Monday, September 5, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - September 5th to September 12th, 2016

September 5, 2016 - Monday

Labor Day!

September 6, 2016 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  September 6, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
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 for Hillary - Office Re-Opening Party
When:  September 6, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  1001 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Come to office grand re-opening party  with Mark Leno, David Chiu, Phil Ting, Cidy Wu and Christine Pelosi

SF Berniecrats Endorsement Meeting #1
When:  September 6, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco Library, Chinatown Branch, 1135 Powell Street, San Francisco
What:  First of two endorsement meetings, focusing mainly on some of the 42 referendums slated for November's ballot.
In addition, we'll be electing the remainder of the executive board positions.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Source:  Facebook events

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting # 2
When:  September 6, 2016 - Tuesday
             September 13, 2016 - Tuesday
             6:30 p.m. (starting early)
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
What:   Additional endorsement meetings to go over 25 local ballot measures and 8 candidate races including two BART Board seats and 4 City College board seats and the SFUSD Board of Education on September 13th.

Outer Mission Merchants and Residents Association 
When:  September 7, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Crocker Amazon Rec Center, 799 Moscow, San Francisco
What:  Outer Mission Merchants and Residents Association meeting.
On the agenda will be a presentation from Captain McFadden discussing recent crime trends/events in the neighborhood.
All are welcome to attend the meeting.
Source:  Facebook

September 7, 2016 - Wednesday

Stop Rent Increases and Evictions:  No on P&U Really
When:  September 7, 2016 - Wednesday
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Glide Memorial Church, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Tenant, Labor, Community, and Faith Organizations to Say "No to Propositions P & U".
Stop the funded attacks on San Francisco's affordable housing.
Source:  Facebook events

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force City and County of San Francisco
When:  September 7, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Task Force:  Eric Eldon, Josh Wolf, Rishi Chopra, Leuwam Tesfai, Bruce Wolfe, Dave Maass, Frank Cannata, Chris Hyland, Louise Fischer, Fiona Hinze

Jane Kim for Senate - Daly City Meet and Greet
When:  September 7, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:   Original Joe's of Westlake, 11 Glenwood Avenue, Daly City
What :  Meet and Greet in support of Jane Kim for Senate 2016.  Enjoy appetizers and drinks and meet Supervisor Jane Kim, candidate for State Senate District 11.
Host Committee : Daly City Mayor Sal Torres, Daly Councilman Ray Buenaventura, Jefferson Union High  School District President: Rosie Tejada, Vice President Marie Brizuela,  Shakeel Ali, Clayton Koo, Manufou Liaiga-Anoa'l
Perla Barrientos, Juslyn Manalo, Glenn Sylvester
Pamela DiGiovanni
Tickets:  Free. RSVP
Source:  Facebook event

 Cleantech  Party for Hillary San Francisco Kick-Off
When:  September 7, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - VIP Reception and Private Briefing with Nancy McFadden  (Executive Secretary to Governor Jerry Brown)- $150.
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Main event with remarks from CA Senate Candidate Henry Stern, and Green for All Director Vien Truing ; $25. to attend
Where:  111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco
What:  Kick-off of the Cleantech Party's campaign to elect Hillary Clinton.
Information:  cleantechparty.or/events
Source:  Facebook events

Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club - Bobby's Bas 2016:  A Call for Unity
When:  September 7, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Mezzanine, 444 Jessie Street, San Francisco
What:  Bobby's Bash 2016 will feature headline speakers of local elected officials, live entertainments, DJ duo the MANICS, a short RFK produced video discussing election 2016 and a night of dancing.
"A Call for Unity" is an ode to Robert Kennedy's bridge-building campaign of 1968, which endeavored to unify a fractured country. With this year's divisive presidential contest, we honor Bobby's reconciliatory legacy and hope to inspire all Democrats to work together in common purpose in November to defeat Trump.
Cocktail attired encourage but not required.
Ages 21+
Tickets:  includes 1 free drink - Non-member $25 (includes 1-year membership to RFK)
RFK Member $15.
Senator Sponsor:  Laborers Local 261 Public Employee Committee
Attorney General Sponsors: David Chiu, Marjan Philhour, Mark Farrell, BOMA San Francisco, Lighthouse Public Affairs, BMWL and Partners and Whitehorse/Mosher Campaign Strategy and Media, Union of American Physicians and Dentists, PeytonDigtal, SF vs. Big Soda, Airbnb
Campaign Manager Sponsors:  Nancy Pelosi, London Breed, Scott Wiener, Ben Matranga, Bruce Agid, Sushma Taylor
Organizer Sponsors:  Kat Andrson, Derek Remski, 50+1 Strategies, Justin Jones, Nima Rahimi, Aimee Barnes
Supporter Sponsors:  Paris Hays, J.D. Abuja, Ryan Howard, Joachim Steinberg, Katie Short
Source:  Facebook page

San Francisco Community Education Forum - Candidates running for the San Francisco Board of Education
When:  September 7, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Congregation  Emanu-El, 2 Lake Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet your candidates for San Francisco School Board.
There are numerous issues facing the San Francisco Unified School District - both Jewish and non-Jewish members of the community, as well as all San Francisco voters are invited to join in this important dialogue.
Sponsors:  Jewish Community Relations Council, Congregation Emanu-El, Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club.
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco for Democracy - Membership vote on endorsements.
When:  September 7, 2016 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission District Police Station, 630 Valencia, San Francisco
What:  Membership vote on endorsement. General public welcome to attend.

September 8, 2016 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  September 8, 2016 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen

Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee
When:  September 8, 2016 - 2016 - Thursday
2:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Jane Kim, John Avalos, David Campos

Youth Commission - "Special Inaugural Meeting"
When:  September 8, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 278, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Martin Krause, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Lisa Yu, Joshua Park, Cris Plunkett, Mary Claire Amable, Emma David, Noah David, Hugo Vargas, Cecilia Nicole Galeano, William Juarez, Madeleine Matz, Jarrett Mao, Johnathan Mesler, Tsia Blacksher, Griffin Ng, Chiaara Lind

David Brower Dinner - A Celebration of the National Park Service Centennial
When:  September 8, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Delancey Street Town Hall, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
What:  Join the Sierra Club's San Francisco Bay Chapter for an evening of inspiration talks, youth speakers, live music and delicious food to celebrate the National Park centennial and the contribution of Bay Area residents and organizations to the national park system.
In honor of David Brower - Honorees:
Betty Reid Soskin - the beloved oldest active National Park Ranger who interprets local history of Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond.
Mia Monroe - park advocate and steward at Muir Woods National Monument.
Youth Going Green - a youth-focused waste-reduction program based in Oakland.
All proceeds from the David Brower Dinner go towards the efforts to preserve and enjoy the region's iconic open spaces, empower grassroots action and forty the policies that bus us toward more sustainable communities and a just clean-energy future.
Tickets: Individual:  $185.
Source:  Facebook events

Chinese for Affirmative Action - 47th Anniversary Celebration of Justice
When:  September 8, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.  General Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
Where:  Far East Cafe, 631 Grant Avenue, San Francisco
What:  CAA's largest annual fundraiser for a night of celebration and renewing their commitment to social justice..
Asian Prisoner Support Committee
Thomas C. Layton
Kathy Owyang Turner
Featured Speakers:
Joyce Xi
L. Ling-chi Wang
Master of Ceremonies - Eddy Zheng
Tickets:  $200.

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - General Election Endorsement Program - Part 2
When:  September 8, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:   Mercy Housing Community Room,  1180 4th Street, San Francisco
What:  Candidates for Board of Education, BART Directors for District 7 and 9, and Proposition proponents and opponents will present and take questions.
Will hear about the Public School Bond, BART Bond, Tax on Sugary Drinks, Real Estate Tax Transfer Tax over $5M, Affordable Housing Requirements for Market Rate Developments, Competitive Bidding for Affordable Housing Projects and 2 other propositions.
Followed by Club Endorsement Vote.
Source:  Facebook events:

Compton's 50th:  Vanguard Revisited, Revised with Rev. Megan Rohrer 
When:  September 8, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  50th Anniversary Compton's Commemoration with Rev. Megan Rohrer and historian Joey Plaster. 
Information: Facebook events

September 9, 2016 - Friday

San Francisco Senior and Disability Action Annual Celebration
When:  September 9, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:   189 11th Street, San Francisco
What:  Please join Senior and Disability Action for a night of fun, food and lots of prizes.  Drawing and silent auction.
Will be celebrating their victories this year and honoring their community partners.
Come hear about the  Dignity Fund, the brand-new Support at Home home care subsidy, and their housing efforts.
MC'd by Comedian Nina G!
Tickets:  $20. to $1,000.  eventbrite
Source:  Facebook events

Chinese Banquet Fundraisr for Sandra Lee Fewer
When:  September 9, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Far East Cafe, 631 Grant Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Fundraising banquet in support of Sandra Lee Fewer for Supervisor.
Source:  Facebook events

Fundraiser  for Tom Temprano for City College Board
When:  September 9, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Tender Wine Bar, 854 Geary Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Tom Temprano for City College Board.
Happy hour with wine and cheese.
Donation:  $20. $50. $100.
Source:  Facebook events

Rock Against the TPP in San Francisco
When:  September 9, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where:  The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Free concert to mobilize opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.
Information and RSVP:
Source:  Facebook events

September 10, 2016 - Saturday

Team Jane New Office Grand Opening
When:  September 10, 2016 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where:  37 Grove Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Team Jane as they celebrate grand opening of their new campaign HQ for State Senator election this November.  Enjoy food and drinks and then walk a precinct in the City!
Source:  Facebook page

San Francisco Shared Schoolyard Project - Redding Elementary
When:  September 10, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Redding Elementary School, 1421 Pine Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the San Francisco Shared Schoolyard Project and Supervisor Mark Farrell at Redding Elementary School for kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the schoolyard on weekend for public use.  The event will include activities for the whole neighborhood, free lunch, and a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Midtown One - year Celebration BBQ and Fundraiser
When:  September 10, 2016 - Saturday
Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Midtown Park Apartments, 1415 Scott Street, San Francisco
What: Midtown Celebration BBQ and Fundraiser.
Midtown tenants, supporters, tenants, friends family celebrate their fight for a whole year.
Honor  our friends and neighbors, celebrate their victories and building for Midtown future.
Suggested donation $15.
Source:  Facebook events

The District 11 Council and The District 11 Democratic Club - District 11 Candidate Forum
When:  September 10, 2016 - Saturday
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.- Candidate Forum
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  District 11 Democratic Club - Candidate Endorsement meeting.
Where:  Crocker Amazon Clubhouse, 799 Moscow Street, San Francisco
What:  District 11 Candidate Forum sponsored by District 11 Council and The District 11 Democratic Club.
Featuring State Senate District 11 Candidates:  Jane Kim and Scott Wiener
Superior Court Judge Office No. 7 Candidates:  Paul Henderson and Victor Hwang
District 11 Candidates for Supervisors:  Kimberly Alvarenga, Magdalena De Guzman, Francisco Herrera, Berta Hernandez, Ahsha Safai
Light Lunch will be served.
Information:  District 11 Democratic Club

Norman Yee - Campaign Kick-Off and Mobilization
When:  September 10, 2016 - Saturday
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Commodore Sloat Elementary School, 50 Darien Way, San Francisco
What:  Join Sheriff Vicky Hennessy, State Senator Mark Leno at kickoff of Norman Yee's community driven campaign to Re-elect Norman Yee as Supervisor in District 7.
Source:  Facebook events

September 11, 2016 - Sunday

Jane Kim - Fundraiser
When:  September 11, 2016 - Sunday
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where:  EatWith,  188 King Street, PH7, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for State Senator Candidate Jane Kim.  
Food and wine prepared by Chef  Siska  of EatWith.
Hosted by:  Joy Boatwright, Claire Chang, John Cu, Susan Kim, David Lee.
Suggested Donation:  $250., $500, $1,000. $2,500., $4,200.

September 12, 2016 - Monday

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Panel Discussion:  Ageism and the LGBT Community
When:  September 12, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia:  The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Panel discussion on growing issue facing LGBTs 55 years of age and older:  ageism from within and outside the LGBT community.
Shireen McSpadden, Director of the SF Department of Adult and Aging Services
Dr. Marcy Adelman, Founter of OpenHouse and practicing clinical psychologist
Daniel Redman JD, Elderly Attorney at Springs and Associates.
Sam Trevino MSW, Faculty member at CSU Monterey bay focuses on ageism and how diversity influences the experience and perception of ageism.
Moderator:  Michael Costa MPP, San Francisco Aging Policy Taskforce.
Source:  Facebook page

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Deadline - Sunday -  September 11, 2016 5:00 p.m.

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