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Preparing People for Climate Change Conference @ California Endowment Conference Center
Preparing People for Climate Change Conference @ California Endowment Conference Center
Jan 24 all-day
Preparing People for Climate Change Conference @ California Endowment Conference Center | Oakland | California | United States
Mental health, social service, public health, social justice, climate, faith, disaster response, and other leaders are invited to attend this two day “conference to launch a movement to make California the first trauma-informed, human-resilience-enhancing state in the US for climate trauma and stresses,” The call to the conference explains, “From high levels of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), to job and financial struggles, racism and other forms of inequity and injustice, traumatic stress is epidemic today. Climate change is aggravating all of these existing adversities, and adding many new ones as … Continued
Preparing People for Climate Change Conference @ California Endowment Conference Center
Preparing People for Climate Change Conference @ California Endowment Conference Center
Jan 25 all-day
Preparing People for Climate Change Conference @ California Endowment Conference Center | Oakland | California | United States
Mental health, social service, public health, social justice, climate, faith, disaster response, and other leaders are invited to attend this two day “conference to launch a movement to make California the first trauma-informed, human-resilience-enhancing state in the US for climate trauma and stresses,” The call to the conference explains, “From high levels of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), to job and financial struggles, racism and other forms of inequity and injustice, traumatic stress is epidemic today. Climate change is aggravating all of these existing adversities, and adding many new ones as … Continued
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3:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 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 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued
7:00 pm Liberated Lens general meeting @ Omni Commons
Liberated Lens general meeting @ Omni Commons
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We document current events, make films together, steward an editing suite and share a film equipment library. We also host film screenings, often with local directors, and put on an annual short film festival for independent Bay Area filmmakers. Our goal is to make the digital filmmaking accessible – no overpriced college degree or certificate program required! We are also a good group to reach out to if you’d like to screen a film at the Omni. We can be reached at [ liberatedlens@lists.riseup.net ]. We usually meet in the … Continued
5:30 pm Defend Aunti Frances Volunteer Meeting @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Defend Aunti Frances Volunteer Meeting @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS & ALLIES of AUNTI FRANCES: Continue volunteering with or newly plug-in to the Defend Aunti Frances eviction defense campaign! We’ll provide updates on the campaign, and breakout into committees to keep up our efforts. You can help by continuing in/taking on an ongoing role and participating this evening’s one-time activities—both are a huge help for the campaign. Please come, invite people, bring food! We’ll also provide snacks. 🙂 If you can’t attend but want to find more ways to support and/or would like to start volunteering with us, … Continued
6:45 pm Occupy Forum: Privatization, capitalism, trade unions and the Democrats @ Unite Here Local 2
Occupy Forum: Privatization, capitalism, trade unions and the Democrats @ Unite Here Local 2
Jan 22 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Steve Zeltzer to speak on Privatization, capitalism, trade unions and the Democrats Announcement to follow! Wheelchair access64210
8:30 am No Coal in Oakland: Lawsuit Heads to Trial! @ Federal District Court of San Francisco
No Coal in Oakland: Lawsuit Heads to Trial! @ Federal District Court of San Francisco
Jan 23 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Coal lawsuit heads to trial Currently-scheduled trial dates/times are: Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 — 8:30 am until 2:00 pm Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 — 10:00 am until 3:30 pm Friday, Jan 19, 2018 — 8:30 am until 2:00 pm Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 — 8:30 am until 2:00 pm As many of you know from press coverage in the East Bay Express and elsewhere, the coal trial begins this coming Tuesday, Jan 16th in the case that local developer Phil Tagami and his coal industry backers have brought against the … Continued
12:00 pm #TrumpShutDown RESISTANCE ! @ Senator Feinstein's SF Office, McKesson Plaza at Montgomery BART
#TrumpShutDown RESISTANCE ! @ Senator Feinstein's SF Office, McKesson Plaza at Montgomery BART
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SPEAK-OUT TO END THE #TRUMPSHUTDOWN Donald Trump and the GOP have driven us into a government shutdown. They have left kids without health care, #Dreamers in limbo, and are hurting countless federal employees – not to mention all of us who rely on federal services. Democrats stood strong for CHIP and the Dream Act, demanding Republicans fix the crisis Trump created when he ended the popular DACA program. But Trump and the GOP refused to compromise. Now it’s our turn to speak up at this pivotal moment and demand a … Continued
3:30 pm Shut Down Oakland Whole Foods in Support of Anti-Racism @ Whole Foods
Shut Down Oakland Whole Foods in Support of Anti-Racism @ Whole Foods
Jan 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The the last two years the Oakland whole Foods store has demonstrated it’s position on race relations, by creating a environment where people of color have been targeted and profiled. Security guards have done everything from physically assault African American individuals resulting in permanent disabilities, to pepper spraying a photojournalist for helping a mentally i’ll man on whole foods property, to racially profiling a young African American teenager as he shopped on their premises. The community is tired of these assaults and demands immediate accountability. We will take a stand! … Continued
4:00 pm Medicare for All National Town Hall Live Stream @ Temescal Brewing
Medicare for All National Town Hall Live Stream @ Temescal Brewing
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Medicare for All National Town Hall Live Stream Bernie brought millions of Americans together during the 2016 election with the shared vision for a more fair and just society—and he hasn’t stopped! If you’re still feeling the Bern, join us at Temescal Brewing Thursday afternoon for the Medicare for All town hall livestream. DSA is proud to collaborate in promoting this event. If you’re interested in learning more about our campaign for Medicare for All, visit the DSA Medicare for All Facebook Page. Watch and Share the Livestream RSVP ON FACEBOOK (show … Continued
6:00 pm ACLU Webinars on Getting Involved With Civil Rights @ Internet
ACLU Webinars on Getting Involved With Civil Rights @ Internet
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
REGISTER TODAY Join us for one of several webinars and in-person trainings on critical civil liberties issues facing our state and the nation: Voting Rights: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6 to 7:30 p.m. California has one of the lowest rates of voter registration and voter turn-out in the country. 2018 is a critical year for ballot measures, local elections like the DA races, and of course, changing who holds the keys to power. In this webinar, we’ll give you the resources you need to get all eligible California voters to the … Continued
7:00 pm Our Revolution East Bay Meeting @ Finnish Hall
Our Revolution East Bay Meeting @ Finnish Hall
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Our friends at @OurRevEastBay have a packed meeting this week at a new time. But most importantly: FREE PIZZA! pic.twitter.com/oBQ82jT5sN— Our Revolution CCC (@pausetheprocess) January 22, 2018 64215
1:00 pm SF pension board special vote on fossil fuel divestment
SF pension board special vote on fossil fuel divestment
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for the SF pension board special vote on fossil fuel divestment Last week, New York City changed everything. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city’s pension system would be divesting from fossil fuels — that’s the nation’s fourth largest pension system. Exactly two weeks after that announcement, next Wednesday January 24th, San Francisco’s $20 billion pension system will vote to do the same. San Francisco’s late, great Mayor Ed Lee published an op-ed1 just hours before his untimely passing calling on the pension system and the city to … Continued
1:30 pm The Housing Crisis: What We Must Do Now @ North Berkeley Senior Center
The Housing Crisis: What We Must Do Now @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Berkeley-East Bay Gray Panthers present The Housing Crisis: What We Must Do Now. Speakers are Michael Kane, executive director of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants and Willie Phillips of the Berkeley NAACP Economic Development Committee, and Friends of Adeline Corridor. The Gray Panther Monthly Meeting.  All Welcome, Wheelchair Accessible. Affordable housing is under threat! Michael Kane of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants will speak on issues and organizing strategies in the Bay Area. He has a broad, up to date, and amazing knowledge of housing issues and … Continued
4:00 pm STOP DEPORTATION DEMONSTRATION @ ICE
STOP DEPORTATION DEMONSTRATION @ ICE
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
STOP DEPORTATION DEMONSTRATION at ICE immigration holding center (deportations) 64213
7:30 pm When They Call You a Terrorist: Hosted by Cat Brooks @ First Congregational Church
When They Call You a Terrorist: Hosted by Cat Brooks @ First Congregational Church
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
When They Call You a Terrorist: Hosted by Cat Brooks @ First Congregational Church | San Francisco | California | United States
BLACK LIVES MATTER PATRISSE CULLORS & ASHA BANDELE   Advance tickets: $12 : brownpapertickets.com :: T: 800-838-3006 or Marcus Books, Books Inc/Berkeley,  Pegasus (3 sites), Moe’s Books, Walden Pond Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s, East Bay Books $15 door, wheelchair access   The emotional and powerful story from the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement and how it came to be. “It is a story our nation desperately needs to hear, especially right now. Our country has been at war with its own people for decades…This remarkable book … forces us to face the … Continued
5:00 pm Hands Off Afrin! @ Powell St. BART
Hands Off Afrin! @ Powell St. BART
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Friday, January 26th, 5pm @ Powell Bart in San Francisco pic.twitter.com/TFHiwFVgNv— Berkeley Antifa (@berkeleyantifa) January 22, 2018 64214
6:00 pm Power Not Paranoia: a Discussion About Digital Surveillance
Power Not Paranoia: a Discussion About Digital Surveillance
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The vast system of U.S. surveillance is in the hands of a President who is violating our constitutional and human rights. It’s vital that organizers protect their digital security so we can continue to work for social change. The Ella Baker Center and The Center for Media Justice – home of the Media Action Grassroots Network – in partnership with Wellstone Action, would like to invite you to an evening of dialogue on 21st century policing, the impact on our community, and what we can do to protect ourselves and … Continued
9:00 am Saturday Brunch with AROC
Saturday Brunch with AROC
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
In January, 5% of all Saturday brunch proceeds at Reem’s will be donated to the Arab Resource & Organizing Center! Join AROC at Reem’s on Saturdays and support local Arab organizing! AROC is a local grasssroots organization that builds power in the Arab and Muslim community through immigration services, organizing and mobilizing against racism, war, repression and Zionism. @AROCBayArea www.araborganizing.org64160
2:00 pm Neighborhood assemblies: the possibility of direct democracy @ West Berkeley Library
Neighborhood assemblies: the possibility of direct democracy @ West Berkeley Library
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
What can we do to have a real voice in political issues?                   Neighborhood assemblies: the possibility of direct democracy Lessons from People’s Assemblies in Jackson, MS and Cuba’s Municipal Assemblies  with Steve Martinot, neighborhood activist and Berkeley Planning Commissioner Why do important issues never seem to get resolved? �      Affordable housing �      An end to rent increases and rent-gouging displacement �      Shelter if not housing for the homeless �      Policing that serves people rather than impose social control �      An end to industrial and infrastructure pollution These issues become … Continued