Monday, July 20, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - July 20 to July 27 2015

July 20, 2015 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  July 20, 2015 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim

San Francisco Youth Commission
When:  July 20, 2015 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Rosa Chen,, Emily Guo, Luis Avalos Nunez, Precious Listana, Joyce Wu, Noah David, Alex Berliner, E'mani Davis, Joshua Cardenas, Michel Li, Anna Bernick, Sophie Edelart, David Zheng

Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club - July meeting
When:  July 20, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Jewish Community Center of San Francisco 3200 California Street, San Francisco
What:  Raoul Wallenberg Democratic Club with  Supervisor Scott Wiener, Community College Members Rafael Mandelman and Amy Bacharach. Discuss recent political events and make plans for the year.  Dinner and wine provided.
Source:  Facebook events

Tenant Rights Bootcamp -  Hayes Valley
When:  July 20,  2015 -   Monday
 7:00  p.m.  
Where:   Mercury Cafe, 201 Octavia Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the San Francisco Tenants Union at the next Tenant Rights Bootcamp.  The bootcamps feature a know-your-rights presentation, followed by an opportunity for renters to ask questions and connect with tenant counselors
Information:  rsvp:

July 21, 2015 - Tuesday

San Francisco Gray Panthers
When:  July 21, 2015 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  UU Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Regulate AirBnB,   Mission Moratorium 

Board of Supervisors
When:  July 21, 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

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club Endorsement Session - July Membership meeting
When:  July 21, 2015 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  2015 Endorsement session.  Only eligible members will be allowed to vote but all are welcome to come for the information.

July 22, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  July 22, 2015 - Wednesday 
10:00 a.m. 
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar

District 3 Democratic Club - Part 1 -  Endorsement of San Francisco issues and candidates
When:  July 22, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.  Doors open/sign-in
6:20 - Rules for procedures of the July 29 meeting and voting
6:30 p.m. - City College candidates' presentations and voting
7:00 p.m. David Lee, talking about initiative "Sunshine & Open Government Act of 2015".
7:15 p.m. - Discussion of slate of unopposed Democratic candidates and local ballot measures
7:30 p.m. - District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim will about about housing-related ballot initiatives.
Where:  Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco
What:  District 3 Democratic Club - Part 1 endorsement meeting.
Agenda: see above time frame
Will be reviewing:
Local Democratic candidates that are running unopposed.
Local ballot measures (consensus issues) there were conceived and placed on  the ballot by the community and city officials
Meeting and hearing from the three candidates for Community College Board of Trustees.
This meeting counts as a qualifying meeting for the July 29th endorsement vote.
July 29th meeting will be held at Italian Athletic Club - 6:00 p.m.
Information: / on Facebook

San Francisco Democratic Party
When:  July 22, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Monthly SFDCCC meeting.
DCCC Members:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus,  Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Francis Tsang, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio Members:  Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu

Tenant Rights Bootcamp -  Hayes Valley
When:  July 22  2015 -   Wednesday 
 7:00  p.m.  
Where:    Momi Toby's Revolution Cafe, 528 Laguna Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the San Francisco Tenants Union at the next Tenant Rights Bootcamp.  The bootcamps feature a know-your-rights presentation, followed by an opportunity for renters to ask questions and connect with tenant counselors

July 23, 2015 -  Thursday

Assemblymember Phil Ting - Workers' rights 

When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
10:30 a.m. to noon
Where:  Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Information hearing of the State Assembly Judiciary Committee which is meeting to discuss workers' rights at religious employers.
The hearing will include testimony from a variety of perspectives and include an opportunity for public comments.  
Information Phil Ting's District office 415-557-2312

Rules Committee
When:  July 23, 2015 -  Thursday 
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen

Stop the Evictions on Yerba Buena Island.  
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
11:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall Steps, San Francisco
What:  Join Eviction Free San Francisco to protest the impending eviction of over 100 people on Yerba Buena Island.   Eviction Free San Francisco  are demanding that Mayor Lee sustain housing affordability on YBI and create 100% truly affordable housing.  And that the residents on Yerba Buena Island are allowed to remain in their homes and relocate there after the development.
Source:  Facebook events

Planning Department
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini, rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards

Vicki Hennessy - Fundraising event at Irish American Cultural Center
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  United Irish Cultural Center, 2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Vicki Hennessy for Sheriff.
Co- Hosts:  Kevin Birmingham, John Moylan, Roger Gargano, Liam Frost, and Rebecca Moran

Asian Pacific Democratic Club - Annual Date Auction
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Drake SF, 508 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the Asian Pacific Democratic Club's Annual Date Auction to raise funds for  their political fellowship program - helping the next generation of leaders land their first political job.  .  Your winning bid can score you a coffee date, board game date, dinner date and more with elected officials and API Leaders.
Cost:  Free and open to all.
Information: APDCSF.ORG

Latina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco - Summer Fundraiser and Membership Drive
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. 
Where:  Pops Bar, 2800 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Latina/o Young Democrats. Evening of drinks and dancing  Raffling off some great prizes. Sector DJ Sector will be spinning Old School Hip Hop and Funk.
Raffle prizes include 2 Airfare Vouchers provided by  Aeromexico.
Source:  Facebook events

Plaza 16 Community Meeting
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
5:45 p.m.  dinner served
6:00 p.m.  meeting 
Where:  St. John the Evangelist Church, 1661 15th Street, San Francisco
What:  Plaza 16 Community meeting.  Affordable housing for the Mission - not luxury towers
There's much to discuss and much good work for us to do together.
It's time to get updated on the latest news with the Monster in the Mission and the larger fight for affordable housing and to decide on the next steps for the Coalition.
RSVP: facebook-com/events/449090041937184 

2015 Richmond District Democratic Club Summer Soiree
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Cassava, 3519 Balboa Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Richmond District Democratic Club.  Come out and celebrate west-side activism.  Second-annual Summer Soiree will feature wonderful food and drink and a celebration of local heroes in education and labor:  Sheila Tully, Kathe Burick and Dennis Kelly.
Food and drink area included in entry.
$65. general admission; $40. Seniors, students and fixed income
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South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Annual Summer Social
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  SB40 (aka Carmen's) Pier 40, San Francisco
What: South Beach District 6 Democratic Club.  Great opportunity to meet neighbors across District.  
The Club has also invited Candidates for Mayor, Sheriff, District Attorney, City Attorney, Treasurer and Community College Board and Proposition Proponents/Opponents who/which will appear on the November ballot.
There will be some tasty appetizers and SB40 will provide a No Host wine and beer bar.
Everyone is welcome.
There is no cover.  

San Francisco for Democracy - Progressives and the 2015 Mayoral Race
When:  July 23, 2015 - Thursday
Where:  Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  The 2015 Mayor Race:  How do progressives fit into it?
What issues should SF mayoral candidates, including our current Mayor Ed Lee, emphasize during the period leading up to the November election - and what action can progressives
take to affect the outcome?
A panel moderated by Rose Aguilar, Bay Area journalist and host of the daily public affairs radio program Your Call on KALW FM 91.7
Tim Redmond Editor 48 Hills and former editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian
Housing activist Tommi Avicolli Mecca
San Francisco mayoral candidates Francisco Herrera and Amy Farrah Weiss
A free public forum.

July 25, 2015 - Saturday

Leroy King Memorial
When:  July 25, 2015 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  ILWU 10, 400 North Point, San Francisco

Visitation Valley/Schlage Lock Project Updates and Park Design.  
When:  July 25, 2015 - Saturday
Where:  Visitation Valley Library, Community Room, 201 Leland Avenue,  San Francisco
Information:    Jordan Harrison 415-575-5602 

July 27, 2015 - Monday

FDR Democratic Club of San Francisco  - Celebrate the Anniversaries of the ADA and Medicare
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Steins - 731 Clement Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate the 25th   Anniversary  of the  Americans with Disabilities Act and the 50th Anniversary  of Medicare with the FDR Dems.  
The ADA and Medicare have been two of the most significant pieces of legislation for our communities.  
The first 20 people who arrive and join the Club or renew dues get a free drink.
$10. annual membership.
Cash or check accepted at the event.

Noe Valley Town Square update with Scott Wiener and Mark Farrell
When:  July 27, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Noe Valley Ministries, 1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Scott Wiener and Supervisor Mark Farrell for a conversation regarding park funding and an update on The Town Square.  There will be a short presentation as well as a question and answer session.
Source:  email  from  Noe Valley SF

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Next calendar will be  - Monday       July 27th 
Deadline 5:00 p.m. - Sunday           July 26th

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