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Homes Not Harm! 1:00 pm
Homes Not Harm!
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please join the Moms, @APTPaction @CURYJ @ellabakercenter @PeoplesStrike at 1225 Oak Street (Oakland) for a socially-distanced rally and action on Tuesday, September 1st at 1 pm.#HomesNotHarm #HousingIsAHumanRight #NoEvictionsOnStolenLand #CancelRent #DefundPolice pic.twitter.com/ue394AJqKi — Moms 4 Housing (@moms4housing) August 28, 2020 68133
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Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82465546845 Agenda items: 4. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Forensic Logic Impact Report and proposed Use Policy – review and take possible action. 5. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Exigent Circumstances Use Reports – review and take possible action. 6. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Live Stream Use Reports – review and take possible action. 7. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance Amendments – Hofer/Patterson/Gage – review and take possible action. a. Prohibition On Predictive Policing And Remote Biometric Surveillance Technology b. Annual Report metrics and due dates … Continued
Socialist Night School: Eco-Socialist Principles 6:30 pm
Socialist Night School: Eco-Socialist Principles @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84693488061?pwd=M2t3S0dzdkhwN01oZm1hcFpHZS91UT09 In 2018 the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an alarming report, stating that the world needed to steeply cut its carbon emissions and make radical changes in order to limit the planet’s temperature from rising to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels. If that goal wasn’t met, the report predicted a horrifying increase in suffering for almost all life and ecological collapses. In America, this report was met on the political Left by sustained calls for the abolition of capitalist exploitation of people and the … Continued
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Mutual Aid Collection Drive at the OMNI 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Collection Drive at the OMNI @ Omni Commons
Sep 5 @ 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, $$ et al to be redistributed on Sunday Sept. 13th to encampments in North Oakland dealing with the COVID 19. We will sanitize and package your donations add a hot packaged meal and fresh fruit to the care kits to be distributed to North Oakland Encampments and surrounding encampments. In order to properly sanitize and maintain social distancing we are collective the materials on Sept. 4th, 5th & 6th and aiming … Continued
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Mutual Aid Collection Drive at the OMNI 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Collection Drive at the OMNI @ Omni Commons
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al to be redistributed on Sunday Sept. 13th 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 collective the materials on Sept. 4th, 5th & 6th and aiming … Continued
Before and After November 2020 10:30 am
Before and After November 2020 @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
There are increasing concerns as to what will happen before, during, and after our November election so this is an opportunity to express our concerns. Our group discussion will be introduced by Gene Ruyle and other ICSS members with ample opportunity for discussion. Be prepared to voice, and defend, your views  For background, we will post a list of recommended sources in early September, for example in Democracy Now, the New York Times, and elsewhere ss they develop. ICSS member Sharon Rose will moderate. LOG-IN INFO The meeting will be opened up, … Continued
Listen Up, Libby! 3:00 pm
Listen Up, Libby! @ Dimond Park Playground
Sep 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Listen Up, Libby! @ Dimond Park Playground
Last Saturday we witnessed police terrorism and brutality from OPD with the full consent and support of Oakland Mayor, Libby Schaaf. This Sunday we will speak out against her oppressive administration and make her listen to the youth’s demands to defund and abolish the Oakland Police Department. 68144
Harlan County, USA: East Bay DSA Presents a Film Screening. 6:00 pm
Harlan County, USA: East Bay DSA Presents a Film Screening. @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This Labor Day weekend, join the EBDSA Labor Committee for a screening of Harlan County, USA, and learn about our newly-launched Jobs Program! This Oscar-winning film documents the struggles of Brookside Mineworkers while striking for safer working conditions, fair labor practices, and decent wages. Following the screening, we will discuss the film and how the Jobs Program aims to build working-class power through strategic workplace organizing. RSVP here for Zoom link68143
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Free Julian Assange 12:00 pm
Free Julian Assange @ British Consulate
Sep 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us on September 7 to Protest the Extradition Hearing of Julian Assange. Now is a critical time to stand for Julian Assange. We hope everyone is doing ok after all the fires & amidst pandemic times. Sadly, the show trial of Julian Assange marches on, and intensifies our need to ACT to save his life – along with saving our freedom of speech & journalism worldwide. His extradition hearing starts on September 7, 2020 at the Old Bailey in London. It is anticipated to last for three weeks. We … Continued
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Protect Point Molate from Developers 5:30 pm
Protect Point Molate from Developers @ Online Via Zoom
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Point Molate is the last unprotected headland along San Francisco Bay. For several years, this rare, wild shoreline was being considered as a site for a mega-casino. A hardworking coalition of local groups helped defeat that wrongheaded proposal. Now, a Southern California-based luxury housing developer is trying to make this beautiful site available only to the rich.  Opponents of the SunCal proposal argue that the site should be held as a regional park instead of an elite housing complex. As a public park, Point Molate could be enjoyed by nearby … Continued
Caravan for Black Lives Matter 6:00 pm
Caravan for Black Lives Matter @ El Cerrito Plaza BART
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cars and bicycles travel with a message for the community- Black lives matter! Join your neighbors, brings signs and prepare to make noise as we travel slowly on a route through the residential and business sections of El Cerrito. The caravan concludes with a short rally to inform you of latest updates on the city’s response to ECP’s proposals for “reimagining public safety”. including the petition for greater police accountability and defunding. If you haven’t signed, click here: https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/el-cerrito-police-reforms Cars line up at the N/E Bart Lot on the corners of … Continued
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A Conversation with the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust 5:00 pm
A Conversation with the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for a conversation with the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust, an urban Indigenous women-led land trust that facilitates the return of Indigenous land to Indigenous people. Starting in Fall 2020, BCNM commits to paying an annual Shuumi Land Tax, a small step towards acknowledging the history of genocide on this land and contributing to its healing, as well as embarking on our Indigenous Technologies Initiative. About Corrina Gould Corrina Gould (Lisjan Ohlone) is the chair and spokesperson for the Confederated Villages of Lisjan​— she was born and raised in … Continued
POSTPONED FOR A WEEK: Memorial for People Killed by Police and Vigilantes 7:00 pm
POSTPONED FOR A WEEK: Memorial for People Killed by Police and Vigilantes @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
POSTPONED FOR A WEEK: Memorial for People Killed by Police and Vigilantes @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Due to unhealthy air quality, this memorial event is postponed until next Thursday.https://t.co/q9PjfNRCpy— Indybay (@Indybay) September 10, 2020 Come through to the Lake Merritt Amphitheater (Oakland) on Thursday, September 10th 7-10pm for a memorial honoring the dozens of lives that have been taken by police and vigilante violence since George Floyd was killed. This number grows everyday 💔 Just as we exercise collective power through demonstrations, it is also important to collectively mourn and make the time and space to honor those for whom we seek justice 🖤 bring candles, … Continued
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Black Lives Matter: A Conversation With East Bay Candidates 12:00 pm
Black Lives Matter: A Conversation With East Bay Candidates @ Online
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This summer, we’ve seen a mass uprising for racial justice. Millions of people have taken to the streets and shut down their workplaces to declare that Black Lives Matter, to demand an end to racist police brutality. Protesters are calling on local governments to defund police and to invest in public services and good jobs for Black and brown communities. Join former Richmond City Councilmember and candidate for AC Transit Board Jovanka Beckles, candidate for Oakland City Council Carroll Fife, Berkeley City Councilmember Cheryl Davila, and Richmond City Councilmember Melvin … Continued
Suds, Snacks, & Socialism – Elections, Part I 2:30 pm
Suds, Snacks, & Socialism – Elections, Part I @ Online
Sep 12 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
This is a virtual meeting: join with this link: https://tinyurl.com/SudsSnacks 2:30-3:30 Discussion of local elections, Featuring: – Carroll Fife, candidate for Oakland City Council District 3 – Aiden Hill, Green Party candidate for Berkeley Mayor – The Action 2020 slate for Oakland School Board – The socialist slate for Hayward City Council 3:30-4:00 Presentation and discussion of the Statewide propositions on the California ballot – – A short summary of all of the propositions with concurring positions by the Alameda County Greens and the Peace and Freedom Party, and a brief … Continued
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East Bay DSA Yearly Convention 1:00 pm
East Bay DSA Yearly Convention
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Welcome to East Bay DSA’s Annual Convention! The convention is the highest decision-making body of the chapter, where we discuss and reflect upon our work and organizing, debate priorities and platform for the future and ratify our annual Priorities Resolution. If you want to influence or provide your opinion on what you think the chapter should focus on, prioritize, or otherwise organize for, you don’t want to miss it! This year is a little different than previous years though: Because of COVID-19, we’ll be holding our convention digitally Normally we have our … Continued
Rise in Power: Recognizing Resistance from San Quentin to Attica and Back Again 5:30 pm
Rise in Power: Recognizing Resistance from San Quentin to Attica and Back Again @ San Quentin State Prison
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Our comrades at C.C.W.P. and No Justice Under Capitalism will hold a vigil and demonstration on the 49th anniversary of the brutal suppression of the Attica Prison Uprising Across the country, across decades and circumstances, the struggle against abhorrent, inhumane conditions lives on today. Here in California, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit our incarcerated brothers, sisters, and siblings mercilessly, due to the extreme and criminal negligence of Governor Newsom and the CDCR. The state continues to ruthlessly disregard Black, Brown, Indigenous, and incarcerated lives and must be brought to account. … Continued
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Jews, White Supremacy & Palestine 6:00 pm
Jews, White Supremacy & Palestine @ Online
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jews, White Supremacy & Palestine @ Online
Online Event Location:  https://tinyurl.com/jews-white-supremacy-palestine  Want to explore the relationship between Jews and white supremacy? Between settler colonialism, here — and — in Palestine? The historical responses of Jews of European background wishing to maintain their safety have generally been to assimilate into whiteness and embrace ethno-nationalism in Israel. At this point in time, we see the question changing: Can we commit to seeking safety through solidarity? And where does antisemitism fit into all of this? Join Jewish Voice for Peace Bay Area for a free two-session Zoom workshop to dig into … Continued
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Health and Community in Times of Crisis 4:00 pm
Health and Community in Times of Crisis @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Health and Community in Times of Crisis @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Rosemarie Day and Zach Norris discuss both of their books, the pandemic’s effect on communities of color and lower income communities, public health policy across a wider range of issues, and much more!   Register Here 68139
Reimagining Public Safety Taskforce Kickoff Meeting 6:30 pm
Reimagining Public Safety Taskforce Kickoff Meeting @ Online
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Find participation info, observation info, the agenda, the taskforce timeline, and more here: https://www.oaklandca.gov/meetings/reimagining-public-safety-taskforce-special-meeting68159
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POSTPONED FOR A WEEK: Memorial for People Killed by Police and Vigilantes 7:00 pm
POSTPONED FOR A WEEK: Memorial for People Killed by Police and Vigilantes @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
POSTPONED FOR A WEEK: Memorial for People Killed by Police and Vigilantes @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Due to unhealthy air quality, this memorial event is postponed until next Thursday.https://t.co/q9PjfNRCpy— Indybay (@Indybay) September 10, 2020 Come through to the Lake Merritt Amphitheater (Oakland) on Thursday, September 10th 7-10pm for a memorial honoring the dozens of lives that have been taken by police and vigilante violence since George Floyd was killed. This number grows everyday 💔 Just as we exercise collective power through demonstrations, it is also important to collectively mourn and make the time and space to honor those for whom we seek justice 🖤 bring candles, … Continued
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Sep 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Sunday morning programs are scheduled pretty much on a “first come, first served” basis and confirmed at our planning sessions. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers only and do not represent a group consensus on the issues by the members of ICSS. Our general practice is to allot at least half of the time to comradely discussion of the issues so that we include as many voices as practical . Check here close to the date each week for subject matter and Zoom info: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html68156
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Oakland Police Commission – Use of Force 5:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission – Use of Force @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Zoom: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362663ttps://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193 Presentation of the Commission’s Draft Use of Force Policy Commissioners on the Use of Force Ad Hoc Committee will provide an overview of the revision project and walk the full Police Commission through a working draft, highlighting suggested edits, community input, and the Raheem survey. Core Principles and Overall Mission First: The first section of the document is dedicated to important overarching concepts that must guide all decisions surrounding the use and evaluation of force, including the primary mission of protecting life, a commitment to de-escalation, a duty … Continued
Jews, White Supremacy & Palestine 6:00 pm
Jews, White Supremacy & Palestine @ Online
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jews, White Supremacy & Palestine @ Online
Online Event Location:  https://tinyurl.com/jews-white-supremacy-palestine  Want to explore the relationship between Jews and white supremacy? Between settler colonialism, here — and — in Palestine? The historical responses of Jews of European background wishing to maintain their safety have generally been to assimilate into whiteness and embrace ethno-nationalism in Israel. At this point in time, we see the question changing: Can we commit to seeking safety through solidarity? And where does antisemitism fit into all of this? Join Jewish Voice for Peace Bay Area for a free two-session Zoom workshop to dig into … Continued
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Green Infrastructure Conference 9:00 am
Green Infrastructure Conference @ Online
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the Bay Area Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force for an interactive webinar on Green Infrastructure: All-electric buildings, transportation, 100% renewable energy. This is the third in their Virtual Summit Series: For an Environmentally Just and Regenerative Future. Register here 8:00 – 9:00 am Doors Open / Meet & Greet Attendee Mixer 9:00 – 9:45 am Keynote speech by Mark Jacobson and panel for all attendees 9:45 – 11:30 am Workshops with Breakout Groups‍Summit Topic Areas: (details to follow as speakers/panelists are confirmed) 100% Renewable Energy All-electric Buildings Roadmap to Electric Vehicles … Continued
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Sunday morning programs are scheduled pretty much on a “first come, first served” basis and confirmed at our planning sessions. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers only and do not represent a group consensus on the issues by the members of ICSS. Our general practice is to allot at least half of the time to comradely discussion of the issues so that we include as many voices as practical . Check here close to the date each week for subject matter and Zoom info: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html68156
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
Sep 27 @ 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
OCCUPY OAKLAND POTLUCK – CANCELLED 3:00 pm
OCCUPY OAKLAND POTLUCK – CANCELLED @ CANCELLED
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
THE OCCUPY OAKLAND POTLUCK BEFORE THE GA ON THE LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH HAS BEEN INOPERATIVE SINCE THE PANDEMIC STARTED AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE INOPERATIVE FOR THE FORSEEABLE FUTURE. (Due to technical problems with the calendar events are nearly impossible to remove, hence this notice) Anyone wishing to get notices about the GA, which is currently being held online every other Sunday, can email occupyoakland@lists.riseup.net and request to be put on the list.68132
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Every Day We Get More Illegal 7:00 pm
Every Day We Get More Illegal @ ONLINE
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Every Day We Get More Illegal @ ONLINE
GET TICKETS KPFA Radio 94.1 FM with City Lights Books presents a webinar Juan Felipe Herrera & Naomi Shihab Nye Every Day We Get More Illegal with Sabrina Jacobs webinar info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/juan-felipe-herrera-naomi-shihab-nye-every-day-were-more-illegal-tickets-118654726481 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. After two years on the road as United States Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera reports back on his travels through contemporary America. Poems written in the heat of witness, and later, in quiet moments of reflection, here coalesce into an urgent yet hope-filled portrait. The struggle and pain of those pushed to the edges, the wild injustice of … Continued
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