District: The Italian American community

  (KTSF by Lynne Ku) In the early days, the Excelsior district was predominantly populated by Italians, Irish and Swiss. Most of the European immigrants who came to the United States had similar goals – [...]

Under the Same Sky: The Excelsior District: The Latino American community

  (KTSF by Lynne Ku) The Excelsior District in San Francisco is famous for its multi-cultural community. It’s a diverse neighborhood with working families coming from different immigrant communities. In the 1980s, there were several [...]

Under the Same Sky: The Excelsior District: The growing population of Chinese: Political influence in the future

  (KTSF by Lynne Ku) The Excelsior has always been a neighborhood of working families: Parents go to work and their children go to school. May Wong, the newly elected president of the Excelsior District [...]