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Wear Orange on October 30th. @ Everywhere
Wear Orange on October 30th. @ Everywhere
Oct 30 – Oct 31 all-day
On October 30 people across the country will be wearing orange – as a powerful visible symbol of opposition to mass incarceration. On campuses, in the streets, in high schools, at work, on public transportation – everywhere you go that day, wear orange. Gather in public spots in your city town or campus with groups of people in orange, challenging others to join you and be part of the crew. We will be wearing Orange because it is the color prisoners are forced to wear – from the torture chambers … Continued
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7:30 pm Music and Protest: Panel & Discussion @ Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Music and Protest: Panel & Discussion @ Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Music and Protest:  Music has always played a key role in protest movements. As part of the campus’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, the On the Same Page program has organized this panel, along with a concert (co-sponsored by Cal Performances) the same evening. Panelist/Discussants: Waldo Martin, Professor, UC Berkeley History Department; Kim Nalley, Jazz and Blues Vocalist; Ph.D. Candidate, UC Berkeley History Department; Mavis Staples, Singer; Chris Strachwitz, Founder and President, Arhoolie Records Moderator: Mark Peterson, Professor, UC Berkeley History Department Sponsor: College of … Continued
8:30 pm Where Can We Pee? Houseless, Disabled Black and Brown Elders and Community Lose their Porta Pottie to Pressures from New Residents and Gentrification @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, Oakland City Hall
Where Can We Pee? Houseless, Disabled Black and Brown Elders and Community Lose their Porta Pottie to Pressures from New Residents and Gentrification @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, Oakland City Hall
Oct 30 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Facebook & RSVP “We were just trying to provide a dignified, safe and clean place for homeless people to use the restroom,” said Frances Moore, lifelong resident of North Oakland and founder of Auntie Frances’ Self-help Hunger Program. On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, after months of harassment by newer residents in the North Oakland community of “Driver Plaza” where the Self-Help Hunger Program feeds poor and houseless elders and families of color every week, Oakland officials succumbed to pressure by newer residents and instructed the Porta Pottie company to remove … Continued