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Protest Big Pharma! Public Health, Not Corporate Wealth! 12:00 pm
Protest Big Pharma! Public Health, Not Corporate Wealth! @ Gilead Sciences’ Headquarters
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, together with the Oasis Clinic in Oakland, urges you to support this demonstration to protest the outrageous price-gouging of Big Pharma corporations, like Gilead Sciences!  Corporations such as Gilead hike-up the cost for essential, life-saving medications such as the cure for the deadly Hepatitis-C disease (HCV), in order to reap huge profits. Public transportation is available — Take BART Richmond/Daly City line to Milbrae Station, transfer to Caltrain Shuttle to 353 Lakeside, then walk to 333 Lakeside Dr. One pill a day … Continued
Protest Bill Clinton’s Mass Incarceration! 5:00 pm
Protest Bill Clinton’s Mass Incarceration! @ Haas Pavilion
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
“From the crime bill to welfare reform, policies Bill Clinton enacted—and Hillary Clinton supported—decimated black America.” – Michelle Alexander, The Nation, February 10th. On April 1st former US President Bill Clinton is speaking at UC Berkeley during the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference. His presidency engineered the structural racism of mass incarceration. The Welfare Reform Act (1996) pulled the rug out from under African American communities. The “Tough On Crime” Bill (1994) destroyed families as it incarcerated masses of jobless black men and barred them from employment, housing and welfare. … Continued
Boycott Wage Theft! Justice for Oakland Restaurant Workers! 5:30 pm
Boycott Wage Theft! Justice for Oakland Restaurant Workers! @ On Broadway outside BART-19th Street, In front of Future Uber HQ
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join restaurant workers and community allies in an autonomous picket of a fine dining restaurant in Uptown Oakland. Former employees are alleging widespread wage theft, among many issues of oppression. So we say Boycott! Oakland will no longer stand by and allow our restaurant industry to fail to care for so many thousands of our most low-income workers! No to racism, theft and abuse – food justice means worker justice! Join the Bay Area Restaurant Worker’s Movement and the Brass Liberation Orchestra for a family-friendly and spirited protest. Gather outside … Continued
Rally for Justice for ALL Victims of Racist Police Brutality 6:30 pm
Rally for Justice for ALL Victims of Racist Police Brutality
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Rally for Justice for ALL Victims of Racist Police Brutality @ San Francisco | California | United States
From Akai Gurley to Mario Woods … Rally for Justice for ALL Victims of Racist Police Brutality Fire SFPD Chief Suhr! Stop Police Terror! As racist presidential candidate Donald Trump emboldens white supremacist groups to openly organize and lash out against the most oppressed sectors of society, the police in the United States continue to terrorize and murder Black, Brown, Native, immigrant, and poor and working people who are targeted by the same racist hate groups with impunity. These acts of racist police terror continue largely unchallenged by the so-called … Continued
Rooted Oakland: Holding On To Home 8:00 pm
Rooted Oakland: Holding On To Home
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A festive, mobile happening with art, giant projections, drumming and more! Be on time cuz we’ll be moving!!! Meet at 80 Grand Avenue (The plaza at the intersection of Broadway and Grand) Details: Oakland residents, community groups, organizations, arts groups and local small businesses facing the biggest housing and inequality crisis of our time are standing together in solidarity to block displacement. We are celebrating Oakland roots and collective power and raising our voices in rhythm and unison to demand a right to a roof and the city. Join us … Continued
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APTP Direct Action! Who’s at War, Emeryville! / #Justice4YuvetteHenderson 6:30 pm
APTP Direct Action! Who’s at War, Emeryville! / #Justice4YuvetteHenderson @ Home Depot
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
TURN UP FOR APTP’s DIRECT ACTION against Emeryville PD’s use of AR-15s in our communities! Why does a police department require the use of military-style assault weapons when serving its community? We believe that the police should not be at war with the people. TURN UP for this DIRECT ACTION that will begin at the Home Depot in Emeryville at 6:30pm and we will go from there…WE COMIN! #Justice4YuvetteHenderson Background: —First, an offering: We affirm the existence, beauty, brilliance, and right of black, brown, and indigenous folk to self determine … Continued
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Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch 8:00 pm
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch @ Grassroots House
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Starting in April, Berkeley Copwatch is kicking off our ongoing *weekly* copwatching shifts! We’ll be out in the streets most Fridays and Saturdays witnessing and documenting police activity and doing outreach. Please join us! No experience required — any experience welcome. We’ll train you in the essentials for documenting police activity and staying safe in the process. If you are able to bring a car and be a shift driver, that would be GREAT! Please let us know in the “discussion” section or by sending Berkeley Copwatch a message. APRIL … Continued
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A Crowdsourced Surveillance Sweep, Sponsored by the EFF 12:00 pm
A Crowdsourced Surveillance Sweep, Sponsored by the EFF @ Anywhere with Internet Access
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join EFF on Saturday, April 9 for a first-of-its-kind crowdsourcing campaign to hold California law enforcement agencies accountable for their use of surveillance technologies.  Please pre-register here. Volunteers like you will help us track down the privacy and useage policies of law enforcement agencies across California and add them to our database. We’ll show you how to do it, and you can be anywhere with an Internet connection to participate. Last year, the California legislature passed two key transparency bills. S.B. 34 requires anyone uses automated license plate recognition (ALPR) systems, as … Continued
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Protest Clinton-Clooney Fundraiser in San Francisco! 5:00 pm
Protest Clinton-Clooney Fundraiser in San Francisco! @ Huntington Park
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Calling all conscientious humans of San Francisco! George and Amal Clooney, coupled with Hillary Clinton will be hosting a fundraising dinner in San Francisco on April 15th. “The fundraiser is for The Hillary Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee for Hillary for America, the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic committees of 32 states and Puerto Rico” (http://fortune.com/2016/03/25/clinton-clooney/). The dinner costs $300,000+ to attend for a couple, and around $33,000 for an individual to be able to dine at the table with celebrities and to take a photo with Hillary … Continued
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Fight for $15 : Day of Action 2:00 pm
Fight for $15 : Day of Action @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater and grounds
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
#OAKLAND! Join workers in their #Fightfor15 at our #DayofAction! APRIL 14TH AT 2PM! https://t.co/teoxkpOuPE pic.twitter.com/i5fpMJFVQL— Fight For 15 Nor Cal (@NorCalFF15) March 30, 2016 60741
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Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch 8:00 pm
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch @ Grassroots House
Apr 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Starting in April, Berkeley Copwatch is kicking off our ongoing *weekly* copwatching shifts! We’ll be out in the streets most Fridays and Saturdays witnessing and documenting police activity and doing outreach. Please join us! No experience required — any experience welcome. We’ll train you in the essentials for documenting police activity and staying safe in the process. If you are able to bring a car and be a shift driver, that would be GREAT! Please let us know in the “discussion” section or by sending Berkeley Copwatch a message. APRIL … Continued
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SF Hunger Strike: Stop the Execution of Our People 10:00 am
SF Hunger Strike: Stop the Execution of Our People @ SF Police Station
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 pm
Hunger Strike starts Thursday!! Our demands are for Mayor Lee to fire Chief Suhr or step down as Mayor of SF.!! pic.twitter.com/S7DFetupxq— Equipto (@EQUIPTO) April 16, 201660841
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Hunger Strike Against Police Terror.
Hunger Strike Against Police Terror. @ Mission Police Station
Apr 22 – Apr 30 all-day
Update 4/29 (via email) : This morning when the #Frisco5 were asked how they were feeling they replied: “ Let the press know that we are tired and bodies are getting weaker and that yesterday took a lot out of the five strikers – thousands of people stopping by to share their love to two dozen press outlets. They will be resting for much part of the day to conserve energy and sustain the through this journey that may continue for many more days.” They are on day nine of … Continued
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch 8:00 pm
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch @ Grassroots House
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Starting in April, Berkeley Copwatch is kicking off our ongoing *weekly* copwatching shifts! We’ll be out in the streets most Fridays and Saturdays witnessing and documenting police activity and doing outreach. Please join us! No experience required — any experience welcome. We’ll train you in the essentials for documenting police activity and staying safe in the process. If you are able to bring a car and be a shift driver, that would be GREAT! Please let us know in the “discussion” section or by sending Berkeley Copwatch a message. APRIL … Continued
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Abolition of Policing Workshop 11:00 am
Abolition of Policing Workshop @ 3rd Floor
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Want to learn how to work toward abolishing the cops? Want to hear how we challenge the notion that policing keeps us safe? CR Oakland regularly offers this workshop that looks at the role and history of policing in the U.S., the way it has impacted various communities, and how people have resisted and challenged its inherent violence. This workshop also goes over how we can reduce our reliance on policing by highlighting the various ways that building up community strength and practices lead to true safety that does not … Continued
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Alameda Renters Coalition – Ballot Initiative Final Push! 10:00 am
Alameda Renters Coalition – Ballot Initiative Final Push! @ Various locations
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
 URGENT!!  We need 50 people to commit to collect 100 signatures over the next two weeks. Our petition drive is reaching the final leg and we need to sprint to the finish. We can do this! Most of our volunteers get about 10 signatures an hour, on average. So, if 50 people can give us just under an hour a day for the next two weeks, we will easily make it!            Can you commit to 5 hours a week for two weeks?       … Continued
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Oakland Janitors March 1:00 pm
Oakland Janitors March @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Oakland Janitors March demanding a tech economy that works for all! Contracted janitors are an integral part of daily operations at tech company offices, but the majority of janitors working at tech campuses across California are earning poverty wages. Our wages consistently trail behind the cost of living, especially in Oakland with the rising rents. In fact, there are more janitors living in poverty today in the Bay Area than there were in 1990.  Janitors are working in a toxic environment where exploitation and abuses including rape, sexual assault, and … Continued
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Turn Up on Trump (PUBLIC CALL FOR EVERYONE IN THE BAY) 7:00 am
Turn Up on Trump (PUBLIC CALL FOR EVERYONE IN THE BAY)
Apr 29 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Hey Folks, This contingent is being organized/ called by the Anti-Police Terrorism Project, Black Lives Matter Bay Area and the BlackOUT Collective. Our groups are led by Black folks and People of Color, who have long connections to our communities in the Bay area, specifically SF and communities in the East. We have strong allies like Asians 4 Black Lives, Occupy Oakland, SURJ, Rising Tide, BASAT. We will operate as Affinity groups meaning: because there is a large mass of folks ready to hit the streets (on this page and … Continued
Turn Up on Trump: PUBLIC CALL FOR EVERYONE IN THE BAY 9:00 am
Turn Up on Trump: PUBLIC CALL FOR EVERYONE IN THE BAY @ Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Trump announced Wednesday that he will deliver the kickoff address for the California Republican Party convention on April 29. Cruz and Ohio governor John Kasich are also addressing the convention.” – Breitbart article Building a mass action wall to keep him out! Donald CHUMP thinks he’s going to give a speech in the bay. The republicans are meeting to build more facist power. The people will rise and shut it all down. California has the most prisons in the US and rates amoungst the lowest in education. We need systemic … Continued
Donald Trump is coming to the Bay Area- Protest 12:00 pm
Donald Trump is coming to the Bay Area- Protest @ Hyatt Regency
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Donald Trump is coming to the Bay Area – let’s show him a real Bay Area welcome by protesting outside.60826
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch 8:00 pm
Mass Copwatch by Berkeley Copwatch @ Grassroots House
Apr 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Starting in April, Berkeley Copwatch is kicking off our ongoing *weekly* copwatching shifts! We’ll be out in the streets most Fridays and Saturdays witnessing and documenting police activity and doing outreach. Please join us! No experience required — any experience welcome. We’ll train you in the essentials for documenting police activity and staying safe in the process. If you are able to bring a car and be a shift driver, that would be GREAT! Please let us know in the “discussion” section or by sending Berkeley Copwatch a message. APRIL … Continued
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#HungerForJustice Rally – Fire Chief Suhr 12:00 pm
#HungerForJustice Rally – Fire Chief Suhr @ Outside the Mission Police Station, 2 blocks from 16th St. BART
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bay Area – this Saturday 12-3PM #HungerForJusticeSF RALLY – @mayoredlee @jasiri_x @OccupyOakland @ajplus @cnnbrk pic.twitter.com/wA0O1b7Rac — Raw-G (Gina Madrid) (@RawwG) April 29, 2016 60880