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Bay Area Mobilization for Climate, Justice, Jobs and Peace 7:00 pm
Bay Area Mobilization for Climate, Justice, Jobs and Peace @ California Nurses Association
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The next general assembly/meeting of the April 29 Bay Area Mobilization for Climate, Justice, Jobs and Peace. The meeting on February 11th was attended by nearly 120 people from more than 90 organizations. We committed to bring an even more diverse group of activists together at the next meeting to make decisions about what kind of activity and where actions will be taken on April 29. THOSE DECISIONS WILL BE MADE AT THIS MEETING. Please use the time until March 1st to reach out to other organizations.Invite  them to attend … Continued
Food Not Bombs Monthly Meeting 7:30 pm
Food Not Bombs Monthly Meeting @ Longhaul
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
For 22 years East Bay Food Not bombs has been providing free foods to the public in People’s Park and various locations in Oakland, AND bringing food to protests and encampments. Our message: you’re not poor and homeless because you suck, it’s because a sick society prioritizes war and greed over basic human needs. We can’t keep this up without your help. Come to our monthly meeting first Wednesday of the month. 62372
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Oakland Women’s Strike Planning Meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Women’s Strike Planning Meeting @ Omni Commons
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A call has gone out. It asks us to begin organizing a general strike on March 8, in response to Donald Trump’s oppressive administration and the neoliberal attack that threatens our livelihood. We are heeding the call. Given the short amount of time, we are not planning for a strike in the traditional sense. We are instead planning a 5 pm demonstration. By organizing this, we hope to create the tools and infrastructure necessary to organize a women’s bloc for the national general strike called for May 1 in Oakland. … Continued
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Counter-Protest of the Pro-Trump Berkeley Rally 12:00 pm
Counter-Protest of the Pro-Trump Berkeley Rally @ Civic Center Park
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Counter protest planned for noon today 2 hours ahead of Berkeley #March4Trump pic.twitter.com/NmdeoGyzoo— Scott Morris (@OakMorr) March 4, 2017 62543
Bay Resistance Mass Meeting 1:30 pm
Bay Resistance Mass Meeting @ Mission High School
Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
As Trump and the far right attempt to consolidate power and intimidate and harm our communities, Bay Resistance is a powerful new network that will defend our movements, our earth and most importantly, each other. The Bay Resistance network is committed to loving, defending and being in solidarity with those under immediate threat by Trump’s agenda. Join us MARCH 4TH for Bay Resistance’s first mass meeting and training. Learn about the network and the powerful actions you can take to resist, defend and support. The afternoon will include trainings and … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly 12:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kathy Dervin of 350 Bay Area will update us about this year’s state legislative activity on climate and environmental justice issues. Plus updates on our campaigns and ways you can get involved. We need your participation and your voice! 12 PM — Introductory meeting for people new to Sunflower Alliance 1-3 PM — Sunflower Alliance General Assembly 62515
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 5 @ 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 – Monthly Meeting 3:00 pm
Open Circle – Monthly Meeting
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Families directly impacted by police murder and people of the community who attend Open Circle have decided to take the necessary steps to repeal the California Police Officers’ Bill of Rights. As we know, trump believes the country needs more law enforcement, more community engagement, and more effective policing. We understand what this means for People of Color and have already begun to feel the consequences. We must unitedly intensify our efforts to put an end to this corrupt system, bring justice for the lives already lost to police murders, … Continued
Community Democracy Project 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons Basement
Mar 5 @ 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
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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Neibyl Proctor Library
Mar 6 @ 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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Resist Trump Tuesday: Climate/Environmental Justice 11:45 am
Resist Trump Tuesday: Climate/Environmental Justice
Mar 7 @ 11:45 am – 2:00 pm
Resist attacks on climate and environmental justice — from the Dakota Access Pipeline to the ongoing push to export coal from Oakland. This march through downtown Oakland will visit Wells Fargo, Citibank, and Chase to tell them to divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline and the office of Phil Tagami, to ask him to drop his lawsuit against Oakland for banning coal exports. We want to tell Tagami to find a better use for the West Gateway property. We’ll end up at City Hall to thank the city council for their resolution asking … Continued
Oakland Women’s Strike Planning Meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Women’s Strike Planning Meeting @ Omni Commons
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A call has gone out. It asks us to begin organizing a general strike on March 8, in response to Donald Trump’s oppressive administration and the neoliberal attack that threatens our livelihood. We are heeding the call. Given the short amount of time, we are not planning for a strike in the traditional sense. We are instead planning a 5 pm demonstration. By organizing this, we hope to create the tools and infrastructure necessary to organize a women’s bloc for the national general strike called for May 1 in Oakland. … Continued
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Gender Strike! Shut Down ICE! 12:00 pm
Gender Strike! Shut Down ICE! @ Chelsea Manning Plaza
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gender Strike! Shut Down ICE! @ Chelsea Manning Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
The rally kicks off at noon at Chelsea Manning (Justin Herman) Plaza. There will be speakers, free childcare at the plaza park, and materials for making signs – please bring extra materials to share if you can! PARTICIPATE WITH YOUR CREW – SELF-ORGANIZATION, SELF-DETERMINATION! At 2pm we will march from Justin Herman Plaza to I.C.E headquarters. In the spirit of direct action and participation, we encourage folks to form affinity groups: come with your family or friends, form your own bloc, or join one of the several blocs that will … Continued
Oakland Women’s Demonstration 5:00 pm
Oakland Women’s Demonstration @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 8 @ 5:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Oakland Women's Demonstration @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
WOMEN’S DAY – It is not enough to oppose Trump and his aggressively misogynistic, homophobic, transphobic and racist policies. We must also target the ongoing neoliberal attack on social provision and labor rights. The assault on our dignity, livelihood, friends, lovers, and neighbors is only just beginning. We can expect the repeal of our healthcare, the widening of any wage equity, the elimination of overtime protections, the destruction of already weak student loan provisions. And all of this while waging a militarized police war against immigrants, black and brown communities … Continued
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, usually downstairs
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons, usually downstairs | 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
Intro to SURJ Meeting 7:00 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Oakstop
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. You’ll also hear about SURJ committees, as well as upcoming workshops and events. We’ll answer your questions, and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice. Intro to SURJ Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month. 62358
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Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Presentations by John Crew and Pastor McBride. Discussions of ALPR, CAIR and participation in the JTTF.62507
Healthcare For All: Alameda Co Chapter March Meeting 7:00 pm
Healthcare For All: Alameda Co Chapter March Meeting
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We’re ramping up for SB562, universal health care for all Californians! Come to the meeting to learn about the  bill and the campaign to get it passed and how you can get involved. The Alameda County chapter of Health Care for All – California will hold an organizing meeting in Oakland. Everyone is cordially invited! We’ll be discussing the new bill, the campaign to pass the bill, and how you and we can work to get this bill passed. So bring your friends and neighbors, and your passion and your … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 12 @ 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 Basement
Mar 12 @ 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
Indivisible Berkeley 7:30 pm
Indivisible Berkeley @ Finnish Hall
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Come organize with us! Doors open at 7, and the meeting starts at 7:30. Please bring healthy snacks and drinks to share. We are progressives in Berkeley, CA working hard to resist the Trump agenda.62547
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Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike 7:00 pm
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
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Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Mar 15 @ 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 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, multi-generational coalition.62378
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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! @ Fortune Restaurant
Mar 18 @ 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 steps 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
Mar 19 @ 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 Basement
Mar 19 @ 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
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Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike 7:00 pm
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
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Oakland Justice Coalition Meeting 1:00 pm
Oakland Justice Coalition Meeting @ Siegel & Yee
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
We hope you’ll join us for our monthly General Membership Meeting. Things are heating up in organizing spaces across Oakland. Come to learn and connect to work within our coalition and beyond. Agenda Welcome, introductions Learn About Immigration/Refugee Work on the Ground: Where is there room for initiative? How can we be involved to help develop strategy? Where can we invite people to engage with work already underway? Structure Committee Report APTP Update: Brief Report + Connection Opportunities Education Committee: Brief Report + Connection Opportunities. We’ll hear about the #WeChoose … Continued
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Indivisible East Bay – All Members Meeting 1:30 pm
Indivisible East Bay – All Members Meeting @ Elmhurst Community Prep
Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for our March all-members meeting at the Elmhurst Community Prep auditorium. Group meeting: 1:30 – 2:30 Breakouts to follow Indivisible East Bay is a chapter of the Indivisible movement. We are a grassroots organization focused on stopping the Trump administration’s policies by: Lobbying our group’s Members of Congress (MoCs) with office visits, calls, emails, and rallies. Lobbying our MoCs on topics of laws, policies, and nominations. Collaborating with other Indivisible groups and sharing resources for meetings and events. https://indivisibleeb.org62624
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 26 @ 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
Green Sunday 5:00 pm
Green Sunday @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Special March 26 Green Sunday: Emeryville Mayor Scott Donahue Registers Green, and Talks About Local Issues Also, a Report-Back on the March 11-12 State Green Party Meeting Emeryville Mayor Scott Donahue has decided to register Green at our next Green Sunday, on March 26 – please join us to celebrate! (Note: due to the March 11-12 state Green Party meeting, we will not be holding Green Sunday this month on the second Sunday – instead, it will be held on the 4th Sunday of March). Four years after graduating art … Continued
Community Democracy Project 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons Basement
Mar 26 @ 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
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Intro to SURJ Meeting 7:00 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Oakland Asian Cultural Cente
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. You’ll also hear about SURJ committees, as well as upcoming workshops and events. We’ll answer your questions, and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice. Beginning this month, we are holding intro meetings twice a month. ccessibility Information: We ask that attendees please refrain from wearing scented or fragranced body products or laundry detergent, to support access for people with chemical sensitivities. See https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free- at-ebmc/ for more info on … Continued
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike 7:00 pm
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
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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
Mar 29 @ 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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