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 Gray Panthers Meeting on Paul Robeson. Click here if image missing.

Anytime.  No Tasers for SF Police.  Flood Police Commission, Supervisors, and Mayor with emails.   The Police Commission will be making a decision on Chief Suhr's request to arm officers with tasers. There have been enough people to stop this request five times since 2004. Email sfpd.commission@sfgov.org
Tues, May 3, 12:30 PM.  March to City Hall: Support the #Frisco5 Hunger Strikers Demanding Fire Chief Suhr.  On Tuesday the #Frisco5 will be on day 13 of their hunger strike to bring justice to SF against the police terror and killings. Their demand is simple: Fire Police Chief Suhr!  Facebook page.  Hunger Strikers request all banners relate to those killed by SF Police.
Tues, May 3, 3 PM.  Unite-Here Local 2 Day of Action against Le Meridien Hotel, which has resisted unionization for years:   More info: Laurel Fish (lfish@unitehere2.org 415.864.8770 ext 777).  Location: 333 Battery St. (betw Clay & Sacramento, map)
Tues, May 3. Police Accountability in San Francisco, a forum with Greg Suhr, SF Police Chief and Jeff Adachi, SF Public Defender, moderated by KQED's Michael Krasney.  Sponsors: Sherith Israel and Raoul Wollenberg Jewish Democratic Club.   5:30 PM: meet at the site of the forum, where we have a press conference with Adachi.     7 PM: forum begins at Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California, betw Webster & Buchanan, see map.  Sign petition to support hunger strikers and fire Greg Suhr.  Note: 5:30 PM march from Divisadero/Geary is canceled, go directly to 2266 California.
Wed, May 4, 1 PM.  Gray Panthers of SF Board Meeting, Members Welcome. Location: Main Library, 1st Floor Stong Room.
Wed, May 4, 1:30-5:30 PM.  Town Hall, Homeless State of Emergency.  Co-sponsored by leading anti-homelessness advocates in San Francisco. Read more.  Location: St. Anthony's Foundation, 150 Golden Gate betw Jones & Leavenworth, map.
Wed, May 4, 5:30 PM.  SF Police Commission Meeting scheduled including discussion on proposed Use of Force Policies. Location: City Hall, Rm 400.   See agenda particularly item 5.    Here's why Gray Panther opposes tasers.   Watch Coalition on Homelessness Director Jennifer Friedenbach speak on why Crisis Intervention *Teams* are needed instead of tasers or more training. 
Wed, May 4, 6 PM.   Fourth Wednesday Vigil for Amilcar: DA Must File Charges Against Officers Who Killed Amilcar.   Location: Mission Police Station, 630 Valencia, near 17th St. Facebook page.
Thurs, May 5, 1 PM.  (Note time change.) Senior & Disability Rally: SF! Fund the Programs and Services We Need!   20% of SF is over 60 and 20% have disabilities.  We need housing subsidies, appropriate job opportunities, computer training, Support at Home (a home care subsidy program), home-delivered meals and grocieries, group van transportation, and more case managers and social workers.   See the leaflet.
Fri, May 6. 5-8 PM. Hillary Clinton in SF, Protest Her Foreign Policy.  Location to be determined.   Read Facebook page.
Sat, May 7, 11 AM.  Rally for Prop C on June's Ballot, doubling the requirement of inclusionary housing from developers and allowing Supervisors to set that requirement. Location: Women's Bldg, 3543 18th St.  More on Prop C
Wed, May 11, 11 AM.  Healthcare Action Team, Location 1010 Mission. 
Thurs, May 12, 10 AM. Senior & Disability Action, Location, 1187 Franklin.
Thurs, May 12, 1 PM. CARA SF CAT, Location: ILWU 1188 Franklin.
Wed, May 11, 5:30 PM.  SF Police Commission Meeting, including scheduled VOTE on whether to approve draft policies to move forward with meet and confer with City, the Department,  and SF Police Officers'  Association. Location: City Hall, Rm. 400.
Thurs, May 12: 5:30 PM.  Stop Your Eviction: Know Your Rights.   Workshop for Mission Residents in English and Spanish.  Sponsored by Housing Rights Committee of SF, includes some individual consultations with their organizers.  Location: The Lab, 2948 16th St, at Capp, part of the Redstone Bldg.    Facebook page.
Mon, May 16, 8 AM.  Rally for Healthcare for Undocumented (Sacramento).  A State-wide rally on the steps of the state Capitol demanding healthcare for undocumented immigrants (including MediCAL, which has just been struck from SB-10) and Medicare-for-All (Single-Payer healthcare).  Buses leave from SF (Civic Center, 8 AM) and Berkeley (Ashby BART, 8:30 AM) and return by 3 PM.  You MUST RSVP to get a bus seat. Call 415-695-7891.  Read more.
Tues, May 17, 12:30 PM.  Gray Panthers of SF General Meeting on Paul Robeson.  All welcome to attend; free; wheelchairs OK.  Location: Fireside Rm, Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin St. at Geary.  See above
Wed, May 18, 1 PM.  Senior & Disability Action Housing Collaborative.  Location: 1360 Mission, betw 9th & 10th Sts.
Wed, May 18, 6 PM.  SF Living Wage Coalition.  Location: 2940 16th St, at Capp, 3rd Fl.
Mon, May 23, 11:30 AM.  Gray Panthers of SF Book Club.  Celtic Cafe, 142 McAllister, betw Hyde & Leavenworth.  Please call 415-931-1126 to confirm.
Sat, May 28, 10 AM.  OWL-SF Meeting featuring an Empowered Elder Workshop, discussions on having ready access to your medical information in an emergency, information you need when hospitalized, and making healthcare decisions and advanced directives.  Location: 555 Ellis, betw Hyde & Leavenworth.  Read more.

Other Important Events
 
Mon, May 2: David Cobb, Opposing Corporate Personhood           
Tues, May 3: Supervisors: Reverse SFMTA's Mission St Changes        
Tues, May 3: Action Remembering Deadly Pakistan Building Collapse      
Wed, May 4: Town Hall on Homeless State of Emergency       
Wed, May 4: Flint Water: Devestating Result of State Takeover       
Wed, May 4: Update: Mission's Last Stand or Mission Stands Up       
Thurs, May 5: San Francisco!  Fund Seniors & People w. Disabilities!       
Thurs, May 5: Training on Legal Defense at Demonstrations       
Thurs, May 5: Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo, Cross-Border Unity      
Fri, May 6: Hillary Clinton in Town, Protest Her Foreign Policy       
Fri, May 6: Film: Ida B. Wells - A Passion for Justice     
Sat, May 7: No Mas Bebés, Mexican Women Sterilized without Consent       
Mon, May 9: Responding to Abrupt Climate Change      
Tues, May 10: Supervisors Vote on Immigrants: ICE Out of San Francisco!        
Wed, May 11: Healthcare Action Team Meeting           
Wed, May 11: Baobab Fundraiser for Anti-Eviction Mapping Project        
Sat, May 14: Solidarity with Salvadorean Indepenedent Radio      
Sun, May 15:Agents of Change, New Film on SF State Struggle, Déjà Vu     
Mon, May 16: Sacramento March: Healthcare for All Undocumented       
Wed, May 18: Weapons of Displacement: Homless Sweeps, Police Killings     
Thurs, May 19: Rally for Safe Staffing in City Hospitals and Clinics        
Tues, May 24: Strategies for Lawyers Opposed to Incarceration      
Sat, May 28: OWL-SF Meeting, Empowered Elder Workshop        
Sat, May 28: Talk by David Swanson, Author of War Is a Lie             
Sun, May 29: Carnaval in SF's Mission       
Fri, June 3:  Free Admission, El Rio Live Music Fundraiser, for Causa Justa      
Thurs, June 16: City Hall: No More Luxury Market-Rate Units in the Mission        
Thurs, June 16: City Lights: The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine         
Thurs, June 30: Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin       

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