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4:30 am Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Foreclosure Defense Group Meeting @ by the statues
Nov 3 @ 4:30 am – 6:00 am
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
4:30 am 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
Nov 3 @ 4:30 am – 6:00 am
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
2:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
Our General Assembly is a participatory gathering of Oakland community members and beyond, where everyone who shows up is treated equally and has equal decision-making power. Occupy Oakland’s General Assembly uses a participatory decision-making process appropriately called, “Occupy Oakland’s Collective Decision-Making Process.” Our Assembly and the process we have collectively cultivated strives to reach agreement while building community. Autonomous Action & the General Assembly The bulk of the work of Occupy Oakland does NOT happen in the General Assembly. It happens in various committees, caucuses, and associated groups that report … Continued
7:00 pm Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win. A Conversation with Angela Davis and Martin Espada @ Scottish Rite Center
Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win. A Conversation with Angela Davis and Martin Espada @ Scottish Rite Center
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
More info and tickets. Join Critical Resistance for Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win. This event will feature a rare West Coast appearance by acclaimed poet Martín Espada in conversation with Angela Y. Davis and will be moderated by Melanie Cervantes of Dignidad Rebelde. Dreaming Wildly, Fighting to Win will encourage audience members to envision a world free of the prison industrial complex and inspire us to take steps toward making those visions real. Espada and Davis will be joined by other culture workers and movement leaders to lift up the … Continued
6:00 pm Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Post Office has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! Come and help plan our next actions in defense of our post office and against privatization. Four weeks ago we learned that perfidious Post Office Executives, who only the week before had sent a letter to the Berkeley City Council offering to negotiate until at least November 12th, had had CBRE (Richard Blum’s company) list the downtown Berkeley Post Office for sale. Check out the video of Peter Byrne’s talk at our recent Save the Post Office Rally! … Continued
6:00 pm Occupy Forum: The Movement Action Plan: A Model for How Successful Movements Work @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Occupy Forum: The Movement Action Plan: A Model for How Successful Movements Work @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents… The Movement Action Plan: A Model for How Successful Movements Work with JoAnn McAllister Even through grassroots activists and their social movements have been powerful and often successful throughout history, most activists believe they are powerless and feel their movement is ineffective and failing. These beliefs can become self-fulfilling prophesies that create a chain reaction of hopelessness, low energy, burnout, dropout, declining numbers, and disastrous strategies and tactics. Without a guiding framework that explains the step-by-step process of social movement success, activists are unable to set appropriate long- … Continued
10:00 am Million Mask March – San Francisco @ Civic Center
Million Mask March – San Francisco @ Civic Center
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Million Mask March - San Francisco  @ Civic Center | San Francisco | California | United States
No description yet. Facebook page & RSVP. Main event (in Washington DC) Facebook page. 52897
1:00 pm Jailhouse for Gelhaus @ Old Court House Square
Jailhouse for Gelhaus @ Old Court House Square
Nov 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jailhouse for Gelhaus @ Old Court House Square | Santa Rosa | California | United States
March to The District Attorney’s Office, 600 Administration Drive, Room 212 J Santa Rosa. WE HAVE ONE DEMAND, for now. We demand Erick Gelhaus be immediately fired, arrested, and Indicted for the Murder of Andy Lopez. We will march to the District Attorney’s OFFICE on this coming Tuesday, the 5th, planning to leave downtown around 1:30. We need everyone that can be there, there. Justice cannot wait! To all students: Do not let people attempt to quite your voice. It is your voice that is fueling this fight for Andy. … Continued
4:30 pm Special Oakland City Council Meeting to Consider Resolution in Support of Richmond’s Proposed Mortgage Relief Program using Eminent Domain. @ Oakland City Hall
Special Oakland City Council Meeting to Consider Resolution in Support of Richmond’s Proposed Mortgage Relief Program using Eminent Domain. @ Oakland City Hall
Nov 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
From Inside Bay Area. The Oakland City Council will soon consider whether to endorse Richmond’s strategy to use eminent domain as a tool to fight foreclosure and study whether it should do the same. The council will take up the issue at a 4:30 p.m. special meeting on Nov. 5 that was requested by Council members Desley Brooks, Larry Reid and Noel Gallo. Richmond’s effort to do something constructive about mortgage relief for large numbers of homeowners in Richmond is being supported by Strike Debt Bay Area (Facebook and webpage) … Continued
7:00 pm Town Hall Meeting: The Alameda Sheriff and District Attorney. Why Can’t We Do Better? @ South Berkeley Senior Center (just a few blocks from the Ashby Bart)
Town Hall Meeting: The Alameda Sheriff and District Attorney. Why Can’t We Do Better? @ South Berkeley Senior Center (just a few blocks from the Ashby Bart)
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Town Hall Meeting: The Alameda Sheriff and District Attorney. Why Can't We Do Better? @ South Berkeley Senior Center (just a few blocks from the Ashby Bart) | Berkeley | California | United States
Representation for the People, a coalition of East Bay activists, is sponsoring this town hall meeting. The coalition opposes the policies and actions of Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and Sheriff Greg Ahern. These elected officials continue to run unopposed yet espouse policies and views that progressives find unacceptable. The coalition is therefore organizing to explore ways of getting rid of our sheriff and district attorney. Speakers: Wilson Riles: Former Oakland Councilperson, speaking on the importance of electoral politics to a progressive agenda. Dan Siegel: Civil Rights Attorney, speaking … Continued
6:30 pm Low-Wage Capitalism Bookgroup/Class. @ Workers World Offices, Oakland (ring buzzer for #411 to get in)
Low-Wage Capitalism Bookgroup/Class. @ Workers World Offices, Oakland (ring buzzer for #411 to get in)
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
What the new globalized, high-tech imperialism means for the class struggle in the U.S. http://www.lowwagecapitalism.com/ 3rd in series of three classes – if you’d like a copy of the book to read in advance of the class, please message Terri Kay to work out getting a copy to you. We will cover section 3 of 3 this week. If you missed session 1 or 2, no worries, you’ll be able to follow the discussion with no problem. Snacks will be served – wheelchair accessible Facebook event & RSVP.53626
7:00 pm Save the Berkeley Post Office! Pack the Meeting! @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Save the Berkeley Post Office! Pack the Meeting! @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Support the Zoning Overlay WE MUST AGAIN PACK THE PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING Zone for the Community, not the Developers We need you to speak or be a supportive audience member. SAVE THE BERKELEY POST OFFICE! Over 75 people came to the last Planning Commission meeting–60 spoke FOR the Zoning Overlay and only 3 spoke for the developers. At this next meeting, the Commission will finalize its recommendation to the City Council. WE MUST AGAIN BE THERE TO SPEAK FOR THE ZONING OVERLAY! Berkeley’s Planning Commission and City Council propose … Continued
7:00 pm What’s That Stench??? Rude Crude Threatens our Bay!!! @ Berkeley Ecology Center
What’s That Stench??? Rude Crude Threatens our Bay!!! @ Berkeley Ecology Center
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
As we step up a concerted transition to alternative energy, Big Oil lurches towards its last gasp: exponential development of fossil fuel infrastructure at West Coast ports for transport, storage, refining and shipping to Asian markets. The WesPac Pittsburg Energy Infrastructure Project would transform Pittsburg (a dormant industrial, residential area in our Northern San Francisco Bay) into a major crude oil receiving, storage and shipping facility. WesPac develops, constructs, owns and operates infrastructure throughout North America for petroleum products handling, and Pittsburg is the next target for modernization and reactivation … Continued
12:00 pm Save CCSF Press Conference @ Steps of the Science Building
Save CCSF Press Conference @ Steps of the Science Building
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Come to the . SAVE CCSF PRESS CONFERENCE We have raised the entire amount for both the legal campaign and the DOE campaign! YEAH!! (See below for more information about these.) OTHER SAVE CCSF NEWS & UPDATES LEGAL CAMPAIGN Our attorney Dan Siegel (working for us pro-bono) is going forward with a legal strategy developed in consultation with AFT 2121’s attorney as well as the SF City Attorney’s office. It is complementary to existing lawsuits against the ACCJC. It will be filed this week. Look out for announcement on our … Continued
12:00 pm Twitter Day of Action: Rally With Community Speakers. @ Twitter Headquarters
Twitter Day of Action: Rally With Community Speakers. @ Twitter Headquarters
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Today is Twitter’s IPO. Facebook event. There are things that do not get tweeted: neighborhoods are being transformed and not for the benefit of the majority of San Franciscans. Average rents for a one bedroom apartment in the city have eclipsed $3,000 and long term residents—many of whom are seniors and people with disabilities—are very vulnerable to eviction via the Ellis Act by landlords who want to cash in on much of the tech money flooding the city. With Twitter alone, the City is losing about $56 million of revenue … Continued
5:45 pm Twitter Day of Action: Speakout at Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting. @ City Hall, Room 416
Twitter Day of Action: Speakout at Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting. @ City Hall, Room 416
Nov 7 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Today was Twitter’s IPO. Facebook Event, More Info & RSVP. SPEAK OUT at the Central Market/TL Citizen’s Advisory Committee Meeting. We demand REAL community benefits agreements! 53853
7:00 pm HARD TIME: Film Showing & Discussion.
HARD TIME: Film Showing & Discussion.
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Speakers: Robert King of the Angola 7. Azadeh Zahrabi of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children. “Hard Times” is a film about Robert King, the first freed member of the Angola 7. King spent 29 years in solitary in Louisiana. Sponsored by the ANSWER coalition.52972
11:00 am POSTPONED: Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting. @ Postponed
POSTPONED: Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition Meeting. @ Postponed
Nov 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
In light of other actions this day in Oakland and in Santa Rosa for Andy Lopez, the monthly Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition meeting has been postponed for a week. Hope to see you all next week! 53864
12:00 pm National Day of Action. Oakland Stands with Andy Lopez. @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
National Day of Action. Oakland Stands with Andy Lopez. @ Fruitvale Bart Station Plaza
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rally – Speak Out – March – Nationwide outrage has swept across the nation in the wake of the brutal murder of 13 year-old Andy Lopez by Santa Rosa Sheriff Erik Gelhaus. The worst thing we can do now is go home. Keep the pressure on! Stand with us as we stand against terror in our communities because: – Playing with toys is NOT a crime. – Walking while Brown or Black is NOT a crime. – Living our lives is NOT a crime. Fire Prosecute and Jail Erick Gelhaus. … Continued
1:00 pm National Day of Protest for Andy Lopez: Santa Rosa @ Julliard Park
National Day of Protest for Andy Lopez: Santa Rosa @ Julliard Park
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm
There will be protests, in Andy’s name, as a collaboration with countless organizations around the nation, with groups protesting in their own respective cities… Facebook page, more info & RSVP. Come Tell Your Story. Guest Speakers & Open Mic. Music, Snacks, Information Tables.53851
3:00 pm Boston School Bus 5 – National Day of Solidarity. Demonstrate Against Veolia
Boston School Bus 5 – National Day of Solidarity. Demonstrate Against Veolia
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm
Say NO to Veolia/City Union Busting! Hands off the Boston School Bus Union 5 – Vice President Steven Gillis (fired 11/1/13), – Grievance Chair and Local founder Stevan Kirschbaum (fired 11/1/13), – Recording Secretary and Charlestown Chief Steward Andre Francois, – Steward and Local founder Richard Lynch and Steward – 3 term former President Garry Murchison. The latter three suspended and threatened with firing. Every day, USW Local 8751 members in Boston are experiencing more and increasing disrespect from Veolia management, including constant suspensions and threats based on bogus allegations … Continued
4:30 pm Talk by Dr. Joy DeGruy: Establishing Unity in the African-American Family @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Talk by Dr. Joy DeGruy: Establishing Unity in the African-American Family @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Nov 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
A unique opportunity to attend a free talk by Dr. Joy DeGruy, author of Posttraumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Injury and Healing. This is a FREE event. Facebook event and RSVP. Dr. Joy DeGruy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, a master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Social Work Research. Dr. Joy DeGruy is a nationally and internationally renowned researcher, educator, author and presenter. She is an Assistant Professor at Portland State University and the President of … Continued