Thursday, September 6, 2012

Yes on A rally - Save City College!

On Tuesday, September 4th there was a Rally on City Hall steps for  Yes on A - Save City College. All the good people showed up!


September 6, 2012 - Thursday

San Francisco Planning Commission
When: September 6, 2012 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
CommissionersRodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michae J. Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rich Hillis, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya

Rules Committee
When: September 6, 2012 - Thursday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
SupervisorsJane Kim, Mark Farrell, David Campos

POWER - Quinceanera Luchadora Fighting Fifteen
When: September 6, 2012 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. - Reception with food and drinks
7:00 p.m. - Dance performance and Program
8:40 p.m. - Dessert, drinks and dancing.
Where: First Unitarian Universalist Center of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What: Celebrate 15 years of organizing, activating leaders and strengthening the movement for racial, economic and ecological justice.
Keynote Speaker: Robin D. G. Kelley, author of "Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination"
Electrifying Live Dance Performance
Master of Ceremonies Robbie Clark
POWER members sharing their  stories
Host Committee: Bob Allen , John Avalos, Cedric Brown, Nora Calderon, David Campos, Sheila Chung Hagen, Regina Douglas, Gloria Esteva, Manuela Esteva, Natalia Favi Garcia, Angelique Gonzales, Gabriel Haaland, Jane Kim, Ted Kuster, Ntanya Lee, Teresa Molina, E. Patricia Murillo, Luke Newton, Christina Olague, Al-Jen Poo, Trilce Santana, Makani Themba, Alex Tom Mario Yedida, Steve Williams
Board of Directors: Jan Adams, Nora Calderon, Gloria Esteva, Manuela Esteva, Michelle Foy, Alicia Garza, Ntanya Lee, Ed Willard
Tickets: $50.-$75. Sliding scale.  
Information/Tickets: (link not working for me?). or 415-864-8372 x 304

San Francisco Democratic Party - Democratic Convention Watch Party
When: September 6, 2012 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 261 Laborers Union Hall, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Democratic Party Co-Hosted:
12th AD Democratic Club, African American Democratic Club, Alice B.  Toklas LGBT Democratic Club, Asian Pacific Democratic Club, City Democratic Club, Democratic Women's Forum, District 11 Democratic Club, District 2 Democratic Club, District 3 Democratic Club, District 6 Democratic Club, FDR Democratic Club for Seniors and People with Disabilities, Harvey Matthews Bayview Democratic Club, Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, Irish American Democratic Club, Latino Democratic Club, Noe Valley Deocratic Club, Potrero Hill Democratic Club, Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club, Richmond District Democratic Club, San Francisco Young Democrats, Sunset Community Democratic Club, Westside Chinese Democratic Club, Westside Democratic Club
Deep Blue Sponsors: U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Leader Nancy Pelosi, Laborers Local 261, San Francisco Firefighters Local 798
True Blue Sponsors: State Senator Mark Leno, Mary Jung
Bright Blue Sponsors: Kat Anderson, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Zoe Dunning, Tom Hsieh, Eric Mar, Scott Wiener
Clear Blue Sponsors: Rafael Mandelman
Baby Blue Sponsors: Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Kelly Dwyer, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Trevor McNeil, Leah Pimentel, Keith Baraka
 Party with Democratic leaders and activists while they watch President Obama's acceptance speech for U.S. President!
General Admission: $25.
Club Member price: $20.
Sponsor Level: $100., $250., $500., $1,500., $2,500., $5,000.
Sponsorship: Zoe Dunning

September 7, 2012 

Steve Ngo - 36th Birthday - Ngoc Thi Pham Fund
When: September 7, 2012 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Eve Lounge, 575 Howard Street, San Francisco
What: Join San Francisco City College Trustee Steve Ngo and Friends of Asian Women's Shelter to celebrate his 36th birthday.  Proceeds benefit the Ngoc Thi Pham Fund, an educational fund dedicated to survivors of violence at the shelter, established in memory of Steve's mom.  Enjoy happy hour specials.  

September 8, 2012 - Saturday

London Breed - Headquarters Opening and Precinct Walk
When: September 8, 2012 - Saturday
9:30 a.m.
Where: Headquarters, 438 Haight Street, San Francisco
What: Campaign headquarters opening and precinct walking  for London Breed - District 5.

Eric Mar - Richmond Mobilization
When: September 8, 2012 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 5812 Geary Avenue, San Francisco
What: Walk for the Richmond for Supervisor Eric Mar - knocking on doors and talking to residents.

District 11 Council and the District 11 Democratic Club Candidate Forum
When: September 8, 2012 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Ingleside Police Station, Sgt. John V Young Lane, San Francisco
What: Candidate Forum co-hosted by District 11 Council and the District 11 Democratic Club.
Featuring Supervisor John Avalos - candidate for Supervisor in District 11.
Candidates for the Board of Education
District 7 and 9 Bart Board
Community College Board.
Light refreshments will be served.
District 11 Council is comprised of 14 neighborhood groups: Cayuga Improvement Association, District 11 Democratic Cluub, Excelsior Action  Group,  Excelsior Community Center, Excelsior District Improvement Association, Friends and Advocates of Crocker Amazon and the Excelsior/FACE, Friends and Neighbors of Merced Heights, Friends of the Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse, Mission YMCA, New Mission Terrace Improvement Association, OMI-CAO/Community Action Organization, OMI-Family Resource Center, OMI Neighbors in Action, Outer Mission Merchants and Residents Association.
Information: Mary Harris
An endorsement meeting of the District 11 Democratic Club takes place immediately after the forum.  
Information regarding D11 Democratic Club - Brigitte Davila

David Lee - Campaign Kick-Off
When: September 8, 2012 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Headquarters, 4050 Geary Blvd. San Francisco
What:  David Lee's Campaign Kick-Off for Supervisor in District One.

Matt Haney for School Board - Precinct Walking
When: September 8, 2012 - Saturday
 Noon to  3:00 p.m.   (source - facebook)
Where:  Patricia's Green Park Hayes Valley, San Francisco 
What: Precinct walk, door hangers for Matt Haney for School Board.

September 9, 2012 - Sunday

Thea Selby - Headquarters Open House
When: September 9, 2012  - Sunday
10:00 a.m.
Where: 791 Haight Street, San Francisco
What: Thea Selby candidate for supervisor in District 5. Grand opening of headquarters from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00.  Coffee, bagels.  At 11 a.m. wil head out for Sunday Streets in the Western Addition.

 John Rizzo - Kick off Rally and mobilizationSeptember 9, 2012 - Sunday
10:00 a.m.
Where: Sue Bierman Grove, The Panhandle at Shrader Street, San Francisco
What: Join Assemblyman Tom Ammiano and Supervisor Eric Mar for a campaign kick off rally and mobilization for John Rizzo - candidate for supervisor in District 5 .
Information: johnrizzo2012.comRaoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club - Mark Farrell
When: September 9, 2012 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street, San Francisco
What: Bagels and Chat with District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell.

Sunday Streets in Western Addition/N. Panhandle Alamo Square
When: September 9, 2012 - Sunday
11:00 am. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Fillmore Street between Fulton and Geary, Fulton Street between Fillmore and Baker, Baker Street between McAllister and Grove, Grove Street between Broderick and Central, and Central Avenue between Grove and Fell Street

September 10, 2012 - Monday

Democratic Women's Forum - Candidates and Local Measures
When: September 10, 2012 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: First Unitarian Universalist Church Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What: Candidates and Local Measures.  Moderator: Jeanmarie Maher

College Democrats at SFSU
When: September 10, 2012 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where: Cesar Chavez Student Center, SFSU Rosa Parks F, San Francisco
What: Talk about current events and what is planned for the year.  Pizza!

Alice/Harvey Joint Meeting - Senior Issues
When: September 10, 2012 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where: LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Joint  Alice B. Toklas, Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club joint meeting - Senior Issues Facing  the LGBT Community.  Bill Ambrunn, will speak on the legal side of elder life.  
John Caldera, President of the SF Veteran's Affairs Commission on difficulties for LGBT vets that linger after the end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
Jazzie Collins, transgender activist and Milk Club member, on the issues facing transgender elders.
Seth Kilbourne, Executive Director of Openhouse, on senior housing and support services.
Source: Email from Harvey Milk.

Women for Obama
When: September 10, 2012 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Whiskey Room, 921 Front Street, San Francisco
What: Join Board of Equalization Member Betty Yee, Supervisor  Malia Cohen, Christine Pelosi, Marjan Philhour, Lorna and Wade Randlett, Bay Area Democrats, CA Democratic Party Women's Caucus.
Hosted by Cynthia Birmingham and Alanna Birmingham
Come network and sign up for volunteer opportunities to support President Obama and California Democrats up and down the ticket.
Suggested Contribution: Co-Host $2,500., Sponor $1,000. Supporter $500. Friend $100. Young Professional/Senior/Disabled: $50.
RSVP Eddie McCaffrey

September 11, 2012 - Tuesday

Beverly Popek Fundraiser - Chinese American Democratic Club
When: September 11, 2012 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Utopia Cafe, 139 Waverly Place, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Beverly Popek, candidate for School Board hosted by Chinese American Democratic Club.

  Ballot Measure Forum
When: September 11, 2012 - Tuesday
 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, Multi-Purpose Room, San Francisco
What: Ballot Measure Forum co-sponsored bAlliance for a Better District 6, Community Housing Partnership, Papa John Pizza, Tenant Associations Coalition of San Francisco and affiliates, Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation and Tip Top Market.
Door prizes given away and light dinner provided to attendees.
Information: 415-820-1560

San Francisco Young Democrats - Endorsement Meeting
When: September 11, 2012 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco.
What: Endorsement meeting.  Candidates and supporters and opponents of the various ballot measured will speak. SF Young Democrats have already early endorsed Matt Haney for School Board and Chris Jackson for Community College.

Central City Democratics Endorsement Meeting
When: September 11, 2012 - Tuesday
8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, Community Room, San Francisco
What: Members of the public are invited to attend the Central City Democrats organized Endorsement Meeting for the November election.  Candidates are invited to speak and pass out material.  
Information: 415-339-8683

September 12, 2012 - Wednesday

 BVNA - Buena Vista Neighborhood Association  -District 5 Supervisor Candidates Debate
When: September 12, 2012 - Wednesday
6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Where: Harvey Milk Recreation Center, Duboce at Scott Streets, San Francisco
What: District 5 Supervisor Debate. 

San Francisco for Democracy - General Membership Meeting, PAC Endorsement
When: September 12, 2012 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Police Station Community Room, 630 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What: Discussion of candidates and propositions. Also included: a brief presentation by proponents and opponents of the 8 Washington Street development project. Members will be asked whether they wish to take a stand on this issue before it appears on the November, 2013 ballot.  

Noe Valley Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When: September 12, 2012 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m.
Where: St Philips Church, 725 Diamond Street, San Francisco. 
Where: Endorsement meeting for November election.

November 13, 2012 - Thursday

Re-elect Tom Ammiano for Ad-17 Assembly
When: November 13, 2012 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Rebel, 1760 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Assemblyman Tom Ammiano.
Co-Chairs: Joe Cotchett, Northern California Carpenters Regional  Council, Operating Engineers Local 3, SEIU Local 1000
HostsAmalgamated Transit Union Local 1575, Esperanza Macias Gwenn Craig, Esther Marks, UFCW Local 5
No Host Bar,  Hors Oeuvres
Donation: $35.  or $100. $250., $500, $1,000, $3,900.
Information: Esther Marks - 415-665-5417

BOMA SF and Plan C - Fundraiser for Mike Garcia - Candidate for Supervisor in District 7
When: September 13, 2012 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Transamerica Building, 600 Montgomery Street, 40th Floor, San Francisco.
What: Reception for Mike Garcia, candidate for Supervisor in District 7. Hosted by BOMA SF and Plan C.  
Light refreshments will be provided. 
Minimum Donation: $100.

Coalition on Homelessness - Art Auction 2012
When: September 13, 2012 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
WhatCoalition on Homelessness.  Celebrating 25 years of uniting community to forge solutions for homelessness.  Live and silent auction. 
Purchase Tickets:
$25., $50. $75 per person.  Sliding scale
Complimentary food and drinks.
Raffle $2 per ticket to win fabulous prizes.

September 14, 2012 - Friday

Women for Avalos Fundraising Party
When: September 14, 2012 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Noble, 600 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Supervisor John Avalos

Mandelman for College Board - Happy Hour
When: September 14, 2012 - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Pilsner Inn, 225 Church Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Rafael Mandelman for City College.  
September 15, 2012 - Saturday

Mission Playground Reopening Ceremony
When: September 15, 2012 - Saturday
10:30 a.m.
Where: Valencia Street near 19th Street, San Francisco
WhatReopening of Mission Playground with Supervisors Scott Wiener and David Campos, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department General Manager Phil Ginsburg, the City Fields Foundation, neighbors and park advocates for the grand reopening ceremony.  music,, food trucks, outdoor picnic and fun games for children and families

Ocean Avenue Arts and Cultural Festival
When: September 15, 2012 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Ocean Avenue from Plymouth to Victoria Streets, San Francisco
What: Celebrate the OMI community with vendors, arts and crafts, booths, community services, food trucks, music and kid-centric activities.

Anna Conda's 45th Birthday Party and Fundraiser
When: September 15, 2012 - Saturday
9:00 p.m.
Where: EdgeSF, 4149 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Birthday Party celebrating Anna Conda's 45th Birthday.  Drag stars, politicos, promoters, dancers.  Funds go to the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club.  Music by DJ Dirty Knees and Jon Ginoli.  Drag Show  hosted  by Mutha Chucka at 10:00 p.m.
Performances by: Felicia Flames, Miss Prick, Andra Jean, Diana Sauce, Anna Warhola!!

September 16, 2012 - Sunday

Re-Election David Chiu - Official Fall Campaign Kickoff Mobilization
When: September 16, 2012 - Sunday
Where: Washington Square Park, 700 Union Street, San Francisco
What: David Chiu's Re-Election Official Fall Campaign Kickoff Mobilization.

September 17, 2012 - Monday

Sushi for Avalos
When: September 17, 2012 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where: Live Sushi, 4808 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Neighborhood fundraiser/meet and greet with Supervisor Avalos

District 3 Democratic Club - D3 Mixer
When: September 17, 2012 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Amante, 570 Green Street, San Francisco
What: D3 Mixer.  Join D3 members, neighbors, friends and community leaders at a casual social  -  cocktails, hors d'oeveres, raffle prizes including a lunch with Supervisor David Chiu, Giants tickets.  Attendees will automatically receive one raffle ticket when they join, renew or bring a new member.  Event is free and open to the public.

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