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Omni Commons Fair @ Omni Commons
Omni Commons Fair @ Omni Commons
Apr 29 all-day
The Omni Commons Fair is an all day event showcasing the power within interdisciplinary collaboration and grassroots community organizing. We will highlight the experimental and educational nature of social justice endeavors. The all day event will include a panel discussion about cooperatively organized arts groups featuring arts and cultural leaders in the Bay Area, an array of interactive booths which showcase Omni’s interdisciplinary, creative, and practical endeavors, and guided tours of the space. Light refreshments will be served.60697
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9:00 am Court Support for Mike & Casey, Liberty City Arrestees. Pack the Court! @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Rm 108
Court Support for Mike & Casey, Liberty City Arrestees. Pack the Court! @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Rm 108
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
“Today, Casey and I had court for our arrests at Liberty City. Trial begins April 29, 9 am, room 112. We want to pack the courtroom. What is at stake is the freedom to protest without government being able to say “that’s not a protest.” We want to challenge the ability of the state to use 647e, illegal lodging, in the commons. The law plainly states “without the permission of the owner” in it. Yet, this law has been used on public property to prevent homeless people from sheltering themselves. … Continued
10:00 am Omni Fair and Panel Discussion @ Omni Commons
Omni Fair and Panel Discussion @ Omni Commons
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Birdhouse Art Collective, in conjunction with Open Engagement, will be hosting an interactive, all-day art fair celebrating a variety of arts collectives and other collectively organized, non hierarchical organizations within the Omni Commons and in the Bay Area. Presentations from within the Omni will include ferrofluid demonstrations from Counter Culture Labs’ monthly event The Art of Science/The Science of Art, a film screening and lens dissection by Liberated Lens, a multimedia installation about the Zapantera Embroidery Project by the Chiapas Support Committee, medicine making demonstrations by Buried Seeds, a demonstration … Continued
5:30 pm Public Forum on SFPD violence. March to Police Station. @ Mission Neighborhood Centers
Public Forum on SFPD violence. March to Police Station. @ Mission Neighborhood Centers
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Tomorrow evening, San Francisco Vision will be holding a public forum on police violence against the community. Afterwards, they will march to the Mission Police Station to hold a rally in support of the #Frisco5. People of San Francisco…enough is enough. Come to a public forum on police violence and how we can bring the SFPD under community control. Speakers include Sana Saleem, who recently covered the Alex Nieto trial and is following the #HungerforJusticeSF hunger strike for 48 Hills; Father Richard Smith, who will discuss the Amilcar Perez Lopez … Continued
6:00 pm Active Hope: the “Panama Papers”, drone warfare, the surveillance state, lots more @ Historic Fellowship Hall
Active Hope: the “Panama Papers”, drone warfare, the surveillance state, lots more @ Historic Fellowship Hall
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ray McGovern, Joanna Macy “Active Hope: Going Forward” 6pm Potluck dinner; music 6:30 Program Codepink Women for Peace Golden Gate Chapter, BFUU Social Justice Committee, Peaceworkers present: Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst and one of the most respected progressive activists in the United States, talking about the “Panama Papers”, drone warfare, the surveillance state, the CIA, and war criminal/ UC Berkeley Law Professor John Yoo. http://raymcgovern.com/ Keynote: Joanna Macy, beloved author of Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re In Without Going Crazy. http://joannamacy.net/ https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/04/19/18785372.php Also (so far; more … Continued