Monday, May 25, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - May 25th to June 1, 2015







May 25, 2015 - Monday

Memorial Day

May 26, 2015 - Tuesday

SPUR - Can Families Get Around in San Francisco?
When:  May 25, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Franciso
What:  Discussion about the work still needed to achieve a more family-friendly transportation system.  
Co-presented by San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco Transit Riders and Walk San Francisco
Speakers:
Lilia Scott/AECOM
Nik Kaestner - San Francisco Unified School District
Liore Milgrom-Gartner - San Francisco Department of the Environment
Thea Selby - San Francisco Tenants Union
Benjamin Ibarra
$10. non-members
Information: spur.org

Balboa Park Station Community Advisory Committee (BPSCAC)
When:  May 26, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Lick-Wilmerding High School, 755 Ocean Avenue, San Francisco
What:  From agenda:
Presentation on SFMTA's Vision Zero and Improvement Projects, Pedestrian Safety
Update on Balboa Park Station Improvements.
Council Members:  Mark Kress, Rita Evans, Alex Mullaney, Gwynn Kaliher-Mackellen, Dan Weaver,  Chuck  Burwell, Christina Hue Dang, Aaron Goodman, Robert Muehlbauer
Information:  sfmta.com

May 27, 2015 - Wednesday

Commission of Status of Women - General Meeting
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:
Affordability in San Francisco - Speakers:
Ted Egan, Chief Economist at the Office of the Controller
Teresa Yanga - Director of Housing Development of the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development
Dr. Maria Su  - Director of the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families.  Issue of affordability in San Francisco
Family Violence in San Francisco - Policy Fellow Allison Ipsen will present the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Family Violence Council Annual Report
Commissioners:  Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Andrea Shorter, Amy Ackerman, Deborah Mesioh, Julie Soo, 
Information:  dosw@sfgov.org

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club - Racial Justice and Police Reform
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
Where:  Chambers + Drink, 601 Eddy Street, San Francisco
 What:  Discussion:  Racial Justice and Police Reform.
Information:  sflatinodemocrats.com

San Francisco Police Commission
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:
OCC Report
Update on Body Camera Working Group
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara
Information:    sanfranciscopolice.org

Ethics Commission
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:
Discussion and possible action on Commissioner  Keane's  Report on Recommendations for Both a Rewrite of the Language of Proposition J and for a Restoration of the Commission's Oversight of "Expenditure Lobbying  in Ballot Measures for upcoming Elections.
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur,  Peter Keane, Paul Renne
Information:  sfethics.org

District 3 Democratic Club - State of Housing in San Francisco
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  North Beach Library, 850 Columbus, San Francisco
What:  Housing panel on the "State of Housing in San Francisco"
District 3 has the highest number of renters in the City.
Speakers: The Mayors Office of Housing, a non-profit housing developer, a non-profit specializing in tenants' rights and SRO outreach, and a for-profit developer.
Information: d3dc.net

 San Francisco Democratic Party
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  From the Agenda:
Early endorsement of City Attorney, District Attorney and Treasurer.
Presentation and Q&A with Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi
Resolution:  Racial Justice Committee's Plan for Police Reform.  
Resolution:  Moratorium on Luxury Development in the Mission
Resolution:  Getting to Zero  on HIV/AIDS in San Francisco
Members:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Kelly Dwyer, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Arlo Hale Smith, Francisco Tsang, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio Members:  Diane Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu
Information:  sfdemocrats.org

May 28, 2015 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  May 28, 2015 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
What:  From Agenda:
Administrative Code:  Daily Calendar of Elected Officials and Department Heads - Require all City elected officials keep public daily calendars of their events and events, and to require the calendars kept by elected officials and department heads include information about the identities of people attending meetings or events
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

Planning Commission
When:  May 28, 2015 -  Thursday
Noon
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards
Information:  sf-planning.org

Housing Authority
When:  May 28, 2015 - Thursday
4:00 p.m.
Where: 101 Grove Street, Room 300, San Francisco
Authority: Joaquin Torres, Jaci Fong, Phil Arnold, Leroy Lindo, Ted Yamasaki
Information:  sfha.org

Human Rights Commission
When:  May 28, 2015 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Susan Belinda Christian, Mark Kelleher, Sheryl Evans Davis, Michael Pappas, Richard Pio Roda, Michael Sweet
Information:  sf-hrc.org

May 29, 2015 - Friday

Chinese American Democratic Club Annual Dinner
When:  May 29, 2015 - Friday
6:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.  Cocktail dinner
7:00 p.m.  Dinner 
Where:  Cathay House, 718 California Street, San Francisco
What:   CADC Annual Dinner.  Keynote Speaker:  Supervisor District 3 Julie Christensen 
$75. per seat.
RSVP:  wilsonchu98@yahoocom

May 30, 2015  - Saturday 

Jobs with Justice San Francisco - Housing Rights and Union Fights:  Workshop on saving our members' homes
When:  May 30, 2015 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Unite Here!  Local 2, 209 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisc
What:  The housing crisis is harming union members, union power and political power.  What can we do about it?
Join Jobs with Justice SF and other union members from across the Bay to learn ways to fight back and to get tools and resources (for tenants and homeowners regionally).  
Co-Sponsored by Housing Rights Committee, Tenants Together, ACCE, UESF and the San Francisco Labor Council
Information:  jwjsf.org
Source:   Facebook events

Community Meeting -   Scalage Lock site and Visitation Valley Improvements
When:  May 30, 2015 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where:  Visitation Valley Public Library, Community Room, 201 Leland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Community meeting on the  Schlage   Lock site and Visitation Valley improvements.
Information:  sf-planning.org

June 1, 2015 - Monday

San Francisco Transit Riders Union - 22-Day Muni Challenge Kick-Off Rally
When:  June 1, 2015 - Monday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
What:  22 Day Muni Challenge Kick-Off Rally.  Starting June 1st San Francisco city officials are invited to ride Muni everyday for 22 days, relying on Muni as a daily mode of transportation as many of their constituents do.
Hear from Supervisor Scott Wiener, Supervisor Jane Kim and Supervisor Eric Mar and Thea Selby, chair of San Francisco Transit Riders.
Information:  sftransitriders.org

Excelsior Action Group (EAG) - Community Quarterly Meeting
When:  June 1, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Excelsior Action Group, 35 San Juan Avenue, San Francisco
What:  EAG  2nd Quarterly meeting. Items from the agenda:
The Jewish Home of San Francisco, presenting updates on Silver and Mission Plaza Project.
Kenny Alley Mural project.  Matt Christenson will be discussing updates and opportunities to get involved with the mural.
Corridor Updates:  including new improvement project and new businesses.
Refreshments and snacks.
Information:   eagsf.org   415-585-0110


Livable City - 2015 Livability Awards   
When:  June 1, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Public Works, 161 Erie Street, San Francisco
What:  2015 Livable City Awards.  
Recognize and honor innovators, advocates and public servants for their work:
Sam Mogannum, owner of Bi-Rite family of businesses
Dave Snyder - Executive Director of the California Bicycle Coalition
Bonnie Nelson of Nelson/Nygaard who has reshaped the transportation industry
Legislative Affairs Division of the SF Planning Department.
Free wine and beer, food and drink from friends Delfina, Dolores Park Cafe, Tartine  and New Belgium.
$55. at door.  $45. earlybird tickets
Tickets:  eventbrite.com livablecity.org/livabilityawards

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  June 1, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Public Safety meeting.  
Speaker - Commander Ann Mannix,  head of the Traffic Division of the San Francisco Police Department.
Information:  Robert Barnwell bbarnwell6@hotmail.com hayesvallysf.org




  
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Monday, May 18, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - May 18th through May 25, 2015






Change:
*May 20th - LDC Democratic Meeting - delayed until  May 27th

May 18, 2015 - Monday

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco - Don't Let Airbnb Steal Our Homes!  The Fight Goes to Land Use Committee
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Polk Street steps, San Francisco
What:  Rally on City Hall steps - don't let Airbnb write our laws for us.  Move into Land Use Committee Meeting in room 263, San Francisco
The Campos ordinance will be heard there, which would hold Airbnb accountable by fining them for listing illegal rentals and requiring them to provide data to the City.  
Support full enforcement, transparency and accountability for the loss of rental housing during this housing crisis.
The Mayor's ordinance will also be heard.  
Information:  hrcsf.org

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim
Information: sfbos.org

Citizens Advisory Committee of the Eastern Neighborhoods Plan
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Advisory Committee:  Chris Block, Walker Bass, Joe Boss, Don Bragg, Tanya Chiranakhon, Keith Goldstein, Oscar Grande, Bruce Kin Huie, Henry Karnilowitz, Toby Levy, Robert Lopez, Fernando Marti, Kristian Ongoco, Arthur Reis, Maureen Sedonaen, Alisa Shen, Kate Sofis
Information;  sf-planning.org Mata Snyder mathew.snyder@sfgov.org

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Julie Christensen
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Where:  St. Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Main speaker will be District Three Supervisor Julie Christensen.
She will be discussing how she can help the Neighborhood continue to be interesting, vital and diverse.  Time for Q & A.
Information:    middlepolk.org

Latina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco -  First General Membership Meeting
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  L's Caffe, 2871 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  LYDSF first general membership meeting.  Will be discussing the future of the Club and how the executive board can best serve its members.
They encourage you to bring questions and concerns so we can have a creative conversation.  
Source:  Facebook

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club of San Francisco - Solving the Daily Traffic Nightmare in SOMA - 
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Mercy Housing Community Room, 1180 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Solving the Daily Traffic Nightmare in SOMA.
Transportation Expert Panel:
Supervisor Scott Wiener - Chair of SFTA Board/MTC Commissioner
Tom Radulovich - BART Board Director
Tily Chang - Executive Director, San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Gillian Gillett - Director of Transportation Policy, Mayor's Office
April Veneracion Ang - Legislative Aide representing District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim.
Facebook RSVP   facebook.com/events/474700839351822/
Information:  southbeachdems.com

May 19, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Gray Panthers
When:  May 19, 2015 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  Unitarian Center, Fireside Room, 1187 Franklin, San Francisco
What:  Aging and the Fluoride Factor.  Marilyn Leigh MSW, LCSW - Clean Water Sonoma-Marin
Free.  
Information:  graypantherssf.igc.org

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  May 19, 2015 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkmann, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke
Information: sfmta.com

Board of Supervisors
When:  May 19, 2015 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Julie Christensen, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information: sfbos.org

Aaron Peskin Campaign Kick-Off Party - District Three
When:  May 19, 2015 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Bitters Rock & Rye, 1117 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Aaron Peskin Campaign Kick-Off Party.
Information:  aaron2015.com

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - General  Membership meeting
When:  May 19, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  May general membership meeting is the deadline to join the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club or renew your membership to be eligible to vote in the 2015 endorsements.  
Information: milkclub.org

Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods
When:  May 19, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station, Turk and Fillmore, San Francisco
What:  Election of officers. 
Hosts:  Oceanview, Merced Heights, Ingleside Neighbors in Action, outer Mission Merchants & Residents Assn.
Information:  csfn.net

May 20, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  May 20, 2015 - Wednesday
10:05 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar
Information: sfbos.org

Tenderloin Futures Collaborative Community Meeting
When:  May 20, 2015 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Tenderloin Police Station, Community Room, 301 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Presentations on issues of interest to neighborhood, residents, nonprofits and businesses.
Agenda items:
361 Turk Street Group Housing Project
145 Leavenworth Street Group Housing Project
Information:  415-820-1560

San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission
When:  May 20, 2015 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Andrew Wolfram, Aaron Hyland, Karl Hasz, Ellen Johnck, Richard S. E. Johns, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman
Information:  sf-planning.org

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  May 20, 2015 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Norman Yee, Scott Wiener
Information: sfbos.org

*Delayed until May 27th. San Francisco Latino Democratic Club - General Meeting
When:  May 20, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Information:  sflatinodemocrats.com

D5 Action
When:  May 20, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.  to 7:30ish
Where:  Coffee to the People, 1206 Masonic, San Francisco
What:  Agenda items:  Neighborhood issues, short term rentals.
Information:  Tes Welborn  tesw@aol.com

Elections Commission
When:  May 20, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Christopher Jerdonek, Jill Rowe, Charles Jung, Dominic Paris, Rosabella Safont, Winnie Yu
Information:   sfgov.org/electionscommission

Noe Valley Democratic Club - Short-term Rental Controversy
When:  May 20, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. - Socializing
7:30 p.m. - Program - The short-term rental controversy.  Experts will discuss the pros and cons of home sharing and the AirBnB law.
Information: NoeValleyDems.com

May 21, 2015 - Thursday

Planning Commission
When:  May 21, 2015 - Thursday
Noon
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards
Information:  sf-planning.org

San Francisco Tomorrow - Annual Awards Dinner
When:  May 21, 2015 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Where:  Delancey Street, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Tomorrow's Annual Awards Dinner.
Honoring:
Mary Anne Miller - Environmental champion and SFT Newsletter Editor.  "Jack Morrison Lifetime Achievement Award"
Plaza 16 Coalition - Defending the Mission "Unsung Hero Award"
Karen Babbitt - Environmental and Good Government Advocate "Unsung Hero Award"
2015 SFT Patrons - Jean and Bruce Brugmann, Bernie Choden and Lois Scott, Jennifer Clary, Denise D'Anne, Friends of Ethics, Jacques Fitch, Joann Hendricks, Nancy Larson,  Jake  and Anthea McGoldrick, Jane Morrison, Amy Quirk, Jake Sigg, Taxi Workers Alliance, Stephen and Margie Williams
Sponsors: - Gerald and Anna Adams, Dawne Bernhardt, Eddie Chin, Sue Cauthen, Joni Eisen, Arthur Feinstein, Angelo Figone, Lotus Fong, Louise and James Frankel, Aaron Goodman, Ruth Gravanis, Judy Irving, Gimmy Park Li, Charlotte Maeck, Esther Marks, Richard Navarro, Glenn Rogers, Roland Salvato, Adam Scow, Jeff Whittington, Esther Wong, Howard Wong, Claire Zvanski
Reservations: jenclary@sbcglobal.net 
$50.

Black Lives Matter at Work/Black Lives Matter en el Trabajo
When:  May 21, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Unite Here! Local 2, 209 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Connecting Economic Justice, Racial Justice and Black Liberation 
With Alicia Garza, Co-creator #BlackLivesMatter and Special Projects Director of NDWA, leading Black domestic worker organizing.
Steve Pitts, UC Berkeley Labor Center and National Black Workers Center Project
Chris Higgenbotham - Fight for $15. leader, McDonald's work and Oakland teacher
Derrick Boutte, Social and Economic Justice Chair and member leader of SEIU 1021.
Moderated by Neva Walker
Co-sponsored by School of Unity and Liberation and Labor and Community Studies CCSF
Information:  jwjsf.org

City Democratic Club - Vicki Hennessy - candidate for Sheriff
When:  May 21, 2015 - Thursday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Chancellor Hotel, Clipper Room, 433 Powell Street, San Francisco
What:  Speaker:  Vicki Hennessy - candidate for Sheriff.  
Information:  citydemocratic.club

May 22, 2015 - Friday

The Times of Harvey Milk - Special Screening for Harvey's 85th Birthday
When:  May 22, 2015 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. VIP Reception
7:00 p.m. to 9:30 - Screening and Fireside Chat
Where:  Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Street, San Francisco
What:  Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club  are celebrating Harvey Milk's 85th Birthday at the Castro Theatre  with a showing of Oscar-winning documentary "The Times of Harvey Milk".  
Special VIP reception and fireside chat with the film's director Robert Epstein, former Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, former Supervisor Harry Britt .
Information/Tickets:  Screening and Fireside chat eventbrite.com $16.74; VIP Reception plus screening and fireside chat $42.99
Information:  info@milkclub.org  milkclub.org

Nepali Earthquake Relief Fundraiser
When:  May 22, 2015 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 03 Bistro and Lounge, 524 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What: Nepali Earthquake Relief Fundraiser  co-hosted by Asian Pacific Democratic Club,   Assemblyman Phil Ting and Board of Equalization Member  Fiona Ma.
All proceeds go to Sahayeta.org - a Bay Area Nepalese non-profit organization dedicated to the long-term recovery of Nepal.
Tickets:  eventbrite.com  suggested donation $20.
Information:  info@apdcsf.com

 May 23, 2015 - Saturday

Progress Democratic Club First Member Meeting and BBQ
When:  May 23, 2015 - Saturday
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where:  121 Edgehill Way, San Francisco
What:  Progress Democratic Club First Member Meeting and BBQ.
 Beers  and BBQ, learn about their plans for the year ahead.
Information:  SanFranciscoProgress@gmail.com  

May 24, 2015 - Sunday

SF Carnaval  Parade- 2015
When:  May 24, 2015 - Sunday
 9:30 a.m. 
Where:  corner of 24th Street and Bryant Street where it will proceed west to Mission Street, from there, the parade heads north on Mission Street down to 17th Street where it will turn east and flow into festival area - Harrison Street between 16th and 24th Street.
Information: carnavalsanfrancisco.org

May 25, 2015 - Monday

Memorial Day


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Monday, May 11, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - May 11th through May 18th 2015



City Hall - May 8th, 2015





May 11, 2015 - Monday

Rules Committee
When:  May 11, 2015 - Monday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  May 11, 2015 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim
Information:  sfbos.org

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Race and Law Enforcement
When:  May 11, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Important discussion about local issues regarding race and law enforcement.
Panelists will address a range of timely issues including Black Lives Matter, The Human Rights Commission's Pilot Training Program on Implicit Bias, the recent controversy about racist tests sent by SFPD officers, and the Police Commission's and SFPD's outreach efforts to African-American community members
Information:  alicebtoklas.org

Alice Happy Hour
When:  May 11, 2015 - Monday
8:00 p.m.
Where: SF Mix, 4086 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club for their next social mixer after their General Meeting.  
Information:  alicebtoklas.org

May 12, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When:  May 12, 2015 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Julie Christensen, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information:  sfbos.org

San Francisco School Board
When:  May 12, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
School Board:  Emily Murase, Matt Haney, Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Rachel Norton, Shamann Walton, Jill Wynns
Information:  sfusd.edu

San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board
When:  May 12, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Advisory Board:  Pi Ra, Richard Rothman, John Alex Lowell, Howard Strassner, Robin Brasso, Zachary Marks, Kevin Clark, John Ehrlich, James Rhoads, Chris Coghlan, Thomas Rogers, Raymond Gary McCoy, Darcie Lim, Jannettee Mena 
Information: sfpsac.com

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club Raffle Fundraiser
When:  May 12, 2015 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  LDC fundraising for their upcoming summer festivities.
Event is open to everyone - chance of winning great prizes.
Information:  sflatinodemocrats.com

Harvey Milk PAC Meeting
When:  May 12, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
Information:  milkclub.org

May 13, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  May 13, 3015 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors;  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar
 Information:  : sfbos.org

Rules Committee
When:  May 13, 2015 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen
Information: sfbos.org

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  May 13, 2015 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Norman Yee, Scott Wiener
Information:  sfbos.org

Vicki Hennessy for Sheriff Fundraiser
When:  May 13, 2015 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where:  Historic John's Grill 63 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser event for Vicki Hennessy for Sheriff 2015.
Mayor Lee, London Breed, Jane Kim, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Mark Farrell, Norman Yee, John Konstin, Chris Cunnie, Paul Miyamoto, Sonja Melara, Tomas Roman, Anne Kronenberg, David Eberle, Amelia Ashley-Ward, Nanci Nishimura.
Ticket Level:  $50., $250., $500.
RSVP rsvp@hennessyforsheriff.com
Information:  hennessyforsheriff.com

Re-Election Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi 2015 Campaign Kick-Off
When:  May 13, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Delancey Street Restaurant, 600 Embarcadero Street, San Francisco
What:  Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi  2015  Campaign Kick-Off.
 Hosted by:  Mayor Art and Sherry Agnos; Sheriff Mike Hennessey; Roxanne Sanchez - President, SEIU 1021; Sgt. Yulanda Williams, President, Officers for Justice; Jane Morrison
Entertainment by Former Lead singer of Tower of Power Rick Stevens and Teen Singing sensation Maddie B and DJ Reggie Daniels

San Francisco Young Democrats Panel:  How To Run for Office as a Young Democrat
When:  May 13, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Young Democrats Panel:  How To Run for Office as a Young Democrat
Have you wondered what it takes to run for local office?  What running a grassroots campaign is like or how to translate your ideals into effective campaign messages?
SFYD welcomes past, present and future young candidates for office, political aficionados and campaign operatives for a panel discussion that will leave you informed and inspired.
Moderator:  Heather Knight, San Francisco Chronicle
Panelists:
Steven Cook, CEO, Mission Beat and former San Francisco School Board candidate
Matt Haney, Vice President - San Francisco School Board Member
Trevor McNeil - Vice Chair - San Francisco Democratic Party and former San Francisco School Board Candidate
Leah Pimentel, Vice Chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party
Information:  sfyd.org

San Francisco Tenants  Union - Tenant Rights Bootcamp
When:  May 13, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Coffee to the People, 1206 Masonic Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Tenant Rights Bootcamp - neighborhood by neighborhood effort to empower renters to stand up to speculators and prevent displacement.  Featuring tenant right expert Dean Preston, the bootcamps provide an opportunity for renters to learn their rights and ways to organize and fight back.
Information:    sftu.org

May 14, 2015 - Thursday

Meet the Judges - A Community Forum
When:  May 14, 2015 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. Light Refreshments with the Judges
Where:  Hosted by UC Hastings College of the Law, Alumni Reception Center, 200 McAllister Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet the Judges of San Francisco Superior Court during a community forum and reception.  Judges and representatives of the following San Francisco Superior Court departments will be on hand to explain their departments and answer questions about the Court, processes and more:  
Civil Harassment/restraining orders
Family Law
Housing
Traffic
Small Claims
Access Self-Help Center
Jury Service Department
Moderators:  Presiding Judge John K. Stewart, San Francisco Superior Court, and Timothy
W. Moppin, 2015 BASF President
Presented by The Bar Association of San Francisco and The Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco.
Co-Sponsored by Filipino Bar Association of Northern California, Korean American Bar Association of Northern California, South Asian Bar Association of Northern California,
Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California
Free and Open To The Public
Information:  Ann E. Donlan  -  adonlan@sftc.org
                     Ann Murphy - amurphy@sfbar.org

Unaccompanied Minors:  The State of the Issue Influencing Change
When:  May 14, 2015 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Instituto Familiar De La Raza, 2919 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Educational Session hosted by Movimiento por la Reunificacion Familiar (MRF)
MRF was formed to address the escalation of at risk, unaccompanied children crossing the border.  The human rights violations rage on and we seek to understand.
Join for a session with Professor Bill Hing (professor at USF) who will provide an update in this topic, followed by a facilitated open dialog.

Unity in the Community:  Coalition Success Stories
When:  May 14, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Bayanihan Community Center, 1010 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  UrbanIDEA - free community forum.  Unity in the Community:  Coalition Success Stories.   Money can't buy everything - not when grassroots efforts take a stand together.  Fighting big money and entrenched powers takes a united stance and lots of people power.  Come hear stories from three groundbreaking coalitions, including:
1. The grassroots coalition in Richmond that took on big oil to elect progressive candidates.
2. The labor and community coalition in San Francisco that won major concessions from healthcare conglomerate CPMC
3. The housing advocacy groups in San Mateo that are pushing for rent control against the real estate lobby.
What made these coalitions successful, and how can we use these examples to build powerful coalitions in the future.
Featuring:
Timmy Lu (Asian Pacific Environmental Network Action)
Paul Kumar (San Franciscans for Healthcare, Housing, Jobs, and Justice)
Aracely Mondragon (San Francisco Organizing Project/Peninsula Interfaith Action)
Moderator:  Dyan Ruiz (People Power Media)
Tickets:  brownpapertickets.com  Tickets are free, but advanced registration is appreciated.

Bernal Heights Democratic Club - BHDC Meeting and Sheriff's Election Forum
When:  May 14, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  What to learn about the San Francisco sheriff's race?  Come meet and talk to the candidates - Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and Vicki Hennessy
Plus Privatization of San Francisco Muni stops?
Astroturfing kids' soccer field?  And more.

HANC - The Sharing Economy and Housing Affordability - The Case of Short Term Rentals and San Francisco
When:  May 14, 2015 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Park Branch Library, 1833 Page Street,  San Francisco
What:  Second in a series on the impact of the "Sharing Economy" on San Francisco and the neighborhood.  Will focus on San Francisco's efforts to regulate the profusion of "short term rentals" done by on-line firms.
Tim Redmond, former editor of the Bay Guardian and current editor of 48 Hills web newspaper will add his perspective to HANC's presentation of data.
Dale Carlson of ShareBetter San Francisco will also join the panel to review newly proposed legislation including a community coalition's petition to regulate short term rentals which is slated for the November ballot.
Information:   hanc-sf.org

May 16, 2015 - Saturday

Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center - Come Together for Community Congress
When:  May 16, 2015 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Calling all Community Members, neighbors, friends, allies and families.
Hear about the successes and challenges in 2014 from our programs:
Youth program, senior program, employment development, affordable housing, community engagement.
Participate in the strategic process to help determine BHNC's direction for the coming years.
Free breakfast and lunch.
Free childcare
Community Building.
Information:  Rio Scharf 415-206-2140 x 154

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Ham and Eggs Fire Brunch Benefit
When:  May 16, 2015 - Saturday
Noon
Where:  Biergarten, 424 Octavia Street, San Francisco
What:  One of the most destructive fires following the 1906 earthquake was started by a family making breakfast at Hayes and Gough.  We celebrate the Ham & Eggs fire to call attention to safety in our community and as a way to meet your neighbors before an emergency happens.
The Biergarten, one of the strongest Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association members and supporters, provides the food for a recommended donation of $10.  All funds raised go to support the activities of the HVNA.  Beer will, of course, also be available for purchase.
The will also have a historic walking tour leaving from Biergarten at 10:00 a.m. and returning for brunch at noon.
Information:  hayesvalleysf.org

Asian Heritage Street Celebration
When:  May 16, 2015 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Civic Center Plaza, Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  The largest gathering of Asian Pacific Americans in the nation.
Entertainment, food bazaar.
Information:  asianfairsf.com eventbrite.com

San Francisco Tenants Union  Fundraiser - Celebrating Ted!  Tenants Rights Hall of Fame
When:  May 16, 2015 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Tenants Union, 558 Capp Street, San Francisco
What:  Help San Francisco Tenants Union honor Ted's commitment, legacy, and humor as they induct Ted Gullicksen into the San Francisco Tenants Union Hall of Fame.
Food and refreshments will be served.
Information: sftu.org

May 17, 2015 - Sunday

Bay To Breakers
Information:  zapposbaytobreakers.com
                 
May 18, 2015 - Monday

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco - Don't Let Airbnb Steal Our Homes!  The Fight Goes to Land Use Committee
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Polk Street steps, San Francisco
What:  Rally on City Hall steps - don't let Airbnb write our laws for us.  Move into Land Use Committee Meeting in room 263, San Francisco
The Campos ordinance will be heard there, which would hold Airbnb accountable by fining them for listing illegal rentals and requiring them to provide data to the City.  
Support full enforcement, transparency and accountability for the loss of rental housing during this housing crisis.
The Mayor's ordinance will also be heard.  
Information:  hrcsf.org

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Julie Christensen
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Where:  St. Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Main speaker will be District Three Supervisor Julie Christensen.
She will be discussing how she can help the Neighborhood continue to be interesting, vital and diverse.  Time for Q & A.
Information:    middlepolk.org

Latina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco -  First General Membership Meeting
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  L's Caffe, 2871 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  LYDSF first general membership meeting.  Will be discussing the future of the Club and how the executive board can best serve its members.
They encourage you to bring questions and concerns so we can have a creative conversation.  
Source:  Facebook

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club of San Francisco - Solving the Daily Traffic Nightmare in SOMA - 
When:  May 18, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Mercy Housing Community Room, 1180 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Solving the Daily Traffic Nightmare in SOMA.
Transportation Expert Panel:
Supervisor Scott Wiener - Chair of SFTA Board/MTC Commissioner
Tom Radulovich - BART Board Director
Tily Chang - Executive Director, San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Gillian Gillett - Director of Transportation Policy, Mayor's Office
April Veneracion Ang - Legislative Aide representing District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim.
Facebook RSVP  facebook.com/events/474700839351822/
Information:  southbeachdems.com

Information:

Apply and Join the Civil Grand Jury.  
Application: civilgrandjury.sfgov.org/join.html
Deadline is May 22, 2015.



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