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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly: Carbon Fee and Dividend 12:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly: Carbon Fee and Dividend @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Citizens’ Climate Lobby was created in 2007 as a volunteer-driven organization to focus on one climate solution: enacting a way to price carbon, the “carbon fee and dividend.” Marti Roach, CCL Contra Costa Chapter leader, will provide details on the carbon fee and dividend policy, how it is predicted to work, and the role this solution plays in the transition to a clean energy economy. She will also address alternate views on market-based and revenue-neutral concerns. Suggested reading: “The Carbon Tax is Doomed” bit.ly/2ny4ZuW. 12 PM  Orientation for newcomers 1 – … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 2 @ 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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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Neibyl Proctor Library
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Neibyl 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. Note: At our November meeting we changed our meeting date from the first Tuesday of the month to the first Monday, starting December 5th61476
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Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike 7:00 pm
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
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Food Not Bombs Monthly Meeting 7:30 pm
Food Not Bombs Monthly Meeting @ Longhaul
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
For 22 years East Bay Food Not bombs has been providing free foods to the public in People’s Park and various locations in Oakland, AND bringing food to protests and encampments. Our message: you’re not poor and homeless because you suck, it’s because a sick society prioritizes war and greed over basic human needs. We can’t keep this up without your help. Come to our monthly meeting first Wednesday of the month. 62372
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Oakland Privacy Advisory Committee – Joint Operations Agreements with Outside Agencies, Etc 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Committee – Joint Operations Agreements with Outside Agencies, Etc @ Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Agenda 3. 5:10pm: Open Forum 4. 5:20pm: Presentation and possible action on Request For Proposal (Crime Analysis Software) – Nicole Freeman, Oakland Police Department, Crime Analysis Manager 5. 5:50pm: Presentation and possible action on data sharing/joint operation agreements with outside entities (Oakland Police Department).62687
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Urban Shield Task Force Meeting 9:00 am
Urban Shield Task Force Meeting @ 4th Floor
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Agenda. 9:10 Presentation (Alameda County Sheriff’s Department) Attachment Q & A 9:40 am IV Debriefing (Chairman, Muntu Davis, MD, Department of Public Health) None 9:50 am V Presentation (Stop Urban Shield) Q & A 10:20 am VI Debriefing (Chairman, Muntu Davis, MD, Department of Public Health) None 10:30 VII Urban Shield Task Force: Learning Questions and Data Needs (Facilitation team) Attachment Review/feedback 10:50 VIII Public Comment (Chairman, Muntu Davis, MD, Department of Public Health) None 11:00 am IX Adjournment (Chairman, Muntu Davis, MD, Department of Public Health)62702
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A Banner Approach to Resistance 2:00 pm
A Banner Approach to Resistance @ Berkeley I-80 Pedestrian Bridge
Apr 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A Banner Approach to Resistance @ Berkeley I-80 Pedestrian Bridge | Berkeley | California | United States
Animals Against Extinction, the graphics wing of Sunflower Alliance, has launched a bannering campaign over East Bay freeways to give our Bay Area Resistance a little more visibility.  Come join them on the University Ave. pedestrian bridge and have fun while getting the word out.  Actually, that’s three words:  Resist, Protect, and Persist. A banner-making party on April 1st will prepare for the April 29th Climate Mobilization.  Email action@sunflower-alliance.org for the Oakland location. From the Downtown Berkeley BART, take the 51B bus down University Ave. Drivers can park in the … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 9 @ 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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Call Vallejo Police Chief to Demand Justice for Angel Ramos 10:00 am
Call Vallejo Police Chief to Demand Justice for Angel Ramos @ Anywhere
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call #Vallejo police chief & demand he fire Officer Zachary Jacobsen for murder of #AngelRicoRamos. 707-648-4321; 707-552-3285; 707-648-5291 pic.twitter.com/GIXfjHOjZl— Indybay (@Indybay) April 10, 2017 62717
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers’ Meeting 5:00 pm
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers’ Meeting
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The team of expert consultants supported by The Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland had a very successful interview with City Administrators on Wednesday, March 25th. We’re now only three weeks away from the Finance Committee meeting at which a report is due on the proposals. We remain optimistic that our proposal for a feasibility study will be selected and funded in full. Donate to Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Thanks to the generous support of our fiscal sponsor, HERA (Housing and Economic Rights Advocates), you can … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Apr 10 @ 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
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Caravan Bay Area Stop: West County Detention Center Action 11:00 am
Caravan Bay Area Stop: West County Detention Center Action @ West County ICE Detention Center
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join the Caravan Against Fear in the Bay Area Stand up to Trump’s Racism & Xenophobia Stand up for Immigrant Rights! Stop Separating our Families! Free Yasmin! ICE Out of California! Yes on sb54 for a Sanctuary State! Stand with loved ones and workers who are locked up in the Bay Area immigration detention facility. Transportation from Oakland or SF provided. REGISTER for your bus spot here: bit.ly/411crvn Sponsored by: Asian Law Caucus, Bay Resistance, Contra Costa ACCE, Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy, Global Exchange, NDLON, SEIU 1021, SEIU … Continued
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike 7:00 pm
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
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Bay Area Socialists April Meeting 6:00 pm
Bay Area Socialists April Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Please join us for our monthly meeting. We are now meeting in person at the Omni Commons in Oakland. 62640
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Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Small Wonder Cafe
Apr 15 @ 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 in Oakland! We made the first steps happen… now we have to keep … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly: What’s Next? 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly: What’s Next? @ Bobby Bowen Progressive Center
Apr 16 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Everyone in the Sunflower Alliance community is strongly encouraged to come to our next meeting, a brainstorming session on future directions and possible new campaigns. Because decision points on a couple of our campaigns are coming soon, we have a chance to look to the future and decide where to go next.  Your ideas and input are especially needed in this discussion.62750
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 16 @ 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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March to Defund KXL in SF 3:30 pm
March to Defund KXL in SF
Apr 18 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Defund DAPL Coalition is on the march to urge the SF Board of Supervisors to continue their divestment from banks financing Transcanada,  the company constructing the KXL Pipeline right through Lakota lands of the Great Sioux Nation.  A related demand is for the City conduct a feasibility study for a municipal bank so we can rid ourselves of these parasitic banks once and for all. Join us as we march along Market Street, home to many branches of banks financing DAPL and Keystone XL, including Chase, Wells Fargo, Citibank, … Continued
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike 7:00 pm
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
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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
Apr 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the surveillance state,  against Urban Shield, and to advocate for privacy and surveillance regulation ordinances to be passed around the Bay Area, including the Alameda and San Francisco County Boards of Supervisors, the BART Board of Directors, and by the Oakland and Berkeley 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 other invasions of privacy by … Continued
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Apr 19 @ 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 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, multi-generational coalition.62378
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Science Talk At Cal: Food Systems, Water, Climate Change 9:00 am
Science Talk At Cal: Food Systems, Water, Climate Change @ Blum Center, UC Berkeley
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Don’t miss free ‘Science Talk @Cal‘ conference 4/22 w/ #BayArea reporters/experts on food, water & climate change: https://t.co/shSA5gaH5V pic.twitter.com/1ZvN6oCw3M — UC Berkeley J-School (@ucbsoj) March 7, 2017 62562
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting 1:00 pm
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting @ Siegel & Yee
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2018 ELECTION WATCH: Who represents you? JOIN THE CONVERSATION Do you feel represented by your elected officials? Join the Oakland Justice Coalition for our general membership meeting this Saturday, April 22nd from 1pm-4pm at 499 14th Street, Suite 300 as we review the local political landscape, review the records of incumbents, and discuss the 2018 elections. ATTENDING ON SATURDAY? CLICK HERE TO RSVP and to receive the full agenda. 62803
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East Bay DSA General Meeting 1:00 pm
East Bay DSA General Meeting @ Oakland Peace Center
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We are excited to announce our next General Membership Meeting! Mark you calendars. We’ll be learning about what the organization has been up to, how to get involved in the different working committees, voting on the chapter’s new bylaws, and ending with a mixer and break-out groups. Since we will be voting on the chapter’s bylaws, this is a very important meeting to come to. We would like all of our members to come and make their voices heard. Check out the Facebook event page, and stay tuned for updates. … Continued
Nonviolent Direct Action 201 Training 1:00 pm
Nonviolent Direct Action 201 Training @ California Nurses Association
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Nonviolent Direct Action 201 Training @ California Nurses Association | Oakland | California | United States
Learn non-violent direct action skills that have been used throughout the history of resistance movements which can help you step up your resistance to Trump’s agenda today. This training is for people with some direct action experience or who have previously attended our March 4th Direct Action 101 training OR who will attend our March 13th Direct Action 101 training first (register for the 101 here). Everyone is welcome. And if you are a person of color and are interested in having a person of color trainer, let us know … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 23 @ 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 8:00 pm
Indivisible Berkeley: General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
This assembly allows members and visitors to take part in the resistanc against Donald Trump. There will be a couple of presentations on among others Slack. Just like previous assemblies we will end with a break-out session.62783
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Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers’ Meeting 5:30 pm
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers’ Meeting @ Greenlining Institute Building
Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The feasibility study proposal submitted by Global Investment Company and endorsed by The Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland was selected by Oakland city administrators. However, at Tuesday’s Finance Committee meeting, the recommendation from city staff will be to postpone funding until the 2017-2019 budget cycle. It’s critical that the Oakland City Council Finance Committee vote to allocate money for a feasibility study for the Public Bank of Oakland now. Postponing funding the study only further delays the creation of the bank. Please call the members of the Finance … Continued
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Funding for a Public Bank Study: Oakland City Council Finance Cmte 9:30 am
Funding for a Public Bank Study: Oakland City Council Finance Cmte
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
The Oakland City Council Finance Committee will be voting on whether to allocate money for a feasibility study for the Public Bank of Oakland, or wait until the summer to take the money from next year’s budget. Because the Bank will be able to start saving Oakland money almost from Day 1, we need the Committee to take the funding from this year’s budget, and move this project along asap. Please call the members of the Finance Committee [Noel Gallo (238-7005), Abel Guillen (-7002), Dan Kalb (-7001), and Annie Campbell … Continued
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike 7:00 pm
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike 7:00 pm
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Instead of meeting up at Omni as usual, we’re going to spend this Tuesday evening making banners, flyers, and t-shirt designs at Edith’s house. It’ll be a much warmer environment and we can eat too. Bring food, bring drinks, bring art supplies. If you’re a designer bring your computer so we can get this t-shirt design finalized in time to screenprint. 62807
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East Bay Homes Not Jails 7:00 pm
East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Open as many homes as possible… Hold them as long as possible.62785
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Indivisible East Bay Meeting 9:30 am
Indivisible East Bay Meeting @ Drake's Dealership
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for our April all-members meeting at Drake’s Dealership. Current and new members welcome! Stick around afterward for a drink and a bite. RESISTANCE IS THE NEW BRUNCH. • Group meeting: 9:30 – 10:30 • Breakouts 10:30 – 11 • Socializing and resisting 11 – ??62813
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 30 @ 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