Bay Area political events: Police records, neoliberal meetup

The American flag flies over shipping cranes and containers in Long Beach.

Upcoming political events in the Bay Area.


Police disciplinary records: A discussion on state Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s attempts to retrieve police disciplinary records obtained through the Public Records Act by two UC Berkeley graduate students. Panelists include John Temple, investigative reporting program director at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism; David Snyder, attorney and director of the First Amendment Coalition; and civil rights attorney Daniel Sheehan, who worked on the Pentagon Papers case. Noon, Charney Hall Room 101, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real. More information is here.

Obama’s 2008 campaign: Henry De Sio Jr., chief operating officer of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, discusses his experiences and the campaign’s relevance to today’s candidates. $6. 7 p.m., Manny’s, 3092 16th St., San Francisco. More information is here.

Neoliberals: April monthly meetup for neoliberals looking for drinks and conversation. Free. 6:30 p.m., 895 Post St., San Francisco. More information is here.


Cuba: A discussion of Cuban politics and the economy with Rafael Betancourt, professor of urban economics at Colegio Universitario San Geronimo de la Habana. Free. 4 p.m., Institute of Governmental Studies library, 109 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley. More information is here.

Drinking water crisis: A discussion with people working to provide safe and affordable drinking water to more than 1 million Californians who lack it. Sponsored by the Community Water Center, Sierra Club California, and the David Brower Center. Free. 6 p.m., 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley. More information is here.

Honduran coup aftermath: Author and UC Santa Cruz Professor Dana Frank discusses the 2009 coup in Honduras, its fallout and the resistance movement. Benefit for KPFA-FM. $12. 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave., Berkeley. More information is here.


Youth in politics: A forum on the power of young people to effect change. Panelists include Nora Hylton, chair of San Francisco Youth Commission’s Transformative Justice Committee; Berkeley City Councilman Rigel Robinson; Lexie Tesch, Berkeley High School student and former chair of the Berkeley Youth Commission; and Scott Warren, author and CEO of Generation Citizen. Sponsored by YR Media and the Commonwealth Club’s Inforum. $30 for non-Commonwealth Club members, $10 for students. 6:30 p.m., 110 Embarcadero, San Francisco. More information is here.

Sea level rise: San Mateo County hosts “Game of Floods” — an interactive exercise where small groups will look at maps of projected flooding due to sea level rise, consider strategies that might protect against such damage, and decide where to allocate funds to limit the most negative consequences. 7 p.m., Redwood City Public Library community room, 1044 Middlefield Road. More information is here.


Brexit: Former BBC correspondent Allan Little discusses Brexit. Sponsored by St. Andrew’s Society of San Francisco. Free. 7 p.m., 1088 Green St., San Francisco. More information is here.

“1948: Creation and Catastrophe”: Screening of documentary on pivotal year in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Sponsored by Answer Coalition. $5-$10. 7 p.m., 2969 Mission St., San Francisco. More information is here.


Newsom chief of staff: Gov. Gavin Newsom’s chief of staff, Ann O’Leary, discusses her job and goals. $15. 7:30 p.m., Manny’s, 3092 16th St., San Francisco. More information is here.

Walk Against Rape: A 2.2-mile march through the Mission District to raise awareness around sexual assault and empower survivors and their supporters. 10 a.m., starting and ending at the Women’s Building, 3543 18th St., San Francisco. More information is here.


Israeli elections: Professor Eran Kaplan, the Richard and Rhoda Goldman chair of Israel studies at San Francisco State University, discusses the upcoming Israeli elections. $15 advance, $20 at the door. 3 p.m., Congregation Beth Sholom, 301 14th Ave., San Francisco. More information is here.


Paying for affordable housing: Fay Darmawi, who has been helping finance community development projects for over 20 years, talks with Bay City Beacon writer Mike Ege about how affordable housing projects can be funded. $5. SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market St., San Francisco. More information is here.

Climate change and health: The health and social consequences of climate change and how new technologies can mitigate their effects. Panelists include Milana Boukhman Trounce, Stanford emergency medicine department and director of Stanford biosecurity and infectious disease disaster response; Kari Nadeau,…

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