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4:00 pm Heal Don’t Hurt: Invest in Community Care, Not Cops and Cages @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater & Alameda County Offices Board of Supervisors
Heal Don’t Hurt: Invest in Community Care, Not Cops and Cages @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater & Alameda County Offices Board of Supervisors
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heal Don't Hurt: Invest in Community Care, Not Cops and Cages @ 	 Lake Merritt Amphitheater & Alameda County Offices Board of Supervisors
November 4, 2015, marks the one-year anniversary of the passage of Proposition 47, The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. Thousands of people have been released from prison and jail. More than 150,000 have already applied to erase old felonies from their records, unlocking opportunities for jobs, education, and more. An estimated one million Californians are eligible for relief under this new law and only have two more years to apply. But we can’t rest now. There is a growing threat that the savings from releasing people from prison might be … Continued
6:00 pm Public Forum on Proposed Berkeley Fair Elections Act (Public Financing) @ Valley Life Science Building, Room 2040
Public Forum on Proposed Berkeley Fair Elections Act (Public Financing) @ Valley Life Science Building, Room 2040
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We hope you will join us tomorrow evening to learn about the Berkeley Fair Elections Act, a proposal that would create a small donor public financing system in our city. In Berkeley, we need a system where candidates can successfully run for office even if they don’t have connections to wealth. The Berkeley Fair Elections Act, which is being put to a city council vote on November 10, would allow candidates to do exactly just that! Learn what you can do to help make sure this proposal makes it to … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Omni Commons
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Omni Commons
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
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 invasions of privacy by our benighted City, County, and State Governments. We are also engaged in the fight against Urban Shield, and Predictive Policing. OPWG was instrumental in stopping the DAC from becoming a city-wide spying network, and its members helped draft the Privacy Policy that puts further restrictions … Continued
6:30 pm People Power: A Conversation About the Saul Alinksy Organizing Tradition @ ILWU Board Room, 4th Floor
People Power: A Conversation About the Saul Alinksy Organizing Tradition @ ILWU Board Room, 4th Floor
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
People Power: A Conversation About the Saul Alinksy Organizing Tradition @ ILWU Board Room, 4th Floor | San Francisco | California | United States
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7:00 pm Film Screening: Concerning Violence @ Omni Commons
Film Screening: Concerning Violence @ Omni Commons
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This award winning film documents African struggles vs colonialism. It is based on the writing of Franz Fanon and narrated by Lauryn Hill. The film: • Has documentary footage of African anti-imperialist liberation movements. • Shows rare interviews and footage from Angola to Zimbabwe, to coercive measures used to stop employees from striking in a Liberian town to women’s participation in the struggle for liberation in Mozambique. • It is timely given the questions movements for change are grappling with now. The screening is a fundraiser to help get a … Continued
7:30 pm An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates @ First Congregational Church
An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates @ First Congregational Church
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates @ First Congregational Church | Berkeley | California | United States
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT there will be no tickets available at the door. Coates is recently famous for his cover story in The Atlantic, “Between the World and Me” – now a book, hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States.” This KPFA benefit will be hosted by Greg Williams.    59718