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Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting 7:00 pm
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting @ SEIU 1021 Offices, East Oakland
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MEETING LOCATION IS NOT THE REGULAR PLACE!!!! IT IS A DIFFERENT SEIU HALL. THIS LOCATION IS FAIRLY NEAR THE LAKE MERRITT BART, PAST THE FREEWAY TOWARDS ALAMEDA. We are organizing a fundraiser featuring Angela Davis for December 18th at Laney College. 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 Oakland Police into receivership. We will also be planning our next visit to City Hall. We are making a … Continued
New Years Eve Block Party 6:00 am
New Years Eve Block Party @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 1 @ 6:00 am – 8:30 am
Street block to cell block, lets ring in the New Year Oakland style – against the racist prison system! An uncompromising event organized by people of color in solidarity with all those behind bars and all those facing state repression. Poster and more info. Sponsorship unknown. 45849
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Sundays – 2:00 PM, 19th Street and Telegraph Avenue Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members and beyond, where everyone who shows up is treated equally and has equal decision-making power. Occupy Oakland’s General Assembly uses a participatory decision-making process appropriately called, “Occupy Oakland’s Collective Decision-Making Process.” Our Assembly and the process we have collectively cultivated strives to reach agreement while building community. Decision Making Proposals are brought to the Facilitation Committee, either in person at their regular meetings (19th and Telegraph on Wednesdays at 12:00 … Continued
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Oscar Grant Federal Court Hearing 9:00 am
Oscar Grant Federal Court Hearing @ Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals San Francisco
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
John Burris and Dan Siegel will argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals against the efforts of the police officers who murdered Oscar Grant and brutalized his friends to win immunity for their actions. Last year federal judge Marilyn Patel ruled that the officers were not immune from suit for civil rights violations. The hearing will take place at the federal courthouse located at Seven and Mission, San Francisco. Supporters of the movement for justice for Oscar Grant are urged to attend the hearing. Get there early to get a … Continued
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Coffee, Gooey Morning Buns and Outreach Starting At Jodie’s House 5:30 pm
Coffee, Gooey Morning Buns and Outreach Starting At Jodie’s House @ Jodie's House
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Hey folks, this week we’re going to do something a little different – Tuesday morning we’ll gather at the house to do an hour or two of neighborhood outreach, flyering a bit to get word out about Movie Night. We’ll gather at 9:30 for coffee and and some sweet gooey morning buns, chat a bit among ourselves, and then take flyers out to a couple of places in town. If you’d like to join us, comment here to RSVP. 45347
URGENT: SHERIFF TRYING TO SNEAK THROUGH DRONE PURCHASE – PRESS CONFERENCE 12/4 10:00 am
URGENT: SHERIFF TRYING TO SNEAK THROUGH DRONE PURCHASE – PRESS CONFERENCE 12/4 @ Alameda County Board of Supervisors
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is trying to sneak tried to sneak their drone purchase request through the Board of Supervisors at tomorrow’s meeting, before we could have our hearing with the Public Protection Committee. But they were caught in the act! Michael Siegel, attorney for ACAD (Alameda County Against Drones), informed us by twitter that: Michael Siegel @OaktownMike You all must work fast! Just got call from Alameda County counsel, saying Sheriff WILL NOT seek approval for drone tomorrow. #agitationworks PLEASE JOIN US ANYWAY FOR AN EMERGENCY PRESS CONFERENCE: … Continued
Post Office Closings Protest 7:30 pm
Post Office Closings Protest @ Richard Blum's Office
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Protest the closing of US Post Offices, especially the Berkeley Main Post Office. Richard Blum, Diane Feinstein’s husband, stands to profit mightily from the sale of the Berkeley Post Office. Up for sale is the historic Berkeley main post office. Billionaire real estate mogul Blum is chairman of CBRE, the largest commercial real estate company in the world, which has the exclusive contract to sell off some 70 post offices in the US. Blum is also a regent of UC, where he’s been working to privatize the University just as … Continued
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350 Bay Area Organizing Meeting 3:00 am
350 Bay Area Organizing Meeting @ Ed Roberts Center
Dec 5 @ 3:00 am – 6:00 am
350 Bay Area Organizing Meeting @ Ed Roberts Center | Berkeley | California | United States
There will be an organizing meeting for Bay Area climate action hosted by http://www.350bayarea.org/ on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 7:00-9:00PM at the Ed Roberts Center/Ashby BART station  44331
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J4AB Visits Town Hall Meeting 1:30 am
J4AB Visits Town Hall Meeting @ Edna Brewe Middle School
Dec 6 @ 1:30 am – 3:00 am
Town hall meeting with Mayor Jean Quan, OPD Chief Howard Jordan, City Administrator Deanna Santana and City Council Member Pat Kernighan. J4AB will attend to demand answers about the Blueford case and demand accountability from OPD and the city. 45354
Gayla Newsome ReOccupation & Occupy Our Homes 1 Year Anniversary: Celebrate by taking action! 4:00 pm
Gayla Newsome ReOccupation & Occupy Our Homes 1 Year Anniversary: Celebrate by taking action! @ Gayla Newsome's house, West Oakland
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gayla Newsome ReOccupation & Occupy Our Homes 1 Year Anniversary:  Celebrate by taking action! @ Gayla Newsome's house, West Oakland | Oakland | California | United States
Occupy Our Homes 1 Year Anniversary: Celebrate by taking action! Please join us this Thursday, December 6th for the Occupy Our Homes National Day of action:   8am: Press Event to celebrate a real, community victory at Gayla Newsome’s home, 1536 Adeline Street in West Oakland   3:30 pm: Join ACCE members in kicking off a new statewide effort to hold Banks accountable to the national attorneys general settlement and calling for aggressive principal reduction by resetting mortgages to their current value! Meet in downtown Oakland. On December 6, 2011 Oakland ACCE … Continued
Web Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Web Committee Meeting @ The Holdout
Dec 6 @ 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
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Oakland Airport Workers Rally & Speakout 12:00 am
Oakland Airport Workers Rally & Speakout @ Port of Oakland
Dec 7 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
We will come together at the Port Commissioners meeting to, once again, tell the stories of the non-union food service workers at the Oakland Airport. Union and non-union workers are standing together. Come join us in the fight for justice. Update on the Campaign: Non-union food service workers at the Oakland Airport continue to seek a fair process to decide if they want to form a union. They have called for a boycott of their shops, and have participated in several rallies over the past few months to bring attention … Continued
#DefendJodie: Movie Night #2 2:00 am
#DefendJodie: Movie Night #2 @ Jodie's House
Dec 7 @ 2:00 am – 4:30 am
Our first movie night was such a great time, we’re going to continue on alternate Thursdays, weather permitting, to share family-friendly drive-in (or walk-in) style movies with Jodie’s friends and neighbors. Join us on Thursday December 6 – this time we will show “Up,” a fun film with squirrels, dogs, undaunted love, flying houses and other assorted madcappery. Refreshments will be served, along with a healthy dose of community and cameraderie. In case of rain, we will wait two weeks and try again. If you’d like to suggest a film, … Continued
OO Labor Solidarity Committee 2:00 am
OO Labor Solidarity Committee @ UNITE HERE Offices
Dec 7 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 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 will be at UNITE HERE. Go up the stairs and then down a couple of corridors to the conference room. Topics may include a review of the SEIU shutdown of the port and their proposed contract, ILWU issues in Portland, Oregon, labor support for Alan Blueford, the Airport Workers’ struggle, The Mi Pueblo workers’ struggle, a discussion … Continued
Occupy The Bay movie at ANSWER in SF 3:00 am
Occupy The Bay movie at ANSWER in SF @ ANSWER
Dec 7 @ 3:00 am – 4:00 am
Documentary about Occupy in the Bay Area will be shown December 6 at ANSWER in SF at 7:00 p.m., 2969 Mission @ 26th St., S.F. $5-$10 donation requested, no one turned away.45339
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J4AB Visits First Friday 2:00 am
J4AB Visits First Friday @ First Friday, corner of 25th & Telegraph
Dec 8 @ 2:00 am – 6:00 am
The Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition will have a table, literature and an art display prominently located at the heart of First Friday action. Come by, talk to J4AB volunteers, learn about the case, view the beautiful, if tragic, art that tells Alan’s story, and perhaps join the coalition in the streets to help flyer the crowd!45406
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WHAT NEXT FOR THE 99%? Workers’ World Party 12:00 am
WHAT NEXT FOR THE 99%? Workers’ World Party @ UNITE HERE Offices
Dec 9 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
AFTER THE ELECTIONS: WHAT NEXT FOR THE 99%? COME TO A MEETING OF WORKERS WORLD PARTY REPORT BACK FROM WORKERS WORLD PARTY NATIONAL CONFERENCE GAZA AND THE FIGHT FOR PALESTINE THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE THE PEOPLE’S POST OFFICE THE CAMPAIGN FOR JUSTICE FOR ALAN BLUEFORD UPDATE ON LABOR STRUGGLES AT THE PORTS REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED HANG AROUND FOR DISCUSSION & TALK ABOUT HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, AT 4PM 1440 BROADWAY, 2ND FLOOR, OAKLAND 45370
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Send support to Occupy Sandy at GA 10:00 pm
Send support to Occupy Sandy at GA @ Fox Square Park
Dec 9 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
http://occupyoakland.org/2012/12/show-up-a-ga-dec-9th-to-express-solidarity-with-occupy-sandy/ Join us to send a message of solidarity to Occupy Sandy.  45399
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David Rovics Benefit Concert for Occupy Oakland, 7 PM 2:00 am
David Rovics Benefit Concert for Occupy Oakland, 7 PM @ Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
Dec 11 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
David Rovics Benefit Concert for Occupy Oakland, 7 PM @ Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library | Oakland | California | United States
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library,  6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609, USA Doors open at 6 PM, Music starts at 7 PM David’s music is almost all Creative Commons and he puts it out there for free download, or you can pigeon-hole Fat Ed and he can give you a pile of mp3s.  Check out Rovics’ web site here: http://davidrovics.com/ Hopefully there will be some rudimentary grub and maybe even beverages for sale, Ed has got to check with the library. 44356
StrikeDebt Meeting. 2:00 am
StrikeDebt Meeting. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Dec 11 @ 2:00 am – 3:00 am
We will start to plan our Debtor’s Assembly, tentatively scheduled for late January. We will talk more about debt, StrikeDebt, the Rolling Jubilee (currently set up to retire almost $9,000,000 in medical debt) and how we can help build a nationwide and even worldwide movement to fight the one percent’s stranglehold on the rest of us through debt obligations.45330
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CANCELLED!!! CANCELLED!!! OPD Receivership: Press Conference At Federal Receivership Hearing! 4:30 pm
CANCELLED!!! CANCELLED!!! OPD Receivership: Press Conference At Federal Receivership Hearing! @ Outside the San Francisco Federal District Courthouse
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
12/12/12 THIS EVENT (& THE HEARING ITSELF) IS CANCELLED (AGAIN!) (Update: 12/11/12 10:26pm this event will happen, so our presence is essential!! Thank you for working on making this world a better world.) . Judge Thelton Henderson is hearing arguments for and against putting the Oakland Police Department under a Federal Receivership. Outside the Federal District Court in San Francisco, 450 Golden Gate Ave. December 13th, starting at 8:30 AM (until ~ 10:00 AM) Called for by The Justice For Alan Blueford Coalition. Press Conference to be Held Jointly by … Continued
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Roadmap To Apartheid East Bay Premiere 1:30 am
Roadmap To Apartheid East Bay Premiere @ Art House Gallery
Dec 14 @ 1:30 am – 5:30 am
Roadmap To Apartheid East Bay Premiere @ Art House Gallery | Berkeley | California | United States
Join us for a screening of  “Roadmap To Apartheid”, a free event at Art House Gallery, 2905 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. The film explores the striking parallels between South Africa and Israeli apartheid & institutional racism. It is a joint production by filmmakers Ana Nogueira (a white South African) and Eron Davidson (a Jewish American-Israeli).  It is narrated by Alice Walker. Opening welcome by Tristan Anderson. A free dinner will be served at 5:30 and the film will start at 7 PM, with a Q&A with discussion with filmmaker Eron Davidson after the movie. … Continued
Movie Night at Jodie’s 2:00 am
Movie Night at Jodie’s @ Jodie's House
Dec 14 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Our “DIY drive-in” continues Jodie’s driveway every Thursday night at 6pm. This week we are showing “Cinema Paradiso.” Hot cocoa and cider, popcorn, and community! Come on by and chat, chill or whatever! Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group “Solidarity is the People’s Weapon”45505
OO Labor Solidarity Committee 2:00 am
OO Labor Solidarity Committee @ San Francisco Pizza
Dec 14 @ 2:00 am – 2:45 am
“From the folks who brought you the West Coast Port Shutdown.” We will have an abbreviated meeting this week, then proceed to the SEIU’s celebration of this recent contract victory, realized in part by our actions in helping them shut down the Port of Oakland on November 20th. Topics may include labor support for Alan Blueford, the Airport Workers’ struggle, The Mi Pueblo workers’ struggle, recent events in Michigan and plans for the New Year.45522
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Emergency Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence 2:00 am
Emergency Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence @ Oscar Grant Plaza Ampitheater
Dec 15 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Emergency Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence @ Oscar Grant Plaza Ampitheater | Oakland | California | United States
Today, there was a fatal shooting in Newtown, CT that cost us the lives of children and teachers. Fatality from gun violence is something the people of Oakland face on a daily basis. From Oakland to Newtown to Afghanistan, we will hold a space that says, “These lives matter, enough is enough. Violence is systemic, root to canopy, state to individual.” Please join us at OGP, at 6pm this Friday, December 14, 2012. Wear black, bring your candles, your signs, your grief, your poetry, and music and thoughts. We will … Continued
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting 11:00 am
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting @ SEIU 1021 Hall, West Oakland
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are organizing a fundraiser featuring Angela Davis for December 18th at Laney College. We will also be planning our next visit to City Hall and other activities for the new year. We are making a difference! We can use all the help we can get! Angela Davis fundraiser info: Buy tickets!.45517
Occupy Dimond Park 10:00 pm
Occupy Dimond Park @ Dimond Park
Dec 15 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 16 @ 7:45 am
Occupy Dimond website Free food and drinks please bring friends & family. The City of Oakland has put tree removal permits on dozens of beautiful, healthy, NATIVE trees including twenty-one redwoods. City of Oakland plans to cut down a large grove of redwoods, oaks, and other native trees and bulldoze the banks of Sausal Creek. If not for community support, this park could have already been changed forever by chainsaws. We need your support to stop the destruction of the park now! These trees have been here for hundreds of … Continued
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Prosecute Bush 3:00 am
Prosecute Bush
Dec 16 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
The Berkeley Social Justice Committee will be sponsoring an information meeting for Prosecute Bush in Alameda County. Berkeley Fellowship Hall meeting sponsored by the Social Justice Committee Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 1924 Cedar Street Berkeley, CA 94709 Additional information can be found on our website: www.prosecutebush.org44557
Web Committee Meeting 12:30 pm
Web Committee Meeting
Dec 16 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 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.org34357
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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COINTELPRO Screening & Discussion 3:00 am
COINTELPRO Screening & Discussion @ The Holdout
Dec 17 @ 3:00 am – 5:30 am
A screening of the documentary “Better This World,” which tells the story of the Texas 2 (Bradley Crowder and David McKay) who served time in federal prison due to the activities of FBI informant Brandon Darby. Bradley Crowder will be here with us to discuss the state repression he endured as well as share his insights on infiltration, agent provocateurs, and ways to better prepare ourselves int the face of oppression.45488
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BACK TO THE OCCUPY BASICS: THE FED, THE BANKS & THE BANKSTERS 2:30 am
BACK TO THE OCCUPY BASICS: THE FED, THE BANKS & THE BANKSTERS @ Café Que Tal
Dec 18 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Occupy Forum continues Monday December 17 at 1005 Guerrero St. Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! It’s been over a year since the launch of the Occupy movement, yet many of us still do not understand how the Federal Reserve, the private banking conglomerates, and the banksters who run them siphon off trillions of dollars for their own benefit to the detriment of the 99%. We continue to be deluged with confusing propaganda from the corporate media like the recent “fiscal cliff” onslaught. A panel of four will explain … Continued
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Angela Davis: Celebrating Alan Blueford & Resisting Police Brutality. 3:00 am
Angela Davis: Celebrating Alan Blueford & Resisting Police Brutality. @ Laney College Theater
Dec 19 @ 3:00 am – 5:30 am
Presented by the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Join Angela Davis and family members of victims of police brutality from Oakland, the Bay Area, Anaheim and New York City. We are suffering an epidemic of racist police murders across the country. Come find out how families are standing up to demand justic for their loved ones and what you can to do help end what Michelle Alexander has called “the New Jim Crow.” This event coincides with what would have been Alan Blueford’s 19th birthday. Alan, an African-American student, was … Continued
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Holiday-Themed Castlewood Picket! 4:00 pm
Holiday-Themed Castlewood Picket! @ Castlewood Country Club
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Brothers and sisters, the fight at Castlewood is not over yet! Yes, the workers are back on the job, but they have not yet received any back pay (which the union estimates to be $1.8 million) nor do they have a fair contract moving forward. December 20th is the day before Castlewood would have to file an appeal, if they choose to continue dragging out the legal process with the National Labor Relations Board. For those who missed it, an administrative law judge with the NLRB ruled back in August … Continued
Bay Area StrikeDebt Meeting — Plan the Debtor’s Assembly 7:00 pm
Bay Area StrikeDebt Meeting — Plan the Debtor’s Assembly @ San Francisco Pizza
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are planning our Debtor’s Assembly, scheduled for late January. We will also talk more about debt, The StrikeDebt Movement, the Rolling Jubilee (currently positioned to retire almost $9.5 million in medical debt) and how we can help build a nationwide and even worldwide movement to fight the one percent’s stranglehold on the rest of us through debt obligations. If you’d like to help plan the fight against student debt, medical debt, consumer debt and/or mortgage debt, come join us.45506
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Movie Night at Jodie’s. #defendjodie 2:00 am
Movie Night at Jodie’s. #defendjodie @ Jodie's House
Dec 28 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Our “DIY drive-in” continues Jodie’s driveway every Thursday night at 6pm. This week we are showing Exit through the Gift Shop. Hot cocoa and cider, popcorn, and community! Come on by and chat, chill or whatever! Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group. No One Gets Put Out. “Solidarity is the People’s Weapon”45858
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Dec 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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