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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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March on Chevron 10:00 am
March on Chevron @ Pt. Richmond Washington Park
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chevron profit was 26.9 billion dollars last year, yet they cannot stop leaks like the one that occurred on August 13th in Richmond. Meet at Pt. Richmond Washington Park at 10:00 AM on September 3rd and march to Chevron!38790
Labor Day BBQ at Snow Park 2:00 pm
Labor Day BBQ at Snow Park @ Snow Park
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm
Labor Day BBQ at Snow Park @ Snow Park | Oakland | California | United States
OO’s Nomads are hosting a potluck BBQ at Snow Park at 2 PM on Labor Day, September 3rd.  Bring a dish to share with your comrades & cronies. OK, Labor Day is the establishment’s alternative to May 1st, International Workers’ Day, celebrated by progressives all over the world. May Day started as a commemoration of 7 anarchists unjustly sentenced to execution after being railroaded after an incident at a workers’ demonstration in Chicago in 1866.  But even that attempted cooptation of workers’ own celebration of their solidarity had to be … Continued
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Web Committee Meeting 11:00 am
Web Committee Meeting @ The Holdout
Sep 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
New schedule and additional location! Bi-Monthly meetings to organize and publish web content for occupyoakland.org. We meet the first Thursday of the month at The Holdout, 2313 San Pablo Ave Oakland,CA 94612 @ 6PM And the third Sunday of the month at 19th Street / Rashida Muhammad Street (one block away from 19th Street/Telegraph avenue) @ 2PM If interested on helping us out, please come and join us!   Web@occupyoakland.org  27484
Support the Port Workers! 4:30 pm
Support the Port Workers! @ SEIU 1021 Hall, West Oakland
Sep 6 @ 4:30 pm – Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm
Support SEIU 1021 Port Workers. Tell The Port of Oakland and Goldman Sachs: Stop the Greed! — Goldman Sachs owns a major stake in one of the terminals at the Port of Oakland, and rakes in huge profits while paying no taxes and ripping off the City of Oakland over bond indebtedness. –Goldman Sachs got bailed out while libraries, schools and parks crumble. — The Port of Oakland generates a $35,000,000 surplus each year. — Yet the Port of Oakland wants to cut real wages by 15%. More money for … Continued
Web Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Web Committee Meeting @ Victor Martinez Biblioteca Popular (Peoples' Library)
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The web committee (such as it is) is meeting on Thursday, September 6th at 6PM at the Victor Martinez Biblioteca Popular at 1449 Miller Avenue at E. 15th in Oakland.  At the start of the meeting we will spend a few minutes helping committee delegates figure out how to post articles to our web site, which is an underutilized resource, so folks who are interested in posting might show up. Bring a laptop if you have one handy, but we have a few netbooks there for the kids, slow, Linux, … Continued
Labor Solidarity Committee 6:30 pm
Labor Solidarity Committee @ SEIU 1021 Hall, West Oakland
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
“From the folks who brought you the West Coast Port Shutdown.” The OO Labor Solidarity Committee meets weekly, with every other meeting being held at Oscar Grant Plaza weather permitting. This week’s meeting will take place at the SEIU 1021 Hall at 155 Myrtle St in West Oakland. BUT SEE THIS EVENT, WHICH IS TAKING PLACE BEFOREHAND. ALSO, THE OOLSC MEETING TIME HAS BEEN PUSHED BACK TO 6:30 PM TO ACCOMODATE THIS ACTION. Depending on how things develop at the event, we will either meet at the SEIU Hall, or … Continued
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South Africa Forum 7:00 pm
South Africa Forum @ La Pena Cultural Center
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In the wake of the Marikana mine workers massacre, leftist groups of all stripes are calling resistance inevitable. Come see former Black Panther Gerald Smith and Berkeley PhD student Zach Levenson and recent visitor to South Africa discuss the country’s history and what’s happening now.39710
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Bank of America Chalk Walk 10:00 am
Bank of America Chalk Walk @ Powell St. Bart (Hallidie Plaza)
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for a one mile march around downtown San Francisco, visiting at least four Bank of America branches and perhaps artistically decorating the sidewalks out in front. More info here39709
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition 11:30 am
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition @ SEIU 1021 Hall, West Oakland
Sep 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
We meet biweekly. We have multiple events we are planning for, including a BBQ in East Oakland on Sept. 15th, speaking at the next City Council meeting on Sept. 18th, and a speakout against police violence at the Eastmont Mall late in September, on Sept. 29th at 5:00 PM. Come help us out! Please visit the Justice 4 Alan Blueford website. Facebook39711
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Paramilitarism & the Assault on Democracy in Haiti 4:00 pm
Paramilitarism & the Assault on Democracy in Haiti @ La Pena
Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm
Presented by Haiti Action Committee Sunday September 09, 2012 $5-$20 sliding scale. No one turned away for lack of funds. – 4pm A talk by author Jeb Sprague, introduced by Nia Imara of Haiti Action Committee. Sprague investigates the dangerous world of right-wing paramilitarism in Haiti and its role in undermining the democratic aspirations of the Haitian people. Sprague focuses on the period beginning in 1990 with the rise of Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and the right-wing movements that succeeded in driving him from power. Over the … Continued
Why was Alan Blueford killed? 5:00 pm
Why was Alan Blueford killed? @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Green Party invites you to hear two speakers about the ongoing story of police misconduct in the East Bay. Our first speaker is Jeralynn Brown Blueford, the mother of Alan Blueford, who was killed by the OPD under very suspicious circumstances. The Blueford family has formed the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition to get answers about why this young man was shot and killed. Andrea Prichett from Berkeley CopWatch will also speak. Andrea has been training people for 20 years to monitor police, document abuse, and organize resistance to … Continued
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OO Anniversary Planning Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
OO Anniversary Planning Committee Meeting @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Help plan events for October 10th. First meeting will take place at Oscar Grant Plaza in the amphitheatre, at 6:00 PM, on Monday, September 10th.39945
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Joint Occupy Info Table at Cal 12:00 pm
Joint Occupy Info Table at Cal @ Sproul Plaza
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The new semester just recently began at UC Berkeley and there is a lot of students who want to know about Occupy around the Bay Area. The purpose of the Info Table is to inform students about Occupy Oakland, Occupy the Farm, and Occupy Cal; what actions they’ve done, what plans are in the mix for the future, and how they can get involved. Facebook page. Come join us, help out!39975
Solidarity with the Colombian Labor Movement 7:00 pm
Solidarity with the Colombian Labor Movement @ Unite Here
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We invite you to join us for an inspiring evening of solidarity with the Colombian labor movement as we launch and fundraise for PASO International (Proyecto de Acompañimiento y Solidaridad). Colombia suffers from the highest level of economic inequality in Latin America, with 2/3 of all workers in the informal sector. Unions defending workers’ rights face surveillance, threats, kidnapping, torture, and death. Over 1,000 Colombian union activists have been assassinated since 2000 (15 this year) and Colombia accounts for 63% of all union assassinations worldwide. Recent implementation of free trade … Continued
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Blow The Whistle on Police Brutality 4:00 pm
Blow The Whistle on Police Brutality
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm
In New York, on September 13th, thousands will BLOW THE WHISTLE and organize determined resistance to Stop & Frisk, mass incarceration, solitary confinement, police brutality, and the criminal injustice system. In Oakland, meet at Bancroft & 73rd Ave at 4:00 PM to march to the Oakland Police Substation at the Eastmont Mall. Stop Masss Incarceration National Website.39923
OO Labor Solidarity Committee 6:00 pm
OO Labor Solidarity Committee @ Unite Here
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“From the folks who brought you the West Coast Port Shutdown.” The OO Labor Solidarity Committee meets weekly, with every other meeting being held at Oscar Grant Plaza weather permitting. This week’s meeting will tentatively take place at UNITE HERE, 2nd floor, 1440 Broadway, Oakland. PLEASE CHECK BACK AS THE PLACE MAY WELL CHANGE!! The main topic for this meeting will be discussion of and preparation for an Oakland Port Workers’ rank-and-file Assembly. Non-unionized airport workers (the Port of Oakland runs the Oakland Airport) have been targeted for union-organizing activity … Continued
Oakland’s Faith Community Responds to Alan Blueford’s Murder by Police 7:00 pm
Oakland’s Faith Community Responds to Alan Blueford’s Murder by Police @ Oakland Peace Center
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In Partnership With the Interfaith Tent: Oakland’s Faith Community Responds to Alan Blueford’s Murder by Police (Fellowship Hall): Alan Blueford, high school senior about to graduate from Skyline High School in Oakland, was gunned down fatally by police on May 6. Come to this meeting with the Blueford family to pray, act, and strategize to make sure that what happened to Alan will not happen to anyone else. More information See also the Blueford BBQ on Sept. 15th39881
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Support Leah-Lynne Plante & all Grand Jury Resistors! Friday 9.9.2012 4:30PM 4:30 pm
Support Leah-Lynne Plante & all Grand Jury Resistors! Friday 9.9.2012 4:30PM
Sep 14 @ 4:30 pm – Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm
Support Leah-Lynne Plante &  all Grand Jury Resistors!  Rally Against FBl Repression Friday September 14th @ 4:30pm  Ron Dellums Federal Building in Oakland  1301 Clay Street  (Behind Oscar Grant/Frank Ogawa Plaza) The FBI raids and Grand Jury investigations of our comrades in Portland are just two of many steps the State is taking to repress our dissent. Oakland will not sit back and allow this to happen.  It could be any of us. Grand Jury Resistors Head Into Court, Expect Jail From Portland comrades: Supporters will be gathering today in front of the … Continued
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Alan Blueford BBQ and Community Meeting 1:00 pm
Alan Blueford BBQ and Community Meeting @ Verdese Carter Park (Sunnyside Park)
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
On May 6th, Alan Blueford was murdered by OPD officer Miguel Masso. On May 15th, members of the City Council promised the Blueford family support for their struggle for justice. Since then, the family has received nothing but stonewalling and lies from the City of Oakland and OPD. Join us at a BBQ and Community Meeting to take action against this injustice, and to fight to prevent further such tragic events. Facebook Event Page 39508
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Shut Down Monsanto! Mon 9/17 in Davis
Shut Down Monsanto! Mon 9/17 in Davis
Sep 17 all-day
Shut Down Monsanto! September 17, 2012 – 6am (all day) 1910 – 5th Street, Davis, California Whether you like it or not, chances are Monsanto contaminated the food you ate today with chemicals and GMOs. Monsanto controls much of the world’s food supply at the expense of food democracy worldwide. Take action against Monsanto during the week of September 17th, 2012. Organize locally to take action for a decentralized occupation of Monsanto facilities around the world on September 17, 2012   For more details about the Davis action, see http://occupy-monsanto.com/shutdown-monsanto-davis-california-600am-september-17-2012/ … Continued
OWS 1 Yr Anniversary Party in SF 1:00 pm
OWS 1 Yr Anniversary Party in SF @ Bradley Manning Plaza
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – Sep 17 @ 11:45 pm
  Monday September 17th, celebrating the one year anniversary of the Occupy Movement and Growing Resistance Worldwide. At t 1pm begin gathering at Bradley Manning Plaza (a.k.a, Justin Herman Plaza) – Embarcadero Plaza in San Francisco, CA. At 2pm PARTY TAKES TO THE STREETS! At 5pm Mass Convergence at 555 California, San Francisco, CA.   …. Stay Tuned For October 10th, 2012 — One Year Anniversary of Occupy Oakland!!!39967
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Support the Blueford Family at the Oakland City Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Support the Blueford Family at the Oakland City Council Meeting @ Oakland City Hall
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come and support the Bluefords as they tell the City Council they have had enough of their false promises and OPD’s lies. In Tweetspeak: OccupythePort ‏@occupytheport Tues. Sept. 18 5pm: Alan Blueford’s family to demand Oakland City Council fire Miguel Masso. No more excuses. #J4AB Via @OccupiedOakTrib OccupythePort ‏@occupytheport Sept 18th #Justice4AlanBlueford at #OAKMTG City Council 5:00 join the fight for justice #OO #OccupyOakland #osf Alyssa ‏@alyssa011968 #Justice4AlanBlueford Sept 18th City Council 5:00 join the fight for justice #OO #OccupyOakland Visit the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Website for more information.40152
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Speakout and March for Derrick Gaines, Shot & Killed by SSFPD 4:00 pm
Speakout and March for Derrick Gaines, Shot & Killed by SSFPD @ Arco Gas Station
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm
On Tuesday, June 5, just before 9 PM, Derrick Gaines, a fifteen-year-old youth of multi-racial descent, was needlessly killed by an officer of the South San Francisco Police Department. South City Police Chief Michael Massoni and the cooperative local media wasted no time in fabricating a story intended to justify the blood on their hands, in part through shamelessly smearing the victim’s character. But there are two sides to events like these: what the cops say, and what the truth is. In this case, the truth is that Derrick never … Continued
OO Labor Solidarity Committee 6:00 pm
OO Labor Solidarity Committee @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“From the folks who brought you the West Coast Port Shutdown.” The OO Labor Solidarity Committee meets weekly, with every other meeting being held at Oscar Grant Plaza weather permitting. This week’s meeting will take place in the amphitheater at Oscar Grant Plaza, just outside of City Hall. PLEASE CHECK BACK AS THERE IS SOME CHANCE THE LOCATION MAY CHANGE!! The main topic for this meeting will be discussion of and preparation for an Oakland Port Workers’ rank-and-file Assembly. Non-unionized airport workers (the Port of Oakland runs the Oakland Airport) … Continued
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Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition 11:00 am
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition @ Arroyo Park, East Oakland
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
We meet biweekly. We will be reviewing the events of the last week — a BBQ on September 15th and our City Hall action on September 18th. We will be planning our speakout against police violence on September 29th at the Eastmont Mall at 5:00 PM, and planning further steps in our search for Justice For Alan Blueford. Come help us out! Please visit the Justice 4 Alan Blueford website Please sign the petition demanding Justice For Alan Arroyo Park is located within the area bounded by the major thoroughfares … Continued
Community Self-Defense Forum 12:00 pm
Community Self-Defense Forum @ Humanist Hall
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm
On September 22 this month there will be a forum in Oakland to defend the right to self-defense, to educate the communities suffering from racial profiling, and to launch new organizing efforts in these communities. The Forum, “SELF-RESPECT AND COMMUNITY SELF-DEFENSE IN A LAND OF ENDLESS RACIAL PROFILING”, will feature new materials on the history and methods of community self-defense, and guest speaker Djibril Toure, a leader of the the campaign against “Stop and Frisk” in New York as well as the newly launched National People’s Self-Defense Campaign, who will … Continued
Rally For Striking Chicago Teachers 4:00 pm
Rally For Striking Chicago Teachers @ Grand Lake Theatre / Splash Pad Park
Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm
Show support for the Chicago Teachers Union who are on strike defending jobs and public education. Organized by local Bay Area unions.40254
OO’s Dave Welsh’s Rockin CD Release Party 7:00 pm
OO’s Dave Welsh’s Rockin CD Release Party @ Fellowship Hall of the Berkeley Unitarians
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Now performing as Redd Welsh, he sings a dozen mostly original songs on the album, backed by some fine musicians including Joe Goldmark on pedal steel guitar; Pete Elman on keyboards and bass; John Blakeley on Stratocaster, Telecaster and acoustic guitars; Lachelle Oats on vocals; Paul Hlebcar on harmonica; and Kelly Ralston on congas and percussion. The party gets under way at 7:00 p.m. Saturday Sept. 22 in the friendly Fellowship Hall of the Berkeley Unitarians, 1924 Cedar St. at Bonita, in Berkeley – which by the way has a … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Bannering for Bradley Manning/Occupy Issues at Berkeley Pedestrian Overpass 9/23/12 4:00 pm
Bannering for Bradley Manning/Occupy Issues at Berkeley Pedestrian Overpass 9/23/12 @ Berkeley Pedestrian Overpass on I-80
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm
Bannering for Bradley Manning/Occupy Issues at Berkeley Pedestrian Overpass   Bring a banner or join us bannering to support Bradley Manning and related Occupy issues Sunday Sept. 23 4pm-6pm at the Berkeley Pedestrian Overpass on I-80 near the University Ave off ramp. Parking available on both sides of the freeway, adjacent to the overpass pedestrian entrances. This location gets tremendous traffic congestion in the evening commute and weekend vacation travel and is a hot spot to communicate on important issues of the day.  40433
Scott Olsen & Tristan Anderson Invite You To A Special Evening 6:00 pm
Scott Olsen & Tristan Anderson Invite You To A Special Evening @ The Holdout
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
6:00 PM: Dinner 6:30 PM: Excerpts from “Occupation Has No Future” A Film About US Veterans Who Travel To Palestine. 7:00 PM: Panel Discussion40440
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Prosecute Bush in Alameda County information meeting – Wed 9.26.12 @6:30pm 6:30 pm
Prosecute Bush in Alameda County information meeting – Wed 9.26.12 @6:30pm @ Albany Library
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Information about prosecuting Bush in Alameda County for the deaths of Alameda County residents that died in Iraq.  We review the state’s case and present the organization’s plan for prosecuting Bush and his co-conspirators in Alameda County.  Please mark your calendar and bring a friend. Albany Library, 1247  Marin Ave.  Albany CA  94706 Wednesday,  September 26,  2012  at  6:30 pm For more information, please see our website:  www.prosecutebush.org40095
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BANK ACTION THIS THURSDAY!! 4:00 pm
BANK ACTION THIS THURSDAY!!
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm
Who: Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group, ACCE (Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment) and YOU! Zaki Alshalyan, our neighbor, an Oaklander from the east side is facing a sale date of October 4th! We will be joining another community group, ACCE, to simultaneously take action on several banks in the downtown area. We are sending a “delegation” to accompany Zaki and his family as they deliver a demand letter to his bank and their executives. We are demanding that they postpone his sale date and reopen negotiations with him in … Continued
OO Labor Solidarity Committee 6:00 pm
OO Labor Solidarity Committee @ Unite Here
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“From the folks who brought you the West Coast Port Shutdown.” The OO Labor Solidarity Committee meets weekly, with every other meeting being held at Oscar Grant Plaza weather permitting. This week’s meeting will take place in the amphitheater at Oscar Grant Plaza, just outside of City Hall. at UNITE HERE, just across Broadway from Oscar Grant Plaza. PLEASE CHECK BACK AS THERE IS STILL A CHANCE THE LOCATION MAY CHANGE!! The main topic for this meeting will be discussion of and preparation for an Oakland Port Workers’ rank-and-file Assembly. … Continued
The Political Future of Medical Marijnuana 6:30 pm
The Political Future of Medical Marijnuana @ Oaksterdam University
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
More info. Featuring Elder Freeman, Gene Ruyle, Mary Mcllroy, Roseanne Barre, Cynthia McKinney, Ed Rosenthal, Jose Alacran Guitierrez40272
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Community Speakout Against Police Profiling and Abuse 5:00 pm
Community Speakout Against Police Profiling and Abuse @ Eastmont Mall
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sponsored by the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition.39825
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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