Bevan Dufty is the Director of HOPE (Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement) for the City and County of San Francisco. In 2012, He was elected to serve as a member of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee. In 2002, he was elected to represent the City's 8th District on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, succeeding Mark Leno. He was re-elected as Supervisor in 2006 and was termed out in 2011. Bevan will be talking about the impact of poverty and homelessness on members of the gay and lesbian community. While Bevan’s focus must necessarily reach all San Franciscans, he has made a commitment to explore how the gay community can best be engaged and how poverty and homelessness has affected gay residents of San Francisco in the past and what challenges face us as a community in the future.
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