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Anonymous: Mass Protest beginning at Walmart 7:00 pm
Anonymous: Mass Protest beginning at Walmart @ Walmart Oakland (near the airport)
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dear Citizens of the World, It has come to our attention that Beavercreek Officer Sean C. Williams has murdered a young, innocent, black man named John Crawford III, while he shopped at Walmart. As a result of the gun fire, Angela D. Williams had a heart attack & died. These two innocent people should be alive today. This injustice will not go unnoticed. The no indictment of the officer responsible has only furthered the indictment a broken system, a system that’s time has come to a close. Because of this, … Continued
March Against Police Violence! No One Should Die Over a Bike! 4:00 am
March Against Police Violence! No One Should Die Over a Bike!
Mar 1 @ 4:00 am – 6:00 am
March Against Police Violence! No One Should Die Over a Bike! @ San Francisco | California | United States
Via IndyBay: Pigs have killed again – second time this year and the police who murdered Alex Nieto in cold blood walk free. Meanwhile, thousands are evicted and rents continue to skyrocket. The politicians can do nothing but attempt to manage the disaster or cash in on the crisis. We have to stand together and begin to fight. Cops and Condos go hand in hand! On Thursday, February 26th two undercover SFPD officers shot and killed a Latino man in the Mission District. He was allegedly trying to steal a … Continued
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Speak on Fracking & Clean Energy at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors 5:30 pm
Speak on Fracking & Clean Energy at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors @ Alameda County Administration Bldg
Feb 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Here’s your chance to address the Alameda County Board of Supervisors Committee which is hearing public comments on two important environmental topics:  Fracking;  how the community will be able to give input during the next several months into the design of the upcoming Community Choice program, which will provide clean energy and competition for PG&E. Sponsored by MoveOn.58019
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Occupy Forum: Shutting Down the Fossil Fuel Industry via Its Supply Chains 2:00 am
Occupy Forum: Shutting Down the Fossil Fuel Industry via Its Supply Chains @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Feb 3 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
OccupyForum presents Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Shutting Down the Fossil Fuel Industry via Its Supply Chains Climate Change, Direct Action & Community Solidarity Empire Logistics will facilitate an interactive workshop for Occupy SF Forum where participants will brainstorm to find ways to create solidarity along fossil fuel supply chains ​ and will model ways for worker resistance, community solidarity, and direct action to flow from the point of extraction … Continued
Protest the San Leandro Tank! 2:00 am
Protest the San Leandro Tank! @ City Hall
Feb 3 @ 2:00 am – 3:00 am
Protest the San Leandro Tank! @ City Hall | San Leandro | California | United States
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City Council to Consider #BlackLivesMatter, Police Violence Recommendations. 2:30 am
City Council to Consider #BlackLivesMatter, Police Violence Recommendations.
Feb 4 @ 2:30 am – 7:00 am
According to the Contra Costa Times, “Recommendations from the meeting ((The #BlackLivesMatter City Council forum held on January 24th)) will be considered ((at the February 3rd City Council meeting)) .”57967
SF 99% Coalition Meeting 2:30 am
SF 99% Coalition Meeting @ MLK Room, Unitarian Universalist Center
Feb 4 @ 2:30 am – 4:00 am
The purpose of the San Francisco 99% Coalition is to work in coalition and offer support to groups which promote nonviolent advocacy for more equitable social, economic and environmental public policies. See their website at http://sf99percent.org/ . Leave an email message at sf99percent [at] gmail.com to be called about specific meeting information. See the SF99% Facebook page at http://tinyurl.com/mcasbg3 58034
Vigil in memory of Yvette Henderson, against Police Violence 3:30 am
Vigil in memory of Yvette Henderson, against Police Violence
Feb 4 @ 3:30 am – 5:00 am
A woma, Yvette Henderson, was killed by Emeryville police today (February 3rd, 2015). A meetup/vigil has been called. 7:30pm TONIGHT rally at 34th and Hollis for Yvette Henderson who was shot and killed by Emeryville Police today while fleeing HomeDepo secur— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) February 4, 2015 Vigil tonight 7:30pm at 34th and Hollis— The Specter of Scott (@OakScott) February 4, 2015 Meetup tonight 7:30 at 34th & Hollis, where #Emeryville police shot&killed a woman today #Oakland #FTP @DaveId @OccupyOakland @violentfanon— gjsgjstreje (@smoketinged) February 4, 2015 58056
Rally & Court Support: Black Friday 14 Dismissal Hearing 4:15 pm
Rally & Court Support: Black Friday 14 Dismissal Hearing @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 115
Feb 4 @ 4:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Rally & Court Support: Black Friday 14 Dismissal Hearing @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 115 | Oakland | California | United States
Don't Miss: Wed 8:15a-Defend #blackfriday14! BF14 will speak @ rally b4 court. http://t.co/cOzyMTGdXb #blacklivesmatter #dropthecharges— Bay Solidarity (@BaySolidarity) February 3, 2015   Always check Antirepression website and facebook for last minute changes.  57969
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism 7:00 pm
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism @ OMNI Collective
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The first of eight meetings is January 28th. This seminar will study the corporate structure, its historical development, and its modes of political control.  57909
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Action-oriented anti-policing study group 3:30 am
Action-oriented anti-policing study group @ Omni Commons Basement
Feb 5 @ 3:30 am – 5:00 am
We are having an orientation for our hands-on study group. The focus of the project is both analytical and activist. As a group, we will develop an understanding of the relationship between gentrification and police violence thru readings, workshops and discussions. At the same time, we will be developing and implementing strategies in our neighborhoods that seek to discourage other people that are new to Oakland from calling the cops. It will last about 3 months and we would love to host it all at the Omni if that works … Continued
Court Support: Ferguson 3 Pre-Trial 8:00 pm
Court Support: Ferguson 3 Pre-Trial @ Superior Court of California County of Alameda
Feb 5 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 6 @ 12:00 am
 Ferguson 3 Pre-Trial. No other information available.  Always check AntiRep website and Facebook for last minute changes.   58027
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Film Screening: The Economics of Happiness. 2:30 am
Film Screening: The Economics of Happiness. @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Feb 6 @ 2:30 am – 5:00 am
Meet and greet starting at 6:30, please bring light and local snacks to share if you can. The film starts at 7:00 and will be followed by small group discussions. In The Economics of Happiness filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge examines how—in resistance to globalization—communities are successfully relocalizing their economies and treasuring the rich uniqueness of each local place. Discover how communities around the world are coming together to re-build on a more human scale with respect for the environment and the rights and needs of people. We’ll hear from voices from … Continued
Animal Defense League – Action Against Skansa. 4:30 pm
Animal Defense League – Action Against Skansa. @ Skansa Oakland Office
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Animal Defense League – San Francisco will be organizing events for the week of action against Skanska USA. Skanska USA is being targeted nationally for its decision to accept a contract to build a new, underground animal testing facility for the University of Washington. The University of Washington (UW) has a long history of animal neglect that has resulted in the institution being cited, fined, and even placed on probation by the USDA. If the construction of this new animal research facility goes forward the numbers of animals at the … Continued
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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
Feb 7 @ 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
March for Real Climate Leadership 7:00 pm
March for Real Climate Leadership @ Snow Park
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 1:00 am
On February 7th thousands of Californians from across the state are gathering in Governor Jerry Brown’s longtime home of Oakland to say that we need real climate leadership. Across the state wells are drying up, more than a dozen cities are in real danger of running out of water, & there’s no question it’s being made worse by climate change. But instead of reigning in the oil and gas industry & putting an end to incredibly dangerous and water-intensive practices like fracking, Governor Brown has been letting companies continue with … Continued
The Growing Danger of World War: A Discussion. 8:00 pm
The Growing Danger of World War: A Discussion. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Feb 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Communist Party USA, Political Discussion Group, invites you to this discussion. Financial wars, trade wars, media wars, cyber wars and proxy wars are already underwasy on a world scale.  Is the escalation of small scale military engagements (e.g. Ukraine) into a global conflagration the next step?58041
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Jeff Mackler on The Alternative to Capitalism 3:00 am
Jeff Mackler on The Alternative to Capitalism @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Feb 8 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Jeff Mackler on The Alternative to Capitalism @ Niebyl Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
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5th Open Circle. 11:00 pm
5th Open Circle. @ Omni Commons ballroom
Feb 8 @ 11:00 pm – Feb 9 @ 1:00 am
Facebook event. This open circle will continue the dialogue and planning around support, goals, and long-term strategy in addressing the issues of disproportionate degrees of police brutality and killings of black people and people of color, systemic 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 kick this meeting off with a potluck at 3:00 pm followed by the Open Circle at 3:45 pm. Please bring a dish or snacks to share! Open … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 1:00 am
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective
Feb 9 @ 1:00 am – 2:15 am
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective | Oakland | California | United States
Until the end of February (22nd) 2015 GA will meet at the Omni Collective basement, mostly at its regular time, 4PM Sunday. But on February 8th we will meet at 5 PM so folks can also attend the Open Circle meeting at the Omni Ballroom at 3 PM. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly generally meets Sundays, at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. “If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we … Continued
Free Movie: Inequality for All. 3:00 am
Free Movie: Inequality for All. @ Longhaul
Feb 9 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
(Documentary – 2013) 90 minutes – UC Berkeley professor Robert Reich discusses economic inequality in the United States. Discussion can follow if folks at the movie like. http://www.thelonghaul.org58053
Court Support: Intervening Pretrial Ferguson 3 5:00 pm
Court Support: Intervening Pretrial Ferguson 3 @ Dep 11 Alameda County Superior Court
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Intervening Pretrial Ferguson 3 Always check AntiRep website and Facebook for last minute changes. 58029
Court Support: Pretrial for Oakland Arrestee 5:00 pm
Court Support: Pretrial for Oakland Arrestee @ Dep 104 Alameda County Superior Court
Feb 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Pretrial Oakland Arrestee Always check AntiRep website and Facebook for last minute changes 58028
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Occupy Forum Film Showing: The Square 2:00 am
Occupy Forum Film Showing: The Square @ Global Exchange
Feb 10 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
OccupyForum Presents… The Square Tahrir Square film with Ahmed Salah We have all heard of and even followed news of the Egyptian revolution when it kicked back in 2011. On this event we shall be watching The Square together, with commentary of Ahmed Salah, the Egyptian revolutionary living in SF. We will see the journey of the revolution in Egypt, and learn what happened to the revolution, and whether it is over or is it still an ongoing matter. The Square is an intimate observational documentary that tells the real … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Feb 10 @ 2:30 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
Come learn about continuing developments in the battle save the Berkeley Post Office and the Postal Service from privatization, support our Occupiers and help us plan our next steps in opposition to the theft of our public commons. THE POSTAL SERVICE WANTED TO SELL THE POST OFFICE TO HUDSON-MCDONALD DEVELOPMENT GROUP. HUDSON-MCDONALD BACKED OUT OF THE DEAL IN EARLY DECEMBER. THE CITY OF BERKELEY SUED THE POST OFFICE TO STOP THE SALE. A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER WAS IN PLACE UNTIL DECEMBER 17th, BUT WAS LIFTED BY THE JUDGE WHEN HUDSON WITHDREW.  ` Get an … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 3:00 am
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Feb 10 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 pm on … Continued
anti-Police Terror Project Emeryville Action 5:00 pm
anti-Police Terror Project Emeryville Action
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tue 2/10 at 9:00 am, Anti Police-Terror Project is gathering at 34th & Hollis, to carry on the struggle for justice for #YvetteHenderson— هدهد (@thehoopoe) February 10, 2015 From that point, we will disperse to deliver demands to Home Depot, Sports Authority, Extra Storage and the Police Department. Pls join us— هدهد (@thehoopoe) February 10, 2015 58072
Turn Up For Taja 9:30 pm
Turn Up For Taja @ San Francisco City Hall
Feb 10 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Turn Up for Taja Taja was stabbed to death on the streets of San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood on February 1, 2015. Taja is the fourth known trans* woman of color to be violently murdered in California in the last four months and the fifth in the United States in 2015. We recognize this epidemic of violence as being deeply rooted in systemic racism, trans* misogyny, class inequity, and lack of access to affordable housing for trans* communities. This is a national crisis in which the most vulnerable members of our community … Continued
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Protest: Stop Police Brutality and Militarization in Berkeley 1:30 am
Protest: Stop Police Brutality and Militarization in Berkeley
Feb 11 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Facebook event. It takes community power to end the war on Black communities. Join us Tues, Feb 10th @ 5:30pm to demand Berkeley City Council take legislative action to address police brutality and militarization of the Berkeley Police Department. We will meet at Oxford Ave and Center St. at 5:30PM. We will march to the city council and rally for black lives. We need the city of Berkeley to act RIGHT NOW and be in solidarity with the growing movement for Black Lives. Background: There is a growing movement for … Continued
Public Safety Committee Considers DAC Privacy Policy, etc. 2:00 am
Public Safety Committee Considers DAC Privacy Policy, etc. @ City Hall, Sgt. Mark Dunakin Room - 1st Floor
Feb 11 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
The City Council’s Public Safety Committee will consider proposals from the Ad Hoc Privacy Committee (agenda item #5) on the DAC privacy policy the Ad Hoc Committee was constituted to create a standing committee to create and monitor a city-wide privacy policy a surveillance equipment acquisition ordinance. The Oakland Privacy Working Group invites you to come and support these recommendations IN THEIR ORIGINAL FORM, WITH NO WATERING DOWN.58051
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly. 2:30 am
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly. @ SEIU Local 1000, 2nd floor, Dial 100 on keypad
Feb 11 @ 2:30 am – 4:00 am
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly. @ SEIU Local 1000, 2nd floor, Dial 100 on keypad | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds community and power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. We meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 1433 Webster Street, 2nd Floor in downtown Oakland. These assembly meetings occur from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Our work together encompasses: (1) the concerns of precarious, contingent and care workers; (2) current campaigns to improve wages for low-wage workers; and (3) efforts by unionized workers and unions to improve … Continued
Berkeley City Council to Consider Policing Ordinances 3:00 am
Berkeley City Council to Consider Policing Ordinances @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Feb 11 @ 3:00 am – 7:00 am
The following items, postponed twice, are scheduled for early consideration. D. Berkeley Police Department Use of Police Vehicle In-Vehicle and Body-Worn Cameras Recommendation: Refer to the City Manager to develop a plan to implement the use of dash cameras and body-worn cameras for the Berkeley Police Department. The report should be presented to the City Council within 3 months. Contact: Darryl Moore, Councilmember, District 2, 981-7120 E. Support the National Demands by Ferguson Action  Recommendation: 1. Adopt a motion endorsing the National Demands from Ferguson. 2. Advocate for changes to … Continued
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism 7:00 pm
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism @ OMNI Collective
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The first of eight meetings is January 28th. This seminar will study the corporate structure, its historical development, and its modes of political control.  57909
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Save CCSF Coalition General Assembly 1:30 am
Save CCSF Coalition General Assembly @ Mission Campus, room 162 Bartlett building
Feb 12 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am
Save CCSF Coalition meeting to discuss current situation at CCSF including the shut down of Civic Center Campus, the failure to go forward with the Performing Arts Education Center, reorganization, pushout policies and the attack on noncredit and the diversity departments. Help plan actions and organize for this semester.  58054
Politics of Debt Reading Group 3:30 am
Politics of Debt Reading Group @ OMNI Collective in the basement
Feb 12 @ 3:30 am – 5:30 am
For our next meeting we’ll cover Chapters 3, 4, and 5 of PART FOUR (which is the “Organisation and Ownership” section) of E.F. Schumacher’s book, “Small is Beautiful” (which is here:  http://www.ditext.com/schumacher/small/small.html ). These are the chapters about “Socialism” and “Ownership” (which Gar Alperovitz recommended)!  In addition, people might also find this article by David Graeber, entitled “Hope in Common”, worthwhile: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/david-graeber-hope-in-common. We’ll also have a brief discussion of the recent Greek elections if Syriza, the anti-austerity party, wins, and the global ramifications thereof. The Politics of Debt Reading Group … Continued
Black Friday 14: BART Board Directors Consideration of a Resolution Against Prosecution and Restitution 4:30 pm
Black Friday 14: BART Board Directors Consideration of a Resolution Against Prosecution and Restitution @ BART Board Room, Kaiser Center, 20th St. Mall - 3rd Floor
Feb 12 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Black Friday 14: BART Board Directors Consideration of a Resolution Against Prosecution and Restitution @ BART Board Room, Kaiser Center, 20th St. Mall - 3rd Floor | Oakland | California | United States
The BART Board will consider the following resolution proposed by BART Board member Rebecca Salztman: The General Manager is directed to notify the Alameda County District Attorney that the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District urges her office to forgo the prosecution (including seeking restitution and/or community service) of the Black Friday 14 for their November 28th actions at the West Oakland BART Station. BART meeting agenda. The BART Board of Directors are meeting again – time to turn up and show them that we haven’t forgotten: it’s time … Continued
Oral Arguments in Ashker v. Brown (Constitutionality of Long-Term Solitary Confinement) 10:00 pm
Oral Arguments in Ashker v. Brown (Constitutionality of Long-Term Solitary Confinement) @ U.S. District Court, Courtroom Dept. #2, 4th Floor, before Hon. Claudia Wilken.
Feb 12 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Please join us on Thursday, February 12th for oral arguments in Ashker v. Brown, a federal lawsuit on behalf of prisoners at Pelican Bay State Prison who have spent between 10 and 28 years in solitary confinement. CCR President Jules Lobel will be in court urging the court to expand the case to cover prisoners recently transferred from solitary confinement at Pelican Bay to another California solitary confinement unit, under the new step down program. California must not be allowed to continue its torturous solitary confinement practices merely by changing … Continued
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Chapel Hill Shooting vigil @ UC Berkeley 2:00 am
Chapel Hill Shooting vigil @ UC Berkeley @ sproul Plaza
Feb 13 @ 2:00 am – 3:00 am
Facebook event. Yesterday, three Muslim college students have been executed in their home at UNC Chapel Hill. Deah Shaddy Barakat (23 years old), Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha (21 years old), and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha (19 years old). We at the Political Action Committee at Cal wish to express our utmost condolences to the grieving families of these three martyrs. We also strongly condemn the brutal execution of our fellow Muslims in what appears to be a blatant hate crime. Please join us for an emergency vigil. Due to the large number … Continued
RESISTANCE TO San Leandro Police Paramilitarization & Terror 3:00 am
RESISTANCE TO San Leandro Police Paramilitarization & Terror @ Zocalo Coffeehouse
Feb 13 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
AFFIRMATIVE RESISTANCE TO San Leandro Paramilitarization & Terro Join San Leandro SAFE in Organizing an Affirmative Strategy to Demand the Changes We Need in Our City Bring your solutions to this meeting and/or get involved.  Some ideas might be: DEMAND THE CHANGE WE NEED: Wasting money on paramilitarization means we don’t have resources our community needs to thrive.  What do do want instead?  Living wages, education, housing, roads, innovation? Let’s set a positive agenda for San Leandro. SHADOW REPORT ON SAN LEANDRO POLICING:  The San Leandro Police Department presents its … Continued
Bay Area Memorial Event for Chapel Hill Shooting Victims: San Francisco 3:30 am
Bay Area Memorial Event for Chapel Hill Shooting Victims: San Francisco
Feb 13 @ 3:30 am – 5:00 am
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Court Support: Ferguson 3 5:00 pm
Court Support: Ferguson 3 @ p Rene C.Davidson Courthose Oakland, California
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Facebook event. Come show your solidarity in court for the Ferguson 3 on Friday Feb 13th, 9am Dept 11 at Rene C. Davidson Courthouse. This is an important hearing so please come out rain or shine! Come out and support the Ferguson 3!!! 2 of these guys have been in since late November and are facing some serious jail time.This is their last pretrial hearing and is a super crucial court date to show up for. 9amRené C. Davidson Courthouse (the one by the lake, 12th/Oak St, not the one … Continued
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Atlas of the Albany Bulb: A Participatory Oral History
Atlas of the Albany Bulb: A Participatory Oral History @ SomaArts Cultural Center
Feb 14 – Feb 15 all-day
The Atlas of the Albany Bulb is a participatory oral history and mapping project that aims to capture the natural and cultural history of this unique spot on San Francisco Bay.  The collection of narratives about this former landfill will grown into a quilt of diverse stories and imagines over time as more people contribute. (The exhibit actually runs from February 12th – March 14th) albanybulbatlas.org58169
Bay Area Memorial Event for Chapel Hill Shooting Victims: Fremont 2:00 am
Bay Area Memorial Event for Chapel Hill Shooting Victims: Fremont
Feb 14 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
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March Against the Police State. 2:00 am
March Against the Police State. @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 14 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
March Against the Police State #Oakland Friday, February 13th; 14th and Broadway 6pm for all lives stolen by #police pic.twitter.com/UtAS3WJADv — Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) February 2, 2015 58047
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
Feb 14 @ 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
Dare to Divest! Global Divestment Day. 7:00 pm
Dare to Divest! Global Divestment Day. @ San Rafael Corporate Center
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dare To Divest! We’ll show you the exact address once you RSVP Join 350Marin on Valentine’s Day:  Do you have the courage to break up with oil/gas/coal and meet some renewables?  Hear Jody Timms, Chair, Divest~Invest, “Stranded Assets-Stranded Ethics,” and J. Patrick Costello, “Green Investing:  More Than Being Socially Responsible.” 350marin.org 58037
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Strike Debt Bay Area. Fighting Unjust Debt. 12:00 am
Strike Debt Bay Area. Fighting Unjust Debt. @ OMNI Collective in the basement
Feb 15 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
Strike Debt Bay Area. Fighting Unjust Debt. @ OMNI Collective in the basement | Oakland | California | United States
Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come get connected with SDBA’s many projects! organizing for public banking in Oakland and elsewhere. advocating for Postal banking. saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs working with the City of Richmond and other municipalities for eminent domain seizure of underwater mortgages from the banksters ongoing study group student debt resistance helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting against usurious for-profit pay-day lenders and their ilk our famous … Continued
Sea of Red – Remembering the Stolen Lives: Revolutionary March to, and Love Dance Party at, Alan’s House! 1:30 am
Sea of Red – Remembering the Stolen Lives: Revolutionary March to, and Love Dance Party at, Alan’s House! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 15 @ 1:30 am – 7:45 am
PROTEST, MARCH, DANCE!!! On Saturday Feb 14th there will be a Sea of Red – Remembering the Stolen Lives march gathering at the Oscar Grant Plaza 14th & Broadway at 5:30pm. The event organizers are asking folks to wear red for the march to create a sea of red as we march to symbolize the blood OPD has shed in our streets. The march will go from the plaza to OPD HQ at 7th & Broadway where names of stolen lives will be read, from there the sea of red … Continued
AROC Benefit Party: REVOLUTION IS LOVE 2:30 am
AROC Benefit Party: REVOLUTION IS LOVE @ Show Map Uptown Body and Fender
Feb 15 @ 2:30 am – 7:30 am
Facebook event. “At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.” – Che Guevara OAKLAND PALESTINE SOLIDARITY MURAL / off the wall series; Art Forces, the Arab Resource Organizing Center (AROC) and Nor Cal Friends of Sabeel invite you to join us for an evening of dance, refreshments, and activism: REVOLUTION IS LOVE a benefit for AROC’s Boycott, Divestment, Sanction organizing at the Oakland Palestine Solidarity … Continued
No Love for Police Valentine’s Day March 3:00 am
No Love for Police Valentine’s Day March
Feb 15 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Another march tomorrow in #Emeryville #YuvetteHenderson @GonzOakland pic.twitter.com/ySjfeukzh5— David DeBolt (@daviddebolt) February 14, 2015 58099
Cryptoparty at the Sudo Room 10:00 pm
Cryptoparty at the Sudo Room @ Omni Commons, Sudo Room
Feb 15 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 1:00 am
PARTY LIKE IT’S 1984!! • Learn security techniques & software. • Understand why responsible security is important. • Meet with other proactive residents! Bring your laptop! Bring your phone! All skill levels welcome, from novice to expert! More info.58045
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POSTPONED! Domain Awareness Center, Privacy Policy Teach-In 2:00 am
POSTPONED! Domain Awareness Center, Privacy Policy Teach-In @ POSTPONED! OMNI Collective in the ballroom
Feb 16 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A DATE IN THE INDEFINITE FUTURE.  STAY TUNED. THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE HAPPENING ON FEBRUARY 15th!! The City Council Public Safety Committee will next discuss the Privacy Policy et al in early April at the earliest. Domain Awareness Center Teach-In  The Oakland Privacy Working Group has been active trying to get the city to adopt a privacy policy which will soon be voted on by the City Council. We wanted to have another teach-in accompanied by a security-state movie, with speakers and discussion … Continued
RICHARD WOLFF: Time To Change this Capitalist System: Oh Yes We Can. 3:30 am
RICHARD WOLFF: Time To Change this Capitalist System: Oh Yes We Can. @ First Congregational Church
Feb 16 @ 3:30 am – 5:00 am
KPFA Benefit: $12 advance tickets, $15 /door. Tickets available in Berkeley: Pegasus (3 locations), Marcus Books, Moes, Walden Pond, Diesel a Bookstore In S.F: Modern Times. Radical economist Richard Wolffs most recent book, Capitalism Hits the Fan, is a passionately concerned response to current events, chronicling Wolffs brilliant public response to what he sees as an unworkable economic system. He closely monitors international economic shifts, much as Noam Chomsky does political happenings, and presents us with clear new perspectives. Richard Wolff is the leading social economist in the country. This book is required … Continued
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Occupy Forum: The Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) “Housekeys Not Handcuffs” 2:00 am
Occupy Forum: The Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) “Housekeys Not Handcuffs” @ Global Exchange
Feb 17 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
TONIGHT’S PROGRAM STARTS AT 6:00 sharp! 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 The Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) “Housekeys Not Handcuffs” Because federal responses to homelessness have been so ineffective, a growing number of localities “clean up the streets” to remove homeless people from public view. These punitive measures involve gross human and civil rights violations. This nationwide pattern has escaped civil rights protections because these ordinances are drafted very carefully to … Continued
Free Speech Under Attack: The Espionage Act and Contemporary Dangers Facing the First Amendment 8:00 pm
Free Speech Under Attack: The Espionage Act and Contemporary Dangers Facing the First Amendment @ UC Hastings - Mary Kay Kane Hall, Room: ARC
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join ACS for an illuminating brown bag panel discussion on the First Amendment and the criminal laws that threaten it. Attorneys Nancy Hollander and Vincent Ward (civilian counsel for Chelsea Manning) join Trevor Timm (Exec. Dir., Freedom of the Press Foundation) to discuss the expansion of the Espionage Act to prosecute journalists under the Obama Administration, the threat to journalists during the Ferguson protests, the selective prosecution of individuals for government leaks, and more. Professor Ghappour to moderate. Sponsored by ACS. 58116
Press Conference: Oppose the new AUMF against ISIL & support for non-military responses 8:00 pm
Press Conference: Oppose the new AUMF against ISIL & support for non-military responses @ Oakland Federal Building
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
You are invited to a press conference to express opposition to new Authorization for Use of Military Force & support for non-military responses to ISIL Speakers include Stephen McNeil of AFSC, Jackie Cabasso of Western States Legal Foundation, Paul Cox of Veterans for Peace, Janet Weil of CODEPINK, and others. 58098
Court Support: Those Arrested at FTP March 10:00 pm
Court Support: Those Arrested at FTP March @ Dep 107 and Dep 112 Alameda County Superior Court
Feb 17 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 18 @ 12:30 am
3 comrades have arraignments who are still in custody after being arrested at the FTP march. 2 people in dep 107 and 1 person in dep 112. Anti-rep listing. Check AntiRep facebook and website for last-minute rescheduling.58114
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Court Support for David Id 5:00 pm
Court Support for David Id @ Wiley Manual Courthouse
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Indybay Reporter Arrested for Making Photos of John Crawford Stickers at Oakland Walmart   David Id of IndyBay was detained (twice), handcuffed, searched & charged with California PC602.1, misdemeanor interfering w/ a business, for making photographs of stickers that had been placed on product packaging inside Walmart during the #BlackLivesMatter protests. His court date is Wed, Feb 18, 9am at Wiley Manuel courthouse on 7th Street. Storify of the arrests.58122
Oppose crude-by-rail in Richmond 5:45 pm
Oppose crude-by-rail in Richmond
Feb 18 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
BAAQMD meeting to oppose crude-by-rail in Richmond The Air Board staff has refused to rescind the permit of the Kinder Morgan crude-by-rail operations in Richmond. It has flatly denied appeals by the City of Richmond and numerous community groups, asking that this process be conducted through an open CEQA process, not through a closed-door ministerial action. Attend the next BAAQMD meeting and let the directors and staff know that the refusal to rescind the permit is unacceptable. A car pool is leaving from the Bobby Bowens Center in RIchmond at … Continued
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism 7:00 pm
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism @ OMNI Collective
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The first of eight meetings is January 28th. This seminar will study the corporate structure, its historical development, and its modes of political control.  57909
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Lecture: Climate Policy and Politics: Changing the Conversation 2:30 am
Lecture: Climate Policy and Politics: Changing the Conversation @ International House, Chevron Auditorium
Feb 19 @ 2:30 am – 3:30 am
Speaker: Tom Steyer, Business Leader & Investor Moderator: Governor Jennifer Granholm, Distinguished Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley School of Law & Goldman School of Public Policy Sponsor: Goldman School of Public Policy Join Tom Steyer, advanced energy advocate, investor and philanthropist, for the 6th Annual Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture in Politics & Public Policy. Moderated by Governor Jennifer Granholm. Target audience: All Audiences Open to audience: All Audiences RSVP recommended RSVP info: Seating is first come first serve. RSVP online.   58077
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting. 2:30 am
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting. @ Impact Hub
Feb 19 @ 2:30 am – 4:00 am
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting. @ Impact Hub | Oakland | California | United States
Join Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub, surveillance systems from facial recognition to license plate readers, Urban Shield and other invasions of privacy by our militarized police and benighted City Government. We are currently pushing to get a strong privacy policy for the DAC enacted by the City Council, for the Council to create a privacy committee that will create a private policy for all of Oakland, and for a surveillance equipment acquisition ordinance which provides transparency and prior … Continued
Film screening of “Who Bombed Judi Bari?” 2:45 am
Film screening of “Who Bombed Judi Bari?” @ Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library
Feb 19 @ 2:45 am – 5:45 am
Film screening of "Who Bombed Judi Bari?" @ Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library | Oakland | California | United States
System Change not Climate Change hosts a screening of the documentary “Who Bombed Judi Bari?”. That question immediately leads to a more important one: Why? Judi Bari and Daryl Cherney were targeted because they represented a viable populist challenge to the corporate control of environmental resources; in this case, the redwood forests of California’s North Coast. For background information, see the Judi Bari website. You may also want to read chapters from Steve Ongarth’s book, Redwood Uprising: The Story of Judi Bari and Earth First!, available on the book’s website. … Continued
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting (APTP) 3:30 am
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting (APTP) @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Feb 19 @ 3:30 am – 5:30 am
Monthly APTP meeting, held on every 3rd Wednesday (changed from Thursday) of the month. The Anti Police-Terror Project is a project of the ONYX Organizing Committee that in coalition with other organizations like The Alan Blueford Center For Justice, Idriss Stelley Foundation, Workers World and Healthy Hoodz, is working to develop a replicable and sustainable model to end police terrorism in this country. We are led by the most impacted communities but are a multi-racial, mutil-generational coalition. Facebook event & RSVP.57884
Court Support for James Jenneson 4:30 pm
Court Support for James Jenneson @ Dept 9
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
On Friday, November 28, 2014, James was attacked and arrested by SFPD while live streaming the San Francisco Black Friday protests.He is being charged with felony battery on a peace officer with injury, felony threatening of an executive officer, and misdemeanor battery on a peace officer and emergency personnel, and is currently free on a $75,000 bail.Please show up and let’s pack the courtroom to show your support. Check the anti-rep facebook for updates/rescheduling. 58115
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Livestream Discussion with Rasmea Odeh. 2:00 am
Livestream Discussion with Rasmea Odeh.
Feb 20 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Join AROC on February 19th with a live discussion with Rasmea Odeh. Get updates on her case and find out ways to get involved. #justice4rasmea A conversation with Rasmea Odeh on political repression, Palestine, and the targeting of her by the US Federal government. Find out ways to plug into the local defense committee. FORMAT The first hour will be a presentation by Rasmea followed by questions and answers. We will then transition into a facilitated discussion about next steps for the Bay Area Rasmea Defense Committee. More info – … Continued
Community Meeting re Berkeley Post Office Sale, Report on Lawsuit, etc 3:00 am
Community Meeting re Berkeley Post Office Sale, Report on Lawsuit, etc @ Bonnie's Art Space
Feb 20 @ 3:00 am – 4:30 am
Community Meeting re Berkeley Post Office Sale, Report on Lawsuit, etc @ Bonnie's Art Space | Berkeley | California | United States
 Presentations will be given by Attorneys Tony Rossmann (lawyer for the City of Berkeley’s lawsuit against the Post Office)  and Brian Turner (lawyer for the National Trust’s similar lawsuit against the Post Office). Others will also be there to share information about the Community Garden, the Occupation, and anything else relevant to the  fight to Save the Berkeley Post Office.57904
Court Support 6:00 pm
Court Support @ Dept. 10, Rene D Davidson Court
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
More info: Anti-repression calendar entry. 58088
March for Net Neutrality 8:00 pm
March for Net Neutrality @ Comcast store
Feb 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
March for Net Neutrality @ Comcast store | Berkeley | California | United States
The Media Action Grassroots Network is leading a march for Net Neutrality in Berkeley outside of AT&T, Verizon and Comcast stores. This is a critical opportunity to stand up to Big Telecom: can we count on you to be there The FCC will vote on Chairman Wheeler’s proposed rules on February 26. Between now and then, telecom lobbyists are going to do everything in their power to pressure the FCC to water down the rules. If we remain silent, we run the risk that the FCC commissioners will cave to … Continued
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Defend OSHA Whistleblowers-Rehire Federal Attorney Darrell Whitman 12:00 am
Defend OSHA Whistleblowers-Rehire Federal Attorney Darrell Whitman
Feb 21 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
(Darrell Whitman was a member of the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition) Defend OSHA Whistleblowers-Rehire Federal Attorney Darrell Whitman Who Is Defending Workers Fighting For Our Health And Safety EVENT: SF Press Conference And Rally OSHA Federal Attorney Darrell Whitman is one of only 3 attorneys in the 9th Region of OSHA protecting health and safety for whistleblowers. This region covers nearly 40 million workers. Whitman has been fighting the systemic violation of the rights of OSHA whistleblowers. He has challenged the systemic corruption in at OSHA and the DOL … Continued
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
Feb 21 @ 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
Speak Out/Rally/March in memory of Yuvette Henderson 6:00 pm
Speak Out/Rally/March in memory of Yuvette Henderson @ Near Emeryville Police Station
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
On Tuesday, February 3, 38 year-old mother of two Yuvette Henderson was gunned down by the Emeryville Police Department. Her crime? Allegedly shoplifting from Home Depot. She was chased down, cornered and gunned down by the police who executed her utilizing a hand gun, a shot gun and a military-style assault rifle in broad daylight in a residential area. Just a week prior, a white man pulled a gun on OPD and was taken into custody … alive. Join us for a speak out/rally at the Emeryville Police Department at … Continued
Berkeley Citizens’ Action and NAACP Black Lives Matter Forum 9:30 pm
Berkeley Citizens’ Action and NAACP Black Lives Matter Forum @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Feb 21 @ 9:30 pm – Feb 22 @ 12:30 am
Come to a solution-oriented forum presented by Berkeley Citizens Action with Berkeley NAACP. The 2011 report from the African American/Black Business, Professional and Community Network (AABPCN) and the report from the 2013 Berkeley NAACP Town Hall Meeting addressed inequities and disparities for African Americans, low-income populations and other marginalized groups in Berkeley. They outlined numerous recommendations for housing, education, employment, criminal justice and health/mental health. Also, CopWatch, the Peace and Justice Commission and Police Review Commission all have solution-based reports and/or council items that address some of the same problems. … Continued
Antonio Guzman Lopez 1yr Anniversary 10:00 pm
Antonio Guzman Lopez 1yr Anniversary @ Raymond Bernal Park, San Jose, CA
Feb 21 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 22 @ 1:00 am
Antonio Guzman Lopez 1yr Anniversary @ Raymond Bernal Park, San Jose, CA | San Jose | California | United States
  antonio-guzman-lopez-1-yr-anyversary-killed-by-san-jose-state-university-police   Google Maps directions, click on map:     PRIMER ANIVERSARIO DE… ANTONIO GUZMAN LOPEZ VEN Y COMPARTE CON NOSOTROS…. SABADO – FEBRERO 21, 2015 RAYMOND BERNAL PARK EN SAN JOSE SOBRE LA 7TH Y HEDDING STREET. 2PM – 5PM COMIDA, PINTADA DE ROSTROS, ARTESANIAS, Y VENTA DE CAMISETAS TENEMOS UNA PRESENTACION ESPECIAL PARA JOSIAH Y ANGELIQUE COMPARTA ACERCA DE COMO FUE ANTONIO Y ESCUCHE DE OTRAS FAMILIAS , EL IMPACTO DE NO TENER JUSTICIA EN NUESTAS COMUNIDADES. TAMBIEN PONDREMOS AL DIA ACERCA DE JUSTICIA PARA JOSIAH LEVANTANDO … Continued
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Picket Oaks Corner with Unite Here. 12:30 am
Picket Oaks Corner with Unite Here. @ The Oaks Corner
Feb 22 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am
Oaks Corner workers are paying $533 a month for family medical insurance and have not received a raise in several years. Come support your union brothers and sisters as they picket for respect and a fair contract on the restaurant’s busiest day of the year – their annual Chinese New Year Party! Bring your family and friends! “I’m standing up because as a single mom, I struggle to take care of my daughter and pay my rent with the wages I make at the Oaks and the rising cost of … Continued
End the Siege on Black Lives: Panel Discussion 2:00 am
End the Siege on Black Lives: Panel Discussion
Feb 22 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
This Black History Month community meeting is a call to action to strategize around race and resistance, and how to sustain and broaden the movement against police violence. Speakers who will kick-off the open conversation are: Duciana Thomas, co-convener of “Sisterhood and Solidarity”, a discussion group on multi-racial organizing, and Steena Wright with the Black Woman Coalition at Mills College. Door donation $2.00 (work exchanges and sliding scale available). A home-cooked Southern supper is served at 8:00pm for an $8 donation. Wheelchair accessible, on-site childcare provided. Sponsored by Radical Women … Continued
Benefit Brunch for Loose Dogs Print Shop 6:00 pm
Benefit Brunch for Loose Dogs Print Shop
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Benefit Brunch for Loose Dogs Print Shop @ Oakland | California | United States
A benefit for collective printing equipment at the Loose Dogs print shop. Mimosas, food, bottomless coffee and the pleasant company of friends & comrades. The print shop, located in West Oakland, holds a duplicator, off-set printing, t-shirt making equipment, and full on color/black and white copy machine. Our printing devices have helped to print and distribute tens of thousands of revolutionary communist and anarchist zines, periodicals, event flyers, and posters. Please show your support for this project and come have a good time with great food and drinks! Facebook event. … Continued
Street Conversations for Economic Justice in Oakland 7:30 pm
Street Conversations for Economic Justice in Oakland @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This Sunday: Street Conversations for Economic Justice in Oakland If you had a million dollars to spend on your neighborhood or community, what would you spend it on? On Sunday we’re taking it to the streets (again!) to engage the people of Oakland in conversations about their vision for an economically just Oakland. Specifically, we’re going to ask, “If you had a million dollars to spend on your neighborhood or community, what would you spend it on?” We’re doing this to learn from our community. We believe what we learn … Continued
Help develop live, diverse grassroots radio-media with KPFA 9:30 pm
Help develop live, diverse grassroots radio-media with KPFA @ Central Berkeley Public Library, Community Meeting Room
Feb 22 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
A Radio-Media Network event with Community and KPFA Staff to help develop live, diverse grassroots radio-media channels for sharing local actions, news, public affairs and alternative culture. On the 3rd floo,r administrative wing, look for KPFA signs. This event, sponsored by the KPFA Community Advisory Board is open to the public and is especially for individuals, community groups and social justice activists who want to be involved with KPFA’s free speech radio-media network. We want to explore new possibilities for KPFA live streaming, outreach interviews, Twitter, and other radio-media resources. … Continued
Food Not Bombs Fundraiser: Movie and Music. 11:00 pm
Food Not Bombs Fundraiser: Movie and Music. @ Omni Commons
Feb 22 @ 11:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 7:00 am
Movie: Salad Days. Music: Ed Masuga, Rosa of Hunters, Jeanie Jean of Future Twin, Le fomo, This Body Wants to Live58040
Memorial Speakout and March for Tamir Rice 11:00 pm
Memorial Speakout and March for Tamir Rice @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 22 @ 11:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 12:30 am
Memorial to #TamirRice & all lives stolen by pigs – speak out & march tmrw #oakland 3pm @StopMassIncNet @Carl_Dix pic.twitter.com/bKKiLrwCdr— Revolution Club (@RevClub_bay) February 22, 2015 58156
Open Circle at the OMNI 11:00 pm
Open Circle at the OMNI @ Omni Commons
Feb 22 @ 11:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 1:00 am
6th Open Circle ~Connect & Collaborate on Ending Police Brutality, Systemic Racism and Disenfranchisement of Black People & People of Color   Let’s kick this meeting off with a potluck at 3:00 pm followed by the Open Circle at 3:45 pm. Please bring a dish or snacks to share! Open circle will begin with report backs and announcements of upcoming actions followed by reflection and dialogue around the current state and thoughts or approaches on how to effect change. We will end with breakout group topics and time to connect … Continued
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Court Support: Marsha Pretrial. 5:00 pm
Court Support: Marsha Pretrial. @ Dept 701 Superior Court
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Anti-repression calendar entry.  Marsha was arrested while doing court support for comrades and needs your support as she faces charges. 58089
CCSF: PROTEST AT STATE CHANCELLOR’S PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING STWEP II 6:30 pm
CCSF: PROTEST AT STATE CHANCELLOR’S PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING STWEP II @ Ocean Campus Wellness Center Room 103
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
PROTEST AT STATE CHANCELLOR’S PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING STWEP II Protest at 10:30 am Press Conference at 11:00 am State Chancellor Brice Harris and his Board of Governors appointed a Special Trustee with Extraordinary Powers (STWEP) and removed CCSF’s elected board based on the ACCJC decision to terminate CCSF’s accreditation. The Superior Court of California has since ruled that this termination decision was based on illegal processes. Now that STWEP I has unexpectedly retired, it would be a perfect time to re-empower our democratically elected BOT. However, Brice Harris, not content … Continued
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Occupy Forum: Resilience Resources in the face of Slow Violence and Enduring Emergencies 2:00 am
Occupy Forum: Resilience Resources in the face of Slow Violence and Enduring Emergencies @ Global Exchange
Feb 24 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Occupy Forum PresentsResilience Resources in the face of “Slow Violence”and “Enduring Emergencies” A Dialogue with Dennis Rivers, Writer, Activist & Communication Skills Trainer Many of the problems that we face are going to unfold over decades or even centuries, for example, climate change and radioactive contamination. But our models of political mobilization and participation are often models more of the hundred-yard dash than of the marathon. In this dialogue and discussion, writer and activist Dennis Rivers will explore ideas about resilience drawn from the work of eco-philosopher Joanna Macy, Stanford … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Post Office steps
Feb 24 @ 2:30 am – 3:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Post Office steps | Berkeley | California | United States
Come learn about continuing developments in the battle save the Berkeley Post Office and the Postal Service from privatization, support our Occupiers and help us plan our next steps in opposition to the theft of our public commons. The postal service wanted to sell the post office to Hudson-mcdonald, a local developer. The city of berkeley sued the post office to stop the sale. Hudson-mcdonald backed out of the deal in early december. Get an overview of the sale announcement here. Here’s a good more general overview piece.  There was a … Continued
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KPFA Interviews Debt Collective Student Debt Strike Organizers 1:00 am
KPFA Interviews Debt Collective Student Debt Strike Organizers
Feb 25 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am
Dennis Bernstein will be interviewing Andrew Ross, Dawn Lueck, Ann Larson and others today on Flashpoints on KPFA, 5:00-6:00pm, 94.1FM.58185
Dan Cohen Speaking on the Situation in Gaza. 2:30 am
Dan Cohen Speaking on the Situation in Gaza. @ 240 Mulford Hall
Feb 25 @ 2:30 am – 4:00 am
BAY AREA: @dancohen3000 will speak at UC Berkeley about situation in Gaza. Tues, Feb. 24th, 6:30PM, 240 Mulford Hall. pic.twitter.com/WcUYXS8VTQ— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) February 20, 2015 58132
Livable Wage Assembly 2:30 am
Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor
Feb 25 @ 2:30 am – 4:00 am
Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 2nd floor | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds community and power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. We meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the SEIU Local 1000 union hall, 1433 Webster Street, 2nd Floor in downtown Oakland. These assembly meetings occur from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Our work together encompasses: (1) the concerns of precarious, contingent and care workers; (2) current campaigns to improve wages for low-wage workers; and (3) efforts by unionized workers and unions to improve … Continued
Berkeley City Council: A Moratorium on Drones! 3:00 am
Berkeley City Council: A Moratorium on Drones! @ Berkeley City Council
Feb 25 @ 3:00 am – 6:00 am
26. Establishing a Two Year Moratorium on Drones in Berkeley From: Peace and Justice Commission Recommendation: Adopt a Resolution adopting a two year moratorium on drones in Berkeley. The Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission sent this to the Council last June!  Council promised, at its Worksession on Drones in April, to pursue a more comprehensive Policy on Drones.  Yet it never voted on the comprehensive recommendation the Commission sent it before the Worksession and it has not taken a next step toward working on the issues to create a drone policy … Continued
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism 7:00 pm
Corporate Coloniality and the Demotion of Capitalism @ OMNI Collective
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The first of eight meetings is January 28th. This seminar will study the corporate structure, its historical development, and its modes of political control.  57909
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FILM: JFK to 911: EVERYTHING IS A RICH MAN’S TRICK 2:30 am
FILM: JFK to 911: EVERYTHING IS A RICH MAN’S TRICK @ Humanist Hall
Feb 26 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Film evenings begin with optional potluck refreshments & social hour at 6:30 pm, followed by the film at 7:30 pm, followed by optional discussion after the film. JFK to 911: EVERYTHING IS A RICH MAN’S TRICK by Francis Richard Conolly The first 50 Minutes of this film will be shown. For the complete film, see YouTube. Humanist Hall is wheelchair accessible around the corner at 411 28th Street58176
Politics of Debt Reading Group 3:30 am
Politics of Debt Reading Group @ Omni Commons Basement
Feb 26 @ 3:30 am – 5:30 am
We’ll be discussing the Russian economy this time: Here is the reading for the next meeting: Hudson on the Russian Pivot: http://michael-hudson.com/2014/12/russian-pivot/ Putin’s gold for oil scheme: http://www.globalresearch.ca/grandmaster-putins-trap-russia-is-selling-oil-and-gas-in-exchange-for-physical-gold/5421567 The Russia-China Currency Swap deal: http://www.globalresearch.ca/russia-and-china-the-dawning-of-a-new-monetary-system/5423637 The Politics of Debt Reading Group is associated with the Bay Area Public School and Strike Debt Bay Area. 58170
Court Support for Dante 5:00 pm
Court Support for Dante @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 112
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dante Cano is currently being held in Santa Rita jail for participation in a demonstration against police brutality and murder in the Bay Area and across the United States. At the time of his arrest, police in near-by Emervyville had just killed Yuvette Henderson in early February. At the same time, police also had just shot people in San Jose, East Oakland, and also the courts had exonerated the police that shot and killed Alex Nieto in San Francisco. This happened against a back-drop of ongoing police murder and violence … Continued
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Anti-Eviction Rally in San Francisco 1:00 am
Anti-Eviction Rally in San Francisco
Feb 27 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am
Facebook event. We, the tenants at 812 Guerrero, have been fighting our Ellis Act eviction by Google lawyer Jack Halprin for one year now. Join us as we deliver a petition with over 1,500 signatures to Google’s San Francisco office. Join us to demand the eviction be rescinded and we be allowed to stay in our home and community. Now is the time to make a stand. Google states that as a corporation, “We care about the communities where we live and work.” If so, how is that they are … Continued
Protest/Rally/Confluence re Gill Tract Tree Cutdown 1:00 am
Protest/Rally/Confluence re Gill Tract Tree Cutdown @ Gill Tract
Feb 27 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am
Farm update: 60 trees are down and being hauled out. They are spraying Round Up along fence on South Side where development planned to go.— Occupy the Farm (@occupyfarm) February 26, 2015 Ppl are gathering at farm right now to make signs+banners, start planning next steps. 5pm MEETING on North Side, everyone please come RT plz— Occupy the Farm (@occupyfarm) February 26, 2015 58197
Victory for the Net Party – You’re Invited. 2:00 am
Victory for the Net Party – You’re Invited. @ Internet Archive
Feb 27 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Victory for the Net Party - You're Invited. @ Internet Archive | San Francisco | California | United States
Dear Friend of the Open Internet, JOIN US! FCC Chairman, Tom Wheeler, wants to do something monumental: reclassify broadband access providers under Title II of the Communications Act. Translation: we’ve made huge progress in the fight to protect the Open Internet. And it’s time to celebrate! The Internet Archive & Electronic Frontier Foundation invite you to VICTORY FOR THE NET! An evening of celebration, conversation, and sharing what’s next. The party will be Thursday, February 26 at the Internet Archive, 300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco, from 6-9 p.m. The FCC still … Continued
What is Restorative Justice and How It Is Being Implemented in Oakland and Beyond 3:00 am
What is Restorative Justice and How It Is Being Implemented in Oakland and Beyond @ Humanist Hall
Feb 27 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Fania E. Davis, Oakland attorney and director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY), will speak at the Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club meeting on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 7 pm at the Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland. Ms. Davis will discuss Restorative Justice principles, practices, data, with applications in Oakland. She will also touch on how Restorative Justice might be used to address police violence and structural racism. A potluck dinner begins at 6 pm; please bring food to share. The dramatic successes of the Truth and Reconciliation … Continued
ROBERT SCHEER: “They Know Everything About You” 3:30 am
ROBERT SCHEER: “They Know Everything About You” @ First Congregational Church
Feb 27 @ 3:30 am – 5:30 am
ROBERT SCHEER:  “They Know Everything About You” @ First Congregational Church | Berkeley | California | United States
KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents: ROBERT SCHEER “They Know Everything About You” Hosted by Philip Maldari A Benefit for KPFA ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Tickets also at: Pegasus (3 sites) Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, Diesel a Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s Books SF: Modern Times, ……………………………………………………………………………………………… Robert Scheer’s robust conversations with KPFA’s Sunday morning host Philip Maldari have become legendary for their intellectual ferocity and rich humor. Now they meet in an open public forum for the first time. Data-collecting corporations and snooping government agencies are destroying democracy, insists Robert Scheer. In the first week of … Continued
Lift Up Oakland Press Conference: Minimum Wage Hike. 7:00 pm
Lift Up Oakland Press Conference: Minimum Wage Hike. @ City Hall steps
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tmrw! 11am, Oakland City Hall – press conf on Measure FF! $12.25/hour + 5-9 paid sick days is reason to celebrate! @CalOrganize @unitehere— EBASE (@workingeastbay) February 26, 2015 58196
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Sing With Occupella for Black Lives Matter 12:45 am
Sing With Occupella for Black Lives Matter @ Embarcadero Station
Feb 28 @ 12:45 am – 2:00 am
Follow the sounds of singing to find us! We should be near a ticket/turnstile entrance somewhere inside.  We may have to relocate elsewhere in the station if other musicians have claimed the space. Walk around and listen for us if you don’t see us. No rehearsal needed; we’ll have lyric sheets which are also available for download at www.occupella.org Please invite your friends; even folks who don’t want to sing can help a lot by holding signs. And please do bring signs to make our solidarity clear. As we learn … Continued
Call for Emergency Community Response: Gill Tract Tree Murder Protest 1:00 am
Call for Emergency Community Response: Gill Tract Tree Murder Protest @ Gill Tract
Feb 28 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am
Facebook event Yesterday, 60 heritage trees from farmer Gill’s arboretum met a violent death at the Gill Tract. This was the UC’s initial move to begin clearing the way for their proposed housing and shopping complex. They caught us off guard, and for good reason: there is an active lawsuit on appeal in the county courts, contesting the development’s detrimental environmental impact. Knowing the community would mobilize to defend the trees, the UC hired a huge demolition team, cutting down the trees with lightening speed. The last trees were in … Continued
Film: Fruivale Station, #BlackLivesMatter, April 14th Day of Action Discussion 2:30 am
Film: Fruivale Station, #BlackLivesMatter, April 14th Day of Action Discussion @ UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CENTER
Feb 28 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
As the movement” Black Lives Matter” shakes the nation  Sensible Cinema will take part by screening Fruitvale Station  by director Ryan Coogler. Fruitvale Station, a true story follows the twenty-year old Oscar Grant on the eve of his last day of life, December 31, 2008,  when early the next day, New Years Day ,January 1, 2009  he was murder in cold blood at the Fruitvale Bart station . The program will include discussions and plans for a day of action  on April 14,2015 with the cosponsor Stop Mass Incarceration Network … Continued
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
Feb 28 @ 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
Adopt a Pet – Waived Adoption Fees at Oakland Animal Shleter 8:00 pm
Adopt a Pet – Waived Adoption Fees at Oakland Animal Shleter @ Oakland Animal Shelter
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 1 @ 1:00 am
Just two days left of fee waived adoptions at OAS! Come find your true love in February! pic.twitter.com/jkdRU9V6zU — OaklandAnimalShelter (@oaklandsanimals) February 27, 2015 Website.58204
NLG Training on Visitation of Immigrant Detainees. 8:00 pm
NLG Training on Visitation of Immigrant Detainees.
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Learn how to support and visit people incarcerated in immigration detention facilities and jails. Please RSVP & complete this poll so we can customize the training: http://tinyurl.com/Walls-Pre-Training-Survey Series materials & upcoming training http://caitlinkellyhenry.com/support/ Trainers include Anoop Prasad, Staff Attorney, Immigrant Rights Program Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus http://www.advancingjustice-alc.org/staff-member/anoop-prasad Christina Mansfield, Co-Executive Director, Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC) http://www.endisolation.org/about/leadership-team/ 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. … Continued
Organize for a living wage in Berkeley! 11:00 pm
Organize for a living wage in Berkeley! @ BFUU Hall
Feb 28 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 1 @ 1:00 am
15Now Meeting Join us this weekend to organize for a living wage in Berkeley! We’re just getting started building a movement for a living wage in Berkeley, aiming to give ALL Berkeley workers a $15 minimum wage. Come to this meeting to share experiences, discuss strategy, and figure out the first steps towards victory! Similar struggles have been making progress and winning gains in other cities: Seattle, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Portland, and more See you soon! Socialist Alternative Bay Area 58181