[SFGP] Green Party Event Update
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announce at sfgreens.org
Fri Aug 5 23:23:57 PDT 2005
GREEN PARTY EVENT UPDATE:
We usually only send one email update per week, but there are some late
breaking events that we feel are significant for SF Greens to know about so
you can participate:
1. Ross Mirkarimi Community Policing forum, Monday, 8/8 1:00 pm
2. First Bi-monthly School Board meeting, Tuesday, 8/9 7:00
3. Northern CA Green Party Strategy Session, Saturday, 8/13 10am-3:30pm
1. DISTRICT 5 SUPERVISOR ROSS MIRKARIMI TO HOLD HEARING ON COMMUNITY
POLICING POLICIES Monday, August 8, 2005 at 3-5pm in Rm 263 in City Hall.
San Francisco, especially the Western Addition in Green Supervisor Ross
Mirkarimi's District 5 has been plagued with violence (see SF Chron article:
. Ross has been a leader on taking on this issue, and is calling a special
meeting to address solutions.
Join Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, SFPD Chief Heather Fong, Chief Assistant
District Attorney Russell Giuentini and Public Defender Jeff Adachi for a
special hearing on Community Policing policies, including:
Review of policing strategies have worked elsewhere and
How San Francisco can leverage successes enjoyed by other jurisdictions in
2. FIRST MEETING: AUGUST 9TH REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING, 7 pm, 555
Franklin St. The Open Government for SF School Committee, is sending out
advance notice of what the items are on the agenda of each board meeting
during this school year.
We wish to provide brief descriptions of the significance of each item with
reasons why you might want to attend and even speak to these issues. If you
wish to speak to an agenda item or during general comment period, you must
call the district office the day before or day of the meeting (415-241-6427)
and sign up as a speaker - - all you have to do is give your name and the
topic you want to address.
ITEMS ON THE AGENDA:
--- Wong/Sanchez Resolution re school closures-requesting that the community
be given ample notice of school closures
--- Advisory committee report from the Bilingual Community Council
SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
--- Resolution to approve spending plan for revised Proposition H
Resolution: As you recall in November 2003, San Francisco voters
overwhelmingly voted to passed Proposition H in order to have the City give
a total of $60 million to SFUSD over five years to fund more pre-K programs,
arts, libraries, school nurses, athletics and counselors.
3. NORTHERN CA GREEN PARTY STRATEGY SESSION, Saturday, Aug 13, 10:00 am to
Join Green Party activists from northern California as we discuss strategies
for the 2006 election cycle. Session will include discussions on:
local races (Supervisors, City Council, School Board, etc.),
Assembly, State Senate, US Congress,
US Senate and statewide constitutional offices (Governor, Lt. Governor,
Secretary of State, Attorney General, Controller, Treasurer).
Initiatives- Green Party backed Minimum Wage Initiative
Location: SF Green Party offices, 1028 A Howard Street, between 6th and 7th.
Lunch will be provided, donations are requested but not required. for more
info call: 415-386-5464.
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