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2:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Omni Collective | Oakland | California | United States
This Sunday we are meeting at the Omni Commons (4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland) basement at 2:00  PM sharp so folks can also attend the Open Circle at the Omni the same day at 3PM. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly normally meets Sundays at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. 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 OO General … Continued
3:00 pm Open Circle @ Omni Commons
Open Circle @ Omni Commons
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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
6:00 pm Occupy Forum @ Global Exchange, across from 16th St. BART
Occupy Forum @ Global Exchange, across from 16th St. BART
Jul 27 @ 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!OccupyForum presents Nuclear Whistleblower Bob Rowen: Is Nuclear Energy a “Safe, Clean, and Economical” Alternative? Like scores of others in the early sixties, Rowen embraced nuclear energy as the panacea to America’s emerging energy crisis, and he believed that becoming a nuclear control technician was a career opportunity of a lifetime. As a nuclear insider, however, Rowen learned the claims made by the nuclear power industry and … Continued
5:00 pm Oakland Public Safety Meeting: The Right to Record Police. @ City Hall, enter on 14th St
Oakland Public Safety Meeting: The Right to Record Police. @ City Hall, enter on 14th St
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
9. Subject: Right to Record and Photograph From: Members Of The Public: 100 Black Men Recommendation: Adopt A The Following Pieces Of Legislation 1) Resolution Affirming The Right To Photograph, Video And/Or Audio Record Police And/Or Peace Officer(s) Report:  https://oakland.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=3761697&GUID=D340EB96-48E5-4FEA-B652-F633CEACFE48  [+ two supplemental reports …]   Also on the agenda: From: Oakland Police Department Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Authorizing The City Administrator To 1) Accept And Appropriate Grant Funds In The Amount Of $290,000 From The State Of California, Office Of Traffic Safety (OTS), For The FY 2015-16 Selective Traffic … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000, Suite 200 (2nd floor)
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000, Suite 200 (2nd floor)
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly @ SEIU Local 1000, Suite 200 (2nd floor) | Oakland | California | United States
The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds community and power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. We meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at the SEIU Local 1000 union hall in downtown Oakland at 6:30 PM. Our work together encompasses: (1) the concerns of precarious, contingent, and care workers; (2) current campaigns to improve wages for low-wage workers; and (3) efforts by unionized workers and unions to improve wages and quality of work life. We share stories and information in … Continued
10:30 am City Council Rules on City Council Agenda @ Oakland City Hall
City Council Rules on City Council Agenda @ Oakland City Hall
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Subject: Special City Council Meeting From: Council President Gibson McElhaney Recommendation: Hold A Special City Council Meeting On Council And Committee Meeting Protocols, Including Discussion Of, And Possible Recommendations Regarding, The Council Rules Of Procedure, Brown Act And The Sunshine Act Regarding Meeting Rules In Article II59180
11:00 am The Medicare for All Rally & March @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Medicare for All Rally & March @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
We will rally to Protect, Improve, and Expand Medicare to All.  Nationally, the legislation we are campaigning for is HR 676 sponsored by 49 congress members.  59108
7:00 pm East Bay Forests: Invasive Fire Hazards or Natural Treasures? @ BFUU
East Bay Forests: Invasive Fire Hazards or Natural Treasures? @ BFUU
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
East Bay Forests: Invasive Fire Hazards or Natural Treasures? @ BFUU | Berkeley | California | United States
EAST BAY FORESTS: INVASIVE FIRE HAZARDS OR NATURAL TREASURES? . Meet a Firefighter called on by local mayors after the 1991 hills fire, and a Conservation Biologist discussing species migration throughout history . ————————————————————————————————————————————————–  . DAVID THEODOROPOULOS Conservation Biologist; Author: Invasion Biology – Critique of a Pseudoscience; Slideshow Presentation . DAVID MALONEY Retired Oakland Fire Department; Chief, Fire Prevention, Oakland Army Base; appointed to 1991 Oakland-Berkeley Mayors’ Task Force on Emergency Preparedness and Community Restoration . KEN CHEETHAM Forest Photography; Bay Area Progressive Directory . Plus updates from the Hills … Continued
7:00 pm Message from Hiroshima: A New Film Narrated by George Takei @ AFSC, Two Blocks from Civic Center BART/MUNI
Message from Hiroshima: A New Film Narrated by George Takei @ AFSC, Two Blocks from Civic Center BART/MUNI
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Message From Hiroshima will be released by Cinema Libre Studio on August 4, 2015. However, in light of the upcoming 70th Anniversary of the atomic bombing, Cinema Libre has made the film available in advance to be shown by select non-profit organizations, including American Friends Service Committee. Synopsis: Narrated by George Takei, Message From Hiroshima provides an inside look at life and culture in the city before the first atomic bomb was deployed. Today, where the Hon and Motoyasu rivers meet, stands the Peace Memorial Park – the former location … Continued
12:00 pm Clean Not Extreme Day of Action @ Lake Merritt
Clean Not Extreme Day of Action @ Lake Merritt
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lake Merritt is the arena for “Knock Out Oil” on August 1st. Save the date for lively, family-friendly, anti-fracking street theater on the occasion of the statewide Clean Not Extreme Day of Action. August 1st marks a pivotal moment in the fight to stop fracking and other forms of extreme oil extraction in California. For years, Governor Jerry Brown has refused to even consider ending these toxic practices before the results of an independent scientific study were released. That California Council on Science and Technology report has just come out, … Continued
4:00 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater | Oakland | California | United States
Come and help us draw awareness to and fight unjust debt! Come get connected with SDBA’s many projects! student debt resistance organizing for public banking. advocating for Postal banking. ongoing study group helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting against usurious for-profit pay-day lenders and their ilk our famous Strike Debt radio program staging Debtors’ Assemblies Reviewing our recent presentation on money and debt at the US Social Forum saving the Berkeley Post Office and stopping the Staples non-union takeover of good Post Office jobs and much more! … Continued