Feb 25
Community Building Blocks: The Past and Future of OrganizingSFMOMA, Public Knowledge Library, Floor 2
151 Third St., San Francisco, CA 94103
February 25th, 2019 6-7PM
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While enormous federal feats like the Works Progress Administration or the Public Library System may seem utopic in 2019, they were the results of mass organization. What can we learn from the New Deal and from the grassroots progressive movements that have historically thrived in San Francisco? Where is this work being done today by activist groups, labor unions, and small business organizations? What can we look to in San Francisco’s past to inform the future and build better communities?
Feb 27
Invisible Bridges, Invisible Borders: Hidden Dynamics in San FranciscoOrtega Branch Library
3223 Ortega Street, San Francisco, CA 94122
February 27th, 2019 6:30-7:30PM
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Some of our bridges are golden, some are gray, but perhaps the most interesting ones are invisible. San Francisco’s infrastructures, both physical and social, enable and inhibit movement across and around the city. How are the Presidio and Bayview-Hunters Point connected? Why do some people feel uncomfortable crossing Van Ness Avenue? Join us as we explore the invisible connections and barriers created by people, as well as geography.