SF: volunteer today for Electoral / community work with the left
- The Progressive Left, Green activists, Left Party Frontlines newspaper
staff, the Immigrant Rights Movement (MDI) and community, student and
labor activists are working together from today to Election Day on
November to support a number of campaigns and community work in the San
Francisco Bay Area. Join US!
BAY AREA SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FROM 9/28 TO 11/4, 2002
We will be supporting or opposing a number of candidates and issues on
the ballot. But we will be focusing on two candidates: Carlos Estrada
for City Council, District 8th in Berkeley and Abel Mouton for the San
Francisco College Board. Other Green, independent left candidates and
progressive positions on a number of propositions on the ballot will be
promoted as well.
For more information or to volunteer, please call (415) 452-9992 or
e-mail to: alternative@... If you already indicated you would
like to volunteer, make your choices and call us up to sign in.
PROPOSED CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES FOR BAY AREA BRANCHES (Oakland/Berkeley;
San Francisco, Spanish-Speaking branch)
Saturday, September 28, 11 AM at the Bell at Dolores Park.
Demonstration in support of the Palestinian people. Distribute
literature for the candidates, promote with leaflets
Immigrant Pride Day. We will also be collecting endorsements for IPD.
Wednesday, October 2 - 1 PM Hearing at 850 Bryant to discuss the
utilization of the big sound systems for IPD.
Thursday, October 3 - 10 AM Meeting with the cops at Mission Police
Station to discuss how we are conducting our own security and want them
out of the IPD 2002. As some people already know, they had been calling
some of our main organizers, harassing them about the political nature
of the event.
Thursday, Friday - Door to door in San Francisco and or tabling at CCSF
(Call time and place (415) 452-9992)
Friday, October 4 - Public Meeting in Berkeley community setting
organized for Carlos Estrada's' campaign. Place and time to be
Saturday, October 5 - 11 AM to 3PM Door to Door intensive canvassing at
District 8th in Berkeley with Carlos Estrada's campaign and other
literature. Objective: 800 households. (Call 415/452-9992 to volunteer)
Saturday, October 5 - 5 PM - Volunteers' meeting for IPD 2002 - At the
Offices of IFR - Mission and 25th Streets, San Francisco.
Sunday, October 6 - 4-8PM Fundraising for Abel Mouton at Melissa's. Live
Music, buffet and drinks. Call for tickets in advance $40 an up. (415)
Monday, October 7, Wednesday October 9 and Friday, October 11 - Door to
door for electoral campaigns (Abel Mouton for College Board, SF, and
Carlos Estrada for City Council in Berkeley) and IPD 2002. (call for
time and meeting places) (415) 452-9992
Public Event in UC Berkeley (date? time? To be confirmed)
Tuesday, October 8 - Super-Rally with Ralph Nader in the East Bay.
Distributing literature for our candidates and promoting
Saturday, October 12 - from 7 AM to 6 PM, general mobilization for IPD
2002. We will have plenty of work during the day in the general
organizing of the event, managing the stages and with the political
tasks: stages, literature sales and distribution and organizing a movie
theater with political movies and debates throughout the day. We expect
Saturday, October 19 - Political Rally and Campaign fundraising.
Speeches, live music, drinks, signs. This is the popular event of the
campaign, start promoting it to bring as many people as possible. Will
be at El Rio from 3:30 PM to 8:30 PM. $10 in advance. Call for tickets:
Sunday, October 20 - General Mobilization for Carlos Estrada. Door to
door campaigning with campaign literature. (Call Jim/Beto
for time and meeting place)
Monday 21 to Friday 26 - Tabling at City College and UC Berkeley and
door to door in neighborhoods both at Berkeley and San Francisco. Call
for time and meeting place.
Saturday, October 26 - Sunday, October 27 - Caravan throughout the city
of San Francisco. Sound system, music, signs and campaign literature as
well as newspapers. We are planning to do 4 neighborhoods on Saturday
and 4 neighborhoods on Saturday with stops, etcetera. 415/452/9992
Monday, October 27 to Friday, November 1 - Door to door at neighborhoods
in Berkeley and San Francisco, tabling at UC Berkeley and CCSF.
Saturday, November 2, Sunday, November 3 - Mobilization in both Berkeley
and SF for our candidates (time and places to be determined).
ELECTION DAY: GET OUT THE VOTE MOBILIZATION!
On October 1 we will have ready signs for Abel Mouton for City College
(San Francisco) and Carlos Estrada for City Council (Berkeley). If you
wish to participate in the groups organized to put them up or need one
for your yard or window, give us a ring: (415) 452-9992