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Marriage Equality Community Forum in San Francisco- December 4th
Date Thursday December 04
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Milton Marks Auditorium, <a href=",-122.417715&spn=0.007174,0.017917&z=16&g=455+Golden+Gate+Ave.+San+Francisco&iwloc=addr">455 Golden Gate Ave. San Francisco
Event Type Meeting
Marriage Equality Community Forum - SF
Thursday, December 4, 2008 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Ave. San Francisco

• Bring our community together and restore our community to a place of well-being and positive expectation for a victory in the near future
• Re-examine the Proposition 8 campaign: what went well and where we can improve
• Gather and share the collective wisdom generated out of the discussion in a larger document that can be shared with the state
• Create stronger networks and grassroots structure locally and statewide.

Ground Rules
• Listen and be respectful of one another
• Step Up (if you are a quiet person), Step Back (to ensure everyone is heard)
• Keep to the time estimates so we can finish close to on schedule. Don’t Cross-Talk, Stay on Topic.


• Opening statement, broader vision 5 minutes –
• Overview on election results (statewide and local county results, turnout, change since Prop 22) – 10 minutes
• Brainstorming exercises
o Exercise One: Personal Experience – share in pairs
• Introductions: Name and where you are from 5 minutes
• How were you hurt by the passage of Proposition 8 ? 10 minutes
• What was one thing that happened as a result of Prop 8 that you are proud of, gave you hope? 10 minutes
Exercise Two: Statewide and local debrief on Proposition 8 share in smaller groups of 5-7 people
• What went well about the Prop 8 campaign locally and/or statewide ? 30 minutes
• What could have been done better? 20 minutes
• How can we reach out to those who voted Yes on 8/future allies – 20 minutes

• Closing - Community Announcements 10 minutes

• Volunteers willing to type up and funnel feedback from this group to info [at] for statewide wisdom document?
Added to the calendar on Thursday Dec 4th, 2008 7:36 AM
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