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Rock in the New Year With Resistance to Police Murder! SF Rally. 5:00 am
Rock in the New Year With Resistance to Police Murder! SF Rally. @ Embarcadero BART Station Plaza
Jan 1 @ 5:00 am – 9:00 am
 Rock in the New Year With Resistance to Police Murder! SF Rally. @ Embarcadero BART Station Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
On New Year’s Eve, as the clock winds down on 2014, the powers that be will hope to be ringing in a new year that carries forward business as usual. That must not be allowed to go down because business as usual in Amerikkka includes wanton police murder of Black people. The refusal of grand juries in Ferguson and Staten Island to indict the cops who murdered Michael Brown and Eric Garner made this clear. So the powerful, beautiful and necessary outpourings that have disrupted this society’s normal routine must … Continued
Oscar Grant 5th Year Vigil Celebration 8:00 pm
Oscar Grant 5th Year Vigil Celebration @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
Jan 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Oscar Grant 5th Year Vigil Celebration @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
All Families of Love one killed by Gun Violence, Please bring an 8×10 photo and Love one favorite color balloon to be release. Come meet us at the Grant Station for the 5th annual vigil/celebration for Oscar Grant to be held on New Year’s Day at the Grant Station (Fruitvale BART Station). Join the Oscar Grant family on this Day of Remembrance! WE ARE ALL STILL OSCAR GRANT SPEAK OUT: • Family of murdered victims • Artist • Community Activist LIVE Performances: • Libation • African-Native-Latino Ceremony • Poetry, music, … Continued
Action for Worker Justice in Berkeley! Restaurant Workers Rising! 1:00 am
Action for Worker Justice in Berkeley! Restaurant Workers Rising! @ HS Lordships Restaurant
Feb 1 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am
Join us for our upcoming action to demand worker justice at HS Lordships! As workers all across the U.S. and Bay Area are standing up to demand living wages and fair working conditions, restaurant workers in Berkeley are also defending their right to respectful treatment and healthcare in order to live dignified lives. At HS Lordships, workers have been without a contract for more than four years. At the restaurant, servers make $10 an hour and pay more than $500 per month for family insurance. The company is now proposing … Continued
From NYC to Ferguson to Oakland, Imani Henry Talks on Nationwide Fight Against Police Terror 2:30 am
From NYC to Ferguson to Oakland, Imani Henry Talks on Nationwide Fight Against Police Terror @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Feb 1 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Imani Keith Henry is a longtime activist in the anti-police brutality, anti-war and LGBTQ movements in the US. He is an organizer with The Peoples Power Assembly, which helped to coordinate emergency day of/day after actions in NYC and nationally in response to the Ferguson grand jury decision. Imani has travelled to Ferguson, MO twice and most recently took part in a 36-person civil disobedience action on December 4th in response to the Garner grand jury decision. He is also the founder of The Equality for Flatbush Project (E4F), which does … Continued
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Court Support 10:00 pm
Court Support
Jan 2 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 3 @ 12:30 am
Please come to Wiley Manuel Dept 112 at 2pm on Friday (tmrw!) to do court support for comrades, TJ and DT,arrested at march New Years Eve. — Russell Bates (@crustyrustyMAD) January 2, 2015  Facebook event & RSVP.57761
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#Ride4BlacknBrown 3:00 am
#Ride4BlacknBrown @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 3 @ 3:00 am – 10:00 am
Folks have marched hundreds of miles all over the East Bay from East Oakland to West Oakland and out past North Oakland. Folks feet gotta be aching by now! Folks gotta be gettin tired of all the kettling! so let’s do a night ride and show some love for all our people’s, let’s show how deep the solidarity runs between our communities. How about creating a critical mass bike ride for #BlackLivesMatter for #NativeLivesMatter! We’ll be riding around Oakland! Why? Cause these are our streets!! this is open to all … Continued
Help Plan a Community Garden at the Berkeley Post Office 8:00 pm
Help Plan a Community Garden at the Berkeley Post Office @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Some of us will get together this Saturday at noon to help plan for the garden. I would like to invite people from Transition, Berkeley and Albany and the farmers market master gardeners and see if anyone shows up and get more advise. Members of First They Came for the Homeless and Berkeley Post Office Defenders are asking people to participate in the creation of a community garden on the west side of the Berkeley Post Office. Please come to a planning meeting on Saturday January 3rd at noon. Honey … Continued
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: What is to be Done? 6:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: What is to be Done? @ Niebyl-Proctor library
Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: What is to be Done? @ Niebyl-Proctor library | Oakland | California | United States
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SF Black Lives Matter: Community Building Symposium 8:00 pm
SF Black Lives Matter: Community Building Symposium @ Alex Pitcher Room, City College of San Francisco Southeast Campus
Jan 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
SF Black Lives Matter: Community Building Symposium @ Alex Pitcher Room, City College of San Francisco Southeast Campus | San Francisco | California | United States
We want the unheard voices to be present so we can begin to rebuild and protect our communities. Facebook event. This event is to bring together disengaged youth and community members from Hunterspoint, Potrero Hill, Sunnydale, Mission, Fillmore, Tenderloin, and Lakeview who are not currently active in this movement happening across the nation. Engaging youth requires innovative strategies. Black and Brown intellectuals can analyze the system and organize all day everyday, but “what good do your words do if they can’t understand you”, we need the youth who aren’t plugged … Continued
Gear up to get Marissa Alexander out of jail: Caravan fundraiser! 10:30 pm
Gear up to get Marissa Alexander out of jail: Caravan fundraiser! @ BFUU
Jan 4 @ 10:30 pm – Jan 5 @ 1:00 am
Gear up to get MARISSA ALEXANDER out of jail! Free Marissa NOW East Bay is holding an exciting fundraising event to fund our cross-country caravan to spread the word about Marissa. We will have a potluck, music, spoken word, theater, and testimonials from the womyn who are going on the caravan! Come out, support, and REPRESENT the Bay! Marissa, a Black woman who defended herself from abuse & threatened death, by firing a warning shot into the ceiling – injuring NO ONE – is still being persecuted, is back in … Continued
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Court Support for James Jennison in San Francisco 5:00 pm
Court Support for James Jennison in San Francisco @ Hall of Justice, Department 101
Jan 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Facebook event. Pack the courts! Come out to Department 9 to support James as he begins his fight against serious charges from Black Friday in San Francisco. CHECK THE FACEBOOK EVENT FOR ANY LAST MINUTE CANCELLATION, POSTPONEMENT OR TIME CHANGE.57757
Court Support: Ferguson 3 Hearing. 5:00 pm
Court Support: Ferguson 3 Hearing. @ Alameda County Superior Court, Dept 11
Jan 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come support the Ferguson 3 facing serious charges and going forward to trial. Check the Antirepression website and facebook for last minute updates. Court dates and times change frequently!57709
NO BUSINESS AS USUAL UNTIL OPD STOPS THE WAR ON BLACK LIVES 9:30 pm
NO BUSINESS AS USUAL UNTIL OPD STOPS THE WAR ON BLACK LIVES @ Paramount Theatre of the Arts
Jan 5 @ 9:30 pm – Jan 6 @ 12:30 am
 NO BUSINESS AS USUAL UNTIL OPD STOPS THE WAR ON BLACK LIVES @ Paramount Theatre of the Arts | Oakland | California | United States
“Let Oakland’s New Mayor know, “THERE WILL BE NO BUSINESS AS USUAL” UNTIL OPD STOPS THE WAR ON BLACK LIVES On Monday, January 5th, Ms. Schaff will be inaugurated as Oakland’s mayor. We will convene outside the Paramount Theater as a silent wall along the sidewalk from BART to the entrance of the theater so that every guest of the Mayoral Inauguration knows that Oakland expects the new Mayor to have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to police terror in Oakland. We ask attendees to join this SILENT … Continued
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Court Support for Marsha in Pleasanton 5:00 pm
Court Support for Marsha in Pleasanton @ Gale/Schenone Hall of Justice
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 7 @ 8:30 pm
Bring the Bay to Department 701 at 9am! Let’s pack the courts to support Marsha, who was arrested doing jail support at Santa Rita. Use this event page to coordinate rides with one another to the Dublin Courthouse. There is also a call for folks to step up and do childcare outside during the appearance. Support the support workers! Check the event page before going as court times and dates change!57756
Occupy Forum: Reckoning with Torture 2:00 am
Occupy Forum: Reckoning with Torture @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near16th St. BART
Jan 6 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
  Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!!Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogueon all sides of these critically important issues! “Reckoning with Torture” Dramatic Reading of related documents in a film produced by CodePink, ACLU, The National Lawyers Guild & World Can’t Wait In 2010 CodePink, ACLU, National Lawyers Guild, and World Cant Wait organized a week of“Berkeley Says No to Torture.”  The culminating event of the week was a dramatic reading of various documents relating to torture by activists from around the world. We will … Continued
Court Support: Emeryville Kettle Arraignments 5:00 pm
Court Support: Emeryville Kettle Arraignments @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 Emeryville Kettle Arraignments.  Always check the AntiRepression Facebook and Website for last minute changes! 57753
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Fundraiser Online for Eric Garcia
Fundraiser Online for Eric Garcia @ Online.
Jan 7 – Jan 8 all-day
 Donation website. On New Year’s Eve, our comrade and friend Eric Garcia was brutally and arbitrarily arrested by police and held on false charges. This campaign seeks to reimburse Eric’s bond cosigner for bailing him out of jail. A more detailed description of the incident can be found below.  Donation website. Eric and his friends attended an NYE noise demo in downtown Oakland, which they left after the demonstration was attacked by the police. Eric was standing with his friends on the sidewalk outside Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe on Telegraph … Continued
“Mother: Caring for 7 Billion” A film about overpopulation 2:00 am
“Mother: Caring for 7 Billion” A film about overpopulation @ South Berkeley Public Library
Jan 7 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
If you care about women, children and the planet, come see this revealing and inspiring film. Free goodies available after the screening. This event is not sponsored by, provided by, or affiliated with the Berkeley Public Library. http://www.howmany.org  Original IndyBay notice.57734
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Know Your Rights Presentation With Civil Rights Attorneys. 3:00 am
Know Your Rights Presentation With Civil Rights Attorneys. @ Quilombo
Jan 8 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
If you have been protesting, know people who have or just want to know your rights, you should definitely join us. There will be civil rights attorneys from John Burris’ law firm who will be giving a presentation and fielding questions mostly about protesting and knowing your rights pertaining to it, as well as knowing what police can and can’t do, legally. They have also agreed to stay in contact with protesters for any ongoing situations that may arise. There will also be women from Free Marissa Alexander Now east … Continued
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San Leandro Wants to Purchase a Tank! 1:00 am
San Leandro Wants to Purchase a Tank! @ Senior Community Center
Jan 9 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
San Leandro Wants to Purchase a Tank! @ Senior Community Center | San Leandro | California | United States
 On January 8th, the city of San Leandro will have a public meeting.   There will be a presentation displaying the “tank” (armored personel carrier – a Lenco Bearcat) at 5:00 pm. The City Council meeting runs from 6:00pm to whenever. The San Leandro Police Department will receive $200,000 towards the purchase of a Lenco Bearcat Medevac Tactical Armored Vehicle. The funds come from a $1.6 million “Homeland Security Grant for disaster assistance and overall management of regional emergency response activities.” Military equipment in urban and suburban police departments have introduced … Continued
Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend 2:00 am
Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend @ OMNI Collective
Jan 9 @ 2:00 am – 5:30 am
 Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend @ OMNI Collective | Oakland | California | United States
: : : : : : Reclaiming King’s Legacy : : : : : : “This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Facebook event & RSVP There is a state-sponsored war on Black lives in the United States and people across the country are demanding that it comes to an end. As long as it remains business as usual to gun down Black women, men and children in the streets of this country, … Continued
Black Lives Matter Film Series: “People Under the Stairs” 3:00 am
Black Lives Matter Film Series: “People Under the Stairs” @ Longhaul
Jan 9 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Every Thursday in January is the Black Lives Matter Film Series: “People Under the Stairs” (1990) Horror in a ghetto narrative57735
Screening: Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes 3:00 am
Screening: Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes @ Berkeley Fellowship Unitarian Universalists Hall
Jan 9 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Election spending nearly reached $4 billion in 2014. No wonder 72% of Americans want anti-corruption laws and money out of politics. California Common Cause is committed to getting big money out of our democracy by overturning Citizens United and calling upon the 114th Congress to take action. We have our work cut out for us: much to do, much to learn. Tha’ts why we are delighted to invite you to see the new documentary Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes, on January 8 in Berkeley. PAY 2 PLAY follows filmmaker … Continued
Court Support for Berkeley Arrestees 5:00 pm
Court Support for Berkeley Arrestees @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 Arraignments for Berkeley Arrestees Check the AntiRepression website and facebook for last minute changes!   57782
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CityCamp Oakland 4:30 pm
CityCamp Oakland @ oakland city hall
Jan 10 @ 4:30 pm – Jan 11 @ 1:30 am
CityCamp is an unconference focused on innovation and collaboration for municipal governments, community organizations and citizens. CityCamp Oakland aims to: Bring together local government officials, municipal employees, experts, developers, designers, citizens and journalists to share perspectives and insights about their cities Create outcomes that participants will act upon CityCamp is a national movement that brings together local citizens to build stronger communities where they live. 57663
Medic Training 6:00 pm
Medic Training @ Grassroots House
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
MEDIC TRAINING: People’s Community Medics will be hosting a training.  57809
Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing 7:00 pm
Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing @ OMNI Collective
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing @ OMNI Collective | Oakland | California | United States
: : : : : : Reclaiming King’s Legacy : : : : : : “This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Facebook event & RSVP There is a state-sponsored war on Black lives in the United States and people across the country are demanding that it comes to an end. As long as it remains business as usual to gun down Black women, men and children in the streets of this country, … Continued
Help Start the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden! 8:00 pm
Help Start the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
This meeting will be for soil preparation and more general discussion.  Also: please start seedlings and cuttings to bring for planting on January 17th!57773
Lecture: The Material Basis for Revolutionary Optimism Today 9:00 pm
Lecture: The Material Basis for Revolutionary Optimism Today @ Niebyl-Proctor library
Jan 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Material Basis for  Revolutionary Optimism Today The Political Affairs Readers Group of the Communist Party, USA (Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Club) invites you to a talk by: Wadi’h Halabi, a member of the Economics Commission of the Communist Party, U.S.A.  He is a long-time participant/observer with various organizations in the People’s Republic of China57723
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Interfaith Prayer Meeting for Surivors and Victims of Violence and Police Terror 5:30 pm
Interfaith Prayer Meeting for Surivors and Victims of Violence and Police Terror @ Bahai Center
Jan 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Interfaith Prayer Meeting for Surivors and Victims of Violence and Police Terror @ Bahai Center | Oakland | California | United States
Monthly interfaith prayer meeting, held on second Sundays, dedicated to survivors and victims of violence and police terror 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. Facebook event & RSVP. 57805
Open Circle Supporting #BlackLivesMatter 10:00 pm
Open Circle Supporting #BlackLivesMatter @ OMNI Collective
Jan 11 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 12 @ 1:00 am
Open Circle Supporting #BlackLivesMatter @ OMNI Collective | Oakland | California | United States
Facebook event. This is the third in a series of meetings described below. This meeting will continue the reflection and conversation around support and long-term strategy and goals of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Report backs are encouraged which can help inform as well as provide networking opportunities. This might also provide opportunity to form affinity groups as people find others interested in similar pursuits. *Meeting logistics: 1. This is an inclusive event. Please spread the word, create flyers, or any other means you wish. 2. We want everyone to be heard … Continued
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GATHER @ Omni Commons 3:00 am
GATHER @ Omni Commons @ OMNI Collective
Jan 12 @ 3:00 am – 7:00 am
Come gather at Omni Commons for a night of feast, performances and fellowship! This monthly gathering and potluck brings together the Omni Commons community as well as anyone else in the surrounding Oakland/Bay Area. Strictly positive vibes all night! Please bring a food dish between 6pm and 7pm. We will break bread by 7! Come with a friend, an instrument, or just a smile! Facebook event & RSVP57793
Occupy Forum: City College Update from John Rizzo, Board of Trustees President 3:15 am
Occupy Forum: City College Update from John Rizzo, Board of Trustees President @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jan 12 @ 3:15 am – 4:15 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! President of the Board of Trustees, San Francisco City College, John Rizzo   The City College of San Francisco board of trustees met for the first time since losing power a year and a half ago after the state’s accrediting body threatened to strip CCSF of its accreditation. “This is the first opportunity in a year and half that the board will be together officially … Continued
Court Support: Arraignments for Remaining Emeryville Arrestees 5:00 pm
Court Support: Arraignments for Remaining Emeryville Arrestees @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107
Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Arraignments for Remaining Emeryville Arrestees. Come out to show your solidarity in court on Monday 9am at Wiley Manuel Courthouse Dept 107 for people kettled in Emeryville! Out of your beds and into the courts! Check the AntiRepression website and facebook for last minute changes!   57789
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Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing 3:00 am
Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing @ First Presbyterian Church
Jan 13 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing @ First Presbyterian Church | Oakland | California | United States
: : : : : : Reclaiming King’s Legacy : : : : : : “This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Facebook event & RSVP There is a state-sponsored war on Black lives in the United States and people across the country are demanding that it comes to an end. As long as it remains business as usual to gun down Black women, men and children in the streets of this country, … Continued
Direct Action Training 5:00 am
Direct Action Training @ First Presbyterian Church
Jan 13 @ 5:00 am – 6:30 am
DIRECT ACTION TRAINING:  The Ruckus Society will be hosting a training Monday eve (1/12) immediately following the spokescouncil meeting (~8:30pm-10pm), at the First Presbyterian Church at 27th and Broadway.  This training is for any and all participants in MLK weekend actions!  57810
Bye, Bye, American Spies. A Lecture at UC Davis. 8:00 pm
Bye, Bye, American Spies. A Lecture at UC Davis. @ King Hall, Room 1001
Jan 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tomorrow @ @ucdavislaw I'm talking about the things NSA does in the name of surveillance that make us *less* secure. pic.twitter.com/RMCM2bbVfj— Jennifer Granick (@granick) January 13, 2015 57852
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San Francisco says KXL No! 2:00 am
San Francisco says KXL No! @ San Francisco State Department Office
Jan 14 @ 2:00 am – 3:00 am
President Obama is on the brink of making his final decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Last Friday, the Nebraska Supreme Court validated the pipeline’s risky route through the state, moving the pipeline decision onto the President’s desk. That makes the coming weeks a critical period — this campaign has been sustained by action in the streets and now we need to show that we still stand strong against this climate disaster. Tomorrow the climate movement is mobilizing coast-to-coast to tell the President to reject Keystone XL now, … Continued
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Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing 3:00 am
Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing @ OMNI Collective
Jan 15 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Bay Area Spokescouncil for MLK Weekend Organizing @ OMNI Collective | Oakland | California | United States
: : : : : : Reclaiming King’s Legacy : : : : : : “This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Facebook event & RSVP There is a state-sponsored war on Black lives in the United States and people across the country are demanding that it comes to an end. As long as it remains business as usual to gun down Black women, men and children in the streets of this country, … Continued
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS TRAINING 5:00 am
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS TRAINING @ OMNI Collective
Jan 15 @ 5:00 am – 6:30 am
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS TRAINING: the MLK spokescouncil’s legal working group will be hosting a training Wednesday eve (1/14) immediately following the spokescouncil meeting (~8:15pm-10pm) 57813
Court Support: Arraignments for Commonwealth Kettle 5:00 pm
Court Support: Arraignments for Commonwealth Kettle @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107
Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come support folks arrested in a kettle outside the Commonwealth club at their arraignment. Check the AntiRepression website and facebook for last minute changes!57790
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Reclaiming King’s Legacy. 8:00 pm
Reclaiming King’s Legacy. @ All over the Bay Area.
Jan 16 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 20 @ 7:45 am
Reclaiming King's Legacy. @ All over the Bay Area.
“You may well ask: ‘Why direct action? Why sit ins, marches and so forth? Isn’t negotiation a better path?’ You are quite right in calling for negotiation. Indeed, this is the very purpose of direct action. Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and foster such a tension that a community which has constantly refused to negotiate is forced to confront the issue. It seeks so to dramatize the issue that it can no longer be ignored. My citing the creation of tension as part of the work … Continued
#BARTFriday Reclaiming King’s Legacy action 3:00 pm
#BARTFriday Reclaiming King’s Legacy action @ Montgomery BART Station platform
Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
#BARTFriday Reclaiming King’s Legacy action @ Montgomery BART Station platform | San Francisco | California | United States
Mass convergence at the Montgomery BART platform, demanding: Drop the Charges and the Ransom on the Black Friday 14 Disband the BART Police Department Institute a low income discount ticket program Be on time and bring a spoon! Part of the Anti Police-Terror Project-initiated MLK weekend of action. Reference event notice. Facebook page & RSVP. “This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism.” — Martin Luther King   There is a state-sponsored war on Black lives in the United States … Continued
BAY AREA LAWYER DIE-IN FOR RACIAL JUSTICE 4:45 pm
BAY AREA LAWYER DIE-IN FOR RACIAL JUSTICE @ California Supreme Court
Jan 16 @ 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
BAY AREA LAWYER DIE-IN FOR RACIAL JUSTICE Facebook page & RSVP. The Bay Area legal community (attorneys, legal staff, law students, professors, and allies) are invited to participate in a “Die-In” calling for an end to the use of excessive force, police brutality, and racial profiling in communities of color. This direct action is in response to recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the killing of unarmed civilians, Mr. Eric Garner, Mr. Michael Brown, and Mr. John Crawford. Their deaths and the subsequent grand jury decisions … Continued
Court Support for Cesar Aguirre 5:00 pm
Court Support for Cesar Aguirre @ Rene Davidson Courthouse, Courtroom 10 (7th floor)
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Facebook page & RSVP Cesar was originally arrested Nov 2, 2011 and falsely convicted of a vandalism charge August 13, 2012 after the jury deliberated the evidence for only 15 minutes, without even looking at photographic evidence collected by Aguirre’s defense attorneys. Since then Cesar has been appealing his case. There is a possibility that Cesar will be remanded into custody for another 2 months. It is crucial that we show our support for Cesar and stand against this wrongful conviction. Check out his support page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-Cesar/352661321480603?fref=photo … Continued
Court Support for OPD Shutdown Protesters 5:00 pm
Court Support for OPD Shutdown Protesters @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come support folks who were arrested shutting down OPD at their arraignment. Check the AntiRepression website and facebook for last minute changes!57845
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Keep it Wild! Kickoff Benefit Show to Defend Knowland Park! 2:00 am
Keep it Wild! Kickoff Benefit Show to Defend Knowland Park! @ OMNI Collective
Jan 17 @ 2:00 am – 6:00 am
Join us for a night of performances to benefit the kickoff the direct action campaign to Defend Knowland Park – Huchiun Territory of the Ohlone Tribe. Facebook page & RSVP. We will have performances by: RedStar (Indigenous Hip Hop) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQA0EfdWO-8 Jabari Shaw (Political Hip Hop) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IR-tB24teQ Grupo Puyakan (Colombian Cumbia) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTcU9dRb3N0 Rosanonymous (Folk Punk) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pP8lvyqXgIg We would like to raise a couple thousand dollars for gear and bail funds… Knowland Park (Ohlone Territory called Huchiun) is a 500-acre wildland open space in the Oakland hills, deeded to the City by the State in … Continued
#MLKshutitdown Guerrilla Theater Actions 4:30 am
#MLKshutitdown Guerrilla Theater Actions @ Mission Dolores Park
Jan 17 @ 4:30 am – 6:30 am
  Guerrilla Theater, meet @ Dolores Park. Wear Black! (PartyPatrol) 57890
#MLKShutitdown Rally 6:30 am
#MLKShutitdown Rally @ 16th St. BART
Jan 17 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am
ALL OUT! Wear Black! Rally at 16th BART Station. (PartyPatrol)   57891
Tell Berkeley City Council: End the War on Black Lives! Black Lives Matter! Black Disabled Lives Matter! 5:00 pm
Tell Berkeley City Council: End the War on Black Lives! Black Lives Matter! Black Disabled Lives Matter! @ Ed Roberts Campus
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
On Saturday Jan 17 the Berkeley City Council will be holding a special meeting to discuss “Improving Police/Community Relations.” This meeting will be held at the Ed Roberts Campus, a community facility for disabled people. We demand an end to the war on black lives! Berkeley Police regularly profile black people with disabilities! Black disabled people have died in Berkeley Police custody! About the organizers: We are a group of mostly white, mostly fat, mostly disabled, mostly queer activists. We are responding to a call from the Anti Police-Terror Project … Continued
Berkeley City Council Workshop on Improving Police/Community Relations. 6:00 pm
Berkeley City Council Workshop on Improving Police/Community Relations.
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
AGENDA Worksession: 1.    Improving Police and Community Relations: Discuss possible ways to improve community and police relations and addressing our response to what occurred in Ferguson, Missouri and beyond that will result in positive steps the City Council can pursue. A.   Public Comment B.   Facilitated Panel Discussion   C.   Legislative Panel Discussion (Invited: Congresswoman Lee, State Senator Hancock, Assemblymember Thurmond, and Supervisor Carson) D.   City Council Discussion E.   Public Comment Adjournment Reference: Berkeley City Council announcement57826
For MLK’s birthday, take to the streets! – San Francisco 8:00 pm
For MLK’s birthday, take to the streets! – San Francisco @ 24th St. BART
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 18 @ 7:45 am
In our case, to the buses! In SF, we will be having a rally and speak out starting at 12pm at 24th and Mission Sts. At 1pm, we will split into groups and get on buses, BART and through the neighborhood in order to inform our community about the real legacy of MLK and why his struggle is still so important today. Please read the ANSWER Coalition’s “Call to Action” below for our orientation towards the commemoration of Dr. MLK: The political establishment, from the White House to City Halls … Continued
Help Start the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden! 8:00 pm
Help Start the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden! @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Help us create a garden on the west side of the Berkeley Post Office.  Hummingbird flowers, winter vegetables, vertical gardening, heirloom seeds, organic non-GMO and medicinal plants are in the chat…  We also need good soil, garden tools, resources food and most of all people who want to garden! The pre-planting get together will have been held on January 10th. The Downtown Berkeley Post Office will have been Occupied 75 days on January 17th.57775
East Oakland March for Justice for Mike Brown 11:00 pm
East Oakland March for Justice for Mike Brown @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
Jan 17 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 18 @ 4:00 am
March on the MLK Day weekend to demand:   Jail Darren Wilson Reject the Grand Jury Decision! Drop Charges Against All Protesters! Create More Jobs and Educational Opportunities! Down with the New Jim Crow Down with the Police State! The coming of winter has not cooled the anger of the black community of Ferguson, Missouri–it has only fanned the flames of the demand for justice that is spreading throughout the nation. Like Ferguson, East Oakland, CA is a community with a strong history of fighting for justice against racist police … Continued
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#MLKshutitdown Bay Love 7:00 pm
#MLKshutitdown Bay Love @ N. Oakland Farmers Market
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
#MLKshutitdown Bay Love at N. Oakland Farmers Market. No other information available. 57898
Shut It Down: WAL-MART edition. 8:00 pm
Shut It Down: WAL-MART edition. @ Walmart Oakland (near the airport)
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Facebook page & RSVP This action is being held by WAS – Workers Against the System; an affinity group of Anti-Police Terrorism Spokescouncil as part of the weekend reclamation of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy weekend. Join us in our action to interrupt business as usual at the Oakland Walmart. We will raise awareness of John Crawford’s murder that happened August 5, 2014 inside of a southern Ohio Walmart store. We stand in solidarity and remembrance with his family against the injustice the system has served them; by murdering their … Continued
Stop the Spy Center from Encroaching Into Oakland – A Workshop on the DAC, its Privacy Policy and Surveillance Equipment 10:00 pm
Stop the Spy Center from Encroaching Into Oakland – A Workshop on the DAC, its Privacy Policy and Surveillance Equipment @ OMNI Collective in the ballroom
Jan 18 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Stop the Spy Center from Encroaching Into Oakland - A Workshop on the DAC, its Privacy Policy and Surveillance Equipment @ OMNI Collective in the ballroom | Oakland | California | United States
The Domain Awareness Center was constrained last year to the Port of Oakland, and not allowed to come online until a privacy policy was put in place. The privacy policy has been written, and will come before the City Council beginning on February 10th. The Privacy Policy Committee and the Oakland Privacy Working Group have been working hard to make sure the privacy policy is very strong and it has become a national model. Now support is needed so that it won’t be watered down by the Council! The Privacy … Continued
Cryptoparty: A Digital Security & Privacy Workshop 11:30 pm
Cryptoparty: A Digital Security & Privacy Workshop @ OMNI Collective, sudo room
Jan 18 @ 11:30 pm – Jan 19 @ 1:00 am
Cryptoparty: A Digital Security & Privacy Workshop @ OMNI Collective, sudo room | Oakland | California | United States
The first portion of the CrytoParty will be the DAC Workshop: Stop the Spy Center from Encroaching Into Oakland – A Workshop on the DAC, its Privacy Policy and Surveillance Equipment which begins at 2:00 PM.  The usual cryptoparty will begin at 3:30 PM. 57855
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Homeless Bill of Rights Day of Action
Homeless Bill of Rights Day of Action @ Powell St. at the Cable Car Turnaround
Jan 19 – Jan 20 all-day
Join us for dinner ,outdoor entertainment and a sleep-in. Everyone deserves a #Right2Rest.    57821
Film Screening: Do the Right Thing by Spike Lee 3:00 am
Film Screening: Do the Right Thing by Spike Lee @ Longhaul, 2 blocks from Ashby BART
Jan 19 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Description (Drama 1984) Directed by Spike Lee – a community responds to the killing of a black man57858
Reclaiming Kings Legacy: A Jobs & Economy March for the People 7:00 pm
Reclaiming Kings Legacy: A Jobs & Economy March for the People @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 20 @ 12:00 am
Reclaiming Kings Legacy: A Jobs & Economy March for the People @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
“Equality demands dignity. And dignity demands a job and a paycheck that lasts through the week.” “When you have mass unemployment in the Negro community it’s called a social problem. When you have mass unemployment in the white community it’s called a depression” “We refuse to believe the bank of justice is bankrupt” — Martin Luther King, Jr—– Join the Anti Police-Terrorism Project (APTP) for a MLK day march that reclaims the spirit of King and celebrates his legacy of resistance! Facebook page & RSVP. There will be performances, speakers, … Continued
Save Our Sons 11:00 pm
Save Our Sons @ Covenant Worship Center
Jan 19 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 20 @ 1:00 am
#BlackLivesMatter. Join us as we discuss the national epidemic of police brutality, misconduct and associasted laws and legal procedures, as well as your rights when facing law enforcement and the state of our modern civil rights movement. Panelists: John Burris, Adante Pointer, Paul Henderson, Cephus Johnson Performance: Prentice Powell, spoken word artist.    57763
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Court Support for MLK protesters. 5:00 pm
Court Support for MLK protesters. @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Please come at 9am and 2pm to support folks arrested at a march during MLK weekend. Let’s come out and support each other! Facebook event. Always check the event page and Antirepression for last minute changes.57915
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Berkeley City Council: Continued Discussion: Improving Police and Community Relations 1:30 am
Berkeley City Council: Continued Discussion: Improving Police and Community Relations
Jan 21 @ 1:30 am – 3:00 am
Special meeting of the Berkeley City Council: Continue the Council’s discussion on the issues raised at the January 17, 2015 City Council meeting regarding possible ways to improve community and police relations and addressing our response to what occurred in Ferguson, Missouri and beyond that will result in positive steps the City Council can pursue and, b) identify items for Council consideration at the February 10, 2015 Council meeting.  Special meeting agenda. A regular Berkeley City Council meeting begins at 7:00 PM.57924
Respecting Our Liberties: A Forum on Real Choices in the Age of Technology 4:30 pm
Respecting Our Liberties: A Forum on Real Choices in the Age of Technology @ Milton Marks Conference Center
Jan 21 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Respecting Our Liberties: A Forum on Real Choices in the Age of Technology @ Milton Marks Conference Center | San Francisco | California | United States
Surveillance technologies such as automated license plate readers, body cameras and drones, to name a few, have the potential to give law enforcement an edge in fighting crime and bringing wrongdoers to justice. Yet the same technologies also raise serious concerns about privacy and civil liberties. Throughout California, elected representatives and law enforcement leaders are faced with the task of finding a balance that serves their community. At this Forum, speakers from California and elsewhere will discuss how law enforcement is procuring and using these technologies, how local communities are addressing the … Continued
Citizens United 5th Anniversary Protest March & Rally 11:30 pm
Citizens United 5th Anniversary Protest March & Rally
Jan 21 @ 11:30 pm – Jan 22 @ 1:30 am
Join us on the 5th anniversary of the infamous Citizens United decision for the “Mourning in America” March and Rally. The 3.1 mile march will be kicked off by well known hip-hop artist for change, Khafre Joy. Marchers will be led by effigies of five of the Supreme Court Justices, and followed by a spirited band and a coffin with Uncle Sam inside. The rally will begin at 4:30 at at the Federal Building, the end-site of the march. Speakers will include Gayle McLaughlin, former mayor of Richmond who stood … Continued
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Memorial service: Mourning in America for Democracy 12:00 am
Memorial service: Mourning in America for Democracy @ Chelsea Manning Plaza
Jan 22 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
Memorial service: Mourning in America for Democracy @ Chelsea Manning Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
Join a march and rally—in fact, a memorial service— to mark the 5th anniversary  of the death of democracy. On this day in 2010, the US Supreme Court issued its “Citizens United” ruling, which allows corporations and their billionaire masters to strangle democracy. Statement of the event organizers, Money Out! People In!: On this the anniversary of the Citizen United we: • Mourn the Supreme Court decisions granting corporations unlimited campaign spending rights. • Mourn our lost American democracy, • Mourn the loss of government that no longer works for us. … Continued
Thanks But No Tanks! 7:45 am
Thanks But No Tanks!
Jan 22 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Thanks But No Tanks!
San Leandro, like other cities in the Bay Area, wants to acquire a tank.  Well, not a tank exactly; more like (actually, exactly like) an armored personnel carrier. The kind you see in war movies and Iraq footage. On January 8th a rally against the tank, followed by a San Leandro City Council meeting in which much opposition  to the acquisition of this vehicle was voiced, was held.  (The City Council plans to hold a vote sometime in February).  Most of the voices opposed were San Leandro Citizens, and a few … Continued
Court support for Ali Baba 5:00 pm
Court support for Ali Baba @ Vallejo Superior Court Department 24
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
On September 1, 2014 Anwar was falsely arrested during our 2nd Annual Community Appreciation BBQ, On this day we marched in solidarity with Ferguson and the family of Michael Brown, murdered by Ferguson Police , At the end of our march while returning back to our destination Ali Oakbaba was arrested falsely arrested by Vallejo Police , came from behind to capture and silence him for exercising his right to protest. Those of you who are active in the movement against police brutality know how dedicated he is to the … Continued
Court Support for Marsha 5:00 pm
Court Support for Marsha @ Dep 701 Superior Court
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come support Marsha at her next hearing.She was arrested while doing jail support for comrades. Check the Antirepression website and/or Facebook for last minute updates!57871
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PACK the BART Board Meeting for #blackfriday14! 12:45 am
PACK the BART Board Meeting for #blackfriday14! @ Kaiser Center 20th Street Mall, Third Floor, 344 20th St.
Jan 23 @ 12:45 am – 2:45 am
PACK the BART Board Meeting for #blackfriday14! @  Kaiser Center 20th Street Mall, Third Floor, 344 20th St. | Oakland | California | United States
PACK the BART Board Meeting for #blackfriday14! Come to the BART Board meeting to demand justice! Free the Black Friday 14! No charges or fines! #notonedime. Facebook event. 1. Turn out to the BART Board of Directors meeting tomorrow, Thursday, January 22nd, at 4:45pm: The Bay Area Black Lives Matter chapter will be there, at 344 20th St, 3rd Flr, Oakland, CA, along with our Bay Area allies, to demand that the BART Board of Directors show the necessary leadership to put an end to this outrageous criminalization. And here … Continued
Panel on Protests, Policing & Social Change in the East Bay 2:00 am
Panel on Protests, Policing & Social Change in the East Bay @ Humanist Hall
Jan 23 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
On Thursday, January 22nd the Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club will host a wide ranging discussion on the status of local police agencies, their records in our East Bay communities and the invigorated social movement that is demanding these agencies respect the communities they were hired to serve. The panel will include Cat Brooks of ONYX and the Blackout Collective,  Attorney Jim Chanin, who along with John Burris brought the suit resulting in the federal oversight of OPD, Jesse Douglas Allen-Taylor, local journalist, author and political commentator, and Rasheed Shabazz, photojournalist … Continued
Cops, Class and Race. How Police Protect the 1%. 3:00 am
Cops, Class and Race. How Police Protect the 1%. @ Dwinelle Hall Room 205
Jan 23 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Join the International Socialist Organization for a discussion about the origins and function of the police and their relationship to racism, class and capitalism.57910
Osha Neumann Book Launch 3:00 am
Osha Neumann Book Launch @ Middle East Children's Alliance
Jan 23 @ 3:00 am – 4:00 am
Osha Neumann Book Launch @ Middle East Children's Alliance | Berkeley | California | United States
Osha is a long time stalwart civil rights attorney, advocate for the disenfranchised, artist and renaissance activist. Thursday he will be a MECA on 1101 8th Street, Berkeley, signing his latest book, Doodling On The Titanic: The Making Of Art In A World On The Brink.  Faceplant 57927
Black Lives Matter Film Series: “Watermellon Man” 4:00 am
Black Lives Matter Film Series: “Watermellon Man” @ Longhaul
Jan 23 @ 4:00 am – 6:00 am
Every Thursday in January is Black Lives Film Night This week: “Watermellon Man” (1971) narrative of a white guy who wakes up as a black man  57824
Court Support for BARTFriday Arrestees 4:30 pm
Court Support for BARTFriday Arrestees @ San Francisco Superior Court
Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Please come to court in San Francisco to support our 2 comrades who were arrested by the during #BARTFriday. BART police and SF Sheriffs retaliated against these two brave individuals while they were in custody. Particularly severe pain and trauma was caused to one of our arrestees, whose cane was stolen by BART PD, and despite repeated requests for mobility assistance, she was denied any help and police mocked her as they forced her to move about the BART station and jail without assistance. Facebook event & RSVP Check the … Continued
Court Support: Powell St Kettle Arraignements SF 5:00 pm
Court Support: Powell St Kettle Arraignements SF @ San Francisco Superior Court
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 Always check Antirepression website and facebook for last minute changes.57931
Carl Dix Speaking on Police Murder of Black and Brown People 11:00 pm
Carl Dix Speaking on Police Murder of Black and Brown People @ Alameda College Student Center (Bldg S)
Jan 23 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 24 @ 12:30 am
Carl Dix, co-founder of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network will be speaking on: POLICE MURDER BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE ALL THE DAMN TIME! Why does this happen? Why are they almost never punished for their crimes? And what will it take to end this? During the last few months, powerful, beautiful and determined protests have been dragging some of the reality of what it means to be Black or Latino in Amerikkka out into the open for all to see. People in Ferguson first stood up to say NO MORE … Continued
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Bella discusses #BlackLivesMatter on Radio 1:30 am
Bella discusses #BlackLivesMatter on Radio @ Radio, 90.3 FM, KDVS Davis
Jan 24 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
@BellaEiko discusses why #BlackLivesMatter based upon her Oakland activism, KDVS Davis 90.3 FM, 5:30pm today, 1/23, http://t.co/5NTBGNjnXw— KDVS (@KDVS903fm) January 24, 2015 57965
Seize the Time: Black Panthers Photography display, Reception. 2:00 am
Seize the Time: Black Panthers Photography display, Reception. @ EastSide Cultural Center Gallery
Jan 24 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Bay Area tweeps: Check out this event on Friday>>#BlackPanthers, #Oakland 1968, Henry Raulston Photographs pic.twitter.com/U2ek7j7U6T— Sonny Lê (@sonnylebythebay) January 22, 2015 57966
“Groundswell Rising”– a new film about fracking. 3:00 am
“Groundswell Rising”– a new film about fracking. @ First Unitarian Church
Jan 24 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
"Groundswell Rising"-- a new film about fracking. @ First Unitarian Church | Oakland | California | United States
“Groundswell Rising”– a new film about fracking Learn more about how fracking is poisoning our water and air, causing cancer and asthma, and how ordinary people are successfully fighting to stop the oil and gas industry from fracking in their communities.  This provocative and hopeful film documents a people’s movement, a groundswell rising, challenging a system that promotes profit over health. The film will be followed by a discussion with the director Renard Cohen and a representative of Bay Area 350 who will talk about the movement to ban fracking … Continued
Continue Work on the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden. 8:00 pm
Continue Work on the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Continue Work on the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The planting was a few weeks ago.  The gardening work continues. Join us! More information on  the Berkeley Post Office Defense against the sale and privatization here. Pictures and videos of the soil preparation and planting here. 57902
City Council Forum on #BlackLivesMatter 9:00 pm
City Council Forum on #BlackLivesMatter @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 24 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 25 @ 1:00 am
City Council Forum on #BlackLivesMatter @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
You are invited to join a citywide discussion about the relationship between Black & Brown communities and Law Enforcement. On Saturday January 24, the Oakland City Council will convene a special meeting to hear from community groups and individuals about concerns raised in recent protest activities and to discuss what the City can do to improve police/community relations. If you would like to speak at the meeting, you can fill out a speaker’s card in advance or on the day of the meeting. #Oakland City Council #BlackLivesMatter forum flyer AND … Continued
Protect a Woman’s Right to Abortion: Protest the Walk For Life. 9:00 pm
Protect a Woman’s Right to Abortion: Protest the Walk For Life.
Jan 24 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sponsored by Radical Women and SFSU Rebel Voices. The Walk for Life is a pro-life event that opposes reproductive rights, taking place two days after the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Stand with us as we defend the right to a safe and legal abortion!57874
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Celebrations of Gill Tract Community 3:00 am
Celebrations of Gill Tract Community @ Subterranean Arthouse
Jan 25 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Celebrate resilience to inspire resistance! Celebrations of Gill Tract Community * Photography * Paintings * Prints * * Videos * Songs * Poetry * Stories * We are calling in the Gill Tract family for a celebration of resilience and hope in the local, grassroots struggle for food sovereignty. Join us as we come together to share the art, community, and inspiration that has been sown, grown, and tended over the twenty year struggle for the piece of land that occupies our hearts. Please get in touch with us … Continued
Book Launch: A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice 10:00 pm
Book Launch: A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice @ La Commune Cafe (Omni Collective)
Jan 25 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 12:00 am
A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice is an anthology of stories, analysis, and reflections from global movements fighting the tar sands and oil extraction using a wide variety of strategies and approaches. It features writing by Indigenous organizers from across the continent, analysts, and campaigners, as well as 350.org staff and board members, including a forward by Naomi Klein and Bill Mckibben. What: The multimedia book launch will include a discussion on solidarity, extraction, and Indigenous sovereignty and climate change, with panel of frontline activists fighting … Continued
Open Circle Against Police Militarization, State Violence and Racism 11:00 pm
Open Circle Against Police Militarization, State Violence and Racism @ OMNI Collective
Jan 25 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 3:00 am
Our 4th open circle to connect and organize toward the end of police militarization, state violence and systemic racism. RSVP and invite folks to the Facebook event This open circle will continue the dialogue and planning around support, goals, and long-term strategy in addressing the long-standing issues of the extremely disproportionate degrees of police brutality and killings of black people and people of color, systematic racism, state violence, militarization of police, and more that have been brought to the forefront once again due to the recent surge of such atrocities. Let’s … Continued
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Carl Dix & Sunsara Taylor: We Need a Revolution and a Revolution is Possible! 2:00 am
Carl Dix & Sunsara Taylor: We Need a Revolution and a Revolution is Possible! @ Revolution Books
Jan 26 @ 2:00 am – 4:30 am
 We Need a Revolution and a Revolution is Possible!  Come hear Carl Dix & Sunsara Taylor speak on why.  They will take questions. Sunsara Taylor is a writer for Revolution Newspaper, an initiator of Stop Patriarchy, and sits on the Advisory Board of World Can’t Wait. She has written on the rise of theocracy, wars and repression in the U.S., police murder and mass incarceration, and more. She has led in building resistance to these crimes as part of building the movement for revolution to put an end to all … Continued
Movie Screening: Fruitvale Station 3:00 am
Movie Screening: Fruitvale Station @ Longhaul, 2 blocks from Ashby BART
Jan 26 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Free Movie: Fruitvale Station  (Drama 2013) explores the killing of Oscar Grant by a white BART policeman   57901
Court Support: CANCELLED. Powell St Kettle Arraignments SF 5:00 pm
Court Support: CANCELLED. Powell St Kettle Arraignments SF @ San Francisco Superior Court
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Always check Antirepression website and facebook for last minute changes. Good news! As of today, word is out that the SF court appearances are not scheduled. No need to come out for court support in SF 01/26 – 01/28!57932
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Occupy Forum: Surviving Climate Chaos: Reframing the Climate Question 2:00 am
Occupy Forum: Surviving Climate Chaos: Reframing the Climate Question @ Unitarian Universalist Center, MLK Room
Jan 27 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
a special presentation on climate change with author and environmentalist Mark Hertsgaard Surviving Climate Chaos: Reframing the Climate Question ​“Over the next 50 years, climate change will transform our world in ways we have only begun to imagine. Humans have changed the weather on the planet, and the battle to prevent climate chaos has become the race to survive it. Climate change worsens already existing conflicts over water supplies, energy sources, weather-induced migration — and it undermines the very ecosystems that make life possible. Besides striving to lower the global … Continued
Surviving Climate Chaos: a talk by Mark Heertsgaard 2:00 am
Surviving Climate Chaos: a talk by Mark Heertsgaard @ First Unitarian Universalist Center
Jan 27 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Surviving Climate Chaos: a talk by Mark Heertsgaard @ First Unitarian Universalist Center | San Francisco | California | United States
Over the next 50 years, climate change will transform our world in ways we have only begun to imagine. Herstgaard will address how these changing conditions especially affect peoples living around the equator and in low-lying countries as the oceans rise. What does this mean for them? What will it mean for us? How can we begin to prepare for these inevitable mass migrations? Mark Hertsgaard has spoken and written about global warming for more than 20 years. An environmental correspondent for NPR, The Nation, the New Yorker and other media organizations, Hertsgaard travels … Continued
Cops, Class, and Race: How Police Protect the 1% 3:00 am
Cops, Class, and Race: How Police Protect the 1% @ Oakland Peace Center
Jan 27 @ 3:00 am – 4:30 am
Cops, Class, and Race: How Police Protect the 1% @ Oakland Peace Center | Oakland | California | United States
As communities around the nation have taken to the streets in the ongoing movement against police brutality the question of the police and their role in society has taken on new importance. With the police killing a Black person every 28 hours a movement is emerging that challenges the idea of who they protect and who they serve. The very origins of their institution is saturated in racism and violence. From their beginning as a force to quell strikes, urban riots, and the threat of slave insurrection they have always … Continued
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Santa Cruz: TANKS, NO THANKS! GIVE BACK THE BEARCAT! 12:30 am
Santa Cruz: TANKS, NO THANKS! GIVE BACK THE BEARCAT! @ Santa Cruz City Council
Jan 28 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am
 Santa Cruz: TANKS, NO THANKS! GIVE BACK THE BEARCAT! @ Santa Cruz City Council | Santa Cruz | California | United States
TANKS, NO THANKS GIVE BACK THE BEARCAT ARMORED MILITARY VEHICLE (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) Let city council know how you feel SAY NO TO THE MILITARIZATION OF THE POLICE Organized by SCRAM ! ( Santa Cruz Resistance Against Militarization !)   57952
Extra OccupyForum: SHUT DOWN DIABLO CANYON 2:00 am
Extra OccupyForum: SHUT DOWN DIABLO CANYON @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jan 28 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Extra Occupy Forum OccupyForum hosts Harvey “No Nukes” Wasserman and allies SHUT DOWN DIABLO CANYON JOIN US in the accelerating campaign to shut California’s last nukes: the two reactors at Diablo Canyon, near San Luis Obispo. Citizen activism has closed the reactors at Humboldt, Rancho Seco and San Onofre, and stopped proposed projects at Bakersfield, Bodega and elsewhere. We believe we can force this deadly, dangerous and disastrous plant shut if you will join with us. PG&E’s Diablo is two 1200+ megawatt monsters surrounded by earthquake faults, in a tsunami zone, out of compliance with clean … Continued
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All out to stop the Privatization of OUSD 12:30 am
All out to stop the Privatization of OUSD @ Escuelita Elementary School
Jan 29 @ 12:30 am – 2:30 am
On Wednesday OUSD will be discussing proposals to privatize Fremont HS, Castlemont HS, McClymonds HS, Frick MS and Brookfield Elementary and make it easier for charter schools to recruit public school families. This is tied to changes the district is pushing to the teacher union contract that will make these turnarounds easier to implement. OEA is fighting for the resources needed to create stable schools and bottom-up school transformation! Let’s show up unified as teachers, students, parents and community members to shut down the Superintendent Wilson’s proposals to continue the … Continued
Radical Women Meetup San Francisco 3:00 am
Radical Women Meetup San Francisco
Jan 29 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Event for radical women in San Francisco,: discussion about the importance of women of color being involved and given a voice. 57863
Court Support: New Year’s Even kettle arrests. 5:00 pm
Court Support: New Year’s Even kettle arrests. @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Court Support: New Year's Even kettle arrests. @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107  | Oakland | California | United States
The folks in this kettle rang in the New Year with arrests. Let’s show them 2015 will be full of solidarity! Come out to Wiley Manuel on both Thursday, 01/29 and Friday, 01/30 at 9am in Department 107 for their arraignments! Always check Antirepression website and facebook for last minute changes. 57968
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KPFA Fundraiser Film Screening: THE THROWAWAYS 2:00 am
KPFA Fundraiser Film Screening: THE THROWAWAYS @ International House
Jan 30 @ 2:00 am – 6:00 am
6:00 pm and 8:00 pm screenings KPFA Radio 94.1FM and International House, UC Berkeley, present: THE THROWAWAYS An award winning documentary film With Bhawin Suchak (Director/Producer) & Ira McKinley (ex-felon & homeless filmmaker) Tickets: 800-838-3006 or at independent bookstores, student discount at door, KPFA benefit The Throwaways is a timely and provocative look at the impact of mass incarceration and police brutality on black men in America. Told through the eyes of homeless ex-felon Ira McKinley, the film documents his struggle to bring positive changes to his community in inner-city … Continued
A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice. 3:00 am
A Line in the Tar Sands: Struggles for Environmental Justice. @ The Green Arcade
Jan 30 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Come hear about the struggles of many people and organizations to fight the huge corporations and governments behind the tar sands projects as Joshua Kahn Russell, editor of A Line in The Tar Sands: Struggles For Environmental Justice, reads from the book and discusses the latest progress in the effort to stop this giant carbon bomb. More details below….. it’s happening at The Green Arcade (maybe San Francisco’s coolest book store and one that supports critical thinking about, well, everything) at 1680 Market Street @ Gough – 7pm, this Thursday … Continued
Court Support: New Year’s Even kettle arrests. 9:00 am
Court Support: New Year’s Even kettle arrests. @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107
Jan 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Court Support: New Year's Even kettle arrests. @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 107  | Oakland | California | United States
The folks in this kettle rang in the New Year with arrests. Let’s show them 2015 will be full of solidarity! Come out to Wiley Manuel on both Thursday, 01/29 and Friday, 01/30 at 9am in Department 107 for their arraignments! Always check Antirepression website and facebook for last minute changes. 57968
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Film Screening: The Throwaways. Discussion Re Police Terror and Related Activism. 3:00 am
Film Screening: The Throwaways. Discussion Re Police Terror and Related Activism. @ OMNI Collective
Jan 31 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Screening of ‘The Throwaways’ w/ discussion around police terrorism and related activism. Note: Time is uncertain. Not listed in the original posting on the #BlackLivesMatter calendar, and not currently on the Omni calendar.   57864
Long time occupier Kyle is having benefit show to raise funds for cancer treatment 3:30 am
Long time occupier Kyle is having benefit show to raise funds for cancer treatment @ Amnesia
Jan 31 @ 3:30 am – 5:30 am
Long time occupier Kyle is having benefit show to raise funds for cancer treatment tomorrow night https://t.co/EbXGK41c2c Amnesia, SF 7:30pm— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) January 30, 2015 ALL $ FROM THE DOOR & some proceeds from the bar as well will be donated to Kyle to help him fight cancer. 58016
Continue Work on the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden. 12:00 pm
Continue Work on the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Continue Work on the Berkeley Post Office Community Garden. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The planting was a few weeks ago.  The gardening work continues. Join us! More information on  the Berkeley Post Office Defense against the sale and privatization here. Pictures and videos of the soil preparation and planting here. 57902
Security/Privacy/Surveillance Workshop for Activists 8:00 pm
Security/Privacy/Surveillance Workshop for Activists @ Liberating Ourselves Locally
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 1 @ 1:00 am
LOL will be hosting a free Security and Privacy Workshop which will include practical sessions on phone security apps, operational security, risk assessment, and other tools you can use to enhance your safety and privacy across your devices.   Facebook event & RSVP.57991
Anti-Eviction Protest. 8:00 pm
Anti-Eviction Protest. @ Harvey Milk Plaza
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Come protest landlord/speculator Ann Kihagi-Swain to get her to stop pushing out tenants in over 10 buildings, with harassment, fake notices, and multiple Owner Move Ins. Lease violations evictions for minor things are way up in SF, especially from new building owners. Landlord Ann Kihagi-Swain is one of the worst; using multiple names she bought up over 10 buildings this last summer and fall. Soon after buying the buildings she has giving most tenants 3 day notices: for everything from shoes in the hallway, to illegal roommates for partners who … Continued
Global Day Against Torture 8:00 pm
Global Day Against Torture @ Everywhere
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 1 @ 7:45 am
Facebook page. In late November the Senate Report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of Torture was released. This report has since been swept under the rug and nearly forgotten. The Mainstream media, the government and a complicit American public are prepared to forget about the Senate Report on CIA torture AND WE CANNOT LET THAT HAPPEN! Join organizations and individuals from across the political spectrum for protests, rallies, and gatherings on Saturday January 31st to make sure America and the US government do not go unchallenged. WAKE UP THE … Continued
NLG Training on Prison Visitation. 10:00 pm
NLG Training on Prison Visitation.
Jan 31 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 1 @ 12:00 am
Learn how to visit people incarcerated in California prisons. Participants will leave knowing how to request and conduct legal visits and social/family visits, and access support that exists for people traveling to prisons. Please RSVP & complete this poll so we can customize the training: http://tinyurl.com/Walls-Pre-Training-Survey For upcoming trainings in the series, and Materials from previous training, click here http://caitlinkellyhenry.com/support/ This training series will focus on practical skills development for loved ones, activists, legal workers, and lawyers to understand the nitty gritty methods and best practices for supporting people on the inside. Facebook … Continued