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‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention
‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention
Oct 23 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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3:00 pm VICTORY! PICKET CANCELLED!! Fight KFC to Unfire Labor Organizer Shonda! @ KFC
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
6:00 pm Wiener Roast Against the War on the Homeless @ Near Scott Wiener's House, 4096 17th St
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
7:00 pm ROOM NUMBER 4: Israeli Arrests of Palestinian children – Silwan, East Jerusalem @ Uptown Body & Fender
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