Picket the Zim Ship.

When: September 27, 2014 @ 5:00 am – 9:00 am
Where: West Oakland Bart, 7th Street, Oakland,CA, USA

When: September 27, 2014 @ 5:00 am – 9:00 am Where: West Oakland Bart, 7th Street, Oakland,CA, USA Categories: Action Event End the Siege of Gaza! Picket the Zim Shanghai Starting Please come to a sustained community and labor activist picket beginning on September 27th to stop the Zim Shanghai from unloading or loading any cargo – from when it arrives in Oakland until it leaves. Facebook Event. ————————–————————–———————— Israel and Hamas agreed to a set of conditions for a ceasefire on August 26th, after Israel had killed more than … Continued

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Inside Urban Shield. Special Guest Shane Bauer.

When: October 10, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Oakland High School Auditorium, 1023 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland,CA 94610, USA

When: October 10, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Oakland High School Auditorium, 1023 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland,CA 94610, USA Categories: Event Report-back from activists who “went inside” the Urban Shield convention and trade show in Oakland September 4th-7th and were “volunteers” at some of the exercises.  And discussion of next steps. Join Shane Bauer and others on this, the 3rd anniversary of the occupation of Oscar Grant Plaza. Shane Bauer is a journalist who, with Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattel, were kidnapped by Iranian border guards and imprisoned … Continued

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A film by Michael Nash: Climate Refugees, The Human Face of Climate Change

When: September 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, Santa Cruz,CA 95060, USA

When: September 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, Santa Cruz,CA 95060, USA Categories: Event OccupyForum presents Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! A film by Michael Nash Climate Refugees The Human Face of Climate Change Climate Refugees addresses the issue of climate change-induced migration. The term “refugees” is controversial because it implies for some people,particularly Pacific Islanders, … Continued

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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.

When: September 22, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: September 22, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Meeting The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service outsourced Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come find out the latest news and help us plan our next steps. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and … Continued

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Sustained Picket of ZIM Ship Starting September 27 at the Port of Oakland – End the Siege of Gaza

When: September 27, 2014 all-day
Where: Meet at West Oakland BART 5am and 4:30pm

When: September 27, 2014 all-day Where: Meet at West Oakland BART 5am and 4:30pm Categories: Action Tags: @stopzimoak gaza picket port of oakland zim End the Siege of Gaza! Picket the Zim Shanghai Starting September 27 at the Port of Oakland! Israel and Hamas agreed to a set of conditions for a ceasefire on August 26th, after Israel had killed more than 2,100 Palestinians in Gaza – mostly civilians, more than a quarter children – and destroyed much of Gaza’s infrastructure, housing, hospitals, schools and water supply. Israel claims it … Continued

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Mesh Wifi – Guifi Net in Oakland. A Cooperative Data Center for the People.

When: September 18, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Sudo Room (Omni Collective), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: September 18, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Where: Sudo Room (Omni Collective), 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event Join this presentation / workshop with guifi-netters Griselda and Al to learn more about guifi.net and pick up some lessons to improve peoplesopen.net based on the lessons they have learned in Catalonia! Their network has over 25,000 mesh nodes in operation, woah! They’re going to speak about guifi.net itself and a data center they’re building on core of guifi.net optic fiber: http://marsupi.org/barrahome/en/ This new project is a … Continued

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The Present and Future of California Prisons. Lecture.

When: September 18, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Dwinelle Hall, Room 370, University of California, Berkeley,Berkeley,CA, USA

When: September 18, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Dwinelle Hall, Room 370, University of California, Berkeley,Berkeley,CA, USA Categories: Event “The Present and Future of California Prisons” Professor Ruthie Wilson Gilmore, is coming to Berkeley’s campus this week! She is a founding member of CURB and also part of our National Advisory Board. As a member of IGNITE – Invest in Graduations, Not Incarceration, to Transform Education – which seeks to break the school to prison pipeline and ensure that students can reach UC campuses, I’m particularly excited … Continued

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Occupy Forum: Film and Speaker: The Ghosts of Jeju.

When: September 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA

When: September 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART, 2017 Mission Street, San Francisco,CA 94110, USA Categories: Event  OccupyForum presents Film and Speaker: The Ghosts of Jeju � The Ghosts of Jeju is an award-winning documentary directed by Regis Trembly about the struggle of the people of Jeju Island, South Korea. Set in the context of the American presence in Korea after World War II, the film reveals horrible atrocities at the hands of the U.S. Military Government of Korea. … Continued

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Interfaith prayer meeting for healing, dedicated to the survivors and victims of violence and police brutality in Oakland.

When: October 12, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Where: Baha'i Center, 1434 35th Avenue, Oakland,CA 94601, USA

When: October 12, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Where: Baha'i Center, 1434 35th Avenue, Oakland,CA 94601, USA Categories: Event Second Sundays: Interfaith prayer meeting for healing, dedicated to the survivors and victims of violence and police brutality in Oakland. We are organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. Please feel free to bring quotes or passages to share All are welcome We will serve simple breakfast. 56632

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3rd Anniversary of Occupy Wall Street

When: September 17, 2014 all-day
Where: Liberty Plaza, Zuccotti Park, New York,NY 10006, USA

When: September 17, 2014 all-day Where: Liberty Plaza, Zuccotti Park, New York,NY 10006, USA Categories: Event On this day 3 Years after the birth of Occupy Wall Street we welcome all of those who participated in OWS and those are or may be interested in joining/rejoining the movement. During this time of our anniversary we also welcome people and group to mix, mingle, network and build/rebuild relationships that may have been lost due to time or to start new ones that will help re-build community and connect to one another … Continued

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