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Resource ID: #14275
Subject: City Government
Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian
Date: August 27, September 10, 1997



In response to welfare reform, San Francisco's business community proposed "San Francisco Works," a plan to move 2,000 welfare recipients into job training programs by the year 2000. The program was widely heralded as a great altruistic venture. Siegal's article investigated the plan and found that it was simply a public relations ploy that would provided tax credits and profits for multinational businesses based downtown.

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