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Together We Rise: Join With the Ella Baker Center, Fundraiser et al 5:30 pm
Together We Rise: Join With the Ella Baker Center, Fundraiser et al @ Lake Chalet
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
At Together We Rise, we will celebrate those who have sustained the Ella Baker Center’s work over the years and invite attendees to join our team. Come and learn about our recent wins, and what’s coming up next for us. More details about Together We Rise. There will be light appetizers, a photobooth, and entertainment from a soon-to-be-announced special guest. One drink ticket comes with admission. If you become a sustaining donor of the Ella Baker Center today with a donation of $10 a month or more, you will receive complimentary admission to Together … Continued
Film Screening: TAPPED 6:30 pm
Film Screening: TAPPED @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
TAPPED is a beautifully filmed, compelling documentary in which Stephanie Soechtig and Sara Olsen explore the environmental consequences of bottled water. TAPPED does to bottled water what Food, INC and Super Size Me did to the food monopolies. The film begins with: By 2030, two thirds of the world will not have access to clean drinking water. The film also covers chemical pollution, plastic pollution, mile wide plastic soups in the ocean, water privatization and community water rights. This event is a result of our partnering with Food and Water … Continued
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CANCELLED: Demand Alameda County Release Yuvette’s Henderson’s Autopsy Report! 1:00 pm
CANCELLED: Demand Alameda County Release Yuvette’s Henderson’s Autopsy Report! @ Alameda County Forensic Sciences Complex
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
“We have cancelled the event at the Alameda Coroner’s office this Friday because they have released the autopsy report. This is a victory and couldn’t of happened without your support! More details to follow.” — APTP   https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=647064612099995&id=513658562107268 Nearly nine months have passed since Yuvette Henderson was gunned down by Emeryville Police on the Oakland Emeryville border and the Alameda County Coroner has yet to release her autopsy report. The family and community of Yuvette Henderson have been seeking justice and closure only to be met with with a wall of … Continued
Great Wall: Eyes on Oakland: Attitudes Towards Surveillance. 5:00 pm
Great Wall: Eyes on Oakland: Attitudes Towards Surveillance. @ Great Wall of Oakland
Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
THIS EXHIBIT CONTINUES THROUGH NOVEMBER 1ST. Join us for our opening screening of the 2015/2016 season on October 2nd at 5:00pm! Eyes on Oakland is a community-powered, art-meets-journalism initiative that seeks to inform and engage residents across Oakland about the different types of surveillance technology used by local police. A collaboration between the Mobile Arts Platform and The Center for Investigative Reporting, Eyes on Oakland featured two key venues: a participatory installation in the “Who Is Oakland?” exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California, and pop-up outings around Oakland with … Continued
Wombyn Divine 7:00 pm
Wombyn Divine @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wombyn Divine @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice | Oakland | California | United States
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Bernie and Beyond. Socialist Perspectives on the Sanders Campaign. 2:00 pm
Bernie and Beyond. Socialist Perspectives on the Sanders Campaign. @ Starry Plough
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Is it enough to “Feel the Bern?” Or do we need to build a movement that will last beyond 2016 and transform America and Mother Earth? Our Suds, Snacks and Socialism forum is inviting speakers from different political perspectives to join us discussing these are other important questions.59583
Caravan For Justice Kickoff 2:00 pm
Caravan For Justice Kickoff @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We are in a state of emergency. Law enforcement violence against black and brown communities is increasing at an alarming rate, and we need to be ready to respond. At an early age we learn how to prepare for emergencies and natural disasters. We learn how to put out fires, how to board up our homes, or how to drop under a desk. Communities of color now need training on how to respond to more frequent incidents of violence both on the streets and inside of jails and prisons. So … Continued
Arts & Abolishing Prisons 3:00 pm
Arts & Abolishing Prisons
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Arts & Abolishing Prisons @ San Francisco | California | United States
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Strike Debt Bay Area – Fighting Back Against Unjust Debt 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area – Fighting Back Against Unjust Debt @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area – Fighting Back Against Unjust Debt @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater | Oakland | California | United States
Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come get connected with SDBA’s many projects! student debt resistance organizing for public banking. advocating for Postal banking. ongoing study group helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting against usurious for-profit pay-day lenders and their ilk our famous Strike Debt radio program staging Debtors’ Assemblies Restaging our recent presentation on money and debt at the US Social Forum Working on debarring US Banks that have been convicted of felonies from municipal contracts saving the Berkeley Post Office … Continued
Should Socialists Support Bernie Sanders? 6:00 pm
Should Socialists Support Bernie Sanders? @ The Woman's Building
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Democratic primary campaign of Bernie Sanders has ignited a new enthusiasm among many who are fed up with the status-quo of politics in the United States. Tens of thousands have joined rallies to hear Sanders decry the billionaire class and call for an end to inequality. Many on the socialist left have embraced the campaign. Others have argued against support for Sanders, calling instead for socialists to organize independently of the Democratic Party. Join the International Socialist Organization in a panel discussion on the question of support for the … Continued
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Movie Night at the Omni: “Black Ain’t Black” 6:00 pm
Movie Night at the Omni: “Black Ain’t Black” @ Omni Commons ballroom
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Black is… Black Ain’t is a 1994 award-winning feature-length documentary by Marlon Riggs. It explores the multiplicity of expressions of African American identity with a backdrop of Creole cooking. Synopsis: Riggs uses his grandmother’s gumbo as a metaphor for the rich diversity of Black identities. The film traverses the country interviewing African Americans young and old, rich and poor, Northern and Southern, rural and urban, gay and straight, as they discuss the numerous, often contested definitions of Blackness. Riggs mixes performances by choreographer Bill T. Jones and poet Essex Hemphill … Continued
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Lessons from the Landless: Food Sovereignty, Occupation, and Public Universities 6:00 pm
Lessons from the Landless: Food Sovereignty, Occupation, and Public Universities @ Fireside Room
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Lessons from the Landless: Food Sovereignty, Occupation, and Public Universities What is the connection between occupations, food sovereignty, and public education? The Landless Workers Movement (MST) in Brazil has some answers! As important educational spaces, their occupations challenge the capitalist orientation of agricultural education in the conflicts between agribusiness and agroecology, private property and the public good. A leader from the MST will facilitate a discussion on how occupations of University farmland in Brazil and California can create bridges for important exchanges of experience and help build the Food Sovereignty … Continued
Occupy Forum: The fight against environmental racism and injustice, climate change, and gentrification in Bayview 6:00 pm
Occupy Forum: The fight against environmental racism and injustice, climate change, and gentrification in Bayview @ Unite Here Local 2 Hall
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
information, discussion & community! Monday night Forum!! OccupyForum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Occupyforum presents Report from the Frontlines: The fight against environmental racism and injustice, climate change, and gentrification in Bayview Hunters Point With Marie Harrison and Bradley Angel (Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice) and Dr. Ray Tompkins, (Clean Air Health Alliance) Bayview/Hunters Point has historically served as an industrial dumping ground and suffers from a shockingly high degree of environmental degradation. This predominately low to very-low income community … Continued
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Nurses on the Picket Line 12:00 pm
Nurses on the Picket Line @ Contra Costa Medical Center
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Please join nurses in their demand that Contra Costa County Supervisors invest in the health and wellbeing of  county residents.  This is a matter of life and death. Every budget cycle in the last few years Contra Costa County Supervisors have attempted to divest from the Contra Costa County Health System.  Last year 63,000 Contra Costa County residents visited the ER, and 100 nurses left the System, leaving short staffing.  Nurses are scrambling to provide appropriate patient care. Please join the nurses on their picket line. Any time is fine, … Continued
Solitary Confinement: Settlement Hearing in Ashker v Brown 2:00 pm
Solitary Confinement: Settlement Hearing in Ashker v Brown @ Oakland Federal Courthouse
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
There will be a hearing on the joint motion for preliminary approval of the settlement agreement in Ashker v. Brown before JudgeWilken. Her order for the hearing stated that she was leaning in favor of issuing a preliminary approval. Everyone is welcome to attend.  It’s a public hearing. 59624
Berkeley City Council Worksession on Tasers 5:30 pm
Berkeley City Council Worksession on Tasers @ Berkeley Old City Hall
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Worksession: Stanford Study: Electronic Control Weapons Study (e.g. Tasers ©) Public Comment – Items on this agenda only Here is the Stanford Criminal Justice Center Report on Tasers, which will be discussed: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/35320626/2015-10-06%20Agenda%20Packet.pdf   TASING MINORITIES, HOMELESS, AUTISTIC, MENTALLY ILL AND ANY OTHER HUMAN IS NOT THE SIGN OF AN ENLIGHTENED SOCIETY. NO TO TASERS FOR THE BERKELEY POLICE! YES TO DE-ESCALATION AND POLICE DE-MILITARIZATION. Come speak out against the madness. Tell the City Council no to police tasers at Old City Hall, Allston & MLK. ===== Taser Fact Sheet … Continued
Optik Allusions Meeting and Workshop 7:00 pm
Optik Allusions Meeting and Workshop @ Omni Commons
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
OptikAllusions is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually, meet briefly and then work on projects. It’s open to all! https://omnicommons.org/wiki/Optik_Allusions 59574
Emeryville City Council to Address Policing and Use of Force 7:15 pm
Emeryville City Council to Address Policing and Use of Force @ Emeryville City Hall
Oct 6 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
As a result of our first mobilization (with SURJ) Emeryville City Counsel is holding a special session on policing and use of force. As Part of our campaign against police militirization we need to pack the house and make our voices heard! Please mark you calendars. Additional info to follow. — APTP59604
“FIRE” Performance at the Omni 7:30 pm
“FIRE” Performance at the Omni @ Omni Commons
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
    Initially performed in 1965, Bread and Puppet Theater presents a revival of FIRE. FIRE shows six days in a Vietnamese community, followed by a bombing raid and ending with a self-immolation. Dedicated to three Americans who immolated themselves in protest against the Vietnam War, FIRE is performed with life-size puppets that resemble their masked manipulators. (This show may not be appropriate for young children.) There is also a performance on Friday in San Francisco.59648
Book Discussion: Richard Dawkins: Brief Candle in the Dark, My Life in Science 7:30 pm
Book Discussion: Richard Dawkins: Brief Candle in the Dark, My Life in Science @ King Middle School
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert, the host of KPFA’s outstanding weekday show, UpFront. KPFA benefit http://www.kpfa.org/events “A century from now historians will take note of a mere handful of scientific luminaries from the second half of the 20th century who changed not just their science but their culture.  First among them will surely be Richard Dawkins, unquestionably one of the great minds of our time who is also an eloquent writer.” — Michael Shermer, Scientific American columnist In Brief Candle in the Dark, Dawkins explores the halls of intellectual inquiry and … Continued
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Kunduz Bombing Protest 5:30 pm
Kunduz Bombing Protest
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Protest TODAY, 5:30 pm, of #KunduzAttack at Market & Montgomery. US bombing of @MSF hospital in #Afghanistan #independentinvestigation— SF 99% Coalition (@SF99Percent) October 7, 2015 59658
Film: Bitter Lake 6:30 pm
Film: Bitter Lake @ Humanist Hall
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
BITTER LAKE, Part 1  By Adam Curtis Bitter Lake, Adam Curtis’ aesthetically sublime and politically incisive new documentary, was commissioned for BBC’s iPlayer because it is presumably, as Russia Today writes, “too dangerous for television.” After consuming the film by way of a 21st-century samizdat, I can tell you that the propaganda arm of the Kremlin is correct on one score: Bitter Lake is politically dangerous for Western states, especially the US and UK. But it’s also an affront to Russia, and virtually every other state that has attempted to force … Continued
Vijay Prashad: Letters to Palestine, Writers Respond to War & Occupation 7:00 pm
Vijay Prashad: Letters to Palestine, Writers Respond to War & Occupation @ 1st Congregational Church
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Vijay Prashad is a prominent & charismatic scholar and critic of US foreign policy. Two of his 17 books have been named “Books of the Year” by the Village Voice. Currently Professor of International Studies at Trinity College in Connecticut, he was previously Edward Said Chair at the American University of Beirut. In addition to speaking about Palestine, Vijay Prashad will give an overview of ever-changing events in the Middle East – not to be missed! Vijay Prashad edited “Letters to Palestine”, tracing the “swelling American recognition of Palestinian suffering, … Continued
1 Year Angelversary for O’Shaine Evans 9:00 pm
1 Year Angelversary for O’Shaine Evans
Oct 7 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
From Cadine Williams: “FACEBOOK FRIENDS AND FAMILY I KNOW THAT THIS IS A VERY SHORT NOTICE. MY FAMILY AND I WILL BE HAVING A CANDLE LIGHT FOR O’SHAINE ON 10-07-15 @ 9:00 PM IN SAN FRANCISCO WHERE O’SHAINE WAS KILLED – ON THE CORNER OF JACK LONDON ALLEY BETWEEN 2ND AND 3RD HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE . TOMORROW WILL BE ONE YR SINCE SFP TOOK HIS LIFE.”59655
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No New Alameda County “Mental Health” Jail Mobilization 1:00 pm
No New Alameda County “Mental Health” Jail Mobilization @ Alameda County Administration Bldg
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
After all of the pressure from the community, Sheriff Ahern will finally be presenting about his secret jail plan at the Public Protection meeting next Thursday. We want you to join us and our allies as we flood the room to demand more answers to our questions: Will there be new jail beds? Why a mental health unit in the jail, instead of more services in the community? What better alternatives to incarceration could this money be spent on? We hope to see you! Stand with us and our allies … Continued
Public Hearing on Coal Exports Debrief. 6:00 pm
Public Hearing on Coal Exports Debrief. @ California Nurses Association
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dear Oakland Coal Fighters and Allies, Thank you so much for attending the Public Hearing on Coal Exports on September 21st and/or sending in comments to the Oakland City Council on this issue. We are hosting a community debrief to get feedback about our organizing and talk about next steps of the campaign for a Coal Free Oakland. What: Community debrief of the No Coal in Oakland campaign’s participation in the Oakland city council public hearing on September 21st. Who: Anyone who attended the public hearing or is interested in helping us … Continued
Film: They Were Promised the Sea 7:00 pm
Film: They Were Promised the Sea @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“They Were Promised the Sea” is an Award-winning documentary by Kathy Wanza that tells the story of the 1960s exodus that virtually emptied Morocco of its Jewish population. A visually beautiful and musically rich film that explores loss and longing, it also exposes the political manipulation that resulted in the breaking up of communities that had been living together for 2,000 years. Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Ctee as part of our Conscientious Projector series. Wheelchair accessible.59627
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Defend Afrikatown 5:00 pm
Defend Afrikatown @ Qilombo, Afrikatown community space
Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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Bread and Puppet Theater: Performance of FIRE 6:00 pm
Bread and Puppet Theater: Performance of FIRE @ Internet Archive
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bread and Puppet Theater: Performance of FIRE For the first time in fourteen years, artist Peter Schumann and the Bread and Puppet Theater will tour the Bay Area, performing its original play, FIRE, which catapulted the company to international acclaim 50 years ago. Preceded by Fiddle Talk by founder, Peter Schumann ABOUT FIRE: “Humans wage war against each other and their own mother: Nature.  Essentially war is the ferocious stupidity that insists on the application of brutality for problem solution, whether the brutality is directed at humans or mountaintops.  “FIRE” is … Continued
Deep ecology and Pope Francis 7:00 pm
Deep ecology and Pope Francis @ Sierra Club
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
We know the bad news. The climate is changing. But the good news is: Churches are becoming green. In the historic encyclical on climate change, Pope Francis calls for dialog, interfaith co-operation to heal the earth. His repudiation of globalization and market fundamentalism is unambiguous. “The idea of infinite or unlimited growth, that proves so attractive to economists, financiers, and experts in technology, is based on the lie that there is an infinite supply of the earth’s goods…” Paul Rockwell, columnist for the Montclarion (Bay Area News Group), will deliver … Continued
Freedom Film Festival 7:00 pm
Freedom Film Festival @ Omni Commons
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Freedom Film Festival @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
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Grand Opening – Uhuru Furniture Black Self Reliance Institution 10:00 am
Grand Opening – Uhuru Furniture Black Self Reliance Institution
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles will open up its new expanded space at its Grand Opening featuring refreshments, music, prizes and amazing deals on Saturday, October 10th from 10am to 6pm. A project of the African People’s Education & Defense Fund, the nonprofit’s president, Ona Zene Yeshitela will be presenting as well as Chairman Omali Yeshitela, the leader of the Uhuru Movement.59630
Vigil and Stand In for Umpqua Students and People of Oakland 10:30 am
Vigil and Stand In for Umpqua Students and People of Oakland
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us in vigil for the 9 killed in the latest mass killing at Umpqua Community College as well as the 74 killed on the streets of Oakland so far this year, including the 3 recently killed near this intersection.. The Oakland/Alameda Chapter of the Brady Campaign will be joining S.A.V.E — Oakland and the Community of Oakland to lift up those killed by gun violence and to call for an end to the gun culture in our city.  We will start with a vigil and reading the names of … Continued
Justice Now’s 15-year anniversary celebration 1:00 pm
Justice Now’s 15-year anniversary celebration @ Omni Commons
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
“The future is not a place we are going to, it is something we are creating. We have a responsibility to create a better world, to leave a more hopeful legacy for future generations.” -Jane Dorotik, Justice Now Board Member (imprisoned at CIW) JOIN US for Justice Now’s 15-year anniversary celebration THIS SATURDAY at the Omni in Oakland. We are bringing together voices from inside, loved ones who have returned home, and various other community members/organizations to celebrate our victories, build the wider movement, and discuss our collaborative visions of … Continued
CANCELLED: PROTEST PARTY BY THE LAKE: It’s No Longer Possible to Have Fun in Oakland 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: PROTEST PARTY BY THE LAKE: It’s No Longer Possible to Have Fun in Oakland @ Lake Merritt Amphitheatre, Btwn 12th St. & 1st Ave
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
APPARENTLY CANCELLED BY THE PERSON WHO ORIGINALLY CALLED FOR IT AND MADE THE FACEBOOK EVENT. *THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE GETTING A PERMIT!* RSVP We have probably all seen the sign on Lakeshore advising us that barbecues, amplified music, beer, and fun in general are no longer allowed in the parks around the lake without a permit from the city. Now the City has decided that musical instruments are also not allowed without prior acquisition of a permit. What this means is that our public spaces are only truly accessible … Continued
Greece: For Workers Struggle Against Capitalist Austerity! 2:00 pm
Greece: For Workers Struggle Against Capitalist Austerity! @ Berkeley Korean United Methodist Church (lower level)
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Greece: For Workers Struggle Against Capitalist Austerity! @ Berkeley Korean United Methodist Church (lower level) | Oakland | California | United States
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What Created the Migrant Crisis? Open the Borders! Fight Back with International Solidarity! 4:00 pm
What Created the Migrant Crisis? Open the Borders! Fight Back with International Solidarity! @ Workers World Oakland
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Hear: – Judy Greenspan, Workers World Party, discuss the causes of the migrant/refugee crisis in the Middle East and Africa. – Alice Dodge Loaiza, Marcha Patriótica – Capítulo California of Colombia, will talk about the peoples of Latin America who have been forced to flee their countries. STOP the MASSIVE DISPLACEMENT OF PEOPLES, VIOLENCE, RACISM, WARS, & DEATH! Whether through wars of destabilization or labor export programs, tens of millions are displaced from their home countries due to monopoly capitalism’s drive to control the markets, resources, territories, while extracting super-profits. … Continued
Open Mic & Cypher at ABC4J 7:00 pm
Open Mic & Cypher at ABC4J @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Open Mic & Cypher at ABC4J @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice | Oakland | California | United States
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Iinterfaith prayer meeting, for survivors and victims of violence and police terror in Oakland. 9:30 am
Iinterfaith prayer meeting, for survivors and victims of violence and police terror in Oakland. @ Bahai Center
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Monthly interfaith prayer meeting, held on second Sundays, dedicated to survivors and victims of violence and police terror in Oakland. The Baha’i community of Oakland is 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. In April, it was two years since we started holding these prayer meetings at the Baha’i Center. Come share prayers, quotes, poems, and favorite passages from your scriptures with us. We will serve a simple breakfast59582
Memorial: Remembering Eugene (Gino) Pepi 11:00 am
Memorial: Remembering Eugene (Gino) Pepi
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Memorial: Remembering Eugene (Gino) Pepi @ Oakland | California | United States
Gino Pepi was a member of the Occupy Oakland Labor Solidarity Committee. Please join us celebrating the life of Eugene Pepi who passed on from a heart attack last week in his house in the Mission. Gino was born and raised in San Francisco. As a young man he became convinced of the need of an equal and just society, and dedicated his life to socialism and to the struggles of the working class internationally. He worked hard to enhance the living conditions of all Bay Area workers especially B.A.R.T … Continued
Preserve the Soul of Oakland: Rally & Community Drum Call 11:00 am
Preserve the Soul of Oakland: Rally & Community Drum Call @ Lake Merritt Amphitheatre
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Occupy Oakland 4th Anniversary Lunch and Party! 12:30 pm
Occupy Oakland 4th Anniversary Lunch and Party! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Occupy Oakland 4th Anniversary Lunch and Party! @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
Sunday, October 11th, 12:30 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza. Come remember the raising of tents at Oscar Grant Plaza on October 10, 2011, the date Occupy Oakland manifested itself to the world. This is a pot-luck, no one turned away chance to visit old friends and make new ones. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for four years. Currently we meet at Oscar Grant Plaza at 4:00 PM on Sundays (or at the Omni, in rain or severe cold). We report back on meetings and … Continued
After Federal Oversight of Oakland Police ends, Then What? 2:00 pm
After Federal Oversight of Oakland Police ends, Then What? @ Allen Temple Baptist Church
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Please register by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/after-federal-oversight-of-opd-ends-then-what-tickets-18705865748 A facilitated discussion of the challenges in ensuring that the hard-fought for police reforms mandated by the Negotiated Settlement Agreement (NSA) are sustained after the Federal Order and monitoring have ended. There will be opportunities for Q & A after the formal presentations. Facilitator: Deacon Reggie Lyles, former Berkeley Police Captain and Novato Police Captain, former Public Safety Advisor to Mayor Jean Quan. Panelists: civil rights attorney Jim Chanin, Cat Brooks, co-founder of ONYX and APTP (Anti-Police Terror Project), Pastor Michael McBride, Director of … Continued
GREEN SUNDAYS: “The 2016 Presidential Campaign: Business as Usual or Revolt of the Masses?” 4:45 pm
GREEN SUNDAYS: “The 2016 Presidential Campaign: Business as Usual or Revolt of the Masses?” @ Neibyl-Proctor Library
Oct 11 @ 4:45 pm – 6:30 pm
GREEN SUNDAYS: “The 2016 Presidential Campaign: Business as Usual or Revolt of the Masses?” @ Neibyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
Dr. Larry Shoup will speak and lead a discussion on: “The 2016 Presidential Campaign: Business as Usual or Revolt of the Masses?” The normal pattern for presidential campaigns is that each of the two main political parties have at least one candidate backed by plutocratic wealth, as measured by their campaign funding, advisers from the Council on Foreign Relations and coverage from the most powerful media. Given their advantages, the plutocratic supported candidates usually soon outdistance their competition, then one of them wins the November election and implements policies which … Continued
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Gill Tract ReOccupation of Indigenous Land
Gill Tract ReOccupation of Indigenous Land @ Gill Tract
Oct 12 all-day
Gill Tract ReOccupation of Indigenous Land @ Gill Tract | Albany | California | United States
All have been invited to sit in ceremony w Ohlone and indigenous leaders on the Gill Tract tomorrow (Monday) and ongoing @San Pablo & Monroe — Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) October 12, 2015 Indigenous Land Access Committee reclaiming Ohlone land on the Southside of the Gill Tract Farm Sunday evening! ILAC will be holding ceremonial space with native folks and non-native supporters throughout the week and as long as possible until UC Berkeley meets their demands. PLEASE COME DOWN AND SUPPORT!   Update: The Indigenous Land Action Committee – a group … Continued
LET’S GO OAKLAND! protest The New Lake Merritt rules And Columbus! 5:00 pm
LET’S GO OAKLAND! protest The New Lake Merritt rules And Columbus! @ Lake Merritt, near I580
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This is bullshit and we know it! Gentrification is trying to take your cultural space, from churches to your beautiful lake oakland. It’s time to be heard. Come and discuss these new park laws created to keep POC people in the margins of society, while supporting white supremacy. Everything you’ve ever done with your people IS under attack. We must draw the line. Let’s meet at the steps closest to the freeway by where the farmers market is on Saturdays. Please invite anyone who is willing and please share this … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 6:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps | Berkeley | California | United States
Come learn about continuing developments in the battle save the Berkeley Post Office, other Post Offices in the area, 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. Federal Judge William Alsup decided to dismiss the lawsuit in April … Continued
Occupy Forum Field Trip: California Fracking and Health 6:30 pm
Occupy Forum Field Trip: California Fracking and Health @ Schools of the Sacred Heart, Syufy Theater
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
OccupyForum Field Trip An Evening with Sandra Steingraber: California Fracking and Health SF Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility would like to invite our members and supporters to gather together for an important discussion about an issue of grave threat to our environment and health. Acclaimed ecologist, activist, and author Sandra Steingraber, PhD will be speaking about fracking, climate change, ecology, and the links between human health and the environment. Fracking and our Future SF Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibillity has worked on policies to reduce and eliminate fracking … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission 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 … Continued
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End Mass Surveillance in Alameda County; Stop the Stingray Upgrade! 10:45 am
End Mass Surveillance in Alameda County; Stop the Stingray Upgrade! @ Alameda County Building, 5th Floor
Oct 13 @ 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
Join the Stop Urban Shield Coalition as we demand the Alameda County Board of Supervisors VOTE NO on the Stingray Upgrade on Tuesday, October 13th at 10:45am. The Alameda County Sheriff wants authorization from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to execute an agreement on behalf of the District Attorney’s office for a telephone tracking technology upgrade in the amount of $113,419 for the period 8/31/15 – 12/31/15. The technology referred to is commonly known as the “Stingray” tracking device. “When cellphones within its range connect, it harvests the IMSI … Continued
Gill Tract: Sunset Ceremony 5:30 pm
Gill Tract: Sunset Ceremony @ Gill Tract
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Come out today again at 5:30 for sunset ceremony (smile emoticon). And then stay sleeping under the stars in this warm weather to support and guard the Indigenous ceremony taking place on Gill Tract. Show Ohlone and other native folks that you stand up for their rights and sovereignty! Spread the word far and wide!! #OhloneLand #ILAC #RestoreNativeLand #NativeLifeway59702
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
Optik Allusions Meeting and Workshop 7:00 pm
Optik Allusions Meeting and Workshop @ Omni Commons
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
OptikAllusions is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually, meet briefly and then work on projects. It’s open to all! https://omnicommons.org/wiki/Optik_Allusions 59574
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Rally against PG&E’s attack on solar in CA 12:00 pm
Rally against PG&E’s attack on solar in CA @ Outside PG&E Headquarters
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday: Rally in SF against Pacific Gas & Electric’s attack on solar in CA Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) is leading an attack on rooftop solar in California. Join a rally outside of PG&E’s headquarters in San Francisco and speak out against this dirty attack on clean energy. Rooftop solar is booming in California. So utilities are trying to kill it, with a brazen attack that would make it harder for Californians to generate their own clean solar power.1 By the end of this year, the California Public Utilities Commission … Continued
Film: Bitter Lake, Part II 6:30 pm
Film: Bitter Lake, Part II @ Humanist Hall
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
See description for Part I.59633
Stop Urban Shield 7:00 pm
Stop Urban Shield @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The question of Berkeley police’s relationship with UASI has been moved from a Police Review Commission subcommittee to the full commission The question before the PRC is not whether to abrogate the BPD-UASI  relationship, but whether to add a rider calling on the city council to halt BPD participation in UASI-funded Urban Shield. As several of the commissioners expressed that they did not know enough about Urban Shield to take a position on it, an extra week is being taken for them to familiarize themselves with the issue. You can … Continued
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CALL TO ACTION: EMERGENCY PROTEST FOR PALESTINE! 6:00 pm
CALL TO ACTION: EMERGENCY PROTEST FOR PALESTINE!
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We, the General Union of Palestine Students, declare Palestine in a state of emergency and urge all of our community organizers and leaders to come forth as we rise with the uprisings, as we rise with Palestine in front of the Israeli Consulate. As you may have heard recently, the situation in Palestine has been deteriorating. Within the past few weeks, Zionist forces have shut down Al-Aqsa and Al-Aqsa compound, forbidding all Palestinian and Muslim worshippers from their homes of prayer and restricting their rights to practice their religion in … Continued
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Rally to Save Mumia’s Life & Challenge U.S. Racist Wars at Home & Abroad 7:00 pm
Rally to Save Mumia’s Life & Challenge U.S. Racist Wars at Home & Abroad @ Freedom Archives Hall
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stop the Medical Execution*of Mumia Abu-Jamal! Free Mumia Now! Hear: Pam Africa International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal•• Ramona Africa The MOVE Organization Angela Davis** Author, scholar social justice leader & former political prisoner Jeff Mackler Dir. Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal & United National Antiwar Coalition Alice Walker, Lynne Stewart and Cuba Special messages from afar GREETING FROM: Diane Block, California Coalition for Women Prisoners • Claude Marks, Director, Freedom Archives & fformer political prisoner • Alicia Garcia, co-founder, #BlackLivesMaatter network • Gloria La Riva, ANSWER coalition organizer … Continued
Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir: The Earth Wants You! 7:00 pm
Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir: The Earth Wants You! @ Palace Theater
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir: The Earth Wants You! @ Palace Theater | Oakland | California | United States
THE EARTH WANTS YOU! Prepare to be shaken, stirred and served neat on a bed of hot coals. A 90-minute show with 15 singers and a 3 piece band, on its surface the show resembles a church service but its brand of wild punk gospel will comfort even the staunchest secularist. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $10 at the door. RSVP by phone: 646-798-2713. Reverend Billy and The Choir open for Neil Young on 10/17 at The Greek in Berkeley. “The intensity of the Reverend’s … Continued
Susie Cagle and Sarah Jeong on the Internet and the Law 7:00 pm
Susie Cagle and Sarah Jeong on the Internet and the Law @ Oakland Musuem
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Susie Cagle and Sarah Jeong on the Internet and the Law Join artist-journalist Susie Cagle and legal journalist Sarah Jeong for a brief talk inspired by the Museum’s Gallery of California History. They will speak on current issues relating to privacy, copyright law, and the Internet. This pop-up talk, originally scheduled for June, is back—mark your calendars! Included with Museum admission. During Friday Nights @ OMCA, from 5 to 9 pm, admission is half-price for adults, free for ages 18 and under. Admission for Members is always free. 59605
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Speak Out to Stay Put! An Oakland-Wide Anti-Displacement Forum 9:00 am
Speak Out to Stay Put! An Oakland-Wide Anti-Displacement Forum @ West Oakland Youth Center
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Facebook event RSVP Here: http://goo.gl/forms/iNszX5RDJt We’re at a pivotal moment in Oakland – the face of our city is changing before our very eyes. Rents have gone up city wide by 50% in the last 2 years, private speculator buy out is through the roof, City leaders and the Mayor have threatened to sell public land to luxury housing developers, and families and folks of color are being pushed out on a daily basis. The reality of it all is, fighting this crisis is going to require all hands on … Continued
Down With Geese! Protest Party at Lake Merritt 2:00 pm
Down With Geese! Protest Party at Lake Merritt @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
We’ve all seen the hordes of Canadian geese around the lake. They are an invasive, non-native species that have taken up residence, are shitting all over everything, and are depriving local wildlife of resources. The City has installed a bird sanctuary on the west side of the Lake, but it is not sufficient to make up for the displacement of the indigenous bird population by the relative newcomers, the Canadian geese, especially since several Canadian geese have taken up residence in and around the housing previously designated for native species. … Continued
Rallies to Save Mumia’s Life & Challenge U.S. Racist Wars at Home & Abroad 7:00 pm
Rallies to Save Mumia’s Life & Challenge U.S. Racist Wars at Home & Abroad @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stop the Medical Execution*of Mumia Abu-Jamal! Free Mumia Now! Hear: Pam Africa International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal•• Ramona Africa The MOVE Organization Angela Davis** Author, scholar social justice leader & former political prisoner Jeff Mackler Dir. Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal & United National Antiwar Coalition Alice Walker, Lynne Stewart and Cuba Special messages from afar GREETING FROM: Diane Block, California Coalition for Women Prisoners • Claude Marks, Director, Freedom Archives & fformer political prisoner • Alicia Garcia, co-founder, #BlackLivesMaatter network • Gloria La Riva, ANSWER coalition organizer … Continued
To Change Everything: The Promise of Anarchism 7:00 pm
To Change Everything: The Promise of Anarchism @ Omni Commons
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An International Panel Discussion This panel brings together organizers from Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and North America to discuss the significance of anarchist ideas and tactics in the 21st century. The participants will compare experiences from the wave of protests and uprisings that has swept the world since 2010—exploring the role of demand-based politics in both catalyzing and limiting movements, examining a variety of forms of repression, and critically evaluating experiments with direct democracy. They will conclude by assessing the prospects of contemporary struggles for self-determination in an … Continued
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Picket KFC: Demand Labor Organizer Shonda Be UnFired 12:00 pm
Picket KFC: Demand Labor Organizer Shonda Be UnFired @ Kentucky Fried Chicken
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Shonda, a member of the Oakland Livable Wage Assembly and otherwise cool labor organizer was fired Saturday from the KFC at 28th & Telegraph in Oakland. People shut down the KFC for many hours on Saturday with a picket and will continue the action today (Sunday). KFC 28th & Telegraph is now closed for today. WE’LL BE BACK tomorrow at noon – a normally big day for KFC purchases. SHUT IT DOWN! — Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) October 18, 2015 A statement from EBOC about Shonda and the action: Shonda Roberts, … Continued
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Court Support for Janye! Wrongly arrested, then charged for post-Ferguson Protests. 9:00 am
Court Support for Janye! Wrongly arrested, then charged for post-Ferguson Protests. @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
COME OUT to support friend and comrade Janye during his preliminary hearing in court this monday! The lawyer says this is an IMPORTANT day to have a big turn out, so let’s PACK THE COURTROOM! Details: Janye was arrested a few weeks ago in an obvious case of racial profiling, the cops saying he ‘fit the description’ for a crime he had nothing to do with (which the witness immediately confirmed). While he was in custody, detectives questioned him about his involvement in the protests last year that followed the … Continued
SFPD townhall on their murder of Herbert Benitez. 12:00 pm
SFPD townhall on their murder of Herbert Benitez. @ SF Public Li Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, room 415.brary
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hope people can make this and let SFPD know this terror is unacceptable.— APTP First Response (@aptpresponse) October 19, 2015 59736
15Now Berkeley Meeting 6:00 pm
15Now Berkeley Meeting @ Au Coquelet
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Fight for a $15 minimum wage to come to Berkeley sooner, not later. Help plans for the City Council meeting on November 10th which will consider minimum wage proposals, and help with other projects.59732
Occupyforum: The People Make the Peace: Lessons from the Vietnam Antiwar Movement 6:00 pm
Occupyforum: The People Make the Peace: Lessons from the Vietnam Antiwar Movement @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Information, discussion &community! Monday Night Forum!! OccupyForum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Occupyforum presents The People Make the Peace: Lessons from the Vietnam Antiwar Movement Featuring Rennie Davis, Judy Gumbo and Frank Joyce Forty years after the Vietnam War ended many in the United States still  struggle to come to terms with this tumultuous period of U.S. history. The  domestic antiwar movement, with cooperation from their Vietnamese  counterparts, played a significant role in ending the War, but few have  examined its … Continued
Rally to Defend Oakland’s Culture – Monday at Rotunda Building 6:00 pm
Rally to Defend Oakland’s Culture – Monday at Rotunda Building @ Rotunda Building, Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Calling All Artists, Church Leaders, Community/Cultural Workers and Allies: Show UP Monday! Bring your art, friends, families & congregations! The City of Oakland is redesigning downtown and they’ve left us out of the equation. Next week, they’ll be hosting a series of public events on Planning Downtown Oakland. Let’s make sure our communities’ voices are heard – and let’s be creative! RALLY at CITY KICKOFF EVENT & DESIGN WORKSHOP SPUR – who is hosting the workshops that follow for the rest of the week – released a report on “shaping … Continued
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Coalition for Police Accountability Meeting 6:00 pm
Coalition for Police Accountability Meeting
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join in our attempts to create an effective Citizens’ Police Review entity with real powers. We will have many important matters to discuss: please try to attend if you can. �         Debrief Oct 11 event �         Promote November fundraiser: we will  need all hands on deck! �         Report on NACOLE conference and expert feedback on our ballot measure �         Develop work plan for remainder of 2015. �         Report on outreach efforts thus far59618
Community Meal: FREE PIZZA DAY! 6:00 pm
Community Meal: FREE PIZZA DAY! @ Nick & Aron's
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Meals//FREE PIZZA DAYS!!!! Now that everyone is settled in to the new school year and getting ready for Halloween, your neighborhood sourdough bakers and pizza people, Nick and Aron’s on Telegraph and Nick’s Pizza on Shattuck will be hosting a pair of their famous COMMUNITY MEALS, opening up their doors for two hours to serve FREE PIZZA, SALADS AND HOMEMADE BEVERAGES. We organize these events in the spirit of community and neighborhood. With everyone welcome to join us, hang out, have some dinner on us and meet their neighbors … Continued
Film Showing: Where Is Hope: The Art of Murder 7:00 pm
Film Showing: Where Is Hope: The Art of Murder @ East Bay Media Center
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Police abuse of people with disabilities has reached outrageous proportions. Where Is Hope: The Art of Murder, chronicles disabled victims murdered by police as well as the activists/artists who have fought and are fighting to stop police brutality against people with disabilities. Everyday there is a new horror story that unfolds some place in this country involving a person with a disability and police. Little is being done to change the situation. Incidents of police abusing or killing of a person with a disability or an unarmed person is on … Continued
Optik Allusions Meeting and Workshop 7:00 pm
Optik Allusions Meeting and Workshop @ Omni Commons
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
OptikAllusions is a digital filmmaking collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California. We share resources, skills and knowledge to help each other tell stories that might otherwise remain untold. We make films in a spirit of collaboration and solidarity, share a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops. Join us for our weekly meeting and a workshop! We usually, meet briefly and then work on projects. It’s open to all! https://omnicommons.org/wiki/Optik_Allusions 59574
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‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention
‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention
Oct 21 – Oct 25 all-day
‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention @ Oakland | California | United States
Calling all activists, allies, and legal professionals! Join us for the NLG’s annual ‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention, October 21-25 in Oakland, CA for 5 days of panels, workshops, CLEs and camaraderie. REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Register now at early bird rates, available through September 10. Current NLG members receive 20% off! Sliding scale rates are available* This year, our Keynote Speaker will be Alicia Garza, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, and programming will address topics including housing and labor rights, racial justice, police accountability, international law, and much more. We’ll be updating nlg.org/convention regularly with updates and other news, so be sure to … Continued
This Changes Everything: Film Release 3:15 pm
This Changes Everything: Film Release @ Rialto Cinemas
Oct 21 @ 3:15 pm – 11:00 pm
Inspired by Naomi Klein’s best-selling book, the film presents seven portraits of communities on the front lines of the climate crisis. With the UN’s Paris Climate Conference just coming up in just six weeks, this film is a call to action: to mobilize our movement and to organize for change, wherever we are. Check out the trailer: Films can be a powerful tool to scale up awareness, engagement, and action in the climate movement, so we really hope you can join your local screening. Bring a friend, (or several!) as … Continued
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting 5:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Zing Cafe, right across from Ashby Bart
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Zing Cafe, right across from Ashby Bart | Berkeley | California | United States
Note: We are meeting at Zing’s Cafe at 5:30 instead of at the Omni at 6:30 this time to allow members to go to the Berkeley Police Review Commission Meeting at 7:00 PM to advocate that Berkeley opt out of participating in Urban Shield police militarization exercises. —– Join the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against Stingrays being acquired by Alameda County agencies, for various privacy ordinances to be passed by the Oakland City Council, against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub, and against other … Continued
Film Night at the Omni! “The Spook Who Sat by the Door” 7:00 pm
Film Night at the Omni! “The Spook Who Sat by the Door” @ Omni Commons
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Spook Who Sat by the Door is a 1973 film based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Sam Greenlee. It is both a satire of the civil rights struggle in the United States of the late 1960s and a serious attempt to focus on the issue of black militancy. Dan Freeman, the titular protagonist, is enlisted in the Central Intelligence Agency’s elitist espionage program as its token black. After mastering agency tactics, however, he becomes disillusioned and drops out to train young Chicago blacks as “Freedom … Continued
Show up for Divestment! – Berkeley Human Welfare and Community Action Commission Meeting 7:00 pm
Show up for Divestment! – Berkeley Human Welfare and Community Action Commission Meeting @ South Berkeley Community Center (near Ashby Bart)
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The City of Berkeley may become the first U.S. city to consider divestment from companies profiting from the illegal and cruel Israeli occupation of Palestine — hopefully the first of many across the country. Since May, the Arab Resource & Organizing Center, NorCal Friends of Sabeel, Middle East Children’s Alliance, International Anti-Zionist Netwrok, American Muslims for Palestine, Jewish Voice for Peace-Bay Area, UC Berkeley Students for Justice in Palestine, and UAW Local 2865 have been supporting Berkeley Human Welfare and Community Action Commission (HWCAC) commissioner Cheryl Davila’s divestment resolution through … Continued
Anti Police-Terror Project Monthly Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project Monthly Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly APTP meeting, held on every 3rd Wednesday 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, Community Ready Corps and Workers World 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.59553
Film Screening: The Seven Sisters 7:30 pm
Film Screening: The Seven Sisters @ Humanist Hall
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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. THE SECRET OF THE SEVEN SISTERS, Episodes 1 & 2  By Aljazeera TV For a description of this film, see the website.59716
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David Talbot discusses “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles and the Rise of America’s Security State” 7:30 pm
David Talbot discusses “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles and the Rise of America’s Security State” @ First Congregational Church
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
David Talbot discusses "The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles and the Rise of America's Security State" @ First Congregational Church | Berkeley | California | United States
David Talbot, founder and former CEO of Salon.com, has written an explosive portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into a powerful, secretive and ruthless organization that changed world history and dragged America from democracy into the current national security state, militarily maintaining world dominance, with a government controlled by corporate power. This shocking history, “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles and the Rise of America’s Secret Government” is thoroughly and convincingly indexed. KPFA manager Quincy McCoy will host this KPFA benefit. advance tickets: $12 : brownpapertickets.com :: … Continued
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VICTORY! PICKET CANCELLED!! Fight KFC to Unfire Labor Organizer Shonda! 3:00 pm
VICTORY! PICKET CANCELLED!! Fight KFC to Unfire Labor Organizer Shonda! @ KFC
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
After relentless actions, petitioning and calls, Shonda’s regional manager (Sal) sat down with the union and Shonda to discuss the terms of her return to work! Sal said the KFC management team met and decided the best move would be to offer Shonda her job back, and is set to return on Sunday with back-pay… Community pickets! Shonda Roberts, a dedicated original member of EBOC (for over 2 years) and the Oakland Livable Wage Assembly was unjustly terminated Saturday afternoon. She has an impeccable track record in her former place … Continued
Wiener Roast Against the War on the Homeless 6:00 pm
Wiener Roast Against the War on the Homeless @ Near Scott Wiener's House, 4096 17th St
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Wiener Roast Against the War on the Homeless @ Near Scott Wiener's House, 4096 17th St | San Francisco | California | United States
Why: To demand that San Francisco’s most upwardly-mobile politician serve the City’s residents with the greatest needs, rather than the fewest. First They Came for the Homeless will host a Les Misérables-themed Scott Wiener Roast outside his residence.Bring furniture, jokes, food to share. You’re encouraged to wear Les Misérables costumes or nothing at all Weiner Roast 3. Scott is not on your side. Oct. 23rd, you can let him know how you feel. This type of protest will get his attention. Wear themed costumes, Les Miserables, weiner, peasant uprising with … Continued
ROOM NUMBER 4: Israeli Arrests of Palestinian children – Silwan, East Jerusalem 7:00 pm
ROOM NUMBER 4: Israeli Arrests of Palestinian children – Silwan, East Jerusalem @ Uptown Body & Fender
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
They left me in the room for 5 hours with my hands tied behind my back and legs tied to each other. When I refused to confess, they slapped me and tightened my hand ties even more.” – 15-year-old prisoner Children and families in Silwan face constant violence—both physical and psychological. Illegal and armed settlers are taking over Palestinian homes and land. These settlers often harass and viciously attack Palestinians on the street. Meanwhile bulldozers carry out “administrative demolitions” which leave many homeless and threaten thousands more. And hundreds of … Continued
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Disaster Preparedness: A FREE Community Event 10:00 am
Disaster Preparedness: A FREE Community Event
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
This free community event will include presentations, from first responders and non-profit service providers that will include information on how to prepare a disaster kit for your home and care, basic first aid, how to care for your pets and many other comprehensive steps so you are adequately prepared when that unfortunate time comes. Register at https://goo.gl/m3Haxc 59607
KPFA Livestream & Media Training 1:00 pm
KPFA Livestream & Media Training @ OMNI Commons
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
KPFA Livestream & Media Training @  OMNI Commons | Oakland | California | United States
The KPFA Multi-Media team is holding a training/education event to help build our network for multi-media: live streaming, and use of social media to help build the KPFA streaming channel and also to help labor and community organizations build their own live streaming channels. Help us expand KPFA and other news sources through interactive communication and get your events on the KPFA streaming channel. Get to know producers, streamers, and activists fighting for working people and immigrant rights, housing rights, against racist violence and environmental rights. The struggle against cuts … Continued
GiGi and Orion’s Party 2:00 pm
GiGi and Orion’s Party @ GiGi's House
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
It’s Orion’s Birthday and their 5th Anniversary.  to open gate call gg 916 718 2105 Bring Acoustic Instruments and/or your voice. ps Orion Sez ” We expect lotsa yaking singin , playing,and havin a good time gals bring drinks guys bring food or vice a versa LBGT    vice a versa too.NO barbeque you may play gg/s uke and/or piano and my acoustic guitar.My Drum set will not be available .Orion/s Joy of Sextet Jazz and latin Jazz will not be playing at the Party since  they will be playing … Continued
Gill Tract Volunteer Appreciation Party! 2:00 pm
Gill Tract Volunteer Appreciation Party! @ Gill Tract
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Do you ever miss the delightful aroma of decomposing compost? Do you ever wonder what happened to that fragile vegetable start that you planted? Or that kindred spirit you met pulling bind weed? Then come to reconnect, schmooze, eat and drink with old and new faces, past and current volunteers at the UC Gill Tract Community Farm Volunteer Appreciation Party!!! This is our small token of appreciation to thank you for all your hard work in helping to grow and sustain this ground-breaking, amazing, and fruitful farm and community space!59741
Strike Debt Bay Area – Fighting Back Against Unjust Debt 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area – Fighting Back Against Unjust Debt @ Omni Commons
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area – Fighting Back Against Unjust Debt @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come get connected with SDBA’s many projects! student debt resistance organizing for public banking. advocating for Postal banking. ongoing study group helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting against usurious for-profit pay-day lenders and their ilk our famous Strike Debt radio program staging Debtors’ Assemblies Fighting for amnesty for and reduced in cost police tickets for the impoverished, who effectively go into debt to pay these off. Working on debarring US Banks that have been convicted of … Continued
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Black Radical Oakland Walking Tour 3:00 pm
Black Radical Oakland Walking Tour @ Marriott Hotel
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Travel with members of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and the NLG through Oakland, visiting key sites of struggle for the Black Panther Party and other Black radical movements in the historic Town. From the site of Huey P. Newton’s trial and Bobby Hutton’s murder to the location of major demonstrations against the Vietnam War and the killing of Oscar Grant, you’ll see the history of Black radical movements in Oakland from the 1960s to the present. The tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Meet: Lobby of Oakland Marriott City … Continued
Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression 3:00 pm
Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Open Circle, first and foremost, is an opportunity to build community with one another. Secondly, it is a space to reflect and collaborate on strategies and actions to bring an end to these egregious crimes. Please join us for the Potluck at 3:00 pm followed by the Open Circle at 3:30 pm. Please bring a dish or snacks to share! ~ Open circle will begin at 3:30 with a speaker. Then checkins and updates with the families affected by police violence ~ Reflection and dialogue on how we can help … Continued
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA will get together a little earlier than usual, at 3 PM to share some food with each others and the community.  There should be a table and utensils/plates courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring a nosh to share… The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday 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, … Continued
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Occupy Forum: How the Other Half Isn’t Allowed to Bank. 6:00 pm
Occupy Forum: How the Other Half Isn’t Allowed to Bank. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor. across from 16th St. BART
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Occupy Forum presents Strike Debt Bay Area: How The Other Half Isn’t Allowed to Bank Strike Debt Bay Area (SDBA) is dedicated to fighting unjust debt. Our latest project: Human Interest Lending Right now there are more predatory payday lenders in the US than McDonald’s and Starbucks combined. And new ones keep popping up! In fact, payday lenders are often owned by the same banks that … Continued
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Protest: Oakland City Council to approve $127k for 121 OPD shotguns 9:30 am
Protest: Oakland City Council to approve $127k for 121 OPD shotguns @ Oscar Grant Plaza / City Hall
Oct 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
There is a good chance that the only reason this is even appearing on a committee meeting agenda is because the sum is more than $100,000 otherwise the citizens would not have known of this. One might wonder if this purchase came out of the recent Urban Shield vendor weapons display. The Oakland Police Dept will say the shotguns they already have are old and overused – which is a tired argument. Municipal police departments are not supposed to be firing weapons aside from on the firing range and these … Continued
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
Help stop suspicious activity reports from Berkeley to local spy center 7:00 pm
Help stop suspicious activity reports from Berkeley to local spy center @ Old City Hall
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Item 23 on the Berkeley City Council Agenda. (2nd on the Action agenda) Do you want a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) on you to be lodged in the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC) because you chalked a political message on the sidewalk, or put a poster or two on a building’s wall? In BPD’s General Order N-17, for NCRIC, VANDALISM is defined as a criminal activity with a potential terrorism nexus, to be reported. Do you want a SAR sent on you to NCRIC because you took a picture … Continued
Refineries to Renewables 7:00 pm
Refineries to Renewables @ David Browder Center
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Refineries to Renewables @ David Browder Center | Berkeley | California | United States
In conjunction with an exhibit of industrial landscapes by acclaimed photographer Edward Burtynsky, Sunflower Alliance and the David Brower Center are co-sponsoring a forum, “A Just Transition: From Refineries to Renewables,” to highlight the human stories that drive the shifting energy paradigm. Most Bay Area residents are unaware of the extent to which their homes, workplaces and local communities are affected by local refineries and refinery-related transport.  In this interactive conversation, Bay Area refinery corridor residents and energy visionaries will offer testimony about their shared work toward a sustainable energy … Continued
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Heal Don’t Hurt: Invest in Community Care, Not Cops and Cages 4:00 pm
Heal Don’t Hurt: Invest in Community Care, Not Cops and Cages @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater & Alameda County Offices Board of Supervisors
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heal Don't Hurt: Invest in Community Care, Not Cops and Cages @ 	 Lake Merritt Amphitheater & Alameda County Offices Board of Supervisors
November 4, 2015, marks the one-year anniversary of the passage of Proposition 47, The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. Thousands of people have been released from prison and jail. More than 150,000 have already applied to erase old felonies from their records, unlocking opportunities for jobs, education, and more. An estimated one million Californians are eligible for relief under this new law and only have two more years to apply. But we can’t rest now. There is a growing threat that the savings from releasing people from prison might be … Continued
Public Forum on Proposed Berkeley Fair Elections Act (Public Financing) 6:00 pm
Public Forum on Proposed Berkeley Fair Elections Act (Public Financing) @ Valley Life Science Building, Room 2040
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We hope you will join us tomorrow evening to learn about the Berkeley Fair Elections Act, a proposal that would create a small donor public financing system in our city. In Berkeley, we need a system where candidates can successfully run for office even if they don’t have connections to wealth. The Berkeley Fair Elections Act, which is being put to a city council vote on November 10, would allow candidates to do exactly just that! Learn what you can do to help make sure this proposal makes it to … Continued
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Omni Commons
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against Stingrays being acquired by Alameda County agencies, for various privacy ordinances to be passed by the Oakland City Council, against the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), Oakland’s citywide networked mass surveillance hub, and against other invasions of privacy by our benighted City, County, and State Governments. We are also engaged in the fight against Urban Shield, and Predictive Policing. OPWG was instrumental in stopping the DAC from becoming a city-wide spying network, and its members helped draft the Privacy Policy that puts further restrictions … Continued
People Power: A Conversation About the Saul Alinksy Organizing Tradition 6:30 pm
People Power: A Conversation About the Saul Alinksy Organizing Tradition @ ILWU Board Room, 4th Floor
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
People Power: A Conversation About the Saul Alinksy Organizing Tradition @ ILWU Board Room, 4th Floor | San Francisco | California | United States
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Film Screening: Concerning Violence 7:00 pm
Film Screening: Concerning Violence @ Omni Commons
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This award winning film documents African struggles vs colonialism. It is based on the writing of Franz Fanon and narrated by Lauryn Hill. The film: • Has documentary footage of African anti-imperialist liberation movements. • Shows rare interviews and footage from Angola to Zimbabwe, to coercive measures used to stop employees from striking in a Liberian town to women’s participation in the struggle for liberation in Mozambique. • It is timely given the questions movements for change are grappling with now. The screening is a fundraiser to help get a … Continued
An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates 7:30 pm
An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates @ First Congregational Church
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates @ First Congregational Church | Berkeley | California | United States
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT there will be no tickets available at the door. Coates is recently famous for his cover story in The Atlantic, “Between the World and Me” – now a book, hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States.” This KPFA benefit will be hosted by Greg Williams.    59718
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Support Sandra, Fired from McDonald’s For Taking Sick Leave! 11:00 am
Support Sandra, Fired from McDonald’s For Taking Sick Leave! @ Outside McDonald's in Temescal
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Long-time McDonald’s shift lead and fast food union organizer Sandra Roman, who has worked at the McDonald’s at 4514 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland for over 2 years, was fired yesterday, Oct. 27th. In response, fast food workers, union organizers community supporters and clergy staged a 3 hour protest to demand that Ms. Roman be reinstated immediately. Despite heavy police presence, the demonstrators forced McDonald’s to close its doors for the rest of the night. EBOC will be holding an action tomorrow to keep the pressure on, we are winning and … Continued
Press Conference for Yuvette Henderson – Federal Lawsuit to be Filed 12:00 pm
Press Conference for Yuvette Henderson – Federal Lawsuit to be Filed @ Oakland Federal Building
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Please join with us, the family of Yuvette Henderson, thier legal team and supporters as we show solidarity and make public legal steps to bring justice in the case of Yuvette Henderson who was killed by Emerville Police on the Oakland/Emeryville border in February of this year. Media Alert: Fed Lawsuit to be filed on behalf of #YuvetteHenderson. Press conf 10/29 at noon, #Oakland Federal Bldg https://t.co/JiL94E9zlP— APTP First Response (@aptpresponse) October 28, 2015 59767
How California Can End Fossil Fuel Extraction and Embrace 100% Wind and Solar 6:30 pm
How California Can End Fossil Fuel Extraction and Embrace 100% Wind and Solar @ David Browder Center
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
How California Can End Fossil Fuel Extraction and Embrace 100% Wind and Solar @ David Browder Center | Berkeley | California | United States
Ditch and Switch: How California Can End Fossil Fuel Extraction and Embrace 100% Wind and Solar is sponsored by Center for Biological Diversity and features Stanford scientist Mark Jacobson and Center for Biological Diversity climate law expert Kassie Siegel. They will discuss how and why California—the country’s third-largest oil-producing state—must halt fracking, move away from dirty fossil fuel extraction, and quickly embrace a clean-energy future. To avoid climate change’s worst dangers, most fossil fuels must stay in the ground. Yet Californians remain dependent on an industry that is killing us. … Continued
49th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party 7:00 pm
49th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party @ Oakland Islamic Community Center, Suite 4400
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
49th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party @  Oakland Islamic Community Center, Suite 4400 | Oakland | California | United States
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Forum: Police Responsibility and Accountability 7:00 pm
Forum: Police Responsibility and Accountability @ BFUU Fellowship Hall
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
BFUU-Escalating Inequality Forum: Define Accountability. Who trains the Police to serve the public (is public defined)? Who selects the Police Academy candidates? What is the Police Academy syllabus? Use of Force or Use of Words? How do we end race-based policing! Who allocates funding for your PD? How many Police Academy candidates are ex-military? How many served in Iraq or Afghanistan…how many of those have PTSD? Should a Social Worker Degree be required for all Police Officers Is karma relevant? Every action has a consequence. Should living in Berkeley be … Continued
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Celebrate the legacy of the Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast Program 11:00 am
Celebrate the legacy of the Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast Program @ Feel the Beet! Farmers Market
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Celebrate the legacy of the Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast Program and hear stories of how this legacy has inspired various food justice activists from around the Bay Area. This workshop will feature collective storytelling and interactive meal preparation by activist panel members. We will be cooking a “stone soup” with the ingredients that symbolize each activists’ struggle and how it was inspired by the Panther’s Free Breakfast Program. We will break bread together afterwards. In partnership with Destiny Arts Center, part of the Ruckus n’ Resiliency Series. There will … Continued
First Collabazaar at the Omni Commons! 12:00 pm
First Collabazaar at the Omni Commons! @ Omni Commons
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We’ll be hosting our first of a potentially bi-monthly pop-up bazaar featuring local artists, artisans and craftmakers. Stop by anytime between 12-8pm and peruse a phantasmagorical cornucopia of objects and imbibements to titillate the tongue, warm the belly, inspire the mind and adorn the body! The mission of these Collabazaars is to create a sustainable model for fundraising for the Omni’s monthly expenses while simultaneously providing local makers in our community with income and visibility to support their continued creative / artistic / crafty / culinary endeavors. As the sun … Continued
Halloween Rally to Save People’s Park 12:00 pm
Halloween Rally to Save People’s Park @ The Oak Grove at Memorial Stadium
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Halloween at Noon – Come to the Cal Bears football game and help build public support for People’s Park as a California State Park. Help save People’s Park and stop the housing plan. Bring Signs! Bring your memories of People’s Park! Bring your aspirations for People’s Park! SAVE CALIFORNIA HISTORY! SAVE PEOPLE’S PARK! RALLY AGAINST THE STUDENT HOUSING PROJECT The UC Berkeley Department of Architecture and Chancellor Nick Dirks has announced their housing plan to replace People’s Park. The Dept of Architecture has been trying to build student support for … Continued
Day of the Displaced – SF 6:00 pm
Day of the Displaced – SF @ Notable House, Bernal Heights
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  Join The Commons SF in celebrating the spirits and spirit of those who have been displaced from San Francisco by the real estate boom. Inspired by the clarion voices and acerbic, puckish humor of Earth Firsters! Daryl Cherney and Judi Bari (R.I.P.), we’ll renew our commitment to claiming the earth as the birthright of all . . . and that means claiming the socially-generated value of “location, location, location” as a community property right. So, bring your tales of those who have departed, and we’ll honor those good folk, … Continued