Upcoming political events in the Bay Area.
High-rent walking tour: Explores “the role community plays in producing the sky-high rents of San Francisco. The walk turns the anti-community effect of those stratospheric rents on its head by asserting that the whole of land values belong to the community as property tax revenue.” Led by David Giesen. 9 a.m.-noon, starting from the American Youth Hostel, 312 Mason St., San Francisco. More information is here.
McCaskill campaign: Democracy Action will do a phone bank with Missouri Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign to identify and mobilize November voters for Sen. Claire McCaskill. 1-4 p.m., 2624 Third St., San Francisco. More information is here.
Women’s political leadership: A forum on “Power and Parity: Women’s Political Leadership.” Speakers include state Controller Betty Yee, state Democratic Party Women’s Caucus chair Christine Pelosi and Debbie Mesloh, president of San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women. 6:30-8 p.m., Cambria Gallery, 1045 Bryant St., San Francisco. More information is here.
Youth leaders: Young Bay Area activists describe their strategies to try to change policies and attract support in a Commonwealth Club event. Tickets $0-$10. 6:30-7:30 p.m., 110 Embarcadero, San Francisco. More information is here.
World Refugee Day: The nonprofit 1951 Coffee hosts an event with art, activities and refreshments provided by people who have come to