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Occupy Interfaith Service (Sanctuary for Stay Aways) – OGP, Oakland – March 21, 2012 – 6:00 PM

The General Assembly on March 21, 2012 be moved back one hour to 7 pm so that we can offer a national Occupy Interfaith Service and act of solidarity and resistance at Grant/Ogawa Plaza from 6-7 pm. The service will feature faith leaders from all over the United States, members of the Occupy Faith network, who will be attending a national gathering March 20-22, hosted by the Interfaith Tent at Oakland. As part of the Interfaith Service on March 21, the Interfaith Tent will exercise our First Amendment rights by … Continued


Foreclosure Defense Group Update – March 12, 2012

It’s been another big week with even more coming up. THIS PAST WEEK: 1. Our proposal to be recognized as a formal committee passed the GA with 98% approval. There’s been a lot of support for the expression of commitments and expectations of membership. Some members of other committees have stepped forward asking if I could direct them to the sources for these kinds of guidelines in the hopes of introducing similar language to their own respective efforts. Link to the proposal 2.UPDATE on the Mrs. Katy Mitchell fight: Chase … Continued


Occupy Oakland Education March Arrives in Davis, Heads for Sacramento – Monday, March 5, 2012

M5 Action UPDATED INFORMATION The plan for Monday, March 5, 2012 is that when our march and rally ends at 12:30 pm, thousands of us will remain here at the Capitol. Politicians and the State Assembly have failed to stand with us, the 99%. So many of us will go inside the Capitol Building for a People’s Assembly to ourselves decide how to make the 1% refund education, jobs, essential services, and a better future. Here is the schedule: 10 am – March begins at Southside Park 11 am – … Continued


Encuentro in Fruitvale March 10, 1 pm

Together we will build a world where many worlds fit. Un mundo donde quepan muchos mundos.   What: Encuentro [Convergence]  When: March 10, 2012 1-4PM  Where: Corazón del Pueblo, 4814 International Blvd, Oakland RSVP: OR (510) 969-9745 OR WHO? An invitation to the people of Oakland who are building and resisting in their communities. To all those who fight or want to fight for humanity. What is an encuentro? An Encuentro is a space for people to come together; it is a gathering or an encounter. An Encuentro … Continued


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Occupy San Quentin News 2/20/12 (Marin IJ & ABC news)

Occupy Oakland rallies at San Quentin, turning Presidents Day into Prisoners’ Day By Paul Liberatore Marin Independent Journal Occupy protesters listen to speeches under the watchful eyes of police at the main gate to San Quentin Prison. As part of a national “day of solidarity” with inmates, about 700 Occupy demonstrators rallied peacefully outside San Quentin State Prison’s East Gate on Monday in support of prison hunger strikers protesting solitary confinement and other human rights issues. Many of the demonstrators were from Occupy Oakland, whose members clashed with police in … Continued


Bay Area News Group Poll Finds 94% Support Occupy Oakland

Media spin attempts to obscure widespread support for Occupy Oakland. According to an online poll conducted by the Bay Area News Group (BANG) Occupy Oakland enjoys overwhelming popular support. The poll, conducted online and published in the Oakland Tribune print edition on Saturday February 11, 2012 asked readers: “Do you support Occupy Oakland?” Out of a total of 10,826 responses, 94% answered yes. The Oakland Tribune conducts similar polls weekly as part of their “Talk Back” feature. An image of the poll results from the print edition of the Tribune … Continued


Occupy Oakland and West Coast Coalition Help Win Union Fight in Longview WA

reposted from the Daily Kos Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 09:21 AM PST EGT Bets. Occupy Raises. EGT Folds. by jpmassar For months EGT, a wholly owned subsidiary of multinational corporation Bunge, Inc, kept ILWU Local 21 members from working the Port of Longview, WA. They had been replaced by other grain elevator operators in violation — as claimed by the ILWU — of a contract EGT had signed with the Port. On December 12th, the Occupy Movement again demonstrated its ability to mobilize by shutting down the Port of … Continued


National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners

Monday, February 20 2012 (President’s Day) Demonstration at San Quentin Prison – East Gate – 12noon-3pm END MASS INCARCERATION *Abolish Inhumane Conditions and Torture *Abolish Unjust Sentences including the Death Penalty, Life Without Possibility of Parole, Three Strikes *Solidarity with Prisoner Movements for Human Rights *Free Political Prisoners *End Repression of Activists *Development of People Not Prisons Join us in listening to the voices of people in prisons and those who have had first-hand experiences within the prison industry. There will be a full program based on the reading of statements … Continued