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1:00 pm Sunflower Alliance General Assembly: Fighting Fracking @ Richmond Progress Alliance HQ
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly: Fighting Fracking @ Richmond Progress Alliance HQ
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a discussion with Ella Teevan, Northern California organizer for Food and Water Watch, about successes and challenges of the anti-fracking movement in California. Plus updates on our campaigns. We need your participation and your voice 61483
3:30 pm Open Circle ~ Families Fighting for Justice @ Omni Commons
Open Circle ~ Families Fighting for Justice @ Omni Commons
Aug 28 @ 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 Lesser of Two Evils – Do We Have To Live With That? @ Workers World - intercom at bldg entrance to buzz in
Lesser of Two Evils – Do We Have To Live With That? @ Workers World - intercom at bldg entrance to buzz in
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us to discuss: What role can elections play in the revolutionary movement? What does it mean to vote in the streets? What about Sanders’ new group “Our Revolution”? Refreshments will be served. Wheelchair accessible.61470
6:30 pm Community Democracy Project: 4th Sundays are 4 Sci-Fi @ Omni Commons
Community Democracy Project: 4th Sundays are 4 Sci-Fi @ Omni Commons
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Every Sunday The Community Democracy Project and our supporters gather to imagine a society that functions differently. We organize and strategize to make Participatory Budgeting a reality in Oakland through a voter initiative that uplifts and values the voices of the most marginalized. Beginning August 28th every 4th Sunday will be dedicated to a work of Science Fiction that inspires us. We’re very excited to blast off with the short story, Bloodchild by Octavia Butler. Read (attached in the comments!) and join us to share your insight and inspiration. Future … Continued
6:00 pm Occupy Forum: Film and Discussion: “Broken on All Sides” @ Global Exchange, near 16th St. BART
Occupy Forum: Film and Discussion: “Broken on All Sides” @ Global Exchange, near 16th St. BART
Aug 29 @ 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! Film and Discussion: “Broken on All Sides”   The film, Broken On All Sides, is a compelling documentary by Matthew Pillischer addressing the racial inequities within our criminal justice system. It dissects the War on Drugs and ‘tough on crime’ movement, illustrating how the Occupy Movement’s ideology offers hope for change and explores possible reforms and solutions to ending mass incarceration. Broken On … Continued
7:00 pm Berkeley Copwatch General Meeting @ Grassroots House
Berkeley Copwatch General Meeting @ Grassroots House
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch‘s Goals: 1) Reduce police violence by directly observing the police on the street, documenting incidents and keeping police accountable. We maintain principles of non-violence while asserting the rights of the detained person. We provide support to victims whenever possible. We also seek to educate the public about their rights, police conduct in the community and issues related to the role of police in our society. 2) Empower and unite the community to resist police abuse. We will do this by sharing information with the community, conducting “Know Your … Continued
7:00 pm Justice 4 Kayla Moore Organizing Meeting @ Grassroots House
Justice 4 Kayla Moore Organizing Meeting @ Grassroots House
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Newcomers welcome! We need your voice! The Moore family’s fall 2016 court date is fast approaching! Sign up here to receive an announcement when the court date is officially assigned. In the meantime, the Justice 4 Kayla campaign has outlined four demands for the City of Berkeley, the BPD and the broader community: Justice for Kayla Moore! Honor her memory, tell her story, #SayHerName. Hold the City of Berkeley and Berkeley police accountable for killing Kayla Moore. Police must not be first responders to mental health crises. End the BPD’s … Continued
6:00 pm APTP First Responders Training @ Siegel & Yee, 3rd floor
APTP First Responders Training @ Siegel & Yee, 3rd floor
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The next APTP first responders training will be on Tuesday 8/30, 6-9 PM, at Siegel & Yee, 499 14th St, Suite 300, #Oakland— APTP First Response (@aptpresponse) August 20, 2016 61474
12:00 pm Alameda County Criminal Justice Committee Meeting @ BHCS-Alvarado Niles Room
Alameda County Criminal Justice Committee Meeting @ BHCS-Alvarado Niles Room
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Criminal Justice Committee Agenda 12:00 pm              Call to order and roll call 12:05 pm              Discussion of “Preliminary Report on Reducing the Number of Mentally Ill Persons at Santa Rita Jail.”  — Where do we go from here? Preliminary Report on Reducing the Number of Mentally Ill Persons as Santa Rita Jail (Duxbury, August 2016) 1:00                        Brainstorm questions for Lt. Arbuckle’s upcoming presentation to the MHAB regarding the construction of a mental health unit at Santa Rita Jail 1:55 pm                Public Comment 2:00 pm                Adjourn61517
5:30 pm Codepink’s Weekly Peace Vigil @ on the steps in front of Senator Diane Feinstein's office
Codepink’s Weekly Peace Vigil @ on the steps in front of Senator Diane Feinstein's office
Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  JOIN CODEPINK, WORLD CAN’T WAIT, OCCUPYSF Action Council and others at the huge PEACE banner 61441
5:30 pm Do We Need a Black Panther Party Today? @ West Oakland Youth Center
Do We Need a Black Panther Party Today? @ West Oakland Youth Center
Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Keith Carson Alameda County Supervisor, District 5 Theme: Do we need a Black Panther Party today? In today’s world, our community, in particular our youth, are facing grave challenges, and many feel disempowered in being agents of change. Please join us for an important community conversation based on the Ten Point Program of the Black Panther Party. Our conversation next Wednesday, “Do we need a Black Panther Party today?” is the first of a series of conversations to discuss and find solutions for the issues that influence our daily lives. … Continued
7:00 pm East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Open as many homes as possible… Hold them as long as possible…61467
7:00 pm Sudo Room Weekly Party @ Omni Commons Sudo room
Sudo Room Weekly Party @ Omni Commons Sudo room
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Our weekly PARTY to get this hackerspace together, to provide a venue for those things that otherwise cannot be worked out through day-to-day practice. Potluck! – bring your own tasty dish! Sudo room, located in the southwast corner of the ground floor, is a creative community and hackerspace. We offer tools and project space for a wide range of activities: electronics, sewing/crafting, 3D and 2D manufacturing, coding, and good old-fashioned co-learning! Hours: The space is open whenever a member is present. Come visit! Best times to drop in are evenings between … Continued
6:00 pm Film Screening: A Place At The Table @ Berkeley Fellowship Unitarian Universalists' Hall
Film Screening: A Place At The Table @ Berkeley Fellowship Unitarian Universalists' Hall
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  A Place at the Table: Film Screening, Panel, and Potluck Join us for a screening of the eye-opening film: A Place at the Table. After the film, we’ll hear from a panel of people working in the realm of food waste, hunger awareness, and the issues around nourishing our communities with good quality food. Presented by Transition Berkeley, Slow Food East Bay, BFUU, Social Justice Committee, and the Ecology Center. We hope to see you there. Please bring a potluck dish to share. For more details, and to RSVP visit … Continued
10:00 pm Film screening & discussion: WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE @ Revolution Books
Film screening & discussion: WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE @ Revolution Books
Sep 1 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Film screening & discussion hosted by notorious flag burner Joey Johnson WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE Filmmakers Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler explore the life of their father, the late, great radical civil rights lawyer. Kunstler defended the Black Panther Party, the American Indian Movement, and was called on by prisoners to negotiate for them during the Attica uprising of 1971. In 1989 William Kunstler successfully argued the case of Texas v. Johnson before the US Supreme Court and in a landmark decision won the right to burn a flag … Continued
2:00 pm Suds, Snacks and Socialism: A World to Win- The Labor Movement Today @ Starry Plough POub
Suds, Snacks and Socialism: A World to Win- The Labor Movement Today @ Starry Plough POub
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
In our of Labor Day, we will explore some labor struggles which are transforming out world. Confirmed speakers include Steve Early, Roger Wilkins, Vince Edwards, and Alborz Ghandehari. 61475
3:30 pm Do Black Lives Really Matter? @ Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Do Black Lives Really Matter? @ Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Come see @marclamonthill speak Sept 3 during #Black2Cal! REGISTER https://t.co/9E9NeVP6Cm. Ticket info on image. pic.twitter.com/ss2V8v0AJN— Cal (@Cal) August 29, 2016 61511