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Demonstration Against Chevron Richmond – Richmond BART Station – Friday, April 20, 2012 – 5:00 PM

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The General Assembly of Occupy Oakland endorses and cosponsors the April 20, 2012 demonstration against Chevron Richmond. The demonstration will be held on Friday evening, April 20, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Richmond BART station. We will march to a rally at Richmond Civic Center. This demonstration adds to the ongoing community activism in Richmond directed at the ways Chevron has been a bad neighbor. Chevron is a perfect example of how the 1% destroys the health and well-being of the 99%. In the case of Richmond, this includes … Continued

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OO Patriarchy BBQ and Speak Out – Rainbow Park, Oakland – Saturday, April 14, 2012 – 1:00 to 5:00 PM

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Where: Rainbow Park, International Blvd. & Seminary Ave., Oakland When: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 1:00-5:00 PM The cycle of violence that currently exists attacks poor people, people of color, and women, and is specifically designed to keep us weak so we will passively accept our place in society. They are frightened by the prospect of us coming together. We want to think about the attacks we face, heal and empower each other to RISE UP, and plan to fight back against all that oppresses us, including: * cuts to schools, … Continued

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General Assembly Agenda 4.1.12

I. Welcome II. Welcome Announcements III. Agenda Overview IV. Open Forum V. Reports from Committees, Subcommittees, and Caucuses VI. Proposals 1. Proposal to Endorse and Participate with ACCE/RTJ in National Transportation Day of Action on April 4, 2012 2. Proposal Endorsing Goldman Sachs Educational Seminar 3. Finance Proposal for Reimbursement of Costs for Million Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin 4. Clearing House Proposal 5. Proposal for the Endorsement and Support of the Dignity and Resistance May Day March and Rally 6. Separate Proposal for Funds for the Dignity and Resistance … Continued

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Proposal Queue for the April 1, 2012 General Assembly

1. Proposal to Endorse and Participate with ACCE/RTJ in National Transportation Day of Action on April 4, 2012 2. Proposal Endorsing Goldman Sachs Educational Seminar 3. Finance Proposal for Reimbursement of Costs for Million Hoodie March for Trayvon Martin 4. Clearing House Proposal 5. Proposal for the Endorsement and Support of the Dignity and Resistance May Day March and Rally 6. Separate Proposal for Funds for the Dignity and Resistance Coalition 26307

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[Passed at 4/1/12 GA] Proposal to Endorse and Participate with ACCE/RTJ in National Transportation Day of Action on April 4, 2012

We, the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment’s Riders for Transit Justice (ACCE/RTJ), are calling for nationwide demonstrations on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012, to highlight the amount of money being given to banks to pay extraordinarily high interest rates on swap fees. This is in conjunction with Occupy MBTA/Boston and many other cities. Fruitvale Transit Village, at bus stops on International Blvd. 4/4/12 4:30 p.m. We are also going to have actions in Oakland regarding our local buses. $53 million annually in swap fees is being paid to the big … Continued

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[Passed at 4/1/12 GA] Proposal Endorsing Goldman Sachs Educational Seminar

The OO Labor Solidarity Committee asks that the General Assembly endorse the Goldman Sachs Teach-In by the Oakland Coalition for Economic and Social Justice. It will be held on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012, from 1:30 – 4:30 PM, at the Allen Temple Baptist Church/J. Alfred Smith Fellowship Hall at 8501 International Boulevard in Oakland. This event will also be held in memory of the anniversary of the death of Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., and will set the stage for an action at the City of Oakland Finance Committee to … Continued

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Remember James Rivera/March Against Police Murders – Stockton, CA – Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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from the Oscar Grant Plaza Gazette On Tuesday, surviving family members, the Oscar Grant Committee, Occupy Oakland, and the Stockton community will rally and march for James Rivera, Jr., a 17 year old boy who was brutally murdered by Stockton police in July 2010. Rivera’s parents are calling on all citizens concerned with the alarming epidemic of murders by police to come out for a rally, free lunch, and march to demand justice. The rally will convene at 2:00 at the Stockton Courthouse at 222 E. Webster. After the rally, … Continued

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Bank of America: Too Crooked to Fail – 3/28/12

In his new article, “Bank of America: Too Crooked to Fail,” Rolling Stone reporter Matt Taibbi chronicles the remarkable history of the rise of Bank of America, an institution he says has defrauded “everyone from investors and insurers to homeowners and the unemployed.” Taibbi describes how the Bush and Obama administrations have repeatedly propped up the financial institution, which received a $45 billion taxpayer bailout in 2008. Bank of America has also received billions in what could be described as shadow bailouts. The bank now owns more than 12 percent … Continued

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Proposal Queue for the March 28, 2012 General Assembly

1. OO Endorsement of “Oakland & New York Are One Fist” Solidarity Statement 2. Door to Door Outreach Proposal 3. Clearing House Proposal 4. Proposal for Endorsement and Support of the Dignity and Resistance May Day March and Rally 4a. Separate Proposal for Funds for the Dignity and Resistance Coalition 25853

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General Assembly Agenda 3.28.12

I. Welcome II. Welcome Announcements III. Agenda Overview IV. Open Forum V. Reports from Committees, Subcommittees, and Caucuses VI. Proposals 1. OO Endorsement of “Oakland & New York Are One Fist” Solidarity Statement 2. Door to Door Outreach Proposal 3. Clearing House Proposal 4. Proposal for Endorsement and Support of the Dignity and Resistance May Day March and Rally 4a. Separate Proposal for Funds for the Dignity and Resistance Coalition VII. Action Announcements VIII. General Announcements 25826

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