Monday, May 2, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - May 2, 2016 to May 9, 2016 - Postponement

*Postponed - Alice B. Toklas "Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT community" delayed until May 23rd

May 2, 2016 - Monday

Aaron Peskin Talks Tenderloin
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
Where:  Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Bring your lunch and come to the second Lunch Time Speaker Series event, with District Three Supervisor Aaron Peskin.
He will address housing, small business preservation and other issues impacting both the Tenderloin and the entire city.
Aaron Peskin will be interviewed by Tenderloin Museum founder Randy Shaw.  Questions will be taken from the audience.
Tickets:  eventbrite:
Source:  Facebook events

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors  Malia Cohen Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin

Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards and Ceremony
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco
What:  Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  Each year this celebration recognizes Asian Pacific American individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact in their community.
 Event registration:
Source:  Facebook events

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  May 2, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, (at Grove) San Francisco.
What:  Update on property crimes in the area.  Has there been a decrease in property crimes in Northern Station 2016 over 2015?
Information:  Bob Barnwell -
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May 2, 2016 - Tuesday

March to City Hall.  Support the Frisco 5.
When: May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  Mission Police Station, 630 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Tuesday will be  day thirteen of the strike.  We must come together as a community - march from Mission Station to City Hall.  Demand justice.
Hosted by Hunger For Justice SF
Source:  Facebook events

SFMTA Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brink, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke

Board of Supervisors
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

Special Joint Meeting - San Francisco Youth Commission with the Board of Supervisors
When: May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What:  Legislation referred by the Board of Supervisors - all items to follow discussion and possible Action:  Sixteen and Seventeen-Year-Old Voting for Municipal Elections.  Sponsors:  Avalos, Campos, Kim, Mar
Youth Commission:  Luis Avalon-Nunez, Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Erica Kong, Stephanie Li, Cris Plunkett, Anna He, Jessica Calderon, Noah David, Giovanna Soto, William Juarez, Cecilia Nicole Galeano, Madeleine Matz, Anna Bernick, Jarrett Mao, Grace Rating, Haiti Mansori

District Three Democratic Club - Issues and Candidates
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco
What:  Endorsement process for the June 7, 2016 election.
Local Democratic candidates for State Senate and DCCC.
Local ballot measures.
Superior Court Judges
Special Guests:
"Implications of the June election:  What is it a big deal"
John Burton, Chair, California Democratic Party
Tim Redmond - editor of
Aaron Peskin - District Three Supervisor

Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club - Police Accountability in San Francisco
What:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Congregation Sheath Israel, 2266 California Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club and Sheath Israel for a Forum on Police Accountability with SFPD Chief Greg Suhr and Public Defender Jeff Adachi, moderated by Michael Krasny, host of KQED's Forum.
Source:  Email and Facebook event

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Socializing with DCCC candidates, solidarity with hospitality workers.
When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro, San Francisco
What:  Endorsed candidates for the SF DCCC have been invited to come for a meet and greet for a casual opportunity to meet.
Antonio Arenas of UNITED HERE! Local 2, which represents over 12,000 hospitality workers in San Francisco and San Mateo, will discuss the boycott at non-union hotels Le Meridien and Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf.
Information:  PHDEMCLUB.ORG

When:  May 3, 2016 - Tuesday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Oakland
What:  Game 2. 

May 4, 2016 - Wednesday

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force - City and County of San Francisco
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Members:  Eric Eldon, Josh Wolf, Rishi Chopra, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, Shaun Haines, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Fiona Hinze

Town Hall:  Homeless State of Emergency
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Anthony Foundation, 150 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Come hear about the State of Emergency on Homelessness in San Francisco and be part of the dialogue for how to create change.
Hosted by Coalition on Homelessness
 AIDS Housing Alliance
Compass Family Services
Dolores Street Community Services
Eviction Defense Collaborative
The Gubbio Project
Mission Neighborhood Resource Ceter
Hamilton Family Center
Homeless Emergency Service Providers Association (HESPA)
Homeless Youth  Alliance
Hospitality House
Larkin Street Youth Services
St. Anthony's Foundation
St. Francis Challenge
Swords to Plowshares
Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP)
Source:  Facebook events

Fundraiser Wendy Chau for SF DCCC  - Assembly District 17
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Unicorn Pan-Asian Cuisine, 191 Pine Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Wendy Chau - candidate for SF DCCC.  VietnamesePanAsian Cuisine, Cocktails and Karaoke Fun.
No Host Bar/No host event
Donation  Suggested - Please bring check. 
Source:  Facebook events

Police Commission
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Thomas Mazzucco, Petra DeJesus, Joe Marshall, Victor Hwang, Sonia Melara

FDR Democratic Club - General Membership Meeting
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Police Station 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Hear from candidates for Assembly in District 17 and District 19 and consider an endorsement.

Mission's Last Stand or Mission Stands Up!
When:  May 4, 2016 - Wednesday
8:00 p.m.
Where:  Brava Theatre, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  The wave continues in the Mission with 28 new developments waiting in the pipeline.  The future of the Mission depends on us.  This is a call to action and to continue to recruit warriors agains this unprecedented wave.
Organized by Our Mission No Eviction, Calle 24 Latino Cultural District, Cultural Action Network
Source:  Facebook events

May 5, 2016 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  May 5, 2016 - Thursday
9:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Aaron Peskin, Norman Yee, London Breed

Celebrate Mother's Day with the Coalition on Homelessness
When:  May 5,  2016 - Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where:  Coalition on Homelessness, 468 Turk Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate Mother's Day with the Coalition on Homelessness.
Join them for a popular assembly and brunch followed by a Rally in front of City Hall at Noon.
Show your support to raise awareness about the family homelessness crisis and demand more housing and homeless prevention funds for homeless mothers and women in San Francisco
Information:  Miguel Carrera 415-346-3740  ext 319
Source:  Facebook events

Senior & Disability Action - Senior & Disability Rally
When:  May 5, 2016 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where: Carlton B. Goodlett   City Hall Steps, San Francisco
What:  Dignity and Respect for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Call for Programs and Services We Need.
20% of San Francisco's population is age 60 and over, and 20% of the population have disabilities.  City funding can and must be used to meet the needs of low-income seniors and people with disabilities.
Information/RSVP  Ligia  

May 6, 2016 - Friday

Celebration of Life for JP Leddy
When:  May 6, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  The Patio Cafe, 531 Castro Street, San Francisco
What:  Please join friends and family for a Celebration of Life for our beloved friend, mentor, colleague and President, JP Leddy.
In loving memory of a very great man.

May 7, 2016 - Saturday

Rally for Affordable Housing - Yes on Prop C
When:  May 7, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 am.
Where: The Women's  Building,  3542 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Rally for Affordable Housing - Yes on Prop C.
Join Supervisors Jane Kim and Aaron Peskin and the Prop C Coalition.  Help pass Prop C and increase affordable housing.  Precinct walk following rally - all are welcome!
Source:  Facebook event

Hayes Valley Fund-raising Fire Brunch
When: May 7, 2016 - 
12:00 Noon
Where:  Biergarten, Octavia and Linden, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Fire Brunch and Community Arts Showcase.
As the story goes the Great Fire that engulfed San Francisco just after the 1906 Earthquake began by accident in Hayes Valley - the result of preparing a late breakfast of ham and eggs over a cook-stove with a damaged chimney.  In honor of this unique history - Hayes Valley takes time in May to come together to enjoy their Renaissance Neighborhood. 
PROXY and Patricia's Green will feature performances by local artists, Hayes Valley Art Works will feature art fun for the family.  Brass Tacks and Supenkuche will feature a donation-beer with all proceeds benefitting HVNA.   
Join Proxy, Biergarten, Suppenkuche, Brass Tacks and Fort Point Beer to help our little performing art's neighborhood bloom this spring.  Everyone is welcome!
All proceeds benefit the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association

Warriors- Playoffs
When:  May 7, 2016 - Saturday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  Oakland

May 8, 2016 - Sunday

Mother's Day

May 9, 2016 - Monday

Re-Elect Rafael to San Francisco's Democratic County Central Committee
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Blackbird, 2124 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Rafael!
Source:  Facebook event

*PostponedAlice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Discussion and testimonials on Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT community.
*Postponed until May 23rd When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Discussion and testimonials on Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT community
Source:  Facebook

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Deadline Sunday      May 8
, 2016   - 5:00 p.m.

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