ISF (Idris Stelley Foundation)

  • San Francisco


900 Ingerson Ave
San Francisco
United States

About Us


ISF is a nonprofit organization created through the settlement of Idriss Stelley's vs. City &County and SFPD case and its allocation to his mother mesha Monge-Irizarry.

Her only child, 23 was killed by SFPD at the Sony Metreon Theater on June 13, 2001, 48 shots, 9 officers, as he stood alone in an empty theater.

ISF provides free, confidential services to Bay Area biological and extended families whose loved ones have been disabled or killed by law enforcement.

  • Know your rights workshop (in collaboration with Ella Baker Center)
  • Victory oVer Violence (support group)
  • ONELOVE Quilt making
  • UMI Project (Voices of the Voiceless Book, artwork from children impacted by law enforcement brutality)
  • Support counseling
  • Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome self-help support group
  • Community altar
  • Trilingual Spanish/French/English services available
  • Family outreach training program
  • Monitoring of SFPD / input in SFPD training's
  • Police Reform (prop H) implementation
  • Police Commission hearing weekly attendance
  • Participation in Police Academy Citizen Training
  • Volunteer and undergraduate program
  • (Pending grant: funeral benefits)
  • Free E-mail &Internet access to Families &Youth affected by law misconduct
  • "No Pigs in DA Hood" Sundays 6 P.M. on 103.3 FM, talk show on law enforcement accountability, Bayview Hunters Point Community Radio, upcoming webcast "BVHP Village Voice"
  • Member of Bay Area Network Against Police Brutality &End the Death Penalty Campaign.
  • Bayview Youth Mural Dream Project

The primary focus of ISF, justified by casualty statistics is: To serve the Bay Area African American community and families of color, although no one will be turned down. Home visits can be scheduled if needed.