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‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention
‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention
Oct 21 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
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3:15 pm This Changes Everything: Film Release @ Rialto Cinemas
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
5:30 pm Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Zing Cafe, right across from Ashby Bart
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
7:00 pm Film Night at the Omni! “The Spook Who Sat by the Door” @ Omni Commons
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
7:00 pm Show up for Divestment! – Berkeley Human Welfare and Community Action Commission Meeting @ South Berkeley Community Center (near Ashby Bart)
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
7:30 pm Anti Police-Terror Project Monthly Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance
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
7:30 pm Film Screening: The Seven Sisters @ Humanist Hall
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