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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall.  If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued
Liberated Lens Film Collective Meeting 7:00 pm
Liberated Lens Film Collective Meeting @ Omni Commons
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Steward an Editing Suite Share an equipment library Teach each other and make films together Host screenings with local filmmakers Organize a short film festival We have flexible rates for event videography, music videos, short documentaries, etc. Anyone with an interest is welcome to attent.63939
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Halt the Trump Tax Heist 12:00 pm
Halt the Trump Tax Heist @ UN Plaza
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Bay Area folks: there's a tax protest tomorrow in SF at noon, organized by every @IndivisibleTeam group around. Be there or be square. Be advised the the House could pass the Senate bill tomorrow and the bill would not go to any conference committee. pic.twitter.com/asIZglitxN— RedwoodWitch🌹 wants healthcare & housing for all (@RedwoodGirl) December 3, 2017 63997
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
 The Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality & State Repression (OGC) is a grassroots democratic organization that was formed as a conscious united front for justice against police brutality. The OGC is involved in the struggle for police accountability and is committed to stopping police brutality. In alliance with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) we organized the October 23, 2010 labor and community rally for Justice for Oscar Grant. On that day the ILWU shut down the Bay Area ports in solidarity. Our mission is to educate, organize … Continued
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CANCELLED: Protest outside Verizon store against the rollback of net neutrality protections Emeryville. 10:00 am
CANCELLED: Protest outside Verizon store against the rollback of net neutrality protections Emeryville. @ Emeryville’s Verizon store.
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
THIS EVENT HAS APPARENTLY BEEN CANCELLED. Protest outside Verizon store against the rollback of net neutrality protections. Host: Joseph Liesner Protest outside Verizon store against the rollback of net neutrality protections. Join other Team Internet members at the protest. Internet users outraged by top Verizon lawyer turned FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to gut net neutrality are planning to protest at Verizon retail stores across the country on Thursday, December 7th, one week before an expected vote at the FCC. Protesters will make it clear to members of Congress that … Continued
Protest the Ongoing Attempted Murder of Net Neutrality 5:00 pm
Protest the Ongoing Attempted Murder of Net Neutrality @ Verizon
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The new chairman of the FCC was a top guy at Verizon, and he just called a vote to kill net neutrality. On December 7, one week before the vote, we’ll protest at retail stores across the U.S. and demand that Congress stop Verizon’s FCC from destroying the Internet as we know it. And please remember, this event is about protesting actions of Verizon executives, lobbyists and their supporters in Washington, not the employees at these stores. Please treat them with nothing but the utmost respect. RSVP63964
Bay Area Rally Against the Libyan Slave Trade! 5:30 pm
Bay Area Rally Against the Libyan Slave Trade! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Bay Area Rally Against the Libyan Slave Trade! 5:30 PM!December 7thOscar Grant plaza 14th & Broadway downtown Oakland!!Share this ASAP!!!— Occupy Oakland (@OccupyOakland) December 7, 2017 64016
Protest against the rollback of net neutrality protections – Berkeley 6:00 pm
Protest against the rollback of net neutrality protections – Berkeley @ Verizon Store
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join other Team Internet members at the protest. Internet users outraged by top Verizon lawyer turned FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to gut net neutrality are planning to protest across the country on Thursday, December 7th, one week before an expected vote at the FCC. Protesters will make it clear to members of Congress that the time is now to stand for net neutrality, not Verizon’s bottom line. And please remember, this event is about protesting actions of Verizon executives, lobbyists and their supporters in Washington, not the employees at … Continued
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Tax Scam Protest and March 11:00 am
Tax Scam Protest and March @ Astro Park
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Protest and march: Liar Liar Pants on Fire! Kids & Friends Against the Tax Scam. Sat. Dec. 9, 11AM-12 noon in Oakland at Astro Park by Lake Merritt & Lakeview Library pic.twitter.com/8NaL3g88YO— Indivisible Berkeley (@IndivisibleBerk) December 6, 2017 64015
All Out For Palestine: Hands Off Jerusalem! 12:00 pm
All Out For Palestine: Hands Off Jerusalem! @ Civic Center Plaza
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
San Francisco – Led by Palestinian, Arab, and Muslim leaders, community members from across the Bay Area will rally in San Francisco to oppose Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that violates international law and furthers the ongoing theft of Palestinian land by the Israeli state. “Trump’s outrageous announcement, which was applauded by Israeli officials, demonstrates the natural alliance between his administration’s white supremacy and Israel’s apartheid, racism, and systematic violence against the Palestinian people,” said Sharif Zakout of the Arab Resource and Organizing Center. “The Trump administration … Continued
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Protest the Eviction of Aunti Frances 11:00 am
Protest the Eviction of Aunti Frances @ Driver's Plaza
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
DEFEND AUNTI FRANCES! Emergency Eviction Defense Rally. Please come for an emergency eviction defense rally for beloved Oakland community member Aunti Frances Moore. It is crucial we get as many people as possible to show up and prove to Aunti Frances’ landlords that her community will support her no matter what. As the official launch of our eviction defense campaign, this event and its community turnout will be crucial. We will celebrate with food, music, and people power. Bring your kids, friends, and neighbors! For any questions, please contact info@defendauntifrances.orgStay … Continued
DSA: General Membership Meeting 1:00 pm
DSA: General Membership Meeting @ Omni Commons
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  Join your fellow East Bay DSA members for the first of our bi-monthly membership meetings! This is an opportunity to meet new comrades, learn about what’s happening in the chapter, and participate in our shared democratic process. These meetings, which include voting and debate on proposals for chapter projects, are the highest decision-making body within our chapter. Your participation is crucial for determining our shared political and organizational priorities. A draft agenda of business to be voted on at the meeting will be posted to the East Bay DSA … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall.  If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued
Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #126 7:00 pm
Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #126 @ LongHaul
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kick-off meeting to create Slingshot issue #126. Slingshot is an independent radical newspaper published in Berkeley since 1988. * Brainstorm articles for next issue * Orientation on how you can submit articles, art, photographs * Help us discuss our audience and themes for the next issue * Discuss fundraising and distribution * Your chance to comment on Slingshot Everyone is welcome. Issue #126 is due out on January 26, 2018 Deadline for Issue #126 is January 13, 201863932
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Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 … Continued
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No Cuts to Kids! – Oakland Justice Coalition March to OUSD 4:30 pm
No Cuts to Kids! – Oakland Justice Coalition March to OUSD @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us 4:45 Short march (4 blocks -click to see map) to Board Meeting 5:00 Rally at La Escuelita, 1050 2nd Avenue #NO CUTS TO KIDS! We demand: The Resources Our Students Deserve! OUSD only legally needs to cut $1.2 million, not $9 million. This is down from $15 mil. due to our protests! No Cuts To Schools or Essential Staff! No Layoffs of Non-Administrator workers! CA already underfunds education. We are 46th in student spending out of 50 states even though we are the 6th largest economy in world. … Continued
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state, police militarization and ICE, and to advocate for surveillance regulation around the Bay. We fight against “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” spy drones, facial recognition, police body cameras and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones, to list just a few invasions of our privacy by all levels of Government. We draft and push for privacy legislation for City Councils, at the County level, and in Sacramento. We advocate in op-eds and in the streets. We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and believe no … Continued
SF Community Meeting on Policing and Urban Shield 6:30 pm
SF Community Meeting on Policing and Urban Shield @ ACLU
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a free event, however we are asking folks to register if they are attending so we can make sure we have enough materials and snacks for everyone. You can register here: https://bpt.me/3189568 ———— With the current manifestations of violence and hatred under the Trump administration and recent natural disasters as close as the North Bay, we are more concerned than ever about police violence and the racist, Islamophobic and militarized trainings that promote and enable police and emergency response with racism and weaponized violence. Join us for a community … Continued
Berkeley Police Review Commission – Body Worn Cameras, Use of Force 7:00 pm
Berkeley Police Review Commission – Body Worn Cameras, Use of Force @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
On the agenda: body worn cameras – BPD presentation, use of force http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Commissions__Police_Review_Commission_Homepage.aspx64026
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Who Decides The Future Of Oakland? – Protest Rally 7:30 am
Who Decides The Future Of Oakland? – Protest Rally @ Oakland Convention Center
Dec 14 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
We cannot let this happen without signaling our dissent. On Thursday morning, December 14, wealthy investors, real estate agents, developers, and others will pay $100/plate to hear a panel of developers discuss the future of Oakland with no input from the community: https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/event/158832/2017/oakland-structures#register. Mayor Libby Schaaf is giving the keynote. We know that wealth, power, and privilege are barriers to the kind of creativity we need in these times, and that nothing life-giving can come from an event designed as a profit opportunity for some at the expense of many. The … Continued
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SF Stands Against the GOP Tax Scam 5:30 pm
SF Stands Against the GOP Tax Scam @ Harvey Milk Plaza
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
CALL FOR A DAY OF ACTION AGAINST THE NIGHTMARE BUDGET —-FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15TH—- ALL DAY: Call, email, visit your republican legislators. Melt their communication channels. —- EVENING: Assemble at Harvey Milk Plaza at 5:30pm. Bring candles, dress warmly, and wear comfortable shoes ♥ —- Trump and the GOP’s tax bill is the latest and most brutal attack on working people and the middle class. Bernie Sanders rightly characterized it as an act of ‘class war’. The plan will cut the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%, while simultaneously raising … Continued
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Counter Protest Against “March Against Sanctuary Cities” 12:30 pm
Counter Protest Against “March Against Sanctuary Cities” @ Union Square
Dec 16 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Counter Protest Against "March Against Sanctuary Cities" @ Union Square | San Francisco | California | United States
We got word that there will be a March Against Sanctuary Cities, and Against Jose Ines Garcia Zarate after he was acquitted of all murder charges against him. There group is planning on showing up at 1pm that day, so let’s show up before them and host our own Rally and March in Solidarity with Immigrants! We need get together on that day and show them what the Bay Area stands up for. We stand in solidarity with Immigrants, Sanctuary Cities, and Refugees from all over the world who want … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! 4:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance is NOT Futile! @ Omni Commons
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt is building a debt resistance movement. We believe that most individual debt is illegitimate and unjust. Most of us fall into debt because we are increasingly deprived of the means to acquire the basic necessities of life: health care, education, and housing. Because we are forced to go into debt simply in order to live, we think it is right and moral to resist it. Come get connected with SDBA’s projects! Presenting debt and inequality related topics at forums, workshops and in radio productions Promoting single-payer / Medicare … Continued
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Sunflower Alliance Meeting 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Dec 17 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center | Richmond | California | United States
Please join us for our regular bi-weekly Sunflower Alliance meeting. We’ll discuss current campaigns and strategies for the future. We need your participation and your voice! Newcomers and old friends welcome. Please join us for a potluck lunch half an hour before the meeting. potluck lunch: 12:30 PM meeting: 1 – 3 PM (1/2 mile walk from Richmond BART) 64021
#96Hours of #NonCompliance to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy – Planning SpokesCouncils 1:00 pm
#96Hours of #NonCompliance to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy – Planning SpokesCouncils @ ACCE Action
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Please come out to join the first in our series of spokescouncils to help plan the #96Hours of #NonCompliance to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy. Note that in contemplating what is happening in the world right now, and the critical importance of solidarity with indigenous peoples and peoples engages in liberation struggles around the world – the third day of #96Hours will be Indigenous/International Solidarity Day! Here is our revised Call and please don’t forget to join our Facebook spokescouncil event series by clicking “interested” on the series, then “going” on the … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall.  If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued
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APTP General Meeting – Help Organize the next 96 Hours of Action 7:30 pm
APTP General Meeting – Help Organize the next 96 Hours of Action @ ACCE
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us in planning the 4th annual 96 hours of action to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy. Bring your ideas and your friends as we continue the planning. APTP meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. This meeting is being re-purposed as part of a series of spokescouncils to plan the 96 hours. The Anti Police-Terror Project began as a project of the ONYX Organizing Committee. We are a Black-led, multi-racial, intergenerational coalition that seeks to build a replicable and sustainable model to eradicate police terror in communities of … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall.  If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued
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Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall.  If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued