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1:00 pm CryptoParty at the SudoRoom @ Omni Commons
CryptoParty at the SudoRoom @ Omni Commons
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Come to the cryptoparty! We will have talks about electronic privacy, encryption technology, and why it matters. There will also be volunteers waiting to help you install encryption software on your computer and phone. Refreshments will also be present.  61143
7:30 am Solstice Summer Action at Shell Refinery in Martinez @ Shell Refinery Gates
Solstice Summer Action at Shell Refinery in Martinez @ Shell Refinery Gates
Jun 20 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
RSVP: Signers of the Indigenous Women of the Americas Defending Mother Earth Treaty, Idle No More SF Bay and our allies from Diablo Rising Tide invite you to a Summer Solstice Action: With love in your hearts for all you hold dear, we invite you to join us on the Summer Solstice to protect and defend the sacred system of life on Mother Earth’s belly by joining us at the gates of Shell in Martinez, California. The Indigenous Women of the Americas Defending Mother Earth (more at www.IndigenousWomenRising.org) calls upon … Continued
6:00 pm Freedom for Oscar Rally @ Lake Merritt, just south of I 580
Freedom for Oscar Rally @ Lake Merritt, just south of I 580
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
On June 20, activists from 35+ countries will be demanding FREEDOM FOR OSCAR. Join us in Oakland. Oscar is a community organizer, a Vietnam veteran and a political prisoner for 35 years. Join this international day of solidarity following the UN Decolonization Committee Hearings to demand Oscar’s immediate relase. Let us add our voices demanding that President Obama commute Oscar’s sentence!61174
6:30 pm Occupy Forum: Film: Harry Bridges and the Longshoremen @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor
Occupy Forum: Film: Harry Bridges and the Longshoremen @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor
Jun 20 @ 6:30 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! Occupy Forum Presents: Film Screening: Harry Bridges: A Man and his Union Film and Discussion with Ted Frazier Harry Bridges (July 28, 1901–March 30, 1990) was an Australian-born American union leader, first with the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA). In 1937, he led several chapters in forming a new union, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), adding warehouse workers to its membership, and led it for the next 40 years. Harry Bridges — A … Continued
10:00 am APTP Press Conference – OPD Is Rotten to the Core @ OPD Headquarters
APTP Press Conference – OPD Is Rotten to the Core @ OPD Headquarters
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
@sanasaleem OPD is rotten to its core and Libby’s got to go. Press conference on Tuesday 6/21 at 10 am in front of OPD HQ #byelibby — APTP First Response (@aptpresponse) June 21, 2016 OPD is rotten to its core and Libby’s got to go On Tuesday, June 21st at 10:00 AM, the Anti Police-Terror Project (APTP), in coalition with Oakland Rising ACTION, Black Lives Matter, Causa Justa, Just Cause, Black Power Network, Ella Baker Center, Asians 4 Black Lives and the Oakland Alliance will hold a press conference in … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland City Council – Renters Protection and More
Oakland City Council – Renters Protection and More
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Speak up Oakland! Tell City Council how you feel. Ya’ll know that “rent is too damn high”. Community has been working hard this year to put into place measures to protect renters by asking the city to enact a ‪#‎HousingMoratorium‬ (which ends July 5th!) and additional ordinances on the November Ballot. Plus, given the recent upheaval with the policy, the Mayor and City Council are looking to reallocate funding from the police budget to other things. Key items are as follows: 1. Item 16 on the Agenda: The Renter’s Protection … Continued
6:00 pm Meditation Happy Hour @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice
Meditation Happy Hour @ Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for free weekly meditation happy hour on Wednesdays, co-hosted by the Art of Living Eastbay Berkeley/Oakland. We will teach simple and easy guided meditation and breathing techniques to let go of stress and trauma, let your hair down, and celebrate! We believe that love is the universal language. We also believe that love is the universal cure to heal what ails societies worldwide. These meditation happy hours are our love offering to the community and are the result of a beautiful new & evolving partnership w/The Art of … Continued
6:30 pm Film Screening: Justice and the Generals @ Roxie Theater
Film Screening: Justice and the Generals @ Roxie Theater
Jun 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A film about the search for truth & justice for human rights crimes committed by the Salvadoran military during the Civil War in the 1980s. The film follows the efforts by the families of the four U.S. churchwomen raped and murdered in El Salvador in 1980 to bring two leading Salvadoran Generals into a U.S. courtroom. Several Salvadoran survivors of torture are also featured who confront the same Generals in the same Florida courtroom using the same legal concept: command responsibility. 90 min. Peter Stern, one of the attorneys, will … Continued
11:00 am Actions To End Solitary Confinement @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Actions To End Solitary Confinement @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Actions To End Solitary Confinement @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
Oakland, CA: Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement Please participate in an informational demonstration on Thursday, in conjunction with actions all over California and throughout the U.S. Connect with family members, formerly incarcerated people, activists, and attorneys who struggle for prisoner human rights. Unity inside, unity outside! Get involved in the movement to end solitary confinement. Pass out leaflets. Promote the Agreement to End Hostilities. Take action to Stop Sleep Deprivation torture in Pelican Bay SHU and women’s death row. Become a Human Rights Pen Pal.   61192
4:00 pm Justice 4 Freddie Gray @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Justice 4 Freddie Gray @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jun 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
#Oakland! Take it 2 the streets!- Justice 4 #FreddieGray 4pm at 14th and Broadway. #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/JKU9B19VNg— StopMassIncarceratio (@StopMassIncNet) June 23, 2016 61195
7:00 pm Policing Oakland, California, What Is to Be Done? @ Humanist Hall
Policing Oakland, California, What Is to Be Done? @ Humanist Hall
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Please come to the Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club on Thursday, June 23rd, 7pm, at Humanist Hall for a discussion on forming independent police commissions in Oakland and Berkeley. Excerpts:  Full article here It’s not a surprise that Oakland finds itself in the middle of a new police scandal-we’re becoming a bit jaded to the police-chief-musical-chairs situation. But, even those of us who’ve been working on police accountability for years, are shocked and chagrined by what is being revealed about our costly department. We had thought they were on the road … Continued
12:00 pm Protest Violence Against Oaxaca Teachers @ Mexican Consulate
Protest Violence Against Oaxaca Teachers @ Mexican Consulate
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
MEDIA ADVISORY California Teachers Association June 23, 2016 Protest Violence Against Oaxaca Teachers ‪#‎Oaxaca‬ Contact: Lysa Sassman at 916-813-2319 or Toby Spencer at 530-867-0594 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Educators Protest Slaughter of Teachers in Mexico Outraged At June 21 Killings in Oaxaca, Protest Educators, labor council members, Hispanic advocacy supporters will protest the June 21 killing of unarmed teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico NATOMAS – Outraged by the killing of nine teachers, educators say they will protest at the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento tomorrow (Friday) afternoon. Reports indicate nine teachers were … Continued
6:30 pm Stop Urban Shield Townhall @ East Bay Media Center
Stop Urban Shield Townhall @ East Bay Media Center
Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Stop Urban Shield Townhall @ East Bay Media Center | Berkeley | California | United States
The Stop Urban Shield coalition and Berkeley Copwatch will be facilitating an interactive forum to understand what Urban Shield is, its tactics to repress our communities through increased militarization of emergency medical services, and its place within the global context of policing and imperialism. Join us and get plugged in to the fight! Come through on Friday, June 24 to learn how to support the state-wide mobilization against Urban Shield on Sept. 9 in Pleasanton, CA! This is the second of three Town Halls that Stop Urban Shield is holding, and we encourage all … Continued
1:00 pm A History of the Poor People’s Campaign in Real Time
A History of the Poor People’s Campaign in Real Time
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
May 14, May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25, 1-5pm Using news photographs, memorabilia, reconstructed objects, documentary fragments, and original documents, contemporary artist Kate Haug re-tells the story of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last monumental social protest prior to his assassination. The exhibition features images and objects culled from Haug’s extensive research in the archives of the Associated Press, the popular press, and eBay, which have not been seen together before, bringing to life the complex ambition of King’s vision. … Continued
1:00 pm No Coal in Oakland Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
No Coal in Oakland Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We need a massive demonstration so the Council clearly hears the voice of the people. Let them know we want NOTHING SHORT OF A BAN.61005
3:00 pm United for Community Radio Garden Party Fundraiser @ Grassroots House
United for Community Radio Garden Party Fundraiser @ Grassroots House
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meet UCR candidates for KPFA’s Local Station Board. Kris Stewart, LaTasha Warmsley, Jeremy Miller, TM Scruggs, Marilla Arguelles, Tom Voorhees. KPFA needs new people with new ideas and energy to bring more community news, public affairs,  cultural programming and new technology to the KPFA and the Pacifica network. United for Community Radio is seeking candidates to run on our free speech radio slate which represents individuals and organizations throughout KPFA’s signal range and beyond.  We particularly seek those with geographic, racial and cultural diversity to join in our campaign as … Continued
7:30 pm Talk by: USS Liberty Survivor Don Pageler @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Talk by: USS Liberty Survivor Don Pageler @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Don Pageler will give his first hand account of how the USS Liberty, a virtually unarmed American navy ship, was attacked by Israeli planes and torpedo boats on June 8, 1967. 34 American sailors were killed and 174 injured that day, a casualty rate of 70%. This is among the highest casualty rates ever inflicted upon a U.S. naval vessel. President Lyndon Johnson recalled the planes that responded to the distress call, saying he didn’t care if they all died, he did not want to embarrass an ally. Hear about … Continued
8:00 pm Rally For Housing @ One Fam Community Event Ctr
Rally For Housing @ One Fam Community Event Ctr
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Rally for Housing! pic.twitter.com/WEzBx6hj8F— East Bay Forward (@EastBayForward) June 9, 2016 61202