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Politics of Debt Reading Group: Reforming the Monetary System. 7:30 pm
Politics of Debt Reading Group: Reforming the Monetary System. @ Omni Commons (check whiteboard for room)
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
We discuss various monetary and debt-related topics. For our next meeting we will be reading an essay by one of our own, Spencer Veale, on reforming the monetary system. Here is the essay: spencer-veale-manifesto-v1 The Politics of Debt Reading Group is affiliated with the Bay Area Public School and Strike Debt Bay Area.59003
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First Friday Fuck the Curfew 9:00 pm
First Friday Fuck the Curfew @ By the statues.
Jul 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
First Friday Fuck the Curfew @ By the statues. | Oakland | California | United States
First Friday FTP! HASHTAGS: #JUSTICEFORDEMOURIA #BREAKTHECURFEW #BLACKANDBROWNLIBERATION #NOJUSTICENOPEACE #FIRSTFRIDAYFTP #FFFTP  59026
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OO GA CANCELLED THIS WEEK 3:59 pm
OO GA CANCELLED THIS WEEK @ Cancelled this week
Jul 5 @ 3:59 pm – 4:59 pm
With a lot of people out of  town, the OO GA is cancelled this week. Please ignore the subsequent listing.59165
Occupy Oakland General Assembly (CANCELLED!!) 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly (CANCELLED!!) @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Jul 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly (CANCELLED!!) @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets Sundays at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre at 14th Street & Broadway, often on 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 OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for more than three years! Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members and beyond, where everyone who shows up is treated equally . Our … Continued
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A Free Class on the US form of fascism 6:30 pm
A Free Class on the US form of fascism @ Omni Commons
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In recent years, the growing epidemic of police killings of mostly people of color, the obsessions with “war” (a misnomer for massacre at a distance), the desire to destroy social infrastructures as opposed to conquering territory in these “wars,” the impunity assumed by government, corporations, and police, the supreme court decisions that legitimize this impunity – all these aspects of a growing violence and extremism by institutions of power, suggest that both human concerns and civil society itself are becoming irrelevant to those power institutions. And this, in turn, strongly … Continued
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Oscar Grant Committee 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee @ Neibyl-Proctor Library
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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. 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
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Neibyl Proctor Library
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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. 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 and … Continued
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March, Rally, Action: Stop the Oil Trains. Richmond. 11:00 am
March, Rally, Action: Stop the Oil Trains. Richmond. @ Atchison Village Park
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
March, Rally, Action: Stop the Oil Trains. Richmond. @ Atchison Village Park | Richmond | California | United States
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Strike Debt Bay Area 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, outside City Hall
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, outside City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come get connected with SDBA’s many projects! student debt resistance organizing for public banking. advocating for Postal banking. ongoing study group helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting against usurious for-profit pay-day lenders and their ilk our famous Strike Debt radio program staging Debtors’ Assemblies Reviewing our recent presentation on money and debt at the US Social Forum saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs and much more! … Continued
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Defenders of the East Bay Hills Forests Meeting. 3:00 pm
Defenders of the East Bay Hills Forests Meeting. @ Eucalyptus Grove/Grinnell Natural Area
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Defenders of the East Bay Hills forests will be meeting this weekend. Please spread the word and come join us! Our next organizing meeting will be on July 12 at 3pm at the Eucalyptus Grove/Grinnell Natural Area, near UC Berkeley campus West entrance. (From the corner of Oxford and Center, follow the pathway into the trees across a foot bridge. Near the end of the pathway turn left across a second foot bridge into the eucalyptus grove.) Bring lawn chairs or blankets, and anything else you need to get comfortable. … Continued
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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000 | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds community and power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. We meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at the SEIU Local 1000 union hall in downtown Oakland at 6:30 PM. Our work together encompasses: (1) the concerns of precarious, contingent, and care workers; (2) current campaigns to improve wages for low-wage workers; and (3) efforts by unionized workers and unions to improve wages and quality of work life. We share stories and information in … Continued
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Coalition for Police Accountability 6:00 pm
Coalition for Police Accountability @ Office of Jose Dorado
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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Politics of Debt Reading Group: Greece, Default and Debt 7:30 pm
Politics of Debt Reading Group: Greece, Default and Debt @ Omni Commons (check whiteboard for room location)
Jul 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
We discuss various monetary and debt-related topics. For our next meeting we will be discussing Greece, it’s debt, the recent referendum and its implications on the world monetary system, and Greece’s prospects. Here is a (long) investigation into the origins and odious nature of Greek debt. https://berkeleypostofficedefenders.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/greek-odious-debt.pdf Some recent articles.  Select a subset, and/or find your own… A good overview of how it all came to be in layman’s terms. A Pain in the Athens Greek debt crisis: ‘Of all the damage, healthcare has been hit the worst’ Tsipras Has Just … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 6:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps | Berkeley | California | United States
Come learn about continuing developments in the battle save the Berkeley Post Office and the Postal Service from privatization, support our Occupiers and help us plan our next steps in opposition to the theft of our public commons. The postal service wanted to sell the post office to Hudson-Mcdonald, a local developer. The City of Berkeley sued the post office to stop the sale. Hudson-Mcdonald backed out of the deal in early December. Federal Judge William Alsup decided to dismiss the lawsuit in April because the Postal Service says it … Continued
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Rally for a coal-free Oakland 5:00 pm
Rally for a coal-free Oakland @ Oscar Grant Plaza, outside City Hall
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rally for a coal-free Oakland @ Oscar Grant Plaza, outside City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to help stop a dirty coal-export project in West Oakland!RALLY in front of Oakland’s City Hall, then join us as we speak out at the 6 pm City Council meeting to demand a coal-free Oakland. Want to volunteer? Email coalfreeoakland@gmail.com If you’d like to attend this event you can RSVP online. 59170
RESTAURANT WORKERS’ MARCH! 5:30 pm
RESTAURANT WORKERS’ MARCH! @ Powell Cable Car Turnaround
Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
RSVP to the Facebook event! Worker-leaders at Chinese restaurant M.Y. Noodles in Sonoma County stood up together to call for an intimidation-free process to unionize in November 2014. Restaurant management refused to honor the workers’ voices and continues to refuse to this day. Despite the disregard and denial, M.Y. Noodles workers remain strong. On July 21, they’re going to march through San Francisco to show that they and all the restaurant workers organizing across the Bay Area stand together in their fights for respect. A groundswell of restaurant worker organization … Continued
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#BlackLivesMatter, Surveillance, Berkeley Police and the FBI 7:00 pm
#BlackLivesMatter, Surveillance, Berkeley Police and the FBI @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
his is a meeting to express concerns directly to the Berkeley police review commission. The public can demand a thorough investigation into policing strategy during the #BlackLivesMatter protests in Berkeley. Public comment is at the start of the meeting, and a second time for public comment is at the end of the meeting. The police review process doesn’t work if the public doesn’t speak. This a meeting for the general public, but there is a special interest into surveillance research, investigative journalism and police militarization. The review commission cannot make … Continued
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Richmond Progressive Alliance Meeting 3:00 pm
Richmond Progressive Alliance Meeting
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hot topics with a Focus on Education Amply your voice: Unity, Democracy, Diversity! Updates from Steering Committee & Action Teams. Report on reorganization plans. New members can join at the door and current members can update their status. 59128
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Open Circle 3:00 pm
Open Circle @ Omni Commons
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Open Circle, first and foremost, is an opportunity to build community with one another. Secondly, it is a space to reflect and collaborate on strategies and actions to bring an end to these egregious crimes. Please join us for the Potluck at 3:00 pm followed by the Open Circle at 3:30 pm. Please bring a dish or snacks to share! ~ Open circle will begin at 3:30 with a speaker. Then checkins and updates with the families affected by police violence ~ Reflection and dialogue on how we can help … Continued
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Oakland Public Safety Meeting: The Right to Record Police. 5:00 pm
Oakland Public Safety Meeting: The Right to Record Police. @ City Hall, enter on 14th St
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
9. Subject: Right to Record and Photograph From: Members Of The Public: 100 Black Men Recommendation: Adopt A The Following Pieces Of Legislation 1) Resolution Affirming The Right To Photograph, Video And/Or Audio Record Police And/Or Peace Officer(s) Report:  https://oakland.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=3761697&GUID=D340EB96-48E5-4FEA-B652-F633CEACFE48  [+ two supplemental reports …]   Also on the agenda: From: Oakland Police Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Authorizing The City Administrator To 1) Accept And Appropriate Grant Funds In The Amount Of $290,000 From The State Of California, Office Of Traffic Safety (OTS), For The FY 2015-16 Selective Traffic … Continued
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000, Suite 200 (2nd floor)
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000, Suite 200 (2nd floor) | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds community and power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. We meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at the SEIU Local 1000 union hall in downtown Oakland at 6:30 PM. Our work together encompasses: (1) the concerns of precarious, contingent, and care workers; (2) current campaigns to improve wages for low-wage workers; and (3) efforts by unionized workers and unions to improve wages and quality of work life. We share stories and information in … Continued
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