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Occupy Oakland Conference Fundraising Sale at Lake Merritt 7-14

Fundraiser for Occupy Oakland Conference. Help make our first Occupy Oakland convening a radical success by donating your gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, books, DVDs, CDs, home decor, artwork, knick-knacks, and odds n’ ends to the OOCON LAKE SALE, taking place on Saturday, July 14th.Please Email us to find out where you can drop off your stuff. Don’t have transportation? No worries, we can also come to you, and pick up your treasures for this worthy cause! Please contact us by Wednesday-Thursday (July 11-12), to make sure that we can … Continued


Lakeview Sit-in People’s Concert and Rally – Sunday 7/15, 5 pm

Featuring: Boots Riley, Jabari Shaw, Digital Martyrs, and more to come. Sunday, July 15th @ 5PM ***Please Note: The date has been Pushed Back one week.*** @ Lakeview Elementary (746 Grand Ave.) Rally with us to Celebrate the People’s School and Plan How We Can Move Forward… For more info email saveoaklandschools@gmail.com or check out our blog:  saveoaklandschools.org and education4the99.wordpress.com 35724


Occupy the Farm Planter Box Rally • Saturday 5-19-12 3PM

Followed by a Community Forum on Visions for Food Sovereignty and Food Justice 3 PM – Gather at the Gill Tract South Side: Monroe St. at San Pablo Ave The Planter Box Rally will highlight that land access is fundamental to growing food in an urban environment. UC Berkeley may have forced the public off of the Gill Tract, yet still we farm. The community forum will contextualize the Gill Tract within the larger scope of food sovereignty and food justice issues that affect people throughout the Bay Area and … Continued


Occupy AC Transit Announces Extended Bus Transfer Campaign

On Wednesday 5/16/12 , Occupy Oakland and rank-and-file AC-Transit drivers announced a campaign that will pressure the MTC to make transportation more accessible for low-income communities and to reverse concessions forced on transit workers. This campaign kicks off today by asking drivers to honor transfers for multiple use and up to 3 hours. Riders and drivers stand in solidarity in this demand for a just transportation system. Next year, another round of fare increases is scheduled to go into effect. This is in addition to service cuts disproportionately applied to … Continued


STOP THE SALE Nell’s home is in danger!

ALL OUT! – NELLS AND SYNTHIAS HOME IS IN DANGER When: Thursday, March 8 at 12noon to 3pm Where: Alameda County Court House,1225 Fallon, Oakland Lake Merritt BART, 40 bus stop Homeowners names Martha Nell Myhand and Synthia Green Property address 1329 E 32nd St Oakland CA 94902 Chase Bank Loan# 1996439003 Notice of Trustee Sale #7037.72898 On March 8, International Women’s Day, my partner and I are refusing to be made homeless or exploited for the profit of the 1%. We are about to be foreclosed on by Chase … Continued


Occupy Oakland Education March Arrives in Davis, Heads for Sacramento – Monday, March 5, 2012

M5 Action UPDATED INFORMATION The plan for Monday, March 5, 2012 is that when our march and rally ends at 12:30 pm, thousands of us will remain here at the Capitol. Politicians and the State Assembly have failed to stand with us, the 99%. So many of us will go inside the Capitol Building for a People’s Assembly to ourselves decide how to make the 1% refund education, jobs, essential services, and a better future. Here is the schedule: 10 am – March begins at Southside Park 11 am – … Continued


Foreclosure Defense Group: Canvas, March 6; First General Meeting, March 7; Auction Action, March 8

 1. CANVASSING THIS WEEK with the family and neighbors of Mrs. Katy Mitchell WHEN: Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm WHERE: Meet outside the Starbucks in the shopping center at 51st and Broadway, north Oakland We will be canvassing as much foot traffic as possible in the shopping center at 51st St. and Broadway (Several banks have branches there including Chase, the bank that is servicing Mrs. Katy’s loan!). If you don’t know how to  canvass or approach people well in the street, we can team you … Continued


Occupy San Quentin News 2/20/12 (Marin IJ & ABC news)

Occupy Oakland rallies at San Quentin, turning Presidents Day into Prisoners’ Day By Paul Liberatore Marin Independent Journal Occupy protesters listen to speeches under the watchful eyes of police at the main gate to San Quentin Prison. As part of a national “day of solidarity” with inmates, about 700 Occupy demonstrators rallied peacefully outside San Quentin State Prison’s East Gate on Monday in support of prison hunger strikers protesting solitary confinement and other human rights issues. Many of the demonstrators were from Occupy Oakland, whose members clashed with police in … Continued


Bay Area News Group Poll Finds 94% Support Occupy Oakland

Media spin attempts to obscure widespread support for Occupy Oakland. According to an online poll conducted by the Bay Area News Group (BANG) Occupy Oakland enjoys overwhelming popular support. The poll, conducted online and published in the Oakland Tribune print edition on Saturday February 11, 2012 asked readers: “Do you support Occupy Oakland?” Out of a total of 10,826 responses, 94% answered yes. The Oakland Tribune conducts similar polls weekly as part of their “Talk Back” feature. An image of the poll results from the print edition of the Tribune … Continued