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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Apr 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons Basement
Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup @ Omni Commons
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work … Continued
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Berkeley Copwatch Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting @ Grassroots House
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Berkeley Copwatch meets weekly. Also check out their “mass copwatching” events.60766
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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Oscar Grant Committee was born from the struggle for justice for Oscar Grant, mudered by BART police on Jan  1, 2009. We organize working class resistance in support of families whose loved ones were murdered by police. We meet on the first Tuesday of every month.60326
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
he Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality & State Repression (OGC) is a grassroots democratic organization that was formed as a conscious united front for justice against police brutality. The OGC is involved in the struggle for police accountability and is committed to stopping police brutality. In alliance with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) we organized the October 23, 2010 labor and community rally for Justice for Oscar Grant. On that day the ILWU shut down the Bay Area ports in solidarity. Our mission is to educate, organize … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against Stingrays (cell phone interceptors) being acquired by law enforcement agencies, against Urban Shield, and to advocate for privacy and surveillance regulation ordinances to be passed around the Bay Area, especially by Alameda County and by the Oakland City Council. We are also engaged in the fight against Predictive Policing and other “pre-crime” and “thought-crime” abominations, drones, improper use of police body cameras, requirements for “backdoors” to your cellphone and against other invasions of privacy by our benighted City, County, State and … Continued
Homes Not Jails Meeting 7:00 pm
Homes Not Jails Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is a consensus-based collective of squatters and squat supporters who believe housing is a human right. Our goal is to open as much vacant housing as possible and to keep it open as long as possible. HNJ is a place to organize mutual aid among squatters and squat supporters and housing rights advocates in the bay. We actively fight to make our space inclusive and safe for everybody and combat oppression in all forms.60728
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Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting 1:00 pm
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We will have our first vote on candidate endorsements and on our final document outlining our expectations for our endorsed candidates. We’ll also do a training on how to gather signatures for our three endorsed ballot measures and connect with our neighbors district by district to create canvassing teams. Please remember that if you would like to vote at this and future Oakland Justice Coalition membership meetings, you must join as a voting member. Contact info@oaklandjustice.org to join. Check out the new OJC information flyer. The Oakland Justice Coalition is … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Mudracker's Cafe
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IF YOU CAN’T FIND US IN MUDRAKER’S, LOOK FOR US AT WILLARD PARK, ONE BLOCK EAST ON STUART AND A HALF BLOCK NORTH ON REGENT. WE WILL GO THERE IF MUDRAKER’S IS TOO CROWDED OR TOO NOISY.  BRING A BLANKET OR SOMESUCH TO SIT ON THE GRASS. Strike Debt is building a debt resistance movement. We believe that most individual debt is illegitimate and unjust. Most of us fall into debt because we are increasingly deprived of the means to acquire the basic necessities of life: health care, education, and … Continued
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CANCELLED: Open Circle: Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. 3:00 pm
CANCELLED: Open Circle: Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. @ Omni Commons
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CANCELLED: Open Circle:  Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
  Now meeting once a month, on the fourth Sunday, instead of twice a month.  59204
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Apr 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons Basement
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup @ Omni Commons
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work … Continued
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INTERFAITH COMMUNITY MEETING ON COAL 6:00 pm
INTERFAITH COMMUNITY MEETING ON COAL @ Westside Missionary Baptist Church
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Rev. Ken Chambers, pastor of West Side Missionary Baptist Church, will host a Community Meeting on Coal at the church one half block from Main Post Office off of 7th Street near the West Oakland BART station.60733
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting @ Grassroots House
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Berkeley Copwatch meets weekly. Also check out their “mass copwatching” events.60766
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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
Homes Not Jails Meeting 7:00 pm
Homes Not Jails Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is a consensus-based collective of squatters and squat supporters who believe housing is a human right. Our goal is to open as much vacant housing as possible and to keep it open as long as possible. HNJ is a place to organize mutual aid among squatters and squat supporters and housing rights advocates in the bay. We actively fight to make our space inclusive and safe for everybody and combat oppression in all forms.60728
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The Push for Local Clean Energy 1:00 pm
The Push for Local Clean Energy @ Sierra Club
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come to the monthly meeting of the East Bay Clean Power Alliance to hear updates on Alameda County’s Community Choice Energy program and on the campaign for strong community choice programs that promote local renewable energy generation and create good, union jobs and community benefits. In a last minute switch, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Michael Picker exempted one of the non-bypassable fees from the proposal, the transmission access charge (TAC). The TAC pays for upkeep of transmission lines, which are the high voltage, long-distance lines that carry power … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders – Response to Eviction 10:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders – Response to Eviction @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office Steps
Apr 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
In the wake of the eviction of First They Came for the Homeless, the information booth, et al, Berkeley Post Office Defenders will gather to discuss the event and possible responses. Should be illegally run off the Post Office steps we will (re)convene in MLK park (Allston & MLK).60823
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Post Salon Housing Committee 12:00 pm
Post Salon Housing Committee @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Agenda: 1 Recap/debrief/analysis of the April 5th City Council decision: Moratorium 2.  Actionable next steps during 90 days a Review of 12 points b.  What efforts are underway now? c.  What needs to happen? d  How do we support each other? 3.  Immediate housing issues on the table a Impact Fees b. Renters’ Upgrade ballot initiative, now called the “Protect Oakland Renters” Initiative c  Others? 4 Next steps60829
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons Basement
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup @ Omni Commons
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work … Continued
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Berkeley Copwatch Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting @ Grassroots House
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Berkeley Copwatch meets weekly. Also check out their “mass copwatching” events.60766
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Homes Not Jails Meeting 7:00 pm
Homes Not Jails Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is a consensus-based collective of squatters and squat supporters who believe housing is a human right. Our goal is to open as much vacant housing as possible and to keep it open as long as possible. HNJ is a place to organize mutual aid among squatters and squat supporters and housing rights advocates in the bay. We actively fight to make our space inclusive and safe for everybody and combat oppression in all forms.60728
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Monthly APTP meeting, held on every 3rd Wednesday of the month. The Anti Police-Terror Project is a project of the ONYX ORGANIZING COMMITTEE that in coalition with other organizations like The Alan Blueford Center For Justice, Idriss Stelley Foundation, Community Ready Corps and Workers World is working to develop a replicable and sustainable model to end police terrorism in this country. We are led by the most impacted communities but are a multi-racial, mutil-generational coalition.60831
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Get Ready for May 2 Alameda Fracking Ban Hearing 6:00 pm
Get Ready for May 2 Alameda Fracking Ban Hearing @ 11th Floor
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Get Ready for May 2 Alameda Fracking Ban Hearing @ 11th Floor | Oakland | California | United States
On May 2nd, the Alameda County Planning Commission—and the public—will revisit the Planning Commission’s proposed ordinance to ban all extreme oil and gas extraction methods.  Supporters of the ban will have a chance to address the damaging revisions to that proposed ordinance which were presented just a few hours before the previous April 4th hearing by E & B  Natural Resources. To help prepare people for the May hearing, Alameda County Against Fracking will meet on Thursday, April 21st, from 6-7 pm, at 1814 Franklin St., 11th Floor, Oakland. BACKGROUND: … Continued
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Abolition of Policing Workshop 11:00 am
Abolition of Policing Workshop @ 3rd Floor
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Want to learn how to work toward abolishing the cops? Want to hear how we challenge the notion that policing keeps us safe? CR Oakland regularly offers this workshop that looks at the role and history of policing in the U.S., the way it has impacted various communities, and how people have resisted and challenged its inherent violence. This workshop also goes over how we can reduce our reliance on policing by highlighting the various ways that building up community strength and practices lead to true safety that does not … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Apr 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us to learn about fossil fuel resistance and climate justice action in our region. We welcome your participation and your voice! Steve Ongerth will present on “just transition” — ensuring that fossil fuel workers get support, training, and good new jobs as we eliminate fossil fuel. Potluck lunch before the meeting at 12:30 PM.   60838
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons Basement
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup @ Omni Commons
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work … Continued
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Berkeley Copwatch Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting @ Grassroots House
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Berkeley Copwatch meets weekly. Also check out their “mass copwatching” events.60766
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Justice for Luis Gongora – Pack the police meeting 6:00 pm
Justice for Luis Gongora – Pack the police meeting
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Find out why police are killing more residents. Please pack the community meeting and ask questions of the captain, Captain Daniel Perea The Mission Station Commanding Officer holds a district related community meeting on the last Tuesday of each month at 6PM in the community room of the station. 60848
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Ella Baker Membership Meeting 6:00 pm
Ella Baker Membership Meeting @ La Cultura Cura Cultural Arts Cafe
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come to our April member meeting to learn about our vision for Truth and Reinvestment and how to get involved in Alameda County’s local Justice Team. We will kick-off the meeting with free dinner and a panel discussion. All are welcome. The meeting will be at La Cultura Cura Cultural Arts Cafe, a social enterprise of Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice that aims to employ and empower systems impacted youth and young adults.   60872
Homes Not Jails Meeting 7:00 pm
Homes Not Jails Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is a consensus-based collective of squatters and squat supporters who believe housing is a human right. Our goal is to open as much vacant housing as possible and to keep it open as long as possible. HNJ is a place to organize mutual aid among squatters and squat supporters and housing rights advocates in the bay. We actively fight to make our space inclusive and safe for everybody and combat oppression in all forms.60728
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MOVED TO NEXT WEEK: Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
MOVED TO NEXT WEEK: Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ World Ground Cafe
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt is building a debt resistance movement. We believe that most individual debt is illegitimate and unjust. Most of us fall into debt because we are increasingly deprived of the means to acquire the basic necessities of life: health care, education, and housing. Because we are forced to go into debt simply in order to live, we think it is right and moral to resist it. Come get connected with SDBA’s projects! organizing for public banking advocating for Postal banking helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting … Continued