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Protest Big Pharma! Public Health, Not Corporate Wealth! 12:00 pm
Protest Big Pharma! Public Health, Not Corporate Wealth! @ Gilead Sciences’ Headquarters
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, together with the Oasis Clinic in Oakland, urges you to support this demonstration to protest the outrageous price-gouging of Big Pharma corporations, like Gilead Sciences!  Corporations such as Gilead hike-up the cost for essential, life-saving medications such as the cure for the deadly Hepatitis-C disease (HCV), in order to reap huge profits. Public transportation is available — Take BART Richmond/Daly City line to Milbrae Station, transfer to Caltrain Shuttle to 353 Lakeside, then walk to 333 Lakeside Dr. One pill a day … Continued
Protest Bill Clinton’s Mass Incarceration! 5:00 pm
Protest Bill Clinton’s Mass Incarceration! @ Haas Pavilion
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
“From the crime bill to welfare reform, policies Bill Clinton enacted—and Hillary Clinton supported—decimated black America.” – Michelle Alexander, The Nation, February 10th. On April 1st former US President Bill Clinton is speaking at UC Berkeley during the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference. His presidency engineered the structural racism of mass incarceration. The Welfare Reform Act (1996) pulled the rug out from under African American communities. The “Tough On Crime” Bill (1994) destroyed families as it incarcerated masses of jobless black men and barred them from employment, housing and welfare. … Continued
Boycott Wage Theft! Justice for Oakland Restaurant Workers! 5:30 pm
Boycott Wage Theft! Justice for Oakland Restaurant Workers! @ On Broadway outside BART-19th Street, In front of Future Uber HQ
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join restaurant workers and community allies in an autonomous picket of a fine dining restaurant in Uptown Oakland. Former employees are alleging widespread wage theft, among many issues of oppression. So we say Boycott! Oakland will no longer stand by and allow our restaurant industry to fail to care for so many thousands of our most low-income workers! No to racism, theft and abuse – food justice means worker justice! Join the Bay Area Restaurant Worker’s Movement and the Brass Liberation Orchestra for a family-friendly and spirited protest. Gather outside … Continued
Rally for Justice for ALL Victims of Racist Police Brutality 6:30 pm
Rally for Justice for ALL Victims of Racist Police Brutality
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Rally for Justice for ALL Victims of Racist Police Brutality @ San Francisco | California | United States
From Akai Gurley to Mario Woods … Rally for Justice for ALL Victims of Racist Police Brutality Fire SFPD Chief Suhr! Stop Police Terror! As racist presidential candidate Donald Trump emboldens white supremacist groups to openly organize and lash out against the most oppressed sectors of society, the police in the United States continue to terrorize and murder Black, Brown, Native, immigrant, and poor and working people who are targeted by the same racist hate groups with impunity. These acts of racist police terror continue largely unchallenged by the so-called … Continued
Rooted Oakland: Holding On To Home 8:00 pm
Rooted Oakland: Holding On To Home
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A festive, mobile happening with art, giant projections, drumming and more! Be on time cuz we’ll be moving!!! Meet at 80 Grand Avenue (The plaza at the intersection of Broadway and Grand) Details: Oakland residents, community groups, organizations, arts groups and local small businesses facing the biggest housing and inequality crisis of our time are standing together in solidarity to block displacement. We are celebrating Oakland roots and collective power and raising our voices in rhythm and unison to demand a right to a roof and the city. Join us … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Apr 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons Basement
Apr 3 @ 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 Weekly Meetup 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup @ Omni Commons
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work … Continued
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Berkeley Copwatch Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting @ Grassroots House
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Berkeley Copwatch meets weekly. Also check out their “mass copwatching” events.60766
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APTP Direct Action! Who’s at War, Emeryville! / #Justice4YuvetteHenderson 6:30 pm
APTP Direct Action! Who’s at War, Emeryville! / #Justice4YuvetteHenderson @ Home Depot
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
TURN UP FOR APTP’s DIRECT ACTION against Emeryville PD’s use of AR-15s in our communities! Why does a police department require the use of military-style assault weapons when serving its community? We believe that the police should not be at war with the people. TURN UP for this DIRECT ACTION that will begin at the Home Depot in Emeryville at 6:30pm and we will go from there…WE COMIN! #Justice4YuvetteHenderson Background: —First, an offering: We affirm the existence, beauty, brilliance, and right of black, brown, and indigenous folk to self determine … Continued
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Oscar Grant Committee was born from the struggle for justice for Oscar Grant, mudered by BART police on Jan  1, 2009. We organize working class resistance in support of families whose loved ones were murdered by police. We meet on the first Tuesday of every month.60326
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
he 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 Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against Stingrays (cell phone interceptors) being acquired by law enforcement agencies, against Urban Shield, and to advocate for privacy and surveillance regulation ordinances to be passed around the Bay Area, especially by Alameda County and by the Oakland City Council. 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, requirements for “backdoors” to your cellphone and against other invasions of privacy by our benighted City, County, State and … Continued
Homes Not Jails Meeting 7:00 pm
Homes Not Jails Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is a consensus-based collective of squatters and squat supporters who believe housing is a human right. Our goal is to open as much vacant housing as possible and to keep it open as long as possible. HNJ is a place to organize mutual aid among squatters and squat supporters and housing rights advocates in the bay. We actively fight to make our space inclusive and safe for everybody and combat oppression in all forms.60728
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Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch 8:00 pm
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch @ Grassroots House
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Starting in April, Berkeley Copwatch is kicking off our ongoing *weekly* copwatching shifts! We’ll be out in the streets most Fridays and Saturdays witnessing and documenting police activity and doing outreach. Please join us! No experience required — any experience welcome. We’ll train you in the essentials for documenting police activity and staying safe in the process. If you are able to bring a car and be a shift driver, that would be GREAT! Please let us know in the “discussion” section or by sending Berkeley Copwatch a message. APRIL … Continued
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A Crowdsourced Surveillance Sweep, Sponsored by the EFF 12:00 pm
A Crowdsourced Surveillance Sweep, Sponsored by the EFF @ Anywhere with Internet Access
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join EFF on Saturday, April 9 for a first-of-its-kind crowdsourcing campaign to hold California law enforcement agencies accountable for their use of surveillance technologies.  Please pre-register here. Volunteers like you will help us track down the privacy and useage policies of law enforcement agencies across California and add them to our database. We’ll show you how to do it, and you can be anywhere with an Internet connection to participate. Last year, the California legislature passed two key transparency bills. S.B. 34 requires anyone uses automated license plate recognition (ALPR) systems, as … Continued
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting 1:00 pm
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We will have our first vote on candidate endorsements and on our final document outlining our expectations for our endorsed candidates. We’ll also do a training on how to gather signatures for our three endorsed ballot measures and connect with our neighbors district by district to create canvassing teams. Please remember that if you would like to vote at this and future Oakland Justice Coalition membership meetings, you must join as a voting member. Contact info@oaklandjustice.org to join. Check out the new OJC information flyer. The Oakland Justice Coalition is … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Mudracker's Cafe
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IF YOU CAN’T FIND US IN MUDRAKER’S, LOOK FOR US AT WILLARD PARK, ONE BLOCK EAST ON STUART AND A HALF BLOCK NORTH ON REGENT. WE WILL GO THERE IF MUDRAKER’S IS TOO CROWDED OR TOO NOISY.  BRING A BLANKET OR SOMESUCH TO SIT ON THE GRASS. 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 … Continued
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CANCELLED: Open Circle: Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. 3:00 pm
CANCELLED: Open Circle: Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. @ Omni Commons
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CANCELLED: Open Circle:  Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
  Now meeting once a month, on the fourth Sunday, instead of twice a month.  59204
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Apr 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons Basement
Apr 10 @ 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 Weekly Meetup 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup @ Omni Commons
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work … Continued
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INTERFAITH COMMUNITY MEETING ON COAL 6:00 pm
INTERFAITH COMMUNITY MEETING ON COAL @ Westside Missionary Baptist Church
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Rev. Ken Chambers, pastor of West Side Missionary Baptist Church, will host a Community Meeting on Coal at the church one half block from Main Post Office off of 7th Street near the West Oakland BART station.60733
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting @ Grassroots House
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Berkeley Copwatch meets weekly. Also check out their “mass copwatching” events.60766
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Protest Clinton-Clooney Fundraiser in San Francisco! 5:00 pm
Protest Clinton-Clooney Fundraiser in San Francisco! @ Huntington Park
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Calling all conscientious humans of San Francisco! George and Amal Clooney, coupled with Hillary Clinton will be hosting a fundraising dinner in San Francisco on April 15th. “The fundraiser is for The Hillary Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee for Hillary for America, the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic committees of 32 states and Puerto Rico” (http://fortune.com/2016/03/25/clinton-clooney/). The dinner costs $300,000+ to attend for a couple, and around $33,000 for an individual to be able to dine at the table with celebrities and to take a photo with Hillary … Continued
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Apr 13 @ 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
Homes Not Jails Meeting 7:00 pm
Homes Not Jails Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is a consensus-based collective of squatters and squat supporters who believe housing is a human right. Our goal is to open as much vacant housing as possible and to keep it open as long as possible. HNJ is a place to organize mutual aid among squatters and squat supporters and housing rights advocates in the bay. We actively fight to make our space inclusive and safe for everybody and combat oppression in all forms.60728
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The Push for Local Clean Energy 1:00 pm
The Push for Local Clean Energy @ Sierra Club
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come to the monthly meeting of the East Bay Clean Power Alliance to hear updates on Alameda County’s Community Choice Energy program and on the campaign for strong community choice programs that promote local renewable energy generation and create good, union jobs and community benefits. In a last minute switch, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Michael Picker exempted one of the non-bypassable fees from the proposal, the transmission access charge (TAC). The TAC pays for upkeep of transmission lines, which are the high voltage, long-distance lines that carry power … Continued
Fight for $15 : Day of Action 2:00 pm
Fight for $15 : Day of Action @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater and grounds
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
#OAKLAND! Join workers in their #Fightfor15 at our #DayofAction! APRIL 14TH AT 2PM! https://t.co/teoxkpOuPE pic.twitter.com/i5fpMJFVQL— Fight For 15 Nor Cal (@NorCalFF15) March 30, 2016 60741
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Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch 8:00 pm
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch @ Grassroots House
Apr 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Starting in April, Berkeley Copwatch is kicking off our ongoing *weekly* copwatching shifts! We’ll be out in the streets most Fridays and Saturdays witnessing and documenting police activity and doing outreach. Please join us! No experience required — any experience welcome. We’ll train you in the essentials for documenting police activity and staying safe in the process. If you are able to bring a car and be a shift driver, that would be GREAT! Please let us know in the “discussion” section or by sending Berkeley Copwatch a message. APRIL … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders – Response to Eviction 10:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders – Response to Eviction @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office Steps
Apr 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
In the wake of the eviction of First They Came for the Homeless, the information booth, et al, Berkeley Post Office Defenders will gather to discuss the event and possible responses. Should be illegally run off the Post Office steps we will (re)convene in MLK park (Allston & MLK).60823
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Post Salon Housing Committee 12:00 pm
Post Salon Housing Committee @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Agenda: 1 Recap/debrief/analysis of the April 5th City Council decision: Moratorium 2.  Actionable next steps during 90 days a Review of 12 points b.  What efforts are underway now? c.  What needs to happen? d  How do we support each other? 3.  Immediate housing issues on the table a Impact Fees b. Renters’ Upgrade ballot initiative, now called the “Protect Oakland Renters” Initiative c  Others? 4 Next steps60829
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Apr 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons Basement
Apr 17 @ 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 Weekly Meetup 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup @ Omni Commons
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work … Continued
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Berkeley Copwatch Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting @ Grassroots House
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Berkeley Copwatch meets weekly. Also check out their “mass copwatching” events.60766
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Homes Not Jails Meeting 7:00 pm
Homes Not Jails Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is a consensus-based collective of squatters and squat supporters who believe housing is a human right. Our goal is to open as much vacant housing as possible and to keep it open as long as possible. HNJ is a place to organize mutual aid among squatters and squat supporters and housing rights advocates in the bay. We actively fight to make our space inclusive and safe for everybody and combat oppression in all forms.60728
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance
Apr 20 @ 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 The Alan Blueford Center For Justice, 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.60831
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SF Hunger Strike: Stop the Execution of Our People 10:00 am
SF Hunger Strike: Stop the Execution of Our People @ SF Police Station
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 pm
Hunger Strike starts Thursday!! Our demands are for Mayor Lee to fire Chief Suhr or step down as Mayor of SF.!! pic.twitter.com/S7DFetupxq— Equipto (@EQUIPTO) April 16, 201660841
Get Ready for May 2 Alameda Fracking Ban Hearing 6:00 pm
Get Ready for May 2 Alameda Fracking Ban Hearing @ 11th Floor
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Get Ready for May 2 Alameda Fracking Ban Hearing @ 11th Floor | Oakland | California | United States
On May 2nd, the Alameda County Planning Commission—and the public—will revisit the Planning Commission’s proposed ordinance to ban all extreme oil and gas extraction methods.  Supporters of the ban will have a chance to address the damaging revisions to that proposed ordinance which were presented just a few hours before the previous April 4th hearing by E & B  Natural Resources. To help prepare people for the May hearing, Alameda County Against Fracking will meet on Thursday, April 21st, from 6-7 pm, at 1814 Franklin St., 11th Floor, Oakland. BACKGROUND: … Continued
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Hunger Strike Against Police Terror.
Hunger Strike Against Police Terror. @ Mission Police Station
Apr 22 – Apr 30 all-day
Update 4/29 (via email) : This morning when the #Frisco5 were asked how they were feeling they replied: “ Let the press know that we are tired and bodies are getting weaker and that yesterday took a lot out of the five strikers – thousands of people stopping by to share their love to two dozen press outlets. They will be resting for much part of the day to conserve energy and sustain the through this journey that may continue for many more days.” They are on day nine of … Continued
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch 8:00 pm
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch @ Grassroots House
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Starting in April, Berkeley Copwatch is kicking off our ongoing *weekly* copwatching shifts! We’ll be out in the streets most Fridays and Saturdays witnessing and documenting police activity and doing outreach. Please join us! No experience required — any experience welcome. We’ll train you in the essentials for documenting police activity and staying safe in the process. If you are able to bring a car and be a shift driver, that would be GREAT! Please let us know in the “discussion” section or by sending Berkeley Copwatch a message. APRIL … Continued
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Abolition of Policing Workshop 11:00 am
Abolition of Policing Workshop @ 3rd Floor
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Want to learn how to work toward abolishing the cops? Want to hear how we challenge the notion that policing keeps us safe? CR Oakland regularly offers this workshop that looks at the role and history of policing in the U.S., the way it has impacted various communities, and how people have resisted and challenged its inherent violence. This workshop also goes over how we can reduce our reliance on policing by highlighting the various ways that building up community strength and practices lead to true safety that does not … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Apr 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join us to learn about fossil fuel resistance and climate justice action in our region. We welcome your participation and your voice! Steve Ongerth will present on “just transition” — ensuring that fossil fuel workers get support, training, and good new jobs as we eliminate fossil fuel. Potluck lunch before the meeting at 12:30 PM.   60838
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons Basement
Apr 24 @ 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 Weekly Meetup 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Weekly Meetup @ Omni Commons
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberated Lens is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, and organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually meet in our editing suite (2nd floor in the ballroom, to the left of the stage) and then work … Continued
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Alameda Renters Coalition – Ballot Initiative Final Push! 10:00 am
Alameda Renters Coalition – Ballot Initiative Final Push! @ Various locations
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
 URGENT!!  We need 50 people to commit to collect 100 signatures over the next two weeks. Our petition drive is reaching the final leg and we need to sprint to the finish. We can do this! Most of our volunteers get about 10 signatures an hour, on average. So, if 50 people can give us just under an hour a day for the next two weeks, we will easily make it!            Can you commit to 5 hours a week for two weeks?       … Continued
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Meeting @ Grassroots House
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Berkeley Copwatch meets weekly. Also check out their “mass copwatching” events.60766
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Justice for Luis Gongora – Pack the police meeting 6:00 pm
Justice for Luis Gongora – Pack the police meeting
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Find out why police are killing more residents. Please pack the community meeting and ask questions of the captain, Captain Daniel Perea The Mission Station Commanding Officer holds a district related community meeting on the last Tuesday of each month at 6PM in the community room of the station. 60848
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Ella Baker Membership Meeting 6:00 pm
Ella Baker Membership Meeting @ La Cultura Cura Cultural Arts Cafe
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come to our April member meeting to learn about our vision for Truth and Reinvestment and how to get involved in Alameda County’s local Justice Team. We will kick-off the meeting with free dinner and a panel discussion. All are welcome. The meeting will be at La Cultura Cura Cultural Arts Cafe, a social enterprise of Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice that aims to employ and empower systems impacted youth and young adults.   60872
Homes Not Jails Meeting 7:00 pm
Homes Not Jails Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is a consensus-based collective of squatters and squat supporters who believe housing is a human right. Our goal is to open as much vacant housing as possible and to keep it open as long as possible. HNJ is a place to organize mutual aid among squatters and squat supporters and housing rights advocates in the bay. We actively fight to make our space inclusive and safe for everybody and combat oppression in all forms.60728
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Oakland Janitors March 1:00 pm
Oakland Janitors March @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Oakland Janitors March demanding a tech economy that works for all! Contracted janitors are an integral part of daily operations at tech company offices, but the majority of janitors working at tech campuses across California are earning poverty wages. Our wages consistently trail behind the cost of living, especially in Oakland with the rising rents. In fact, there are more janitors living in poverty today in the Bay Area than there were in 1990.  Janitors are working in a toxic environment where exploitation and abuses including rape, sexual assault, and … Continued
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Turn Up on Trump (PUBLIC CALL FOR EVERYONE IN THE BAY) 7:00 am
Turn Up on Trump (PUBLIC CALL FOR EVERYONE IN THE BAY)
Apr 29 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Hey Folks, This contingent is being organized/ called by the Anti-Police Terrorism Project, Black Lives Matter Bay Area and the BlackOUT Collective. Our groups are led by Black folks and People of Color, who have long connections to our communities in the Bay area, specifically SF and communities in the East. We have strong allies like Asians 4 Black Lives, Occupy Oakland, SURJ, Rising Tide, BASAT. We will operate as Affinity groups meaning: because there is a large mass of folks ready to hit the streets (on this page and … Continued
Turn Up on Trump: PUBLIC CALL FOR EVERYONE IN THE BAY 9:00 am
Turn Up on Trump: PUBLIC CALL FOR EVERYONE IN THE BAY @ Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Trump announced Wednesday that he will deliver the kickoff address for the California Republican Party convention on April 29. Cruz and Ohio governor John Kasich are also addressing the convention.” – Breitbart article Building a mass action wall to keep him out! Donald CHUMP thinks he’s going to give a speech in the bay. The republicans are meeting to build more facist power. The people will rise and shut it all down. California has the most prisons in the US and rates amoungst the lowest in education. We need systemic … Continued
Donald Trump is coming to the Bay Area- Protest 12:00 pm
Donald Trump is coming to the Bay Area- Protest @ Hyatt Regency
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Donald Trump is coming to the Bay Area – let’s show him a real Bay Area welcome by protesting outside.60826
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch 8:00 pm
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch @ Grassroots House
Apr 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Starting in April, Berkeley Copwatch is kicking off our ongoing *weekly* copwatching shifts! We’ll be out in the streets most Fridays and Saturdays witnessing and documenting police activity and doing outreach. Please join us! No experience required — any experience welcome. We’ll train you in the essentials for documenting police activity and staying safe in the process. If you are able to bring a car and be a shift driver, that would be GREAT! Please let us know in the “discussion” section or by sending Berkeley Copwatch a message. APRIL … Continued
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#HungerForJustice Rally – Fire Chief Suhr 12:00 pm
#HungerForJustice Rally – Fire Chief Suhr @ Outside the Mission Police Station, 2 blocks from 16th St. BART
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bay Area – this Saturday 12-3PM #HungerForJusticeSF RALLY – @mayoredlee @jasiri_x @OccupyOakland @ajplus @cnnbrk pic.twitter.com/wA0O1b7Rac — Raw-G (Gina Madrid) (@RawwG) April 29, 2016 60880
MOVED TO NEXT WEEK: Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
MOVED TO NEXT WEEK: Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ World Ground Cafe
Apr 30 @ 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 advocating for Postal banking helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting … Continued