Author Archives: events-committee

Occupy the City Council meeting to demand justice for Alan Blueford!

The family of Alan Blueford has asked allies to come to the Oakland City Council Meeting at 6 pm on Tuesday to demand justice for the OPD killing of their son! Get there by 6 pm to demand a real investigation into the circumstances of the killing! The police officer should not be on paid leave, beyond that, what is his name, and why are they still on the force? 31273


Update: Support Blueford family at City Council meeting Tuesday, May 15th – 6:00 pm

Stop Oakland Police Brutality!!!

UPDATE: Pack the City Council meeting this Tuesday, May 15th, at 6:00 pm. It is located at 14th and Broadway in downtown Oakland. Show your support in your presence and voice for all of our sons and daughters of Oakland.     During the early morning hours of May 6, 2012, Alan Blueford was murdered by an OPD officer, whose name has yet to be released. His family is now seeking justice for his death. EARLIER ACTION: This Saturday, May 12th, there will be a march at 3pm from the … Continued


Rally at OPD against the murder of Alan Buford

  This Friday, May 11th, there will be an action in front of the OPD Station at 7th and Broadway to protest and bring light to the murder of 18 year old Alan Buford this past weekend. It will begin at 5pm and will include such speakers as Jack Bryson from Occupy Oakland amongst others.Y 30700


Events Committee Wish List!

The Events Committee of Occupy Oakland has a wish list of items we would like to acquire through donations or otherwise so that the Committee can become a more autonomous body, with the ability to set up movie screenings, dance parties, rallies, etc. without always having to rely upon borrowing the equipment of others in order to do so. If you can help in finding and making available any of these items, email and we’ll get in touch from there! -Projector -Screen -Sound: mic, amp, etc. -Bullhorn -extension cords … Continued


Occupy Oakland’s 6 month Birthday Celebration!

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, Occupy Oakland is having its Six Month Anniversary Party at Oscar Grant Plaza! Come down to Oscar Grant Plaza and enjoy the atmosphere of the camp and the amazing experiences we have all been through together, with a concert, speak-out, feast, and picture and movie slideshows of Occupy Oakland! The evening will end with a dance party, as we re-occupy for one night to honor the space we have all fought so hard for. Get in touch with the Events Committee for more information, and … Continued


Who Bombed Judi Bari? – OGP, Oakland (The Holdout if Raining) – Monday, March 26, 2012 – 7:30 PM

This is a film about the 1990 Oakland car bombing of Earth First! organizers Judi Bari & Darryl Cherney and the FBI’s & OPD’s attempt to frame them. The screening will be at Oscar Grant Plaza (14th and Broadway, downtown Oakland) on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 7:30 PM. In case of rain or other stormy weather, the screening will be moved to The Holdout at 2313 San Pablo in Oakland.       25032


OO Puppet Guild – Rainbow Park, Oakland – Saturday, March 24, 2012 – 1:00 to 5:00 PM

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the second Occupy Oakland BBQ (in Rainbow Park at Seminary and International Blvd.), there will be a Children’s Puppet-Making Workshop available for all, in which we will provide the materials for you to create and perform your very own puppet show! Those interested in being part of long-term puppet workshops, be it with the kids, for building giant puppets for actions, etc., are encouraged to come by and plug in and participate! The more, the merrier! Here is a brief list of materials that … Continued


Rally/March in Solidarity with OWS against Police Brutality

Last night, NYPD’s raid on OWS was brutal. We need an emergency proposal and march after GA in solidarity with our beaten friends in NY. Let’s take to the street in a show of love and solidarity! This is an open event! Invite everyone you know! Rally 5PM, march 6PM 23999


Emergency Demonstration Against Hate Crime Charges for Oak3 – Monday, March 12, 2012

In solidarity with and via Oakland Occupy Patriarchy: Monday, March 12th, 2012, from 12-3pm Wiley E. Manual Courthouse 661 Washington St. Oakland Join your comrades in Oakland Occupy Patriarchy as we tell the cops and the DA that we will NOT TOLERATE them pretending like they give a shit about our oppression as women, fags, dykes, queers, and trans people, so they can use us against our friends in their war of attrition against Occupy Oakland! 23292


February 29th,Shut Down the Corporations Day, 1st Planning Meeting Sunday, 12pm @ 19th+Telegraph

The recently passed proposal to support the SHut DOwn The Corporations day on February 29th will have its first assembly meeting this Sunday, February 12, at noon at 19th and Telegraph to begin talking about what kind of actions people would like to organize for this day. This action has been ratified by 46 other cities across the United States, and was originally called for by Occupy Portland. This day of autonomous action could reconvene at night for a previously organized event in solidarity with the call by Portland, and … Continued