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Clean Not Extreme Day of Action 12:00 pm
Clean Not Extreme Day of Action @ Lake Merritt
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lake Merritt is the arena for “Knock Out Oil” on August 1st. Save the date for lively, family-friendly, anti-fracking street theater on the occasion of the statewide Clean Not Extreme Day of Action. August 1st marks a pivotal moment in the fight to stop fracking and other forms of extreme oil extraction in California. For years, Governor Jerry Brown has refused to even consider ending these toxic practices before the results of an independent scientific study were released. That California Council on Science and Technology report has just come out, … Continued
Cancelled: OO GA 4:00 pm
Cancelled: OO GA
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Folks are spread all over creation, many of us are meetinged out for the week, see you next week at the Omni at 2PM.   Special Ed59245
Police Militarization Study Group 6:00 pm
Police Militarization Study Group @ Unitarian Universalist Center
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The BFUU is embracing the call from our Unitarian Universalists Association to engage in a program about the widening gap in well-being and incomes in the United States. This segment of our related series of study groups will focus on police militarization, its impact on our communities, its relationship to the widening gaps in our society and economy, and what we can do about it. Our guest speaker will be Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb; who will inform us of the latest developments and give us contact information for community involvement. Sponsored … Continued
Film Screening: The Breach 6:00 pm
Film Screening: The Breach @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Hall
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Slow Food East Bay and Transition Berkeley for an evening delving into the prickly world of fish, fishing and the health of the oceans. We’ll start at 6pm with a potluck dinner (true to Slow Food USA local and sustainable values!) then see the amazing new film about salmon and the northwest, The Breach, at 7. ( The evening comes to a point with a short panel of local fisher(wo)men, fish mongers and others involved with keeping this huge part of our ecosystem healthy and in balance and Q&A … Continued
Anniversary of the Police Murder of Mike Brown 4:00 pm
Anniversary of the Police Murder of Mike Brown @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
August 8-10: Mark the Anniversary of the Police Murder of Mike Brown and the Heroic Uprising that Followed: It Was – AND IS – Right to Rebel!! On August 9, it will be one year since a Ferguson, Missouri, cop, Darren Wilson executed Michael Brown for walking in the middle of the day on a sleepy street. Mike Brown was unarmed, running away, and had his hands up when he was shot multiple times and then his body was left lying dead in the street for four-and-a-half hours. This brutal … Continued
Internationalism and Cuba Today 6:00 pm
Internationalism and Cuba Today
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Internationalism and Cuba Today @ San Francisco | California | United States
Eyewitness Report from Cleveland: Black Lives Matter! 7:00 pm
Eyewitness Report from Cleveland: Black Lives Matter!
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In Cleveland, Ohio, a delegation of the Party for Socialism and Liberation joined 1000 other attendees at the first ever Movement for Black Lives National Convening. The activists met and engaged with others who are part of the resurgence of the struggle against racist police terror. Then, shortly after the conference ended, a stunning indictment was handed down in Cincinnati, charging a police officer with murder in the death of a Black motorist. This indictment is clearly a result of a powerful country-wide movement. The thousand people gathered in Cleveland … Continued
Omni Commons Work Party 12:00 pm
Omni Commons Work Party @ Omni Commons
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Omni Commons is throwing a work party. We welcome volunteers who’d like to work on: – rehanging doors, putting on closers & panic bars – learning how electricity works – laying ethernet cable – fixing other small things around the building All skill levels welcome. We will feed & teach you. If you can, RSVP to Otherwise, just show up! 59256
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
We invite you to join us on Sunday, August 9th at the Omni Commons. We are assembling a Volunteer Design & Facilitation Team that will plan and steward a collective visioning and planning process with all of Omni Commons. This future process, which we are calling BECOMING OMNI COMMONS, will seek to: * expand and transform our collective sense of possibility * clarify our shared values * examine our cultures, narratives and processes * create priorities to move towards more sustainable and supportive ways of being together and being in … Continued
The Berkeley Protest Festival 10:00 am
The Berkeley Protest Festival @ The Unitarian Fellowship
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
THE BERKELEY PROTEST FESTIVAL (a benefit for the Social Justice Committee of the Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists) Some of the performers: MC #2: Mrs. T-Bill Banks (12:55-4 pm) #31 Country Joe McDonald #32 Randy Berge #39 Occupella MC #4: Chris Chandler (8 pm to the end) #45 Harbinger (my grandson Isaiah’s group) #48 Hali Hammer More info.59248
Oakland Living Wage Assembly Film, Discussion and Food. 2:00 pm
Oakland Living Wage Assembly Film, Discussion and Food. @ SEIU 2000 Union Hall, 14th & Broadway
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly  will screen the American classic Norma Rae, provide food, and have a discussion about the movie and its relevance to today. Come one, come all. Facebook event & RSVP59229
The Struggle Of Japanese Railway Workers Against Privatization… 4:00 pm
The Struggle Of Japanese Railway Workers Against Privatization… @ Richmond Public Library
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Struggle Of Japanese Railway Workers Against Privatization/Union Busting/Nuclear Power And The Threat Of Imperialist War In Asia Report By Doro-Chiba International Support Committee The Japanese Abe government is working to crush all political opposition. It is reopening NUKE plants such as the Sendai nuclear plant, passing secrecy laws and also is attacking labor and all working people with economic attacks and increased repression. Doro-Chiba is a militant railway union based in Chiba,, Japan that has been fighting privatization of Japan rail for decades, opposing nuclear power and also linking … Continued
Our Power Festival 3:06 am
Our Power Festival @ Entrance to the Richmond Greenway
Aug 22 @ 3:06 am – 4:06 am
Our Power Festival @ Entrance to the Richmond Greenway | Richmond | California | United States
  A festival dedicated to showcasing alternatives to our climate and economic crises. Activities include a bike-powered concert, urban farming demonstrations, preventive health screenings, farmer’s market, and more. Entrance to the Richmond Greenway at Ohio Avenue and 16th Street. Free and open to all.59210