Vote Nov 4 :: PODER City & State Voter Guide

PODER & San Francisco Rising mobilizing the peoples vote. Yes on Prop G, Prop J, Prop 47 and many more.

Check out the guide and volunteer with our multilingual (Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, English) voter outreach teams:

Saturday November 1, 9:30am-2pm



Join us! Book Release Party & Benefit for PODER & the San Francisco Community Land Trust!

October 22, 2014, Sub/Mission Gallery

2183 Mission Street

8:00 pm Reading/9:00 pm Show

Community Meeting of the San Francisco Commission on the Environment.

PODER's Director Antonio Diaz will on hand sharing stories from the grassroots. How everyday people are waging and winning environmental & climate justice solutions that meet the needs of people & planet.

Community Meeting of the SF Commission on the Environment
Tuesday September 30 from 5-8 pm
City College Mission Campus, 1125 Valencia Street @ 22nd St., Rooms 107 & 108

Please join us to share, discuss, and learn more about social + environmental initiatives happening in and around the Mission and at the SF Department of Environment, including community-driven recycling and zero waste efforts, community gardens and urban agriculture, community empowerment, sustainable transportation, and sustainable community initiatives such the proposed Calle 24 Latino Cultural District.

Spanish language translation provided, plus refreshments.

For those of you who joined us last year for our community meeting at the Bayview Opera House, you might agree that this is a great place for community members to discuss environmental concerns in their neighborhoods, to share what local groups are doing on the ground, and to help shape Department of Environment programming going forward.

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Save the Date! Cine, Bicis, & Churros

Save the dates! / ¡Guarden las Fechas!

Bicis Del Pueblo at Excelsior Festival & Sunday Streets
Sunday, September 28th 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Corner of Mission St & Ocean Ave

Come out with your peoples! Bike, walk, skate, and strut your stuff! Join PODER and hundreds of neighbors and community organizations as we bring our barrio streets to life with good music, buena vibra, and activities for the whole family at this year's Excelsior Festival / Sunday Streets.

Visit Bicis del Pueblo in the Youth Area at San Juan @ Ocean
11am - 3pm. Bike repairs, games, bike raffle, info on local campaigns and upcoming elections.

Excelsior Nights Outdoor Movie
Friday, October 10th, 7:00 PM
Corner of Mission St & Ocean Avenue, parking lot of Unique Auto

Join us as we transform our Excelsior barrio into an outdoor theatre under the stars.  We'll have hot chocolate, churros, popcorn, a family blockbuster and video shorts celebrating our neighborhood and cultural traditions. FREE TO THE COMMUNITY.  Don't forget to bring a blanket, warm clothes, and a flashlight!

Dia de los Muertos
Friday, November 7th, 5:30 PM
at the Secret Garden in the Mission District, Gather at location TBA

Join us in this celebration of life, death, and regeneration where we honor our loved ones, our Mother Earth and others that have encountered exploitation, violence, and death at the hands of injustice.  Enjoy vibrant altars and lively musical presentations.

No Monster in the Mission! Historic March & Festival
Saturday, October 4th, 1:00 - 6:00 PM
March begins at 24th & York St; Rally and festival at 16th Street BART Plaza

A 10 story monster development proposed for 16th & Mission!  The Mission needs deeply affordable housing not luxury towers.  Co-organized by Our Mission No Eviction and 16th Street Plaza Coalition.

Blooming in the Midst of Gentrification

This Summer PODER youth organizers got to create a beautiful carved wooden stamp they titled "Blooming in the Midst of Gentrification".
This Saturday join us from 11am to 3pm at Galeria de La Raza as we reclaim an art form of resistance...
This Saturday, CultureStrike will be doing LIVE printing of an anti-gentrification art piece. JOIN US at Galeria de la Raza in San Francisco and witness how an oversize woodblock is printed, enjoy the art exhibit, and stay for an evening reading by undocumented writers. Featuring the work and words of Susalita Cortez, Julio Salgado, Oree Originol, DJ AGANA, Edgar Alejandro Aldana, Sonia Guiñansaca and many more!!
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