There are lots of things going on that need attention. Please read the list below and choose one to attend. There are several things you can do just right where you are.
Mission Police Station, 16th and Valencia. There is a group on
hunger strike demanding that Chief Suhr is fired or he quits, and
that the police who murdered the people on the streets be charged
with murder. If you are driving around town please go by the station
just to honk your horn to get the attention of the police that we are
angry about so many killings of unarmed young black and brown
(so far—the whites will be in the line of fire too) people. It cheers
up the hunger strikers too. They could use some warm blankets too.
Or you could just call Mayor Lee at 415-554-6144
and tell him,
Wednesday April 27
8:00 am – 2:00 pm Any campus of City College in the morning
and at noon all go to Civic Center for a rally
CITY COLLEGE ONE DAY STRIKE!
The administration of City College plans to
cut 26% of the classes and to cut the pay
of the teachers. There will be no classes
at any of the campuses and gathering there
in the morning. Everyone will go to Civic
Center at noon for a rally.
6:30 pm Centro Del Pueblo, 474 Valencia St.
FIX IT, HEALTH CARE AT THE TIPPING
For profit health care is eating the economy
alive with tragic results for individuals and
society. 38 minute documentary, discussion
sponsored by Campaign for Healthy Calif.,
Jobs with Justice, S.F Labor Council,
Senior and Disability Action, Unite Here local
2, Chinese Progressive Association, La Voz
Latina, the Calif. Nurses Association
Thursday April 28
6:00 pm SEIU local 1021, 350 Rhode Island St. meeting
is in the back of the building on Kansas St.)
TRANSPARENCY – NOT IMPUNITY OF THE
Sponsored by JUSTICE4MARIOWOODS
discussion and future planning of activities
7:00 pm ILWU union hall 801 2cd St. (next to the AT&T ball
WORKER’S MEMORIAL DAY
Under Federal and State law, workers-both union and
unorganized are supposed to be protected when they
complain to OSHA about health and safety for
themselves and the public. There has been retaliation
complaints on PG&E, Fed EX, Test American, Lockheed
and other corporations. Whistle blowers are fired. We
will discuss what workers can do to protect their
rights and get justice and accountability. Time to
remember the dead and fight for the living. We have
a right to work in a safe and healthy workplace for
ourselves and our families.
Friday April 29
5:30 pm Mission Neighborhood Center 362 Capp St. S.F.
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
A public forum on Police Violence and how to put the
SFPD under community control.
speakers- Sana Salim who wrote about the Alex Nieto
trial for 48 Hills, Father Richard Smith, who will discuss
Smilcar Lopez case. Yayne Abeba from the Mario
Woods Coalition and others.
sponsored by S.F. Vision
6:00 – Fellowship Hall, 1929 Cedar St. Berkeley
Pot luck dinner and music
6:30 Program Speaker Ray McGovern talking about the Panama
Papers, drone warfare, the surveillance state, the CIA, and
war criminal UC Berkeley Law Professor John Yoo.
Speaker Joanna Macy, author of Active Hope, How to Face
the Mess We Are in Without Going Crazy
7:00 – 9:00 518 Valencia St. (corner of 16th st.)
WHY ARE WALL ST. PUNDITS ATTACKING MEDICARE
Speaker Mark Dudzic National coordinator of the Labor
Party Campaign for Single Payer based in Washington D.C.
sponsor – Single Payer
Saturday April 30
10:15 am – 12:15 pm Centro del Pueblo 474 Valencia St.
Second floor auditorium
PLAZA 16 COMMUNITY MEETING
We have been fighting to develop a
community vision for what we want for
16th and Mission.
Lunch and child care provided
host – Plaza 16 Coalition
3:00 pm Modern Times Books 2919 24th St. S.F.
speakers, Leila Al-Shami and Ruben Yassim-Kassar on
BURNING COUNTRY- SYRIANS IN REVOLUTION AND
Learn about the situation in Syria–learn what your taxes
are being used for.
sponsored by AROC – Arab Resource and Organizing
Sunday May 1
9:00 am UU Center, 1187 Franklin St @ Geary Blvd
Socializing and breakfast for a nominal charge
PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO: WHO RULES?
speaker – Dr. Widmen will discuss the plan for a hotel and
new rules that cause a threat to preserving historical
400 North Point gathering for a march at noon to the
International Longshore Workers Union
MARCH AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY
This May Day activity is to unite all unions, workers and
progressives and the interfaith community for
* Economic Justice
* $15.00 an hour
* end racist policing
* expand voting rights
* Health Care for ALL
* Quality education as a human right
Monday May 2
6:00 – 9:00 pm 215 Golden Gate Ave. Unite Now Union Office
MOVE TO AMEND
Waging Non Violent Revolution through a
Speaker David Cobb
Corporations rule our nation. We must end
Corporate Personhood and money as a form
of Free Speech.
followed by discussion and announcements
Tuesday May 3
7:00 pm Sherith Israel, 2266 California St. S.F.
POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY IN SAN FRANCISO
Hear SFPD police Chief Greg Suhr , Public Defender
Jeff Adachi moderated by Michael Kraksny of
Sponsored by Sherith Israel and Raul Wallenberg
Jewish Democratic Club
Eric Safire organizer of this forum says, “Hopefully
reworking the SFPD’s Use of Force Policies will
ensure citizen safety.”