Monday, May 23, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - May 23rd through May 30 2016

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May 23, 2016 - Monday

San Francisco Reform Democrats Get Out The Vote Rally
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
Where:  Polk Street Steps, San Francisco City Steps, San Francisco
What:  On the last day to register to vote in the June 7th California Primary Election, the SF Reform Democrats candidates and supporters will hold a get out the vote rally to urge voters to vote early and not only for President but also on crucial local "down ballot" issues and races.
Any eligible SF voter can register to vote by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23rd at the Department of Elections on the ground floor of City Hall.
All registered SF voters can note now at the Early Voting Center located just outside the Department of Elections in City Hall.
SF Reform Slate:  Wade Woods, Cindy Wu, Petra Dejesus,  Bevan Dufty, David Campos, Jane Kim, Frances Hsieh, Rafael Mandelman, Sophie Maxwell, Elisabeth Alexander, Jon Golinger, Pratima Gupta, Aaron Peskin
Source:  Facebook events

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin

Appreciation Party & Doggie Happy Hour for Scott Wiener
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where :Stern Grove Dog Play area (meet at the pergola), 100 Vale Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Andrea Buffa, Dave Emanuel, Lindsay Kefauver, Sally Stephens and Martha  Walters invite you to a  reception  in appreciation of Scott Wiener for his efforts to save dog walking in the GGNRA and to support his California State Senate campaign.  Biscuits and human treats will be served.
Suggested contribution is $25. up.
Supervisor Wiener has authored two resolutions passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors opposing the GGNRA dog management plan.
RSVP:  Andrea Buffa
Source:  Facebook events

Reframing the Dialogue:  Race, Police Violence and Public Health
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: UCSF Cole Hall, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco
What:  UCSF Do No Harm Coalition presents: "Reframing the Dialogue:  Race, Police Violence and Public Health".
Lecture by Rupa Marya, MD, Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Panel Discussion featuring the Frisco5 Hunger Strikers, UCSF/SFSU Students and SFPD Sergeant Yulanda Williams, president of the Black officers group Officers for Justice
Musical Accompaniment by jazz bassist Marcus Shelby
Co-Sponsored by the UCSF School of Medicine, Campus Life, PRIME-US, THE UCSF Global Health Group and the Heal Initiative.
A student-led initiative examining the need to address police violence and racism as public health issues, directly affecting the safety of communities in the US and particularly in San Francisco.
This event is open to UCSF and the public.  Dinner will be provided.
Source:  Facebook events

Youth Commission
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
5:15 p.m.  to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 278, San Francisco
Commissioners:  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 Pating, Haiti Mansori

Ethics Commission
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Daina Chiu, Beverly Hayon, Peter Keane, Paul Renne

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT Community
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia, Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, 
San Francisco
What:  Join Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club for a discussion and testimonials on Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT community.
Panel Discussion:  
Dr. Kenneth Monteiro - Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University.
Michelle Meow - President of the San Francisco Pride Board of Directors, and host and producer of "The Michelle Meow Show" on KOFY-TV covering LGBT issues.
David Carrington Miree, MPA, J.D. - Acting Director of Policy and Justice, SF Human Rights Commission
Andrea Shorter - Moderator - Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club Board of Directors (Emeritus).

East of Twin Peaks Neighborhood Association Kickoff Meeting
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Rooftop School Upper Campus, Multipurpose Room,  800 Corbett, San Francisco
What:  Please join the East of Twin Peaks Neighborhood Association, Supervisor Scott Wiener, Police Captain John Sanford and project managers for the Twin Peaks Figure 8 proposal at the inaugural kickoff  meeting.

May 24, 2016 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  May 24, 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

Board of Education
When:  May 24, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
Board of Education:  Matt Haney, Shamann Walton, Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Emily Murase, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns

Beers & Ballots:  Fundraiser for Jon Golinger for San Francisco Democratic Party
When:  May 24, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Doc's Clock, 2575 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Final fundraiser for Jon Golinger - candidate for SFDCCC
Source:  Facebook events

May 25, 2016 - Wednesday

San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit
When:  May 25, 2016 - Wednesday
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where:  Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  Use of Force - Join experts and citizens in dialogue about San Francisco's law enforcement and justice system.
Keynote Speaker:  Melissa Harris-Perry
From agenda:
Expert Analysis of SFPD Shootings
Panel:  Should San Francisco adopt tasters
Event is free - but registration is required:

Commission on the Status of Women Monthly Meeting
When:  May 25, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What:  Shawna Reeves, Director of Elder Abuse Prevention for Institute on Aging, San Francisco District Attorney Rani Singh, Adriana Gonzalez Felix of the Mexican Consulate, and the San Francisco Prosecution team on the Jamar Geeter case will be honored.
Commissioners:  Andrea Shorter, Deborah Mesloh, Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Olga A. Ryerson, Julie Soo, Breanna Zwart

San Francisco Democratic Party - Monthly Meeting (unconfirmed)
When:  (unconfirmed)  May 25, 2016 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  455 Golden Gate Avenue, Milton Marks Auditorium, San Francisco
DCCC Members:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Joel Engardio, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Marjan Philhour, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Francis Tsang, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio Members:  Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu

May 26, 2016 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen

Irish Americans for Hillary Clinton
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  The Irish Bank, 10 Mark Lane, San Francisco
What: Irish Americans for Hillary Clinton
Special Guests:
Assembly Speaker Pro Temper Kevin Mullin
Supervisor Mark Farrell
Suzy Loftus, President, San Francisco Police Commission
Event Chair:  John O'Riordan
Host Committee:  Noreen Byrne, Maureen Barry, Ute  Goggins,  Matt Regan, Shane O'Reilly, George Rush, John McCarthy, John Davids, Kevin Birmingham, Paiola O'Riordan
Price:  Free (Cash bar)
Source:  Facebook events 

Schools, Not Prisons:  An Evening Supporting the Re-Election of San Francisco School Board President Matt Haney
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  798 Brannan Street, San Francisco
What:  Join SF School Board President Matt Haney, Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Erin Haney and Niki Solis for an evening in support of Matt's Re-Election Campaign.
Co-Hosted by:  Erin Haney, Niki Solis, Jeff Adachi, Michelle Tong, Abigail Rivamonte, Andrea Lindsay, Anita Nabha, Dan Meyer, Jennifer Molayem, Herman Holland, Vilaska Nguyen and Jen Redding.
RSVP and contribute:
Source:  Facebook events

Richmond District Democratic Club - D1 Supervisor Endorsement Meeting
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. 
Where:  SFPD Richmond Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Endorsement for Supervisor in District 1.
Source:  Facebook events

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Whole Foods 365
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Where:  1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Whole Foods 365 Information Presentation regarding 1600 Jackson Street
Source:  Facebook events

Where to Invade Next
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Watch Michael Moore's newest documentary film.
2 hour film 
Source:  Facebook events

May 27, 2016 - Friday

Tech Government and Getting Around 
When:  May 27, 2016 - Friday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  Runway, 1355 Market Street, Suite 488, San Francisco
What:  Laura Foote Clark is hosting a panel discussion with Supervisor Scott Wiener, Reporter Kim-Mai Cutler centered around the relationship between tech workers and local government.
Post-Panel Cocktail Hour
Must RSVP on Facebook:

Wendy Chau - Happy Hours Fundraiser
When:  May 27, 2016 - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Red's Place, 672 Jackson Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Wendy Chau - candidate for DCCC.  Meet her and help support her cause
No host bar.
Source:  Facebook events

May 28, 2016 - Saturday
May 29, 2016 - Sunday

San Francisco Carnaval Festival
When:  May 28, 2016 - Saturday
            10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
             May 29, 2016 - Sunday 
             10:00 a.m.  to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Harrison Street between 16th Street and 24th Street,  San Francisco
What:  Festival - 2016 theme is "Viva La Madre Tierra!

May 29, 2016 - Sunday

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2016

When:  May 29, 2016 - Sunday
9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  24th Street and Bryant Street proceed west to Mission Street.  From there, the parade heads north on Mission down to 17th Street where it will turn east and flow into the festival area.

 May 30, 2016 - Monday

Memorial Day 

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Note:  Next calendar will be in  Monday -   May 30, 2016
Deadline Sunday     May 29, 2016
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