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IMMIGRANT RIGHTS MARCH for Full Citizenship Rights for All! 7:00 pm
IMMIGRANT RIGHTS MARCH for Full Citizenship Rights for All! @ Fruitvale
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Oakland will MARCH on California’s Cesar Chavez Holiday — Monday, April 1, 2013 — to demand FULL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS FOR ALL! These are our demands: FULL CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS for all people who live here, go to school here, work here, and otherwise contribute to this society. Latina/o, black, Asian, Arab, Native American, white, immigrants with and without papers — we are ALL Americans. OPEN THE BORDERS — give people the same rights that NAFTA provides to the corporations for unrestricted passage across borders. NO RESTRICTIONS to gaining citizenship should be … Continued
Stop the BPD Cover Up in the Matter of the Death of Kayla Moore 1:00 am
Stop the BPD Cover Up in the Matter of the Death of Kayla Moore @ Berkeley City Hall
May 1 @ 1:00 am – 5:00 am
“We demand that BPD allow the release of the Coroner’s report and the police report of what happened that night.” “The city leadership has allowed the police to function without accountability…” Rally at 6:00 PM and speak out at 7:00 PM.48485
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StrikeDebtBayArea Presents at Occupy SF Forum 1:00 am
StrikeDebtBayArea Presents at Occupy SF Forum @ Global Exchange
Apr 2 @ 1:00 am – 3:30 am
StrikeDebtBayArea peeps will be talking about their projects at the Occupy SF Forum on April 1st. Cassie Thorton, of one SDBA’s founding members, will present three years of research and art making about debt and its relationship to contemporary notions of work, behavior, emotions and the unconscious. In this talk Cassie will explore the nature of debt as a tulpa, which, in Tibetan mysticism, is a being or object created out of a shared willpower, attention, focus, and ritual. If enough people think it, believe it, and have fear of … Continued
SEIU: Take on City Hall 11:30 pm
SEIU: Take on City Hall @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 2 @ 11:30 pm – Apr 3 @ 1:00 am
Oakland City workers will take their message for a fair, no concessions contract to City Hall. The rally will be the highlight of a day-long hearing on the city’s budget, where we will tell city leaders to cut elsewhere than the hard-working members of SEIU Local 1021. Workers have given back wages, benefits and jobs since 2008, but now livelihoods are at risk. Enough is enough. Wear purple to show solidarity.47969
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Save GG’s House! Phone Blast Lunch Party! 6:30 pm
Save GG’s House! Phone Blast Lunch Party! @ GG's House
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Come to our phone blast AND ORGANIZING party! lunch – pot luck, bagels and cheese. beer, wine, and soda ACOUSTIC MUSIC LEARN HOW OR TEACH OTHERS THE TEDIOUS JOB OF PHONE BLASTING if u can/t make phone blast party do a phone blast on ur own and forward this u can phone blast any time on thursday april 4th. please help us to PHONE BLAST IT IS A SUCCESSFUL TACTIC call 10 times THAT DAY leaving a message we give u the script to read just like those annoying phone … Continued
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Austerity and its Discontents: A Public Forum with David Graeber 2:00 am
Austerity and its Discontents: A Public Forum with David Graeber @ Namaste Hall, California Institute of Integral Studies
Apr 5 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Austerity and its Discontents: A Public Forum with David Graeber. David Graeber is an anthropologist operating out of Goldsmiths, University of London. He emerged as the organic intellectual of the Occupy movement, and has made important contributions to the renovation of antinomian thought. Among his books are “Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology” and “Debt: The First 5000 Years.” CIIS Announcement. David Graeber Wikipedia entry.48172
Bank Action in Support of Occupier GG: Save Her House! 10:30 pm
Bank Action in Support of Occupier GG: Save Her House!
Apr 5 @ 10:30 pm – Apr 6 @ 12:00 am
You are invited to a FRIDAY BANK DEMO in oakland, april 5 330pm. we meet and decide which bank CALL me orion 510 541 3835 for meeting location. the demonstration will be run by ACCE: ALLIANCE OF CALIF0RNIANS FOR COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT. I HAVE BEEN TO 5 acce BANK ACTIONS – NOBODY GETS ARRESTED AND IT/S TONS OF FUN AND extremely empowering . WE BASICALLY DEMAND TO TALK TO THE MANAGER TO restructure loans or stop the sale of homes etc. there will be 3 other home owners besides gg. Even … Continued
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Fuck the Police March #FTP April,5,2013 2:00 am
Fuck the Police March #FTP April,5,2013 @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 6 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
FUCK THE POLICE MARCH 14 and broadway 7:00pm FTP 3.0 – FUCK THE POLICE Take our pigs for a walk. They need the exercise. And it only costs the city $50K a week! *** This event is being called by the Occupy Oakland Tactical Action Committee. It might continue weekly. The Tactical Action Committee was approved by Occupy Oakland’s GA to perform autonomous actions at their discretion. In that sense it is not an “official” Occupy Oakland event, in the sense that it was not directly, but indirectly, approved through … Continued
A public forum to save the life and win the freedom of radical attorney Lynne Stewart 9:00 pm
A public forum to save the life and win the freedom of radical attorney Lynne Stewart @ Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Apr 6 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
A public forum to save the life and win the freedom of radical attorney Lynne Stewart, suffering from Stage 4 lung cancer. • Victim of a government frame-up conviction on charges of aiding and abetting terrorism •Imprisoned for ten years for defending the civil liberties and democratic rights of the Egyptian cleric (the “blind sheik’) Omar Abdel Rachman • Lynne has Stage 4 lung cancer and is seeking “compassionate release” to the New York City hospital that treated her original and now metastasized breast cancer. Citing “prison regulations” at FMC … Continued
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Join the Fight for a Livable Wage 10:00 pm
Join the Fight for a Livable Wage @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 12 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Join the Fight for a Livable Wage @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
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Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition BBQ 8:00 pm
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition BBQ @ Arroyo Park
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 14 @ 12:00 am
Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition BBQ @ Arroyo Park | Oakland | California | United States
Free food! Facebook event. RSVP. The Justice 4 Alan Blueford coalition is hosting a community BBQ in Arroyo Park on Saturday, April 13th. We hope you’ll come out with friends and family to eat, play, and connect as we build the strength of our community. Expect delicious home-cooked food, great music, powerful speakers, kid-friendly activities, a nurse’s station – all donated to this community event in honor of Alan Blueford, a Skyline High School student who was murdered by OPD Officer Miguel Masso almost one year ago on May 6th, … Continued
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STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA STRIKES BACK ON TAX DAY!! 10:00 pm
STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA STRIKES BACK ON TAX DAY!! @ Federal Reserve Building
Apr 15 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA STRIKES BACK ON TAX DAY!!  @ Federal Reserve Building | San Jose | California | United States
Banks don’t pay taxes but most people do! Banks don’t pay their debts but we are hounded if we don’t! Why must we pay income tax when banks and corporations don’t have to? They use accounting gimmicks, offshore headquarters and other scams to avoid paying their fair share. Is it fair that taxpayers bailed out the big banks, but they continue to profit at our expense? Why must we be crushed under the weight of debt for medical, educational, housing AND income tax obligations while those who have made a … Continued
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Rally to Demand the Prosecution of Vallejo Police Officer Dustin Joseph for the Murder of Mario Romero 10:00 pm
Rally to Demand the Prosecution of Vallejo Police Officer Dustin Joseph for the Murder of Mario Romero @ solano county district attorney's office
Apr 16 @ 10:00 pm – Apr 17 @ 12:00 am
RSVP via Facebook and more info Mario Romero was 23 years old ,Just 16 days shy of his 24th birthday.He and his brother-in-law had just returned home following the celebration of the two just getting new , promising jobs that would help them better support their families, wives and 3 three children between the both of them. upon returning home they placed a call to open the front door; upon ending the call Mario’s sister went outside to scare them like she always did but upon her arrival to the … Continued
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Remembering / Celebrating the life of Kayla (Xavier) Moore, Killed by Berkeley Police, on her Birthday 12:00 am
Remembering / Celebrating the life of Kayla (Xavier) Moore, Killed by Berkeley Police, on her Birthday @ Downtown Berkeley
Apr 18 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2013 CONTACT: Andrea Prichett (Berkeley Copwatch) Phone: (510) 229-0527 email: prichett@locrian.com Diana Bohn (Coalition for a Safe Berkeley) Phone: 510-525-5497 or 926-5871 email: nicca@igc.org Who: Berkeley Copwatch, Coalition for a Safe Berkeley Event Remembering/ Celebrating the life of Kayla (Xavier) Moore on her birthday What: Birthday Memorial Celebration When: 5:00pm, Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Where: 2116 Allston Way (near Shattuck Ave.) in Berkeley and What: Press Conference and delivery of the Public Records Act Request to the police station. Where: 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. … Continued
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GG COUNTERATTACK: SHUTDOWN US BANK SAT APR 20. PHONE BLAST. 5:00 pm
GG COUNTERATTACK: SHUTDOWN US BANK SAT APR 20. PHONE BLAST. @ US Bank
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SHUTDOWN US BANK SAT APR 20 MONCLAIR 10M TO NOONISH. Meet at US Bank in Montclair, 1998 Mountain Blvd, Oakland. If you cannot make it please call US Bank branches between 10:00 AM and noon that are open today in the Oakland area: Montclair: 510 339 5900 Alameda: 510 747 1657 I am ___________________, and I am calling on behalf of my friend, Gwen Winter, who you evicted from her home at gunpoint at 1415 Allman Street, Oakland, CA on Friday morning, April 19. I demand you call off the … Continued
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Fundraiser Concert to Benefit Occupy the Farm 3:00 am
Fundraiser Concert to Benefit Occupy the Farm @ The Farmsprung
Apr 21 @ 3:00 am – 6:45 am
Scheduled artists include Voyaj, Upside Drown, Shake Your Peace!, Future Twin and Michael Zeligs. On Earth Day of last year, Occupy the Farm first broke into the Gill Tract to protest a proposed development neighboring land also owned by the university. Via Berkeley Patch.48491
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Earth Day Action for Environmental and Climate Justice 7:00 pm
Earth Day Action for Environmental and Climate Justice @ EPA REgion IX Office
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join many on Earth Day, 4/22, to tell the White House, Congress, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to stop protecting polluters. It is time to start protecting our climate, our health, and our communities! Meet in front of the U.S. EPA Region IX Office at 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco at noon on 4/22. March to State Department at 1:45 PM to protest the Keystone Pipeline. More info.48169
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Keep Families Together, Restore Due Process and Put an End to Scomm in the County! 5:30 pm
Keep Families Together, Restore Due Process and Put an End to Scomm in the County! @ Alameda County Board of Supervisors, 5th floor
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us in Support of a resolution to Keep Families Together, Restore Due Process and Put an End to Scomm (Secure Communities, i.e., Deportation) in the County! We will gather to share food at 10:30am, will have a press conference/rally at 11am and at 12 Noon we will head inside to the 5th floor to give testimony in support of a resolution that the Board of Supervisors will be voting on calling for an end to S-comm in the County. Join us, together we can “Keep Families Together, Restore Due … Continued
Wells Fargo & US Bank Action – San Francisco. Help Save GG’s House! 6:00 pm
Wells Fargo & US Bank Action – San Francisco. Help Save GG’s House! @ Wells Fargo HQ
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wells Fargo is Evil. Last year, over 2,000 folks took over the Wells Fargo Share holder’s meeting San Francisco. This year, Wells Fargo is on the run: to Salt Lake City Utah. But it doesn’t mean we can’t leave them a message for when they come back!!! Join ss and make sure John Stumpf, CEO of Wells Fargo, hears us all the way in Salt Lake City Utah, from San Francisco. gg and orion invite you to join the ACCE demo against Wells fargo and USBANK april 23 tuesday meet … Continued
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UNITE HERE Rally for Oakland Airport Workers 7:00 pm
UNITE HERE Rally for Oakland Airport Workers @ Oakland Airport, Terminals 2
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Non-union fast food workers at the Oakland Airport have been calling for justice on the job for over nine months. The Port of Oakland found that two worker leaders were FIRED in retaliation for speaking out – and that Jamba Juice and Subway weren’t following the Port living wage law. We told the Port Commission last Thursday that this injustice cannot stand at the Oakland Airport. Next Wednesday we will raise our voices so that everyone in the airport knows how unfair Subway and Jamba Juice are. We will also … Continued
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Reverend Billy and the Choir of Stop Shopping @ OGP 11:00 pm
Reverend Billy and the Choir of Stop Shopping @ OGP @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 26 @ 11:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 12:00 am
Join Reverend Billy and the Choir of Stop Shopping for their performance of “Extinction Revolution”, the latest from the singing radicals. In the new song “Extinction Revolution” the choir, led by Musical Director Nehemiah Luckett, rejoices that the climate-changed killed Golden Toad returns from the dead to haunt Jamie Dimon’s dreams and regulate Wall Street. Special guests, Chalkupy. Facebook Event: RSVP More info. 48246
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Noise Demo – Solidarity with the Grand Jury Resisters! 2:00 am
Noise Demo – Solidarity with the Grand Jury Resisters! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 27 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Earlier this month, a call to action* was made for a week of solidarity with the PNW Grand Jury resistors. This week is the week leading up to May Day, the day the FBI is using as an excuse to engage in their anarchist witch hunt. So Friday, April 26th we are calling for a rowdy noise demonstration/street party in solidarity with those facing repression from the Seattle grand jury (and everywhere else, too!) Repression will not keep us down! Bring noisemakers of all sorts, from fireworks to casseroles. Contact … Continued
Socialism Vs. Capitalism 2013 2:00 am
Socialism Vs. Capitalism 2013 @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Apr 27 @ 2:00 am – 4:30 am
Friday: Challenging Capitalism’s Inherent Evils. Glen Ford, Vanessa Aldrich, Ann Montague, Jeralyn Blueford Saturday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Capitalism’s Crises: The 99% vs. the Corporate Elite. Jack Rasmus, Bruce Pardoll, Nighsnow Vogt 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Civil Liberties Under Attack. The Emerging Police State. Ann Weills, Mark Ostapiak, Vanessa Aldrich 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Imperialist Wars. Glen Ford, Daniel Alley, Anthony Battey Sunday 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Leninist Theory Jeff Mackler 2:00 PM: BBQ ($5, no one turned away for lack of funds)48412
Wild Bill Bailout (Dave Lippman) concert at the BFUU Friday April 26th at 7PM 2:00 am
Wild Bill Bailout (Dave Lippman) concert at the BFUU Friday April 26th at 7PM @ Berkeley Unitarian Fellowship
Apr 27 @ 2:00 am – 3:45 am
Dave Lippman and his ego alter Wild Bill Bailout are singing Friday night April 26th at the Berkeley Fellowship Of Unitarian Universalists in Berkeley at 7 PM. Wild Bill, AKA George Shrub is the “Bard of the Bankers.” Check out some of his songs here. 1924 Cedar Street at Bonita, Berkeley, CA http://occupyoakland.org/2013/04/48673/48685
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Benefit Show Featuring The Coup 5:00 am
Benefit Show Featuring The Coup @ Oakland Marriot City Center
Apr 28 @ 5:00 am – 6:45 am
Oakland-based, political hip-hop group, The Coup, are putting on a benefit show for the National Lawyers Guild. ALL ARE WELCOME! The Coup’s latest album, Sorry to Bother You, is available now. Prior to the show the NLG will be honoring Boots Riley’s father, Walter, at our Annual Testimonial Dinner. For more information about attending the dinner, visit nlgsf.org. Buy tickets RSVP via Facebook48250
People’s Park 44th Anniversary 7:00 pm
People’s Park 44th Anniversary @ People's Park
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 1:00 am
Hey, you’re People. So come celebrate YOUR park in Berkeley! People’s Park 44th Anniversary! Source: Facebook notice48687
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Occupy SF Forum Presents “Outing the Oligarchy Part II” with Victor Menotti 1:00 am
Occupy SF Forum Presents “Outing the Oligarchy Part II” with Victor Menotti @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor
Apr 30 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
What does it take to get millions into the streets? Last time, we began to discuss “unifiers” – What is the commonality uniting and mobilizing the movement? Ideas from “reclaiming our democracy” to “compassion and love for our brothers and sisters” to “fighting for the planet” and more are on the table as we consider the mandate to organize at this crucial time. A detailed description here. 48727