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Banner-Holding Rally Against Napolitano 6:00 pm
Banner-Holding Rally Against Napolitano @ Upper Sproul Plaza
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
As head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano implemented programs such as Secure communities and 287g which have deported almost 2 million undocumented immigrants. Her only background on education is getting rid of in-state tuition for undocumented youth in Arizona. We’ll be having a rally on Tuesday at 11:00AM on Upper Sproul to protest Napolitano’s nomination. At 12:00PM students from the Multicultural coalition are going to meet with Napolitano and present their demands. It’s important that we show that we are one! Napolitano thinks this will be … Continued
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Rally to Save Albany Bulb! MARCH and CAMPOUT on Solano Avenue! 1:00 am
Rally to Save Albany Bulb! MARCH and CAMPOUT on Solano Avenue! @ Albany City Hall
Oct 8 @ 1:00 am – 6:45 am
Party/Street Party The City of Albany plans on evicting the residents of the Albany Bulb sometime this month. The Albany Bulb is home to over sixty residents who have made the Bulb a home and a community like nothing else in the Bay Area. If evicted, the residents of the Bulb will have no where to go but the streets of Albany, a city with next to no support for its homeless. Rally at the Albany City Council this Monday at 6:00pm! At 6:30 we will participate in the public … Continued
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Speak Out for Lynne Stewart 12:00 am
Speak Out for Lynne Stewart @ Diane Feinstein's San Francisco Office
Oct 9 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am
Lynne Stewart’s burthday is October 8th and rallies, vigils and speak outs will be held throughout the country. In the Bay Area, we will gather at 5 p.m. and speak out from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. outside the offices of Senator Dianne Feinstein, Market and Montgomery in San Francisco. Our goal continues to be to win compassionate release for our fellow Guild member, who is suffering from cancer and turning 74 years old. Senator Feinstein has a unique role to play as a member of the Judiciary Committee. There are … Continued
Support Richmond eminent domain Wednesday October 9 11:00 pm
Support Richmond eminent domain Wednesday October 9 @ Oakland City Hall/Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 9 @ 11:00 pm – Oct 10 @ 12:30 am
Support Richmond eminent domain Wednesday October 9 Join the demonstration in Oakland to support the Richmond local principal reduction program, called by ACCE/Home Defenders League with the endorsement of Strike Debt Bay Area.  Richmond has offered to restore financial stability to hundreds of homeowners by buying their distressed mortgages and negotiating new loans at fair market value–or seizing the mortgages by eminent domain if necessary.  The banks holding these mortgages ignored the offers, Wells Fargo and other banks filed a law suit (dismissed for the time being) and Wall Street withheld purchasing a city bond.  … Continued
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Meetup to support BART Strikers if the BART Strike happens. 1:00 pm
Meetup to support BART Strikers if the BART Strike happens. @ West Oakland Bart
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 12 @ 1:00 am
BART workers could go out on strike at 12:01 AM Friday, October 11th. BART management may attempt to run BART trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero. Sponsored by the Transit Workers Support Committee.52946
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Bum’s Paradise Screening and Action Against Sierra Club’s Pro Albany Bulb Eviction Policy 1:30 am
Bum’s Paradise Screening and Action Against Sierra Club’s Pro Albany Bulb Eviction Policy @ Sierra Club offices
Oct 12 @ 1:30 am – 4:30 am
On Friday at 6:30 pm we will be screening “Bum’s Paradise”, a documentary about the Albany Bulb, outside the Sierra Club’s bi-monthly “Green Friday” event. The Sierra Club is pushing a project on the land that would result in the eviction of the Bulb’s 60+ residents. Our screening will demonstrate to the Sierra Club that there is public support for the continued existence of the Bulb. Food will be provided but bring blankets, folding chairs, mats, and warm clothing to stay warm! “Bums’ Paradise is a 53-minute documentary that depicts … Continued
March Against Monsanto. March Across the Golden Gate. 6:00 pm
March Against Monsanto. March Across the Golden Gate. @ Golden Gate Bridge Plaza
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come to the Plaza at 11 am … park below … carpool … take the bus … bike … get dropped off … whatever way you can get there come join us! More info & RSVP.52885
CopBlock: Police Accountability Tour Stop. 9:00 pm
CopBlock: Police Accountability Tour Stop. @ 16th St. Bart
Oct 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Police Accountability Tour, on the road from mid-August until December, will maximize police accountability by facilitating connections and collaboration among those who know that badges don’t grant extra rights, and through skill sharing and the capturing and dissemination of relevant content. This tour will help further connect individuals involved with Cop Block, Cop Watch, and Peaceful Streets groups as well as all police-watching groups and people around the world, so we can together advance a reality free from institutionalized violence. On Saturday, Oct. 12th we’ll have a meetup and … Continued
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Let’s Up the Pay, East Bay! 6:45 pm
Let’s Up the Pay, East Bay! @ Wendy's
Oct 15 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Rally with Fast Food Workers as we hold Fast Food companies accountable! While the fast food industry makes billions in profits, hard-working fast food workers are struggling to afford their basic needs like food, clothing and rent, and often rely on public assistance. Fast food companies rely on the fact that taxpayers will pick up the slack for their low wages. This is outrageous. Let’s hold fast food companies accountable.52971
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Day of Solidarity With the Colombian Resistance 7:00 pm
Day of Solidarity With the Colombian Resistance @ Consulado de Colombia
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
End all U.S. military aid to Colombia, and close the U.S. military bases Repeal the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade agreement End the Repression of the Agrarian, Labor and Popular Movements! Free Hubert Ballesteros; unionist, peasant rights and peace activist! Support negotiations with Colombian popular movements Stop the exploitation of Colombian human and natural resources by U.S. corporations, including Chiquita, Drummond, and Monsanto Colombia has suffered from mass repression, poverty, and displacement, among other things, for many years but the resistance has grown and unified. After a long peasant movement in Catatumbo … Continued
SUPPORT JUSTICE FOR KAYLA MOORE! Press Conference & Rally. 11:00 pm
SUPPORT JUSTICE FOR KAYLA MOORE! Press Conference & Rally. @ Veteran's Memorial Bldg
Oct 16 @ 11:00 pm – Oct 17 @ 12:00 am
SUPPORT JUSTICE FOR KAYLA MOORE! Copwatch to Release Findings of People’s Investigation PEOPLE’S INVESTIGATION REPORT FINDS BERKELEY POLICE AND INADEQUATE POLICIES RESPONSIBLE FOR IN-CUSTODY DEATH. Press Conference and Rally Demand that Police Review Commission to hold Special Hearing into the Death Of Kayla Moore. According to a detailed report just released by a People’s Investigation, the in-custody death of Xavier Christopher Moore never should have happened. A coalition of groups and individuals will convene in front of the Police Review Commission offices on Wednesday October 16th at 4pm to submit … Continued
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Stop Deportations: Urgent Day of Action. 10:00 pm
Stop Deportations: Urgent Day of Action. @ Sydney Walton Square
Oct 17 @ 10:00 pm – Oct 18 @ 12:00 am
While Congress shuts down the Government and delays immigration reform, our communities continue to be terrorized by ICE. Stop the unjust detentions and deportations. Tweet announcing the event. 53193
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Protest Gov. Jerry Brown’s Environmental Award! 12:30 am
Protest Gov. Jerry Brown’s Environmental Award! @ Parc 55 Hotel
Oct 18 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am
*He signed SB 4, which will frack up CA *He supports the Delta tunnels diverting water to Big Ag and Big Oil *He refuses to reject REDD carbon credits, which will devastate indigenous communities around the world. On Oct. 17, Governor Jerry Brown is being given the Right Stuff environmental award by the Blue Green Alliance. Brown just gutted and signed SB4 which will ramp up fracking in the state. He has declared war on CEQA, the environmental review law that is our last resort against polluters. And he is … Continued
Bart Picket Begins Early: 1:00 AM 1:00 am
Bart Picket Begins Early: 1:00 AM @ Lake Merritt Bart
Oct 18 @ 1:00 am – Oct 18 @ 11:00 pm
According to this tweet by Lauren Riot Bart picketing will begin at 1:00 AM at the Lake Merritt BART station.53269
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Call for BART Worker Supporters. 12:00 am
Call for BART Worker Supporters. @ Port of Oakland, Piers 30-32, out beyond Middle Harbor Shoreline Park
Oct 19 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
All supporters of the BART workers and the right to picket please assemble at Piers 30-32 at 5 pm. Also a tweet: lauren riot ‏@laurenriot #BARTstrike support action at 5pm is MOVED! Instead of West O #BART meet at Berths 30-32/Middle Harbor Park for Port of O action! Here is a map of the port. Here’s an account of what’s happened: There was a successful picket line this morning called by striking members of ATU 1555 (with supporters from other unions and TWSC ) Members of ILWU 10 honored the … Continued
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Port Truckers Port Shutdown 12:00 pm
Port Truckers Port Shutdown @ Port of Oakland
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet at Berth 58, the SSA Terminal, at 5:00 AM!! Port Truck Drivers have self organized and voted to shut down the port of Oakland on Monday morning at 5am! Solidarity requested! Support these workers who have been taking it on the chin and are fighting back! From an email: Yesterday a group of about 100 Port truck drivers voted unanimously to picket/strike/protest/shutdown the port on Monday morning at 5am. Facebook page: More info & RSVP. An Open Letter to the Community From the Port Truckers. IMPORTANT LOGISTICS INFORMATION: There … Continued
Solidarity Picket, Assembly & Potluck for BART Workers and Port Truckers. 9:00 pm
Solidarity Picket, Assembly & Potluck for BART Workers and Port Truckers. @ West Oakland Bart
Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Facebook event & RSVP. PORT TRUCKERS AND SUPPORTERS WILL BE SHUTTING DOWN AN SSA TERMINAL OF THE PORT MEETING TOMORROW @ 5 AM – SSA BERTH 57. https://www.facebook.com/events/536144669809976/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming AFTER THAT WE WILL BE RE-CONVERGING AT 2 PM AT WEST OAKLAND BART FOR THE SOLIDARITY PICKET, POTLUCK AND ASSEMBLY TO ORGANIZE THE 5 PM PICKET OF THE SSA TERMINAL http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news%2Flocal%2Feast_bay&id=9294329 Solidarity Picket for BART Workers Strike and Assembly for Port Truckers! FREE STORE, ASSEMBLY AND POTLUCK AT WEST OAKLAND BART EVERY DAY OF THE STRIKE @ 2 PM THIS EVENT IS … Continued
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Support Port Truckers. Keep the Port Closed. 12:30 am
Support Port Truckers. Keep the Port Closed. @ Port Of Oakland
Oct 22 @ 12:30 am – 4:00 am
People are needed to keep up a presence at the Port of Oakland so that ILWU workers can have a picket line not to cross. Come out and support the Port Truckers’ attempt to negotiate fair working conditions. People are needed at 5:30 SHARP!53323
Albany Bulb March Against Eviction, Followed by Speaking at City Council 1:30 am
Albany Bulb March Against Eviction, Followed by Speaking at City Council @ Albany Bulb, Albany City Council
Oct 22 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am
Attend the Albany city council meeting on Monday, October 21st and tell them to delay the evictions until permanent, affordable housing exists. March from the Albany Bulb (1 Buchanan Street) at 6:30 to the city council meeting, which starts at 7:30. 53223
Busses Leave For Sacramento: National Day of Protest Against Police Violence. 8:00 am
Busses Leave For Sacramento: National Day of Protest Against Police Violence. @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
A message from Oscar Grant’s uncle, Cephus Johnson: If you are planning to go to Sacramento for National day against police brutality, repression, and criminalization of a generation, there will be a 45 seat bus at Oscar Grant Plaza at 8:00-8:30 am departing at 09:00 am. This is a free bus ride there and back, First come first serve until bus is full. Get their early to secure your FREE ride. More info.53343
Hold Police Accountable: National Day Of Protest To Stop Police Brutality 5:00 pm
Hold Police Accountable: National Day Of Protest To Stop Police Brutality @ California State Capitol
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 23 @ 12:00 am
NO SCHOOL, NO WORK, NO BUSINESS AS USUAL UNTIL POLICE ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE MURDERS OF: Oscar Grant Alan Blueford Idriss Stelley Kenneth Harding Kelly Thomas Gary King Manuel Diaz Mario Romero … NATIONAL DAY AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY. October 22nd is a day that people around the nation have mobilized every year since 1996 for a National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation. It is crucial that we bring forward a powerful National Day of Protest in cities and towns across … Continued
Oakland Protest: Stop Police Brutality, Repression and Criminalization of a Generation. 11:30 pm
Oakland Protest: Stop Police Brutality, Repression and Criminalization of a Generation. @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
Oct 22 @ 11:30 pm – Oct 23 @ 12:30 am
If you can’t make it to Sacramento on this 18th annual day of protest, you can still take action. Wear Black! Hoodies Up! If you couldn’t sleep when the verdict of Trayvon Martin’s killer came down… If you burn with anger or agony living in such a society… 52796
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Take Back the Plaza! #O25 Discussion, potluck, march, vigil 3:00 pm
Take Back the Plaza! #O25 Discussion, potluck, march, vigil @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 26 @ 9:30 am
During the early hours of October 25, 2011, hundreds of violent police officers stormed into Occupy Oakland’s home base at Oscar Grant Plaza, near city hall, to evict protesters & to remove their belongings. 96 of our comrades were arrested after the cops used tear gas, flash-bang grenades and less-than-lethal munitions to subdue the crowd. Occupy Oakland’s spirit was not damaged, we were emboldened and radicalized as thousands returned that afternoon to stand up and fight back. Unforgettably, so did the p…olice. The battle for the plaza went on into … Continued
Urban Shield Day of Protest 4:00 pm
Urban Shield Day of Protest @ Marriott Hotel
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 26 @ 1:00 am
Urban Shield Day of Protest @ Marriott Hotel | Oakland | California | United States
Join the demonstrations against “Urban Shield,” a war game and weapons show that will be held in the Bay Area from October 25th-28th. This convention brings together more than 150 local, state, federal, international and private sector partners defined as “first responders” to “critical events” in “our high-threat, high-density urban area.” They includes human rights violators such as police departments from BART’s to Bahrain’s, together with private security corporations and weapons manufacturers. Join the Facing Urban Shield Action Network on October 25 to confront the weapons manufacturers and the local … Continued
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Rally Against Police Violence: Facing Urban Shield and OO. 12:00 am
Rally Against Police Violence: Facing Urban Shield and OO. @ Marriott Hotel, then Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 26 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am
Rally Against Police Violence: Facing Urban Shield and OO. @ Marriott Hotel, then Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
It will be two years to the day since Oakland Police tear-gassed, beat and dragged Occupiers from Oscar Grant Plaza, then later in the day shot Scott Olsen in the head with a bean-bag round and then flash-bang-grenaded his rescuers. Join Urban Shield protesters and Occupy Oakland peeps at a rally at the Marriott Hotel to protest the Urban Shield convention – aka warrior cops loose on our streets. Urban Shield promotes the use of so-called “non-lethal weapons” against peaceful protesters, the same weapons that nearly killed Scott Olsen and … Continued
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Emergency Rally Monday in SF: Governor Brown, Climate Leaders Don’t Frack 10:00 pm
Emergency Rally Monday in SF: Governor Brown, Climate Leaders Don’t Frack @ Cisco-Meraki
Oct 28 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Fracking for dirty oil in California is a major threat to our climate. Yet, Governor Brown–an advocate of action to avert catastrophic climate change–has given Big Oil a green light to frack our Golden State. We just learned that on Monday, Gov. Brown will be in San Francisco to sign a climate change agreement with the governors of Washington and Oregon and the British Columbia Premier. Will you join MoveOn members and our allies with Californians Against Fracking for an emergency rally outside the signing ceremony to tell Gov. Brown: … Continued
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March & Vigil for Andy Lopez – 13 Year Old Gunned Down by Sheriff’s Deputies in Santa Rosa 7:00 pm
March & Vigil for Andy Lopez – 13 Year Old Gunned Down by Sheriff’s Deputies in Santa Rosa @ Santa Rosa Junior College
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
STOP THE KILLING! STOP THE LIES. ANDY LOPEZ DID NOT HAVE TO DIE! Facebook event & RSVP. The march will have 2 meeting places. At 12pm, people can either meet at The Old Court House Square or Santa Rosa Junior College. Those that choose to go to the Court House will begin marching to the SRJC at 1 pm. Those that choose to protest at the SRJC will meet at 12 and rally while they await the arrival of those marching from the Old Court House Square. Once the two … Continued
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STOP VEOLIA UNION BUSTING! HANDS OFF THE BOSTON SCHOOL BUS UNION 5! 6:00 pm
STOP VEOLIA UNION BUSTING! HANDS OFF THE BOSTON SCHOOL BUS UNION 5! @ Veolia's Para-transit Office
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Demonstration. Say NO! to Veolia Union Busting! Defend the Boston School Bus Union 5! More info. STOP VEOLIA UNION BUSTING! HANDS OFF THE BOSTON SCHOOL BUS UNION 5!53561
Direct Action at a Big Corporation 6:30 pm
Direct Action at a Big Corporation @ Donahue Labor Statue
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sponsored by ACCE: In addition to Wells Fargo, there are a number of Big Corporations who are aggressively lobbying and spending money on politicians to deceive voters and in the name of more profit to hold back the recovery. We will be targeting a company that has been holding back our campaign to fix the housing crisis. 53551
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HALLOWEEN ACTION at the OAKLAND AIRPORT!! 6:30 pm
HALLOWEEN ACTION at the OAKLAND AIRPORT!! @ Oakland Airport, Terminal 2
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
HALLOWEEN ACTION at the OAKLAND AIRPORT!! Ghosts and zombies are scary – organizing your workplace shouldn’t be! Non-union fast food workers at the Oakland Airport are fighting for the right to organize without fear. They want their restaurants to sign card check agreements – so they can decide freely whether to join a union, without retaliation or intimidation from their bosses. This Halloween, come stand with them! Costumes not required, but highly encouraged! Featuring face painting and Halloween snacks! For questions or rides, contact Sarah Norr at 510-502-5344 or snorr@unitehere.org. … Continued
March to Protect SF City College 10:30 pm
March to Protect SF City College @ CCSF Civic Center Campus
Oct 31 @ 10:30 pm – Nov 1 @ 12:00 am
Sponsored by ACCE: Join us for a big mobilization to Protect San Francisco City College. Our week of action will culminate in a march to deliver several thousand postcards to Mayor Lee asking him to protect City College. We need our City College to keep its broad mission and protect educational access for low-income and immigrant communities, veterans, older adults, displaced workers, and so many others. 53552