Fog City Journal / Articles Posted by David Elliott Lewis
David was originally trained as an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist. Working as a consultant to large organizations, he created and fielded software to assist in executive performance assessment. He also taught Masters level courses in the Human Resources and Organizational Development program at the University of San Francisco. From 1984 to 2000, he founded and ran the database software development, publishing and consulting company Strategic Edge. More recently he has been engaging in political writing, photography, activism and volunteering to improve his community. He currently serves as the secretary of the city's Mental Health Board.
by David Elliott Lewis on Jul 22, 2013 | 14 Comments
Another death in the Tenderloin. I heard over a dozen shots between what sounded like two different caliber guns. Fear struck hard. It sounding like a gunfight. A real one. Curious but frightened, I came downstairs to find a dead body on the sidewalk outside my apartment building.
by David Elliott Lewis on May 17, 2013 | 1 Comment
At the women’s county jail on Mother’s Day, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announced the department’s doula program for pregnant inmates, a humanitarian program which aims to improve family-based services for inmates, formerly incarcerated men and women, and their families.
by David Elliott Lewis on Nov 10, 2012 | 4 Comments
Redemption and rehabilitation took center stage Thursday the San Francisco Hall of Justice where 27 former felons were officially recognized for graduating from San Francisco’s Behavioral Health Court.
by David Elliott Lewis on Aug 03, 2012 | 7 Comments
Despite strong opposition to their use, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr returned to the Police Commission Wednesday arguing for the adoption and use of Tasers by the police department.
by David Elliott Lewis on Jul 18, 2012 | No Comments
The decision on the EIR was delayed for two weeks to provide Sutter Health one more opportunity to negotiate a good faith agreement with the city, one that hopefully guarantees to keep St. Luke’s open for at least 20 years.