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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall.  If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued
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Friends of the Public Bank of the East Bay 6:00 pm
Friends of the Public Bank of the East Bay @ Mudrakers Cafe
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Next Organizers’ Meeting! If you would like to come early and get an introduction to the concepts of public banking, or more locally to who we are and what we do, please email us and someone will come meet you at 5:30. Working Group Meetings: Some of our working groups meet between organizers’ meetings, and others just confer by phone and email. You can plug into any one of these: Outreach to Organizations Outreach to Individuals Digital Outreach Advocacy (working with politicians) Governance California Public Banking Alliance Fundraising Operations Just send us … Continued
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
 The Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality & State Repression (OGC) is a grassroots democratic organization that was formed as a conscious united front for justice against police brutality. The OGC is involved in the struggle for police accountability and is committed to stopping police brutality. In alliance with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) we organized the October 23, 2010 labor and community rally for Justice for Oscar Grant. On that day the ILWU shut down the Bay Area ports in solidarity. Our mission is to educate, organize … Continued
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East Bay Community Energy: No Nukes! 6:00 pm
East Bay Community Energy: No Nukes! @ Zoom
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
East Bay Community Energy: No Nukes! @ Zoom
Join community and labor activists to keep Alameda County’s community choice energy program free from nuclear power! Alameda County’s own public electricity agency, East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is considering accepting PG&E’s dangerous nuclear energy into its power mix. Currently there is no nuclear in EBCE’s mix as shown here on EBCE’s website. The East Bay Clean Power Alliance is leading opposition to this proposal — the same community and labor organizations that led the fight to create EBCE and make sure its priorities are creating clean energy jobs, community wealth, affordability, less remote transmission, and fighting … Continued
Omni General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come by our open Delegates Meetings every Thursday evening at 7pm! We’ll give space to brief announcements, updates from working groups, proposals up for consensus, and discussion around important issues. The schedule is created weekly at the following url: https://pad.riseup.net/p/omninom This meeting usually happens in the Ballroom, but the the location may change depending on the access needs of people attending and other events taking place in the building.67526
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. 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. (Note: we tend … Continued
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Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 … Continued
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MOVED ONLINE! Climate Justice SF Spokescouncil 6:00 pm
MOVED ONLINE! Climate Justice SF Spokescouncil @ Omni Commons
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Climate Justice SF Spokescouncil Where: MOVED Online; see event link below for updates. When: Thur, March 12, 6:00pm – 8:00pm We will discuss proposals for upcoming actions. All are welcome. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/915419608889319/ ================================================================ We will discuss proposals for action made during last spokescouncil **Please send at least one or two spokespeople from your affinity groups. **All are welcome. Called for by Idle No More SF Bay, Extinction Rebellion SF Bay, Diablo Rising Tide, 350 Silicon Valley, Sunrise Bay Area and the 1000 Grandmothers for Future Generations Bay Area.67787
Radical Reading Group 7:00 pm
Radical Reading Group @ Omni Commons
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
An informal discussion of Nick Estes’ book Our History is the Future about the history of indigenous resistance to capitalism and colonialism leading up to and including the Standing Rock #NoDAPL movement. This will be an ongoing reading series.67816
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Poor People’s Campaign Bay Area Steering Cmte 3:30 pm
Poor People’s Campaign Bay Area Steering Cmte @ BFUU
Mar 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Poor People's Campaign Bay Area Steering Cmte @ BFUU
For those interested in getting involved in the CA Poor People’s Campaign Supporters Bay Area Steering Committee, next meeting is Saturday March 14, 3:30 – 5:00 pm at BFUU, 1924 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA. Registration is open! The fact that there are 140 million poor and low-wealth people in a country this rich is morally indefensible, constitutionally inconsistent and economically insane. Join poor people and moral witnesses from across the country June 20, 2020 for the Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington! On June 20, 2020, we … Continued
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Alternatives to Policing: Deep Culture 2:00 pm
Alternatives to Policing: Deep Culture @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This workshop is part of a series of workshops in which we are developing the skills to reduce reliance on policing that is often harmful to our community members. In this workshop, we’ll work together to identify elements of white supremacy culture and police and law enforcement culture. Then we’ll engage with just transition culture. Finally, we’ll examine the cultures of our own organizations and map them toward a just transition, imagining together some steps in that journey. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Patricia St. Onge is the founder and a Partner … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. 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. (Note: we tend … Continued
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Citizens’ Climate Lobby 6:30 pm
Citizens’ Climate Lobby @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
New people should arrive at 6:30 for an orientation. Meeting will start at 7:00. We’ll be giving updates on other recent activities and we’ll be setting aside time for small group meetings. That will provide some working time for teams, but also offers an opportunity for newcomers to sample the range of projects and activities we’re involved in (letter writing, lobbying, and more). Sign up for notices at http://citizensclimatelobby.org/chapters/CA_Alameda_County/67722
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Oakland Privacy: Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state, police militarization and ICE, and to advocate for surveillance regulation around the Bay and nationwide. We fight against spy drones, facial recognition, police body camera secrecy, anti-transparency laws and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones; we oppose “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” —  to list just a few invasions of our privacy by all levels of Government, and attempts to hide what government officials, employees and agencies are doing. We draft and push for privacy legislation for City Councils, at the County level, and … Continued
Intro to SURJ Meeting 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Restore Oakland
Mar 18 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. SURJ moves white people to act for justice, with passion and accountability, as part of a multi-racial majority. You will hear about SURJ’s pathways for entering the work, including committee work, upcoming workshops, and events. We’ll answer your questions and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice.67804
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Omni General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come by our open Delegates Meetings every Thursday evening at 7pm! We’ll give space to brief announcements, updates from working groups, proposals up for consensus, and discussion around important issues. The schedule is created weekly at the following url: https://pad.riseup.net/p/omninom This meeting usually happens in the Ballroom, but the the location may change depending on the access needs of people attending and other events taking place in the building.67526
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Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Capital and Its Discontents. – New Book! 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Capital and Its Discontents. – New Book! @ Omni Commons
Mar 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Capital and Its Discontents. - New Book! @ Omni Commons
Strike Debt Bay Area proudly hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, and Banking on the People. This month we will be reading the four essays in the 2nd section of the book Capital and Its Discontents. (Chapters 6,7,8 & 9). In an era of profound economic and ecological crisis, this collection unravels the dynamic contradictions at the heart of capitalism and points possible ways forward to a liberatory future. Through a series of incisive conversations with … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. 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. (Note: we tend … Continued
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Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
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East Oakland Collective General Meeting 7:00 pm
East Oakland Collective General Meeting @ Mills College Faculty Lounge, on Post Road inside campus
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EOC General Body Meeting Join us for our monthly general body meetings to learn more about us, pressing topics/issues in East Oakland and how you can take action! The East Oakland Collective (EOC) is a member-based community organizing group invested in serving the communities of deep East Oakland by working towards racial and economic equity. With programming in civic engagement and leadership, economic empowerment and homeless services and solutions, we help amplify underserved communities from the ground up.  We are committed to driving impact in the landscape, politics and economic climate … Continued
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Radical Reading Group 7:00 pm
Radical Reading Group @ Omni Commons
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
An informal discussion of Nick Estes’ book Our History is the Future about the history of indigenous resistance to capitalism and colonialism leading up to and including the Standing Rock #NoDAPL movement. This will be an ongoing reading series.67816
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Sunflower Alliance Meeting 10:00 am
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
NEW TIME!!!! Join us for our regular Sunday meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. We welcome newcomers, old friends and regulars to hear updates on current campaigns and discuss future plans. We need your participation and your voice! And weigh in on the decision about our future meeting time and place! Should we continue to meet at the Bobby Bowens Center at the new time, 10:30 AM — 12:30 PM? Or change the time and/or place?   67699
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. 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. (Note: we tend … Continued
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Public Bank of the Easy Bay via Zoom 6:00 pm
Public Bank of the Easy Bay via Zoom @ Zoom online or phone
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Next Organizers’ Meeting: Monday, April 6, 2020, 6:00-7:30 pm We’ll meet by Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you a Zoom invitation. If you would like to join the meeting early and get an introduction to the concepts of public banking, or more locally to who we are and what we do, please email us and we’ll see you online at 5:30. Working Group Meetings: Some of our working groups meet between organizers’ meetings, and others just confer by phone … Continued
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