2014 Annual Dinner and Gayla



The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club's 2014 Dinner and Gayla

Thursday, August 7th, 2014


City College of San Francisco's Mission Campus

1125 Valencia Street




We chose this year’s venue as a small gesture of solidarity with City College of San Francisco and the 90,000 students who depend on it. Many are low-income, queer, people of color, immigrants, seniors, English language learners, disabled, ex-offenders, or military veterans. City College has served our community faithfully for seventy-nine years. We cannot imagine a San Francisco without it and are proud to continue to stand by our college. 

Join us on the evening of August 7th as we proudly honor our City College champions:

Congresswoman Jackie Speier
City Attorney Dennis Herrera
City College Trustee Rafael Mandelman
Student Trustee Shanell Williams
Former President AFT 2121 Alisa Messer

along with our outstanding 2014 Harvey Milk Club Honorees

Hank Wilson Activist Award:  Housing Rights Committee & Anti-Eviction Mapping Project

Bill Kraus HIV/AIDS Activism Award: Tita Aida

Sylvester Pride In The Arts Award: Juanita More!

Harry Britt Lifetime Achievement Award: Tom Ammiano

Community Ally Award: Supervisor Jane Kim

Howard Wallace Labor Leadership Award: Gabriel Haaland

Dinner by CCSF Culinary Program Graduates


Sponsorship Levels and Ticketing

HERO {$2,000 or above}

One table (10 tickets) at Annual Dinner
Our undying gratitude and devotion
Banner prominently displayed at event
Full page and logo recognition on program
A thank you on stage during the program
Acknowledgement in press releases and promotional material prior to event
Sponsored posts from the Harvey Milk Club’s Facebook (1,250 fans) and Twitter (850 followers) accounts


One table (10 tickets) at Annual Dinner
Banner prominently displayed at event
Half page and logo recognition on program
Acknowledgement in press releases and promotional material prior to event
Dedicated posts on the Milk Club’s Facebook (1250 fans) and Twitter (850 followers) pages


One half table (5 tickets) at the Annual Dinner
Quarter page and logo or name recognition on program
Acknowledgement in press releases and promotional material prior to event
Group posts on the Milk Club’s Facebook (1250 fans) and Twitter (850 followers) pages 


Two tickets to Annual Dinner  
Company or Individual name listed in program
Email co-presidents Tom Temprano and Laura Thomas at [email protected] for additional information about sponsorship opportunities.


Full Page         Half Page         1/3 Page           1/4 Page

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General Membership Minutes July 2014

Milk Club Minutes

General Membership

July 15, 2014


Chair: Laura Thomas


  1. PAC Update
    1. Endorsement process: Saturday August 16th, Rainbow Room LGBT Center 9am-5pm November Election
      1. Multiple clubs hosting endorsements at the LGBT Center that day
      2. Attend PAC meeting August 12th and two hours participation Saturday to qualify to vote
    2. Sign up sheet for callers – Thursday July 24th East Sacramento Swing County, DCCC HQ in SF
    3. Community Choice Aggregation
      1. Please oppose AB2125 – passed AB, headed to the Senate
      2. Opposed by Sierra Club and Mark Leno
    4. Motion to oppose AB2145 passes unanimously
    5. CA State Dem Party votes
      1. Yes on 44, yes 45, neutral prop 46, yes on 47, yes on 48, water bond on hold
      2. Investigating changes to delegation rules
        1. Growing in size
        2. Appointments by elected officials can't vote when they live outside the district
  2. San Francisco Budget Package
    1. Jess, Mark Ferrell’s office and Lisa Marie, Harvey Milk Executive Board
      1. $8.6 Billion proposed by Mayor Ed Lee
      2. $40million in addition savings found by the budget committee to reallocate
        1. Package approved by BOS unanimously
        2. Highlights:
          1. More invested in affordable housing, revamp and production
          2. Immense homelessness focus and committee time 
          3. Food security
          4. Parks and rec
          5. Funds for Mission Zero
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PAC Minutes, July 8th, 2014


PAC Meeting Minutes

Chair: Alex Walker

July 8, 2014

7:00 - 9:00pm


  1. August 16th endorsement
    1.  Here at the LGBT Center in the Rainbow Room
    2. Other democratic clubs are also hosting qualifying meetings at the LGBT Center that day
      1. DCCC is contributing funds
  2. Marcus, DCCC
    1. Volunteers needed phone banking 7th Congressional District August 24th
  3. Tim Hester, RE: Pier 70 and the first ballot measure resulting from Prop B’s successful passage
    1. We will be coming forward with more information to ask for your endorsement
      1. 30% affordable housing 30% local hire, Nine acres of public waterfront park
      2. By: Forest Developer
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General Membership Minutes, June 17th, 2014



General Membership Meeting Minutes

Chair: Laura Thomas

June 17th, 2014



1.   Pride Update

    • Friday: Transmarch: 12pm-3pm Youth and Elder Brunch, Stage Performance 3pm-6pm, 6:30pm March from Dolores to Turk and Taylor. Followed by Vicki Marlane Naming Celebration and Aunt Charlie's afterparty 
    • Saturday: Dike March  
    • Sunday: Pride Parade contingent with David Campos Campaign
      • Joined by John Perez and Toni Atkins
      • Yellow Pride Harvey Milk Club Shirts to be printed
      • Pride Hard French afterparty 
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3rd Annual Howard Grayson LGBT Elder Life Conference

It's back! The Third Annual Howard Grayson LGBT Elder Life Conference is taking place this Saturday, June 14th, from 10am-4pm at the LGBT Center! Come through for a packed program featuring entertainment, panels on LGBT senior housing and healthcare rights, and a remembrance of activist and dear friend of the club, Jazzie Collins.

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PAC Minutes, June 10th, 2014


Click here for a downloadable PDF of the June 2014 Harvey Milk Club PAC Meeting Minutes 


PAC Meeting Minutes

Chair: Alex Walker

June 10, 2014

7:00pm – 9:00pm


      I.  Announcements

    1. Saturday August 16th endorsement meeting,

                        i.     Member in Good-Standing Certification, qualifying meeting attendance

    1. Election results from June primary

     II.   Laura, Prisons Are Not Sexy

    1. Armory’s prison theme party for Pride

Motion to sign onto the letter opposing the prison theme passes unanimously.

   III.   Laura, AIDS Healthcare Foundation

    1. Formula Retail Law loophole and Castro location
    2. Bypassing the regular conditional use process
    3. Laura filed an appeal followed by the Duboce Triangle, Upper Castro and Upper Market merchant associations
    4. Board of Appeals meeting tomorrow at 5pm
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General Membership Meeting Agenda, 5/20

General Membership Meeting 
Tuesday, May 20
7:00 - 9:00pm
The Women's Building (3543 18th St)
San Francisco, CA 
1. Welcome 
2. PAC update  
    a) AB 1576 (condoms in porn bill) VOTE 
    b) AB 1791 (sex worker customer bill) VOTE
3. Housing balance legislation (VOTE) -- Supervisor Jane Kim 
4. Political program update 
5. Harvey's birthday party 5/22 at Beaux!
6. SF Public Library anti-homeless proposals VOTE 
7. GG Park ballot initiative (VOTE) -- Tab Buckner 
8. Campos outreach events 
9. Daniel Flores campaign outreach -- Paulina Maldonado
10. Planning Commission appointments 
11. New Business 
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Harvey Milk Club June 2014 Statewide Primary Endorsements


Governor: Jerry Brown

Lieutenant Governor: No Endorsement

Secretary of State: No Endorsement

Attorney General: Kamala D. Harris

Controller: John A. Pérez

Treasurer: State Controller John Chiang

Insurance Commissioner: Dave Jones

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tom Torlakson

Board of Equalization, District 2: Fiona Ma

House of Representatives, District 12: Nancy Pelosi

House of Representatives, District 14: Jackie Speier

State Assembly, District 17: David Campos

State Assembly, District 19: Phil Ting

SF Superior Court Judge, Place 20: Daniel A. Flores

Prop 41: Yes

Prop 42: Yes

Prop A: Yes

Prop B: Yes 

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Harvey Milk's 84th Birthday Party: Let's Make History Again.


Harvey Milk represented us. He believed in LGBT leadership and the radical idea that LGBT people should be elected and hold public office. He lived and died fighting for that dream. 

Harvey’s election to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977 made history and paved the way for so many LGBT elected leaders since. From Harry Britt to Carole Migden, from Tom Ammiano to David Campos, Harvey’s legacy lives on in San Francisco’s LGBT leadership. 

This June, we have the chance to make LBGT history again by electing David Campos to represent San Francisco in the State Assembly. 

Join the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, former State Senator Carole Migden, State Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, and Supervisor David Campos for a celebration of Harvey’s life on what would be his 84th birthday. 

Thursday, May 22nd
6:00pm - 9:00pm 
Beaux (2344 Market Street) 
RSVP on Facebook here

*Harvey Milk-shakes prepared at the bar*
*50/50 raffle prize*
*Birthday cake and cupcakes*
*Harvey Milk Club t-shirts for sale* 
*Live DJ and a special performance*

Short speaking program at 7pm. 

For more information about David Campos for State Assembly, visit: www.davidcampossf.com 
@DavidCamposSF #ImforCampos

The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club was founded by our namesake Harvey Milk in 1976. Today, the Club continues Harvey's legacy through political activism, electoral organizing, and building progressive power across communities and issues in San Francisco. 

We're here to recruit you! Become a member today at www.milkclub.org/join
@harvemilkclub #HarveyMilk2014

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