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Climate Leadership Summit 1:00 pm
Climate Leadership Summit @ 518 Valencia
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm
Today, there is unprecedented momentum in the effort to stop fossil fuels and win climate justice. However, with most of our attention focused on fighting short-term battles, we often forget to ask the question:What would the world look like if we won? Change the Course, a new program from Rainforest Action Network, is an invitation to dig deep and think hard about what it would actually take to stabilize the climate and create a just transition to a post-carbon future. We are launching a series of climate-focused workshops and visioning … Continued
Rally to Save the Berkeley Post Office. 10:30 am
Rally to Save the Berkeley Post Office. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – Nov 1 @ 9:30 pm
Rally to Save the Berkeley Post Office. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps. | Berkeley | California | United States
The Downtown Berkeley Post Office could be sold at any time now! Come rally to show support and plan the resistance! A detailed explanation of why it is now in imminent danger of being sold.   MOBILIZATION!       HELP STOP THE SALE! Sat. Nov. 1, 2014 2000 Allston Way on the steps of the   Berkeley Post Office     It’s now in contract TO BE STOLEN! The fate of the downtown Berkeley Post Office has reached a crisis point. The transfer of the building to private ownership may be only … Continued
Jam the Sale of the Berkeley Post Office 1:00 pm
Jam the Sale of the Berkeley Post Office @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 1 @ 10:00 pm
Jam the Sale of the Berkeley Post Office Nothing’s better for sustaining persistent resistance like persistent music Why: To create a physical boundary of bodies and voices blocking the transfer of ownership of our public post office The fate of the Downtown Berkeley Post Office has reached a crisis point.� The transfer of that building to private ownership may be only days away.  For this reason, the Berkeley Post Office Defenders call for mobilization of all those who appreciate the danger of privatization.  It is time to establish and support … Continued
March in Solidarity with Kobanê and the Rojava Revolution 3:00 pm
March in Solidarity with Kobanê and the Rojava Revolution @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
March in Solidarity with Kobanê and the Rojava Revolution  @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
In respond to the Global Day of Action in solidarity with Kobanê More Information about the global call out kobanesolidemo.png 57130
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O C C U P Y F O R U M F I E L D T R I P: Occupy the electoral process!! 5:00 pm
O C C U P Y F O R U M F I E L D T R I P: Occupy the electoral process!! @ Prop G headquarters
Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
O C C U P Y  F O R U M  F I E L D  T R I P :   Occupy the electoral process!! YES on G After our last OccupyForum, Addressing the Housing Crisis Head-On, we’ve decided to do just that: OccupyForum will be joining the YES on G peeps at their headquarters the night before the election to do whatever it takes to pass this local ballot measure and keep our brothers and sisters from being kicked out of their homes. Prop G stops evictions by … Continued
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Strike Debt In Action with Student Debtors: OCCUPY THE DoE’s AGENDA! 12:00 pm
Strike Debt In Action with Student Debtors: OCCUPY THE DoE’s AGENDA! @ Department of Education Public Hearing, Grand Ballroom E
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Strike Debt In Action with Student Debtors We invite you to join us at the Department of Education Public Hearing to support current and former Corinthian (Everest, Heald, and Wyotech) students who will be speak directly to DOE officials to tell their stories and demand debt cancellation. Join online at: Corinthian.debt.is The Debt Collective tech team created this page so that those of us who can’t be in Anaheim in person can be there virtually. This website will go live an hour before the hearing with a livestream, chat, social media … Continued
Rally to Support Rasmea Odeh 5:00 pm
Rally to Support Rasmea Odeh @ Lake Merritt Farmer's Market
Nov 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Rally to Support Rasmea Odeh @ Lake Merritt Farmer's Market | Oakland | California | United States
Rally to support #RasmeaOdeh! Human rights activist faces 10-year sentence and deportation. 57175
Maya Schenwar: “Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better!” 6:00 pm
Maya Schenwar: “Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better!” @ Impact Hub
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bay Area Book Launch and Conversation RSVP Join us November 4th, for conversation, snacks, beverages, contemplation and celebration, for the Bay Area launch of “Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better“! Author Maya Schenwar will read from her book and discuss the impact of prison on families and communities — and how people around the country are taking action to create a world without prison. CURB will also have two special speakers there! Alex Berliner, new Organizer with All of Us or None … Continued
Author Reading: “A Political Fable in Which the American People Retake Their Country,” 6:30 pm
Author Reading: “A Political Fable in Which the American People Retake Their Country,” @ Montclair Library
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Oakland author Michael Goldstein will be reading from his Return of the Light at the Montclair Branch of the Oakland Public Library Tuesday night, November 4. The book, subtitled “A Political Fable in Which the American People Retake Their Country,” has been endorsed by political commentators Michael Parenti and Don Hazen, Executive Editor of Alternet, spiritual teachers Michael Lerner and Wes (“Scoop”) Nisker, and Wavy Gravy, among others. Goldstein finds the library’s scheduling him for election night to be fortuitous. “The book is really for those with doubts that the … Continued
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Court Support for Ali Baba 9:00 am
Court Support for Ali Baba @ Vallejo Superior Court dep 24
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Our Comrade Ali was arrested at a Ferguson/ Mike Brown Solidarity Action in Vallejo. Please come out and support him at his court date . Facebook event & RSVP.57145
Million Mask March in San Francisco. 10:00 am
Million Mask March in San Francisco. @ Civic Center Plaza
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Million Mask March in San Francisco. @ Civic Center Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
Facebook event. National Facebook event. March to Chelsea Manning Plaza. This 5th of November, we call on those of you that see the wrongs of society, those that can see we are on a collision course with oblivion. This 5th of November, we ask those of you that can see the fabric of our civilization unraveling before our very eyes to take a stand against the corruption, lies, deceit and greed threatening our very existence. This 5th of November, we ask that you look through the veil of obscurity the … Continued
protest the Nuisance Eviction Ordinance in Oakland 6:00 pm
protest the Nuisance Eviction Ordinance in Oakland @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SWOP Bay Protest the Nuisance Eviction Ordinance in Oakland The Oakland City Council recently passed amendments to the Nuisance Eviction Ordinance (NEO) mandating landlords to evict sex workers. Join Red Light Legal at the Oakland City Council meeting this Wednesday November 5th to voice your opposition to NEO and participate in a breakout strategy discussion as we build a coalition to see the NEO repealed. To be clear, the NEO isn’t on the agenda and has already passed. If we want to see this ordinance reversed we’re going to have … Continued
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Vigil/Protest in San Francisco for the open Internet 6:00 pm
Vigil/Protest in San Francisco for the open Internet @ Civic Center Plaza
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Are you in the SF Bay Area this Thursday? On November 6th, in solidarity with the nationwide action, we’ll gather at the Civic Center in SF phones, candles, and flashlights up to shine light on the corruption that is unfolding in Washington, DC, and demand a free and uncensored Internet for all. For more info go to https://www.battleforthenet.com/ Bring your cell phone, flashlight, or candle! 57190
Film Viewing: Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes 6:00 pm
Film Viewing: Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes @ South Berkeley Library
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Don’t miss your opportunity to see Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes, a documentary that chronicles the corrupting influence of money in politics and what we can do to fix the system, on November 6 in Berkeley. One solution discussed in the film is giving “we the people” the tools to combat this big money takeover of our democracy and California Common Cause is already committed to this effort in our campaign to pass H.R. 20, the Government By The People Act. Sign up to see Pay 2 Play for … Continued
Foreclosing the Future: The World Bank and the Politics of Environmental Destruction. 6:00 pm
Foreclosing the Future: The World Bank and the Politics of Environmental Destruction. @ Tamalpais Room
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
On a recent rainy Saturday in Washington, D.C., hundreds of people took to the streets for the biggest and most successful protest in front of the World Bank annual meetings in a decade. The World Bank is currently revising its policies to protect people and the planet, and we were there to prevent the World Bank from weakening these protections. On the heels of that mobilization, I am pleased to invite you to a special event featuring my friend and longtime World Bank advocate Bruce Rich. Bruce will be in … Continued
Movie Night at the Berkeley Post Office: Come Hang Out with the Occupation. 6:30 pm
Movie Night at the Berkeley Post Office: Come Hang Out with the Occupation. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn about the latest developments: lawsuits, restraining orders, and Einstein’s Mayoral campaign! Watch a movie, hang out.  Bring a pillow.57198
In Our Power, US Students Organize for Justice in Palestine 7:00 pm
In Our Power, US Students Organize for Justice in Palestine @ La Pena Cultural Center (2 blocks from Ashby BART)
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Book Release Celebration with Journalist Nora Barrows-Friedman IN OUR POWER: U.S. STUDENTS ORGANIZE FOR JUSTICE IN PALESTINE (Just World Books) The Middle East Children’s Alliance is thrilled to host this celebration of award-winning reporter Nora Barrows-Friedman’s new book which documents the emergence and success of the Students for Justice in Palestine movement, using many of Nora’s investigative interviews with activists nationwide. Her journalistic experience in Palestine and close engagement with Palestinian solidarity activism give Nora a unique ability to help these inspiring student leaders tell their stories! Special Guest MALIHE … Continued
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Justice 4 O’Shaine Evans Rally 12:00 pm
Justice 4 O’Shaine Evans Rally @ Hall of Justice
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
On Oct 7, 2014m 26 yr O’Shaine K. Evans was shot 7 times by SFPD officer David Goff. O’Shaine was born in Montigo Bay, Jamaica, and was living with his Mom in Oakland where he was training to become a boxer. O’Shaine was not a threat to anyone and was described as a “humble soul” and a “quiet mama’s boy” by family and friends, O’Shaine family, friends and supporters demand : * Release the police report, autopsy, surveillance video/ audio of the SFPD “Town Hall” meeting ! * Explain why … Continued
Occupy the Farm – The Movie! 12:00 pm
Occupy the Farm – The Movie! @ UA Berkeley Theater
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 7 @ 9:30 pm
Occupy the Farm - The Movie! @ UA Berkeley Theater | Berkeley | California | United States
200 urban farmers occupy the last piece of East Bay farmland and plant 15,000 seedlings to save it from becoming a shopping mall. This is a story about what we can accomplish through collective action, and it takes on one of the most powerful institutions in the world. Its about all of us! We have showtimes! Occupy The Farm is playing at 12:00 pm, 2:20 pm, 4:50 pm, 7:00pm and 9:30 pm at the UA Berkeley 7 on 2274 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley starting November 7! It’s playing several times a day … Continued
First Friday with Strike Debt Bay Area and Friends 5:00 pm
First Friday with Strike Debt Bay Area and Friends
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hang out with or come visit Strike Debt Bay Area at First Friday.  Discuss the politics and societal impact of debt and income inequality.  Learn about our myriad projects and how you can get involved! This month we’ll be doing a few economic experiments at the table, giving people easy ways to barter and use alternative credit reports. Look for us between 24th & 25th streets on Telegraph.57194
Occupy the Farm Screening After Party 9:00 pm
Occupy the Farm Screening After Party @ A PLACE for Sustainable Living,
Nov 7 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Did you occupy the farm? Occupy the Farm Film Screening and After Party Occupy the Farm is on the big screen, and we need your help to get the word out! The film has had a big break in the first three cities, but without the kind of advertising budget Hollywood films usually depend on, we need people power to let folks know it exists! Join us for the afterparty on opening night! RSVP here See you at the movies!57149
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Occupy the Farm: The Movie!
Occupy the Farm: The Movie! @ United Artists 7 Movie Theater
Nov 9 – Nov 14 all-day
Occupy the Farm: The Movie! @ United Artists 7 Movie Theater | Berkeley | California | United States
The film tells the story of the 17-year struggle to protect 20 acres of public farmland (the “Gill Tract”, in Albany) from development into a supermarket, housing complex, and strip mall.   Here’s the trailer   The filmmaker has received a big break from Regal Cinemas, the largest theater owner in the country, but on the shoestring budget of an independent film, we’re depending on people power to get the word out.   5 screenings per day   United Artists 7 Movie Theater    57214
Interfaith prayer meeting for healing 9:30 am
Interfaith prayer meeting for healing @ Bahai Center
Nov 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Second Sundays: Interfaith prayer meeting for healing, dedicated to the survivors and victims of violence and police brutality in Oakland. We are organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. Please feel free to bring quotes or passages to share All are welcome We will serve simple breakfast.57100
Movie Night at the Berkeley Post Office! 7:00 pm
Movie Night at the Berkeley Post Office! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Occupation continues! Come watch a movie, hang out.  Bring a pillow! Background info on the fight to prevent the sale of the Post Office and against the privatization of our commons here, and generally here,  here and here.57213
A Public Forum with Speakers: Marjorie Cohn, Daniel Ellsberg, Ahmed Ghappour, Norman Solomon, Trevor Timm 7:30 pm
A Public Forum with Speakers: Marjorie Cohn, Daniel Ellsberg, Ahmed Ghappour, Norman Solomon, Trevor Timm @ St. John's Presbyterian Church
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Our constitutional system of checks and balances is broken. A Congress in the hands of corporations and their lobbyists can no longer protect the public from special interests and government, with its surveillance and endless wars for oil and profit. Independent media have emerged as a powerful check on government abuses. Whistleblowers play an increasing and vital role in getting information to the public. Our five panelists will engage in a lively discussion of the public’s need for greater transparency and constitutional protection from government intrusion and abuse. How do “We the … Continued
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POSTPONED UNTIL DEC 11th: Hearing on Injunction Against Sale of Berkeley Post Office 8:00 am
POSTPONED UNTIL DEC 11th: Hearing on Injunction Against Sale of Berkeley Post Office @ San Francisco Courthouse, Courtroom 8 - 19th Floor
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Hearing Postponed Until December 11th.   Plaintiffs City of Berkeley and Mayor and Members of the City Council of the City of Berkeley have filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction, to enjoin defendants United States Postal Service, Patrick R. Donahoe, Tom A. Samra, and Diana Alvarado from completing a sale of the Berkeley Post Office. According to that motion, “the City believes that USPS will attempt to convey the Post Office property at any moment,” even though USPS reportedly has not performed the reviews required … Continued
Fight the CDCR’s Proposed Gang Association Rules, Etc 10:00 am
Fight the CDCR’s Proposed Gang Association Rules, Etc @ Anywhere
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm
Please join Flying Over Walls, Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity, CURB and many others in fighting the latest round of CDCr’s attempts to censor communications across the walls! CDCr publicizes at its website that the purpose of these censorship rules is to forbid “publications that indicate an association with groups that are oppositional to authority and society.” These proposed regulations seem to be a retaliation to try to prevent future hunger strikes or meaningful organizing of any kind. These new revisions do almost nothing to address the widespread concern and opposition … Continued
Occupy Forum: Conversation with long-time activist Billy Nessen 6:00 pm
Occupy Forum: Conversation with long-time activist Billy Nessen @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
OccupyForum Presents Conversation with long-time activist Billy Nessen Billy Nessen is a long-time activist, most recently working with UC Berkeley students (Fossil Free Cal) to demand the Regents divest from big oil, coal and natural gas.Nessen, a leader of the student anti-apartheid divestment movement at Berkeley in the ‘80s, will give us a history of the movements he’s been involved in, from the protests at the Concord Naval Weapons Station against shipping weapons to El Salvador to his role as a journalist who was captured in the E. Timor Independence … Continued
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Peace, Labor and Human Rights in Colombia 7:00 pm
Peace, Labor and Human Rights in Colombia
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Peace, Labor and Human Rights in Colombia @ San Francisco | California | United States
We are very pleased to announce a tour of the United States by representatives of Colombia’s Marcha Patriótica (Patriotic March) and Lazos de Dignidad (Links of Dignity). The Patriotic March is Colombia’s largest Left movement for a just peace and popular participation in dialogue to end the country’s 50 year civil war. It has been a target of heavy repression, with 70 of its leaders assassinated in just two years time. Lazos de Dignidad provides legal representation and human rights training for Colombian political prisoners and agricultural workers unions. Lazos … Continued
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CONTINUE TO EXPRESS OUR SOLIDARITY WITH RASMEA. 7:30 am
CONTINUE TO EXPRESS OUR SOLIDARITY WITH RASMEA. @ Oakland Federal Building
Nov 12 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
JOIN US TO CONTINUE TO EXPRESS OUR SOLIDARITY WITH RASMEA. WHEN: Wednesday, November 12th @ 7:30, with the program starting at 8am. WHAT: Rally, speak out, and flyering Without a full and fair trial, Rasmea found guilty! In a travesty of justice, Rasmea Odeh was found guilty of one count of Unlawful Procurement of Naturalization. For over a year, Rasmea, her supporters, and her legal team have been battling this unjust government prosecution, saying from the start that the immigration charge was nothing but a pretext to attack this icon … Continued
Copwatch Volunteer Orientation 6:00 pm
Copwatch Volunteer Orientation @ Grassroots House
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Everyone is Needed to Stop Police Abuse Serve your community! Be an organizer! Join Copwatch! Berkeley Copwatch is the original copwatch and nationally known for the past 25 years. We are an all volunteer group and we want to train new people to challenge the growth of police power and abuse of people in our communities. We all need to watch the cops, but that’s not all. We need people to respond to victims, conduct “Know Your Rights” trainings, help organize our communities, manage the footage and information that comes … Continued
Fossil Fuel Divestment March at UC 9:00 pm
Fossil Fuel Divestment March at UC @ UC Berkeley
Nov 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
On Wednesday, November 12th, Fossil Free Cal is going to be leading a nighttime march around the South Side of the UC Berkeley campus. The March will start at 9:00 PM from the corner of Telegraph and Bancroft at the edge of campus. The march aims to send a clear message to the UC Regents that a movement against their continued investment in fossil fuel companies is coming. Climate change is taking its toll on the planet and having a disproportionate impact on those least able to protect themselves. That … Continued
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National Week of Action to #FreeRasmeaNow
National Week of Action to #FreeRasmeaNow
Nov 13 all-day
Though Rasmea has been unjustly convicted, her struggle is far from over. Read Monday’s report from court here. In front of all her supporters Monday in the courtroom, U.S. marshals placed Rasmea in handcuffs and under arrest. She will be detained until her sentencing, which is set for March 10, 2015.  Our immediate and urgent task is to fight for her release from jail. The Rasmea Defense Committee with Students for Justice in Palestine is calling on Palestinian and Palestine solidarity organizations and others committed to opposing political repression across the United … Continued
Award Winning Documentary: STATE V. REED 7:00 pm
Award Winning Documentary: STATE V. REED @ African American Theme House
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A documentary about Rodney Reed – an innocent man the State of Texas is preparing to “legally” lynch by execution on January 14th, 2015. #Justice4Rodney Campaign to End the Death Penalty.57234
Film Screening: Here Comes the Sun 7:00 pm
Film Screening: Here Comes the Sun @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The reality of the progress in the development and applications of solar power energy are described and celebrated in this short film. Countries all over the world are leading the way towards a green economy. Unfortunately lobbying by the oil, gas, coal and nuclear industries are hindering progress. Very soon, perhaps even now depending on the cost of electricity in your area, solar technology will be more economically cost effective than traditional forms of electrical production. Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Committee as part of our Conscientious Projector Series … Continued
Recipe: A new comedy about the Morning Glory Baking Circle for Revolutionary Self Defense. 8:00 pm
Recipe: A new comedy about the Morning Glory Baking Circle for Revolutionary Self Defense. @ Berkeley City Club
Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Autumn brings Recipe, a profoundly funny new work by Michael Gene Sullivan, resident playwright for the Tony award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe. Central Works serves up the laughs in this delicious take on a circle of sweet old grandmotherly bakers, who just happen to be dedicated to the armed overthrow of the United States government.  But baking pies and cakes isn’t enough to satisfy these four intrepid refugees from the 60’s (and 50’s, and 40’s), and their burning desire to “Up the Revolution!” Watch the trailer! Read the Radical Recipe Blog! Pay-what-you-can … Continued
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National Day of Action Against Postal Service Delivery Cuts 11:00 am
National Day of Action Against Postal Service Delivery Cuts
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
National Day of Action Against Postal Service Delivery Cuts @ San Francisco | California | United States
  Plans are taking shape for a National Day of Action on Nov. 14, when members of the four postal unions and supporters will send a powerful message to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the USPS Board of Governor’s: Stop Delaying America’s Mail. The four unions are working together at the national level to produce flyers, posters, T-shirts and press releases, and they are encouraging their members to work together to organize local events. A special web page, www.StopMailDelays.org, has been created to share information and resources.  Flyers are now available for union locals and branches … Continued
A Food Initiative for the Gill Tract (Occupy The Farm) 12:30 pm
A Food Initiative for the Gill Tract (Occupy The Farm) @ To be announced
Nov 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
On Friday Nov 14th, SEAL delegates will be meeting with Chancellor Dirks to present our proposal for a Food Initiative at the Gill Tract Farm. We have years of visions and designs, years of petitions and public comments, years of community processes pointing towards a student and community desire for an alternative use of the land that does not exploit people and does not pollute the planet. We need the world-renown University of California to have a powerful Food Initiative amplifying the voices from the grassroots and producing community-driven research … Continued
Rally to Preserve ALL of the Gill Track (Occupy the Farm) 12:30 pm
Rally to Preserve ALL of the Gill Track (Occupy the Farm) @ California Hall
Nov 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
SEAL delegates willb e meating with Chancellor Dirks to present our proposal for a Food Initiative in ALL 20 acres of the Gill Tract. Support them at the Rally! Keynote address: Eric Holtz-Gimenez from Food First.57237
Fighting Jim Crow from Ferguson to the Bay Area 6:00 pm
Fighting Jim Crow from Ferguson to the Bay Area @ Humanist Hall
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fighting Jim Crow from Ferguson to the Bay Area - Black and Brown Lives Matter   A Night of Healing for the Community    We are Fighting Jim Crow from Ferguson to the Bay Area with knowledge and unity! Open to the community a night of sharing, entertainment, Food, and so much more!   The Event is hosted by Anita Wills, Executive Director of the Inter Council for Mother’s of Murdered Children. Speakers include Alex Salazar, Dionne Smith, Anita Wills, and others from the community whose lives have been touched by … Continued
Fundraiser for Rasmea: A Night of Music, Food, and Conversation to Support the Case of Rasmea Odeh 7:00 pm
Fundraiser for Rasmea: A Night of Music, Food, and Conversation to Support the Case of Rasmea Odeh @ Oakstop
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Occupation, Repression, and Strategies of Resistance from the US to Palestine: A Night of Music, Food, and Conversation to Support the Case of Rasmea Odeh Featuring from Palestine: Sahar Francis, Deputy Director of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association   Accessible by elevator and Bart Funds raised will support the defense of Rasmea Odeh57268
Hell in Paradise. A Play. “My Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison.” 7:00 pm
Hell in Paradise. A Play. “My Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison.” @ The Omni
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pelican Bay State Prison is one of the largest prisons in our state. With close to 3 thousand men, and more than a third kept in solitary confinement, this prison is one of California’s most notorious for its unjust treatment of folks inside. Join us tonight at the Omni in Oakland, for a performance of Hell in Paradise: My Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison.  A play written and preformed by Charlie Hinton, based off the prison letters of Clyde Jackson. Hell in Paradise screening & Panel Discussion Followed by … Continued
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A Summit about Ending Mass Criminalization in Oakland 9:00 am
A Summit about Ending Mass Criminalization in Oakland @ Laney College Forum
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
You are invited to join us in presenting Fruitvale, Florida, Ferguson and Beyond: A Summit about Ending Mass Criminalization in Oakland. The summit will consist of workshops for youth on knowing your rights, for parents on how to keep our children out of jail, and for everyone on busting the school to prison pipeline and ending mass incarceration and deportation. This summit will be focused on youth and parents in the Oakland schools and lead up to a larger conference on these issues in April 2015. Nationally, more than $60 … Continued
Howard Zinn Bookfair: A Celebration of Subversive Books 10:00 am
Howard Zinn Bookfair: A Celebration of Subversive Books @ Mission High School
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm
There will be over 70 panel discussions, author lectures and roundtable discussions connected with books and publications which challenge orthodoxy and provide new ways of looking at issues such as race, gender, war, economics, justice, education, spirituality, climate change, the arts. Many well know authors, artists, actors and activists will attend including Rebecca Solnit, Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, John Avalos, Ariel Gore, Eric Drooker, Terry Bisson, Tommi Avicolli Mecca. Comedy and music will also happen as will a panel in honor of housing activist Ted Gullickson who recently passed away. 57211
Award Winning Documentary: STATE V. REED 6:00 pm
Award Winning Documentary: STATE V. REED @ Long Haul Infoshop, not far from Ashby BART
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A documentary about Rodney Reed – an innocent man the State of Texas is preparing to “legally” lynch by execution on January 14th, 2015. #Justice4Rodney Campaign to End the Death Penalty.57235
Community Speakout Against Police Killings 6:00 pm
Community Speakout Against Police Killings @ International Association of Machinist Hall
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Speakout Against Police Killings  @ International Association of Machinist Hall | Burlingame | California | United States
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Wealthcare vs. Healthcare 6:30 pm
Wealthcare vs. Healthcare @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Speak-Out Now! Presents: Wealthcare vs. Healthcare   Our health is one of the biggest markets for the big healthcare companies, pharmacuetical companies and insurance companies. The system profits off our illnesses, turning healthcare into wealthcare for big business. Join us for a discussion of healthcare under capitalism.57204
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Labor and Human Social Metabolism: An Anthropological Perspective 10:00 am
Labor and Human Social Metabolism: An Anthropological Perspective @ Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Our global ecological crisis has created an increasing interest in Marx’s theory of metabolic rift as a crucial aspect of capitalism. To appreciate fully how capitalism creates this rift, it is important to examine the human metabolic relation with nature in general and theoretical terms. ICSS member Gene Ruyle will explore the implications of Marx’s insight that labor is “the universal condition for the metabolic interaction between man and nature, the everlasting nature-imposed condition of human existence, and it is therefore independent of every form of that existence, or rather … Continued
David Rovics In Concert: Benefit for Tristan Anderson. 6:00 pm
David Rovics In Concert: Benefit for Tristan Anderson. @ Art House Gallery & Cultural Center
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
David Rovics In Concert: Benefit for Tristan Anderson. @ Art House Gallery & Cultural Center | Berkeley | California | United States
This is a benefit for Tristan Anderson! Free food will be served at 6 PM, the music begins at 7 pm…this will be an acoustic concert. Sunday, November 16th Art House Gallery & Cultural Center 2905 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, California David Rovics is a great, revolutionary folk singer of songs of social significance. You can download most of his music at his web site or over at Soundclick and other places Tristan Anderson is an activist and photographer who was critically injured by an Israeli tear gas canister in 2009 … Continued
Fighting Jim Crow from Ferguson to the Bay Area – Black and Brown Lives Matter 6:00 pm
Fighting Jim Crow from Ferguson to the Bay Area – Black and Brown Lives Matter @ Humanist Hall
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  Fighting Jim Crow from Ferguson to the Bay Area – Black and Brown Lives Matter A Night of Healing for the Community Oakland CA, November 16, 2014:  We are Fighting Jim Crow from Ferguson to the Bay Area with knowledge and unity! Open to the community a night of sharing, entertainment, Food, and so much more!   The Event is hosted by Anita Wills, Executive Director of the Inter Council for Mother’s of Murdered Children. Speakers include Alex Salazar, Dionne Smith, Anita Wills, and others from the community whose lives … Continued
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David Rovics in Concert on the Berkeley Post Office Steps 4:00 pm
David Rovics in Concert on the Berkeley Post Office Steps @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
David Rovics in Concert on the Berkeley Post Office Steps @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps. | Berkeley | California | United States
David Rovics is a great, revolutionary folk singer of songs of social significance. You can download most of his music at his web site or over at Soundclick and other places. Come and hear him play a set in our common space, the Post Office! You will not be disappointed. David will give (or will have given) a benefit concert for Tristan Anderson on Sunday, November 16th at the Art House in Berkeley. Check it out here.57248
Occupy Forum: Film: The Black Road — on the Front Line of Aceh’s War 6:00 pm
Occupy Forum: Film: The Black Road — on the Front Line of Aceh’s War @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday, November 17th at Global Exchange from 6 – 9 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  Film: The Black Road — on the Front Line of Aceh’s War — the struggle for independence The 2004 tsunami suddenly turned the isolated Indonesian province of Aceh into a household name. Yet the deeper story of the Acehnese and their long struggle for independence has been untold… until now. The Black Road is the … Continued
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UC Davis Pepper Spray Commorative Action Against Tuition Hikes 12:00 pm
UC Davis Pepper Spray Commorative Action Against Tuition Hikes @ UC Davis Quad
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm
UC Davis Pepper Spray Commorative Action Against Tuition Hikes @ UC Davis Quad | Davis | California | United States
On November 18, the third anniversary of Pepper Spray, ASUCD and a coalition of student organizations and labor unions are staging a CAMPUS-WIDE action to fight the impending 5% tuition increases every year for the next 5 years. We believe these tuition increases are a callous threat to the promise of public higher education, and we, as students, are ready to fight back. This action will also be a platform to recognize the intersectional dimensions of the privatization and decreasing affordability of higher education, as well as an opportunity for … Continued
Defend Knowland Park! 6:30 pm
Defend Knowland Park! @ Oakland City Hall
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Defend Knowland Park! @ Oakland City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland’s beautiful and wild Knowland Park is under threat, and we need your help at an important City Council vote. Right now, the free public park is home to a range of wildlife, including threatened species, native grasslands, and woodlands. However, the Oakland Zoo is trying to take over the heart of the park’s 77 acres! – which would displace local wildlife…for an exhibit about species that are regionally extinct due to development. What?!   This would also mean privatizing our public park, and since the zoo has been working … Continued
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CAL Progressives General Assembly 5:00 pm
CAL Progressives General Assembly @ Sather Gate, Sproul Plaza
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
FIGHT THE FEE-HIKE! SATHER GATE. (At the tree between Dwinelle and Wheeler) The Regents (the administration of the UC) will vote on a $3,300 tuition increase on Wednesday by 2pm. *** We will discuss actions whether or not they approve fee hikes that day, so that we can proactively organize to roll-back our tuition, and prevent further attempts to raise fees. *** GA hosted by Cal Progressive Coalition Twitter: @CalProgressives #MoveTheMoney #OurUniversity #FundTheUC57321
Capitalism vs. the Climate: Naomi Klein on the Need for a New Economic Model to Address the Ecological Crisis 7:00 pm
Capitalism vs. the Climate: Naomi Klein on the Need for a New Economic Model to Address the Ecological Crisis @ Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Capitalism vs. the Climate: Naomi Klein on the Need for a New Economic Model to Address the Ecological Crisis @ Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library | Oakland | California | United States
Capitalism vs. the Climate: Naomi Klein on the Need for a New Economic Model to Address the Ecological Crisis Join the Northern California System Change not Climate Change chapter in watching the film interview of Naomi Klein by Amy Goodman from Democracy Now (September 18, 2014). After the film we will discuss her ideas and her recent book, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, by Naomi Klein. From http://thischangeseverything.org: “Forget everything you think you know about global warming. The really inconvenient truth is that it’s not about carbon—it’s about capitalism. The convenient truth is that we … Continued
Politics of Debt Reading Group. 8:00 pm
Politics of Debt Reading Group. @ OMNI Collective in the basement
Nov 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
We’re currntly reading about our banking system, what’s wrong with it and alternative ways of having one. This time, we’re reading Positive Money’s proposal for an alternative banking system.  Parts 1-4.  57195
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Bay Area Speaks: A People’s Hearing on the Future of the Internet 5:30 pm
Bay Area Speaks: A People’s Hearing on the Future of the Internet @ Room 305
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
You are invited to join EFF next Thursday, November 20, for a free public event on the quickly unfolding national debate on net neutrality, to be hosted at San Francisco City Hall. The event is Bay Area Speaks: A People’s Hearing on the Future of the Internet, where you are invited to testify at City Hall about why net neutrality matters to Bay Area communities. Attendees will also receive an update from the lawyers, policy analysts, and activists who have been working on the front lines to make sure the … Continued
Recipe: A new comedy about the Morning Glory Baking Circle for Revolutionary Self Defense. 8:00 pm
Recipe: A new comedy about the Morning Glory Baking Circle for Revolutionary Self Defense. @ Berkeley City Club
Nov 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Autumn brings Recipe, a profoundly funny new work by Michael Gene Sullivan, resident playwright for the Tony award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe. Central Works serves up the laughs in this delicious take on a circle of sweet old grandmotherly bakers, who just happen to be dedicated to the armed overthrow of the United States government.  But baking pies and cakes isn’t enough to satisfy these four intrepid refugees from the 60’s (and 50’s, and 40’s), and their burning desire to “Up the Revolution!” Watch the trailer! Read the Radical Recipe Blog! Pay-what-you-can … Continued
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Javier Arbona on the Architecture of Surveillance 7:00 pm
Javier Arbona on the Architecture of Surveillance @ Gallery of California History, Oakland Museum
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Pop-up Talk: Javier Arbona on the Architecture of Surveillance Join geographer and artist Javier Arbona for a brief talk in the Gallery of California History. Arbona will discuss infrastructure and surveillance in the port city of Oakland. Using a foreboding downtown telecommunications building as jumping-off point, he will make connections between the long history of the telegraph in Oakland and state surveillance in our midst today. This in-Gallery pop-up talk takes place during Friday Nights @ OMCA, featuring Off the Grid food trucks, live music, and more. Included with Museum admission. … Continued
STATE V. REED: An Award Winning Documentary About an Innocent Man on Death Row 7:00 pm
STATE V. REED: An Award Winning Documentary About an Innocent Man on Death Row @ Sundiata Bookstore
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 A documentary about Rodney Reed – an innocent man the State of Texas is preparing to “legally” lynch by execution on January 14th, 2015. #Justice4Rodney Campaign to End the Death Penalty.57336
Free Occupy the Farm Screening at Wheeler Hall 9:00 pm
Free Occupy the Farm Screening at Wheeler Hall @ Wheeler Auditorium, Wheeler Hall
Nov 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
An inspiration film about the recent occupation of UC Berkeley land that saved 10 acres from the clutches of privatization. This film is still in theaters but we are hosting a FREE SCREENING in the Open University in Wheeler Hall! http://occupythefarmfilm.com/ OCCUPY THE FARM tells the inspiring story of a community taking direct action to create a healthier and more just food system and question the stewardship of a precious resource: publicly owned urban farmland. 200 farmers occupy a last piece of farmland in California’s urban East Bay, plant 15,000 … Continued
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Earth At Risk 2014: Justice and Sustainability Conference, Nov. 22 – 23 9:30 am
Earth At Risk 2014: Justice and Sustainability Conference, Nov. 22 – 23 @ Palace of Fine Arts
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm
Earth At Risk 2014: Justice and Sustainability Conference,  Nov. 22 - 23 @ Palace of Fine Arts | San Francisco | California | United States
Earth At Risk 2014: Justice and Sustainability Conference, Nov. 22 – 23 From the Conference website: “This November, some of the world’s preeminent strategists in environmental defense, social justice, and grassroots activism will come together to share their insights and speak toward ONE goal: crafting game-changing responses to address the converging crises we face. Species extinction, racism, sexual warfare, deforestation, global warming, corruption — all stem from the same root. For too long environmentalism has hinged on conformity to capitalism and the status quo. For too long social justice work … Continued
Socialist Alternative Political Day School 2:00 pm
Socialist Alternative Political Day School @ Oakland Public Library, Cesar Chavez Branch
Nov 22 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 22 @ 5:00 pm
Why Does Capitalism Breed Inequality? What’s the Socialist Alternative? Organizing to Win.    57205
STATE V. REED: An Award Winning Documentary 7:00 pm
STATE V. REED: An Award Winning Documentary @ OMNI Collective
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A documentary about Rodney Reed – an innocent man the State of Texas is preparing to “legally” lynch by execution on January 14th, 2015. #Justice4Rodney Campaign to End the Death Penalty.57306
Wheeler Hall Occupation General Assembly 8:00 pm
Wheeler Hall Occupation General Assembly @ Wheeler Hall lobby
Nov 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
#OccupyWheeler GA happening at 8 tonight! Big decisions to be made! #occupycal #FightTheHike #takebackyourtuition @theopenuc @bpoffcampus— OCCUPY CAL (@OccupyCalCampus) November 23, 2014 57364
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Change the Name! Change the Mascot! 10:00 am
Change the Name! Change the Mascot! @ Levi Stadium
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Change the Name! Change the Mascot!  @ Levi Stadium  | Santa Clara | California | United States
A Northern California grassroots campaign to end the use of the racial slur as the mascot and name of the NFL team in Washington, D.C. will be re-launched November 23rd at 10:00 AM. The campaign calls upon the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell to end the use of the racial epithet and its hurtful reminder of Indigenous peoples ongoing mistreatment. We also aim to develop institutionalized Indigenous oversight with the NFL to promote healing and restorative justice caused by our exploitation. The American Indian Movement-West, Sacred Sites Protection & Rights … Continued
Award Winning Documentary: STATE V. REED 7:00 pm
Award Winning Documentary: STATE V. REED @ Out of Line Collective
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A documentary about Rodney Reed – an innocent man the State of Texas is preparing to “legally” lynch by execution on January 14th, 2015. #Justice4Rodney Campaign to End the Death Penalty.57236
Films From The Frontlines: Screening and discussion with the Global Uprisings media collective at Occupied Wheeler Hall 7:30 pm
Films From The Frontlines: Screening and discussion with the Global Uprisings media collective at Occupied Wheeler Hall @ Wheeler Auditorium, aka Occupied Wheeler Hall
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Films From The Frontlines: Screening and discussion with the Global Uprisings media collective Join the Global Uprisings media for a special screening of their films covering international social movements! Global Uprisings is an independent news site and video series dedicated to showing responses to the economic crisis and authoritarianism. Since 2011, filmmaker Brandon Jourdan and researcher Marianne Maeckelbergh have produced 24 online viral documentary films about the uprisings, rebellions, revolts, and revolutions that have spread around the world. All of their films are completely free online at www.globaluprisings.org. Their short … Continued
Wheeler Hall Occupation General Assembly at UC Berkeley 8:00 pm
Wheeler Hall Occupation General Assembly at UC Berkeley @ Wheeler Hall lobby
Nov 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
GA tonight at 8 in Wheeler Commons. Main issue: updates and finalize Walk Out tomorrow! #openuc #FightTheHike #FundOurfuture— CalProgressives (@CalProgressives) November 23, 2014 57370
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Rally & March at Cal: UC-Wide Walkout Against the Fee-Hikes and for Accessible Public Education. 11:30 am
Rally & March at Cal: UC-Wide Walkout Against the Fee-Hikes and for Accessible Public Education. @ Sproul Plaza
Nov 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
UC-Wide Walkout Against the Fee-Hikes and for Accessible Public Education The general assembly in Wheeler hall has called for a day of action on Monday to continue our struggle for accessible public education. We will have: Morning teach-outs ~ come join discussions on a variety of topics 11:30: Academic Workers’ Rally for Public Education: https://www.facebook.com/events/501511563323950/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular 12pm: Rally at Sather Gate in solidarity with statewide movements for public education March through campus, then to downtown, passing big banks, BCC, and BHS. March returns to campus for a General Assembly to decide … Continued
Convergence at OGP After the Indictment Decision of Darren Wilson at 6:00 PM 6:00 pm
Convergence at OGP After the Indictment Decision of Darren Wilson at 6:00 PM @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Convergence at OGP After the Indictment Decision of Darren Wilson at 6:00 PM @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
Officials have announced that a decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown has been reached, but what the decision is is not public yet.  The decision itself is to be announced later today,  now officially stated to be at 6:00 PM Pacific Time. The call associated with the picture to the left. IndyBay announcement. FTP March Tonight at 14th and Broadway 7pm #getfree — Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) November 24, 2014   The call from Stop Mass Incarceration Bay Area email: If Wilson Walks, America … Continued
Movie Night at the Berkeley Post Office Occupation. 7:30 pm
Movie Night at the Berkeley Post Office Occupation. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Join First They Came for the Homeless and Berkeley Post Office Defender peeps for a free movie on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office! Movie title to be announced. Ed not Bombs is your host.57378
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Oakland: Next Day After Ferguson Demonstratration! 5:00 pm
Oakland: Next Day After Ferguson Demonstratration! @ OPD HQ
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
WHAT: “The Next Day” Mobilization The Oakland Uhuru Movement unites with the call put out by the Black is Back Coalition Social Justice, Peace and Reparations to engage in mass protest demanding justice for Mike Brown and the African with or without an indictment! Bakari Olatunji, leader of the local Uhuru Movement says, “We stand up for Michael Brown, calling on police and military to withdraw from black neighborhoods across the county, including the Oakland police department. We also demand the release of all prisoners arrested during the Ferguson rebellions.” … Continued
SF Protest: Another killer cop walks free! Justice for Mike Brown! 5:00 pm
SF Protest: Another killer cop walks free! Justice for Mike Brown!
Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SF Protest: Another killer cop walks free! Justice for Mike Brown! @ San Francisco | California | United States
Protest the non-indictment of Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. We are outraged at the freeing of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Just as in the murder of Alex Nieto, Andy Lopez, Eric Garner and so many more Black and Latino young men, officer Darren Wilson has been allowed to walk free. There is an epidemic of racist police killings across the country. Only the people organizing and fighting back can turn this around. Join with people across the country to say NO! to police killing and brutality. … Continued
Marissa Alexander Pre-Trial Solidarity Rally 6:00 pm
Marissa Alexander Pre-Trial Solidarity Rally @ Eastside Arts Alliance
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Please join us for a community gathering and rally that will coalesce community organizers and members in solidarity with Marissa Alexander on the “eve” of her retrial. This will be an occasion to gather in poetry, song and more as we share words of struggle, resistance and hope in addition to raising greater awareness about and critical funds for Marissa. This will also be an opportunity for organizers to share with attendees ways in which people can involve themselves in work in the Bay Area around prison abolition, ending mass … Continued
Oakland Emergency Response to Fight for Justice for Mike Brown and All Victims Against Racist Police Oppression! 7:00 pm
Oakland Emergency Response to Fight for Justice for Mike Brown and All Victims Against Racist Police Oppression! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  Large street mobilization convening in #Oakland tonight 7pm at 14th and Broadway to continue demonstrations for #Ferguson and #MikeBrown — Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) November 25, 2014 WE INVITE ALL SUPPORTERS FOR JUSTICE FOR MIKE BROWN AND ALL WHO OPPOSE RACIST POLICE ATTACKS TO MOBILIZE IN SOLIDARITY WITH FERGUSON, MO. The Ferguson Grand Jury announced Monday, November 24th that they will not sentence Darren Wilson for the murder of Mike Brown. This is a complete outrage! We must continue to regroup and remobilize to demand the proper indictment of Darren … Continued
Movie Night at the Berkeley Post Office Occupation. 7:00 pm
Movie Night at the Berkeley Post Office Occupation. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join First They Came for the Homeless and Berkeley Post Office Defender peeps for a free movie on the steps of the Berkeley Post Office! Movie title to be announced. Ed not Bombs is your host.57379
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Walmart vs. the World: Putting the planet’s largest climate criminal on trial!
Walmart vs. the World: Putting the planet’s largest climate criminal on trial! @ Walmart Store
Nov 28 – Nov 29 all-day
Join us on Black Friday as we condemn Walmart as the world’s largest climate criminal, destroying land and life from Richmond to Bangladesh. This Black Friday (November 28th, 2014), we gather as peoples deeply committed to environmental and climate justice to condemn Walmart as a climate criminal and to stand side-by-side with Walmart’s workers organizing for $15/hr, full time work, and the respect they deserve. Walmart’s war on workers is a war on planet Earth. Walmart has tried to salvage their tarnished reputation through greenwashing. But no amount of rooftop solar … Continued
Black Friday protest at Richmond Walmart 9:30 am
Black Friday protest at Richmond Walmart @ Richmond Walmart
Nov 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Walmart vs. the World: Putting the planet’s largest climate criminal on trial!This Black Friday (November 28th, 2014), we gather as peoples deeply committed to environmental and climate justice to ondemn Walmart as a climate criminal and to stand side-by-side with Walmart’s workers organizing for $15/hr, full time work, and the respect they deserve.Walmart’s war on workers is a war on planet Earth. Walmart has tried to salvage their tarnished reputation through greenwashing. But no amount of rooftop solar or  energy efficient refrigerators can conceal the fact that Walmart is the … Continued
Black Friday Action at Oakland Walmart 12:00 pm
Black Friday Action at Oakland Walmart @ Walmart, Oakland
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Check out the earlier action in Richmond.57408
Black and Blue Friday: a celebration presented by 350Marin 1:00 pm
Black and Blue Friday: a celebration presented by 350Marin @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Nov 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Black and Blue Friday: a celebration presented by 350Marin @ Sweetwater Music Hall | Mill Valley | California | United States
Black and Blue Friday: a celebration presented by 350Marin 350Marin invites you to Black and Blue Friday, “a celebration of climate justice and life on our hot little blue planet.” The lively event offers music, speakers, poetry, dance and art. Performers include JIG, Wendy Johnson, Jon Symes, Lucia Iman, Robert Steiner, Love Rockit and others. Donations requested but no one turned away. For more information and to RSVP, please visit the event page on the 350Marin website. Download flyer. 57344
Ferguson to SF: No Justice, No Peace. Black Friday Shutdown March. 5:00 pm
Ferguson to SF: No Justice, No Peace. Black Friday Shutdown March. @ Chelsea Manning Plaza
Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Ferguson to SF: No Justice, No Peace. Black Friday Shutdown March. @ Chelsea Manning Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
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Free Screening: Fruitvale Station. 8:45 pm
Free Screening: Fruitvale Station. @ New Parkway Theatre
Nov 28 @ 8:45 pm – 11:30 pm
Free Screening: Fruitvale Station. @ New Parkway Theatre | Oakland | California | United States
Tickets available at the Box Office, first come, first served.  Free and open to the public. The theater seats about 150 so arrive early to guarantee admission.57420
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Omni Commons: – a celebration of life, community, and culture. A benefit to help re-construction. 12:00 pm
Omni Commons: – a celebration of life, community, and culture. A benefit to help re-construction. @ OMNI Collective
Nov 29 @ 12:00 pm – Nov 30 @ 9:00 pm
RSVP HERE: https://omnicommons.org/calendar/events/reconstruction/ RE:CONSTRUCTION – A celebration of life, community and culture, this 2-day multimedia performance arts event brings together many diverse collectives from across the Bay Area to mash it up and kick-off a crowd-funding campaign to bring back the Omni as a vibrant network of learning and commons. Read our amazing Saturday and Sunday schedule, below! SATURDAY, NOV 29TH NOON Doors Open SPAZ Sound System 1PM Opening Water Ceremony 2PM Toddlers & Kids Zone: Walk About Clown, Instrument Zoo Community Panel: Artists, Activists, Organizers, Educators Workshop A: Rhythm … Continued
No Business As Usual: Ferguson Solidarity Action Against Police Terror at Walmart 11:00 am
No Business As Usual: Ferguson Solidarity Action Against Police Terror at Walmart @ Oakland Walmart
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Community outreach action to shoppers about Walmart’s connection to funding police terror. * Ask John H Crawford III’s family – the 22 year old Black man was killed in an Ohio Walmart in August, for being a customer looking at one of their BB guns for sale. * Number 1 on the Fortune 500, with net sales of $473.1 billion, Walmart rakes in $16 billion a year in profits and steals more than $8 billion a year from taxpayers forced to subsidize food, healthcare and housing for Walmart workers struggling … Continued
MARCH FOR ANDY LOPEZ !!!! 1:00 pm
MARCH FOR ANDY LOPEZ !!!! @ Roseland Village Shopping Center
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Its been one year since deputy erick gelhous shot and killed 13yr old andy lopez and we still have no justice so we will keep fighting and marching til we get JUSTICE, please join us saturday nov. 29 at 1pm in the dollar tree parking lot on Sebastopol road from there we will march to the courthouse square come show your support if you really care.  57372
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Ferguson Response: Vigil for Fallen Angels 5:00 pm
Ferguson Response: Vigil for Fallen Angels
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gather at the plaza with arches at Lake Merritt, by El Embarcadero, between Lakeshore and Grant, rain or shine. Bring a candle, a name, an object for a shrine to remember our fallen angels, martyrs, and all people unjustly targeted by agents of white supremacy. To name but a few, this event is to commemorate Mike Brown, Alan Blueford, Oscar Grant, James Rivera, Derrick Gaines, Mario Romero, Yanira Serrano Garcia, Errol Chang, Pedie Perez, O’Shane Evans, Kenneth Harding, Idriss Stelley, Alex Nieto, Anthony Skeaton, Angelo Moreno, and all victims of … Continued
Celebrate the 15 year anniversary of the WTO in Seattle w/ video and participant stories 7:00 pm
Celebrate the 15 year anniversary of the WTO in Seattle w/ video and participant stories @ Long Haul Infoshop, not far from Ashby BART
Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
November 30, 1999 — thousands of us shut down the meeting of the World Trade Organization in Seattle and withstood hours of tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray. Let’s celebrate and remember this important moment. We’ll show some old video and folks who were there will be on hand to tell stories and discuss our strengths and weaknesses. With luck we can grapple with the question of “what shall we do next” keeping the WTO, occupy, and our other high water marks of action firmly in mind. Do we … Continued