California Initiative – San Francisco Bay Area


The California Initiative (S.F.) was founded by NightBug and Rock N Roll in August, 2011.
We are a group working to actively fight and deter crime, help the needy, and make the SF Bay Area a safer and better place.

We help others wherever and however we can.



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Please check out our Year In Review page to see all the good things that we’ve been up to. You can also follow us on Facebook.


* Humanitarian Outreach
* Neighborhood Crime Watch
* Urban Exploration
* Empowerment and Awareness Outreach
* Specific Operations
* Law Enforcement Support
* Environmental Outreach
* Community Emergency Response


* Create a region in which everyone’s basic survival needs of food, shelter, physical safety, health, environmental safety, and community involvement are met.
* Challenge individuals and institutions that create harm in our communities and region by perpetuating poverty, gender violence, environmental disasters, and other forms of environmental and social injustice.
* Create and support community organizations and programs that empower individuals and communities to flourish by embracing the principles of environmental sustainability and social justice.
* Develop the knowledge, skills, character, and relationships necessary to live a good life in community with our fellow people and the land we call home.


* Organize a small group of individuals to brainstorm, develop, and implement programs that serve our goals.
* Support other individuals, groups, and programs with similar goals.
* Educate, motivate, organize, and inspire others in the communities in our region to do the same.


* Identify the most pressing needs facing the region.
* Organize and/or participate in food/clothing drives, food/clothing distribution, fundraisers, used needle pickup patrols and other events that gather and mobilize resources to meet basic survival needs that are currently going unmet.
* Organize and/or participate in various forms of training that will empower us to better serve our communities.
* Organize street patrols. Our street patrols will serve the threefold goals of neighborhood watch, distribution of resources to those in need, and outreach about environmental and social justice efforts.


Our current focus is centered on the San Francisco Bay Area and extending outward. If you live elsewhere in California, you are welcome to contact us about bringing the California Initiative to your area.

Official Branch Members/Team Leaders

* Shadarko (aka Aaron Almanza), branch leader
* NightBug (“Nate Boeg”)
* Rock N Roll (“Roxanne CAI”)
* Vector
* Draconian


We have dozens of California Initiative Outreach Teammates. Check out their photos in our Year in Review post above. If you’d like to help, visit our CAI Outreach Team Facebook group here. We’d love to have you join us!


Rock is a member of the Superheroines Initiative group for women.

2 thoughts on “California Initiative – San Francisco Bay Area”

  1. I’m not sure who is reading this but hey, I’m Robin, over here in milpitas California. I’ve been looking to join a team, and the Hero Initiative is the closest I can find. What are the qualifications?

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