Monday, August 22, 2016

San Francisco Political Events -- August 22nd to August 29th

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
Source:  Facebook events

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting - BART DISTRICT 9
When: August 22, 2016 - Monday
7:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What: Reconsideration on endorsement for BART District 9 because new  filing before deadline.

August 23, 2016 - Tuesday

State Senate Debate - Jane Kim and Scott Wiener
When:  August 23, 2016 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
What:  State Senate Debate - Jane Kim and Scott Wiener.
Hosted by Potrero Hill Democratic Club, Black Young Democrats of San Francisco. Latina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco and the Willie B. Kennedy Democratic Club.
Source:  Facebook events

August 24, 2016 - Wednesday

Commission on the Status of Woman
When:  August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What: Commission will hear about senior services and elder abuse instances and prevention  from these speakers:
Shireen McSpadden, Executive Director of Aging and Adult Services
Shawna Reeves, Director of Elder Abuse Prevention at Institute on Aging
David Ishida, Regional Administrator for the Administration for Community Living Program
Commissioners:  Andrea Shorter, Deborah Mesioh, Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez
Olga Ryerson, Julie Soo, Breanna Zwart

Our Revolution Kickoff  - Bernie Sanders 
When:   August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: (note change)  St. Mark's Urban Life Center, 1111 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco- moved from prior address at Unitarian Universalist Church
What:  San Francisco Progressive Democrats of America hosts OUR REVOLUTION organizing Kickoff.
Bernie Sanders will present a livestream address to the national network of volunteers who brought him close to victory in the recent Democratic primaries. He will layout some of the next steps we can take as a movement to empower a wave of progressive candidates in November.
Source:  Facebook events - sponsored by San Francisco Progressive Democrats of America

Meet Melissa San Miguel Fundraiser
When:  August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Come meet  Melissa San Miguel - candidate for Supervisor in District 9.
Food and music.
No host bar.
Source:  Facebook events

New Avenues Democratic Club - November 2016 Endorsement Party
When:  August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Sunset Reservoir Brewing Company, 1735 Noriega Street, San Francisco
What:  November 2016 Endorsement Meeting. Questionnaires are being completed by candidates based on issues prevalent in the westside.
Voting for:
Supervisor for District 1, District 7 and District 11
City College Board
San Francisco School Board
Source:  Facebook events

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco - Summer Organizing Fling
When:  August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the team from HRCSF for a Happy Hour at Virgil's Sea Room for a summer fundraiser for their organizing work this summer and fall.
Donation:  $10.-$20. sliding scale
Source:  Facebook events

August 25, 2016 - Thursday

Steven Cook for School Board Fundraiser:  A Night for Change
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Standard Deviant Brewing, 280 14th Street, San Francisco
What:  A Night for Change will feature a conversation between Kim-Mai Cutler and Stevon Cook and a musical performance by special guest Mara Hruby
Bringing together a diverse group of residents and co-hosts from across the Bay Area interested in engaging in a dialogue that will address the most pressing issues affecting our city and our public schools.
Co-Hosts include:  Mark Leno, Tom Ammiano, London Breed, Katy Tang, John Avalos, David Campus, Aaron Peskin, Eric Mar, Jeff Adachi, Matt Haney, Shamann Walton, Louise Renee, Bevan Dufty, Keith Baraka, Theo Ellington, Michael McBride, Henry Safrit, Anette and Marc Harris, Fred Naranjo, Trevor Gardner, Shakira Porter, Gillian Morris, Leah Chen Price, Jonathan Beaufort, Fernando Encisco-Marques and Tanya Waissman
Tickets are limited. Please secure your ticket on website.
$50. $100. $250. $500.
Source:  Facebook events

City Democratic Club - Endorsement Session featuring Melissa Caen
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8;30 p.m.
Where:  Chancellor Hotel, 433 Powell Street,  Dining Room, San Francisco
What:  City Democratic Club November 2016  Endorsement meeting.
 Melissa Caen will be back to the podium to provide the latest scoop.
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Young Democrats - Endorsement Meeting
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Influsion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Opportunity to connect with candidates and campaign representatives to discuss the upcoming election.
Source:  Facebook events

Richmond District Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  SFPD Richmond Station Community Room, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  They will be hearing from various candidates and issue campaigns at the state and local level.

Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Association, SHARP AND SPEAK - Candidate Forum for District 7/Ballot Measure Discussion 
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  County Fair Building, entrance to Golden Gate Park, 1199-9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Candidate forum, neighbors will have an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates on housing, crime, taxes, police use-of-force, homelessness, Muni and other key issues.
There will also be a discussion regarding creating a Public Advocate office.

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Community Meeting
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Hayes Valley Playground Clubhouse, Corner of Hayes and Buchnan Street, San Francisco
What:  Agenda:  Learn what the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association's committees do.
Meet co-chairs and members. Bring your enthusiasm, ideas, and meet like-minded neighbors to keep our community vibrant and engaged.  Find out how you can get involved.
Transportation and Planning Committee
Art, Culture, and Entertainment Committee
Greening Committee
Public Safety Committee
Business Relations Committee
Communications Committee

August 27, 2016 - Saturday

FDR Democratic Club of San Francisco - Endorsement meeting
When:  August 27, 2016 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  FDR Democratic Club endorsement meeting.
Come hear from candidates and ballot measures, and vote for endorsement.  Food and drink will be served through the day.
Only members in good standing are eligible to vote.

The Third Annual People's Summit - Building People Power in District 11
When:  August 27, 2016 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Balboa High School, 1000 Cayuga Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Communities United for Health and Justice presents The Third Annual People's Summit.
We are low-income, immigrant, working class, people of color, youth families, and elders in San Francisco District 11.  We are advancing community based solutions to foster a just, local economy and promote equitable development.  They want to make sure their communities will thrive for generations to come.
Come together to share their progress, learn from one another and continue to grow the community we envision
Food, childcare, and translation provided.
Information: 408-604-0647

San Francisco For Democracy - Endorsement interviews
When:  August 27, 2016 - Saturday
            10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
             August 28, 2016 - Sunday
             11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  SFPD Northern District Community Room, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What San Francisco for Democracy PAC - candidates and proposition opponents and proponents speaking
Endorsement meeting will be September 7th at the SFPD Mission Community Room, San Francisco
Information:  Daniel Kappler - 843-276-7350

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Annual Party & Shop Local Silent Auction
When:  August 27, 2016 - Saturday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Where:    Dogpatch Saloon, 2496 3rd Street, San Francisco
What:  Come join Potrero Hill Democratic Club for food, drink, jazz, community and great deals to support neighborhood democracy.
Items from local merchants (local restaurants, game and theater tickets and local makers)
No-host bar.
Free Admission
The Party and Auction are open to everyone.

August 28, 2016 - Sunday

Compton's Cafeteria Riot 50th Anniversary
When:  August 28, 2016 - Sunday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  Boedekker Park, 295 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Mark this historic occasion and remember the incredible folks who risked their freedom and their lives in the TWOC-led riot to ultimately pave the way for ALL of us.
Keynote address by Felicia Elizondo, a regular at Gene Compton's Cafeteria
Dolores Yubeta, a regular at Compton's Cafeteria
Trans performer Donna Personna
Trans pioneer Veronika  Fimbres
Drag queen Sheena Rose
Local performance group Queer Qumbia
Transgenders Law Center Director of Programs Isa Noyola
SF Senior Advisor for Transgender Initiatives Theresa Sparks
SF Night Ministry Pastor Lyle Beckman
Emcees Dani Castro and Akira Jackson
Sponsored by:
Compton's Cafeteria Riot 50th Anniversary Committee
Felicia Elizondo
Group i
Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
SF Oasis
TAJA's Coalition
Trans Employment Program
Trans March
Source:  Facebook event

August 29, 2016 - Monday

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When:  August 29, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  South Beach Harbor Community Room (East side (waterside) of the Embarcadero.
Located between AT&T Park and Pier 40.  Just North of AT&T Park.  It's on the bottom floor of the South Beach Harbor adjacent to the TOT Playground.
What:  Candidates for Community College Board and Proposition proponents and opponents will present and take questions (followed by Club Endorsement Vote).
They will hear about General Sales Tax, City College Parcel Tax, Public Advocate, Prohibiting Tents on Public Sidewalks, Reserving space for PDR and five other propositions.

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Deadline - Sunday - August 28, 2016

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