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12th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil 12:00 pm
12th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil @ Fruitvale BART
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The community host the 12th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil sponsored by the Oscar Grant Foundation!68402
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Mutual Aid Dropoffs 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
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Mutual Aid Dropoffs 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
Schedule a pickup   68431
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Current login info here Sun, Dec 20, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm CONFIRMED: The Present Farmers’ Movement in India: A Working Class Perspective The present farmers’ movement in India has evoked a lot of interest among progressive and democratic circles around the world. In this context, certain questions need to be answered: What do these farmers actually want? What are their principal demands? What are the three Farm Bills and whom does they benefit? Where are the demands of poor peasantry and agricultural proletariat in this entire picture? Where … Continued
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CDP Fishbowl: Do we need the state? 5:30 pm
CDP Fishbowl: Do we need the state? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Zoom link What is the state? Do we need it? Why or why not? Let’s hear from CDP members, supporters, and naysayers! Fishbowl Rules: The Middle: Only 2-4 people may have their microphones on at a time. Tapping In: To tap in, let us know in the chat and the facilitator will put you in the stack. Tapping Out: If you’ve been in the fishbowl for a long time and you see that someone is trying to tap-in, feel free to say “I’m tapping out.” Mute yourself to officially leave … Continued
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC | Oakland | California | United States
 Because of the COVID pandemic we will be meeting virtually at https://meet.jit.si/OGC. Point your computer web browser at that URL at 7 PM on the first Monday of the month. Chrome is said to work better than some of the alternatives, but Firefox, etc. work as well. If your computer does not have a camera and/or microphone you can use your smart phone. Download the JITSI app here: For Android search for ‘jitsi’ in the Play Store or go here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.jitsi.meet For iPhone/IOS search for ‘jitsi’ in the App Store … Continued
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Public Bank of the East Bay 7:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are now meeting every two weeks As of Jan 1, 2021 we are meeting every week on Tuesday at 7:00 pm. After Jan 12th we resume meeting every two weeks. We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an 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 … Continued
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Kiss the Ground Screening and Panel Discussion: Learn about Regenerative Agriculture and Climate Policy 3:30 pm
Kiss the Ground Screening and Panel Discussion: Learn about Regenerative Agriculture and Climate Policy @ Online
Jan 6 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for a screening of the Kiss the Ground film and a follow-up Q&A panel discussion hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby, Business Climate Leaders, and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers for Environmental Action. The cure to climate change has been here this whole time, and it’s right under our feet. Kiss the Ground is a full-length feature documentary that focuses on regenerative agriculture and soil health as a leading solution to the climate crisis. We will be discussing the ways that our relationship to food and farming directly impacts the planet as a whole. When we’re … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Relevant Agenda: 4. Fair Payment Ordinance  Hofer, Patterson, Gage, Tomlinson  introductory review of proposed ordinance requiring that businesses accept cash as one form of payment. No action will be taken on this item at this meeting. 5. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance  Katz, Hofer  how to ensure transmission of Privacy Advisory Commission recommendations to City Council  discuss and take possible action. 6. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance  Hofer  Work Flow and Priority List updates. 7. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD  Automated License Plate Reader impact report and proposed use policy  review and take possible … Continued
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California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) – Webinar 10:00 am
California Public Banking Alliance (CPBA) – Webinar @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Register here Public Banking is on the move in California and across the country! Last year, California passed a groundbreaking law that allows for the creation of up to 10 local/regional banks, and there is a growing effort here to create the first statewide public bank in over 100 years. In addition, US Representatives Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) have introduced the Federal Public Banking Act, which would foster the creation of public banks across the country by establishing national guidelines and ways to finance them. The California … Continued
Book Talk: Women and the Legacy of Imperialism in the Pacific 1:00 pm
Book Talk: Women and the Legacy of Imperialism in the Pacific @ Online
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
At the southern end of the Japanese archipelago lies Okinawa, host to a vast complex of U.S. military bases. A legacy of World War II, these bases have been a fraught issue for decades—with tensions exacerbated by the often volatile relationship between islanders and the military, especially after the brutal rape of a 12-year-old girl by three servicemen in 1995. In Night in the American Village, Akemi Johnson takes readers deep into the “border towns” surrounding the bases—a world where cultural and political fault lines compel individuals, both Japanese and … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Complexity Blog Symposium 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Complexity Blog Symposium @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
We’ll meet via Zoom. Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com for the invite. For our January meeting we’ll be reading the entries in the Edge of Chaos blog symposium, orchestrated by Beth Plutchak. The symposium is available as single .pdf accessible and downloadable here. Strike Debt Bay Area hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century, The Deficit Myth, and Revenge Capitalism. Join us – all are welcome!68413
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Current login info here Sun, Dec 20, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm CONFIRMED: The Present Farmers’ Movement in India: A Working Class Perspective The present farmers’ movement in India has evoked a lot of interest among progressive and democratic circles around the world. In this context, certain questions need to be answered: What do these farmers actually want? What are their principal demands? What are the three Farm Bills and whom does they benefit? Where are the demands of poor peasantry and agricultural proletariat in this entire picture? Where … Continued
DSA General Meeting 1:00 pm
DSA General Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a voting General Meeting of East Bay DSA! We will debate and vote on resolutions and hear reports from projects and committees around the chapter. The agenda will be available shortly. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom — please register and find the call-in info below! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88197589947?pwd=eDJvajZYdUF1VlRxd1loRGI0QThBdz09 Meeting ID: 881 9758 9947 Passcode: 215458 One tap mobile +16699006833,,88197589947#,,,,,,0#,,215458# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,88197589947#,,,,,,0#,,215458# US (Houston)68429
Green Sunday: The USA’s 2nd Great Recession–What Lies Ahead in 2021, with Dr. Jack Rasmus 5:00 pm
Green Sunday: The USA’s 2nd Great Recession–What Lies Ahead in 2021, with Dr. Jack Rasmus @ Online
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Green Sunday: The USA's 2nd Great Recession--What Lies Ahead in 2021, with Dr. Jack Rasmus @ Online
Green Party of Alameda County: Green Sunday presentation at 5 PM (Followed by County Council business meeting at 6:30. All are welcome to attend) Find Zoom info below. Dr. Rasmus will review the condition of the US economy in 2020 and explain why last summer’s partial economic rebound has begun to relapse at year’s end. Why more economists now predict a further slowdown in early 2021. What’s happened to jobs, rents, household debt, wages, and income inequality trends over the past year. Why fiscal policy and bailouts–from the March ‘Cares … Continued
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Decarcerate Alameda County Covid-19 Press Conference 10:00 am
Decarcerate Alameda County Covid-19 Press Conference @ ONLINE
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
https://twitter.com/decarcerateAC/status/134837294892347392068501
Community Comment: OPD’s Armored Vehicle Policy 6:00 pm
Community Comment: OPD’s Armored Vehicle Policy @ Online
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Comment: OPD's Armored Vehicle Policy @ Online
Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/J/89351447947 Okland PD uses a “Bearcat” tank-like vehicle for pre-planned SWAT deployments, often to serve warrants; at the Oakland Coliseum and other public events; at Sideshows; and to respond to emergencies. OPD also uses an armored “Surburban” SUV, which is not military-looking or as large and can withstand gunfire. In 2018-2019, OPD deployed the Bearcat about twice a week on average, mostly in East Oakland and West Oakland, never in the hills. The Bearcat’s expected functional life span will be up in about 3-5 years. Some people propose … Continued
DSA Medicare for All Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
DSA Medicare for All Committee Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
With the pandemic and its multiple, intersecting crises, and the polling popularity of Medicare for All, our commitment to the movement is more important than ever. Come learn about our committee’s efforts, as well as local, state, and national initiatives around Medicare for All and single-payer healthcare. All are welcome! Join January 11th Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81235048894?pwd=RDZHcnRDQ0FpV3ZndzdUenVJZ3JaZz09 Meeting ID: 812 3504 8894 Passcode: M4A One tap mobile +16699006833,,81235048894#,,,,,,0#,,956134# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,81235048894#,,,,,,0#,,956134# US (Tacoma)   Join January 27th Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81235048894?pwd=RDZHcnRDQ0FpV3ZndzdUenVJZ3JaZz09 Meeting ID: 812 3504 8894 Passcode: M4A One tap mobile … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Jan 11 @ 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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Public Bank of the East Bay 7:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are now meeting every two weeks As of Jan 1, 2021 we are meeting every week on Tuesday at 7:00 pm. After Jan 12th we resume meeting every two weeks. We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an 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 … Continued
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Intro to DSA 6:30 pm
Intro to DSA @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The membership of DSA, the largest socialist organization in the United States, is rapidly growing by the thousands. Democratic Socialist politicians like Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Cori Bush are raising the expectations of millions of people across the United States and bringing them into a political awakening. Millions of working-class Americans are calling for Medicare for All, a Green New Deal, universal rent control, and more. But what is democratic socialism? What does it mean to be a member of DSA? How do socialists look at the … Continued
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Jubilee Policy [Debt Eradication] Platform Study Group 12:00 pm
Jubilee Policy [Debt Eradication] Platform Study Group @ Online
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The California Policy and Political Education Working Group of the CA Poor People’s Campaign will host the first monthly meeting of the Jubilee Policy Platform Study Group. Here is the section we’re reading for the first meeting. Being a document that the campaign is using to put forward a policy agenda that addresses the interlocking injustices we want to read and discuss what it means to our work on the state and local level. For the first session, Lauren Hill and Abraham Entin will share facilitation. They are asking us … Continued
The Cost of Racism for Everyone: Conversation w/ Racial Justice Advocate, Heather McGhee 4:00 pm
The Cost of Racism for Everyone: Conversation w/ Racial Justice Advocate, Heather McGhee @ Online
Jan 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Cost of Racism for Everyone: Conversation w/ Racial Justice Advocate, Heather McGhee @ Online
The Cost of Racism for Everyone: Conversation w/ Racial Justice Advocate, Heather McGhee MODERATOR: Sheila Smith McKoy, HNU’s Provost and VP for Academic Affairs RSVP (Free): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-cost-of-racism-for-everyone-a-conversation-with-heather-mcghee-tickets-133795336453 Join Heather McGhee for a conversation about the topic of her upcoming book, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together”. Heather McGhee’s specialty is the American economy—and the mystery of why it so often fails the American public. From the financial crisis to rising student debt to collapsing public infrastructure, she found a common root problem: racism. … Continued
How Fines and Fees Harm Californians 5:00 pm
How Fines and Fees Harm Californians @ Online
Jan 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Pre-register for a link to this Digital Discourse >> Fines, fees and other legal monetary sanctions burden millions of Californians and disproportionately impact low-income people and communities of color. These mechanisms trap people in a byzantine and punitive system that can cause things like traffic tickets to cost thousands of dollars, contributing to a two-tiered system of justice where some are burdened more than others. However, recent policy changes at both the local and state level are attempting to reform this unfair and unjust system of fines and fees. Come … Continued
Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present 6:00 pm
Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Just us for a virtual event with Mary Ziegler for her new book “Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present”. She’ll be in conversation with Mother Jones reproductive rights reporter Becca Andrews. Hosts: San Francisco’s Booksmith independent bookstore and Mother Jones Magazine (SF) Cost: FREE & open to the community. The event link will be sent to everyone who registers. RSVP required: https://app.gopassage.com/events/mary-ziegler To order “Abortion and the Law in America”, with free shipping throughout San Francisco and the East Bay, please go to: http://booksmith.com/book/9781108735599 ______________________________________________________________ “Abortion … Continued
Ella Baker Meeting 6:00 pm
Ella Baker Meeting @ Online
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
https://twitter.com/ellabakercenter/status/134663359600676864068452
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The Farmer’s Movement in India 10:30 am
The Farmer’s Movement in India @ Online
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our speaker, Cde. Nagraj, is an agronomist based in Karnataka State of India in South-India. This state is now ruled by BJP but was ruled by the Congress Party in 1983. He resigned from his state gov. job in 1983 over what he saw was unfairness to the farmers. He then worked with farmers unions. I think he is associated with CPI-M (to be confirmed).  He is available both for the 17th and 31st of January 2021. I have asked him to send me a synopsis of his talk by email.  Since … Continued
#DefundOPD Teachin 6:00 pm
#DefundOPD Teachin @ Online
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
https://twitter.com/APTPaction/status/135088969467910963268591
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7th Annual Day of Action to Reclaim MLK’s Radical Legacy – Car Caravan Edition 12:00 pm
7th Annual Day of Action to Reclaim MLK’s Radical Legacy – Car Caravan Edition @ Port of Oakland
Jan 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gather your friends and family. Reach out to your schools, unions, churches and other organizations. On Monday, January 18, join the Anti Police-Terror Project for the 7th Annual March to Reclaim MLK’s Radical Legacy! This year’s Reclaim “march” will be a car caravan that begins at the Port of Oakland, makes its way down International/E14 and ends in East Oakland with a short program. (See our separate event for how you can also support by calling related events all weekend -except MLK Day: https://www.facebook.com/events/855403635222329.) For seven years running, the APTP … Continued
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Car Caravan: Climate Resistance in Richmond 10:00 am
Car Caravan: Climate Resistance in Richmond
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join Idle No More SF Bay and Urban Tilth on the day before the Inauguration for a #BuildBackFossilFree Day of Action. Facebook info and RSVP Call on Joe Biden to kick off his term by taking executive action to: Protect and invest in the Black, Indigenous, Brown, and working-class communities that have borne the brunt of fossil fuel pollution and climate disasters. Reject new fossil fuel projects, eliminate giveaways to oil gas, and coal corporations, and end the era of fossil fuel production. Launch a national climate mobilization to Build … Continued
Reflections On Politics, Race and Culture: Where We Are and Where We’re Going 6:00 pm
Reflections On Politics, Race and Culture: Where We Are and Where We’re Going @ Online
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets and the Center for Popular Democracy are proud to present this virgual gathering to welcome in a new presidential administration: Reflections On Our Current Political Climate: Where We Are and Where We’re Going Tuesday January 19, 2021 6:00-8:00pm ET.  This virtual gathering will bring together organizers, activists, artists, entertainers and political leaders to give a nonpartisan toast to the incoming administration and to share our ideas and visions of how we make sure that it is responsive to the needs, hopes and dreams of our communities. Join us … Continued
Socialist Night School: MLK In His Own Words 6:30 pm
Socialist Night School: MLK In His Own Words @ Online
Jan 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In the decades since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination at sanitation workers strike in Memphis, his legacy has been appropriated by just about every political movement out there. From Fox News pundits claiming he would oppose tax increases on the rich because he was “for freedom,” to the more typical whitewashing of his radical politics for a broad audience, anyone and everyone claim the sainted image2 of the good Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as their own. But in his own time, MLK was viewed as the radical … 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
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to obtain Zoom meeting access info. 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 … Continued
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A Socialist Strategy for Defeating The Far Right 6:00 pm
A Socialist Strategy for Defeating The Far Right @ Online
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
RSVP here Zoom Link It has been two weeks since the attempted far-right coup at the US Capitol, egged on by Trump and some Republicans. Though in many ways the aftermath of January 6th was a defeat for Trump, the far right isn’t going anywhere, and we need to take the riots seriously as a possible embryo for a more organized far right movement. In response, left and establishment Democrats, along with some Republicans have started impeachment proceedings. While impeachment is positive, it does virtually nothing to neutralize the conditions … Continued
East Oakland SuSu Lending Circle Informational 6:00 pm
East Oakland SuSu Lending Circle Informational @ Online
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Do you face barriers to accessing loans from traditional banks? Interested in programs that will help with debt management, jump start a business and enhance your quality of life? Join us to learn more about collective economics through the East Oakland SuSu Lending Circle program! Online Event Location:  Register via Zoom  68588
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The US Capitol Building Riot and Its Blowback: Scarier than QAnon? 10:00 am
The US Capitol Building Riot and Its Blowback: Scarier than QAnon? @ Online
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
The US Capitol Building Riot and Its Blowback: Scarier than QAnon? @ Online
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2591082607?pwd=TTdlcFlnZEVCdWt2VlRHeWZLeHNKQT09  Meeting ID: 259 108 2607 Passcode: 6MwQP7 One tap mobile +16699006833,,2591082607#,,,,,,0#,,396538# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,2591082607#,,,,,,0#,,396538# US (Houston) The US Capitol Building Riot and Its Blowback: The Only Thing Scarier than QAnon Is the Reaction to ItThe right-wing riot at the US Capitol on January 6 was a spectacle, complete with Confederate flags and a QAnon shaman in red-white-and-blue face paint. Some half of the active electorate sympathized with the belief that the 2020 presidential election was a steal. The other half of the active electorate was … Continued
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Ladies Get Paid 7:00 pm
Ladies Get Paid @ Online
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/claire-wasserman-and-dad-steve-wasserman-ladies-get-paid-tickets-130905918125 Claire Wasserman is an author, public speaker, podcaster and founder of Ladies Get Paid, a global organization that champions the professional and financial advancement of women. She is also the producer and host of John Hancock’s podcast, “Friends Who Talk About Money.”  Claire has traveled the United States teaching thousands of women how to negotiate raises, start businesses, and advocate for themselves. She was named one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful Women and is a highly-sought-after expert for Fortune 500 companies working to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion … Continued
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Climate Safe Webinar: What the Science Requires 10:00 am
Climate Safe Webinar: What the Science Requires @ Online
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Register here Join the first in a series of webinars hosted by The Climate Center. as they introduce their “Climate-Safe California suite of policies.” This introductory webinar will provide “an in-depth review of the current science, . . . the urgent need for accelerated action [and] what targets for greenhouse gas reductions the science supports.” Speakers: Ben Santer, atmospheric scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Ellie Cohen,  CEO of The Climate Center Jason Barbose, senior policy manager, Western States at Union of Concerned Scientists   Future webinars will discuss: Phasing Out Fossil Fuels: A Just … Continued
SF Public Bank Press Conference 12:30 pm
SF Public Bank Press Conference @ Online
Jan 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
https://twitter.com/sfpublicbank/status/1353859919020085248 Watch live: https://t.co/zW8qpcw4Zk?amp=168608
Build Back Fossil Free, January 26 and Beyond 5:00 pm
Build Back Fossil Free, January 26 and Beyond @ Online
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
RSVP: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Dtfn2D_QSJuQQcyX-b-i6w   Join a Build Back Fossil Free mass digital rally calling on President Biden to take bold executive action to end the era of fossil fuel production, protect communities reeling from the climate and COVID-19 crises, and #BuildBackFossilFree. The virtual rally will feature frontline leaders fighting toxic fossil fuel projects (including in California), and lay the groundwork for a coordinated organizing push to build on this week’s momentum. The Build Back Fossil Fuel Free national campaign is demanding that Biden take bold climate justice action by executive order in his first 100 days in … Continued
Climate Crisis: Digital Rally to Build Back Fossil Free w/ Indigenous Frontline Leaders 5:00 pm
Climate Crisis: Digital Rally to Build Back Fossil Free w/ Indigenous Frontline Leaders @ Online
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
#BuildBackFossilFree Digital Rally Please join us on Tuesday, Jan 26th for a digital rally featuring frontline leaders calling on President Biden to take bold executive action to end the era of fossil fuel production, protect communities reeling from the climate and COVID-19 crises, and #BuildBackFossilFree. Indigenous organizers and allies won a decade-long campaign against the Keystone Pipeline. This is a huge victory – AND – we need to keep up the momentum to make sure Biden follows through with immediate action on Line 3, DAPL, nixing all fossil project approvals, … Continued
Public Bank of the East Bay 7:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are now meeting every two weeks As of Jan 1, 2021 we are meeting every week on Tuesday at 7:00 pm. After Jan 12th we resume meeting every two weeks. We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an 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 … Continued
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DSA Medicare for All Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
DSA Medicare for All Committee Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
With the pandemic and its multiple, intersecting crises, and the polling popularity of Medicare for All, our commitment to the movement is more important than ever. Come learn about our committee’s efforts, as well as local, state, and national initiatives around Medicare for All and single-payer healthcare. All are welcome! Join January 11th Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81235048894?pwd=RDZHcnRDQ0FpV3ZndzdUenVJZ3JaZz09 Meeting ID: 812 3504 8894 Passcode: M4A One tap mobile +16699006833,,81235048894#,,,,,,0#,,956134# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,81235048894#,,,,,,0#,,956134# US (Tacoma)   Join January 27th Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81235048894?pwd=RDZHcnRDQ0FpV3ZndzdUenVJZ3JaZz09 Meeting ID: 812 3504 8894 Passcode: M4A One tap mobile … Continued
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SURJ: Anti-Racism 101: How To Show Up for Racial Justice 6:00 pm
SURJ: Anti-Racism 101: How To Show Up for Racial Justice @ Online
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The past year has shed sustained light on the immense influence white supremacy continues to have on our nation. From police violence to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color to the recent insurrection at the Capitol, now is the time to find pathways into anti-racism work in our communities. If you are feeling called to action but are not sure how to or where to begin, this workshop is for you. Click here to RSVP: https://actionnetwork.org/events/anti-racism-101-how-to-show-up-for-racial-justice-3?source=direct_link68607
Jerald Walker and Kevin Cartwright: How to Make a Slave 7:00 pm
Jerald Walker and Kevin Cartwright: How to Make a Slave
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: Jerald Walker and Kevin Cartwright: A Zoom Event How to Make a Slave Finalist, 2020 National Book Award in Nonfiction ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. For the Black community, Jerald Walker asserts in How To Make a Slave,” anger is often a prelude to a joke, as there is broad understanding that the triumph over this destructive emotion is in finding its punchline.” It is on the knife’s edge between fury and farce that the essays in this exquisite collection balance. Whether confronting the medical profession’s racial biases, considering … Continued
Reimagining Public Safety: Can Surveillance Be a Fair and Effective Tool? 7:00 pm
Reimagining Public Safety: Can Surveillance Be a Fair and Effective Tool? @ Online
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Piedmont Racial Equity Campaign + League of Women Voters will co-host a virtual panel at 7 pm on January 28th: Reimagining Public Safety: Can Surveillance Be a Fair and Effective Tool? Piedmont’s Police Chief Jeremy Bowers will participate, along with: Brian Hofer, Chair, City of Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission, and Exec. Dir., Secure Justice Jennifer Jones, Technology and Civil Liberties Fellow, ACLU of Northern California Mathew Guariglia, Policy Analyst, Electronic Frontier Foundation RSVP to get the Zoom info here 68590
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Sunflower Alliance Zoom Meeting 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Zoom Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We’re looking forward to getting together with you for our regular meeting. We’ll discuss the latest developments in the campaigns we’re participating in: responding to refinery biodiesel plans, the fight to keep new oil and gas wells out of eastern Contra Costa County and ban new fossil fuel development; campaigns against coal exports in Richmond and Oakland; pushing the Air District to reduce refinery pollution; just transition; regional climate planning; and more—plus most important, check in with each other. We need your participation and your voice!68582
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM during DST) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at … Continued