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Justice for Mario Woods Coalition 6:00 pm
Justice for Mario Woods Coalition
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come to Justice for Mario Woods Coalition Meetings: The demand for justice is happening and needs you!61385
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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
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Continuing Fight Against the Alameda County Jail 5:00 pm
Continuing Fight Against the Alameda County Jail @ Suite 1125, Ella Baker Center
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Jail Fight continues Here is a tentative agenda: Check in Report back on Decarceration Plan working meeting Review commitments and set deadlines Discuss new Health care provider and our strategy Meeting with sheriff or Chan to learn more about new contract? Media Strategy Video (follow up Leigh and Micky) Outreach/organizing Collect stories for decarceration doc Oakland Power Project, Mario Woods Coalition Establish facilitator, and location of next weeks meeting 61420
Justice for Mario Woods Coalition 6:00 pm
Justice for Mario Woods Coalition
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come to Justice for Mario Woods Coalition Meetings: The demand for justice is happening and needs you!61385
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Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 12:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Mudraker's Cafe, back room
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Strike Debt is building a debt resistance movement. We believe that most individual debt is illegitimate and unjust. Most of us fall into debt because we are increasingly deprived of the means to acquire the basic necessities of life: health care, education, and housing. Because we are forced to go into debt simply in order to live, we think it is right and moral to resist it. Come get connected with SDBA’s projects! organizing for public banking advocating for Postal banking helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Aug 14 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
“Campaign finance reform is the most important issue facing us today, because it impacts all the others.” —Bernie Sanders. Corporations_Are_Not_People: Come to a presentation and discussion with David Cobb of Move to Amend, on the movement for a Constitutional amendment stating that corporations aren’t people and money isn’t speech; plus this fall’s ballot measure opposing Citizens United. And updates on our campaigns. We need your participation and your voice! 12:30 pm, Potluck lunch 1 – 3 pm, Talk followed by campaign updates – a ten-minute walk from the Richmond BART … Continued
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Justice 4 Kayla Moore Organizing Meeting 7:00 pm
Justice 4 Kayla Moore Organizing Meeting @ Grassroots House
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Newcomers welcome! We need your voice! The Moore family’s fall 2016 court date is fast approaching! Sign up here to receive an announcement when the court date is officially assigned. In the meantime, the Justice 4 Kayla campaign has outlined four demands for the City of Berkeley, the BPD and the broader community: Justice for Kayla Moore! Honor her memory, tell her story, #SayHerName. Hold the City of Berkeley and Berkeley police accountable for killing Kayla Moore. Police must not be first responders to mental health crises. End the BPD’s … Continued
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Coalition for Police Accountability – Ballot Initiative Campaign Formation 6:00 pm
Coalition for Police Accountability – Ballot Initiative Campaign Formation @ PUEBLO
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
For those who are dismayed about the changes that were made and do not wish to continue to participate in the Coalition, we accept that and are grateful for the support you gave along the way. We will transition from a coalition into a campaign and discuss what that will mean in practical terms. We will look at a timeline and the need to create a budget, get endorsements, work on messaging, etc. I hope folks will join us to kick-off what promises to be an exciting moment in Oakland’s … Continued
Oakland Privacy Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the surveillance state,  against Urban Shield, and to advocate for privacy and surveillance regulation ordinances to be passed around the Bay Area, including the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the BART Board of Directors, and by the Oakland and Berkeley City Councils. We are also engaged in the fight against Predictive Policing and other “pre-crime” and “thought-crime” abominations, drones, improper use of police body cameras, ALPRs, requirements for “backdoors” to your cellphone and against other invasions of privacy by our benighted City, … Continued
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance
Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance | Oakland | California | United States
Monthly APTP meeting, held on every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please join us for this important general meeting.  We will be working specifically on the four demands we put forth following the OPD Rape Scandal: 1) Nancy O’Malley must publicly state she intends to launch a full investigation into the police officers who raped and trafficked a 17 year old child and press charges against all officers involved. 2) Divest 50% of the Oakland Police Department’s budget and redirect those funds to career centers, job training programs, mental health … Continued
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Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting 1:00 pm
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting @ Siegel & Yee, 3rd floor (between City Hall and the 12th St. mini-mall)
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Don’t miss the next general meeting of the Oakland Justice Coalition. We have a full agenda and need your help to begin the work of supporting our candidates. Agenda Welcome and Brief Orientation (TBD: Presentation by Registrar of Voters) Candidate Endorsements Review and Consideration of Changes to Ballot Initiatives Rent Protection Police Commission Candidate Support and Committee Sign Up/Planning Candidates Presented for Endorsement on 8/21 District 3 School Board: Kharyshi Wiginton District 5 School Board: Mike Hutcheson District 7 City Council: Nehanda Imara Candidates We’ve Endorsed To Date District 3 School … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Henry J. Kaiser Memorial Park
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Henry J. Kaiser Memorial Park | Oakland | California | United States
Please Note: this week the Art & Soul festival will be at OGP, so instead we will meet at Henry J. Kaiser Memorial Park at 19th Street and Rashida Muhammad Street in Oakland at our normal time, 4PM.   The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  On … Continued
Slingshot newspaper new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm 7:00 pm
Slingshot newspaper new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm @ Longhaul
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
kick-off meeting to create Slingshot issue #122. Slingshot is an independent radical newspaper published in Berkeley since 1988. *Brainstorm articles for next issue * Orientation on how you can submit articles, art, photographs * Help us discuss our audience and themes for the next issue * Discuss fundraising and distribution * Your chance to comment on Slingshot Everyone is welcome. Issue #122 is due out on September 30, 2016 Deadline for Issue #122 is September 17, 2016 For more event information: http://slingshot.tao.ca61485
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Berkeley Copwatch General Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch General Meeting @ Grassroots House
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch is based on the idea that WATCHING the police is a crucial first step in the process of organizing.61414
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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
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East Bay Homes Not Jails 7:00 pm
East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Open as many homes as possible… Hold them as long as possible…61467
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Community Meeting for Good Jobs on the Port! 6:30 pm
Community Meeting for Good Jobs on the Port! @ Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
PUBLIC LAND & PUBLIC WORKER PENSION FUNDS MUST SERVE THE PUBLIC GOOD! Join us in West Oakland for a community meeting to demand and take action for good jobs! The Port of Oakland is negotiating with CalPERS-owned developer, Centerpoint Properties, to build the first warehouse on the Port’s Army Base property. If done right, this project has the potential to put Oaklanders to work in good, family sustaining careers. We are calling on the Port and developer, Centerpoint, to provide: • Living wages for all future workers • Real opportunity … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly: Fighting Fracking 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly: Fighting Fracking @ Richmond Progress Alliance HQ
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a discussion with Ella Teevan, Northern California organizer for Food and Water Watch, about successes and challenges of the anti-fracking movement in California. Plus updates on our campaigns. We need your participation and your voice 61483
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Berkeley Copwatch General Meeting 7:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch General Meeting @ Grassroots House
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch‘s Goals: 1) Reduce police violence by directly observing the police on the street, documenting incidents and keeping police accountable. We maintain principles of non-violence while asserting the rights of the detained person. We provide support to victims whenever possible. We also seek to educate the public about their rights, police conduct in the community and issues related to the role of police in our society. 2) Empower and unite the community to resist police abuse. We will do this by sharing information with the community, conducting “Know Your … Continued
Justice 4 Kayla Moore Organizing Meeting 7:00 pm
Justice 4 Kayla Moore Organizing Meeting @ Grassroots House
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Newcomers welcome! We need your voice! The Moore family’s fall 2016 court date is fast approaching! Sign up here to receive an announcement when the court date is officially assigned. In the meantime, the Justice 4 Kayla campaign has outlined four demands for the City of Berkeley, the BPD and the broader community: Justice for Kayla Moore! Honor her memory, tell her story, #SayHerName. Hold the City of Berkeley and Berkeley police accountable for killing Kayla Moore. Police must not be first responders to mental health crises. End the BPD’s … Continued
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Alameda County Criminal Justice Committee Meeting 12:00 pm
Alameda County Criminal Justice Committee Meeting @ BHCS-Alvarado Niles Room
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Criminal Justice Committee Agenda 12:00 pm              Call to order and roll call 12:05 pm              Discussion of “Preliminary Report on Reducing the Number of Mentally Ill Persons at Santa Rita Jail.”  — Where do we go from here? Preliminary Report on Reducing the Number of Mentally Ill Persons as Santa Rita Jail (Duxbury, August 2016) 1:00                        Brainstorm questions for Lt. Arbuckle’s upcoming presentation to the MHAB regarding the construction of a mental health unit at Santa Rita Jail 1:55 pm                Public Comment 2:00 pm                Adjourn61517
East Bay Homes Not Jails 7:00 pm
East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Open as many homes as possible… Hold them as long as possible…61467