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Web Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Web Committee Meeting @ The Holdout
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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
OO Labor Solidarity Committee 6:00 pm
OO Labor Solidarity Committee @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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 is tentatively scheduled for the amphitheater at Oscar Grant Plaza, directly in front of City Hall. PLEASE CHECK BACK BECAUSE THIS LOCATION COULD VERY WELL CHANGE! Topics will likely include planning for the next Port Workers Assembly, a future Mi Pueblo action, a discussion of what we might do for December 12th, the one year anniversary of … Continued
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Alan Blueford Display and Outreach on First Friday 12:30 am
Alan Blueford Display and Outreach on First Friday @ Between Telegraph & Broadway
Nov 3 @ 12:30 am – 6:00 am
Join members of the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition to spread the word about Alan Blueford and his untimely death at the hands of the Oakland Police. Center stage will be at 477 25th St., a cooperative gallery where there will be an Alan Blueford table, a display, timeline, information, flyers to pass out, petitions to gather signatures and much camaraderie. Thousands of people will likely pass through this gallery during Art Murmer., and thousands more will be out and about. Website. —– More about the exhibit: Justice 4 Alan … Continued
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting 11:00 am
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting @ Siegel & Yee
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The meeting location for this week is Siegel & Yee, in City Center (the little shopping center on Broadway between 14th and 12th). It’s basically behind (on the back side) of the row of shops that includes Radio Shack. From City Hall, cross the street at the crosswalk and just keep walking in the space between the two large buildings. The Siegel & Yee building is diagonally to the left, up a few steps. There will be somebody to let people in at the beginning of the meeting or a … Continued
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Help Save Jodie’s Home 8:30 am
Help Save Jodie’s Home @ Jodie's House
Nov 6 @ 8:30 am – Nov 6 @ 8:30 pm
Jodie Randolph and her possessions are about to go out onto the street, because Morgan Stanley has something better to do with her home than let her live there. Jodie has been fighting to stay in her home for years. Companies affiliated with Morgan Stanley shuttled the loan around from one subsidiary to the other until they foreclosed on her. When the truck comes Tuesday morning (yes, Election Day morning!) to take away her furniture and leave her on the street people we will be on that street to stop … Continued
Alameda County Board Meeting: Drones in Alameda 1221 Oak Street, 5th Floor, Rm 512 5:30 pm
Alameda County Board Meeting: Drones in Alameda 1221 Oak Street, 5th Floor, Rm 512
Nov 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Alameda County Against Drones (ACAD) coalition, together with our supporters and allies, will introduce ourselves to the Board of Supervisors. Please join us in letting the supervisors know that the people of our county do not want the sheriff to purchase a drone. The Board of Supervisors is not used to having a full house. Let’s show them that the people care strongly about this important issue. You can just come to the meeting, or you can sign up to speak. (Details to come.)43471
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South Africa Miners Solidarity film/fundraiser 7:00 pm
South Africa Miners Solidarity film/fundraiser @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We will be showing the video on the founding of Cosatu this Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Niebyl Proctor at 7:00 p.m. This will be a fund raiser for the miners and their families. The film is really worth seeing. — South Africa Miners Solidarity Committee 43512
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UCB Student Walkout Sproul Plaza Berkeley, California 12:00pm PST 12:00 pm
UCB Student Walkout Sproul Plaza Berkeley, California 12:00pm PST
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 8 @ 11:00 pm
Public education in California is facing a severe crisis. State budget cuts and austerity measures have accelerated administrators’ efforts to privatize our public colleges. This November, UC Regents and CSU Trustees plan to submit our universities to radical, privatizing reforms. Even if Prop. 30 passes, in the best-case scenario, it would only maintain the status quo; meaning excessive fees, under-funded programs, overcrowded classes, layoffs and pay-cuts for campus workers, and an ongoing process of priv atization. And that’s the best-case scenario! This would preserve the UCs as inaccessible for tens … Continued
OO Labor Solidarity Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
OO Labor Solidarity Committee Meeting @ Unite Here
Nov 8 @ 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 is tentatively scheduled for the amphitheater at Oscar Grant Plaza, directly in front of City Hall. PLEASE CHECK BACK BECAUSE THIS LOCATION COULD VERY WELL CHANGE! will be held at Unite Here, just a flash-bang grenade’s toss away from 14th & Broadway. Topics will likely include planning for the next Port Workers Assembly, a future Mi Pueblo … Continued
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Bay Area Families March Against Police Brutality – Nov 10 @12pm 14th&Broadway, Oakland 12:00 pm
Bay Area Families March Against Police Brutality – Nov 10 @12pm 14th&Broadway, Oakland @ Oscar Grand Plaza = 14th and Broadway
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bay Area Families March Against Police Brutality – Nov 10 @12pm 14th&Broadway, Oakland http://occupyoakland.org/2012/10/bay-area-families-march-against-police-brutality-nov-10-12pm-14thbroadway-oakland/ www.Justice4AlanBlueford.org   Every 36 hours in the US, a black person is killed by law enforcement. In 2012, Bay Area Police have killed at least 12 black and brown people. One one officer has ever been convicted in California of killing a black or brown person. And Johannes Mehserle, who killed Oscar Grant, served only 11 months in prison and now wants to return to a law enforcement job! Alan  Blueford, an 18-year old African-American student from … Continued
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Drone Die-In at Senator Dianne Feinstein’s SF Mansion, Sunday 11/11 10:00 am
Drone Die-In at Senator Dianne Feinstein’s SF Mansion, Sunday 11/11
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday, November 11, 10am Protest drone warfare with a die-in at Senator Dianne Feinstein’s mansion in Pacific Heights on Vallejo & Lyons Sts. then caravan to our monthly march across the Golden Gate Bridge.43211
Resisting Grand Juries and State Repression 7:00 pm
Resisting Grand Juries and State Repression @ The Holdout
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 12 @ 1:00 am
Resisting Grand Juries and State Repression @ The Holdout | Oakland | California | United States
November 11, 11AM-5PM at the Holdout, 2313 San Pablo Ave., Oakland. This will be a full day event with short presentations from folks with Grand Jury experience–Kristian Williams (author of Our Enemies in Blue), Richard Brown from the SF8, and others. We will have short panel presentations broken up by small group discussions about: – the current Grand Jury cases in the Northwest/environment of repression – engaging the media and the public perception – security culture/know your rights, learn what to expect in the case of a Grand Jury – … Continued
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 1:00 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ Jodie's House
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
We’ll meet informally today outside of Jodie’s house in Alameda, CA at 1:00 PM. If you need a ride be at 19th & Telegraph at 12:35 PM. Updates on Jodie’s eviction defense here. Call out for action from Friday 10/9. Earlier article.43818
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Events Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Events Committee Meeting
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Help Organize Occupy Oakland’s 1st Open House Tabling Event: Meet at Oscar Grant Plaza44308
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Free Syd! Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Oakland 2:00 pm
Free Syd! Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Oakland @ Department 112, Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Oakland
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm
Our dear friend Syd from the Holdout was picked up recently by the Oakland Police department on some bullshit charges. His arraignment is this Wednesday, November 14th, at 2:00 pm in Department 112 at Wiley Manuel Courthouse on 7th and Washington street. It would mean a whole lot for as many friends that can come out and support as possible to show up! Fire to the Prisons, Free All Prisoners!44372
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Events Committee: Community Thanksgiving Feast planning meeting 5:00 pm
Events Committee: Community Thanksgiving Feast planning meeting
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us to help plan Occupy Oakland’s Community Thanks Giving Feast: Meet SF Pizza on 15th & Broadway (due to possible rain) 44311
MOVIE NIGHT AT JODIE’S HOUSE!!! 6:00 pm
MOVIE NIGHT AT JODIE’S HOUSE!!! @ Jodie's House
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group is engaged in an eviction defense of Jodie Randolph’s home. We are going to have a movie night outside in Jodie’s yard. Sort of a a neighborhood do-it-yourself drive in. WE’LL BE SHOWING MY BRAVE LITTLE TOASTER VIDEOS OF FORECLOSURE DEFENSE ACTIONS CARTOONS AND OTHER SHORTS POPCORN, COMMUNITY, AND HOT DRINKS !! THURSDAY 6PM, JODIE’S DRIVEWAY 1624 Foley St., Alameda44380
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The People’s Bailout and the Strike Debt Initiative. 1:00 am
The People’s Bailout and the Strike Debt Initiative. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Nov 16 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am
This project aims to leverage the debt collection system as a tool for direct action and mutual aid. We buy defaulted debt for pennies on the dollar, just as debt collectors would, but instead of attempting to collect it, we abolish it. For every dollar of defaulted debt we buy, $20 of debt will be abolished. This program launches on Thursday November 15th with a live “telethon” event in NYC – The People’s Bailout – where the goal is to raise $50,000, every penny of which will go toward abolishing … Continued
Emergency Global Actions for Gaza 1:15 am
Emergency Global Actions for Gaza @ Israeli Consulate, SF
Nov 16 @ 1:15 am – 2:30 am
Emergency Global Actions for Gaza  @ Israeli Consulate, SF | San Francisco | California | United States
Israel launched "Operation Pillar of Clouds" earlier this week with a series of air strikes. More than a dozen people have been killed so far including women and children. International solidarity activists are in the streets all over the world, we have to be in SF. Please share this event with your networks, bring your banners and signs n spirit to the action! Day 1: Thursday Nov 15th at 5:15pm at Israeli Consulate Day 2: Friday Nov 16th at 4:00pm at Israeli Consulate San Francisco | Israeli Consulate, Thursday November … Continued
OO Labor Solidarity Committee Meeting 2:00 am
OO Labor Solidarity Committee Meeting @ Teamsters Local 70 Hall
Nov 16 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
“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 is tentatively scheduled for the amphitheater at Oscar Grant Plaza, directly in front of City Hall. will be held at the Teamsters Local 70 Hall, 400 Roland Way, Oakland. This is near Hegenberger Road by the airport. PLEASE CHECK BACK BECAUSE THIS LOCATION COULD VERY WELL CHANGE! Topics will likely include planning for the next Port Workers … Continued
Homes Not Jails 20th Anniversary Celebration 3:00 am
Homes Not Jails 20th Anniversary Celebration @ SUB/MISSION 2183 Mission St., SF
Nov 16 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Homes Not Jails 20th Anniversary Celebration @ SUB/MISSION 2183 Mission St., SF | San Francisco | California | United States
On Thursday November 15, 2012 at 7pm at SUB/MISSION 2183 Mission St (@18th St) in San Francisco: There’s No Place Like Home! Homes Not Jails 20th Anniversary Celebration! This November marks the 20th Anniversary of Homes Not Jails. Since the first San Francisco housing takeover in 1992, Homes Not Jails has been a resource to squatters, a place to share support, and a group that has provided housing for folks in buildings that otherwise would have been left vacant and unused. Come out and celebrate 20 years of Community and … Continued
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Friday: SF Protest Against Airstrikes In Gaza. 12:00 am
Friday: SF Protest Against Airstrikes In Gaza. @ Israeli Consulate, SF
Nov 17 @ 12:00 am – 1:15 am
Friday: SF Protest Against Airstrikes In Gaza. @ Israeli Consulate, SF | San Francisco | California | United States
Emergency Global Actions for Gaza Israel launched “Operation Pillar of Clouds” earlier this week with a series of air strikes. More than a dozen people have been killed so far including women and children. International solidarity activists are in the streets all over the world, we have to be in SF. Please share this event with your networks, bring your banners and signs n spirit to the action! Day 1: Thursday Nov 15th at 5:15pm at Israeli Consulate Day 2: Friday Nov 16th at 4:00pm at Israeli Consulate [link] For additions … Continued
Support Post Office Truckers 8:00 am
Support Post Office Truckers @ west side of Capitol Building, Sacramento
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
US Post Office Truckers are about to be ‘privatized.’ Join the early morning rally, march and lunch/brunch and help stop the privatization of the Post Office. The Occupy Oakland Labor Solidarity Committee has endorsed this action and the cause of the Post Office Truckers.44430
Bay Area Marxism Conference 6:00 pm
Bay Area Marxism Conference @ UC Berkeley campus: rooms VSLB 2060 and MOFFITT 101, 102
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 18 @ 4:00 am
Bay Area Marxism Conference @ UC Berkeley campus: rooms VSLB 2060 and MOFFITT 101, 102 | Berkeley | California | United States
Norcal International Socialist Organization:             The Bay Area Marxism Conference will be held at the UC Berkeley campus on Nov. 17 from 10:00AM-6:00PM in rooms VSLB 2060 and MOFFITT 101, 102.  You can find out more about this event at http://norcalsocialism.org/ 44335
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting 11:00 am
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting @ Seigel & Yee
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
MEETING LOCATION HAS CHANGED FROM SEIU 1021 TO SIEGEL & YEE!! Directions: From City Hall cross the street at the 14th St. crosswalk, keep going back between the two big buildings towards the walking mall. To the diagonal left and up a few steps is the building. If there’s no one outside there should be a phone number taped to the door of someone to call. After our successful rally and march on Saturday, November 10th, we will be planning further steps in our search for Justice 4 Alan Blueford. … Continued
GAZA Emergency Demo: Sat. 4pm @ Israeli Consulate in SF 4:00 pm
GAZA Emergency Demo: Sat. 4pm @ Israeli Consulate in SF @ ISRAELI CONSULATE
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Israel launched “Operation Pillar of Clouds” with a series of air strikes. So far Israel have been killed tens of people women and children. International solidarity activists are in the streets all over the world, we have to be in SF. Please share this event with your networks, bring your banners and signs n spirit to the action!   Saturday Nov 17th at 4:00pm at Israeli Consulate in San Francisco 456 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94104        44487
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Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting
Nov 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the weeks tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway Oakland (http://goo.gl/maps/HtGO1)44426
Post-Capitalism Envisioned. 11:00 pm
Post-Capitalism Envisioned. @ Oregon Park Housing Co-op
Nov 18 @ 11:00 pm – Nov 19 @ 1:00 am
Guests: Cynthia Kaufman & Wilson Riles. Cynthia Kaufman is the author of Getting Past Capitalism and teaches Philosophy at De Anza College. Wilson Riles is a former Oakland City Council Member and community organizer. Presented by the Democratic Socialists of America, East Bay Chapter.44304
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ALL OUT FOR GAZA! Mon 19th @4:30 4:30 pm
ALL OUT FOR GAZA! Mon 19th @4:30 @ Israeli Consulate
Nov 19 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
ALL OUT FOR GAZA! Monday NOVEMBER 19 4:30PM @ Israeli Consulate 456 Montgomery Street44519
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Picket Lines Are Going Up At The Port Of Oakland and the Airport! 5:00 pm
Picket Lines Are Going Up At The Port Of Oakland and the Airport! @ Port of Oakland
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 21 @ 7:45 am
ALONG WITH THE BELOW SCHEDULE, COMMUNITY PICKET SHUTTLES COURTESY OF THE SEIU WILL BE LEAVING THE WEST OAKLAND BART STARTING AT 5:00 AM !! From the SEIU site: TUESDAY: Shuttles will pick people up from West Oakland BART station from 5 AM to 8AM, 12 NOON and again from 4 PM to 6 PM. Buses will be picking up from the Union Hall at 100 OAK St. throughout the day. Shuttles will return people to West Oakland BART from 7-8 PM. ———- SEIU 1021 Port Workers are Going on Strike … Continued
#DefendJodie — Take The Eviction Defense to the Bank’s Doorstep! 9:00 pm
#DefendJodie — Take The Eviction Defense to the Bank’s Doorstep! @ meet @ Montgomery Bart
Nov 20 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Now we take the eviction defense of Jodie Randolph to the banks’ doorstep! Again! We’ve got round-the-clock defense of the home. We put Morgan Stanley on notice and shut down their Oakland office with a group delegation two weeks ago. We’ve shut down the phone lines to one of their executive’s offices with a 2-day phone blast campaign. Now that we’ve got their attention, we demand that we speak with someone with decision making ability. We are ready to negotiate a repurchase agreement and we demand a shotcaller be put … Continued
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Mi Pueblo Community Picket and Street Theater 4:00 pm
Mi Pueblo Community Picket and Street Theater @ Mi Pueblo Mercado
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mi Pueblo Is Not For the People! Protest against Mi Pueblo grocery story chain owner Juvenal Chavez’s anti-immigrant practices: union busting and ICE collaboration. Support Mi Pueblo grocery workers in this second community picket, sponsored by the Dignity and Resistance Coalition.44985
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2nd Annual Occupresence Thanksgiving day Convivial 10:00 am
2nd Annual Occupresence Thanksgiving day Convivial @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – Nov 22 @ 10:00 pm
Please Join us at Oscar Grant Plaza for our 2nd Annual Occupresence Convivial. This will be a day full of delicious foods, entertainment, the return of “Grateful Mic”, and family fun to help celebrate each other, our friendships, and reaffirm our presence & commitment to community service. Help make Thursday, November 22nd, a fun loving day of gratitude, by sharing and bringing your favorite food dish, music makers and instruments, movies, videos, and anything else that will help make this day memorable for those who normally go without. Bring Friends … Continued
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Solidarity With the Walmart Workers. Black Friday Strike. 6:00 am
Solidarity With the Walmart Workers. Black Friday Strike. @ Walmart, Oakland
Nov 23 @ 6:00 am – 7:45 am
As the largest employer in the country, Walmart could be setting a standard for businesses to value workers. Instead, it has become the greatest oppressor of workers everywhere. Walmart workers have been taking targeted, short term actions for months. Now they have called for a bigger action on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. Shut Them Down! This action continues all night into the next day, until 10:00 AM, November 23rd. FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT PROVIDED. 44491
Solidarity with the Walmart Workers. Black Friday Strike! 8:00 am
Solidarity with the Walmart Workers. Black Friday Strike! @ Walmart, Oakland
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
As the largest employer in the country, Walmart could be setting a standard for businesses to value workers. Instead, it has become the greatest oppressor of workers everywhere. Walmart workers have been taking targeted, short term actions for months. Now they have called for a bigger action on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. Shut Them Down! This action begins on Thanksgiving, November 22nd, at 10:00 PM. FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT PROVIDED. 44492
Stand with Walmart Strikers on Black Friday 8:00 pm
Stand with Walmart Strikers on Black Friday @ Walmart #5435 San Jose
Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Stand with Walmart Strikers on Black Friday @ Walmart #5435 San Jose | San Jose | California | United States
Black Friday at Walmart #5435 San Jose November 23 • 12:00 pm 777 Story Rd, San Jose, CA sfbayarea@forrespect.org or 650-302-5576 Stand with Walmart workers in their fight for their rights in San Jose, CA. For decades, Walmart Stores, Inc have dragged down wages, forcing their workers to work irregular schedules, and intimidated and took retribution on any workers who fought back. It’s time for the retribution to end, so come to this local Walmart to show your solidarity and tell Walmart that they need to pay their fair share.  … Continued
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Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting 11:00 am
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting @ 25th Street Collective (Mollie's office)
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
MEETING LOCATION IS CHANGED FOR THIS WEEK — NOT AT OUR USUAL LOCATION! We are planning to attend the Oakland City Council Public Safety Committe meeting on November 27th, as they are dealing specifically with issues around the hiring of Officer Masso (item 8) and notification of next of kin in the event of an officer involved shooting (item 9). We are planning to make our presence known at the Federal Courthouse in San Francisco on December 13th when Judge Henderson hears oral arguments as to whether to put the … Continued
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Occupy Wall Street in Northern California: Challenging Economic Injustices in City Centers & Beyond 9:15 am
Occupy Wall Street in Northern California: Challenging Economic Injustices in City Centers & Beyond @ First Unitarian Universalist Church, San Francisco
Nov 25 @ 9:15 am – 10:45 am
Sunday November 25 TIME: 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM Location Details: Unitarian Universalist Breakfast Forum Martin Luther King Room First Unitarian Universalist Church, San Francisco 1187 Franklin Street at Geary Sunday, November 25, 2012 Event Type: Speaker “Occupy Wall Street in Northern California: Challenging Economic Injustices in City Centers, on Campuses, at the Port, on the Farm, and Beyond” with Indybay.org journalist Dave Id. Documentation of the movement’s protagonists and antagonists presented through photographs and video (photo below: Occupy the Farm, April, 2012). Speaker: Dave Id, Documentary Photographer and Indybay … Continued
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting
Nov 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the weeks tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway Oakland (http://goo.gl/maps/HtGO1)44426
BENFIT: GLOBAL UPRISINGS IN THE AGE OF AUSTERITY 7:00 pm
BENFIT: GLOBAL UPRISINGS IN THE AGE OF AUSTERITY @ The Holdout
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
THIS SUNDAY, NOV 25 7pm @ the Holdout, 2313 San Pablo Ave., Oakland $2-$20 no one turned away a benefit for Columbus Day arrestees in San Francisco Since the dawn of the most recent crisis of capitalism in 2008 there has been a crescendo of uprisings around the globe. From Egypt, to Oakland, from Athens to Madrid partisans of a different world and different social relations have taken their riots and occupations to the symbols of power and to the localities of their lives. Marianne Maeckelbergh and Brandon Jourdan have … Continued
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Bradley Manning Mistreatment Protest 8:00 pm
Bradley Manning Mistreatment Protest @ USMC Recruiting Office
Nov 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come rally with us outside the US Maine Corps officers recruiting office and demand that Bradley’s mistreatment be accounted for! Speakers will include leading members of the Bradley Manning Support Network and partner organizations. More info Bradleymanning.org45279
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JAB visits the Oakland City Council Public Safety Committee Mtg 2:00 am
JAB visits the Oakland City Council Public Safety Committee Mtg @ Oakland City Hall, Sgt. Mark Dunakin Room - 1st Floor
Nov 28 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
The City Council Public Safety Committee will be taking a report from the police on their hiring practices (e.g., as to why they hire people like Officer Masso who, before he killed Alan Blueford, tortured a prisoner in NY and then refused to call for medical aid), and also taking another report on what police standards are when dealing with the family of a victim of an officer-involved shooting (e.g., do you keep the family sitting around for hours and then misidentify the victim, as happened to the Bluefords?). Come … Continued
Local ‘Strike Debt’ Meeting 6:00 pm
Local ‘Strike Debt’ Meeting @ San Francisco Pizza
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We’ll go through assorted tactics & actions (debtors assemblies, an Oakland-specific jubilee effort, Debt Resistors Operations Manuals outreach and teach-ins, etc) and see who is interested in doing what. This project is 100% ours to shape to Oakland-specific priorities. National Strike Debt website. Also check out the Rolling Jubilee for background.45278
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OO Labor Solidarity Committee 6:00 pm
OO Labor Solidarity Committee @ San Francisco Pizza
Nov 29 @ 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. While this week’s meeting would normally be held at OGP, because it will almost certainly be pouring rain, we will meet at San Francisco Pizza at 15th & Broadway, next to OGP. PLEASE CHECK BACK BECAUSE THIS LOCATION COULD VERY WELL CHANGE! Topics may include a review of the SEIU shutdown of the port, ILWU issues in Portland, Oregon, labor … Continued
The Fight For Affordable Housing 7:00 pm
The Fight For Affordable Housing @ Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join activists, foreclosure fighters and elected officials as we talk about the state of the fight for housing justice in Bernal Heights, where neighbors have been organizing neighbors to keep each other in their homes. Discuss how our efforts fit into the rich history of organizing for affordable housing–in the neighborhood and beyond. Hear from supervisors and activists organizing to ensure that anyone fighting foreclosure has the same protections as tenants to stay in their homes; and discuss the next steps in the fight to make sure all San Franciscans … Continued
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COINTELPRO Discussion at the Holdout, 7PM 7:00 pm
COINTELPRO Discussion at the Holdout, 7PM @ The Holdout
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for an ongoing monthly discussion  of the COINTELPRO and its implications for contemporary activists. COINTELPRO (an acronym for Counterintelligence Program) was a series of covert, and often illegal, projects conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) aimed at surveying, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting domestic political organizations. The FBI has used covert operations against domestic political groups since its inception; however, covert operations under the official COINTELPRO label took place between 1956 and 1971. COINTELPRO tactics include[d] discrediting targets through psychological warfare; smearing individuals and groups … Continued