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‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances 4:00 pm
‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances @ Online
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please join the Pulitzer Center for a Zoom performance of The Box, a play written by a survivor of solitary confinement, Sarah Shourd, in collaboration with other survivors. There is no admission cost, but registration is required to attend. Thursday, October 1 | 4pm PST/7pm EST Register Here Saturday, October 3 | 11am PST/2pm EST Register Here Saturday, October 3 | 4pm PST/7pm EST Register Here Shourd’s play, based on her three-year investigation into the horrors of solitary confinement, is a piece of transformational theater that asks us to re-examine long-held notions of punishment. It reveals the tragic—and … Continued
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87682009470 Agenda Items of Note: 4. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Exigent Circumstances Use Report (UAV) – review and take possible action. 5. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Live Stream Use Reports (2) – review and take possible action. 6. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Crime Lab Biometric Technology Impact Report and proposed Use Policy -review and take possible action. 7. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance Amendments – Hofer/Gage/De La Cruz – review and take possible action. a. Prohibition On … Continued
Socialist Night School: Indigenous Ecology and Resistance 6:30 pm
Socialist Night School: Indigenous Ecology and Resistance @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85746952148?pwd=VkRrMlZHMG83dmJqWG81ZkthTHU0dz09 RSVP 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
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series 7:00 pm
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ECOTOPIA 2050 5-PART SPEAKER SERIES Ecotopia 2050 is designed as a 5 Episode speaker discussion series with the first episode serving as an introduction/prelude to the event. The speaker discussion series is paired with corresponding book club meetings that give participants a more intimate opportunity to discuss the themes of the book in the community. Based on the 1975 blockbuster utopian novel Ecotopia, this discussion and book club event series revisit some of the futuristic visions of the Ernest Callenbach classic. His visionary ideas, and those of his generation, that he … Continued
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STOP FUNDING TAR SANDS 11:00 am
STOP FUNDING TAR SANDS @ Online
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
STOP FUNDING TAR SANDS @ Online
Tar sands oil is one of the dirtiest, most carbon-intensive fossil fuels on our planet. READ MORE… RSVP68205
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West Oakland Free Covid Testing 9:00 am
West Oakland Free Covid Testing @ West Oakland BART (Sat), 31st & MLK (Sun)
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Keith_Carson/status/131208555603831193668207
Public Transit Green New Deal for the East Bay 1:00 pm
Public Transit Green New Deal for the East Bay @ Online
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Register here to get the link Join AC Transit Board candidate Jovanka Beckles, Berkeley City Councilmembers Kate Harrison and Cheryl Davila, Building Trades union member Rob Rooke, and bus operator and labor organizer Nathaniel Arnold for a discussion on putting public transit at the center of a Green New Deal for the East Bay. East Bay Democratic Socialists of America hosts this event. They write: “Last month wildfires raged across the West Coast, choking the Bay Area with smoke and leaving us with the worst air quality in the world. Ever-increasing greenhouse gas … Continued
Suds Snacks & Socialism: Socialist Perspectives on the Presidential Race 2:30 pm
Suds Snacks & Socialism: Socialist Perspectives on the Presidential Race @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us for this virtual discussion: connect with https://tinyurl.com/SudsSnacksPresidents Featuring: Howie Hawkins, Green Party Presidential Candidate Gloria LaRiva, Presidential Candidate of The Party for Socialism and Liberation and The Peace and Freedom Party Ted Franklin, System Change Not Climate Change* and Labor Network for Sustainability*, on Voting for Biden *organizations listed for identification purposes only This event is sponsored by the Oakland Greens, Bay Area System Change Not Climate Change, and the Alameda County Peace and Freedom Party.68191
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.    68170
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.68204
‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances 4:00 pm
‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances @ Online
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please join the Pulitzer Center for a Zoom performance of The Box, a play written by a survivor of solitary confinement, Sarah Shourd, in collaboration with other survivors. There is no admission cost, but registration is required to attend. Thursday, October 1 | 4pm PST/7pm EST Register Here Saturday, October 3 | 11am PST/2pm EST Register Here Saturday, October 3 | 4pm PST/7pm EST Register Here Shourd’s play, based on her three-year investigation into the horrors of solitary confinement, is a piece of transformational theater that asks us to re-examine long-held notions of punishment. It reveals the tragic—and … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group - Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
EMAIL STRIKE.DEBT.BAY.AREA@GMAIL.COM FOR ZOOM INFO A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. Strike Debt Bay Area hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century, and The Deficit Myth. For our October discussion we will be reading the first two chapters of  ‘Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling of Unpayable Debts‘ by Max Haiven (You can order it from … Continued
Politics, Race, and the State of Play in our Nation w/ W. Kamau Bell & Steve Kerr 7:00 pm
Politics, Race, and the State of Play in our Nation w/ W. Kamau Bell & Steve Kerr @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Politics, Race, and the State of Play in our Nation w/ W. Kamau Bell & Steve Kerr @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
POLITICS, RACE, AND THE STATE OF PLAY IN OUR NATION Host: Berkeley #UNBOUND of the Bay Area Book Festival Cost: $10 for Zoom link (We will send all ticket buyers a Zoom Webinar link and password the day before the event) RSVP: https://www.baybookfest.org/berkeleyunbound/schedule/#!event-register/2020/10/3/berkeley-unbound-kickoff It’s 2020, the year of all hell breaking loose—so why not let it break loose in friendly (and hilarious) company? Good friends and headline-makers W. Kamau Bell, an Emmy-winner for CNN’s United Shades of America (Robin Williams called him “ferociously funny”), and Steve Kerr, outspoken head coach of … Continued
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West Oakland Free Covid Testing 9:00 am
West Oakland Free Covid Testing @ West Oakland BART (Sat), 31st & MLK (Sun)
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Keith_Carson/status/131208555603831193668207
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Oct 4 @ 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 if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
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Reopen Oscar Grant’s Case 1:00 pm
Reopen Oscar Grant’s Case @ Fruitvale BART
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
PRESS CONFERENCE: In the wake of renewed international attention to the murders of Black men, woman, children, and most notably the recent tortuous killing of George Floyd — who was killed beneath the knee of Officer Derek Chauvin, using the same technique that was used on Oscar Grant minutes before he was shot to death by BART Officer Johannes Mehserle — the family of Oscar Grant and the community that supports them demand that the District Attorney of Alameda County, Nancy O’Malley, reopen the case of the murder of Oscar … Continued
People’s Park Gardeners tour 3:00 pm
People’s Park Gardeners tour @ People's Park
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Come to People’s Park. Enjoy the garden tour. Find out what you can do to prepare for the rain in the garden. We might even do some gardening. Also methodology regarding response to park closure in the future. Food Not Bombs feeds around 3 so we will start after people have eaten. Seed: amaranth, mugwort, nettles and collard, help yourself, [use the buddy system!] I usually work until dark or dusk. Bring gloves and a small garden trowel. Bring water. 68215
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Protecting the 2020 Elections in the Age of Facebook 11:30 am
Protecting the 2020 Elections in the Age of Facebook @ Online
Oct 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Register here Please join us for a special webcast about protecting election integrity, voting rights, and democracy in the age of Facebook. Our guests will discuss what they see as the most perilous threats to democracy that are being promulgated on Facebook and what can be done about them—through government regulation, legal efforts, changes to company policies, and pro-democracy activism. – Ángel Díaz is counsel in the Liberty & National Security Program of the Brennan Center for Justice. His work focuses on the intersection of technology with civil rights and … Continued
Film Screening: Arc of Justice 2:00 pm
Film Screening: Arc of Justice @ Online
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Film Screening: Arc of Justice @ Online
Register for this event. Join AC Library’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) team for a screening of Arc of Justice: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of a Beloved Community on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 2-4pm. This short documentary is about the community land trust, New Communities, Inc., in Albany, Georgia. NCI was created in 1969 by leaders of the Civil Rights Movement to help secure economic independence for African American families. The screening begins at 2:10pm, followed by the Q&A from 2:35pm to 3:35pm. The Q&A will feature guests Mark Lipman, filmmaker, Gus Newport, … Continued
Night Out for Safety and Liberation – Oakland Digital Event 6:00 pm
Night Out for Safety and Liberation – Oakland Digital Event @ Online
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Night Out for Safety and Liberation – Oakland Digital Event @ Online
Register at: bit.ly/nosl20oakland Join Oakland activists and artists for performances streaming live on Zoom and Facebook lifting up what #SafetyIs means and how #WeKeepUsSafe. Performers include: Kymi Jasmine Fuego TJ Sykes 68193
Oakland Police Commission 6:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Agenda Zoom link Notable agenda items: Update from Interim Police Chief OPD Presentation on Race and Equity Use of Force Ad Hoc Committee Presentation of Department General Order (DGO) K-3 Use of Force Report from Special Concurrent Meeting of the Oakland City Council, Community Policing Advisory Board (CPAB), Public Safety and Services Oversight Commission (SSOC), and Police Commission on September 29, 2020 Update on Special Order (SO) 9205 Banning Carotid Restraint and All Forms of Asphyxia  68209
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Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Oct 8 all-day
During unsettling times, it helps to remember how we survived past struggles. The Boys Who Said NO! focuses on the nonviolent warriors who actively opposed the military draft during the Vietnam War and whose brave actions would eventually lead to the end of both the draft in the United States and the long-standing, devastating war. Offering a thorough and fascinating (recent) history lesson, Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich (The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, MVFF32) highlights several heroes of the anti-war movement—from iconic figures like Martin Luther … Continued
Oakland Police Commission 6:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Find agendas and minutes here.68263
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Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Oct 9 all-day
During unsettling times, it helps to remember how we survived past struggles. The Boys Who Said NO! focuses on the nonviolent warriors who actively opposed the military draft during the Vietnam War and whose brave actions would eventually lead to the end of both the draft in the United States and the long-standing, devastating war. Offering a thorough and fascinating (recent) history lesson, Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich (The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, MVFF32) highlights several heroes of the anti-war movement—from iconic figures like Martin Luther … Continued
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“Landless Not Voiceless” an exhibition 11:00 am
“Landless Not Voiceless” an exhibition @ Pro Arts Gallery & Commons
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pro Arts Gallery & COMMONS is proud to present Landless Not Voiceless, an exhibition curated by the newly found, Oakland-based, Cardboard & Concrete Unhoused Artist Collective. Landless Not Voiceless will open at Pro Arts Gallery & COMMONS on Saturday, October 10th, 2020 (Indigenous People’s Day) with public reception, talks, and mural street art action by the Poor People’s campaign. Artists will begin painting the mural at 11 a.m. The exhibition will feature the works of unhoused artists, members of the Cardboard & Concrete Unhoused Artists Collective — from Oakland and … Continued
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.68204
Recognizing Prison Resistance : From George Jackson to Attica to the Agreement to End Hostilities 4:30 pm
Recognizing Prison Resistance : From George Jackson to Attica to the Agreement to End Hostilities
Oct 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
We will meet at 4:30pm at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal at 101 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, CA, 94939. At 5pm we will walk up to the West Gate of San Quentin, where we will hold the demonstration. Hosted by No Justice Under Capitalism and Anti Police-Terror Project Join us at San Quentin on the anniversary of the Agreement to End Hostilities! We will be recognizing prison resistance from George Jackson to the Attica Uprising, from the Pelican Bay Hunger Solidarity Strikes to the Agreement to End Hostilities, an agreement put together … Continued
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Oct 11 @ 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 if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
Tor: What Is It Good For? (Absolutely Everything!) 1:00 pm
Tor: What Is It Good For? (Absolutely Everything!) @ Online
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Come learn how the free Tor Web Browser can be your gateway to the Dark Web while simultaneously keeping you safer and your personal info more private as you browse web sites big and small. In this deep dive workshop on Tor, the Tech Learning Collective’s cybersecurity trainers will show you how to make the most of this widely available and free digital safety tool. Workshop Description From illegal online drug stores like Silk Road to DDoS botnet command and control headquarters, media attention has long painted “the Dark Web” … Continued
Electron(s) Dance: a Bay Area virtual gathering of the David Graeber Intergalactic Memorial Carnival. 4:00 pm
Electron(s) Dance: a Bay Area virtual gathering of the David Graeber Intergalactic Memorial Carnival. @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IAFS together with Sarah Marie Neilson are organizing a Bay Area virtual gathering by Zoom to lift up David’s gifts and celebrate his life. If you were ever moved by David’s work, if you are just learning about him now and want to learn more, if you are looking for a moment of fun with kindred spirits in these strange times, please join us! The event will be virtual by Zoom for accessibility and geographic reasons. Participants are invited to make and wear carnival masks to honor the carnival practices … Continued
Green Sunday: Voter Suppression 2020 and the Cure     5:00 pm
Green Sunday: Voter Suppression 2020 and the Cure     @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A number of states have sought to make it harder for Americans to vote, especially since the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision, Shelby County v. Holder, which invalidated core protections of the Voting Rights Act.  Studies have shown that laws passed by these states did indeed lower voter turnout, especially among voters of color.  Please join us tonight to learn about several of the ways in which voter suppression takes place, and what can be done in response. Andrea Miller is Founding Board Member and Executive Director, People Demanding Action; Founding … Continued
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Angela Davis: Their Democracy and Ours 4:30 pm
Angela Davis: Their Democracy and Ours @ Online
Oct 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Building on the insights of Astra Taylor’s award-winning film, “What is Democracy?”, renowned activist and writer Angela Davis and journalist, film-maker and activist Astra Taylor discuss what we can and should do now in this time of unprecedented crisis, but also of opportunity. One of the main questions—how can a diverse coalition of activists young and old work together to map a path forward? Introduced by David Palumbo-Liu (Stanford), with questions from the audience moderated by Bhaskar Sunkara (Jacobin). This event is sponsored by Haymarket Books and Jacobin. While all of our events are freely available, we … Continued
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Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Oct 14 all-day
During unsettling times, it helps to remember how we survived past struggles. The Boys Who Said NO! focuses on the nonviolent warriors who actively opposed the military draft during the Vietnam War and whose brave actions would eventually lead to the end of both the draft in the United States and the long-standing, devastating war. Offering a thorough and fascinating (recent) history lesson, Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich (The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, MVFF32) highlights several heroes of the anti-war movement—from iconic figures like Martin Luther … Continued
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Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Oct 17 all-day
Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Register here  Join The Rising Majority — including the Climate Justice Alliance, the Movement for Black Lives, 350.org and many other progressive organizations — for a two-day event on “Rising Against White Supremacist Terror Toward a Just World.” The Rising Majority writes: “We are on the precipice of a historic moment, where we the people have to choose the political, economic, and moral direction of our communities and country. . . climate change staring us down as wildfires blaze out of control; millions of people impacted by COVID and over 175,000 senseless deaths … Continued
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.68204
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Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Oct 18 all-day
Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Register here  Join The Rising Majority — including the Climate Justice Alliance, the Movement for Black Lives, 350.org and many other progressive organizations — for a two-day event on “Rising Against White Supremacist Terror Toward a Just World.” The Rising Majority writes: “We are on the precipice of a historic moment, where we the people have to choose the political, economic, and moral direction of our communities and country. . . climate change staring us down as wildfires blaze out of control; millions of people impacted by COVID and over 175,000 senseless deaths … Continued
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Oct 18 @ 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 if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
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Oakland out of Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) 1:30 pm
Oakland out of Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) @ Online
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Oakland out of Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) @ Online
  https://oakland.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=807712&GUID=699BDC2E-8B86-45EF-AD7B-40F282627F70&Options=info|&Search=68265
Kimberly Jones: I’m Not Dying With You Tonight 7:00 pm
Kimberly Jones: I’m Not Dying With You Tonight @ Online
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents a webinar KIMBERLY JONES “I’M NOT DYING WITH YOU TONIGHT” with Davey D tickets The New York Times Bestseller! “An absolute page turner, I’m Not Dying with You Tonight is a compelling and powerful novel that is sure to make an impact.” -Angie Thomas, New York Times bestselling author An NAACP Image Award Nominee, I’m Not Dying with You Tonight follows two teen girls – one black, one white – who have to confront their own assumptions about racial inequality as they rely on each … Continued
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Oakland Police Commission 6:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Find agendas and minutes here.68263
Intro to SURJ 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ @ Online
Oct 22 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Are you feeling angry by the continued killings of Black people by the police and vigilantes and want to do something about it? Come learn about SURJ Bay Area at a virtual introductory meeting and find out how SURJ moves white people to act for justice, with passion and accountability, as part of a multi-racial majority. Hear about our current work and activities including SURJ’s pathways for engaging in the work such as Study & Action, committee work, upcoming workshops, and events. We’ll answer your questions and share how you … Continued
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Sustainable Production and Consumption 8:30 am
Sustainable Production and Consumption @ Online
Oct 23 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Sustainable Production and Consumption @ Online
Register here Join the Bay Area Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force for the fourth in a Virtual Summit Series: For an Environmentally Just and Regenerative Future.  This one will explore possibilities for Sustainable Production and Consumption of Resources. Topics include: Consumption-based accounting of greenhouse gasses Zero waste: plastic pollution and food waste reduction Carbon sequestration and carbon farming Watershed/wetlands restoration Climate literacy WHEN Friday, October 23, 8:30 AM – 1 PM 8:30 – 9: doors open, meet and greet 9 – 9:45: land acknowledgement and plenary 9:45 – 11:30: workshops/breakout groups 11:30 – … Continued
Local Clean Energy Alliance Game Night 6:00 pm
Local Clean Energy Alliance Game Night @ Online
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register here Join the Local Clean Energy Alliance for its annual fall gathering — this year online. Without  the food but it’ll still be lots of fun — an Energy Jeopardy Game, a flower power demonstration, and more! Treat yourself to two hours of fun without any mention of pandemic, wildfires or the election! Celebrate two victories in the past year: #1: In February,LCEA launched the Reclaim Our Power Utility Justice Campaign, a frontline community-led movement to restructure California’s energy system. Despite the pandemic, the Campaign fought the bailout of PG&E, and pushed for a … Continued
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March for Democracy 12:30 pm
March for Democracy @ Rally at Mission High School Steps
Oct 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
We unite against those who seek to limit people’s right to vote, intimidate voters at the polls, or intend to ignore the electoral outcome. We join with local and national civic and labor organizations in a day of action to protect our constitutional rights to a fair election. WHAT: March for Democracy SF before the election, to continue as needed in the following weeks WHERE: Rally at Mission High School Steps, 3750 18th St. (across from Dolores Park) followed by a march to San Francisco City Hall SAFE and PEACEFUL: … Continued
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.68204
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Oct 25 @ 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 if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oakland Greens Present an evening with Rosa Clemente 6:00 pm
Oakland Greens Present an evening with Rosa Clemente @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When An Afro-Latina Woman Ran For Vice-President And Nobody Knew Her Name The time is now and, in fact, long passed for the people to really take control over the systems that affect them. Our current political system excludes any voices that would challenge the status quo. In 2008 the Green Party of the “Un-United States” nominated such a powerful ticket headed by McKinney/Clemente and still received no love from even the so-called progressive media. Rosa Clemente will join us over ZOOM for their presentation entitled “When An Afro-Latina Woman … Continued
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Free Covid Testing
Free Covid Testing @ Kaiser Center
Oct 27 all-day
https://twitter.com/Dare2BWell/status/132040991901583360368300
Racism in Facial Recognition Surveillance 5:00 pm
Racism in Facial Recognition Surveillance @ Online
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Most technologies and algorithms hold the same biases, implicit or otherwise, as their creator inevitably leading to racial biases. Facial recognition technology is no different. Come join speaker Isedua Oribhabor and learn about the history of facial recognition, its use by law enforcement in Santa Clara County, what we plan to do to curb said use, and how you can help us. Livestreamed on Youtube here: https://www.cpcscc.org/youtube  68296
Gretchen Sorin: Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights 7:00 pm
Gretchen Sorin: Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gretchen Sorin: Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights
 Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gretchen-sorin-driving-while-black- african-american-travel-civil-rights-tickets-119692392167 68194
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What’s At Stake: America’s Newest Pre-Existing Condition of COVID-19 3:00 pm
What’s At Stake: America’s Newest Pre-Existing Condition of COVID-19 @ Online
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
What’s At Stake: America’s Newest Pre-Existing Condition of COVID-19 Join us on Wednesday, October 28 at 3 PM PT (6 PM ET), for the final installment of Health Care Voter’s new web series ‘What’s At Stake’ to learn more about the health care repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic on millions of Americans across the country, and the threat of patient protections being dismantled through the Supreme Court. Organizer: Health Care Voter RSVP: https://secure.everyaction.com/yZWFDxSONUWKJglWhz5K4w2 Facebook livestream: https://www.facebook.com/healthcarevoter/ For more information on this webinar series: https://healthcarevoter.org/whatsatstake/68292
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Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series 7:00 pm
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ECOTOPIA 2050 5-PART SPEAKER SERIES Ecotopia 2050 is designed as a 5 Episode speaker discussion series with the first episode serving as an introduction/prelude to the event. The speaker discussion series is paired with corresponding book club meetings that give participants a more intimate opportunity to discuss the themes of the book in the community. Based on the 1975 blockbuster utopian novel Ecotopia, this discussion and book club event series revisit some of the futuristic visions of the Ernest Callenbach classic. His visionary ideas, and those of his generation, that he … Continued
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