Block Parties are a fun way of bringing people together to celebrate what makes your community special—the neighbors. This Toolkit is designed to help you produce a great event. It includes valuable information about permits, timelines, and sample flyers to make your block party a success

SF Find

Your one stop shop for information about your community! SF Find merges census, government and metro data all in one convenient and easy to use platform specifically designed for the city of San Francisco.



Every day, hundreds of associations work tirelessly to make San Francisco a great place to live, work and visit. Citidexsf offers an online home to capture and share valuable information about these groups so that they can connect with each other and the communities they serve. Citidex is a dynamic database rich with information that is uploaded and maintained by the community groups themselves



Resilientville is a role-playing exercise which advances participant awareness of the short and long term benefits of problem solving at the neighborhood level. By working together as a community on issues that present themselves on a daily basis, residents develop crucial decision making skills and relationships that over time strengthen their ability to respond to a wide variety of unforeseen challenges and opportunities.

SF Better Streets

This website is provided by the City and County of San Francisco to assist San Franciscans to make street improvements in their neighborhoods, shopping districts, and workplaces. The site provides information on street improvement project types, the City’s permitting process, maintenance responsibilities, and applicable codes and guidelines.



SF72 is your hub for emergency preparedness. You’ll find information about what to do in an emergency, simple steps to get connected, and useful guides to help you get prepared. Share SF72 with a friend—and help your loved ones and your city get prepared.

NERT is a free training program for individuals, neighborhood groups and community-based organizations in San Francisco. Through this program, individuals will learn the basics of personal preparedness and prevention. The training also includes hands-on disaster skills that will help individuals respond to a personal emergency as well as act as members of a neighborhood response team.


San Francisco State University students, faculty members, and community partner agencies can log in and gain access to ULink49 (new web-based community engagement opportunity database). ULink49 is an online resource where SF State students may search listings of current community engagement opportunities (volunteer, internship and service learning opportunities). All placement opportunities are provided by non-profit or public agencies and are approved by ICCE. A user ID and password are required to login to the new database.