PROTEST~ SUZY LOFTUS AS INTERIM District Attorney of San Francisco

When:
October 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
2019-10-07T17:30:00-07:00
2019-10-07T20:30:00-07:00
Where:
Mission High School
3750 18th St. San Francisco
CA

Special appreciation to all who were able to came out Friday to protest Mayor Breed’s appointment of Suzy Loftus at “Interim District Attorney” Brief summary and a few articles at the end of this announcement.

~ PROTEST~

SUZY  LOFTUS AS INTERIM

District Attorney of San Francisco

Protest will be held at the

SF District Attorney Candidate Forum on Immigrant Rights 

Monday, October 7

5:30pm

Meet outside front entrance of school

 Forum at 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Mission High School

3750 18th St.

San Francisco

ADA accessible, childcare provided and Spanish translation provided

ADA Accessibility on 18th St.

FREE

Tickets / Reservations by Eventbrite

or

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sf-district-attorney-candidate-forum-on-immigrant-rights-tickets-72994736221?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR3oK9Yd_fHg4R9XwzrroMvxHlMyqNcX9LiopvmKq1-_hHOsZR1Fj7ALKKQ

Info for Forum:

Parking:

– Entrance to the Mission High parking lot is on Dolores St and 17th St. Parking also in surrounding neighborhood

The forum will be held in the Little Theater on the 4th floor. Please plan to arrive on time to reserve your seat. Greeters will show attendees to the elevator for those that need it. There will also be an Overflow Room in the library across from the Little Theatre when we reach seating capacity.

Childcare will also be on the 4th floor, across from the Little Theater at the library. Interpretation equipment for those needing interpretation into Spanish will be available on the 4th floor.

Immigrants are a vital part of San Francisco, and the District Attorney’s policies and practices can have a major impact on this community. Join us at this important educational forum to hear from candidates for the next San Francisco District Attorney with a focus on immigrant rights.

Forum sponsor: Free SF

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2439251376160581/

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Articles on Mayor Breed Appointment  of Suzy Loftus to DA

Last Friday, San Francisco’s Mayor London Breed planned to hold a press conference at Portsmouth Square in Chinatown, to announce Suzy Loftus as interim District Attorney for San Francisco. District Attorney George Gascóns resignation takes effect October 18th. San Francisco’s election for the district attorney’s position is on November 5th – which Suzy Loftus is one of four candidates running for the position.

There was a spirited protest at Portsmouth Square, the venue for the press conference was moved three times before it was held at a restaurant on Grant Avenue.

ARTICLES:

1. DA Gascόn Suddenly Resigns, Mayor Breed Shivs His Successor and Installs Suzy Loftus

https://sfist.com/2019/10/04/da-gascon-suddenly-resigns-mayor-breed-shivs-his-interim-successor-and-installs-suzy-loftus/

2. Loftus named interim SF DA, protesters criticize mayor’s choice

http://www.ktvu.com/news/ktvu-local-news/san-francisco-mayor-appoints-interim-district-attorney-day-after-gascon-announces-he-s-leaving?fbclid=IwAR375awmrn6aT_APzMp7BHGEsndLUw9bcJKrkqexHDMIluULwNugip-EGYo

3. Interim San Francisco D.A. Suzy Loftus is Running for Office as a Reformer. But Critics Say She Didn’t Do Enough to Reform the SFPD

https://theappeal.org/suzy-loftus-is-running-for-san-francisco-d-a-as-a-reformer-but-critics-say-she-didnt-do-enough-to-reform-the-sfpd/?fbclid=IwAR2_1reBZbnhwV0jByqsCcG_ptWRbAqw6ZAU_nJYI867wf9dbmfoZvRHmlI#.XZjHKnaofzI.facebook

4. ACLU Strongly Opposes Mayor Breed’s Tilting of the Scales in the San Francisco DA Race

https://www.aclunc.org/news/aclu-strongly-opposes-mayor-breed-s-tilting-scales-san-francisco-da-race?fbclid=IwAR2SSiU7rBuPgKpB3FAlDVqXq4mDsvn_h0wI7Ws4W6hYnuYBCEcwnhEuQtU

5. Statement from SF POA

Statement on Appointment of Suzy Loftus as District Attorney

“George Gascon’s abandoning his sworn duty to climb the next rung of the political ladder is consistent with his character of putting his raw ambition before the public’s interest. We respect Mayor Breed’s authority to appoint a district attorney, and we are thankful it is not the criminal and domestic-terrorist apologist who is running to replace the failed Gascon”

Tony Montoya, President

https://www.facebook.com/SFPOA/photos/a.596568237062647/2696309933755123/?type=3&theater

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