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East Bay for Everyone – Introductory Meeting 1:00 pm
East Bay for Everyone – Introductory Meeting
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
East Bay for everyone is a pervasive network of voices speaking up for housing abundancy and better cities all over the East Bay. We organized YIMBYtown 2017, the world’s Yes In My Back Yard conference which brought nearly 200 organizers to experience Oakland and learn more about housing justice across the country. We’ve also organized for the approval of nearly three thousand homes across the region, received international news coverage, and helped sue Berkeley with a winning outcome for housing all over the state of California. East Bay for Everyone … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance Meeting 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center | Richmond | California | United States
 We’re canceling the Sunflower Alliance meeting for November 18th because of the toxic air. Please join us for our regular biweekly meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. We’ll discuss ongoing eco-campaigns and plans for the future. Newcomers and old friends welcome — we need your participation and your voice. Come early to hang out and share a potluck lunch. Potluck lunch: 12:30 PM 65078
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 2 @ 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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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Dec 3 @ 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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Intro to SURJ 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ @ Sierra Club
Dec 4 @ 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.65210
Sudo Mesh: Save the Internet 7:30 pm
Sudo Mesh: Save the Internet @ Omni Commons, Upstairs
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hello we are here to Save the Internet! Join us every Tuesday in the Omni Commons mezzanine to help build a community-owned and -operated wireless mesh network in the East Bay! Every Tuesday night, we meet to discuss on-going projects, technical bugs, community and media outreach, finances and budgeting, and upcoming events, such as node mounts, office hours, and workshops.  Newcomers are encouraged to come on the last Tuesdays of the month for general orientation, but are welcome at any meeting. A wireless mesh network is a network where each computer acts … Continued
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No Coal in Oakland Community Meeting 7:00 pm
No Coal in Oakland Community Meeting @ West Side Missionary Baptist Church
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
NCIO COMMUNITY MEETING No Coal in Oakland invites all interested community members to join us. There will be updates on legal developments in court and in the city (including Oakland’s recent termination of Phil Tagami’s lease on the West Gateway), the status of the Bank of Montreal campaign, other ideas about how to further our campaign to assure coal is never shipped through the bulk commodities terminal proposed for construction on the West Gateway site, and the formation of a regional No Coal coalition including Richmond and Vallejo. 65302
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Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Task Force Meeting 9:00 am
Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Task Force Meeting @ County Building, across the street from the Courthouse
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Meeting of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Ad Hoc Committee on Urban Area Security Initiative, charged with reconstituting and rethinking Urban Shield. The committee was established by the Board of Supervisors in March 2018 in response to sustained community concerns about Urban Shield, which is funded in part by UASI grants from the Department of Homeland Security, and coordinated by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. The Board of Supervisors decided in March, 2018 that 2018 would be the last year the county would approve Urban Shield, as currently constituted, and … Continued
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‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group 4:30 pm
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group @ Omni Commons - check whiteboard for room
Dec 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group @ Omni Commons - check whiteboard for room | Oakland | California | United States
Doughnut Economics Reading Group: Creating a world with neither human suffering nor planetary peril Doughnut Economics: 7 ways to think like a 21st century economist By Kate Raworth Chelsea Green Publishing (2017) The capitalist economic system defines every aspect of our lives: the schooling and medical care we get, where we live, and how we sustain ourselves. The system works for a lucky few and exploits everyone else. And it’s a real threat to the survival of our species (and many others) on this planet. We know the system needs to change—but we … Continued
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DSA General Meeting 1:00 pm
DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 9 @ 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
The Bay Area Steering Committee of the Poor People’s Campaign 3:00 pm
The Bay Area Steering Committee of the Poor People’s Campaign @ CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT LAB, 3rd floor
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Bay Area Steering Committee of the Poor People’s Campaign: a National Call for Moral Revival (PPC) is forming and hopes you can join us!!   The Poor People’s Campaign, A National Call for Moral Revival (PPC) focuses on fighting the four pillars of evil: poverty, systemic racism, the war economy and environmental devastation, and on shifting the moral narrative. PPC supporters in the Bay Area have come together to form the Bay Area PPC Steering Committee and hope you can join this effort and share this information with others … Continued
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East Bay DSA 2018 Election Debrief 7:00 pm
East Bay DSA 2018 Election Debrief @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 We want to offer a huge thank you to all our member volunteers for our electoral campaigns this past cycle. You were a critical part of the field operations for our campaign for Jovanka Beckles, the Affordable Housing Act, the Community Power Slate, Team Richmond, and Measures O, P, and Y. You led the way, knocking 18,000 doors, making 7,300 phone calls, sending thousands of texts, and spreading an important political message across the East Bay that the working class is ready to fight back against bought elections and corporate … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Dec 10 @ 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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Sudo Mesh: Save the Internet 7:30 pm
Sudo Mesh: Save the Internet @ Omni Commons, Upstairs
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hello we are here to Save the Internet! Join us every Tuesday in the Omni Commons mezzanine to help build a community-owned and -operated wireless mesh network in the East Bay! Every Tuesday night, we meet to discuss on-going projects, technical bugs, community and media outreach, finances and budgeting, and upcoming events, such as node mounts, office hours, and workshops.  Newcomers are encouraged to come on the last Tuesdays of the month for general orientation, but are welcome at any meeting. A wireless mesh network is a network where each computer acts … Continued
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Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state, police militarization and ICE, and to advocate for surveillance regulation around the Bay. We fight against “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” spy drones, facial recognition, police body cameras and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones, to list just a few invasions of our privacy by all levels of Government. We draft and push for privacy legislation for City Councils, at the County level, and in Sacramento. We advocate in op-eds and in the streets. We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and believe no … Continued
Planning meeting for the 5th Annual People’s March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy 7:30 pm
Planning meeting for the 5th Annual People’s March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy @ The Greenlining Institut
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
If you haven’t already saved the date, our 5th Annual People’s March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy is on January 21, 2019 and we need your help to make it a reality. Join us for a planning meeting next week to make this mass mobilization come true! Near the 10th anniversary of the murder of Oscar Grant, Anti Police-Terror Project calls our comrades to come together in solidarity against police-terror and the corporate development in the Bay Area that is prioritized over affordable housing for the people. RSVP today to … Continued
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Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Task Force Meeting 9:00 am
Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Task Force Meeting @ County Building, across the street from the Courthouse
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Meeting of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Ad Hoc Committee on Urban Area Security Initiative, charged with reconstituting and rethinking Urban Shield. The committee was established by the Board of Supervisors in March 2018 in response to sustained community concerns about Urban Shield, which is funded in part by UASI grants from the Department of Homeland Security, and coordinated by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. The Board of Supervisors decided in March, 2018 that 2018 would be the last year the county would approve Urban Shield, as currently constituted, and … Continued
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Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Omni Commons
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 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! Presenting debt and inequality related topics at forums, workshops and in radio productions. Relieving Medical Debt through … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 16 @ 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
Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm 7:00 pm
Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm @ Longhaul
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kick-off meeting to create Slingshot issue #128. (Note – issue #128 was supposed to come out in the fall but we postponed it to improve the articles and revive the collective.) 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 #128 is due out … Continued
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Friends of the Public Bank of the East Bay 5:30 pm
Friends of the Public Bank of the East Bay @ Sports Basement
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Our last meeting of 2018. Agenda forthcoming.   Working Group Meetings: The Advocacy Working Group meets with public officials, government staff and other stakeholders to learn what they can teach us about integrating a public bank into existing systems, and to convince them to support our bank. Drop us a note (contact@friendsofpublicbankofoakland.org) if you want to participate. The Outreach Working Group needs organizers, and people to staff tables and talk to folks about public banking. Send us a note at contact@friendsofpublicbankofoakland.org if you can help. The ad hoc Governance Working … Continued
Audit the Sheriff Campaign 6:00 pm
Audit the Sheriff Campaign @ Ella Baker Center Office, 11th Floor
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
For those of you who would like to be more involved in the planning of the Audit the Sheriff campaign organized by the Ella Baker center, meetings are held every other Monday from 6-7:30 at the EBC office.65412
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 23 @ 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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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 30 @ 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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