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I-Hotel to commemorates 37th year of the eviction of elders and shed light on the current SF housing crisis 

Advocates and tenants gathered at the I-Hotel on Kearny Street Monday, August 4 to commemorate the 37th anniversary of evictions of elder tenants at the I-Hotel in 1977. Groups such as Manilatown Heritage Foundation, Senior and Disability Action, Bill Sorro Housing Project, San Francisco Tenants Union and Eviction Free San Francisco also joined in on the commemoration to shed light on the current housing crisis and Ellis Act evictions happening in San Francisco.
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Senior tenants living in the North Beach and Chinatown neighborhoods attend of the 37th anniversary commemoration of evictions of elder tenants at the I-Hotel in 1977. Advocates and tenants gathered at the I-Hotel on Kearny Street Monday, August 4 for the commemoration and to shed light on the current housing crisis taking place in San Francisco.
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Participants of the 37th anniversary commemoration of evictions of elder tenants at the I-Hotel in 1977 read over a list of former tenants Monday, August 4.
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Patricia Kerman, a 28-year resident of the Mission District facing eviction, speaks on Monday, August 4 during the 37th anniversary commemoration of evictions of elder tenants at the I-Hotel in 1977.
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Theresa Flandrich of North Beach Tenants Committee puts together a sign Monday, August 4 before the commemoration of the 37th anniversary of evictions of elder tenants at the I-Hotel in 1977.
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Benito Santiago, a tenant who faces an Ellis Act eviction, speaks Monday, August 4 during the 37th anniversary commemoration of evictions of elder tenants at the I-Hotel in 1977.
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Senior tenants living in the North Beach and Chinatown neighborhoods attend of the 37th anniversary commemoration of evictions of elder tenants at the I-Hotel in 1977. Advocates and tenants gathered at the I-Hotel on Kearny Street Monday, August 4 for the commemoration and to shed light on the current housing crisis taking place in San Francisco.
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