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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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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
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
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
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
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