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Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento 1:00 am
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Aug 1 @ 1:00 am – Aug 4 @ 1:00 am
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Occupy National Gathering 2014 (Natgat2014) will be held July 31 – Aug. 3 in Sacramento, CA. Please stay tuned as we add information about our gathering. Get involved helping us organize and plan on attending! Together We Rise! Schedule of events. Occupy California (organizers) Facebook   Help plan NatGat 2014 email lists http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/bulletin/helpplan/ Volunteer to help online, on the ground, or to offer activities. http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/volunteerform/ Attend NGWG Weekly Planning Calls Wednesdays @ 4 PM PT/7PM ET http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/events/natgat3-visioning-group-call-2014-04-02/ Facebook Planning Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/608059125975791/ fb event page for#NatGat2014 https://www.facebook.com/events/453810788051926/ fb Community page https://www.facebook.com/OccupyNationalGathering twitter https://twitter.com/NATGAT2014 Help Plan NatGat 2014 | … Continued
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AK PRESS Annual Fuck the Fourth Book Sale 11:00 pm
AK PRESS Annual Fuck the Fourth Book Sale @ AK Press Warehouse
Jul 2 @ 11:00 pm – Jul 3 @ 4:00 am
The annual AK Press anti-state event is here again. Tons of sale books priced between $1 and $5…and discounts on everything else! Snacks, refreshments, and friendly anarchists. Come for the books, stay for the scintillating conversation. WHY: Because you can never have too many great (cheap) books. 56047
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Bay Area Action Alert: Press Conference welcomes Migrant Minors in CA 5:30 pm
Bay Area Action Alert: Press Conference welcomes Migrant Minors in CA @ Ronald V. Dellums Federal Bldg
Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
BAY AREA ACTION ALERT PRESS CONFERENCE: ******************************************** Tomorrow our community welcomes the arrival of the immigrant parents and children from Texas in CA here in the Bay Area Originally they were set to be processed at the Border Patrol Station in Murrieta, until anti-immigrant groups with vitriolic messages blocked the buses and they were rerouted to Chula Vista. However many immigrant families are still expected to arrive in the Inland Empire in the next few days. Community groups and organizations throughout the Inland Empire are mobilizing to provide emergency resources and … Continued
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Occupy The Farm: An agro-ecological walk through the urban farm with Miguel Altieri and Rene Zazueta 12:00 am
Occupy The Farm: An agro-ecological walk through the urban farm with Miguel Altieri and Rene Zazueta @ Gill Tract (San Pablo & Marin)
Jul 4 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am
Occupy The Farm: An agro-ecological walk through the urban farm with Miguel Altieri and Rene Zazueta @ Gill Tract (San Pablo & Marin) | Albany | California | United States
Please join us for a tour of the Gill Tract Community Farm with acclaimed agro-ecology professor Miguel Altieri and Rene Zazueta. Learn about the farm, planting methods and patterns, and urban agro-ecology.   56131
First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area. 10:00 pm
First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area. @ First Friday - We'll be somewhere in the mix!
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 5 @ 3:00 am
Come get our new “Public Bank of Oakland” shirts!! Learn about debt and how it is screwing everyone… or just come and hang out! Look for our table somewhere between 24th & 25th streets. Follow us on twitter @strikdebtba And join us at our next meeting!56111
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Emergency Palestinian Solidarity Rally 10:00 pm
Emergency Palestinian Solidarity Rally
Jul 5 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Come show solidarity with the Palestinian people and demand an end to the collective punishment and occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. At least eleven Palestinians have died since Israel launched its massive crackdown, invasions and siege on June 12. More than 1,000 homes have been raided, nearly 600 Palestinians have been detained, and Israel has conducted dozens of airstrikes on occupied Gaza. Human rights organizations have described Israel’s actions as collective punishment, a violation of international law.56146
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Andrew Chirwa, President South African Metalworkers Union, Speaks 2:00 am
Andrew Chirwa, President South African Metalworkers Union, Speaks @ ILWU Local 34, Ship Clerks Union
Jul 6 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Film showing: “Miners Shot Down.” “Bloody Thursday” July 5th commemorates the police murder of maritime workers in the 1934 Big Strike which provoked the San Francisco General Strike. All US West Coast ports are shutdown to honor the 6 labor martyrs killed during the strike. In 2012, at the Marikana mine in South Africa, 34 striking miners were massacred by police. ILWU Local 10 sent a letter of protest to the ANC-led government. Andrew Chirwa, president of NUMSA, the largest union in that country will address workers about the massacre … Continued
Andrew Chirwa, President South African Metalworkers Union, Speaks 9:00 pm
Andrew Chirwa, President South African Metalworkers Union, Speaks @ ILWU Local 10 Union Hall
Jul 6 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Special Meeting with Andrew Chirwa. “Bloody Thursday” July 5th commemorates the police murder of maritime workers in the 1934 Big Strike which provoked the San Francisco General Strike. All US West Coast ports are shutdown to honor the 6 labor martyrs killed during the strike. In 2012, at the Marikana mine in South Africa, 34 striking miners were massacred by police. ILWU Local 10 sent a letter of protest to the ANC-led government. Andrew Chirwa, president of NUMSA, the largest union in that country will address workers about the massacre … Continued
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Immediate Protest for Palestine in San Francisco! Bay Area Stand Up! 11:30 pm
Immediate Protest for Palestine in San Francisco! Bay Area Stand Up!
Jul 7 @ 11:30 pm – Jul 8 @ 1:00 am
There will be a protest/demonstration for our beloved Palestine in light of the current Israeli aggression against the people of Palestine. This event will take place on Monday, July 7th at the Israeli Consulate Building in San Francisco. Please bring flags, banners, and your loud voices. We hope to see you all there! Facebook event & RSVP.56161
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OccupyForum: Net Neutrality, OccupyGoogle, and the National Security Administration 1:00 am
OccupyForum: Net Neutrality, OccupyGoogle, and the National Security Administration @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jul 8 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
“What is Occupy Google? Why is Net Neutrality important? What can we do about the growing Surveillance Industrial Complex? ” “Surveillance is the business model of the Internet.” — Bruce Schneier Technology and war have always been interrelated. Some historians see the intersection of science, technology and the US military during WW2 as the beginning of the modern Military-Industrial Complex. Yet mass communications technology has also been historically significant in transforming society, from the Gutenberg printing press, to Television’s connection to the 1960s political and social upheaval, to the rise … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jul 8 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the front of the postcard. The campaign has been adopted by Postal Unions, the San Francisco Labor Council and has been endorsed by the AFL-CIO, … Continued
Rally, Press Conference to Defend $12.25 Ballot Initiative 7:00 pm
Rally, Press Conference to Defend $12.25 Ballot Initiative @ Chamber of Commerce, then City Hall
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Oakland Chamber of Commerce and the Fast Food Industry are asking the Oakland City Council to place a measure to compete with Lift Up Oakland’s on the ballot. This is an attempt to create confusion and keep Oakland workers from getting a raise until 2017. Some councilmembers are more concerned about the profits of McDonald’s and Burger King than lifting up Oakland workers. 12:00 p.m. Rally at the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce 475 14th St #100, Oakland, CA 94612 1 p.m. Press Conference Oakland City Hall Immediately following … Continued
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CA Prisoner Hunger Strike: 1 Year Ago Today It Began. 1:00 am
CA Prisoner Hunger Strike: 1 Year Ago Today It Began. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Jul 9 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
CA Prisoner Hunger Strike: 1 Year Ago Today It Began. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice | Oakland | California | United States
Please join Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity at The Alan Blueford Center For Justice as we mark the 1 year anniversary of the start of the courageous & historic hunger strike that 30,000 people took part in, THIRTY THOUSAND PEOPLE. ‪#‎AllLivesMatter‬ We are about 5 blocks from BART & right on the bus line. Vigil & Procession to 27th and Telegraph at 8pm.   56178
Larry Hales Speaks on Police Brutality & the Low Wage Workers Struggle 1:00 am
Larry Hales Speaks on Police Brutality & the Low Wage Workers Struggle @ Workers World Offices, Oakland (#411, ring buzzer)
Jul 9 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Longtime progressive activist Larry Hales is a national organizer for the People’s Power Assemblies, (peoplespowerassemblies.org) and a contributing editor of Workers World newspaper (workers.org). Hales spent a lot of time in Wisconsin in 2011-12, supporting the “people’s uprising” after the occupation of the state capitol in February 2011. He has been on the front lines protesting police brutality, fighting for affirmative action, supporting political prisoners and working in solidarity with women’s, LGBTQ and labor struggles. Hales has written extensively on the above issues as well as cultural and international issues. … Continued
Plan a Bay Area action to coincide with the NYC Action at the UN Climate Summit Sept 20th. – 2nd Meeting. 2:00 am
Plan a Bay Area action to coincide with the NYC Action at the UN Climate Summit Sept 20th. – 2nd Meeting. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Jul 9 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called a special UN Climate Summit on September 23 to “catalyze action by governments, business, finance, industry, and civil society”. It’s unlikely any more will come of this meeting than came of the gatherings in Copenhagen, Cancún, Kyoto, and elsewhere. But a large number of environmental and progressive organizations are planning actions in New York City right before and during the UN meeting to call the world’s attention to the failure of world “leaders” to deal with the crisis. One of these actions, the … Continued
APWU Action at Staples. Stop Privatization and Union Busting! 6:00 pm
APWU Action at Staples. Stop Privatization and Union Busting! @ Downtown Berkeley Staples Store (cross street Durant)
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Also check out the 24/7 table manning by Occupy SF peeps outside of the Berkeley Staples.  56162
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NET NEUTRALITY SUPPORTERS UNITE: Scheduled Day of Online Protest
NET NEUTRALITY SUPPORTERS UNITE: Scheduled Day of Online Protest @ The Internet.
Jul 10 – Jul 11 all-day
Tell The FCC and Public Servants The Internet Should Be OPEN On July 10th, when public commenting ends for “Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet” we’re going to send a clear message What we are looking to create and maintain is an internet that acts as a free speech zone, a horizontal space for communication and sharing of information, and a public commons. We want to maintain the internet as a network that allows all users equal access to speak and be heard. It is through this that the internet has supported … Continued
Politics of Debt: Striike Debt Bay Area’s Reading Group. 2:30 am
Politics of Debt: Striike Debt Bay Area’s Reading Group. @ Xolo Cafe, one block from the 19th St. BART
Jul 10 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
We’ll have read the Bank of England admitting that it’s own in inner workings are completely opposed to that of economics textbooks and a paper on Capital Controls.  We encourage anyone to bring their own reading and video material that they think the group could benefit from.  The more voices the merrier! For next class:http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/publications/Documents/quarterlybulletin/2014/qb14q102.pdfhttp://research.stlouisfed.org/publications/review/99/11/9911cn.pdfand the class after:http://www.imf.org/external/np/pp/eng/2012/111412.pdf 56086
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers | Oakland | California | United States
Meeting of the City of Oakland’s “Privacy and Data Retention Ad Hoc Advisory Committee” – open to the public. When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm   Where: Council Chambers Oakland City Hall 14th & Broadway   Read the announcement from the City of Oakland City Administrator’s Weekly Report (April 25, 2014): This committee was created by City Council action during the discussions earlier in the year about the Port Domain Awareness Center (DAC). The goal of the DAC is to improve readiness to prevent, respond to and recover from major emergencies … Continued
Chalkupy for Monique. 7:00 pm
Chalkupy for Monique.
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Chalkupy crew (aka Fresh Juice Party) will put down chalk art at Oscar Grant Plaza in memory of Monique Robinson. Come help out.56167
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Stop the Berkeley Police from Getting Tasers! 2:00 am
Stop the Berkeley Police from Getting Tasers! @ Grassroots House
Jul 11 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Sponsored by Berkeley Copwatch. Come and help organize the resistance against more police getting more weapons. Tasers kill! A teenage artist known in the graffiti world as “Reefa” died of heart failure after a Miami Beach Police officer shot the 18-year-old in the chest with his Taser, the medical examiner has concluded.  56121
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Refinery Corridor Healing Walk (Last of Four) 3:00 pm
Refinery Corridor Healing Walk (Last of Four) @ Lone Tree Point
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Refinery Corridor Healing Walk (Last of Four) @ Lone Tree Point | Rodeo | California | United States
It’s time to transition to a fossil free future & stop the potentially explosive Bakken crude oil trains. Join us for the fourth of four healing walks along the refinery corridor in Northeast San Francisco Bay. We will begin at the Lone Tree Park (End of Parker Ave) in Rodeo and walk in prayer and conversation to the Chevron Refinery in Richmond. Please see here for full details, map, schedule, transportation, etc. Native American elders and those in prayer will lead the walk, stopping to pray at certain places. The walk … Continued
SF Bay Area Protest For Palestine 7:00 pm
SF Bay Area Protest For Palestine @ Chelsea (Bradley) Manning Plaza, foot of Market St, Embarcadero BART
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AYO-Arab Youth Organization of AROC: Arab Resource & Organizing Center are calling for a protest this coming Saturday. AYO calls on our community and allies to take a stand with Palestine and let the city of San Francisco know that we demand an end to the US support of Israel and their ongoing attacks on our people throughout all of occupied Palestine. Everyone is welcome! Bring your parents, your kids, cousins, friends, extended family! Our voices need to be heard! Never forget that our existence is our resistance! The San … Continued
SF Protest For Palestine #Youth4Palestine 7:00 pm
SF Protest For Palestine #Youth4Palestine @ Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
SF Protest For Palestine #Youth4Palestine @ Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco | San Francisco | California | United States
SF Protest For Palestine #Youth4Palestine Printer-friendly version Facebook Twitter Send by email July 12, 2014 AYO calls on our community and allies to take a stand with Palestine and let the city of San Francisco, and the entire world know that we demand an end to the US support of Israel and their ongoing attacks on our people throughout all of occupied Palestine. Saturday, July 12th, 12pm Noon Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco (Embarcadero Bart) Everyone is welcome! Bring your parents, your kids, cousins, friends, extended family! Our voices need to … Continued
Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez: Protest & Rally. 8:00 pm
Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez: Protest & Rally. @ Old Courthouse Square
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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San Francisco Mime Troupe + Community Forum on the Gill Tract 8:00 pm
San Francisco Mime Troupe + Community Forum on the Gill Tract @ Cedar Rose Park
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Community Forum on the Gill Tract (Occupy the Farm): 1:00 PM Music: 1:30 PM Performance: 2:00 PM The San Francisco Mime Troupe creates and produces socially relevant theater of the highest professional quality and performs it before the broadest possible audience. We do plays that make sense out of the headlines by identifying the forces that shape our lives and dramatizing the operation of these giant forces in small, close-up stories that make our audiences feel the impact of political events on personal life. To make this work accessible the … Continued
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Redd (aka Dave) Welsh CD Release Party 1:00 am
Redd (aka Dave) Welsh CD Release Party @ Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Jul 13 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Redd Welsh CD Release Party � 6 pm � Social hour w/ Alex’s jazz piano 7 pm — Showtime Celebrating his new record CLASS WAR Come one! Come all!  to Berkeley’s friendly Fellowship Hall to ring in the release of Dave Welsh’s new CD. Now performing as Redd Welsh, he sings a dozen mostly original songs on the album, backed by some fine musicians including producer/arranger Pete Elman on keyboards and bass; veteran ’70s rocker John Blakeley on Stratocaster, Telecaster and acoustic guitars; complete horn & rhythm sections, and Reed … Continued
Redd (aka Dave) Welsh CD Release Party 2:00 am
Redd (aka Dave) Welsh CD Release Party @ Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Jul 13 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
   (Come early at 6 pm to socialize. Alex Bagwell on jazz pian Celebrating Redd’s blockbuster new record: CLASS WAR Come one! Come all!  to Berkeley’s friendly Fellowship Hall to herald the release of Dave Welsh’s new CD. Now performing as Redd Welsh, he sings a dozen mostly original songs on the album, backed by some fine musicians including producer/arranger Pete Elman on keyboards and bass; veteran 60s rocker John Blakeley on Stratocaster, Telecaster and acoustic guitars; complete horn & rhythm sections, and the incomparable Reed Fromer on harmony vocals. … Continued
Staples, Our Public Post Office, Privatization And Theft 5:00 pm
Staples, Our Public Post Office, Privatization And Theft @ ILWU 34 Hall
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 There is a concerted organized drive to totally sell off the profitable parts of the public post office. Diane Feinstein’s husband and UC Regent Richard Blum is involved with his company CB Ellis in selling off the buildings and the postal management has a contract to turn the postal system over to union-busting Staples. This outsourcing threatens an institution which has been vital for the American people. Our Commons are being STOLEN!!! Join with author Peter Bryne, David Welsh, retired NALC postal worker with Community and Postal Workers United; Gray … Continued
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Laborfest Forum – The 2 Gate System And Resistance 11:00 pm
Laborfest Forum – The 2 Gate System And Resistance @ The Mojo Theatre
Jul 14 @ 11:00 pm – Jul 15 @ 1:00 am
Laborfest Forum - The 2 Gate System And Resistance @ The Mojo Theatre | San Francisco | California | United States
A Community Forum as a part of the annual Laborfest events in which you will hear directly from construction workers of various trades who are organizing against the portion of the repressive Taft Hartley anti labor laws which most directly affects them. Learn the history of Taft Hartley and how it created the 2 Gate System, undermining the ability of workers to take action and legally protest employers with whom they have a dispute. We will also discuss past efforts to resist the 2 Gate System and our current efforts. … Continued
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Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley
Jul 15 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. *****>> NOTE OUR CHANGE OF MEETING LOCATION FOR THIS WEEK <<***** We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the front of the postcard. The campaign has been adopted by Postal Unions, the … Continued
Occupy Forum: Fossil Fuel Monopolies or Community Choice Energy? 1:30 am
Occupy Forum: Fossil Fuel Monopolies or Community Choice Energy? @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jul 15 @ 1:30 am – 4:00 am
OccupyForum presents Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! Fossil Fuel Monopolies or Community Choice Energy? Our Path to Renewables is Under Attack! with Eric Brooks Although carbon emissions are rising faster than efforts to curtail them, there are glimmers of hope. A growing number of networks  including cities, states, regions and even markets  are working together to implement climate plans. And costs of renewable energy, such as solar, wind, geothermal, cogeneration … Continued
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Lift Up Oakland $12.25 Min Wage Proposal Before City Council 1:30 am
Lift Up Oakland $12.25 Min Wage Proposal Before City Council @ City Hall
Jul 16 @ 1:30 am – 6:45 am
Agenda, Item 11 Subject: Establishing A Minimum Wage From: Office Of The City Clerk Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution, Pursuant To An Initiative Petition, Submitting To The Electors At The November 4, 2014 Statewide General Election, A Proposed City Ordinance “Establishing A City Minimum Wage, Sick Leave, And Other Employee Rights”; Consolidating The Election With The Statewide General Election; And Directing The City Clerk To Fix The Date For Submission Of Arguments And Provide For Notice And Publication In Accordance With The Law And Authorizing Certain Other Election Activities The City … Continued
Gill Tract Supporters: Rally at UC Regents Meeting. 3:00 pm
Gill Tract Supporters: Rally at UC Regents Meeting. @ UCSF conference center
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gill Tract Supporters: Rally at UC Regents Meeting. @  UCSF conference center | San Francisco | California | United States
Dear Gill Tract Supporters, Next Wednesday, July 16th from 8am-10am, please join SEAL and supporters to give public comments and rally at the UC Regents Meeting. Come talk directly to President Napolitano, and tell her that a “Global Food Initiative” starts at home! The UC’s hypocrisy is clear. It’s our job to call them out: Walk your talk! To read more about Napolitano’s “Global Food Initiative”, check out and share our blog post: http://sealstudents.wordpress.com/2014/07/02/tell-uc-a-global-food-initiative-starts-a-home/ Join the facebook event for updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/915281365165622/ Run-down of the day: – 8am: Gather in front of UCSF conference center … Continued
Pack the Court for CCSF 4:00 pm
Pack the Court for CCSF @ Superior Court, Dept 304
Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Another anti-privatization battle! We need to show that there is broad and passionate community support for CCSF and against the ACCJC. Come to the hearing of ACCJC’s motion to stay City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s lawsuit against them. If you don’t feel up to speed, here are direct links that will substantially get you up to date. ACCJC’s arguments in favor of a Motion to Stay (pause) the Proceedings . Dennis Herrera’s arguments opposing a Motion to Stay (pause) the Proceedings . Sherrill Amador (Chair, ACCJC) Declaration . Robert Agrella (STWEP) Declaration … Continued
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Services for Monique Robinson. 6:00 pm
Services for Monique Robinson. @ Fuller's Funeral Home.
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Monique Robinson’s services will be at Fuller’s in east Oakland at 11am on Thursday July 17th and Friday the 18th . Please wear purple and white. They were Monique’s favorite colors. Please follow this link and contribute to the care fund of Taylor, who was orphaned by violence on July 3rd, 2014.56198
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Dimond Third Thursday Stroll 1:00 am
Dimond Third Thursday Stroll @ Dimond District
Jul 18 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Dimond Third Thursday Stroll @ Dimond District | Oakland | California | United States
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Fresh Juice Party in Concert 1:00 am
Fresh Juice Party in Concert @ Mojo Theater
Jul 18 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Listing:  No other details. (Fresh Juice Party is the anchor behind Chalkupy)56236
Services for Monique Robinson. 6:00 pm
Services for Monique Robinson. @ Fuller's Funeral Home.
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Monique Robinson’s services will be at Fuller’s in east Oakland at 11am on Thursday July 17th and Friday the 18th . Please wear purple and white. They were Monique’s favorite colors. Please follow this link and contribute to the care fund of Taylor, who was orphaned by violence on July 3rd, 2014.56200
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Ongoing: Berkeley Staples Table/Occupation and Boycott. 1:00 pm
Ongoing: Berkeley Staples Table/Occupation and Boycott. @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 6:45 am
Peeps are continually staffing a table outside of Staples, 24-7, ongoing for more than a month now now. They are protesting the privatization of the Post Office and Staples role in it, outsourcing living wage Postal Service personnel for subsistence wage Staples employees. Tents have gone up along the Durant sidewalk with ‘Stop Staples’ signs! Come by and say hello, hang out, bring ’em a bit to eat and drink, and give them your support!56114
Fight Against the Chamber of Commerce’s Min Wage Proposal/Attack. 4:30 pm
Fight Against the Chamber of Commerce’s Min Wage Proposal/Attack. @ High Street Presbyterian
Jul 19 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
We need your help. Three City Councilmembers are attempting to place a measure on the November Ballot to confuse voters and to try to stop the creation of a minimum wage in Oakland. Written by the Oakland Chamber of Commerce and the California Restaurant Association, this measure would exempt 95% of Oakland employers from an Oakland minimum wage until 2017. This would include major fast food companies like McDonalds, Subway, Burger King and Popeye’s. Please join us this Saturday, July 19th, to walk precincts and to tell the City Council … Continued
Child Detention Border Crisis: Emergency Community Forum 7:00 pm
Child Detention Border Crisis: Emergency Community Forum @ Precita Community Center
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Central American Resource Center (CARECEN,) Instituto Familiar de la Raza (IFR,) Red Nacional de Salvadoreños en el Exterior (RENACE) and Share Foundation among other community and immigrant rights organizations and advocates are calling the community at large to an Emergency Community Forum to discuss a plan of action to address the crisis of 60,000 central American children and youth currently detained in immigration detention center. Release the children now! Children don’t belong in prison! No more deportations! Immediate family reunification! Full social, medical and physiological attention to all children … Continued
SOLIDARITY MARCH: JUSTICE FOR MONIQUE 7:00 pm
SOLIDARITY MARCH: JUSTICE FOR MONIQUE @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 20 @ 3:00 am
We lost our beloved Monique to violence this past Thursday. Her life cut too short. She had many people who loved and supported her. She had her two babies, and many dreams and ambitions. She wanted to make a change in this world. And the impact she left, will never be forgotten. Let’s March in solidarity, to show our support for MONIQUE and many other women we have lost due to violence. We will march to the first stop where her first vigil was held in west Oakland Around 1pm. … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. 10:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall
Jul 19 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 20 @ 12:00 am
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Strike Debt Bay Area (@strikedebtba)will meet at Oscar Grant Plaza in the amphitheater or on the front steps of City Hall, Saturday, July 19, from 3-5:30 p.m. If you have specific questions for a smaller group, or just want to know a few people before the meeting starts, email  us at the address above. Activism on such a big issue – all unjust debt! – can use as many people and talents as we can find. If you are excited by the idea of Strike Debt, and/or our many projects, come … Continued
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Kenneth Harding Jr Foundation Monthly Community Feed 6:00 pm
Kenneth Harding Jr Foundation Monthly Community Feed @ Kenny's Plaza (FNA Mendell Plaza)
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The reason we feed the community is because on July 16, 2011 19 year old Kenneth Wade Harding Jr. was brutally murdered by the SFPD over a $2.00 transit fare. While the community of Bayiew Hunters Point watched this live, the rest of the world watched the horrific video on youtube. It was evident that something needed to be done to address not only the crime against Kenny and his family but also against the community members that witnessed this crime. In August 2011 a group of young people from Bayview, … Continued
All out for Palestine! 10:00 pm
All out for Palestine! @ Ferry Building (Embarcadero Bart)
Jul 20 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 12:00 am
Israel has announced a ground invasion of Gaza!! All out for Palestine!! Within the past couple weeks the state of Israel has killed over 230 Palestinians injured and displaced thousands and is now preparing for an all out ground invasion of the prison otherwise known as Gaza. . Join us to to stand with the Palestinian people, demand an end to US aid to Israel, and honor those who have passed as Israel continues its attacks on Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank, and occupied 1948 Palestine. WE DEMAND THAT … Continued
Community Funeral procession For Palestine Demonstration (SF) 10:00 pm
Community Funeral procession For Palestine Demonstration (SF) @ San Francisco Ferry Building
Jul 20 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 12:00 am
Join us in a symbolic funeral procession to honor the Palestinian martyrs that have sacrificed their lives for the liberation of Palestine. Within the past couple weeks the illegal, terrorist, and apartheid state of Israel and their military have killed over 170 Palestinian, and thousands have been injured as the Israeli government has bombed Gaza. It is going to be a symbolic procession that are similar to the funeral processions that happen in the streets of Palestine for over 60+ years! WE DEMAND THAT The San Francisco Bay Area says … Continued
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Cafe Night: Benefit for Soul, Film Showing, Dance Party 1:00 am
Cafe Night: Benefit for Soul, Film Showing, Dance Party @ Long Haul Infoshop, not far from Ashby BART
Jul 21 @ 1:00 am – 5:00 am
Soul, our dear friend and lifelong community activist has accumulated quite a large medical debt. Let’s have a night of feast, revolution, and getting down on the dance floor to show our love and support! 6PM: $5. suggested donation per plate (more most welcome!!, but no-one turned away…support comes in many forms, and the presence of good friends is the best!) MENU: Chili Brown Rice Veggie dawgs & grilled zucchini Salads Desserts: Chocolate chip cookies by Stormy Coconut cream pie bunt cake by Gail 7PM Film: “Berkeley Liberation Radio: Micro … Continued
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Occupy Forum: The People’s Climate Curriculum 1:00 am
Occupy Forum: The People’s Climate Curriculum @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jul 22 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!! Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogue on all sides of these critically important issues! The People’s Climate Curriculum with Laurie Baumgarten & Anne Donjacour Are you interested in helping people understand why climate change is occurring and what can be done about it?  If so, come to our workshop and learn how the People’s Climate Curriculum is the tool you have been waiting for. It is easy to use and helps each of us become learners and teachers of … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Jul 22 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps. | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the front of the postcard. The campaign has been adopted by Postal Unions, the San Francisco Labor Council and has been endorsed by the AFL-CIO, … Continued
Undermining the $12.25 Minimum Wage Ballot Initiative 8:30 pm
Undermining the $12.25 Minimum Wage Ballot Initiative @ City Hall
Jul 22 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Community & Economic Development Committee of the City Council will take up a proposed ballot initiative which would conflict with and undermine the $12.25 min wage and paid sick leave ballot initiative that will appear on the ballot in November. This is a cynical attempt by the one percent and their Council lackeys to destroy what 33,000+ voters of Oakland have already said they support (by their signatures on the ballot petition).  Oakland Sustainable And Fair Compensation Act Of 2014 From: Council President Patricia Kernighan Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution Submitting, … Continued
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Action Planning for UN Climate Summit, Sept 21st. 2:00 am
Action Planning for UN Climate Summit, Sept 21st. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Jul 23 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Action Planning for UN Climate Summit, Sept 21st. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
 Third planning meeting for a Bay Area action coinciding with demonstrations in New York City at the UN Climate Summit, September 20 and 21.  Although this is the third meeting, anyone interested in working on this is welcome to attend. Additional information about the People’s Climate March in New York can be found at peoplesclimatemarch.org.   56276
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Politics of Debt Reading Group: Critiquing Piketty. 2:30 am
Politics of Debt Reading Group: Critiquing Piketty. @ OMNI Collective
Jul 24 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
Here are the articles on Piketty we will read for the next class Summary of Piketty argument: http://boingboing.net/2014/06/24/thomas-pikettys-capital-in-t.html Critique of Piketty: Mainstream: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2014/05/capital-eats-the-world/ Occupy (very short by Graeber): http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/30/savage-capitalism-back-radical-challenge Plus a radio interview from Michael Hudson: http://youtu.be/uv6kEd9C9CM And another, optional, topical-historical take on Picketty and Capitalism: http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/24489-the-compelling-conclusion-about-capitalism-that-piketty-resists Here is how to get to the OMNI from BART: 1) get off at the MacArthur station 2) head East towards Telegraph 3) go North up Telegraph for 4-5 blocks 4) veer left onto Shattuck 5) go 3 blocks up Shattuck to the … Continued
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City of Oakland Privacy Committee Meeting @ Oakland City Hall Council Chambers | Oakland | California | United States
Meeting of the City of Oakland’s “Privacy and Data Retention Ad Hoc Advisory Committee” – open to the public. When: 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Council Chambers Oakland City Hall 14th & Broadway Read the announcement from the City of Oakland City Administrator’s Weekly Report (April 25, 2014): This committee was created by City Council action during the discussions earlier in the year about the Port Domain Awareness Center (DAC). The goal of the DAC is to improve readiness to prevent, respond to and recover from major … Continued
Stop the War on Children. 11:00 pm
Stop the War on Children. @ Ron Dellums Federal Building
Jul 24 @ 11:00 pm – Jul 25 @ 12:30 am
Stop the War on Children from Gaza to the U.S./Mexican Border! Say No to Racism and War! Stand with children and youth under attack. Solidarity with Palestine and the people of Central America. In support of the call for a national week of actions from 7/17 – 7/24. A united action initiated by the International Action Center – Bay Area and supported by the AROC: Arab Resource & Organizing Center, EBIYC – East Bay Immigrant Youth Coalition, Middle East Children’s Alliance, and American Friends Service Committee.56250
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Coalition for a Taser-Free Berkeley. 2:00 am
Coalition for a Taser-Free Berkeley. @ Grassroots House
Jul 25 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am
Coalition for a Taser-Free Berkeley. @ Grassroots House | Berkeley | California | United States
Come help stop Berkeley Police from getting tasers! After each mishap or tragedy that occurs these days in Berkeley, we are told that it could have been averted “if only” the police had been issued tasers. The mayor of Berkeley made this claim after six Berkeley police killed a mentally ill transgender woman in her own home last year. BPD officers made the same claim again when a mentally ill man stabbed himself several times. This week, Chris Stines of the Berkeley Police Association (BPA) went to great pains to … Continued
Hands Off The Trayvon 2 – Court Support! 3:00 pm
Hands Off The Trayvon 2 – Court Support! @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Hands Off The Trayvon 2 - Court Support! @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse | Oakland | California | United States
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Justice For Yanira (We Want Answers!) 12:00 am
Justice For Yanira (We Want Answers!) @ Half Moon Bay Volunteer Fire Department
Jul 26 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
Join the family, friends and community as they demand justice for an innocent life stolen by law enforcement. Yanira Serrano Garcia was murdered on June 3, 2014 by San Mateo County Sheriff’s. The family seeks accountability from law enforcement and the District Attorney’s office. Please join us on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 5pm as we meet at the Half Moon Bay Fire Station located at 1191 Main St, Half Moon Bay CA for a rally and march. The family has asked that you please wear white. Learn more here: … Continued
Forum: Eyewitness Palestine. The People Resist Colonial Occupation 2:00 am
Forum: Eyewitness Palestine. The People Resist Colonial Occupation
Jul 26 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
A professor of literature and Black Studies, GAThomas recently traveled to Palestine in May 2014 as part of contingent of college and university professors working out of North America in support of Palestinian solidarity, liberation and freedom from occupation, apartheid and colonization. Replete with photographic images, this talk is a first-hand report-back from the Occupied West Bank facing more and more bombings, repression and kidnappings everyday with the support of what Malcolm X dubbed “dollarism.” Wheelchair accessible. Refreshments provided. More info:  www.ANSWERsf.org.  56169
Fracking Initiatives Benefit 2:00 am
Fracking Initiatives Benefit @ First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Jul 26 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
Fracking Initiatives Benefit. Friday, July 25. Dr. Sandra Steingraber, scientist, author, and mother, will discuss strategies for building the movement to stop fracking and protect our communities and climate This event is a special fundraiser for the dedicated residents of 3 California counties who have collected signatures to put fracking ban measures on their county ballots in November. The oil industry has already shown it will fight these measures. We must show the Bay Area’s strong support for local communities standing up for their rights to clean air, water, energy … Continued
No Fracking Way in California 2:00 am
No Fracking Way in California @ First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Jul 26 @ 2:00 am – 4:30 am
350 Bay Area and co-sponsors invite you to come hear Sandra Steingraber, author of Raising Elijah and Living Downstream, speak about the known and hidden dangers of fracking and how to build a movement to stop this dangerous practice. Sandra co-founded New Yorkers Against Fracking and has been a tireless activist working to prevent fracking in New York and throughout the world. Ticket sales will benefit efforts to pass voter initiatives to ban fracking in November in San Benito and Santa Barbara Counties. These counties are already being assaulted by oil company propaganda.56254
Laborfest: Oakland 1946 General Strike Walk 7:00 pm
Laborfest: Oakland 1946 General Strike Walk @ Latham Square
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet at the fountain in Latham Square, in the intersection where Telegraph and Broadway converge across from the Rotunda Building (Oakland City Center/12th St. BART), Oakland. With Gifford Hartman of the Flying Picket Historical Society. This walk will revisit the sites of Oakland’s “Work Holiday” that began spontaneously with rank-and-file solidarity with the striking, mostly women, retail clerks at Kahn’s and Hastings department stores whose picket line was being broken by scabs escorted by police. Within 24 hours, it involved over 100,000 workers and shut down nearly all commerce in … Continued
100th Birthday Party for the Berkeley Post Office 8:00 pm
100th Birthday Party for the Berkeley Post Office @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Us for a Birthday Party for the Berkeley Post Office It’s the 239th Birthday of the United States Post Office and the One Hundredth Birthday of the Berkeley Post Office!  Please join us! These festivities will be one of many events throughout the country commemorating National Postal Heritage Day. Celebration will include Music, Birthday Cake and a Group Photo! Be sure to be there! Brought to you by Save the Berkeley Post Office.56136
March For Palestine. 8:00 pm
March For Palestine. @ Chelsea Manning Plaza
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
March for Palestine….Chelsea Manning Plaza aka Justin Herman Plaza, Market @Embarcadero in SF.  6,000 people this past Sunday; 20,000 this coming Saturday. ANSWER COALITION. On July 16th, Israeli Defense Forces deliberately targeted a group of children playing soccer on a Gaza beach, killing four from the same family and maiming the others—another war crime committed against the Palestinian people. WE DEMAND THAT  Stop US Aid to the Apartheid State of Israel!  Free all Palestinian political prisoners!  End the collective punishment of Palestinians! End colonial occupation of Palestine! Stop the massacre … Continued
San Francisco Mime Troupe. Plus Community Forum on Albany Bulb. 8:00 pm
San Francisco Mime Troupe. Plus Community Forum on Albany Bulb. @ Live Oak Park
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Community Forum on the Albany Bulb: 1:00 PM Music: 1:30 PM Performance: 2:00 PM The San Francisco Mime Troupe creates and produces socially relevant theater of the highest professional quality and performs it before the broadest possible audience. We do plays that make sense out of the headlines by identifying the forces that shape our lives and dramatizing the operation of these giant forces in small, close-up stories that make our audiences feel the impact of political events on personal life. To make this work accessible the Mime Troupe performs its … Continued
Kickoff Meeting For Oct 2014 Nationwide Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Etc 9:00 pm
Kickoff Meeting For Oct 2014 Nationwide Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Etc @ First Unitarian Church (at Castro, right next to 980 Freeway)
Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 12:00 am
Major Bay Area Kickoff Meeting October 2014 Nationwide Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation Just in the past few weeks we have witnessed: ​ **1000’s of children being driven across the border by US devastation of their homelands and then finding themselves caught between Homeland Security rounds-ups and flag-waving racists ​**The District Attorney in Santa Rosa California refusing to charge the cop who murdered 13-year old Andy Lopez ​**2 videos that went viral showing cops brutally and unjustly beating Black women … Continued
Know Your Rights Training: Berkeley Copwatch. 9:00 pm
Know Your Rights Training: Berkeley Copwatch. @ Grassroots House
Jul 26 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Know Your Rights Training: Berkeley Copwatch. @ Grassroots House | Berkeley | California | United States
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Eyewitness Palestine “The People Resist Colonial Occupation” 12:00 am
Eyewitness Palestine “The People Resist Colonial Occupation” @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Jul 27 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
A professor of literature and Black Studies, GAThomas recently traveled to Palestine in May 2014 as part of contingent of college and university professors working out of North America in support of Palestinian solidarity, liberation and freedom from occupation, apartheid and colonization. Replete with photographic images, this talk is a first-hand report-back from the Occupied West Bank facing more and more bombings, repression and kidnappings everyday with the support of what Malcolm X dubbed “dollarism.” Wheelchair accessible. Refreshments provided.  56292
Berkeley WPA Walk 5:00 pm
Berkeley WPA Walk @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Berkeley WPA Walk @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
WPA Berkeley Walk With Harvey Smith This walk will explore the “New Deal nexus” in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building (now being repurposed as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive), and the old Farm Credit Building. The tour will also include the incredible mosaic mural on the UC Berkeley campus and photographs of the California Folk Music Project, Western Museum Laboratory, WPA prints at the Berkeley Public Library, and WPA projects on the … Continued
Urban Shield Protest Organizing 5:00 pm
Urban Shield Protest Organizing @ 3rd Floor Conference room
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
STOP URBAN SHIELD IN OAKLAND! September 4-8, 2014, in Oakland, California, Urban Shield — a trade show and training exercise for SWAT teams and police agencies — will bring local, national and international law enforcement agencies together with defense industry contractors to provide training and introduce new weapons to police and security companies. Take a stand against the militarization of our community. Decrease violence in our communities by ending the militarization of the police. From schools, the border, prisons, to the streets, our communities have become sites of repression and … Continued
Prison Abolition BBQ! 8:00 pm
Prison Abolition BBQ!
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 12:00 am
Join Critical Resistance members, allies, friends and other anti-prison activists for an abolitionist liberation BBQ! We will eat, drink, play, dance, share stories from these past exciting months, and affirm our ongoing fight to end the caging of our communities! Families welcome – we’ll have plenty of activities for kids 🙂 Let’s celebrate our work, build our connections, and raise money so we can increase our capacity to fight prison industrial complex! Bring your friends, your comrades, and your wallet! Facebook page & RSVP.56212
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Occupy Forum: Theater of the Oppressed. 1:00 am
Occupy Forum: Theater of the Oppressed. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jul 29 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
OccupyForum continues …  Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!!  Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogueon all sides of these critically important issues! OccupyForum presents Jiwon Chung and friends: Theatre of the Oppressed Internal Oppression � As we’ve previously experienced, Theater of the Oppressed is a collection of games, techniques and exercises for using theater as a vehicle for personal and social transformation. It uses the dynamized human body and the charged theatrical space as a laboratory for exploring power, transforming oppression, and finding solutions to … Continued
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. 1:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Jul 29 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps. | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the front of the postcard. The campaign has been adopted by Postal Unions, the San Francisco Labor Council and has been endorsed by the AFL-CIO, … Continued
Ralph Nader on Privatization, the Post Office and the Fight to Dismantle the Corporate State 2:00 pm
Ralph Nader on Privatization, the Post Office and the Fight to Dismantle the Corporate State @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ralph Nader on Privatization, the Post Office and the Fight to Dismantle the Corporate State @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
  RALPH NADER WILL SPEAK ON THE STEPS OF THE BERKELEY POST OFFICE. ABOUT THE POST OFFICE, PRIVATIZATION OF OUR PUBLIC GOODS AND SERVICES & THE FIGHT TO DISMANTLE THE CORPORATE STATE TUESDAY, JULY 29th MUSIC FROM 2:00 PM TALK AT 2:30 PM 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA “Postmaster General Donahoe has demonstrated that he lacks the political courage to stand up to Congress and tell them that they caused this mess and they need to fix it. Instead, time after time, he has chosen to take the easy road and dismantle the USPS … Continued
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Tell City Hall We Demand a Raise Now! 1:00 am
Tell City Hall We Demand a Raise Now! @ Oakland City Hall
Jul 30 @ 1:00 am – 6:45 am
There are two big competing plans for raising Oakland’s minimum wage. One plan from the Chamber of Commerce is slow and full of exceptions. The other, a ballot initiative from union and community coalition “Lift Up Oakland” is for a $12.25 minimum for everybody. Oakland workers need Lift Up Oakland’s proposal because we can’t wait years for a raise and can’t leave anyone behind making poverty wages. Let’s stop the Chamber of Commerce’s countermeasure. 6:00 PM City Hall Tuesday July 29th. Tell all your friends. Oakland needs a raise NOW! … Continued
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Ralph Nader Speaks About His New Book: “Unstoppable.” 2:30 am
Ralph Nader Speaks About His New Book: “Unstoppable.” @ First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Jul 31 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
From the Mercury News: It has been nearly 50 years and many subsequent crusades since consumer advocate Ralph Nader first captured the spotlight with the publication of “Unsafe at Any Speed.” One might think that the title of his latest book, “Unstoppable,” would indicate a memoir. Not so. Subtitled “The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State” (Nation Books, $25.99, 240 pages), the new book is an argument that the time is ripe for people on opposite sides of the political spectrum to wrest control over their futures away … Continued