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Shanti Voices – Summer Newsletter
In our latest issue of Shanti Voices, we remember Matthew Simmons; share about Shanti’s work being with Potrero Terrace and Annex residents during the coronavirus pandemic; and spotlight Volunteer & Community Services’ work in the community, including supporting San Francisco’s HIV Community Planning Council and the Brother’s Keepers program at San Quentin.

PAWS Prints – PAWS Summer Newsletter
In this issue, read about our client Anil and his beloved dog, Tango; celebrate the work of PAWS co-founding veterinarian Dr. Gervais and the history of PAWS; learn about our partnership with Full Belly Bus; and meet pet assistance volunteer Carlie Newman.

Shanti’s Peer Advocate Care Team Leading COVID-19 Efforts in Collaboration With Other Commmunity Based Organizations

Photo: Residents of Potrero Hill Terrace. Shanti's PACT team always works in collaboration with residents and other community based organizations. Being With and Supporting Community Before, During, and After the… more

About Shanti’s work with San Quentin’s Brother’s Keepers  

Photo: San Quentin State Penitentiary (by Frank Schulenburg / CC BY-SA ) Brother's Keepers is a peer support training program… more

Shanti’s Work in the San Francisco EMA HIV Community Planning Council (HCPC)

Shanti provides administrative and needs assessment support to the San Francisco HIV Community Planning Council. The HCPC guides use of… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: ANIL & TANGO

PAWS helps ensure Anil, a PAWS client of eight years, has the resources to care for his beloved dog, Tango.… more

Community Connections: Shanti’s PAWS & Full Belly Bus Partner During the Pandemic

Pictured: Ali Sutch, PAWS care navigator and FBB volunteer dog trainer, with her dog, Paisley. PAWS recently caught up with… more

Longtime PAWS Volunteer Veterinarian, Dr. Kathy Gervais, Receives Esteemed Award

Pictured: Dr. Kathy Gervais and Dr. Ken Gorczyca (from the Shanti/PAWS archives) Longtime PAWS volunteer veterinarian, Dr. Kathy Gervais is this… more

An Archive of Compassion: Online exhibit pays homage to Shanti’s work during the earliest days of the AIDS pandemic

Photo Credit: Judi Iryani courtesy of Shanti Projects: Histories of Shanti Project and the AIDS crisis University of Minnesota graduate… more

When “Being Non-Racist Is Not Enough”

When "Being Non-Racist Is Not Enough"To our Black community members: We stand with you. We see you. We love and… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: HANK TROUT, HIV PROGRAM

Photo Credit: Saul Bromberger & Sandra Hoover Photography When I moved to San Francisco in August 1980 to take a… more

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: JENNA & INGRID

Q. What motivated you to sign up as a CERV volunteer? Ingrid: I'm a PAWS volunteer of 20 years. Every… more

SF HAS A POWERFUL URGE TO CARE

Given what has transpired in our nation over the last several years, it is hard to argue with what then-Senator… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: SHIRLEY

Shirley is a 96-year-old woman who spends most of her time alone with her kitty in her condo she has… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: ALEXANDRA & OTIS

Otis is a 13-year-old white and tan Jack Russell Terrier. Alexandra is a 48-year-old woman. They are the best of… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: LUISA

My name is Luisa and have been a client of Shanti’s Women’s Cancer Program for more than eight years. I… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: DARALT

Daralt, a 75-year-old long-time resident of San Francisco, was dealing with anxiety, depression, and isolation when a friend told him… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: HULDA

Hulda became a client of Shanti in 1994, three years after she was diagnosed with HIV. At that time San… more

DONOR SPOTLIGHT: KRISTIN CROSLAND

We are excited to share our recent interview with Shanti supporter Kristin Crosland. Kristin says she felt immediately connected to… more

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: SANDRA & NALA

“She’s the love of my life.” Sandra has a warm, big smile as she talks about Nala, her 10-year-old Terrier… more