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10:30 am Puerto Rico: The Fight Against Colonialism, Capitalism, and Imperialism @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Puerto Rico: The Fight Against Colonialism, Capitalism, and Imperialism @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Puerto Rico: The Fight Against Colonialism, Capitalism, and Imperialism @ Niebyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library We are inviting three Bay Area Puerto Rican activists to discuss the the history and current situation of the deepening crisis and the fight against colonialism, capitalism, and imperialism. Confirmed speakers include: Katherine Adames Rodríguez is  a pro-independence socialist from Puerto Rico who moved to the Bay Area last year. She has been a member of the Organización Socialista Internacional, the Puerto Rico Network of Solidarity with Palestine, and the Committee Against Homophobia and Discrimination. As a militant teacher, she was very active in the … Continued
11:30 am Join the Climate Mobilization @ Humanist Hall
Join the Climate Mobilization @ Humanist Hall
Jun 26 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
Join The Climate Mobilization for an afternoon of activism, entertainment, education, refreshment and fellowship. Become a first responder to the greatest public health emergency that humankind has ever faced. Stop the lethal fossil fuel pollution now plaguing our communities. We demand a World War II scale peaceful mobilization to battle climate change and achieve full employment in transitioning to a renewable energy economy. Learn how we can all join in peaceful combat on behalf of life. PRESENTERS INCLUDE: ANDRES SOTO (Communities for a Better Environment) Reverend KEN CHAMBERS (Westside Baptist Church) MICHAEL … Continued
3:00 pm Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons
Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Open Circle, first and foremost, is an opportunity to build community with one another. Secondly, it is a space to reflect and collaborate on strategies and actions to bring an end to these egregious crimes. Please join us for the Potluck at 3:00 pm followed by the Open Circle at 3:30 pm. Please bring a dish or snacks to share! ~ Open circle will begin at 3:30 with a speaker. Then checkins and updates with the families affected by police violence ~ Reflection and dialogue on how we can help … Continued
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 26 @ 3:00 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 3 PM 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 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, … Continued
6:00 pm Jazz Fundraiser for the Oakland Justice Coalition @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Jazz Fundraiser for the Oakland Justice Coalition @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jazz Fundraiser for the Oakland Justice Coalition @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle | Oakland | California | United States
Support the Oakland Justice Coalition, have a great soul food buffer dinner, and listen to Jazz. Putting people committed to economic, social, racial, and environmental justice into power in Oakland. Advocating for policy and legislation to implement an Oakland People’s Agenda. Putting people committed to economic, social, racial, and environmental justice into power in Oakland. The Oakland Justice Coalition is a coalition of organizations and individuals that came together around common goals for the 2016 Oakland elections. Our aim is to build people power and advance radical change through the … Continued
4:00 pm BAN Coal in Oakland – Special City Council Meeting
BAN Coal in Oakland – Special City Council Meeting
Jun 27 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First vote on a Coal Ordinance. Rally at 4:00 PM, Fill the Council Chambers at 4:30 PM. Come to the special City Council meeting and speak out for a complete ban! Will the Council vote to ban coal storage and export from Oakland? Or will they compromise and allow coal with some phony “mitigtions” that won’t protect Oakland from coal dust and won’t stop the global climate impact of the coal burned overseas?    61004
4:00 pm Antioch March for Justice @ the corner Mahogany and Manzanita Way
Antioch March for Justice @ the corner Mahogany and Manzanita Way
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
IN THE PAST YEAR, THE ANTIOCH POLICE HAVE KILLED TWO PEOPLE IN THEIR CUSTODY… THIS IS INEXCUSABLE!!.. IT WAS ONE YEAR AGO ON JUNE 25th 2015 A STILL NAMELESS MAN WAS KILLED IN THE APARTMENTS AT THE END OF CLAUDIA CT. THE OFFICERS INVOLVED, OFFICERS BROGDON AND KIDD. AND MOST RECENTLY, ON FEBRUARY 5TH THIS YEAR, WENDELL CELESTINE, JR. WHO WAS APPARENTLY SLEEPING IN A CAR WAS CONFRONTED BY CORPORAL MORTIMER AND OFFICER MORAGA. AFTER WHAT THE OFFICERS CLAIM WAS A “VIOLENT STRUGGLE” WENDELL CELESTINE, JR. WAS DEAD. THESE ARE … Continued
5:30 pm No Housing in Peoples Park! @ Berkeley Old City Hall
No Housing in Peoples Park! @ Berkeley Old City Hall
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
As part of the new economic development plan for Telegraph Avenue, aka the “Telegraph Public Realm Plan”, the economic development manager for the city of Berkeley (Michael Caplan) is recommending that Berkeley city council support new student housing in People’s Park. Show up to the city council special session at 5:30PM (this is not the regular meeting which starts at 7PM) and speak during the public comment period. Show your support for keeping People’s Park as an open space. 2019 will be the 50th anniversary of People’s Park. In 2019, … Continued
6:00 pm Tell Regulators to Stop Subsidizing Dirty Energy @ Oakland City Hall, Third floor
Tell Regulators to Stop Subsidizing Dirty Energy @ Oakland City Hall, Third floor
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tell Regulators to Stop Subsidizing Dirty Energy @ Oakland City Hall, Third floor | Oakland | California | United States
Come to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Rate Design Forum and tell them our tax dollars should not subsidize natural gas, but support clean energy generation and storage. This forum, one of eight held throughout the state, is intended to explain CPUC’s new structure of electricity rates. The agency says the new rates will more closely reflect costs and promote cleaner electricity. Some of the changes modify the Self-Generation Incentive Program, which is intended to provide subsidies for “distributed” (decentralized) electricity generation and storage projects that help reduce greenhouse … Continued
7:00 pm Film Screening: AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS @ Omni Commons
Film Screening: AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS @ Omni Commons
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Directed by Grace Lee What does it mean to be an American revolutionary today? Grace Lee Boggs (June 27, 1915 – Oct. 5, 2015) was a Chinese American woman in Detroit whose vision of revolution will surprise you. A writer, activist, and philosopher rooted for more than 70 years in the African American movement, she has devoted her life to an evolving revolution that encompasses the contradictions of America’s past and its potentially radical future. The documentary film, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS, plunges us into Boggs’s … Continued
6:00 pm Meditation Happy Hour @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice
Meditation Happy Hour @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for free weekly meditation happy hour on Wednesdays, co-hosted by the Art of Living Eastbay Berkeley/Oakland. We will teach simple and easy guided meditation and breathing techniques to let go of stress and trauma, let your hair down, and celebrate! We believe that love is the universal language. We also believe that love is the universal cure to heal what ails societies worldwide. These meditation happy hours are our love offering to the community and are the result of a beautiful new & evolving partnership w/The Art of … Continued
6:30 pm Dogtown Redemption, with post-film discussion @ New Parkway Theater
Dogtown Redemption, with post-film discussion @ New Parkway Theater
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dogtown Redemption, with post-film discussion   A surprising number of Americans make their living off America’s vast rivers of trash. They are America’s unseen. DOGTOWN REDEMPTION tells the story of one river, and the humanity of its inhabitants in Dogtown, West Oakland, a lively, bustling yet invisible corner of California. We follow the lives of three recyclers: Jason Witt, the titan of recycling, Landon Goodwin, a former minister, who struggles with his own fall from grace, and Miss Hayok Kay, the ultimate outsider, formerly a punk rocker from a prominent … Continued
8:00 pm Fundraiser for Survivors of Mission Fire on Mission St & 29th @ El Rio
Fundraiser for Survivors of Mission Fire on Mission St & 29th @ El Rio
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
A fundraiser for survivors of the fire that burned down the homes of 58 people on Mission and 29th. Door fee will be $10 USD (but no one turned away). We’ll also do a raffle (please message if you have suggestions for raffle prizes). El Rio are kindly donating all bar proceeds from 8-12 to the fund. All proceeds will go directly to the familes and will be matched 1-1 by a corporate sponsor. The Mission Economic Development Agency will process all donations and won’t be charging a fee.61189
5:00 pm Celebration of Food Worker Resistance @ Calavera Restaurant
Celebration of Food Worker Resistance @ Calavera Restaurant
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join ex-Calavera restaurant workers and the Bay Area Restaurant Worker’s Movement (BARWM) for a rally, community meal and celebration of resistance across the food system! On July 1st, BARWM will be scaling up our #BoycottCalavera campaign, giving voice to ex-Calavera employees fighting wage theft! We’ll be serving up delicious, free tamales made with love from Tamales La Oaxaqueña! Come hungry, and help us turn away customers with our irresistible community meal. We will host a rally with ex-Calavera employees, community organizers and other food workers sharing stories of resistance … Continued
1:30 pm SF Mime Troupe: Schooled @ Cedar Rose Park
SF Mime Troupe: Schooled @ Cedar Rose Park
Jul 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
The Tony Award-winning SF Mime Troupe opens in Berkeley July 2 & 3, then San Francisco July 4 with its 57th season premiering “Schooled“   Education. It’s like the weather: everyone has an opinion but nobody does anything about it. That’s how Livina Jones feels about her son Tom’s new school, Eleanor Roosevelt High. With it’s old textbooks, crumbling classrooms, and racist treatment of kids just like hers Livina believes Roosevelt is exactly the sort of school that can benefit from a little free-market common sense. The nanny-state government has … Continued
3:00 pm Dogtown Redemption, with post-film discussion @ New Parkway Theater
Dogtown Redemption, with post-film discussion @ New Parkway Theater
Jul 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Dogtown Redemption, with post-film discussion A surprising number of Americans make their living off America’s vast rivers of trash. They are America’s unseen. DOGTOWN REDEMPTION tells the story of one river, and the humanity of its inhabitants in Dogtown, West Oakland, a lively, bustling yet invisible corner of California. We follow the lives of three recyclers: Jason Witt, the titan of recycling, Landon Goodwin, a former minister, who struggles with his own fall from grace, and Miss Hayok Kay, the ultimate outsider, formerly a punk rocker from a prominent Korean … Continued
4:00 pm Occupation – Liberty City 2 We’re Back! @ Berkeley Old City Hall
Occupation – Liberty City 2 We’re Back! @ Berkeley Old City Hall
Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Yes we are going back to demand our right to rest, housing we can afford, ending 647e. Donations always needed tents, blankets,food, propane stove and housewares.Cash is always welcome so we can buy the survival stuff we realy need. Got big furniture you don’t need? Drop it off especially that big ratty sofa the dog sleeps on. Sorry Fido homeless people need it more then you do.61198