Timely Reminders

Join us for a presentation of the Cultural District’s city-mandated Cultural History, Housing, and Economic Sustainability Strategies (CHHESS) Report, on Wednesday, November 29, 6 to 7:30 pm.  Zoom in here.  Full info is here.  Facebook event is here.

The next meeting of our Diversity and Membership Committee is set for Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 6 to 7 p.m. Join via Zoom here, or call 1 408 638 0968 and use Meeting ID: 878 6588 4248. RSVP is not required.  More info is here, or contact our new Committee Chair, Sumiko Saulson, or manager@sflcd.org. We hope you can join us!

The Erotic Storytelling Online Holiday Party is Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 8 to 9 pm. Join us for kinky mad libs, naughty holiday songs, and more, hosted by award-winning author Sumiko Saulson. It’s fun, it’s naughty, it’s online.  Click here or here for more details and Zoom link, and click here to see videos of some of our past evenings!  (Be 18+!)

The SOMA Second Saturday Holiday Market will happen on December 9, 2023, at SOMArts.  Detailed information is here.

The next online meeting of the Land Use Committee Meeting is set for Monday, December 11, 2023, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Zoom into the meeting here. More info is here, or contact the committee chair.

The next online meeting of the Communications Committee will be Thursday, December 14, 2023, from 6 to 7 pm.  Join via Zoom here.  More info is here, or contact the committee chair,  Bob Brown.

The next meeting of the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Board of Directors will be Wednesday, December 20, 2023, from 6 to 8 p.m. As always, all are welcome to attend, and time is reserved for public comment.  ASL interpretation provided if requested ten days in advance. To participate, join the Zoom meeting here, or call 1-408-638-0968 and use Meeting ID: 847 8906 0820 and Passcode: 972086.  The draft agenda will be posted soon.   More info is on Facebook here.  Please contact manager@sflcd.org if you have questions. Minutes of past Board meetings can be reviewed here.

The meeting of the Arts and Culture Committee is scheduled for Thursday, December 28, 2023, from 6 to 7 pm.  Facebook info is here.  The draft agenda is here.  Please contact the committee chair, to get on the mailing list for this Committee, or for more info!

The Fundraising Committee meets irregularly, as needed.  Please contact the committee chair to get on the mailing list for this Committee, or for more info!

A Governance and Legislation Committee meeting will be scheduled when needed. Please contact the committee chair, Bob Brown, to sign up, or for more info!

We send out a newsletter each month, right before our Board Meeting.  Do you get it?
If not, view a recent newsletter here, then sign up to get it monthly here.

Speaking of newsletters, the SOMA West Community Benefit District does a great one, highlighting events — both social and political — affecting our part of the City.  Check it out and subscribe here.

San Francisco has nine Cultural Districts, each supporting a unique aspect of the City’s cultural mosaic.  Links to each of them are here. For more in-depth coverage, you can subscribe to a newsletter, published quarterly by the Mayor’s Office of Housing & Community Development.

We keep adding links to our Resource Guide page.  Use it!

Threats to our South of Market businesses and institutions can arise quickly, and may require a quick community response.  Sign up here to join our SOMA Action network.

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.

The next meeting of the Board of the Friends of Eagle Plaza is scheduled for Wednesday, December 13, 2023, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.  To be added to the “Friends of Eagle Plaza” mailing list, click here.  To make a donation to the Friends of Eagle Plaza, click here. To stay up to date, like and follow them on Facebook.  To learn more about the Plaza’s design, construction and stewardship, click here, or write to info@eagleplaza.org.

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