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.


Nominations for the Board of Directors of the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District are now open, and will remain open until July 31, 2020. Click here for more info.


A Candidates Night will be held starting at 6:00 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, August 12, 2020, during which time all candidates for the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Board of Directors will be invited to speak and respond to questions.  Please mark your calendar now!

LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Board of Directors Candidates’ Night
Wednesday, August 12⋅starting at 6:00 pm Pacific Time
Logon here 
or call +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) 
and enter Meeting ID: 893 2635 4467 and Password: 648097
Find other local phone numbers here .

Online voting will open immediately following this meeting, and close at 5:00 p.m on Monday, August 17, 2020.  All eligible voters are urged to vote during this five-day interval.

You can read the Statements of Candidates who have nominated themselves here.  Expect more names to be added there throughout the month of July.


The next meeting of the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Board of Directors is scheduled for Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from  6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

To participate, Join Hangouts Meet (meet.google.com/ize-mzab-tbh) or Join by phone (‪(US) +1 617-675-4444‬ PIN: ‪182 987 614 0994‬#) or click here for other phone numbers).

Please note the meeting time, and contact manager@sflcd.org if you have questions.   The proposed agenda will be is available soon.

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, 2020 are viewable here.    Minutes of the meeting of March 18, 2020 are viewable here. Minutes of the April 15, 2020 meeting are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 2020 are viewable here here.  Minutes of the meeting of June 17, 2020 will be available soon.

The city of San Francisco desperately needs volunteers to help deliver meals, deliver medications, connect with elderly residents, and all sorts of help for our community. Info is at https://sf.gov/be-emergency-volunteer

Remember:  You can text “COVID19SF” to 888-777 to receive official updates on how San Franciscans can best cope with the COVID-19 crisis.


If you have not yet seen it, please read our Statement of Solidarity, and consider what you personally can do to fight racism, injustice, and abuse of police power.


SF Catalyst is expanding to better serve leather, queer, and kink organizations and individuals!  But it will need your help. Find more details and donate to ensure SF Catalyst remains a thriving community space here.


The next online meeting of the Arts and Culture Committee is set for Thursday, July 23, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Join with Google Meet or Join by phone at +1 617-675-4444‬ PIN: ‪842 708 555 0690#‬.

The proposed agenda will be posted in advance.  You can view the draft minutes of the March meeting here, of the April meeting here., and of the May meeting here.    Please contact the committee chair, David Hyman, to join this Committee, or for more info!


The Arts and Culture Committee has created a Walking Tour Subcommittee, whose next meeting is set for Thursday, July 9, from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Join Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85614245189?pwd=czVzV1pSaTJYNk5oRUdkbjc5QlRudz09, or call +16699009128,,85614245189#,,1#,018344# , or find your local number here and use Meeting ID: 856 1424 5189, Password: 018344

All are welcome to participate.  Please contact the committee chair, David Hyman, to get on the mailing list for this Subcommittee, or for more info!


The next online meeting of our Diversity and Membership Committee is set for Thursday, July 2, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. To participate, you can Join with Google Meet (meet.google.com/cbo-ppnt-tms) or join by phone (1 617-675-4444‬ PIN: ‪364 878 909 2132‬#.

RSVP is not required.  For more information about the Committee or how to participate online, please contact the committee chair, Beth Hunt! We hope you can join us!


The next online Land Use Committee Meeting is set for Tuesday, July 14, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.  Join with Hangouts Meet:  meet.google.com/iea-nutj-fsg or call 1 617-675-4444‬, and enter PIN: ‪715 720 193 6249#‬.  An agenda will be available in advance of the meeting.  Please contact the committee chair, Lexx King, for more info!


The next online meeting of the Communications Committee is set for Thursday, July 9, 2020, from 7:00 to 8:00, pm. Join with Hangouts Meet: meet.google.com/tvc-qukg-eia or Join by phone at 1 501-991-4076‬ PIN: ‪248 525 687‬#.  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!


 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.

A Governance and Legislation Committee meeting will be scheduled shortly.

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


Just FYI, the first meeting of the Board of the Friends of Eagle Plaza took place online on Monday, April 20, 2020.  Future meetings will be announced soon.  Info about Eagle Plaza can be found at  https://www.facebook.com/groups/friendsofeagleplaza/ or http://www.eagleplaza.org/friendsofeagleplaza .


       

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