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Sisters United Front for Survival (SUFS) is a multiracial, grassroots, feminist organization fighting to save CalWORKs, a program for low-income parents. We oppose all social service cuts!

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  • Thursday, August 30th, 7pm: SUFS strategy meeting Work with the grassroots coalition, SUFS, to develop an active campaign to rescind cuts to CalWORKS, a social service program for poor parents. We make common cause with all those who are fighting budget cuts, calling for taxes on the rich and corporations, and taking a stand for the vulnerable in our society. Bring your ideas! New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk St. (at Ellis), San Francisco. (7 blocks from Civic Center BART, on or near Muni lines #19, 31, 38, 47 & 49) Wheelchair accessible. For more information or childcare call 415-864-1278 or email baradicalwomen@earthlink.net.
    Posted Aug 2, 2012, 3:25 PM by Calamity SF
  • Sunday August 26th: March to Rescind Cut to CalWORKS on Women's Rights Day Date: Sunday August 26th 2012Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMLocation: March begins at 24th and Mission St., in San Francisco In the Women's Rights Day Protest, march with Sisters United Front for Survival and lend your voice to the battle to rescind cuts to CalWORKS and all social services. SUFS is a grassroots campaign of Radical Women. Volunteers needed to make pickets signs, phone calls and help with outreach. Call 415-864-1278 or email baradicalwomen@earthlink.net to volunteer Meet at 24th and Mission Streets in San Francisco. Look for the SUFS banner.
    Posted Aug 2, 2012, 3:23 PM by Calamity SF
  • SUFS's forum on Thursday, July 26th, 7pm The War on Women:Budget Cuts & the Battle to Save CalWORKsRather than raise taxes on corporations and the rich, Democratic Governor Jerry Brown has laid waste toCalifornia’s social services. Especially hard hit is CalWORKs, a welfare program for parents, most of whomare poor women and women of color.Help strategize an effective feminist fight-back that highlights the voices of those most impacted by the all-out assault on this vital safety net.Invited Speakers: Tiny: member of the welfareQUEEN's project, Co-editor Poor Magazine/Poor News Network/Prensa POBRE, poverty scholar & revolutionary journalist and poetLatania Williams: Single mother denied CalWORKS benefits for a past, resolved drug misdemeanorChristina López: Seattle's Sisters Organize ...
    Posted Jul 15, 2012, 12:05 PM by Calamity SF
  • Next Meeting: Thursday March 29, 7pm Sisters' United Front for Survival Organizing Meeting Stop attack on poor & working women & children! Save CalWORKS Reverse Budget Cuts Tax the 1% Have you had enough of seeing California's vital social services slashed or eliminated? Do you think it is unacceptable that women are forced to take on an ever-increasing burden when the state turns its back on us? Do you want to fight back corporate greed and record profits? Join Sisters' United Front for Survival (SUFS) and let's fight back together! SUFS is a multiracial, grassroots, feminist organization fighting to save CalWORKS, a program for low-income parents. We oppose all social service cuts. Thursday, March 29, 7pm New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk Street (at Ellis ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2012, 10:53 AM by Calamity SF
  • Join the SUFS's contingent at the International Women's Day march - March 10th, 2012 OccupySF's Women's Alliance has called for an International Women's Day march and rally on March 10th to celebrate women's strengths and community leadership. We in SUFS feel this is important. It is also important to recognize policies that continue to funnel profits up to the 1%. We see and experience the ever-increasing burden that women everywhere are forced to take on with each new cut to social services. We want to show our fight against the 1%, and make sure that the real struggles of women today are a prominent part of this march.  We are writing to ask you to join our contingent -- bring your own banner and sign fighting for your group's ...
    Posted Mar 1, 2012, 10:26 AM by Calamity SF
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