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Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism 11:00 am
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism @ OMNI Collective
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The first of eight meetings is January 28th. This seminar will study the corporate structure, its historical development, and its modes of political control.  57909
Action-oriented Anti-policing Study Group 7:00 pm
Action-oriented Anti-policing Study Group @ Omni Commons
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We are having an orientation for our hands-on study group. The focus of the project is both analytical and activist. As a group, we will develop an understanding of the relationship between gentrification and police violence thru readings, workshops and discussions. At the same time, we will be developing and implementing strategies in our neighborhoods that seek to discourage other people that are new to Oakland from calling the cops. It will last about 3 months and we would love to host it all at the Omni if that works … Continued
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Bay Area Public School General Meeting 6:00 pm
Bay Area Public School General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The BAPS General Meeting is where our core group of organizers come together. For those looking to get involved with the school, this is the best place to start. What happens at the General Meeting? Anyone can bring a proposal for new classes events organizational procedures lectures, talks, speakers workshops skill-shares Organizers vote on class proposals important financial expenditures use of space core values We meet each other make relevant announcements collaborate and coalesce new visions of the school distribute tasks and plan to take action learn how to build collectivity, a commons, … Continued
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Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater | Oakland | California | United States
Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come get connected with SDBA’s many projects! organizing for public banking in Oakland and elsewhere. advocating for Postal banking. saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs working with the City of Richmond and other municipalities for eminent domain seizure of underwater mortgages from the banksters ongoing study group student debt resistance helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting against usurious for-profit pay-day lenders and their ilk our famous … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 6:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Post Office steps
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Post Office steps | Berkeley | California | United States
Come learn about continuing developments in the battle save the Berkeley Post Office and the Postal Service from privatization, support our Occupiers and help us plan our next steps in opposition to the theft of our public commons. The postal service wanted to sell the post office to Hudson-mcdonald, a local developer. The City of Berkeley sued the post office to stop the sale. Hudson-mcdonald backed out of the deal in early december. Get an overview of the sale announcement here. Here’s a good more general overview piece.  There was a … Continued
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Livable Wage Assembly 6:30 pm
Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds community and power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. We meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 1433 Webster Street, 2nd Floor in downtown Oakland. These assembly meetings occur from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Our work together encompasses: (1) the concerns of precarious, contingent and care workers; (2) current campaigns to improve wages for low-wage workers; and (3) efforts by unionized workers and unions to improve … Continued
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Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism 12:00 pm
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism @ OMNI Collective
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The first of eight meetings is January 28th. This seminar will study the corporate structure, its historical development, and its modes of political control.  57909
Save CCSF Coalition: General Assembly Meeting. 5:30 pm
Save CCSF Coalition: General Assembly Meeting. @ Ocean Campus - MUB 150
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
www.facebook.com/saveccsf www.saveccsf.org58157
Save CCSF General Assembly 5:30 pm
Save CCSF General Assembly @ Ocean Campus - MUB 150
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Help plan and build the March 24 day of action to remove the dictatorship and demand an end to downsizing, pushout policies, austerity, and attacks on diversity, and the cancellation of the construction of the Performing Arts Education Center.58246
Politics of Debt Reading Group. 7:30 pm
Politics of Debt Reading Group. @ Omni Commons (basement)
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
We’ll be discussing the Debt and Economic systems of the ancient world for this meeting, using an article written by Michael Hudson. Here’s the reading.  Reconstructing The Origins of Interest-Bearing Debt… We’ll be talking about pages 1-30 this time. The Politics of Debt Reading Group is associated with the Bay Area Public School and Strike Debt Bay Area.58235
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DAC Privacy Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
DAC Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We started hearing back from the implementers at the last meeting; OPD, PEC, Auditor, and the ER director talked. Now the committee has to decide what to do about what they said. See you at 6:00pm, Thursday, 12 March 2015, at Oakland City Hall.58231
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The Future of Railroads: Safety, Workers, Community & the Environment 9:00 am
The Future of Railroads: Safety, Workers, Community & the Environment @ Richmond Recreation Center
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – Mar 14 @ 9:00 pm
  You are invited to take part in this cutting edge conference that brings railroad workers, environmentalists, community activists and concerned citizens together in order to build the movement for a safer and greener railroad, one that is more responsive to the needs of workers, trackside communities, citizens in general, and society as a whole.   In recent months, public attention has been focused on the railroad in a way that it has not been for decades. In the wake of Lac Megantic and other derailments and resulting fires and … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Working Group 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group @ Impact Hub
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group @ Impact Hub | Oakland | California | United States
Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub, surveillance systems from facial recognition to license plate readers, Urban Shield and other invasions of privacy by our militarized police and benighted City Government. We are currently pushing to get a strong privacy policy for the DAC enacted by the City Council, for the Council to create a privacy committee that will create a private policy for all of Oakland, and for a surveillance equipment acquisition ordinance which provides transparency and prior … Continued
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Bay Area Public School General Meeting 6:00 pm
Bay Area Public School General Meeting @ Omni Commons Meetspace
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The BAPS General Meeting is where our core group of organizers come together. For those looking to get involved with the school, this is the best place to start. What happens at the General Meeting? Anyone can bring a proposal for new classes events organizational procedures lectures, talks, speakers workshops skill-shares Organizers vote on class proposals important financial expenditures use of space core values We meet each other make relevant announcements collaborate and coalesce new visions of the school distribute tasks and plan to take action learn how to build collectivity, a commons, … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly: This week we are meeting at the Omni at 3PM with the Open Circle 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly: This week we are meeting at the Omni at 3PM with the Open Circle @ Omni Collective
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly: This week we are meeting at the Omni at 3PM with the Open Circle @ Omni Collective | Oakland | California | United States
This week we are meeting with the Open Circle at the Omni Collective at 3 PM, we’ll be back at the plaza at our normal time (4PM) next Sunday. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly normally meets Sundays at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre at 14th Street & Broadway, often on 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  Directions OO General Assembly has met on … Continued
Open Circle 3:00 pm
Open Circle @ Omni Commons
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm
7th Open Circle ~Connect & Collaborate on Ending Police Brutality, Systemic Racism and Disenfranchisement of Black People & People of Color   Let’s kick this meeting off with a potluck at 3:00 pm followed by the Open Circle at 3:45 pm. Please bring a dish or snacks to share! Open circle will begin with report backs and announcements of upcoming actions followed by reflection and dialogue around the current state and thoughts or approaches on how to effect change. We will end with breakout group topics and time to connect … Continued
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Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting 6:00 pm
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting @ 5th floor
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get involved with the fight against solitary confinement. Become a human rights pen pal: Contact cws@igc.org58414
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 6:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
Come learn about continuing developments in the battle save the Berkeley Post Office and the Postal Service from privatization, support our Occupiers and help us plan our next steps in opposition to the theft of our public commons. The postal service wanted to sell the post office to Hudson-mcdonald, a local developer. The City of Berkeley sued the post office to stop the sale. Hudson-mcdonald backed out of the deal in early december. Get an overview of the sale announcement here. Here’s a good more general overview piece.  There was a … Continued
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Livable Wage Assembly 6:30 pm
Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor
Mar 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds community and power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. We meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 1433 Webster Street, 2nd Floor in downtown Oakland. These assembly meetings occur from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Our work together encompasses: (1) the concerns of precarious, contingent and care workers; (2) current campaigns to improve wages for low-wage workers; and (3) efforts by unionized workers and unions to improve … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Working Group meeting 11:30 am
Oakland Privacy Working Group meeting @ Impact Hub
Mar 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group meeting @ Impact Hub | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: For now the OPWG is meeting at the Impact Hub, 2323 Broadway, Oakland, subject to change. When the Omni-Collective gets more sorted out we may decide to shift to that facility at 4799 Shattuck Ave. Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub, and other invasions of privacy by our benighted City Government Stop by and learn how you can help guard Oakland’s right not to be spied on by the government & if you are interested in joining … Continued
Politics of Debt Reading Group. 7:30 pm
Politics of Debt Reading Group. @ Omni Commons (basement)
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
We’ll be discussing the Debt and Economic systems of the ancient world for this meeting, using an article written by Michael Hudson. Here’s the reading.  Reconstructing The Origins of Interest-Bearing Debt… Last time we read through page 30, and this we’ll cover the rest of the chapter. The Politics of Debt Reading Group is associated with the Bay Area Public School and Strike Debt Bay Area.58283
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Planning for Creating PEOPLES ACTIONS around US Conference of Mayors 2:00 pm
Planning for Creating PEOPLES ACTIONS around US Conference of Mayors @ UNITE / HERE (Local 2)
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SF and Mayor Ed Lee will be hosting the 83rd U.S. Conference of Mayors, June 19th – June 22nd, in San Francisco. SF Action Council is focusing on creating events around their meeting. This is an opportunity to raise issues locally and nationally that are of concern to us, THE PEOPLE, that the mayors have resisted and refused to act upon – or acted against the interest of The People. For instance: “Black Lives Matter”, police militarization and excessive use of force, gentrification of our communities, homelessness, racism, immigration, privatization … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 29 @ 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 Sundays at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre at 14th Street & Broadway, often on 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  Directions OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for more than three years! Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members and beyond, where everyone who shows up is treated equally . … Continued
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Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting 6:00 pm
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting @ 5th floor
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get involved with the fight against solitary confinement. Become a human rights pen pal: Contact cws@igc.org58414
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