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Catfight Comebacks
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Saturday, March 22, 2014
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Stonestown Galleria (next to San Francisco State)
3251 20th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

Let’s stop the catfight!

Come join About-Face to raise and spread awareness about the attention that media gives female aggression making it seem normal and accepted in society.

For our action, we’ll be asking folks to really think about what they say or do when they see bullying between girls happen in real life, a Twitter campaign (#catfightcomebacks), and to tell reality entertainment that this isn’t acceptable! A table will be set up with information and volunteers will be available to discuss this important issue.

Join us Saturday at Stonestown Galleria on the second floor ,across from the food court, next to Banana Republic, to comeback to catfights!

Pisco Latin Lounge Happy Hour Fundraiser

Cocktails to support About-Face!

Cocktails to support About-Face!

Thursday, March 6, 2014  
5pm – 7pm
Pisco Latin Lounge
1817 Market St. (near Octavia), San Francisco, CA

Everybody could use a little happy hour after a long week! On Thursday, March 6th, Pisco Latin Lounge is generously donating 10% of all happy hour sales to About-Face! It’s as easy as that – grab some delicious libations with friends, and help fund About-Face’s media-literacy programs for girls in the Bay Area.

Voted best cocktails in the Bay Area by SFGate, Pisco Latin Lounge is the birthplace of San Francisco’s original cocktail, “Pisco Punch.” Come try the famous Pisco Punch, or any of their other creative cocktails and delicious Spanish tapas.

Come join the About-Face team, or use it as an excellent excuse to grab drinks with friends or co-workers anytime from 5pm-7pm.

 

About-Face at Sunday Streets

sunday-streets-bike-for-siteSunday, March 9, 2014
11am – 3pm
The Embarcadero, San Francisco

Walk, skate, or ride on up to our table during Sunday Streets, San Francisco’s open-street days! See you and your family there! Also, let us know if you’d like to volunteer with us at the table by emailing iwanttovolunteer@about-face.org!

 

 

 

Past events

Patxi’s Pizza Fundraiser
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Patxi’s Pizza, Hayes Valley, San Francisco

About-Face booth at SF Bazaar
Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco
Saturday/Sunday, December 7-8-2013

2013 About-Face Embody Awards
Thursday, November 21, 2013
San Francisco, CA
To see the invitation, click here.

Real Size, Not Lies! — Action to End Vanity Sizing

**SIGN THE PETITION to end the clothing-size drama by clicking here.**

Sunday, November 17, 2013

2pm-3:30pm

Market Street at Powell Street (Cable Car Turnaround), San Francisco, CA

Join About-Face, led by an awesome group of teen girl activists from Washington High School, for an action to end vanity sizing. We will be downtown, showing off our clothesline of size lies, sharing information, spreading our petition to end vanity sizing, and handing out clothing tag labels with positive messages that you can put in your jeans to remind yourself that you are so much more than a number.

Clothing stores change their sizes to manipulate our emotions and empty our wallets.

It’s time to end vanity sizing. No numbers, no labels, just style.

You are awesome-sized, you are you-sized, you are perfect.

Can’t make the action but want to support the girls anyway? SIGN THE PETITION to end the clothing-size drama by clicking here.

Come on out and support the teen girls! For media requests, email us at press [at] about-face [dot] org.

About-Face Halloween Happy Hour
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
John Colins Cocktails, San Francisco

Yoga for Body Peace
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
ACLU of Northern California (39 Drumm St., San Francisco)

Operation Real Bodies Real Love
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Abercrombie & Fitch store on Market Street and Victoria’s Secret in Union Square, San Francisco

Operation Real Bodies Real Love
View details
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Victoria’s Secret, Union Square, San Francisco

About-Face Update Meeting and Hangout
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Sticker-Bombing Action
Saturday, March 23, 2013

About-Face booth at Bazaar Bizarre
Concourse Exhibition Center (East Hall), San Francisco
Saturday/Sunday, December 1-2, 2012

Panel to discuss Miss Representation, Oasis For Girls benefit screening
Delancey Street Screening Room, San Francisco, CA
November 14, 2012

Table at Brandi Carlile Concert
August 2012

About-Face tables at Sunday Streets San Francisco, 2012
October 21 (Excelsior), September 9 (Western Addition/N. Panhandle Alamo Square), August 26 (Chinatown), August 5 (Mission), July 22 (Bayview/Dogpatch), July 1 (Mission), June 3 (Mission), May 6 (Mission), April 15 (Great Highway/Golden Gate Park), March 11 (Embarcadero)

Q&A with Jennifer Siebel Newsom, director of Miss Representation, moderated by Jennifer Berger, Executive Director
The Hamlin School, July 2012

Panel to discuss Miss Representation, Oshman JCC, Palo Alto CA
May 2012

About-Face Embody Award Event Honoring Peggy Orenstein, Spring 2012
May 10, 2012 View invitation

An Evening with the Author: Reading with Peggy Orenstein
February 2012 View details

Panel to discuss the film Miss Representation
Castilleja School, Palo Alto, CA
May 2012

About-Face Open House with Cupcakes and Champagne
June 2011

Embody Award Event Honoring Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Fall 2010
November 2010

About-Face Media-Literacy Workshop Demonstration
The Hamlin School, San Francisco, CA
August 2010