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Celebration of Food Worker Resistance 5:00 pm
Celebration of Food Worker Resistance @ Calavera Restaurant
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join ex-Calavera restaurant workers and the Bay Area Restaurant Worker’s Movement (BARWM) for a rally, community meal and celebration of resistance across the food system! On July 1st, BARWM will be scaling up our #BoycottCalavera campaign, giving voice to ex-Calavera employees fighting wage theft! We’ll be serving up delicious, free tamales made with love from Tamales La Oaxaqueña! Come hungry, and help us turn away customers with our irresistible community meal. We will host a rally with ex-Calavera employees, community organizers and other food workers sharing stories of resistance … Continued
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Occupation – Liberty City 2 We’re Back! 4:00 pm
Occupation – Liberty City 2 We’re Back! @ Berkeley Old City Hall
Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Yes we are going back to demand our right to rest, housing we can afford, ending 647e. Donations always needed tents, blankets,food, propane stove and housewares.Cash is always welcome so we can buy the survival stuff we realy need. Got big furniture you don’t need? Drop it off especially that big ratty sofa the dog sleeps on. Sorry Fido homeless people need it more then you do.61198
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Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:00 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
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How to Win an Alameda County Fracking Ban 6:00 pm
How to Win an Alameda County Fracking Ban @ Food and Water Watch
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come join members of Alameda County Against Fracking at a planning meeting to gear up for the July 19th Alameda County Board of Supervisors hearing on the proposed fracking ban. It’s taken two years of negotiations to have gotten this far.  The final vote is near and although we’re definitely optimistic, we know it’s too early to relax.  Over the past few months we’ve seen the oil industry throw up delay after delay and threaten to gut the ban entirely, so we have to be ready for whatever they throw … Continued
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SHUT It DOWN Rally & Action (Sponsored by Live Free & Anti Police-Terror Project) 7:00 pm
SHUT It DOWN Rally & Action (Sponsored by Live Free & Anti Police-Terror Project) @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
SHUT It DOWN Rally & Action (Sponsored by Live Free & Anti Police-Terror Project) @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
For #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile, and for all the women trafficked and exploited by the rapists and murderers in Oakland Police Department and across the Bay Area. For all who are displaced from their neighborhoods and robbed of opportunity. We march. We act. We Shut It Down. 61284
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Rally & March Against Racist Police Terror 6:00 pm
Rally & March Against Racist Police Terror @ Chelsea Manning Plaza
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Rally & March Against Racist Police Terror Tomorrow July 8 at 6pm Justin Herman Plaza1 Market St. Hosted by ANSWER Coalition— LolaLolaLola (@Lola_Casanova) July 7, 2016 Justice for Alton Sterling! Justice for Philando Castile! End Racist Police Terror! ———- ANSWER Coalition San Francisco Black Lives Matter West County Toxics Coalition ———- Police in Minnesota and Louisiana just killed two more Black men. The cops have murdered 562 people of color and poor people this year alone. The majority are Black men and women. These killer cops know that they will … Continued
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Richmond Progressive Alliance Mtg 3:00 pm
Richmond Progressive Alliance Mtg @ New Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
RPA Membership Meeting, Warming Up the House! The Bobby Bowens Progressive Center has a new home in Civic Center! Come see the new digs and think about how to use our space for social justice and community enrichment. Get in sync with the campaign agenda as the efforts for Ben Choi and rent control lift off for November. Meet friends, share food as part of the potluck. We will treat this quarterly meeting as a more casual time to dialogue as members and prepare for the fall. As always, members … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance General Meeting 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Meeting @ Richmond Progressive Alliance Offices
Jul 10 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
“Listen Up! Tips and Techniques for Great Presentations,” a workshop with Louise Chegwidden and Janet Johnson, will give you tools to build your speaking confidence. We will also update you on current campaigns: BAAQMD, No Coal In Oakland, Fresh Air Vallejo. Join us at early for a potluck lunch. We need your participation and your voice! 61241
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:00 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
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Pirate Party Meeting 6:30 pm
Pirate Party Meeting @ Zeitgeist
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Pirate Party Meeting @ Zeitgeist | San Francisco | California | United States
Pirate Party of San Francisco We’re activists dedicated to bringing the Pirate Party’s values of government transparency, civil rights, and digital freedoms to the City of San Francisco. Our next meeting will be at Zeitgeist, 199 Valencia Street on July 11th, 6:30pm, called by Patrick per shotgun rules. We have a mailing list—join it to stay in the loop. Previous Meetings Meeting 0 – June 27, 2016 – Notes 61223
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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Jul 12 @ 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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SURJ Meeting 7:00 pm
SURJ Meeting @ SEIU 1000, 2nd floor
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Next INTRO TO SURJ meeting. Join us as we engage white people to work for racial justice.61244
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Ella Baker monthy meeting 6:15 pm
Ella Baker monthy meeting
Jul 14 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
It’s all hands on deck here at the Ella Baker Center and we need your help! Join us at the Ella Baker Center’s monthly member meeting this Thursday, July 14th to learn about what we do and get involved in our organizing efforts. We will be planning for Night Out for Safety and Liberation, an event on August 2nd where we will redefine what safety means for us in Oakland. We will also be organizing around the campaign to Stop Urban Shield in Alameda County.   RSVP on Facebook. Vegetarian … Continued
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Anonymous National Day of Action in Support of #BlackLivesMatter 4:00 pm
Anonymous National Day of Action in Support of #BlackLivesMatter @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 15 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
BREAKING VIDEO: #BlackLivesMatter movement has called for a #DayOfSolidarity alongside #Anonymous https://t.co/z5la1aJDJm #CallToAction— TheAnonMessage (@TheAnonnMessage) July 10, 2016 N A T I O N W I D E C A L L T O A C T I O N === J U L Y 1 5 2 0 1 6 Phoenix: 5:00PM (EASTLAKE PARK, 1549 E Jefferson St , Phoenix, AZ 85034) Tuscon: 5:00PM (CATALINA PARK, 900 N 4th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705) Little Rock: 6:00PM (OUTSIDE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING, Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Little Rock, AR … Continued
March in Solidarity with Oaxaca 7:00 pm
March in Solidarity with Oaxaca @ 24th St. Bart Plaza
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
March in Solidarity with Oaxaca @ 24th St. Bart Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
Facebook event page A teachers strike that began on May 15 has grown into a widespread rebellion in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. 14 compañeros have been killed by the state, including 12 in a massacre on June 19. Join us in San Francisco to mark two months since the strike began as we march in defiance of state repression and in solidarity with our compañerxs on the barricades in Oaxaca. To our compañerxs, teachers, mothers, fathers and children of the Oaxacan community, here and there, though we are miles … Continued
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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
Jul 16 @ 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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Say Her Name: Jessica Williams: Rally and March 2:00 pm
Say Her Name: Jessica Williams: Rally and March
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
#SF STAND UP #SayHerName #SFPD pic.twitter.com/IK9pVNDHsH— Sylvia R (@achillesgirl) July 16, 2016 61320
Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:00 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Working Group: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group: 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, especially by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the BART Board of Directors, and by the Oakland City Council. 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, requirements for “backdoors” to your cellphone and against other invasions of privacy by our benighted City, County, State … Continued
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance
Jul 20 @ 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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Stop the New Alameda County Jail 5:00 pm
Stop the New Alameda County Jail @ Ella Baker Center Offices, suite 1125
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Sheriff wants to build a new $55 million jail expansion at Santa Rita for treating mentally ill inmate.  It needs to be stopped in its tracks and the money redirected to mental health treatment outside of jail.61001
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Berkeley Copwatch Shift 8:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch Shift @ Grassroots House
Jul 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
July Copwatch Shift. RSVP required. Contact Charlotte at (510) 224-5950 or crivka@sonic.net.61231
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Community Democracy Project Meeting 6:00 pm
Community Democracy Project Meeting @ Omni Commons
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
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Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Jul 26 @ 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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Justice for Mario Woods Coalition 6:00 pm
Justice for Mario Woods Coalition
Jul 28 @ 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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Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA will get together a little earlier than usual, at 3 PM to share some food with each others and the community.  There should be a table and utensils/plates courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring a nosh to share… The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, … Continued