From securing same-sex marriage, advocating & increasing visibility of transgender rights, and strengthening CA's laws and protections in the areas of health care, education, and poverty alleviation, CA has made great strides in advancing LGBT civil rights protections. But, the work continues! SF Young Democrats has big plans to celebrate LGBT Pride Month:
SUNDAY, JUNE 11: SFYD & Sunday Streets - register new voters & hang out with SFYD Board members in Sunset / Golden Gate Park. Learn more.
THURSDAY, JUNE 22: A Conversation with LGBTQ Leaders of the Democratic Party - hear about the work happening today to advance LGBT civil rights protections throughout our State and the nation during our June general membership meeting. Speakers include: Mark Leno (former State Senator), Scott Wiener (CA State Senator and member of the CA Legislative LGBT Caucus), Andrea Shorter (President of the Commission on the Status of Women) and Adam Mehis (executive director of the SF Democratic Party). Learn more.
SUNDAY, JUNE 25: SFYD will march with Planned Parenthood NorCal in the SF Pride Parade. Learn more.
During our June 22 meeting, SFYD membership will vote on several bylaw changes proposed by the SFYD Board. These changes are designed to reflect the Board's goals for a more inclusive and politically active club. You can read more about the proposed bylaw changes here.
WHAT: A Conversation with LGBTQ Leaders of the Democratic Party
WHEN: Thursday, June 22 | 6:30 - 8:30pm
WHERE: SEIU 1021 (Potrero Hill - map)
350 Rhode Island St #100, San Francisco, CA 94103
- Mark Leno | Former CA State Senator & 2019 SF Mayoral Candidate
- Scott Wiener | CA State Senator & Member of the CA Legislative LGBT Caucus
- Andrea Shorter | President of the Commission on the Status of Women
- Adam Mehis | Executive Director of the SF Democratic Party
* More Speakers Pending Confirmation
Read more about the proposed bylaw changes in this blog post.
To view all bylaws with the proposed bylaw changes highlighted, click here.
SFYD will join Planned Parenthood Northern California at the 47th SF Pride Celebration! Because Planned Parenthood serves every person, family and community by providing confidential, non-judgmental health care, we are proud to march (and stand) with PP!
To reserve your t-shirt and save your spot with Planned Parenthood, you MUST pre-register. We’re also asking SFYD members RSVP with us so we can coordinate pre-march meetups, events, etc. Links below!
WHAT: SF Pride: SFYD Marches with Planned Parenthood
WHEN: Sunday, June 25 | 9am - 12pm
WHERE: Market Street
SIGN UP WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD
SFYD RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/JRCedp0aWAcq2y5A3