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SF Mime Troupe – Treasure Island 2:00 pm
SF Mime Troupe – Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SF Mime Troupe - Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
CHECK BELOW FOR LOCATIONS OTHER THAN FOR 7/6 and 7/7 SF Mime Troupe’s play – Using the classic pirate novel Treasure Island as its inspiration the show is the story of Hawkins, a civil servant in San Francisco, who accidentally stumbles upon the plans of a developer, L.J. Silver. Through bribery, and label brutality, Silver is overriding all the clear health, safety, and human concerns regarding developing Treasure Island for his own greed. Written by Michael Gene Sullivan with Ellen Callas, Marie Cartier, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro. Music by Michael Bello, Lyrics by Daniel Savio. Co-Directed … Continued
World Without Walls: An evening with Janna Jihad 6:30 pm
World Without Walls: An evening with Janna Jihad @ The Greenlining Institute
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us to hear from Janna Jihad Tamimi, 13 year-old Palestinian activist, one of the youngest accredited journalists in the world – and Ambassador of Shamsaan, a South African children’s rights organization. Janna will be joining us as part of her month-long speaking tour of the United States. The event is sponsored by: World Without Walls coalition which is made up of: Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance, Faith Alliance for a Moral Economy, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church, Friends … Continued
Omni General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come by our open Delegates Meetings every other Thursday evening at 7pm! We’ll give space to brief announcements, updates from working groups, proposals up for consensus, and discussion around important issues. The schedule is created weekly at the following url: https://pad.riseup.net/p/omninom This meeting usually happens in the Ballroom, but the the location may change depending on the access needs of people attending and other events taking place in the building.66608
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VIGIL FOR CHELSEA, JULIAN AND ALL OUR HEROIC WHISTLE BLOWERS 5:30 pm
VIGIL FOR CHELSEA, JULIAN AND ALL OUR HEROIC WHISTLE BLOWERS
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
PLEASE JOIN US  EVERY FRIDAY “BASTA FREE CHELSEA AND JULIEN ” VIGIL DEMO POTLUCK MUSIC (7PM AFTER PARTY/MEETING ) FRUITVALE & MACARTHUR OAKLAND WE HOPE TO CONNECT PEOPLE TO OUR ON GOING CAMPAIGNS IN THE BAY ARE here is a link to the bay area action for julien which includes CHELSEA SUPPORT PLEASE SIGN UP https://bayaction2freeassange.org Ok, folks, here’s the deal: the Main stream media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!!  There’s only a few places we can get the truth. Chelsea and Julian, were … Continued
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SF Mime Troupe – Treasure Island 2:00 pm
SF Mime Troupe – Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SF Mime Troupe - Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
CHECK BELOW FOR LOCATIONS OTHER THAN FOR 7/6 and 7/7 SF Mime Troupe’s play – Using the classic pirate novel Treasure Island as its inspiration the show is the story of Hawkins, a civil servant in San Francisco, who accidentally stumbles upon the plans of a developer, L.J. Silver. Through bribery, and label brutality, Silver is overriding all the clear health, safety, and human concerns regarding developing Treasure Island for his own greed. Written by Michael Gene Sullivan with Ellen Callas, Marie Cartier, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro. Music by Michael Bello, Lyrics by Daniel Savio. Co-Directed … Continued
The Domestic Worker Movement: It’s History & Current Strategy 2:00 pm
The Domestic Worker Movement: It’s History & Current Strategy @ Exact location TBD, see Facebook page for update
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Facebook event for location:   One event that combines the history of the Domestic Workers Movement with the current state of its organizing at the national level with Mariana Viturro, the Deputy Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, with Kim Alvarenga of the Ca Domestic Workers Alliance, and Kathy Coll, professor of history at USF. Background: The Domestic Workers Movement has become one of the most powerful movements led by working class women of color, including Black women and immigrant women. This didn’t happen by accident. It has been … Continued
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Designing Armageddon at Livermore Lab 10:30 am
Designing Armageddon at Livermore Lab @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
  Getting ready for the annual Hiroshima Day Rally, Aug 6 in Livermore. ICSS Member Eugene E Ruyle will have a slide show titled “Lies, and the Lying Liars Who Build Nuclear Weapons.”66914
DSA Medicare for All Committee 12:00 pm
DSA Medicare for All Committee @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Come join East Bay DSA’s Medicare for All Committee as we discuss updates from the fight for single-payer healthcare and upcoming organizing projects. We’ll circulate some a short reading in advance, so please RSVP.  66912
Sunflower Alliance 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sunflower Alliance Meeting Please join us for our regular biweekly meeting of the Sunflower Alliance.  We’ll discuss ongoing campaigns and future plans and identify upcoming actions we can take to fight fossil fuels and work for a just and sustainable world.  Old friends and newcomers are equally welcome.  We need your participation and your voice! 66722
SF Mime Troupe – Treasure Island 2:00 pm
SF Mime Troupe – Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SF Mime Troupe - Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
CHECK BELOW FOR LOCATIONS OTHER THAN FOR 7/6 and 7/7 SF Mime Troupe’s play – Using the classic pirate novel Treasure Island as its inspiration the show is the story of Hawkins, a civil servant in San Francisco, who accidentally stumbles upon the plans of a developer, L.J. Silver. Through bribery, and label brutality, Silver is overriding all the clear health, safety, and human concerns regarding developing Treasure Island for his own greed. Written by Michael Gene Sullivan with Ellen Callas, Marie Cartier, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro. Music by Michael Bello, Lyrics by Daniel Savio. Co-Directed … Continued
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly
Note: Normally our weekly feed is on the last Sunday, but there is a big event at the plaza July 28th, so we have rescheduled for August 4th if we can find servers. Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 3 PM (2 PM during cooler months) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend … Continued
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Oppose ICE: Climate Justice, Environmental Justice, and Environmentalists 12:00 pm
Oppose ICE: Climate Justice, Environmental Justice, and Environmentalists @ ICE, San Francisco
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
What: Climate Justice, Environmental Justice, and Environmentalist day of action during the Month of Momentum. Why: We are outraged and ashamed about the inhumanity at the border.  We want to show up as environmental activists in solidarity with other progressive, issue-focused groups in opposition to the brutally corrosive policies and politics of the current administration. Many people around the world are fleeing their homes because of war, gang violence, poverty – and increasingly, people are becoming climate refugees, moving because their homes are becoming unlivable due to climate change (sea … Continued
Locksmithing Lab 5:00 pm
Locksmithing Lab @ Omni Commons
Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is hosting a Locksmithing Lab. Learn about locks. Even learn to Lockpick.66808
Tax the Rich Singalong with Occupella 5:00 pm
Tax the Rich Singalong with Occupella @ In front of old Oaks Theater
Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
OCCUPELLA will be singing at the TAX THE RICH RALLY EVERY MONDAY from 5-6 on upper Solano Ave. in front of the (closed) Oaks Theater. Songbooks are provided. (We’ll also be LEADING SONGS ON JULY 13 at NOON in Civic Center Park (across from Berkeley High and old City Hall). The City of Berkeley will officially recognize the human rights abuses at the border.)66761
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library | Oakland | California | United States
 The Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality & State Repression (OGC) is a grassroots democratic organization that was formed as a conscious united front for justice against police brutality. The OGC is involved in the struggle for police accountability and is committed to stopping police brutality. In alliance with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) we organized the October 23, 2010 labor and community rally for Justice for Oscar Grant. On that day the ILWU shut down the Bay Area ports in solidarity. Our mission is to educate, organize … Continued
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Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Nuclear Weapons Protest Rally & March at Livermore Labs 8:00 am
Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Nuclear Weapons Protest Rally & March at Livermore Labs @ Livermore Labs
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
ANNIVERSARIES OF HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI ATOM BOMB DROPS: Nuclear Weapons Protest Rally & March at Livermore Labs Come commemorate the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945) at the place where new nuclear weapons of mass destruction are being created today. Hear from atom bomb survivor Nobuaki Hanaoka, famed author and whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, and other speakers and musicians. Following the rally will be a procession to the West Gate where those who choose may risk arrest. The resurgent risks of nuclear war and … Continued
A Legal History of Whiteness 5:00 pm
A Legal History of Whiteness @ Legal Cafe Law Centrer Office
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This workshop will discuss the legal and social history of whiteness and how this impacts us today on a legal, economic, social, and spiritual level. RSVP below! After setting up the framework for how whiteness developed in the early colonialism in the United States, we will engage in discussion questions about our own consciousness around whiteness and the way whiteness  works in our workplaces and lives. Bringing the historical and the spiritual together, we will together imagine what is beyond white supremacy. This workshop will draw from research from the Racial … Continued
Public Bank of the East Bay 5:30 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Info Time, Tuesday, July 9, 5:30 p.m. Have questions about public banking? Want to find out more about what we’re doing to make our own East Bay bank a reality? Come to Info Time! Volunteers will be available to talk with you for the half hour before our monthly meeting (location below) NEWS: California public banking bill clears another state Senate committee as momentum generates a swell of press coverage On July 3rd, California’s Public Banking Act, AB 857, passed the Senate Governance & Finance Committee 4 Aye’s to 3 No’s. … Continued
Community Discussion on Attacks on Immigrants 6:00 pm
Community Discussion on Attacks on Immigrants
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
I.C.E. here, coups there – U.S. out of everywhere! Striking at the root of the attack on our communities From the horrific border concentration camps, to family separations, to the string of deaths of detained children, to the arrest of solidarity activists leaving water for those crossing the border – the brutality and human rights violations by the U.S. government against immigrants are on the rise. To fight back and win, we must have a deep understanding of the root cause of our oppression. Join us to look at the … Continued
Intro to SURJ Meeting 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Loper Chapel, First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Aug 6 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. SURJ moves white people to act for justice, with passion and accountability, as part of a multi-racial majority. ​ You will hear about SURJ’s pathways for entering the work, including committee work, upcoming workshops, and events. We’ll answer your questions and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice. LOCATION AND ACCESS: The Loper Chapel is located on the west side of Dana Street, at the corner of Dana and … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian 5:30 pm
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian
Aug 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN hI aLL HOPE TO SEE YA oRION EVERY FRI 530PM TO 7PM “BASTA SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIEN ” VIGIL DEMO POTLUCK MUSIC (7PM AFTER PARTY/MEETING ) FRUITVALE &MACARTHUR OAKLAND WE HOPE TO CONNECT PEOPLE TO OUR ON-GOING CAMPAIGNS IN THE BAY. Here is a link to the bay area action for Julian which includes CHELSEA SUPPORT PLEASE SIGN UP https://bayaction2freeassange.org TELL EVERY ONE Thanks for your letters you can write a letter directly to Chelsea here’s her address tell her who you are and why you … Continued
Community-Scale Carbon Drawdown 6:30 pm
Community-Scale Carbon Drawdown @ Canticle Farm
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us as we tour one of our Oakland nodes, Canticle Farm and learn how we can take part in carbon drawdown at the community-scale. Register66930
Person of the Planet Film Series: Woman at War 7:00 pm
Person of the Planet Film Series: Woman at War @ Arlington Community Church
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us for a FREE screening of Woman at War a new film from Magnolia Pictures, written & directed by Benedikt Erlingsson. Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain,” Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminum industry. As Halla’s actions grow bolder, from petty vandalism to outright industrial sabotage, she succeeds in pausing the negotiations between the Icelandic government and the … Continued
Surveillance and Facial Recognition Technology: A Conversation With Brian Hofer 8:30 pm
Surveillance and Facial Recognition Technology: A Conversation With Brian Hofer @ Yaseen Burlingame Center
Aug 9 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Surveillance and Facial Recognition Technology: A Conversation With Brian Hofer @ Yaseen Burlingame Center
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
2ND ANNIVERSARY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE 1:00 pm
2ND ANNIVERSARY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE @ Pelosi's Office, Federal Building
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2ND ANNIVERSARY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE @ Pelosi's Office, Federal Building
People’s Alliance invites you to their “Second Anniversary of Charlottesville: Act Against White Supremacy.” This is part of a national day of action. The peaceful protest takes place on Saturday, August 10th from 1:00 to 2:30 PM at Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Office, Federal Building, 90 – 7th street in San Francisco. 66942
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance – You Are Not A Loan! 3:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance – You Are Not A Loan! @ Omni Commons
Aug 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area: Debt Resistance – You Are Not A Loan! @ Omni Commons
Come get connected with SDBA’s projects – we have exciting work to do in 2019! Our medical debt erasure campaign with RIP Medical Debt is doing well (but needs more signal-boosting). We joined another Alameda County campaign, and together we’re more than two-thirds of the way to our minimum goal. Our donation page is here. The online version of our flyer, with live links, is here. Our FAQ is here. We can also link you to a printable version of the flyer if you have places to hand them out. Press release: press-release-after-1m-raised-final Continuing our … Continued
Economics Book Group: “Banking on the People.” Hosted by Strike Debt Bay Area. 4:30 pm
Economics Book Group: “Banking on the People.” Hosted by Strike Debt Bay Area. @ Omni Commons
Aug 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Economics Book Group: "Banking on the People." Hosted by Strike Debt Bay Area. @ Omni Commons
Beginning on August 10th, the Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group began discussing Banking on the People: Democratizing Money in the Digital Age. We tackled the introduction and first chapter, available through the ‘Look Inside’ feature on Amazon, for the August 10th meeting. For our September 7th meeting, we will be discussing the rest of the first section, Chapters 2-6. All are welcome! The Economics Book Group began with Doughnut Economics and continued with Take Back the Economy.  We read a chapter or two every month. “Today most of our … Continued
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Interfaith Prayers for Healing 10:00 am
Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Bahai Center
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly interfaith prayer meeting, held on second Sundays, dedicated to healing. The Bahá’í community of Oakland is organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. Come share prayers, quotes, poems, and favorite passages from your scriptures with us. Simple breakfast will be served. Doors open: 10:00 AM Refreshments served: 10:00-10:30 AM Prayers: 10:30-11:30 AM Discussion and socializing: 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM “Thy name is my healing, O my God, and remembrance … Continued
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
DSA General Meeting 1:00 pm
DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
East Bay DSA’s bimonthly general meetings (GMs) include deliberation and voting on member-submitted resolutions, member announcements, reports from our committees, and more. Volunteering at the GM is lively, easy, and low-commitment, and hugely benefits the meetings and thus our internal democracy. If you intend to come and would like to volunteer (!), let us know here. Use this form, too, if you have child supervision or accessibility needs, including the need for an ASL interpreter. With our new regular schedule, member-submitted resolutions will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please email … Continued
Detention, Denialism, & Activism Now 2:00 pm
Detention, Denialism, & Activism Now @ Futures Without Violence
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join historians Gary Okihiro (Yale) and Alice Yang (UC Santa Cruz) and other leading voices to explore the intersection of detention, denialism & resistance; the rise of antisemitism, Islamophobia, demonization of Central Amer. refugees latest example of xenophobia that led to the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans. There will be breakout sessions with audience to discuss the revelance of WWII and how Grassroots efforts can stop the repetition of history. For more event information: Https://www.thentheycame.org66933
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend … Continued
Green Sunday:  Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disputed History, Ongoing Tragedy 5:00 pm
Green Sunday:  Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disputed History, Ongoing Tragedy @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      The 90-day bloodbath known as the Rwandan Genocide was actually the final phase of a four-year war that most Westerners know little or nothing about. However, that war and many smaller wars for the resource riches of Rwanda’s neighbor, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, continue today. The US and its Western allies have played an unconscionable role in all this that should be understood. The great French investigative journalist Pierre Paen, who passed away on July 25, published a landmark study of the conflict titled Noires fureurs, blancs … Continued
Mujeres Magicas Book Release 5:00 pm
Mujeres Magicas Book Release @ Bandung Books
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
EastSide Arts Alliance and Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA) present: Mujeres Magicas Book Release Childcare and light snacks provided Our readings will be in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation in English ​ Mujeres Mágicas is a bilingual Spanish-English anthology of domestic workers writing stories that cross languages, genders and borders to reveal lessons of survival and celebration for all.66932
26th Birthday Party for Long Haul Infoshop 7:00 pm
26th Birthday Party for Long Haul Infoshop @ Longhaul
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
26th Birthday Party for Long Haul Infoshop @ Longhaul
The Long Haul Infoshop opened August 13, 1993 Come celebrate 26 years! — free t-shirt raffle — silk screen your own t-shirt – bring a blank shirt — vegan chocolate cake / celebratory food items — tell funny stories 66934
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly 7:30 pm
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Doors open at 7. We start promptly at 7:30. Questions? Email info@indivisibleberkeley.org.66849
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly 7:30 pm
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Indivisible Berkeley brings the Trump Resistance to 2000+ of our closest neighbors in Berkeley and surrounding communities. Our mission is to resist the Trump agenda by engaging our elected officials at all levels of government and promote progressive and democratic values. Read our entire mission statement here66941
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance 7:00 pm
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance @ Omni Commons
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance meeting to discuss plans, outreach, organizing regarding regional homeless communities and organizations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/541837129562482/66940
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
APPARENTLY NOT HAPPENING: Film Screening: Tent City 4:00 pm
APPARENTLY NOT HAPPENING: Film Screening: Tent City @ Grand Lake Theater
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
APPARENTLY NOT HAPPENING   No further information yet.66824
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the U.S. Is Orchestrating a Coup for Oil 7:30 pm
The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the U.S. Is Orchestrating a Coup for Oil @ Hillside Club
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the U.S. Is Orchestrating a Coup for Oil @ Hillside Club
“Kovalik helps to cut through the Orwellian lies and dissembling which make this intervention possible, and just when such truth-telling is so desperately needed.” —Oliver Stone, Academy Award-winning director & screenwriter Since 1999 when Hugo Chavez became the elected president of Venezuela, the US has been conniving to overthrow his government and to roll back the Bolivarian Revolution which he ushered in to Venezuela. With the untimely death of Hugo Chavez in 2012, and the election of Nicolas Maduro that followed, the US redoubled its efforts to overturn this revolution. … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Omni General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come by our open Delegates Meetings! We’ll give space to brief announcements, updates from working groups, proposals up for consensus, and discussion around important issues. The schedule is created weekly at the following url: https://pad.riseup.net/p/omninom This meeting usually happens in the Ballroom, but the the location may change depending on the access needs of people attending and other events taking place in the building.66939
Socialize with Socialists 7:00 pm
Socialize with Socialists @ Ale Industries
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 Come hang out with East Bay DSA members and talk about socialism, current events, historic events, the future, music, your cat, someone else’s cat, etc. This is a great event for new members and people curious about DSA. We’ll tell you about upcoming East Bay DSA events and how you can get involved! Ale Industries is family friendly and allows dogs. It’s a five minute walk from Fruitvale Bart and has some parking available in front of the brewery. While Ale Industries doesn’t sell food, there will be a food … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
CompArte: The Art & Culture of Resistance & Solidarity w/EZLN 12:00 pm
CompArte: The Art & Culture of Resistance & Solidarity w/EZLN @ Omni Commons
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CompArte: The fourth annual Emiliano Zapata Community Festival The Chiapas Support Committee invites you to enjoy music, poetry and art that expresses anti-capitalist resistance, deep solidarity with indigenous peoples’ struggles for community, land & justice, and a shared space for envisioning an end to the repressive and racist climate we are challenging in the U.S. CompArte means to share & build a living culture of humanity with musicians, artists & poets from Oakland and S.F. Bay Area. All the funds collected at the door and from the purchase of Zapatista … Continued
Rally and Mobilization against Palantir 12:00 pm
Rally and Mobilization against Palantir @ Palantir
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
ALERT: @PalantirTech when we said we'll be back, we meant it. Palantir is responsible for ICE workplace raids like the one that stole 680 people in Miss. last week. Join us for an immediate emergency response rally in Palo Alto THIS FRIDAY 8/16. #DisarmICEhttps://t.co/i3aRGAFFww pic.twitter.com/wHeXY9Z0N9— CCCC Bay Area (@CloseTheCampsBA) August 13, 2019 When we said we’ll be back, we meant it. Join us for an immediate response rally, speakout, and action at Palantir this Friday at 12 PM. Palantir provided the technology ICE used to steal 680 people during the … Continued
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian 5:30 pm
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN hI aLL HOPE TO SEE YA oRION EVERY FRI 530PM TO 7PM “BASTA SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIEN ” VIGIL DEMO POTLUCK MUSIC (7PM AFTER PARTY/MEETING ) FRUITVALE &MACARTHUR OAKLAND WE HOPE TO CONNECT PEOPLE TO OUR ON-GOING CAMPAIGNS IN THE BAY. Here is a link to the bay area action for Julian which includes CHELSEA SUPPORT PLEASE SIGN UP https://bayaction2freeassange.org TELL EVERY ONE Thanks for your letters you can write a letter directly to Chelsea here’s her address tell her who you are and why you … Continued
OACC Movie Nights: Afghan Cycles 6:00 pm
OACC Movie Nights: Afghan Cycles @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights – human rights – and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis, from discrimination to abuse, to the oppressive silencing of their voices in all aspects of contemporary society. These women ride despite cultural barriers, despite infrastructure, and despite death threats, embracing the power and freedom that comes with the sport. This documentary is a production of Lit Media directed and produced by Sarah Menzies. The … Continued
FUNDRAISER FOR THE CLIMATE CONCERT 8:00 pm
FUNDRAISER FOR THE CLIMATE CONCERT @ Starry Plough
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Join the young activists of the Sunrise Movement and support their work fighting for climate action. This night of climate-cooling jams will feature local swanky rock n’ rollers: Thrown-Out Bones, head turning neo-soul MintJulep, and math rock toe-tappers Rounding Error. Funds will go towards Sunrise’s ongoing efforts to push forward the Green New Deal. $10 at the door, 8pm doors open, 9pm music starts. 21+66970
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Dream Day 2019: Celebrating Mike ‘Dream’ Francisco’s 50th Birthday
Dream Day 2019: Celebrating Mike ‘Dream’ Francisco’s 50th Birthday @ Mosswood Park
Aug 17 all-day
Dream Day 2019: Celebrating Mike 'Dream' Francisco's 50th Birthday @ Mosswood Park
On Aug. 17, Mosswood Park in Oakland will be full of people gathered in celebration of the 50th birthday of the late, great Mike “Dream” Francisco. Dream, a legendary graffiti writer, was raised in Alameda and spent time all over the Bay Area. But he found a home on the walls of Oakland—specifically those near 23rd Avenue and East 12th Street, in what’s known as Oakland’s 23rd Yards. He got his first taste of writing in 1983, and from that moment on, Dream used the walls of the Bay Area … Continued
Town Hall: Reduce Air Pollution in West Oakland 10:00 am
Town Hall: Reduce Air Pollution in West Oakland @ West Oakland Youth Center
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Town Hall: Reduce Air Pollution in West Oakland @ West Oakland Youth Center
Join West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District in a town hall meeting for a West Oakland Community Action Plan to improve health by reducing air pollution. West Oakland is one of the communities targeted for action under AB 617, which created a program to reduce exposure in communities most affected by air pollution. This is your chance to give feedback on the plan. Invited speakers: Christina Garcia, California Assembly member Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland and more. Light breakfast, refreshments, and lunch provided. … Continued
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Nonviolent Direct Action Training – East Bay 12:00 pm
Nonviolent Direct Action Training – East Bay @ East Bay Community Space
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Please REGISTER in advance here: https://forms.gle/LcZoL7uKySCghnMP9 This training will take participants through many of the strategies, tools and considerations of non-violent direct action, including power and privilege, de-escalation, blockades, legal, direct action organizing models, and the opportunity to form affinity groups. This training will be an important place to get plugged into for upcoming actions around the Climate Strike Week of Action beginning on September 20. WHO: DiRT (Diablo Rising Tide, the San Francisco bay area chapter of Rising Tide North America.66948
Peace and Freedom Party Annual Potluck Picnic 1:00 pm
Peace and Freedom Party Annual Potluck Picnic
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Peace and Freedom Party Annual Potluck Picnic
Alameda County PFP’s summer potluck picnic! If you’re in the San Francisco area, the local Peace and Freedom party invites you to their annual summer potluck picnic. Everyone is welcome to join! Come and meet PFP members, hang out and discuss the issues of the day. Please bring food which does not require additional cooking on-site. Also, please bring your own non-disposable plate, cup and eating utensils if possible.   We hope to see you there! 66847
Racial Solidarity BBQ – DSA 1:00 pm
Racial Solidarity BBQ – DSA @ Defemery Park
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come out to an East Bay DSA Racial Solidarity Committee BBQ Social at DeFremery Park on Saturday, August 17th from 1pm to 3pm! We will have delicious free food and great conversation as we hang out and talk about socialism and what the Racial Solidarity Committee has been up to! All folks interested in DSA and racial justice work are welcome, but people of color are especially encouraged to attend. Feel free to bring a dish to share, although we will provide a spread regardless! Children are very welcome! Please … Continued
The Fight Against Monsanto’s Roundup: The Politics of Pesticides 7:00 pm
The Fight Against Monsanto’s Roundup: The Politics of Pesticides @ Revolution Books
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A presentation and discussion with Mitchel Cohen, editor of the new book, The Fight Against Monsanto’s Roundup: The Politics of Pesticides Chemical poisons have infiltrated all facets of our lives. More than half a century since Rachel Carson issued Silent Spring – her call-to-arms against the poisoning of our drinking water, food, animals, air, and the natural environment – The Fight Against Monsanto’s Roundup looks at the politics underlying the mass use of pesticides and the challenges people around the world are making against the purveyors of poison and the … Continued
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The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela  10:30 am
The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela  @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our planned speaker will be Daniel Kovalik who will update us on current developments in Venezuela. A frequent visitor to Venezuela, his most recent book is The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the US Is Orchestrating a Coup for Oil. Dan currently teaches International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  He also served for over 25 years as Associate General Counsel of the United Steelworkers, AFL-CIO (USW). While with the USW, he served as lead counsel on cutting-edge labor law litigation, including the landmark NLRB cases of Lamons Gasket and Specialty Health … Continued
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Extinction Rebellion 2:00 pm
Extinction Rebellion @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
General Meeting We’re looking forward to seeing you at our General Meeting We’ll be organizing for all the activities and actions we’ve got planned for August, September, and October. Please come ready to brainstorm and begin work with your fellow rebels. New and returning members welcome! NVDA Trainings During the months of August and September, Diablo Rising Tide is hosting Nonviolent Direct Action Trainings every week around the Bay Area. These trainings will prepare you for participating in the many actions we have coming up in September and October and … Continued
Film Screening “Mixed Race Identities: Little White Lie” 2:00 pm
Film Screening “Mixed Race Identities: Little White Lie” @ East Bay Community Space
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Film Screening “Mixed Race Identities: Little White Lie” @ East Bay Community Space
 – Exploring what defines our identity, our family of origin, or the family that raises us.  Tickets  RSVPs requested: re-presentmedia.org Lacey Schwartz grew up in a typical middle-class Jewish household with loving parents and a strong sense of her identity. She believes her family’s explanation of having a Sicilian grandfather until she discovers that her biological father is a black man with whom her mother had an affair. This film explores what defines our identity, our family of origin, or the family that raises us. Dialogue with Director Lacey Schwartz … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend … Continued
BLACK: 400 Years in America Film Series: Wilmington on Fire 4:30 pm
BLACK: 400 Years in America Film Series: Wilmington on Fire @ Omni Commons
Aug 18 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
BLACK: 400 Years in America Film Series: Wilmington on Fire @ Omni Commons
Free public cultural film series centered on the historic commemoration of the 400th Anniversary of the first Africans brought to British North America. The series will feature a monthly film screening over 7 months, from February 2019 for Black History Month, through August 2019. Food at 4:30pm Film at 5pm 66954
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Locksmithing Lab 5:00 pm
Locksmithing Lab @ Omni Commons
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Homes Not Jails is hosting a Locksmithing Lab. Learn about locks. Even learn to Lockpick.66808
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance 7:00 pm
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance @ Omni Commons
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance meeting to discuss plans, outreach, organizing regarding regional homeless communities and organizations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/541837129562482/66940
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Stop the Sweeps! 11:00 am
Stop the Sweeps! @ Koret Auditorium, SF Library
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Local Homeless Coordinating Board will be holding a special hearing on the Healthy Streets Operation Center (HSOC). Join us to speak out against the police-led response to homelessness, HSOC. HSOC is a highly coordinated effort led SFPD, working in conjunction with the Dept. of Public Works, the Dept. of Homelessness, the Dept. of Emergency Management, and the Dept. of Public Health. 66961
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Generation Zapped film at Rockridge Library & pizza 5:30 pm
Generation Zapped film at Rockridge Library & pizza @ Rockridge Library
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Generation Zapped film at Rockridge Library & pizza @ Rockridge Library
The multi-billion dollar telecommunications industry goes to great lengths to lobby congress, influence policy makers, and dispute scientific data, which is reminiscent of the lead, asbestos and tobacco industries before them. Please join us for a special screening of Generation Zapped. The film discusses the potential health risks from radiation emitted by wireless devices as revealed by scientific research. A Q&A on 5G and cell phones will follow. Pizza & snacks. Hosted by the CA Brain Tumor Association and WIRED (Wireless Radiation Education and Defense). 66976
DSA Night School: Why ‘Progressive’ Isn’t Enough 7:00 pm
DSA Night School: Why ‘Progressive’ Isn’t Enough @ East Bay Community Space
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
As we move deeper into the 2020 election cycle, democratic socialists will be increasingly asked why we support Bernie Sanders and not one of the other, younger candidates. After all, many of Sanders’ challengers have adopted large chunks of his 2016 platform, and are hoping to gain traction with voters by offering policies that, at least at face value, appear to be similar. Now, more than ever, we need to be able to be able to ask and answer: what makes Bernie different? Why must we advocate for explicitly socialist … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Impeach Trump Now 5:00 pm
Impeach Trump Now @ International Hotel
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Our country is falling further into a constitutional and moral crisis created by the racist and xenophobic autocrat sitting in the Oval Office. We need Speaker Nancy Pelosi to lead, not play political games. Join us on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco (888 Howard St.) to demand that Speaker Pelosi use her power to impeach Trump now. Our communities and democracy cannot afford to wait. Click here to RSVP.66979
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state, police militarization and ICE, and to advocate for surveillance regulation around the Bay and nationwide. We fight against “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” spy drones, facial recognition, police body camera secrecy, anti-transparency laws and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones, to list just a few invasions of our privacy by all levels of Government, and attempts to hide what government officials, employees and agencies are doing. We draft and push for privacy legislation for City Councils, at the County level, and in Sacramento. We advocate … Continued
APTP Monthly Membership Meeting 7:00 pm
APTP Monthly Membership Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Anti Police-Terror Project meets the third Wednesday of every month. August’s agenda will include an update on developments at Santa Rita jail and an active shooter response training. Join us to find out how you can get involved. This space is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us for any additional accessibility questions or concerns.66967
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Oakland Police Commission Meeting 5:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission Meeting @ Oakland City Hall
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
From Warsaw to Palestine to the Rio Grande 12:00 pm
From Warsaw to Palestine to the Rio Grande @ ICE San Francisco
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
As part of the Month of Momentum, 30 Days of Action to Close the Camps, JVP, SURJ and IJAN are jointly organizing an action on Friday, August 23rd. Join us in making the connection between the forced displacement of asylum seekers and refugees coming into the US and their confinement in US concentration camps with the on-going forced displacement of the Palestinian people, as a result of the founding and on-going colonization of Palestine by the state of Israel, and the confining of Palestinian people into walled ghettos, refugee camps … Continued
Emergency Palantir Mass Mobilization #StopICETerror 4:00 pm
Emergency Palantir Mass Mobilization #StopICETerror @ Palantir
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
EMERGENCY MASS MOBILIZATION. THE COALITION TO CLOSE THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS BAY AREA IS CALLING ON ALL THOSE THAT DENOUNCE AND REBUKE PALANTIR’S SHAMELESS ESCALATION TO IMMEDIATELY MOBILIZE THIS FRIDAY AT PALANTIR HQ IN PALO ALTO AT 4 PM FOR AN EMERGENCY ACTION. Palantir has renewed its ICE Investigative Case Management contract that allows ICE, the CIA, and more to track individuals’ every move — even yours — until 2022. After activists have fought for months to #DROPICECONTRACTS, putting bodies on the line, this is a slap in the face of … Continued
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian 5:30 pm
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN hI aLL HOPE TO SEE YA oRION EVERY FRI 530PM TO 7PM “BASTA SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIEN ” VIGIL DEMO POTLUCK MUSIC (7PM AFTER PARTY/MEETING ) FRUITVALE &MACARTHUR OAKLAND WE HOPE TO CONNECT PEOPLE TO OUR ON-GOING CAMPAIGNS IN THE BAY. Here is a link to the bay area action for Julian which includes CHELSEA SUPPORT PLEASE SIGN UP https://bayaction2freeassange.org TELL EVERY ONE Thanks for your letters you can write a letter directly to Chelsea here’s her address tell her who you are and why you … Continued
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Toxics Tour of the Carquinez Strait 11:00 am
Toxics Tour of the Carquinez Strait @ Parking lot across from the Dead Fish Restaurant
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Toxics Tour of the Carquinez Strait @ Parking lot across from the Dead Fish Restaurant
Thirty seats are available on an air-conditioned bus.  Lunch provided!  Please RSVP to info@protectthebay.org Join us on a two-hour tour of a dynamic segment of the refinery corridor along the Carquinez Strait.  The tour will provide a bird’s-eye view of existing and proposed oil projects with major impacts on the health and safety of Rodeo, South Vallejo, and the entire Bay. Viewing the Phillips 66 refinery from multiple panoramic angles will help explain its intensity and complexity.  From its blackened cokers, to its marine terminal, the adjacent CA Superfund fund … Continued
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
The Berkeley Free Clinic’s 50th Anniversary Celebration 2:00 pm
The Berkeley Free Clinic’s 50th Anniversary Celebration @ Live Oak Park
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We invite all friends of the Berkeley Free Clinic, old and new, to join us for a fun evening as we (re)connect and celebrate 50 years of healthcare for people, not profit! The event will include food & drinks, local performers, a silent auction and raffle giveaway. Tentative Event Lineup! 2pm – 4:30pm: Kay Serrurier – Chilean Harpist Blue Alley Cats- Blues Rock band Bátala – Brazilian drumming group Mongolian Contortionists – you may have seen them at the Warriors halftime show 4:30pm – 8:00pm: David Smith – Founder of Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic and the Free Clinic Movement Susan … Continued
Do The Right Thing 30th Anniversary Screening 3:00 pm
Do The Right Thing 30th Anniversary Screening @ New Parkway
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of one of the most iconic movies in US history! On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes. Director Spike Lee’s powerful portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise. The film features a stellar ensemble cast that includes Danny Aiello, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Rosie Perez, and John Turturro. We’re celebrating this iconic, provocative film so join us as we explore what … Continued
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Black -Jewish Oppression viewed through the prism of the Leo Frank and Mary Turner lynchings 10:30 am
Black -Jewish Oppression viewed through the prism of the Leo Frank and Mary Turner lynchings @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library The asymmetrical oppression of a privileged Jewish factory manager and the African-American wife of an impressed in peonage  convict laborer will be nevertheless interlinked to demonstrate the need for United Front struggle and mutual defense . Our comrade, Elazar Friedman, will explore this topic during his visit from Idaho.66952
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Democratic Socialism 101 – Picnic 2:00 pm
Democratic Socialism 101 – Picnic @ Empowerment Park
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Democratic socialist politicians like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez are calling for Medicare for All and a Green New Deal. Teachers from West Virginia to Oakland are striking for public education and winning, and tens of thousands of people across the country are getting involved in the project of building democratic socialism in the US. But what is democratic socialism? Let’s talk about it. Since the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign brought democratic socialism back into the mainstream, the Democratic Socialists of America went from about 6,000 members to 60,000 … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend … Continued
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Public Banking Lobby Day 9:00 am
Public Banking Lobby Day @ State Capitol
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Public banking activists from allied cities and regions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, East Bay, North Bay, South Bay, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, and San Diego will converge in Sacramento for a Lobby Day at the State Capitol!MEETING POINT AT 9AM: North Steps California State Capitol (10th St. and Capitol Mall between L St. and N St.) This is our final Lobby Day session for the AB 857 campaign! Join us for an action-packed day of citizens’ lobbying as we make the rounds to legislative offices for … Continued
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance 7:00 pm
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance @ Omni Commons
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance meeting to discuss plans, outreach, organizing regarding regional homeless communities and organizations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/541837129562482/66940
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Public Bank of the East Bay 5:30 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ East Bay for Everyone
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 We’ll go over all the current developments in the East Bay and California, and all next steps for working groups. If you would like to come early and get an introduction to the concepts of public banking, or more locally to who we are and what we do, please email us and someone will come meet you at 5:30. Working Group Meetings: Some of our working groups meet between organizers’ meetings, and others just confer by phone and email. You can plug into any one of these: Outreach to Organizations Outreach to … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
THE CASE AGAINST FREE SPEECH: The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent 7:30 pm
THE CASE AGAINST FREE SPEECH: The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
THE CASE AGAINST FREE SPEECH: The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
P. E. Moskowitz wrote the renowned bestseller, “How To Kill a City,” which revealed the systemic forces behind the gentrification ruining such major American cities as San Francisco, New York, New Orleans and Detroit. Now, with “The Case Against Free Speech” he exposes the powerful forces and political machinations currently defining free speech, a term that has been defined and redefined to suit those in power, to give them the right to push their agenda. What’s more, our investment in the First Amendment has long obscured an uncomfortable truth: free speech is impossible in an unequal society … Continued
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30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
DSA Beer & Roses Labor Social 6:30 pm
DSA Beer & Roses Labor Social @ Telegraph Beer Garden
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join the East Bay DSA’s Labor Committee for their regular Beer and Roses social. Hang out with other members who are interested in the labor movement, hear about what’s happening in EBDSA Labor Committee & learn how you can get involved.    66972
Liberate the Cages Voices 7:00 pm
Liberate the Cages Voices @ Freedome and Movement Center
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberate the Cages Voices @ Freedome and Movement Center
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400 Years of African American History Symposium 9:00 am
400 Years of African American History Symposium @ International House Auditorium
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
400 Years of African American History Symposium @ International House Auditorium
This day-long symposium will kick off a year of events at UC Berkeley to mark the 400 year anniversary of the beginning of slavery in North America. The events are being co-organized by the Haas Institute, the African American studies and history departments, the African American Student Development Center, and the Black Staff & Faculty Organization. The symposium will include remarks by Haas Institute Director and African American studies professor john a. powell, plus several panels and performances detailed below. Register here. 66965
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF 12:00 pm
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian 5:30 pm
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian
Aug 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN hI aLL HOPE TO SEE YA oRION EVERY FRI 530PM TO 7PM “BASTA SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIEN ” VIGIL DEMO POTLUCK MUSIC (7PM AFTER PARTY/MEETING ) FRUITVALE &MACARTHUR OAKLAND WE HOPE TO CONNECT PEOPLE TO OUR ON-GOING CAMPAIGNS IN THE BAY. Here is a link to the bay area action for Julian which includes CHELSEA SUPPORT PLEASE SIGN UP https://bayaction2freeassange.org TELL EVERY ONE Thanks for your letters you can write a letter directly to Chelsea here’s her address tell her who you are and why you … Continued
What Happened to Dujuan? Premiere Screening and Panel 7:30 pm
What Happened to Dujuan? Premiere Screening and Panel @ First Unitarian Church of Oakland
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a benefit film showing and panel. This fast-paced powerful documentary follows Barbara Doss’ search to discover the details of her son Dujuan Armstrong’s death in Santa Rita Jail. In June, 2018,23-year-old Dujuan Armstrong died while serving weekends for a 2014 burglary conviction. Thus began Barbara’s journey for truth and justice. The film documents her determined and courageous quest to find out what happened to her son. In her pursuit for justice she quickly runs into the resistance of the Gregory Ahern’s Sheriff’s Department and begins to learn … Continued
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Rally With Danny Glover Against Gentrification & A’s Stadium In Port 11:00 am
Rally With Danny Glover Against Gentrification & A’s Stadium In Port @ Acts Full Gospel Church
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rally With Danny Glover Against Gentrification & A's Stadium In Port @ Acts Full Gospel Church
Join actor and activist DANNY GLOVER for a community forum to keep the A’s in East Oakland Food & drink served WHAT WE NEED: AFFORDABLE HOUSING GOOD-PAYING JOBS COMMUNITY INVESTMENT A WORKING PORT WHAT WE DON’T NEED: GENTRIFICATION LUXURY HOUSING JOB LOSS TAXPAYER-FUNDED WASTE The A’s proposal to abandon the Oakland Coliseum for Howard Terminal is a land grab – threatening the thriving maritime industry and worsening gentrification with luxury condos and high-priced office space. Join our coalition to keep the A’s in East Oakland and invest in the neighborhood … Continued