Monday, May 25, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - May 25th to June 1, 2015 - Change of Location

*Change of Location - Wednesday - May 27th -  District 3 Democratic Club

May 25, 2015 - Monday

Memorial Day

May 26, 2015 - Tuesday

SPUR - Can Families Get Around in San Francisco?
When:  May 25, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Franciso
What:  Discussion about the work still needed to achieve a more family-friendly transportation system.  
Co-presented by San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco Transit Riders and Walk San Francisco
Lilia Scott/AECOM
Nik Kaestner - San Francisco Unified School District
Liore Milgrom-Gartner - San Francisco Department of the Environment
Thea Selby - San Francisco Tenants Union
Benjamin Ibarra
$10. non-members

Balboa Park Station Community Advisory Committee (BPSCAC)
When:  May 26, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Lick-Wilmerding High School, 755 Ocean Avenue, San Francisco
What:  From agenda:
Presentation on SFMTA's Vision Zero and Improvement Projects, Pedestrian Safety
Update on Balboa Park Station Improvements.
Council Members:  Mark Kress, Rita Evans, Alex Mullaney, Gwynn Kaliher-Mackellen, Dan Weaver,  Chuck  Burwell, Christina Hue Dang, Aaron Goodman, Robert Muehlbauer

May 27, 2015 - Wednesday

Commission of Status of Women - General Meeting
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:
Affordability in San Francisco - Speakers:
Ted Egan, Chief Economist at the Office of the Controller
Teresa Yanga - Director of Housing Development of the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development
Dr. Maria Su  - Director of the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families.  Issue of affordability in San Francisco
Family Violence in San Francisco - Policy Fellow Allison Ipsen will present the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Family Violence Council Annual Report
Commissioners:  Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Andrea Shorter, Amy Ackerman, Deborah Mesioh, Julie Soo, 

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club - Racial Justice and Police Reform
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
Where:  Chambers + Drink, 601 Eddy Street, San Francisco
 What:  Discussion:  Racial Justice and Police Reform.

San Francisco Police Commission
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:
OCC Report
Update on Body Camera Working Group
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, Victor Hwang, Thomas Mazzucco, Sonia Melara

Ethics Commission
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:
Discussion and possible action on Commissioner  Keane's  Report on Recommendations for Both a Rewrite of the Language of Proposition J and for a Restoration of the Commission's Oversight of "Expenditure Lobbying  in Ballot Measures for upcoming Elections.
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur,  Peter Keane, Paul Renne

*District 3 Democratic Club - State of Housing in San Francisco
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
*Change:  Where: New location:  Tel-Hi Neighborhood Center, 660 Lombard Street replacing  previous location  North Beach Library, 850 Columbus, San Francisco
What:  Housing panel on the "State of Housing in San Francisco"
District 3 has the highest number of renters in the City.
Speakers: The Mayors Office of Housing, a non-profit housing developer, a non-profit specializing in tenants' rights and SRO outreach, and a for-profit developer.

 San Francisco Democratic Party
When:  May 27, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  From the Agenda:
Early endorsement of City Attorney, District Attorney and Treasurer.
Presentation and Q&A with Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi
Resolution:  Racial Justice Committee's Plan for Police Reform.  
Resolution:  Moratorium on Luxury Development in the Mission
Resolution:  Getting to Zero  on HIV/AIDS in San Francisco
Members:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Kelly Dwyer, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Arlo Hale Smith, Francisco Tsang, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio Members:  Diane Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu

May 28, 2015 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  May 28, 2015 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
What:  From Agenda:
Administrative Code:  Daily Calendar of Elected Officials and Department Heads - Require all City elected officials keep public daily calendars of their events and events, and to require the calendars kept by elected officials and department heads include information about the identities of people attending meetings or events
Supervisors:  John Avalos, Katy Tang, Malia Cohen

Planning Commission
When:  May 28, 2015 -  Thursday
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards

Housing Authority
When:  May 28, 2015 - Thursday
4:00 p.m.
Where: 101 Grove Street, Room 300, San Francisco
Authority: Joaquin Torres, Jaci Fong, Phil Arnold, Leroy Lindo, Ted Yamasaki

Human Rights Commission
When:  May 28, 2015 - Thursday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Susan Belinda Christian, Mark Kelleher, Sheryl Evans Davis, Michael Pappas, Richard Pio Roda, Michael Sweet

May 29, 2015 - Friday

Chinese American Democratic Club Annual Dinner
When:  May 29, 2015 - Friday
6:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.  Cocktail dinner
7:00 p.m.  Dinner 
Where:  Cathay House, 718 California Street, San Francisco
What:   CADC Annual Dinner.  Keynote Speaker:  Supervisor District 3 Julie Christensen 
$75. per seat.
RSVP:  wilsonchu98@yahoocom

May 30, 2015  - Saturday 

Jobs with Justice San Francisco - Housing Rights and Union Fights:  Workshop on saving our members' homes
When:  May 30, 2015 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Unite Here!  Local 2, 209 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisc
What:  The housing crisis is harming union members, union power and political power.  What can we do about it?
Join Jobs with Justice SF and other union members from across the Bay to learn ways to fight back and to get tools and resources (for tenants and homeowners regionally).  
Co-Sponsored by Housing Rights Committee, Tenants Together, ACCE, UESF and the San Francisco Labor Council
Source:   Facebook events

Community Meeting -   Scalage Lock site and Visitation Valley Improvements
When:  May 30, 2015 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where:  Visitation Valley Public Library, Community Room, 201 Leland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Community meeting on the  Schlage   Lock site and Visitation Valley improvements.

June 1, 2015 - Monday

San Francisco Transit Riders Union - 22-Day Muni Challenge Kick-Off Rally
When:  June 1, 2015 - Monday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, San Francisco
What:  22 Day Muni Challenge Kick-Off Rally.  Starting June 1st San Francisco city officials are invited to ride Muni everyday for 22 days, relying on Muni as a daily mode of transportation as many of their constituents do.
Hear from Supervisor Scott Wiener, Supervisor Jane Kim and Supervisor Eric Mar and Thea Selby, chair of San Francisco Transit Riders.

Excelsior Action Group (EAG) - Community Quarterly Meeting
When:  June 1, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Excelsior Action Group, 35 San Juan Avenue, San Francisco
What:  EAG  2nd Quarterly meeting. Items from the agenda:
The Jewish Home of San Francisco, presenting updates on Silver and Mission Plaza Project.
Kenny Alley Mural project.  Matt Christenson will be discussing updates and opportunities to get involved with the mural.
Corridor Updates:  including new improvement project and new businesses.
Refreshments and snacks.
Information:   415-585-0110

Livable City - 2015 Livability Awards   
When:  June 1, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Public Works, 161 Erie Street, San Francisco
What:  2015 Livable City Awards.  
Recognize and honor innovators, advocates and public servants for their work:
Sam Mogannum, owner of Bi-Rite family of businesses
Dave Snyder - Executive Director of the California Bicycle Coalition
Bonnie Nelson of Nelson/Nygaard who has reshaped the transportation industry
Legislative Affairs Division of the SF Planning Department.
Free wine and beer, food and drink from friends Delfina, Dolores Park Cafe, Tartine  and New Belgium.
$55. at door.  $45. earlybird tickets

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  June 1, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Public Safety meeting.  
Speaker - Commander Ann Mannix,  head of the Traffic Division of the San Francisco Police Department.
Information:  Robert Barnwell

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