3 events that require reservations / tickets in advance (from Adrienne Fong)

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3 Events that Require Reservations / Tickets in Advance

(Wednesday, March 15; Saturday, March 18; Tuesday March 21)

Wednesday, March 15

Wednesday, California Values Act – Sacramento Statewide Day of Action (Must register for seat on the bus, there’s still room.)

Wednesday, March 15th – Buses from San Francisco:

RSVP here

or here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeQbV3Yn_oaf0mJ87p2GYzub2vm8ojSLxOt2ay4KxKFLrBitA/viewform?c=0&w=1 

Purpose of the day is to amplify the moral crisis surrounding the debate about bills aimed at protecting targeted people (SB 54 – CA Values Act, SB 6 – Due Process for All, AB 3 – Public Defender, SB 31 – Religious Freedom Act). We will engage in an  intersectional framing that unifies our diverse communities.

Feel free to bring posters and signs, using messages about “California Values”, “Protecting ALL Families”, “Religious Freedom”, “Stop Criminalization”, etc. 


This bus will depart at 7:30am from St. John the Evangelist Church, 1661 15th St., San Francisco. Please arrive at  7:15am. The church is 2 blocks from 16th St. BART. There is a day parking lot on 16th and Hoff. If you drive, please leave enough time to find parking and walk to the church.

Agenda for the Day (this is a tentative agenda and timing of activities may change – an update will be provided on the bus)

10am – Preparation for action at a church in Sacramento (we anticipate 1,500 people or more)
11am – Walk to capitol building for rally, symbolic action and direct action
1pm – Delegations to talk with key legislators while rest hold vigil in capitol building
3:30pm – Depart

Lunch will be provided. Water and light snacks will be provided on the bus. Remember: this day will involve a lot of people and many things may happen so preparing for self care is important – bring what you will need to stay comfortable and energized (comfortable shoes, layers, water bottle, a snack, etc).

Update on SB 54, the CA Values Act to protect immigrants

Amendments to the bill have been introduced that would require the Board of Parole Hearings to notify the FBI of the scheduled release of people who were convicted of a violent felony, and allow Sheriffs to notify the FBI of the release date of a person who has a prior conviction for a violent felony.  As a statewide network, we continue to push for the original version of the bill that would not allow law enforcement to share information with the federal government. With immigrants leading the discussion of interests, we continue working with allies, such as the ACLU, NDLON and others, to determine our collective position. We will provide further updates as we can.

Saturday, March 18

Saturday, 2:30pm – 5:30pm, First Responders Training (Must register – space limited)

Sierra Club
2101 Webster St., Suite 1300

Wheelchair accessible; Childcare provided on site, make arrangements in advance

Join SURJ Bay Area and the Anti Police-Terror Project for a First Responders Training.

The material being presented is created by the Anti Police-Terror Project. We are asking for $10 – $40 donation, sliding scale, which will go to support APTP’s work. No one turned away for lack of funds. Email mobilization@surjbayarea.org with ticket requests or questions. Our workshop has space for 60 people.

To reserve your spot in advance, please purchase tickets on the SURJ website: http://www.surjbayarea.org/firstresponderstraining. 

APTP builds the capacity of community members to respond to police terror and violence. The purpose of this training is to share knowledge and skills with regards to conducting independent people’s investigations into cases of police terror.

The topics covered will be:

– An introduction to APTP
– How to conduct people’s investigations of police murder
– Know your rights and security considerations when conducting an investigation
– First aid
– An overview of different aspects of family support

MORE ABOUT APTP: The Anti Police-Terror Project is a group of concerned and committed institutions, organizations, and individuals dedicated to ending state-sanctioned murder and violence perpetuated against Black, Brown and Poor people. They are a Black led, multi-racial, multi-generational coalition. Visit their website here: http://www.antipoliceterrorproject.org/

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1227264923994508/?notif_t=plan_edited¬if_id=1488507210571150

Tuesday, March 21

Tuesday, Amor for Alex Nieto Memorial Concert, at Brava! To kick-start The “Alex Nieto Memorial” campaign.

Brava Theater
2781 – 24th Street
San Francisco



 A community concert celebration to kick-start the “Alex Nieto Memorial” campaign! ALL PROCEEDS FOR THE ALEX NIETO MEMORIAL!

 Live performances by “The Alex Nieto Latin Jazz Ensemble” featuring Carlos “Kookie” Gonzales, Karl Perazzo (Santana), Dr. Loco (Jose Cuellar); Paul Flores, Francisco Herrera, Josue Rojas, Favi (Natalia) Estrella, Alejandro Murguia (SF Poet Laureate), Loco Bloco, Antonio Theodore (Afrolicious), Danzantes, y mas! 

For Alex Nieto, for our community, we fought this fight, and we won the first memorial ever in California dedicated to a victim of an unlawful police killing. 

General admission is $20.00. All reserve ticket holders ($50) will receive an official “Alex Nieto Now and Forever Memorial Concert” poster signed by the band, the Nietos, and Benjamin Bac Sierra.

Food and beverages will be provided. 

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1863893203868629/

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