Daily Archives: March 23, 2012

OO Brooms Collective: Neighborhood Cleanup & Community Garden Planning – 32nd & San Pablo, Oakland – Saturday, March 31, 2012 – 10:00 AM & 12:00 PM

  Neighborhood Cleanup – 10:00 AM – 32nd & San Pablo Please come join us for our ongoing cleanup at St. Andrew’s Park in West Oakland (in collaboration with the San Pablo Corridor Coalition). We will have plenty of equipment and safety gear, and there will be free coffee, doughnuts, and maybe even a barbecue. We’re there from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and those who wish to will have the opportunity to move on to other cleanup sites once we’re done at St. Andrew’s. Lookin’ forward to it. Community … Continued


OO BBQ & March to Take Back the Town – North Oakland – Saturday, March 31, 2012 – 2:00 & 6:00 PM

Occupy Oakland is hosting its third neighborhood BBQ on Saturday, March 31, 2012, from 2:00 to 6:00 PM, at 52nd and MLK in North Oakland. This BBQ is in support of the North Oakland Neighborhood Assembly and the fight to save Santa Fe Elementary. HEPAC will be providing free HIV tests on site, and passing out condoms and safe sex kits! Workshops will be hosted by the People’s Community Medics, Foreclosure Defense Committee, and more. Following the BBQ at 6:00 PM: March to Take Back the Town • From 52nd & … Continued


POSTPONED: Release Party for Truth & Momo – 19th & Telegraph – Moved to Friday, April 6, 2012 – 7:00 PM

Truth is still in jail, so this release party has been postponed until he is free. On November 3rd, 2011, Truth was beaten by police and charged with multiple felonies on his way back to his tent after the General Strike. An occupier from day one, Truth had a probation hold from 2008 that allowed the police to keep him in jail for five months despite the dropping of his November 3rd charges. On March 28th, 2012, he will have a probation hearing. His NLG lawyer believes that he will … Continued


Occupy Oakland Re-Occupies in Mosswood Park (Ongoing Action) – 37th and Broadway, Oakland – March 22, 2012

While hundreds of NYPD officers were deployed to intimidate OWS protesters last night in Union Square, Occupy Oaklanders organized a non-publicized occupation of an undisclosed location in solidarity with occupations around the country and to give Occupy Oakland a new organizational home base. In the cover of night, a dedicated group of Occupy Oakland protesters were able to set up a new camp without any harassment from the overbearing local police force by keeping the location a secret, until this morning at about 7:15 AM. An estimated 30 people held … Continued


Occupy Oakland New Encampment at MossWood Park, March 22, 2012 Photos

Occupy Oakland new encampment at MossWood Park, March 22, 2012 photos. The group was peaceful. Children happily playing around. Young adults drawing/coloring scenes of the event. Others having conversations in regards of the event. Also in the late afternoon-evening I observed a big round of people, perhaps over thirty of them, conducting a meeting (no photos of the meeting so cops and city spies do not target them). Anyhow, all definitely together in solidarity with OWS and Trayvon Martin. About 11am, the time of my arrival to the camp, the … Continued