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Manny’s Hosts Five Presidential Candidates in Less than One Week

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WHERE Manny’s  / 3092 16th Street @ Valencia, San Francisco

WHAT: Hosts Five Presidential Candidates in Less than One Week

WHEN Senator Amy Klobuchar
Thursday, May 30 — 7:30pm-9:30pm

Congressman Beto O’Rourke
Friday, May 31 — 5pm -7pm

Congressman Eric Swalwell
Saturday, June 1 — 10am-11:30am

Senator Cory Booker
Sunday, June 2 — 10am-11:30am

Governor Steve Bullock
Tuesday, June 4 — 5pm -6:30pm


WHY: Having already hosted Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Secretary Julian Castro, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Governor John Hickenlooper, Governor Jay Inslee, and Congressman Seth Moulton Manny’s Mission District café and community space is hosting five Presidential candidates in almost as many days this coming week.

“I couldn’t be more proud to have so many Democratic Presidential Candidates visit us,” said Manny Yekutiel, founder and owner of Manny’s. “Manny’s is located in an area of San Francisco with a deep history of political and civic involvement so it’s an honor to continue that history here at the corner of 16th and Valencia.” 

Although it has not yet been scheduled, Yekutiel confirms that he is “in conversation” with the campaign of Vice President Joe Biden and hopes to secure his appearance in the coming weeks. In addition, Senator Kamala Harris is slated to appear at Manny’s later in June.

Manny’s is a people powered and community focused meeting and learning place in the heart of San Francisco that combines a restaurant, political bookshop, and civic events space. The goal of Manny’s is to create a central and affordable place to become a better informed and more involved citizen. We do this by offering our events space to nonprofits, activists, and civic organizations to spread their message and do their work as well as hosting our own civic and arts related programming. Our kitchen is run by the non-profit, Farming Hope, which hires formerly homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals and trains them in the food skills needed to work in the restaurant industry.

Manny’s opened on Election Night, 2018 where over 500 people came together to watch the results of that moment in our civic life together and since then the venue has hosted hundreds of gatherings. Manny’s is a community space and is proudly located in the Mission District – a historic hub of activism and progressive action.