The following core values represent HVNA’s deeply held beliefs. They help guide and motivate our policy positions.

Below each core value is a description, along with links to source materials.

Housing Is A Human Right

Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of themselves and of their families.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right_to_housing

Equity

Address the causes of and problems resulting from prejudice, intolerance, bigotry, and discrimination.
https://sf-hrc.org/agency-overview

Vision Zero

Eliminate all traffic-related deaths through education, enforcement, and road infrastructure redesign.
https://www.sfmta.com/getting-around/walk/vision-zero-sf
https://www.sfcta.org/policies/vision-zero

Transit First

Prioritize movement of people and goods with a focus on transit, walking, and biking instead of private automobiles.
https://www.sfmta.com/transit-first-policy
https://www.sfcta.org/policies/transit-first-policy

Arts is essential to daily life

Invest in a vibrant arts community, enliven the urban environment, and shape innovative cultural policy.
https://www.sfartscommission.org/our-role-impact/about-commission/mission-values

Clean San Francisco

Keeping our city clean is up to us.
https://refuserefusesf.org/our-mission

Police Reform

Safety with respect.
https://www.sanfranciscopolice.org/reform