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10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil 12:00 pm
10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil @ Fruitvale BART Station
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil @ Fruitvale BART Station
The 10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil will be held on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 from Noon till 4pm at the Fruitvale BART station. You are invited to join the Justice4Pedie and Justice4Terry Amons Jr. march, which will meet at 12:30 outside the Guadalajara restaurant (1001 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland) and march to join the vigil at 1pm. Hope to see you there! 65442
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ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC 9:00 am
ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC @ Public Defender's Office
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
JOINT WALK‐IN CLINICS with Public Defender and EBCLC *Please bring your statewide CA DOJ RAP sheet if you have it or we can give information at clinic* We may be able to help with:  Dismissal of Conviction – PC 1203.4  Felony Reduction / Prop 47 and 64 Relief  Early Termination of Probation  Certificate of Rehabilitation  Sealing Arrest Record – Factual Innocence  Juvenile Record Sealing  Post-Conviction Relief for Immigrants and Survivors of Human Trafficking  Employment denials due to criminal background reports  Occupational … Continued
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The Crisis in Public Education and How to Solve It! 2:00 pm
The Crisis in Public Education and How to Solve It! @ Starry Plough
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Peace and Freedom Party presents The Crisis in Public Education and How to Solve It! As teacher unions in Oakland (OEA) and Los Angeles (UTLA) are preparing major strikes this winter, a coalition of educators, parents, unions, community, and students are fighting for increased state funding for public schools, currently among the lowest in the nation. To discuss how we can build California public schools into the educational system that people deserve, we will be joined by Keith Brown, President of the Oakland Education Association (OEA); Michael Shane, Teacher … Continued
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Film Screening: “Codename Jenny.” Subversive. Feminist. Anarchistic. Cross-generational. 5:00 pm
Film Screening: “Codename Jenny.” Subversive. Feminist. Anarchistic. Cross-generational. @ Omni Commons
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A screening by Liberated Lens of a film from Germany, “Deckname Jenny” (“Codename Jenny” in German) Subversive. Feminist. Anarchistic. Cross-generational. Discussion with the filmmakers after the film. 2017, 108min, German with English subtitles A shift to the right in Europe. The borders are closed. Sea rescue ships like the Sea-Watch are prevented from leaving. Drowned refugees in the Mediterranean. Jenny’s group decides to act. But when her father finds out about their militant ambitions, he has to face his own past as a member of a guerilla group. The pseudonym … Continued
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Public Bank East Bay Meeting 5:30 pm
Public Bank East Bay Meeting
Jan 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Lots is happening! Join us!65461
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Public Forum on CA’s New Privacy Law 10:00 am
Public Forum on CA’s New Privacy Law @ Miller Marks Auditorium
Jan 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The CA Attorney General’s office is holding public meetings around the state in January to talk about how to implement CA’s new privacy law. On the agenda will be things like how much you will pay for your privacy, whether the law applies to loyalty programs like HHhonors or grocery and drug store discount programs, opt-out procedures, what needs to be disclosed about how your data is sold, and how to verify whether an information request is really from a customer or not. This is the only Bay Area forum … Continued
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Ars Technica Live: Ashkan Soltani 7:00 pm
Ars Technica Live: Ashkan Soltani @ Eli's Mile High Club
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For our next #ArsLive we are very excited to host Ashkan Soltani (@ashk4n) as our guest. He recently testified about Facebook before the UK parliament, among many other achievements. He is a Technologist, Reporter, Founder, Policy Wonk — former FTC CTO and Obama Whitehouse Senior Advisor .65402
It’s 2019. Do you know where your personal data is right now? 7:00 pm
It’s 2019. Do you know where your personal data is right now? @ Eli's Mile High Club
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Cambridge Analytica scandal. Data breaches at hotels, banks, rideshare companies, and hospitals. Facial recognition. DNA databases. We’re living through the data privacy apocalypse and now it’s time to figure out what happens next. Here to discuss that with us at the next Ars Technica Live is Ashkan Soltani, an independent researcher and technologist who specializes in data privacy. Recently, Soltani testified before the US and UK governments about Facebook’s privacy practices and how they make user data available to third parties. Soltani also authored the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, … Continued
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ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC 9:00 am
ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC @ Public Defender's Office
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
JOINT WALK‐IN CLINICS with Public Defender and EBCLC *Please bring your statewide CA DOJ RAP sheet if you have it or we can give information at clinic* We may be able to help with:  Dismissal of Conviction – PC 1203.4  Felony Reduction / Prop 47 and 64 Relief  Early Termination of Probation  Certificate of Rehabilitation  Sealing Arrest Record – Factual Innocence  Juvenile Record Sealing  Post-Conviction Relief for Immigrants and Survivors of Human Trafficking  Employment denials due to criminal background reports  Occupational … Continued
Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Final Task Force Meeting 1:00 pm
Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Final Task Force Meeting @ County Building, across the street from the Courthouse
Jan 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Alameda County UASI Ad Hoc Committee (aka Urban Shield Task Force) is meeting on Thursday, January 10 at 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm or until we have finished voting on recommendations, which could be well after 5 pm. —– Meeting of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Ad Hoc Committee on Urban Area Security Initiative, charged with reconstituting and rethinking Urban Shield. The committee was established by the Board of Supervisors in March 2018 in response to sustained community concerns about Urban Shield, which is funded in part by UASI … Continued
Our struggles are connected: Update from the US-Mexico Border 6:00 pm
Our struggles are connected: Update from the US-Mexico Border @ Asian Resource Gallery
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
* Live from the Border: Pedro Ríos from the American Friends Service Committee Border Program, San Diego, will speak via Skype on the current struggle for rights of the Migrant Caravan at the Tijuana-San Ysidro border wall. * Catherine Tactaquin, from the National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (NNIRR) on the current struggles for the rights of migrants and refugees. * Art and poetry to help us further connect the struggles of our communities across borders. Come see the art on display at the Asian Resource Center Gallery: “GRAFFIKA … Continued
SF Public Bank Coalition set to launch 6:00 pm
SF Public Bank Coalition set to launch @ The Women's Bldg
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The San Francisco Public Bank Coalition is gearing up for action! Their goal is to pressure the SF Board of Supervisors to author a charter amendment on the November 2019 ballot establishing the framework for a public bank. This framework will include mission, principles, and a governance structure. The Coalition is planning a launch party for January 10. There’ll be music, food, presentations, and strategizing about how to move SF’s money from Wall Street to OUR streets. You’re invited! The People Vs. Wall Street 65409
Beer and Roses DSA Labor Social 6:30 pm
Beer and Roses DSA Labor Social @ Blind Tiger
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join East Bay DSA’s Labor Committee for their regular Beer and Roses Social! Hang out with other members who are interested in the labor movement, hear about what’s happening in the East Bay DSA Labor Committee, and learn how you can get involved!  65416
Beer and Roses DSA Labor Social 6:30 pm
Beer and Roses DSA Labor Social @ Blind Tiger
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join East Bay DSA’s Labor Committee for their regular Beer and Roses Social! Hang out with other members who are interested in the labor movement, hear about what’s happening in the East Bay DSA Labor Committee, and learn how you can get involved!65470
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Film “Codename Jenny” + meet the filmmakers 7:00 pm
Film “Codename Jenny” + meet the filmmakers @ Longhaul
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Directed by Schwarzer Hahn (Germany) – 108 minutes – in theaters soon https://vimeo.com/251190328 So you think you’re a radical activist. But do you have any idea what your parents were up to when they were your age? Join us for a screening of the new film from by Schwarzer Hahn, a radical film collective from Berlin, Germany. Post-film discussion with the filmmakers about independent filmmaking and radical activism in today’s world. Climate change, refugees locked up in detention camps, endless wars and the rise of the far right – enough … Continued
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East Bay Red for Ed Rally 12:00 pm
East Bay Red for Ed Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rally to Fund Public Education Now! Join 1,000s of other teachers in letting the incoming governor and legislature know that we are demanding a new day for California students and educators, including: – Closing the Prop 13 loophole so commercial property owners pay their fair share of property taxes going to public education. – Pressuring the State to assume a greater share of the funding for federally mandated services for students with special needs. -Promoting policies that provide educators with the salaries and conditions needed to provide students with the … Continued
DAVID JABER: OUR HISTORIC MOMENT BOOK TALK 2:00 pm
DAVID JABER: OUR HISTORIC MOMENT BOOK TALK @ Ecology Center
Jan 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Imagine. A vision of thriving communities across the globe.  So much has been known of aspects of this vision for 20 years, 50 years, and even centuries. Why have we not made more progress? Our Historic Moment offers a vision for the world, in both book and video form, that is rooted in The Natural Step and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, weaving together renewable resource use, ecological health, radical inclusivity and equity.  Our Historic Moment explores the barriers to greater progress that we’ve encountered to date to achieving this vision, … Continued
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Interfaith Prayers for Healing 10:00 am
Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Bahai Center
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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. Come share prayers, quotes, poems, and favorite passages from your scriptures with us. Simple breakfast will be served. Doors open: 10:00 AM Refreshments served: 10:00-10:30 AM Prayers: 10:30-11:30 AM Discussion and socializing: 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM “Thy name is my healing, O my God, and remembrance … Continued
Liberation Psychology And The Refugee Question 10:30 am
Liberation Psychology And The Refugee Question @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
With Both Marx And Jesus: Liberation Psychology And The Refugee Question – Reflections By Adrianne Aron Derived from Liberation Theology and developed by a Jesuit priest in El Salvador, liberation psychology became the most effective of all methodologies for helping Central American refugees fleeing from state terrorism wrought by U.S. imperialism. The Catholic bishops’ “preferential option for the poor” that guided the radical religious movement of the 1970s and ‘80s in Latin America paved the way for psychology to break its attachments to the elites and bourgeois elements it had … Continued
Green Sunday: Visions of Unity 5:00 pm
Green Sunday: Visions of Unity @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Jan 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Visions of Unity panel: 5:00 – 6:30 pm Keynote Speaker: Gayle McLaughlin, former two-term mayor of Richmond.  Gayle is also co-founder and interim chair of the California Progressive Alliance (https://californiaprogressivealliance.org), whose Founding Convention will be held on March 30, 2019. Panelists to join Gayle and the attendees discussing their visions of progressive coalitions: Shawn McDougal, Community Democracy Project Marsha Feinland, Peace and Freedom Party Jack McShane, East Bay Democratic Socialists of America Dan Siegel, Oakland Justice Coalition Moderated by:  NONI SESSION!  Executive Director of the East Bay Permanent Real Estate … Continued
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Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Penultimate Task Force Meeting 3:00 pm
Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Penultimate Task Force Meeting @ Alameda County Administration Bldg
Jan 14 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday’s 1/10/19 meeting was not the final task force meeting after all. They will meet again on Monday January 14 from 3 to 8pm and then again on January 22 from 9-11am. The process of running through a long set of potential recommendations is about halfway completed. ===== Meeting of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Ad Hoc Committee on Urban Area Security Initiative, charged with reconstituting and rethinking Urban Shield. The committee was established by the Board of Supervisors in March 2018 in response to sustained community concerns about Urban … Continued
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Rally to Kick Off Earth Strike 5:30 pm
Rally to Kick Off Earth Strike @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rally to Kick Off Earth Strike @ Oscar Grant Plaza
EarthStrike is an international campaign calling for a global general strike for climate action next September 27. This Oakland rally will be one of many around the world, the first day of events in the campaign leading up the EarthStrike. This rally is hosted by EarthStike Cali, which is promoting this list of demands: • Municipalize and wind down all fossil fuel extraction. • End all pipeline projects, especially those that exploit native land. • End corporate money and Super PACs that fund fossil fuel expansion. • End the construction … Continued
Socialist Night School: Martin Luther King, Jr.: Democratic Socialist 7:00 pm
Socialist Night School: Martin Luther King, Jr.: Democratic Socialist @ East Bay Community Space
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
East Bay DSA Night School returns for the 2019 winter session with a class on the life and thought of Martin Luther King Jr. Every year, in January and April, we commemorate the extraordinary career of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. There is probably no figure in recent American history whose memory is more distorted, whose message is more sanitized, whose powerful words are more drained of content than King. A closer investigation shows that King was far more radical, especially on matters of labor, poverty, and economic justice, … Continued
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ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC 9:00 am
ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC @ Public Defender's Office
Jan 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
JOINT WALK‐IN CLINICS with Public Defender and EBCLC *Please bring your statewide CA DOJ RAP sheet if you have it or we can give information at clinic* We may be able to help with:  Dismissal of Conviction – PC 1203.4  Felony Reduction / Prop 47 and 64 Relief  Early Termination of Probation  Certificate of Rehabilitation  Sealing Arrest Record – Factual Innocence  Juvenile Record Sealing  Post-Conviction Relief for Immigrants and Survivors of Human Trafficking  Employment denials due to criminal background reports  Occupational … Continued
The Iron Wall – film and discussion with Dalit Baum, Ph.D. 6:00 pm
The Iron Wall – film and discussion with Dalit Baum, Ph.D. @ Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
his film (52 mins. 2006) features interviews with prominent Israeli and Palestinian peace activists and political analysts, as well as Israeli settlers and soldiers, and Palestinian farmers. Following the screening a discussion will be held with the assistance of Dalit Baum, Ph.D., Director of Economic Activism for Palestine at the American Friends Service Committee. Baum is the Israeli co-founder of Who Profits from the Occupation, and the Coalition of Women for Peace in Israel. She is a scholar who has taught about militarism and the global economy from a feminist … Continued
Resisting Imperialism: Voices from the Migrant Caravan 6:30 pm
Resisting Imperialism: Voices from the Migrant Caravan @ 518 Valencia: The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us  for political education that will connect the struggles of the migrant caravan at the US-Mexico border to other anti-imperialist border struggles in El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Yemen and Palestine. We will also be fundraising to help support the needs of the migrant caravan at our border. See below for where to send your donations today. Translation headsets will be available. SPEAKERS Veronica “Beby” Aguilar – Pueblo Sin Fronteras Chris Lopez- School of America Watch, East Bay Coordinator Pierre Labossiere – Haiti Action Committee Ashwak Hauter, former AROC … Continued
Book Launch with TONY PLATT : Beyond These Walls 7:00 pm
Book Launch with TONY PLATT : Beyond These Walls @ Books, Inc
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tony Platt, Distinguished Affiliated Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law & Society, UC Berkeley, discusses his groundbreaking new work, Beyond These Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States. Beyond These Walls is an ambitious and far-ranging exploration that tracks the legacy of crime and imprisonment in the United States, from the historical roots of the American criminal justice system to our modern state of over-incarceration, and offers a bold vision for a new future. Author Tony Platt, a recognized authority in the field of criminal justice, challenges … Continued
Restore Our Rights – Panel Discussion 7:00 pm
Restore Our Rights – Panel Discussion @ Booth Auditorium
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Restore Our Rights - Panel Discussion @ Booth Auditorium
Panel Discussion & Strategy Session *No food or drink allowed in the Auditorium. Thank you! Join us for a discussion and strategy session—building on recent victories in Florida and Louisiana—on felony disenfranchisement, jury service, running for political office, and other rights we need restored in California. Speakers include: Desmond Meade, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC)—spearheaded the campaign to pass Amendment 4 that will restore the rights of 1.4 million Floridians with felony convictions on January 8, 2019. Norris Henderson, Voice of the Experienced—New Orleans (VOTE-NOLA)—campaigned to successfully pass Amendment 2, requiring Louisiana juries to have … Continued
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Sensible Cinema Presents: Film Premiere Eyes Of Mississippi 6:30 pm
Sensible Cinema Presents: Film Premiere Eyes Of Mississippi @ Unitarian Universalist Center
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sensible Cinema presents the West Coast Premiere of the award winning documentary Eyes Of Mississippi by filmmaker Ellen Ann Fentress the story of the impact of one relatively unknown reporter Bill Minor. The film will show how the impact of one reporter determined to call out racism and government during the Civil Rights Movement of – the South carries uncanny resonance in the nation today . There will be a panel discussion after the screening with the filmmaker Ellen Ann Fentress moderated by Professor James Taylor of the University of … Continued
Film Showing: Roma 7:00 pm
Film Showing: Roma @ Revolution Books
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Roma is a film of breathtaking beauty. Cleo, an indigenous woman from Oaxaca, is the heart of the film as the nanny and domestic worker for a middle class family in Mexico City. Set in the early 70’s, a time of student rebellion and government repression. Oscar winner Alfonso Cuaron wrote, directed and filmed this masterpiece, winner of the 2019 Golden Globes for Best Foreign Film and Best Director.65490
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Women’s March Oakland 2019 10:00 am
Women’s March Oakland 2019 @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
WOMEN’S MARCH OAKLAND 2019 “The woman power of this nation can be the power which makes us whole.” – Coretta Scott King Women’s March Oakland 2019 will flood the streets with a wave of self-identified women and their allies from the East Bay and beyond. At this nonpartisan, peaceful event on the Saturday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we will activate our communities and publicly proclaim our commitment, in Scott King’s words, to “create new homes, new communities, new cities, a new nation. Yea, a new world, which we … Continued
Bay Area Street Medic Collective Introduction and Skills Workshop 11:00 am
Bay Area Street Medic Collective Introduction and Skills Workshop @ Omni Commons
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Bay Area Street Medic Collective (BASMC) is a collective of folks active in various Community Defense organizations and projects in the Bay Area. Our fundamental goals are to offer basic medical skills training and provide access to information, supplies, resources, communication and networking to all members of our communities to take care of ourselves and each other and help to decolonize health care. This event will be an introduction to who we are as a collective, open discussion on community needs and Q&A, and a two hour workshop on … Continued
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Oakland Permaculture Action Day w/ Lead to Life 10:00 am
Oakland Permaculture Action Day w/ Lead to Life
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
In honor of the annual “Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy” weekend 2019: Lead to Life & Permaculture Action Network invite you to the Sogorea Te Land Trust and Planting Justice Nursery in East Oakland for a Permaculture Action Day on Sunday, January 20th! This is a free, family-friendly event filled with ecologically regenerative hands-on projects, workshops & skill-shares, music, and a community meal. This is the sister event to this past April’s Lead to Life series in Atlanta, Georgia, where 50 guns were melted down into 50 shovels to plant 50 … Continued
Raymond Douglas Chong Documentary Film and Book Event 2:00 pm
Raymond Douglas Chong Documentary Film and Book Event @ Asian Cultural Center
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Raymond Douglas Chong Documentary Film and Book Event @ Asian Cultural Center
OACC and Eastwind Books of Berkeley welcome Dr. Raymond Chong Dr. Raymond Douglas Chong presents his Documentary Film: My Odyssey – Between Two Worlds and Book – Chop Suey and Sushi from Sea to Shining Sea: Chinese and Japanese Restaurants in the United States Raymond Douglas Chong’s journey in search of his family roots in Kaiping, Guangdong, China leads to his ancestral village where he interviews villagers and uncovers its peasant history. With remarkable footprints, Chong traces his family’s five generation migrations to America. Following great-great-great and great-great grandfathers who … Continued
Screening of shorts from Zapatista Territory 4:00 pm
Screening of shorts from Zapatista Territory @ Omni Commons
Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Collection of work from the Zapatista territory by Caitlon Manning65455
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THE PEOPLES MARCH – the Fifth Annual March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy
THE PEOPLES MARCH – the Fifth Annual March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy
Jan 21 all-day
THE PEOPLES MARCH - the Fifth Annual March to Reclaim King's Radical Legacy
THE PEOPLES MARCH – the Fifth Annual March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy….A mass mobilization. The Peoples March – Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy We will hold Oscar Grant Plaza from sunrise to sunset. The schedule is still evolving, and includes an entire day of events, remembrance, building, and organizing.  There will be hourly rituals, including the sounding of a gong and lighting or torches to call our attention to the ways our community is harmed by violence. The tentative schedule is below: 7:20 am – 7:45 am – Sunrise Ceremony … Continued
Reclaim Radical King Weekend: A Guns to Shovels Ceremony 5:00 pm
Reclaim Radical King Weekend: A Guns to Shovels Ceremony @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jan 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
“I still have a dream today that one day war will come to an end, that [they] will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks, that nations will no longer rise up against nations, neither will they study war any more.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “A Christmas Sermon on Peace” In partnership with the Robby Poblete Foundation and United Playaz, Lead to Life invites you to join us for a live metal alchemy ceremony to transform guns into shovels, and to call in the … Continued
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Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Final Task Force Meeting 9:00 am
Ending Urban Shield “As It Is Currently Constituted” – Final Task Force Meeting @ Alameda County Administration Bldg
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Thursday’s 1/10/19 meeting was not the final task force meeting after all. They will meet again on Monday January 14 from 3 to 8pm and then again on January 22 from 9-11am. As of 1/14, the Task Force completed its votes on recommendations. This meeting on the 23rd will be pro forma to put the recommendations into final form to forward to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. ===== Meeting of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Ad Hoc Committee on Urban Area Security Initiative, charged with reconstituting and rethinking … Continued
Restorative Justice Roundtable 3:00 pm
Restorative Justice Roundtable @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This presentation is for anyone interested in learning more about how Restorative Justice can change the criminal justice system and stop the school to prison pipeline. Join in the discussion to create deeper Restorative Practices on a state, county and local level. RSVP to gamaliel.genesisca@gmail.com65460
Privacy Lab 6:00 pm
Privacy Lab @ UC Hastings Alumni Reception Center
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
January 2019 Privacy Lab – Data Privacy Compliance Under the Law: Addressing corporate compliance with evolving US/Int’l. privacy laws. Bios: The Hastings Intellectual Property Association (HIPA) will host the January Privacy Lab. HIPA is a UC Hastings student organization with the mission to promote and foster the study and practice of intellectual property law for all past, current, and future Hastings students. HIPA recognizes the increasing importance of privacy law and seeks to educate students and the extended legal community on it’s importance through partnership with the Privacy Lab and … Continued
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ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC 9:00 am
ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC @ Public Defender's Office
Jan 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
JOINT WALK‐IN CLINICS with Public Defender and EBCLC *Please bring your statewide CA DOJ RAP sheet if you have it or we can give information at clinic* We may be able to help with:  Dismissal of Conviction – PC 1203.4  Felony Reduction / Prop 47 and 64 Relief  Early Termination of Probation  Certificate of Rehabilitation  Sealing Arrest Record – Factual Innocence  Juvenile Record Sealing  Post-Conviction Relief for Immigrants and Survivors of Human Trafficking  Employment denials due to criminal background reports  Occupational … Continued
‘The Judge,’ Film Screening 7:00 pm
‘The Judge,’ Film Screening @ Berkeley City College
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When she was a young lawyer, Kholoud Al-Faqih walked into the office of Palestine’s Chief Justice and announced she wanted to join the bench. He laughed at her. But just a few years later, Kholoud became the first woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s Shari’a (Islamic law) courts. WINNER of the Best Bay Area Documentary Feature at the 2018 San Francisco Film Festival, Official Selection of the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival – also featured on PBS Independent Lens. Directed by Erika Cohn. “[Judge Kholoud] emerges as … Continued
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A Grand Re-Opening of the Public Domain 1:00 pm
A Grand Re-Opening of the Public Domain @ Internet Archives
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please join us on January 25, 2019 for a grand day of celebrating the public domain! Co-hosted by the Internet Archive and Creative Commons, this celebration will feature a keynote address by Lawrence Lessig, lightning talks, demos, multimedia displays and more to mark the “re-opening” of the public domain in the United States. The event will take place at the Internet Archive in San Francisco, and is free and open to the public. RSVP now before the tickets run out The public domain is our shared cultural heritage, a near limitless trove of creativity … Continued
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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
Jan 27 @ 2:00 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
Free Dinner and a Movie Discussion Night – Oakland Greens 6:30 pm
Free Dinner and a Movie Discussion Night – Oakland Greens @ It's Your Move Games
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Oakland Greens (OGP) will recommence their “FREE Dinner & Movie Discussion Night” held on the “Last Sundays” of every month except November & December. Join them for what will be yet another year of provocative movies followed by a thoughtful discussion led by the OGP’s Coordinator Vicente Cruz. As usual, the door open at 6:30 p.m., a free dinner will be served at 7 p.m., and the movie will start promptly at 7:30 p.m. We will begin with a Norwegian dark fantasy film entitled “Trollhunter” (2010). For observance of … Continued
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Our Historic Moment : Purpose, Planet and Places to Intervene 6:30 pm
Our Historic Moment : Purpose, Planet and Places to Intervene @ Omni Commons
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Imagine. A vision of thriving communities across the globe. So much has been known of aspects of this vision for 20 years, 50 years, and even centuries. Why have we not made more progress? Our Historic Moment offers a vision for the world, in both book and video form, that is rooted in The Natural Step and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, weaving together renewable resource use, ecological health, radical inclusivity and equity. Our Historic Moment explores the barriers to greater progress that we’ve encountered to date to achieving this … Continued
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Fundraising Party! West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project 2:00 pm
Fundraising Party! West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fundraising Party! West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project
Join the pioneering environmental justice organization West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project for its annual fundraiser/holiday party/celebration of the birthday of its founder, Ms Margaret Gordon. The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project has led the community of West Oakland in fights against environmental racism for many years. They also throw a great party, featuring fun, music, and food (gumbo, vegan gumbo, red beans and rice, salad and dessert). And raffle tickets   65450
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ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC 9:00 am
ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC @ Public Defender's Office
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
JOINT WALK‐IN CLINICS with Public Defender and EBCLC *Please bring your statewide CA DOJ RAP sheet if you have it or we can give information at clinic* We may be able to help with:  Dismissal of Conviction – PC 1203.4  Felony Reduction / Prop 47 and 64 Relief  Early Termination of Probation  Certificate of Rehabilitation  Sealing Arrest Record – Factual Innocence  Juvenile Record Sealing  Post-Conviction Relief for Immigrants and Survivors of Human Trafficking  Employment denials due to criminal background reports  Occupational … Continued
Is Earth in Hospice Mode? 7:30 pm
Is Earth in Hospice Mode? @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Is Earth in Hospice Mode? @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents advance tickets: $12: brownpapertickets.com :: T: 800-838-3006 or Pegasus Books (3 sites), Books Inc (Berkeley), Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, East Bay Books Mrs. Dalloway’s $15 door   Dahr Jamail has journeyed along many of the geographical front lines of our environmental crisis, from Alaska to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to the Amazon rain forest, to discover the consequences of the loss of ice to nature and to humans. The End of Ice is the firsthand chronicle of his travels, during which he scaled Denali, the highest peak in North America, … Continued