Bay Area political events that are happening online and at socially safe distances during the coronavirus pandemic:
Mayors and coronavirus: A digital town hall focusing on America’s mayors and the fight against coronavirus. Hosted by Health Care Voter. Noon. Join meeting here.
Dan Pfeiffer and Cecilia Munoz: Colleagues from the Obama administration in conversation about working for a sane administration, and the better days to come. Hosted by Swing Left San Francisco. 6 p.m. RSVP for Zoom link here.
Nuclear weapons: A panel discussion on how to reduce the threat of nuclear war. Speakers include former Gov. Jerry Brown, former Defense Secretary William Perry, former Secretary of State George Shultz, former NATO Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gotemoeller and Izumi Nakamitsu, undersecretary-general and high representative for disarmament affairs of the United Nations. Hosted by the Commonwealth Club. $20 for nonmembers. 2 p.m. More information is here.
ACLU’s priorities: The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California holds a webinar on how the pandemic has affected California’s legislative process and what bills the ACLU is prioritizing. 6:30 p.m. More information is here.
Coronavirus and prisons: An online forum focusing on inmates’ human rights, hosted by the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations. 6 a.m. More information is here.
Racial equity: Racial justice experts, advocates and activists take part in a daylong event featuring cyber networking, fireside chats and panel discussions on extending pandemic relief and recovery efforts to all communities. Organized by the Greenlining Institute. 9 a.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.
Coronavirus and queer community: Feminist, activist and queer community leader John Erickson on how the pandemic is affecting the LGBTQIA community. Hosted by the Women’s March Foundation. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. More information is here.
Tom Nichols: Political commentator and author of “The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters,” in conversation with journalist Angie Coiro. Hosted by Kepler’s Literary Foundation. 7 p.m. More information is here.
Flip the Senate: A Zoom meeting on turning the Senate from red to blue. Speakers include Maine Democratic Senate candidate Betsy Sweet, Colorado Democratic Senate candiate Andrew Romanoff and Steve Cobble, co-founder and political director of Progressive Democrats of America. 6 p.m. More information is here.
To list an event, please email Chronicle politics editor Trapper Byrne at [email protected]