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Shut Down Milo at UC Berkeley 4:00 pm
Shut Down Milo at UC Berkeley @ MLK Student Union, 2nd Floor, UC Berkeley
Feb 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Shut Down Milo at UC Berkeley @ MLK Student Union, 2nd Floor, UC Berkeley | Berkeley | California | United States
If this talk isn’t already cancelled, meet us on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 4pm outside of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center on the campus of UC Berkeley (on Bancroft Ave., just west of Telegraph). Bring your allies and friends!   62362
No Fascists on Campus: Shut Down Milo at UC Berkeley 6:00 pm
No Fascists on Campus: Shut Down Milo at UC Berkeley @ Pauley Ballroom MLK Student Union, 2nd Floor, UC Berkeley
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Berkeley College Republicans have invited far-right agitator Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at UC Berkeley on February 1st. Given the recent increase in fascist activity both on and around the UC Berkeley campus, we feel that the university’s willingness to provide a platform to Milo Yiannopoulos and his views is unacceptable, and we intend to shut this event down. We are inviting all allies and the Berkeley community to join us in making UC Berkeley a fascist-free zone. Yiannopoulos is one of the many online trolls who successfully capitalized on … Continued
No Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley 6:00 pm
No Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley @ MLK Student Union, 2nd Floor, UC Berkeley
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The election of Donald Trump has emboldened the far right – racists, Islamophobes and misogynists are attempting to come out into the light and gain a foothold across the country. We have to show them that we won’t tolerate any rise in far right activity. We will come together to fight oppression and prevent them from having a platform in our universities. They aim to recruit mainly young, alienated white men to their politics of white supremacy, xenophobia, and misogyny. Join us and unite against oppression and against a corporate … Continued
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
Feb 1 @ 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
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Emergency Defense of The Village aka The Promised Land 4:00 am
Emergency Defense of The Village aka The Promised Land @ The Village
Feb 2 @ 4:00 am – 6:00 pm
Despite The Village creating safe, sustainable solutions for unhoused residents and an outpouring of community support, DPW has told us that they will be arriving on Thursday to evacuate this land and force vulnerable people back into uncertain situations. We need EVERYONE this Thursday bright and early head to The Village aka The Promised Land to defend the sanctuary of homes, tents and direct services from the police and public works threat to destroy it. Come today and help prepare. Come early tomorrow and stay all night. Check in the … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Feb 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bob Allen of Urban Habitat will discuss the “6 Wins” campaign — working to make sure that regional planning in the Bay Area promotes equity in housing, transportation, jobs, land use, and the environment. Plus updates on our campaigns. We need your participation and your voice Orientation for newcomers: 12 noon Meeting: 1 — 3 62321
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 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 3:00 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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Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland 4:30 pm
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland @ Small Wonder, probably upstairs
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us in promoting a public bank for the City of Oakland! The Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland was formed by members of Commonomics and Strike Debt Bay Area in August, 2016. In November, we succeeded in getting the Oakland City Council to instruct the City Administrator to report on the usefulness of a feasibility study for creating The Public Bank of Oakland. Our next goal is to convince the City Council to commission that study as soon as possible, and incorporate it into a business plan for … Continued
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Neibyl Proctor Library
Feb 6 @ 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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Oakland to Stockton: Rally and March for Colby Friday 1:00 pm
Oakland to Stockton: Rally and March for Colby Friday @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meet at Oscar Grant Plaza for a bus/van to Stockton to take part in a rally for Colby Friday, killed by Stockton Police.62337
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EMERGENCY #NoDAPL Action! – SF 8:00 am
EMERGENCY #NoDAPL Action! – SF @ SF Federal Bldg
Feb 8 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
EMERGENCY #NoDAPL Action! Arrestival! Stand with us! Share widely! Today the Army Corps of Engineers notified Congress that it will grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline in the next 24 hours, trampling a planned environmental and tribal consultation review process. Statement from Tom Goldtooth, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network: “Donald Trump will not build his Dakota Access Pipeline without a fight. The granting of an easement, without any environmental review or tribal consultation, is not the end of this fight — it is the new beginning. … Continued
Meeting with the Public, City Administration and Council on Homelessness 4:00 pm
Meeting with the Public, City Administration and Council on Homelessness @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza, downstairs hearing room 1
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
After taking down “the Village” that had been erected at Marcus Garvey Park last week, the city agreed to have a meeting about homelessness tomorrow at 4 at city Hall in hearing room 1.62416
Bring the Injustice of Amilcar’s Death to Gascon’s Door 6:00 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting 7:00 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Oakstop
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. You’ll also hear about SURJ committees, as well as upcoming workshops and events. We’ll answer your questions, and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice. Intro to SURJ Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month. 62358
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Trump’s First 100 Days — Planning Meeting 3:30 pm
Trump’s First 100 Days — Planning Meeting @ Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
Feb 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Help plan an inclusive event that reflects all our social and environmental justice movements to mark the end of Trump’s first 100 days. The coalition that sponsored the huge 2014 NYC People’s Climate March has called for mass demonstrations in DC and around the country on April 29, the end of Trump’s first 100 days. This planning meeting, to be facilitated by Patricia St. Onge (Six Nations), encourages the participation and leadership of people from all parts of the progressive movement, especially those who will be hardest hit by Trump’s attacks. RSVP 62379
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No DAPL No KXL Solidarity Action Training 12:00 pm
No DAPL No KXL Solidarity Action Training @ Greenpeace Warehouse
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This will be non-violent direct action training. This training will take participants through the strategies and tools used in non-violent direct action. It will include a legal briefing and an overall plan for #NoDAPL and Keystone XL responses. This training will be an important place to get plugged into for the DAPL and KXL solidarity. For more information, email diablorisingtide@riseup.net62424
Health Care for All 3:00 pm
Health Care for All @ Pleasant Hill Cohousing
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
STRATEGY SESSION 2017 Health Care for All-Contra Costa County East Bay Single Payer Coalition · Update on New Legislative Campaign in California for Single Payer Universal Health Care · Participate in planning 2017 Bay Area advocacy, education and actions to promote Single Payer Universal Health Care · Bring your ideas, suggestions, questions, and enthusiasm Everyone Welcome. Light refreshments.62404
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 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 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
Community Democracy Project 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons Basement
Feb 12 @ 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 general meeting 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens general meeting @ Omni Commons
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We document current events, make films together, steward an editing suite and share a film equipment library. We also host film screenings, often with local directors, and put on an annual short film festival for independent Bay Area filmmakers. Our goal is to make the digital filmmaking accessible – no overpriced college degree or certificate program required! We are also a good group to reach out to if you’d like to screen a film at the Omni. We can be reached at [ liberatedlens@lists.riseup.net ]. We usually meet in the … Continued
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly 7:30 pm
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Don't miss our third General Assembly tonight 7:30pm at The Finnish Hall on Chestnut St. (more room than last time!) Doors open at 7 pic.twitter.com/iQUuP2EvyS— Indivisible Berkeley (@IndivisibleBerk) February 12, 2017 62443
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#NotOurLaborSec Protest to STOP Puzder 12:00 pm
#NotOurLaborSec Protest to STOP Puzder @ Carl's Junior
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Bring signs, bring friends, and most of all BRING THE NOISE. Don’t forget to use #NotOurLaborSec whenever you post protest photos on social media. We’ll be looking out for your best posts and sharing and retweeting to the whole Fight for $15 movement. Want to help grow the movement RIGHT NOW? Text a friend to join you at the protest tomorrow or just forward this email. We are pumped to stand strong with you against Puzder tomorrow. See you then. Fight for $15 Brought to you by Fight for $15. … Continued
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland 4:30 pm
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland @ Small Wonder, probably upstairs
Feb 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us in promoting a public bank for the City of Oakland! The Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland was formed by members of Commonomics and Strike Debt Bay Area in August, 2016. In November, we succeeded in getting the Oakland City Council to instruct the City Administrator to report on the usefulness of a feasibility study for creating The Public Bank of Oakland. Our next goal is to convince the City Council to commission that study as soon as possible, and incorporate it into a business plan for … Continued
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Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Feb 15 @ 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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Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Paris Baguette
Feb 18 @ 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 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
 Jan Kirsch of The Climate Mobilization will fill us in on climate-related politics in Sacramento this year. Plus updates on our campaigns. We need your participation and your voice. Climate change is an emergency; it’s time to treat it like one. Although our task seems even more daunting with the new administration, we are seeing more awareness and action than we have witnessed in decades. That is the silver lining to the orange cloud. This Sunflower Alliance General Assembly features a presentation by Dr. Janice Kirsch on learning how to … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 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 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
Community Democracy Project 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons Basement
Feb 19 @ 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
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 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 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
Community Democracy Project 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons Basement
Feb 26 @ 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
Democratic Socialists of America, East Bay Executive Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Democratic Socialists of America, East Bay Executive Committee Meeting @ Omni Commons
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is the country’s largest socialist organization. We are building progressive movements for social change while establishing an openly democratic socialist presence in American communities and politics. DSA East Bay holds Executive Committee meetings on the second and fourth Saturday of the month. All are welcome to attend and join in the discussion about the direction of our local chapter!62439
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Homeless Advocacy Working Group 4:00 pm
Homeless Advocacy Working Group @ Hearing Room 3, Oakland City Hall
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers Meeting 4:30 pm
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers Meeting @ Suite 100
Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us in promoting a public bank for the City of Oakland! The Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland was formed by members of Commonomics and Strike Debt Bay Area in August, 2016. In November, we succeeded in getting the Oakland City Council to instruct the City Administrator to report on the cost and scope of a feasibility study for creating The Public Bank of Oakland. Our next goal is to convince the City Council to commission that study as soon as possible, and incorporate it into a business … Continued
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