Weekly News

Political events in the Bay Area: Secure elections, postcard parties

March 15,2017 00:31

Community forum: A conversation on civic engagement with elected officials, business leaders and community activists, hosted by Golden Gate University. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. at 536 Mission St., San Francisco. Purchase tickets: http://bit.ly ...



Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Image 1of/1

Image 1 of 1

Buy photo

President Trump supporter West Walker of Stockton wears an American flag bowtie as he makes his way to the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20.
President Trump supporter West Walker of Stockton wears an American flag bowtie as he makes his way to the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20.

Photo: Gabrielle Lurie, The Chronicle

Buy this photo

Political events
in the Bay Area

Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Here’s a roundup of what’s happening in the next few weeks.
Wednesday

Call for secure elections: A meet-up with the San Francisco Elections Commission, 6 p.m. at City Hall, Room 408, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco.

Postcard party: An opportunity for people to write postcards to elected officials on issues of concern from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pier 23 Cafe on the Embarcadero, San Francisco.
Thursday

Antitravel ban rally: A protest against President Trump’s travel ban, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the San Francisco Federal Building, 90 Seventh St.
Friday

Community forum: A conversation on civic engagement with elected officials, business leaders and community activists, hosted by Golden Gate University. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. at 536 Mission St., San Francisco. Purchase tickets: http://bit.ly/2n3L87U

Sunday

Forum: A Jewish Community Forum to discuss the political climate and how it affects the Bay Area Jewish community. The forum will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Jewish Community High School of the Bay, 1835 Ellis St., San Francisco. Tickets available: http://bit.ly/2mSh7qK.

Author series: A conversation with Aya de Leon, a local poet, author and performance artist, and Kate Raphael, author and producer of the KPFA FM radio show “Women’s Magazine,” on how to organize against President Trump. The talk will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia St., San Francisco.

Community conversation: Sierra Club San Francisco chapter leader Arthur Feinstein leads a discussion on local and statewide environmental issues. The event is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Northern Police Station Community Room, 1125 Fillmore St., San Francisco. RSVP: www.sierraclub.org/san-francisco-bay/activities
Monday

Political discussion: A panel discussion on how to be involved at the local, state and federal level, hosted by the United Democratic Club. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 6 union, 55 Fillmore St., San Francisco.
March 25

Danville town hall: Hosted by Mayor Renee Morgan with Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, state Sen. Steve Glazer, Assemblywoman Catharine Baker and Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen. The event is from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 400 Hartz Ave. in Danville. Contact Nat Rojanasathira, assistant to the town manager, at (925) 314-3328 or nrojanasathira@danville.ca.gov for more information.
March 26

Women’s rally and march: A Walk for Equality from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Rinconada Park, 777 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto.
March 29

Panel: A discussion with immigration attorneys on sanctuary cities, hosted by the United Democratic Club. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 6 union, 55 Fillmore St., San Francisco.
To list an event, email Sarah Ravani at sravani@sfchronicle.com.

elections elections have consequences elections 2016 elections in india elections results elections 2017 elections 2018 elections results 2016 elections in france elections in europe 2017

Share this article

Related videos

Power & Politics in Washington [Jan. 20, 2017]
Power & Politics in Washington [Jan. 20, 2017]
Goldfrapp - Anymore (Official Audio)
Goldfrapp - Anymore (Official Audio)

DON'T MISS THIS STORIES