Please read down this list of activities planned to urge people to join others and try to make changes in ‘our’ government. (OUR government?or does it belong to the top 1%?)
Wednesday, Sept. 14
10 am – 12:00 pm San Francisco City Hall
Press conference on the front stairs, then to
to room 250
SUPS, VOTE YES, CREATE A FREE CITY
The Budget and Finance committee will vote on
the initiative to make City College free to
San Franciscans. There will be public comments
before the vote on this issue.
12 pm – 1 pm S.F. Mayor’s Office on Housing and Community
Development 1 South Van Ness/Market
This marks the one year anniversary ot the rent
strike. The residents have a list of five demands.
1. no rent increase
2. no demolition, no displacement
3. Replace Mercy Housing as property manager
4. restore rent controll
5. deliver on the ownership promise to tenants that
paid off property mortgage.
5:30 pm San Francisco Police Commission meeting
City Hall room 400
CITIZEN’S COMPLAINT REPORT
Chief Chaplin update on Professional standards
Update of Bar Association on the search for a new chief
Public may comment or question
5:30 – 6:30 Market and Montgomery
Join others under the large Peace Banner. Plans are
being made to attack Russia over Ukraine. We must
demand that all these wars end and we do not want more
wars to be started. We want peace! We need those
military funds to be moved to fund badly needed
sponsored by Code Pink, the World Can’t Wait and
the Occupy Action Council
6:00 pm 3314 Cesar Chavez St (South Van Ness and Capp St.)
PRE – APPLICATION MEETING
There was a meeting on this project with out public notice
in March. The proposal is for a 65′ high building – they will
demolish a one story building (Alpha Builders) for a 58
unit mixed use building. This is between the gas station
on the corner (which is up for sale) and Del Carlo Court.
6:00 – 7:00 pm Mission Police Station 17th and Valencia S.F.
VIGIL FOR AMILCAR
The watching and waiting continues. D.A. Gascon,
do the right thing! Charge the officers who killed
Amilcar with Murder!
7:00 – 8:00 pm City Lights Book Store 261 Columbus St, S.F.
Speakers: Jeff Chany and Rebecca Solnit
WE GON’ BE ALRIGHT!
notes on race and resegregation.
A series of powerful essays on the recent
tragedies and wide set protests that are shaking
the country. The idea of ‘diversity’ and separation
in housing is discussed and that the growing
resegrevation is the unexamined condition of our
time, the undoing of which is the key to moving
the nation to racial justice and cultural equity.
Thursday Sept. 15
2:00 pm San Francisco State University College of Ethnic Studies
19th Ave and Holloway ( Ethic studies building is at the far
west of the campus near the gymnasium.)
Gather to support the protest over the Dakota pipeline.
STAND WITH STANDING ROCK! STOP THE OIL
The indigenous people of America are fighting to protect
the water as the oil pipeline is destroying the sacred lands
of their tribes and endangering the environment.
5;00 pm San Francisco Board of Appeals, room 416 City Hall
THE BEAST ON BRYANT
An appeal of the large project authorization for this monster.
6:30 pm 2940 16th St. (between Mission and South Van Ness)
A NEW GRITO FOR CHANGE
Join us to a Mexican and Central American Independence
celebration. Join us to support a delegation going to Ciudad
Juarez, Sonora and Chihuahua. This delegation will
participate in a national convergence at the border to high
light the human rights crisis of an unjust immigration
system. Join us to support the maquiladoro workers
and high light the failures of NAFTA and the dangers o
There will be a program of music by Francisco Herrera,
Elizabeth, Nancy and Artenisa Flores and Diego Sardaneta
and poetry by the Revolutionary Poet Brigade and the
Juana Brioner Cultural Committee.
admission $10.00 Children under 12 is free
6:30 – 8:30 Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck, Oakland
FIGHTING AGAINST THE SURVEILLANCE STATE
Come and join the Oakland Privacy Working Group
to organize against the surveillance state, against
Urban Shield and to advocate for privacy and
surveillance regulations in the bay area. We are also
involved in the fight against Predictive Policing and
other ‘pre crimes’ or ‘thought crime’, drones and ‘back
door’ to your cell phones.
7:30 pm Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Ave, Berkeley
speaker Nick Schou
SPOOKED; HOW THE CIA MANIPULATES THE MEDIA
AND HOODWINKS HOLLYWOOD
There is a corrupting relationship between the CIA and
our major media. Schou names names and shines a
spotlight on flagrant examples of collusion when journalists
cross the line and sell out to powerful agencies.
KPFA event tickets $12. in advance or $15. at the door
Friday Sept 16
5:00 pm Church of the Sojourners 1129 Florida St. S.F.
FRIDAY MISSION NIGHT WALK
At our walk we remember the people killed by the SFPD
In our night walk we hope to bring comfort – but also
a challenge to uproot the causes of violence whether
it is done by individuals, gangs, or law enforcement.
6:30 pm UU Center 1187 Franklin St at Geary
This is Roger Weisberg’s 32 documentary for PBS and is
narrated by political comedian John Fugelsary. The film
is a road trip retracing the steps of Alexis de Tocqueville’s
of 1831 which was a study of prosperity in America.
Today’s job loss, depleted pensions and home loss makes
us remember George Carlin’s statement. “It’s called the
American Dream because you have to be asleep to
Saturday Sept. 17
12:00 – 3:00 Sue Bierman Park (west side of the fountain in the
Bring your own food and some to share.. Bring your own
drinks and some to share. Bring some instruments and a
megaphone if you have one.. Our job of changing the
government into one that heeds the voice of the 99% over
the bribes of the 99% has not been accomplished — far from it!!
Things are getting WORSE.
We need to reconnect and discuss what to to in the
upcoming election. We must make the government
SERVE THE MANY, NOT THE FEW!
It will be fun to get together with old friends and talk about
the old days—but we must look ahead too.
Sunday Sept. 18
12:15 pm New Valencia Hall 747 Polk St. S.F.
Brunch for $8.00 – $10.00 donation
1:00 pm Program
TAKE A STAND ON NOVEMBER BALLOT MEASURES.
Discussion on 40 initiatives that the state and city face.
We will address most issues from a Socialist point of
view, you are invited to add your views.
more info: 415-864-1278
12:30 lunch, UU Church 1187 Franklin @ Geary St.
Speaker: Jeff Addachi, S.F. Public Defender
DEFENDING THE PEOPLE’S RIGHTS
He will bring us an update on accountability, the current
status of police reform, and will take questions from
the audience. He will show an 8 minute video he made,
America need a Racial Facial
6:00 – 8:00 pm Green Arcade, 1680 Market St. S.F.
Speaker: Dr. Barry Rose
BRINGING COMPASSION BACK TO MEDICINE
Dr. Rose, author of The Cutting Edge of Compassion
Dr Rose will speak on of the best outcomes come
when physicians and patients can create the best
healing by appreciating the personality differences
addressing fear, and being open to Eastern and
western philosophies and recognizing insurance,
legal and pharmaceutical obstacles to optimal care,
Monday Sept. 19
6:00 – 9:00 pm Occupy Forum, Global Exchange
2017 Mission St. Near 16th St. Bart
THE HISTORY OF SOCIALISM IN AMERICA:
FROM ROBERT OWEN’S UTOPIAN EXPERIMENT
TO BERNIE’S POLITICAL REVOLUTION OF 2016
Speaker Gene Ruyle, author of Rethinking Marxist
Information, discussion and community Occupy
Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful
donations to cover costs are encouraged.
Tuesday Sept. 20
6:00 – 10:00 pm 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley
MARCH / VIGIL FOR KAYLA MOORE
Meet on the steps of Old City Hall. We need
community care — not killer cops! We need to
We need to prioritize people over policing — we
need accountability not a motion to dismiss.
7:30 – 10:30 pm Oakland Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck, Oakland
Liberated Lens Film Night
HEIST ; WHO STOLE THE AMERICAN DREAM
The collapse of the American Dream was done by
rampant deregulation, outsourcing of jobs, tax
policies that favor businesses and the wealthy.
This has been done in the last 30 years by a small
group. To them the collapse is not a catastrophe,
but rather the planned outcome of their long
$5.00 donation but no one turned away
Donald Goldmacher, co director and co producer
will be present for Q and A after the screening.