Community Congress this week!!! USF – Fromm Hall

Please come out to this important event next weekend and be part of San Francisco history!

2010 Community Congress
Saturday, August 14, 9am – 5pm, and Sunday, August 15, 9am – 1pm
University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall (please note change of location)

The Community Congress will be held on August 14-15th to bring together community activists, residents, workers, artists and thinkers seeking to create a progressive vision for the future of San Francisco. Topics will include how San Francisco can begin to become energy independent; strategies for creating alternative systems of municipally controlled finance; progressive revenue reform; sustaining arts and culture as a vital aspect of urban development; improving public transportation; increasing affordable housing; supporting critical health and human services; and participatory budgeting.

For more information, please check out this week’s San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Reinventing San Francisco.” And pick up the Guardian for another installment next week! http://www.sfbg.com/2010/08/03/reinventing-san-francisco

The Congress will take place on Saturday, August 14 from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday, August 15 from 9 am to 1 pm at the University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall, at Parker and McAllister, directly behind St. Ignatius Church (Muni lines 5, 21, 31, and 33). See USF map at http://www.usfca.edu/campusmap/. This event is wheelchair accessible. Light lunch will be provided. Thanks to a grant from the USF Jesuit Foundation for support.

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