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Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Nov 3 @ 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 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Nov 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s 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, Oakland50026
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Nov 5 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Post Office has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! Come and help plan our next actions in defense of our post office and against privatization. Four weeks ago we learned that perfidious Post Office Executives, who only the week before had sent a letter to the Berkeley City Council offering to negotiate until at least November 12th, had had CBRE (Richard Blum’s company) list the downtown Berkeley Post Office for sale. Check out the video of Peter Byrne’s talk at our recent Save the Post Office Rally! … Continued
Special Oakland City Council Meeting to Consider Resolution in Support of Richmond’s Proposed Mortgage Relief Program using Eminent Domain. 4:30 pm
Special Oakland City Council Meeting to Consider Resolution in Support of Richmond’s Proposed Mortgage Relief Program using Eminent Domain. @ Oakland City Hall
Nov 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
From Inside Bay Area. The Oakland City Council will soon consider whether to endorse Richmond’s strategy to use eminent domain as a tool to fight foreclosure and study whether it should do the same. The council will take up the issue at a 4:30 p.m. special meeting on Nov. 5 that was requested by Council members Desley Brooks, Larry Reid and Noel Gallo. Richmond’s effort to do something constructive about mortgage relief for large numbers of homeowners in Richmond is being supported by Strike Debt Bay Area (Facebook and webpage) … Continued
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Low-Wage Capitalism Bookgroup/Class. 6:30 pm
Low-Wage Capitalism Bookgroup/Class. @ Workers World Offices, Oakland (ring buzzer for #411 to get in)
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
What the new globalized, high-tech imperialism means for the class struggle in the U.S. http://www.lowwagecapitalism.com/ 3rd in series of three classes – if you’d like a copy of the book to read in advance of the class, please message Terri Kay to work out getting a copy to you. We will cover section 3 of 3 this week. If you missed session 1 or 2, no worries, you’ll be able to follow the discussion with no problem. Snacks will be served – wheelchair accessible Facebook event & RSVP.53626
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Save the Berkeley Post Office! Pack the Meeting! 3:00 am
Save the Berkeley Post Office! Pack the Meeting! @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Nov 7 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Support the Zoning Overlay WE MUST AGAIN PACK THE PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING Zone for the Community, not the Developers We need you to speak or be a supportive audience member. SAVE THE BERKELEY POST OFFICE! Over 75 people came to the last Planning Commission meeting–60 spoke FOR the Zoning Overlay and only 3 spoke for the developers. At this next meeting, the Commission will finalize its recommendation to the City Council. WE MUST AGAIN BE THERE TO SPEAK FOR THE ZONING OVERLAY! Berkeley’s Planning Commission and City Council propose … Continued
What’s That Stench??? Rude Crude Threatens our Bay!!! 3:00 am
What’s That Stench??? Rude Crude Threatens our Bay!!! @ Berkeley Ecology Center
Nov 7 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
As we step up a concerted transition to alternative energy, Big Oil lurches towards its last gasp: exponential development of fossil fuel infrastructure at West Coast ports for transport, storage, refining and shipping to Asian markets. The WesPac Pittsburg Energy Infrastructure Project would transform Pittsburg (a dormant industrial, residential area in our Northern San Francisco Bay) into a major crude oil receiving, storage and shipping facility. WesPac develops, constructs, owns and operates infrastructure throughout North America for petroleum products handling, and Pittsburg is the next target for modernization and reactivation … Continued
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POSTPONED: Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting. 7:00 pm
POSTPONED: Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting. @ Postponed
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In light of other actions this day in Oakland and in Santa Rosa for Andy Lopez, the monthly Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition meeting has been postponed for a week. Hope to see you all next week! 53864
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Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Nov 10 @ 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 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Nov 10 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s 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, Oakland50026
Transport Workers Solidarity Forum: The Bay Area Battle in Transport: Workers Face Employer Onslaught – No More Defeats Like Wisconsin! Business Unionism vs. Class Struggle Unionism 10:00 pm
Transport Workers Solidarity Forum: The Bay Area Battle in Transport: Workers Face Employer Onslaught – No More Defeats Like Wisconsin! Business Unionism vs. Class Struggle Unionism @ Black Repertory Theater
Nov 10 @ 10:00 pm
Transport Workers Solidarity Forum: The Bay Area Battle in Transport: Workers Face Employer Onslaught – No More Defeats Like Wisconsin! Business Unionism vs. Class Struggle Unionism @ Black Repertory Theater | Berkeley | California | United States
***PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE BELOW! The Bay Area Battle in Transport: Workers Face Employer Onslaught   No More Defeats Like Wisconsin! Business Unionism vs. Class Struggle Unionism   Meeting: November 10 (Sunday) 2:00 PM At: Black Repertory Theater 3201 Adeline Street, Berkeley     Although BART workers marched through downtown Oakland in August and October chanting “Strike, strike, strike!”, union officials shackled them with a concessionary contract. Why did BART workers settle for a concessionary contract after fighting for four months — striking twice, staging militant mass rallies in … Continued
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OO Finance Committee Meeting 5:30 pm
OO Finance Committee Meeting @ The Holdout
Nov 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
OO Finance Committee Meeting @ The Holdout | Oakland | California | United States
Held every 2nd & 4th Monday of the month. 5.30pm The Holdout  2313 San Pablo Ave, Oakland CA The Occupy Oakland (OO) Finance Committee works inclusively to make our process transparent, our membership requirements clear, and to develop clear communication and financial reporting available to associated groups and to OO as a whole. Our commitments to Occupy Oakland as a whole: We commit to report back to the GA. We commit to regularly updating our page onoccupyoakland.org with monthly bank statements, meeting notes, summaries of check reimbursements and general OO Finance … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Nov 12 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Post Office has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! Five weeks ago we learned that perfidious Post Office Executives, who only the week before had sent a letter to the Berkeley City Council offering to negotiate until at least November 12th, had had CBRE (Richard Blum’s company) list the downtown Berkeley Post Office for sale. Last week the Planning Commission passed on to the Berkeley City a proposed Zoning Ordinance that would make the Post Office property less desirable to potential purchasers of the capitalist variety. Come … Continued
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Discussion and Get-Together: Occupy Wall Street’s new “Occupy Finance” book! 3:30 am
Discussion and Get-Together: Occupy Wall Street’s new “Occupy Finance” book! @ Xolo Taqueria, one block from the 19th St. BART
Nov 14 @ 3:30 am – 5:30 am
Less than 2 months ago, Occupy Wall Street’s Alternative Banking Group published a brand new 100-page book entitled, “Occupy Finance”! The entire book is available free online. Strike Debt Bay Area’s “Politics of Debt” book discussion group will get together in downtown Oakland next Wednesday evening, November 13th, to discuss the first half of the book, including the following chapters: Introduction: Fighting Our Way Out of the Financial Maze Section 1. The Real Life Impact of Financialization on the 99% Chapter 1. Heads They Win, Tails We Lose Chapter 2. … Continued
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Black Friday Planning Meeting 6:00 pm
Black Friday Planning Meeting @ Movement Strategy Center
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
#WalmartStrikers are #HellaOURWalmart and we are here to tell Walmart we’re here to stay and not backing down. Join us for a community planning meeting this Saturday for Black Friday 2013 in the Bay. Near 12th St BART in downtown Oakland. Northern California Our Walmart Facebook. And Twitter @ForRespectNoCal and @HellaOURWalmart 53934
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting 7:00 pm
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fighting the proposed curfew in Oakland. Protesting in Sacramento on O22. Demanding that Kamala Harris investigate the death of Alan Blueford and all other victims of police violence here in California. Speaking out against the militarization of police. Join as as we review our recent actions and plan future ones!53392
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Organize Against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) 2:00 am
Organize Against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) @ Sudo Room (entrance on 22nd St)
Nov 17 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
The DAC is being debated at the City Council meeting this Tuesday. Come help organize for the meeting, for the rally, and in general against Orwell’s nightmare. THE ENTRANCE TO THE SUDO ROOM IS ON 22ND ST!!!53953
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Nov 17 @ 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 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Nov 17 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s 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, Oakland50026
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Want to Help Get a New Sheriff and/or District Attorney? 7:00 pm
Want to Help Get a New Sheriff and/or District Attorney? @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Want to Help Get a New Sheriff and/or District Attorney? @ Niebyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
We held our Town Hall meeting to discuss the need to get rid of the Alameda County Sheriff and District Attorney on Tuesday, November 5th. Now it’s time to talk about the nuts and bolts of such a campaign. Bring your organizing hat, your ideas, and your friends! Let’s replace Ahern and O’Malley with real progressives, dedicated to the welfare of all Alameda County residents. 53869
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Nov 19 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Post Office has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! Six weeks ago we learned that perfidious Post Office Executives, who only the week before had sent a letter to the Berkeley City Council offering to negotiate until at least November 12th, had had CBRE (Richard Blum’s company) list the downtown Berkeley Post Office for sale. Last week the Planning Commission passed on to the Berkeley City a proposed Zoning Ordinance that would make the Post Office property less desirable to potential purchasers of the capitalist variety. We … Continued
Albany Bulb Anti-Eviction Rally, March and Organizing Meeting. 3:00 am
Albany Bulb Anti-Eviction Rally, March and Organizing Meeting. @ Albany City Hall
Nov 19 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
We’ll meet at Albany City Hall for a rally and then a march. After the march we will all meet to strategize and plan. This is our chance to take the organizing to the next level. (Also, see the court hearing listing for earlier on this date)53961
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Discuss the Vision of Oakland Becoming a Restorative Justice City. 1:00 am
Discuss the Vision of Oakland Becoming a Restorative Justice City. @ Allen Temple Baptist Church, Family Life Center, Mary Morris Conf. Rm.
Nov 20 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Purpose: To brainstorm how to implement the principles and practices of Restorative Justice throughout the City of Oakland that will facilitate Oakland becoming a restorative city. To develop a plan of action designed to empower citizens, eradicate violence, and build community and relationships by introducing, utilizing, implementing, and maintaining ongoing restorative justice circle processes in neighborhoods, schools, families, churches, synagogues, government, justice system, hospitals, unions, and workplaces citywide until it becomes a way of life. To have restorative conversations become the cornerstone for addressing conflict and harms, promoting understanding and … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Saturday, 11/23, 6pm @ Sudo Room 6:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Saturday, 11/23, 6pm @ Sudo Room @ Sudoroom
Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Saturday, 11/23, 6pm @ Sudo Room Join us for a meeting of the Oakland Privacy Working Group: When: Saturday November 23, 2013 6pm Where: Sudo Room 2141 Broadway Oakland Directions Organize to stop the Oakland Domain Awareness Center!54056
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Organize Against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) 2:00 am
Organize Against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) @ Sudo Room (entrance on 22nd St, buzzer)
Nov 24 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Organize Against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC) @ Sudo Room (entrance on 22nd St, buzzer) | Oakland | California | United States
The City Council meeting may have been a joke (as we expected), but seventy people showed up in the drizzling rain to rally at 5:30 last Tuesday against DAC and then many stayed it out to speak truth to power at midnight! There is more to do! Come help us plan our next steps. 54032
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Nov 24 @ 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 46745
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Nov 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s 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, Oakland50026
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Nov 26 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! Seven weeks ago we learned that perfidious Post Office Executives, who only the week before had sent a letter to the Berkeley City Council offering to negotiate until at least November 12th, had CBRE (Richard Blum’s company) list the downtown Berkeley Post Office for sale. A couple of weeks ago the Planning Commission passed on to the Berkeley City a proposed Zoning Ordinance that would make the Post Office property less desirable to potential purchasers of the capitalist … Continued
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Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center 2:00 am
Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center @ The Sudoroom
Nov 27 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Organize against the Oakland Domain Awareness Center  @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland is receiving federal money to build a Domain Awareness Center with cameras, audio recording devices and other technologies that will make it possible for the police and other government agents to monitor the movements and affiliations of all residents and visitors to the city. http://oaklandwiki.org/Domain_Awareness_Center We are planning to educate people about this process with a presence at the Oakland First Friday event on December 6th with a table, fliers, perhaps our own set of intrusive video cameras and street theater. Join us Tuesday evening to help plan this … Continued
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