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Feb 9: General membership meeting: SF City College Panel
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Inside Alice This Month!

  • February Membership Event: Membership Meeting, Monday February 9, 6:30pm. LGBT center
  • Co-Chair Column: Meet Brian Leubitz
  • February Happenings


February Membership Meeting
 

Monday, February 9, 6:30pm. LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco


Please join us for a conversation with City College leaders on the current state of the institution and what's next in the accreditation process.

We will be joined by City College Board Members Amy Bacharach and Rafael Mandelman, Ron Flynn from the City Attorney's office, and CCSF spokesman Jeff Hamilton.
 

 

Co-Chair Column: Meet Brian Leubitz

Brian Leubitz
Alice Board, Co-Chair
Brian Leubitz
I'm very happy to be writing my first co-chair's column in the Alice Newsletter. I've been involved in the club for the better part of a decade, including serving on the communications and finance committees. I'm thrilled to be serving as co-chair with Zoe Dunning this year.


Alice has been my political home in San Francisco. The club offers the chance to discuss the issues facing the City in a relaxed setting, even when we don't always agree on every issue. I've met many of my friends through Alice. I've walked many a precinct (how come I always get the ones with hills??) and stood outside Cafe Flore with an ironing board more than once. Alice is special not only because it is way to get involved in our community, but also because of the relationships that are built in the club.

2014 was a smashing success. We had a number of big successes for our endorsed candidates, our field program reached thousands of voters, and our slate, billboards, and ads reached thousands more. Of course, Ron Flynn did an amazing job in his second year as co-chair, and I know it will be difficult to follow in his footsteps.

We won't slow down in 2015, though. Our breakfast plans are already coming together. We are expecting several hundred of our closest friends to join us early on Pride morning to celebrate. We have a big local election this year, and will once again work to get out the vote throughout the City.

I hope you will join us. Our monthly programs are sure to be exciting, stop by the LGBT center on the second Monday of the month and you'll find us chatting about some pressing issue facing our community. Or join the field team for a community mobilization. We'll keep you updated about the latest events via these emails and our website, or just follow our Facebook and twitter pages for the latest updates.

I look forward to seeing you at an Alice event soon.

Brian Leubitz
 
 

February Happenings


 
February 7: Alice board member (Coma Te) Khmera Rouge is running for Empress of the Imperial Council of San Francisco, one of the oldest LGBT charitable non-profits in the country. In addition to being an all-around wonderful human being, Khmera is a powerhouse when it comes to raising money for the community. If elected Empress, her goal is to raise $50,000 for charity.

Please swing by one of the three locations below to cast your vote! Details for voting locations and times are as follows:

  • Project Open Hand, 730 Polk (at Ellis): 10AM-4PM
  • Powerhouse, 1347 Folsom Street (at Dore): 11AM-5PM
  • Harvey Milk Plaza (Castro and Market Streets): 12-6PM

Voting only takes 5 minutes,:
***Requirements: Valid Photo ID from San Francisco, Marin or San Mateo county.***

For more information about Khmera and the campaign, please visit: www.khmerarouge.com

Thanks so much for checking out our monthly newsletter. 
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