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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
Oscar Grant Vigil. “We Are All Oscar Grant.” 8:00 pm
Oscar Grant Vigil. “We Are All Oscar Grant.” @ Fruitvale Bart Station
Jan 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Come Meet us at the Grant Station for the 4th annual vigil for Oscar Grant to be held on New Year’s Day at the Grant Station (Fruitvale BART Station). Join Oscar Grant family on this Day of Remembrance! WE ARE ALL OSCAR GRANT SPEAK OUT • Family of murdered victims • Chairman Fred Hampton Jr • Community Activist LIVE Performances of • Libation • African-Native-Latino Ceremony • Poetry, music, spoken word • Candle lighting, Balloon Releasing • Words of inspiration Min. Keith Muhammad • Much More! Guest Appearances: Donald E. … Continued
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Autonomous Prison Solidarity Action & Support 3:00 am
Autonomous Prison Solidarity Action & Support @ Outside the Santa Rita Jail
Jan 5 @ 3:00 am – 7:00 am
More information: Facebook Event. WHAT: Bring an open heart, and material support to offer inmates who may be released during this time and any loved ones who may be there visiting current inmates. HOW: Some suggestions include bringing food, drinks, smokes, cell phone to make calls, clothes, info/resources for both immediate and ongoing needs post-incarceration, ears to listen, BART/bus fare, an extra sweater/jacket/shirt, etc. WHY: FtP! Fuck the Prison industrial complex and all tools of oppression!!! Mutual aid, because “inside or outside, we’re all on the same side.” 45955
IDLE NO MORE! Flashmob Dance. 10:00 pm
IDLE NO MORE! Flashmob Dance. @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 5 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 6 @ 1:00 am
Facebook event. SPECIAL CALL TO ALL NATIVE DANCERS AND SINGERS! Please come with your drums, regalia, and songs in honor and prayerful support of Chief Spence and First Nation peoples. We will arrange for any gifts and offerings for Chief Theresa Spence to get to her. “Idle No More calls on all people to join in a revolution which honors and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty which protects the land and water. Colonization continues through attacks to Indigenous rights and damage to the land and water. We must repair these violations, live … Continued
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Peace & Freedom Party has as Holiday Party 12:00 am
Peace & Freedom Party has as Holiday Party @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Jan 6 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am
Belated Holiday Party! Everyone invited! Of particular interest to those who support alternatives to the two capitalist Parties.45954
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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ICE Detention Policy Hearing. 1:00 pm
ICE Detention Policy Hearing. @ Board of Supervisors Chamber, 5th floor
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors Public Protection Committee will be holding a hearing on immigration detainers (S-Comm). Background article. Keep our Families Together, End ICE Holds in Alameda County! Join us at the Alameda County Public Protection Committee Hearing on “ICE Detainers” Please join us on January 10th at the Alameda County Public Protection committee hearing on “ICE Detainers”. Community members with advocates and organizers will offer testimony on the devastating impacts of detention & deportation and urge Alameda County to adopt a new policy that ends the enforcement … Continued
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Vigil & Speakout for the 100 plus murders in Oakland 11:00 pm
Vigil & Speakout for the 100 plus murders in Oakland @ San Antonio Park
Jan 12 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 13 @ 1:00 am
Saturday 12 January 2013 San Antonio Park 3:00pm; 1701 East 19th Street, Oakland, CA1701 East 19th Street, Oakland, CA Come out & celebrate MLK’s b-day by helping us stop the ignorance & STOP THE VIOLENCE!!! Too many are dying in our community and it’s gonna take a village to get us out of this. Refreshments will be provided. from facebook event45976
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Zero Tolerance is Zero Intelligence 1:00 am
Zero Tolerance is Zero Intelligence @ Oakland City Hall
Jan 16 @ 1:00 am – 6:00 am
Zero Tolerance is Zero Intelligence @ Oakland City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Justice for Alan Blueford Coalition and allies on Tuesday 1/15 to tell City Council that we reject Bill Bratton and his racist, fascist policies. Meet up at 5:00 for a rally with the meeting at 5:30. Make sure to fill out speaker cards online beforehand or at City Hall (http://www2.oaklandnet.com/Government/o/CityClerk/s/SpeakerCard/SpeakerCard/OAK032373). If you can’t attend in solidarity with the JAB Coalition, here’s a petition for you to sign, voicing your discontent with the cities plans: http://www.change.org/petitions/oaklanders-against-william-bratton-and-racial-profiling As some of you may have heard, OPD has a new strategy to reduce … Continued
Zero Tolerance is Zero Intelligence. Stop the ‘Stop&Frisk’ Cop. 1:00 am
Zero Tolerance is Zero Intelligence. Stop the ‘Stop&Frisk’ Cop. @ Inside and outside Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre area
Jan 16 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Join the JAB Coalition and allies on Tuesday 1/15 to tell City Council that we reject Bill Bratton and his racist, fascist policies. Meet up at 5:00 for a rally with the meeting at 5:30. Make sure to fill out speaker cards online beforehand or at City Hall. As some of you may have heard, OPD has a new strategy to reduce crime in Oakland. This plan is to ask City Council for an additional $250,000 to hire Bill Bratton as a consultant for one year. Here’s what they’re not … Continued
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Chowchilla Freedom Rally Benefit hosted by Occupy 4 Prisoners! 2:00 am
Chowchilla Freedom Rally Benefit hosted by Occupy 4 Prisoners! @ The Holdout
Jan 20 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
The benefit will feature “Fighting For Our Lives,” a short documentary about the history of resistance to medical neglect at CCWF & VSPW plus presentations by prison survivors, information about the protest and sign-making. We’re so grateful for the community support! More info at the Occupy 4 Prisoners website.46015
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Take Your Solutions to City Hall Day 1:00 am
Take Your Solutions to City Hall Day @ Oscar Grant Plaza outside City Hall, City Council Chambers
Jan 23 @ 1:00 am – 7:45 am
On Tuesday, January 22nd, join the JAB Coalition and allies and come on back out to City Hall as the full City Council weighs what to do now that the Public Safety Committee has recommended moving forward on the Wasserman/Bratton consultancy proposal. In addition, the 22nd will be the 2 year anniversary of the murder of Raheim Brown by OUSD police officers Barhim Bhatt and Jonathan Bellusa. Please join us to come together for a rally to honor the lives of all of Oakland’s sons and daughters murdered by the … Continued
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Bring Your Solutions to the Streets! Organize against Bratton, OPD and Stop and Frisk. 1:00 am
Bring Your Solutions to the Streets! Organize against Bratton, OPD and Stop and Frisk. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Jan 25 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am
We brought our solutions to city hall. The council heard the public loud and clear: NO MORE MONEY FOR OPD; invest the money in our schools, in our shuttered libraries, in youth centers and job programs. Unsurprisingly they have decided to hand more money in a broken and visibly racist police force. So in light of the recent and expected arrogance on the part of city council, we converge in the streets to voice our rage and to make it perfectly clear we will not allow ourselves to be further … Continued
The Healthcare Movie 2:00 am
The Healthcare Movie @ Humanist Hall
Jan 25 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
The Healthcare Movie Potluck at 6pm An entertaining 65 minute documentary explaining how Canada got their beloved healthcare system. The Healthcare Movie is full of lessons that we can use in our campaign for single payer healthcare. A discussion will follow the film. 46250
Memorial for Aaron Swartz in SF 3:00 am
Memorial for Aaron Swartz in SF @ Internet Archive
Jan 25 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Dear Friends,Please join us as we gather to remember Aaron Swartz. Speakers will include Danny O’Brien, Lisa Rein, Peter Eckersley, Molly Shaffer Van Houweling, Cindy Cohn, Brewster Kahle, Tim O’Reilly, Elliot Peters, Alex Stamos, and Carl Malamud; there will be an opportunity for brief remembrances. RSVP.46603
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WELCOME TO CLASS WARFARE: How We Fight on the Housing Front 2:30 am
WELCOME TO CLASS WARFARE: How We Fight on the Housing Front @ AK Press Warehouse. Upstairs in one of the studios.
Jan 26 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
A Foreclosure Defense Group Orientation and Training Foreclosures, evictions, gentrification, massive displacement… These are facets not of a “crisis” but of a targeted, ceaseless attack, an attack of one class and its institutions upon another with communities of color taking the brunt of the assault. The Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group forwards an anti-capitalist perspective built on community organizing, self defense and our experience and successes. This Friday, January 25th, we offer an orientation on the local political terrain, on the forces at play in this current attack and an … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ 19th and Telegraph
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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ANTIFORECLOSURE MUSIC PARTY 9:00 pm
ANTIFORECLOSURE MUSIC PARTY @ Gigi's house
Jan 27 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 28 @ 3:00 am
JOIN THE PARTY FOR DEFENSE OF WORKING CLASS RADICALS GG AND ORION’S HOME AGAINST THE ROTTEN INTERNATIONAL RULING CLASS CAPITALIST BANKS AND COURTS. ACOUSTIC MUSIC 1PM TO 4PM 4PM TO 7PM ORION/S JOY OF JAZZ WITH GUEST JAZZ MUSICIANS POT LUCK GALS BRING FOOD GUYS BRING DRINKS OR VICE VERSA.46288
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#J28: Zipties, Stayaways and 909s 3:00 am
#J28: Zipties, Stayaways and 909s @ 19th & Telegraph
Jan 29 @ 3:00 am – 7:45 am
“If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution.” – Emma Goldman (supposedly) On Jan 28, 2012 Occupy Oakland activists planned “Oakland Rise Up! Move-in Day”, an action intended to result in the takeover of a large building to be converted into a community center. The Oakland Police Department responded to a jubilant show of community support and enthusiasm for community service by firing “less lethal” weapons and deploying explosives on a crowd which very clearly included children. … (complete writeup on Facebook page) Nearly a … Continued
YOU ARE NOT A LOAN: A BENEFIT FOR STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA 3:30 am
YOU ARE NOT A LOAN: A BENEFIT FOR STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA @ Big Roxie Theatre
Jan 29 @ 3:30 am – 5:30 am
Strike Debt is an arm of Occupy Wall Street, born from the need to foster “resistance to all forms of debt imposed on us by the banks.” One of its projects is the debt-buying-and-abolishing Rolling Jubilee, and another is the Debt Resistor’s Operations Manual, a publication best described as “half survivor guide, half exposé of the lending industry.” The benefit will feature a wide variety of local performers, including the Bay Area’s famously opinionated punk rock and spoken word legend, Jello Biafra, comics Sean Keane and Kevin O’Shea, and more! … Continued
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