Holiday Fair at AAACC

The African American Art & Culture Complex Presents 11th Annual Holiday Fair on THIS Saturday, December 17th. We welcome you to join us as we have a Holiday-FUNfilled-Day with Western Addition and Fillmore families! See you there!

Happy Holidays!!!

Kwanzaa Celebration at City Hall 12/27

Kwanzaa Celebration at City Hall

When: Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 12-1 PM
Where: City Hall Rotunda
This event is part of the 6th annual San Francisco Kwanzaa celebration with events from December 26th to January 1, 2012. It celebrates one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, Kujichagulia, which means self-determination- the ability to define and speak for ourselves. Join us for a celebration and a keynote address by Dr. Brenda Wade, author and host of the TV show, Black Renaissance. Click on the link above for the full Kwanzaa schedule.

Fundraising for centerpiece of Patricia’s Green

The Hayes Valley Art Coalition is putting together the next art installation on Patricia’s Green. In order to optimize the viewing and experience of this piece of art, they are raising the funds to install two points of electrical power to the center of the Green. The Black Rock Arts Foundation is sponsoring the installation of the new work titled “Future’s Past” by Kate Raudenbusch.

The Hayes Valley Art Coalition needs to raise $7,400. They welcome donations. You can do this right at Hayes Valley Art Coalition’s website: Hayes Valley Art Coalition or go to Zonal at 568 Hayes Street and talk to Russell Pritchard.  Or donations link:

This Saturday the 10th, there will also be a fundraiser at the Rickshaw Stop from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.

View the Future’s Past by Kate Raudenbush: here

55 Laguna public meeting Dec. 19th

Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment & Public Scoping Meeting for 55 Laguna from CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR’S OFFICE OF HOUSING

Read full PDF here: 2011 NOI EA 55 Laguna

A public EA scoping meeting will be held on December 19, 2011 at The San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Center at 7:00PM located at 1800 Market Street, San Francisco, CA. The purpose of the public scoping process is to determine relevant issues that will influence the scope of the environmental analysis, including alternatives, and guide the process for developing the EA. The public is invited to provide scoping comments on the issues that should be addressed in the preparation of the EA. Written comments and testimony concerning the scope of the EA will be accepted at this meeting. Non-English translation services and reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities listening devices should be requested from the person named below 72 hours in advance of the hearing. To ensure the MOH will have sufficient time to fully consider public inputs on issues, written comments must be received by MOH no later than 5:00 pm on January 18, 2012.