New Valencia Hall
Organizing Center and Bookstore
747 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(located seven blocks from Civic Center BART and
on or near the #19, 31, 47, 48 & 49 Muni bus lines.)
Monday through Friday, 1:00-5:00pm. Or call for an appointment!
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Events in San Francisco
Join up with workers who are organizing against racism and sexism in hiring and on the job, unsafe worksites, and the abuse of at-will employees. Meet and support San Francisco city workers, teachers, and other Bay Area public and private sector employees, who are fighting to improve their working conditions.
Protest the City’s anti-worker and pro-privatization agenda that is fueling the direct gentrification in our communities. Share your experience and ideas on how to fight back against bigoted bosses, impunity, harassment, and abusive negligent management. Stand up against hostile and unsafe workplaces which can affect everything from the ability to provide vital services to the quality of the water we drink.
May Day Action:
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
4:00 to 5:00 pm — Opening Rally & March starting at Embarcadero Plaza (Market St. & Steuart St.)
5:00 to 6:30 pm — Rally & Speak Out at Civic Center Plaza (across from City Hall).
• Accountability and an end to racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, hiring practices!
• End the mistreatment of workers; unsafe working conditions, and at-will (temporary status) employment, which is being used discriminatorily and exploitatively, especially against women, people of color, and immigrants!
• Keep our public utilities and services public! More permanent civil service positions and quotas for how they are filled!
• Stop privatization of public resources and jobs!
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Michael James Chapman, Community Organizer
Freedom Socialist Party – San Francisco
Members of SEIU Local 1021:
Brenda Barros, SF General Hospital chapter president, member of Erase Racism; Raina Johnson, Museum Civil Service Chapter; Harold Powell, San Francisco Industry Chair; Alyssa Jones-Garner, Laguna Honda Chapter & SF Labor Council Delegate; Nicole Christian; Vicki McGuire, Human Services Agency; Bonnie Carlson, HSA-SFDAAS, Rafael Picazo, SFUSD Chapter President.
Members of AFSCME 3299, UC Hastings:
Nancy Reiko Kato; Laurel Rus; Amy Chase; Katey Mason; Cecilia Moreira
Strength in Numbers @ SF Water Dept.:
Amy Gray-Schlink, United Association Local 38, Plumbers & Pipefitters
Members of AFT 2121, UC-AFT, & SF Labor Council Delegates:
Robert Price; Allan Fisher, AFT 2121 & SF Labor Council Delegate; Rodger Scott, AFT 2121 & SF Labor Council Delegate; Kaia Olatunde, UC-AFT
Members of United Educations of SF (UESF):
Sam Rubin; Norma Gallegos; Jose Montenegro, La Voz
Members of 1st Unitarian Universalist Society of SF:
Lawrence Danos, Environmental Justice Work Group; Melvin Starks, Economic Justice Council
Member of United Public Workers for Action (UPWA):
Sponsored by Ad Hoc Committee for May Day
The Red Letter Press anthology, Talking Back: Voices of Color, is one of 30 books chosen by the Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art for “Thirty Books: The F213 Protest Literature Library”! The book’s editor, poet Nellie Wong, will be reading from the book on May 2 in San Francisco.
Hosted by Anna Mantzaris and Audrey Ferber.
6:30 – 7:00 PM View artwork, hors d’oeuvres and drinks
7:00 – 8:00 PM Readings by F213 writers Audrey Ferber, Christine No, Shannon Rose Riley and Nellie Wong
8:00 – 8:30 PM Intermission with food and drinks
8:30 – 10:00 PM Visiting Atlanta artist Sheila Pree Bright will speak about her short film and new book, #1960Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives Matter Protests and do a book signing