Monday, July 18, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - July 18th through July 25th 2016

July 18, 2016 - Monday

Rules Committee
When:  July 18, 2016 - Monday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  July 18, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin

San Francisco Youth Commission
When:  July 18, 2016 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 418, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Luis Avalon-Nunez, Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Erica Kong, Stephane Li, Cris Plunkett, Anna He, Jessica Calderon, Noah David, Giovanna Soto, William Juarez, Cecilia Nicole Galeano, Madeleine Matz, Anna Bernick, Jarrett Mao, Grace Pating, Haiti Mansori

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Social Event
When:  July 18, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Bullitt, 2209 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Fun  summer social.  Bullitt will have 2-for-1 drink tickets for  MPA members.
Meet the neighbors and patronize local merchants.

Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club - District 7 Supervisor Debate
When:  July 18, 2016 - Monday
Doors Open:  7:15 p.m.
Program: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
What:  Join the Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club and they host the first District 7 Supervisor Debate.

Co-Host City Democratic Club
Moderated by Joe Eskanazi
Confirmed Candidates: Joel Engardio, John Farrell, Ben Matranga, Mike Young
Declined Candidates:  Supervisor Norman Yee
Source:  Facebook events

July 19, 2016 - Tuesday

San Francisco Gray Panthers - Lurilla Harris - Celebration
When:  July 19, 2016 - Tuesday
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  MLK Room, Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Gray Panthers, Senior and Disability Action and OWL-SF in a celebration, memorial, and pot-luck lunch in honor of Lurilla Harris, who was tragically killed on Thursday, June 9, when she was struck on her way to the SDA meeting.

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission
When:  July 19, 2016 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm  Heinicke, Lee Hsu, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke

Board of Supervisors
When:  July 19, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m. - Regular Meeting
3:00 p.m. - Special Meeting 
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

San Francisco Bernie Sanders Political Club - First Meeting
When:  July 19, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Park Branch Library, 1833 Page Street, San Francisco
What:  Meeting is to establish a democratically-run Bernie Sanders political club in San Francisco, with proper bylaws, elected officers and 501(c)4 filing status.
Organize to tackle issues on Bernie's platform.
Invite guest speakers and political candidates to speak and answer questions at the meetings.
Make endorsements of candidates who will further Bernie's agenda.
Provide a sustainable structure in which everyone can stay involved in the progressive movement.
Source:  Facebook events

Harvey Milk LGBT - General Meeting  
When:  July 19, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Women's Building, 3653 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Vote on early endorsement of Tom Temprano, Shanell Williams, and Rafael Mandelman.
Update on status of SFPD Reforms and the recent findings of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability and Fairness in Law Enforcement.  
Confirm speakers include:
Felicia Jones
Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition
Petra De Jesus
Victor Hwang

July 20, 2016 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Sub-Committee
When:  July 20, 2016 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Norman Yee

Bayview Opera House Ribbon Cutting and Community Celebration
When:  July 20, 2016 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third Street, San Francisco
What:  Come see the newly renovated Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre. Ribbon cutting and community celebration.
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club -  District 9, Superior Court Judge
When:  July 20, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia, The Eric Quesada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia, San Francisco
What:  Host a panel of candidates for Board of Supervisor District 9 race.
Will make an endorsement in District 9 and Superior Court Judge, Seat 7.
Invited Guests:
District 9:
Joshua Arce, Iswari Espana, Hillary Ronen, Melissa San Miguel
Superior Court Judge Candidates:
Paul Henderson, Victor Hwang
Source:  Facebook page

Elections Commission
When:  July 20, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jill Rowe, Christopher Jerdonek, Rjosabella Safont, Winnie Yu, Charles Hung, Dominic Paris, Roger Donaldson

San Francisco Democratic Party - Inaugural Meeting
When:  July 20, 2016 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Milton Mark Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Inaugural Meeting Agenda for newly elected members.  
Election of Chair and Officers.
Members:  Angela Alioto, Tom Ammiano, Keith Baracka, London Breed, John Burton, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Bevan Dufty, Mark Farrell, Sandra Lee Fewer, Pratima Gupta, Tom Hsieh, Mary Jung, Jane Kim, Leah LaCroix, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Sophie Maxwell, Rachel Norton, Aaron Peskin, Scott Wiener, Cindy Wu, Norman Yee
Ex-Officio Members:  Dianne Feinstien, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu

July 21, 2016 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  July 21, 2016 - Thursday
9:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Aaron Peskin, Norman Yee, London Breed

Rules Committee
When:  July 21, 2016 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Halal, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Board of Directors and Parking Authority Commission and San Francisco Planning Commission
When:  July 21, 2016 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Lee Hsu, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke
Planning Commission:  Rodney Fong, Dennis Richards, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Cindy Wu

Recreation and Park Commission
When:  July 21, 2016 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Mark Buell, Allan Low, Gloria Bonilla, Tom Harrison, Meagan Levitan, Eric McDonnell

Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club - Make Endorsements Great Again:  Supervisor Candidates Mixer
When:  July 21, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Cadillac Bar & Grill, 44 9th Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the RFK Club at a social mixer with local Supervisor Candidates for the November 2016 election.  Engage with candidates directly and learn about their plans/vision for their respective districts as well as the City as a whole.
Candidates or Representatives for District 1, 5, 7, 9 and District 11.
If you're an eligible RFK voting member, you may cast your ballot in person for club endorsements.
No host bar.  Light snacks provided
Source:  Facebook page

Assemblyman Phil Ting - Community Town Hall
When:  July 21, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  As the legislature winds down the 2016 session, this town hall will provide you with a chance to discuss the budget and pending legislation.

North of Panhandle Neighborhood Association 
When:  July 21, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. Meet and Greet
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - General Meeting
Where:  Oasis Cafe, 901 Divisadero, San Francisco
What: General Meeting.  From the Agenda:
SFPD Park and Northern Station
Supervisor London Breed's office
Bay Area Bike Share
SFPUC - CleanPowerSF
Intersection Mural update
Panhandle playground update
Friends of the Urban Forest

July 22, 2016 - Friday

Justice 4 Mario Woods  Coalition
When:  July 22, 2016 - Friday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 8190 3rd Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution unanimously to make his birthday a Day of Remembrance.  
Join with Gwen Woods Mario's Mother and his family to celebrate Mario's life.  
All are welcome and after the program there will be prayer vigil.
Source:  Facebook page. 

July 23, 2016 - Saturday

Carla Johnson - Memorial
When: July 23, 2016 - Saturday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  Bayview Opera House, 4705 3rd Street, San Francisco
What:  A celebration of Life - Carla Johnson.  As Director of the Mayor's Office on Disability, 
Carla believed that accessibility should be a priority in the design of every city building, event, website and service.
A memorial will be held at the Bayview Opera House on there birthday, July 23rd.
Carla requested donations be made to the Bayview Opera House.

San Francisco Vision - Gentrification is a Public Health Crisis
When:  July 23, 2016 - Saturday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Desai Matta Gallery, California Institute for Integral Studies, Ground Floor, 1453 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Eviction and displacement derails lives, leading to intergenerational trauma and chronic, traumatic stress.
Gentrification is a public health emergency. 
 Join the conversation:
Carlos Disdier - Program Manager, Community Mental Health program at La Clinica - Instituto Familiar de la Raza
Shiver Khayam-Bashi, Clinical Profesor in the  Department  of Family & Community Medicine
at UCSF and Medical Director of the short-term skilled nursing Facility at SF General Hospital
Julie Leak-Madding, creator and editor of Vanishing SF and board member, San Francisco Vision
Christina Olague, MCP, former City Supervisor and board member San Francisco Vision
Ray Tompkins, Historian and Ph.D in organic chemistry.  Expert on toxic pollution in Bayview Hunters Point and its affect on residents.
Source:  Facebook events

July 24, 2016 - Sunday

Kim Alvarenga - Sunday Brunch for Kim
When: July 24, 2016 - Sunday
11:00 am. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: 434 Haight Street, San Francisco
What:  Brunch with Kim Alvarenga - candidate for Supervisor in District 11.
Kim is one of many awesome women running for office this year.  She has a strong union background, understands the struggles everyday residents of our City face.
Co-hosts:  Thea Selby,  Rafael Mandelman, Linda Post, Cynthia Crews, Jeremy Pollock, Brigitte Davila, Jim Wachob
Donation:  $35.  - Please donate
Editor's Note:  Linda Post - I don't usually co-host fundraisers - Kim Alvarenga has my heart - I have known her for many years! Please support Kim Alvarenga
Source:  Facebook events

Fundraising for Mission Fire Victims - Luau and BBQ!
When:  July 24, 2016 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: The BAR - on Dolores, 1600 Dolores Street, San Francisco
What:  Full blown Hawaiian Luau benefit for the victims of the 3300 block Mission fire.
Source:  Facebook page

July 25, 2016 to through July 28, 2016

July 25, 2016 through July 28, 2016 
Monday through Thursday
What:  2016 Democratic National Convention - Philadelphia

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Deadline Sunday     July 24th    - 5:00 p.m.

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