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Harvey Milk Happy Hour: Hole in the Wall Saloon 25th Anniversary

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What: Harvey Milk Happy Hour: Hole in the Wall Saloon 25th Anniversary

Where: Hole in the Wall Saloon at 1369 Folsom Street at 10th Street

When: Thursday, April 25th from 6 pm to 9 pm.

The club will close April by celebrating the 25th anniversary of the treasured San Francisco establishment, Hole In The Wall Saloon.

The Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club hosts a happy hour on the fourth Thursday of every month to give old friends a chance to say hello and new friends a chance to get to know the Club. New to the city? Need to register to vote? Wanna join Milk? Have questions? Come on down!

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April's General Membership Meeting

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Thank you to everyone who attended our April General Meeting. Here are the motions that passed:

 

1) The Club voted to support efforts to create 100% affordable housing on property administrated by the SFUSD within the Richmond District Neighborhood Center. (Unanimous.)

2) The Club voted to support AB 1784 (open-source voting) and to promote its May 11th kickoff event. (Unanimous.)

3) The Club voted to hold an endorsement vote for Chesa Boudin for SF District Attorney at our May General Meeting. (Unanimous with 1 abstention.)

4) The Club voted to hold an endorsement vote for Dean Preston for District 5 Supervisor at our May General Meeting. (Unanimous with 1 abstention.)

5) The Club voted to hold an endorsement vote for the Sunshine on Dark Money ballot measure at our May General Meeting. (Unanimous.)

6) The Club voted to hold an endorsement vote for the Free City College Fund ballot measure at our May General Meeting. (Unanimous.)

7) The Club voted to support the efforts of United to Save the Mission to reduce red lanes in the Mission. (Unanimous.)

8) And the Membership voted to endorse Kimberly Ellis for California Democratic Party Chair.

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Harvey Milk Happy Hour: Women's History Month at Jolene's

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When: Thursday, March 28th from 7 to 9 pm.

Where: Jolene's Bar at 2700 16th Street (on the corner of Harrison Street).

Facebook Event Page is here.


The Club closes March by honoring women past, present, and future at San Francisco's brand new and much-welcomed queer safe space, Jolene's Bar San Francisco!
 
The Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club hosts a happy hour on the fourth Thursday of every month to give old friends a chance to say hello and new friends a chance to get to know the Club. New to the city? Need to register to vote? Wanna join Milk? Got questions? Come on down!
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March's General Membership Meeting

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When: Tuesday, March 19th at 7-9pm

Where: The Women's Building at 3543 18th Street

Facebook Event Page is here.


Mark your calendars for our upcoming March General Membership Meeting. The meeting will include:

1) Introductions and explanation of the March ballot and voting eligibility.

2) A brief discussion on three Milk Club E-Board nominations: Kate Usher for Treasurer; Bahlam Javier Vigil for E-Board Organizing; and Edward Wright for At-Large Seat #1. And possible nominations for more at-large board positions from the Club's President.

3) Reports from the Vice Presidents.

4) A discussion on whom to officially support for CDP Chair. Candidates and representatives are welcome to speak. Confirmed: Kimberly Ellis and a spokesperson for Daraka Larimore-Hall.

5) A discussion on the late Jeff Adachi and the future of the Public Defender's Office.

6) A discussion on SB 1045, expanded conservatorship.

7) Open forum & new business from the Membership.

8) A discussion on 2019's board elections and ongoing mediation efforts.

---Stay tuned for updates on speakers!

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February's General Membership Meeting (Thank You for Attending!)

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Thank you to everyone who attended our February General Membership Meeting and to all of our Members who renewed for 2019!

1) The President officially nominated Kate Usher for Treasurer, Bahlam Vigil for Executive Board for Organizing, and Edward Wright for At-Large Seat #1. The full Membership will vote on these nominations at our March General Membership Meeting.

2) Motion #1: A call to end all homeless sweep in San Francisco forever and to pressure City Hall leaders to do the same and to endorse an upcoming City Hall hearing on Rainstorm Sweeps on March 7th at noon at Room 250. (It passed unanimously.) Details are here.

3) Motion #2: A call to support Safe Organized Spaces: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/safeorganizedspaces. Please visit this link and fill out the survey. (It passed unanimously.)

4) Motion #4: A call to support the campaign kickoff for Kimberly Ellis for CA Democratic Party Chair on Monday, February 25th at 7pm at Manny's, located at 3092 16th Street. (It passed with 3 abstentions.) Details are here.

5) Motion #5: A call to support Senator Scott Wiener's SB 233, prohibiting the arrest of people involved in sex work when they come forward as a witness or victim of a specified violent and serious crime. (It passed unanimously.)

6) Motion #6: A call to save the tenants of the Redstone Labor Temple. Please attend their event on Wednesday, February 27th at 6pm at 2940 16th Street. (It passed unanimously.) Details are here.

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February's General Membership Meeting

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When: Tuesday, February 19th from 7 to 9pm.

Where: The Women's Building at 3543 18th Street.

Facebook Event Page is here.


February's General Meeting is the last opportunity you have to renew your Membership before it might expire! If your Membership expires after the meeting adjourns, you will lose voting privileges for perhaps as long as three months.

Or you can renew here: https://harveymilkclub.nationbuilder.com/donate

Our agenda includes:
 
1) A presentation from the president and the announcement of board nominations.
 
2) Community outreach work efforts from Joseph Adkins.
 
3) An update on efforts to create a public bank.
 
4) An update on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) data collection issues from Tom Temprano.
 
5) A presentation from Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego).
 
6) A presentation on the dangers of herbicides used in SF.
 
7) A homelessness panel and discussion.
8) A discussion on conservatorship (SB1045).
 
9) Committee reports from the Vice Presidents.
 
10) A report on mediation efforts regarding 2019's board elections.
 
11) Open forum: A discussion lead by the Membership.
 
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2019 Milk Club Board of Officers

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Congratulations to the new 2019 Milk Club Board!

President: Kevin Bard

Vice-President for Internal Affairs: Reid Coggins

Vice President for Political Affairs: Gabriela Alemán

Vice President of Events and Fundraising: Brad Chapin

Treasurer: vacant

Executive Board for Internal Affairs: MacKenzie Ewing

Executive Board for Political Affairs: Tab Buckner

Executive Board for Outreach: Kaylah Paige Williams

Executive Board for Events and Fundraising (Seat #1): Jackie Thornhill

Executive Board for Events and Fundraising (Seat #2): Stephen Torres

Executive Board for Organizing: vacant

Correspondent: Lee Hepner

Recorder: Janice Li

Immediate Past Presidents: Honey Mahogany & Carolina Morales

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2019 Board Nomination Process

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The Milk Club will be holding its elections for its 2019 Board Members on Tuesday, January 15th at 7pm at The Women's Building. So mark your calendars.

We look forward to seeing and hearing from all of the candidates at our January General Membership Meeting. And stay tuned for more details about Tuesday's overall agenda.

Keep in mind that write-in candidates may also run for any of the following offices the day of the election. Here is the final list of official nominees:

One President or Two Co-Presidents:
1) Carlo Gomez Arteaga & Honey Mahogany
2) Kevin Bard

Vice-President for Internal Affairs:
1) Reid Coggins

Vice President for Political Affairs:
1) Gabriela Alemán

Vice President of Events and Fundraising:
1) Brad Chapin
2) Terra Haywood

Treasurer:
1) Moisés García
2) Kate Usher

Executive Board for Internal Affairs:
1) MacKenzie Ewing

Executive Board for Political Affairs:
1) Tab Buckner

Executive Board for Outreach:
1) Rexy Amaral
2) Kaylah Paige Williams

Executive Board for Events and Fundraising (Seat #1):
1) Melanie Ampon
2) Jackie Thornhill

Executive Board for Events and Fundraising (Seat #2):
1) Jessica Etheridge
2) Stephen Torres

Executive Board for Organizing:
1) Naomi Fierro
2) Edward Wright

Correspondent:
1) Lee Hepner
2) Miriam Myers

Recorder:
1) Janice Li

For any candidate or set of candidates to win office, the winner or winners must receive at least 50% + 1 votes of all ballots cast, even in uncontested races. Approval voting shall be used in Tuesday's election, meaning that voters may cast votes for any and all candidates in a particular race that they happen to support. You will not be punished for over-voting.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your Membership and your voting eligibility, feel free to email us at [email protected]. Or join or renew here.

See you at the queerest board elections in town!

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Milk Club Annual Holigay Fete

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Where: The STUD at 399 9th Street.

When: Saturday, December 8th from 4pm to 8pm.

What a year it has been! We are so grateful for this awesome community and the relentless work we’ve done together in fighting the oppressive moves of our current bigot in chief. In the wake of our recent midterm elections, we’re still celebrating our victories and feeling the losses. Please join us as we bid adieu to 2018 and gear up for what is ahead. 

Food will be provided, your favorite bartenders keeping your glass filled at the cash bar, and a photo booth for those ready to strike a pose!

Wrapping up the party, we’ll get down to a little business with a quick agenda, including the official kickoff of 2019's Milk Club Board nominations. Check back for details soon!

This party is open to all, please invite your friends and family (over 21 of course). We look forward to seeing you there!

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