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Civilian oversight of law enforcement workshop
Civilian oversight of law enforcement workshop @ Kaiser Center
May 3 all-day
In partnership with the BART Office of the Independent Police Auditor and the Berkeley Police Review Commission, NACOLE is excited to announce that it will be holding one of the 2019 Regional Training and Networking events in the Bay Area. We hope that you will be able to join us in Oakland, California on May 3, 2019 at the Kaiser Center. This event is geared toward a variety of audiences, including but not limited to community members, oversight practitioners, justice system stakeholders, and academics. It will seek to address many … Continued
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Sunrise Bay Area Organizing Training 9:00 am
Sunrise Bay Area Organizing Training @ Laney Bistro
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunrise is building a movement of young people to make climate change an urgent political priority and support the #GreenNewDeal to safeguard our generation’s future, create good jobs and transform our economy. Check out more at www.sunrisemovement.org. Register here: https://forms.gle/LC7Ho9JGugEvq8eh9. > WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE TRAINING < 1. A deep dive into the Sunrise strategy, story, and structure that make up the movement’s 4-year plan (This is a 9 hour training, with breakfast and lunch provided. We ask people to attend the whole training to get the full experience, … Continued
Build Your Own Internet! v6 – Spring 2019 – West Oakland Edition 2:00 pm
Build Your Own Internet! v6 – Spring 2019 – West Oakland Edition @ West Oakland Library
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
What if the internet wasn’t about connecting to Comcast, AT&T, Google, or Facebook? What if it meant connecting directly with your friends, neighbors, and community…? Come over to the Oakland Public Library West Branch’s auditorium for the Build Your Own Internet (BYOI) workshop. Let’s discuss how the internet works, and how you can be part of the People’s Open Network, an open, community-owned mesh network. * No technical expertise needed. Technical curiosity very necessary. *66417
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RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS! 5:00 pm
RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS!
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  KAISER HAS LOST ITS WAY. IT’S ON US TO GET KAISER BACK ON TRACK. JOIN US FOR A RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS! LABOR, COMMUNITY, ELECTED OFFICIALS AND INTERFAITH LEADERS WILL JOIN US AND SEIU-UHW FOR THEIR MAY 7TH/MAY 8TH ACTIONS AT ONE KAISER PLAZA, OAKLAND, CA AGAINST KAISER PERMANENTE. ONCE KNOWN AS A LEADER FOR GOOD JOBS, KAISER IS NOW AGGRESSIVELY OUTSOURCING JOBS TO LESS EXPERIENCED WORKERS FOR POVERTY WAGES AND NO BENEFITS. TUESDAY, MAY 7TH · 5PM: RALLY/PRESS CONFERENCE · 6PM: SET UP GARDENING AREA/SET UP TENTS … Continued
Let Schaaf and City Council Know it’s Time to Defund OPD! 5:30 pm
Let Schaaf and City Council Know it’s Time to Defund OPD! @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Let Libby Schaaf know how we can fix Oakland’s broken budget when she presents her budget at the Oakland City Council Meeting on May 7th. Tell her we need to Defund OPD and Invest in Community!! [Event] Defund OPD and Invest in Communityhttps://t.co/aEDPOYzE6Z— Indybay (@Indybay) May 6, 2019 66422
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Uber/Lyft Strike
Uber/Lyft Strike
May 8 all-day
Don’t use #uber, #lyft tomorrow! Drivers on strike! #LA, #SanDiego, #SanFrancisco, #Chicago, #Atlanta, #Connecticut, #WashingtonDC, #Philadelphia, #NewYork, #Boston pic.twitter.com/bd66vTVnGk— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) May 8, 2019 66490
Billionaires Can’t Teach Our Kids! 5:00 pm
Billionaires Can’t Teach Our Kids!
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  On May 8th, the NewSchools Venture Fund (NSVF) will hold its annual conference in Oakland. NSVF — funded by billionaire donors is a venture capital fund that works to expand charter school proliferation in local communities like Oakland. Unchecked charter growth already costs OUSD schools over $57 million a year. Oakland kids deserve better — and Oakland won’t let NSVF hold a conference in our Town without a response. Join us in the streets on May 8th as the conference begins, and we’ll tell NSVF to get out of … Continued
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Defend West Oakland homeless 8:00 am
Defend West Oakland homeless @ Raimondi Park
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
The City of Oakland is planning to push homeless West Oakland residents onto a sanctioned site on May 14th. Residents that do not comply run the risk of arrest and having their property confiscated. Join up with homeless residents, people in the area need support be it moving their things or in not complying with the city of Oakland unreasonable request The new site is small and lacks many of the services that homeless residents have been demanding.66494
Still Fighting for Justice: Saleem Tindle 1:00 pm
Still Fighting for Justice: Saleem Tindle @ West Oakland BART
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Still Fighting for Justice: Saleem Tindle @ West Oakland BART
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Terry Amons Rally & Speak Out at Pittsburg City Council 6:30 pm
Terry Amons Rally & Speak Out at Pittsburg City Council @ Pittsburg City Council
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Terry Amons Rally & Speak Out at Pittsburg City Council @ Pittsburg City Council
Monday, May 20, 2019 6:30 pm SHARP Rally 7:00pm Speakout During Public Comment Period at the City Council Meeting Pittsburg City Council 65 Civic Ave Pittsburg, CA 94565 (One block North on Railroad Ave Exit off HWY 4) (Railroad Drive Stop at End of Line BART Extension Trolley) Contact Info: 510-674-8181 or 925-565-8393 or email: oscargrantcomittee.ogc@gmail.com Demand Number One: FIRE KILLER COP DILLON TINDALL The people of Pittsburg are NOT safe with trigger happy cop Dillon Tindall on the police force. He has shown bad judgement in killing Terry Amons … Continued
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Anti-Chevron Day: Confronting Corporate Bullies 12:00 pm
Anti-Chevron Day: Confronting Corporate Bullies @ Chevron Refinery, Gate 19
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Anti-Chevron Day: Confronting Corporate Bullies @ Chevron Refinery, Gate 19
Join Amazon Watch, Diablo Rising Tide, Greenpeace USA, Idle No More SF Bay, and  Sunflower Alliance in Richmond at Chevron’s gates to protest its  brutal violations of environmental and human rights at home and all over the world. Speakers include: Amazon Watch Idle No More SF Bay Stand.Earth Andres Soto and more More info (if details aren’t up yet, check back in a few hours) 66514
Acquiring an Armored Vehicle – Oakland City Council 6:30 pm
Acquiring an Armored Vehicle – Oakland City Council @ Oakland City Hall
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Agenda Item 12 (Acquisition of Bearcat armored vehicle) The Josh Pawlik killing in March 2018 is a key event conditioning responses to this request to approve the acquisition of a second Bearcat. In that event, OPD deployed its existing Bearcat, as well as officers armed with AR-15 assault rifles. Compliance Director Robert Warshaw and the Executive Force Review Board pointed out that “officers did not use the armored vehicle as cover. They utilized it as a shooting platform.” (see attached, p. 2) The killing was wholly preventable. Yet OPD’s review … Continued
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Friday’s for the Future #FridaysForFuture 10:00 am
Friday’s for the Future #FridaysForFuture @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheatre
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
By Young Adults from St. Paul’s Episcopal School About #FridaysForFuture #FridaysForFuture is a movement that began in August 2018, after 15 years old Greta Thunberg sat in front of the Swedish parliament every schoolday for three weeks, to protest against the lack of action on the climate crisis. She posted what she was doing on Instagram and Twitter and it soon went viral. On the 8th of September, Greta decided to continue striking every Friday until the Swedish policies provided a safe pathway well under 2-degree C, i.e. in line … Continued
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Families Belong Together | Peaceful Action Protest 11:30 am
Families Belong Together | Peaceful Action Protest
May 25 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
The U.S. government lost track of some 1,475 immigrant children, perhaps more, who were placed in sponsor homes. At least 389 migrant children have been separated from their families since a federal judge ruled to stop the practice in June 2018. Families are still being separated at an alarming rate. Babies and young children continue to be exposed to inhumane conditions. WE MUST CONTINUE TO BRING AWARENESS OF THIS ISSUE TO OUR COMMUNITIES AND TO MAKE A STAND AGAINST THIS PRACTICE. Please join us for a PEACEFUL PROTEST on SATURDAY, … Continued
Earth Strike: Now or Never Rally 3:00 pm
Earth Strike: Now or Never Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Governments worldwide, especially the US, are failing to act on climate change.  Hundreds of millions if not billions will face the wrath of natural disasters that an be prevented through cooperative action.  They won’t listen – we need to force them. Rally the world for a general strike!66592
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