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Strike Debt Bay Area: You Are Not a Loan! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: You Are Not a Loan! @ Omni Commons
Mar 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: You Are Not a Loan! @ Omni Commons
Come get connected with SDBA’s projects – we have exciting work to do in 2019! NEW: Relieving millions in local Medical Debt through pennies-on-the-dollar buyback programs. NEW: A book group and seminar focused on Economic Inequality and Economic Theory for the modern age. Presenting debt and inequality related topics at forums, workshops and in radio productions. Promoting single-payer / Medicare for All to end the plague of medical debt Money bail reform and fighting modern day debtors’ prisons and exploitative ticketing and fining schemes Tiny Homes and other solutions for the … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 3 @ 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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#AUDITAHERN (Alameda County Sheriff) GENERAL COALITION MEETING 6:00 pm
#AUDITAHERN (Alameda County Sheriff) GENERAL COALITION MEETING @ Ella Baker Center office
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us and our allies in our campaign to audit the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. Help strategize, build community, organize for upcoming rallies and events. Interested in join the #AuditAhern campaign? please reach out to Jose@EllaBakerCenter.org to find out more! 65815
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Mar 4 @ 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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ELLA BAKER MEMBER MEETING: LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM 6:00 pm
ELLA BAKER MEMBER MEETING: LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM @ San Antonio Senior Center
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us as we discuss and finalize the Ella Baker Centers 2019-20 legislative platform to end mass incarceration and hear from people directly impacted by criminal justice policy changes. Dinner will be provided. 65816
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Unite Against the Sweeps at City Hall – San Francisco 11:30 am
Unite Against the Sweeps at City Hall – San Francisco @ Outside San Francisco City Hall
Mar 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
On Thursday, March 7th, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is having an “exploratory” hearing into the City’s cold weather policy. The Government of the City of San Francisco has endlessly harassed folks with nowhere to go. The San Francisco Police Department has confiscated peoples tents in the rain, arrested people for creating shelter and not offering more than a temporary stay in a shelter or a cot. The People of San Francisco and the Bay Area must come together to resist these attacks on working people. Join activists from … Continued
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Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance 6:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance @ Omni Commons
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance meeting to discuss plans, outreach, organizing regarding regional homeless communities and organizations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/541837129562482/65818
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Alameda Justice Alliance 2nd Annual Town Hall 10:00 am
Alameda Justice Alliance 2nd Annual Town Hall @ Future Site of the McKay Avenue Wellness Ct, Across from Neptune Plaza
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Alameda Justice Alliance and friends and neighbors for our second annual Town Hall, March 9th from 10am to noon! This time we’ll meet at the future site of Alameda Point Collaborative’s McKay Avenue Wellness Center for an interactive experiential tour and info session. Meet fellow activists and organizers experienced and new, and learn how you can get involved in AJA’s work for social justice, environmental justice, housing justice, and racial justice on the Island and beyond. We welcome everyone, no experience necessary!   We will be serving coffee, tea, … Continued
March & Rally: Hands Off Venezuela! NO coup – NO war – NO sanctions! 12:00 pm
March & Rally: Hands Off Venezuela! NO coup – NO war – NO sanctions! @ UN Plaza
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
March & Rally: Hands Off Venezuela! NO coup - NO war - NO sanctions! @ UN Plaza
Join us on March 9 for a march and rally against the Trump administration’s effort to engineer a coup in Venezuela and a new devastating war there. The aggressive policy against Venezuela repeats the ugly pattern of wars for regime change in the oil-rich countries of Iraq and Libya. National Security Advisor John Bolton is reading from the same script, declaring a “troika of tyranny” in Latin America (like George W. Bush’s “axis of evil”) as a precursor for regime change first in Venezuela, and then Cuba and Nicaragua. Trump … Continued
Bay Area Poor People’s Campaign Steering Committee Meeting 3:00 pm
Bay Area Poor People’s Campaign Steering Committee Meeting @ Citizen Engagement Laboratory
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Poor People’s Campaign, A National Call for Moral Revival (PPC) focuses on fighting the four pillars of evil: poverty, systemic racism, the war economy and environmental devastation, and on shifting the moral narrative. PPC supporters in the Bay Area have come together to form the Bay Area PPC Steering Committee and hope you can join this effort and share this information with others who may be interested. In the PPC, people directly impacted by the 4 pillars of evil are central in our work. We look forward to your … Continued
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Direct Action Training: Fossil Fuel March 1:00 pm
Direct Action Training: Fossil Fuel March @ Omni Commons
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This training is in preparation for a nonviolent direct action March 18 in San Francisco but everyone is welcome, even if you can’t participate that day. With wildfires and weather disasters all around us, and just 12 years left to address the climate crisis (per IPCC report), we’ll have many opportunities to stand up for future generations and a sustainable world. We especially encourage anyone willing to serve in support roles (not risking arrest) to join us. The action will occur during our March for Fossil Fuel Freedom culminating rally, … Continued
East Bay DSA General Meeting 1:00 pm
East Bay DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
EBDSA’s General Meetings are at 1:00 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month – the next is on Sunday, March 10th at the Omni Commons. These meetings are the highest governing body of our organization, and include deliberation and voting on member-submitted resolutions, member announcements, reports from our committees, and more. Volunteering at the GM is lively, easy, and low-commitment, and volunteers participate fully in meeting business. The contribution is huge, though – meetings require a lot of hands, and our volunteers keep them lively, inspiring, and productive. Join up … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 10 @ 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
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly 7:00 pm
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Doors open at 7. We start promptly at 7:30. Join us for this interactive Bystander Intervention Training! This training will be led by the Council on American-Islamic Relations. During the training, participants will learn about the history and principles of nonviolence, and will practice specific de-escalation techniques as a bystander in a variety of scenarios.  65853
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Public Bank East Bay General Membership Meeting 5:30 pm
Public Bank East Bay General Membership Meeting @ East Bay for Everyone
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Public Bank East Bay General Membership Meeting @ East Bay for Everyone
Next Organizers’ Meeting: Come Get Involved in the Effort to Create a Regional Public Bank! 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 Operations Just send us a note and we’ll help you get connected to the work you want to do. The Advocacy Working Group meets with public officials, government staff and other stakeholders … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Mar 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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Justice for Stephon Clark! Occupy the Police Station! 3:00 pm
Justice for Stephon Clark! Occupy the Police Station! @ Sacramento Police Station
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
FIRE TERRENCE MERCADAL! FIRE JARED ROBINET! TAKE THEM OFF OF OUR STREETS NOW!! THERE WILL BE NO PEACE TILL THERE IS JUSTICE!! COME WHEN YOU GET OFF WORK COME IF YOU AINT GOT NO JOB COME WHEN YOU GET OUT OF CLASS OR SKIP WORK AND SCHOOL TO FIGHT FOR JUSTICE JUST BRING YA A$$! Meet us at the police station at 3pm!! JUSTICE FOR STEPHON CLARK! Hosted by Black Lives Matter Sacramento65995
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Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Mar 13 @ 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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Intro to SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) @ Sierra Club
Mar 14 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. SURJ moves white people to act for justice, with passion and accountability, as part of a multi-racial majority.65696
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Global Climate Strike – Berkeley 10:00 am
Global Climate Strike – Berkeley @ Civic Center Park (MLK Park)
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
March 15th, Global Climate Strike For Future! Call to the youth of the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=51&v=fhE6YAIqCuk In 2015, our governments committed in Paris to protecting our future by providing a safe pathway well below 2C with Social and Climate Justice.. Three years have passed, and our future looks bleaker than ever! The greedy guess that 3C warming is ok. Climate scientists have evidence that even 2C will cause massive starvation, drought, fire tornados, floods, wars and death. All because today’s adults do not care about tomorrow. They are stealing our future … Continued
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance 6:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance @ Omni Commons
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance meeting to discuss plans, outreach, organizing regarding regional homeless communities and organizations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/541837129562482/65818
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March/Direct Action @ Oily Wells (Fargo)
March/Direct Action @ Oily Wells (Fargo) @ PF Chang's parking lot
Mar 16 all-day
March/Direct Action @ Oily Wells (Fargo) @ PF Chang's parking lot
Join the March for Fossil Fuel Freedom, ending with a rally and nonviolent direct action at the San Francisco headquarters of Big Oil’s favorite banker, Oily Wells (Fargo). The direct action will be the conclusion of a three-day, 34-mile march from Palo Alto to San Francisco. Indigenous people and other faith leaders will lead the march  in prayer and contemplation.  The march will make twelve “stagecoach stops” along the way – one for every year that remains to take urgent action on climate change – and arrive at the bank’s world … Continued
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group 4:30 pm
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group @ Omni Commons
Mar 16 @ 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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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 17 @ 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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March/Direct Action @ Oily Wells (Fargo) 12:00 pm
March/Direct Action @ Oily Wells (Fargo) @ Montgomery BART Station
Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
March/Direct Action @ Oily Wells (Fargo) @ Montgomery BART Station
Join the March for Fossil Fuel Freedom, ending with a rally and nonviolent direct action at the San Francisco headquarters of Big Oil’s favorite banker, Oily Wells (Fargo). The direct action will be the conclusion of a three-day, 34-mile march from Palo Alto to San Francisco. Indigenous people and other faith leaders will lead the march  in prayer and contemplation.  The march will make twelve “stagecoach stops” along the way – one for every year that remains to take urgent action on climate change – and arrive at the bank’s world … Continued
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March Against the Berkeley RV Ban 4:00 pm
March Against the Berkeley RV Ban @ People's Park
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
March from People’s Park to Old City Hall, protesting Berkeley’s imminent ban on RVs from parking on City streets overnight, effectively banishing Berkeley residents.65859
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Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance 6:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance @ Omni Commons
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance meeting to discuss plans, outreach, organizing regarding regional homeless communities and organizations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/541837129562482/65818
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Strike Debt Bay Area: You Are Not a Loan! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: You Are Not a Loan! @ Omni Commons
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: You Are Not a Loan! @ Omni Commons
Come get connected with SDBA’s projects – we have exciting work to do in 2019! NEW: Relieving millions in local Medical Debt through pennies-on-the-dollar buyback programs. NEW: A book group and seminar focused on Economic Inequality and Economic Theory for the modern age. Presenting debt and inequality related topics at forums, workshops and in radio productions. Promoting single-payer / Medicare for All to end the plague of medical debt Money bail reform and fighting modern day debtors’ prisons and exploitative ticketing and fining schemes Tiny Homes and other solutions for the … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 24 @ 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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SHOW UP SPEAK OUT: Rise for Berkeley RV Neighbors! 6:00 pm
SHOW UP SPEAK OUT: Rise for Berkeley RV Neighbors! @ City Council
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ON TUESDAY, MARCH 26th, Berkeley City Council will vote on “Managing Recreational (RV) Parking:” Berkeley Municipal Code 14.40.120 bans “parking between two a.m. and five a.m” for ALL RVs and VAN and CAR CAMPERS. City Council already voted on February 28th to PASS THIS ORDINANCE with a 6-3 vote. TUESDAY, March 26th is the final vote. It’s time for Berkeley residents to show up and demand their neighbors not be displaced! We will protest at city council and demand our voices be heard. Sanctuary for who? The many not the … Continued
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Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance 6:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance @ Omni Commons
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance meeting to discuss plans, outreach, organizing regarding regional homeless communities and organizations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/541837129562482/65818
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5th Annual Shut Down Creech! SPRING 2019
5th Annual Shut Down Creech! SPRING 2019 @ Creech Air Force Base
Mar 30 all-day
5th Annual Shut Down Creech! SPRING 2019 @ Creech Air Force Base
National Mobilization to Peacefully Stop U.S. Drone Wars  March 30 – April 5, 2019 (Saturday through Friday) Our beautiful, weeklong peaceful convergence in the Nevada Desert is almost here!   We can’t wait to see you all, and work together to GROUND the DRONES! Please register HERE, so we can best serve everyone. This is a special year because it marks the 10th anniversary of Bay Area CODEPINK’s twice yearly resistance to killer drones at Creech Air Force Base.  It is also marks the 5th annual national mobilization known as “SHUT DOWN CREECH.”  Help us make this … Continued
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Antidotes to White Fragility Workshop 10:00 am
Antidotes to White Fragility Workshop @ Sierra Club
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
What skills, tools and approaches are useful in encouraging white people to sustain balanced engagement with anti-racism/racial justice education and work? How can we cultivate resilience (as opposed to white fragility) in ourselves, our communities, and our movements? White Fragility is defined by Robin DiAngelo as “A state in which even a minimum amount of racial stress becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive moves. These moves include the outward display of emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and behaviors such as argumentation, silence, and leaving the stress-inducing situation … Continued
Sunflower Alliance 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance @ 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! Come early to hang out and share a potluck lunch.     66132
Hands Off Venezuela 1:00 pm
Hands Off Venezuela @ Federal Building
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hands Off Venezuela @ Federal Building
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TANC General Assembly 3:00 pm
TANC General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Mar 31 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This month we’re continuing to try out a new day/time for our assembly: Sunday afternoon! For this February assembly, we’ll be preparing to protest: TANC is planning a rally for sometime in the next couple months. We’ll also be brainstorming a longer-term project to work with the public housing. We’ll also be checking up on other projects, including tenant councils. Let’s get organized against the Bay Area housing market! Our general assemblies are open and free for anyone to join. We’ll be discussing ongoing projects: tenant organizing, houseless organizing, public … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 31 @ 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