Calendar

9896
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2
Invasion of Privacy – Digital Security Workshop 6:00 pm
Invasion of Privacy – Digital Security Workshop @ ACLU of Northern California
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Invasion of Privacy - Digital Security Workshop @ ACLU of Northern California | San Francisco | California | United States
It’s no secret social media giants like Facebook have been found guilty of invading user’s privacy. On Wednesday, May 2, TechActivist.Org will host a free Digital Security workshop. During this workshop we will review how much data social media companies (and other applications) are tracking on you, how to opt out of data sharing programs on these applications, and other key ways to protect yourself and your community online. Make sure to bring your laptops and other electronic gadgets! This workshop is designed for activists, organizers, disrupters and youth dedicated to social justice. ————————————————————————– … Continued
3
4
5
6
7
Shut Down Chase! National and Local Actions 8:30 am
Shut Down Chase! National and Local Actions @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 7 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
JP Morgan Chase bank, one of the biggest investors in tar sands, increased its tar sands investments by nearly $6 billion last year — and also increased its investments in coal. Join a local rally as part of a nationwide day of action to #ShutDownChase. Monday May 7 is the annual shareholder meeting for TransCanada, the company trying to build the KXL pipeline.  Climate defenders are working to stop the KXL pipeline and keep tar sands in the ground with a three-prong strategy: Mass mobilization with the Promise to Protect: Building … Continued
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Poor People’s Campaign Kickoff in Sacramento 2:00 pm
Poor People’s Campaign Kickoff in Sacramento @ State Capitol
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
From Global Women’s Strike Omni Collective – please circulate wildly. Bay Area GWS participant and welfare mother Jane Welford will be among the key speakers in Sacramento. KICKOFF ACTION MAY 14, THE DAY AFTER MOTHERS’ DAY! Protests in over 30 state capitols across the US IN CA: RALLY & PROTEST ACTION 2PM SACRAMENTO STATE CAPITOL BUILDING The theme of May 14th actions is SOMEBODY’S HURTING OUR PEOPLE: CHILDREN, WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN POVERTY Somebody’s hurting our people and it’s gone on far too long! Together, we will rise … Continued
15
16
17
18
Righteous Resistance Symposium 5:00 pm
Righteous Resistance Symposium @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We face a current political and social climate that continues to belie black humanity – where, without impunity, a young black man can be followed into his grandmother’s backyard and shot in the back six times out of the 20 shots fired at him. Will we stand on the sideline or will we join the important struggle that Black Americans & many others daily endure to live free from racism, violence & terror? We believe we are called to lean into a ministry and theology of resistance, reclaiming the hope … Continued
19
Righteous Resistance Symposium 5:00 pm
Righteous Resistance Symposium @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We face a current political and social climate that continues to belie black humanity – where, without impunity, a young black man can be followed into his grandmother’s backyard and shot in the back six times out of the 20 shots fired at him. Will we stand on the sideline or will we join the important struggle that Black Americans & many others daily endure to live free from racism, violence & terror? We believe we are called to lean into a ministry and theology of resistance, reclaiming the hope … Continued
20
21
Linking Systemic Racism and Poverty: Poor People’ Week 2 2:00 pm
Linking Systemic Racism and Poverty: Poor People’ Week 2 @ State Capitol
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LINKING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND POVERTY: Voting Rights, Immigration, Xenophobia, Islamophobia, and the Mistreatment of Indigenous Communities This is the second of six weeks of nonviolent moral fusion direct action across the country to show our elected leaders we will no longer allow attention violence to keep poor and disenfranchised people down. Join us at the Capitol in Sacramento, CA at 2:00 p.m. for a Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival rally and demonstration. The second week’s theme is “LINKING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND POVERTY: Voting Rights, Immigration, Xenophobia, … Continued
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
The War Economy: Poor People’s Campaign Week 3 2:00 pm
The War Economy: Poor People’s Campaign Week 3 @ West Steps
May 29 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
THE WAR ECONOMY: MILITARISM & THE PROLIFERATION OF GUN VIOLENCE *RSVP http://bit.ly/PPCWeek3* 50 years ago, Dr. MLK Jr. started the Poor People’s Campaign to spark a radical revolution of values across the nation. The campaign was intended to turn his dream, our dream, into a reality. Black, Brown, Yellow, Red, White, folks of every color where invited to band together across differences to build a Beloved Community across the nation. Weeks before the Campaign, King was assassinated. The original movement was unable to come to fruition. The Poor People’s Campaign: A … Continued
30
31