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Statewide Day of Action – Call and Email for Universal Health Care for California Today!
Statewide Day of Action – Call and Email for Universal Health Care for California Today!
Apr 24 all-day
Join the Statewide Day of Action – Call and Email for Healthy California Today! As you know, SB 562, The Healthy California Act, will have its first hearing in the Senate Health Committee this Wednesday, April 26th.  The hearing is critical to moving the bill forward and it’s time for all hands on deck!  Senators on the committee need to hear from you today. It is vital that we let them know that Californians will hold them accountable for their votes on Wednesday.  Please call today! Click here to be … Continued
Statewide Day of Action – Call and Email for Universal Health Care for California Today!
Statewide Day of Action – Call and Email for Universal Health Care for California Today!
Apr 25 all-day
Join the Statewide Day of Action – Call and Email for Healthy California Today! As you know, SB 562, The Healthy California Act, will have its first hearing in the Senate Health Committee this Wednesday, April 26th.  The hearing is critical to moving the bill forward and it’s time for all hands on deck!  Senators on the committee need to hear from you today. It is vital that we let them know that Californians will hold them accountable for their votes on Wednesday.  Please call today! Click here to be … Continued
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10:00 am UC GILL TRACT COMMUNITY EARTH DAY @ Gill Tract
UC GILL TRACT COMMUNITY EARTH DAY @ Gill Tract
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
We will be ‘digging in the dirt’, providing musical entertainment, children’s activities, and seminars on several topics including “Mugwort” and “Movement Building in a Time of Resistance.” We will also serve lunch for all, created from the bounty on our farm.62779
12:00 pm Deportation Solidarity Rally @ Room 590
Deportation Solidarity Rally @ Room 590
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
🔥 Deportation Solidarity Rally630 Sansome Street Rm 590, San Francisco, CASunday, April 23, 12:00 PMRSVP now 👇https://t.co/JM1pOscYIU pic.twitter.com/MNRGLEuyZk— IndivisibleELCERRITO (@ECindivisible) April 23, 2017 62805
12:00 pm People’s Park 48th Anniversary @ People's Park
People’s Park 48th Anniversary @ People's Park
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Here’s the music lineup, with speakers interspersed: NOON  All Nations Drummers 12:30 Yukon Hannibal 12:50 Soul 1:10 Occupella 1:30 Max Ventura 1:45 Driftwood Dave and the Drifftones 2:20 Open Mike 2:35 Michael  Delacore: Park Hisstory 2:45 Funky Nixons 3:25 Other Speakers 3:40 The Diva Band 4:20 Isaiah McLane and Friends (my grandson) 4:50 Eddie Monroe as Trump 5:15 Skank Bank .62622
1:00 pm East Bay DSA General Meeting @ Oakland Peace Center
East Bay DSA General Meeting @ Oakland Peace Center
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We are excited to announce our next General Membership Meeting! Mark you calendars. We’ll be learning about what the organization has been up to, how to get involved in the different working committees, voting on the chapter’s new bylaws, and ending with a mixer and break-out groups. Since we will be voting on the chapter’s bylaws, this is a very important meeting to come to. We would like all of our members to come and make their voices heard. Check out the Facebook event page, and stay tuned for updates. … Continued
1:00 pm Our Revolution: Town Hall For Citizens & Organizations @ Redwood Gardens
Our Revolution: Town Hall For Citizens & Organizations @ Redwood Gardens
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
RSVP here. This livestream townhall will be simulcast across 3 time zones and 6 satellite cities to engage in political “what’s next” strategies. To join the simulcast, simply download Google Hangout, then just click a link that will be posted by our Berkeley Community Media TV team.  Satellite cities of private & public gatherings include: Weston FL, Lawrence KS, Flint MI, Rockville MD, Eureka CA, with Redwood Gardens in Berkeley CA as the “hub” of the network. Key speakers include: ACLU rep to detail their “People Power” Campaign for cities; … Continued
3:00 pm Benefit for the Haiti Relief Fund: Dr. Maryse Narcisse @ First Presbyterian Church
Benefit for the Haiti Relief Fund: Dr. Maryse Narcisse @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Benefit for the Haiti Relief Fund: Dr. Maryse Narcisse @ First Presbyterian Church | Oakland | California | United States
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4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall.  If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
6:00 pm The Oakland Greens Present: A movie night fund raiser: “American/Sandinista” @ It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies
The Oakland Greens Present: A movie night fund raiser: “American/Sandinista” @ It’s Your Move Games & Hobbies
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Plan a fun evening out for “Dinner and a Movie” to benefit the Oakland Greens.  Note that we are coming up to the 38th anniversary of the Sandinista Popular Revolution and April 28th will be the 30th anniversary of Ben Linder’s assassination. The movie is called “American/Sandinista” (2008) by local film maker Jason Blalock, and is a retrospective of Linder’s project twenty years after he was killed by the Contras. Your speaker Don Macleay is featured in the film because he was the project director up until a month before … Continued
8:00 pm Indivisible Berkeley: General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Indivisible Berkeley: General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
This assembly allows members and visitors to take part in the resistanc against Donald Trump. There will be a couple of presentations on among others Slack. Just like previous assemblies we will end with a break-out session.62783
8:15 pm Green Film Fest: RISE: Standing Rock @ Roxie Theater
Green Film Fest: RISE: Standing Rock @ Roxie Theater
Apr 23 @ 8:15 pm – 11:00 pm
Join us at Green Film Fest at San Francisco’s Castro Theater, Roxie and venues across the Bay.  From the Amazon to Standing Rock, from the SF  streets to the fields of Ethiopia, see new films from around the globe at this festival known for its acclaimed environmental documentaries.  The full line-up can be found here. Sunflower Alliance is a partner of Green Film Fest and is proud to be co-sponsoring an exciting new documentary, RISE: Standing Rock (Michelle Latimer, Canada, 2016, 110 min).  This is part of a Viceland docuseries … Continued
4:00 pm Art Build for May Day March & Strike – SURJ
Art Build for May Day March & Strike – SURJ
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join us for an Art Build Monday April 24th from 4-8pm. This art build is in preparation for the general strike and May Day actions on May 1st. https://www.facebook.com/events/1239048449465541/ This is a great way to come talk about messaging and find ways to participate in the national day of action. You don’t need art skills to come (but much appreciated!), and youth and families are welcome. ACCESS NEEDS: This event is wheelchair accessible. If you have specific access needs, please email mobilization@surjbayarea.org, and we’ll be happy to work with … Continued
5:00 pm Occupella: Tax the Rich Rallies
Occupella: Tax the Rich Rallies
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tax the Rich Rallies every Monday from 5-6 pm on upper Solano in front of the Oaks Theater and the Chase Bank. All are welcome! Also We’ll be at  SURJ (Stand Up for Racial Justice) event that starts at the Grand Lake Theater on Saturday April 1st from noon-1 :00 PM. For our calendar of events, songs to download and more: www.occupella.org. 62623
5:30 pm Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers’ Meeting @ Greenlining Institute Building
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers’ Meeting @ Greenlining Institute Building
Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The feasibility study proposal submitted by Global Investment Company and endorsed by The Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland was selected by Oakland city administrators. However, at Tuesday’s Finance Committee meeting, the recommendation from city staff will be to postpone funding until the 2017-2019 budget cycle. It’s critical that the Oakland City Council Finance Committee vote to allocate money for a feasibility study for the Public Bank of Oakland now. Postponing funding the study only further delays the creation of the bank. Please call the members of the Finance … Continued
6:00 pm OccupyForum Film in Celebration of Earth Day: A Fierce Green Fire by Mark Kitchell @ The Black and Brown Social Club
OccupyForum Film in Celebration of Earth Day: A Fierce Green Fire by Mark Kitchell @ The Black and Brown Social Club
Apr 24 @ 6:00 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! ​This past Saturday was Earth Day with worldwide demonstrations such at Saturday’s March For Science, where tens of thousands took to the streets of San Francisco to tell the Trump regime that science and facts are more important than personal hunches and short term profits for fossil fuel investments. There probably has never been a time when we needed greater awareness of our natural … Continued
5:30 pm Community Forum on Immigrant and Refugee Rights @ Berkeley Adult School
Community Forum on Immigrant and Refugee Rights @ Berkeley Adult School
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join me at a Community Forum on Immigrant & Refugee Rights on 4/25! Know-your-rights training, resource tables, etc. https://t.co/NzRiUT7Vpo pic.twitter.com/PWyXq3A0Gl— Keith Carson (@Keith_Carson) April 17, 2017 62775
7:00 pm Stop Urban Shield: All Out to Berkeley City Council @ Berkeley Old City Hall
Stop Urban Shield: All Out to Berkeley City Council @ Berkeley Old City Hall
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4/25: All Out to Berkeley City Council In an unprecedented move, the Berkeley City Council is considering fully withdrawing their  participation in Urban Shield. A decision in favor of pulling out of Urban Shield by the Berkeley City Council paves the way for other cities in the Bay Area to do the same. Join us on Tuesday to show mass opposition to Urban Shield’s war on our communities. Can’t attend on Tuesday? Support with CALL IN DAY: Monday, April 24th,. Call Berkeley City Council and demand that they end … Continued
7:00 pm Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
7:00 pm Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Instead of meeting up at Omni as usual, we’re going to spend this Tuesday evening making banners, flyers, and t-shirt designs at Edith’s house. It’ll be a much warmer environment and we can eat too. Bring food, bring drinks, bring art supplies. If you’re a designer bring your computer so we can get this t-shirt design finalized in time to screenprint. 62807
9:30 am Immigrant Family Day at SF City Hall @ San Francisco City Hall
Immigrant Family Day at SF City Hall @ San Francisco City Hall
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Join AROC, as part of SFILEN, in holding Immigrant Family Day at City Hall, where we gather our community members to raise their concerns, speak about the issues they are facing, and demand that SF fight for immigrant rights and continue supporting SFILEN in providing critical legal services, education and outreach to immigrant communities throughout the city. San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network (SFILEN), a unique and groundbreaking collaboration of thirteen organizations, including some of the region’s pioneering immigrant service providers and some of the city’s leading legal advocacy … Continued
12:00 pm Single Payer: Sacramento Rally & Senate Health Cmte Hearing – SB 562’s 1st Vote! @ Sacramento Convention Center Complex
Single Payer: Sacramento Rally & Senate Health Cmte Hearing – SB 562’s 1st Vote! @ Sacramento Convention Center Complex
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
It’s here! The first vote on our Healthy California Act, SB 562 (Lara & Atkins), will be on Apri 26th. Please join us for a rally, march and then pack the room to show that we urgently need to move SB 562 forward and guarantee healthcare for all in California. Details: *Noon Rally *March to the Capitol *1:00pm Hearing in Senate Health (plan to stay as long as it takes to get a Yes vote!!!) Bus pick ups in many locations! You must RSVP here for a seat:www.goo.gl/VIwz1x62703
7:00 pm East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Open as many homes as possible… Hold them as long as possible.62785
10:00 am Respect Berkeley – Nonviolent Response to Ann Coulter @ Civic Center Park
Respect Berkeley – Nonviolent Response to Ann Coulter @ Civic Center Park
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
We will meet Thursday morning at 10a and establish a nonviolent response to the craziness of #AnnCoulter and her ilk. /1— RespectBerkeley (@RespectBerkeley) April 27, 2017 Join us across from MLK Park in downtown Berkeley. Spread the word. We will remain until 3p. We will keep ths feed updated. /2— RespectBerkeley (@RespectBerkeley) April 27, 2017 62841
12:00 pm Alt Right Delete @ UC Berkeley, Entrance to Sproul Plaza
Alt Right Delete @ UC Berkeley, Entrance to Sproul Plaza
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The International Socialist Organization invites all solidarity-minded students and other members of the Berkeley community to the launch of the “Alt Right Delete” conference. Please join us at the intersection of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue on April 27 at noon as we announce this conference and rally in defense of the oppressed majority. “Alt Right Delete” will take place at UC Berkeley on Aug. 19, at the beginning of the fall 2017 semester. It will be an important opportunity for new and returning members of the campus community who … Continued
5:00 pm BART Board: Sanctuary Policy @ BART Boardroom, 20th Street Mall, Third Floor
BART Board: Sanctuary Policy @ BART Boardroom, 20th Street Mall, Third Floor
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The BART Board will be holding three evening meetings this year to create greater access to board meetings for BART riders and constituents. The first evening meeting of the year will be held on April 27th. At this meeting the Board will consider a sanctuary policy, energy policy, sustainability policy, legislative positions, and other items. Please join us at this evening meeting to share input on these items or any other BART issue. There will be time at the beginning and end of the meeting for general public comment for … Continued
5:30 pm Invest in People, not Punishment.
Invest in People, not Punishment.
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Invest in People, not Punishment. @ Berkeley | California | United States
The Justice Reinvestment Coalition of Alameda County will be hosting a Town Hall on April 27th at The Way in Berkeley with our elected reps to hold them to their commitment to create a program that results in Alameda County hiring formerly incarcerated persons for permanent, full time benefited jobs including training to meet minimum requirements and pass the Civil service exam. We want to pack the house! If you or someone you know is formerly incarcerated and can benefit from this jobs program we especially need you to tell … Continued
6:30 pm FREE film screening of “The Runner” @ Berkeley City College Auditorium
FREE film screening of “The Runner” @ Berkeley City College Auditorium
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FREE film screening of "The Runner" @ Berkeley City College Auditorium | Berkeley | California | United States
Please join the Arab Film Festival, Berkeley City College‘s Arabic Language instructor Gaye D. Walton-Price and Yalla Arabi: SF/East Bay Arabic Language Meetup for a FREE film screening of “The Runner” (Subtitled in English) FILM TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/149860780 SYNOPSIS: The Runner is a film by Saeed Taji Farouky about Salah Hmatou Ameidan, who uses his talent as a runner to protest against the occupation of his homeland, Western Sahara. The film suggests that the runner’s physical endurance is his political weapon. It is the story of a champion long-distance runner whose … Continued
10:00 am 6 Days, 50 Years. 1967 and the Politics of Time. @ 340 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
6 Days, 50 Years. 1967 and the Politics of Time. @ 340 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
6 Days, 50 Years. 1967 and the Politics of Time. @ 340 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley Campus | Berkeley | California | United States
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Middle East War, the Centers for Middle Easter Studies at UC Berkeley, UCLA and UC Santa Barbara will host contemporaneous events to address this significant milestone. 10:00 AM – Panel Discussion. 3:30 PM – Keynote Address by Noura Erakat – “Taking the Land Without the People” 62822
11:00 am Help KPFA’s great apprenticeship program.
Help KPFA’s great apprenticeship program.
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
First Voice Parking Lot Sale The First Voice Apprenticeship Program at KPFA hosts a Parking Lot Sale, featuring bargains, nibbles, entertainment for all ages, and a Trump piñata! This event takes place from 11 AM –  4 PM, with station tours at 11:30 AM and 1 PM. 62821
11:00 am People’s Climate Movement Bay Area @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
People’s Climate Movement Bay Area @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
On April 29th there will be a People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C. All over the country there will be sister marches. In the Bay Area, we will be having a rally at Lake Merritt with a procession around the lake. We are trying to join hands around the entire lake. What a statement that would make to send an image of hands around all of Lake Merritt out to the world. If you’ve ever wondered if your presence at a rally really matters, well, it does at this one. … Continued