Bay Area political events: Pride weekend, ICE jail protest

Sarek Mallareddy, 4, hammers a spike during the 2012 installation of the Pink Triangle on San Francisco’s Twin Peaks.

Upcoming political events in the Bay Area.


Pink Triangle: Volunteers needed to put together the Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks for Pride Weekend. Outline is installed from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Friday. Installation ceremonies begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, with installation itself starting at 10 a.m. Take-down from 4:30-8 p.m. Sunday. More information is here.


ICE jail protest: Demonstration against federal separation of migrant families, outside Contra Costa County jail where undocumented immigrants are detained. Noon-2 p.m., 5555 Giant Highway, Richmond. More information is here.


Supervisor candidate forum: District 10 supervisor candidates Theo Ellington, Tony Kelly and Shamann Walton appear in a forum. 10-11:30 a.m., 1275 Minnesota St., San Francisco. More information is here.

Pride town hall: Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Fremont, hosts a town hall on LGBTQ community issues. 1:30-2:30 p.m., UC Santa Cruz’s Silicon Valley Campus, Room 2110, 3175 Bowsers Ave., Santa Clara. RSVP and more information here.

Mexican election: Socialists Ana Castaño and Berta Hernandez discuss the candidates for president in Mexico. 4-7 p.m., Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco. More information is here.

Immigrant rights protest: Sponsored by San Mateo Peace Action and the Raging Grannies. 3-4 p.m., corner of Third Avenue and South El Camino Real, San Mateo. More information is here.


Pride Sunday service: Vocal activist Melanie DeMore leads a Pride Sunday service at the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists. Collection plate proceeds will be given to the Oakland LGBTQ Center. 10:30 a.m.-noon, 1924 Cedar St., Berkeley. More information is here.


Supervisor candidate forum: San Francisco District Six supervisor candidates Matt Haney, Christine Johnson and Sonja Trauss take part in a forum, sponsored by the East Cut Community Benefit District. 6:30-8 p.m., 101 Second St., San Francisco. More information is here.

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