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John Eller

Expert Profile

John Eller

Executive Director
San Francisco ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now)
Expertise: 
health of low- and moderate-income families in the San Francisco area
community organizing for social justice
effecting changes in health care and enviromental justice

Biography

John Eller is executive director of San Francisco ACORN, or Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, the nation's largest community organization of low- and moderate-income families working together for social justice and stronger communities. Since 1970, ACORN has grown to more than 175,000 member families in 75 cities. ACORN campaigns for better housing, schools, neighborhood safety, health care, job conditions, community reinvestment, voter participation and environmental justice.

5319 Mission Street
San Francisco  California  94112
United States
Office Phone: 
(415) 587-9080
Office Fax: 
(415) 587-9081

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