Bay Area political events that are happening online and at socially safe distances during the coronavirus pandemic:
Rep. Eric Swalwell: East Bay Democrat holds a Facebook Live town hall meeting with Arelis Sandoval, a public health nurse with the Alameda County Public Health Department. 1:30 p.m. Join here.
Labor organizing: Organizing in education, health care, food service and sex industry during a pandemic. Speakers include Emily Haddad and Matthew Torres of ILWU Local 6; Anneka Citrin of SEIU Local 1021; Wendy Liu, author of “Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism”; Jenny Worley, AFT Local 2121 president and author of “Neon Girls: A Stripper’s Education in Protest and Power”; and Emma Erbach, executive director of United Teachers of Richmond. Hosted by Uptown Tenderloin Inc. Zoom event limited to 500 participants. 6 p.m. Register here.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Minnesota Democrat in a livestream conversation on gun violence. Hosted by Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gunsafety. 4 p.m. More information and watch here.
Abolishing the Electoral College: Jesse Wegman, editorial board member at the New York Times, makes a case for abolishing the Electoral College. Hosted by the Commonowealth Club. 6 p.m. More information is here.
Women and climate change: Musimbi Kanyoro, former president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, on the role gender equity can play in reducing humans’ global carbon footprint. Hosted by Climate One. 9:30 a.m. More information is here.
Madeleine Albright: Former secretary of state talks about her new memoir, “Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st Century Memoir.” Hosted by the Commonwealth Club. $15-$20. 3 p.m. More information is here.
To list an event, please email Chronicle politics editor Trapper Byrne at [email protected]