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DSA Socialist Night School: Harlan County, U.S.A 7:00 pm
DSA Socialist Night School: Harlan County, U.S.A @ East Bay Community Space
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the East Bay Democratic Socialist of America for a screening of the groundbreaking 1976 strike film, Harlan County U.S.A. In this academy-award-winning documentary, viewers are transported to the front lines of the class struggle as militant striking coal miners and their families in Southeastern Kentucky go to battle against their tyrannical bosses. Even today, workers in Harlan County are fighting back. This summer, miners employed at the Blackjewel Mine camped out on the railroad tracks to demand their stolen wages. https://www.labornotes.org/2019/07/kentucky-miners-are-camped-out-railroad-tracks-blocking-coal-train-demanding-their-stolen ABOUT SOCIALIST NIGHT SCHOOL Socialist Night School is a … Continued
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AUDIT AHERN – MEMBER ACTION MEETING 6:00 pm
AUDIT AHERN – MEMBER ACTION MEETING @ Ella Baker Center
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a work and action planning meeting on Wednesday October 2 as we push forward the #AuditAhern campaign.  There will be a free film viewing of ‘What Happened to Dujuan Armstrong’ followed by breakout working groups. Bring a friend! This meeting is ADA accessible, open to non-members, dinner will be provided. 67166
Do Humans Have Rights In A Digital Age? 6:00 pm
Do Humans Have Rights In A Digital Age? @ Manny's
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Does the digital age threaten democratic rights, freedoms and values? Come to Manny’s for a conversation with leading experts! Artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous robots, social scoring, mass surveillance, and concentrations of power among corporate platforms and political states. Digital technologies have created huge challenges to our democratic rights, freedoms and values. Must we sacrifice these rights to “progress”? Two major visions of the future currently dominate in the world: an anti-regulation Silicon Valley model which seemingly values profit over people, and China’s digital totalitarian model, which seeks to monitor and … Continued
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Protect SF Refugees: Cambodian Deportation Defense Rally 10:00 am
Protect SF Refugees: Cambodian Deportation Defense Rally
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
The Cambodian American community is under attack by ICE AGAIN. ICE is scheduling check-ins for Cambodian Americans with deportation orders on October 3rd at the San Francisco ICE building. WE NEED TO PROTECT OUR COMMUNITY FROM DEPORTATION. We are hosting a rally in support of impacted folks and their families who have check-ins that day. This is a nationwide collective action in support of other Cambodian community members that have check-ins. Hosted by Asian Prisoner Support Committee – APSC Facebook67169
Global Climate Strike – Next Steps Call 5:00 pm
Global Climate Strike – Next Steps Call @ Phone call nationwide
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
join our call on October 3rd and then invite a friend? Over 7.6 million and counting took action during this past week of Global Climate Strikes. This is one of the largest coordinated global protests in history – and many of you were part of this historic event. More than 6,100 events were held in 185 countries with the support of 8,500 websites, 3,000 companies, and 73 Trade Unions. We truly demonstrated the power of our movement. But, participating in the biggest climate mobilization in history is simply not enough. … Continued
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission – Shotspotter 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission – Shotspotter @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Relevant Agenda Items: 4. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – ShotSpotter Impact Report and proposed Use Policy – review and take possible action  67164
Community Town Hall on proposed Police Military Hardware Ordinance 7:00 pm
Community Town Hall on proposed Police Military Hardware Ordinance @ First Congregational Church
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Town Hall on proposed Police Military Hardware Ordinance @ First Congregational Church
Campaign for Community Power to Decide OPD’s Military Equipment Community Town Hall Thursday, October 3, 7:00 pm program First Congregational Church, 2601 Harrison St., Oakland Many communities are concerned about police departments’ acquisition and deployment of military-grade equipment in events ranging from public protests to parades and service of drug warrants. In Oakland, the use of grenade-like projectiles, armored vehicles, and military-grade assault weapons by OPD officers has resulted in harm to residents, controversy, and costly lawsuits. In March 2018, Oakland police used the tank-like BearCat armored vehicle as a … Continued
Omni General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Oct 3 @ 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
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SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN 5:30 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
JOIN US TO SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN EVERY FRIDAY SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIAN FROM TORTURE AND DEATH NEWS LETTER 10/11/19 Please sign up for our emails and alerts at: https:/bayaction2freeassnge.org and watch “XY CHELSEA” go to SHOWTIME “XY CHELSEA” clk free 7 day suscription.or free @ https://archive.org/details/XYChelsea The Main Stream Media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!! There are only a few places we can get the truth.Chelsea and Julian were two of the most important WHISTLE BLOWERS to tell the truth about USA’s illegal, … Continued
People’s Park Movie Night: Homeless First + 24 Hours 7:00 pm
People’s Park Movie Night: Homeless First + 24 Hours @ People's Park
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
People's Park Movie Night: Homeless First + 24 Hours @ People's Park
Homeless First by Anka Karewicz & Travis Schirmer This documentary, a Liberated Lens original production, follows the Berkley encampment known as “First They Came for the Homeless,” a group fighting for the right to live in tents within a self-sustaining community. After BART evicted the group from their space, they went to court to fight back. Several residents share their personal stories, views on homeless activism, and ideas about organizing a self-governed, shared community. The majority of voices and opinions in this film come from within the group itself. https://liberatedlens.org/our-work/first-they-came-for-the-homeless-homeless-first/ … Continued
Recognition and Response Film Series: Undeterred 7:00 pm
Recognition and Response Film Series: Undeterred @ California Nurses Association
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Three documentaries will screen outside on the plaza at National Nurses United headquarters . The art exhibition “Recognition: Labor Meets Art in Explorations of Social Justice and Identity,” will be open to the public during the screenings. The films feature three locations where Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) volunteers have deployed to provide direct relief and response to humanitarian, environmental, and social injustice: Post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, Standing Rock, and rural Arizona. RNRN volunteers will introduce the films with stories of how RNs have intervened to provide direct care in … Continued
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Conference: The Coming 2020 Election Crisis
Conference: The Coming 2020 Election Crisis @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Oct 5 all-day
“The Coming 2020 Election Crisis” Conference Oct. 5,6, in Berkeley The National Voting Rights Task Force (NVRTF) is proud to announce its 3rd National Election Integrity Conference – “The Coming 2020 Election Crisis – In Paper We Trust” – Sat. and Sun., 10 am – 6 pm. The 2020 Primary and General Elections are just around the corner.   But will everyone who wants to vote be able to? Will all the votes be counted as cast? How secure will the elections be? Will they be hacked? And, if so, will … Continued
The Tiny LIVING Festival (Tiny Homes) 10:00 am
The Tiny LIVING Festival (Tiny Homes) @ Richmond Art Center Park­ing Area
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
A big event involving tiny houses is coming to Richmond this fall. The Tiny LIVING Festival California is set to bring tiny homes, vintage campers, con­verted buses (skoolies), tear­drop trailers and more, along with live music and all sorts of family-friendly activities. The festival will include live music and entertainment, a kids area that includes fun activities with Circus for Pur­pose, speakers, presentations and notable members of the tiny house community. The event will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Founded by John and Fin Kernohan, the festival … Continued
Get Loud About Closing The Camps – Human Billboard 1:00 pm
Get Loud About Closing The Camps – Human Billboard @ Ferry Building
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join SURJ San Francisco in a human billboard outside the Ferry Building demanding justice for immigrants. We will be working on signs at 10 am starting at 10am at 1270 Sanchez Street (see https://www.facebook.com/events/2483115868436862/ for more info), and then traveling to the Ferry Building together. Join us for either or both.67161
Film “Gaza Fights for Freedom” w/ director Abby Martin 5:30 pm
Film “Gaza Fights for Freedom” w/ director Abby Martin @ Brava Theater
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Abby Martin for the one-night-only theater screening in San Francisco! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Gaza Fights For Freedom on the big screen. (Doors open at 5:30; film starts promptly at 6pm) This debut feature film by journalist Abby Martin began while reporting in Palestine, where she was denied entry into Gaza by the Israeli government on the accusation she was a “propagandist.” So Abby connected with a team of journalists in Gaza to produce the film through the blockade. This collaboration shows you Gaza’s protest movement … Continued
Concert for the Climate 6:00 pm
Concert for the Climate @ Classic Cars West
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Concert for the Climate @ Classic Cars West
Enjoy great music and support the effort to build a regional mobilization for climate action. The Bay Area Regional Climate Emergency Mobilization has been organizing cities and counties throughout the Bay Area to address climate change as a region. We are holding a series of Concerts for the Climate to help sustain our work. Kick off fundraiser will include performances by: Unity Chhoti Maa Kohinoorgasm Lexagon Lauren Cameron     67139
Sea Level Rise: Fact and Fiction talk by Climate Expert John Englander 7:00 pm
Sea Level Rise: Fact and Fiction talk by Climate Expert John Englander @ The Forum, Laney College
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sea Level Rise: Fact and Fiction Speaker: John Englander, Oceanographer and Climate Expert –Three minutes walk from the Lake Merritt BART Station. –Parking at Laney College lot on East 8th Street; $2 all day. Have you ever wondered how sea level rise will impact Lake Merritt, and all of Oakland? Are you aware that existing heat in the oceans will cause the seas to rise for centuries, no matter how much carbon emissions are reduced today? Do you have an inkling of why ocean levels are rising but want to … Continued
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Conference: The Coming 2020 Election Crisis
Conference: The Coming 2020 Election Crisis @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Oct 6 all-day
“The Coming 2020 Election Crisis” Conference Oct. 5,6, in Berkeley The National Voting Rights Task Force (NVRTF) is proud to announce its 3rd National Election Integrity Conference – “The Coming 2020 Election Crisis – In Paper We Trust” – Sat. and Sun., 10 am – 6 pm. The 2020 Primary and General Elections are just around the corner.   But will everyone who wants to vote be able to? Will all the votes be counted as cast? How secure will the elections be? Will they be hacked? And, if so, will … Continued
October Rebellion Spokescouncil 10:00 am
October Rebellion Spokescouncil @ Sports Basement
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This is the meeting for anyone who would like to get plugged into XR in advance of the October rebellion on the 16th. Would you like to help coordinate art, music, or food? Are you interested in joining direct actions such as swarming or a die-in, building costumes or props, or joining the Red Rebel Brigade? Join us and add your voice to the October 16th action, which will call out state government on its soft approach to the fossil fuel industry. 67186

Gentrifying Paradise? A handbook for fighting gentrification.
 10:30 am

Gentrifying Paradise? A handbook for fighting gentrification.
 @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library Gentrifying Paradise?  A handbook for fighting gentrification. Actually, the book’s subtitle is Resistance and Removal in 21st Century Venice California, and Democracy Now’s Juan González described it as follows: “This is a captivating people’s history of the battle to preserve one of America’s iconic neighborhoods, Venice, California, from the claws of real estate developers, downtown politicians and the merchants of mass consumerism. Author James R Smith weaves together his own personal memoir, his many muckraking dispatches from one of the few surviving 1960s alternative … Continued
Health Care for All – Contra Costa County Chapter Meeting 3:00 pm
Health Care for All – Contra Costa County Chapter Meeting @ Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Bldg 1 Conference Room
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Supporters in Alameda County are welcome to join us Agenda Highlights: – Learn about our successful movie showings (see the article Increasing Diversity in the Single Payer Movement below). You find the draft agenda here.   Increasing Diversity In the Single Payer Movement By Jonee Grassi As has been evident for many years, the movement for obtaining universal, single payer health care has lacked ethnic diversity.  The documentary “The Power to Heal” presents an opportunity to collaborate with communities of color to discuss the history of achieving health care justice … Continued
Memorial for Michael Diehl (Berkeley Activist) 3:00 pm
Memorial for Michael Diehl (Berkeley Activist) @ People's Park
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
https://twitter.com/crustyrustyMAD/status/1179785823064952832   Michael Diehl, whose work with the homeless and poor on Berkeley’s streets earned him the nickname “the Mayor of Berkeley streets,” was killed Sunday when a driver struck him around 8:30 p.m. in Newark, according to authorities. — Berkeleyside   Rest in Power Michael Diehl. All our gratitude and respect for your tireless, grounded, on the ground, lived work and shared wisdom in this world. #HousingIsAHumanRight #SolutionsNotSweeps #HousingIsHealthcare @StSpiritNews https://t.co/D7vBFifi7E — Stolen Belonging (@StolenBelonging) October 3, 2019 67173
Labor Reading Group 4:00 pm
Labor Reading Group @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Today, unions make up only 10.5% of the workforce in the U.S. Wages have been stagnant since the 1970s and living standards have been declining for just as long. Housing and healthcare costs continue to rise, public transit and infrastructure continue to crumble, and more and more working people are only an emergency away from bankruptcy. A good life seems to recede further toward the horizon, further out of reach for workers. Why is this the case and how have we gotten here? What can regular working people do to … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 6 @ 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
Maggie Haberman – Observations About Trump 7:00 pm
Maggie Haberman – Observations About Trump @ Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Maggie Haberman Opens Cal Performances’ Speaker Series   Maggie Haberman has been covering Donald Trump for much of her decorated career as a political reporter – from his decades in the New York City tabloid headlines to his current contentious presidency. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times White House correspondent, and CNN political analyst shares her observations about the Trump administration’s combative relationship with the press, and the changing perceptions of journalism throughout the country. Haberman also discusses her award-winning investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential campaign, … Continued
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Half-Earth: How to Save the Natural World 7:00 pm
Half-Earth: How to Save the Natural World @ Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Half-Earth Day 2019 Evening Lecture Half-Earth is a clarion call to protect half the land and sea in order to safeguard the bulk of biodiversity, and ourselves. At this critical moment for our planet, the Half-Earth Project is bringing together the unique expertise and experience of scientists and thought leaders from around to world to achieve this important moonshot and solve the current environmental crisis. Join visionary biologist and naturalist E.O. Wilson and other special guests for a discussion moderated by Sally Jewell about the core science and common humanity that is driving the success … Continued
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Oct 7 @ 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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East Bay Yesterday live: Exploring BART history 6:00 pm
East Bay Yesterday live: Exploring BART history @ Oakland Public Library
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for a conversation about the history of BART and the system’s impact on the Bay Area. East Bay Yesterday podcast host Liam O’Donoghue will interview Michael C. Healy, who served as the agency’s spokesperson from 1972 until 2005 and shared his memories in the book, “BART: The Dramatic History of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System” (Heyday Books). Expect to hear stories of epic political battles, scandals, “ghost trains,” and even a baby born on BART. This event is free, so we recommend arriving early to guarantee seating. … Continued
Support the West Oakland Community Action Plan for Clean Air 6:00 pm
Support the West Oakland Community Action Plan for Clean Air @ West Oakland Senior Center
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (WOEIP) invite you to a special community steering committee meeting in West Oakland about “Owning Our Air: The West Oakland Community Action Plan.”  This plan lays out a series of measures to be implemented over the next five years by local, regional, and State agencies to reduce air pollution in West Oakland. All local allies and friends of clean air are urged to come and support the plan and to remind CARB that money is needed to … Continued
Intro to SURJ Meeting 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Movement Strategy Center
Oct 9 @ 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 Movement Strategy Center is located at 436 14th St., Ste 500, (5th floor) at the corner of … Continued
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Oakland Police Review Commission 6:30 pm
Oakland Police Review Commission @ Oakland City Hall
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Full agenda here. Of possible particular interest: V. Raheem: A Proposal to Gather Community Feedback to Inform Use of Force Policy Brandon Anderson, Founder of Raheem, will share the organization’s proposal on working with the Commission to gather community feedback regarding a revised OPD Use of Force policy. The Commission may vote to proceed with the proposal. This is a new item. VIII. Draft Ordinance on Militarized Police Equipment The Coalition for Police Accountability will present a draft ordinance for review. This is a new item. (Attachment 8) X. OPD … Continued
Vigil at PG&E Oakland 7:30 pm
Vigil at PG&E Oakland
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
🕯️TONIGHT!!! VIGIL at @PGE4Me 🕯️ 1425 Clay Street, Oakland, CA7:30pm PG&E's negligence has significantly harsher impacts on:🏥The sick👴🏾The elderly ⛺️The poorThe #poweroutage is a climate justice issue and we will call it out as such!https://t.co/cn9tTla0LO— East Bay DSA 🌹 (@DSAEastBay) October 10, 2019 67215
Class Struggle & Organization on the Facebook Campus 9:00 pm
Class Struggle & Organization on the Facebook Campus @ Tamarack
Oct 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Each day, bikeshare workers at Facebook climb in an unmarked van and set out to recover bikes ridden off the company’s sprawling campus. Their recovery missions are one of the few real interactions between the hyper-wealth of the tech giant’s headquarters, where the median salary is $240,000, and the surrounding impoverishment of East Palo Alto and the Baylands’ homeless encampments. After a coworker was assaulted on a recovery mission, bikeshare workers decided to begin organizing, tired of being asked to put themselves in danger for poverty wages. Their fight to … Continued
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SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN 5:30 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
JOIN US TO SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN EVERY FRIDAY SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIAN FROM TORTURE AND DEATH NEWS LETTER 10/11/19 Please sign up for our emails and alerts at: https:/bayaction2freeassnge.org and watch “XY CHELSEA” go to SHOWTIME “XY CHELSEA” clk free 7 day suscription.or free @ https://archive.org/details/XYChelsea The Main Stream Media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!! There are only a few places we can get the truth.Chelsea and Julian were two of the most important WHISTLE BLOWERS to tell the truth about USA’s illegal, … Continued
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October Rebellion Training 11:00 am
October Rebellion Training @ Ohlone Park
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
We’ll be training rebels at Ohlone Park in Berkeley in preparation for next Wednesday’s swarming and the die-in for life. If you’d like to meet other rebels and get looped into next week’s actions, please join us! 11:00am – 12:00pm: Potluck picnic 12:00 – 1:30pm: Learn to swarm! 1:30pm – 2:30pm: Die-in rehearsal *Note that you do not need to attend a training in order to participate in next Wednesday’s action. Just show up at Civic Center Plaza and we’ll loop you in! 67211
Celebrate Sustainable Economies Law Center’s 10 Year Anniversary! 2:00 pm
Celebrate Sustainable Economies Law Center’s 10 Year Anniversary! @ 7th West
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Help us imagine the next decade of social transformation with food, dance, and art. For the past ten years, Sustainable Economies Law Center has been supporting movement changemakers with the legal expertise needed to transition from destructive economic systems to innovative and cooperative alternatives. Our story is the story of our partners, clients, volunteers, and staff. It is the story of the movements we uplift for a more just, joyful, and resilient world. It’s the story of you! It’s the story of us! And the next ten years are even more important. We believe … Continued
Poor People’s Campaign Meeting 3:00 pm
Poor People’s Campaign Meeting @ Omni Commons
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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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
Oct 12 @ 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. For our October 12th meeting, we will be discussing Chapters 7-9, the first part of the second section. For our November 16th meeting, we will be discussing Chapters 10 – … Continued
Fortaleza = Strength Free Outdoor Film Night 7:30 pm
Fortaleza = Strength Free Outdoor Film Night @ Dream Farm Commons
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fortaleza = Strength Free Outdoor Film Night @ Dream Farm Commons
Dream Farm Commons, ProArts and Xiquihuitl Media invite you to an evening of free outdoor video celebrating the roots, cultures, and contributions of our indigenous communities. Featuring documentaries and narratives from across the Americas, these videos show us how strength and resistance shape our histories, present, and future. De-colonizing our imagination one video frame at a time, we invite you to reimagine future possibility as we project a selection of videos onto the graffitied walls into the evening. As a part of the current exhibition Subterranean Borders: Colonialism, Extraction and … Continued
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Hands off Venezuela 10:30 am
Hands off Venezuela @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hands off Venezuela, Support the Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Collective. Welcome Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. In April-May, 2019, Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective (EPC) members, at the request of the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro, defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. for 37 days. Citing U.S. and international law (the Geneva Convention), they rejected the Trump administration’s imperial “appointment” of coup leader Juan Guaido to the Venezuelan presidency. The EPC members inside were cut off from receiving food, electricity and water. EPC members who tried to deliver food were physically assaulted. All EPC … Continued
Impeach Now! 12:00 pm
Impeach Now! @ Harry Bridges Plaza / Chelsea Manning Plaza
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Our democracy is in grave danger, and Congress needs to hear from the people before they return to DC after their undeserved recess. Wear RED to reclaim the #ColorOfLove from hate-mongers. #ImpeachNow Register Our speakers and acts will focus on bravery in the age of Trump. 1. Lea Jones, producer of Hang On, Ruthie! will be traveling from Oregon to perform his hit original in support of Justice RBG. We’re looking for individual singers or a local choral group willing to show up in black robes and lace collars to accompany them for the … Continued
DSA Voting General Meeting 1:00 pm
DSA Voting General Meeting @ Oakland Peace Center
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
DON’T FORGET!!!TOMORROW’s General Meeting has changed locations! It will now be at:Oakland Peace Center111 Fairmount Ave, OakThis meeting can’t happen without you. Sign up to volunteer with this form! https://t.co/moayPpXOTi— East Bay DSA 🌹 (@DSAEastBay) October 12, 2019 The October Voting General Meeting will include Electoral Endorsement debate, and the full agenda can be found here. 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 … Continued
Pennie Opal Plant at Peace Action: Saving the World Together 2:00 pm
Pennie Opal Plant at Peace Action: Saving the World Together @ Fred Weaver Resident Center St. Paul’s Tower, second floor(near 27th and Harrison)
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pennie Opal Plant at Peace Action: Saving the World Together @ Fred Weaver Resident Center St. Paul’s Tower, second floor(near 27th and Harrison)
Join the annual gathering of East Bay Peace Action to hear Pennie Opal Plant, indigenous grandmother, founder of Idle No More SF Bay, and signer of the Indigenous Women of the Americas Defending Mother Earth Treaty. Her keynote address, “Let us Save the World Together,” will connect our work for the environment, climate, justice, and peace. There will also be a program and EBPA board elections. Light refreshments. Wheelchair accessible. More info here 67156
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 13 @ 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
Santa Rita Jail Support 4:00 pm
Santa Rita Jail Support @ Lake Merritt BART
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join APTP in sharing hot food, drinks, and solidarity with folks visiting loved ones at and getting released from Santa Rita Jail! Let us know you’ll be there by sending us a text at (510) 686-3284. Prisons function to repress, warehouse and extract labor from primarily those of us who are Black or poor. We believe that solidarity is a weapon of resistance, and that we must respond to the basic needs of our community while also confronting state terror. In honor of Dujuan Armstrong Jr. who entered Santa Rita … Continued
Green Sunday:  The intersection of anti-capitalist, anti-racist, anti-sexist, and anti-homophobic struggles   5:00 pm
Green Sunday:  The intersection of anti-capitalist, anti-racist, anti-sexist, and anti-homophobic struggles   @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
The ecosystem, the political system and the economy are all in crisis, yet the 99% seems powerless to influence the ruling class which continues on a path toward disaster. The panel will address some of the following questions: What went wrong with the radical and progressive movements of the 60s that initially seemed promising, but left us more vulnerable to a system of exploitation? How can we unite to defend ourselves (and the ecosystem that allows us to survive) against the multi-national corporations, the capitalists, the corrupt political parties and … Continued
Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps Meeting 7:00 pm
Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps Meeting @ Omni Commons
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Migrant rights groups & activist organizations united to #DisarmICE67146
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly 7:30 pm
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Doors open at 7. We start promptly at 7:30. Questions? Email info@indivisibleberkeley.org.67142
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Tour of Shame: Coalition to Close the Camps 2:00 pm
Tour of Shame: Coalition to Close the Camps @ Rincon Park
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
🚨10/14: Save the Date🚨 The tech industry is complicit in enabling ICE atrocities & we will be marching through San Francisco to put them on notice! Our #TourofShame will begin at 2PM in Rincon Park & will be stopping at #Salesforce #Google & #Amazon before ending at ICE HQ! pic.twitter.com/fj8iQQBbkW — CCCC Bay Area (@CloseTheCampsBA) October 1, 2019 Join the Coalition to Close the Concentraton Camps’ National Day of Action and tell multi-billion dollar corporations to stop profiteering from the oppression of immigrant communities. There is a growing crisis at … Continued
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Oct 14 @ 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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CANCELLED: Berkeley Follow Your Own Privacy Laws: Press Conference and Rally 5:30 pm
CANCELLED: Berkeley Follow Your Own Privacy Laws: Press Conference and Rally @ Outside Berkeley City Council Meeting
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELLED In March of 2018, Berkeley became the 2nd municipality in California to pass a sweeping surveillance transparency ordinance. In October of 2019, Berkeley has become the first city to serially violate this new law – over and over and over again. Join Oakland Privacy, SEIU, and others at a press conference and rally to lay out the long series of failures and demand an end to them. Between biometric time clocks for employees, Homeland Security spying on protests, advanced analytics in parks, and mission creep on license plate readers, … Continued
High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, & Visionary Experience 6:30 pm
High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, & Visionary Experience @ Wolfman Books
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
America’s leading scholar of high strangeness, Erik Davis celebrates release of High Weirdness, a study of the new psychedelic spirituality that arose from the 1970s counterculture writings of Philip K. Dick, Terence McKenna, and Robert Anton Wilson. These three authors changed the way millions of readers thought, dreamed, and experienced reality. But how did their writings reflect and shape the seismic cultural shifts taking place in America? Davis and R.U. Sirius discuss these vital, iconoclastic thinkers, as well as their own life-changing mystical experiences.67218
(GREEN) POWER TO THE PEOPLE 7:00 pm
(GREEN) POWER TO THE PEOPLE @ St. Albans Church
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 –BAY CURRENTS FREE TALK Bringing sustainable energy, low carbon emissions, and green jobs to low-income people is the passion of Zach Franklin of Bay Area nonprofits Grid Alternatives and Rising Sun Center for Opportunity. Join us for stories of struggle and success that illuminate why these efforts matter — for workers, volunteers, and all of us affected by global warming. Free Bay Currents talks on Bay Area natural history and environmental issues, with emphasis on positive solutions, are at St. Alban’s Parish Hall, 1501 Washington (at Curtis, one block north … Continued
What an Ecosocialist Green New Deal Would Look Like. 7:00 pm
What an Ecosocialist Green New Deal Would Look Like. @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Howie Hawkins, candidate for the Green Party Nomination for President, will speak on “What an Ecosocialist Green New Deal Would Look Like.”67208
For the Record: Eyewitness Testimonies of the Police Murder of Luis Gongora Pat 7:30 pm
For the Record: Eyewitness Testimonies of the Police Murder of Luis Gongora Pat @ Quezada Center
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Luis Gongora Pat, a Mayan indigenous man, was murdered by San Francisco police officers on April 7, 2016 on Shotwell near 19th Street in the Mission. His murder came in the wake of other homicides by police of Black and Brown communities members. His family pursued every legal avenue available, including a civil case which was settled in January 2019. Three and a half years later, the story of this brutal murder is at risk of being buried because the primary family eyewitnesses never got their day in court. But … Continued
Guerrilla Projections and Songs of Rebellion 8:00 pm
Guerrilla Projections and Songs of Rebellion
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rebels around the world have taken to the streets to demand climate action. Today and tomorrow, the Bay Area will join the global rebellion. Join us in calling for Net-Zero Carbon Emissions in California by 2025. This is the message we’re bringing into the streets as part of the Global Climate Rebellion. This week’s events: Join us this evening as we kick off Wednesday’s actions with guerrilla projections from the San Francisco Projection Department. We’ll be singing songs of rebellion and projecting our message onto the SF State Building. Meet … Continued
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Extinction Rebellion: October Rebellion – Die In at Noon
Extinction Rebellion: October Rebellion – Die In at Noon
Oct 16 all-day
October Rebellion We’ll be on the streets with art, music, theatre, and direct action on October 16th to call on our state government to enact Extinction Rebellion’s Demand #2: Zero Carbon Emissions by 2025. Actions will be taking place around midday. We hope you’ll join us! Die-In for Life Wednesday, October 16 | UN Plaza, Civic Center in San Francisco We’ll be on the streets around Civic Center, San Francisco on October 16th for Die-In for Life, to call on our state government to enact Extinction Rebellion’s Demand #2: Zero … Continued
Lecture: Prison abolition, and a mule 4:00 pm
Lecture: Prison abolition, and a mule @ Bancroft Hotel
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown University Law Center, will discuss what would replace prisons, how people who cause harm could be dealt with in the absence of incarceration, and why abolition would make everyone safer and our society more just. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read more about this lecture at https://gradlectures.berkeley.edu/lecture/prison-abolition-mule The Bancroft hotel is wheelchair accessible. —- Paul Butler is the Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown University Law Center and a legal analyst on MSNBC. He frequently consults … Continued
support the Where Do We Go? Movement 4:00 pm
support the Where Do We Go? Movement @ Grassroots House
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Gather to discuss ways to support the Where Do We Go? encampment in Berkeley at I-80 & University and thereabouts.  It seems like we might be able to offer more material support to the campers and political support for their demands if we coordinate a bit more closely. Just come if you can. Bring folks who you think can help us. This is not really about large, comprehensive political strategy. We are trying to focus in on this particular situation. Hope to see you there. Bring people who are immediately … Continued
No Human is Illegal: On the Front Lines of the Immigration War 6:30 pm
No Human is Illegal: On the Front Lines of the Immigration War @ Wolfman Books
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
When Trump first announced his “Muslim Ban” in January 2017, J.J. Mulligan Sepúlveda was one of the lawyers who protested. His new book No Human Is Illegal: An Attorney on the Front Lines of the Immigration War pulls back the curtain on the ingrained inhumanity found in the immigration reform currently coming to fruition in the United States. Readers are taken into the often-times merciless courts of New York City and San Francisco, the frightening detention centers on the U.S./Mexico border, and the overburdened offices of legal defense organizations. In … Continued
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Oct 16 @ 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
Venezuela: Embassy Protection Collective to Speak 6:30 pm
Venezuela: Embassy Protection Collective to Speak @ Fellowship Hall, BFUU
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Venezuela: Embassy Protection Collective to Speak at BFUU in Berkeley Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese from Baltimore and David Paul from San Francisco will be touring Northern California to speak about the latest on Venezuela and what local activists can do to oppose the US blockade against the South American country. After 37 days of struggle protecting the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC, Kevin Zeese, Dr. Margaret Flowers, Dr. Adrienne Pine, and David Paul were arrested by federal agents and are currently fighting the charges against them. The fight to … Continued
APTP Monthly Membership Meeting 7:00 pm
APTP Monthly Membership Meeting @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Oct 16 @ 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. In September we’re giving updates on our Police Commission campaign and about a local campaign to audit Sheriff Ahern; showing a short film about Dujuan Armstrong, who died in police custody at Santa Rita Jail earlier this year; and giving a quick update about our newly formed Sacramento chapter. Let us know if you can join us! Join us to find out … Continued
Townhall for Independent Oversight of Police 7:00 pm
Townhall for Independent Oversight of Police @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Townhall for Independent Oversight of Police @ EastSide Arts Alliance
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Pushing Back on Misinformation: What’s needed to secure democracy 4:10 pm
Pushing Back on Misinformation: What’s needed to secure democracy
Oct 17 @ 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Pushing Back on Misinformation: What’s needed to secure democracy
  From your inbox to the ballot box, how do we keep misinformation from destroying democracy? A recent bipartisan Senate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election confirmed that Russian agents used social media and other means to help the Trump campaign. Fake events, rampant misinformation, and other techniques were designed to sow discord and pit neighbor against neighbor. One group singled out in the report is African Americans, who were targets of the Russian agents. The Senate report recommends sweeping changes. Hear from Renee DiResta and Matt Mitchell … Continued
Panel Discussion on San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban 4:12 pm
Panel Discussion on San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban @ Glass Room Exhibition
Oct 17 @ 4:12 pm – 5:12 pm
As part of the Talks Program at The Glass Room, a panel discussion is being held about what the facial recognition ‘ban’ in SF really means for its citizens. We are bringing together activists from EFF, ACLU, Oakland Privacy and others to discuss the topic. Some background info about The Glass Room and its talks program:  The Glass Room will be open from October 16th til November 3rd, daily from 12pm-8pm, at 838 Market Street in downtown San Francisco. The exhibits presented in the Glass Room provoke questions about who … Continued
‘Hillbillly’ : Documentary 6:30 pm
‘Hillbillly’ : Documentary @ Ellen Driscoll Playhouse
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oct 17 7:00 pm in Piedmont; Nov. 3 12:30 pm in Oakland at The New Parkway Theater, 474 24th Street, Oakland Throughout American history, there has been an undeniable divide between urban and rural America. People from certain regions are viewed as “the other,” and blamed for America’s social ills. Since the 2016 presidential election, that cultural divide has only expanded and deepened. With their documentary Hillbilly, co-directors Ashley York and Sally Rubin – both natives of Appalachia- have made a complex film about complex people. Hillbilly is an entertaining, … Continued
Omni General Assembly 7:00 pm
Omni General Assembly @ Omni Commons
Oct 17 @ 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
Rapture, Grief, Beauty: Terry Tempest Williams introducing Erosion 7:00 pm
Rapture, Grief, Beauty: Terry Tempest Williams introducing Erosion @ NorthBrae Community Church
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Terry Tempest Williams is a naturalist, an activist, and an introspective presence whose every word is authentic. Her new book explores the concept of erosion and its opposite, becoming, in the context of land, self, belief, and fear. She looks at the current state of American politics, implications of choices to gut wilderness and sacred lands, endangered species, drought, extraction, and contamination � aloong with transcendent moments of relief and refuge, solace and spirituality. Rapture, Grief, Beauty: Terry Tempest Williams introducing Erosion In conversation with Vijaya Nagarajan Plenty of easy … Continued
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Close 850 Bryant Now: Hearing at Board of Supervisors! 9:30 am
Close 850 Bryant Now: Hearing at Board of Supervisors! @ Outside, then Inside, San Francisco City Hall
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Join the effort to Close 850 Bryant and Build a Better San Francisco! Come to the hearing on Friday October 18th at 10:30am to hold our government accountable. — Coffee and Comradery: Join us at 9:30am directly across from City Hall (Polk Side) in the Civic Center plaza to share in coffee, tea, and breakfast. Learn about the campaign and connect with other members of the coalition. — Supervisors’ Hearing: Enter City Hall at 10:30am to make our presence seen and heard at the hearing. Please plan to share public … Continued
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN 5:30 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
JOIN US TO SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN EVERY FRIDAY SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIAN FROM TORTURE AND DEATH NEWS LETTER 10/11/19 Please sign up for our emails and alerts at: https:/bayaction2freeassnge.org and watch “XY CHELSEA” go to SHOWTIME “XY CHELSEA” clk free 7 day suscription.or free @ https://archive.org/details/XYChelsea The Main Stream Media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!! There are only a few places we can get the truth.Chelsea and Julian were two of the most important WHISTLE BLOWERS to tell the truth about USA’s illegal, … Continued
OACC Movie Nights: Fall of the I-Hotel 6:00 pm
OACC Movie Nights: Fall of the I-Hotel @ Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a screening of Curtis Choy’s 1983 documentary, “The Fall of the I-Hotel.” After the Manongs labored to build America, their San Francisco Manilatown community is wiped out by urban renewal, and 50 old-timers are forcibly evicted from the International Hotel when it is slated for demolition in 1981. The film documents destruction of the last block of Manilatown on Kearny Street. Narrated by late poet Al Robles, “The Fall of the I-Hotel” tells the story of dozens of seniors displaced by 300 cops in the dead of … Continued
Screening : The Advocate 6:30 pm
Screening : The Advocate @ New Parkway Theater
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Prepare to be inspired. Screened at Sundance 2019, an unapologetic portrait of trailblazing Israeli human rights lawyer Lea Tsemel who has represented countless Palestinians since the 1970s as her life’s work whilst exposing the hypocrisy of Israel’s apartheid regime.67230
Environmental Equity Summit & Concert 7:00 pm
Environmental Equity Summit & Concert @ Cornerstone
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Environmental Equity Summit & Concert @ Cornerstone
Adding Color to the Green Movement is the theme of the fourth annual Environmental Equity Summit, hosted by Hip Hop for Change in association with the Sierra Club, 350.org, Surfrider, and Baykeeper. The summit elevates and amplifies the voice and power of people of color as leaders in the environmental justice movement. Participants will discuss the specific needs of vulnerable communities and steps to diversify the environmental movement. The aim is to foster collaboration between large environmental organizations and smaller grassroots environmental justice groups so the needs of underserved communities … Continued
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Going Solar Workshop 11:30 am
Going Solar Workshop @ North Berkeley Library
Oct 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Learn about solar photovoltaic (PV) for your home. Understand the basics of solar PV, the economics benefits of going solar, the options you have and purchasing tips. Special focus will be on home owners with low electric bills averaging under $100/month (excluding EV usage)67221
Human Billboard: Stop Family Separations! Asylum is a Right! 12:00 pm
Human Billboard: Stop Family Separations! Asylum is a Right! @ Grand Lake Theater
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Asylum seekers caged at the border! Thousands more children separated from their families! Unrelenting inhumane conditions inside detention centers! Trump orders the end of the US asylum program except for people from Canada or Mexico and plans to send asylum seekers to El Salvador, one of the most dangerous places in the world! Join us for a Human Billboard! We come together because we refuse to silently accept what is being done in our names. We are taking our outrage and grief out of our homes and into the streets … Continued
A conversation about the Adeline Community 1:00 pm
A conversation about the Adeline Community @ Pittman Library
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A conversation about the Adeline Community @ Pittman Library
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Liberated Lens Video Production Training 12:00 pm
Liberated Lens Video Production Training @ Omni Commons
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Liberated Lens Video Production Training @ Omni Commons
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DSA: Democratic Socialism 101 1:00 pm
DSA: Democratic Socialism 101 @ Marston Campbell Park
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Democratic Socialism 101 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. If you’re a new DSA member or just curious about democratic socialism, come out to Democratic Socialism 101 and find out how … Continued
Feed the Hood Family Festival 1:00 pm
Feed the Hood Family Festival
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Feed the Hood Family Festival
We are taking a break from the traditional Feed the Hood bag lunch and hygiene kit distribution to prepare to go hard for our unhoused brothers and sisters for the winter. On October 20, 2019, join us for fun and community celebration at the Feed the Hood Family Festival. Learn more about how YOU can make impact in the lives of our unhoused brothers and sisters. Bring essential items to donate to the large hygiene kit drive: Soap Lotion deodorant Feminine Hygiene supplies toothbrush toothpaste toilet paper baby or body wipes Special … Continued
Alternatives to Policing 6: Self- and Community Defense 2:00 pm
Alternatives to Policing 6: Self- and Community Defense @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Part of our ongoing series of workshops designed to reduce our reliance on an increasingly militarized police force, this offering from Community Ready Corps (CRC) will cover basic principles and practices to help us keep ourselves and our communities safe. What would you do if you found yourself in the middle of a violent situation? How can you safely get yourself and others out of that situation? We will be asking for a voluntary donation to support the vital work of Community Ready Corps. No one will be turned away … Continued
Extinction Rebellion SF Bay October General Meeting 2:00 pm
Extinction Rebellion SF Bay October General Meeting @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us to celebrate our action, get to know other rebels, and see how you can get further plugged in to the movement! Everyone is welcome. Truth and science are on our side! See you in the streets. Yours in Rebellion, The XRSFBay Team 67240
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 20 @ 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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No Coal Alliance Meeting 6:00 pm
No Coal Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
No Coal Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Join the next regular meeting of the coalition working to keep coal out of all our cities in the Bay Area: Oakland, Richmond, Vallejo, and beyond. Hear updates on the work in progress. Find out how you can get involved in the action ahead. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks to share  More info on No Coal Alliance67197
Public Bank of the East Bay 6:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ East Bay for Everyone
Oct 21 @ 6:00 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 … Continued
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Homeless Eviction Defense Needed 8:00 am
Homeless Eviction Defense Needed @ Camp behind Home Depot
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
EVICTION DEFENSE NEEDED: Tue Oct 22 – Wed 23, 8am-4pm. Camp behind Home Depot at E8th/Alameda Ave. Support needed, bring supplies, cameras to document. Be prepared to defend residents who refuse to move. EVICTION DEFENSE NEEDED TMRW Tue Oct 22-Wed23 Camp behind Home Depot. E8th/Alameda Ave Support needed 8am-4pm Be prepared to defend residents who refuse to move— Anti Police-Terror (@APTPaction) October 22, 2019 67270
AUDIT AHERN – MOBILIZATION 11:15 am
AUDIT AHERN – MOBILIZATION @ Alameda County Sheriff's Office
Oct 22 @ 11:15 am – 1:30 pm
Urgent Mobilization: The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is dysfunctional and out of control. With mounting human rights abuse, neglect, mistreatment, in-custody deaths, we need real transparency and accountability. Join us for a brief rally outside of the ACSO office, followed by a Alameda County Board of Supervisors open meeting where the Sheriffs independent audit will be discussed.  We can not allow ACSO to continue it’s reign of no accountability. It is time the BOS take immediate action. It’s time to #AuditAhern. Join us outside the Alameda County Sheriff’s Officefor a rally. Then walk with … Continued
Whose Public Art? Contested Histories, Practices, and Representations in the 21st Century Public Sphere 5:00 pm
Whose Public Art? Contested Histories, Practices, and Representations in the 21st Century Public Sphere @ San Francisco Art Institute - Osher Lecture Hall
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Whose Public Art? Contested Histories, Practices, and Representations in the 21st Century Public Sphere @ San Francisco Art Institute - Osher Lecture Hall
Whose Public Art? Contested Histories, Practices, and Representations in the 21st Century Public Sphere   Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019, 5:00PM – 7:00PM Osher Lecture Hall SFAI—Chestnut Street Campus 800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 . Free + open to the public—Reception immediately following panel discussion. . Panel discussion sponsored by the Art, Place, and Public Studies program at San Francisco Art Institute. . . A decision earlier this year by the San Francisco Unified School District Board to “paint down” the Victor Arnautoff murals of the life of George … Continued
demand real police oversight and accountability to prevent OPD crimes. 6:00 pm
demand real police oversight and accountability to prevent OPD crimes. @ Oakland City Hall
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at city hall for the Public Safety Committee in support of effective police oversight Oakland police are out of control. They just violently arrested a leader of our community. Join us tonight at the Oakland City Council Public Safety Committee to demand real police oversight and accountability to prevent OPD crimes. The Committee will read the community’s proposal to radically reform the Oakland Police Commission (Measure LL) for the first time. Let’s show up in force! We’ll also be supporting Wilson Riles, who was assaulted by OPD last … Continued
Public Forum on Surveillance Drones – El Cerrito 6:00 pm
Public Forum on Surveillance Drones – El Cerrito @ City Council
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Public Forum on Surveillance Drones - El Cerrito @ City Council
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Desperate Holdings (un) real estate: Dis-Investment Manual 7:00 pm
Desperate Holdings (un) real estate: Dis-Investment Manual @ Wolfman Books
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Performance and Presentation of the Feminist Economics Department’s (the FED) pamphlet called: Desperate Holdings (un) Real Estate: Dis-Investment Strategy written by Cassie Thornton ++Freshly published pamphlet by TRIPWIRE,� a journal of poetics++ with contributions from HUMANS HAVE PREDATORS Tara Spalty Ann Schnake Danielle Wright Sarah Rowe Yasmin Golan Lizabeth Rossof Dawn Kceul Lindsay Tunkl Cassie Thornton and an introduction by Leigh Claire La Berge Blurb about the book: Real estate always combines the most real—the tangible, immovable problem of land, space, the built environment—of capitalism with its opposite: fantasies of … Continued
United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America 7:30 pm
United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America @ The Hillside Club
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
“Higdon and Huff have produced the best short introduction to the nature of Trump-era journalism and how the ‘post-truth’ media world is inimical to a democratic society.” —Robert W. McChesney, author of Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times The role of news media in a free society is to investigate, inform, and provide a crucial check on political power. But does it actually do any of these things?  It’s no secret that the goal of corporate-owned media is to increase the profits of the few, not to empower … Continued
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Homeless Eviction Defense Needed 8:00 am
Homeless Eviction Defense Needed @ Camp behind Home Depot
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
EVICTION DEFENSE NEEDED: Tue Oct 22 – Wed 23, 8am-4pm. Camp behind Home Depot at E8th/Alameda Ave. Support needed, bring supplies, cameras to document. Be prepared to defend residents who refuse to move. EVICTION DEFENSE NEEDED TMRW Tue Oct 22-Wed23 Camp behind Home Depot. E8th/Alameda Ave Support needed 8am-4pm Be prepared to defend residents who refuse to move— Anti Police-Terror (@APTPaction) October 22, 2019 67270
Unhoused March on Berkeley City Hall 9:00 am
Unhoused March on Berkeley City Hall @ The Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Unhoused March on Berkeley City Hall @ The Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | UNHOUSED MARCH ON CITY HALL AND OCCUPATION OF THE SEABREEZE AND I-80 UNIVERSITY UNDERPASS ENCAMPMENTS   Unhoused March on City Hall and Occupation of the Seabreeze and I-80 University Underpass Encampments Are you homeless in Berkeley? Are you housed and want to stand in solidarity with us? We are asking all homeless people who are tired of being kicked around, harassed, vilified, hated, and alone to join the encampments at the Seabreeze/I-80 underpass. On Wednesday, October 23rd at 9 am, we will march from the Seabreeze … Continued
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Caltrans is Coming! Occupation Defense Call. 8:00 am
Caltrans is Coming! Occupation Defense Call.
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
Caltrans is Coming!  Occupation Defense Call.
Caltrans is coming on Thursday, Oct. 24 and 25 for Berkeley Homeless. Upstairs/Downstairs will be hit on Thursday. Gilman and Ashby/Shellmound on Friday. The majority of the residents and have approved an occupation of the two encampments. Meaning residents are inviting homeless throughout Berkeley to move to the Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass to stand collectively together. Currently, homeless in downtown Berkeley are being harassed and many are being cited with violation of the sidewalk ordinance. A one time occupation where we can stand together will demonstrate how many are tired of being … Continued
DSA Beer & Roses Labor Social 6:30 pm
DSA Beer & Roses Labor Social @ Aloha Club
Oct 24 @ 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.   67249
Emergency Reportback on Rojava & Turkey’s Invasion 7:00 pm
Emergency Reportback on Rojava & Turkey’s Invasion @ Tamarack
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Emergency Reportback on Rojava & Turkey's Invasion @ Tamarack
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Revolutionary Love, A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World 7:30 pm
Revolutionary Love, A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World @ The Hillside Club
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
For those tired of shouting across the table as they debate the future of the country and the planet, Revolutionary Love brings hope, respect, and love to today’s political divide. Michael Lerner offers concrete solutions for future development by identifying why the left and the right have been so pathetic in achieving any lasting change and discussing what it will take to actually heal and repair the world, both spiritually and physically. “Michael Lerner is one of the most significant prophetic public intellectuals and spiritual leaders of our generation. Secular intellectuals and those who yearn … Continued
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Caltrans is Coming! Occupation Defense Call. 8:00 am
Caltrans is Coming! Occupation Defense Call.
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
Caltrans is Coming!  Occupation Defense Call.
Caltrans is coming on Thursday, Oct. 24 and 25 for Berkeley Homeless. Upstairs/Downstairs will be hit on Thursday. Gilman and Ashby/Shellmound on Friday. The majority of the residents and have approved an occupation of the two encampments. Meaning residents are inviting homeless throughout Berkeley to move to the Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass to stand collectively together. Currently, homeless in downtown Berkeley are being harassed and many are being cited with violation of the sidewalk ordinance. A one time occupation where we can stand together will demonstrate how many are tired of being … Continued
Protest Greyhound’s Collaboration with ICE 4:30 pm
Protest Greyhound’s Collaboration with ICE @ Greyhound Bus Station
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tell Greyhound: ICE Off Our Buses! No Cooperation with ICE! Buses are for transportation not deportation! National Day of Protest Friday, October 25 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Greyhound Bus Terminal 2103 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland End Greyhound’s Collaboration with ICE. Greyhound allows ICE, DHS, and border patrol to board buses and detain migrants everyday. People continue to resist! Join us in sending a strong message to the Greyhound bus company. Organized by FIRE (Fight for Immigrants and Refugees Everywhere). Partial list of sponsors: Workers World Party – Bay Area, FIRE, … Continued
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN 5:30 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
JOIN US TO SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN EVERY FRIDAY SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIAN FROM TORTURE AND DEATH NEWS LETTER 10/11/19 Please sign up for our emails and alerts at: https:/bayaction2freeassnge.org and watch “XY CHELSEA” go to SHOWTIME “XY CHELSEA” clk free 7 day suscription.or free @ https://archive.org/details/XYChelsea The Main Stream Media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!! There are only a few places we can get the truth.Chelsea and Julian were two of the most important WHISTLE BLOWERS to tell the truth about USA’s illegal, … Continued
Eye Spy: How and Why to Ban Facial Recognition Technology 7:00 pm
Eye Spy: How and Why to Ban Facial Recognition Technology @ Community Room at Resource Center for Nonviolence
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Eye Spy: How and Why to Ban Facial Recognition Technology @ Community Room at Resource Center for Nonviolence
Facial recognition technology is used increasingly around the world to conduct mass, unconsented surveillance. It is an important tool for authoritarian governments, and threatens to make us all more prone to government intrusion into our privacy and our freedom. It is the most recent and one of the most dangerous methods used today to monitor our daily movements and communications, along with drones, automated license plate readers, street corner cameras, cell phone trackers, call interception, and email and Internet spying. Join us for a public forum on why and how … Continued
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Basic Income March 1:00 pm
Basic Income March @ Ferry Building, Embarcadero
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our economy is leaving millions behind. Join the people powered movement to send the message that our society and economy needs to evolve to meet the challenges of the 21st century. San Francisco March Website: ubimarch.com Join San Francisco, New York, Amsterdam and cities around the world for this global movement! Get involved. Get inspired. Together, we can make historic change. #basicincomemarch #basicincome #incomemarch #weoweus #ubi #universalbasicincome #allofus #nyc #yanggang #freedomdividend #yanggang2020 #humanityfirst @ubimarchsf See Less67187
Trump/Pence Out Now! 1:00 pm
Trump/Pence Out Now! @ BART Plaza
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
It BEGINS Saturday, October 19, in NYC (Union Square) and LA (Santa Monica Beach) demanding… THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO – NOW! Protest spreads NATIONWIDE Bay Area Protests Start October 26, Continue Every Saturday Until the Fascist Trump/Pence Regime is Driven OUT The Trump/Pence regime poses a catastrophic danger to all of humanity, including the LGBT community targeted by its Christian fundamentalist core. Concentration Camps on the border… environmental devastation accelerated… the danger of war, even nuclear, threatened… white supremacy rules… fascist mobs and racist mass murderers… truth and science … Continued
Poor People’s Campaign: Moral Budget Reading Group 3:00 pm
Poor People’s Campaign: Moral Budget Reading Group @ Omni Commons
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
What will it take to truly address the systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism, and war economy plaguing our country today? The answer is presented in the Poor People’s Campaign Moral Budget, which lays out the policies and investments to address the widespread and systemic injustices we face. We invite you to come together with other supporters of the Poor People’s Campaign to learn more about these solutions through our Moral Budget Reading Group. This will be a space for us to develop our collective understanding of the policies we’re … Continued
Richmond Progressive Alliance 3:00 pm
Richmond Progressive Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RPA Membership Meeting RPA Members only.  You can join at the door or join online here.67200
Block the Boat 5 Year Anniversary Celebration! 5:30 pm
Block the Boat 5 Year Anniversary Celebration! @ The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Five years ago, the Bay Area achieved one of the most successful BDS victories against apartheid Israel in US history! In 2014 we stopped the Israeli-owned ZIM shipping line from docking at the Port of Oakland for 3 consecutive months, and it hasn’t returned since! Join us to celebrate the historic and decisive Block the Boat victory as a major contribution to all movements for social and economic justice! Block the Boat was part of a sustained organizing effort to protest Israel’s ongoing occupation, war on Gaza, and settler-violence against … Continued
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: Impeach? 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: Impeach? @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Impeachment Now? Or Never? This is being planned as a “Town Hall” style meeting, with full participation, with comments limited to 2-3 minutes. We may watch a short video to start discussion, like “ To Impeach or Not to Impeach? Chris Hedges & John Bonifaz Debate What Congress Should Do Next,” on Democracy Now, Oct 1, 2019, at https://www.democracynow.org/2019/10/1/trump_impeachment_inquiry_debate67292
Sunflower Alliance 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Please join us for our regular Sunday meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. We welcome newcomers, old friends, and regulars to hear updates on current campaigns and discuss future plans. We need your participation and your voice! Come early to share a potluck lunch.    67285
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
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 at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like. After the meal the Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets Sundays at 4 PM at the Oscar Grant … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 27 @ 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
Ecumenical Peace Institute – American Exceptionalism 5:30 pm
Ecumenical Peace Institute – American Exceptionalism @ St. Johns Presbyterian Church
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
At Ecumenical Peace Institute’s annual dinner, Alicia Jrapko and Paul Larudee will speak on “American Exceptionalism – ‘the Doctrine of of ‘Humanitarian Intervention.’ ”  They will focus on what’s driving U.S. foreign policy in Latin America and the Middle East. PLEASE CALL 510-990-0374 and let us know you are coming. Cosponsored by St. John’s Mission & Justice Commission.67150
Oakland Greens: Free Dinner and a Movie Night – Pan’s Labyrinth (Sept), Even the Rain (Oct) 6:30 pm
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Day Of Outrage: Wear Black! 5:30 pm
Day Of Outrage: Wear Black! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
On Monday, October 28th, Oakland will stand in solidarity the call put out by Until Freedom for people across the country to gather for a #DayOfOutrage in honor of #AtatianaJefferson and Black women who have been killed at the hands of police violence. We will #ProtectOurSisters Cities participating: New York, Jackson, Seattle, Las Vegas, Detroit, Knoxville, Washington, DC, Dayton, Miami and many more. For a full list: https://bit.ly/2MIOk49 The family of Atatiana Jefferson said the following about the Day of Outrage, “Our family is mourning over the tragic and untimely … Continued
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Homeless Eviction Support Needed 8:00 am
Homeless Eviction Support Needed @ High Street Camp, near Home Depot
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
SUPPORT NEEDED TUES & WED 8AM-4PM High St camp @ Alameda Ave/E8th (nr HDepot) is getting demolished and towed. Need help to document and share food.— Anti Police-Terror (@APTPaction) October 29, 2019 67301
SF Public Bank Press Conference 12:00 pm
SF Public Bank Press Conference @ SF City Hall steps
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
IT'S FINALLY HAPPENINGOn October 29th, @SandraLeeFewer will be introducing new legislation to get our city started on a public bank. Come rally and celebrate with us 🎉🎉 pic.twitter.com/909LDg4Zgi— SF Public Bank Coalition (@sfpublicbank) October 19, 2019 67261
Public Banking Victory Party 6:00 pm
Public Banking Victory Party
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
It’s finally happening! Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 29 to celebrate the passage of Public Bank Bill #AB857 pic.twitter.com/UbK0Bl83Zs— SF Public Bank Coalition (@sfpublicbank) October 16, 2019 67246
Imprisoning A Generation: Film and Panel Discussion 7:00 pm
Imprisoning A Generation: Film and Panel Discussion @ Fellowship Hall
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists will present a film and panel discussion focused on the tragic situation of Palestinian children. The film, “Imprisoning A Generation,” is presented under the auspices of Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East. A panel of experts will answer questions and provide additional information. Panel members include Zeiad Abbas of Middle East Children’s Alliance, Priscilla Wathington from Defense of Children International (who’s also in the film), and a representative from Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP). Each will give a brief statement on their … Continued
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Homeless Eviction Support Needed 8:00 am
Homeless Eviction Support Needed @ High Street Camp, near Home Depot
Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
SUPPORT NEEDED TUES & WED 8AM-4PM High St camp @ Alameda Ave/E8th (nr HDepot) is getting demolished and towed. Need help to document and share food.— Anti Police-Terror (@APTPaction) October 29, 2019 67301
Me Too Behind Bars Rally! 12:00 pm
Me Too Behind Bars Rally! @ CA Dept of Corrections
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join a growing coalition of groups outside the CA corrections department in a rally to expose #MeTooBehindBars! #MeTooBehindBars is a campaign to expose how the prison system uses sexual and gender-based violence, including homophobia & transphobia, to target people who they incarcerate & whose daily lives they have almost total control over. The campaign was launched in response to two assaults where correctional officers (COs) used physical force, sexual harassment & homophobic and transphobic insults against transgender, gender nonconforming (GNC) and queer people at women’s prisons in CA. The campaign supports … Continued
“Red n’ Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST 6:30 pm
“Red n’ Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST @ Mission Neighbor Center
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
“Red n' Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST @ Mission Neighbor Center
“Red n’ Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST Annual AIM-West Red n’ Blues Benefit Concert featuring superb blues music. This year celebrating the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz.           Blues bands to benefit American Indian Movement-West including: The Bobby Young Project Funkanuts The Firebirds Blues Band When: Sat., Nov. 30, 6:30 (doors) – 10 pm Where: Mission Neighbor Center 362 Capp Street, San Francisco Info and tickets: aim-west.org67441
East Oakland Collective General Body Meeting 7:00 pm
East Oakland Collective General Body Meeting @ Mills College Faculty Lounge, on Post Road inside campus
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for our monthly general body meetings to learn more about us, pressing topics/issues in East Oakland and how you can take action!67067
HATE, INC: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another – Matt Taibbi 7:30 pm
HATE, INC: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another – Matt Taibbi @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
“Taibbi is the best American journalism has to  offer.” —The Washington Post “Taibbi, a writer of striking intelligence and bold ideas, is as hilarious as he is scathing.”— Publishers Weekly “Where other mainstream news  sources fail, Matt Taibbi madly embraces his role as an honest political observer/writer/citizen in a democracy.”  —Janeane Garofalo In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider’s guide to the variety of ways today’s mainstream media tells us lies. Part tirade, part confessional, it reveals that what most people think of as “the news” is, in … Continued
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Climate Funeral March 6:30 pm
Climate Funeral March
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Our world is dying. We lose hundreds of species to extinction everyday. Lives and livelihoods are being lost with increasing frequency to extreme weather and climate-induced disasters. To be awake to these times is to experience the unfolding of a never-ending tragedy. To move forward, we must acknowledge our grief. On the evening of Halloween, we will march together in a funeral procession to commiserate the ongoing death of our planet and the climate-induced loss to come. As we respect and pay homage to the victims of the climate crisis, … Continued
RPA Monthly film night – This Changes Everything 6:30 pm
RPA Monthly film night – This Changes Everything @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Please join us for our monthly potluck and free movie at Bobby Bowens Progressive Center. In October, we will be screening This Changes Everything (1hr 30min) 6:30pm Potluck / 7pm Screening Less than 20% of the global population are responsible for 70% emissions. Those most affected by climate change and environmental injustice in developing countries have the least responsibility for creating this crisis in the first place. A heads-up, no films are scheduled for November/December due to holidays. We are concluding the year with the most critical issue of our … Continued