Proposition 8 Ninth Circuit Day of Decision CA Community Events

February 7, 2012 By admin

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:

Bakersfield

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

Fresno

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

Inland Empire

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

Los Angeles

Downtown morning

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

Downtown evening

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

Orange County

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

Sacramento

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

San Diego

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

San Francisco

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

Downtown evening

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

Santa Barbara

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

Silicon Valley

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

Online

The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) will air webcasts of their press conference regarding the ruling: http://bit.ly/AFERlive

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February 07, 2012 at 8:06 pm, Today, we celebrate. | EQCA Blog said: [...] In addition, a range community groups have planned celebrations across the state. Here’s a list of what they have planned. [...]

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February 07, 2012 at 10:34 pm, Katherine Fowler said: The support was not only angelic but also miraculous. I never knew such a rally was possible. in deepest gratitude I will see you tonight.

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