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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 5 @ 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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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
May 6 @ 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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RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS! 5:00 pm
RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS!
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  KAISER HAS LOST ITS WAY. IT’S ON US TO GET KAISER BACK ON TRACK. JOIN US FOR A RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS! LABOR, COMMUNITY, ELECTED OFFICIALS AND INTERFAITH LEADERS WILL JOIN US AND SEIU-UHW FOR THEIR MAY 7TH/MAY 8TH ACTIONS AT ONE KAISER PLAZA, OAKLAND, CA AGAINST KAISER PERMANENTE. ONCE KNOWN AS A LEADER FOR GOOD JOBS, KAISER IS NOW AGGRESSIVELY OUTSOURCING JOBS TO LESS EXPERIENCED WORKERS FOR POVERTY WAGES AND NO BENEFITS. TUESDAY, MAY 7TH · 5PM: RALLY/PRESS CONFERENCE · 6PM: SET UP GARDENING AREA/SET UP TENTS … Continued
Let Schaaf and City Council Know it’s Time to Defund OPD! 5:30 pm
Let Schaaf and City Council Know it’s Time to Defund OPD! @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Let Libby Schaaf know how we can fix Oakland’s broken budget when she presents her budget at the Oakland City Council Meeting on May 7th. Tell her we need to Defund OPD and Invest in Community!! [Event] Defund OPD and Invest in Communityhttps://t.co/aEDPOYzE6Z— Indybay (@Indybay) May 6, 2019 66422
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Uber/Lyft Strike
Uber/Lyft Strike
May 8 all-day
Don’t use #uber, #lyft tomorrow! Drivers on strike! #LA, #SanDiego, #SanFrancisco, #Chicago, #Atlanta, #Connecticut, #WashingtonDC, #Philadelphia, #NewYork, #Boston pic.twitter.com/bd66vTVnGk— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) May 8, 2019 66490
Billionaires Can’t Teach Our Kids! 5:00 pm
Billionaires Can’t Teach Our Kids!
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  On May 8th, the NewSchools Venture Fund (NSVF) will hold its annual conference in Oakland. NSVF — funded by billionaire donors is a venture capital fund that works to expand charter school proliferation in local communities like Oakland. Unchecked charter growth already costs OUSD schools over $57 million a year. Oakland kids deserve better — and Oakland won’t let NSVF hold a conference in our Town without a response. Join us in the streets on May 8th as the conference begins, and we’ll tell NSVF to get out of … Continued
Ella Baker General Meeting 6:00 pm
Ella Baker General Meeting @ San Antonio Senior Center
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Ella Baker Center’s monthly member meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 8th; the second week of May in order to accommodate for the May Day rally happening tomorrow, Wednesday, May 1st. This month’s member meeting will include a new member orientation. If you are interested in learning about our membership, the Ella Baker Center in general, or what is happening with criminal justice reform at a state level we invite you to join us. This is an open meeting and a free dinner will be provided. Please join … Continued
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
May 8 @ 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
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‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group 4:30 pm
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group @ Omni Commons
May 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group @ Omni Commons
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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Sunflower Alliance Meeting 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Please join us for our regular biweekly meeting of the Sunflower Alliance.  We’ll discuss ongoing campaigns and future plans and identify upcoming actions we can take to fight fossil fuels and work for a just and sustainable world.  Old friends and newcomers are equally welcome.  We need your participation and your voice!   66460
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 12 @ 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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Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance 6:30 pm
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance @ Omni Commons
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Meeting of homeless activists and homed supporters from around the Bay Area. Resist!66465
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
May 13 @ 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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Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance – You Are Not A Loan 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance – You Are Not A Loan @ Omni Commons
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance - You Are Not A Loan @ Omni Commons
Come get connected with SDBA’s projects – we have exciting work to do in 2019! Our medical debt erasure campaign with RIP Medical Debt is doing well (but needs more signal-boosting). We joined another Alameda County campaign, and together we’re more than halfway to our minimum goal. Our donation page is here. The online version of our flyer, with live links, is here. Our FAQ is here. We can also link you to a printable version of the flyer if you have places to hand them out. Continuing our discussion group on Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth … Continued
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Extinction Rebellion: East Bay general meeting 2:00 pm
Extinction Rebellion: East Bay general meeting @ South Berkeley Senior Center
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We have taken your suggestions, reflections and feedback in order to craft an agenda for creating, together, a rebellious summer of nonviolent direct action. As many of you know, the UN just recently released a report showing that one million or more species are at risk of extinction due to a number of factors, not the least of which is climate change. We are in the midst of an emergency that requires us to rebel against business-as-usual. Are you ready? We need rebels of all kinds! Bring your energy, your … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 19 @ 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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Earth Strike Bay Area Meeting 6:00 pm
Earth Strike Bay Area Meeting @ Longhaul
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twitter: @EarthStrikeSFBA Facebook: @EarthStrikeBA We, the people of the world, are striking to save our planet. Leading climate scientists have warned that we only have until 2030 to prevent global temperature increases from exceeding 1.5ºC. At that time, many effects of Climate Change will be irreversible, and the consequences will be dire. If the global average temperature increases reach 2°C, the results will be catastrophic; famine, droughts, floods, wildfires, the spread of infectious diseases and mass extinction– all on an unprecedented global scale. It would mean the collapse of the … Continued
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance 6:30 pm
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance @ Omni Commons
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Meeting of homeless activists and homed supporters from around the Bay Area. Resist!66465
Terry Amons Rally & Speak Out at Pittsburg City Council 6:30 pm
Terry Amons Rally & Speak Out at Pittsburg City Council @ Pittsburg City Council
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Terry Amons Rally & Speak Out at Pittsburg City Council @ Pittsburg City Council
Monday, May 20, 2019 6:30 pm SHARP Rally 7:00pm Speakout During Public Comment Period at the City Council Meeting Pittsburg City Council 65 Civic Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 (One block North on Railroad Ave Exit off HWY 4) (Railroad Drive Stop at End of Line BART Extension Trolley) Contact Info: 510-674-8181 or 925-565-8393 or email: oscargrantcomittee.ogc@gmail.com Demand Number One: FIRE KILLER COP DILLON TINDALL The people of Pittsburg are NOT safe with trigger happy cop Dillon Tindall on the police force. He has shown bad judgement in killing Terry Amons … Continued
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Anti-Chevron Day: Confronting Corporate Bullies 12:00 pm
Anti-Chevron Day: Confronting Corporate Bullies @ Chevron Refinery, Gate 19
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Anti-Chevron Day: Confronting Corporate Bullies @ Chevron Refinery, Gate 19
Join Amazon Watch, Diablo Rising Tide, Greenpeace USA, Idle No More SF Bay, and  Sunflower Alliance in Richmond at Chevron’s gates to protest its  brutal violations of environmental and human rights at home and all over the world. Speakers include: Amazon Watch Idle No More SF Bay Stand.Earth Andres Soto and more More info (if details aren’t up yet, check back in a few hours) 66514
Public Bank of the East Bay 6:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ East Bay For Everyone
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come join us make public banking happen! Local public banking bill moves ahead May update: AB 857 has cleared all Assembly committees and will be coming up for an Assembly floor vote in late May. Local public banking is coming to California! State Assembly Bill 857, which will enable cities and counties to more easily establish their own banks, passed two crucial votes this week: on Monday, the Assembly Banking and Finance committee voted to pass it, and on Wednesday, the Assembly Local Government committee did the same. Next, our … Continued
Acquiring an Armored Vehicle – Oakland City Council 6:30 pm
Acquiring an Armored Vehicle – Oakland City Council @ Oakland City Hall
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Agenda Item 12 (Acquisition of Bearcat armored vehicle) The Josh Pawlik killing in March 2018 is a key event conditioning responses to this request to approve the acquisition of a second Bearcat. In that event, OPD deployed its existing Bearcat, as well as officers armed with AR-15 assault rifles. Compliance Director Robert Warshaw and the Executive Force Review Board pointed out that “officers did not use the armored vehicle as cover. They utilized it as a shooting platform.” (see attached, p. 2) The killing was wholly preventable. Yet OPD’s review … Continued
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Toward a Regional Climate Emergency Mobilization 5:00 pm
Toward a Regional Climate Emergency Mobilization @ New Berkeley City Hall, 6th Floor
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Toward a Regional Climate Emergency Mobilization @ New Berkeley City Hall, 6th Floor
Now that the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, and San Francisco have committed to emergency climate mobilization, regional action is the necessary next step. City council members in Berkeley and Richmond are leading an effort to organize a regional meeting next fall, to start planning specific Bay Area-wide strategies for a just transition to a green economy. The goals of this campaign are to: Pass Climate Emergency Declarations and Fossil Fuel Free Resolutions with explicit commitments to an emergency climate mobilization and just transition across municipalities and regulatory bodies of … Continued
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Friday’s for the Future #FridaysForFuture 10:00 am
Friday’s for the Future #FridaysForFuture @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
By Young Adults from St. Paul’s Episcopal School About #FridaysForFuture #FridaysForFuture is a movement that began in August 2018, after 15 years old Greta Thunberg sat in front of the Swedish parliament every schoolday for three weeks, to protest against the lack of action on the climate crisis. She posted what she was doing on Instagram and Twitter and it soon went viral. On the 8th of September, Greta decided to continue striking every Friday until the Swedish policies provided a safe pathway well under 2-degree C, i.e. in line … Continued
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Families Belong Together | Peaceful Action Protest 11:30 am
Families Belong Together | Peaceful Action Protest
May 25 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
The U.S. government lost track of some 1,475 immigrant children, perhaps more, who were placed in sponsor homes. At least 389 migrant children have been separated from their families since a federal judge ruled to stop the practice in June 2018. Families are still being separated at an alarming rate. Babies and young children continue to be exposed to inhumane conditions. WE MUST CONTINUE TO BRING AWARENESS OF THIS ISSUE TO OUR COMMUNITIES AND TO MAKE A STAND AGAINST THIS PRACTICE. Please join us for a PEACEFUL PROTEST on SATURDAY, … Continued
Earth Strike: Now or Never Rally 3:00 pm
Earth Strike: Now or Never Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Governments worldwide, especially the US, are failing to act on climate change.  Hundreds of millions if not billions will face the wrath of natural disasters that an be prevented through cooperative action.  They won’t listen – we need to force them. Rally the world for a general strike!66592
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TANC General Assembly 3:00 pm
TANC General Assembly @ Omni Commons
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
TANC General Assembly! Our general assemblies are open and free for anyone to join. We’ll be discussing ongoing projects: tenant organizing, houseless organizing, public housing organizing and more. Rent is too high, and we’ve got to organize and fight against marketized housing. Come through and let’s get organized against the housing market! – – – – – – – – – – – – We are a group of Bay Area tenants who are fed up with rising rents, evictions, and harassment at the hands of landlords. We are fed … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 26 @ 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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Earth Strike Bay Area Meeting 6:00 pm
Earth Strike Bay Area Meeting @ Longhaul
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twitter: @EarthStrikeSFBA Facebook: @EarthStrikeBA We, the people of the world, are striking to save our planet. Leading climate scientists have warned that we only have until 2030 to prevent global temperature increases from exceeding 1.5ºC. At that time, many effects of Climate Change will be irreversible, and the consequences will be dire. If the global average temperature increases reach 2°C, the results will be catastrophic; famine, droughts, floods, wildfires, the spread of infectious diseases and mass extinction– all on an unprecedented global scale. It would mean the collapse of the … Continued
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance 6:30 pm
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance @ Omni Commons
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Meeting of homeless activists and homed supporters from around the Bay Area. Resist!66465
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