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10:30 am Milo Yiannopoulos and Free Speech @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Milo Yiannopoulos and Free Speech @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Milo Yiannopoulos and Free Speech on the Berkeley campus: A Discussion Trump tweeted on Feb 2: “If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view – NO FEDERAL FUNDS?” We are inviting speakers to lead our discussion on this topic.62449
2:00 pm Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA will get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM pn the summer) to share some food with each others and the community.  There should be a table and utensils/plates courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring a nosh to share… The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. If it … Continued
6:30 pm Liberated Lens Film Night: Within Our Gates @ Omni Commons ballroom
Liberated Lens Film Night: Within Our Gates @ Omni Commons ballroom
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Within Our Gates by Oscar Michaeux. Oldest known surviving film made by an African-American director. 1920’s silent film. Portrays the contemporary radical situation in the United States during the early 20th Century – the years of Jim Crow, the revival of the Klan, the Great Migration of blacks to cities of the North and Midwest, and the emergence of the ‘New Negro.’ Free snacks and popcorn.62370
7:30 pm Indivisible Berkeley: Fourth General Meeting @ Finnish Hall
Indivisible Berkeley: Fourth General Meeting @ Finnish Hall
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
We will review the work our 18 teams have accomplished over the past two weeks, and set action plans for the next two weeks. Time permitting, we might also offer a training on Grassroots Organizing 101 or another topic as part of our evening. A more detailed agenda will be developed over the next week, as we hear back from our new groups and see what they would find most helpful.62478
6:36 am Justice for Angel Ramos at Vallejo City Council @ City Council, 2nd floor
Justice for Angel Ramos at Vallejo City Council @ City Council, 2nd floor
Feb 27 @ 6:36 am – 7:36 am
The family of Angel Ramos inivites community members to attend and make their voices heard during public comment at the next Vallejo City Council meeting. Vallejo police murdered Angel on January 23rd, 2017. The family demands: -The release of the officers’ body camera footage -Naming of the officer(s) who killed Angel This is an important early opportunity to put City Councilmembers on notice that the community will not tolerate a cover-up or failure to investigate.62522
4:00 pm Tax the Rich Rally and Singalong – Occupella @ In front of Chase Bank
Tax the Rich Rally and Singalong – Occupella @ In front of Chase Bank
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sing for an hour with the Tax the Rich crew. Event is cancelled if it is raining.62420
5:00 pm #deleteUber rally and street party @ Uber HQ
#deleteUber rally and street party @ Uber HQ
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Bring your signs. Bring your noisemakers. Bring your crew. Show the world we will not stand for this in our backyard. #deleteUber We say NO to: * Sexism and misogyny of tech bro culture * Exploiting workers with low wages and predatory loans, “contracting” economy * Tech driven displacement of people of color and immigrants, the poor and working class, queers and artists * Silicon Valley “neutrality” and complicity with Trump’s agenda and neoliberal capitalism. Why #deleteUber? http://mashable.com/2017/02/21/uber-disgusting-examples/ https://www.buzzfeed.com/bensmith/uber-executive-suggests-digging-up-dirt-on-journalists http://www.citylab.com/commute/2016/06/uber-subprime-auto-leases/485480/ http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/dozens-uber-employees-describe-sexist-hostile-work-culture-article-1.2979909 https://www.susanjfowler.com/blog/2017/2/19/reflecting-on-one-very-strange-year-at-uber62512
6:00 pm Occupy Forum: At the River I Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike @ Black and Brown Social Club
Occupy Forum: At the River I Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike @ Black and Brown Social Club
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents… Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! At the River I Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike, the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, and Strike as Strategy Film and Discussion with George Wright Memphis, Spring 1968 marked the dramatic climax of the Civil Rights movement. At the River I Stand skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by Memphis sanitation workers into a national conflagration, … Continued
6:00 pm From Ferguson to Oakland: Rev. Traci Blackmon on Activism and Community Health @ Samuel Merritt University Health Education Center
From Ferguson to Oakland: Rev. Traci Blackmon on Activism and Community Health @ Samuel Merritt University Health Education Center
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rev. Traci Blackmon, an organizer and registered nurse, discusses her experiences in social justice activism and community health in the wake of Michael Brown Jr.’s murder in Ferguson, MO. In Ferguson, Rev. Blackmon provided a mobile faith-based outreach program to improve health outcomes in underserved and impoverished areas. She co-authored the newly released “White Privilege” curriculum currently being taught throughout the United Church of Christ. The event is FREE and open to the community.62514
6:30 pm Refinery Town – book discussion with author Steve Early @ Piedmont Branch Library
Refinery Town – book discussion with author Steve Early @ Piedmont Branch Library
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
How activists in a working-class company town (Richmond, CA) harnessed the power of local politics to reclaim their community.62509
9:30 am Court Support for Michael Brewster!
Court Support for Michael Brewster!
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Court Support Needed! Michael Brewster, was brutally attacked by police on February 8th. His mother, Trina Peters, flagged down the police, explained Michael was having a mental health problem and asked them to call an ambulance for him. They said they would. Instead, the officers rushed him threw him on the ground and began to detain him. They called for back up and police swarmed the area. Michael was unarmed and posed no threat to the officers, yet, they had him face down on the ground. Despite telling him he … Continued
7:00 pm SudoRoom 5 Minutes of Fame! @ Sudo Room, Omni Commons
SudoRoom 5 Minutes of Fame! @ Sudo Room, Omni Commons
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Rabi’a Keeble, former OO participant, will present on proposed legislation to increase Oakland’s minimum wage to $20, to establish fair scheduling standards, and an office of labor standards enforcement for the City of Oakland. We believe under this presidential administration the best defense is a strong offense. We’ve got the Dubs, why can’t we have the country’s highest minimum wage? -:) This legislation was drafted at the request of the Oakland Livable Wage Assembly. We will seek your advice and support for the necessary mobilization(s) to secure enactment we hope … Continued
6:00 pm Tech Policy at the White House under Obama and Beyond @ Cloudfare, Inc
Tech Policy at the White House under Obama and Beyond @ Cloudfare, Inc
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join EFF’s Executive Director Cindy Cohn in conversation with Alexander Macgillivray and Nicole Wong, both former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officers under President Obama who also worked as legal counsel inside Google and Twitter. The panel will discuss the development of the Obama administration’s policies on the Internet, intellectual property, and technology and privacy, as well as the costs and benefits of going “inside” the White House. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a robust Q&A session. All are welcome to attend this free event so … Continued
6:30 pm Screening of : Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Screening of : Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
How do our eating habits affect climate change? Transition Berkeley invites you to view COWSPIRACY: THE SUSTAINABILITY SECRET a ground breaking documentary that takes a sobering look at a destructive industry that is threatening the health of our planet. The film documents this industry’s impact on species extinction, ocean dead zones, water pollution and more. Learn how we can be part of the solution. Before the film our special guest, attorney Jeff Pierce with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, will talk about efforts to combat the environmental harms of industrial … Continued
10:30 am Homeless Outreach in Berkeley @ Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley
Homeless Outreach in Berkeley @ Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Thinking outward and giving our time to others! Acts 20:35 “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” With everything that’s been going on this month (politically, socially, and emotionally) it’s time to fill Berkeley with the love of Christ. It’s time to put the church at the forefront for healing and reconciliation. Friday: donation collection on Sproul … Continued
2:00 pm Fascists Are Not Welcome Here!
Fascists Are Not Welcome Here!
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fascists Are Not Welcome Here! @ Berkeley | California | United States
People getting organized against fascist ‘Proud Boys’ holding ‘March 4 Trump’ in #Berkeley. 62505