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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  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.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
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Strike and March in Oakland. Declare: America Needs Unions! 8:30 am
Strike and March in Oakland. Declare: America Needs Unions!
Sep 4 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Strike and March in Oakland. Declare: America Needs Unions! @ Oakland | California | United States
This Labor Day, join #FightFor15 fast-food workers going on strike in over 300 cities along with community organizations and our neighbors to fight inequality and take to the streets to declare that America Needs Unions! Unions are still the best way to fix economic and political systems rigged to benefit big corporations. Service sector jobs are the fastest growing jobs in the country, but they’re often low paying without benefits. In order to win fair pay, fair schedules, paid family leave, healthcare, and gender and racial equality we must win a union. … Continued
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Omni Commons General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni Commons General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come by our open Delegates Meetings every First and Third Thursday of the month at 7pm! We’ll give space to brief announcements, updates from working groups, proposals up for consensus, and discussion around important issues. The schedule is created weekly at the following url: https://pad.riseup.net/p/omninom62917
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Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting 1:00 pm
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting @ ACCE Oakland
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Do you want an Oakland City government that – Actually does something to address the issues of gentrification and displacement? Insures that every child in Oakland receives a decent education? Demands protection from a police department that tolerates the sexual abuse of minors and harasses people of color? Controls rents and builds affordable housing? Fixes our streets and picks up the garbage we see everywhere? Then join with the Oakland Justice Coalition as it creates a platform for progressive change and prepares to run candidates in the 2018 election.63582
Alameda Renters Coalition 2:00 pm
Alameda Renters Coalition @  Alameda Point Collaborative
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Alameda Renters Coalition @  Alameda Point Collaborative | Alameda | California | United States
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DEFEND DACA! – Oakland 2:00 pm
DEFEND DACA! – Oakland @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
*** NOTE: This will be a RADICAL space. ICE officers, police, deportation service members, etc. ARE NOT WELCOME. And folks who support them are not welcome either. We are planning on creating a safe and inclusive environment–anyone who supports or is apart of law enforcement or other deportation services will disrupt the space that we are aiming to create. Be cautious and defend those under attack at whatever means necessary. *** Immigrants have been under attack within Amerikkka for decades, now–it’s nothing new. However, the Trump Administration has recently sent … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  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.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
Green Sunday: No Coal in Oakland: An Update 5:00 pm
Green Sunday: No Coal in Oakland: An Update @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Green Sunday: No Coal in Oakland: An Update @ Niebyl Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
  Oakland has long been a center for highly polluting transportation activities. This has resulted in disproportionately high health impacts for the residents of West Oakland. Our goal is to systematically reduce the level of pollution caused by all these polluting activities, and we have made some progress.  But we can’t afford to allow brand new pollution, in the form of coal dust, to further threaten our health.  Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel on Earth, imperiling the health of workers, endangering communities along the tracks, and contributing greatly to … Continued
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Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland 5:30 pm
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland @ Omni Commons
Sep 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Agenda: Reportbacks (15 min) Freedom Farmers’ Market First Friday Les Leopold training Other? Alameda County? Repeating items: (15 min) Treasurer’s report introductions of new attendees overview of public banking for new attendees set next meeting time and place (two weeks is the Sparkassen event). Includes reportback on library venue possibilities. Upcoming City Council Meetings: (25 min.) Berkeley, 9/12, 6:00 p.m. If more than three people speak on our behalf, we go off the consent calendar. Richmond, 9/12, 6:30 p.m. Oakland, 9/19, 5:30 p.m. Sparkassen event planning (15 min.) Up-to-Date Situation … Continued
Meeting & Potluck: Gear up to show up for Kayla Moore’s family! 7:00 pm
Meeting & Potluck: Gear up to show up for Kayla Moore’s family! @ Grassroots House
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Want to help gear up for the Moore family’s October court dates? The J4KM Coalition invites you to come gather with us on Monday, September 11th to get organized for the trial. We’ll be planning an action to rally community support for the family and to amplify our demands: It’s time to get the racist, transphobic and ableist Berkeley Police Department out of crisis response and to invest in community alternatives!63567
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 … Continued
Oscar Grant Committee 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance in the Age of Trump is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance in the Age of Trump is NOT Futile! @ Paris Baguette
Sep 16 @ 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! Promoting single-payer / Medicare for All to end the plague of medical debt Presenting debt and inequality … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  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.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:41 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Sep 17 @ 7:41 pm – 8:41 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
 The 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: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons (usually in ballroom or downstairs)
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons (usually in  ballroom or downstairs) | Oakland | California | United States
Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state,  against Urban Shield, and to advocate for privacy and surveillance regulation ordinances to be passed by our State Legislature and around the Bay Area, including the Alameda and San Francisco County Boards of Supervisors, the BART Board of Directors, and by the Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Albany and Davis City Councils. 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, ALPRs, requirements for “backdoors” to your cellphone and against … Continued
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Monthly APTP meeting, held on every 3rd Wednesday of the month. – Strategize on addressing proposed changes to the BART police use of force policy. – Find out ways you can use your talents and resources to support APTP and get involved with the work, including how to join various committees such as the Black Leadership Committee, First Responders, Action, Policy, Media, and Security committees. – Find out more about the #DefundOPD campaign. The Anti Police-Terror Project is a project of the ONYX ORGANIZING COMMITTEE that in coalition with other … Continued
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NLGSF CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP & COMMUNITY MEETING: Immigration Work in the Era of Trump 6:30 pm
NLGSF CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP & COMMUNITY MEETING: Immigration Work in the Era of Trump @ Oakstop
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Immigration Work in the Era of Trump Strategies. Tactics. Resilience. Confirmed Panelists To Date – more to be added soon: Gaby Lopez – NLGSF Immigration Committee/Oaklaw Elicia Vafaie – Asian Law Caucus Sandy Valencia – California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance Luis Angel- Black Alliance for Just Immigration Who we are:The NLG is a membership organization of radical lawyers, legal workers / legal activists, law students and jailhouse lawyers, originally founded 80 years ago as the first racially integrated national bar association. Its mission is “in the service of the people, … Continued
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Waffles & Zapatistas 10:00 am
Waffles & Zapatistas @ Omni Commons
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Waffles & Zapatismo Classes – The next 2 classes on Zapatismo are scheduled for September 23 and October 21, 2017. Sept 23rd is the fifth in a series of classes and discussions that include Zapatista history, projects and thinking. This fifth class will focus on the EZLN’s re-emergence on December 21, 2012  and its subsequent re-statement of the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandón Jungle, the EZLN’s current political analysis. We’ll also discuss the Escuelitas zapatistas (Little Zapatista Schools), the murder of Compañero Galeano, the “death” of SCI Marcos and his … Continued
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Shut Down Milo 10:00 am
Shut Down Milo @ Upper Sproul Plaza
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Make UC-Berkeley a Sanctuary Campus. No Platform for White Supremacists at UC-Berkeley Defend DACA. Pass the Federal Dream Act!  Full citizenship rights for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.  Trump must resign or be removed. (Milo announce he will be marching at UCB, Sproul Plaza, at noon)   (As of Friday) Yiannopoulos has called for a march of his supporters on Sun. at 12 pm starting on Upper Sproul Plaza. Gather at 10 am to protest and shut down any attempt they make to terrorize immigrant, Muslim, trans, and women … Continued
Open Circle 3:30 pm
Open Circle
Sep 24 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Open Circle @ San Francisco | California | United States
Historically, Open Circle has stayed stationary in Oakland and SF. We’re at a point where we want to bring Open Circle to areas that need further support. We’ve been to Stockton. At this meeting, we will be organizing the October Open Circle to the South Bay. Who’s with us?! Join us for a community potluck and thoughtful discussion around police accountability on behalf of families directly impacted by police brutality. Open Circle holds space for families directly impacted by police terrorism to gather with each other and members of the … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  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.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly 7:00 pm
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us at the Finnish Hall for our next General Assembly! Doors open at 7PM; we’ll start promptly at 7:30PM. We’ll have updates from our teams, an invited speaker, and community event announcements, followed by team breakouts and discussions. Bring snacks to share! Bring friends! Questions? Email info@indivisibleberkeley.org. FEATURED SPEAKERS CA State Senator Nancy Skinner will providing an end-of-session legislative report-back! Details below. More speakers to be announced. RSVP Please RSVP to let us know how many people to expect. No RSVP? No problem – we’ll also have a signup at … Continued
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DSA – External Organizing Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
DSA – External Organizing Committee Meeting
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This public working meeting of the External Organizing Committee is a chance for members to do the work of running our outward-facing campaigns, building our district canvassing program, and recruiting new members. Everyone is welcome regardless of skills or experience!63695
Intro to SURJ Meeting 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Sierra Club
Sep 26 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. You’ll also hear about SURJ’s new pathways for entering the work, including Study and Action groups as well as committee work, upcoming workshops, and events. We’ll answer your questions and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice. Getting Into the Lobby: The doors for the Sierra Club building lock right at 7pm, so please do your best to arrive prior to 7pm. We will have someone stationed at the … Continued
Community Wireless Mesh Network Creation 7:00 pm
Community Wireless Mesh Network Creation @ Omni Commons, Sudo Room
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
 A wireless mesh network is a network where each computer acts as a relay to other computers, such that a network can stretch to cover entire cities. Last Tuesdays of the month are general orientation meetings for new volunteers. (The first three Tuesdays of the month are open hacknights – we stay focused! ) Our goal is to create a wireless mesh network that is owned and operated by the community. Want to help create an alternate means of digital communication that isn’t governed by for-profit internet service providers? We … Continued
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1st Annual East Oakland Community Assembly 9:30 am
1st Annual East Oakland Community Assembly @ International Community
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
ARE YOU: FED UP with trash, potholes, and a City government that doesn’t care? CONCERNED about the sex trade, homelessness, rising rents and home prices that people can’t afford? READY to make East Oakland neighborhoods and schools better for your family and your neighbors? Come join neighbors from all over East Oakland to work for the changes WE want!63621