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Now: Jul 6 08:52 am
7:00 pm Laborfest: David Rovics: “I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night.” @ ILWU Local 34 Hall
Laborfest: David Rovics: “I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night.” @ ILWU Local 34 Hall
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Laborfest: David Rovics: "I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night." @ ILWU Local 34 Hall  | San Francisco | California | United States
“I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night” Join LaborFest on The 100th Anniversary Concert on Death of Joe Hill with David Rovics In 1915 in Salt Lake City, Utah, IWW union organizer and labor troubadour Joe Hill was murdered by a firing squad. The effort to silence him failed and he has become one of the most famous labor organizers and musicians in the world. It is a sick irony that Utah this year has reinstituted the firing squad for executions! Over 2 million mostly Black and Latino workers … Continued
6:00 am Stop Oil Trains in San Leandro @ Downtown San Leandro BART Station
Stop Oil Trains in San Leandro @ Downtown San Leandro BART Station
Jul 6 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Stop Oil Trains in San Leandro @ Downtown San Leandro BART Station | San Leandro | California | United States
Join us to stop oil trains in San Leandro and beyond! On July 6, 2013, an oil train exploded in Lac Megantic, Quebec, killing 47 people. Two years later, and big oil is pushing harder than ever to move more and more oil trains through North America, while oil trains keep exploding, and carbon emissions keep rising. This May, the US Department of Transportation is set to release new rail safety regulations. While an oil train erupted in flames in Galena, IL, lobbyists for big oil met with Federal regulators … Continued
6:30 pm OccupyForum: “My Brooklyn” Film/Discussion w/ anti-gentrification activists @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
OccupyForum: “My Brooklyn” Film/Discussion w/ anti-gentrification activists @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! OccupyForum presents “My Brooklyn” Film and discussion with SF anti-gentrification activists My Brooklyn is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson’s personal journey, as a Brooklyn “gentrifier,” to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. During Michael Bloomberg’s election as mayor in 2001, a massive speculative real estate boom is rapidly altering the neighborhoods Anderson has come to call home, spurring … Continued
6:00 pm 40 Years Later: Revisiting the Dangerous Legacies of the Vietnam War (fundraiser) @ The Grease Diner
40 Years Later: Revisiting the Dangerous Legacies of the Vietnam War (fundraiser) @ The Grease Diner
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Grease Diner will be hosting an in-progress screening and fundraiser for Benjamin Welmond’s Renew Vietnam, a film about Project Renew – an organization removing bombs, mines and other dangerous explosives from the Quang Tri province of Vietnam. The event will take place on July 17th from 6 – 9pm at the Grease Diner in Oakland. In addition to an in-progress screening of the unfinished 20 minute film, there will be a Q & A with director Benjamin Welmond, and the founder of Project Renew, Chuck Searcy. Bill Creighton (head … Continued
7:00 pm Copwatch Training @ Grassroots House
Copwatch Training @ Grassroots House
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Copwatch Training @ Grassroots House | Berkeley | California | United States
Come to our training so that you can be a safe and effective Copwatcher.At our Know Your Rights trainings, you’ll learn what your rights are in various situations with police, what to expect, what to look out for, and how to stay safe. We use direct instruction, videos and role plays to help you to feel more comfortable when asserting your rights, while copwatching as well as in the rest of your life. Join regular copwatch patrols every Thursday evening or at a time best suited for you. Shift leaders … Continued
6:30 pm LaborFest: Film: Wisconsin Rising @ Neibyl-Proctor Library
LaborFest: Film: Wisconsin Rising @ Neibyl-Proctor Library
Jul 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
LaborFest: Film: Wisconsin Rising @ Neibyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
FilmWorks United International Working Class Film & Video Festival Wisconsin Rising (60 min) (2014) by Sam Mayfield This film documents the days, weeks and months when Wisconsinites fought back against power, authority and injustice. They were fighting back against newly elected Republican Governor Scott Walker’s action stripping collective bargaining rights from public employees. This fight took place in the same period as the Arab spring, and workers in both struggles saw their common fight. Discussion to follow. 59098
7:00 pm LaborFest: The Lessons of May Day 2015 and ILWU Local 10 @ ) ILWU Local 10 - Henry Schmidt Room
LaborFest: The Lessons of May Day 2015 and ILWU Local 10 @ ) ILWU Local 10 - Henry Schmidt Room
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LaborFest: The Lessons of May Day 2015 and ILWU Local 10 @ ) ILWU Local 10 - Henry Schmidt Room | San Francisco | California | United States
An Injury To One Is An Injury To All The Lessons of May Day 2015 and ILWU Local 10 On May 1, 2015 ILWU Local 10 called for a stop work meeting to protest the police terror and murders of African Americans, Latinos and other working people. Two thousand marched to demand justice and human rights. ILWU made history as the only union in the United States to not only to challenge the epidemic of police murders, but also to take action on the job. This educational forum will look … Continued
6:00 pm Capitalism, Policing, & the Role of State Violence @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Capitalism, Policing, & the Role of State Violence @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join the discussion as Lamont Lilly, of Workers World Party Durham Branch talks about the fight against police terror and capitalism’s need to have a police state. Lilly was recently in Baltimore People’s Power Assembly during the rebellion there in response to the police murder of #Freddie Grey. He has been active in the struggle to free Liberty and Justice for Carlos Riley Jr. Lilly is an activist and an author, writing frequently for Workers.org newspaper, a contributing editor for Triangle Free Press, and also published in Truth-out.org. You can … Continued
11:00 am March, Rally, Action: Stop the Oil Trains. Richmond. @ Atchison Village Park
March, Rally, Action: Stop the Oil Trains. Richmond. @ Atchison Village Park
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
March, Rally, Action: Stop the Oil Trains. Richmond. @ Atchison Village Park | Richmond | California | United States
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1:00 pm FIGHTING DRONE WARFARE AND THE MILITARIZATION OF LOCAL POLICE @ Rockridge Library
FIGHTING DRONE WARFARE AND THE MILITARIZATION OF LOCAL POLICE @ Rockridge Library
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
FIGHTING DRONE WARFARE AND THE MILITARIZATION OF LOCAL POLICE A Talk and Discussion with Toby Blome Code Pink activist Please join East Bay and SF WILPF Free, Refreshments, Handicapped Accessible www.wilpfEastBay.org 59160
5:51 pm Social Justice Theatre: Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter
Social Justice Theatre: Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter
Jul 11 @ 5:51 pm – 6:51 pm
Berkeley Repertory Theatre is proud to present Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter, a special presentation created, written, and performed by playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith. Directed by Obie Award-winner Leah C. Gardiner, this limited engagement opens Saturday, July 11 and runs through Sunday, August 2, 2015 in the Roda Theatre. Individual tickets start at $50 and are currently on sale to the general public. Tickets can be purchased by phone at (510) 647-2949 or online at berkeleyrep.org. Smith garnered a National Humanities … Continued
7:00 pm Antoinette’s Rent Party and Art Show @ Omni Commons
Antoinette’s Rent Party and Art Show @ Omni Commons
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Antoinette's Rent Party and Art Show @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
“Mogi and I are in need of some help. I need to move at the end of July and I won’t have enough to cover a deposit and last months rent for a new home. So, I’m throwing a Rent Party & Art Show.” More details and RSVP   59091