members of the RLTA are currently working together as
well as collaborating with outside local organizations,
including the Mission Economic Development Association
(MEDA) and the San Francisco Labor Council, to explore
the feasibility of tenant ownership of the Redstone Building.
gentrification continues in the Mission District of
San Francisco, the number of places that support its
historic working class and immigrant culture are dwindling.
If the RLTA can buy this building in a collective manner
as a community resource, diversity can be in at least
one place preserved.
Promote the interests of the Redstone tenants;
Explore and pursue all opportunities that would give
the RLTA ownership or control of the Redstone Building;
Maintain the diverse, creative, community-based profile
of the Redstone tenants;
Preserve the Redstone Building, formerly the San Francisco
Labor Temple, as a local historic landmark, which has
Serve the Mission community.