Progressive Activist Calendar Mid-November, 2018

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in San Diego

Editordude: Here is the Progressive Activist Calendar for mid-November from San Diego Free Press. The first calendar for many months without any election campaign stuff. (Updated to reflect passage of time since originally posted.)

November 12

Health Equity Now: Ending Police Violence

Monday, November 12, 1pm
Centro Cultural de La Raza
2004 Park Boulevard
For More Information (Free Tickets)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing

Willie Thomas, Justice Steven Rosenthal campaign, Chicago
Asantewaa RN Boykin, Anti Police-Terror Project
Mark-Anthony Clayton-Johnson, Frontline Wellness Network, @Justice LA
Pedro Rios, American Friends Service Committee
Steven Osuna, CSULB, Historian of LAPD
Aundrey Jones, UCSD , Ethnic Studies
Gloria Verdieu, Committee Against Police Brutality-San Diego & the San Diego Coalition to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal and all Political Prisoners

What will it take and what do public health professionals need to mobilize in our work and institutions? This alternative session will bring together perspectives from critical researchers and community justice movements on:

* how ending law enforcement violence is essential to achieving health equity and justice
* reimagining and redefining public health frameworks for investment/divestment in policing
*community power and community safety approaches and
* the role of public health infrastructure in shifting conditions of law enforcement violence.

November 13

Dr. Jen WINS! Club Meeting & Celebration

Tuesday, November 14, 7pm
Elijah’s Restaurant
7061 Clairmont Mesa Boulevard
For More Information
Hosted by Clairemont Democratic Club

Our own Dr. Jen did the impossible, the improbable, and won — and it wasn’t even close! With 100% of precincts reporting, Jen Campbell won by 12 points!

Come join and celebrate this success, and all the other local election results. We have invited Andy Keatts with Voice of San Diego to discuss some insights into those election results.

November 14

Brews and News with Voice of San Diego Journalists

Wednesday, November 14, 5:30pm
Iron Fist Brewing
1985 National Avenue
For More Information
Hosted by Voice of San Diego

Brews & News is always a great opportunity to meet our editor-in-chief and reporters, as well as like-minded people.

Join us to chat about recent news, issues in your neighborhood, and journalism in general. At our upcoming event we’ll share post-election insights and what they mean for our region.

We would love to see you on Wednesday, November 14th at Iron Fist Brewing in Barrio Logan. This event is open to members and non-members, so bring a friend.

November General Meeting – YIMBY Dems

Wednesday, November 14, 6pm
Tiger! Tiger!
3025 El Cajon Boulevard
For More Information
Hosted by YIMBY Democrats of San Diego County

#YIMBYDems endorsed Assemblymember Todd Gloria will be gracing us with his presence at our next meeting! You won’t want to miss this post-election get together!

A Conversation About Police-Community Relations in Oceanside

Wednesday, November 14, 6:30PM
1617 Mission Avenue (Oceanside)
For More Information  (Tickets)
Hosted by Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Share your voice. Improve the Oceanside community. Get better service and protection.

Join religious leaders and your fellow community members on November 14 for an impactful discussion about what you see helping and hurting the relationship between the Oceanside Community and the Oceanside Police Department. During this engaging conversation, you have a special opportunity to shape the future of Oceanside, and better prepare religious leaders for their upcoming conversation with Oceanside PD Chief McCoy and those who serve to protect your community.

In partnership with: The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, Save Our Streets (SOS), the San Diego Organizing Project (SDOP), and the Boys and Girls Club of Oceanside.

The Struggle For Civil Rights: LGBT History

Wednesday, November 14, 6pm
North Park Library
3735 31st Street
For More Information
Hosted by North Park Library and One Book, One San Diego

Walter Meyer, manager of Lambda Archives, presents a program connecting the African-American Civil rights marches with the marches for LGBTQ civil rights, particularly with those marches and activism in San Diego.

The presentation will cover the arc from Bayard Rustin to the DADT and Marriage Equality and other rallies in San Diego.

November 15

Fight Night: State of the Resistance

Thursday, November 15, 5pm
4305 University Avenue #640
For More Information  (Tickets)
Hosted by San Diegans for Gun Violence Preventionand 2 others

You’ve come out to our previous Networking Nights and you know we host the best discussions with thought-provoking panelists and moderators. From healthcare, housing, and marijuana legalization, we choose issues that are relevant and impact our daily lives.

Join us post-election as we learn the landscape of the issues that our community cares most about. We’ll hear from organizations in the front lines of immigration advocacy, women’s rights, electoral politics, and gun violence prevention

Film Night  “The Hand That Feeds”

Thursday, November 15, 7pm
Ocean Beach Green Center
4843 Voltaire Street
For More Information  (Free)

At a popular bakery cafe’, residents of New York’s Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day.  But, behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers who will fire them for calling in sick.  “The Hand That Feeds” is a 2015 documentary telling the story of twelve of these workers as they fight back, risking deportation and the loss of their livelihood, the workers team up with a diverse crew of innovative young organizers and take the unusual step of forming their own independent union, launching themselves on a journey that will test the limits of their resolve

November 16

Robert Reich

Friday, November 16, 5:30pm
California Center for the Arts (Escondido)
340 North Escondido Boulevard
For More Information  (Tickets)
Hosted by Palomar College

Robert Reich is one of the world’s foremost experts on jobs and the economy.

An advocate of reforms that spread the benefits of economic growth, Mr. Reich co-founded Inequality Media, an online channel dedicated to raising awareness of economic inequality. Mr. Reich’s new book The Common Good explains the fundamental purpose of a fair and just society.

Palomar College is proud to present Mr. Reich as part of our Student Equity Speaker Series focused on campus and community engagement around issues of equity and social justice. This is a free but ticketed event.

November 18

CAIR Hosts our next RJC

Sunday, November 18. 2pm
7710 Balboa Avenue
For More Information
Hosted by Racial Justice Coalition of San Diego

Join us on the 3rd floor conference room at 7710 Balboa Ave, San Diego for a Racial Justice Coalition meeting hosted by the Counsel on American- Islamic Relations (CAIR) – Yusef Miller.

Other Stuff

January 19, 2019. 11am

Women’s March San Diego 2019

County Administration Building
1600 Pacific Highway
For More Information

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