Supervisor Candidate Forums: Streets and Parks

From Walk SF:

Where Do the Candidates Stand? This is your chance to ask City Supervisors about safe streets and public spaces.

Want to know where your District Supervisor (and each Supervisorial candidate) stands on issues such as walkability, parks, recreation, and urban forestry?

2011 candidate forumWith election season upon us, Walk San Francisco is partnering with the San Francisco Parks Alliance and Friends of the Urban Forest to host six Supervisorial Candidate Forums focusing exclusively on the topic of the city’s public space: streets and parks.

RSVP now. Don’t miss this opportunity to join us to learn more about each candidate’s knowledge of and positions on streets, parks, and other public spaces.Pose your own questions: Questions for the candidates will be selected from questions you suggest when you RSVP.

Submit your questions for candidates and register online now for your district’s event:

District 1 (Richmond) Forum
Thursday, October 11, 6 – 8 p.m. 
Richmond Recreation Center, 18th Ave. between Lake and California
District 9 (Mission) Town Hall w/Supervisor Campos *
Wednesday, October 17, 7 – 8 p.m. 
Mission Recreation Center, 2450 Harrison St. at 20th
District 11 (Excelsior) Town Hall w/Supervisor Avalos *
Thursday, October 18, 7 – 8 p.m. 
Minnie Lovie Ward Recreation CenterMontana between Plymouth & Capitol
District 3 (Chinatown/North Beach) Forum
Thursday, October 25, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 
Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center, 1199 Mason St. at Washington St.
District 7 (Sunnyside) Forum
Thursday, October 30, 6 – 8 p.m. 
San Francisco Zoo’s Great Hall, Sloat Blvd. and 47th Ave.
District 5 (Hayes Valley/Haight) Forum
Thursday, November 1, 6 – 8 p.m. 
Hamilton Recreation Center, Geary Blvd. at Steiner

* Walk SF will be the moderator for the District 9 and 11 events.

RSVP for your District Forum or Town Hall today.

Together we can ensure that strong voices for a greener, more walkable city are elected across the city’s districts.


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