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Building the “We” Economy – Conference
Building the “We” Economy – Conference @ Impact Hub
Oct 9 all-day
Building the “We” Economy - Conference @ Impact Hub | Oakland | California | United States
The focus of this fourth annual COCAP (Community Capital) conference is Building The We Economy.  This two-day conference will examine strategies for building a local regenerative economy that creates equity and well-being for all, highlighting community wealth-building innovations that level the playing field. It includes a We Economy Fair, a one-stop shop for investors  (anyone with a bank account) and entrepreneurs to discover organizations that are supporting the transition from an extractive economy to a local regenerative economy. Entrepreneurs will find sources of values-aligned funding and investors will find great ways to move … Continued
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Building the “We” Economy – Conference
Building the “We” Economy – Conference @ Impact Hub
Oct 10 all-day
Building the “We” Economy - Conference @ Impact Hub | Oakland | California | United States
The focus of this fourth annual COCAP (Community Capital) conference is Building The We Economy.  This two-day conference will examine strategies for building a local regenerative economy that creates equity and well-being for all, highlighting community wealth-building innovations that level the playing field. It includes a We Economy Fair, a one-stop shop for investors  (anyone with a bank account) and entrepreneurs to discover organizations that are supporting the transition from an extractive economy to a local regenerative economy. Entrepreneurs will find sources of values-aligned funding and investors will find great ways to move … Continued
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Policy Cafe & CA State Legislature Teach-in 5:00 pm
Policy Cafe & CA State Legislature Teach-in @ Sustainable Economies Law Center
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
       Anyone can make policy. Do you have an idea to change your community for the better? Do you have questions about policymaking on a local or state level? Do you want to explore your inner policymaker? Come get answers, ideas, and strategies from our center’s staff, experienced attorneys and policymakers! This is a two-part event (You can come to both, or either!) From 5:00PM – 6:00 PM, there will be a teach-in on navigating the CA State Legislature! You’ll learn about the process of organizing a CA legislative campaign, how to work with legislators and … Continued
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Waffles & Zapatistas 10:00 am
Waffles & Zapatistas @ Omni Commons
Oct 21 @ 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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EVICTION RESISTANCE PARTY 4:30 pm
EVICTION RESISTANCE PARTY @ HERE/THERE on the Berkeley/Oakland border, across from Sweet Adeline bakery
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 25 @ 11:45 pm
EVICTION RESISTANCE PARTY @ HERE/THERE on the Berkeley/Oakland border, across from Sweet Adeline bakery | Berkeley | California | United States
You’re invited to an EVICTION RESISTANCE PARTY The evening of Tuesday, Oct. 24 through Wednesday morning, as long as necessary. The camping community HERE/THERE has been practicing consensus government and responsible urban camping at its present location for more than nine months. Multiple members of City Council have called us “a model community”. So why has “someone” in the city government told BART to get rid of us? We were only given three days notice: they will seize our property and force us onto the street some time on Tuesday. … Continued
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Socialism or Barbarism Fall Conference 12:00 pm
Socialism or Barbarism Fall Conference @ Valley Life Sciences Building at UC Berkeley
Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Socialism or Barbarism Fall Conference @ Valley Life Sciences Building at UC Berkeley | Berkeley | California | United States
Over the past 10 months of the Trump administration, we’ve seen a barrage of right-wing atrocities and social suffering from the far-right carnival of hate in Charlottesville, to the unnatural disasters of Harvey and Irma, to Trumps nuclear saber-rattling with North Korea, to the Trump administration ending DACA protections. At the root of the crimes and outrages of this era are the priorities of a capitalist system controlled by a small elite of the wealthiest and most powerful people. There are struggles for change in many different corners of society, … Continued
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