Committees

The Case Against Curfews

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In light of Oakland Councilperson Noel Gallo’s recent fetish with the idea of curfews, here is an article published August 11th, 2012 in the Occupied Oakland Tribune (now inaccessible), when then Chief of Police Howard Jordan was spewing the same bullshit. —– By JP Massar “Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan wants a curfew. In the widespread absence of appropriate “parental controls” Jordan says a curfew is critical to reduce the risks posed by teens and younger children hanging out late at night in some of the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods. … Continued

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Solidarity with the Indigenous Struggle in Honduras and COPINH

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Solidarity with the Indigenous Struggle in Honduras and COPINH For full story please visit: Rioblancocommunity.blogspot.com There will be an action this Thursday Sep 19th in solidarity with COPINH members Berta Cáceres, Aureliano Molina and Tomas Gómez who face another trial day on Friday Sep 20th. The government and private prosecutors are asking Berta Caceres to be imprisoned and that Tomas Gomez and Aureliano Molina be given substitutive measures to imprisonment, including prohibited access to Rio Blanco and routine check-ins at the court house. If charged the community of Rio Blanco will be left more vulnerable, silenced … Continued

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Occupy Oakland: The Movie!

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OCCUPY OAKLAND: The Movie. Please join Flashpoints on Pacifica Radio & Long Memory Productions in support of the Alan Blueford Coalition with an ADVANCED SCREENING of: OCCUPY OAKLAND: The Movie. Thursday, September 12, 7:00 PM. Grand Lake Theater. This is a film in the making that highlights why the Occupy movement was different in Oakland because of Oakland’s history going back to the Black Panther Party and up to the Oscar Grant Movement. This film has a very clear anti-police brutality theme. The producer’s goal is to make this a … Continued

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Solidarity Fast Ends Successfully – Confronts Jerry Brown.

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Adopted from an email report by one of the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity team members: Congratulations to our two intrepid hunger strike solidarity peeps who successfully completed their 60 hour fast at 11:59:59 Saturday night 9/7 in support of the prisoners’ 60 day hunger strike and their 5 core demands. The fast took place outside of Gov. Jerry Brown’s condo on Telegraph Ave. at 27th St. in uptown Oakland. I was present late afternoon Saturday when Jerry Brown arrived. One supporter, a lawyer, was in the lobby of the building … Continued

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60 Hour Fast for the 60 Day California Prison Hunger Strike

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At 27th & Telegraph, outside of Jerry Brown’s condo, two intrepid Hunger Strike supporters are conducting a 60 hour fast in solidarity with and in honor of the now-suspended California Prisoners’ Hunger Strike, which spanned 60 days. The fast began Thursday noon and will last through Saturday. They welcome your camaraderie any time through Saturday. Also please join them at a “noise demo” tonight at 9:00 PM at 27th & Telegraph as First Friday is winding down.    52486

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A Message From the Berkeley Post Office Defenders

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On the evening of August 28th, most Berkeley Post Office camp residents and supporters were in Oakland celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and protesting against the murders of Trayvon Martin, Alan Blueford, Oscar Grant and many others by police and police surrogates. The Berkeley Police Department saw fit to use this opportunity to raid the encampment and “confiscate abandoned property” that in fact they knew very well belonged to protesters, stealing the possessions and sheltering of homeless Berkeley residents. Using as a blank check a report … Continued

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KILLER OPD COP MIGUEL MASSO SPOTTED

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Miguel Masso, who killed Alan Blueford in the early morning hours of May 6th, 2012 in East Oakland, was spotted and photographed in an Oakland Police Officer uniform on August 24th, 2012, at approximately 7:00 PM, at Oscar Grant Plaza. He is apparently attempting to conceal his identity from those not close enough to see his name patch with the use of sunglasses. Do not be fooled! HE IS ARMED AND CONSIDERED EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. IF YOU SEE THIS FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE DO NOT APPROACH. 52366

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2nd Anniversary of the Founding of Occupy Oakland!

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Come to the General Assembly Sunday, September 1st, 2013, 2:00 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza on the steps of City Hall to talk about suitable events commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the establishment of the Occupy Oakland encampment on October 10th, 2011 at OGP. The General Assembly of Occupy Oakland has met at least once a week continuously since that time. All are welcome! 52356

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Justice for Trayvon Martin Assembly

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Wednesday, August 28, 5:30pm, Oscar Grant Plaza STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR Demands: STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON MARTIN – JAIL ZIMMERMAN! OVERTURN ‘STAND YOUR GROUND’ LAWS! End the murder of Black & Brown youth JOBS & EDUCATION NOT MASS INCARCERATION! Support California Prisoners’ Hunger Strike END RACIAL PROFILING OF ALL FORMS! Including Stop-and-Frisk! STOP RACIST POLICE TERROR Drug test killer cops IMMIGRANT RIGHTS NOW STOP DEPORTATIONS! Stop Urban Shield & surveillance of our communities A LIVING WAGE & UNION RIGHTS FOR LOW-WAGE … Continued

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Until All Are Free: A series of actions in solidarity with the Hunger Strikes, Saturday, August 24th at 5pm

On Saturday, August 24th at 5pm join us at Oscar Grant Plaza to march in solidarity with the California prisoners on the 48th day of their hunger strike. As they organize behind the closed doors of solitary, let our support ring loudly through the streets. Let us voice the demands of the prisoners and demand justice for Guero, the first prisoner to die participating in the hunger strike (may he rest in peace.) Saturday,  August 24th, 5pm Rally at Oscar Grant Plaza (14th and Broadway) and 5:30pm March. Come ready to … Continued

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