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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 1 @ 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
Liberated Lens general meeting 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens general meeting @ Omni Commons
Jan 1 @ 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
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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Neibyl Proctor Library
Jan 2 @ 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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January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! 6:30 pm
January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! @ Omni Commons or First AME Church or elsewhere - see text
Jan 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This year, Oakland’s Anti Police-Terror Project is calling on our Bay Area community to up the resistance level, as we reclaim the radical legacy of Martin Luther King and resist the fascist Trump agenda. This year the Reclaiming King’s Radical Legacy March on Monday (1/16) will launch 120 hours of direct action, culminating on #HellNawGuration Day (1/20). This year we are focused on immigrant rights, protection of our Muslim brothers and sisters, womens reproductive rights, loving our LGBTQ sisters, brothers and siblings, and the defense of Black life. As is … 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
Jan 4 @ 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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Labor Rising Against Trump Bay Area Meeting 6:30 pm
Labor Rising Against Trump Bay Area Meeting @ Omni Commons Disco Room
Jan 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Please note that the disco room at the Omni is upstairs and is not accessible for folks with physical disabilities who cannot get up a flight of stairs. 62228
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Alameda Renters Coalition 2:00 pm
Alameda Renters Coalition @ Buena Vista Methodist Church
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come out to the first ARC General Meeting of the new year! At this meeting, members will: – Hear from and vote on a new President for ARC! – Preview a draft of the organization’s new bylaws – Meet the new tenant organizers who are starting in January – Discuss and vote on top policy changes for Ordinance 3148 Let’s organize and fight back to get the protections we need. See you on January 7! Location TBA — stay tuned.62224
January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! 2:00 pm
January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! @ First AME Church
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This year, Oakland’s Anti Police-Terror Project is calling on our Bay Area community to up the resistance level, as we reclaim the radical legacy of Martin Luther King and resist the fascist Trump agenda. This year the Reclaiming King’s Radical Legacy March on Monday (1/16) will launch 120 hours of direct action, culminating on #HellNawGuration Day (1/20). This year we are focused on immigrant rights, protection of our Muslim brothers and sisters, womens reproductive rights, loving our LGBTQ sisters, brothers and siblings, and the defense of Black life. As is … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Paris Baguette
Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(Backup location if Paris Baguette has no seating: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, 14th & Broadway, outside of City Hall.) 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 … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Richmond Progressive Alliance
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a discussion with Brooke Anderson of Climate Workers, talking about connecting the labor movement with the climate movement. Plus updates on our campaigns. We need your participation and your voice. 62176
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 8 @ 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 - Disco Room
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 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
Jan 8 @ 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
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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
Jan 9 @ 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
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January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! 6:30 pm
January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! @ Omni Commons or First AME Church or elsewhere - see text
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This year, Oakland’s Anti Police-Terror Project is calling on our Bay Area community to up the resistance level, as we reclaim the radical legacy of Martin Luther King and resist the fascist Trump agenda. This year the Reclaiming King’s Radical Legacy March on Monday (1/16) will launch 120 hours of direct action, culminating on #HellNawGuration Day (1/20). This year we are focused on immigrant rights, protection of our Muslim brothers and sisters, womens reproductive rights, loving our LGBTQ sisters, brothers and siblings, and the defense of Black life. As is … Continued
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Coalition for Police Accountability 7:00 pm
Coalition for Police Accountability @ PUEBLO office
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thanks to everyone who joined the Coalition for Police Accountability’s campaign which resulted in a victory of 83% at the polls on November 8th. But our work is not done. Now that we are poised to establish a meaningful, effective mechanism of civilian oversight of the Oakland Police Department, we need to stay engaged in the process. Some of us are working on the legislation that is needed in order to implement this charter change in the time frame required by the measure. If you want to join in that … Continued
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January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! 2:00 pm
January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! @ First AME Church
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This year, Oakland’s Anti Police-Terror Project is calling on our Bay Area community to up the resistance level, as we reclaim the radical legacy of Martin Luther King and resist the fascist Trump agenda. This year the Reclaiming King’s Radical Legacy March on Monday (1/16) will launch 120 hours of direct action, culminating on #HellNawGuration Day (1/20). This year we are focused on immigrant rights, protection of our Muslim brothers and sisters, womens reproductive rights, loving our LGBTQ sisters, brothers and siblings, and the defense of Black life. As is … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 15 @ 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 - Disco Room
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 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
Jan 15 @ 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
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January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! 6:30 pm
January Spokescouncil Meetings for MLK Week of Action! @ Omni Commons or First AME Church or elsewhere - see text
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This year, Oakland’s Anti Police-Terror Project is calling on our Bay Area community to up the resistance level, as we reclaim the radical legacy of Martin Luther King and resist the fascist Trump agenda. This year the Reclaiming King’s Radical Legacy March on Monday (1/16) will launch 120 hours of direct action, culminating on #HellNawGuration Day (1/20). This year we are focused on immigrant rights, protection of our Muslim brothers and sisters, womens reproductive rights, loving our LGBTQ sisters, brothers and siblings, and the defense of Black life. As is … Continued
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Berkeley Tiny House Coalition Meeting 6:30 pm
Berkeley Tiny House Coalition Meeting @ Youth Spirit Artworks
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
YSA has $5000 available for our tiny house prototype for the YSA ArtLot to start building plans by March or sooner and will try to get 10k more from Council on 1/24. That house can/could be moved to the village later to house someone. It will get used for community education first in our ArtLot. We have a local realtor actively scouting sites for us in Berkeley so will be working on identifying the site for the youth Tiny House Village for six months. If we have not identified a … Continued
APTP Meeting: Conversation w/ Fred Hampton Jr.: Organizing in the Age of Trump 7:30 pm
APTP Meeting: Conversation w/ Fred Hampton Jr.: Organizing in the Age of Trump @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Monthly APTP meeting, held on every 3rd Wednesday of the month. This month we will hold a conversation with Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. on organizing in the age of Trump. 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, mutil-generational coalition.62288
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Last Spokescouncil Meeting for MLK Week of Action! 6:00 pm
Last Spokescouncil Meeting for MLK Week of Action!
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This year, Oakland’s Anti Police-Terror Project is calling on our Bay Area community to up the resistance level, as we reclaim the radical legacy of Martin Luther King and resist the fascist Trump agenda. This year the Reclaiming King’s Radical Legacy March on Monday (1/16) will launch 120 hours of direct action, culminating on #HellNawGuration Day (1/20). This year we are focused on immigrant rights, protection of our Muslim brothers and sisters, womens reproductive rights, loving our LGBTQ sisters, brothers and siblings, and the defense of Black life. As is … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 22 @ 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
Open Circle 3:30 pm
Open Circle @ TBD
Jan 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Join families whose loved ones have been harmed and killed by cops. Hear their experiences, share ideas for further organizing, and, most of all, love and support one another. ♥ Agenda: – Introductions – Family Updates – Announcements – Collaborate and Network *This is a potluck event, please feel free to bring a snack or (non-alcoholic) beverage to share. ♥ Open Circle provides an opportunity to build community with one another, to offer support to Families victimized by police misconduct, including police murder and stand with Families in their struggle … Continued
Community Democracy Project 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons - Disco Room
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 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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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Jan 24 @ 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
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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
Jan 28 @ 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 step happen… now we have to keep … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 29 @ 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 - Disco Room
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 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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