Monday, July 15, 2013

San Francisco Political Events through July 31st

July 15, 2013 - Monday

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When: July 15, 2013 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, David Chiu

San Francisco Youth Commission
When: July 15, 2013 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners: Mia Shackelford, Nicholas Persky, Paul Monge-Rodriguez, Rachel Brodwin, Christine Huynh, Sarah Armstrong, Angel Carrion, Brian Chu, Kyron Covington, Ramon Gomez, Alex Guzman-Ramos, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Mia Tu Mutch, Vee Taumoepeau, Eric Wu, Ariel Yu

San Francisco League of Pissed Off Voters - Happy Hour
When: July 15, 2013 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Virgil's Sea Room 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco League of Pissed Off Voters Happy Hour.  Favorite new progressive watering hole - Virgil's Sea Room.
Source:  facebook

July 16, 2013 - Tuesday

SFMTA Board of Directors and Parking Authority
When: July 16, 2013 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
SFMTA Board of Directors: Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Malcolm Heinicke, Jerry Lee, Joel Ramos, Christina Rubke

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: July 16, 2013 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

Entertainment Commission/10th Anniversary Party
When: July 16, 2013 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: (Note Location) Drake Bar & Lounge, 508 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Entertainment Commission meeting  and Tenth Anniversary Party.  Election of President  and Vice President.  Entertainment Commission will host its 10th Anniversary Party after adjournment of Commission meeting.
Information:   415-554-5678  (link not working)

Candlelight Vigil for Trayvon B. Martin
When: July 16, 2013 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett,  San Francisco 
What:  Candlellight Vigil for Trayvon B. Martin. Gathering to remember a life cut short.  Bring candles for yourself and others.

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - General Membership Meeting
When: July 16, 2013 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What :  Harvey Milk LGBT General Membership meeting. From the agenda:  Transgender Law Center's Mark Snyder will present their new #morethanmarriage compaign.   Eviction  Free Summer. 

July 17, 2013 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When: July 17, 2013 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos

Marcus Books - Press Conference - "Save Marcus Books"
When: July 17, 2013 - Wednesday
11:30 a.m.
Where: Steps of San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco
What: Press conference to Save Marcus Books.  

San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission
When: July 17, 2013 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Karl Hasz, Andrew Wolfram, Aaron Hyland, Richard Johns, Ellen Johnck, Diane Matsuda, Jonathan Pearlman

Latino Democratic Club - Debate: 8 Washington 
When: July 17, 2013 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 518 Valencia Street:  The Eric Quezada Center
What: San Francisco Latino Democratic Club - Debate - 8 Washington 
Fabiana Ochoa - representing the support
Jon Golinger - representing the opposition
Followed by a Special Forum: Land Use and the Latino Community moderated by Fernando Marti
Mara Rosales, attorney, Vice-President Chair, San Francisco Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure
Cindy Wu, Vice-President of the San Francisco Planning Commission
Jose Campos, Director of Citywide Planning, SF Planning Commission

Noe Valley Democratic Club - "What Obamacare Means To You"
When: July 17, 2013 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. (earlier than usual)
Where: St Philips Church 725 Diamon Street, San Francisco
What: "What Obamacare means for You?   Will be talking with the people who are involved in the implementation.  Speakers:
Bonnie Preston - Outreach and Policy Specialist for the Ninth  District  of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ellen Schaffer, of the Equal Health Network, a project of the Center for Policy Analysis
Third Speaker - to be confirmed.
Andrew Bindman MD, Professor of Medicine and Health Policy

 July 18, 2013 - Thursday

Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee
When: July 18, 2013 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Commissioners: David Campos, Eric Mar, Norman Yee

Planning Commission
When: July 18, 2013 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco

Rules Committee
When: July 18, 2013 - Thursday
1:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors: Norman Yee, London Breed, Malia Cohen

Save City College Community Forum 
When: July 18, 2013 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Milton Marks Conference Center, 455 Golden Gate, San Francisco
What: Save City College Community Forum.  Join Community Leaders and elected officials, members of the College community, and San Franciscans who have succeeded  because of CCSF.  

Friday - July 19, 2013 

San Francisco Living Wage Coalition Third Annual Awards Dinner
When: July 19, 2013 - Friday
6:30 p.m.  Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
Where: Janitors Local 87 Hall, 240 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Living Wage Coalition Third Annual Awards Dinner.  
Presenting the Labor Woman of the Year Award to Olga Miranda, president of Janitors Local 87
Labor Man of the Year Award to Mike Casey, president of UNITE HERE Local 2 and president of the San Francisco Labor Council.
Tickets $35. per seat in advance.
Information: San Francisco Living Wage Coalition

July 20, 2013 - Saturday

Sue Bierman Park Playground - Grand Opening
When: July 20, 2013 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Located across from the Ferry Building on The Embarcadero at Washington Street, San Francisco
What: Grand Opening of Sue Bierman Park Playground.  Celebrate!  Games, arts and crafts, carnival rides, food trucks - fun for the entire family.

2013 Glide Legacy Gala
When: July 20 2013 - Saturday
7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Where: San Francisco City View at the Metreon, 135 4th Street, San Francisco
What: 4th Annual Glide Legacy Gala.  Golden Anniversary of the legacy of Glide.  
Hosted bar, hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment from the GLIDE Ensemble and Change Band along with Lara Johnston and DJ KingMost.
Food Partners include Cafe des Amis, Chaya Brasserie, Casa Sanchez-Ayulta, Destino Nuevo Latino Bistro, GLIDE Meals Program, Gott's Roadside, Le Charm French Bistro, Oola Resturant and Bar, Spruce, The Ramp.
Beverage Partners include Kettle One vodka, Damarak gin.
Legacy Gala Auction!
100% of the evening's proceeds will benefit the programs of GLIDE.
Tickets  starting at  $85. for General Admission 

July 22, 2013 - Monday

Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club -  Early Endorsement meeting
When: July 22, 2013 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where: SF Jewish Community Center, 3200 California Street, San Francisco
What: Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club. Early endorsement meeting for Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu and Supervisor Katy Tang.  Endorsements for other candidates and ballot measures will be voted in September.

July 23, 2013 - Tuesday

Human Rights Commission/LGBTQ  Advisory  Committee - Sky High Rents disappearing Non-Profits
When: July 23, 2013 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What: Sky High Rents disappearing Non-Profits.  Panel exploring the impact on the LGBTQ community as non-profit organizations are forced to leave the City due to unaffordable rent increases.  
Mark Cloutier - CEO American Red Cross San Francisco
Grant Eshoo - Program Director Housing Equality Law Project
Jodi Schwartz - Executive Director Lyric
Miss Major - Executive Director TGI Justice Project
Rafael Mandelman - CCSF Board of Trustees
facilitated by Zoe Polk, ESQ. Policy Coordinator, SF Human Rights Commission
Introduction by Michael Pappas - Commissioner SF Human Rights Commission
Presented by SF Human Rights Commission, LGBTQ Advisory Committee

July 24, 2013 - Wednesday

First Annual Jeanmarie Maher Social Justice Award - John Burton
When: July 24, 2013 - Wednesday
Where: Delancey Street,  600 Embarcadero, San Francisco
What: You are invited to join the Irish American Caucus of the California Democratic Party for the presentation of the First Annual Jeanmarie Maher Social Justice Award to Honorable John Burton.
Three course luncheon - Choice of chicken, fish or vegetarian
RSVP: Mail $35. check made out to Ute Goggins  to John O'Riordan, 785 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco 94118

SPUR - Implementing the Ocean Beach Master Plan
When: July 24, 2013 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: SPUR's Master Plan for Ocean Beach is shaping public action on our threatened coastline through a series of implementation studies, including detailed planning for coastal management, transportation and open space.  Hear from members of the team about what this means in such a complex local, state and federal political setting.
$10. for non-members

San Francisco Transit Riders Union - Forum: The Great Muni Overhaul
When: July 24, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Transit Riders Union presents forum: The Great Muni Overhaul: How the TEP is Going to Make Muni Better For all Of us.
Information: Henry Pan, SFTRU

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - Annual Dinner and Gayla!
When: July 24, 2013 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Roccapulco Supper Club, 3140 Mission Street, San Francisco
 Featuring Speaker Lt. Dan Cho.  
Buffet dinner by La Cocina graduates d'Maize Catering and Sabores del Sur
2013 Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club Honorees:
Hank Wilson Activists Award:  Alicia Garza
Bill Kraus HIV/Aids Activism Award: ACT UP
Bayard Rustin Civil Rights Award: Felicia Flames
Sylvester Pride In the Arts Award: The SF Gay Men's Chorus
Harry Britt LIfetime Achievement Award:  Mike Hennessey
In HIs Footsteps Award:  Bradley Manning
 Community  Ally Award: State Senator Leland Yee.
And introducing  the first annual Howard Wallace Labor Leadership Award to Allan Baird

July 25, 2013 - Thursday

SFMTA Neighborhood Meeting - Polk Street re-design
When: July 25, 2013 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Open House Format)
Where: Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
What SFMTA is presenting their recommendations for the re-design of Polk Street (including parking and bicycle considerations).
Source: Email from Middle Polk Neighborhood Association email.

July 27, 2013 - Saturday

A Summer Soiree with Emerge Leaders
When: July 27, 2013 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Location: Presidio/San Francisco  (address available upon RSVP)
What:  Summer Soiree with Emerge Leaders.
Co-Chairs: Andrea Dew Steele, Hala Hijazi, Susie Tompkins Buell and Mark Buell, David Chiu, Kimberly Elllis, Mary Jung, Stephanie Linder, Fiona Ma
Celebrate Emerge's successes locally and nationally.  Delicious food and drinks will be  
$50. Guest, $100. Supporter upward
RSVP: Information:

 July 28, 2013 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Mission
When: July 28, 2013 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Valencia Street from Duboce to 24th Street and 24th Street from Valencia to  Hampshire

July 31, 2013 - Wednesday

FDR Democratic Club of San Francisco - Disability Parking Forum
When: July 31, 2013 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. -  Meet and Greet
6:30 p.m. - Program
Where: 10th and Mission Family Housing, Community Room (2nd Floor), 1390 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: FDR Democratic Club of San Francisco - Forum on Disability Parking.Want to learn about proposed changes?  The City's Accessible Parking Advisory Committee has proposed significant changes to both state law and local policy.  Joined by Committee Co-Chairs, Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA)  Director Ed Reiskin and Mayor's Office on Disability  Director Carla Johnson, as well as MTA and City staff.  Opportunity to learn more about the recommendations and ask questions.
Light refreshments will be served.
Need accommodations to participate? email at least 72 hours before the meeting.


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