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6:00 pm Film Screening: Honor the Earth. Plus Westpac Project Review & More @ La Pena Cultural Center (2 blocks from Ashby BART)
Film Screening: Honor the Earth. Plus Westpac Project Review & More @ La Pena Cultural Center (2 blocks from Ashby BART)
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Winona LaDuke Honor the Earth Native American author/activist will show a new short film of the Lakota and Anishinaabe peoples’ horse rides along routes of proposed pipelines that would cross North American prairies to carry Canadian crude oil/tar sands. Lyana Monterrey Pittsburg Ethics Council/Pittsburg Defense Council Co-founder of local community coalitions will talk about the proposed WesPac project in Pittsburg, CA, a massive crude oil storage and transfer facility to feed ultra-dirty oil to Bay Areas five refineries and export across the Pacific. Victor Menotti International Forum on Globalization IFG … Continued
6:00 pm Occupy Forum: In Berkeley: Winona La Duke, Victor Menotti, Lyana Monterey @ La Pena Cultural Center, a few blocks from the Ashby BART
Occupy Forum: In Berkeley: Winona La Duke, Victor Menotti, Lyana Monterey @ La Pena Cultural Center, a few blocks from the Ashby BART
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please come early to help set up and stay after to break down chairs as OccupyForum supports this event! See you there! (Don’t show up at Global Exchange, we will all be in Berkeley!) Winona LaDuke Honor the Earth Native American author/activist will show a new short film of the Lakota and Anishinaabe peoples’ horse rides along routes of proposed pipelines that would cross North American prairies to carry Canadian crude oil/tar sands. Lyana Monterrey Pittsburg Ethics Council/Pittsburg Defense Council Co-founder of local community coalitions will talk about the proposed … Continued
5:15 pm Lighthouse Mosque Press Conference Against the DAC @ City Hall steps, Oscar Grant Plaza
Lighthouse Mosque Press Conference Against the DAC @ City Hall steps, Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 4 @ 5:15 pm – 5:30 pm
After a strong community presence from the Lighthouse Mosque, and local technology activists, the City of Oakland put the breaks on the approval of the”Domain Awareness Center” (DAC) an $11 Million dollar Department of Homeland center that would set an unprecedented standard for spying on a city wide level. Two weeks ago  a local Yemini-American leader, Mokhtar Alkhansali,  really moved the council with his speech stating: “You don’t see that many Muslims here today, even though this is one of the greatest civil rights issues of our generation. What happens today will be echoed throughout the legacy of … Continued
2:00 am Sink the DAC! @ Oakland City Hall
Sink the DAC! @ Oakland City Hall
Mar 5 @ 2:00 am – 7:45 am
Sink the DAC! @ Oakland City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Facebook: event & RSVP.    Domain Awareness Center Info.    DAC FAQ. Sign the petition against the DAC.   Oakland Privacy Group.    Lawsuit Fund. 54993
6:15 pm Pack Albany City Hall, Defend the Gill Tract @ Albany City Hall
Pack Albany City Hall, Defend the Gill Tract @ Albany City Hall
Mar 5 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Dearest friends, family and fellow farmers, We need your voices and bodies in Albany this Wednesday!  Despite a successful referendum, citizen appeal, 2 current lawsuits, and 15 years of public comments against the commercial development of the Gill Tract Farm, Albany City Council will be voting on a development plan to place a large parking lot and chain grocery store (“Sprouts”) on the south side of the Gill Tract. The city council moved this vote up from the original date of March 17th, so please help us get the word out about the … Continued
4:00 pm Court Date For the Trayvon 2 @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Department 112
Court Date For the Trayvon 2 @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Department 112
Mar 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Support the Trayvon 2, Hannibal Shakur (Lamar Caldwell) and Tanzeen Doha. They were arrested while protesting the George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict in the murder of Trayvon Martin. The Trayvon 2 are being railroaded through the judicial system on false charges. This is going to be a very important date, so let’s pack the court room to show our community support. There will be a rally at 8AM and the hearing starts around 8:30 AM. For a lot more information, legal defense fund donation link, and video.54815
12:30 am Student Debt National Day of Action: San Francisco Rally. @ San Francisco City Hall, Polk Street Steps
Student Debt National Day of Action: San Francisco Rally. @ San Francisco City Hall, Polk Street Steps
Mar 7 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am
 Student Debt National Day of Action Wells Fargo Student Loans, – John Stumpf, and –Chevron Oil Company. What do these three have in common? They’ve created the student debt crisis impacting our communities and growing inequality in education. 283% CSU fee increase since 2002 $170 million in student debt 135% community college tuition increase since 2006-2007. 25% less funding for higher education since 2009. Today, we have much less funding for education because corporations are not paying their fair share forcing the average student to graduate college with over $30,000 … Continued
7:00 pm Drawing Oakland: First Friday at the Sudo Room. @ Sudo Room (entrance on 22nd St, buzzer)
Drawing Oakland: First Friday at the Sudo Room. @ Sudo Room (entrance on 22nd St, buzzer)
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Draw your impressions of your neighborhood or whatever else you want! We’ll have paper, drawing stuff, and scanners, and in the end we’ll add your drawings of Oakland to the Oakland Wiki! You can make drawings to illustrate different entries (Dog Park anyone? )54970
6:00 pm International Women’s Day SF: From Kabul to Fukushima, Women united for: PEACE, EQUALITY & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE @ Golden Gate Bridge
International Women’s Day SF: From Kabul to Fukushima, Women united for: PEACE, EQUALITY & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE @ Golden Gate Bridge
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Massive Women’s Convergence on the Golden Gate Bridge Activists from Bay Area CodePink, No Nukes Action Committee and Fukushima Response will form a united front on the Golden Gate Bridge in recognition of women’s global effort for a better world. 10:00  Rally, Music, Dance, S.F. side of Golden Gate Bridge. 11:00  March across the eastern walkway, starting on either side of the bridge, to meet in middle for convergence for peace, equality and environmental justice. 12:00  (SF side) Honoring women activists, past & present. All are encouraged to represent a … Continued
2:00 pm Drop the Charges Against Marissa Alexander! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Drop the Charges Against Marissa Alexander! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Prosecuting Attorney Angela Corey is planning to push for consecutive sentencing in Marissa’s upcoming re-trial, pushing for a 60 year sentence for firing a warning shot, causing no injury, to protect herself from her abusive husband. We cannot allow this to happen! It’s time to drop the charges against Marissa Alexander and let her get back to the work of raising her children and living her life. This Saturday, International Women’s Day, at 2pm we will gather in Oscar Grant Plaza for a march into West Oakland to bring awareness … Continued
7:30 pm In Love and Struggle: A Celebration of International Women’s Day. @ La Pena Cultural Center
In Love and Struggle: A Celebration of International Women’s Day. @ La Pena Cultural Center
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Benefit for Berkeley Copwatch. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 7:30. Berkeley Copwatch invites you to “In Love and Struggle” a celebration of International Women’s Day. Its all happening on March 8th at 7:30pm at La Pena Cultural Center in Berkeley. This night will feature dance and spoken word performances by our own MC Kaila Love , Students for Hip Hop and surprise dramatic performances. There will also be a special guest appearance by hip hop diva Vixen Noir, and at beginning at 9pm The Average Dyke Band will … Continued