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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
Apr 1 @ 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 Justice Coalition 6:30 pm
Oakland Justice Coalition @ ACCE
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Futuring OJC In the way of all things in springtime, we want to engage what is emerging around us and begin to assess where we need to be in the months to come. You’re invited to join us for a “What’s Next for OJC” conversation. The focus of this meeting will be the beginning of our engagement around these questions: What is my individual capacity for future work in this coalition? What is my organization’s interest in participating? What is my individual capacity and interest in taking up organizing roles … Continued
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Apr 1 @ 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 Monthly Meeting with Nikki Bas 6:00 pm
Ella Baker Monthly Meeting with Nikki Bas @ Fruitvale-San Antonio Senior Center
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Our monthly member meeting is tonight! Join us for a conversation with council member Nikki Bas and a delicious dinner from #7flavors. Can't wait to see you there! pic.twitter.com/ka432Yk5mE— Ella Baker Center (@ellabakercenter) April 3, 2019 66283
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Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance 6:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance @ Omni Commons
Apr 5 @ 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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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 7 @ 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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Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Apr 8 @ 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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Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Apr 10 @ 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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ENDING LEGAL BIAS AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PEOPLE WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS 10:00 am
ENDING LEGAL BIAS AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PEOPLE WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS @ David Brower Center
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Join Safe Return Project and Haas Institute to discuss bold solutions to end legal bias against formerly incarcerated people. ‘This convening brings together formerly incarcerated community leaders, legal experts, organizers and others to critically explore paths to liberation.’ Register here. 66335
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance 6:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance @ Omni Commons
Apr 12 @ 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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Transition Berkeley: OPEN MEETING and CELEBRATION! 4:00 pm
Transition Berkeley: OPEN MEETING and CELEBRATION! @ Terea Hall Pittman, South Branch, Berkeley Public Library,
Apr 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  Want to help build a better future for Berkeley?….. Transition Berkeley wants you! Curious about Transition Berkeley activities and projects? Wondering how you can be involved? Do you have ideas on how to help transform Berkeley into a more livable, equitable and sustainable place? Join us! And celebrate our 8th Anniversary and new nonprofit status! To build a better future, we have to act collectively and we have to act now! We’ll have light refreshments to share! Questions: click here 66298
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group 4:30 pm
‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group @ Omni Commons
Apr 13 @ 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 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Apr 14 @ 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
East Bay DSA General Meeting 1:00 pm
East Bay DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 14 @ 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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No Coal Alliance Meeting 6:00 pm
No Coal Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
No Coal Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Join the Bay Area-wide campaign to keep coal out of our cities. Hear updates on developments in Oakland, Richmond, Vallejo, and Stockton and discuss next steps. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks.   info 66353
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APTP General Membership Meeting 7:00 pm
APTP General Membership Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
APTP meets the third Wednesday of every month. This month we’ll be talking about our state and local campaigns to limit the police use of force. We’ll also have some updates on organizing in Vallejo in response to multiple police killings and brutality. Join us to find out how you can get involved. This space is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us for any additional accessibility questions or concerns.66383
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Oakland First Fridays Community Meeting 6:30 pm
Oakland First Fridays Community Meeting @ Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 3
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
About Oakland First Fridays: Our vision is to be the premier Oakland First Fridays Event as the epicenter for the community to come together to celebrate, sustain & support the arts.Our Mission: Preserve Oakland First Fridays as an all inclusive, safe and vital community-driven platform to showcase the emerging artists, makers, gourmet food vendors, musicians, cypher circles (dance battles, spoken word), drumming circles, acrobats, magicians, and many uniquely talented street performers and their audience. 66373
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Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance 6:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance @ Omni Commons
Apr 19 @ 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
Apr 20 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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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Public Bank East Bay – Sacramento Hearing 3:30 pm
Public Bank East Bay – Sacramento Hearing @ State Capitol, Banking and Finance Cmte
Apr 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Vote approaching – take action now! AB 857, the crucial local public banking bill, will soon come up for a vote in the Assembly’s Banking Committee and Local Government Committee. The deadline for public comment is Wednesday, April 17. Please take a moment right now to send a letter to your Assemblymember and voice your support! You can bet our representatives are hearing from the bill’s powerful opponents, the big Wall Street banks. And join us at our meeting to help support the public banking. Everyone welcome! Get involved! 66349
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Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance 6:00 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance @ Omni Commons
Apr 26 @ 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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Richmond Progressive Alliance Quarterly Membership Meeting 2:00 pm
Richmond Progressive Alliance Quarterly Membership Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Should RPA endorse Bernie? You never want to miss out on a quarterly RPA membership meeting, but you’ll be especially regretful if you don’t make our April meeting! At the meeting we’ll be voting on whether the RPA should endorse Bernie Sanders for President — we encourage you to attend the meeting, share your thoughts, and vote. Full agenda coming soon. And of course, if you find that your membership has elapsed, you can always renew at the door.66396
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DSA Medicare for All Committee 1:00 pm
DSA Medicare for All Committee @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come join East Bay DSA’s Medicare for All Committee as we discuss updates from the fight for single-payer healthcare and upcoming organizing projects. We’ll circulate some a short reading in advance, so please RSVP. All East Bay DSA members interested in getting involved with the Medicare for All campaign are welcome!  66334
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 28 @ 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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Public Bank of the East Bay 6:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ East Bay For Everyone
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come join us make public banking happen! What we’re doing: Cities press CA Assembly for local public banking The push is on for Assembly Bill 857, the local public banking bill! This landmark legislation will enable cities and counties to keep their money local and divest from large banks that invest in fracking and pipelines. The full text of the bill and a fact sheet are available here. This week in Oakland, City Council President Rebecca Kaplan will introduce a resolution not only endorsing AB 857, but also, importantly, instructing … Continued
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