Laborfest: Oakland 1946 General Strike Walk

When: July 26, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Latham Square, 1500 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: July 26, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Where: Latham Square, 1500 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Meet at the fountain in Latham Square, in the intersection where Telegraph and Broadway converge across from the Rotunda Building (Oakland City Center/12th St. BART), Oakland. With Gifford Hartman of the Flying Picket Historical Society. This walk will revisit the sites of Oakland’s “Work Holiday” that began spontaneously with rank-and-file solidarity with the striking, mostly women, retail clerks at Kahn’s and Hastings department stores whose picket line was being broken … Continued

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Our Power Day of Action in Richmond

When: August 9, 2014 @ 9:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: See details below, Kinder Morgan Rail Yard, Richmond Greenway

When: August 9, 2014 @ 9:30 pm – 5:00 pm Where: See details below, Kinder Morgan Rail Yard, Richmond Greenway 9:30am – Opening Ceremony & March for a Just Transition Location: The Kinder-Morgan Rail Yard Gate Entrance on South Garrard Blvd Opposite the Garrard Commercial Center @ 144 South Garrard Blvd *** FREE SHUTTLES PROVIDED FROM RICHMOND BART STATION starting at 8:30am*** The day’s events will commence with an opening ceremony in collaboration with Idle No More and the Native American Health Center at the Kinder Morgan Rail Yard.   We will … Continued

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Fracking Initiatives Benefit

When: July 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: July 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event Fracking Initiatives Benefit. Friday, July 25. Dr. Sandra Steingraber, scientist, author, and mother, will discuss strategies for building the movement to stop fracking and protect our communities and climate This event is a special fundraiser for the dedicated residents of 3 California counties who have collected signatures to put fracking ban measures on their county ballots in November. The oil industry has already shown it will … Continued

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Action Planning for UN Climate Summit, Sept 21st.

When: July 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: July 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Niebyl-Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Meeting  Third planning meeting for a Bay Area action coinciding with demonstrations in New York City at the UN Climate Summit, September 20 and 21.  Although this is the third meeting, anyone interested in working on this is welcome to attend. Additional information about the People’s Climate March in New York can be found at peoplesclimatemarch.org.   56276

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First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area.

When: August 1, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Where: First Friday – We'll be somewhere in the mix!, 2434 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: August 1, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm Where: First Friday – We'll be somewhere in the mix!, 2434 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Event Strike Debt Bay Area will have a table at First Friday. Come hang out, pick up a DROM (Debt Resisters’ Operations Manueal, get your Public Bank of Oakland t-shirt and/or talk about the politics of debt. Look for us between 24th and 25th on Telegraph. 56275

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Cafe Night: Benefit for Soul, Film Showing, Dance Party

When: July 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Long Haul Infoshop, not far from Ashby BART, 3124 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA

When: July 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Long Haul Infoshop, not far from Ashby BART, 3124 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94705, USA Categories: Event Soul, our dear friend and lifelong community activist has accumulated quite a large medical debt. Let’s have a night of feast, revolution, and getting down on the dance floor to show our love and support! 6PM: $5. suggested donation per plate (more most welcome!!, but no-one turned away…support comes in many forms, and the presence of good friends is the best!) MENU: Chili … Continued

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Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action.

When: August 16, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, jsut outside City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: August 16, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, jsut outside City Hall, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Meeting Strike Debt Bay Area’s next meeting will begin at 4:00 pm (an hour later than previously) and run until 6 or 6:30. Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt!   This is a great opportunity to get updates on SDBA’s many projects:   organizing for public banking in Oakland securing funding from the City of Vallejo for nonprofit check cashing … Continued

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Kickoff Meeting For Oct 2014 Nationwide Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Etc

When: July 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: First Unitarian Church (at Castro, right next to 980 Freeway), 685 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: July 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: First Unitarian Church (at Castro, right next to 980 Freeway), 685 14th Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Meeting Major Bay Area Kickoff Meeting October 2014 Nationwide Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation Just in the past few weeks we have witnessed: ​ **1000′s of children being driven across the border by US devastation of their homelands and then finding themselves caught between Homeland Security rounds-ups and flag-waving racists ​**The District … Continued

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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.

When: July 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps., 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: July 28, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps., 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Meeting The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the … Continued

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No Fracking Way in California

When: July 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

Buy Tickets View Map When: July 25, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA 350 Bay Area and co-sponsors invite you to come hear Sandra Steingraber, author of Raising Elijah and Living Downstream, speak about the known and hidden dangers of fracking and how to build a movement to stop this dangerous practice. Sandra co-founded New Yorkers Against Fracking and has been a tireless activist working to prevent fracking in New York and throughout the world. Ticket sales will benefit efforts … Continued

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