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RPD Park Improvements: Buchanan Street Mall

Posted on: March 6, 2023

Buchanan Street Mall – Park Improvement Equity Action Initiative: First Community Gathering on 3/15

Capital Project Update

Help shape the future of the Fillmore! Your participation is key for redesigning Buchanan Street Mall to strengthen the neighborhood, create economic opportunity, and improve health and wellness for everyone.

Come to our first community gathering to circle with neighbors and facilitators and participate in a public process that centers people and relationships.

Wednesday, March 15, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. 

African American Art & Culture Complex

762 Fulton St., 3rd Floor Hall of Culture

Dinner will be provided at 5:30. At 6:00, we will introduce our healing circle facilitators and sit in circle together.

Our facilitation partners Atunse Justice League and National Healing Collective have extensive restorative justice experience.

Healing circle facilitators: ayoola mitchell, Malachi Scott, & Rahkii “Hyp” Holman

All are welcome. Dinner will be provided. See you there! 

If you cannot make this meeting but would like to learn more, please contact the project manager:

Lauren Dietrich Chavez,, 628-652-6643

ASL and/or translation during the gathering can be requested by calling (415) 496-6204 or emailing Please provide at least 72 hours advance notice for either.

An intensive series of gatherings and other engagement is planned through summer 2023 to:

  • listen to community members, learn new skills, and shape supportive social infrastructure in the neighborhood,
  • design the Memory Walk as an Afro-centric outdoor art gallery,
  • develop equity action components to incorporate in park construction and future park operations.

We plan to announce the full schedule of events mid-March. Stay tuned!

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