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Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento 1:00 am
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Aug 1 @ 1:00 am – Aug 4 @ 1:00 am
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Occupy National Gathering 2014 (Natgat2014) will be held July 31 – Aug. 3 in Sacramento, CA. Please stay tuned as we add information about our gathering. Get involved helping us organize and plan on attending! Together We Rise! Schedule of events. Occupy California (organizers) Facebook   Help plan NatGat 2014 email lists http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/bulletin/helpplan/ Volunteer to help online, on the ground, or to offer activities. http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/volunteerform/ Attend NGWG Weekly Planning Calls Wednesdays @ 4 PM PT/7PM ET http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/events/natgat3-visioning-group-call-2014-04-02/ Facebook Planning Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/608059125975791/ fb event page for#NatGat2014 https://www.facebook.com/events/453810788051926/ fb Community page https://www.facebook.com/OccupyNationalGathering twitter https://twitter.com/NATGAT2014 Help Plan NatGat 2014 | … Continued
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First Friday: Meet the Candidate. Meet the Dog. 12:00 am
First Friday: Meet the Candidate. Meet the Dog. @ First Friday, we'll be somewhere in the mix, probably near the SDBA booth
Aug 2 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am
First Friday: Meet the Candidate. Meet the Dog. @ First Friday, we'll be somewhere in the mix, probably near the SDBA booth | Oakland | California | United States
There is only one dog running for Mayor of Oakland. Here’s your chance to debate Einstein’s platform with the candidate his canine self. Einstein will be keeping First Friday safe from Jean Quan and eagerly greeting his would-be constituents. He’ll be somewhere near the Alan Blueford Center for Justice and the Strike Debt Bay Area table. Follow @EinsteinForMayor on Twitter and check out his Facewoof page. Here’s an excerpt: Einstein strongly opposes the Urban Shield weapons show in Oakland AND the Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative (!!!). Plank 6 of … Continued
First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area. 12:30 am
First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area. @ First Friday - We'll be somewhere in the mix!
Aug 2 @ 12:30 am – 3:45 am
First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area. @ First Friday - We'll be somewhere in the mix! | Oakland | California | United States
Strike Debt Bay Area will have a table at First Friday. Come hang out, pick up a DROM (Debt Resisters’ Operations Manueal, get your Public Bank of Oakland t-shirt and/or talk about the politics of debt. Look for us between 24th and 25th on Telegraph. 56275
Black August: Passing It On: A Community Discussion in Honor of Yuri Kochiyama 1:00 am
First Friday: Honoring Monique Robinson on ABC4J. 2:00 am
First Friday: Honoring Monique Robinson on ABC4J. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Aug 2 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
At The Alan Blueford Center For Justice, our mission is to help heal the community in Alan’s name so that his memory lives on thru change directed at unity & love. We will be dedicating First Friday to Monique Robinson & her son Taylor, aka Fat Daddy. “Honor Monique by supporting her child. Taylor has been lucky to have other loving caregivers who have shared in his upbringing, help them continue to love and support him.” – See more at: http://www.youcaring.com/other/suppor… Our special guests & featured performers for the night are … Continued
CANCELED: Block The Boat for Gaza! 12:00 pm
CANCELED: Block The Boat for Gaza! @ Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text)
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 CANCELED: Block The Boat for Gaza! @ Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text) | Oakland | California | United States
UPDATE: The community groups that called for this action have reconsidered and this action has been called off.  There will still be a bit of coffee, etc. there at 5AM for folks that didn’t get the message. In Solidarity with Palestinians, especially those beseiged and bombarded in Gaza, we will block 2 Israeli ZIM Ships from docking and unloading at the Port of Oakland. It happened in 2010 and it will happen again!  The Palestinian people are under attack from the state of Israel. Palestinian children are being murdered, their … Continued
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Tell Pelosi: Stop Supporting Genocide in Gaza! 12:00 am
Tell Pelosi: Stop Supporting Genocide in Gaza! @ San Francisco Federal Bldg
Aug 7 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am
Protest & March Tell Nancy Pelosi: STOP Supporting Genocide in Gaza! End the Siege of Gaza! End All U.S. Aid to Israel! (August 6th is also known as Hiroshima Day, the day the US dropped the nuclear bomb on tens of thousands of innocent civilians.) The Palestinian people of Gaza have been heroically resisting in the face of the merciless U.S.-backed Israeli assault. More than 1,500 Palestinians have been killed and over 8,000 wounded, the overwhelming majority civilians. Meanwhile, virtually every U.S. politician, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, have … Continued
San Francisco Mime Troupe + Community Forum 1:00 am
San Francisco Mime Troupe + Community Forum @ Edoff Memorial Band Stand (near Fairyland)
Aug 7 @ 1:00 am – 3:30 am
Community Forum on Causa Justa / Just Cause & East Bay Solidarity Network: 6:00 PM Music: 6:30 PM Performance: 7:00 PM The San Francisco Mime Troupe creates and produces socially relevant theater of the highest professional quality and performs it before the broadest possible audience. We do plays that make sense out of the headlines by identifying the forces that shape our lives and dramatizing the operation of these giant forces in small, close-up stories that make our audiences feel the impact of political events on personal life. To make this work accessible … Continued
Strike Debt: Politics of Debt Reading Group: Ellen Brown on BRICS and a better banking system. 2:30 am
Strike Debt: Politics of Debt Reading Group: Ellen Brown on BRICS and a better banking system. @ OMNI Collective in the basement - buzz to get in (near Lanesplitter Pizza on Telegraph)
Aug 7 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Our next class will look at selected chapters in Ellen Brown’s new book The Public Banking Solution, mostly pertaining to BRICS countries and what a better bank could do for the world. -Bill ​  Ellen Brown on BRICs.pdf ​56325
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Film Screening: “Resistance,” The Impact of Antibiotics in Food-Animals 2:00 am
Film Screening: “Resistance,” The Impact of Antibiotics in Food-Animals @ Shattuck Landmark Theatres
Aug 8 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
A free screening of a documentary film about what antibiotics in cattle, pigs, and chickens are doing to our health. Their use increases resistance of bacteria which cause disease in humans. Using microscopic footage, harrowing personal stories, and expert insights, “Resistance” clarifies the problem of antibiotic resistance, how we got to this point, and what we can do to turn the tide. 56365
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Richmond Day of Action: Our Power National Convening. 4:30 pm
Richmond Day of Action: Our Power National Convening. @ The Kinder-Morgan Rail Yard Gate
Aug 9 @ 4:30 pm – Aug 10 @ 12:00 am
Held on the last day of the Our Power National Convening, the Day of Action will amplify the grassroots-led solutions of Richmond and other communities on the frontlines of energy injustice and social injustice. Richmond is part of a growing national campaign called the Our Power Campaign, where communities on the frontline of environmental pollution are asserting Our Power to build local living economies that work for people and the planet. Richmond-based organizations and the Our Power Campaign are now calling on everyone to join them in building this just transition. … Continued
Protest Staples Post Offices with APWU! 7:00 pm
Protest Staples Post Offices with APWU! @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join the continuing protests against Staples union-busting and Post Office management’s attempt to privatize the Post Office. Join he American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO and Berkeley Post Office defenders outside of Staples in Berkeley at an informational demo to keep the pressure on Staples and the Post Office. In its continuing attack on postal workers and on the public service, the U. S. Postal Service has cut a deal with Staples to provide postal services at Stapes stores. Postal Jobs must be maintained as good jobs that pay a living wage.  … Continued
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Our Power Day of Action in Richmond 4:30 am
Our Power Day of Action in Richmond @ See details below
Aug 10 @ 4:30 am – 12:00 am
9:30am – Opening Ceremony & March for a Just Transition Location: The Kinder-Morgan Rail Yard Gate Entrance on South Garrard Blvd Opposite the Garrard Commercial Center @ 144 South Garrard Blvd *** FREE SHUTTLES PROVIDED FROM RICHMOND BART STATION starting at 8:30am*** The day’s events will commence with an opening ceremony in collaboration with Idle No More and the Native American Health Center at the Kinder Morgan Rail Yard.   We will commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the Chevron refinery explosion that sent over 15,000 Richmond residents to the ER. We will … Continued
Urban Shield Protest Organizing. 5:00 pm
Urban Shield Protest Organizing. @ 3rd Floor Conference room
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
STOP URBAN SHIELD IN OAKLAND!     September 4-8, 2014, in Oakland, California, Urban Shield — a trade show and training exercise for SWAT teams and police agencies — will bring local, national and international law enforcement agencies together with defense industry contractors to provide training and introduce new weapons to police and security companies. Take a stand against the militarization of our community. Decrease violence in our communities by ending the militarization of the police. From schools, the border, prisons, to the streets, our communities have become sites of repression and violence … Continued
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The Fight for Fifteen: Minimum Wage Increase Organizing Status, Strategy and Tactics 12:00 am
The Fight for Fifteen: Minimum Wage Increase Organizing Status, Strategy and Tactics @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Aug 11 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am
Green Sunday sponsored by the Green Party of Alameda County: Join us for a lively discussion about differing views on how we can best achieve a liveable minimum wage, both in the East Bay, and beyond. Steve Gilbert is an active retired member of SEIU 1021. He worked with his union in developing the Millionaire’s Tax 2010 – 2012 and then on the Oakland minimum wage initiative that became the Lift Up Oakland Initiative ($12.25/hour and sick leave). He also was active with his union in organizing strikes at the Port … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Aug 12 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 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!! 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. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen to his talk here. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples … Continued
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Planning West Coast People’s Climate Rally 2:00 am
Planning West Coast People’s Climate Rally @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 13 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Planning meeting. Everyone welcome!  Please forward widely! Join us on Tuesday, August 12, 7 pm, Niebly Proctor Library 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, to plan the… WEST COAST PEOPLE’S CLIMATE RALLY in solidarity with the historic September 21 NYC event called by 350.org and hundreds of local and national environmental, trade union and social justice organizations across the country. All Out for Sun., September 21, 12 Noon – 5 pm Oakland’s Lake Merritt Park Amphitheater The Amphitheater is at the end of Lake Merritt near 12th Street &, Lake Merritt Blvd, … Continued
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Historic Film on Palestine Liberation Struggle “We Are the Palestinian People” 2:00 am
Historic Film on Palestine Liberation Struggle “We Are the Palestinian People” @ Near 24th St. Bart
Aug 14 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
With discussion led by Richard Becker, author of “Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire.” Made in 1973, this film includes an excellent chronology of the events leading to the establishment of the state of Israel by the Zionist forces utilizing rare historical footage. It explains the role of Britain and the U.S. in establishing and supporting the Israeli state, and documents the long history of resistance by the indigenous Palestinian people to colonial settlement and expulsion. Beginning with the rise of political Zionism, the film goes on to describe the … Continued
Solidarity Brunch: Mutual Aid. Let’s Help Marsha and Her Kids Find a House, Make a Home. 5:00 pm
Solidarity Brunch: Mutual Aid. Let’s Help Marsha and Her Kids Find a House, Make a Home. @ The Omni (ring buzzer)
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Solidarity Brunch: Mutual Aid. Let's Help Marsha and Her Kids Find a House, Make a Home. @ The Omni (ring buzzer) | Oakland | California | United States
  For more info & to RSVP: http://bit.ly/Home4Marsha #Home4Marsha!!!56550
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers | Oakland | California | United States
Meeting of the City of Oakland’s “Privacy and Data Retention Ad Hoc Advisory Committee” – open to the public. When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm   Where: Council Chambers Oakland City Hall 14th & Broadway   Read the announcement from the City of Oakland City Administrator’s Weekly Report (April 25, 2014): This committee was created by City Council action during the discussions earlier in the year about the Port Domain Awareness Center (DAC). The goal of the DAC is to improve readiness to prevent, respond to and recover from major emergencies … Continued
National Moment of Silence in San Francisco 11:00 pm
National Moment of Silence in San Francisco @ Civic Center Plaza
Aug 14 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 15 @ 12:00 am
*To identify each other and show solidarity, wear a red ribbon/cloth/bandana on your right arm at the vigils.* On Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 4pm people around the country will gather in small vigils to protest and observe a moment of silence @ 4:00pm to show solidarity against recent police brutality (Mike Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner). Participating cities include NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and more. Join us in San Francisco, CA at Civic Center Plaza. If you can, bring posters with the names of people who’ve been killed by … Continued
National Moment of Silence: Eric Garner, Mike Brown, et al. 11:00 pm
National Moment of Silence: Eric Garner, Mike Brown, et al. @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 14 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 15 @ 12:00 am
People around the country will gather in small vigils to show solidarity against recent police brutality and observe a moment of silence @ 4:20pm for the victims (Eric Garner, Mike Brown, John Crawford, and others). Participating cities include NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and more. Join us in Oakland, CA. If you can, bring posters with the names of the fatal victims of police shootings and brutality. No bullhorns or violent messages. Feel free to bring candles for the vigil. This is a peaceful event in memory of the victims. Please … Continued
Screening of: The Day after Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb 7:00 pm
Screening of: The Day after Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Conscientious Projector’s Film Series for the 99% presents The Day after Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb. “I have become Death” declared nuclear scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer upon first witnessing the terrible power of the Atomic Bomb. This Oscar -nominated film for best documentary uses newsreel footage and recently declassified government film to trace the Manhattan project under Oppenheimer’s guidance. The New Mexico A-Bomb tests are shown as well as the aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. The final part traces Oppenheimer’s journey as the “Father of the A-Bomb” … Continued
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Keep Berkeley Taser Free! 2:00 am
Keep Berkeley Taser Free! @ Grassroots House
Aug 15 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Yes, its time for another Taser meeting! Come and get some literature and STICKERS! to distribute. We have a lot so please help us spread the word! We have a kick-ass line up for the September forum and now we need a flyer and publicity to make sure that the place is packed! We can also strategize about other ways to make the debate happen. I also encourage people to check out TruthNotTasers.blogspot.org They claim that the number of taser related deaths is closer to 800. See what you think. … Continued
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Oakland California, to Ferguson, Missouri 1:00 am
Oakland California, to Ferguson, Missouri
Aug 16 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Oakland California, to Ferguson, Missouri FUCK THE POLICE MARCH 8/15/2014 Meet @ 14 and Broadway in Oakland 6:00pm Bring Marshmallows 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by police and they left him for dead in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. To the good people of Ferguson, take heart – and take your streets. You are not alone, we will take the streets here in Oakland. The time has come for more than simple justice for these atrocities. The time has come to draw a line in the sand and say “no … Continued
ALERT!!! TIME CHANGE!!! STOP ISRAEL @ THE PORT 10:00 pm
ALERT!!! TIME CHANGE!!! STOP ISRAEL @ THE PORT @ Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text)
Aug 16 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ALERT! ALERT! TIME CHANGE TO 3:00 PM. (ORIGINALLY 5:00 AM) Stop Israel at the Port! Zionism isn’t welcome in our town! Block the Israeli Zim Ship at the Port of Oakland Saturday, August 16th 3:00 PM – meet at West Oakland Bart and march to Berth 57 STOP THE SIEGE ON GAZA!  END THE COLONIAL OCCUPATION OF PALESTINE!  RIGHT OF RETURN FOR ALL PALESTINIAN REFUGEES!  FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!  BOYCOTT, DIVEST, SANCTION! [Facebook Page]   Facebook Web site56366
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. 11:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, jsut outside City Hall
Aug 16 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 17 @ 1:30 am
Strike Debt Bay Area’s next meeting will begin at 4:00 pm (an hour later than previously) and run until 6 or 6:30. Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt!   This is a great opportunity to get updates on SDBA’s many projects:   organizing for public banking in Oakland securing funding from the City of Vallejo for nonprofit check cashing and public finance study initiatives through the participatory budgeting process saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs working with … Continued
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Staples Protest! Stop Union-Busting Pot-Luck and Get-Together. 6:00 pm
Staples Protest! Stop Union-Busting Pot-Luck and Get-Together. @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 18 @ 12:00 am
Come join in the activities as First They Came for the Homeless and Berkeley Post Office Defenders peeps protest the privatization of the Post Office by Staples and Post Office Management. It’s going to be a pot-luck and radio show as well as a protest.  Come hang out at the once-again-up-and-going 24-hour a day table outside of Staples in Berkeley.56391
Protesting Urban Shield: Community Education Forum. 8:00 pm
Protesting Urban Shield: Community Education Forum. @ Eastside Cultural Center
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The 9th annual Urban Shield – the SWAT team training and weapons expo that brings together local, regional and global police-military units – will be held in Oakland this coming September 4-8. Oakland is gearing up to stop it! Building on growing resistance to police militarization in the US, Bay Area community organizations and the Facing Tear Gas campaign have come together to call for Oakland’s non-participation in Urban Shield, community self-determination, and solidarity with global movements. Urban Shield is connected to national police militarization programs such as 1033, 1122, Urban Areas … Continued
Grey Paint DESTROYING BULB ART: Come to Bulb Lovers Tabling, Music, Chalking, Videos & Bulb Lovers snap shots 9:00 pm
Grey Paint DESTROYING BULB ART: Come to Bulb Lovers Tabling, Music, Chalking, Videos & Bulb Lovers snap shots @ THE BULB AT the
Aug 17 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Grey Paint DESTROYING BULB ART: Come to Bulb Lovers Tabling, Music, Chalking, Videos & Bulb Lovers snap shots @ THE BULB AT the  | Albany | California | United States
/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Orion_KPFA_Interview-David_Rosenberg_2014-05-31-Sat1800.mp3Join us The Art on the Bulb was painted over grey  We must organize to save our ART. Print out and sign our petition and get your friends to sign, you do not have to be a Albany city resident. For more info call Orion (510) 541-3835 For more info on the Bulb go to public facebook.com/sharethebulb  You don’t need to be a Faceplant member sharethebulb.org To Albany City council & City Mananger P. Leach and East Bay Regional Park District: We, the working people of the Bay Area, demand … Continued
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Long Haul Infoshop 21st Birthday Party 2:00 am
Long Haul Infoshop 21st Birthday Party @ Long Haul Infoshop, not far from Ashby BART
Aug 18 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Infoshop opening at Long Haul. Modest Party with free vegan chocolate cake and free raffle See artifacts and fliers from the last 21 years and hear zany stories about the infoshop’s formation and adventures since then. The long haul infoshop opened August 13, 1993.  56442
Court Support: Khalid 4:00 pm
Court Support: Khalid @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse room 107
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Khalid was arrested during the FTP march Friday evening, August 15th, while helping another person.  His charges are Obstructing police and Battery on Police. He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday morning. Facebook notice.56456
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Block the Boat. Autonomous Action. 12:00 am
Block the Boat. Autonomous Action. @ Berth 57, Port of Oakland. Possible rides from West Oakland Bart.
Aug 19 @ 12:00 am – 3:30 am
A perspective on recent events. URGENT Autonomous call to action: Meet Port of Oakland SSA berth 57-59WE’RE BLOCKING THE BOAT AT 5:30 #BlockTheBoat https://t.co/WMC9p6GXWf — Alyssa (@alyssa011968) August 18, 2014 COME DOWN TO PORT! Autonomous continuation of #BlockTheBoat! Get to port by 5. Some rides leaving from W Oak BART around 430. SELF ORGANIZE! — Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) August 18, 2014   #BlockTheBoat Protester organized picketline @ 5:00AM & 5:00PM at Oakland Port Berth 57-59 STILL block unloading boat #Anonymous #OpIsrael — OccupySF (@sf99er) August 18, 2014 If you cant … Continued
Occupy Forum: Creating the World We Want to See. 1:00 am
Occupy Forum: Creating the World We Want to See. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Aug 19 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Occupy Forum returns Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Ryan Rising & Zaigham Kabir Creating the World We Want to See This Forum picks up where we left off in Ryan’s and Zaigham’s recent OccupyForums. Subjects up for discussion are building momentum through direct actions, thinking beyond left and right, creating coalitions across political spectrums. We’ll also discuss building local food and energy independent systems for our communities through local organizing … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Aug 19 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 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!! The Postal Service outsourced 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. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen to his talk here. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the … Continued
Rats, Riots, Revolution: Gentrification and Fightback 2:00 am
Rats, Riots, Revolution: Gentrification and Fightback @ Oakland Peace Center, Shelton Hall
Aug 19 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Rats, Riots, Revolution: Gentrification and Fightback @ Oakland Peace Center, Shelton Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Rats, Riots, Revolution: Gentrification and Fightback Gentrification and displacement are disrupting lives and communities all over the country, and the Bay Area is ground zero. With the San Francisco tech boom, and the redevelopment of neighborhoods resulting in the displacement of working class people and communities of color, living and working in Oakland and San Francisco is becoming more and more difficult. But gentrification is also nothing new, and the US has a rich history of fightback against housing discrimination and displacement. Keeanga Yamahtta-Taylor is a writer, public speaker, and … Continued
Block the Boat – Autonomous Action. 12:00 pm
Block the Boat – Autonomous Action. @ Berth 57, Port of Oakland. Possible rides from West Oakland Bart.
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
“Call going out far and wide to be at the port at 5am. If the ship leaves at 4am, it will be the best 5am victory party ever.” Shuttles are up amd running as is BART! Come on in!! #BlockTheBoat! — BlockTheBoatForGaza (@BlockTheBoat) August 19, 2014 We need more people. We’ve seen one red SUV cross picket. No idea if he’s unloading this ship. #BlockTheBoat — Not Frantz Fanon (@violentfanon) August 19, 201456463
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Autonomous Action: Block The Boat! 1:00 am
Autonomous Action: Block The Boat! @ Berth 22, Port of Oakland. Possible rides from West Oakland Bart.
Aug 20 @ 1:00 am – 5:00 am
The Zim cargo ship left Berth 57 this afternoon, sailed out the Golden Gate apparently on its way south, then did a U-Turn and is now heading back into San Francisco Bay, probably to Berth 22 (map below), which people reported Zim had reserved for this evening. Berth 22 now! #BlockTheBoat!!! #Oakland, 1599 Maritime St @BlockTheBoat— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) August 20, 2014 Need to have crowd at "Ports America" gates well before 7 to block shift that would otherwise unload Israeli cargo ship #BlockTheBoat— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) August 20, 2014 … Continued
Autonomous Action: Continue to Block the Boat! 6:00 am
Autonomous Action: Continue to Block the Boat! @ Berth 22, Port of Oakland, somewhere along Maritime St. between 7th and Grand
Aug 20 @ 6:00 am – 8:30 am
CALL OUT for continued blockade TONIGHT to keep 12am lunch break from re-entering the port. Arrive 10:30-11pm to #BlockTheBoat, #Oakland— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) August 20, 2014 Zim ship reportedly has days of unloading. This ain't over, not by a longshore. Support needed Midnight & 6:30AM #BlockTheBoat— OccupySF (@sf99er) August 20, 2014 56477
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Ceast and Desist: It Ends Today! 12:00 am
Ceast and Desist: It Ends Today! @ See text.
Aug 21 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
Over the last few weeks, police have murdered five Black men & women across the country: Mike Brown: Ferguson, MO Ezell Ford: South Los Angeles Eric Garner: New York Jacorey Calhoun: Oakland Unidentified woman in San Jose who had a power drill And of course, there have been thousands and thousands more murdered Black, Brown & poor people throughout the years. Oscar Grant Alan Blueford Alex Nieto Andy Lopez Kimani Gray Kendrec McDade Amadou Diallo Sean Bell Ramarley Graham We will take to the streets and tell the police: IT … Continued
Strike Debt Reading Group: The Politics of Debt. Ellen Brown’s “The Public Banking Solution.” 2:30 am
Strike Debt Reading Group: The Politics of Debt. Ellen Brown’s “The Public Banking Solution.” @ The Omni (ring buzzer)
Aug 21 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Here is the reading  for the next Politics of Debt meeting  – OMNI basement. We will continue on with Ellen brown’s Public Banking solution on the topic foreign policy and other countries’ use of Public Banks.   PBS-Germany PBS-Argentina PBS-Latin-America1 PBS-Ch-356385
Ferguson Solidarity March Brings Out 200 OPD, Helicopters. 4:15 pm
Ferguson Solidarity March Brings Out 200 OPD, Helicopters.
Aug 21 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Hands up! Don't shoot! Oscar Grant's Uncle Bobby – is here- came back from #Ferguson he's sending solidarity video pic.twitter.com/ALCeRSwCDW— Alyssa (@alyssa011968) August 21, 2014 Stand off pigs won't let pass on sudewalk #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/Js3vRjffY8— Alyssa (@alyssa011968) August 21, 2014 We marching to OGP – whose streets? Put streets! #Ferguson more ppl pic.twitter.com/7DgBliHVWz— Alyssa (@alyssa011968) August 21, 2014 Woman, in tears, over megaphone: "These police kill our black children!" #Oakland #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/WT5kPh5LqR— Not Frantz Fanon (@violentfanon) August 21, 2014 "My son was murdered by police. He was 16. He was shot … Continued
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State of Emergency march in support of Ferguson in SF 2:00 am
State of Emergency march in support of Ferguson in SF @ UN Plaza
Aug 22 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
State of Emergency march in support of Ferguson in SF @ UN Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
Stand in solidarity with the people of ferguson. March starts at un plaza.   56478
Stop Tasers from Coming to Berkeley Police! 2:00 am
Stop Tasers from Coming to Berkeley Police! @ Grassroots House
Aug 22 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
The next Taser-free Berkeley organizing meeting. Also see PUBLIC FORUM: SHOULD BERKELEY POLICE USE TASERS ON THE PEOPLE OF BERKELEY?56450
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A Film About Dennis Banks: “A Good Day to Die.” 2:00 am
A Film About Dennis Banks: “A Good Day to Die.” @ near 24th St Bart
Aug 23 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
We are proud to host Dennis Banks, Native American leader and co-founder of the American Indian Movement (AIM), to speak and present the documentary “A Good Day To Die.”56452
TAILGATE MARCH: RESPECT OAKLAND COLISEUM WORKERS! 7:15 pm
TAILGATE MARCH: RESPECT OAKLAND COLISEUM WORKERS! @ Oakland Colisuem (meet on the bridge between BART and the Coliseum)
Aug 23 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
The folks who serve you your hot dogs and nachos at the Oakland Coliseum deserve respect! Many of them are longtime Oakland residents who’ve worked at the ballpark for 10, 20 or 30 years and count on their jobs for a stable income and health care. But this year, a new company, Ovations,  took over the food service operation. Instead of sitting down to negotiate a fair contract, Ovations is stalling, asking for take-aways, and offering unfair proposals. *Seven months into bargaining, Ovations hasn’t even given us a proposal on … Continued
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Solidarity Benefit for Ferguson Refugees 1:00 am
Solidarity Benefit for Ferguson Refugees
Aug 24 @ 1:00 am – 5:00 am
Solidarity Benefit for Ferguson Refugees @ Oakland | California | United States
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PEACE AND FREEDOM PARTY YEARLY POTLUCK PICNIC 12:00 pm
PEACE AND FREEDOM PARTY YEARLY POTLUCK PICNIC @ CAMP ACACIA ALVARADO PARK;
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PEACE AND FREEDOM PARTY YEARLY POTLUCK PICNIC  @ CAMP ACACIA ALVARADO PARK;  | Richmond | California | United States
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Radio Broadcast, Music, Hanging Out at the Staples Occupation. 10:00 pm
Radio Broadcast, Music, Hanging Out at the Staples Occupation. @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley
Aug 24 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 25 @ 3:00 am
Radio Broadcast, Music, Hanging Out at the Staples Occupation. @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley | Berkeley | California | United States
Last week’s event was a big success, so we’re doing it again.  Come hang out with the people Occupying outside of Staples, advocating the Staples boycott.  Expect great music and great conversation, and postcards to US mail to Staples telling them why you are boycotting.  Maybe food too! The US Postal Service has contracted out Post Offices to Staples stores, replacing living wage Postal Union jobs with min wage non-union Staples employees. Let’s keep the pressure on and make sure students back at UC Berkeley and buying supplies know why … Continued
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Occupy Forum: Mumia Long Distance Revolutionary, A film by Stephen Vittoria 1:00 am
Occupy Forum: Mumia Long Distance Revolutionary, A film by Stephen Vittoria @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Aug 26 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
OccupyForum presents… Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! A film by Stephen Vittoria Mumia Long Distance Revolutionary A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal Through prison interviews, archival footage, dramatic readings, as well as a potent chorus of voices, this riveting film explores Mumia’s life before, during and after Death Row. Mumia Abu-Jamal is an internationally celebrated writer and radio journalist
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Aug 26 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 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!! The Postal Service outsourced 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. On July 29th, at our invite, Ralph Nader spoke on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office against privatization and corporatism. Watch and listen to his talk here. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the … Continued
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Save the Post Office: Zoning Overlay Ordinance to be Voted On, Support Requested. 2:00 am
Save the Post Office: Zoning Overlay Ordinance to be Voted On, Support Requested. @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Aug 28 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
 The Zoning Overlay Ordinance on Berkeley’s existing Historic Civic Center District, including our historic Post Office, has gained national attention. On August 27, 2014, the Planning Commission will vote on whether to forward the Ordinance to the City Council for consideration at the September 9, 2014 council meeting. The Zoning Overlay will save the Post Office, Old City Hall, and our historic Civic Center from commercial development. The Mayor and Council have stated that they are ready to make the Zoning Overlay submitted by citizen initiative the law in Berkeley. … Continued
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers | Oakland | California | United States
Meeting of the City of Oakland’s “Privacy and Data Retention Ad Hoc Advisory Committee” – open to the public. When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Council Chambers Oakland City Hall 14th & Broadway Read the announcement from the City of Oakland City Administrator’s Weekly Report (April 25, 2014): This committee was created by City Council action during the discussions earlier in the year about the Port Domain Awareness Center (DAC). The goal of the DAC is to improve readiness to prevent, respond to and recover from major … Continued
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Bay Area Planning and Strategy Meeting: October Month Of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Etc 9:00 pm
Bay Area Planning and Strategy Meeting: October Month Of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Etc @ 1st Unitarian Church of Oakland
Aug 30 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 31 @ 12:00 am
Bay Area Planning and Strategy Meeting October Month Of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation! YOU ARE INVITED TO THE NEXT BAY AREA STRATEGY MEETING for the October Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation. People in Ferguson have repeatedly stood up in righteous rebellion to stop police terror! They have refused to back down in the face of dogs, tear gas, guns, and tanks. They are fighting back and simply demanding justice for Michael … Continued
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35th Annual Xicana Moratorium Day: Displace Gentrification not OUR Hoods
35th Annual Xicana Moratorium Day: Displace Gentrification not OUR Hoods @ San Antonio Park
Aug 31 – Sep 1 all-day
35th Annual Xicana Moratorium Day: Displace Gentrification not OUR Hoods @ San Antonio Park | Oakland | California | United States
We cordially invite you to join us for the 35th Annual Xicana Moratorium Day: Displace Gentrification not OUR HoodsCome and bring friends and family to enjoy a day at the park full of music, art, and community hosted by the youth of Xicana Moratorium Coaliton – CoatlNecalli.  Dance and enjoy the beauty of Oakland while also finding out what is going on in our streets and how you could get involved in all the amazing movement work that is happening in our city. 5am – Sun Rise Ceremony 10-12pm – Aztect … Continued