SFMTA Town Hall
Have some thoughts about how to improve San Francisco's transportation system, how it should be paid for by motorists or transit riders? Then attend the second in a series of five community meetings discussing the upcoming two-year budget for Muni and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, this one focused on supervisorial districts 9,10, and 11. Come hear where the money will go, and get the chance to ask your questions and give suggestions directly to SFMTA representatives.
6 p.m., free
City College, Room 140
50 Phelan, SF
International Women's Day protest for Hyatt workers
UNITE-HERE Local 2 is powered in part by workers at the Grand Hyatt. The largely female workforce that cleans the Hyatt has taken more than its share of abuse. Last October, when two Hyatt cleaning veterans saw that supervisors had pinned up photoshopped images that appeared to be them and their co-workers in bikinis, they tore them down — then they got fired (see "Hyatt in the hot seat," 11/22/11). In response, Local 2 is organizing a creative protest to bring attention to this kind of disrespect.
Grand Hyatt, Union Square
343 Stockton, SF
Anthropology in the world
Professor Laura Nader has taught anthropology for 50 years. No really, she's been a professor at UC Berkeley since 1960. The school will show her some love with this three-day symposium starting March 8, featuring speakers on all kinds of anthropology-related subjects. Among them: the professor's little brother, Ralph Nader.
Start times vary, free
UC Berkeley International House
2299 Piedmont, Berk
World Naked Bike Ride
Join thousands across the world and bike naked — or as close to naked as you want — at this annual tradition. It's a protest against oil dependency, spread a love of biking, and challenge cultural norms. But mostly it's a chance to drift in a sea of bare asses on bike seats. Last year, the turnout was the biggest ever, so you probably don't want to miss this year.
Justin Herman Plaza
1 Market, SF
Apple's use of sweatshop labor and tolerance for its abuses has been exposed in recent weeks, and many people are enraged. This includes grannies, who have organized a protest to demand that Apple engage in fair labor practices. Join the Raging Grannies for this protest rally.
3 p.m., free
451 University, Palo Alto
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