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12:30 pm Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Sep 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the weeks tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland 46745
12:30 pm Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ 19th & Telegraph, in the park by the statues
Sep 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: SF Pizza, 1500 Broadway, Oakland50026
12:30 pm Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ The Statues (in the park)
Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ The Statues (in the park)
Sep 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Our weekly open meeting for members and supporters to discuss the week’s tasks and projects. Come get plugged into ongoing housing defense work! We have abundant and varied work for all folks in any number of meaningful projects. Rain location: It doesn’t rain in Oakland in August or September. OOFDG Website If you would like to help us monetarily with our work. We don’t need much, but we do keep a phone hotline active and do flyers and posters. Any little bit helps. 52046
2:00 pm Community Discussion on Prison Abolition @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Community Discussion on Prison Abolition @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm
THE ABOLITION OF PRISON Can you think of such a thing? (Are you attached to a revenge ethic?) Is it worth our time to think through such an endeavor? (Are we concerned about what happens to those whom we have empowered the state to incarcerate?) You’re invited to join the circle and share your questions, concerns, and insight. We will hear presentations and discuss the issue. Presenters: Steve Martinot, author of an extensive essay, The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment Marie Levin, sister of a man … Continued
8:00 pm Crimes of Police: A Documentary of Police Brutality. @ Student Center Building R, 4th Floor, Huey P. Newton Lounge
Crimes of Police: A Documentary of Police Brutality. @ Student Center Building R, 4th Floor, Huey P. Newton Lounge
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
A film directed by Ansar Muhammad (ZAR THE DIP). Screening followed by a panel discussion. Sponsored by the Merritt College Black Student Union. 52597
1:00 am Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Oct 1 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Post Office could announce the sale of the Historic Downtown Berkeley Post Office any time now. Come and help plan our next actions in defense of our post office and against privatization. And make sure you come to the Planning Commission meeting in support of our proposal to rezone the area where the Post Office is located on Wednesday. 52726
1:00 am Occupy Forum: Movie Night: The Secret of Oz @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Occupy Forum: Movie Night: The Secret of Oz @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Oct 1 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Come join us for this compelling documentary which uses the metaphor of The Wizard of Oz to explain the history of the monetary system, how it has gotten us into our current economic malaise, and how we can get out of it. The movie was created by Bill Still, a documentary film maker that has been exploring monetary issues in movies since 1996. The movie … Continued
7:30 pm HEIDI BOGHOSIAN / Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance; in conversation with ROBERT SCHEER @ Hillside Club
HEIDI BOGHOSIAN / Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance; in conversation with ROBERT SCHEER @ Hillside Club
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
“Heidi Boghosian’s Spying on Democracy is the answer to the question, ‘if you’re not doing anything wrong, why should you care if someone’s watching you?'” — Michael German, Senior Policy Counsel, ACLU and former FBI agent Until the watershed leak of top-secret documents by Edward Snowden to the Guardian UK and the Washington Post, most Americans did not realize the extent to which our government is actively acquiring personal information from telecommunications companies and other corporations. As made startlingly clear, the National Security Agency (NSA) has collected information on every … Continued
6:00 pm Banner-Holding Rally Against Napolitano @ Upper Sproul Plaza
Banner-Holding Rally Against Napolitano @ Upper Sproul Plaza
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
As head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano implemented programs such as Secure communities and 287g which have deported almost 2 million undocumented immigrants. Her only background on education is getting rid of in-state tuition for undocumented youth in Arizona. We’ll be having a rally on Tuesday at 11:00AM on Upper Sproul to protest Napolitano’s nomination. At 12:00PM students from the Multicultural coalition are going to meet with Napolitano and present their demands. It’s important that we show that we are one! Napolitano thinks this will be … Continued
1:30 am Oakland City Council: Defeat Urban Shield Funding! @ Oakland City Hall, City Council Chambers
Oakland City Council: Defeat Urban Shield Funding! @ Oakland City Hall, City Council Chambers
Oct 2 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am
From October 25th -28th, 2013 in Oakland, California, Urban Shield – a trade show and training exercise for SWAT teams and police- will bring together more than 150 local, state, federal, int’l and private sector partners and defense contractors. Urban Shield has taken place over the past six years, and is hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. Last week at the city of Oakland’s public safety meeting, community groups challenged the notion of funding for Urban Shield – being hidden in the language and process, by requesting a mere … Continued
1:00 am Solidarity CampOut at The Albany Bulb @ Albany Bulb (Buchanan west of I80)
Solidarity CampOut at The Albany Bulb @ Albany Bulb (Buchanan west of I80)
Oct 3 @ 1:00 am – 6:45 am
To prevent the eviction of its current residents and explore solutions. POTLUCK + DOCUMENTARY SCREENING. Bring your own water, camping gear, and love of the land.52723
2:00 am Public Hearing to Save the Berkeley Post Office! @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Public Hearing to Save the Berkeley Post Office! @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Oct 3 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
The Berkeley Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on a proposed Zoning Ordinance that would preclude the downtown Berkeley Historic District (which includes the Post Office building) from being used for commericial purposes. While this sounds incredibly boring it is also very important. The Post Office is very scared about the potential for this ordinance to inhibit their imminent sale of the the 2000 Allston Way Post Office building to private developers. Come make your voice heard for a strong zoning ordinance, against the sale of the Post … Continued
2:00 am Strike Debt’s “Politics of Debt” Reading Group @ Au Coquelet
Strike Debt’s “Politics of Debt” Reading Group @ Au Coquelet
Oct 3 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Strike Debt’s “Politics of Debt” study group will be discussing the video “Money Masters” We’ll be meeting at Au Coquelet cafe and restaurant in Berkeley, 2 blocks northwest of the downtown Berkeley BART station. The link to the “Money Masters” video (which is 3 1/2 hours long) is here. In addition to discussing this video, we’ll also discuss which books (or articles) we’d like to read for the next several sessions, so bring your ideas. this coming Wednesday, October 2nd, at 7:00 pm. 52829
1:00 am The Untold Story of Oscar Grant’s Father @ Student Center, Laney College
The Untold Story of Oscar Grant’s Father @ Student Center, Laney College
Oct 4 @ 1:00 am – 3:30 am
As millions around the country flock to theaters to watch the acclaimed film, ‘Fruitvale Station’, there is little said about the role of Oscar Grant’s father in his life. But stepping forward for the first time to tell this tale is Oscar Grant’s cousin, Samuel Morris, who will discuss the wrongful imprisonment of Oscar Grant’s father for the past 27 years and the outrage felt by many who see an innocent relative held behind bars while the man who clearly murdered Oscar walks free after a miniscule 11 month jail … Continued
5:00 pm Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity @ Outside Jerry Brown's condo.
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity @ Outside Jerry Brown's condo.
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
People will be staffing a table with information about California solitary confinement conditions in solidarity with the suspended prisoners’ hunger strike. Come on down and hang out and help pass out literature.52574
7:00 pm Support the ACAC 19! @ San Francisco Courthouse
Support the ACAC 19! @ San Francisco Courthouse
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Your support is needed, all out for a critical day for the ACAC 19: anti-colonial, anti-capitalist comrades arrested last Columbus Day weekend in San Francisco. All Out for a Settlement Hearing on Friday, October 4th! All 19 defendants have been ordered to appear at a “settlement hearing” on Friday, October 4 at 850 Bryant St., Department 23. Rally at noon on the steps and fill the courtroom for the hearing immediately following. This will be a key moment where the case could be settled – let’s pack the court and … Continued
5:00 pm 100% Ceasefire: First Friday in Oakland @ Oakland Police HQ
100% Ceasefire: First Friday in Oakland @ Oakland Police HQ
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
We will read the names of those killed by police in Northern California. We remember. Please join us. Stand against systemic racism and violence that cost us the lives of too many young black and brown men causing long-lasting, detrimental affects on all our communities. The Interfaith Tent for Justice grieves with all victims of violence and their families. Whether victims of drone attacks, bombings, torture, oppression, gang shootings, domestic violence, rape culture, systemic racism, or increased violence from police and security forces, we stand with you. No one is … Continued
12:00 am First Friday: Justice 4 Alan Blueford. @ JAB Headquarters
First Friday: Justice 4 Alan Blueford. @ JAB Headquarters
Oct 5 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am
Come check out the Justice 4 Alan Blueford table as we interact with the readily available masses of people, spreading the word about JAB’s upcoming work & direction, which is to: •continuing to raise awareness about what Masso did to Alan & the associated coordinated cover-up • mounting a campaign demanding Kamala Harris to prosecute Masso • opposing Gallo’s proposed youth curfew • educate the community & help build JAB’s base of support • spread the word about Oct 22nd–National Anti-Police Brutality Day. • standing in solidarity w/local labor struggles … Continued
12:00 am First Fridays in the Plaza! Art Out! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
First Fridays in the Plaza! Art Out! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 5 @ 12:00 am – 5:00 am
The ONYX Organizing Committee, Healthy Hoodz, Young Oakland, oakland artists, cultural workers and families invite you to continue cultural resistance in the plaza! OCTOBER ART OUT! FROM COLUMBUS, TO OAKLAND TO SYRIA Full description of the event on Facebook & RSVP. WHY 14TH AND BROADWAY/OSCAR GRANT PLAZA? A town plaza is a central meeting place for the people of the community. OG Plaza is our town center, our neutral meeting place for free speech and public dialouge. it was the epicenter of a bay area youth movement in the ’90s … Continued
3:00 am Debt Into Space @ Royal Nonesuch Gallery
Debt Into Space @ Royal Nonesuch Gallery
Oct 5 @ 3:00 am – 4:00 am
The Debt2Space Program is going to be shooting debt to space, (aiming to break through this debt ceiling) quickly and nicely. Your debt will be turned into a sonic material (when you scream about it) and the recording will be mixed and put onto a record with other screams from other people with financial hardships. This record will be played at various radio stations across the US. The radio waves will arrive at or near the sun in about 8 minutes from the time the DJ plays them, allowing the … Continued
9:00 pm Suds, Snacks and Socialism: Peace & Freedom Presents ‘You R Not A Loan!’ @ Starry Plough Pub
Suds, Snacks and Socialism: Peace & Freedom Presents ‘You R Not A Loan!’ @ Starry Plough Pub
Oct 5 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Alameda County Peace and Freedom Party and Movement presents You Are Not A Loan Strike Debt Bay Area As individuals, families, and communities, most of us are drowning in debt for the basic things we need to live, including housing, education, and health care. All of us are affected by predatory lending and the effects of speculative Wall Street gambling. Our essential public services are cut because our cities and towns are held hostage by the same big banks that have been bailed out by our government. All of … Continued