Diverse Culture


San Francisco is a melting pot of cultures, a sanctuary to those seeking refuge, and a city that embraces, with open arms, those who need us the most. A true world-class city is not a playground for the wealthy or a site for real estate speculation. A true world-class city is one that embraces its diversity, protects its unique heritage and cultures, and empowers equity throughout.

San Francisco has led the world in compassion and love, it's time to protect and celebrate our cultural heritage today for generations to come, ensuring our city grows because of—not at the expense of—our incredible diversity.

“San Francisco is one of the great cultural plateaus of the world—one of the truly cosmopolitan places. For many, many years, it always has had a warm welcome for human beings from all over the world”

— Duke Ellington