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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | 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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
Community Democracy Project 6:30 pm
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons
May 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Working Group Meeting: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the surveillance state,  against Urban Shield, and to advocate for privacy and surveillance regulation ordinances to be passed around the Bay Area, especially by Alameda County and by the Oakland City Council. We are also engaged in the fight against Predictive Policing and other “pre-crime” and “thought-crime” abominations, drones, improper use of police body cameras, requirements for “backdoors” to your cellphone and against other invasions of privacy by our benighted City, County, State and Federal Governments. OPWG originally came together to fight … Continued
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Stop Santa Rita Jail Expansion: Forum to Build Community Power 6:30 pm
Stop Santa Rita Jail Expansion: Forum to Build Community Power @ First Unitarian Church of Oakland
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join the Alameda Jail Fight Coalition in a community forum to build grassroots community power against Alameda County’s $54 million Santa Rita jail construction project to prioritize mental health diversion and community-based solutions. We will provide an overview of what’s currently happening with the fight, learn from organizers who defeated San Francisco’s new jail, and then we will split into three breakout groups to develop three main strategies: – Base-building – Media – Legislative Group discussions will be facilitated by community members of the Alameda Jail Fight Coalition and the … Continued
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Hunger for Justice SF Community Meeting #Frisco5 2:00 pm
Hunger for Justice SF Community Meeting #Frisco5 @ UN Cafeteria, 2nd floor
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
*****ATTENTION******Hunger for Justice SFCommunity meetingToday at UCSF 2pm400 Parnassus StUN cafeteria on 2nd Flr#Frisco5 #Frisco500— LolaLolaLola (@Lola_Casanova) May 7, 2016 60927
Richmond Progressive Alliance General Meeting 3:00 pm
Richmond Progressive Alliance General Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Center
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 Focus on Education & Environmental Justice To join the RPA now, follow this link to the membership form. Print and complete the form and mail it in with a check for your dues, which start at $12/yr. Or, to avoid printing and snail-mailing, you can: send an email to info@richmondprogressivealliance.net with the information requested on the form &</span> go to the RPA web page & press the “Donate” button in the left column and make a payment for dues. Any additional contribution helps us keep dues more affordable for those … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ World Ground Cafe
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt is building a debt resistance movement. We believe that most individual debt is illegitimate and unjust. Most of us fall into debt because we are increasingly deprived of the means to acquire the basic necessities of life: health care, education, and housing. Because we are forced to go into debt simply in order to live, we think it is right and moral to resist it. Come get connected with SDBA’s projects! organizing for public banking advocating for Postal banking helping out America’s only non-profit check-cashing organization and fighting … Continued
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CANCELLED: Open Circle: Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. 3:00 pm
CANCELLED: Open Circle: Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. @ Omni Commons
May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CANCELLED: Open Circle:  Now Meeting Once a Month on the 4th Sunday. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
  Now meeting once a month, on the fourth Sunday, instead of twice a month.  59204
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
May 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | 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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
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Coalition for Police Accountability Meeting 6:30 pm
Coalition for Police Accountability Meeting @ Pueblo Office
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This might turn out to be our last meeting EVER due to recent developments. Please make attending a priority. Agenda: 1.    Council process for placing our measure on the ballot and OPOA/City Attorney push back 2.    Signature gathering 3.    Coalition effectiveness: how are we doing? What needs to change moving forward? Can we unite with the Black Lives Matters folks to mobilize large numbers? 60954
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
Discussion: Two Sides of Sanders’ Campaign and Capitalist Elections 7:00 pm
Discussion: Two Sides of Sanders’ Campaign and Capitalist Elections @ Workers
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join a discussion on the Sanders campaign, capitalist elections, socialism and the mass movement. We will start by reviewing an article published in the Workers World Newspaper entitled “Two sides of the Sanders Campaign” by Fred Goldstein: http://www.workers.org/2016/03/21/two-sides-of-the-sanders-campaign/60915
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Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting 1:00 pm
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting @ First African Methodist Episcopal Church
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Facebook event. The next general meeting of the Oakland Justice Coalition. Join us to talk politics in Oakland, endorsements, campaigns, elections, ballot initiatives, canvassing, the Renters’ crisis in Oakland and next steps.60949
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
May 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | 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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
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Demanding Justice 4 Kayla Moore 7:00 pm
Demanding Justice 4 Kayla Moore @ Grassroots House
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Three years have passed since Berkeley resident Kayla Moore was killed in her apartment by the Berkeley police. In October 2016, her family will at last have their day in court. Please join us as we demand Justice for Kayla Moore! On February 12, 2013, police were called to Kayla’s Shattuck Avenue apartment by a friend who was concerned about her mental health. Police arrived and immediately attempted to place her under arrest. Kayla was an African American, transgender woman who weighed almost 350 pounds. When officers wrestled her face … Continued
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Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting 7:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting @ Eastside Arts Alliance | Oakland | California | United States
Monthly APTP meeting, held on every 3rd Wednesday of the month. The Anti Police-Terror Project is a project of the ONYX ORGANIZING COMMITTEE that in coalition with other organizations like The Alan Blueford Center For Justice, Idriss Stelley Foundation, Community Ready Corps and Workers World is working to develop a replicable and sustainable model to end police terrorism in this country. We are led by the most impacted communities but are a multi-racial, mutil-generational coalition.60894
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Sunflower Alliance General Assembly 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Bobby Bowen Center
May 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance General Assembly @ Bobby Bowen Center | Richmond | California | United States
Join us to learn about the fight to stop the development of a slag cement processing facility and deep water industrial port on Vallejo’s south waterfront. Vallejo residents will join us to discuss the local and global harm this project would cause and strategies for stopping it. We welcome your participation and your voice. The meeting will also include updates on other climate and environmental justice action around the Bay. Come early to join us for a potluck lunch. `  60960
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | 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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
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ELLA BAKER CENTER MEETING 6:00 pm
ELLA BAKER CENTER MEETING @ La Cultura Cura Cultural Arts Cafe
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come to the Ella Baker Center’s May member meeting to learn how to get involved with our local campaigns to win jobs not jails, books not bars, and healthcare not handcuffs in Oakland. Free dinner will be provided and all are welcome. The event is hosted at La Cultura Cura Cultural Arts Cafe, a social enterprise of Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice that aims to employ and empower systems impacted youth and young adults. Please contact our Local Advocate, Tash Nguyen, with questions: tash@ellabakercenter.org.  60965
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
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No Coal in Oakland Meeting 5:00 pm
No Coal in Oakland Meeting @ West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
This week’s meeting will focus on planning for a large rally on Saturday, June 25, two days before the City Council will be voting on whether to ban coal.   We encourage allies to join us in this effort to demonstrate strong community support for a complete ban on coal.  Our weekly planning meetings are jam-packed with ideas and energy.  Newcomers are welcome; come one-half hour early and we’ll be happy to give you a brief personal orientation on the No Coal in Oakland campaign and our various activities. 61026
Stop the New Alameda County Jail 5:00 pm
Stop the New Alameda County Jail @ Ella Baker Center Offices, suite 1125
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Sheriff wants to build a new $55 million jail expansion at Santa Rita for treating mentally ill inmate.  It needs to be stopped in its tracks and the money redirected to mental health treatment outside of jail.61001
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Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
May 29 @ 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA will get together a little earlier than usual, at 3 PM to share some food with each others and the community.  There should be a table and utensils/plates courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring a nosh to share… The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. If it is raining (as in RAINING, … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
May 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | 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 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.  On every last Sunday we meet a little earlier at 3 PM to have a community potluck to which all are welcome. OO General Assembly has met on a continuous basis for over four years! Our General Assembly is a … Continued
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