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12:30 pm Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Aug 20 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Please join us for a potluck lunch followed by our regular biweekly meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. Lots going on, lots to talk about — what’s happening, and what we’re doing to stop fossil fuels from doing any more damage. New people encouraged to join us! We need your participation and your voice. 63466
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ In the park by the statues down 19th st.
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ In the park by the statues down 19th st.
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
ART & SOUL will be using Oscar Grant Plaza this weekend so we will meet at 19th & Telegraph. General information here.63508
6:30 pm Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons - Disco Room
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons - Disco Room
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
7:00 pm Slingshot Magazine New Volunteer Meeting @ Longhaul
Slingshot Magazine New Volunteer Meeting @ Longhaul
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kick-off meeting to create Slingshot issue #125. * Brainstorm articles for next issue * Orientation on how you can submit articles, art, photographs * Help us discuss our audience and themes for the next issue * Discuss fundraising and distribution * Your chance to comment on Slingshot Everyone is welcome. Issue #125 is due out on October 6, 2017 Deadline for Issue #125 is September 23, 201763458
3:00 pm Eternal Summer Back-to-School Happy Hour @ Starline Social Club
Eternal Summer Back-to-School Happy Hour @ Starline Social Club
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Facebook event here. Please share widely! Calling all teachers, educators and anyone else with those first day of school blues! Come pick up a drink for a rad cause. 15% of all bar proceeds go directly to support the work of Critical Resistance. @SUP! TV Street Food from 6pm onward. Starline kitchen open from 3-6pm on. – Free screenings of CR’s new “Breaking Down the Prison Industrial Complex” video series & learn how to bring the video + curriculum into your classroom – Free copies of The Abolitionist bilingual newspaper … Continued
5:00 pm Occupella Sing Along – Tax the Rich @ Solano Avenue in front of the old Oaks Theater
Occupella Sing Along – Tax the Rich @ Solano Avenue in front of the old Oaks Theater
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Occupella Sing Along - Tax the Rich @ Solano Avenue in front of the old Oaks Theater | Berkeley | California | United States
Occupella organizes informal public singing at Bay Area occupation sites, marches and at BART stations. We sing to promote peace, justice, and an end to corporate domination, especially in support of the Occupy movement. Music has the power to build spirit, foster a sense of unity, convey messages and emotions, spread information, and bring joy to participants and audience alike. See spirited clip of an action at BART. Check out the actions calendar and come add your voice. There are lots of ways to participate and everyone is welcome.63459
5:30 pm Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Meeting @ Omni Commons
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Meeting @ Omni Commons
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Moving ahead with the feasibility study The next Oakland City Council meeting is set for Tuesday, September 18th. On the agenda is authorizing the feasibility study on establishing the Public Bank of Oakland. But authorization is only half the battle; it is contingent on finding an additional $25,000 from outside the city coffers to supplement the budgeted $75,000. If you live outside Oakland, you can help establish PBO so it can bring beneficial banking to the whole bay area. Whether you live in Berkeley, San Leandro, Alameda, Newark or another … Continued
6:30 pm Occupy Forum: Film by Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise @ Black and Brown Social Club
Occupy Forum: Film by Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise @ Black and Brown Social Club
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents… Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! OccupyForum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she gave us the freedom to think about … Continued
10:22 pm Countering Hate! Counter Protest against Patriot Prayer @ Crissy Field
Countering Hate! Counter Protest against Patriot Prayer @ Crissy Field
Aug 21 @ 10:22 pm – 11:22 pm
Joey Gibson and hid Patriot Prayer group who are often accompanied by White Supremacists are planning a Demonstration of White Power on 08/26 at Crissy Fields San Francisco63515
10:00 am Paint Banners Against Hate, Fascism & White Supremacy
Paint Banners Against Hate, Fascism & White Supremacy
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
* We will paint a few very GIANT banners with messages against Hate/fascism/white supremacy and for solidarity, dignity and justice that will be placed at key high visilbity spots around Berkeley next Sunday, as visual support for the public mobilizations. * When you arrive at Bridge Art and Storage (23 Maine–like the State–Ave at 1st St, Ricmond, CA) facility look for the “ART BUILD” sign w/instruction on how to get in gate. Please park on street and walk in (bring bikes in). It’s 1 1/2 miles from Richmond BART. * … Continued
6:00 pm forum to discuss this administration’s enforcement and deportation policies- Barbara Lee @ International Community School Gymnasium
forum to discuss this administration’s enforcement and deportation policies- Barbara Lee @ International Community School Gymnasium
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This week, East Bay residents Maria and Eusebio Sanchez were forced to say goodbye to their three daughters, their home, and the community they have lived in for more than twenty years. Their deportation is a devastating blow to our community. Maria and Eusebio are model neighbors and friends. Maria has dedicated her life to caring for cancer and cardiac patients at Highland Hospital. Eusebio has worked as a truck driver for the last twelve years. Just last year, they fulfilled their dream of purchasing a home in Oakland. In … Continued
6:30 pm Equity in the Time of Trump @ New Parkway Theater
Equity in the Time of Trump @ New Parkway Theater
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Panel Discussion: “Equity in the Time of Trump.” We’ll focus on how we can advance justice and build community at a time when exclusion and hate are so prominent in the news. I’ll be joined by Kat Taylor, co-founder and CEO of Beneficial State Bank; Mauricio Miller, author of The Alternative: Most of What You Believe About Poverty Is Wrong; Nwamaka Agbo, senior new-economy fellow at the Movement Strategy Center; and journalist and author Pendarvis Harshaw. Admission is FREE but space is limited so you have to RSVP:  (get there … Continued
8:00 am Support Bail Reform and Ending Collaboration With ICE: Sacramento @ St. Elizabeth Church
Support Bail Reform and Ending Collaboration With ICE: Sacramento @ St. Elizabeth Church
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Support Bail Reform and Ending Collaboration With ICE: Sacramento @ St. Elizabeth Church | Oakland | California | United States
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6:00 pm El Cerrito Shows Up @ El Cerrito Plaza
El Cerrito Shows Up @ El Cerrito Plaza
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We’ll gather every Wednesday at 6 pm. Please join us at our first ‘Show Up’ on Wednesday August 23 from 6 to 7:30 PM at the west entrance to El Cerrito Plaza, intersection of San Pablo Ave & Carlson Ave. We’ll meet on the side nearest to Daiso. If there are enough of us some can stand on other corners. Our goals are to create a significant community presence to speak out in favor of equality, justice, inclusiveness and more. We say NO to hatred, racism, white supremacy and nationalism, … Continued
6:45 pm Intro to SURJ @ Sierra Club
Intro to SURJ @ Sierra Club
Aug 23 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. You’ll also hear about SURJ’s new pathways for entering the work, including Study and Action groups as well as committee work, upcoming workshops, and events. We’ll answer your questions and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice. Getting Into the Lobby: The doors for the Sierra Club building lock right at 7pm, so please do your best to arrive prior to 7pm. We will have someone stationed at the … Continued
12:00 pm Signmaking and art party for Rally Against Hate @ UC Berkeley, Sproul Plaza
Signmaking and art party for Rally Against Hate @ UC Berkeley, Sproul Plaza
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us to for a sign making and art party for Bay Area Rally Against Hate. We will make banners, picket signs, posters, and more to show that Berkeley and the Bay Area stand against white supremacism and bigotry in all its forms! Bring sign making materials: poster board, cloth for banners, markers, paint, paint brushes, etc. Banner and sign making will be from 12 – 3pm. Then we will flyer on campus and in neighborhoods from 3 – 6pm to get the word out about the demonstration.63520
3:00 pm Rock Against Racism @ The Uptown Nightclub
Rock Against Racism @ The Uptown Nightclub
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Lets organize and unify to let these clowns know, this isn’t okay in our city. Fuck racism. Bands, Dj’s and speakers are all welcome.   Left of the Dial and First Round Promotions come to the Uptown Nightclub on the 2nd day of a full weekend of bands, DJ’s, and speakers engaging and encouraging our communities to come out against the far-right’s upcoming activities in SF and Berkeley, and to help raise legal/medical funds for Charlottesville and local antifascist activists.63529
6:00 pm Friday Night Faith Vigil: Stand Against White Suprremacy @ 16th St. BART
Friday Night Faith Vigil: Stand Against White Suprremacy @ 16th St. BART
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  Join us at a Faith Vigil to denounce the racism on blatant display in Charlottesville last weekend and the hatred that is coming to our own backyard in 10 days, with white supremacist groups planning a similar rally at Crissy Field. On Friday evening, interfaith voices will lead us in prayerful and powerful resistance against white supremacy, and call out Governor Brown for enabling mass deportation of immigrants through his attempts to amend SB 54 Statewide Sanctuary Bill. This event is jointly sponsored by the San Francisco Catholic Archdiocese … Continued
10:00 am Waffles & Zapatismo: 23 years of Zapatista history and thought @ Omni Commons
Waffles & Zapatismo: 23 years of Zapatista history and thought @ Omni Commons
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
(Look for our class down in the Basement) This is the fourth in a series of classes and discussions that include Zapatista history, projects and thinking. The first session focused on the years before the Zapatista Uprising. The 2nd and 3rd classes focused on the 1994 Uprising, the Peace Talks, the San Andrés Accords, the first five Declarations from the Lacandón Jungle and the militarization. This fourth class will focus on the Good Government Boards (Juntas de Buen Gobierno) and the Other Campaign. Classes are free and open to all … Continued
11:00 am Richmond Progressive Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Richmond Progressive Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
There will be a Special Membership Meeting to vote on the RPA’s endorsement for the vacant Richmond City Council seat.  RPA Steering Committee members have been interviewing candidates, and the Steering Committee will bring their recommendations to the membership on 8/26 for a vote.  Membership (and dues renewal) available at the door. 63506
12:30 pm Flowers Against Fascism @ Ralston Memorial statue
Flowers Against Fascism @ Ralston Memorial statue
Aug 26 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Fifty years ago, San Francisco became world famous for the Summer of Love. It was a frightening time to be alive in 1967, and young people from across the country descended upon the City to tune into a love frequency that they hoped would reverberate against the violence and war marring the globe. Now in 2017, we find ourselves in similarly frightening times, and any social progress we have made in the last fifty, nay, the last 200 years is at risk of being undone. Fascist ideologues have reached the … Continued
1:00 pm Bay Resistance Brigade Paddle Out @ Crissy Field Center
Bay Resistance Brigade Paddle Out @ Crissy Field Center
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bay Resistance Brigade Paddle Out @ Crissy Field Center | San Francisco | California | United States
Calling all SUP’ers, kayakers, boaters, sailors, surfers, and bay swimmers: we will be in the SF Bay by Crissy Field to show our resistance against white supremacy, neo-Nazism, fascism, and all forms of bigotry. Bring waterproof signs, horns, and your voice. Silence is consent! 63517
1:00 pm East Bay DSA Single-Payer Healthcare Canvass in South Berkeley
East Bay DSA Single-Payer Healthcare Canvass in South Berkeley
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
South Berkeley District Canvass This last Saturday, a team of ten canvassers knocked on doors and had some wonderful conversations with their South Berkeley neighbors about single-payer healthcare in California. Come join us on Saturday, August 26, in South Berkeley for our next neighborhood canvassing event. For more information, email info@eastbaydsa.org.63467
1:00 pm Empathy Tent Pop-Up at SF and Berkeley Right-Left Event @ Civic Center Park
Empathy Tent Pop-Up at SF and Berkeley Right-Left Event @ Civic Center Park
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Aug 26 at 1 PM to Aug 27 at 5 PM Offering free empathic listening, dialogue, empathy circles, circle facilitation training, conflict mediation, mediation training, de-escalation, arts and empathic design (human-centered design) project team building. more: http://j.mp/2tWBVxK63462
2:00 pm Calling All Clowns: Fascism is no laughing matter @ Crissy Field Beach
Calling All Clowns: Fascism is no laughing matter @ Crissy Field Beach
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Resistance SF was asked to post this call out under our umbrella and we are happy to oblige! This is a call for a contingent of anti-racist, anti-fascist clowns to descend upon Crissy Field August 26th, 2017. We will mercilessly ridicule any neo-nazis, white supremacists, or alt right trolls who dare show their face in San Francisco. We have no leader here but we encourage you to join with your biting wit, your absurdity, your balloons, your signs, your red noses, wigs, and other clowning accoutrements. Our goals: * To … Continued
2:00 pm Film Screening: Hate Man, Street Philosopher @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Film Screening: Hate Man, Street Philosopher @ Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
BERKELEY — The film “Hate Man, street philosopher,” about the former New York Times reporter Mark Hawthorne who quit the paper and became a colorful fixture of Berkeley street life for more than three decades, will be screened on Aug. 26 at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St. The free screening of the film, made by local filmmaker Ivan Jaigirdar, will occur at 2 p.m. as part of a city-sponsored event celebrating Hawthorne that also will include a city proclamation in Hate Man’s honor. The … Continued
3:00 pm Interfaith Secular Gathering to Affirm Solidarity @ Civic Center Park
Interfaith Secular Gathering to Affirm Solidarity @ Civic Center Park
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Beyt Tikkun Invitation to all faith communities, secular-humanists and atheists to join at Civic Center Park for inter-faith secular gathering, Saturday, August 26, 3:00 pm, gathering to assemble the day before to affirm solidarity with those who will be nonviolently protesting Sunday. 63504
4:00 pm Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Paris Baguette
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Paris Baguette
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt is building a debt resistance movement. We believe that most individual debt is illegitimate and unjust. Most of us fall into debt because we are increasingly deprived of the means to acquire the basic necessities of life: health care, education, and housing. Because we are forced to go into debt simply in order to live, we think it is right and moral to resist it. Come get connected with SDBA’s projects! Promoting single-payer / Medicare for All to end the plague of medical debt Presenting debt-related topics at … Continued