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Interfaith Vigil to Support Immigrant Detainees @ West County Detention Facility
Interfaith Vigil to Support Immigrant Detainees @ West County Detention Facility
Jul 1 all-day
Monthly Vigils Interfaith Vigils to Support Immigrant Detainees  1st Saturdays of every month.   We invite you to join our vigils each month as we gather to pray and bear witness to the pain, suffering, and separation of immigrant detainees, and to call for real and immediate immigration reform. We invite you to join us to pray, sing, and act for just immigration solutions.  Please bring a noisemaker for our sacred Moment of Noise– where we let the detainees know that we have not forgotten them. Why we vigil at … Continued
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3:00 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
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 3 PM (2 PM in the winter) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater … Continued
7:30 pm Film Night: “The Antifascists” @ Omni Commons ballroom
Film Night: “The Antifascists” @ Omni Commons ballroom
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A low, intense war is being fought on the streets of Europe and the aim is on fascism. This documentary takes us behind the masks of the militant groups called antifascists. In 2013 a group of armed nazis attacks a peaceful demonstration in Stockholm where several people are injured. In Greece, the neo-nazi party Golden Dawn becomes the third largest in the election. In Malmö, the activist Showan Shattak and his friends are attacked by a group of nazis with knives and he ends up in a coma. In this … Continued
5:30 pm #DefundOPD – City Council Final Budget Hearing @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
#DefundOPD – City Council Final Budget Hearing @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Jun 26 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Join APTP in demanding Oakland City Council pass a progressive budget that ensures ZERO % increase in the Oakland Police Department Budget63296
9:00 am Radio Reading of ‘1984’ @ The Airwaves
Radio Reading of ‘1984’ @ The Airwaves
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 pm
There will be a 15-hour reading of 1984 across the country on June 27. This includes KPFA here in the Bay Area, and KPFK in Socal, which is the largest radio transmitter west of the Mississippi and can be heard from Santa Barbara to Tijuana. As well as NY, Houston, DC and a few hundred smaller stations across the country.. “The reading of George Orwell’s 1984 is going to be a Pacifica national event, using the 1975 recording from the 64GB USB drive from PRA”.63271
6:00 pm Press conference on racial profiling by the Berkeley Police @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Press conference on racial profiling by the Berkeley Police @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The ACLU, Copwatch, NAACP, NLG & UC Berkeley Black Student Union are holding a press conference to demand the chief release the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) report on racial profiling, and that the City of Berkeley commit to a program to address racial profiling by the BPD. Press conference on the steps of Old City Hall ahead of the City Council meeting. 63293
6:45 pm Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions to Climate Change @ Info upon RSVP
Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions to Climate Change @ Info upon RSVP
Jun 28 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Full address with RSVP Hear a presentation of the research described in the new book by environmentalist and business leader Paul Hawken. The book, Drawdown, describes 100 solutions to the climate crisis and ranks them according to the researchers’ criteria. Chad Frischman, research director for Project Drawdown, will present the research and lead a discussion after a potluck dinner at an event hosted by the group Climate Compassion in Berkeley on June 28. Full address with RSVP   63241
7:00 pm Cuban Union Leader Speaks @ Communication Workers of America Local 9119 Union Hall
Cuban Union Leader Speaks @ Communication Workers of America Local 9119 Union Hall
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Since 2001, representatives from Cuba’s nationwide central labor organization Central de Trabajadores de Cuba (CTC) were granted U.S. visas to visit our cities. Victor Manuel Lemagne, is the 55 year old Secretary-General of Cuba’s Health and Tourism union where he has served since 2011. As the leader of that nation-wide union he is also a member of the CTC Secretariat (executive committee). Lemagne is also a delegate to Cuba’s National Assembly (Parliament). He is Vice President of the International hotel and tourism union for the Americas and Caribbean affiliated with … Continued
7:00 pm A Benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund – Poetry for Peace and Justice @ St. John’s Presbyterian Church
A Benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund – Poetry for Peace and Justice @ St. John’s Presbyterian Church
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A Benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund, will present readings by Susan Griffin, Rafael Jesús Gonzalez, Dennis Bernstein and Shanga Labossiere, followed by open mic at wheelchair accessible St. John’s Presbyterian Church Haiti Emergency Relief Fund (http://haitiemergencyrelief.org/) gives concrete aid to Haiti’s democratic movement  and grassroots community groups  organizing to meet Haitians’ needs directly. 63197
10:00 am Anti-Policing Health Workers Two Day Training
Anti-Policing Health Workers Two Day Training
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Anti-Policing Health Workers Two Day Training @ Oakland | California | United States
We’re excited to grow The Anti-Policing Health Workers cohort. Join us for a two day training on Saturday July 1st and Saturday July 8th, 10am-5pm in Oakland. Read below for more info and then fill out the application by clicking here. We will confirm participation by June 15. We strongly encourage applicants to attend an upcoming Know Your Options workshop so you have a clear sense of our program goals and politics. Click here to see the schedule. New cohort members will train alongside the 2015 OPP Health Workers and … Continued