Bay Area political events: Anti-gun march, confronting transphobia

Bay Area political events: Anti-gun march, confronting transphobia

Upcoming political events in the Bay Area. FRIDAY Confronting transphobia: A conversation on how to end transphobia, hosted by the Freedom Socialist Party. $2-$5 donation. 6:30 p.m., New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk St., San Francisco. More information is here. Art, activism and socialism: Socialist Party candidates for governor, Gloria La Riva, and insurance commissioner, Nathalie Hrizi, talk about their stands and host a banner-painting event. $3-$10. 7 p.m. 2969 Mission St., San Francisco. More information is here. SATURDAY Anti-gun violence: Third annual “Wear Orange” march on the Golden Gate Bridge marking National Gun Violence Awareness Day. 11:30 a.m. at the bridge plaza. More information is here. On the Peninsula, gather at Redwood City Caltrain station at 9 a.m. for train ride to the San Francisco event. More information is here. Art and action: YBCA Fellows unveils visual and performance projects that explore ways to spark community engagement and action. $10. 2-6 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., San Francisco. More information is here. SUNDAY Women in politics: Women’s March sponsors a forum on strategies for increasing women’s participation in electoral politics and activism, and for boosting women’s turnout in the June 5 elections. 2-4 p.m. at the Women’s Building, 3543 18th St., San Francisco. More information is here. MONDAY Policy and racism: Commonwealth Club hosts a forum on the question, does the Bay Area have policies that affirm racism? Speakers include San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza. $7 […]

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