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FHMP is in the Concept Design Phase and includes opportunities for interactive community engagement. The following date enables FHMP and Perkins Eastman to listen and navigate this process together with the community.

The future scheduled date is:

May 15, 2018
6:00-8:00 p.m.

Sanchez Elementary School
325 Sanchez Street, San Francisco

These meetings will allow community members to explore and share their thoughts and work collaboratively with other interested members of the community. All are invited and encouraged to attend. In addition to the four planned community meetings, engagement with the online community and gathering feedback electronically through our partner, Neighborland.

May 19, 2018 - Harvey Milk Day Celebration
11am at Harvey Milk Plaza


Archived Events

April 7, 2018 - Harvey Milk Plaza Community Meeting
On Saturday, April 7, 2018, Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza hosted the third of a series of four Community Meetings, The content presented in this meeting included a recap of the second community meeting which distilled (a) priorities for an inspirational memorial component include hope, lgbtqhistory, community solidarity, coming out, activism, and the journey; and (b) priorities for successful public space include places to stay and enjoy, seating, people watching, scalable gathering, context of site in neighborhood, consider the whole intersection, multifunctional space and a place to speak and be seen. Together, we will #HonorHarveyMilk.

March 3, 2018 - Harvey Milk Plaza Community Meeting
On Saturday, March 3, 2018, Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza hosted the second of a series of four Community Meetings. The content presented in this meeting included a recap of the first community meeting which distilled four community determined criteria for a successful Harvey Milk Plaza: Harvey Milk Memorial, Universal Access, Public Space and Public Health/Security/Safety. Together we will #HonorHarveyMilk. 

January 27, 2018 - Harvey Milk Plaza Community Meeting
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza hosted the first of a series of four Community Meetings. These meetings are intended to be a participatory process between community stakeholders and the architects through which the visions and inspiration from the community will translate into guiding principles for concept design. For the first meeting, it was important to provide background on the site, the project, the opportunity and the importance of community engagement in this process. Together we will #HonorHarveyMilk. 

November 27, 2017 - Harvey Milk Plaza, 6pm. Candlelight Vigil commemorating the 39th Anniversary of the assassinations of supervisor Harvey Milk and mayor George Moscone. The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club organized the vigil, and Co-President Carolina Morales talked about Milk's legacy of social justice and inclusion, and of how he worked to unite the labor and LGBT movements.

November 8, 2017 - Jane Warner Plaza, 6pm. 40th Anniversary Celebration commemorating Harvey Milk's election to the SF Board of Supervisors + 20th Anniversary of the iconic rainbow flag being raised at the corner of Castro & Market Streets. Event co-hosted by Kate Kendell, Executive Director at NCLR and Gregg Cassin, Community Activist. The evening included performances and reflections from Anne Kronenberg, Gwenn Craig, Allan Baird, Carol Ruth Silver, Tom Ammiano, Jeff Sheehy, Janice Mirikitani, Ramona Webb, and Breanna Sinclaire. Ben Davis from Illuminate debuted 2 public art installations, "Harvey's Halo" and "Hope Will Never Be Silent". 

January 18th & 25th, 2017. Community Charrette - Harvey Milk Plaza redesign planning meeting at Eureka Valley Recreation Center.