Manny’s Commemorates Presidents’ Day with Live Reading of Final January 6th Report

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Manny’s Commemorates Presidents’ Day with Live Reading of Final January 6th Report

Monday, February 20: 
6am – 10pm

17 February 2023 – San Francisco, CA: In a morning-to-night all-day event, Manny’s (3092 16th Street at Valencia, San Francisco / www.welcometomannys.com commemorates Presidents’ Day with a live reading of the final January 6th Report: Monday, February 20, 6am – 10pm. The full schedule of readers will be announced shortly but includes California State Senator Scott Wiener, San Francisco District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, Sister Roma of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and California State Assemblyman Matt Haney.

“I understand that while the memory of the insurrection on January 6th is still fresh in our minds it’s also easy to focus on the future versus the past, says Manny Yekutiel, 32, who founded and runs the eponymous community engagement space and café. “The problem is that most of the American public has not read, and will not read, the in-depth reporting on what happened and it’s important that we know. That’s why we’re reading it!”

The entire 16-hour reading will be broadcast live online at https://www.facebook.com/welcometomannys in addition to those who attend in person. Attendance is free and open to the public.

Since opening its doors on Election Night 2018, Manny’s has become an epicenter of community involvement, dialogue and civic engagement having served over 50,000 people, staged over 2,000 events, donated space to more than 500 area nonprofits and charities and become “the Iowa of California” (KCBS Radio) by hosting 17 presidential candidates. Also, besides receiving copious media and public attention, Manny’s was recognized for his above-and-beyond achievements by the California State Senate as “Small Business of the Year.” 

Manny’s is a people powered, community focused meeting and learning place in the heart of San Francisco that combines a restaurant, political bookshop, and civic events space. Manny’s goal: to create a central and affordable place to become a better informed and more involved citizen.

Manny’s offers its events space to nonprofits, activists and civic organizations to spread their message and do their work as well as hosting its own civic and arts related programming.