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Rally To Free Lynne Stuart 7:00 pm
Rally To Free Lynne Stuart @ Federal Building, San Francisco
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Send a message to Attorney General Eric Holder and Bureau of Prisons Director Charles Samuels Jr. that Lynne deserves compassionate release! Long-time National Lawyers Guild member and activist lawyer Lynne Stewart needs our help and she needs it now! The Federal Bureau of Prisons has denied Lynne Stewart’s application for compassionate release, despite recommendations in favor from the warden at her facility, the Regional Office Director, and vetting of Stewart’s release plans by the Federal Probation Office in New York. Lynne Stewart’s condition is deteriorating rapidly. Medical treatment to arrest … Continued
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BART Workers Call For Unity Rally 12:00 am
BART Workers Call For Unity Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 2 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
When BART workers went on strike July 1, the whole Bay Area was affected. BART hired a major union buster to put the workers on strike, then blame the workers in a highly visible battle to bring Wisconsin-style attacks to the Bay Area and drive down living standards for all of us. The 30-day contract extension expires Sunday, August 4 at midnight, yet BART management still refuses to negotiate, likely forcing the workers out again starting Monday, August 5. BART workers represented by ATU 1555 and SEIU 1021 invite all … Continued
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MARCH, RALLY & NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, CA 5:00 pm
MARCH, RALLY & NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, CA @ Richmond BART Station
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Special Guest: Bill McKibben As the planet lurches past the ominous milestone of 400 parts per million atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide, and Big Oil continues its irresponsible pursuit of ever more and dirtier fossil carbon to pump into our air, and local refineries begin to import Canadian tar sands for processing in the Bay Area, the moment has come to stand up to the industry that is wrecking our future. Please join 350.org, several Richmond community groups, local unions, Gathering Tribes, Urban Tilth, Asian Pacific Environmental Network and others, … Continued
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CA Prisoner Hunger Strikers Rally: One Month Strong 12:00 am
CA Prisoner Hunger Strikers Rally: One Month Strong @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 9 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
It has been one month since CA Prisoners began a hunger strike demanding an end to indefinite solitary confinement and the cruel, inhumane and torturous conditions of confinement in CA Security House Units (SHU). Stand in solidarity with CA prisoner hunger strikers as they enter their second months of an indefinite hunger strike: Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity. STOP THE TORTURE! 52177
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Bike for the Strike! A Bike Ride Against Torture in CA Prisons 4:00 am
Bike for the Strike! A Bike Ride Against Torture in CA Prisons @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 10 @ 4:00 am – 5:30 am
One down and no end in sight… A bike ride following ART OUT! in solidarity with CA Prison Hunger Strikers, come out and help bring their message to the public sphere and wake up these sleeping masses. Let’s make their demand a reality! ~*In Memory of Billy “Guero” Sell*~ -Prisoner Demands- • Eliminate group punishments for individual rules violations. • Abolish the debriefing policy and modify active/inactive gang status criteria. • Comply with the 2006 recommendations of the US Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons regarding an end … Continued
Mass Bike Ride Against Torture in CA State Prisons 4:00 am
Mass Bike Ride Against Torture in CA State Prisons @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 10 @ 4:00 am – 5:30 am
Mass Bike Ride Against Torture in CA State Prisons @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
And in Support of the Hunger Strikers 5 Demands. Bike for the Strike!! Meet Up at 9 PM Friday August 9th at Oscar Grant Plaza. Following Art Out 6-9 PM Brought to you by Onyx, Young Oakland, & Hella Free Store Sign Making & Bike Repair 2-6 PM 52183
MARCH to STOP THE SALE of our BERKELEY POST OFFICE 11:00 am
MARCH to STOP THE SALE of our BERKELEY POST OFFICE @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 a.m. : Meet at the Berkeley Post Office, with signs and banners. Hear speakers, and sing with the music. 12 noon : March to CONNECT THE DOTS between FedEx, UPS, and the Blum Center at U.C. Protest those who want to privatize our public postal service and eliminate union jobs. We will then return to the Berkeley Post Office There is a danger that the encampment may be raided and closed soon. Please support our actions to protect our public property! See you Saturday! SAVE OUR PUBLIC COMMONS Committee … Continued
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Court support for Daniel Arauz 4:00 pm
Court support for Daniel Arauz @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse
Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Court support for Daniel Arauz @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse | Oakland | California | United States
Occupy and JAB photographer Daniel Arauz is to be arraigned tomorrow. Everyone knows Daniel.  He’s been taking pictures and videos at activist events around Oakland forever.  Most recently he took a great set of photos for the rally and occupation at the Berkeley Post Office. Some weeks ago he got pulled down and arrested by OPD for taking pictures of the freeway blockade by Treyvon Martin protesters.  He was the only person arrested and they took his camera. On Monday, at 9:00 AM, Daniel will arraigned at Wiley Manuel Courthouse … Continued
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SHU ISOLATION UNIT INSTALLATION ON THE STATE CAPITOL SOUTH STEPS 3:00 pm
SHU ISOLATION UNIT INSTALLATION ON THE STATE CAPITOL SOUTH STEPS @ California State Capitol
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – Aug 15 @ 3:00 am
12 noon press conference, with Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, Stop Mass Incarceration Network, people formerly Incarcerated in California Dept. of Corrections (CDCR) SHUs, SHU inmates’ families, and other voices of support and conscience. If you want to go and need a ride, let us know at the contact number. If you can give a ride, please let us know as well. Most of us are meeting at the MacArthur BART Station @ 8am, but let us know if that doesn’t work for you and we’ll see what we can do. The … Continued
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Rally: Demand Mayor Lee Take Action Now to Save CCSF! 11:00 pm
Rally: Demand Mayor Lee Take Action Now to Save CCSF! @ Civic Center
Aug 20 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 1:00 am
City College provides an excellent education to tens of thousands of students, yet the ACCJC accreditation commission is threatening to close our school in 2014. We will not let this happen! CCSF must remain open and accessible to the Bay Area’s diverse communities. Students will march on City Hall to pressure Mayor Ed Lee to demand the immediate reversal of the ACCJC’s unjust decision, which is currently under appeal. If the Mayor actually supports CCSF and its students, he needs to join with us to take action against the ACCJC … Continued
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URGENT Solidarity Rally with Hunger Strikers! 12:00 am
URGENT Solidarity Rally with Hunger Strikers! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 23 @ 12:00 am – 2:30 am
Are you outraged that California will start FORCE FEEDING people soon?? Come out and show your support for the thousands of prisoners who have participated in this peaceful hunger strike since July 8! Come show your opposition to the recent ruling that prisoners can be force fed against their wishes! They need our support NOW more than ever. We cannot remain silent while California denies these people’s humanity. We will meet to rally at 5pm, then march to Jerry Brown’s condo on Telegraph and 27th! PLEASE INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND … Continued
Airport Workers’ Action: Victory! We’re Going Back to Work – Now We Need Good Jobs! 6:30 pm
Airport Workers’ Action: Victory! We’re Going Back to Work – Now We Need Good Jobs! @ Oakland Airport, Terminal 2
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Great news – three fired Oakland Airport worker leaders are headed back to work! Join them as they stand up for good jobs and organizing rights for themselves and other OAK fast food workers! “I can’t wait to go back to work at the airport,” said Subway cashier Hakima Arhab. “My co-workers are feeling so strong – they understand now that we can stick together and stand up for our rights, and win!” On August 12, the airport’s Subway and Jamba Juice franchises agreed to reinstate Hakima, Bikram Thapa, and … Continued
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Until All Are Free: A Series of Actions in Solidarity With the Hunger Strike. 12:00 am
Until All Are Free: A Series of Actions in Solidarity With the Hunger Strike. @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 25 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
On Saturday, August 24th at 5pm join us at Oscar Grant Plaza to march in solidarity with the California prisoners on the 48th day of their hunger strike. As they organize behind the closed doors of solitary, let our support ring loudly through the streets. Let us voice the demands of the prisoners and demand justice for Guero, the first prisoner to die participating in the hunger strike (may he rest in peace.) Come ready to make some noise!! Sponsored by the Anti-repression crew. Facebook event page & RSVP52315
Graffiti March for Reefa (RIP) 3:00 am
Graffiti March for Reefa (RIP) @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 25 @ 3:00 am – 5:00 am
Israel Hernandez was an artist who used a variety of mediums, including graffiti, under the name Reefa. On the morning of August 6th, Hernandez was tasered to death by Miami Beach police, who proceeded to high-five and congratulate each other. This sick incident of police brutality is nothing new, and the list of people slain by police gets longer and longer. The evening of August 24th we will gather to seek justice for yet another wrongful death at the hands of the state, and decorate the city how Reefa did … Continued
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Preserve the 4th Amendment. Fight for Human Rights. 7:00 pm
Preserve the 4th Amendment. Fight for Human Rights.
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Direct Action. DEFY Rotten #NSA Contractor #CSC AT #VMWorld2013. Also Tuesday and Wednesday, same time, same place. 52355
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STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR: PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY & RALLY 12:30 am
STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR: PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY & RALLY @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 29 @ 12:30 am – 3:00 am
STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON MARTIN – JAIL ZIMMERMAN! OVERTURN ‘STAND YOUR GROUND’ LAWS! JOBS & EDUCATION NOT MASS INCARCERATION! END RACIAL PROFILING OF ALL FORMS! STOP RACIST POLICE TERROR INCLUDING STOP-AND-FRISK! IMMIGRANT RIGHTS NOW STOP DEPORTATIONS! A LIVING WAGE AND UNION RIGHTS FOR LOW-WAGE AND ALL WORKERS! Stop Urban Shield Militarization & Surveillance of Our Communities On Wed., August 28, after we’ve marched in Washington on Aug. 24 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the great march against racism in Washington, D.C., led by … Continued
Callout For National Fast Food Workers Walkout 7:00 am
Callout For National Fast Food Workers Walkout @ All across the country
Aug 29 @ 7:00 am – Aug 30 @ 6:45 am
f you work in a fast food or retail store anywhere in the country, the most effective thing you can do right now is make plans to take to the streets on August 29. Encourage your friends, family, and neighbors to do the same. The more of us who go on strike that day, the louder our message will be that it is not right for companies making billions in profits to pay their workers pennies. More info here52329
Take Action For a Living Wage 11:00 pm
Take Action For a Living Wage @ AFL-CIO Labor Temple
Aug 29 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 12:30 am
Come support low-wage workers at a rally demanding a living wage and a right to form a union without retalitation. Across the country, thousands of workers are coming together to call for better pay and workplace respect. Now it’s time for the East Bay to join the fight for a living wage so workers can provide food, shelter and clothing for their families, and improve the economy for everyone.52349
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Post Fast Food Workers Strike – Support Them Going Back to Work. 1:30 pm
Post Fast Food Workers Strike – Support Them Going Back to Work. @ ACCE office
Aug 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Tomorrow morning August 30 fast-food workers in Oakland will return to their shifts. They need supportive members of the public to accompany them. If you can show up, you will show both the workers and the fast-food giants that the workers do not stand alone. It will make it MUCH harder for management to retaliate against them. Just show up at the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) office at 2501 International Blvd. Suite 2D (between 25th and 26th Ave in East Oakland) at 6:30AM. For any questions, email … Continued
Oakland Airport and Food Workers Strike 2:00 pm
Oakland Airport and Food Workers Strike @ Oakland Airport, Terminal 2
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – Aug 31 @ 2:00 am
80 Oakland Airport food and retail workers will walk off the job tomorrow morning to protest unfair labor practices by their employer Host International. We’ve been in negotiations with Host for a year, and the company’s most recent proposals would gut our contract–drastically reducing vacation and sick days; eliminating pensions, paid meal breaks, and even overtime pay on shifts longer than eight hours; cutting pay for new hires and freezing longtime workers’ wages for five years; and removing workers from the union’s affordable health insurance plan. Come down and join … Continued
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No War With Syria Oakland 7:00 pm
No War With Syria Oakland @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are demanding that the United States government not start a hypocritical and destructive war against #Syria. Join us at Oscar Grant Plaza this Saturday August 31st, starting at 12 noon. We need to show the fierce opposition against US imperialism that exists in our nation! This protest will last as long as people feel willing to make it last. Facebook event & RSVP52459