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First Friday: Justice 4 Alan Blueford. 5:00 pm
First Friday: Justice 4 Alan Blueford. @ First Friday, corner of 25th & Telegraph
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Friday: Justice 4 Alan Blueford. @ First Friday, corner of 25th & Telegraph | Oakland | California | United States
Come check out the Alan Blueford Center for Justice (photos, video, music) and our street table full of literature as we interact with the readily available masses of people, spreading the word about JAB’s upcoming work & direction, which is to: •continue to raise awareness about what Masso did to Alan & the associated coordinated cover-up • mount a campaign demanding Kamala Harris to prosecute Masso • oppose Gallo’s proposed youth curfew • educate the community & help build JAB’s base of support • standing in solidarity w/local labor struggles … Continued
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Port Truckers Solidarity Cookout 9:00 pm
Port Truckers Solidarity Cookout @ Middle Harbor Park
Nov 2 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Port Truckers Solidarity Cookout @ Middle Harbor Park | Oakland | California | United States
Facebook page & RSVP. Come out for a day of solidarity and family fun with Port Truckers. Meet the families affected by the conditions and compensation of the drivers and hear their stories. There will be food, fun for kids, and a speakout. Bring food to share if you can. Show the billionares that profit from the port and the city that governs it that the truckers have our support. We will not rest until their demands have been met. Credit: Artwork image by Susie Cagle.53531
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What is Social Justice? 2:00 am
What is Social Justice? @ Art Internationale Gallery
Nov 3 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
November is social justice month, and the Revolutionary Poets Brigade is hosting this event to explore some key questions. What is Social Justice? What is Social Injustice? Speakers include Jack Hirschman, former SF poet laureate, Ethel Long-Scott of the Women’s Economic Agenda Project, John Curl, author of For all the People, and poets Sarah Page, Sarah Menefee, Ayat Jalal-Bryant and Aja Couchois Duncan. 53575
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Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win. A Conversation with Angela Davis and Martin Espada 3:00 am
Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win. A Conversation with Angela Davis and Martin Espada @ Scottish Rite Center
Nov 4 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
More info and tickets. Join Critical Resistance for Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win. This event will feature a rare West Coast appearance by acclaimed poet Martín Espada in conversation with Angela Y. Davis and will be moderated by Melanie Cervantes of Dignidad Rebelde. Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win will encourage audience members to envision a world free of the prison industrial complex and inspire us to take steps toward making those visions real. Espada and Davis will be joined by other culture workers and movement leaders to lift up the … Continued
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Occupy Forum: The Movement Action Plan: A Model for How Successful Movements Work 2:00 am
Occupy Forum: The Movement Action Plan: A Model for How Successful Movements Work @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Nov 5 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
OccupyForum presents… The Movement Action Plan: A Model for How Successful Movements Work with JoAnn McAllister Even through grassroots activists and their social movements have been powerful and often successful throughout history, most activists believe they are powerless and feel their movement is ineffective and failing. These beliefs can become self-fulfilling prophesies that create a chain reaction of hopelessness, low energy, burnout, dropout, declining numbers, and disastrous strategies and tactics. Without a guiding framework that explains the step-by-step process of social movement success, activists are unable to set appropriate long- … Continued
Million Mask March – San Francisco 6:00 pm
Million Mask March – San Francisco @ Civic Center
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Million Mask March - San Francisco  @ Civic Center | San Francisco | California | United States
No description yet. Facebook page & RSVP. Main event (in Washington DC) Facebook page. 52897
Jailhouse for Gelhaus 9:00 pm
Jailhouse for Gelhaus @ Old Court House Square
Nov 5 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jailhouse for Gelhaus @ Old Court House Square | Santa Rosa | California | United States
March to The District Attorney’s Office, 600 Administration Drive, Room 212 J Santa Rosa. WE HAVE ONE DEMAND, for now. We demand Erick Gelhaus be immediately fired, arrested, and Indicted for the Murder of Andy Lopez. We will march to the District Attorney’s OFFICE on this coming Tuesday, the 5th, planning to leave downtown around 1:30. We need everyone that can be there, there. Justice cannot wait! To all students: Do not let people attempt to quite your voice. It is your voice that is fueling this fight for Andy. … Continued
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Special Oakland City Council Meeting to Consider Resolution in Support of Richmond’s Proposed Mortgage Relief Program using Eminent Domain. 12:30 am
Special Oakland City Council Meeting to Consider Resolution in Support of Richmond’s Proposed Mortgage Relief Program using Eminent Domain. @ Oakland City Hall
Nov 6 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am
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
Town Hall Meeting: The Alameda Sheriff and District Attorney. Why Can’t We Do Better? 3:00 am
Town Hall Meeting: The Alameda Sheriff and District Attorney. Why Can’t We Do Better? @ South Berkeley Senior Center (just a few blocks from the Ashby Bart)
Nov 6 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Town Hall Meeting: The Alameda Sheriff and District Attorney. Why Can't We Do Better? @ South Berkeley Senior Center (just a few blocks from the Ashby Bart) | Berkeley | California | United States
Representation for the People, a coalition of East Bay activists, is sponsoring this town hall meeting. The coalition opposes the policies and actions of Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and Sheriff Greg Ahern. These elected officials continue to run unopposed yet espouse policies and views that progressives find unacceptable. The coalition is therefore organizing to explore ways of getting rid of our sheriff and district attorney. Speakers: Wilson Riles: Former Oakland Councilperson, speaking on the importance of electoral politics to a progressive agenda. Dan Siegel: Civil Rights Attorney, speaking … Continued
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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
Save CCSF Press Conference 12:00 pm
Save CCSF Press Conference @ Steps of the Science Building
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Come to the . SAVE CCSF PRESS CONFERENCE We have raised the entire amount for both the legal campaign and the DOE campaign! YEAH!! (See below for more information about these.) OTHER SAVE CCSF NEWS & UPDATES LEGAL CAMPAIGN Our attorney Dan Siegel (working for us pro-bono) is going forward with a legal strategy developed in consultation with AFT 2121’s attorney as well as the SF City Attorney’s office. It is complementary to existing lawsuits against the ACCJC. It will be filed this week. Look out for announcement on our … Continued
Twitter Day of Action: Rally With Community Speakers. 8:00 pm
Twitter Day of Action: Rally With Community Speakers. @ Twitter Headquarters
Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Today is Twitter’s IPO. Facebook event. There are things that do not get tweeted: neighborhoods are being transformed and not for the benefit of the majority of San Franciscans. Average rents for a one bedroom apartment in the city have eclipsed $3,000 and long term residents—many of whom are seniors and people with disabilities—are very vulnerable to eviction via the Ellis Act by landlords who want to cash in on much of the tech money flooding the city. With Twitter alone, the City is losing about $56 million of revenue … Continued
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Twitter Day of Action: Speakout at Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting. 1:45 am
Twitter Day of Action: Speakout at Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting. @ City Hall, Room 416
Nov 8 @ 1:45 am – 3:00 am
Today was Twitter’s IPO. Facebook Event, More Info & RSVP. SPEAK OUT at the Central Market/TL Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting. We demand REAL community benefits agreements! 53853
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HARD TIME: Film Showing & Discussion. 3:00 am
HARD TIME: Film Showing & Discussion.
Nov 9 @ 3:00 am – 5:30 am
Speakers: Robert King of the Angola 7. Azadeh Zahrabi of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children. “Hard Times” is a film about Robert King, the first freed member of the Angola 7. King spent 29 years in solitary in Louisiana. Sponsored by the ANSWER coalition.52972
National Day of Action. Oakland Stands with Andy Lopez. 12:00 pm
National Day of Action. Oakland Stands with Andy Lopez. @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rally – Speak Out – March – Nationwide outrage has swept across the nation in the wake of the brutal murder of 13 year-old Andy Lopez by Santa Rosa Sheriff Erik Gelhaus. The worst thing we can do now is go home. Keep the pressure on! Stand with us as we stand against terror in our communities because: – Playing with toys is NOT a crime. – Walking while Brown or Black is NOT a crime. – Living our lives is NOT a crime. Fire Prosecute and Jail Erick Gelhaus. … Continued
National Day of Protest for Andy Lopez: Santa Rosa 9:00 pm
National Day of Protest for Andy Lopez: Santa Rosa @ Julliard Park
Nov 9 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 1:00 am
There will be protests, in Andy’s name, as a collaboration with countless organizations around the nation, with groups protesting in their own respective cities… Facebook page, more info & RSVP. Come Tell Your Story. Guest Speakers & Open Mic. Music, Snacks, Information Tables.53851
Boston School Bus 5 – National Day of Solidarity. Demonstrate Against Veolia 11:00 pm
Boston School Bus 5 – National Day of Solidarity. Demonstrate Against Veolia
Nov 9 @ 11:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 12:00 am
Say NO to Veolia/City Union Busting! Hands off the Boston School Bus Union 5 – Vice President Steven Gillis (fired 11/1/13), – Grievance Chair and Local founder Stevan Kirschbaum (fired 11/1/13), – Recording Secretary and Charlestown Chief Steward Andre Francois, – Steward and Local founder Richard Lynch and Steward – 3 term former President Garry Murchison. The latter three suspended and threatened with firing. Every day, USW Local 8751 members in Boston are experiencing more and increasing disrespect from Veolia management, including constant suspensions and threats based on bogus allegations … Continued
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Talk by Dr. Joy DeGruy: Establishing Unity in the African-American Family 12:30 am
Talk by Dr. Joy DeGruy: Establishing Unity in the African-American Family @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Nov 10 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am
A unique opportunity to attend a free talk by Dr. Joy DeGruy, author of Posttraumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Injury and Healing. This is a FREE event. Facebook event and RSVP. Dr. Joy DeGruy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, a master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Social Work Research. Dr. Joy DeGruy is a nationally and internationally renowned researcher, educator, author and presenter. She is an Assistant Professor at Portland State University and the President of … Continued
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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Occupy Forum: Making Observations: Seeing the World as it Currently is and Adjusting Accordingly. 2:00 am
Occupy Forum: Making Observations: Seeing the World as it Currently is and Adjusting Accordingly. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Nov 12 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! OccupyForum presents… Making Observations: Seeing the World as it Currently is and Adjusting Accordingly with Javier Ocasio “Making Observations came about through my need to educate myself, my fellow active citizens and the passive people who go about their daily lives not knowing the current state of the world they live in. Only by getting a visual picture of the present health of our biosphere … Continued
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Youth Curfew Proposal At City Council Public Safety Committee 1:30 am
Youth Curfew Proposal At City Council Public Safety Committee @ Oakland City Hall
Nov 13 @ 1:30 am – 5:00 am
Youth Curfew Proposal At City Council Public Safety Committee @ Oakland City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
The Case Against Curfews.
Mario Savio Memorial Lecture: New Strategies for Confronting the Climate Crisis. 4:00 am
Mario Savio Memorial Lecture: New Strategies for Confronting the Climate Crisis. @ Wheeler Auditorium
Nov 13 @ 4:00 am – 6:00 am
> The 17th Annual Mario Savio Memorial Lecture will present a panel discussion on “New Strategies for Confronting the Climate Crisis” on November 12, at 8 p.m., in UC’s Wheeler Auditorium. Free tickets are available at: > > www.mariosaviolecture.eventbrite.com > > Disabled access instructions here: > > http://access-guide.berkeley.edu/buildings/wheeler-hall > > Doors open at 6:30; tickets must be presented by 7:45 to receive priority entrance. The only way to assure a Reserved Seat is by making a donation to the Lecture fund via this link: > > http://www.savio.org/donations.html > > Panelists … Continued
Port Truckers Noise Demo At City Hall 11:30 am
Port Truckers Noise Demo At City Hall @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Nov 13 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Facebook event & RSVP. Join the Port Truckers as they make noise at city hall while some are inside meeting with California Air Resources Board. This is the body that is able to grant some of the demands of the Truckers, including an extension on truck upgrades and grant funding to compensate the cost of upgrades. They had refused to meet with the truckers until the port action in October. While a few if them are in the meeting with CARB, port and city officials, the truckers want to let … Continued
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Protest Against the Indictment of Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh 1:00 am
Protest Against the Indictment of Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 14 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am
Protest Against the Indictment of Palestinian Activist, Rasmea Odeh The United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) and Rasmea’s supporters and legal team have called for the 13th of this month to be NATIONAL DAYS of ACTION to support Rasmea and demand dropping of the charges now! If convicted, Rasmea faces up to 10 years in prison, being stripped of her U.S. citizenship, and probable deportation. We cannot allow this to happen. The charges against her are a political attack on her as an individual and on Palestinian, Arab and Muslim … Continued
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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Resisting the Prison Industrial Complex 2:30 am
Resisting the Prison Industrial Complex @ Room D-200, Laney College
Nov 15 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Resisting the Prison Industrial Complex is a multiracial and inter-generational panel discussion on community resistance efforts against mass incarceration among communities of color. Panelists will share their experiences and perspectives as former prisoners, crusaders against mass incarceration and advocates for the rights of prisoners, their families and ex-offenders. The panel will include prestigious members of the following community organizations: • Families With a Future • All of Us or None • Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity • Asian Prisoner Support Committee • Legal Services for Prisoners with Children 53819
Film Showing & Q&A: Revolution – Nothing Less. 9:30 pm
Film Showing & Q&A: Revolution – Nothing Less. @ Pacific Film Archive Theater
Nov 15 @ 9:30 pm – Nov 16 @ 12:30 am
In the fall of 2012, Bob Avakian gave a series of talks in different cities. This is a film of one of those talks.53381
Film: American Promise 7:00 pm
Film: American Promise @ Regal Jack London
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
“American Promise is more than a documentary; it is part of a bigger, ongoing movement about changing perceptions of-and behavior and values with respect to-young African-American males in our society.” Documentary Magazine A documentary 13 years in the making, American Promise follows the journeys of two African-American boys and their families from kindergarten to high school graduation and provides a powerful narrative about the lives of african-american boys and their families, as well as the factors that contribute to the achievement gap in education for black males. Facebook event & … Continued
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Fighting Jails: Bring Our Loved Ones Home. 2:00 pm
Fighting Jails: Bring Our Loved Ones Home. @ Koret Auditorium, SF Public Library
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm
For nearly 15 years Critical Resistance has been fighting against new prison and jail construction. Today, counties across the Bay Area are facing plans for new jails. Although polls show that Californians don’t want their tax dollars spent on prison and jail construction and the projects will cost hundreds of millions of dollars, sheriffs from Santa Cruz to Contra Costa are considering them. These projects not only run the risk of putting our counties in fiscal jeopardy, they also undercut the resources available for the life-affirming programs and services that … Continued
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Federal Lawsuit Hearing for Temporary Injunction to Prevent Albany Bulb Residents’ Eviction 10:00 pm
Federal Lawsuit Hearing for Temporary Injunction to Prevent Albany Bulb Residents’ Eviction @ San Francisco Courthouse 6, 17th floor
Nov 18 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Security is tight at the federal courthouses–people will need to bring ID and be ready to go through a metal detector. No one should be carrying weapons or contraband. From the SF Chronicle: Homeless people in Albany sued the East Bay city Wednesday to try to halt their impending eviction from a waterfront landfill known as the Bulb, where some of them have lived for years… “After years of allowing and even encouraging the homeless to seek shelter on the Bulb, the city’s sudden decision to reverse course and evict … Continued
An Evening of Justice and Truth. Familes Taking Action. Oakland Welcomes the Emmett Till Family. 7:00 pm
An Evening of Justice and Truth. Familes Taking Action. Oakland Welcomes the Emmett Till Family. @ Allen Temple Baptist Church, Rm D 216
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Moderator: Dr. Crystallee Crain Speakers: Emmett Till Family Representatives. Airicka Gordon-Taylor Ollie Gordon Wanda Johnson (mother of Oscar Grant) A member of the Blueford family. Walter Riley (civil rights attorney) George Calvis (community organizer) Clarence Thomas (labor organizer) Steve Pitts(from the UC Berkeley Labor Center) Co-sponsored by: Prophetic Justice Ministries, ISO, Black Workers Center, Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice, UC Berkeley Black Student Union, Bay Area Black Student Alliance. Organized by: Till Family Organizing Committee. 53884
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Occupy Forum Film Showing & Q&A: American Autumn: An OccuDoc. 2:00 am
Occupy Forum Film Showing & Q&A: American Autumn: An OccuDoc. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Nov 19 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Occupy Forum continues… Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Another World Is Possible!!! OccupyForum presents the film… “American Autumn: An Occudoc” and Q & A with David Hartsough What would a world look like that had a culture and an economic system that places human need above corporate greed, and how do we bring that world into being? Who cares what it is called. Call it Socialism, Call it Real Democracy … 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
No Keystone Pipeline Protest at Cal 8:30 pm
No Keystone Pipeline Protest at Cal @ Sather Gate, Sproul Plaza
Nov 19 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us in telling President Obama that he needs to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline!We will be rallying by Sather Gate at 12:30pm on Tuesday, November 19 in solidarity with communities across the country. Listen to speakers discuss the perils of the pipeline and pledge to take ACTION to stop this pipeline. This would be game over for climate change, and we have no Planet B. Let’s show Obama how much Cal Students care about indigenous communities, safe water supplies, and climate change. Cosponsored by Cal Dems, EVP Nolan Pack, … Continued
Stand up for the TRUTH about Haiti! 9:30 pm
Stand up for the TRUTH about Haiti! @ Yerba Buena Gardens
Nov 19 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Prime Minister Lamothe & Sean Penn do NOT Speak for the Haitian Majority Protest the Lies about Haiti in SF On Tuesday, November 19 in San Francisco, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and actor Sean Penn (named “Ambassador at Large for Haiti”by Michel Martelly), will spread the false message of the fraudulent Martelly government. Join Haiti Action Committee to protest against these lies, as well the corruption and repression of the Martelly/Lamothe government. The people of Haiti are still in the midst of an occupation instigated by the United States … Continued
Rally/March/Press Conference in Support of “DJ”, beaten by SFPD for no Reason. 5:00 pm
Rally/March/Press Conference in Support of “DJ”, beaten by SFPD for no Reason. @ Valencia Gardens
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
There will be gathering at the Valencia Gardens entrance for a march to the 17th Valencia police station for a press conference demanding the release of both individuals, demanding all charges dropped & demanding the undercover Narcotics officer that beat DJ & 3 other individuals be fired. Please join us! Read the story here.54010
Oakland City Council: Oppose DAC Authorization and upport Richmond Eminent Domain Statement. 6:30 pm
Oakland City Council: Oppose DAC Authorization and upport Richmond Eminent Domain Statement.
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Oakland City Council will be considering two controversial actions: Giving the City Administrator authorization to select a new Domain Awareness Center contractor in light of SAIC’s ineligibility to be that contractor because of its nuclear weapons testing involvement; and issuing a statement in support of Richmond’s efforts to help homeowners with underwater mortgages using principal reduction with the threat of eminent domain. The former needs to be defeated. A large coalition is organizing (see the rally at 5:30).  The latter needs to be supported. Strike Debt Bay Area, ACCE … Continued
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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
Stop the Domain Awareness Center Rally! 1:30 am
Stop the Domain Awareness Center Rally! @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Nov 20 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Stop the Domain Awareness Center Rally! @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater | Oakland | California | United States
    RALLY AT OAKLAND CITY HALL (OSCAR GRANT PLAZA) THIS TUESDAY AT 5:30PM, TO STOP THE CITY COUNCIL FROM CREATING A MASSIVE SURVEILLANCE CENTER FOR OPD AND DHS!!! The Department of Homeland Security and Oakland Police are building a massive surveillance center to videotape, track, and log the movements of all Oakland residents and visitors! The Domain Awareness Center (DAC) as its called, is an unprecedented attack on our civil liberties, giving the police department unlimited access to our whereabouts. This includes a computer system that aggregates information from … Continued
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Protest Against SFPD for the Beating of DJ Williams 1:00 am
Protest Against SFPD for the Beating of DJ Williams
Nov 23 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am
Announcement on Instagram. John Burris to sue SFPD.54066
End the Fed 11:00 am
End the Fed @ Federal Reserve Building
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm
More info and video.54058
Debtors’ Assembly! You Are Not Alone. You Are Not A Loan! 10:00 pm
Debtors’ Assembly! You Are Not Alone. You Are Not A Loan! @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Fellowship Hall
Nov 23 @ 10:00 pm – Nov 24 @ 12:30 am
Debtors' Assembly! You Are Not Alone. You Are Not A Loan! @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Fellowship Hall | Berkeley | California | United States
Debt keeps us isolated, ashamed, and afraid – of becoming homeless, of going hungry, of being crippled or killed by treatable illness, or of being trapped in poverty-level jobs. Those facing foreclosure, medical debt, student debt, or credit card debt feel alone, hounded by debt collectors, and forced into unrewarding work to keep up with payments. Join us for Strike Debt Bay Area’s (website and Facebook) third Debtors’ Assembly, where we will come together to understand debt in this modern society of ours and how to fight it collectively. This … Continued
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Film Showing: Unmanned: America’s Drone War, And/Or Wounds of Waziristan 2:00 am
Film Showing: Unmanned: America’s Drone War, And/Or Wounds of Waziristan @ SF Jazz Center
Nov 25 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Obama’s drone policy is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of innocent civilians in Pakistan and Yemen — countries we aren’t even at war with. Since Obama has taken office, deadly drone strikes have increased, causing more drone bases to pop up across the country and across the globe to engage in surveillance and targeted killing. Join us to say stop the killing! On the eve of President Obama’s high-roller fundraiser, CODEPINK, World Can’t Wait and others will screen the film Unmanned: America’s Drone War or Wounds of Waziristan or … Continued
Thangs Taken: Rethinking Thanksgiving 3:00 am
Thangs Taken: Rethinking Thanksgiving @ La Pena Cultural Center
Nov 25 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
The Free Land Project Presents: A night of art and culture celebrating Indigenous resistance. Corrina Gold, Wicahpiluta Candelaria, Iamani I. Ameni, Michelle Steinberg, GoodShield Aguilar, Mignon Geli, Rico Pabon, DJ Free Leonard and Bear Fox. Hosted by Ariel Lucky.53919
Protest Against Obama and Drones 7:00 pm
Protest Against Obama and Drones @ Patricia's Green
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Join CODEPINK, World Can’t Wait and others as we protest against President Barack Obama use of deadly drones! President Obama will be in San Francisco to attend a high-roller luncheon at the new SF Jazz Center in Hayes Valley. Obama’s drone policy is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of innocent civilians in Pakistan and Yemen — countries we aren’t even at war with. Since Obama has taken office, deadly drone strikes have increased, causing more drone bases to pop up across the country and across the globe to engage in … Continued
Occupy Forum: Revolutions. 6:00 pm
Occupy Forum: Revolutions. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! OccupyForum presents… Revolutions The word “revolution” is used a lot in Occupy, often with little or no context. Ethan Davidson and Ryan Smith hope to fill that gap. How do revolutions happen? What are the short- and long-term effects? How do they improve and how do they not improve the societies they happen in? Whether you advocate or oppose revolutions, these are questions worth considering. … Continued
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Thanksgiving Eve Unite Here Day of Action at Oakland Airport 2:00 pm
Thanksgiving Eve Unite Here Day of Action at Oakland Airport @ Oakland Airport, Terminal 2
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 28 @ 3:00 am
Leafleting ALL DAY: 6 am – 7 pm Mobilizations at 7 am, noon, and 5 pm OAKLAND AIRPORT FOOD AND RETAIL WORKERS ARE STANDING UP FOR THEIR JOBS, THEIR RIGHTS AND THEIR FAMILIES! ON THE BUSIEST TRAVEL DAY OF THE YEAR, STAND WITH THEM! RIDES AVAILABLE FROM ILWU Local 6, 99 Hegenberger, beginning 20 minutes before each mobilization. Call Sarah Norr at 510-502-5344 if you arrive and don’t see a shuttle. Part of the ReFund Oakland Coalition’s Week of Action: A Hand Up for Workers, not Handouts for Corporations! In … Continued
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Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance!
Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance! @ Albany Bulb (Buchanan west of I80)
Nov 29 – Nov 30 all-day
Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance! @ Albany Bulb (Buchanan west of I80) | Albany | California | United States
Join us at the Albany Bulb Nov 28 – Dec 1 For a Three Day Solidarity Campout With Worksops, Discussions, Cooking, Networking, Building, Music and Films!   Friday, November 29th: 9am – Morning Meeting/Workshop announcements and proposals – The Amphitheatre 10am – 3pm – Workshops. 11am – CopWatch – The Cove 1pm – Worker organizing and class struggle in the Bay Area – IWW – The Amphitheatre 3pm – Direct Action Training – The High Road 4pm – Art Tour of the Bulb. Featuring Amber and Osha. Explore the art … Continued
Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance! 12:00 am
Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance! @ Albany Bulb (Buchanan west of I80)
Nov 29 @ 12:00 am – 5:00 am
Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance! @ Albany Bulb (Buchanan west of I80) | Albany | California | United States
Join us at the Albany Bulb Nov 28 – Dec 1 For a Three Day Solidarity Campout With Worksops, Discussions, Cooking, Networking, Building, Music and Films! Thursday, November 28th: 4pm – No Thanks Anti-colonial potluck feast. – The Beachfront/Entrance Aka The Cove 5 pm discussion on Post-Colonialism and Autonomy – The Cove 7pm – Buried Voices Film Screening. (Details struggles of Ohlone and Miwok peoples regarding sacred sites). – The Cove Each day will conclude with a campout on the Bulb. Bring water, warm clothing, tents, and camping gear. Potlucks … Continued
Dinner, Solidarity & Camraderie. 1:00 am
Dinner, Solidarity & Camraderie. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Nov 29 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Provided gratis by Food Not Bombs, in cooperation with the Berkeley Post Office Defenders.  All are welcome!54195
Buy Nothing Day. 9:00 pm
Buy Nothing Day. @ Union Square (side facing Macy's)
Nov 29 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 2:00 am
Raise Awareness of Child, Forced and Prison Labor to Make Our Clothes Buy Nothing Day or Black Friday X-Mess Caroling at the Christmas Tree (political/anti-sweatshop songs) 2:00 pm; 4:00 pm and 5:45 pm (look for the sign OCCUPY X-MESS CAROLS) Free Market 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Buy Nothing Day (BND) is an international day of protest against consumerism. Come for a Free Market, Caroling & Leafleting People will be meeting at Union Square on the Macy’s side at 1 pm to go flyer stores around Union Square that use … Continued
Black Friday Walmart Protest: Oakland. MOVED TO SAN LEANDRO!! 11:00 pm
Black Friday Walmart Protest: Oakland. MOVED TO SAN LEANDRO!! @ San Leandro Walmart
Nov 29 @ 11:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 3:00 am
Follow on Twitter: #WalmartStrikers Location is near the Bayfair BART Station. Facebook Event & RSVP.53868
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Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance!
Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance! @ Albany Bulb (Buchanan west of I80)
Nov 30 all-day
Albany Bulb: A Festival of Resistance! @ Albany Bulb (Buchanan west of I80) | Albany | California | United States
Join us at the Albany Bulb Nov 28 – Dec 1 For a Three Day Solidarity Campout With Worksops, Discussions, Cooking, Networking, Building, Music and Films! Saturday, November 30th: 9am – Morning Meeting/Workshop announcements and proposals- The Amphitheatre 10am – 3pm – Workshops 10am – Towards an Ecological General Strike – BLF Green Bans and Green Unionism – IWW EUC – The Amphitheatre 11am – Resisting the development of Knowland Park – John R. 1pm – Art Tour of the Bulb. Featuring Amber and Osha. Explore the art and history … Continued