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Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting 7:00 pm
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us as we start a new year and plan a rally for early February demanding that Kamala Harris prosecute Miguel Masso for the murder of Alan Blueford. The subcommittee meeting for this campaign will take place immediately following the main coalition meeting. Get up-to-date on the civil lawsuit that is proceeding against OPD and the City of Oakland. We will also be planning other events in conjunction with other groups, including an action in Sacramento in late January.54330
OAKLAND PRIVACY WORKING GROUP MEETING 6:30 pm
OAKLAND PRIVACY WORKING GROUP MEETING @ Sudo Room (entrance on 22nd St, buzzer)
Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Getting There Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide mass surveillance center. If you are interested in joining the Oakland Privacy Working Group email listserv, send an email to: oaklandprivacyworkinggroup-subscribe@lists.riseup.net54414
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OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January 2:00 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Through the end of January we will have General Assembly at the sudoroom on 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Here are instructions to access the room, the entrance is on 22nd Street: https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Getting_there This Sunday will be a Cryptoparty at the sudoroom, along with the third Sunday in January, these will be opportunities to update your digital profile so the government can’t easily track your every move.  More blather on this to follow this afternoon when I have a moment. Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members … Continued
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Occupy Forum: Mayor Gayle McLaughlin: Making Local Democracy Work in the City of Richmond 6:00 pm
Occupy Forum: Mayor Gayle McLaughlin: Making Local Democracy Work in the City of Richmond @ Unite Here, Local 2, near Civic Center BART
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A growing disconnect between citizens and government has renewed the need for local leaders to revisit issues of democracy and governance. What can we learn from Richmond? From standing up to Wall Street banks by using eminent domain to stop foreclosures, to taking on Chevron — California’s biggest polluter and a tax evader, Mayor Gayle McLaughlin is actually representing the people of Richmond and showing us representative democracy at its best. � Despite powerful attacks, Richmond became the first municipality in the nation to beat back Wall Street threats, litigation, … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 7 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. In November 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 are still waiting for action on this from the City Council and are organizing to put pressure on City Council members to make sure this measure … Continued
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Strike Debt Bay Area Politics of Debt Reading/Discussion Group. 3:00 am
Strike Debt Bay Area Politics of Debt Reading/Discussion Group. @ Public School Space (entrance on 22nd St, use buzzer)
Jan 11 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Politics of Debt will be primarily discussing the Modern Monetary Theory vs. Austrian School proponents’ video debate. We will elaborate on what Modern Monetary Theory is and stands for. A link to the public school webpage with the class info and reading/video links. 54449
Public Forum To Organize Actions for March 15th: International Day Against Police Brutality. 10:00 pm
Public Forum To Organize Actions for March 15th: International Day Against Police Brutality. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Jan 11 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
On January 11th we will be holding a public forum to organize actions for March 15th, international day against police brutality. This forum will take place at the Alan Blueford Center for Justice, which is located near 25th on Telegraph Ave in Oakland. Everyone is invited! We encourage approaching this forum as individuals rather than as an organization. Hope to see you there!54485
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OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January 2:00 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Through the end of January we will have General Assembly at the sudoroom on 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Here are instructions to access the room, the entrance is on 22nd Street: https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Getting_there This Sunday will be a Cryptoparty at the sudoroom, along with the third Sunday in January, these will be opportunities to update your digital profile so the government can’t easily track your every move.  More blather on this to follow this afternoon when I have a moment. Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 14 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. Come and help plan our next actions in defense of our Post Office and against privatization and non living-wage jobs:   24 Hours to Save the Post Office! A Festival of Celebration and Resistance. It’s happening Saturday starting at 11:00 AM at the Post Office and going for 24 hours. In November the Planning Commission passed on to … Continued
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Rally in Richmond: We demand Safety First! No new Permits w/o the Safety Case!! 1:30 am
Rally in Richmond: We demand Safety First! No new Permits w/o the Safety Case!! @ Civic Center Plaza
Jan 16 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has chosen Richmond as the location for voting on its final report on the August 6, 2012, Chevron Richmond Toxic Explosion and Fire. The hearing will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Richmond City Council Chambers at 440 Civic Center Plaza. Please join Communities for a Better Environment, APEN, RPA, ACCE, 350.org Chevron Watch and Bay Area, the Richmond Environmental Justice Coalitionand community representatives from Pittsburg, Rodeo/Crockett and Benicia at 5:30 p.m. for a rally in the Civic Center Plaza. This is a MAJOR … Continued
San Francisco Living Wage Coalition Meeting 2:00 am
San Francisco Living Wage Coalition Meeting @ Redstone Building, Room 301
Jan 16 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
San Francisco Living Wage Coalition Meeting. The Living Wage Coalition is building a grassroots movement of low-wage workers and their allies to win economic justice. Anyone who works full time should be able to survive on what they earn and support themselves and their children. Come to be a part of discussing next steps in pursuing an economic justice agenda.54577
Organize Against the DAC 2:30 am
Organize Against the DAC @ The Sudoroom (entrance on 22nd St, buzzer)
Jan 16 @ 2:30 am – 3:45 am
Organize Against the DAC @ The Sudoroom (entrance on 22nd St, buzzer) | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Privacy Working Group will meet at the Sudoroom Wednesday Jan. 15th at 6:30 to organize to stop the planned building of an Oakland-wide surveillance grid to monitor the citizens of the East Bay. Approval for a contractor to take over Phase II of the DAC contract from SAIC – summarily dismissed months ago for violations of Oakland’s Nuclear Free Zone Ordinance – is supposed to take place at the January 21st City Council meeting. For more information on the insidiousness of the DAC and how it came to … Continued
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Foreclosure Defense Meetup 5:00 pm
Foreclosure Defense Meetup @ Sudo Room (entrance on 22nd St, use buzzer)
Jan 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
If you’re interested in direct action related to local foreclosure defense, show up early and learn more. Original notice.54552
Come Speak Out Against the SF jail 10:00 pm
Come Speak Out Against the SF jail @ Redstone Building
Jan 18 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 19 @ 12:00 am
The San Francisco Gray Panthers are very concerned about issues of mass incarceration, prison expansion, profiling of minorities and youth, and the criminalization of poverty. Particularly in San Francisco, with such extremes of wealth and poverty, it seems outrageous to build more jail space, when three-quarters of prisoners are there because they’re too poor to make bail. We are helping to organize two important upcoming events to stop the new jail and we hope you will join us! Here’s the details: Saturday, January 18th: Attend our Town Hall meeting to … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area: Ideas Into Action. 11:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Ideas Into Action. @ Applied Research Center
Jan 18 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 19 @ 1:30 am
Strike Debt Bay Area: Ideas Into Action. @ Applied Research Center | Oakland | California | United States
Join Strike Debt Bay Area in working on some exciting projects locally and nationally to fight unjust debt. – The latest on our coalition efforts to Save the Berkeley Post Office and fight the privatization of our commons. – The latest on our efforts to help Richmond and NGO allies push for principal reduction for Richmond’s homeowners. Read an article written by two Strike Debt Bay Area members on the Richmond principal reduction / eminent domain case. In addition, we are exploring the use of a public bank to help Richmond, CA … Continued
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OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January 2:00 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Through the end of January we will have General Assembly at the sudoroom on 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Here are instructions to access the room, the entrance is on 22nd Street: https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Getting_there This Sunday will be a Cryptoparty at the sudoroom, along with the third Sunday in January, these will be opportunities to update your digital profile so the government can’t easily track your every move.  More blather on this to follow this afternoon when I have a moment. Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! 2:00 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 21 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. Help Plan Our Next Steps! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work.   We’ll be reviewing our Festival of Celebration and Resistance on the 18th. Come help us plan our next steps. Come help us plan our action for the 25th.  Come help us prepare for the City Council meeting soon at which the Zoning Overlay Ordinance will be considered. WE MAY BE WINNING! AND CHECK OUT OUR SPIFFY NEW … Continued
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Public Safety and Private Lives. Debating the DAC. 2:00 am
Public Safety and Private Lives. Debating the DAC. @ Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Boardroom
Jan 23 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters Oakland: How does a city like Oakland respond to residents’ demands for more effective crime prevention and reduction while protecting everyone’s civil liberties? What is the Domain Awareness Center and how will it impact Oakland? How much surveillance is enough — or too much — to enhance our law enforcement capabilities? Bring your ideas and a friend or neighbor to discuss these important issues with knowledgeable resource people and fellow Oaklanders. 54636
Anti-DAC planning meeting for Feb 4 City Council demo 2:30 am
Anti-DAC planning meeting for Feb 4 City Council demo @ The Sudoroom
Jan 23 @ 2:30 am – 3:45 am
Anti-DAC planning meeting for Feb 4 City Council demo @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Privacy Working Group will meet at the Sudoroom Wednesday Jan. 22nd at 6:30 to organize an action for February 4th at City Hall to stop the planned building of the DAC, an Oakland-wide surveillance grid to monitor the citizens of the East Bay. The City Council will be voting on selecting a contractor to take over Phase II of the DAC contract from SAIC  (who was dismissed for violating Oakland’s Nuclear Free Zone Ordinance, which prohibits the city from knowingly doing business with any entity that is engaged … Continued
Come Speak Out Against the SF jail 1:00 pm
Come Speak Out Against the SF jail @ City Hall Room 250
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The San Francisco Gray Panthers are very concerned about issues of mass incarceration, prison expansion, profiling of minorities and youth, and the criminalization of poverty. Particularly in San Francisco, with such extremes of wealth and poverty, it seems outrageous to build more jail space, when three-quarters of prisoners are there because they’re too poor to make bail. We are helping to organize two important upcoming events to stop the new jail and we hope you will join us! The first was on January 18th. This one: Thursday, January 23rd: Speak … Continued
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UC Berkeley General Assembly Returns 3:00 pm
UC Berkeley General Assembly Returns @ Sproul Plaza, Mario Savio Steps
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RETURNS TO UC BERKELEY ON THE MARIO SAVIO STEPS JOIN US Tweeted out by @OccupyUCBerk54644
Strike Debt Study Group: Politics of Debt. 7:00 pm
Strike Debt Study Group: Politics of Debt. @ Sudo Room (entrance on 22nd St, use buzzer)
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Our next meeting for Politics of Debt will be next Friday, January 24th at the public school room.  We’ll take on the Keen vs. Krugman debate about the significance of banking for economics.  It’s something like a Modern Money Theorist vs. a high profile Keynesian.  See you there! Here’s the article containing  links to most of the articles and blog posts – lots of them, too many to list, but they are presented in the chronological order that the debate took place, so they’re easy to follow. http://www.cnbc.com/id/46944145 There’s a … Continued
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OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January 2:00 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
OO General Assembly: Moved to SUDOROOM through January @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Through the end of January we will have General Assembly at the sudoroom on 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA. Here are instructions to access the room, the entrance is on 22nd Street: https://sudoroom.org/wiki/Getting_there This Sunday will be a Cryptoparty at the sudoroom, along with the third Sunday in January, these will be opportunities to update your digital profile so the government can’t easily track your every move.  More blather on this to follow this afternoon when I have a moment. Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 6:00 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps.  Come help us prepare for the City Council meeting on the 28th at Old City Hall  at which the Zoning Overlay Ordinance will be considered. WE MAY BE WINNING! AND CHECK OUT OUR SPIFFY NEW WEBSITE.54665
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Stop the DAC: Public Safety Committee Meeting of the Oakland City Council. 2:00 am
Stop the DAC: Public Safety Committee Meeting of the Oakland City Council. @ Oakland City Hall off Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 29 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Stop the DAC: Public Safety Committee Meeting of the Oakland City Council. @ Oakland City Hall off Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Public Safety Committee of the Oakland City Council will be discussing the Domain Awareness Center and a new contract for Schneider Electric to implement Phase II of the DAC (replacing SAIC, which was dismissed in part for being a Nuclear Weapons Contrator and in part for being general scum, having defrauded New York City of half a billion dollars) Here is the agenda item: Subject: Domain Awareness Center (DAC) Phase 2 Contract Award From: Oakland Fire Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Authorizing The City Administrator To: 1) Negotiate And … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Working Group meeting 2:30 am
Oakland Privacy Working Group meeting @ The Sudoroom
Jan 30 @ 2:30 am – 3:45 am
Oakland Privacy Working Group meeting @ The Sudoroom | Oakland | California | United States
Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub. We aim to have 2 monthly meetings, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 6:30 at the SUDOROOM.  Stop by and learn how you can help guard Oakland’s right not to be spied on by its own governement & if you are interested in joining the Oakland Privacy Working Group email listserv, send an email to: oaklandprivacyworkinggroup-subscribe@lists.riseup.net The entrance to the sudoroom is on 22nd Street, ring the buzzer and come up the … Continued
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