Proposition 8 Ninth Circuit Day of Decision CA Community Events
Equality California will stand with The American Foundation for Equal Rights, plaintiffs in the case and more than a dozen pro-equality groups and leaders during a 5pm community rally at the Los Angeles City Hall Rotunda located at 200 North Springs Street.
In addition, a range community groups have planned celebrations across the state. Here’s a list of what they have planned:
What: Community Rally
Where: Outback Steakhouse corner, 5051 Stockdale Hwy., Bakersfield, California 9330
When: 5:00 PM Pacific, Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Whitney Weddell (661) 204-3180
Contra Costa County
What: Community gathering at the Rainbow Community Center
Where: Rainbow Community Center, 3024 Willow Pass Road, Suite 200, Concord, CA 94519
When: 6:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Leslie Stewart (925) 765-6064
What: Community Rally
Where: Corner of N. Blackstone Avenue and E. Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93726
When: 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Jaymi Morgan (559) 704-7683
What: Day of Decision Rally: Prop 8 on Trial Public Event
Where: Corner of Foothill Blvd. and Day Creek Blvd. (near Victoria Gardens off of I-15), Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739
When: 6:00 PM Tuesday, February 7th
What: AFER press conference with plaintiffs’ lead co-counsel Theodore B. Olson; AFER Board President Chad Griffin; plaintiffs Kris Perry & Sandy Stier and Paul Katami & Jeff Zarrillo; and Dominick Zarrillo.
Where: Vibiana, 214 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
When: 10:30 AM Tuesday, February 7
What: Community gathering; attending will be Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, AFER Founding Board Members Dustin Lance Black and Rob Reiner, Courage Campaign, Equality
California, Equal Roots Coalition, FAIR, Freedom to Marry, Jordan/Rustin Coalition, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, Latino Equality Alliance, Marriage Equality USA and others.
Where: Los Angeles City Hall Rotunda, 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
When: 5:00 PM Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Jane Wishon (310) 993-2307
What: OC Day of Decision 3 Rally
Where: Harvey Milk Plaza (French Street and E. 4th Street), Santa Ana, CA 92701
When: 6:30 PM
Contact: Mel Distel (714) 362-7523
What: Informal gathering at The Cornerstone inside Headhunters in midtown Sacramento to await the posting of the decision to the 9th Circuit’s website.
Where: The Cornerstone inside Headhunters, 1930 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 When: 9:30 AM Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Ken Pierce (916) 718-3464
What: Street Rally, then proceed to Community Center Rally
Where: Meet at 6th Avenue and University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103. Then proceed to the
Joyce Beers Community Center, 3900 Vermont Street, San Diego, CA 92103.
When: 6:00 PM Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Fernando Lopez (619) 861-7939
Morning at Courthouse
What: Gather on the steps of the Ninth Circuit Federal Courthouse, San Francisco to receive the ruling (anticipated at 10:00 AM). Afterwards, we will proceed to San Francisco City Hall, where clergy will be available to bless couples who have not been able to marry because of Prop. 8.
Where: Ninth Circuit Federal Courthouse 95 7th Street at Mission San Francisco, CA 94103
When: 9:30 AM Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Billy Bradford (415) 716-6315
In the Castro evening
What: Community Rally with music and speakers. We will respond to the decision, and re- dedicate our resolve to achieve full equality nationwide.
Where: Market Street & 17th Street (across from Castro & Market), San Francisco, CA 94114
When: 5:00 PM Tuesday, February 7 Contacts: Rev. Kelly Rivera Hart (415) 260-5704 and Billy Bradford (415) 716-6315
What: AFER press conference; speaking at the press conference will be plaintiffs’ lead co-counsel Theodore B. Olson; AFER Board President Chad Griffin; plaintiffs Kris Perry & Sandy Stier and Paul Katami & Jeff Zarrillo; Dominick Zarrillo; and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera
Where: The Julia Morgan Ballroom, Merchants Exchange, 465 California St., San Francisco, CA 94104.
When: 5:00 PM
What: Community gathering to respond to the 9th Circuit’s ruling on the fate of marriage equality in California! Come and be part of the conversation.
Where: Unitarian Society, 1535 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 When: 6:30 PM
Contact: Meredith Munn 413-834-3234 Santa Clara County
What: Community rally gathering to respond to the decision, and to re-dedicate our resolve to achieve full equality nationwide.
Where: Mountain View City Hall, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94041 When: 6:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Lisa Liu 408-741-4824
What: Community Gathering, attending will be State Assemblywoman Sally Lieber and other elected officials
Where: Mountain View City Hall, 500 Castro St., Mountain View
When: 6:00-7:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 7
Contact: Chris Riley (248) 819-1449
The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) will air webcasts of their press conference regarding the ruling: http://bit.ly/AFERlive