Our Mission & Vision

SOMCAN is a multi-racial, community organization that educates, organize and mobilize the immigrant and low-income South of Market (SoMa) residents to fight for improvements to their quality of life by engaging in the decision making process that affects their neighborhood and greater San Francisco. Our mission is to build and support a strong, organized community [...]

What We Do

SOMCAN uniquely combines direct service with community organizing, leadership development and advocacy. Establishing a collective voice is hard to accomplish when residents are faced with everyday issues such as affordable housing, job searches, and childcare. However, we believe that the everyday struggle of residents will not cease until the community achieves social justice and equity [...]

Get Involved

SOMCAN relies on the passion, heart, time, energy and artistic talent of its diverse set of volunteers and interns to spread the mission and strategies of the organization. There are a number of ways to get involved, all of which are essential to the success of SOMCAN in the quest for social and economic justice [...]

Contact Information

South of Market Community Action Network (SOMCAN)
1110 Howard Street (at 7th St.)
San Francisco CA 94103

Phone: (415) 255-7693
Fax: (415) 551-8165

Email: info@somcan.org