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Many thanks to Adrienne Fong for many of these events.


Important Gray Panther and Other Events
Sun, Jan 15, 1 PM,  Save Healthcare SF Rally on City Hall Steps:  Protect and Improve Medicare, and Expand it to cover everyone.  Part of a national Sanders "Our First Stand: Save Health Care."  California Nurses Association, Nancy Pelosi, others.  Read more.
Fri, Jan 20, Inauguration Day, 8 AM - Noon.  Jobs With Justice Marching Tour of Downtown SF Corporations Partnered with Trump. ||  8-9 AM: Rally at Justin Herman Plaza at foot of Market St. ||  9AM-Noon: Marching tour with rallies at nearby sites of Trump's corporate partners, culminating at 555 California, partially owned by Trump.  More info.   
Fri, Jan 20, Inauguration Day, 10 AM, Senior & Disability Action demands Protect Medicaid and Healthcare for People with Disabilities!   Location: Join the Jobs with Justice march (above) at 1 Sansome St, near Montgomery BART. (Map)  Please call SDA at 415-546-1333 for more detail.  Read more.
Fri, Jan 20, Inauguration Day.  School Walkouts and Job Actions planned for the day.
11:30 AM, SF General Hospital: SEIU 1020 Rally "Care, Not Chaos." Protect access to healthcare. 90.000 people in SF getting healthcare through Obamacare are at risk of loosing it, SF Health Department not preparing for this. 
Fri, Jan 20, Inauguration Day.  Mass march starts 5 PM, UN Plaza, Market & 7th Sts.  Read more.  
Sat, Jan 21, 1:30 PM, Market & Powell,  Protest "Walk for Life" anti-reproductive-choice March.  Meet at Market & Powell, spread along Market St with signs.  Read more.
Sat, Jan 21, 3-8 PM, Women's March in SF.  Rally at Civic Center from 3-5 PM, then  Candlelight march to Justin Herman Plaza from 5-8 PM.  Themes are human rights, civil liberties, social justice, tolerance, and compassion. Please note new times.    More info.
Mon, Jan 23, all day, National Call-in Day to White House, No Cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security.   Call Toll-Free 866-828-4162.  Read more.
Tues, Jan, 24, 10:30AM - 2:00PM, Medicaid/Medi-Cal Teach-In and Speak-Out:   Repealing Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion and Block-Granting of Medicaid ("Medi-Cal" in California) would have huge impacts on seniors, people with disabilities, kids and families.  After learning more about these programs, we'll call government officials to protect Medicaid, and call friends and family to generate more calls. Location: LightHouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired at 1155 Market Street, 10th Floor.  Please call 415-546-1333 for more information.   Read more.
Friday, Jan 27, Protect, Improve, and Expand Medicare and Medicaid! Join CARA in a State-Wide action at US House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's office in Bakersfield.  As House Leader, McCarthy pushes the GOP agenda in Congress, and supports privatization and big cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.  We'll be at his office in big numbers to say NO WAY!  Buses leaving from the SF Bay Area. From SF: Main Public Library, Fulton St. side, 7 AM.  From East Bay: Ashby BART, Adeline St. side, 7:30 AM. Call 877-223-6107 to reserve a seat.   Read more.
Mon, Jan 30, 3-5 PM, Special Forum on Economic Security and Housing Among Older Adults.  Keynote speaker: Steven Wallace, Professor and Chair, Dept of Community Health Sciences, UCLA. Discussants: Cathy Davis, Director, Bayview Hunters Point Multipurpose Senior Services; Cristina Flores, Assistant Adjunct Professor, UCSF Dept of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Margot Kushel, Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine. Location: UCSF Laurel Heights Campus, 3333 California Street, Auditorium S1‐24.  RSVP by Jan 25.   See more.
Wed, Feb 1, 1 PM, Gray Panthers of SF Board Meeting.  Members welcome to attend.  Location: Gray Panther Office, Redstone Building, 2940 16th St. (at Capp), Room 200-3.  More about our location and how to reach us.
Wed, Feb 1, 3-6 PM,  Stop Health Insurance Gouging!  Pack the State's SB 546 Hearing on Health Insurance Rate Increases!   Health Insurance premiums for large-scale purchasers like job-based insurance have increased five times as fast as inflation, cutting paychecks and cutting health and social services by draining city and county budgets.  Pack the State hearing on insurance rate increases demanding: No More Health Insurer Premium Hikes!  No More Health Insurers, Period!  Cover Everyone with Medicare!  See more.
Sat, Feb 4, 1:00-3:30 PM,  SF United Against Trump Organizing Meeting to determine next actions and/or mass meetings.   Location: Audre Lourde Room, Women's Building, 3543 18th St (betw Valencia & Guerrero, map)   Read more.
Wednesdays, Feb 8, 15, 22, 29, 10 AM - 2 PM,  Senior & Disability University presents "Medicare and Medicaid! The Fight, the Struggle, the Issues, & the Effect It Has on All of Us." Free, open to all, the classes cover the issues, and community organizing skills to adovcate to protect, improve, and expand these programs.  Read more.
Standing Rock Links
Video, story of veterans at Standing Rock   
N Dakota had 292 oil spills in 2 years, only one made public   
Petition to Banks to Divest in Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Transfer   
Links on Luis Gangora Pat, killed by SFPD 4-7-2016
Response to false SF Chronicle article   
SF City Attorney Upholds Police Killing   
Other Links
Take action, proposed law charges protesters with terrorism   

Other Events

Sat, Jan 14: Walking Tour, Trumps Source of Wealth   
Sat, Jan 14: Winston Churchill, 1909 People's Budget, Trump   
Sat, Jan 14: SF Bay PNHP Single-Payer Meeting   
Sat, Jan 14: Islamic Center of SF and BHDC Open House   
Sat, Jan 14: Building Resistance in the Trump Era   
Sat, Jan 14: Fundraiser for Jan 20 Inauguration Demo   
Sat, Jan 14: 14th Annual Latino Life Photography Exhibit   

Sun, Jan 15: Our First Stand: Save Healthcare   
Sun, Jan 15: Noe Valley Community Meeting to Resist Trump   
Sun, Jan 15: Oakland General Strike Organizing Assembly   
Mon, Jan 16: Rev Martin Luther King Day March & Parade   
Mon, Jan 16: March: Resist Fascism, Reclaim MLK - 120 Hours Direct Action   
Mon, Jan 16: Free Community Concert to Reclaim MLK's Legacy   
Tues, Jan 17: MLK Day: Homeless People's Popular Assembly   
Tues, Jan 17: Young Activists 4 Black Lives Mini Teach-In   
Wed, Jan 18: Pelosi Should Skip the Inauguration   
Wed, Jan 18: Senior & Disability Action Housing Collaborative   
Wed, Jan 18: SF Living Wage Coalition Meeting   
Wed, Jan 18: Writers Respond to Trump   
Thurs, Jan 19: National Day of Action: Sanctuary for our Students   
Thurs, Jan 19: 48 Hills Pre-Trumpocalypse Happy Hour   
Thurs, Jan 19: Noise Demo! Stop Santa Rita Jail Expansion   
Thurs, Jan 19: How the Scandinavians Got it Right   
Fri-Sun, Jan 20-22: Oakland General Strike Against Trump   
Fri, Jan 20: SF Trump #Calexit Rally   
Fri, Jan 20: UC-Wide Student-Worker Walkout   
Fri, Jan 20: El Rio Planned Parenthood Benefit   
Fri, Jan 20: Protest Trump on Inauguration Day, SF   
Fri, Jan 20: Rise Up for Justice (San Jose) Actions   
Fri, Jan 20: Sensible Cinema: Selma   
Fri, Jan 20: A Tenderloin Inauguration   
Sat, Jan 21: Resist Trump on Inauguration Day, Oakland   
Sat, Jan 21: Women's March, Oakland   
Sat, Jan 21: Protest "Walk for Life" March   
Sat, Jan 21: Women's March, San Francisco   
Sat, Jan 21: UUSF Annual Spaghetti Supper for Social Justice   

Sun, Jan 22: Racial Justice Forum at the UUSF   
Sun, Jan 22: Modern Times, Writers on Resistance   
Mon, Jan 23: SFPD Chief Bill Scott's Swearing In   
Mon, Jan 23: Trump and Right-Wing Populism   
Mon, Jan 23: SF AIDS Foundation, What Now?   
Wed, Jan 25: SFPL Green Film Fest, Of the Sea   
Thurs, Jan 26: Twitter Protest Projector Party   
Thurs, Jan 26: PDA Forum: Gaining Leadership of Democratic Party   
Sat, Jan 28: OWL-SF 2017 Planning Meeting   
Sat, Jan 28: How Does Patriarchy Hurt Men?   

Mon, Jan 30: Special: Economic Security and Housing Among Older Adults   
Wed, Feb 1: No Free Speech for Fascists at UC Berkeley   
Wed, Feb 1: "Stop the Gouging!" Pack the Hearing on Health Insurance Rates       
Sat, Feb 4: Housing for All, A Town Hall Meeting   
Sat, Feb 4: SF United Against Trump Organizing Meeting   
Sat, Feb 4: Single Payer Now Meeting: Trump vs. American Health   

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