Born and Raise, Here to Stay

My roots in the city have enabled me to form solid connections. To the Bears, Sisters, Fairies, Techies, Hipsters, Missionites, the Leather communities, and my newest friends in San Francisco’s political circles and more, I say this: you have become my extended family. From the Financial District to the Castro, the Mission to the Richmond,Continue reading “Born and Raise, Here to Stay”

Why we need to break down the exclusivity of the Democratic Party.

To create a Democratic Party that feels inclusive, new representatives in our leadership must illustrate that they understand the consequences of our party politics, policies and resolutions on the most vulnerable people in our society. For the democratic party to truly be the “party of the people” we must also stop expecting to receive supportContinue reading “Why we need to break down the exclusivity of the Democratic Party.”

Exerpts from Real Talk: What Now? Mobilizing over the next 4 years,

San Francisco community comes out in force to talk about Trump & how to be an activist — San Francisco AIDS Foundation. “Shaun Haines, a multicultural Black and Native American panelist with Muslim heritage, also cited an increased worry about personal safety and racially-motivated crime and discrimination. “I know in the Haight there were signs representing theContinue reading “Exerpts from Real Talk: What Now? Mobilizing over the next 4 years,”

Running for Democratic Party Leadership

San Francisco Democratic Central County Committee By Shaun Haines SAN FRANCISCO, CA (12/15)- Shaun Haines, has pulled papers to seek one of the 17th Assembly District DCCC seats. A native San Franciscan who is African American, Haines in May was appointed to serve on the San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance Task Force and also sits onContinue reading “Running for Democratic Party Leadership”