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10:00 am Abolition of Policing Workshop
Abolition of Policing Workshop
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This Critical Resistance workshop explores the role and history of policing in the U.S., the way it has impacted different communities, and how people have resisted and challenged its inherent violence. This workshop also goes over how we can reduce our reliance on policing by highlighting the various ways that building up community strength and practices lead to true safety that does not depend on law enforcement. We are asking for a $5 – 20 donation, however no one will be turned away for lack of funds.100% of donations will … Continued
10:00 am Taking the repeal of the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act to the ballot! @ Oakland ACCE
Taking the repeal of the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act to the ballot! @ Oakland ACCE
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We’re taking the repeal of the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act to the ballot!!! Strong Rent Control and Just Cause Eviction laws are the way to keep people in their homes now, while we work to get more (truly) affordable housing built.  In order to have strong Rent Control laws, we need to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, a state law which ties the hands of local government. Costa-Hawkins prevents\ cities and counties from applying rent control to apartments built after 1995 or to single-family rental units.  It also allows landlords to … Continued
10:00 am Waffles & Zapatismo @ Omni Commons, basement
Waffles & Zapatismo @ Omni Commons, basement
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  CHIAPAS SUPPORT COMMITTEE Home of the Compañero Manuel blog on the Zapatistas & Mexico The next Waffles & Zapatismo class, with an open membership meeting after class from 12 Noon to 1pm. This first class of a series begins with the origins of the EZLN: the formation of the FLN, its entry into the Lacandón Jungle, its interaction with the indigenous communities and the formation of the EZLN. There is discussion after the presentation and from 12-1 there will be an open members meeting and an opportunity for folks … Continued
1:00 pm Bree Newsome Panel Discussion: Black and Empowered. @ Tolman Hall, UC Berkeley
Bree Newsome Panel Discussion: Black and Empowered. @ Tolman Hall, UC Berkeley
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bree Newsome Panel Discussion: Black and Empowered. @ Tolman Hall, UC Berkeley | Berkeley | California | United States
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3:00 pm Support Youth Suing Government on Climate Change @ South Berkeley Library
Support Youth Suing Government on Climate Change @ South Berkeley Library
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Support Youth Suing Government on Climate Change @ South Berkeley Library | Berkeley | California | United States
Come to a meet-up to support the twenty-one youth who are suing the US government for failing to protect their future from climate change. Their strong voices and the hopefulness of the YouthvGov case are an inspiration to youth and adults alike as they work to secure the right to science-based action to ensure a stable climate and healthy atmosphere for all present and future generations. In this meetup, staff from Our Children’s Trust will provide an overview and update on the case. We’ll introduce ourselves and talk about how … Continued
5:00 pm Film Screening & Panel Discussion: You A Nomad @ Omni Commons
Film Screening & Panel Discussion: You A Nomad @ Omni Commons
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
In a single generation, Oakland’s black population has dwindled from 44% to an estimated 26%. At this event we’ll watch YOU A NOMAD, a 20-minute documentary deconstructing the systemic roots of gentrification. Then we’ll discuss possible SOLUTIONS. Confirmed panelists: – Khafre Jay of HipHop4change – Wanda Stewart, Food Justice Activist … and more to come. Don’t miss this event — LIKE and SHARE!!! Doors open at 4:30 pm Presented by Liberated Lens Film Screenings at Omni Commons64227