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Court Support for Michael Brewster! 9:30 am
Court Support for Michael Brewster!
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Court Support Needed! Michael Brewster, was brutally attacked by police on February 8th. His mother, Trina Peters, flagged down the police, explained Michael was having a mental health problem and asked them to call an ambulance for him. They said they would. Instead, the officers rushed him threw him on the ground and began to detain him. They called for back up and police swarmed the area. Michael was unarmed and posed no threat to the officers, yet, they had him face down on the ground. Despite telling him he … Continued
SudoRoom 5 Minutes of Fame! 7:00 pm
SudoRoom 5 Minutes of Fame! @ Sudo Room, Omni Commons
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Rabi’a Keeble, former OO participant, will present on proposed legislation to increase Oakland’s minimum wage to $20, to establish fair scheduling standards, and an office of labor standards enforcement for the City of Oakland. We believe under this presidential administration the best defense is a strong offense. We’ve got the Dubs, why can’t we have the country’s highest minimum wage? -:) This legislation was drafted at the request of the Oakland Livable Wage Assembly. We will seek your advice and support for the necessary mobilization(s) to secure enactment we hope … Continued
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Tech Policy at the White House under Obama and Beyond 6:00 pm
Tech Policy at the White House under Obama and Beyond @ Cloudfare, Inc
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join EFF’s Executive Director Cindy Cohn in conversation with Alexander Macgillivray and Nicole Wong, both former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officers under President Obama who also worked as legal counsel inside Google and Twitter. The panel will discuss the development of the Obama administration’s policies on the Internet, intellectual property, and technology and privacy, as well as the costs and benefits of going “inside” the White House. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a robust Q&A session. All are welcome to attend this free event so … Continued
Screening of : Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret 6:30 pm
Screening of : Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
How do our eating habits affect climate change? Transition Berkeley invites you to view COWSPIRACY: THE SUSTAINABILITY SECRET a ground breaking documentary that takes a sobering look at a destructive industry that is threatening the health of our planet. The film documents this industry’s impact on species extinction, ocean dead zones, water pollution and more. Learn how we can be part of the solution. Before the film our special guest, attorney Jeff Pierce with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, will talk about efforts to combat the environmental harms of industrial … Continued
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Homeless Outreach in Berkeley 10:30 am
Homeless Outreach in Berkeley @ Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Thinking outward and giving our time to others! Acts 20:35 “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” With everything that’s been going on this month (politically, socially, and emotionally) it’s time to fill Berkeley with the love of Christ. It’s time to put the church at the forefront for healing and reconciliation. Friday: donation collection on Sproul … Continued
Fascists Are Not Welcome Here! 2:00 pm
Fascists Are Not Welcome Here!
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fascists Are Not Welcome Here! @ Berkeley | California | United States
People getting organized against fascist ‘Proud Boys’ holding ‘March 4 Trump’ in #Berkeley. 62505
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Healthcare For All: ‘Now is the Time’ Screening. 12:30 pm
Healthcare For All: ‘Now is the Time’ Screening. @ New Parkway Theater
Mar 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
East Bay DSA is proud to present: NOW IS THE TIME Join us on March Fifth and learn more about the fight to make single payer healthcare a reality! Through interviews, animations and exposé, this new documentary film tells the story of the drama, struggle, and success of the movement towards healthcare equity. Aftwards, the filmmakers Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg will answer questions about the film and the state of healthcare in the United States. Sponsors: East Bay Democratic Socialists of America (EBDSA) Physicians for a National Health Program … Continued
Responding to Trump and What to Do: Fighting State Violence and Forced Displacement 6:00 pm
Responding to Trump and What to Do: Fighting State Violence and Forced Displacement @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Escuela Comunitaria presents: This dialogue in the Latino community will be an evening of telling our stories, and the first showing of the new film ‘Where the Guns Go’, a documentary on U.S. weapons and testimonies of victims of organized crime and the drug war in Mexico. Organizado por Oakland Sin Fronteras, American Friends Service Committee, Frente Indigena de Organizaciones Binacionales, 67 Suenos, Encinal.62519
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Occupy Forum: VJ Burma 6:00 pm
Occupy Forum: VJ Burma @ Black and Brown Social Club
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents… Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! “VJ Burma” Film Presentation and Short Talk by Ethan Davidson As our country seems to lurch closer and closer to extreme authoritarianism, it is useful to learn about how other people have successfully resisted extreme authoritarian government. The Saffron Revolution in Burma, and its video journalists, is one such example. In 2007, five years before Occupy, the people of Burma spontaneously organized a … Continued
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Court Support for Sean Moore 9:00 am
Court Support for Sean Moore @ Dept 20
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Public Defender Jeff Adachi believes the officers should have used crisis intervention techniques. “Mr. Moore did not have to be shot and the officers, had they properly used deescalation techniques, would have gone home.”62556
#ResistTrumpTuesdays 12:00 pm
#ResistTrumpTuesdays @ McKesson Plaza below Sen. Feinstein's Office
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Tthe suggested theme is “Congress: Tell Sessions to Resign Now!”—join members of MoveOn, the Working Families Party, Democracy for America, Public Citizen, and other allies as we deliver this message! This noon time rally is our part in a National Day of Action. We will represent the Bay Area for Res…62544
Tell Sessions to resign now!   4:30 pm
Tell Sessions to resign now!   @ Grand Lake Theater entrance
Mar 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
#ResistTrumpTuesdays:  WHAT: Rally to tell CONGRESS: jEFF Sessions MUST Resign now! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath about conversations with Russian officials during the campaign. His recusal is not enough. He cannot uphold the law if he can’t follow the law. Sessions must resign, and we need an independent investigation into Trump’s ties to Russia. Together, we’ll make sure members of Congress see impassioned crowds on Tuesday and hear our calls to fire Sessions. We’ll also make it clear that Trump’s second Muslim Ban, just … Continued
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SF Gender Strike – Shut Ice Down 12:00 pm
SF Gender Strike – Shut Ice Down @ Chelsea Manning Plaza
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SF Gender Strike - Shut Ice Down @ Chelsea Manning Plaza | San Francisco | California | United States
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International Women’s Day: Women’s Strike, Rally, Speakout, More 5:00 pm
International Women’s Day: Women’s Strike, Rally, Speakout, More @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
International Women's Day: Women's Strike, Rally, Speakout, More @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
  Facebook event The idea for the women’s strike actually didn’t originate in the United States, but it is a call in solidarity with women’s organizations from 30 different countries who put out a call for a strike on International Women’s Day, March 8. This is our effort at trying to explain why it was important that American feminists sign onto this call … in this country, part of our intention is to bring politics back to International Women’s Day by turning it into a political event, by highlighting the … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Partial Agenda: 1. “Stop Trumpintelpro” ordinance requiring OPD to follow higher state, county, local standards, not weaker federal/FBI guidelines, when participating in JTTF. Guest speakers from ALC, ACLU, CAIR. Would be nice to have a few public comments in favor, but the need is greater at Public Safety than PAC. 2. Surveillance equipment ordinance returns to address City Attorney comments on Sec 8 (enforcement, same as it ever was), Sec 9 (prohibition on NDA or conflicting provisions in MOUs – not a challenge by city attorney, wants clarification), Sec 10 … Continued
San Francisco: One City Standing Together 5:30 pm
San Francisco: One City Standing Together @ LinkedIn
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
San Francisco: One City Standing Together @ LinkedIn | San Francisco | California | United States
Join the ACLU of Northern CA and sf.citi for an informational panel with legal scholars and San Francisco’s tech sector to discuss the issues surrounding recent immigration restrictions and ways in which our communities can move forward together. The event will be held at the LinkedIn Corporation. Enjoy drinks on us and discuss how tech can stand together to support immigrants. Featured will be Helena Price’s latest project Banned, a photo and video series of tech workers who have been affected by the immigration ban. The photos include employees from … Continued
Conscientious Projector Presents “13th” 7:00 pm
Conscientious Projector Presents “13th” @ BFUU Fellowship Hall
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Conscientious Projector Presents “13th” @ BFUU Fellowship Hall | Berkeley | California | United States
The words of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution were supposed to guarantee that slavery and involuntary servitude effectively were outlawed. The exception of punishment for a crime where the “party shall have been convicted” is the loophole. As detailed in Ava DuVernay’s “The 13th”, the injustice system in America has not changed all that much since the earliest days of slavery. The statistics DuVernay puts onscreen say it all: African-Americans make up 6.5% of the U.S. population but a whopping 40% of the prison population — in a … Continued
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Native Nations March – San Francisco 5:00 pm
Native Nations March – San Francisco @ Federal Bldg
Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Idle No More SF Bay and Tribal Nations in the west are in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous grassroots leaders who are calling on our allies across the United States and around the world to peacefully March for Native American rights on March 10th. We ask that you rise in solidarity with the Indigenous peoples of the world whose rights protect Mother Earth for the future generations of all. The march will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Federal Building at 7th & Mission. There will … Continued
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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS VS. ICE WORKSHOPS 10:00 am
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS VS. ICE WORKSHOPS @ Fruitvale San Antonio Senior Center (Inside Fruitvale Transit Village)
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
IMMIGRANTS & REFUGEES: THIS IS HOME Alameda County continues to stand strong in our commitment to uphold the rights of all members of our community no matter your immigration status PLEASE RSVP HERE : http://bit.ly/2lEKBG1 *To accommodate attendees’ schedules, the important topics covered will be the same for both workshops. Pick the time that works best for you, 10-12 or 1-3. HOSTED BY THE FOLLOWING: ASIAN HEALTH SERVICES ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER LEGAL OUTREACH CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE EAST BAY WEINBERG, ROGER & ROSENFELD HON. BARBARA LEE, US REPRESENTATIVE HON. NANCY … Continued
International Working Women’s Day March & Celebration 12:00 pm
International Working Women’s Day March & Celebration
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join GABRIELA USA and the International Women’s Alliance on Saturday, March 11th in commemorating the 108th International Working Women’s Day anniversary in honor of the first women strikers in 1909. Join us as we RISE, RESIST, and UNITE to build our collective Resistance here and abroad! So far within the first month of Trump’s administration, Trump has issued 12 Executive orders attacking everything from immigrant communities, our Muslim brothers and sisters, to the millions of us who depend on the government for subsidized health care. He’s pushed forward the Dakota … Continued
West Oakland Holistic Community Clinic & Cafe 12:00 pm
West Oakland Holistic Community Clinic & Cafe @ West Oakland Healing Arts
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Offerings: Massage therapy Energy work Acupuncture Birth Doula Practitioners Herbal Medicine Resource library Free Hot Meal Free Store Cafe Space to hang out, eat, make art and discuss what healing means to us by us and for us. 62423
No Borders! No Nations! Noise Demo 3:00 pm
No Borders! No Nations! Noise Demo @ West County Detention Facility
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tomorrow afternoon, the Alameda Jail Fight Coalition will be joining our friends and allies from AF3IRM SF Bay Area at a noise demonstration they are organizing outside the West County Detention Facility in Contra Costa County. Organized in honor of International Women’s Day, the noise demo is in solidarity with all immigrants, especially those who have been separated from their families and loved ones by imprisonment and deportation. RSVP on Facebook The West County Detention Facility is the largest I.C.E. detention facility in the Bay Area, big enough to cage … Continued
Paul Robeson: A Portrait In Story & Song 3:00 pm
Paul Robeson: A Portrait In Story & Song @ SF Main Library
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Paul Robeson: A Portrait In Story & Song @ SF Main Library | San Francisco | California | United States
The Rockin’ Solidarity Labor Chorus presents: Paul Robeson: A Portrait in Story & Song A musical biography of the great African American artist, athlete, and activist based on material gathered from primary sources by Alex Bagwell. Saturday, March 11 SF Main Library (Koret Auditorium, lower level) 100 Larkin St, Civic Center, SF (Enter at 30 Grove St) 3pm Sunday, March 12 Piedmont Gardens 110 41st St, Oakland (Use entrance on Linda St) 3pm (415) 648-3457 PDF62573
Protest Against Palantir ICE Government Surveillance 3:00 pm
Protest Against Palantir ICE Government Surveillance
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
To carry out its raids on undocumented immigrant families, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will soon get a helping hand from one of President Donald Trump’s rare allies in the tech industry, Palantir Technologies Inc. co-founder and chairman Peter Thiel. Peter Thiel’s surveillance company Palantir is reportedly finalizing the digital framework for a potential mass deportation operation, should President Donald Trump decide to go that route. Come protest this terrifying expansion of the surveillance state. Come protest this threat to undocumented people. Come rally at a rich dudes house! http://mashable.com/2017/03/02/peter-thiel-palantir-ice/#wK_NzgOg0aqr … Continued
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Healthcare Emergency Townhall – Berkeley 1:00 pm
Healthcare Emergency Townhall – Berkeley @ Ed Roberts Campus
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stand Up & Speak Out for Life Saving Affordable Health Care March 12th, 1-3 PM. Join Fight4OurHealth and Representative Barbara Lee at the Ed Roberts Campus on Sunday, March 12th to learn and speak out against the reckless plan to repeal healthcare coverage and protections with no serious replacement. – Will you or someone you love lose your healthcare? – How will the plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act affect your current healthcare coverage? – How will seniors, small businesspeople, and people with pre-existing conditions be affected? – What … Continued
Paul Robeson: A Portrait In Story & Song 3:00 pm
Paul Robeson: A Portrait In Story & Song @ Piedmont Gardens
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Paul Robeson: A Portrait In Story & Song @ Piedmont Gardens | Oakland | California | United States
The Rockin’ Solidarity Labor Chorus presents: Paul Robeson: A Portrait in Story & Song A musical biography of the great African American artist, athlete, and activist based on material gathered from primary sources by Alex Bagwell. Saturday, March 11 SF Main Library (Koret Auditorium, lower level) 100 Larkin St, Civic Center, SF (Enter at 30 Grove St) 3pm Sunday, March 12 Piedmont Gardens 110 41st St, Oakland (Use entrance on Linda St) 3pm (415) 648-3457 PDF 62579
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Pack the Court! 1st hearing in fed civil case of Góngora v SFPD 1:30 pm
Pack the Court! 1st hearing in fed civil case of Góngora v SFPD @ Phillip Burton Federal Building, Courtroom 12, 19th Floor
Mar 13 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The justice journey for the family of Luis Góngora Pat begins on Monday March 13th, 1:30pm Federal Courthouse Building.  This is the federal civil case filed by the family. (Obviously, Gascón has done nothing on the criminal case.) During the first court date the legal team headed by Adante Pointer from the Law Offices of John Burris will work to set a jury trial date and set a schedule for discovery and other work to be done! We welcome a strong presence to boost family moral and let the judge … Continued
OccupyForum presents: Film: The People Speak 6:00 pm
OccupyForum presents: Film: The People Speak @ The Black and Brown Social Club
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! OccupyForum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Film: The People Speak (Based on Howard Zinn’s books) Discussion: Strategy For Resistance As the newly installed juggernaut in Washington DC lurches forward, apparently dismantling and destroying most of the things valued by a majority of people in this country (whether they realize it or not), such as health care, environmental protections, social security and what little oversight remains of corporations, it may be … Continued
Next Steps to Keep Coal out of Oakland 7:00 pm
Next Steps to Keep Coal out of Oakland @ West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Next Steps to Keep Coal out of Oakland @ West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to discuss options for the community to put pressure on Phil Tagami to drop his lawsuit. Tagami filed suit in federal court after the Oakland City Council unanimously voted to ban the storage of coal at the marine terminal that Tagami is planning to build on land he leased from the city, Still in its early stages, the lawsuit could make it difficult for local communities to protect themselves from toxic pollutants if it is ultimately upheld by the Supreme Court. We will discuss what we can do … Continued
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#ResistTrumpTuesdays: Don’t Take Away Our Health Care 4:30 pm
#ResistTrumpTuesdays: Don’t Take Away Our Health Care @ Grand Lake Theater
Mar 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
YOU’RE INVITED! WHAT: Rally to tell CONGRESS: Don’t take away our health care! After years of trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the GOP has introduced a dangerous bill that would kick 24 million Americans off their health care coverage, defund Planned Parenthood, cut Medicaid, and make health care more expensive for many struggling financially. Together, this Tuesday, we will make sure our members of Congress know that we don’t want them to touch our health care. We’ll also make it clear that Trump’s second Muslim Ban is as … Continued
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Court Support: Love and Support for Michael Brewster 8:30 am
Court Support: Love and Support for Michael Brewster @ SF Courthouse
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Michael Brewster is back in court on Wednesday and his family is asking for our support. On February 9th, Michael wasn’t feeling quite himself. He wasn’t posing a danger to anyone but he may have needed some assistance. His mom and sister-in-law, flagged the police over to ask them to call an ambulance for Michael because they thought he needed to go to the hospital. Instead of helping Michael, they brutalized him. They punched him, struck him with their baton, several officers were on top of him despite saying multiple … Continued
Celebrate the Lives of Black Trans Women 4:45 pm
Celebrate the Lives of Black Trans Women
Mar 15 @ 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
National Day of Action to Celebrate the Lives of Black Trans Women and Protect All Trans Women and Femmes [Image artist: Ethan Parker] Celebrate and say the names of transwomen while they are alive, not only after they’ve been murdered! Gather with the Bay Area Queer Anti-Fascist Network (Queer as Fuck) at the Powell Street Cable Car Turnaround at 4:45pm and walk to Union Square and back, saying the names of trans women of color who are alive and thriving in the community. Get Equal called for an action to … Continued
Ars Live #11: 15,000 years of evidence for climate change 8:00 pm
Ars Live #11: 15,000 years of evidence for climate change @ Awaken Cafe
Mar 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
In case you hadn’t heard—weird weather is here to stay. California, after years of drought, is now lighting up with flash flood warnings. This is just one aspect of climate change that’s been spurred on by human activity. How do we know that the climate is changing dramatically, and that this isn’t just part of the planet’s natural cycles? Join us for a conversation with a local scientist who studies this exact question. Professor Lynn Ingram studies the history of climate and environmental change in California using sediment cores from … Continued
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Protest the Muslim Ban! 4:00 pm
Protest the Muslim Ban! @ SF Federal Bldg
Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
New Muslim Ban begins 3/16. Protest New Ban & all attacks on immigrant, indigenous, Black & Brown communities. Thurs 4pm at SF Federal Bldg. pic.twitter.com/lU565LvTQi— AROC (@AROCBayArea) March 14, 2017 62590
Selma Screening 5:30 pm
Selma Screening @ Black Repertory Group Theater
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
http://selmaoutloud.brownpapertickets.com/ Join us to see the award winning film “Selma” at our watch party — and help build the community of resistance that will carry us forward in the next four years. This movie is not recommended for young children; however we will have food and activities outside the theater for kids and families. All ages are welcome and encouraged. The Nanci For Berkeley campaign showed that the power of the people is real in Berkeley and in the world. In just a few short months, we helped to change … Continued
Trumpcare and the Assault on Women and Reproductive Rights 6:30 pm
Trumpcare and the Assault on Women and Reproductive Rights @ Oakstop
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Predator-in-Chief wasted no time in attacking women’s reproductive rights in restricting funding for international women’s organizations and the nomination of known anti-abortion judge William Gorsuch to the supreme court. The republican health care proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare represents a dangerous escalation in the right wing war on women. Not only would Trumpcare do away with gender equity rules for insurance plans, it would require the exclusion of abortion care for any plan sold to individuals receiving a government subsidy, and it would defund Planned Parenthood. The Trump … Continued
Displacement & Gentrification: How did we get here and how do we stop it? 7:00 pm
Displacement & Gentrification: How did we get here and how do we stop it? @ Sierra Club
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This SURJ workshop will put gentrification and displacement in a historical context so we understand the racialized political and economic drivers. We will use this historical analysis to discuss the ways we can challenge gentrification today. The analysis that we are presenting is based on the work of Causa Justa :: Just Cause. Our workshop has space for 66 people. To reserve your spot in advance, please purchase tickets at http://www.surjbayarea.org/surj_displacement_and_gentrification_workshop_20170316 ACCESS NEEDS: This event is wheelchair accessible. If you have specific access needs, please email surjbasebuilding@gmail.com, and we’ll be … Continued
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What IS Fascism? 3:30 pm
What IS Fascism? @ YWCA
Mar 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
What IS Fascism? @ YWCA | Berkeley | California | United States
What is Fascism? Why are Trump/Pence Fascists? What is the Direction and Trajectory of This Regime? Why is it Important to Not Normalize, Accommodate, Conciliate or Collaborate with this Fascist Regime? Event will include… • Deborah Blocker, Professor, French Department, UC Berkeley • Jonathan Simon, Professor, School of Law, UC Berkeley • Refuse Fascism, SF Bay Area “The Trump/Pence Regime is a Fascist Regime. Not insult or exaggeration, this is what it is. For the future of humanity and the planet, we, the people, must drive this regime out. Donald … Continued
How Socialism Can Beat White Supremacy 6:30 pm
How Socialism Can Beat White Supremacy @ Humanist Hall
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A conversation with Asad Haider, co-editor of Viewpoint Magazine Doors at 6:30pm, event starts at 7pm Followed by reception with food and drink Asad has written extensively on socialist history, theory, and strategy and has contributed to the ongoing discussion of how to build multi-racial solidarity. This kind of solidarity, he argues, will be crucial not only to successfully resisting the attacks of the Trump administration, but also to actually winning reforms like single-payer healthcare that can increase our confidence and capacity to fight for a socialist society. In his … Continued
Resistance Works – How People Have Fought U.S. Capital & Empire 6:30 pm
Resistance Works – How People Have Fought U.S. Capital & Empire @ The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Militant resistance has a long history both domestically and abroad. Every day, people are fighting back against the Trump Administration, corporations and the forces of hate. From the immigration ban to the Dakota Access Pipeline to the normalization of white supremacy, we are seeing new waves of resistance no longer taking any shit from the authoritarian state. We see militant action appearing more and more frequently challenging these powers that be,and challenging orderly liberal political solutions. Domestically, forces from the martyrs at Haymarket and the 1877 Great Railroad Strike (the … Continued
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SURJ/APTP: First Responders Training 2:00 pm
SURJ/APTP: First Responders Training @ Sierra Club
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join SURJ Bay Area and the Anti Police-Terror Project for a First Responders Training. APTP builds the capacity of community members to respond to police terror and violence. The purpose of this training is to share knowledge and skills with regards to conducting independent people’s investigations into cases of police terror. The topics covered will be: – An introduction to APTP – How to conduct people’s investigations of police murder – Know your rights and security considerations when conducting an investigation – First aid – An overview of different aspects … Continued
Creating Communities of Sanctuary for All 3:00 pm
Creating Communities of Sanctuary for All @ MLK Park
Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join faith leaders and activists as we urge our elected officials to honor sanctuary for all people, regardless of immigration status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or religion. Speakers Include: -Dolores Huerta, Co-founder of United Farm Workers -Rev. John Fife, Co-founder of the Sanctuary movement -Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and immigration activist -Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy, President of Pacific School of Religion This rally will conclude a Borders and Identity conference, hosted by Pacific School of Religion and Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion – CLGS. More … Continued
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Make Art for the Homeless 3:00 pm
Make Art for the Homeless @ Longhaul
Mar 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Make Art for the Homeless @ Longhaul | Berkeley | California | United States
Dear Friends, Please join us on Sunday, March 19th from 3-5pm to make art for the homeless! We will design and cut out shadow scenes to be projected on to tents at the homeless camp located at the Here/There sign on the Berkeley/Oakland border. A wonderful opportunity to meet members of the camp and do something fun to support them! All ages welcome. Please spread the word!   62591
Liberated Lens: Film Night – Thalia Drori (local filmmaker series!) 6:30 pm
Liberated Lens: Film Night – Thalia Drori (local filmmaker series!) @ Omni Commons
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Liberated Lens: Film Night – Thalia Drori (local filmmaker series!) @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Liberated Lens Film Collective presents a dark night of comedy shorts by Thalia Drori Ramirez and Cineastas de Granada. An evening of comedy shorts by filmmaker Thalia Drori Ramirez, including a premiere of her latest film, Squirrel, which features Mary Vivian Pearce (Pink Flamingos, Multiple Maniacs, Female Trouble) as the school principal. Drori Ramirez will also present a comedy by the students of Cineastas de Granada, a video production program she founded for teen girls in Granada, Nicaragua. A discussion with the filmmaker will follow the screening. Squirrel Trailer: https://vimeo.com/164283185 … Continued
Impeach Donald Trump Now Berkeley Campaign Event 7:00 pm
Impeach Donald Trump Now Berkeley Campaign Event @ pin The Center For Faith and Justice
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Why Congress Should Start an Impeachment Investigation Now of President Donald Trump” Panel Discussion with: Jovanka Beckles, Member of Richmond City Council John Bonifaz, Co-Founder and President, Free Speech For People Ben Clements, Chair of the Board, Free Speech For People Eva Paterson, Civil Rights Attorney and Activist Norman Solomon, Co-Founder and Coordinator, RootsAction Moderated by: Kris Welch of KPFA Radio Welcoming remarks by: Rev. Michael McBride, The Center for Faith and Justice This event is free and open to the public To learn more visit www.impeachdonaldtrumpnow.org62606
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Occupy Forum: “What is to be done?” – Michael Goldstein 6:00 pm
Occupy Forum: “What is to be done?” – Michael Goldstein @ The Black and Brown Social Club
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents… Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! “What is to be done?” Michael Goldstein Michael Goldstein will present his challenging, promising, and unusual view of the path forward for those seeking fundamental social transformation, and then lead discussion. He is author of the visionary book, Return of the Light: A Political Fable in Which the American People Retake Their Country, which offers a roadmap for uniting our separate campaigns to stop … Continued
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Pretrial for Jack and Nestor 9:00 am
Pretrial for Jack and Nestor @ Rene Davidson Courthouse, Dept 7
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come on Wednesday to support Jack and Nestor, who were arrested at an Anti Trump demo on Election Day. Lets pack the court!62600
DSA: Socialist Feminist Working Group 7:00 pm
DSA: Socialist Feminist Working Group @ Email socfem@eastbaydsa.org for more info.
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
East Bay DSA is forming a Socialist Feminist Working Group! Come learn more about how we can work together to fight capitalism and the patriarchy at our first big meeting. Email socfem@eastbaydsa.org for more info.62605
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Learn more about single payer health care in CA! 11:30 am
Learn more about single payer health care in CA! @ California Nurses Association, 1st Floor
Mar 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
As you know, President Trump and Republican leaders are moving quickly to repeal the Affordable Care Act and gut Medicaid – threatening the healthcare and lives of millions of low to moderate income Americans while handing huge tax cuts to the rich and big healthcare corporations. By mid-April, we could be living in the new world of Trumpcare nationally. In California though, we have the opportunity to not only resist these extreme attacks on our healthcare and lives, but to expand and create the healthcare system we truly need – … Continued
Organizer’s Toolkit: How to Develop a Strategic Campaign 5:00 pm
Organizer’s Toolkit: How to Develop a Strategic Campaign @ UC Berkeley Labor Center
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This workshop is for all students and community members who are eager to make social change. Students who want to sharpen their organizing skills and learn how to develop a campaign strategy are encouraged to attend. Participants will walk through the steps of a successful worker organizing campaign to better understand how these principles and strategies can be applied to grassroots and student organizing efforts. This workshop will showcase how to: ·        identify issues ·        set goals ·        identify targets and analyze power relationships ·        develop strategy and tactics ·        … Continued
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Court Support for Man Beaten by Vallejo Police 9:00 am
Court Support for Man Beaten by Vallejo Police @ Fairfield Superior Court, Dept 9
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Dear Community, We need everyone who can get to Fairfield this Friday come show support for Dejuan Hall. Dejuan Hall is a 23-year old Black man who was brutally beaten by a Vallejo police officer Spencer Muniz-Bottomley on 3/10/2017. Dejuan Hall is currently held in Solano County jail, charged with battery on police officer. Please come support! 62613
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East Bay Democratic Socialists Picnic! 12:00 pm
East Bay Democratic Socialists Picnic! @ Ohlone Park
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
These socialists have been busy! It’s time to just hang out and socialize. Join your fellow comrades for a casual picnic. Bring lunch, a blanket, friends, and family to meet and catch up in the sun. We will try to find seating near Grant & Hearst. Wear your DSA shirt for easier spotting! 62597
Solidarity Training: Migra Watch Hotline 12:00 pm
Solidarity Training: Migra Watch Hotline @ East Bay Community Space
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please register here: http://bit.ly/2muAGBH By attending a Solidarity Training you will receive training to volunteer your time to document and monitor ICE officials during raids in real-time. The Solidarity Training will cover: Overview of ICE raids, tactics and strategies Operation of Migra Watch hotline Documentation Rights & Risks of legal observers Accompaniment overview The goal is to equip you with the tools and information for you to register with ILM as a legal observer and be ready to respond to ICE raid alerts through our Migra Watch hotline. By monitoring … Continued
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
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA will get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM pn the summer) to share some food with each others and the community.  There should be a table and utensils/plates courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring a nosh to share… The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. If it … Continued
Green Sunday 5:00 pm
Green Sunday @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Special March 26 Green Sunday: Emeryville Mayor Scott Donahue Registers Green, and Talks About Local Issues Also, a Report-Back on the March 11-12 State Green Party Meeting Emeryville Mayor Scott Donahue has decided to register Green at our next Green Sunday, on March 26 – please join us to celebrate! (Note: due to the March 11-12 state Green Party meeting, we will not be holding Green Sunday this month on the second Sunday – instead, it will be held on the 4th Sunday of March). Four years after graduating art … Continued
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Oakland Privacy Advisory Committee – Cooperation With Ice 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Committee – Cooperation With Ice @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Agenda: 3. 5:10pm: Open Forum 4. 5:20pm: Presentation and possible action on proposed “Resolution in support of SB 31 (Lara) Religious Freedom Act” (Councilmember McElhaney). 5. 5:30pm: Presentation and possible action on Surveillance Equipment Ordinance Section 8. 6. 5:50pm: Presentation and discussion on data sharing/joint operation agreements with outside entities (Oakland Police Department We’re seeking answers on 3/27 @5pm, City Hall. “Oakland police pact with ICE questioned” https://t.co/hp11aZF1oR via @eastbaytimes — Brian Hofer (@b_haddy) March 18, 2017 62604
Occupella: Tax the Rich Rallies 5:00 pm
Occupella: Tax the Rich Rallies
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tax the Rich Rallies every Monday from 5-6 pm on upper Solano in front of the Oaks Theater and the Chase Bank. All are welcome! Also We’ll be at  SURJ (Stand Up for Racial Justice) event that starts at the Grand Lake Theater on Saturday April 1st from noon-1 :00 PM. For our calendar of events, songs to download and more: www.occupella.org. 62623
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Community Security Training Series 6:00 pm
Community Security Training Series @ Main Branch, SF Public Library - Learning Studio
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
EFF Launches Community Security Training Series EFF is pleased to announce a series of community security trainings in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library. High-profile data breaches and hard-fought battles against unlawful mass surveillance programs underscore that the public needs practical information about online security. We know more about potential threats each day, but we also know that encryption works and can help thwart digital spying. Lack of knowledge about best practices puts individuals at risk, so EFF will bring lessons from its comprehensive Surveillance Self-Defense guide to the … Continued
First Response Opiate Overdose Workshop: Know Your Options 6:30 pm
First Response Opiate Overdose Workshop: Know Your Options @ Qulture Collective
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“POLICING IS A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE” Because policing fails to meet people’s needs, and puts people in danger of arrest, imprisonment, and/or even death, we must eliminate connections between policing and healthcare. Critical Resistance Oakland and The Oakland Power Projects present: The “Know Your Options: Chronic illness” workshop This workshop is designed to increase people’s understanding of how policing, incarceration and gentrification drive health inequalities manifest as chronic illnesses and to empower folks who live with them to access the care they need with minimal contact with law enforcement. The … Continued
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