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Stop Killing Us! An Action Against Police Violence 11:30 am
Stop Killing Us! An Action Against Police Violence @ California State Capitol
Jul 1 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Almost 600 people of color have been killed by police in California just in the last 5 years. On July 1, people who have been impacted by police violence–family members, formerly incarcerated, community members–will encircle the California Capitol building and hold up the names of those killed by police. Click the Ticket button on this page to receive event updates or to volunteer to hold up a name of the fallen. We call on state legislators to: –Defund the $31B police and prison industrial complex –Hold police who kill accountable … Continued
Eviction Moratoriums Survey 1:30 pm
Eviction Moratoriums Survey @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join the Gray Panthers. Alex Werth from East Bay Housing Organizations will discuss “Eviction Moratoriums 101” – a presentation on the status of renter protections in Alameda County, Berkeley, and Oakland.  Slides available with q and a. If you knew Margy Wilkinson, who died Saturday night, we will take a little time to remember her. As time permits, we will conclude with member concerns, and action opportunities, including Berkeley Tenants Convention Online candidates forum July 5 To join Gray Panthers Zoom Meeting Time: July 1, Wednesday 1:30 — This is a … Continued
Ella Baker Meeting 4:00 pm
Ella Baker Meeting @ Online
Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
We will be hosting our first virtual monthly member meeting on July 1st! More to come on this, follow our social media for updates. Register for the Member Meeting here. Email Monifa@ellabakercenter.org for more info! About the Membership: Anyone, anywhere can join our membership and become connected to campaigns to move money away from prisons and police, and towards what our communities need: jobs, education, healthcare, and housing. Through our membership, people come together to create more opportunity in our communities, and end injustice. We prioritize the needs and experiences of people who … Continued
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Planet to Win Reading Group – Chapter 4: Internationalism 6:00 pm
Planet to Win Reading Group – Chapter 4: Internationalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Members of the DSA Green New Deal Committee will discuss chapter 4 of “A Planet to Win”. Anyone who has read the chapter is encouraged to attend.   Details Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88237561151?pwd=S0FocjZ3TjBzeU5vVE5ySHJDZVZTUT0967994
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Demilitarize Banner Drop 10:00 am
Demilitarize Banner Drop @ Highland Avenue Bridge over the San Jose exit/entrance to Interstate 280
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
National CODEPINK is calling for us to organize car caravans and other peace actions on July 4th with the theme being “Independance from War.” For this banner drop action, we’ll have these messages on banners: DEMILITARIZE, and MAKE AMERICA LOVE AGAIN. Thanks to our friend, Barbara for generously offering to make these banners while being totally “sheltered in place!” All are welcome to join, though we’d most like to be joined by those of you who could walk or ride your bike to the location. (Bernal/Mission/Noe/Glen Park) We already have … Continued
INDEPENDENCE from WAR! Banner Drops. 10:00 am
INDEPENDENCE from WAR! Banner Drops. @ I80 Overpass Pedestrian Bridge
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Meet up in parking lot in southwest corner of I-80 & University Ave. at 9:50am. National CODEPINK is calling for July 4th mobilizing under this theme: “Independence from War.” Local chapters are organizing small group banner drops to Plaster the Bay with Peace & Justice. We invite you to organize your own banner drop or join one of ours. Bring your own banner, or use one of ours. Our main large banners: -DEFUND the POLICE, DEFUND the PENTAGON -DEMILITARIZE! -HEALTHCARE not WARFARE! All are welcome to join, though we’d prefer … Continued
Black Out 1:00 pm
Black Out @ Lake Merritt
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Black Out @ Lake Merritt
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San Francisco 4th of July Freedom Caravan: Defund Police, Defund War, Fund Life! 1:00 pm
San Francisco 4th of July Freedom Caravan: Defund Police, Defund War, Fund Life! @ San Francisco City Hall
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We’re making 4 stops to call for liberty, with a speaker and activity at each stop, and a cool video to be made of the event. We’ll have flags and posters for decorating your cars. We are partnering with SF Bay Extinction Rebellion, DSASF IRIS, and other groups. The stops will center on: defunding police, defunding the Pentagon, funding community, protecting the Earth. 1:00 pm: Meet up at SF City Hall to decorate cars, get instructions and route maps. 1 Carlton Goodlet Place, SF. 1:30 pm: First Caravan Stop, 762 Fulton St., … Continued
Fuck the 4th Rally and March 2:00 pm
Fuck the 4th Rally and March @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fuck the 4th Rally and March @ Oscar Grant Plaza
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
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Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC
Jul 6 @ 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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Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
***>> EMAIL STRIKE.DEBT.BAY.AREA@GMAIL.COM FOR ZOOM INFO AFTER JULY 4th. <<*** Strike Debt Bay Area proudly hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, and How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century. For our July discussion we will be reading the first two chapters of ‘The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy’ by Stephanie Kelton. (Find it at your local bookstore or through this site.) Stephanie Kelton’s brilliant exploration … Continued
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Interfaith Prayers for Healing 10:30 am
Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Online via Zoom
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Monthly interfaith prayer meeting, held on second Sundays, dedicated to healing. The Bahá’í community of Oakland is organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. “Thy name is my healing, O my God, and remembrance of Thee is my remedy. Nearness to Thee is my hope, and love for Thee is my companion. Thy mercy to me is my healing and my succor in both this world and the world to come. … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
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Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Jul 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
Tax the Rich to Fund Schools and Services: Three Parts 7:00 pm
Tax the Rich to Fund Schools and Services: Three Parts @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Zoom connection link   EBDSA members have the opportunity to help pass the largest tax increase in history on California’s wealthiest commercial property owners, raising $10-12 billion per year for public education and social services. With the Movement for Black Lives uprising deepening into the call for defunding the police, it will be necessary to expand revenues required to build alternative, sustainable public services, and practices. Progressive taxation—especially taxing the rich—is an essential path to accomplish that goal. “Schools and Communities First” (SCF), on the November 3 ballot, is backed … 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
Jul 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Find connection info here a few days before the meeting.   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 … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
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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
Jul 26 @ 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
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
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Tax the Rich to Fund Schools and Services: Three Parts 7:00 pm
Tax the Rich to Fund Schools and Services: Three Parts @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Zoom connection link   EBDSA members have the opportunity to help pass the largest tax increase in history on California’s wealthiest commercial property owners, raising $10-12 billion per year for public education and social services. With the Movement for Black Lives uprising deepening into the call for defunding the police, it will be necessary to expand revenues required to build alternative, sustainable public services, and practices. Progressive taxation—especially taxing the rich—is an essential path to accomplish that goal. “Schools and Communities First” (SCF), on the November 3 ballot, is backed … Continued
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