Monday, February 20, 2012

Redistricting Task Force Schedule

Amendment:  Caltrain Community Event - February 25, 2012 (Saturday) has been cancelled and will be held at a further date.

 Redistricting Meeting - February 17, 2012 - City Hall

 Residents waiting to speak

 Tony Kelly - resident District 10 

 Forthcoming  Redistricting Meetings:

Thursday - February 23, 2012 - Special Meeting
                  6:00 p.m.
                  District 3
                  Location: Old First Presbyterian Church, 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco

Thursday - March lst - Special Meeting
                  6:00 p.m.
                  District 8
                  Location: Everett Middle School, 450 Church Street, San Francisco

Wednesday - March 7th - Regular Meeting
                      6:00 p.m.
                      Location: City Hall, Room 406, San Francisco

Monday  - March 12th - Special Meeting
                  6:00 p.m.
                  District 7
                  Location: West Portal School, 5 Lenox Way, San Francisco

Saturday - March 17th - Special Meeting
                 10 a.m.
                 District 5
                 Location: Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, 1050 McAllister St., San Francisco

Thursday - March 22 - Special Meeting
                 6:00 p.m.
                 District 4
                 Location: 2700 - 45th Avenue, United Irish Cultural Center

Thursday - March 29 - Special Meeting
                  6:00 p.m.
                  Location: City Hall

Wednesday - April 4th - Regular Meeting
                  6:00 p.m. - Room 406, City Hall, San Francisco

Thursday -  April 5th - Special Meeting
                  6:00 p.m.
                  Location: To Be Determined

Monday -   April 9th - Special Meeting
                  6:00 p.m.
                  Location: To Be Determined

Wednesday - April 11th - Special Meeting
                   6:00 p.m.
                   Location: City Hall

Saturday - April 14th - Special Meeting
                 10 a.m.
                  Location: City Hall

Deadline to submit proposed City Wide maps: Friday, March 2, 2012

Deadline to submit proposed District/maps/recommendations: March 29, 2012


February 20, 2012 - Monday

President's Day

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association
When: February 20, 2012 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: It's A Grind, 1800 Polk, San Francisco
What: Monthly meeting - focus on 2012 goals and processes.  

February 21, 2012 - Tuesday

Infinite San Francisco - Chinatown
When: February 21, 2012 - Tuesday
Noon to 2:30 p.m.
Where: The University of San Francisco Campus, 2130 Fulton Street, McLaren 250, San Francisco
What: Explores and celebrates unique aspects of San Francisco neighborhoods.
Chinatown Event Panelists:
Kevin Chun, Professor of Psychology and Co-Founder of Asian American Studies, USF
Rev. Norman Fong, Deputy Director, Chinatown Community Development Center
Jenny Lam, Director of Community Initiatives, Chinese for Affirmative Action
Sue Lee, Executive Director, Chinese Newcomers Service Center
Moderator: Dawn Lee-Tu, Director of Cultural Centers, USF

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
When: February 21, 2012 -  Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What: General Meeting. Items from agenda:
State of Queer Left Panel Discussion -
Panelist: Supervisor  David Campos; Isaak -  Drug Users Union; Matt Dorsey - SF DCCC Member; Toodles, HAVOC; Jesse Smith, - Occupy SF; and Jane Martin - Pride at Work.
PAC: Action Items including Safe SF Civil Rights Ordinance, SF Redistricting Recap,
Bylaw's Committee 
Source: Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club email

February 22, 2012 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When: February 22, 2012 - Wednesday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Supervisors: Carmen Chu, John Avalos, Jane Kim

San Francisco Planning Department - Final Cesar Chavez East Community Design
When: February 22, 2012 - Wednesday
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Galeria de la Raza, 2857 - 24th Street, San Francisco
What: Review designs for Cesar Chavez Street from Hampshire Street to Illinois Street.

San Francisco Democratic Party - Monthly Meeting
When: February 22, 2012 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: State Building, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What: Monthly Meeting - Items  from agenda:
Ratification of Chair's appointment of Leah Pimentel to DCCC seat formerly held by Wendy Phillips.
Resolution in support of "Restore California" measure.
Discussion regarding "Top Two" run-off system
Issues Committee meets at 6:00 p.m. prior to the meeting.

February 23, 2012 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Jane Kim, Mark Farrell, David Campos

San Francisco Planning Commission
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Commissioners: Ron Miguel, Michael J. Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rodney Fong, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya, Cindy Wu

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Sean Elsbernd, David Chiu

City and School District Select Committee
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
3:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Supervisors: David Campos, Christina Olague, David Chiu
Commissioners: Sandra Lee Fewer, Kim-Shree Maufas, Hydra B. Mendoza

Human Rights Commission
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
4:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Commissioners: Michael Sweet, Douglas Chan, Susan Christian, Cecilia Chung, Sheryl Evans Davis, Mark Kelleher, Nazly Mohajer, Faye Woo Lee, Todd Mavis 

 San Francisco Living Wage Fundraiser
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
5:00 p.m.
Where: El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser -  Music and poetry reading by local artists in support of San Francisco  Living  Wage.  Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Poor Poets and featured Singer/Songwriter Diana Gameros will be on hand.

San Francisco Women's Political Committee - Happy Hour.
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Noble Bar, 600 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: First Happy Hour of the year. Mingling, networking to talking about the issues that affect women voters in San Francisco. The event will count toward your voting eligibility for the June and November 2012 endorsement (if you are a member of good standing).

Redistricting Task Force
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Old First Presbyterian Church, 1761 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
What: Agenda:
Task Force: Eric McDonnell, Jenny Lam, Mike Alonso, Myong Leigh, Sonia Melara, Marily Mondejar, David Pilpel, Mark Schreiber, Melissa Tidwell

3rd Street Action Planning Workshop - Call to Action
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third Street, San Francisco
What: Call to Action.  3rd Street  Action Planning Workshop
Your input will help  identify  community concerns and priority actions for the 2012 update of the 3rd Street Action Plan.  Potential issues to be addressed include: Community health and safety ,  Streetscape  design and physical appearance, Neighborhood events and activities, Business attraction and promotion.
Other activities to help the Bayview better serve its residents, merchants and community stakeholders.
Community updates from Supervisor Malia Cohen and Captain Police Paul Chignell
RSVP: 415-647-3728

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association  - Annual Election
When: February 23, 2012 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Hayes Valley Playground Clubhouse at the corner of Hayes and Buchanan
What:  General Election Annual Election for the new HVNA Board . 
Come meet new District 5 Supervisor.  

February 24, 2012 - Friday

The Great African-American Read-In
When: February 24, 2012 - Friday
9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Where: Elementary schools throughout San Francisco.  School assignments are given to you at the brief  training.
What: Celebrate African American authors and illustrators.  Inspire  a love of reading.  Read in a public school classroom. Hundreds of volunteers read out loud a book by a Black author/andor illustrator in elementary school classrooms across San Francisco.
How: Sign up online or via phone 415-749-3700.   There is a brief training required.  At the training you will learn tips on reading aloud and be assigned to a school site.  We provide a list of suggested books by grade level.  You can borrow your book from the library or purchase your book and donate to the class.
Who: You!  Hundreds of volunteers will participate.  Co-sponsored by SFUSD, SF Ed Fund, SF Noir, and Citizen Hope.
Sign up here:

Excelsior Parklet Fundraiser
When: February 24, 2012 - Friday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Mama Art Cafe, 4754 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Come out and support the creation of a public parklet in front of Mama Art Cafe.  Life music, food, silent auction.  Suggested donation: $15.
Source: email from Excelsior District Improvement Association

February 25, 2012 - Saturday

BART Community Meeting
When: February 25, 2012 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Where: Ingleside Police Station Community Room, 1 John V. Young Lane, Balboa Park,San Francisco
What: BART Community Meeting to learn about Balboa Park Station Eastside Connection Project.  BART, SFCTA and SFMTA are sponsoring meeting. 
Information: Tim Chan

A Fond Farewell to St Anthony's Original Dining Room
When: February 25, 2012 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Where: St. Anthony's Dinning Room, San Francisco
What: Bid farewell to their original building.  Last chance to pay homage and reflect on a miracle that began on October 4th, 1950.
Paint: Write a note or paint a picture on the walls about what this space means to you.
Demolish: Swing a hammer to help demolish a wall in the Dining Room and take a small piece of St. Anthony's with you.
Reflect: Contribute a message to the Time Capsule, which will be opened on their 100th Anniversary.

Cancelled:  Will be held at a further date: CalTrain Community Event - Supervisor Malia Cohen
CancelledWhen: February 25, 2012 - Saturday 
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CancelledWhere: Southeast Community Facility - Alex L. Pitcher Room, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco
What: CalTrain Community event.  Hear of career options with the CalTrain and SamTrans and their roles in the community.  Learn about driver, utility workers, customer service and maintenance positions.  Meet current employees that live in District 10.
Food and face painting, games, raffles and more.

February 26, 2012 - Sunday

African American Historical and Culture Society  - Recognition Program Honoring
When: February 26, 2012 - Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 762 Fulton Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco
What: Recognition Program honoring: 
Ms. Altheda Carrie
Ms. Willie B. Kennedy
Ms. Vera Clanton
Dr. Ella Mae Simmons
Ms. Aileen Hernandez
Doris Ward, PhD
Ms. Leola Havard
...for their outstanding contributions to American Culture and HIstory
Talk and Book Signing: "African Americans in San Francisco" - author, Jan Adkins

February 28, 2012  - Tuesday

Arizona Primary

Michigan Primary 

Diversity in Tech
When: February 28, 2012 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: HUB, 901 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Diversity in Tech - Empowering Women and Underrepresented.  Communities to Code, Create and Innovate.  Featuring a conversation between Reset San Francisco Founder  Phil Ting, Black Girls Code Founder Kimberly Brant and Guest Panelists.
Raise awareness about the mission of Black Girls Code and other new organizations that address the shortage of women and minorities in the technology field and to catalyze a network supporters, who are committed to partnering with small businesses and non-profit organizations.
Information: -  RSVP

February 29, 2012 - Wednesday

SPUR - The Death of Redevelopment
When: February 29, 2012- Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: The Death of Redevelopment.  Hear discussion with leaders of San Francisco and Oakland. Speakers include Fred Blackwell, the Assistant City Administrator for the City of Oakland and Tiffany Bohee, the Executive Director of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency.  Free to members.  $10. for non-members.

California Music and Culture Association - Industry Cocktail Happy Hour with Mayor Ed Lee
When: February 29, 2012 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Grand, 520 4th Street, San Francisco
What: Join CMAC and other industry representatives for a meet and greet with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.  Mix and mingle with members of the entertainment, art and culture communities.  This is an excellent opportunity to share your experience, ideas or perspective with the Mayor.
Non-members $20.
RSVP and Information:

2008 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond Community Open House - Mission Dolores Park
When: February 29, 2012 - Wednesday
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Misison High School Cafeteria, 3750 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Open house to provide feed back and celebrate the community's success in creating an improved Dolores Park.

Duboce Park Community Meeting
When: February 29, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Harvey Milk Recreation Center, 50 Scott Street, San Francisco
What: Updates on Duboce Park projects, programs and problems at Duboce Park Quarterly Community Meeting.  Eric Anderson, Park Services Manager for Park Service Area 6, will lead the meeting and report on all of the maintenance and construction projects and issues in Duboce Park and the Recreation Center.  

San Francisco Police Commission Meeting - Grattan Elementary School
When: February 29, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. 
Where: Grattan Elementary School, 165 Grattan Street, San Francisco
Commissioners: Thomas Mazzucco, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Julius Turman, Angela Chan, Carol Kingsley, R. James Slaughter

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