UPDATE ~ ANNOUNCEMENTS for Monday 4/2 & Tuesday 4/3 (from Adrienne Fong)

ACCESSIBILITY: Please include Accessibility Information on Events! This is a JUSTICE  ISSUE!

Check Indybay for other events https://www.indybay.org/calendar/ 

UPDATE: 

SFPD – Notes Used During Presentation at the March 29, 2018 Town Hall to Address the March 21, 2018 Killing of Jehad Eid

http://sanfranciscopolice.org/article/notes-used-during-presentation-march-29-2018-town-hall-address-march-21-2018-officer 

ACTION:

Tell Gov. Brown to put chlorpyrifos on hold

The science is clear. Chlorpyrifos can harm children’s health and development, even at the low levels found as residue in food. It also puts farmworkers and rural communities at risk. Click box below.

Click below to sign: 

http://www.panna.org/take-action/tell-gov-brown-put-chlorpyrifos-hold?utm_source=action&utm_medium=alert&utm_campaign=farmworker&link_id=0&can_id=4d8abb95a7895a1648b41bfa1ad2bb3b&email_referrer=email_325719&email_subject=help-protect-farmworkers-tell-gov-brown-to-suspend-chlorpyrifos  ; 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, April 2

Monday, 9:00am – 11:00am, Celebrate Fernando’s Freedom!

ICE
630 Sansome St.
SF

**Celebrate Fernando’s Freedom this Monday morning!!**

Judge Park ordered Fernando’s release this week, and after no appeal, Fernando will reunite with his family at 630 Sansome Street, SF this Monday 4/2 morning.

Fernando has been unjustly detained since Oct 2017. Lourdes’ leadership over 5 months, along with the advocacy and solidarity of her family and larger community, has led to Fernando’s freedom. We are so honored to celebrate this victory with the Carrillo family!

Details of the exact time of Fernando’s arrival this Monday morning have not been confirmed, but we expect it to be sometime between 9 AM – 11 AM at 630 Sansome St. We will give an exact time as soon as we hear. Follow this facebook event for updates.

Lourdes invites you all to bring signs to welcome Fernando home. For those of you who cannot make it we will share a facebook live video from this event page.

Sponsors: Free Fernando and Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/334158617106385/

Monday, 3:30pm, Demand DA O’Malley Charge Mateu with Murder of Sahleem Tindle 

1225 Fallon St.
Oakland

We’ve all seen the video! How is it that BART police officer Joseph Mateu has not already been charged with the murder of Sahleem Tindle, after he shot the 28 year old in the back three times? Join us to demand that Nancy O’Malley do her job and charge and prosecute Mateu for murder. O’Malley has yet to prosecute a single killer cop. It’s time to break that unjust record!

Sponsors: Love Not Blood Campaign, Mothers Fight Back #Justice4Sahleem, Anti Police – Terror Project

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/154857441849845/

Monday, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Toward Real Sanctuary Cities/Hacia Una Verdadera CiudadSantuario 

The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
518 Valencia St. (nr. 16th Street)
SF

In English with Spanish Translation / Free
Open to the Public / ADA Accessible

A Conversation With: 

Corrina Gould, Spokesperson for the Confederated Villages of Lisjan/Ohlone and Co-founder of Sogorea Te’ Land Trust

Gerald Lenoir, Identity and Politics Strategy Analyst with the Haas Institute’s Network for Transformative Change and founding Executive Director of Black Alliance for Just Immigration

Bilal Mafundi Ali, Organizer with Poor Magazine and Coalition on Homelessness’ Homeless People’s Popular Assemblies

Maria Ixchel Zamudio, Immigrant Rights, Anti-displacement & Housing Rights Organizer currently working with Plaza 16 Coalition/Coalición (formerly with Causa Justa/Just Cause)

Leslie Dreyer, Organizer with Housing Rights Committee of SF and Artist in Residence with UC Berkeley’s American Cultures Engaged Scholarship program

*Artwork by Melanie Cervantes

The same colonizing ideologies used to force indigenous folks from their land, institutionalize slavery and impede many POCs from accessing economic stability are still in effect today as speculators capitalize on racialized displacement and commodification of our homes in these so-called ‘sanctuary cities’. Bay Area politicians are catering to tech wealth and luxury development, while our most vulnerable residents are being evicted from their homes and communities – their first line of support and defense. Many of these elected representatives voted for sanctuary city status, some even stating they’d get arrested to stop deportations, yet their policies help facilitate the hemorrhaging of low-income black and brown populations.

This event uses such hypocrisies as a jumping off point to guide us through imagining real sanctuary, a right to the city and demands for reparations not resegregation.

Sponsors: 518 Valencia: The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics & The Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/157803248365057/

Tuesday, April 3 

Tuesday, 12Noon – 3:00pm, No upzoning 94% of SF – Oppose Wiener’s Senate Bill 827 – Press Conf.

San Francisco City Hall
1 Dr. Carleton B. Goodlett Place
SF

12-1pm – Press conference, front steps City Hall
2pm – Board of Supervisors meeting with SB 827 vote

Join a broad coalition of residents and organizations from across the city at a noon press conference demanding the Board of Supervisors pass a resolution at their 2pm meeting that day OPPOSING Sen Scott Wiener’s senate bill 827!

– No Upzoning 94% of San Francisco to build up to 8-10 stories of luxury housing anywhere near our transit lines.

– No state mandated upzoning with devastating impacts on our low-income communities throughout SF and California.

– No State legislators silencing of our City departments and Community Voices, demanding we build in ways that don’t meet our needs.

– No large-scale cash giveaway to landowners and developers at the expense of our vulnerable communities.

Sponsor: United to Save the Mission

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1742317712501083/

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SAVE the DATE

April 7th is Luis’s 2nd Year Commemoration.

10:00am – 11:30am

Luis’s Altar

Shotwell & 19th Streets

SF

Infohttps://www.facebook.com/events/1637320019697845/

Join us in celebrating the life of Luis Góngora Pat! We will start the day with a Mayan ceremony and commemoration of his life led by his family, at his altar @ Shotwell and 19th Streets in the Mission District.

2018 will be the most important year for the family of Luis Góngora Pat. Within weeks they will learn whether D.A. Gascón will charge the officers who killed Luis. By October 22, 2018, the civil rights trial filed by Luis’s widow, Carmen, and his children Rossana, Luis and Angel, will begin.

Summit Against Policing and Jails in San Francisco

10:00am-3pm

 City College Mission Campus.

We will join by NOON! 

We will then join the Summit against Policing and Jails organized by #NoNewJailSF at City College Mission Campus. Our commemoration of the Life of Luis overlaps with the start of the Summit, but we will walk over to City College, Mission Campus as soon as we conclude.

Jose Góngora Pat and Luis Poot Pat, as well as members from Justice for Luis, will participate in a panel, and join us in discussing next steps to end police impunity in San Francisco.

Mayan War Room in Honor of Luís Góngora Pat

6:30pm – 9:00pm 

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

2868 Mission St.

SF

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/356091888211382/ 

A Fundraiser and Art & Revolution exhibit of his family’s struggle for justice, including original embroidered protest artwork by Luis’s widow and daughter from Yucatan. The Mayan War Room will operate as a pop-up office space of www.justice4luis.orgduring the month of April.

Saturday, April 7th marks the 2nd year anniversary of the killing of Luis Góngora Pat by two officers of the San Francisco Police Department. Luis was a Mayan man from Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, and a migrant worker in San Francisco for fourteen years. Since his homicide, his family has been on a journey to make Luis’s killers and their abettors accountable. To honor his life and family’s struggle, a pop-up Mayan War Room has been set up for this year’s anniversary.

The Mayan War Room will keep office hours during the month of April to showcase the wide array of strategies, tactics and actions carried out by the family to demand justice in the past two years. Here we will hold a fundraiser for Luis’s family in Teabo on the 7th, and launch a new campaign, in coalition with other supporters and groups, to pressure D.A. Gascón to “Charge Killer Cops or Resign!”

The war room will also display hand-sewn images of Luis by Doña Carmen May Can and Rossana Góngora May, widow and daughter, respectively, and other female relatives of the deceased. The hand embroidered images are intended to speak to the protest posters made by San Francisco artists that also bear Luis’s image. The women of Teabo join the protest from afar with their own artwork rooted in their own artistry and “hilo contado” style for which . . .

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