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Birthday celebration and Family March for Children’s Village!

On October 13, 2011 – History was made! Occupy Oakland became the only first encampment of the Occupy Movement to have a space designed for the needs and education of families and children. This space was the Children’s Village! Join us as we hold a ceremony to remember, celebrate and grieve, beginning at the amphitheater of Oscar Grant Plaza! ! We will then have a brief and happy family march to snow park and share a pot luck picnic together. Music will be provided by Children’s Village’s Trubadora, Stephanie Pepitone!!! … Continued


Come play with Children’s Village on May 1st!!

Happy May Day! No work! No school! Lets take to the streets – march.. and play!!! Children’s village will be waiting to play with you at approx 4pm. we will be there to support the March for Dignity and Justice and the many community groups who will be marching with them!!! Look for us near the tennis courts in San Antonio Park! we will have: yoga for families art music leggos, and more!!! We will be there for family fun while all of the rallies and speak out are going … Continued


Children’s Village/Parents and Allies Committee Supports Target Nurse In!

Today Occupy Oakland Parents and Allies Committee and Occupy (Decolonize )pregnancy and birth caucus stood in solidarity with an International Nurse In protesting the ill treatment of a Mom in Texas who was bullied when she attempted to nurse her baby in a Target Store. 14375


How to come play with us!

Hello all, Children’s Village is a space where parents and children can play as well as be involved in Occupy Oakland.  It is run by volunteers.  These volunteers are NOT childcare providers – this means that parents cannot drop off their young ones and walk away! Our goal is to position ourselves close enough to the activities in the plaza – so that parents can hear the discussions and workshops – accommodation can be made to allow parents to participate more directly if needed.  We also want to be far … Continued