Green Sunday (4/8): A Fight for Our Future
Ms. Veronika Fimbres (She/Her) is an award winning LGBT living legend and trans pioneer. Fimbres is the first trans officer in the San Francisco city and county history. Serving as Commissioner of Veterans Affairs for over fourteen years, Fimbres implemented policy changes including contract compliances as well as gender inclusive language and non-binary options on for demographic forms to the city, state, and nation at-large.
Fimbres staffed for Former Speaker of the California State Assembly Willie Lewis Brown Jr. during his Campaign. As Brown’s Lavender Co-Chair and Precinct Captain, Fimbres worked tirelessly to elect Matt Gonzalez , a Green Party candidate, for Mayor of San Francisco. It was during that time, Fimbres became a Green Party member. Ms. Veronika Fimbres is currently running as a Write-In Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate for Governor of California.
This Green Sunday, Veronika will talks about why she is running, inclusion of queer, trans people of color in political campaigns, as well as hurdles she has experienced during her candidacy thus far. For more information please visitveronikafimbres.com or email her at email@example.com.
WHEN: Sunday, April 8th, 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave. at 65th in North Oakland
DIRECTIONS: One block north of Alcatraz on the West side of Telegraph, wheelchair accessible. Buses pass by regularly. Ashby BART is approximately 7 blocks away.
SPONSOR: Green Sundays are a series of free programs & discussions sponsored by the Green Party of Alameda County and are held on the 2nd Sunday of each month. The monthly business meeting of the County Council of the Green Party of Alameda County follows at 6:45 pm; council meetings are always open to anyone who is interested. Please visit our website: https://acgreens. wordpress.com/