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GWPNA has been active in the neighborhood since 1974, and has helped make West Portal a
better place to live in hundreds of ways. We've highlighted a few GWPNA accomplishments here.
If you join, you too, can be involved in GWPNA and neighborhood issues.
  • Secured over $700,000 in funding in 2014-2015 for much-need renovations to West Portal Playground.
  • Obtained grant from Invest In Neighborhoods for beautifying awnings and signs on West Portal Ave.
  • Co-Sponsored 2012 D7 Supervisor Candidates forum with West of Twin Peaks Central Council.
  • Co-Sponsored the 2011 Mayoral Candidates forum with the West of Twin Peaks Central Council.
  • Purchased and donated pull-down projection screen for the West Portal Playground Clubhouse.
  • Actively involved in neighborhood zoning issues along West Portal Avenue.
  • Ongoing work with merchants of West Portal Association to support thriving commercial district.
  • Worked with SF Rec & Park to build the clubhouse and to renovate the West Portal Playground.
  • Contracted and funded pedestrian safety study.
  • Raised money to help rebuild the West Portal Library
  • Helped develop special requirements for housing construction on Edgehill Mountain for safety reasons
  • Raised money for open space on Edgehill Mountain
  • Participated in the Lake Merced Task Force, an organization whose work increased the water level and improved the water quality at Lake Merced