Timely Reminders

If you just learned about San Francisco’s LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District…. Welcome!

Please explore below for information about the Cultural District.  If you are not already receiving email from us, please click here to be kept informed about our meetings and activities.

This is a great time to become a full Voting Member of the Cultural District!  Click here to get started!  And, during the current COVID-19 crisis, anyone whose income or living situation has been impacted by it is eligible to receive the low-income dues waiver, regardless of other circumstances.  Your free membership is good through December, 2020.

If you missed our Open House on February 12, fear not!  You can view the video here!  The slide show (which is hard to see on the video) can be viewed here.

The next meeting of the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Board of Directors is scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm, via Google Hangouts.

or browse to meet.google.com/ize-mzab-tbh

You can also join by phone at ‪+1 323-942-0666‬
PIN: ‪157 033 531‬#

Please contact manager@sflcd.org for full information.   Please note the meeting time. The proposed agenda can be viewed here.

The minutes of the meeting of August 24, 2019 can be viewed here.    The minutes of the meetings of September 18 are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of October 16, 2019 are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of November 20, 2019 are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of December 18, 2019 are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of January 15, 2020 are viewable here. Minutes of the meeting of February 19 and March 18, 2020 will be available soon.

The next all-digital meeting of our new Diversity and Membership Committee is set for May 7, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. To participate, you can join the Hangouts Meet at meet.google.com/cbo-ppnt-tms, or join by phone at ‪+1 240-903-4212‬ , PIN: ‪764 350 959‬#.

This Committee will have three key functions:
1. Membership drive and process
2. Diversity part I- outreach to groups and gain attendance from all clubs and groups within our community
3. Diversity part II- ensure our committees are functioning from a viewpoint of diversity in their structure and event planning.

RSVP is not required, but if you want to join this new Committee, or just obtain more information about the Committee or how to participate online, please contact the committee chair, Beth Hunt!

This information is also available on Facebook, hereHope you can join us!

The next (all-online) Land Use Committee Meeting is set for Tuesday, April 7, 2020, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.  Join Hangouts Meet at meet.google.com/rgv-wxpu-euq, or Join by phone at ‪+1 234-714-0096‬ PIN: ‪166 509 062‬.  Please note the meeting time.

An agenda will be available in advance of the meeting.  Please contact the committee chair, Lexx King, for more info!

The next (all-online) meeting of the new Communications Committee is set for Thursday, April 9, 2020, from 7:00 to 8:00, pm.  Join Hangouts Meet at meet.google.com/beo-rpjo-jpr, or Join by phone at ‪+1 240-442-8049‬ PIN: ‪243 243 666‬#.

An agenda will be available in advance of the meeting.  Please contact the committee chair, Bob Brown, to join this new Committee, or for more info!

The next all-online meeting of the Arts and Culture Committee is set for Thursday, April 23, 2020, starting at 6:00 p.m. Join Hangouts Meet at meet.google.com/tsh-uizn-qud · , or call ‪+1 813-421-1943‬ and enter PIN: ‪582 777 624#‬.  The proposed agenda will be distributed in advance, along with instructions for online participation.  We hope you will join us!

You can view the draft minutes of the meeting of March 26, 2020 herePlease contact the committee chair, David Hyman, to join this Committee, or for more info!

Town Hall Meeting - 3/25/2020

The Town Hall for the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2020, has been postponed.  A new date will be announced as soon as practical.  

Want your voice in the leather community heard? Want input on what the Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District does in the future? THIS IS THE PLACE TO BE!

For more information,  please look here or on the Facebook event, or write to info@SFLCD.org.

A Governance and Legislation Committee meeting will be scheduled shortly.

Please contact the committee chair, Bob Brown, to sign up, or for more info!

Another event of interest is the Friends of Eagle Plaza online meeting meeting on Thursday afternoon, March 19, 2020, from 4 to 4:30 pm.   Please note the meeting time.  Join the meeting using the following info:

  • https://zoom.us/j/424703809?pwd=azdXUDBqZUNONFEwSG5ZYSsydjJKdz09
  • meet.google.com/zag-bbdp-udp (although this may not work)
  • Join by phone +1 650-530-6604 PIN 199234351#

Please note that Eagle Plaza is NOT the Cultural District; it is just one important new element that is helping to define the importance of the area to leather culture.  The Friends of Eagle Plaza is forming its own Board of Directors and writing Bylaws, which will determine how the Plaza will be managed and used.  This is a great opportunity to get involved in that process!  Info about Eagle Plaza can be found at https://www.facebook.com/groups/friendsofeagleplaza/ or http://www.eagleplaza.org/friendsofeagleplaza .


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