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Karma Cinema at the New Parkway for Critical Resistance
Karma Cinema at the New Parkway for Critical Resistance
Aug 26 all-day
#BayArea tomorrow go 2 @TheNewParkway Karma Cinema in Uptown Oakland. 20% proceeds will go 2 Critical Resistance! Every Wednesday in August.— Critical Resistance (@C_Resistance) August 11, 2015 Here’s what’s playing and at what times. Every Wednesday, you pay what you want for your movie ticket. At the end of the month, we donate 20% of all Karma Cinema ticket sales to our monthly Karma Cinema partner, a local organization that benefits Oakland communities. Karma Cinema is an example of our efforts to make going to the movies accessible for people … Continued
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12:00 am Black August @ Qilombo
Black August @ Qilombo
Aug 23 @ 12:00 am – 6:00 pm
“Each year officially since 1979 we have used the month of August to focus on the oppressive treatment of our brothers and sisters disappeared inside the state run gulags and concentration camps America calls prisons. It is during this time that we concentrate our efforts to free our mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, uncles, aunts, and all other captive family and friends who have been held in isolation for decade after decade beyond their original sentence. Many of these individuals are held in the sensory deprivation and mind control units called … Continued
12:00 am Knowland Park Defence Festial and Campout! – Bands – Workshops – Films – and more! @ Knowland Park
Knowland Park Defence Festial and Campout! – Bands – Workshops – Films – and more! @ Knowland Park
Aug 23 @ 12:00 am – 8:00 pm
Knowland Park Defence Festial and Campout! - Bands - Workshops - Films - and more! @ Knowland Park | Oakland | California | United States
We are resisting a development that would cut down 400+ trees including a 600 year old Oak tree, put a fancy ass restaurant along with 60 other buildings on top of the most beautiful park in Oakland. Then they would cage a bunch of beautiful animals on it gentrifying the working class neighborhood. Please join us for a weekend of fun and Direct Action to stop the Oakland Zoo! For more info about the campaign go to: http://www.defendknowlandpark.org There will be a shuttle available stopping at Coliseum Bart and Foothill … Continued
10:00 am Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement @ The First Congregational Church
Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement @ The First Congregational Church
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Aug. 23rd Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary OAKLAND, CA ▪ Street Action Gather at at 10:00am with many banners, placards with photos of people in long-term solitary confinement, and informational handouts at the huge intersection outside the First Congregational Church. The Church is supportive of our efforts to end solitary confinement. Their service begins at 10:30am and they might allow PHSS to speak, during the service, about the importance of ending torture, solitary confinement. END LONG TERM SOLITARY CONFINEMENT !! 59396
12:00 pm 15 Now Berkeley – Tabling at Telegraph Ave Street Fair @ Telegraph Ave, between Bancroft & Dwight
15 Now Berkeley – Tabling at Telegraph Ave Street Fair @ Telegraph Ave, between Bancroft & Dwight
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A great time to meet a lot of people, and get them excited about 15 Now and the upcoming Berkeley city council meeting on a higher minimum wage. So come join if you’re around, and get ready to clipboard like crazy 59394
1:00 pm Share Your Vision for the E12th St. Parcel @ Henry J. Kaiser Center
Share Your Vision for the E12th St. Parcel @ Henry J. Kaiser Center
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This Sunday 1-5pm @ Henry J Kaiser Center, share your vision for the E12th St parcel. #E12thWishList #SaveE12th pic.twitter.com/qLiVON0GTz— krok (@kiernanrok) August 21, 2015 59398
3:00 pm Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons
Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Circle ~ Addressing Police Terror & Systemic Oppression @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
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: The Black Panther Party @ Global Exchange, across from 16th St. Bart
Occupy Forum: The Black Panther Party @ Global Exchange, across from 16th St. Bart
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Occupy Forum: The Black Panther Party @ Global Exchange, across from 16th St. Bart | San Francisco | California | United States
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 presentsAll Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and Beyond A documentary film by Lee Lou Lee on racism, the Panthers, and the Indigenous Peoples’ Movement All Power to the People! examines problems of race, poverty, dissent, and the universal conflict of the haves versus the have nots. U.S. government documents, rare news clips, and interviews with both ex-activists and former FBI/CIA officers … Continued
4:00 pm Stop the deforestation and poisoning of the East Bay Hills @ Sierra Club
Stop the deforestation and poisoning of the East Bay Hills @ Sierra Club
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Stop the deforestation and poisoning of the East Bay Hills @ Sierra Club | Berkeley | California | United States
Protest at the Sierra Club on Tuesday, August 25, at 4pm, at 2530 San Pablo Ave (near Dwight), in Berkeley, California. If you want to help us stop the deforestation and poisoning of the East Bay Hills, please join the organizing and discussion list of the Coalition to Defend East Bay Forests: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/eastbayhills Over the past 15 years, tens of thousands of trees have been destroyed on public lands in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Now hundreds of thousands of trees in the East Bay are in jeopardy of being … Continued
6:00 pm “Cannabis Policy Reform in California” @ El Cerrito Democratic Club
“Cannabis Policy Reform in California” @ El Cerrito Democratic Club
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The El Cerrito Democratic Club will host a talk by Sean Donahoe on “Cannabis Policy Reform in California.” Donahoe is a cannabis policy reform advocate and owner of Operative Campaigns LLC. Donahoe is an Oakland resident who co-founded the California Cannabis Industry Association in early 2013 after years of political consulting. He “is regularly in the Capitol or traveling around the state, speaking with activists and electeds while organizing this industry with an activist mindset. In addition to his work with CCIA, he helped write the United Food and Commercial … Continued
6:00 pm BlackTransLiberation @ Civic Center Plaza
BlackTransLiberation @ Civic Center Plaza
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the TGI Justice Project (TGIJP) and Black Lives Matter Bay Area at 6 pm tomorrow (Tuesday, 8/25) at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco as we come together in response to the #BlackTransLiberationTuesday call to action. We are making a call to collectively mourn and speak out against the extreme violence that our Black trans* and gender non conforming women, girls and femmes face on a daily basis. 17 trans women of color have been killed in 2015. The average life expectancy of a Black trans woman is 35 … Continued
12:00 pm No War With Iran – Day of Action @ Outside Barbara Lee's Office
No War With Iran – Day of Action @ Outside Barbara Lee's Office
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
No War With Iran” National Day of Action in Oakland Where: Rep. Barbara Lee’s office (in Oakland) What: Help keep America out of another war by joining MoveOn members and other anti-war activists at one of more than 175 events across the country, sending a unified message: No War With Iran. Join us outside the office of Representative Barbara Lee to deliver pro-diplomacy petitions and help make sure Congress supports the diplomatic deal that will prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons? 59399
5:30 pm Save the Books! @ Steps of the downtown Berkeley Library
Save the Books! @ Steps of the downtown Berkeley Library
Aug 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Please Come & Invite Your Friends to Special BOARD MEETING. Background article on Berkeleyside. YOUR presence this coming WEDS Aug 26 at 5:30 pm is ESSENTIAL. Please plan to come and CONTACT your friends, family, neighbors to come, too! The Board will hear public comment before discussing the performance of the library director (in closed session). Our freedom of, and access to, information, cultural heritage and history continue to be at stake as members of the Board of Library Trustees continue to support the director’s actions. Hard to believe, but … Continued
6:00 pm #StandwithPP Speak out: Women Have the Right to Affordable Healthcare! @ 24th St. Mission
#StandwithPP Speak out: Women Have the Right to Affordable Healthcare! @ 24th St. Mission
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD) invites you to speak out against the attacks on women’s healthcare & reproductive rights. Planned Parenthood is again facing attacks that would strip it of federal funding. This not only takes away a woman’s right to choose & have control over her own body, but is a direct assault on women’s health. These bigoted attacks are potentially dangerous to women’s health, & women’s rights as a whole. Planned Parenthood is an important resource for women’s health, not only for its reproductive services, but … Continued
6:00 pm “Why the new ‘Fair and Impartial’ Police Policy is important for Berkeley” @ orthbrae Community Church
“Why the new ‘Fair and Impartial’ Police Policy is important for Berkeley” @ orthbrae Community Church
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BERKELEY ORGANIZING CONGREGATIONS FOR ACTION – Unlocking the Power of People. hosts ACLU & NAACP Panel Discussion “Why the new ‘Fair and Impartial’ Police Policy is important for Berkeley”   Dinner Provided Public Invited – No Charge  59432
6:30 pm The 2016 Presidential Election & the Fight Against Racism @ Workers' World offices
The 2016 Presidential Election & the Fight Against Racism @ Workers' World offices
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
One year after police murdered Michael Brown and rebellions shook cities across this country, candidates from both the Democratic and Republican parties are flocking to the presidential race. What do the elections have to do with the Black Lives Matter movement? What about Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump? What role should revolutionaries and anti-racist forces play in this election? Join the discussion. Hear John Parker, West Coast leader of Workers World Party, a member of the National Committee of Workers World Party and its presidential candidate in 2004. He works in … Continued
7:00 pm Anti-Repression Benefit Concert Etc
Anti-Repression Benefit Concert Etc
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Horrible/Adorable http://horribleadorable.bandcamp.com/ Dark Beach https://darkbeach.bandcamp.com/ Remember When We Trashed the Golf Course http://rememberwhenwetrashedthegolfcourse.bandcamp.com/ Ghost Note Ensemble https://ghostnoteensemble.bandcamp.com/releases Proceeds benefit Bay Area Anti Repression Committee The Bay Area Anti Repression Anti Repression Committee (BAARC) stands against political repression and is in solidarity with all those who challenge the state, capitalism and other forms of systemic oppression and domination. They provide support for actions that are anti-patriarchal, anti-racist, anti-imperialist & anti-capitalist. Proceeds with go to the anti-repression bail fund for those who are arrested at actions and do not have the resources … Continued
1:00 pm RACE, EQUITY AND GENTRIFICATION: The Politics and Control of Black Bodies @ South Berkeley Senior Center
RACE, EQUITY AND GENTRIFICATION: The Politics and Control of Black Bodies @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A crucial community Berkeley conversation, sponsored by the NAACP and other organizations, that everyone should try to attend. The struggle for racial justice, for African Americans in particular, is one that must be engaged seriously by government bodies on all levels. Out of Oakland comes a very positive initiative: a Department of Race and Equity, unanimously approved by the City Council. It’s true that the meaningful social change has always come from the efforts of grassroots community actions. But local governments must also work for equality for marginalized communities. The … Continued