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March for Immigrant and Worker Rights: Healthcare is Human Right 10:00 pm
March for Immigrant and Worker Rights: Healthcare is Human Right @ 24th St. BART, SF
May 1 @ 10:00 pm – May 2 @ 12:00 am
March with us in SF on May Day. We will assemble at 24th and Mission at 2:45 and march to Civic Center. We will be carrying banners that say Healthcare is a Human Right Support HR 676 Medicare for All Single Payer Now48664
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May Day: Fight For $15! 12:00 am
May Day: Fight For $15! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 2 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
Last year Burger King made $117,000,000 in profits. Walgreens made $253,000,000. Downtown Oakland workers deserve a raise! Hundreds of fast food workers in NYC recently participated in a strike to demand $15/hr. It is time to bring the Fight for Fifteen campaign to Oakland. With the cost of rent driven up by gentrification, plus childcare, healthcare and other bills, $8/hour is not enough to survive in Oakland. Mayor Jean Quan says Oakland is “rising” but the lowest paid workers, who are more likely to be people of color and women, … Continued
Town Hall on Drones: Informing Policy in Berkeley 1:00 am
Town Hall on Drones: Informing Policy in Berkeley @ North Berkeley Senior Center
May 2 @ 1:00 am – 5:00 am
Town Hall on Drones: Informing Policy in Berkeley.48473
Malcolm X and Fighting Racism Today. With Jeralyn Blueford & Brian Jones. 2:00 am
Malcolm X and Fighting Racism Today. With Jeralyn Blueford & Brian Jones. @ Laney Art Center Room 110
May 2 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Racism and oppression are alive and well in the US. From the attempts of politicians to rob African-Americans of the right to vote in the latest elections, the millions trapped in the prison system, to the epidemic of police murders that have claimed the lives of Sean Bell, Oscar Grant, and Alan Blueford, the New Jim Crow is out of control. In celebration of what would have been his 88th birthday, the International Socialist Organization will hold a discussion about the revolutionary ideas of Malcolm X. As revolt and struggles … Continued
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BAMN MARCH for Full Citizenship Rights for All! 7:00 pm
BAMN MARCH for Full Citizenship Rights for All!
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
TELL JEAN QUAN: OAKLAND IS NOT ARIZONA! 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 more deportations. Make all young people brought by their parents full citizens now. No fines for the millions of people without papers who are here now. … Continued
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ANARCHO-SPECTIVE: Political Art Show 12:30 am
ANARCHO-SPECTIVE: Political Art Show @ La Pena Cultural Center
May 6 @ 12:30 am – 5:00 am
Photos and Art by TRISTAN ANDERSON. Free Event! Free Food! 40 THIEVES Revolutionary Hip Hop, NEPANTLER@S Queer Chicano Punk, Slideshow on the OAXACA COMMUNE…. and more! Between LA PENA and The LONG HAUL on both sides of the street! RSVP on Facebook.48636
Candlelight Vigil: We Remember and Honor Alan Dwayne Blueford 1:30 am
Candlelight Vigil: We Remember and Honor Alan Dwayne Blueford @ Sunnyside Park (Verdese Carter Park)
May 6 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am
Candlelight Vigil: We Remember and Honor Alan Dwayne Blueford @ Sunnyside Park (Verdese Carter Park) | Oakland | California | United States
Meet at Sunnyside Park and walk to 9200 Birch St where Alan was killed. (Candles provided). Rest in Power, Alan. 20 Dec 1993 – 6 May, 2012. Justice 4 Alan Blueford Website.48493
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Halt the Heist of the Berkeley Post Office! 10:00 pm
Halt the Heist of the Berkeley Post Office! @ Berkeley Post Office
May 7 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
It’s not just the post office that’s being privatized. Our schools, our public spaces, parks and services are all at risk. Join Us! Help save our public commons! Come to the rally! More information. The USPS wants to sell Berkeley’s historic main post office. Citizens to Save the Berkeley Post Office is a grassroots group that has come together to block the sale of our heritage, stop service cut backs, and preserve living wage postal jobs. Our fight is not unique. Thousands of post office closures across the country mean … Continued
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Occupy The Farm: Land Occupation! 7:00 pm
Occupy The Farm: Land Occupation! @ Albany City Hall
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – May 12 @ 6:45 am
You’re Invited To A Good Old LAND OCCUPATION With Your Friends At Occupy The Farm Liberate the Land! Celebration! Skill Share! Work Party! Campout!48938
DRONE WARFARE: The Reality on the Ground in Pakistan 9:00 pm
DRONE WARFARE: The Reality on the Ground in Pakistan @ Ecumenical Peace Institute Office
May 11 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
2:00 PM Refreshments with Swedish Nyckelharpa and Fiddle music by Toby Blome, Marilyn Jackson & friends 2:30 PM Presentation by Toby Blome Last October, Toby Blome joined 33 other Americans on the CodePink Peace Delegation to Pakistan, to learn firsthand about the consequences of drone warfare in Pakistan and to support the growing resistance to U.S. drone strikes. She will report on first hand accounts about life under daily drone surveillance in Waziristan, Pakistan, the civilians lost to hellfire missiles, the survivors’ stories, and the many ways everyday life throughout … Continued
Hands Off Assata Shakur and Welcome Home GP Resistance BBQ 10:00 pm
Hands Off Assata Shakur and Welcome Home GP Resistance BBQ @ Defemery (Lil' Bobby Hutton) Park
May 11 @ 10:00 pm – May 12 @ 3:00 am
The placing of Mama Assata Shakur on a terrorist list is the United States latest and most egregious attack on the freedom fighter who has inspired so many of us to do the work we do. These new and dangerous attacks require an unprecedented demonstration of unity among all of the different groups working for justice in the Bay Area. The ONYX Organizing Committee & Anarchists of Color invite you to join us for a “Hands Off Assata” Speak Out and “Welcome Home GP” BBQ. This POTLUCK BBQ will offer … Continued
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Arraignments of four arrested at #occupythefarm 9:00 pm
Arraignments of four arrested at #occupythefarm @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse room 107
May 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Come stand (well sit) in solidarity with the four arrested at Occupy The Farm on Monday.49302
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Kenneth Harding Jr. Wrongful Death Trial Hearings to Begin 4:00 pm
Kenneth Harding Jr. Wrongful Death Trial Hearings to Begin @ US Federal Courthouse
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Civil trial hearings for the murder of Kenneth Wade Harding Jr. will begin May 16th @ 9:00am @ the US Federal Building in SF 450 Golden Gate – court room #5 on the 17th floor – Judge Edward Chen. Facebook page of Justice 4 Kenneth Harding49177
Hold The Police Accountable! Justice 4 Alan Blueford Press Conference. 10:00 pm
Hold The Police Accountable! Justice 4 Alan Blueford Press Conference. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
May 16 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Hold The Police Accountable! Justice 4 Alan Blueford Press Conference. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater | Oakland | California | United States
Adam and Jeralynn Blueford, the parents of 18 year old Alan Blueford killed at the hands of Oakland Police Officer Miguel Masso on 5/6/12, standing with the Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition, will hold a press conference to once again demand justice for their son, present over 1800 petition signatures for the firing of Miguel Masso, and call for accountability from OPD. Please join us. 49284
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Movie Night at Jodie’s! Featuring ‘Network’. 3:00 am
Movie Night at Jodie’s! Featuring ‘Network’. @ Jodie's House
May 17 @ 3:00 am – 5:30 am
Movie Night at Jodie's! Featuring 'Network'. @ Jodie's House | Alameda | California | United States
Hey it’s warm out and it’s been a while, so the Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group is pulling together another one of our fabulous DIY Drive-In movie nights for this week. DIY Drive-In Returns to Jodie’s! This week: “Network” Join us this Thursday as we screen “Network” – you remember, the famous source of the mantra “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” Well, this Oscar-winning film has a lot more in store than just that one line, and remains fresh for today with its … Continued
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re-OCCUPY THE FARM – May 18 & 19 – 11 AM 6:00 pm
re-OCCUPY THE FARM – May 18 & 19 – 11 AM @ The Farm
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – May 20 @ 2:30 am
re-OCCUPY THE FARM – May 18 & 19 – 11 AM @ The Farm | Albany | California | United States
The UC raided and bulldozed the farm we worked so hard to till and plant last weekend, plowing all of our starts under. So we’re going to replant it. Meet at 11 AM on Saturday, and bring gardening tools, gloves, sunscreen, water bottles, sleeping bag and tent. If you can’t come on Saturday, please come Sunday at 11 am. Folks are gathering at San Pablo & Monroe in Albany, CA at 11 AM on Saturday, May 18th to replant.  Bring tools & food to share. There may be more information … Continued
Declare Bradley Manning the People’s Grand Marshal of SF Pride 1:00 am
Declare Bradley Manning the People’s Grand Marshal of SF Pride @ Harvey Milk Plaza
May 18 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am
Members of Gays Without Borders and the Bradley Manning Support Network are organizing a rally and speak out for this year’s edition of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on Friday, May 17th in San Francisco, CA. IDAHO is an annual event marking the day the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its classification of diseases in 1990. What: IDAHO Rally Why: Declare Bradley Manning the People’s Grand Marshal of SF Pride The reason why Gays Without Borders is proudly partnering with the Bradley Manning Support Network for the rally … Continued
STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA ANNOUNCES BAY AREA’s SECOND DEBTORS’ ASSEMBLY 9:00 pm
STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA ANNOUNCES BAY AREA’s SECOND DEBTORS’ ASSEMBLY @ Unite Here, Local 2, near Civic Center BART
May 18 @ 9:00 pm – May 19 @ 12:00 am
STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA ANNOUNCES BAY AREA's SECOND DEBTORS’ ASSEMBLY @ Unite Here, Local 2, near Civic Center BART | San Francisco | California | United States
On Saturday, May 18th, Strike Debt Bay Area will host the Bay Area’s Second Debtors’ Assembly. (The first one was held in February. The beautiful posters for both created by SDBA organizer Sandy Sanders are shown below.) As individuals, families, and communities, most of us are drowning in debt for the basic things we need to live, including housing, education, and health care. Even those of us who do not have personal debt are affected by predatory lending. Our essential public services are cut because our cities and towns are … Continued
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The Public School: The Politics of Debt featuring Darwin Bond-Graham 1:30 am
The Public School: The Politics of Debt featuring Darwin Bond-Graham
May 21 @ 1:30 am – 3:00 am
Come to the very first session of The Politics of Debt reading group on Monday, May 20th at 6:30! Darwin Bond-Graham will help kick off the discussion and present on public debt as it relates to our personal lives and public institutions. Together we will help shed light on the variety of ways that the debt economy subjects individuals and communities to moral and financial burden. After the initial talk we will break into a general group discussion and lay out the vision for the class. More info.49417
COINTELPRO Series Film: The FBI’s War on Black America 2:00 am
COINTELPRO Series Film: The FBI’s War on Black America @ The Holdout
May 21 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
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Bradley Manning: Mass Court Martial Mailing Pizza Party 12:00 am
Bradley Manning: Mass Court Martial Mailing Pizza Party
May 22 @ 12:00 am – 5:00 am
We are less than a month away from PFC Bradley Manning’s court martial which begins on June 3rd, more than 3 years after his initial arrest and incarceration. We will be doing a mass mailing to bring in as much support as we can right before his trial begins. Help us in our office stuff letters and eat pizza to save Bradley! BRADLEY MANNING, a 25-year-old, openly gay, US Army intelligence analyst is facing life in prison and has been held in pre-trial confinement for over 3 years. He endured … Continued
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Who Bombed Judi Bari? 3:30 am
Who Bombed Judi Bari? @ Mythbusters Studio
May 25 @ 3:30 am – 6:00 am
A Film by Darryl Cherney and Mary Laz Thomson. Free Outdoors Event/Action.48939
March Against Monsanto in San Francisco 6:00 pm
March Against Monsanto in San Francisco @ Union Square
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please gather at Union Square to hear some speakers and share our bag lunch exchange! Kids performance art! Political music! We will march to Justin Herman Plaza where we will have more speakers including well known activists in the anit GMO movement. Facebook page50025
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Occupy the Farm 12:00 am
Occupy the Farm @ Gill Tract
May 26 @ 12:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come Occupy the Farm Saturday night, and let’s camp out under the stars and stay through to Sunday! There will be free food, workshops, music, kids activities, celebration, and farming, of course! Facebook info & RSVP49593
Who Bombed Judi Bari? 2:00 am
Who Bombed Judi Bari? @ Sudo Room
May 26 @ 2:00 am – 4:30 am
A Film by Darryl Cherney and Mary Laz Thomson. Additional events in San Jose and Oakland48940
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Bike the Math to Chevron’s Shareholder’s Meeting 3:00 pm
Bike the Math to Chevron’s Shareholder’s Meeting @ Dublin/Pleasanton BART
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bike the Math to Chevron’s shareholders at their Annual General Meeting in San Ramon. Let’s tell Chevron to stop fueling climate chaos and become a renewable energy company! Light to medium 6 mile ride to Chevron Headquarters in San Ramon along Iron Horse Trail, arriving at approximately 9am RSVP at 350BayArea.org or join Facebook Event page49496
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Cops or Counselors: The Crisis in Berkeley’s Mental Heath System 2:00 am
Cops or Counselors: The Crisis in Berkeley’s Mental Heath System @ East Bay Media Center
May 31 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Tasers, spit hoods, pepper spray, hog-tie and “the Wrap” : Is this what Berkeley means by the term “Mental Health Services” ? Numerous incidents in Berkeley show that the “compassionate care” we thought was beging given by mental health care professionals has deteriorated into the systematic use of brute force against those in crisis. SPEAKERS VIDEO CLIPS WORKSHOP Join us for a public examination of Berkeley’s Emergency Mental Health Services and whether Police should even be involved as responders.49427
March/BBQ in Stockton to support loved ones murdered by police 6:30 pm
March/BBQ in Stockton to support loved ones murdered by police @ Oscar Grant Plaza / Stockton
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – Jun 1 @ 3:00 am
Stockton Courthouse 222 Weber St. @ 2pm BUS FROM Oscar Grant Plaza TO STOCKTON AT 12:00 NOON (get there early) Facebook page50051