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Court Support for Michael Brewster! 9:30 am
Court Support for Michael Brewster!
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Court Support Needed! Michael Brewster, was brutally attacked by police on February 8th. His mother, Trina Peters, flagged down the police, explained Michael was having a mental health problem and asked them to call an ambulance for him. They said they would. Instead, the officers rushed him threw him on the ground and began to detain him. They called for back up and police swarmed the area. Michael was unarmed and posed no threat to the officers, yet, they had him face down on the ground. Despite telling him he … Continued
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
SudoRoom 5 Minutes of Fame! 7:00 pm
SudoRoom 5 Minutes of Fame! @ Sudo Room, Omni Commons
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Rabi’a Keeble, former OO participant, will present on proposed legislation to increase Oakland’s minimum wage to $20, to establish fair scheduling standards, and an office of labor standards enforcement for the City of Oakland. We believe under this presidential administration the best defense is a strong offense. We’ve got the Dubs, why can’t we have the country’s highest minimum wage? -:) This legislation was drafted at the request of the Oakland Livable Wage Assembly. We will seek your advice and support for the necessary mobilization(s) to secure enactment we hope … 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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Tech Policy at the White House under Obama and Beyond 6:00 pm
Tech Policy at the White House under Obama and Beyond @ Cloudfare, Inc
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join EFF’s Executive Director Cindy Cohn in conversation with Alexander Macgillivray and Nicole Wong, both former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officers under President Obama who also worked as legal counsel inside Google and Twitter. The panel will discuss the development of the Obama administration’s policies on the Internet, intellectual property, and technology and privacy, as well as the costs and benefits of going “inside” the White House. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a robust Q&A session. All are welcome to attend this free event so … Continued
Screening of : Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret 6:30 pm
Screening of : Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
How do our eating habits affect climate change? Transition Berkeley invites you to view COWSPIRACY: THE SUSTAINABILITY SECRET a ground breaking documentary that takes a sobering look at a destructive industry that is threatening the health of our planet. The film documents this industry’s impact on species extinction, ocean dead zones, water pollution and more. Learn how we can be part of the solution. Before the film our special guest, attorney Jeff Pierce with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, will talk about efforts to combat the environmental harms of industrial … Continued
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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Homeless Outreach in Berkeley 10:30 am
Homeless Outreach in Berkeley @ Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Thinking outward and giving our time to others! Acts 20:35 “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” With everything that’s been going on this month (politically, socially, and emotionally) it’s time to fill Berkeley with the love of Christ. It’s time to put the church at the forefront for healing and reconciliation. Friday: donation collection on Sproul … Continued
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
Fascists Are Not Welcome Here! 2:00 pm
Fascists Are Not Welcome Here!
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fascists Are Not Welcome Here! @ Berkeley | California | United States
People getting organized against fascist ‘Proud Boys’ holding ‘March 4 Trump’ in #Berkeley. 62505
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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
Healthcare For All: ‘Now is the Time’ Screening. 12:30 pm
Healthcare For All: ‘Now is the Time’ Screening. @ New Parkway Theater
Mar 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
East Bay DSA is proud to present: NOW IS THE TIME Join us on March Fifth and learn more about the fight to make single payer healthcare a reality! Through interviews, animations and exposé, this new documentary film tells the story of the drama, struggle, and success of the movement towards healthcare equity. Aftwards, the filmmakers Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg will answer questions about the film and the state of healthcare in the United States. Sponsors: East Bay Democratic Socialists of America (EBDSA) Physicians for a National Health Program … Continued
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
Responding to Trump and What to Do: Fighting State Violence and Forced Displacement 6:00 pm
Responding to Trump and What to Do: Fighting State Violence and Forced Displacement @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Escuela Comunitaria presents: This dialogue in the Latino community will be an evening of telling our stories, and the first showing of the new film ‘Where the Guns Go’, a documentary on U.S. weapons and testimonies of victims of organized crime and the drug war in Mexico. Organizado por Oakland Sin Fronteras, American Friends Service Committee, Frente Indigena de Organizaciones Binacionales, 67 Suenos, Encinal.62519
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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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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SF Gender Strike – Shut Ice Down 12:00 pm
SF Gender Strike – Shut Ice Down @ Chelsea Manning Plaza
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SF Gender Strike - Shut Ice Down @ Chelsea Manning Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
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International Women’s Day: Women’s Strike, Rally, Speakout, More 5:00 pm
International Women’s Day: Women’s Strike, Rally, Speakout, More @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Facebook event The idea for the women’s strike actually didn’t originate in the United States, but it is a call in solidarity with women’s organizations from 30 different countries who put out a call for a strike on International Women’s Day, March 8. This is our effort at trying to explain why it was important that American feminists sign onto this call … in this country, part of our intention is to bring politics back to International Women’s Day by turning it into a political event, by highlighting the ways … 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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West Oakland Holistic Community Clinic & Cafe 12:00 pm
West Oakland Holistic Community Clinic & Cafe @ West Oakland Healing Arts
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Offerings: Massage therapy Energy work Acupuncture Birth Doula Practitioners Herbal Medicine Resource library Free Hot Meal Free Store Cafe Space to hang out, eat, make art and discuss what healing means to us by us and for us. 62423
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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
Green Sunday & Monthly County Council Meetings 7:44 pm
Green Sunday & Monthly County Council Meetings @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Mar 12 @ 7:44 pm – 8:44 pm
Monthly County Council Meetings The County Council of the Alameda County Green Party meets on the second Sunday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library following the Green Sunday presentation.  All are welcome. Green Sundays Green Sundays are a series of free programs & discussions sponsored by the Outreach Working Group of the Green Party of Alameda County. They are usually held on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 5:00 pm at the Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library.  All are welcome.62518
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Next Steps to Keep Coal out of Oakland 7:00 pm
Next Steps to Keep Coal out of Oakland @ West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Next Steps to Keep Coal out of Oakland @ West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to discuss options for the community to put pressure on Phil Tagami to drop his lawsuit. Tagami filed suit in federal court after the Oakland City Council unanimously voted to ban the storage of coal at the marine terminal that Tagami is planning to build on land he leased from the city, Still in its early stages, the lawsuit could make it difficult for local communities to protect themselves from toxic pollutants if it is ultimately upheld by the Supreme Court. We will discuss what we can do … Continued
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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Mar 14 @ 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
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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
Ars Live #11: 15,000 years of evidence for climate change 8:00 pm
Ars Live #11: 15,000 years of evidence for climate change @ Awaken Cafe
Mar 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
In case you hadn’t heard—weird weather is here to stay. California, after years of drought, is now lighting up with flash flood warnings. This is just one aspect of climate change that’s been spurred on by human activity. How do we know that the climate is changing dramatically, and that this isn’t just part of the planet’s natural cycles? Join us for a conversation with a local scientist who studies this exact question. Professor Lynn Ingram studies the history of climate and environmental change in California using sediment cores from … Continued
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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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Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA will get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM pn the summer) to share some food with each others and the community.  There should be a table and utensils/plates courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring a nosh to share… The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. If it … Continued
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
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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