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11:00 am May Day 2016 – San Francisco @ ILWU Local 10
May Day 2016 – San Francisco @ ILWU Local 10
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
May Day 2016 - San Francisco @ ILWU Local 10 | San Francisco | California | United States
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12:00 pm International Workers Day 2016 – Fruitvale March @ Fruitvale Bart
International Workers Day 2016 – Fruitvale March @ Fruitvale Bart
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
On May Day We Vote In The Streets For Justice! March for Legalization, Housing, Education, and a Living Wage! No More Raids! No More Deportations! No More Gentrification! No More Police Violence- Black Lives Matter! Sunday, May 1: Bay Area Regional March 12 pm Rally at Fruitvale Bart / 1 pm March to San Antonio Park for Closing Program. – Bring food, picnic items, and plan to stay at San Antonio Park! – This event IS FAMILY FRIENDLY!60863
12:00 pm International Workers Day: Sin Fronteras @ Fruitvale Plaza
International Workers Day: Sin Fronteras @ Fruitvale Plaza
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Call to Action: On May Day 2016, We Vote in the Streets for Justice! On May Day We Vote In The Streets For Justice March for Legalizaton, Housing, Education, and a Living Wage! No More Raids! No More Deportations! No More Gentrification! No More Police Violence – Black Lives Matter! We, the Bay Area May Day Coalition, call on all immigrant, labor, and community of color organizations to endorse and mobilize for May 1st and May 2nd, 2016. In the Bay Area our communities face increased state and economic violence. … Continued
11:00 am Bay Area May Day Coalition Press Conference at Sheriff’s Office @ Oakland Sheriff's Office
Bay Area May Day Coalition Press Conference at Sheriff’s Office @ Oakland Sheriff's Office
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
#Oakland: Join us tomorrow at 11AM for a rally & press conference for #InternationalWorkersDay #MayDay #Fightfor15 pic.twitter.com/lc82ugtRVz— Fight For 15 Nor Cal (@NorCalFF15) May 1, 2016 60875
5:00 pm Occupella: Tax the Rich Weekly Rally @ In front of the old Oaks Theater
Occupella: Tax the Rich Weekly Rally @ In front of the old Oaks Theater
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sing for an hour on Solano Avenue at the old Oaks Theater, Berkeley.60835
5:45 pm Fracking SHOWDOWN at the Planning Commission
Fracking SHOWDOWN at the Planning Commission
May 2 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Guess what, oil industry: the game is up. The SHOWDOWN is on! We’ve been pushing to ban fracking and other extreme oil extraction methods in Alameda County for years. At every turn, the oil industry has thrown up roadblocks. But the people of Alameda County have a message: we’re tired of waiting. We demand the strongest ban on fracking and extreme extraction possible. It’s the only thing that will protect our water, our families, and our health. And we won’t be silent. Join us for the most critical hearing of … Continued
6:00 pm Occupy Forum: Move to Amend
Occupy Forum: Move to Amend
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
OccupyForum presents… (please note location !) Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Move To Amend: Waging Non-Violent Revolution through Constitutional Amendment With David Cobb   Corporations do not merely exercise power, they rule over us. The wealthy elite have stolen our sacred right to self-government, and the illegitimate, court-created legal doctrines of “corporate constitutional rights” and “money is political speech” legalize the theft. All across the country ordinary folks are crying ENOUGH!!!! Come hear … Continued
6:00 pm Stop Sprouts! Save the Gill Tract! @ Sprouts, Oakland
Stop Sprouts! Save the Gill Tract! @ Sprouts, Oakland
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The plans for the commercial development of Sprouts Farmer’s Market on the south side of the Gill Tract are on their way. Earlier this week trees were cut just 20 feet from the banks of Village Creek— one of the last remaining open air tributaries of Marin Creek.Join us to tell Sprouts Farmers Market that there will be “no business as usual until you pull out of paving over the Gill Tract farm.” Folks will be holding signs, handing out leaflets, and letting Sprout’s customers know about the harm Sprouts … Continued
7:30 pm Ilan Pappe: Why Palestine is Still the Issue. @ First Congregational Church
Ilan Pappe: Why Palestine is Still the Issue. @ First Congregational Church
May 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ilan Pappe: Why Palestine is Still the Issue. @ First Congregational Church | Berkeley | California | United States
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12:30 pm #HungerforJusticeSF March to City Hall @ Hunger Strike Central, outside the Mission Police Station
#HungerforJusticeSF March to City Hall @ Hunger Strike Central, outside the Mission Police Station
May 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
#HungerforJusticeSF March to City Hall @ Hunger Strike Central, outside the Mission Police Station | San Francisco | California | United States
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5:00 pm Fire Chief Suhr March/Press Conference @ Raymond Kimball Playground (for march)
Fire Chief Suhr March/Press Conference @ Raymond Kimball Playground (for march)
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fire Chief Suhr March/Press Conference @ Raymond Kimball Playground (for march) | San Francisco | California | United States
San Francisco’s Police Chief Greg Suhr has blood on his hands. Specifically, the blood of Mario Woods, Alex Nieto, Amilcar Perez-Lopez, Kenneth Harding, and a whole host of others who his officers have gunned down. Every time SFPD murders Black, Brown, and poor people you can count on Chief Suhr lying to the community and creating a false narrative of officers fearing for their lives. The Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition demands the immediate firing or resignation of Chief Suhr. With the hunger strikers putting their lives on the line … Continued
6:30 pm Liberated Lens Local Filmmaker Series: THE WAITING ROOM @ Omni Commons
Liberated Lens Local Filmmaker Series: THE WAITING ROOM @ Omni Commons
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Waiting Room is a character-driven documentary film that uses extraordinary access to go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film – using a blend of cinema verité and characters’ voiceover – offers a raw, intimate, and even uplifting look at how patients, staff and caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices. Directed by Peter Nicks. Director will be present for Q7A after the film. Doors open at 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm. Free popcorn!60862
6:30 pm Oakland City Council Action on Coal @ Oakland City Hall
Oakland City Council Action on Coal @ Oakland City Hall
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Oakland City Council Action on Coal @ Oakland City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Come to the May 3 meeting of the Oakland City Council to insist that the Council hire public health experts as an essential component of the review of the health and safety risks of shipping coal through Oakland’s bulk terminal. No Coal in Oakland has been concerned about the Council’s intention to hire Environmental Science Associates (ESA).  At this point, our best hope is that they also hire Health Impact Partners (HIP) to analyze the health and safety concerns documented in the evidence.  HIP is a national leader in the … Continued
1:30 pm SF Town Hall: Homeless State of Emergency @ St. Anthony's Conference Room
SF Town Hall: Homeless State of Emergency @ St. Anthony's Conference Room
May 4 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
SF Town Hall: Homeless State of Emergency @ St. Anthony's Conference Room | San Francisco | California | United States
What does the Homeless State of Emergency really mean for poor people?The Homeless State of Emergency is in the headlines and in the mouths of politicians, but what does it mean for people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco? Join us for a Town Hall discussion on what it means for our city to declare a Homeless State of Emergency as well as how to respond to the real emergency that has kept people poor and homeless for decades. This conversation will be happening at St. Anthony’s Foundation on Wednesday, May … Continued
4:00 pm North America Premiere of Drone Whistleblower Doc NATIONAL BIRD @ Pacific Film Archive
North America Premiere of Drone Whistleblower Doc NATIONAL BIRD @ Pacific Film Archive
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
We are pleased to announce the North American Premiere of our feature documentary National Bird at the Tribeca Film Festival in April and the West Coast Premiere at the San Francisco International Film Festival in May. National Bird follows the journeys of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around the secret U.S. drone war. Their stories take dramatic turns, leading one of the veterans to Afghanistan where she learns about one of the worst U.S. airstrikes to have impacted civilians. For the first time, the Afghan survivors, … Continued
5:30 pm NO POVERTY HOTELS IN OAKLAND @ Oakland City Hall
NO POVERTY HOTELS IN OAKLAND @ Oakland City Hall
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Almost 40 East Bay hotel and food service workers flooded City Hall last week to tell the City Council that we don’t need poverty-wage hotels in Oakland – we need good jobs that support workers, families and communities of color. The workers will be back at City Hall tomorrow night – stand with them! This winter, employees at the Holiday Inn Express on Hegenberger complained that their bosses were breaking Oakland’s minimum wage law. The City of Oakland investigated and issued a report showing many violations, and ordered the owners … Continued
5:30 pm SF POLICE COMMISSION MEETING #FRISCO5 @ SF City Hall, Rm 400
SF POLICE COMMISSION MEETING #FRISCO5 @ SF City Hall, Rm 400
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The police commission and the mayor are the only two governing bodies which have the power to fire the chief of police. Police Chief Greg Suhr will be at this meeting.  One of the Frisco 5 was admitted to the hospital this morning. We must show up en masse at this meeting to let them see, hear and feel the people’s discontent! The meeting is in room 400 on the 4th floor. http://sanfranciscopolice.org/meeting/police-commission-may-4-2016-agenda60909
6:30 pm Film: How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change @ La Pena
Film: How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change @ La Pena
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
RSVP For All Screenings Our ally Amazon Watch is proud to have supported Josh by accompanying him and his crew to the Amazon to see firsthand the effects of climate change and the fossil fuel industry. Stay after the film for a Q&A with filmmaker Josh Fox, environmental activist Tim DeChristopher, and Leila Salazar-López of Amazon Watch. Gabriel Mayers, a musician featured in the film will also perform.60908
10:00 am Certificate of Rehabilitation Workshop @ Suite 300
Certificate of Rehabilitation Workshop @ Suite 300
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Certificate of Rehabilitation Workshop @ Suite 300 | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland: #reentry workshop 5/5, legal clinic 5/25 for folks who’ve served prison time. https://t.co/yneAIjybA1 @ROOTandREBOUND #smartjustice — ACLU of Northern CA (@ACLU_NorCal) April 21, 2016 In California, the Certificate of Rehabilitation (COR) is a powerful but underutilized legal tool for people who served time in state prison for a past conviction to prove their successful rehabilitation after years of success back in society. CORs help restore some of the civil rights and opportunities that individuals with criminal records are stripped of, and applicants have the right under law to FREE … Continued
5:00 pm Protest Verizon – National Day of Action, Oakland Action @ Verizon Store
Protest Verizon – National Day of Action, Oakland Action @ Verizon Store
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Stand with Verizon Strikers RSVP here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/support-verizon-strikers This strike is a part of an upsurge in working class & oppressed peoples’ actions & movements: Shut down Trump, Stand against Islamophobia & immigrant bashing, Black Lives Matter, No to anti-trans laws, last year’s USW oil workers strike, the UAW Kohler strike, Wisconsin’s “Day Without Latinos,” the Chicago Teachers Union strike, the incredible Boston school bus drivers’ victory, the Fight-for-$15-&-a-union movement of low-wage workers, to name a few. A victory for the CWA and IBEW will be yet another boost that helps … Continued
12:00 pm #Frisco5 Vigil and Rally @ UN Plaza
#Frisco5 Vigil and Rally @ UN Plaza
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
As a showing of unity, let’s fittingly gather, connect and build as a community at the United Nations Plaza. As their health continues to decline, let’s gather in a peaceful loving show of support and solidarity for the FRISCO 5, those who have fallen in the struggle and victims of injustice. Meet new people and build new bridges. All power to the people! One love60914
4:00 pm Remembering is Revolutionary – Alan Blueford
Remembering is Revolutionary – Alan Blueford
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us pic.twitter.com/lNxrPQyepY — jeralynn (@mommablueford) May 5, 2016 60913
5:00 pm First Friday tabling with Oakland Justice Coalition @ South End of First Friday
First Friday tabling with Oakland Justice Coalition @ South End of First Friday
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join us at Oakland First Friday to table and canvass! We’ll focus on collecting signature for our three Oakland ballot initiatives, as well as voter registration. We haven’t been assigned a space yet, but the political groups are always located together at the south end of the event on Telegraph between Grand and 23rd. We’ll have a table with two chairs and signage. Please share this event with your friends! There is so much foot traffic at Oakland First Fridays that we’ll need all the help we can get. … Continued
8:00 pm First Friday: Alan Blueford 4th Anniversary @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice
First Friday: Alan Blueford 4th Anniversary @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice
May 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
First Friday: Alan Blueford 4th Anniversary @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice | Oakland | California | United States
With Green for the Heart Chakra & Peace for what we Cultivate in the Space- Alan Blueford Center for Justice (First Friday). May 6th is the exact day Alan Blueford’s life was taken at 18 years old by an Oakland police officer. So we come together- hearts open, creativity flowing, band live- to transcend, so are you coming through?   ‪#‎TatuVision‬ ‪#‎OneLove‬ ‪#‎ABC4J‬ 60897
12:00 pm Police Militarization, a Discussion. @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Police Militarization, a Discussion. @ Niebyl Proctor Library
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Communist Party USA (Oakland/Berkeley) invites you to a discussion: Police Militarization Suggested Readings: Ana Conner &Tara Tabassi, ‘Ending Police Militarization, One City at a Time’ http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33001-ending-police-militarization-one-city-at-a-tim Stephen Graham, Cities Under Seige, The New Military Urbanism http://libcom.org/files/Graham,%20Stephen%20-%20Cities%20Under%20Siege.%20The%20New%20Military%20Urbanism_0.pdf This is a book length piece – worth reading introduction and skimming the rest60889
2:00 pm Suds, Snacks, & Socialism: U.S. Imperialism II Hands Off the Americas @ Starry Plough Pub
Suds, Snacks, & Socialism: U.S. Imperialism II Hands Off the Americas @ Starry Plough Pub
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
From the Peace and Freedom Party Platform: “The drive for greater profits by multi-national corporations which direct U.S. foreign policy is a major cause of war. We stand for peace between nations and the right of all peoples to self-determination. We support an ongoing socialist transformation everywhere.” We have confirmed speakers to address issues of war, imperialism, revolution, and socialism in Haiti (Pierre Labossiere), Puerto Rico (Ricardo Ortiz), and Venezuela (Laura Wells). FREE! Please buy food & drink at the Pub. All ages welcome! FREE! This is part of our … Continued