San Francisco

New Valencia Hall

747 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(located seven blocks from Civic Center BART and on or near the #19, 31, 47, 48 & 49 Muni bus lines.)

Phone: 415-864-1278.
Email: bafsp@earthlink.net
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Public Hours
Monday through Friday, 1:00-5:00pm. Or call for an appointment!

New Valencia Hall is available for rent. Call for more information

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Thursdays, April 6 – May 18, 7-9pm

Fascism: What It Is and How to Fight It – A six-week study group

Trump’s election has given the ultra-right a green light to unleash bigoted violence. In Europe, neo-Nazi parties are flourishing and candidates are vying for political office in several countries. Some call Trump a fascist, but is he? Partake in an interactive small group study based on the writings of Leon Trotsky and his analysis of the rise of fascism in Europe in the 1930s.

Thursdays, April 6 – May 18 (no group May 4), 7:00pm – 9:00pm. $2-5/session to benefit the $100,000 Freedom Socialist Newspaper Fund Drive. For info: call 415-864-1278-email: bafsp@earthlink.net or visit our Facebook page, Freedom Socialist Party – Bay Area.

Saturday, May 6, 2:00pm

May Day – International Workers Day Tribute – How to Make Sanctuary Real

Many cities have declared themselves sanctuaries in response to Trump’s brutal attacks on immigrants, refugees and Muslims. Communities are looking to bolster their defiance against travel bans, deportations, and ICE raids. How can unions, religious groups, schools, the left and immigrants effectively unite in defense of those targeted?

Speakers

Essie Garcia: Daughter of a Mexican immigrant, USF graduate who volunteers at El/La Para TransLatinas (ELLA) which provides education, counseling, and advocacy for transgender refugees

Norma Gallegos: Public high school worker and unionist with United Educators of SF, first generation Chicana, with the Comrades of Color Caucus of the Freedom Socialist Party

Porfirio Quintano & John Avalos, National Union of Hospital Workers (NUHW): Quintano, board member of NUWH, hospital environmental services aide and immigration activist. Avalos, former SF Supervisor of District 11 and Education/Training Coordinator for NUHW. Promising to protect all members, NUWH voted to declare itself a Sanctuary Union

Terry Valen: Organizational Director of the Filipino Community Center in SF, contributes to local and international fights for migrant rights and serves on the coordinating body of the International Migrants Alliance

Spoken Word by Nellie Wong: Poet, first U.S-born daughter of Chinese workers, feminist and anti-racist agitator

Doors open at 1:00 pm. Door donation $3-5, Spring Snack plates served for a $6 donation

For info: 415-864-1278, bafsp@earthlink.com, www.socialism.com, Facebook: Freedom Socialist Party Bay Area; to arrange childcare, please call three days in advance. Forum proceeds to benefit the Freedom Socialist Fund Drive