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10:30 am Honduras & Colombia: Models of US Control; violence, poverty and displacement @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Honduras & Colombia: Models of US Control; violence, poverty and displacement @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Honduras and Colombia are centers for US Control in Latin America which has been in process over many years. The Colombian elite has welcomed Plan Colombia, extensive military training and 7 US military bases in exchange for “stability”, class security, money, business interests and help opposing the mass anti-government movements over the years. The US has centers for intelligence gathering, a new “School of the Americas”, bases with great military capacity, ready to invade any anti-US country, such as Venezuela, Ecuador, Cuba and Bolivia. The US is not supporting the … Continued
2:30 pm Shadow Puppet Show to benefit First They Came for the Homeless @ The Long Haul
Shadow Puppet Show to benefit First They Came for the Homeless @ The Long Haul
Feb 19 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Shadow Puppet Show to benefit First They Came for the Homeless @ The Long Haul | Berkeley | California | United States
JOIN US to create magical shadow scenes in support of First They Come for the Homeless! Using donated tents, LED flashlights, and simple cut out shapes, we will create messages of love or inspiring scenes to promote awareness of homelessness in Berkeley. These tents will be donated to the homeless, and our shadow messages will be publicly on display on the streets of Berkeley. Now more than ever we must come together to show support and love for all. Snacks provided   62455
3:00 pm Alternatives to Calling the Police – Training @ Shelton Hall, Oakland Peace Center
Alternatives to Calling the Police – Training @ Shelton Hall, Oakland Peace Center
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Featuring the poor, unhoused, disabled, Black, Brown, indigenous, elder and youth leaders, artists, cultural workers of POOR Magazine who have practiced this concept for 20 years through their own collective traumas. This workshop will include an ongoing teaching of poor peoples/traumatized peoples accountability, how to redefine a western white supremacist notion of security, and how to hold each other through trauma into a true definition of inter-dependent safety.62447
7:30 pm Indivisible Berkeley: Fourth General Meeting @ Finnish Hall
Indivisible Berkeley: Fourth General Meeting @ Finnish Hall
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
We will review the work our 18 teams have accomplished over the past two weeks, and set action plans for the next two weeks. Time permitting, we might also offer a training on Grassroots Organizing 101 or another topic as part of our evening. A more detailed agenda will be developed over the next week, as we hear back from our new groups and see what they would find most helpful.62478
4:00 pm Tax the Rich Rally and Singalong – Occupella @ In front of Chase Bank
Tax the Rich Rally and Singalong – Occupella @ In front of Chase Bank
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sing for an hour with the Tax the Rich crew. Event is cancelled if it is raining.62420
7:00 pm Who’s Got the Power? @ The Women's Building--Room A
Who’s Got the Power? @ The Women's Building--Room A
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Who’s Got the Power? A Workshop for Organizers on Analyzing the Balance of Forces Facilitated by Rebecca Gordon of University of San Francisco Department of Philosophy, a co-founder of the War Times/Tiempo de Guerras collective, and author of Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States (Oxford University Press) and American Nuremberg: The U.S. Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 War Crimes (Skyhorse Publishing). Join Center for Political Education for a workshop offering a methodology for analyzing the relationship between forces of repression – social, economic, political – … Continued
11:30 am Not my Sheriff! Not my President! No more Deportations! @ Oakland Federal Courthouse
Not my Sheriff! Not my President! No more Deportations! @ Oakland Federal Courthouse
Feb 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Not my Sheriff! Not my President! No more Deportations! @ Oakland Federal Courthouse | Oakland | California | United States
Bay Area organizations demand: Alameda County Sheriff Ahern’s rescind his policy to participate in mass deportations! Sheriff Ahern is not align with the community and the rest of Alameda County elected officials who have already stand on the side of the community to reject ICE entanglement and affirm Due Process for all regardless of immigration status! We call on Sherriff Ahern to cease and reject any further entanglement with ICE and mass deportations! Ahern must comply with community demand to not participate in Trumps Policing and Militarization state. His anti-immigrant … Continued
11:00 am Health Care for All Californians Rally – Sacramento @ North Grounds of the Capitol
Health Care for All Californians Rally – Sacramento @ North Grounds of the Capitol
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Health Care for All Californians Rally - Sacramento @ North Grounds of the Capitol | Sacramento | California | United States
It’s time for guaranteed healthcare for all Californians! Join us in Sacramento to step up the campaign for a Healthy California – where healthcare is guaranteed for everyone in our state. What California needs: -Universal coverage -No deductibles, co-pays -Real patient choice -Comprehensive benefits With the future of healthcare in California and the U.S. at stake, now is the time to act Hope to see you there! 62456
6:00 pm East Bay DSA at Cal: Community Meetup
East Bay DSA at Cal: Community Meetup
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The entrance to the building is down a corridor that runs between Addison and Center St – we’ll be meeting on the 6th floor in the UAW offices. Hear from East Bay DSA members who study and work at Cal about what DSA is, what our East Bay chapter is working on, and what we’re involved in at Cal – and hope to be in the future!62482
6:00 pm Occupy Forum: At the River I Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike @ Black and Brown Social Club
Occupy Forum: At the River I Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike @ Black and Brown Social Club
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents… Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! At the River I Stand: The 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike, the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, and Strike as Strategy Film and Discussion with George Wright Memphis, Spring 1968 marked the dramatic climax of the Civil Rights movement. At the River I Stand skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by Memphis sanitation workers into a national conflagration, … Continued
6:30 pm What Is Fascism? Is It Here, Now? @ Workers World
What Is Fascism? Is It Here, Now? @ Workers World
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Does the Trump presidency mean fascism is here, now? Let’s talk about what is fascism. We’ll start with a couple of short presentations, then open up for discussion, including how do we fight back? We will have light refreshments. The space is wheelchair accessible.62485
7:30 pm RICHARD WOLFF: An Evening of Lucid Economics and Caustic Wit @ First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley
RICHARD WOLFF: An Evening of Lucid Economics and Caustic Wit @ First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
KPFA Radio 94.1FM & Democracy at Work present RICHARD WOLFF “An Evening of Lucid Economics and Caustic Wit” Hosted by Anita Johnson Richard Wolff, an American Marxist economist, well known for his work in economic methodology and class analysis, has rapidly become famous as well for his Pacifica Network Radio program, Economic Update, which is syndicated on over 60 stations. Additionally, Professor Wolff has made appearances on various television shows, radio shows and films including: Real Time with Bill Maher, The Young Turks, Moyers & Company, Charlie Rose, Al Jazeera … Continued
11:00 am Mobilization for Yuvette Henderson @ Oakland Federal Courthouse
Mobilization for Yuvette Henderson @ Oakland Federal Courthouse
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Yuvette Henderson was murdered by Emeryville police on 2/3/2015 who shot her with an AR-15 assault rifle for alleged shoplifting. The city of Emeryville has filed a motion to dismiss her family’s lawsuit. We need everyone to turn up in the Federal Courthouse on Thursday 2/23/2017 to show that the community stands with Yuvette’s family and demands Justice for Yuvette. #sayHerName #Justice4Yuvette62426
7:00 pm Movement to End the New Jim Crow: Reimagining Justice @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Movement to End the New Jim Crow: Reimagining Justice @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Movement to End the New Jim Crow: Reimagining Justice @ First Congregational Church of Oakland | Oakland | California | United States
A conversation on ending mass criminalization and incarceration with: • Fania Davis, Executive Director, Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth • Dorsey Nunn, Co-Founder, All of Us or None buy tickets62359
7:00 pm Poets against War & Racism @ Omni Commons
Poets against War & Racism @ Omni Commons
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Poets Against War & Racism | Poetas contra la guerra y el racismo Sponsored by the Chiapas Support Committee https://chiapas-support.org/ This is the first gathering of Poets Against War & Racism. Donation requested: $5.00-25.00 No one turned away for lack of money. Poets: Amira Ali Arnoldo Colibrí DeMareon Gipson María de la Rosa Rafael Jesús Gonzalez with Gerardo Omar Marín on flute Teboho Motaba Other poets & performers coming too Open mic. … We have invited several poets and will also have an open mic. Chiapas Support Committee will be … Continued
5:30 pm Black History Month Film Series @ Oakland City Hall, City Council Chambers
Black History Month Film Series @ Oakland City Hall, City Council Chambers
Feb 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Black History Month Film Series @ Oakland City Hall, City Council Chambers | Oakland | California | United States
Free. Each documentary will begin promptly at 5:30 PM, discussion afterwards.  Food provided. Feb 3 – John Henrik Clarke – A Great and Mighty Walk Feb 10 – The House I Live In Feb 17 – The Night Tulsa Burned Feb 24th – 13th   62380
11:00 am Know Your Options Before Calling 911 @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Know Your Options Before Calling 911 @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
POLICING IS A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE Because policing fails to meet people’s needs, and puts people in danger of arrest, imprisonment, and/or even death, we must eliminate connections between policing and healthcare. Critical Resistance Oakland and The Oakland Power Projects present: “Know Your Options: Acute Emergencies” workshop When: Saturday February 25th, 11am-1:30pm Where: East Side Arts Alliance, 2277 International Blvd, Oakland, California 94606 RSVP: croakland@criticalresistance.org 62497
12:00 pm Single Payer Healthcare Kickoff event @ California Nurses Association
Single Payer Healthcare Kickoff event @ California Nurses Association
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  This will be the first major organizing drive for our campaign to make single-payer health care a reality in California. You can learn more about this issue here. We want all hands on deck for this exciting kick-off day! No prior experience necessary! You can RSVP by filling out this short form. And don’t forget to share the event on Facebook! DSA members who come will receive education on single payer and be trained on how to talk to your neighbors and friends about the issue. Then, first-time canvassers … Continued
1:30 pm Roundtable discussion on a civic campaign for basic income in the United States @ Covo
Roundtable discussion on a civic campaign for basic income in the United States @ Covo
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Enno Schmidt will be returning to San Francisco Saturday, Feb 25th. He’ll be engaging with us in a deeper afternoon roundtable discussion: A Civic Campaign for Basic Income in the United States. If you’re interested, you can RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/178774692617282/ What would a civic campaign for basic income look like in the United States? Join us for an afternoon roundtable conversation with Enno Schmidt, co-founder of the Swiss basic income campaign — we’ll discuss what’s happening right now in the US and how we can foster a strong civic and cultural … Continued
7:00 pm Bob Moses – Lead Organizer for “Mississippi Freedom Summer” @ First Presbyterian Church
Bob Moses – Lead Organizer for “Mississippi Freedom Summer” @ First Presbyterian Church
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series presents BOB MOSES President and Founder, The Algebra Project Bob Moses served as Director of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee’s (SNCC) Mississippi Voter Registration Project from 1961-1964, and was a lead organizer for the “Mississippi Freedom Summer.” Moses’ civil rights work in the 1960s culminated in the national response to protect a fundamental right: the right to vote. His current work seeks a national response to establish a fundamental right: the right of every child to a quality public school education. Co-produced by … Continued