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World Vegan Summit – UC Berkeley @ UC Berkeley
World Vegan Summit – UC Berkeley @ UC Berkeley
Jul 29 all-day
Schedule. Friday, July 29 EXPO 10:00-6:00 • Lower Sproul Plaza – FREE to the Public First-Ever “VEGAN (Because We Care!) Walk” 12 noon • First-Ever “VEGAN (Because We Care!) Walk” – from People’s Park to Cal campus LUNCH 1:00-2:15 • LUNCH – included in the pre-purchased Summit Vegan Meal Plan SUMMIT SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS Pauley Ballroom, Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, 2nd floor 2:30-3:15 • MILTON MILLS, M.D. – “Humans Are Herbivores, Not Carnivores, Not Omnivores” 3:20-3:45 • CINDY SHEEHAN – “Peace Now, Go Vegan!” 3:45-4:00 • DON WEAVER – “Veganic Gardening” 4:00-4:25 • AMANDA … Continued
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10:00 am RESTORATION or CLEARCUT? “Signpost 29″ TOUR @ Mile Marker 29
RESTORATION or CLEARCUT? “Signpost 29″ TOUR @ Mile Marker 29
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Jack Gescheidt, TreeSpirit’s founder, to see for yourself what a massive deforestation plan, under the guise of “habitat restoration” and “fire danger mitigation” looks like. MEET AT “Signpost 29,” a mile marker on Claremont Ave. approx. 1.5 miles uphill/east of Claremont Ave. from the Claremont Hotel (1/2-mile below/west of Grizzly Peak Blvd.)  Signpost 29 is on the south (downhill) side of Claremont Ave.  Park in dirt pullouts on either side of Claremont Ave.  Pre-registration not required, but parking is limited, so arrive early. LEARN MORE about the 450,000-tree clearcut … Continued
11:00 am Beyond # Occupy Art Build
Beyond # Occupy Art Build
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Beyond # Occupy Art Build @ Oakland | California | United States
come and build the secret art come for a little bit or a long bit we’ll be here makin’ art 61326
3:30 pm Open Circle ~ Families Fighting for Justice @ Omni Commons
Open Circle ~ Families Fighting for Justice @ Omni Commons
Jul 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Open Circle ~ Families Fighting for Justice @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
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4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
6:00 pm Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
7:00 pm St. Andrews Plaza “Dinner & a Movie”
St. Andrews Plaza “Dinner & a Movie”
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join the Economic Development Without Displacement Coalition for free community dinner, film screening of Purple Rain and participatory visioning: The future of West Oakland is at a crossroads, as massive displacement continues to threaten long-term residents, especially low-income people of color. The closure and imminent redevelopment of St. Andrews Plaza – along with the related closure of Alliance Metals, a crucial source of livelihood and self-determination for many people – is an opportunity to create a new way forward for community power and design that protects Black, brown, poor and … Continued
5:00 pm Oakland City Council: Police Commission Charter Amendment Measure @ City Hall, 3rd floor
Oakland City Council: Police Commission Charter Amendment Measure @ City Hall, 3rd floor
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Agenda Item #21: Subject: Police Commission Charter Amendment Measure From: Councilmembers Noel Gallo And Dan Kalb Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution On The City Council’s Own Motion Submitting To The Voters At The November 8, 2016 Statewide General Election 1) A Proposed Amendment To The City Charter To Create The Oakland Police Commission, The Community Police Review Agency, And A Process For Police Discipline And 2) A Proposed Enabling Ordinance Relating To The Oakland Police Commission And The Community Police Review Agency, And Directing The City Clerk To Take Any And … Continued
6:30 pm Experimenting with Basic Income: A Q&A with GiveDirectly @ Covo
Experimenting with Basic Income: A Q&A with GiveDirectly @ Covo
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
GiveDirectly is the nonprofit working to study the impact of unconditional cash transfer programs in Kenya and Uganda. Rated in the top 5 most effective charities in the world for its groundbreaking work, GiveDirectly is now making headlines for the $30 million universal basic income study they will be conducting in Kenya. Joe Huston, regional director of special projects at GiveDirectly, will be visiting San Francisco, and we’re delighted to have the opportunity to host a conversation with him. We’ll be talking about basic income, the research they’ve done so … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Jul 26 @ 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
7:00 pm Laborfest: Palestinian Workers, Human Rights, Labor and Zionism @ Uptown Body & Fender
Laborfest: Palestinian Workers, Human Rights, Labor and Zionism @ Uptown Body & Fender
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Laborfest:  Palestinian Workers, Human Rights, Labor and Zionism @ Uptown Body & Fender | Oakland | California | United States
Forum – Palestinian Workers, Human Rights, Labor and Zionism Palestinian workers are under attack and they and their families face apartheid conditions. At the same time, legal efforts are being made to prevent an international boycott of Israel and labor action. Bay Area ILWU longshore workers played an important role in supporting Palestinian workers by boycotting the Israeli controlled Zim shipping line. This forum will look at the history of Zionism including the collaboration with the Nazis, and the present attack on UK Labor Party members critical of Israel who … Continued
6:00 pm Justice for Mario Woods Coalition
Justice for Mario Woods Coalition
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come to Justice for Mario Woods Coalition Meetings: The demand for justice is happening and needs you!61385
7:00 pm “Get In Where You Fit In: White Folks Discerning Our Places in The Movement @ First Congregational
“Get In Where You Fit In: White Folks Discerning Our Places in The Movement @ First Congregational
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A Collaboration between Seminary of the Street and Beyond Separation Facilitated by Nichola Torbett and Elana Isaacs Suggested donation *$20-$5 to cover the cost of the space. No one turned away. Donations in excess of room cost will go toward reserving space for a similar conversation facilitated by and for people of color The systemic killing of black people at the hands of the police, most recently #altonsterling and #philandocastile, are leading many of us white folks*** to yearn to be more effective and in deeper solidarity with Black Lives … Continued
12:00 pm 1946 Oakland General Strike Walk @ Latham Square
1946 Oakland General Strike Walk @ Latham Square
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1946 Oakland General Strike Walk @ Latham Square | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland 1946 General Strike Walk – “We Called It a Work Holiday” With Gifford Hartman of the Flying Picket Historical Society. This year is the 70th anniversary of the Oakland General Strike. This walk will revisit the sites of Oakland’s “Work Holiday” that began spontaneously with rank-and-file solidarity with the striking – mostly women – retail clerks at Kahn’s and Hastings department stores whose picket line was being broken by scabs escorted by police. Within 24 hours, it involved over 100,000 workers and shut down nearly all commerce in the … Continued
1:00 pm A Day to Remember Nate Greer – Killed by the Hayward Police @ Birchfield Park
A Day to Remember Nate Greer – Killed by the Hayward Police @ Birchfield Park
Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lets celebrate “A day to remember” for JAMES NATE GREER! Join us for a BBQ at Birchfield Park in Hayward, same location as the march. Across the street from the HPD on the corner by the basketball courts! Again, same rules apply, no drama, this is a peaceful event. A day to eat, drink, talk about Nate and chill! If you are able to, please bring some meat for the grill, a side dish and some drinks, (enough for your family) and we will put it all together and share. … Continued
4:00 pm Celebrate Coal-Free Oakland @ West Oakland Farm Park—City Slicker Farms
Celebrate Coal-Free Oakland @ West Oakland Farm Park—City Slicker Farms
Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Let’s come together for a rousing NO COAL victory party! On July 19, the Oakland City Council cast its second and final vote to ban coal. This means that the No Coal Ordinance is now law. No one can store or handle large quantities of coal anywhere in Oakland, including the former Oakland Army Base. What do you think about that, Phil Tagami? It took 15 months of hard work by all of us to achieve this stunning victory for the people of Oakland, the Bay Area, and the planet. … Continued
5:00 pm California Homelessness Emergency: A Rally of Love in Sacramento @ State Capitol
California Homelessness Emergency: A Rally of Love in Sacramento @ State Capitol
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A Rally of Love Sacramento is where we hold a Rally in front of the Sacramento Capitol Building to ask Governor Jerry Brown to Declare an Emergency on Homelessness in California. A Convoy of 200 vehicles will be driving in from LA to arrive at the State Capitol Building at 5.00pm on Saturday the 30th, 2016. We are asking you, all Northern Californians, from Sacramento, San Fransisco, Oakland, San Jose to join us at 5.00pm in front of the California State Capitol to Rally for an End to Homelessness in … Continued