Date: Thursday, June 9, 2011
Time: 5:30 – 7:00pm
Location: Noble Bar, 600 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA
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We are excited to bring you the fourth event in our “Meet the Candidates” series, on Thursday, June 9, 2011 once again at Noble Bar on the corner of Polk and Turk streets. This location serves food, so your little ones are welcome to come and cheer on the candidates with you.
The candidates are eager to meet our membership and discuss the challenges they will tackle in their races.
Bevan Dufty for Mayor
Bevan Dufty was elected to represent District 8 on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2002 and re-elected in 2006. Supervisor Dufty had been recognized as a champion of civil rights. Prior to his election, Mr. Dufty served the City as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services and Legislative Aide to former Supervisor Susan Leal. His career in public service began as an intern, and later, Legislative Assistant to Representative Julian Dixon of Los Angeles. Mr. Dufty earned his Bachelor of Arts at the University of California, Berkeley.
Find out more about Bevan here: www.bevandufty.com
Michela Alioto-Pier for Mayor
Michela Alioto-Pier is a Democratic leader who has fought against entrenched interests in support of health care and disability rights. Michela has been a San Francisco Supervisor since 2004, where she led critical health care fights, including the protection of essential health services, support of stem-cell research and the creation of high-paying biotechnology jobs. She has also worked to protect all San Franciscans by outlawing smoking in city parks and through the technological upgrade of San Francisco’s emergency preparedness system.
Find out more about Michela here: http://www.michelaformayor.com/
David Onek for District Attorney
Criminal justice expert and former Police Commissioner David Onek is organizing a campaign for San Francisco District Attorney to make our city safer and fairer by forging strong partnerships between law enforcement and the community.
David is a Senior Fellow and founding Executive Director at the Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice. He also hosts the Criminal Justice Conversations – engaging with fellow criminal justice leaders from San Francisco and throughout the nation.
Find out more about David here: http://www.davidonek.com/
You can find out about our candidate events on our Events page or on Facebook, which will be updated as events are finalized.
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