Monday, November 9, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - November 9th to November 16th. - change

Note:  Debate party on November 14th - Saturday at Skylark Bar is sold out.

Important:   SANFRANCISCOFYI is taking an hiatus until January 2016.  
                     I will still be posting some event information on my Facebook page - 
                     Linda Post

November 9, 2015 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  November 9, 2015 - Monday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Jane Kim

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  November 9, 2015 - Monday
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar

San Francisco Immigrants Rights Commission Special Hearing
When:  November 9, 2015 - Monday
6:00 8:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission, the Office of Supervisor Scott Wiener and the Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs in partnership with the San Francisco LGBT Community Center and the Haas Jr. Fund are holding a Special Hearing as part of a series on Quality of Life issues for immigrants in San Francisco.
Everyone is welcome.  They invite testimony from immigrants community members about the impacts of housing and affordability as well as economic, educational, healthcare and civic engagement challenges.
Source:  Facebook events

SFYD's Post Election Panel
When:  November 9, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. Door open
7:00 p.m. Program
Where:  518  Valencia, The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia, San Francisco
What:   San Francisco Young Democrats  Lively discussion regarding the election from some of the insightful politicos in the area:
Alex  Clemens - Founder, Barbary Coast Consulting
Liz Jaff, Polical Director, Crowdpac
Nick Panagopoulos, Director, Whitehurst/Mosher
Rebecca Prozan, Public Policy Manager at Google
Calvin Welch, Professor of Public Affairs, USF McCarthy Center
Source:  Facebook events

November 10, 2015 - Tuesday

Fight for 15 and Our City
When:  November 10, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 a.m. 
Where:  McDonald's, 2801 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Sponsored by Plaza 16, Causa  Just a - Just Cause, Jobs with Justice, the Progressive Workers Alliance, YWU, SEIU 1021,  USWW, Local 87, the SF Living Wage Coalition and the Fight for 15,.
Fight for $15.  Fighting for living wages and defending the right to exist in this City.  
Source:  Facebook event

Republican Debate
When: November 10, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Fox Business

Protect Tenants' Rights to Have a Roommate
When:  November 10, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Rent Board, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Room 610, San Francisco
What:  In September tenants won important new protections.  Now some landlords are trying to roll back those rights.  
Landlords are asking the Rent Board to adopt a rule that will make the new protections apply only to future leases.  This would wipe out protections for all existing tenants.
The Rent Board needs to hear why we need the protections for the right to have a roommate who are not an immediate family member.
Source:  Facebook event - San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition
Information:  SOMCAN rcastillo@somcan 

School Board
When:  November 10, 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

November 11, 2015 - Wednesday

Veteran's Day

SF Tech Dems - Tech'ing While Lawmaking:  Can Politics Keep Up with Innovation?
When:  November 11, 2015 - Wednesday
 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:   Runway Incubator , 1355 Market Street, #388  San Francisco
What:  Join SF Tech Dems for a mixer and panel discussion on the nexus of disruptive innovation and majoritarian democracy.
Assemblymember David Chiu
Cynthia Guerrero - Political strategist for tech startup companies
Travis Moore - Founder of TechCongress - 
Contact:  Rebecca Lee
Source:  Facebook events

SF District 11 Dems Meeting - Election Wrap-up
When:  November 11, 2015 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Henry's Hunan Restaurant, 4753 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Election review and analysis of the results for Nov. 3rd.   Guest  speaker:  Chris Bowman.
Also will have presentation from Better BART and hear about plans for upgrading Balboa and other BART stations, plus a short update on plans for the Balboa Reservoir.
Source:  Facebook events

November 12, 2015 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  November 12, 2015 - Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Norman Yee, Julie Christensen, London Breed

Rules Committee
When:  November 12, 2015 - Thursday
11:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen

Citizens' Climate Lobby SF Chapter Party and Fundraiser
When:  November 12, 2015 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  1132 Dolores Street, near 24th Street, San Francisco
What: Political will for a livable world.    Learn about a climate change solution that bridges the partisan divide -   carbon fee and dividend.  Climate scientists and economists alike say this is the best first step traduce the likelihood of catastrophic climate change from global warming. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served. 

 Richmond District Housing Rights Center  - Community meeting and tenant workshop
When:  November 12, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Library Richmond Branch, Community Room 351 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Newly established Richmond District Housing Rights Center is holding the first every community organizing meeting and tenant workshop.
1.  Know your rights workshop with Housing Rights Commitee's Director of Counseling Programs - Tommi Avicolli Mecca
2.  Brief presentation by SF Planning Department on Community Survey
3.  Committees for Community Organizing
Information: Joseph Smooke, Program Director
Source:  Facebook events

Board of Trustees - Community College
When:  November 12, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. (open session)
Where:  City College Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan Avenue, MUB Room 140, San Francisco
Trustees:  Rafael Mandelman, Thea Shelby, Amy Bacharach, Brigitte Davila, Alex Randolph, John Rizzo, Steve Ngo

November 13, 2015 - Friday

Ethics Commission
When:  November 13, 2015 - Thursday
9:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur, Peter Keane, Paul Renne

November 14, 2015 - Saturday

(sold outSan Francisco for Hillary Presidential Debate Watch Party - Round 2
When:  November 14, 2015 - Saturday
5:00 p.m. doors open
6:00 debate 6:00 p.m.  
(sold out)Where:  Skylark Bar, 3089 16th Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco for Hillary invite you Democratic Candidates Debate #2.
CBS from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.  No host bar.
Source:  Facebook page

November 15, 2015  - Sunday

Howard Zinn Book Fair - Black Lives Matter:  Past, Present and Future
 When:  November 15, 2015 - Sunday
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where:  City College San Francisco Mission Campus, 1125 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Dr. Claybourne Carson, Civil Rights Movement Veteran in conversation with Alicia Garza,  co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement introduced by Nicholas Baham III, Cal State East Bay Ethnic Studies Professor.
Free. Open to the public.
Supporters:  Lannan Foundation, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, Labor and Community Studies Department of CCSF, Associated Students, Mission Campus CCSF, California Institute for Integral Studies, AK Press, Haymarket Press, Green Arcade Bookstore
Source:  Facebook page

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Note:  Next calendar will be in January 2016.  Taking a hiatus.