The Coleman Update • March 15, 2018
March 17th: Bay Resistance* Mass Training
REGISTER HERE: bit.ly/baypower (it’s FREE!)
2018 is going to be a big year. Let’s get ready to win big for our communities!
Join us to build power together in Bay Resistance’s second annual mass training on March 17th. Trainings will include how to build a sanctuary neighborhood, participate in direct action, win electoral campaigns, and get started in organizing. There will be caucus breakouts for youth, labor folks, and seniors and people with disabilities. Whether you’re a new or experienced activist, come out to skill up and find out how to plug in!
Childcare and lunch provided; please register at bit.ly/baypower. Space is ADA accessible; more accessibility details upon registration. There will be silk-screening, so bring a shirt to print on!
Schedule: 10:00 – 11:15 Opening program •11:30 – 1:00 Skills trainings • 1:00 – 1:30 Lunch provided • 1:30 – 2:30 Campaigns and caucuses
Join your fellow Bay Area activists to build a strong community of resistance and justice – to build power for 2018!
* As the Trump administration and the far right take power, Bay Resistance is a powerful new network preparing to defend our beloved communities, our movements and our earth.
March 24th: March for our Lives
Spurred by Florida’s Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Feb. 14, March for Our Lives rallies are being planned in cities across the U.S. this month. The San Francisco rally in support of the National #MarchForOurLives movement is being organized by a volunteer team of students and nonprofit organizations.
Join Coleman staff and members on March 24th at 1pm in Civic Center Plaza as we #MarchForOurLives! Click here for more info and to rsvp on the facebook event page.
March 25th: Sunday Streets Excelsior
What: Mission Street from Avalon to Geneva is transformed into a car-free space with fun, free activities provided by local nonprofits, community groups, and small businesses.
When: Sunday March 25th 11am to 4pm
Look for Coleman’s table at the Excelsior Sunday Streets! The Excelsior boasts the city’s highest number of families and young people and is also San Francisco’s most diverse neighborhood. Catch the 14, 49, 29, 44, or 52 bus or walk from Balboa Park BART Station to local eateries, ranging from Mexican, Thai and Korean cuisine to old-school Italian. Take in colorful murals, or shop at fresh vegetable markets. Bring the kids for story time at the library branch or explore nearby McLaren park. Click here for more info and the route map.
April 11: San Francisco Black Family Day
Join Coleman staff and members at Black Family Day, sponsored by SFUSD and the Black to the Future Collaborative.*
*Coleman is a founding member of the Black to the Future. A call to action for African American community empowerment in San Francisco, Black to the Future is a city-supported, community-driven collaborative strengthening services in the areas of family support and advocacy, education, health and wellness, workforce development, and violence prevention.
Coleman was proud to stand in solidarity yesterday with students taking action around the country to advocate for gun control
and honor the 17 victims of last month’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
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