Monday, January 21, 2013

San Francisco Political Events through Feb. 3rd

Cancellation: School Board meeting for Tuesday - January 22nd

 Correction: Police Commission meeting is on Wednesday the 23rd not Tuesday  the 22nd.

 Addition: Event to February 2nd  - Rethinking Juvenile Justice: Get Tough or Get Smart?

January 22, 2013 - Tuesday 

(cancelled) San Francisco School Board
When: January 22, 2013 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, SF
School Board: Rachel Norton, Sandra Lee Fewer, Kim-Shree Maufas, Hydra Mendoza, Emily Murase, Jill Wynns, Matt Haney

San Francisco Police Commission - Community meeting - Tasers
When: January 22, 2013 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Hamilton Recreation Center, 1900 Geary Blvd, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Police Commission is holding a series of community meetings to discuss Tasers for the San Francisco Police Department.  The Commission is looking for your input.
Source: Facebook

January 23, 2013 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When: January 23, 2013 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos

Commission on the Status of Women
When: January 23, 2013 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners: Julie Soo, Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Alicia Gamez, Rebecca Prowda, Kay Gulbengay, Andrea Shorter.

San Francisco Police Commission 
When: January 22, 2013 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
CommissionersThomas Mazzucco, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Julius M. Turman, Angela Chan, Carol Kingsley, Suzy Loftus

San Francisco Planning Department: Castro Street Design Workshop No. 1
When: January 23, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Eureka Valley Recreation Center, 100 Collingwood Street, San Francisco
What: City of San Francisco in coordination with the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefits District, the Merchants of Upper Market and Castro, and the Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association hosting the first Castro Street Design Workshop for Market Street to 19th Street.  Brief presentation of a preliminary design concept, followed by an opportunity to provide feedback.
Information: Nick Perry

Town Hall on Persia Triangle
When: January 23, 2013 - Wednesday6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Muslim Community Center, 4760 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Join a broad group of District 11 residents, City agencies and local organizations to make improvements to the Heart of the   Excelsior .  Need to hear from all members of the community on ways to improve pedestrian safety, public space, and transportation at the site at the intersection of Mission, Ocean and Persian Avenues

San Francisco Democratic Party - Monthly Meeting
When: January 23, 2013 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: California Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
DCCC: Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, John Avalos, David Campos, David Chiu, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Kelly Dwyer, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Leslie Katz, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Leah Pimentel, Alix Rosenthal, Arlo Hale Smith, Scott Wiener.  Ex-Officio Members: Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Leland Yee, Mark Leno, Tom Ammiano, Phil Ting

January 24, 2013 - Thursday

San Francisco Planning Commission
When: January 24, 2013 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael J. Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rich Hillis, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When: January 24, 2013 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Carmen Chu, Malia Cohen, David Campos
Port Commission

When: January 24, 2013 - Thursday
3:15 p.m.
Where: Port Commission Hearing Room, Second Floor, Ferry Building, San Francisco
Commissioners: Doreen Woo Ho, Kimberly Brandon, Willie Adams, Leslie Katz

Community College
When: January 24, 2013 - Thursday
5:00 p.m.
Where: Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan Avenue, Multi-Use Building, Mezzanine Conference Room, San Francisco
Board of Trustees: John Rizzo, Anita Grier, Natalie Berg, Chris Jackson, Rafael Mandelman, Steve Ngo, Lawrence Wong
Information: phone 415-230-3000

Human Rights Commission
When: January 24, 2013 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners: Michael Sweet, Doug Chan, Susan Christian, Sheryl Evans-Davis, Mark  Kelleher, Faye Woo Lee, Todd Mavis, Nazly Mohajer, Michael G. Pappas, Richard Pio Roda

After the Elections - What's Next for Progressives?
When: January 24, 2013 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Unitarian-Universalist Center of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What: After  the Elections - What's Next  for Progressives?  Public forum sponsored by Progressive Democrats of America-San Francisco
Karen Bernal - Chair of Progressive Caucus, California Democratic Party
Jodi Reid - Executive Director, California Aliance for Retired Americans (CARA)
Norman Solomon - National co-chiar of PDA's Healthcare Not Welfare campaign.

Richmond District Democratic Club - Eric Mar
When: January 24, 2013 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Richmond Police Station Community, 416 6th Street, San Francisco
What: Monthly meeting.  Supervisor Eric Mar will speak about his plans for the second term.  

January 25, 2013 - Friday

Our Families Matter
When: January 25, 2013 - Friday
11:00 a.m.
Where: Meet at One Post Plaza for a rally at 11:00 a.m. and then march over to ICE.
What: Urging ICE and Congressional representatives to stop the deportation of all families.  Join Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education - "Our Families Matter"

Local Agency Formation Commission City and County of San Francisco
When: January 25, 2013 - Friday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room, 250, San Francisco
Commissioners: John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar(alternate), Hope Schmeltzer, Leah Pimentel (Alternate)

Alliance for a Better District 6 14th Annual Meeting and Celebration
When: January 25, 2013 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 201 Turk Street Family Apartments, 201 Turk  Street Community Room at Jones Street, San Francisco
What: Alliance for a Better District 6 14th Annual Meeting and Celebration Guest speakers, election of officers, awards ceremony, door prizes, refreshments.
Board of Directors:
Dean Clark - President
Dennis Isner - Administrative Officer
Susan Bryan - Treasurer
Dean Clark - Business Concerns Chair
Michael Pedersen, Air Horn Abatement Chair
Marvis Phillips, Safety/Planning Chair
Michael Nulty, Executive Director, Housing ChairInformation:  415-820-1560

January 26, 2013 - Saturday

Celebrating: Women, Life and Liberty, the 40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade
When: January 26, 2013 - Saturday
10:00 am. to Noon
Where: Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco
What: A festive public celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade (which gave women the right to decide what happens to their body about abortion.)  Begin with a walk down Market Street and will end with a Party.  
Co- Sponsors:  BACORR, California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, California Family Health Council, California Women's Agenda, Democratic Women in Action, HHS Region IX, Men Who Trust Women, SF Dept. of Public Health, SF Dept. of Status of Women, SF NOW, Women's Building of San  Francisco, Women's Intercultural Network
Source: Facebook

Jackie Speier - Town Hall Meeting
When: January 26, 2013 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Temple United Methodist Church, 65 Beverly Street, San Francisco
What: Town Hall meeting with Congresswoman Jackie Speier.  Congresswoman Jackie Speier would like to hear the thoughts of her constituents.  
Information: 650-342-0300

January 27, 2013 - Sunday

Harvey Milk Democratic Club - Salsa Sunday!
When: January 27 , 2013 - Sunday
3:00 to 8:00 p.m. (The cover goes directly to Harvey Milk between 3-4 p.m.)
Where: El Rio! 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Join the Milk Club in the kick-off fundraiser for the Second Annual Howard Grayson LGBT Elder Life Conference!  
January 28, 2013 - Monday

Stop the Attack on Rent Control
When: January 28, 2013 - Monday
Where: City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett, San Francisco
What: Rally at City Hall Steps and then to hearing at 1:00 p.m. Condo conversion bypass legislation is being proposed which would cause a loss of rent controlled apartments.

Ethics Commission
When: January 28, 2013 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Ethics Commission will discuss draft regulations governing the Ethics Commission's handling of investigations and enforcement proceeding.
Ethics Commission: Beverly Hayon, Benedict Y. Hur, Dorothy S. Lou, Paul Renne, Jamienne S. Studley

Castro Public Safety Meeting
When: January 28, 2013- Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Eureka Valley Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room, 2nd Floor, 100 Collingwood Street, San Francisco
What: Supervisor  Scott Wiener is organizing a community meeting on public safety.  Mission Station, Park Station  representatives will be present. 

 Benefit for 765 Capp Conflagraton
When: January 28, 2013 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Where: Martuni's Piano Bar, 4 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What: A Benefit Congregation for the  765 Capp Street Conflagration.  Tom Orr sings his Greatest Hits to raise funds for the pioneer artists Arturo, Xuseen and  all the boys  at 765 Capp.
Special Guests, Tom Shaw on the ivories.  Requested donation: $10.-$20.  

D5 Action - Will CPMC Be Rebuilt the right way?
When: January 28, 2013 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m
Where:  Park Library, 1833 Page, San Francisco
What: Will CPMC Be Rebuilt the Right Way? How does CPMC impact residents of D5 and San Francisco? Come hear the latest update from the Coalition for Healthcare, Housing, Jobs and  Justice speak on  healthcare  access and cost, affordable housing, new jobs and job training, as well as traffic and transit impacts that will affect D5 families and neighborhoods.  Speakers include:
Paul Kumar, National Union of Healthcare Workers
Gordon Mar - Jobs with Justice, San Francilsco
Marlayne Morgan, Cathdral Hill Neighbors Association
Calvin Welch, Council of Community Housing Organizations

January 31, 2013 - Thursday

Mission Peace Collaborative with Mission Police Captain Moser
When: January 31, 2013 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Everett Middle School, 450 Church Street, San Francisco
What: Planning Meeting.  Mission Peace Collaborative with Mission Police Captain Moser creating a 5 Year Comprehensive Plan to address the roots of violence in the community as a Health Epidemic.  Over 130 people have agreed to get involved in the planning process that will create the necessary change for us to live in peace.Childcare, dinner and parking will be provided
Source: Lower 24th Street, Merchants and Neighbors Association

February 1, 2013 - Friday

Black History Month Kickoff Celebration at City Hall
When: February 1, 2013 - Friday
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Rotunda, City Hall, San Francisco
What Mayor Ed Lee together with the San Francisco African American Historical and Cultural Society, Supervisor London Breed, Supervisor Malia Cohen, City Administrator Naomi Kelly request your company at the 2013 Black History Month Kickoff.  Light refreshments will be served at the reception in the South Light Court.
RSVP: Luis Figueroa

February 2, 2013 - Saturday

Sherith Israel - Rethinking Juvenile Justice: Get Tough or Get Smart? 
When: February 2, 2013 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. - Services
12:30 p.m. - Kiddush, lunch and panel conversation
What: Rethinking Juvenile Justice Get Tough, or Get Smart? A distinguished panel explores a theme inspired by this week's Torah portion, Yitro.  Panel explore factors that increase the possibilities for rehabilitation and deter future criminal conduct by young offenders
Daniel Macallair - Executive Director and Founder, Center for Juvenile and Criminal Justice
Bruce Fisher - Executive Director of Huckleberry Youth Programs and CSI Congregant
Denise Coleman - Director of Juvenile Justice Programs at Huckleberry.
Gavin O'Neill - , Director, Huckleberry Community Assessment and Referral Center
Felix Lucero, former youth offender working in numerous self-help and community service programs.
Organized by CSI congregants Judge Jeffrey Ross (San Francisco Superior Court) and Dr. Kimberly Richmond (Associate Professor of Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of San Francisco.
No charge for lunch.
Reservations required: Eric Druckr

Honorable Bernice B. Donald hosted by former Mayor Willie Brown
When: February 2, 2013 - Saturday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Black History Month Celebration.  Intimate conversation with the Honorable Bernice B. Donald, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, appointed by President Barack Obama.  Hosted by former mayor Willie Brown.
Tickets: $65. RSVP by January 28th - Alpha Buie 415-824-8011

February 3, 2013 - Sunday

Super Bowl - 49ers versus the Ravens
When: February 3, 2013 - Sunday
3:30 p.m.
Where: New Orleans


Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club 2013 Executive Board:
Tom Temprano - President
Annie Chou - Vice President of Political Affairs (Political Action Committee Chair)
Peter Galotta - Vice President of Internal Affairs
Laura Thomas - Vice President of External Affairs
Debra Cleaver - Executive Board Internal
Alex  Walker - Executive Board Political
Max Siegel - Treasurer
Sue Englander - Correspondent
Sam Merlo - Recorder
Cat Forrester - Events and Fundraising
Lee Hepner - Executive Board Organizing
William Walker and Nate Allbee- Executive Board Outreach
Anna Conda - Ex Officio, Past President


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