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January PAC: Back to HIV - Shared screen with speaker view
Reid Coggins
01:43
I’m going to message the waiting room to let folks know we’re on our way.
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:56
Great
Jeffrey Kwong
06:59
Thank you Jackie ❤️❤️❤️
Joe Adkins
07:24
Thank you, Jackie! You’ve been a phenomenal PAC chair! 👍❤️👍
Thomas Reddy (he & him)
07:30
Hi Gregg!
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
08:27
hi Leyla
Jeffrey Kwong
08:50
Welcome!
Gregg Cassin
08:56
I work at Shanti with HONORING OUR EXPERIENCE....
Barry Taranto
09:11
Jackie, you did a fantastic job as PAC Chair. Looking forward to helping you get your boss re-elected.
Michael Rouppet
09:31
Hi Gregg! Welcome!!
Gregg Cassin
10:00
thnx
Hank Trout
11:11
https://www.sfaf.org/collections/beta/we-must-re-focus-our-attention-on-hiv-and-aids/
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
12:17
If you have questions please feel free to type therm into the vchat and we'll address them during Q & A
Raya Steier (Recorder)
13:58
Are we taking attendance by stating our names in the chat?
Brad Chapin
14:26
If so: Brad Chapin
Jerry Fenske (Treasurer)
14:43
I'm here: Jerry Fenske
Harry Breaux
14:49
Harry Breaux
Michael Rouppet
14:58
Michael Rouppet
Jeffrey Kwong
15:02
Jeffrey Kwong
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
15:09
akeylah hernández
Sue - She, Her
15:24
Sue Englander
Seamus McGeever
15:31
Yes- Please put your name in the chat so that we can keep attendance of everyone here
Adrian Napolitano
15:36
Adrian Napolitano
Seamus McGeever
15:37
Full name
Liliana Talero
15:47
Liliana Talero
Hank Trout
15:52
Hank Trout
Vincent Crisostomo
15:58
Vincent Crisostomo
Gregg Cassin
16:15
Gregg Cassin
Thomas Reddy (he & him)
16:39
Thomas Reddy
Alvin Adrian Lee
16:58
Alvin Lee
Sophia Andary
17:11
Sophia Andary
Raya Steier (Recorder)
18:17
Raya Steier
Barry Taranto
22:02
Barry Taranto
Edward Wright (he/him)
22:21
Edward Wright
Kevin Bard
22:32
Kevin Bard
Seamus McGeever
22:33
Seamus McGeever
Adam Mehis
22:48
Adam Mehis
Raya Steier (Recorder)
23:22
Q for Dr. Gandhi: You said COVID is like other respiratory illnesses & that we have to learn how to live with it. How do you think “long covid” factors into this? As a diabetic person, I am afraid to get long COVID & suffering long term disability on top of my health issues. Are there treatments for “long covid”. Thank you for answering our questions Dr. Gandhi!
Kevin Bard
25:09
Are there any special health issues with people who have HIV/AIDS and COVID/Long COVID?
Monica Gandhi
25:36
https://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-828/
Sue - She, Her
27:00
You expressed disappointment in the city's lack of appearance on World AIDS Day. Why is there this disconnect? How did HIV/AIDS fall off the radar?
Sue - She, Her
28:24
How can we change this?
Monica Gandhi
28:44
the podcast above is about long covid and how we don't see it after vaccination (for COVID)
Monica Gandhi
28:46
https://twitter.com/MonicaGandhi9/status/1480252622971961347
Monica Gandhi
29:08
and here is the study
Monica Gandhi
29:09
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966205?src=soc_tw_share
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
30:26
good quation Sue
Nomvula OMeara
30:44
Nomvula O’Meara Happy New Year everyone
Gregg Cassin
32:14
OMG fave moment..
Joe Adkins
35:45
Dr. Gandhi, have you worked with HRC at all? Or the LGBTQ Advisory Committee there?
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
35:46
Vince next then Leyla
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
36:15
Then Joe's question
Michael Rouppet
37:01
Thank you! HIV policy must be accessible through more of the BOS.
Barry Taranto
37:42
Why was it easier to develop a Covid-19 vaccine than one for HIV? Will there ever be a perfected vaccine for AIDS?
Michael Rouppet
38:36
YES, VInce. <3
Joe Adkins
40:43
For my question : HRC - SF Human Rights Commission
Leyla G
43:26
Thank you so much
Kevin Bard
43:45
True that!
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
43:46
Seamus next
Kevin Bard
44:06
I have a quick question, Paul.
Vincent Crisostomo
44:35
Town Hall: The State of Black San FranciscansFriday, January 14th, 202211am-2pmSan Francisco City Hall (Front Steps)1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco Ca, 94102--MegaBlack SFwww.megablacksf.org
Brad Chapin
44:35
I’m so excited about that!
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
44:42
Seamus then Kevin
Seamus McGeever
44:51
Macaques are a species of monkey
Brad Chapin
44:52
(The hiv vaccine, that is)
Gregg Cassin
45:00
I have a follow up re hiv covid...risks
Brad Chapin
45:09
Poor monkeys, though!
Hank Trout
46:44
What would you say to a large ACT UP-style action to get the Mayor's attention?
Michael Rouppet
48:38
YES!
Hank Trout
49:06
My wheelchair and I are available any time!
Michael Rouppet
50:50
A die-in action
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
51:02
^^^^same
Brad Chapin
51:08
I’m down!
Michael Rouppet
51:15
Count me in
Raya Steier (Recorder)
51:59
Run against the Mayor
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
52:09
^pls
Monica Gandhi
52:45
https://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-828/
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
52:58
Gregg Cassin thern Brad
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
53:26
Friendly reminder that we only have Dr. Gandhi for another ~5 minutes so if we’re going to vote on a motion to hold an action we may want to do that soon
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
54:34
Thank you Jackie,
Hank Trout
55:50
I recently wrote an article for SFAF about Dr. Gandhi's concerns. Read it here --https://www.sfaf.org/collections/beta/we-must-re-focus-our-attention-on-hiv-and-aids/
Brad Chapin
56:15
Error. I don’t have a question! Sorry!
Michael Rouppet
56:20
I’d like to move that the Milk Club sponsor an action at City Hall urging the Mayor, BOS, and DPH to make HIV a priority in SF.
Brad Chapin
56:27
You can take me off stack.
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
56:37
thsnkds Brad
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
56:42
Thank you Michael
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
56:43
Second the motion!
Hank Trout
56:43
I second Michael's motion.
Brad Chapin
57:05
UNLESS folks have a response to what politicians like harry britt did that was different…. I guess I can ask that question.
Brad Chapin
57:32
But I don’t need to ask that question live.
Adrian Napolitano
59:00
Thank you!!
Raya Steier (Recorder)
59:17
Thank you dr Gandhi !!!!! You’re awesome
Brad Chapin
59:19
Aye
Seamus McGeever
59:21
aye
Liliana Talero
59:23
Thank you so much!
Michael Rouppet
59:24
Aye
Raya Steier (Recorder)
59:25
aye
Kevin Bard
59:26
Aye
Nomvula OMeara
59:26
aye
Adrian Napolitano
59:28
Aye
Jerry Fenske (Treasurer)
59:30
aye
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
59:30
aye
Vincent Crisostomo
59:32
Aye
Hank Trout
59:32
aye
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
59:34
aye
Harry Breaux
59:34
yes
Alvin Adrian Lee
59:34
aye
Sophia Andary
59:36
Aye
Sue - She, Her
59:38
aye
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
59:39
Aye
Barry Taranto
59:40
Aye
Thomas Reddy (he & him)
59:47
Aye aye aye
Leyla G
01:00:16
Not opposed just have a quick question
Liliana Talero
01:00:17
Thank you Paul and everyone :)
Gregg Cassin
01:00:59
CONGRATULATIONS PAUL....
Leyla G
01:01:04
Since this is my first meeting are new people members and able to vote? Or is there a process to become a member?
Gregg Cassin
01:01:05
GREAT MTG
Kevin Bard
01:01:27
www.milkclub.org
Kevin Bard
01:01:37
www.milkclub.org/join
Leyla G
01:01:41
Got it, thank you!
Seamus McGeever
01:01:45
https://www.milkclub.org/join
Vincent Crisostomo
01:01:55
I need to leave for another commitment but wanted to ask if Milk might write a letter if they haven't already opposing the Mayor's State of emergency
Raya Steier (Recorder)
01:02:00
Also you can vote after attending 3 mtgs
Joshua Ochoa
01:02:14
Gotta head out but thank you everyone!
Michael Rouppet
01:02:35
Bye Joshua.
Kevin Bard
01:03:01
To my knowledge, the Club has not taken a position on the State of Emergency yet.
Raya Steier (Recorder)
01:03:12
June 5th is very close to June 7th election day
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:03:22
sorry everyone having some audio issues
Michael Rouppet
01:03:25
Good point, Kevin. Maybe we should.
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:03:27
will let you know when i can hear again
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:03:41
ok just got my audio back
Kevin Bard
01:03:47
A member in good standing can make that motion, on behalf of the PAC.
Raya Steier (Recorder)
01:04:51
March is better than June!
Michael Rouppet
01:05:00
YES!
Sue - She, Her
01:05:47
I agree!
Raya Steier (Recorder)
01:05:58
Amazing meeting Paul
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
01:06:01
Thank you Paul!!
Seamus McGeever
01:06:07
A very substantive discussion
Leyla G
01:06:08
Thank you Paul!!
Thomas Reddy (he & him)
01:06:10
Also: Feb 5 election with recalls
Jerry Fenske (Treasurer)
01:06:10
Great job Paul!
Seamus McGeever
01:06:13
thank you Paul
Vincent Crisostomo
01:06:26
I have to run. thanks everyone'
Hank Trout
01:06:47
Ditto. Thanks, folks.
Sue - She, Her
01:06:48
Terrific coordination and discussion, Paul!
Raya Steier (Recorder)
01:06:51
My comment: boooOooOooOooooO
Michael Rouppet
01:07:05
Yes, we should.
Michael Rouppet
01:07:08
stack
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:08:14
Stack: Paul, Michael, Sue
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:08:18
anyone else?
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:10:13
Stack: Michael, Sue, Edward
Kevin Bard
01:11:29
Preston and Walton didn't vote for it.
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:14:14
Stack: Edward, Barry, Adrian
Nomvula OMeara
01:14:26
Thanks Michael for your comment
Michael Rouppet
01:16:13
<3
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
01:16:29
Woo hoo!
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:16:55
Anyone else who would like to be added to stack?
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:18:49
Stack: Barry, Adrian, Akeylah
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:18:58
*Barry, Adrian, Akeylah, Brad
Michael Rouppet
01:19:24
Support the expansion of consumption sites city wide
Joe Adkins
01:23:18
Joe for stack.
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:24:36
Stack: Akeylah, Brad
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:24:56
Does anyone else want to speak on the Mayor’s Tenderloin Emergency?
Joe Adkins
01:25:43
Sorry - unstack me for this item.
Nomvula OMeara
01:26:05
Stack
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:26:34
Thx Nomvula, will come back to you once everyone who hasn’t spoken yet and wants to weigh in has gone.
Edward Wright (he/him)
01:27:39
I also haven’t heard/seen anything from the Transgender District about the plan, and think their perspective is really important here
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:28:14
Took the thoughts right out og my head Edward
Barry Taranto
01:29:42
The police have ended their blockades of the Union Square streets.
Leyla G
01:30:35
I just want to add we could have the components that people are praising like better linkage and mental health service expansion without the harmful elements of this policy that recycles old policies that we have seen fail/harm people especially lower-income people of color
Gregg Cassin
01:32:58
powerful statemnt
Nomvula OMeara
01:34:24
What’s the question
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:35:35
I make a motion that the HMDC sh a statement that we condemn the Mayor's plan and that a safe consumption site be estavlished in every district in the city'
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:35:42
Barry: motion to oppose the declaration of an emergency in the Tenderloin and associated police response, while supporting the expedited hiring process for mental health professionals, case managers, and other key non police staff
Nomvula OMeara
01:36:01
I think I could go with that Barry, to oppose the Emergency order and expedite hiring of mental health officers
Joe Adkins
01:36:09
Thank you for always paying such close attention to all the BOS meetings, Barry!
Michael Rouppet
01:36:15
Could I offer an amendment?
Edward Wright (he/him)
01:36:16
How I personally would write it: Move to oppose any budget supplemental to increase police staffing, and any efforts to criminalize drug users; and to support the expedition of a service linkage center and safe consumption site
Nomvula OMeara
01:36:21
aye
Kevin Bard
01:36:21
Good on-the-fly editing!!!
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:37:13
Barry/Michael: motion to oppose the declaration of an emergency in the Tenderloin and associated police response, while supporting the expedited hiring process for mental health professionals, case managers, and other key non police staff, and calling for a safe consumption site in every supervisorial district
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:37:17
I concur Michael and Edward
Seamus McGeever
01:37:41
Even in District 2?
Kevin Bard
01:38:01
Safe consumption sites throughout the City as needed.
Michael Rouppet
01:38:13
Kevin: +1
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:38:16
you wont get what you don't ask for
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:38:31
Kevin +1
Nomvula OMeara
01:38:32
No that’s not what Barry said
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:40:38
New motion: Move to oppose any budget supplemental to increase police staffing, and any efforts to criminalize drug users; and to support the expedition of a service linkage center and safe consumption site, and related hiring of mental health professionals.
Nomvula OMeara
01:41:06
I think its important that Edward clarify this motion, because it’s nebulous, I’m not getting a sense that we are talking about the same thing.
Seamus McGeever
01:41:29
aye
Michael Rouppet
01:41:29
Aye
Joe Adkins
01:41:32
Aye
Kevin Bard
01:41:32
Yes
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:41:36
Aye
Edward Wright (he/him)
01:41:37
Aye
Barry Taranto
01:41:37
Aye
Adrian Napolitano
01:41:39
aye
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
01:41:41
aye
Brad Chapin
01:41:43
Amendment
Sue - She, Her
01:41:45
aye
Raya Steier (Recorder)
01:41:47
aye
Brad Chapin
01:42:01
I had my hand raised
Brad Chapin
01:42:02
No
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:43:16
like CART?
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:43:45
Current alternative is the Street Crisis Response Team
Nomvula OMeara
01:43:54
Like the Hot Team or CART
Kevin Bard
01:44:42
Perhaps this should be a new motion?
Edward Wright (he/him)
01:44:43
That exists right now. The issue is capacity
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:44:43
Brad: motion supporting non-police responses to 911 calls about mental health emergencies, and allowing dispatchers to contact alternative responses
Michael Rouppet
01:45:30
Second
Nomvula OMeara
01:45:33
aye
Kevin Bard
01:45:34
Sounds good to me.
Edward Wright (he/him)
01:45:36
I have a comment/question
Kevin Bard
01:45:37
Yes
Michael Rouppet
01:45:38
Aye
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:45:39
AYE
Barry Taranto
01:45:41
Aye
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
01:45:42
aye
Edward Wright (he/him)
01:45:48
Okay, then I’m voting no
Edward Wright (he/him)
01:46:02
The motion is inaccurate
Sue - She, Her
01:46:02
aye
Seamus McGeever
01:47:26
unrelated: On Sunday January 16th @ 12pm there’ll be a mass mobilization for David Campos in Dolores Park at 19th & Dolores. Please show up!
Nomvula OMeara
01:47:34
I think Brad has a rebuttal
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:47:55
I get what your saying Edward...it's about the implementation or rather the lack thereof
Barry Taranto
01:49:03
The Emergency dispatchewrs are among the rudest and insensitive city employees I have ever encountered.
Edward Wright (he/him)
01:50:14
Yeah, agree with you Jackie
Gregg Cassin
01:50:31
an ask if there is oversight or monitoring of program
Joe Adkins
01:50:43
New business.
Sue - She, Her
01:51:57
JANUARY 22, 2022, 11 am -1 pmTo Your Queer Mental Health!Panel and Discussion on HIV/AIDS and Mental HealthONLINE ONLY at https://bit.ly/3G6W3ClSponsored with SF AIDS FoundationPanel includes Cleve Jones, Cecilia Chung, and Derrick Map & Liliana Talero from Shanti Project with MC Greg Cassim (Shanti Project).
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:52:32
https://sfelections.org/rdtf
Kevin Bard
01:52:39
Jackie or Edward: Could you post the three (I believe) motions that the PAC voted in the Slack? So that they can be accurately be relayed in the upcoming eblast?
Joe Adkins
01:52:48
https://sf.gov/public-body/2020-census-redistricting-task-force#
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
01:53:07
will do Kevin
Gregg Cassin
01:54:35
Thanks....Such a Wonderful meeting. Such grace in the facilitating and discussions. Thanks for your great work. And thanks Paul for bringing in Dr Gandhi....
Reid Coggins
01:54:52
<3
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
01:55:37
Thank you Sue!
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:55:41
Thanks Sue
Michael Rouppet
01:55:47
LOVE the panel!
Sue - She, Her
01:56:11
Howard Grayson LGBTQ Elder rights Conference
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
01:56:21
<3
Brad Chapin
01:57:36
We can see the smoke Seamus hahaha
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
01:57:40
LDC
Seamus McGeever
01:57:46
https://www.facebook.com/events/207745824821229/?ref=newsfeed
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
01:58:35
^^ Invite people you know on FB please!
Michael Rouppet
01:59:53
akeylah: +1
Jackie Thornhill (she/her)
02:00:18
oh ok good the question wasn’t for me lol
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
02:00:20
I'm gonna log off but I'll be downstairs listening via Michael
Paul Aguilar (He/Him)
02:00:32
's laptop. I need to eat.
Edward Wright (he/him)
02:01:08
Endorsement starts by getting a recommendation from the executive committee — I don’t think AD-17 ever made it past that stage
akeylah [they/elle] hernández
02:01:53
Thank you all!
Edward Wright (he/him)
02:02:05
Thank you Jackie for an AMAZING year as PAC Chair!!
Nomvula OMeara
02:02:10
Thank you Jackie for doing some amazing work
Sue - She, Her
02:02:17
Thank you for a good PAC year, Jackie!
Barry Taranto
02:02:23
Edward, you may be correct.
Joe Adkins
02:02:30
You’re amazing, Jackie! ❤️❤️❤️