The Latest: San Francisco panel to vote on homeless shelter

People are speaking out at a San Francisco port commission meeting over whether to approve a new homeless centre in a waterfront neighbourhood.

Resident Janet Lawson, who is opposed to the 200-bed shelter, said there is no way that the site along the Embarcadero is the only place for such a centre.

She criticized San Francisco Mayor London Breed, who proposed the plan, for thinking about the next election instead of engaging with concerned residents.

Supporter Spencer Hudson urged commissioners to think about their humanity and their compassion and to say yes to leasing land to the city for a homeless navigation centre.
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