Justice For James Rivera, Mario Romero, and Andy Lopez. BBQ & March to Urban Shield Rally.

When: September 5, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Plaza Park (2 blocks from Old Parkway Theatre), Park Boulevard & Ivy Drive, Oakland,CA 94606, USA

When: September 5, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Plaza Park (2 blocks from Old Parkway Theatre), Park Boulevard & Ivy Drive, Oakland,CA 94606, USA Categories: Event  SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: ELAINE BROWN. Please join in unity with the families, friends, and supporters of James Rivera Jr, Mario Romero, and Andy Lopez; Oakland California, September 5th, 2014.The people will gather for a free community BBQ and March for justice, starting at 11:30am @ Plaza Park. Come out and enjoy free food, hear the families and friends of these young … Continued

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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly.

When: August 11, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Downtown Berkeley Post Office, 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: August 11, 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 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. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen … Continued

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The Fight for Fifteen: Minimum Wage Increase Organizing Status, Strategy and Tactics

When: August 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Niebyl-Proctor Library, Telegraph Avenue & 65th Street, Oakland,CA 94609, USA

When: August 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Niebyl-Proctor Library, Telegraph Avenue & 65th Street, Oakland,CA 94609, USA Categories: Event Green Sunday sponsored by the Green Party of Alameda County: Join us for a lively discussion about differing views on how we can best achieve a liveable minimum wage, both in the East Bay, and beyond. Steve Gilbert is an active retired member of SEIU 1021. He worked with his union in developing the Millionaire’s Tax 2010 – 2012 and then on the Oakland minimum wage initiative that … Continued

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Tell Pelosi: Stop Supporting Genocide in Gaza!

When: August 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: San Francisco Federal Bldg, Mission Street & 7th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA

When: August 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Where: San Francisco Federal Bldg, Mission Street & 7th Street, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA Categories: Action Event Protest & March Tell Nancy Pelosi: STOP Supporting Genocide in Gaza! End the Siege of Gaza! End All U.S. Aid to Israel! (August 6th is also known as Hiroshima Day, the day the US dropped the nuclear bomb on tens of thousands of innocent civilians.) The Palestinian people of Gaza have been heroically resisting in the face of the merciless U.S.-backed Israeli assault. … Continued

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Richmond Day of Action: Our Power National Convening.

When: August 9, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Where: The Kinder-Morgan Rail Yard Gate , 144 South Garrard Boulevard, Richmond,CA 94801, USA

When: August 9, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Where: The Kinder-Morgan Rail Yard Gate , 144 South Garrard Boulevard, Richmond,CA 94801, USA Categories: Action Event Held on the last day of the Our Power National Convening, the Day of Action will amplify the grassroots-led solutions of Richmond and other communities on the frontlines of energy injustice and social injustice. Richmond is part of a growing national campaign called the Our Power Campaign, where communities on the frontline of environmental pollution are asserting Our Power to build local living economies … Continued

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Urban Shield Protest Organizing.

When: August 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: 3rd Floor Conference room, 1904 Franklin Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA

When: August 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: 3rd Floor Conference room, 1904 Franklin Street, Oakland,CA 94612, USA Categories: Meeting STOP URBAN SHIELD IN OAKLAND!     September 4-8, 2014, in Oakland, California, Urban Shield — a trade show and training exercise for SWAT teams and police agencies – will bring local, national and international law enforcement agencies together with defense industry contractors to provide training and introduce new weapons to police and security companies. Take a stand against the militarization of our community. Decrease violence in our communities by … Continued

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ALERT!!! TIME CHANGE!!! STOP ISRAEL @ THE PORT

When: August 16, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Where: Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text)

When: August 16, 2014 @ 3:00 pm Where: Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text) Categories: Action ALERT! ALERT! TIME CHANGE TO 3:00 PM. (ORIGINALLY 5:00 AM) Stop Israel at the Port! Zionism isn’t welcome in our town! Block the Israeli Zim Ship at the Port of Oakland Saturday, August 16th 3:00 PM – meet at West Oakland Bart and march to Berth 57 STOP THE SIEGE ON GAZA!  END THE COLONIAL OCCUPATION OF PALESTINE!  RIGHT OF RETURN FOR ALL PALESTINIAN REFUGEES!  FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!  BOYCOTT, … Continued

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Film Screening: “Resistance,” The Impact of Antibiotics in Food-Animals

When: August 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Shattuck Landmark Theatres, 2230 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: August 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Shattuck Landmark Theatres, 2230 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Event A free screening of a documentary film about what antibiotics in cattle, pigs, and chickens are doing to our health. Their use increases resistance of bacteria which cause disease in humans. Using microscopic footage, harrowing personal stories, and expert insights, “Resistance” clarifies the problem of antibiotic resistance, how we got to this point, and what we can do to turn the tide. 56365

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Protest Staples Post Offices with APWU!

When: August 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Staples, Downtown Berkeley, Shattuck Avenue & Durant Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA

When: August 9, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Staples, Downtown Berkeley, Shattuck Avenue & Durant Avenue, Berkeley,CA 94704, USA Categories: Action Event Join the continuing protests against Staples union-busting and Post Office management’s attempt to privatize the Post Office. Join he American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO and Berkeley Post Office defenders outside of Staples in Berkeley at an informational demo to keep the pressure on Staples and the Post Office. In its continuing attack on postal workers and on the public service, the U. S. Postal Service has … Continued

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West Coast People’s Climate Rally

When: September 21, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Lake Merritt Amphitheater, 12th Street & Lake Merritt Boulevard, Oakland,CA 94606, USA

View Map When: September 21, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: Lake Merritt Amphitheater, 12th Street & Lake Merritt Boulevard, Oakland,CA 94606, USA   WEST COAST PEOPLE’S CLIMATE RALLY in solidarity with the historic September 21 NYC event called by 350.org and hundreds of local and national environmental, trade union and social justice organizations across the country. All Out for Sun., September 21, 12 Noon – 5 pm Oakland’s Lake Merritt Park Amphitheater The Amphitheater is at the end of Lake Merritt near 12th Street &, Lake Merritt … Continued

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