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Protest: Stop Detentions, Deportations & Murders of Immigrants! 8:00 am
Protest: Stop Detentions, Deportations & Murders of Immigrants! @ ICE Offices
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Since October 2014 the bodies of 55 immigrants were found in the Rio Grande River Valley in Texas and 15 other bodies were pulled from the waters of the Rio Grande River. These were people trying to cross one of the most militarized borders in the world. Amilcar Perez-Lopez, Guatemalan immigrant was unjustly killed by SFPD on February 26. Antonio Zambrano was brutally executed by Pasco, Washington police on February 10. 2059 immigrants were arrested nationwide by ICE agents in “Operation Cross Check”.  58473
Action-oriented Anti-policing Study Group 7:00 pm
Action-oriented Anti-policing Study Group @ Omni Collective
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
We are having an orientation for our hands-on study group. The focus of the project is both analytical and activist. As a group, we will develop an understanding of the relationship between gentrification and police violence thru readings, workshops and discussions. At the same time, we will be developing and implementing strategies in our neighborhoods that seek to discourage other people that are new to Oakland from calling the cops. It will last about 3 months58427
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March and Forum for Ayotzinapa 1:30 pm
March and Forum for Ayotzinapa
Apr 4 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
March and Forum for Ayotzinapa Community March: Mission and 16th Sts. 1:30pm- Danzantes welcome the community 2pm- Start of the rally 2:30pm- March starts towards 24th St. Community Forum: Buena Vista Horace Mann Elementary 3351 23rd St., between Bartlett and Valencia Sts. 4-6pm Saturday, April 4th, San Francisco welcomes the families of the 43 students disappeared by the Mexican government this past September, 2014, joining with their demand for justice with their caravan throughout the US. We are in solidarity with their struggle and welcome everyone to a community and … Continued
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Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting 6:00 pm
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting @ 5th floor
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get involved with the fight against solitary confinement. Become a human rights pen pal: Contact cws@igc.org58414
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 6:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | 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. Get an overview of the sale announcement here. Here’s a good more general overview piece.  There was a … Continued
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Save CCSF Coalition General Assembly 5:30 pm
Save CCSF Coalition General Assembly
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Check calendar to verify and for location Help organize to defend public education! Remove the dictatorship and demand an end to downsizing, pushout policies, austerity, and attacks on diversity, and the cancellation of the construction of the Performing Arts Education Center. www.facebook.com/saveccsf info@saveccsf.org www.saveccsf.org58333
Let’s bring it to Dirks: Overnight Action & Breakfast for Divestment 7:00 pm
Let’s bring it to Dirks: Overnight Action & Breakfast for Divestment @ California Hall Lawn
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 9 @ 11:00 am
With the momentum of nationwide actions for divestment currently happening, we call on Chancellor Dirks to stand with students, not with fossil fuels. Join us for a climate sleepover and Breakfast for Divestment! Get trained on direct actions, media, and other skills and come support Fossil Free Cal as they fight for a livable future! We envision a future not overwhelmed by a global (and state-wide) water crisis, rising sea levels, ravaged by superstorms, and plagued with economic and racial injustice, ruled by the fossil fuel industry for the sake … Continued
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Oppose Berkeley’s New “Tidy Homeless” Laws: Rally/Meal/Sleepout 5:00 pm
Oppose Berkeley’s New “Tidy Homeless” Laws: Rally/Meal/Sleepout @ Downtown Berkeley BART
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 10 @ 6:15 am
Oppose Berkeley's New "Tidy Homeless" Laws: Rally/Meal/Sleepout @ Downtown Berkeley BART | Berkeley | California | United States
From the Berkeley Daily Planet An interfaith coalition representing over 40 Berkeley religious congregations is organizing “Interfaith Actions in Solidarity with Homeless” people Thursday April 9 5pm to 6:15am Friday–at Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza, Center and Shattuck Street, Berkeley.  Events will start with blessing of a meal at 5pm to 5:30pm by Rev. Michael McBride, long time pastor of The Way Christian Center; followed by An Interfaith Service 5:30pm to 6:15pm involving more than 20 local clergy 5:30pm to 6:15pm; followed by a “Night Out Sleeping Vigil” 6:15pm to 8pm … Continued
Livable Wage Assembly Planning Meeting for April 15th 6:30 pm
Livable Wage Assembly Planning Meeting for April 15th @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Livable Wage Assembly Planning Meeting for April 15th @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 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 second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 1433 Webster Street, 2nd Floor in downtown Oakland. These assembly meetings occur from 6:30 pm to 8:00 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 … Continued
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May Day #ShutItDown Planning Meeting 3:00 pm
May Day #ShutItDown Planning Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
A meeting to come up with a collective proposal for Direct Actions on MayDay.58550
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Yuvette Henderson Vigil and March 3:00 pm
Yuvette Henderson Vigil and March @ Extra Space Storage
Apr 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Facebook event. Vigil and march in loving memory of Yuvette Henderson. All aspects of the action are planned to be peaceful. This event is organized by the Anti-Police Terror Project with permission from the family of Yuvette Henderson. The APTP demands an open and public investigation, while knowing that a fair investigation will never occur if that investigation is left solely in the hands of the police. We have continued to make the following demands: – Release of the video tapes that contain the shooting or any lead-up to the … Continued
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Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting 6:00 pm
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting @ 5th floor
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get involved with the fight against solitary confinement. Become a human rights pen pal: Contact cws@igc.org58414
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Justice 4 James Rivera: Oakland to Stockton. BBQ, Rally to End Police Murder. 11:00 am
Justice 4 James Rivera: Oakland to Stockton. BBQ, Rally to End Police Murder. @ Ride from OGP
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm
Justice 4 James Rivera: Oakland to Stockton. BBQ, Rally to End Police Murder. @ Ride from OGP | Oakland | California | United States
Facebook event. Since April 10th 2012, Oakland and Stockton have become one in the fight against police brutality. Donnie Smith-Downs has gone coast to coast in support of victims of police killing. She has shown us that solidarity is an action word by her presence in the fight against police brutality and the militarization of local police departments. Her son James Rivera was shot with an AR-15, piercing his body leaving holes the size of tennis balls. Since 4/10 /12 Stockton has had a number of police killings, and momma … Continued
#ShutItDownA14 at UC Berkeley 11:30 am
#ShutItDownA14 at UC Berkeley @ Sproul Plaza
Apr 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
HS student in #Oakland challenging you to #ShutDownA14 https://t.co/KAock7PZwy #WalterScott @mrdaveyd @Carl_Dix pic.twitter.com/3c1Nx2YK7P— Revolution Club (@RevClub_bay) April 11, 2015 58556
Stop Murder by Police #ShutdownA14 1:00 pm
Stop Murder by Police #ShutdownA14 @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop Business as Usual. No School! No Work! Say No More! To The System Giving a Green Light to Killer Cops!58432
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly Meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly Meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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 second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 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. At this meeting we will doing final planning for an action at 8:00 AM April 15th (4/15 = FOR … Continued
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Boycott Sprouts & Fight for Fifteen 12:00 pm
Boycott Sprouts & Fight for Fifteen @ Sprouts, San Rafael
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Sprouts is known for their low pay, labor violations and union-busting. Across the country, fast food and minimum wage workers are standing up and speaking out for their rights. On 4/15, we are shutting down Sprouts to protest their paving of historic farmland at the Gill Tract, and to stand with workers across the country demanding $15 and a Union. Join us on April 15th, as we protest the paving of historic farmland at the opening of a new Sprouts in San Rafael – sandwiched in the middle of a … Continued
Fight for 15 March: Stand Up for $15 3:00 pm
Fight for 15 March: Stand Up for $15
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fight for 15 March: Stand Up for $15 @ Berkeley | California | United States
Facebook event. On April 15, join the Fight for $15 and be part of the largest low-wage worker protests in modern American history. There is a crisis in America. Working families have endured decades of stagnant incomes. We are increasingly forced to choose between keeping a roof over our heads, paying our bills or feeding our kids. Meanwhile, the corporations we work for have record profits and their executives earn ever-increasing salaries. On April 15, here in the Bay Area, families, workers, people of faith, students, artists, leaders, and community … Continued
Anti-Police-Terrorism Project Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti-Police-Terrorism Project Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Anti-Police Terrorism Project is a project of the ONYX Organizing Committee that in coalition with other organizations like the Alan Blueford Center for Justice, Workers World and Healthy Hoodz 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. We meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Facebook event.58554
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MayDay ShutItDown Action Organizing Assembly 2:00 pm
MayDay ShutItDown Action Organizing Assembly @ Latham Square
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
At the Assembly we will discuss and organize pickets and shutdowns for May Day, May 1, in affinity and working groups.58589
Occupy Oakland General Assembly (at Omni this week) 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly (at Omni this week) @ Omni Collective
Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly (at Omni this week) @ Omni Collective | Oakland | California | United States
This week we are meeting with the Oakland Open Circle at the OMNI basement, 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland, and will continue a bit after they have finished their meeting.   The Open Circle will have a potluck lunch at the Omni beginning at 3 PM and start their regular meeting at about 3:45 PM. Occupy Oakland’s own GA will begin at about 5 PM or so after the Open Circle finishes up. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly generally meets Sundays, at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & … Continued
The Open Circle Meeting ~ Addressing Police Violence, Militarization of State, and Systemic Racism 3:00 pm
The Open Circle Meeting ~ Addressing Police Violence, Militarization of State, and Systemic Racism @ Omni Commons
Apr 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open Circle is an opportunity to build community with one another first and foremost. 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 3:45 pm. Please bring a dish or snacks to share! Open circle will begin with updates and announcements of upcoming actions followed by reflection and dialogue around the current state and thoughts or approaches on how to effect change. We … Continued
Planning Meeting For Rally To Support Launch Of CleanPowerSF 4:00 pm
Planning Meeting For Rally To Support Launch Of CleanPowerSF @ SF Unitarian Universalist Church
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Invitation To Attend Planning Meeting For *BIG* Earth Month Rally To Support Launch Of CleanPowerSF 350 SF is going to hold a very important organizing meeting to help plan a big rally that is being held by Sierra Club, 350, and others, to support CleanPowerSF (see CleanPowerSF details below). The rally will be on April 28, 12:30pm at San Francisco City Hall – see https://www.facebook.com/events/418190375008487 ​ (Save the date.)​ For his entire tenure, San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee has attempted to block CleanPowerSF due to campaign donations and other influence … Continued
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Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting 6:00 pm
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting @ 5th floor
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get involved with the fight against solitary confinement. Become a human rights pen pal: Contact cws@igc.org58414
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 6:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | 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. Get an overview of the sale announcement here. Here’s a good more general overview piece.  There was a … Continued
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Disrupt City Council in Memory of Lupe Ochoa! 6:00 pm
Disrupt City Council in Memory of Lupe Ochoa! @ Oakland City Hall, off Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
STOP POLICE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN OF COLOR! Facebook event. Tell Oakland City Council to put pressure on OPD, the District Attorney, and Alameda Coroner! We demand them to release the police and autopsy reports in the police killing of 27-year-old mother of four, Guadalupe (“Lupe”) Manzo Ochoa. Lupe was killed by San Leandro Police in East Oakland December 7th and now OPD is investigating the shooting and refuses to be transparent with the family! WEAR HOT PINK (Lupe’s favorite color), bring noisemakers and signs that say @[null:#Justicia4Lupe]! *We want to … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Impact Hub, upstairs
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub, and other invasions of privacy by our benighted City Government Stop by and learn how you can help guard Oakland’s right not to be spied on by the government & if you are interested in joining the Oakland Privacy Working Group email listserv, send an email to: oaklandprivacyworkinggroup-subscribe AT lists.riseup.net For more information on the DAC check out DAC FAQ Oakland Wiki Domain Awareness Page Oakland Privacy WordPress 58588
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Planning meeting for Justice 4 Yvette Henderson actions 6:30 pm
Planning meeting for Justice 4 Yvette Henderson actions @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come help plan continued actions in the fight for justice for Yvette Henderson, gunned down by Emeryville police.58621
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Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater | 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 our next Debtors’ Assembly saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs and much more!  Also check out our website, our twitter feed, and our Facebook page. Strike Debt … Continued
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MayDay ShutItDown Action Organizing Assembly 2:00 pm
MayDay ShutItDown Action Organizing Assembly @ Latham Square
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
At the Assembly we will discuss and organize pickets and shutdowns for May Day, May 1, in affinity and working groups.58590
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective | Oakland | California | United States
This Sunday we are meeting at the Omni Commons (4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland) basement at 5 PM so folks can attend discussions from some of the authors from the anarchist book faire who are slated to talk at the Omni from 2 to 4:30. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly normally 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 … Continued
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Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting 6:00 pm
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Meeting @ 5th floor
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Get involved with the fight against solitary confinement. Become a human rights pen pal: Contact cws@igc.org58414
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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly Meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly Meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly Meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 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 second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 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. At this meeting we will review our actions on 4/15 – shutting down the McDonald’s in  West Oakland, the … Continued
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Politics of Debt Book Group 7:30 pm
Politics of Debt Book Group @ Omni Collective, basement
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
There’s (or soon will be) a new world-wide lending institution in town. What affect will it have on the global economy? On the IMF and World Bank? On US control of the world’s monetary system? We’re discussing the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank being pushed by China and how it effects American hegemony over the worldwide banking system. A few articles we’ll be reading. More may be coming. Hudson on the Real News Net: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=13470 William Engdahl (a reference in Ellen Brown’s works): http://journal-neo.org/2015/04/10/aiib-brics-development-bank-and-an-emerging-world/ Another similar one: http://www.goldcore.com/us/gold-blog/u-s-hegemony-and-dollar-threatened-by-new-chinese-bank/ New York Times … Continued
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