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‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention
‪‎Law for the People‬ Convention
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
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12:00 am Great Wall: Eyes on Oakland: Attitudes Towards Surveillance. @ Great Wall of Oakland
Great Wall: Eyes on Oakland: Attitudes Towards Surveillance. @ Great Wall of Oakland
Oct 25 @ 12:00 am – Oct 26 @ 12:00 am
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 the Mobile Arts Platform, a classic … Continued
3:00 pm Take Back the Plaza! #O25 Discussion, potluck, march, vigil @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Take Back the Plaza! #O25 Discussion, potluck, march, vigil @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 26 @ 7:00 am
During the early hours of October 25, 2011, hundreds of violent police officers stormed into Occupy Oakland’s home base at Oscar Grant Plaza, near city hall, to evict protesters & to remove their belongings. 96 of our comrades were arrested after the cops used tear gas, flash-bang grenades and less-than-lethal munitions to subdue the crowd. Occupy Oakland’s spirit was not damaged, we were emboldened and radicalized as thousands returned that afternoon to stand up and fight back. Unforgettably, so did the p…olice. The battle for the plaza went on into … Continued
2:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective | Portland | Oregon | United States
On the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month Occupy Oakland meets at the Omni Commons (4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland) basement at 2:00  PM sharp so folks can also attend the Open Circle at the Omni a little later at 3:45 PM. A potluck lunch normally precedes the Open Circle and postcedes GA at roughly 3 PM. On the 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. If … Continued
3:00 pm Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons
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