Monday, August 15, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - August 15th to August 22nd 2016

August 15, 2016 - Monday

Latinos Unidos Democratic Club - D9 Endorsement Meeting
When: August 15, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: D'Maize Restaurant, 2778 24th Street, San Francisco
What: District 9 Endorsement meeting.
The meeting will be begin between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. for 5 minutes of prepared remarks and 3 questions that Latinos Unidos Democratic Club will ask each candidate with 2 minutes for each response, followed by a two minute closing.
At 7:30 p.m. the members will vote on the endorsement.
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Election 2016 and Lessons from 1968:  How RFK Could Have Saved Us
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. Doors open
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Program with Larry Tye and Daniel Ellsberg
8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m Mingle
Where:  Valencia Garden, 390 Valencia Street, Recreation Room, San Francisco
What:  Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club - Election 2016 and Lessons from 1968:  How RFK Could Have Saved Us.
Look back at RFK's bridge-building campaign of 1968 which reached its zenith with his win that summer in the California presidential primary.
Former Boston Globe reporter Larry Tye will make a  presentation on his newly released biography of Bobby Kennedy  "The Making of a Liberal Icon" which traces his transformation from the cold warrior he was to the liberal he'd became at the end.
Featured Guest:  Daniel Ellsberg (who released the Pentagon Papers) will be joining the conversation.
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Alice B. Toklas Endorsement meeting - Fall Endorsements
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Alice B. Toklas LGBT Fall endorsement meeting.  

Mission Polk Neighborhood Association - Calvin Welch
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  August Membership Meeting
Calvin Welch, long time neighborhood advocate and one of the organizers of the 1976 campaign to bring District Election to San Francisco.
Calvin will be sharing his thoughts on the 40 years since the 1976 District
Election campaign and subsequent events.
Also, brief presentation from the project sponsors of 1001 Van Ness  - a residential project in the former KRON 4 building.
Information:  Moe Jamil

August 16, 2016 - Tuesday

USNS Harvey Milk Naming Ceremony by Secretary of State Navy Ray Mabus
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  Treasure Island Great Lawn, San Francisco
What:  Join the Secretary of the Navy, the Harvey Milk Foundation, Federal Elected Officials and Harvey's family and friends for an historic ship naming ceremony.
Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein, Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Ed Lee,
San Francisco Gay Mens Chorus
Reception to follow with remarks from CA Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins,
San Diego Mayor Kevin Falconer, SUNY Albany  President Robert Jones.
Information:  milk
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Hospitality House SF - Celebrating Movement Warriors
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Kelly Cullen Community, 220 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Celebrating Movement Warriors.  
A Conversation with Pam Tau Lee and Stephan Bingham
Moderated by Steve Williams Co-Founder of LeftRoots
An evening of reflection and celebration of struggles waged, victories won, and what lays ahead in 2016 and beyond.
EventBrite   or RSVP: 415-749-2111  Facebook page

Rafael Mandelman College Board Fundraiser
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Dolores Park Cafe, 501 Dolores Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Rafael Mandelman for City College Fundraiser.
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 SF Bernie Sanders Political Club 2nd Meeting
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  La   Floridita  SF, 710 Florida Street, San  Francisco
What:  Purpose of meeting is to establish a democratically-run Bernie Sanders political club in SF with bylaws, elected officers and 501(c)4 or 527 filing status.
Source:  Facebook events 

Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods - General Assembly
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Special Meeting.  November Ballot Measures Meeting.

August 17, 2016 - Wednesday

D5Action - Meeting
When:  August 17, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Park Meeting Room, 1833 Page Street, San Francisco
What:  Start endorsement process.
Information:  Tes Welborn

"March Trilogy" - Meet the  Creators of March Trilogy-John Lewis Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
When:  August 17, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street McClaren Complex, San Francisco
What:  The words and images of "March" bring to life the story of John Lewis, the power of youth and the power of nonviolence - making them accessible and urgently relevant to new generations.

San Francisco Democratic Party - Discussion and possible action for the SFDCCC to vote on endorsements for candidates
When:  August 17, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. (note time)
Where: Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Democratic Party Endorsement meeting for candidates for November election.
Members:  Cindy Wu, Angela Alioto, Tom Ammiano, Keith Baracka, London Breed, John Burton, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Bevan Dufty, Mark Farrell, Sandra Lee Fewer, Pratima Gupta, Tom Hsieh, Mary Jung, Jane Kim, Leah LaCroix, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Sophie Maxwell, Rachel Norton, Aaron Peskin, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee.
Ex-Officio Members:  Diane Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu

August 18, 2016 - Thursday

Organizing to Save the Arts 
When:  August 18, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  The Strand Theater, 1127 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  This November San Francisco has the opportunity to increase and secure funding for art in the neighborhood, individual artists, art programs and organizations while also creating a fund dedicated to ending family homelessness.f
Come join us a the Rueff at A.C.T.'s Strand Theatre and learn how you can get involved  and  make this critical funding a reality.
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District 5 Democratic Club - Meet and Greet the D5 Supervisorial Candidates
When:  August 18, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Barrel Head Brewhouse, 1785 Fulton Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet the two candidates for District Five Supervisor:  Supervisor  London Breed and  Dean Preston.
Source:  Facebook events 

Emily's List - Cocktails for Change Young Professionals Reception in San Francisco 
When:  August 18, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Monroe SF, 473 Broadway, San Francisco
What:  Join EMILY's List for a reception to ignite change in San Francisco.
Featuring EMILY's List President Stephanie Schnock and special guest Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez.
Light refreshments 
Event Chair:  Kate Maeder
Host Committee:  Kendra Armer, Rebecca Barfknecht, Michele Barry, Barbara Fried, Pam Grissom, Patricia Hobe, Richard Lowden, Erica Kwiatkowski, Courtney O'Donnell, Lee Olivier, Pamela Rummage, Rebecca Stern, Marissa Trembly
Guest: $25., $100., $250,
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August 19, 2016 - Friday

Celebrate Tony Bennett!  Public Dedication and Unveiling for the Tony Bennett Commemorative Statue
When:  August 19, 2016 - Friday
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Fairmont, 950 Mason Street,  San Francisco
What:  Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday. Unveiling  of  8 foot tall bronze sculpture of Tony Bennett.
Featuring Ed Lee, Nancy Pelosi, Willie Brown, Larry Baer, Paoul Torrey, Charlotte Mailliard Shultz, San Francisco Boys Chorus, San Francisco Girls Chorus and the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo.
Free - open to public.
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August 20, 2016 - Saturday

20th Street Block Party
When:  August 20, 2016 - Saturday
Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  20th Street between Bryant and Harrison as well as Florida and Alabama Street, San Francisco
What:  Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party to benefit Mission Language & Vocational School.  Special brunch to dedicate Mission Language and Vocation School in the memory of their beloved long time director, Rosario Anaya.
Suggested Donation: $5-$10. at gate
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League of Pissed Off Voters Endorsement Meeting #2
When:  August 20, 2016 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 518 Valencia:  The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia, San Francisco
What:  Discussing President, local candidates and the second chunk of local propositions for the election.
Source:  Facebook events

August 21, 2016 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Mission
When:  August 21, 2016 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  McCoppin to 26th Street, San Francisco.

Sandra Lee Fewer and San Francisco Tenants Union
When:  August 21, 2016 - Sunday
 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  4239 Geary Blvd., San Francisco
What:  Richmond District ranks #2 behind the Mission, for eviction in the City.  
Come share your stories and work together towards real solutions.
San Francisco Tenants Union will be there to give advice.
Information: -Candidate for Supervisor District One
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Rafael Mandelman - BEER BUST
When:  August 21, 2016 - Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p,m.
Where: SF Mix, 4086 18th Street, San Francisco
 What: :Beer Bust fundraiser - Re-Elect Rafael Mandelman for CCSF Board of Trustees.
Host Committee:  Eric Norman, Leandro Gonzales, Arthur Welton, Sally Jesmonth, Austin Ray Phillips
$10. beer/soda bust
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August 22, 2016 - Monday

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Happy Hour to Congratulate Cindy Wu 
When:  August 22, 2016 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Mars Bar, 798 Brannan Street, San Francisco
What:  Congratulations to Cindy Wu!
Cindy Wu is the newly elected Chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party.
South Beach District 6 Democratic is honoring their own member with a Happy Hour Celebration.  
Food, games, raffle prizes and fun.
Free for members. $10. for non-members
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