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SURJ Bay Area Lobby Visit Workshop 1:00 pm
SURJ Bay Area Lobby Visit Workshop
Feb 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Policy Working Group is excited to invite you to our upcoming, SURJ Bay Area Lobby Visit Workshop, part two of our legislative workshop series! Workshop participants can expect to… -Learn about lobby visits and how they fit into SURJ’s larger framework -Practice speaking about policy to a legislative staffer -Hear about new opportunities to engage in the legislative process with SURJ -Hear from Essie Justice Group on their 2019 policy priorities Tickets are sliding scale, $0 – $10. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. This … Continued
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Morality, Christianity, and the History of Policing 1:30 pm
Morality, Christianity, and the History of Policing @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
ALTERNATIVES TO POLICING WORKSHOP 2 Let’s talk about the “common sense” ideas about crime, morality, and safety that shape and limit how we think about policing and community safety. Many of these ideas are profoundly influenced by a particular brand of Christianity that has dominated in this country, a version of the faith that served to justify genocide and slavery and continues to uphold white supremacy in ways that are sometimes overt but more often subtle and even innocuous-seeming. How can we begin to call these “common sense” ideas into … Continued
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Socialist Night School: Strikes! 7:00 pm
Socialist Night School: Strikes! @ East Bay Community Space
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
East Bay DSA’s Socialist Night School continues its 2019 Winter Session with a class examining strikes. Over the last year there has been a wave of successful teacher strikes, and our local Oakland Education Association recently voted to authorize a strike. But how do strikes figure into the larger picture of class struggle and building working class power? And what lessons can we learn from historical strikes? Please join us on Tuesday, February 19 to discuss these questions and more! Details and readings coming soon! Accessibility: Wheelchair-accessible entrance and restrooms … Continued
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Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas Symposium
Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas Symposium
Feb 20 all-day
UC Berkeley is hosting influential scholars and social movement leaders from Brazil and the United States—homes to the two largest Black populations outside the continent of Africa. Guest Speakers include: Cat Brooks (Anti Police-Terror Project) Ericka Huggins (Black Panther Party) Vilma Reis (Movimento de Mulheres Negras) Alicia Garza (Black Lives Matter) Asha Ransby-Sporn (Black Youth Project 100) Djamila Ribeiro (Movimento de Feministas Negras) Andreia Beatriz & Hamilton Borges dos Santos (Reaja ou Será Mort@) Christen Smith (UT Austin) Tina Sacks, Leigh Raiford & john a. powell (UC Berkeley) Camila de … Continued
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Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas Symposium
Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas Symposium
Feb 21 all-day
UC Berkeley is hosting influential scholars and social movement leaders from Brazil and the United States—homes to the two largest Black populations outside the continent of Africa. Guest Speakers include: Cat Brooks (Anti Police-Terror Project) Ericka Huggins (Black Panther Party) Vilma Reis (Movimento de Mulheres Negras) Alicia Garza (Black Lives Matter) Asha Ransby-Sporn (Black Youth Project 100) Djamila Ribeiro (Movimento de Feministas Negras) Andreia Beatriz & Hamilton Borges dos Santos (Reaja ou Será Mort@) Christen Smith (UT Austin) Tina Sacks, Leigh Raiford & john a. powell (UC Berkeley) Camila de … Continued
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Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas Symposium
Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas Symposium
Feb 22 all-day
UC Berkeley is hosting influential scholars and social movement leaders from Brazil and the United States—homes to the two largest Black populations outside the continent of Africa. Guest Speakers include: Cat Brooks (Anti Police-Terror Project) Ericka Huggins (Black Panther Party) Vilma Reis (Movimento de Mulheres Negras) Alicia Garza (Black Lives Matter) Asha Ransby-Sporn (Black Youth Project 100) Djamila Ribeiro (Movimento de Feministas Negras) Andreia Beatriz & Hamilton Borges dos Santos (Reaja ou Será Mort@) Christen Smith (UT Austin) Tina Sacks, Leigh Raiford & john a. powell (UC Berkeley) Camila de … Continued
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Waffles & Zapatismo 10:00 am
Waffles & Zapatismo @ Omni Commons
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Waffles & Zapatismo is a free space for learning about and discussing the history, ideas, values and practices of the Zapatista National Liberation Army, EZLN or Zapatistas. We serve waffles at the start of the class to those who want them.65047
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