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Sunflower Alliance 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Feb 2 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Please 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! Come early to hang out and share a potluck lunch. 67542
Health Care For All (HCA) – Contra Costa County Chapter Meeting 3:00 pm
Health Care For All (HCA) – Contra Costa County Chapter Meeting @ Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Bldg 1 Conference Room
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us!  Supporters in Alameda County are welcome. Here are the links to the draft agenda and 12/1/19 meeting notes. We hope to see you there.67643
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 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
Longhaul Meeting 4:00 pm
Longhaul Meeting @ Longhaul
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Long Haul Meeting: First Sunday of Every Month  from 4pm – 6pm The Long Haul is an anarchist resource center and community space. Our goal is to provide the shell for a space that feels alive with people, projects, and ideas (whether in concert or conflict)–where together we negotiate a tension with society. We provide a office/meeting space and a non-profit umbrella for a variety of projects/collectives, as well as hosting for numerous social and political events. We also house the Infoshop . What is the Infoshop? The Infoshop is a combination of a … Continued
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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Feb 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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Reject the Cover-up! Protest Against Sham Impeachment Trial 5:30 pm
Reject the Cover-up! Protest Against Sham Impeachment Trial @ Grand Lake Theater
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Reject the Cover-up! Protest Against Sham Impeachment Trial @ Grand Lake Theater
OME ON DOWN! No worries if you don’t have a sign. We will have poster board and markers. ___________________________________________________________ This Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of Americans will mobilize to demand: Accountability — Trump and the Senators and members of Congress who voted to cover up his crimes will be held accountable by their constituents. Democracy — Now more than ever, we need to ensure a free and fair election in 2020, which means real election security reform and and end to voter suppression. Reform — Like after Watergate, we demand … Continued
Ella Baker Meeting 6:00 pm
Ella Baker Meeting
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ella Baker Meeting
This February we are highlighting not only the history of black people but the future as well. We will be paying homage to our local leaders and activists. Local performer, artist, and educator TJ Sykes will be joining us. All are welcome, dinner provided, for more information email monifa@ellabakercenter.org. Come build with us!67674
DSA Green New Deal Committee 6:45 pm
DSA Green New Deal Committee
Feb 5 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Monthly Meeting Join the Green New Deal Committee for our monthly meeting! The Green New Deal Committee (GNDC) is organizing for a socialist Green New Deal in the East Bay and beyond. We believe that future generations are entitled to a beautiful planet with a vibrant natural world that can sustain a good life for all people, and that creating a fully ecological society will require a revolutionary transformation to replace the capitalist social order based on exploitation and oppression with a new society based on cooperation, equity, and justice. … Continued
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Omni General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Feb 6 @ 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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THANKS CHELSEA MANNING AND JULIAN ASSANGE FOR REVEALING BUSH’S WAR CRIMES 4:00 pm
THANKS CHELSEA MANNING AND JULIAN ASSANGE FOR REVEALING BUSH’S WAR CRIMES
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
THANKS CHELSEA MANNING AND JULIAN ASSANGE FOR REVEALING BUSH'S WAR CRIMES
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The Terrible State of Oakland 5:00 pm
The Terrible State of Oakland @ Oakland Museum
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The United Front Against Displacement and the West Oakland Wood St Community will rally on February 7th at 5 pm to condemn the Oakland State of the City Address (1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94607). The City is in a terrible state. The State of the City Address is an opportunity for Mayor Schaff and the city administrators to lie about the horrendous conditions of the people of Oakland. The City of Oakland has invested millions in “managing” and sweeping homeless people out of site and done little to provide … Continued
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Bay Area Poor People’s Campaign Meeting 3:00 pm
Bay Area Poor People’s Campaign Meeting @ Redstone Bldg
Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Today, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival has picked up the unfinished work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s 1968 Poor People’s Campaign. We are creating a new fusion politics to change the moral narrative of the country. From Alaska to Arkansas, the Bronx to the border, people are coming together to confront the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism and the war economy, and the distorted moral narrative of religious nationalism. We understand that as a nation we are at a critical … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area’s Economics Book Group: “Limits” 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area’s Economics Book Group: “Limits” @ Omni Commons
Feb 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area's Economics Book Group: "Limits" @ Omni Commons
We start a new book for the new year.  All are welcome at host Strike Debt Bay Area’s economics book group discussion. We meet once a month.  For January we are reading the first three chapters of “Limits (Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why Environmentalists Should Care” by Giorgos Kallis (Amazon, Stanford University Press).  For February, the remaing chapters.  Not a problem if you will have missed January – the chapters are short and it is easy to catch up for February! Previous books er have discussed include Kate Raworth’s … Continued
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DSA General Meeting 1:00 pm
DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
East Bay DSA’s bimonthly voting general meetings (GMs) include deliberation and voting on member-submitted resolutions, member announcements, reports from our committees, and more. With our new regular schedule, member-submitted resolutions will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please email them to resolutions@eastbaydsa.org. The submissions deadline for each meeting is three weeks before the meeting. Want to make sure our meeting runs smoothly? Sign up to volunteer with the meetings committee. This is a great, low-commitment role for new and experienced members alike. Please use the same form if you have child supervision … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 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
Indvisible Berkeley 7:30 pm
Indvisible Berkeley @ Finnish Hall
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Doors open at 7. We start promptly at 7:30. Questions? Email info@indivisibleberkeley.org. ADA Accessibility: The Finnish Hall has stairs leading up to the entrance so is not ADA accessible. Indivisible Berkeley brings the Trump Resistance to 4000+ of our closest neighbors in Berkeley and surrounding communities. Our mission is to resist the Trump agenda by engaging our elected officials at all levels of government and promote progressive and democratic values. Read our entire mission statement here. Participation in Indivisible Berkeley activities constitutes agreement with our terms of participation.67527
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People’s Park Forum: The Displacement Plan 4:00 pm
People’s Park Forum: The Displacement Plan @ UC Berkeley, MLK Jr. Student Union Ballroom
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
People's Park Forum: The Displacement Plan @ UC Berkeley, MLK Jr. Student Union Ballroom
A public forum on People’s Park. Mayor Arreguin and UC Berkeley’s Chancellor Christ are hosting a public forum to rally support for the final devastation of People’s Park. Along with the development plan, they will discuss what the mayor calls “the displacement plan”. Attend this meeting to challenge their narrative. There is no particular reason why the dorm must be built on People’s Park. UC Berkeley does have other locations to build a dorm. The Chancellor and the Mayor will describe a 3 part development plan: a dorm, a separate … Continued
Public Bank of the East Bay 6:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ Impact Hub
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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 a note and we’ll help … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Feb 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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Stop the school board’s budget cuts and mass layoffs 5:00 pm
Stop the school board’s budget cuts and mass layoffs @ La Escuelita School
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
OPEN is supporting SEIU 1021 in calling for a community mobilization to stop the school board from cutting at least $6.27M from our schools and firing at least 68 vital employees. When Oaklamd’s school board proposed $30 million in cuts that led to the teacher’s strike he posted evidence that there has actually been about a $70 million SURPLUS being illegally “put aside” (presumably to be given to the charter schools bought by the supporters of the real estate developer controlled school board but that’s what I deduced from what … Continued
Utility Justice Campaign Launch 6:00 pm
Utility Justice Campaign Launch @ Greenlining Institute
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Help launch the campaign for a sustainable and accountable electricity system in California. The Utility Justice Campaign is leading a movement to Reclaim Our Power, demanding that front-line communities have a seat at the table in designing a blueprint for restructuring PG&E. The campaign sent a  letter to Governor Newsom outlining the principles that should govern a new California electricity system: 1. Distributed energy 2. Worker and community control 3. Clean renewable energy for all 4. Corporate accountability 5. Frontline leadership 6. Indigenous sovereignty and land stewardship 7. Environmental justice … Continued
Oakland Privacy: Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Feb 12 @ 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
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Sunflower Alliance Meeting 10:00 am
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Feb 16 @ 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 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 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
Stop The Money Pipeline @Chase Action Planning Meeting 3:00 pm
Stop The Money Pipeline @Chase Action Planning Meeting @ Chocmat HaLev
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Stop The Money Pipeline @Chase Action Planning Meeting @ Chocmat HaLev
Come hear about the plans for the next Stop The Money Pipeline @Chase action coming up later this month, and see how you can join in! Anyone interested in climate action is welcome, and we will have breakout sessions including QA for you or your affinity groups to decide how you’d like to plug in to this campaign. For more event information: http://www.extinctionrebellionsfbay.org67724
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Wake Zuck Up at His House on President’s Day! Facebook Protest 10:00 am
Wake Zuck Up at His House on President’s Day! Facebook Protest
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Gather at 21st Street and Fair Oaks This Presidents Day, we will gather outside Mark Zuckerberg’s house near Dolores Park to let him know that we won’t be quiet in the face of his company undermining our democracy. We are not sure what billionaires brunch on, but let’s give him some food for thought and a piece of our minds. It will be fun. We will be loud. And we will bring plenty of democracy bagels for everybody who shows up with a sign or a noisemaker. Why? Zuckerberg’s San … Continued
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Intro to SURJ Meeting 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Movement Strategy Center
Feb 19 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
ant 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. LOCATION AND ACCESS The Movement Strategy Center is located at 436 14th St., Ste 500, (5th floor) at the corner of Broadway … Continued
APTP General Membership Meeting 7:00 pm
APTP General Membership Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We’ll discuss our current efforts to build responses to mental health crisis and Intimate Partner Violence that do not lead with law enforcement intervention. The East Side Arts Alliance is wheelchair accessible.67707
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Omni General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Feb 20 @ 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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No Retaliation Against Striking Santa Cruz Grad Students 1:00 pm
No Retaliation Against Striking Santa Cruz Grad Students @ Sproul Plaza
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
No Retaliation Against Striking Santa Cruz Grad Students @ Sproul Plaza
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Gracias Chelsea Manning & Julian Assange for Exposing Bush’s War Crimes 4:30 pm
Gracias Chelsea Manning & Julian Assange for Exposing Bush’s War Crimes
Feb 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
GRACIAS! CHELSEA MANNING&JULIAN ASSANGE FOR PUBLISHING BUSH’S WAR CRIMES join our EVERY friday demo’s @ 4:30 to save them from torture or death @MacArthur&Fruitvale Oak Ca. Start your own VIGIL EMAIL ME ohohorion99@gmail.com . also CHECK OUT OUR WEB https://bayaction2freeassange.org LATEST NEWS JOIN 60,000&FREE CHELSEA FROM TORTURE https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/sign-the-petition-free-chelsea-manning-now The Main Stream Media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!! There are only a few places we can get the truth.Chelsea and Julian were two of the most important WHISTLE BLOWERS to tell the truth about USA’s … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 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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International Day Of Action To Free Julian Assange & Chelsea Manning 12:00 pm
International Day Of Action To Free Julian Assange & Chelsea Manning @ UK Consulate
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
International Day Of Action To Free Julian Assange & Chelsea Manning @ UK Consulate
Join the Bay Action Committee to Free Julian Assange on an international day of action on Monday, February 24, 2020, at the San Francisco UK consulate. The action will also include support for Chelsea Manning who has been jailed by a Grand Jury to force false testimony against Julian Assange. The real war criminals who run the UK government and the US. government go unpunished while the whistleblowers who exposed war crimes are threatened with torture and life in jail. The criminal prosecution of journalist Glenn Greenwald by the Brazilian … Continued
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Stand Up With Our Unsheltered Neighbors 12:00 pm
Stand Up With Our Unsheltered Neighbors @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Stand Up With Our Unsheltered Neighbors @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
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STOP THE MONEY PIPELINE @CHASE 11:00 am
STOP THE MONEY PIPELINE @CHASE @ Oscar Grant Plaza - Downtown Oakland
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
STOP THE MONEY PIPELINE @CHASE @ Oscar Grant Plaza - Downtown Oakland
  Extinction Rebellion SF Bay Area along with other Bay Area climate groups (Rainforest Action Network, 350 Bay Area, 350 Silicon Valley, XR Youth, Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Front Bay Area, Diablo Rising Tide, CodePINK, and others) have joined an extended, escalating campaign aimed at putting pressure on JPMorgan Chase to stop financing the fossil fuel industry. Stay tuned for more Friday actions through the coming months. Learn more about the national campaign at StopTheMoneyPipeline.67774
Gracias Chelsea Manning & Julian Assange for Exposing Bush’s War Crimes 4:30 pm
Gracias Chelsea Manning & Julian Assange for Exposing Bush’s War Crimes
Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
GRACIAS! CHELSEA MANNING&JULIAN ASSANGE FOR PUBLISHING BUSH’S WAR CRIMES join our EVERY friday demo’s @ 4:30 to save them from torture or death @MacArthur&Fruitvale Oak Ca. Start your own VIGIL EMAIL ME ohohorion99@gmail.com . also CHECK OUT OUR WEB https://bayaction2freeassange.org LATEST NEWS JOIN 60,000&FREE CHELSEA FROM TORTURE https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/sign-the-petition-free-chelsea-manning-now The Main Stream Media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!! There are only a few places we can get the truth.Chelsea and Julian were two of the most important WHISTLE BLOWERS to tell the truth about USA’s … Continued
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Leap Day Action – Declare Climate Emergency – extravagant spectacle, roving street party 2:00 pm
Leap Day Action – Declare Climate Emergency – extravagant spectacle, roving street party @ Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza
Feb 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Leap Day Action - Declare Climate Emergency - extravagant spectacle, roving street party @ Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza
Use your Extra Day to Declare Climate Emergency and keep carbon in the ground *For life, beauty and joy & against eco-destroying robber barons!
* The earth is not dying – it is being killed. The corporations killing it have locations near you (including in downtown Berkeley) *Roam downtown visiting, decorating and disrupting banks and corporations* *Build zero waste compostable altars for the 1 billion dead animals at each target* *Dress as an Australian or Amazonian animal* *Marching band / mobile bike sound system* *Kid friendly * Bring disguises, decorations, musical … Continued