Who We Are

Instigators

Jesse Oliver Sanford is a cultural anthropologist, software engineer and activist witch. Jesse Oliver lives at 18th and Castro, where he watches neighborhood change from his home in a Radical Faerie collective house above the Sausage Factory restaurant at 18th and Castro. He strives to nurture queer communities and help low-income folks achieve housing stability.

Matti Bautista is a project manager, organizer and former management consultant. He resides at the Purple House, a collective in San Francisco’s NOPA district. Matti is a core organizer of Queers For Climate Justice as well as several other intersectional activist projects.

Advisory Board

  • Brian Basinger
    Founder of Q-Foundation / AIDS Housing Alliance
  • David Currie
    Real Estate Investor & Former Treasurer of SF Pride
  • Keith Hennessy
    Performance Artist & Co-Founder of CounterPulse!
  • Cleve Jones
    Author & Activist
  • Honey Mahogany
    Performer & Owner at STUD Collective
  • Tommi Mecca
    Housing Activist & Performer
  • Chas Nol
    Executive Director, Saratoga Springs
  • Mia Satya
    Community Organizer & Policy Analyst
  • Shannon Way
    Executive Director, Homeownership SF