Standing Community Meetings

District 4 – Standing Community Meetings

** Meeting times and locations are subject to change. Please check with listed contacts. **

Taraval Police District Community Relations Forum 
When: Every third Tuesdayof the month at 7:00-8:00pm.
Where: Taraval Police Station Community Room | 2345 24th Avenue at Taraval Street
Details: The forum is an opportunity for community members to hear from and express their concerns and questions to their police captain and officers. Meetings include a presentation on a different safety topic each month and refreshments are served.  
Contact: Taraval Station | phone: (415) 759-3100 or email:

Sunset Neighborhood Watch 
When: 4th Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: Sunset Rec Center | 2201 Lawton Street at 28th Avenue
Details: Sunset Neighborhood Watch covers the Central Sunset area bounded by Lincoln Way to the north, 19th Avenue to the east, Quintara Street to the south and Sunset Boulevard to the west. The mission of the Sunset Neighborhood Watch is to strengthen neighborhood ties, increase personal safety and security awareness for the community, be the eyes and ears of the local police, collaborate with other city departments to enhance the quality of life for residents and encourage emergency preparedness for the neighborhood.
Contact: Vi Huynh | email:

La Playa/Great Highway Neighborhood Watch 
When:  Meeting dates and times vary. Please request to be added to the La Playa SAFE email list to find out about upcoming meetings by emailing John Zwolinski at
Where: 1296 La Playa Street at Irving Street
Details: Come meet your neighbors and share your concerns with this neighborhood watch group that is working to make the Outer Sunset safer. 
Contact: John Zwolinski | email:  

Outer Noriega Merchants Association (ONMA)
Details: The ONMA covers Outer Noriega from 45th to 47th Avenues. An "association" of merchants that come together to provide a better sense of community on their block and to support one another. Their goal is to encourage new customers to come and shop and eat on their block and help them better the neighborhood through community involvement. 
Contact: Hilary Passman Cherniss | email:  

Outer Sunset Merchant & Professional Association (OSMPA)
When:  Second Tuesday of each month, 7:00pm
Where:  Lychee Café | 2333 Irving Street at 25th Avenue
Details: The OSMPA fosters the trade and industrial interests of its membership, promotes the advancement of the Irving Street District; and provides a place for the open exchange of ideas, discussions and adoption of methods and policies for the good of the neighborhood and the members.
Contact:  Bill Barnickel | email:  

People of Parkside/Sunset (POPS) (formerly Taraval-Parkside Merchants Association) 
When: First Thursday of the month, 7:00pm to 8:30pm 
Where: Taraval Police Station Community Room | 2345 24th Avenue at Taraval Street
Details: POPS sponsors special events, advocates on behalf of the neighborhood, and works with residents and other merchants to improve the community.
Contact: Yumi Sam | email:  

Judah Street/Ocean Beach Merchants and Professional Association 
Details: Share your concerns with your fellow merchants and neighbors of the Outer Judah corridor.
Contact: Buffy Maguire | phone: (415) 606-1884 or email:  

SPEAK (Sunset-Parkside Education and Action Committee) 
When: Meeting dates and times vary. Please request to be added to the SPEAK email list to find out about upcoming meetings by emailing
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 3201 Ulloa St. near the corner of 33rd Avenue, S.F. 
Details: Serving the Sunset-Parkside District since 1969 
Educating and informing residents about matters of mutual concern to the community, particularly land use issues. SPEAK also takes community concerns to elected officials and public agencies to work together to improve the quality of life in the community. SAHRIC (Sunset Architectural and Historic Resource Inventory Committee) was established by SPEAK in order to draw attention to the worthy buildings of architectural and historic merit in the Outer Sunset and Parkside.
Contact: SPEAK: 


Outer Sunset Parkside Residents Association (OSPRA)
When: Third Thursday of each month at 6:30pm
Where: St. Ignatius Faculty Lounge (Enter on 37th near Pacheco) | 2001 37th Avenue and Pacheco Street
Details: Join a cohort of residents from the Outer Sunset and Outer Parkside (representing the area west of Sunset Boulevard) to discuss key issues and opportunities in the neighborhood including public safety, land use, transportation and more.
Contact: Susan Pfeifer | email: