Complete schedule of 2016 Laborfest, Sat, July 2 - Sun, July 31
Read the corrupt, racist, and murderous career of SF Police Chief Greg Sur. Fire Chief Suhr! || Fire Chief Suhr leaflet
Read about the "Support at Home" Program, a proposal for San Francisco to help pay for home care for seniors and people with disabilities who are too poor to pay out-of-pocket but not poor enough for for free home care.
Read letter of May Day coalition to Alameda County Sheriff Ahern demanding end of cooperation with ICE, stop covering up police violence, stop contracting jail medical care to a dangerous private company, and stop militariazing police.
What to Do When a Person Has a Mental Health Crisis on the Street, and What Needs to Be Done on SF Tent Cities and Homelessness,
by Coalition on Homelessness
No Tasers for SF Police! Tasers will not reduce officer-related shootings! Jailing killer cops would be a start.
Why we love the Coalition on Homelessness: Read their 2015 report.
CARA Convention Resolutions on Long-Term Care as part of Single-Payer, and Racism, Mass-Incarceration, Police Shootings and Prison Construction.
Notice of seasonal hiring by the US Postal Service
Support Prop I, Moratorium on Luxury Housing in the Mission. Read the Fact Sheet.
Why do we need Eviction Protection 2.0 to be passed by the SF Board of Supervisors? Read a summary of the proposed ordinance.
New Medicare Fact Sheet: History of Medicare, How Medicare helped desegregate US hospitals, Medicare Today, Why we need Medicare for All, and How Ryan budget will kill Medicare.
Nurses Speak on Medicare-For-All! A great Medicare Birthday leaflet showing why we need universal, cradle-to-grave, improved Medicare (single-payer). Not just the usual arguments!
NO NEW SF JAIL AND MORE POLICE! Critical Resistance has issued a new People's Report on how a new SF Jail and hundreds more police would lead to increased criminalization of homelessness and poverty, how much the Jail would cost and how many services would be sacrificed to pay for it, why the Jail is unnecessary, what are the alternatives to building a new Jail, and how to get involved and join the fight against a new SF Jail. Read the report here, and come to the Supervisors' Hearing, Thursday, June 18, 2 PM, convened by Sup. Jane Kim, on alternatives to a new SF Jail.
Real Regulation for AirBnB and the Other Short-Term Rental Platforms That Are Turning Our Rental Housing into Hotel Rooms! Read a Q&A explaining the Sharebetter Ballot Campaign to force big-business to follow City law, while sparing those renting out extra rooms. Short summary of the measure and who's behind it.
Why San Francisco Needs a Moratorium on Luxury Housing
City College Older Adult Classes for Summer & Fall, 2015. Summer starts June 15, Fall starts Aug 17, but you can join anytime if class is not full. Class Schedule (pdf, long download)
BART: Drop the Charges And the Fines Against the Black Lives Matter 14!
Hear Disabled Lesbian Poet Barbara Ruth on KPFA's Pushing Limits
Gray Panthers letter of support for SF MUNI drivers.
It is OUR City College! The Accreditation Agency's latest offer is a dangerous trap.
Why we need to update and improve SF's Health Care Security Ordinance, provide care for all San Franciscans, and close the loophole for SF business employing low-wage labor.
CPMC cuts services to Spanish-speaking St. Luke's Hospital patients, announces intention to serve the neighborhood that is "better employed and better educated."
CARA letter to Sacramento on State Budget: Using surplus to restore Safety-Net programs Is more important than creating a Rainy Day Fund or paying down the debt!
Police Violence Against City College Students.
Get the Facts. Keep City College Open.
With Obama's Chained-CPI Social Security Cut stalled,
Now's the time to push back! Strengthen Social Security,
Scrap the Cap, Give us real COLAs!
Are You Living in Public Housing or an SRO and having elevator problems?
Take SDA's Elevator Survey: Let the City know they need fixing!
No New Jail in SF: A Senior & Disability Perspective
A Gray Panther writes SF Supervisors: No New Jail!
SF99%'s Conversation on NSA Mass Surveillance
Video of Lynne Stewart's Return to NYC
Sign Petition demanding pardon or clemancy for Snowdon.
Sign Petition to Feinstein Against her "FISA Improvement Act" to Approve NSA Domestic Spying
Watch "Unmanned: America's Drone Wars"
Why We Should Have No New Jail for San Francisco
Why Social Security Needs to be Expanded
What is Jobs With Justice-SF?
Should We Criticize BART Workers, Or Join Them?
CARA Accomplishments Over 10 Years
What's Next for Medicare-For-All / Single-Payer Healthcare in
California, from the Campaign for a Healthy California.
How Does Obamacare Compare with Medicare-For-All in Calif?
NO on Prop A (Retirees Healthcare Trust Fund)
CARA FACT SHEET: Impact of ACA on Medicare
On Just Medicare? NOTHING CHANGES! Stay off the Exchange!
SF Gray Panthers say No Exceptions to Due Process Ordinance!
Protect Calif Community Colleges and Adult Education
US Dept of Education Censures Accreditation Agency That Threatens to Close SF City College
Thursday, August 1, Free Lynne Stewart demonstration
SF City College: Stop the Corporate Agenda to Downsize and Privatize Public Education
Tuesday, July 2nd: Human Chains Against the Chained-CPI. Join us in San Francisco as part of the national action to protect and improve Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
SF Says NO! to the Indefinite Detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). See City Hall Rally before introduction of a Supervisors' Resolution opposing it.
CPMC/Sutter: San Francisco Needs Healthcare, Housing, Jobs, And Justice! Read the Community's letter to the SF Supervisors.
What's really happening at SF City College, and how we can help save it. || And what's behind the attacks on SF City College
Pelican Bay Prisoners fighting tortuous conditions initiate agreement to end hostilities between racial groups in California facilities.
Save the People's Post Office! Great Leaflet. Latest News.
SF Gray Panthers and Senior & Disability Action close Wells Fargo accounts and hold demonstration in protest of WFB's forclosures and evictions. WFB has 40% of US home mortages and and has has over twice as many auctions of foreclosed homes in SF as other banks combined!
Flash! SF Labor Council passes Gray Panther-authored resolution, "No Grand Bargain: Protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid" (pdf)
Demostration against Post Office Closings and Sell-Offs by zillionaire Richard Blum, real estate magnate and UC Regent.
Sign on-line petition: women, communities of color, and allies call for (1) No Cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid benefits, (2) Let Bush tax cuts expire for wealthiest 2%.
SF Post Offices taken off the closure list! (see page 2)
Stop "Stop and Frisk" in San Francisco! (pdf)
Gray Panthers Presents "What is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?" Saturday, August 4th & Saturday, August 18th.
Gray Panther's 100th Birthday Sing Out for Woody Guthrie
Join the Rockin' Solidarity Labor Chorus (pdf)
SF City College Labor and Community Studies Classes (pdf)
Save the People's Post Office
Gray Panthers at March to Save Post Offices
Alan Simpson goes ballistic over CARA's opposition to the Cat Food Commission's plans! Here's the leaflet that drove him crazy.
Payroll Tax Cut? Payday Loan is more like it!
Bill Clinton's savage program of Welfare Reform, effects on women and children.
What's wrong with Ryan and Wyden's plans to turn Medicare over to HMOs and issue vouchers that won't cover the HMOs' charges.
March 2012, Oakland, We gave Simpson & Bowles the greeting they deserved!
How Propositions C and D attack health and pensions of SF's low-paid City Workers.
Demonstration at Obama Campaign Headquarters: HANDS OFF SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE, AND MEDICAID!
Gray Panthers were born fighting racism and war at the 1971 White House Conference on Aging, which ignored problems of black seniors.
Immigrants for Sale: private immigrant-detention industry profits $5 billion annually, writes anti-immigrant legislation
Social Security is NOT Broken! Don't Let the Bosses Kill It.
Democracy Now! 500,000 march in London against worst service cuts in 80 years paired with corporate tax cuts
Solidarity with Immigrant Workers and Families
No Tasers for SF Police!
Monterey, Calif., Feb. 21: Bowles! Simpson! Stop using the deficit as a phony excuse to gut our Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid!
Simpson and Bowles! We've got some questions for you!
Deficit Commissioners Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles devastating plans for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Jobs.
Ashley Carson, Older Women's League Executive Director, tells Obama's Deficit Commission about the importance of Social Security, especially to women.
Read Mumia's SF BayView piece demanding freedom for Lynne Stewart
SF Gray Panthers support MUNI drivers resisting concessions that would lead to more service cuts.
What's wrong with MUNI's "saturation" raids on bus passengers?
SF Immigrant Legal & Educational Network (SFILEN) Platform for the Rights of New Americans, December 2009
No MUNI service cuts! No MUNI fare increases! Make downtown business pay for what MUNI gives them.
Alliance for Retired Americans pamphlet, Social Security, Medicare, & the Fiscal Commission, a valuable resource
Watch Senate testimony by Single Payer advocate Marcia Angell M.D., that targets profits of entire health industry, not just insurance companies.
Watch Bill Moyers interview with Single Payer advocate Marcia Angell M.D., on what's wrong with Obama's health plan.
Solidarity with Students: Demonstrate against dismantling of public education. Thurs, March 4, 5 PM, SF's Civic Center. Read leaflet relating these cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid cuts.
FLASH! Obama proproses his own Commission to make fast-track cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.
ALERT! Tuesday, January 19, National Call-In Day against forming a Task Force to cut Social Security and Medicare.
Gray Panthers writes Obama criticizing his paying $780,000 to economist Jonathan Gruber to write articles supporting Obama's private-insurance-based health plan.
Gray Panthers and CARA demand IHSS be preserved.
Iraq Vet: Our real enemies are not ones living in a distant land, they are here in front of us. Racism is their weapon.
SF Immigrant Rights Activists Prepare for national
campaign in immigration reform.
KPFA's Courageous radio program "Flashpoints" is
under attack by station management. Please help.