President’s Message

It’s a new year…2019. We have many promises and challenges in the coming year. As I said after the 2016 election, act locally, and your efforts will be felt. I’m in my last few months as HVNA’s president. Serving for … Read More

Celebrating Our 28th Year Block Party

We hope that your holidays have been happy in and out of Hayes Valley this year! In case you missed it, the 28th annual holiday block party on December 7th brought neighbors together to support the community’s small businesses who … Read More

Merchant Small Business Saturday Info, 2018

Information provided courtesy WIPP. WIPP is a national nonpartisan organization advocating on behalf of women entrepreneurs—strengthening their impact on our nation’s public policy, creating economic opportunities, and forging alliances with other business organizations. It is hard to believe Small Business … Read More

A Look at Hayes Valley Then and Now

Fellow HVNA board member and volunteer Ben Zotto has put together a great post outlining imagery of Hayes Valley both then and now. Read the full post here.

President’s Letter

Act locally in 2018. HVNA hopes to inspire you to meet like-minded neighbors and find purpose to contribute to our community. While the political landscape evolves on all levels, your local actions will have impact. You’ll be receiving a snail … Read More

November/December President’s Column

It’s been an eventful year…to put it mildly. I hope we continue to rethink the meaning of what is “right.” We have been exploring the meaning of truth, justice, and moral behavior, as we watch events unfold both here and … Read More

The June/July Voice

The arrival of summer 2017 is finally upon us! Here is our latest copy of The Voice. Enjoy!