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Caravan for Amazon Workers & All Essential Workers 7:00 am
Caravan for Amazon Workers & All Essential Workers
Aug 1 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Bay Area Amazonians, Tesla workers, Gig Workers Collective, People’s Strike Bay Area, Workers United Against COVID-19, & other essential workers on a creative caravan for worker safety, workers’ rights, & worker solidarity. RSVP: https://bayareaamazonians.org/petition-delivery-action Or just show up! Meet very early in the morning this Saturday outside the Amazon San Leandro warehouse,  at the nearby Walmart parking lot. Amazon is putting workers’ lives at risk. Drivers don’t have access to COVID data from the warehouse workers and vice versa, even though they interact daily. Amazon is even delaying release … Continued
All Power to the People Rally 1:00 pm
All Power to the People Rally @ West Oakland Bart
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
All Power to the People Rally @ West Oakland Bart
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San Quentin Prison Protest: No State Execution by COVID-19 12:00 pm
San Quentin Prison Protest: No State Execution by COVID-19 @ Larkspur Ferry Terminal Parking Lot
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
San Quentin Prison Protest: No State Execution by COVID-19 @ Larkspur Ferry Terminal Parking Lot
Over 2,000 prisoners at San Quentin are infected with COVID-19. This pandemic should not be a death sentence. We will be holding a rally and protest at the West Gate of San Quentin State Prison on Sunday, August 2. We will start at 12 noon from the Larkspur Ferry Terminal Parking Lot and march and caravan to the West Gate to demand: Our demands: * Mass Releases Now! * Stop transfers between prisons * Provide COVID testing to 100% of the prison population and employees * Limit staff movement in … Continued
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National Day of Resistance in Oakland #EquityOrElse 4:00 pm
National Day of Resistance in Oakland #EquityOrElse
Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
National Day of Resistance We demand safe, healthy, equitable schools. Rally and Car Caravan 4pm – meet at La Escuelita 1050 2nd Ave, Oakland, CA 4:30pm – Rally 5:00pm – Car Caravan leaves for the superintendent’s house This event will practice social distancing. The rally and speakers will be broadcast on FM radio. If/when you leave your car please wear a mask. Demands: No reopening until the scientific data supports it Police-free schools All schools must be supported to function as community schools with adequate numbers of counselors and nurses … Continued
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Socialist Night School: Eco-Socialist Principles 6:30 pm
Socialist Night School: Eco-Socialist Principles @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Aug 6 @ 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 planet. … Continued
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North Oakland Supply Drive for Local Encampments 10:00 am
North Oakland Supply Drive for Local Encampments
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Greetings Fam! We are asking for your love and support to provide hot meals, sanitation and care kits to 500 of our unhoused neighbors. Here are the dates we will be at the Omni to set up, Packing and clean-up: – FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2-5PM – SATURDAY, AUGUST 8 and – SUNDAY AUGUST 9, 10a-1pm MAIN Prep day: Saturday August 15 MAIN Distribution day: Sunday August 16. We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al to … Continued
Haiti’s Campaign for Dignity 2:00 pm
Haiti’s Campaign for Dignity
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Haiti's Campaign for Dignity
Register here   Watch on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/haitiemergencyrelieffund/live Click here to make a donation to Haiti’s Campaign For Dignity About Haiti Emergency Relief Fund Since its inception in March 2004, the Haiti Emergency Relief Fund has given concrete aid to Haiti’s democratic movement as they attempted to survive the brutal coup against their democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and to rebuild shattered development projects. We urge you to contribute generously, not only for this immediate crisis, but in order to support the long-run development of human rights, sustainable agriculture and economic justice in … Continued
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North Oakland Supply Drive for Local Encampments 10:00 am
North Oakland Supply Drive for Local Encampments
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Greetings Fam! We are asking for your love and support to provide hot meals, sanitation and care kits to 500 of our unhoused neighbors. Here are the dates we will be at the Omni to set up, Packing and clean-up: – FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2-5PM – SATURDAY, AUGUST 8 and – SUNDAY AUGUST 9, 10a-1pm MAIN Prep day: Saturday August 15 MAIN Distribution day: Sunday August 16. We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al to … Continued
Green Sunday: Reopening Schools: Whether, How, When? 5:00 pm
Green Sunday: Reopening Schools: Whether, How, When? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Can schools be reopened safely with the pandemic out of control? Why do several prestigious scientific and public health organizations push for reopening schools (the National Academy of Sciences; the American Academy of Pediatrics; the Centers for Disease Control) — do they really know, is their advice really unbiased, and anyway is this really a strictly scientific decision or is it a social decision to be based on overall well-being? What will be necessary for schools to reopen safely? Can we learn from the experiences of other nations and communities … Continued
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BART Board & Police Review Cmsn Mtg – Public Comment on Policing 4:00 pm
BART Board & Police Review Cmsn Mtg – Public Comment on Policing
Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Participation instructions here In response to Black Lives Matter, the tragic murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police, Bay Area social justice protests and public demand, the Board of Directors requests that the General Manager work with the Board of Directors on an immediate stakeholder process to develop changes to the BART Police model that de-emphasize the use of sworn personnel to respond to homelessness, behavioral health and substance use, among other issues that do not need an armed police response. Recognizing that much has been done to implement progressive … Continued
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Soil Not Oil Conference
Soil Not Oil Conference @ Online
Aug 14 all-day
The Biosafety Alliance/Soil Not Oil Coalition has been organizing conferences since 2011. Starting with the historic Justice Begins with Seeds Conference that supported GMO Labeling campaigns by educating community members about the environmental hazards of industrial agriculture that is highly fueled by the GMO industry. In 2015, we expanded our work through the Soil Not OilInternational Conference, in which we promote practical soil-based solutions to climate change by restoring ecosystems and expanding environmental justice by offering scholarships to diverse participants.. Our conference have featured international scientists, farmers, elected officials and … Continued
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Soil Not Oil Conference
Soil Not Oil Conference @ Online
Aug 15 all-day
The Biosafety Alliance/Soil Not Oil Coalition has been organizing conferences since 2011. Starting with the historic Justice Begins with Seeds Conference that supported GMO Labeling campaigns by educating community members about the environmental hazards of industrial agriculture that is highly fueled by the GMO industry. In 2015, we expanded our work through the Soil Not OilInternational Conference, in which we promote practical soil-based solutions to climate change by restoring ecosystems and expanding environmental justice by offering scholarships to diverse participants.. Our conference have featured international scientists, farmers, elected officials and … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Aug 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ 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, and How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century. For our July, August and September discussions we will be reading  ‘The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy’ by Stephanie Kelton. (Find it at your local bookstore or through this site.) For July, we … Continued
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Let’s Own PG&E Campaign 6:45 pm
Let’s Own PG&E Campaign @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Aug 19 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn about why a for-profit PG&E will never work for the people or the planet and be a part of winning a Community-owned, Community-controlled PG&E. Where: Zoom: RSVP for link68049
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PEOPLE’S PARK FREE CONCERT 12:00 pm
PEOPLE’S PARK FREE CONCERT @ People's Park
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The People’s Park Committee invites you to a physically distanced free concert performance and live stream on Sunday, August 23, from noon to 3:30pm, featuring the music of Brontez & The Younger Lovers, Danny James & Pear, Cass McCombs, 2 Lazy Boys, Bella, the Funky Nixons and others. The concert takes place at People’s Park and live streaming happens at the Berkeley People’s Park Facebook page.68085
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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
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM during DST) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at … Continued
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