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Vigil for Ice Detainees and Others at West County 11:00 am
Vigil for Ice Detainees and Others at West County @ West County Detention Facility
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
In July, Contra Costa County Sheriff Livingston announced that he is ending the contract with ICE to hold immigration detainees at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond. This represents a major victory for advocates who have pushed for years to end the contract with ICE – but it will not be a real victory until those currently detained are released and reunited with their families, friends, and community, and those already transferred to other states are returned. Join the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity for a vigil at WCDF, … Continued
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March for Nuclear Abolition & Global Survival 8:00 am
March for Nuclear Abolition & Global Survival @ Livermore Labs
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rally, march, and the opportunity to peaceably risk arrest to commemorate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the place where new nuclear weapons are being created today. 8 AM rally. Speakers include keynote Daniel Ellsberg, the whistleblower who released “The Pentagon Papers.” Formerly an analyst at RAND Corp. and a consultant to the Defense Dept., specializing in the command and control of nuclear weapons, war plans and crisis decision-making. Ellsberg recently wrote The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. Also speaking will be Rev. Nobuaki Hanaoka … Continued
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Bay Area National Prison Strike Call to Action / Mobilization 11:00 am
Bay Area National Prison Strike Call to Action / Mobilization @ San Quentin State Prison
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Bay Area National Prison Strike Solidarity Committee, stands in solidarity with the people who have declared a Nationwide Prison Strike beginning on August 21st (This date commemorates the assassination of Black Panther Party, Field Marshall, and prison activist, George Jackson, by San Quentin prison guards) and extending to September 9th, 2018. The National Prison Strike is in response to the “riot” in the Lee Correctional Institution, a maximum security prison in South Carolina on April 15, 2018. . Seven prisoners lost their lives during an instigated melee that could … Continued
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ICE Detainee Bailout Volunteers Needed 6:00 pm
ICE Detainee Bailout Volunteers Needed @ The Finnish Center
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We need volunteers to assist the detainees with their paperwork BEFORE WEST COUNTY closes for ICE detainees and they are forced to go to some facility somewhere else in the country, probably away from their families. If you feel ready to take on this important role you’ll need to be trained – it’s a two hour training with Rebecca Merton from Freedom for Immigrants.64983
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Community Restorative Justice Training 9:00 am
Community Restorative Justice Training @ Saint Columbia Church
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Restorative Justice for Oakland and the North Oakland Restorative Justice Council is offering free restorative justice trainings for community members wh want to help creae a restorative North Oakland. If you are interested in attending one of the trainings, please email us your name, your desired training date and we will reply. rjoytrainings@rjoyoakland.org64910
Bay Area National Prison Strike Call to Action / Mobilization 11:00 am
Bay Area National Prison Strike Call to Action / Mobilization @ West Oakland BART, carpool to San Quentin State Prison
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Bay Area National Prison Strike Solidarity Committee, stands in solidarity with the people who have declared a Nationwide Prison Strike beginning on August 21st (This date commemorates the assassination of Black Panther Party, Field Marshall, and prison activist, George Jackson, by San Quentin prison guards) and extending to September 9th, 2018. The National Prison Strike is in response to the “riot” in the Lee Correctional Institution, a maximum security prison in South Carolina on April 15, 2018. . Seven prisoners lost their lives during an instigated melee that could … Continued
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