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Planet to Win Reading Group – Chapter 4: Internationalism 6:00 pm
Planet to Win Reading Group – Chapter 4: Internationalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Members of the DSA Green New Deal Committee will discuss chapter 4 of “A Planet to Win”. Anyone who has read the chapter is encouraged to attend.   Details Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88237561151?pwd=S0FocjZ3TjBzeU5vVE5ySHJDZVZTUT0967994
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Demilitarize Banner Drop 10:00 am
Demilitarize Banner Drop @ Highland Avenue Bridge over the San Jose exit/entrance to Interstate 280
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
National CODEPINK is calling for us to organize car caravans and other peace actions on July 4th with the theme being “Independance from War.” For this banner drop action, we’ll have these messages on banners: DEMILITARIZE, and MAKE AMERICA LOVE AGAIN. Thanks to our friend, Barbara for generously offering to make these banners while being totally “sheltered in place!” All are welcome to join, though we’d most like to be joined by those of you who could walk or ride your bike to the location. (Bernal/Mission/Noe/Glen Park) We already have … Continued
INDEPENDENCE from WAR! Banner Drops. 10:00 am
INDEPENDENCE from WAR! Banner Drops. @ I80 Overpass Pedestrian Bridge
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Meet up in parking lot in southwest corner of I-80 & University Ave. at 9:50am. National CODEPINK is calling for July 4th mobilizing under this theme: “Independence from War.” Local chapters are organizing small group banner drops to Plaster the Bay with Peace & Justice. We invite you to organize your own banner drop or join one of ours. Bring your own banner, or use one of ours. Our main large banners: -DEFUND the POLICE, DEFUND the PENTAGON -DEMILITARIZE! -HEALTHCARE not WARFARE! All are welcome to join, though we’d prefer … Continued
Black Out 1:00 pm
Black Out @ Lake Merritt
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Black Out @ Lake Merritt
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: What to a Slave is the Fourth of July? 8:03 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: What to a Slave is the Fourth of July? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 4 @ 8:03 pm – 9:03 pm
On July 5, 1852, Frederick Douglass, who escaped slavery in 1838 at age 20, gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” to the Ladies Antislavery Society of Rochester, New York. We will begin by listening to actor and activist Danny Glover reading a six-minute selection from the speech during a performance of Howard Zinn’s “Voices of a People’s History of the United States“ on October 5, 2005, at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles. <https://vimeo.com/1275332> Following a brief introduction … Continued
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Socialist Night School: The Police – What’re they Good for Anyway? 7:00 pm
Socialist Night School: The Police – What’re they Good for Anyway?
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every time protests erupt after yet another innocent black person is killed by police, “reform” is meekly offered as the solution. But what if drastically defunding the police – not reform – is the best way to stop unnecessary violence and death committed by law enforcement against communities of color? The alternative is not more money for police training programs, hardware or oversight. It is to dramatically shrink their function. We must demand that local politicians develop non-police solutions to the problems poor people face. Instead of giving them more money … Continued
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Mutual Aid Donation Drive 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Donation Drive @ Omni Commons
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al on July 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 to be redistributed on July 19 to encampments in North Oakland dealing with the COVID 19. We will sanitize and package your donations add a hot packaged meal and fresh fruit to the care kits to be distributed to North Oakland Encampments and surrounding encampments. In order to properly sanitize and maintain social distancing we are collecting the materials … Continued
Extinction Rebellion: Welcome Call 5:30 pm
Extinction Rebellion: Welcome Call @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Been to a “Heading for Extinction” Talk or seen us in the media? Want to get more involved? Attend a Zoom (video) Orientation Call! Note that this call is phone friendly! If you want to call in by phone, you can call in using the zoom meeting number (disclosed once you sign up). Sign up here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkcuuhqzMoG9Gkaji1tKcqCT_J6bDAEEqc68025
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Mutual Aid Donation Drive 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Donation Drive @ Omni Commons
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al on July 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 to be redistributed on July 19 to encampments in North Oakland dealing with the COVID 19. We will sanitize and package your donations add a hot packaged meal and fresh fruit to the care kits to be distributed to North Oakland Encampments and surrounding encampments. In order to properly sanitize and maintain social distancing we are collecting the materials … Continued
F*ck Your Budget Assembly 1:00 pm
F*ck Your Budget Assembly @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
We’re hosting a F*ck Your Budget Assembly to respond to the Oakland City Council’s failure to listen to the demands of thousands of people and 100 community, faith, labor organizations, and small businesses who all agree that we need to Defund the Police and Defend Black Lives. Guest Speakers: – James Burch of Anti Police-Terror Project’s #DefundOPD Committee – Sharena Diamond Thomas of PEOPLE’S COMMUNITY MEDICS (Each One, Teach One) – Jesse Wiltey of the Melanated Social Work Podcast – Patricia Moran, Children’s Librarian, Oakland – Sandra Rodriguez, restorative justice … Continued
Town Hall: Mothers Talk Police Brutality 1:00 pm
Town Hall: Mothers Talk Police Brutality @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
For every victim and every death at the hands of police, there is a mother. Join the Mothers of the Movement as we discuss how to cope with grief, take care of mental health, and turn pain into purpose. The Town Hall will happen on Zoom: https://ucsd.zoom.us/j/97524099924 Panelists to be announced. We’ll also stream to Facebook Live. We’ll take audience questions off Zoom and Facebook.68018
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Mutual Aid Donation Drive 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Donation Drive @ Omni Commons
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al on July 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 to be redistributed on July 19 to encampments in North Oakland dealing with the COVID 19. We will sanitize and package your donations add a hot packaged meal and fresh fruit to the care kits to be distributed to North Oakland Encampments and surrounding encampments. In order to properly sanitize and maintain social distancing we are collecting the materials … Continued
Interfaith Prayers for Healing 10:30 am
Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Online via Zoom
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Monthly interfaith prayer meeting, held on second Sundays, dedicated to healing. The Bahá’í community of Oakland is organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. “Thy name is my healing, O my God, and remembrance of Thee is my remedy. Nearness to Thee is my hope, and love for Thee is my companion. Thy mercy to me is my healing and my succor in both this world and the world to come. … Continued
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Webinar: Climate Justice in California and What You Can Do 11:00 am
Webinar: Climate Justice in California and What You Can Do @ Online
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Katie Valenzuela, Policy and Political Director at the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) and Destiny Rodriguez, Community Relations Manager at The Climate Center, for a conversation about climate justice with moderator, CEO Ellie Cohen. After brief presentations, you can participate in an interactive conversation about how climate justice is racial justice, and what you can do. Advanced registration required. Register here Our special guests will present on the health, economic and other consequences of our fossil fuel economy on lower-income communities and people of color, current legislative efforts, including AB 345, to reduce the disproportionate impacts … Continued
Extinction Rebellion: Welcome Call 5:30 pm
Extinction Rebellion: Welcome Call @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Been to a “Heading for Extinction” Talk or seen us in the media? Want to get more involved? Attend a Zoom (video) Orientation Call! Note that this call is phone friendly! If you want to call in by phone, you can call in using the zoom meeting number (disclosed once you sign up). Sign up here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkcuuhqzMoG9Gkaji1tKcqCT_J6bDAEEqc68025
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Extinction Rebellion: Welcome Call 5:30 pm
Extinction Rebellion: Welcome Call @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Been to a “Heading for Extinction” Talk or seen us in the media? Want to get more involved? Attend a Zoom (video) Orientation Call! Note that this call is phone friendly! If you want to call in by phone, you can call in using the zoom meeting number (disclosed once you sign up). Sign up here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkcuuhqzMoG9Gkaji1tKcqCT_J6bDAEEqc68025
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Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM during DST) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at … Continued
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ple’s Park and the Overreach of UC Berkeley 5:00 pm
ple’s Park and the Overreach of UC Berkeley @ Online
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
By the People’s Park Historic District Advocacy Group People’s Park is at the center of fifteen other officially recognized city landmarks, which collectively are a de facto historic district. They represent the heritage of the 1960s and the context of the larger theme of a century of town/gown relationships. Berkeley became a major target of the New Right conservative backlash with Ronald Reagan promising to “clean up the mess in Berkeley.” The preservation of the community-built park is again threatened by UC Berkeley because of the pressures of over-enrollment that … Continued
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