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UC Berkeley Cops off Campus Rally 3:00 pm
UC Berkeley Cops off Campus Rally @ MLK Park
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
UC Berkeley Cops off Campus Rally @ MLK Park
Join us on October 1st for the kick-off rally for a statewide campaign demanding the total abolition of the University of California Police Department (UCPD). This is a coordinated day of action which will occur on all ten UC campuses. Tens of thousands of UC students and staff come from Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Muslim, immigrant communities that are constantly overpoliced through harassment and baseless arrest. The removal of UCPD and ICE from campus is not the endpoint, but the condition of possibility for imagining safety over security. Nearly all full-time … Continued
‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances 4:00 pm
‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances @ Online
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please join the Pulitzer Center for a Zoom performance of The Box, a play written by a survivor of solitary confinement, Sarah Shourd, in collaboration with other survivors. There is no admission cost, but registration is required to attend. Thursday, October 1 | 4pm PST/7pm EST Register Here Saturday, October 3 | 11am PST/2pm EST Register Here Saturday, October 3 | 4pm PST/7pm EST Register Here Shourd’s play, based on her three-year investigation into the horrors of solitary confinement, is a piece of transformational theater that asks us to re-examine long-held notions of punishment. It reveals the tragic—and … Continued
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission 5:00 pm
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87682009470 Agenda Items of Note: 4. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Exigent Circumstances Use Report (UAV) – review and take possible action. 5. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Live Stream Use Reports (2) – review and take possible action. 6. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Crime Lab Biometric Technology Impact Report and proposed Use Policy -review and take possible action. 7. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance Amendments – Hofer/Gage/De La Cruz – review and take possible action. a. Prohibition On … Continued
Socialist Night School: Indigenous Ecology and Resistance 6:30 pm
Socialist Night School: Indigenous Ecology and Resistance @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85746952148?pwd=VkRrMlZHMG83dmJqWG81ZkthTHU0dz09 RSVP In 2018 the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an alarming report, stating that the world needed to steeply cut its carbon emissions and make radical changes in order to limit the planet’s temperature from rising to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels. If that goal wasn’t met, the report predicted a horrifying increase in suffering for almost all life and ecological collapses. In America, this report was met on the political Left by sustained calls for the abolition of capitalist exploitation of people and the … Continued
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series 7:00 pm
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ECOTOPIA 2050 5-PART SPEAKER SERIES Ecotopia 2050 is designed as a 5 Episode speaker discussion series with the first episode serving as an introduction/prelude to the event. The speaker discussion series is paired with corresponding book club meetings that give participants a more intimate opportunity to discuss the themes of the book in the community. Based on the 1975 blockbuster utopian novel Ecotopia, this discussion and book club event series revisit some of the futuristic visions of the Ernest Callenbach classic. His visionary ideas, and those of his generation, that he … Continued
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STOP FUNDING TAR SANDS 11:00 am
STOP FUNDING TAR SANDS @ Online
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
STOP FUNDING TAR SANDS @ Online
Tar sands oil is one of the dirtiest, most carbon-intensive fossil fuels on our planet. READ MORE… RSVP68205
Fridays for the Future – Climate Change Protest 12:00 pm
Fridays for the Future – Climate Change Protest @ Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Global Day of Climate Action. Demonstrations and manifestations will take place all across the globe, adjusted according to Covid-19 circumstances. Weekly protests to follow.68179
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West Oakland Free Covid Testing 9:00 am
West Oakland Free Covid Testing @ West Oakland BART (Sat), 31st & MLK (Sun)
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Keith_Carson/status/131208555603831193668207
Public Transit Green New Deal for the East Bay 1:00 pm
Public Transit Green New Deal for the East Bay @ Online
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Register here to get the link Join AC Transit Board candidate Jovanka Beckles, Berkeley City Councilmembers Kate Harrison and Cheryl Davila, Building Trades union member Rob Rooke, and bus operator and labor organizer Nathaniel Arnold for a discussion on putting public transit at the center of a Green New Deal for the East Bay. East Bay Democratic Socialists of America hosts this event. They write: “Last month wildfires raged across the West Coast, choking the Bay Area with smoke and leaving us with the worst air quality in the world. Ever-increasing greenhouse gas … Continued
Suds Snacks & Socialism: Socialist Perspectives on the Presidential Race 2:30 pm
Suds Snacks & Socialism: Socialist Perspectives on the Presidential Race @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us for this virtual discussion: connect with https://tinyurl.com/SudsSnacksPresidents Featuring: Howie Hawkins, Green Party Presidential Candidate Gloria LaRiva, Presidential Candidate of The Party for Socialism and Liberation and The Peace and Freedom Party Ted Franklin, System Change Not Climate Change* and Labor Network for Sustainability*, on Voting for Biden *organizations listed for identification purposes only This event is sponsored by the Oakland Greens, Bay Area System Change Not Climate Change, and the Alameda County Peace and Freedom Party.68191
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.    68170
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.68204
‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances 4:00 pm
‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances @ Online
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please join the Pulitzer Center for a Zoom performance of The Box, a play written by a survivor of solitary confinement, Sarah Shourd, in collaboration with other survivors. There is no admission cost, but registration is required to attend. Thursday, October 1 | 4pm PST/7pm EST Register Here Saturday, October 3 | 11am PST/2pm EST Register Here Saturday, October 3 | 4pm PST/7pm EST Register Here Shourd’s play, based on her three-year investigation into the horrors of solitary confinement, is a piece of transformational theater that asks us to re-examine long-held notions of punishment. It reveals the tragic—and … Continued
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group - Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
EMAIL STRIKE.DEBT.BAY.AREA@GMAIL.COM FOR ZOOM INFO A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. MAX HAIVEN, THE AUTHOR, WILL BE JOINING OUR DISCUSSION IN DECEMBER! Strike Debt Bay Area hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century, and The Deficit Myth. For our October discussion we will be reading the first two chapters of  ‘Revenge Capitalism: The Ghosts of Empire, the Demons of Capital, and the Settling … Continued
Politics, Race, and the State of Play in our Nation w/ W. Kamau Bell & Steve Kerr 7:00 pm
Politics, Race, and the State of Play in our Nation w/ W. Kamau Bell & Steve Kerr @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Politics, Race, and the State of Play in our Nation w/ W. Kamau Bell & Steve Kerr @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
POLITICS, RACE, AND THE STATE OF PLAY IN OUR NATION Host: Berkeley #UNBOUND of the Bay Area Book Festival Cost: $10 for Zoom link (We will send all ticket buyers a Zoom Webinar link and password the day before the event) RSVP: https://www.baybookfest.org/berkeleyunbound/schedule/#!event-register/2020/10/3/berkeley-unbound-kickoff It’s 2020, the year of all hell breaking loose—so why not let it break loose in friendly (and hilarious) company? Good friends and headline-makers W. Kamau Bell, an Emmy-winner for CNN’s United Shades of America (Robin Williams called him “ferociously funny”), and Steve Kerr, outspoken head coach of … Continued
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West Oakland Free Covid Testing 9:00 am
West Oakland Free Covid Testing @ West Oakland BART (Sat), 31st & MLK (Sun)
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Keith_Carson/status/131208555603831193668207
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Sunday morning programs are scheduled pretty much on a “first come, first served” basis and confirmed at our planning sessions. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers only and do not represent a group consensus on the issues by the members of ICSS. Our general practice is to allot at least half of the time to comradely discussion of the issues so that we include as many voices as practical . Check here close to the date each week for subject matter and Zoom info if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter 1:00 pm
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
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Sunflower Alliance Zoom Meeting 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Zoom Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We’re looking forward to getting together with you for a regular meeting. We’ll discuss the latest developments in our fight to keep new oil and gas wells out of eastern Contra Costa County and ban new fossil fuel development in the county. Plus we’ll catch up on campaigns against coal exports in Richmond and Oakland, just transition, regional climate planning, and more — and check in with each other. We need your participation and your voice! RSVP to action@sunflower-alliance.org to get the link68094
SMC Tenants Council Car Rally – Oakland 2:00 pm
SMC Tenants Council Car Rally – Oakland
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
https://twitter.com/smc_tenants/status/131152544142176665668199
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
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Protest Against McConnell-led Senate w/ Bay Area Poor People’s Campaign 11:30 am
Protest Against McConnell-led Senate w/ Bay Area Poor People’s Campaign @ please RSVP for meet-up location
Oct 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Protest Against McConnell-led Senate w/ Bay Area Poor People's Campaign @ please RSVP for meet-up location
San Francisco Protest Against McConnell-led Senate w/ Bay Area Poor People’s Campaign HOST: Bay Area Steering Committee of CA Poor People’s Campaign WHAT: Bay Area Car Caravan or On-Foot Socially Distanced Protest to Stop the Senate’s Sins WHERE: San Francisco (exact address to be announced–RSVP) RSVP to join the car caravan here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/california-poor-peoples-campaign-bay-area-car-caravan-to-end-the-senates-sins FACEBOOK POST: https://www.facebook.com/events/747404996115817/ ______________________________________________________________ During the COVID-19 pandemic which is the greatest public health crisis in a century, the Mitch McConnell-led US Senate has refused to take up a full and comprehensive relief package to aid struggling Americans. What’s … Continued
Reopen Oscar Grant’s Case 1:00 pm
Reopen Oscar Grant’s Case @ Fruitvale BART
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
PRESS CONFERENCE: In the wake of renewed international attention to the murders of Black men, woman, children, and most notably the recent tortuous killing of George Floyd — who was killed beneath the knee of Officer Derek Chauvin, using the same technique that was used on Oscar Grant minutes before he was shot to death by BART Officer Johannes Mehserle — the family of Oscar Grant and the community that supports them demand that the District Attorney of Alameda County, Nancy O’Malley, reopen the case of the murder of Oscar … Continued
Oakland Encampment Management Policy Teach-In 3:00 pm
Oakland Encampment Management Policy Teach-In @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oakland Encampment Management Policy Teach-In @ Oscar Grant Plaza
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People’s Park Gardeners tour 3:00 pm
People’s Park Gardeners tour @ People's Park
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Come to People’s Park. Enjoy the garden tour. Find out what you can do to prepare for the rain in the garden. We might even do some gardening. Also methodology regarding response to park closure in the future. Food Not Bombs feeds around 3 so we will start after people have eaten. Seed: amaranth, mugwort, nettles and collard, help yourself, [use the buddy system!] I usually work until dark or dusk. Bring gloves and a small garden trowel. Bring water. 68215
Green New Deal for Transit Campaign Meeting 7:00 pm
Green New Deal for Transit Campaign Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join DSA members to win power for: Free Public Transit Greatly expanded service, accessibility, and schedule Protection of union workers and expansion of union jobs Social equity to overcome transportation discrimination Conversion of Public Transit to Zero Emissions vehicles RSVP for Zoom link68202
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting 7:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC | Oakland | California | United States
 Because of the COVID pandemic we will be meeting virtually at https://meet.jit.si/OGC. Point your computer web browser at that URL at 7 PM on the first Monday of the month. Chrome is said to work better than some of the alternatives, but Firefox, etc. work as well. If your computer does not have a camera and/or microphone you can use your smart phone. Download the JITSI app here: For Android search for ‘jitsi’ in the Play Store or go here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.jitsi.meet For iPhone/IOS search for ‘jitsi’ in the App Store … Continued
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Protecting the 2020 Elections in the Age of Facebook 11:30 am
Protecting the 2020 Elections in the Age of Facebook @ Online
Oct 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Register here Please join us for a special webcast about protecting election integrity, voting rights, and democracy in the age of Facebook. Our guests will discuss what they see as the most perilous threats to democracy that are being promulgated on Facebook and what can be done about them—through government regulation, legal efforts, changes to company policies, and pro-democracy activism. – Ángel Díaz is counsel in the Liberty & National Security Program of the Brennan Center for Justice. His work focuses on the intersection of technology with civil rights and … Continued
Film Screening: Arc of Justice 2:00 pm
Film Screening: Arc of Justice @ Online
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Film Screening: Arc of Justice @ Online
Register for this event. Join AC Library’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) team for a screening of Arc of Justice: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of a Beloved Community on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 2-4pm. This short documentary is about the community land trust, New Communities, Inc., in Albany, Georgia. NCI was created in 1969 by leaders of the Civil Rights Movement to help secure economic independence for African American families. The screening begins at 2:10pm, followed by the Q&A from 2:35pm to 3:35pm. The Q&A will feature guests Mark Lipman, filmmaker, Gus Newport, … Continued
Night Out for Safety and Liberation – Oakland Digital Event 6:00 pm
Night Out for Safety and Liberation – Oakland Digital Event @ Online
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Night Out for Safety and Liberation – Oakland Digital Event @ Online
Register at: bit.ly/nosl20oakland Join Oakland activists and artists for performances streaming live on Zoom and Facebook lifting up what #SafetyIs means and how #WeKeepUsSafe. Performers include: Kymi Jasmine Fuego TJ Sykes 68193
Oakland Police Commission 6:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Agenda Zoom link Notable agenda items: Update from Interim Police Chief OPD Presentation on Race and Equity Use of Force Ad Hoc Committee Presentation of Department General Order (DGO) K-3 Use of Force Report from Special Concurrent Meeting of the Oakland City Council, Community Policing Advisory Board (CPAB), Public Safety and Services Oversight Commission (SSOC), and Police Commission on September 29, 2020 Update on Special Order (SO) 9205 Banning Carotid Restraint and All Forms of Asphyxia  68209
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Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Oct 8 all-day
During unsettling times, it helps to remember how we survived past struggles. The Boys Who Said NO! focuses on the nonviolent warriors who actively opposed the military draft during the Vietnam War and whose brave actions would eventually lead to the end of both the draft in the United States and the long-standing, devastating war. Offering a thorough and fascinating (recent) history lesson, Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich (The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, MVFF32) highlights several heroes of the anti-war movement—from iconic figures like Martin Luther … Continued
Oakland Police Commission 6:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Find agendas and minutes here.68263
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Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Oct 9 all-day
During unsettling times, it helps to remember how we survived past struggles. The Boys Who Said NO! focuses on the nonviolent warriors who actively opposed the military draft during the Vietnam War and whose brave actions would eventually lead to the end of both the draft in the United States and the long-standing, devastating war. Offering a thorough and fascinating (recent) history lesson, Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich (The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, MVFF32) highlights several heroes of the anti-war movement—from iconic figures like Martin Luther … Continued
Fridays for the Future – Climate Change Protest 12:00 pm
Fridays for the Future – Climate Change Protest @ Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Global Day of Climate Action. Demonstrations and manifestations will take place all across the globe, adjusted according to Covid-19 circumstances. Weekly protests to follow.68179
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Berkeley Copwatch Presents “Know Your Rights: Defend the Unhoused” 10:00 am
Berkeley Copwatch Presents “Know Your Rights: Defend the Unhoused” @ Online
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Train with us online on 10/10- Show up in person on 10/13! Solidarity and Unity with unhoused residents of Berkeley! About this Event The City of Berkeley plans to evict over 100 people on Tuesday, Oct. 13th from the Seabreeze homeless encampment at University and the I-80. There is no plan for the welfare of these citizens, only a desire on behalf of some City Officials to appear “tough on homelessness” during election season. In the middle of a global health crisis and a civil rights uprising, our most vulnerable residents … Continued
Direct Action Training Series 10:00 am
Direct Action Training Series @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Register Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda2Tklr3_VSvoOPUIzVnMfRQy1vf19V80gw0Jnhw82z4uJVA/viewform Hosted by East Bay DSA, DSA San Francisco, and Sunrise Bay Area Do you want to learn how to plan and implement direct actions? Do you want to develop direct action strategies in our organization?  Do you want to prepare for the November election results? Comrades, we learn to organize through many means. Political education to sharpen our analysis, canvassing to practice skillful communication, art builds to creatively spread propaganda. We must also learn strategic direct action. These past few months, we have seen a national uprising … Continued
“Landless Not Voiceless” an exhibition 11:00 am
“Landless Not Voiceless” an exhibition @ Pro Arts Gallery & Commons
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pro Arts Gallery & COMMONS is proud to present Landless Not Voiceless, an exhibition curated by the newly found, Oakland-based, Cardboard & Concrete Unhoused Artist Collective. Landless Not Voiceless will open at Pro Arts Gallery & COMMONS on Saturday, October 10th, 2020 (Indigenous People’s Day) with public reception, talks, and mural street art action by the Poor People’s campaign. Artists will begin painting the mural at 11 a.m. The exhibition will feature the works of unhoused artists, members of the Cardboard & Concrete Unhoused Artists Collective — from Oakland and … Continued
Trash this Policy! 1:00 pm
Trash this Policy! @ Oscar Grant Plaza Amphitheater
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Trash this Policy! @ Oscar Grant Plaza Amphitheater
The United Front Against Displacement is calling for a protest against the city of Oakland’s encampment management policy. The policy creates no new housing opportunities for homeless Oaklanders and only further propagates their criminalization and displacement. The city has done next to nothing to address the various sanitation issues that people have experienced long before the start of the pandemic. This policy only seeks to exasperate the dire conditions homeless people are experiencing on a daily basis. We Demand *An end to current encampment sweeps, deep cleanings, and closures without … Continued
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.68204
Recognizing Prison Resistance : From George Jackson to Attica to the Agreement to End Hostilities 4:30 pm
Recognizing Prison Resistance : From George Jackson to Attica to the Agreement to End Hostilities
Oct 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
We will meet at 4:30pm at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal at 101 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Larkspur, CA, 94939. At 5pm we will walk up to the West Gate of San Quentin, where we will hold the demonstration. Hosted by No Justice Under Capitalism and Anti Police-Terror Project Join us at San Quentin on the anniversary of the Agreement to End Hostilities! We will be recognizing prison resistance from George Jackson to the Attica Uprising, from the Pelican Bay Hunger Solidarity Strikes to the Agreement to End Hostilities, an agreement put together … Continued
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Direct Action Training Series 10:00 am
Direct Action Training Series @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Register Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda2Tklr3_VSvoOPUIzVnMfRQy1vf19V80gw0Jnhw82z4uJVA/viewform Hosted by East Bay DSA, DSA San Francisco, and Sunrise Bay Area Do you want to learn how to plan and implement direct actions? Do you want to develop direct action strategies in our organization?  Do you want to prepare for the November election results? Comrades, we learn to organize through many means. Political education to sharpen our analysis, canvassing to practice skillful communication, art builds to creatively spread propaganda. We must also learn strategic direct action. These past few months, we have seen a national uprising … Continued
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Sunday morning programs are scheduled pretty much on a “first come, first served” basis and confirmed at our planning sessions. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers only and do not represent a group consensus on the issues by the members of ICSS. Our general practice is to allot at least half of the time to comradely discussion of the issues so that we include as many voices as practical . Check here close to the date each week for subject matter and Zoom info if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter 1:00 pm
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
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Tor: What Is It Good For? (Absolutely Everything!) 1:00 pm
Tor: What Is It Good For? (Absolutely Everything!) @ Online
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Come learn how the free Tor Web Browser can be your gateway to the Dark Web while simultaneously keeping you safer and your personal info more private as you browse web sites big and small. In this deep dive workshop on Tor, the Tech Learning Collective’s cybersecurity trainers will show you how to make the most of this widely available and free digital safety tool. Workshop Description From illegal online drug stores like Silk Road to DDoS botnet command and control headquarters, media attention has long painted “the Dark Web” … Continued
Electron(s) Dance: a Bay Area virtual gathering of the David Graeber Intergalactic Memorial Carnival. 4:00 pm
Electron(s) Dance: a Bay Area virtual gathering of the David Graeber Intergalactic Memorial Carnival. @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IAFS together with Sarah Marie Neilson are organizing a Bay Area virtual gathering by Zoom to lift up David’s gifts and celebrate his life. If you were ever moved by David’s work, if you are just learning about him now and want to learn more, if you are looking for a moment of fun with kindred spirits in these strange times, please join us! The event will be virtual by Zoom for accessibility and geographic reasons. Participants are invited to make and wear carnival masks to honor the carnival practices … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
Green Sunday: Voter Suppression 2020 and the Cure     5:00 pm
Green Sunday: Voter Suppression 2020 and the Cure     @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A number of states have sought to make it harder for Americans to vote, especially since the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision, Shelby County v. Holder, which invalidated core protections of the Voting Rights Act.  Studies have shown that laws passed by these states did indeed lower voter turnout, especially among voters of color.  Please join us tonight to learn about several of the ways in which voter suppression takes place, and what can be done in response. Andrea Miller is Founding Board Member and Executive Director, People Demanding Action; Founding … Continued
Indivisible Berkeley 7:30 pm
Indivisible Berkeley @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Date and time October 11, 2020 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Zoom (see description for link) RSVP The October GA will be a time to discuss self-care and resourcing for the days leading up to and following the November election. We start promptly at 7:30! “Doors open” at 7 for socializing and tech troubleshooting. If you have never used Zoom before, we recommend you try connecting at 7 so if there is an issue one of our tech gurus can help you out before the meeting begins. We will be using … Continued
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Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting 7:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Oct 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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Defend Against Illegal Evictions at Wood Street! 5:00 am
Defend Against Illegal Evictions at Wood Street!
Oct 13 @ 5:00 am – 10:00 am
ome out at 5 AM Tuesday, October 13th to help the residents of Wood St defend themselves from yet another eviction. Game Changer, LLC, working with the Alameda County Sheriff’s department, plan to evict residents of the West Oakland Wood Street Homeless community, which is in direct violation of statewide eviction moratoriums and poses a threat to the wellbeing of encampment residents amid the still raging coronavirus pandemic. Proper housing alternatives have not been provided and residents are at risk of losing their property to vehicle tows and confiscations if … Continued
Homeless Eviction Defense – Evictions Cancelled! 7:00 am
Homeless Eviction Defense – Evictions Cancelled! @ Seabreeze Camp
Oct 13 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
ACCORDING TO AN EMAIL FROM BERKELEY COPWATCH THE EVICTIONS ON OCT 13th HAVE BEEN CANCELLED (NOT SURE IF THAT IS PERMANENTLY…) https://twitter.com/Copwatch411/status/131423750514786304068240
NO COAL in Richmond Protest 4:00 pm
NO COAL in Richmond Protest @ 450 Civic Center Plaza
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
=>  NO COAL ON THE RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL! The Levin-Richmond Terminal has joined developers, several local building trades unions, and the Richmond police union in trying to buy seats on the Richmond City Council. Levin has donated $25,000 to candidates opposing the Richmond Progressive Alliance candidates endorsed by No Coal in Richmond partners Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Communities for A Better Environment, Sierra Club, and Sunflower Alliance. The terminal is hoping that the new council will overturn the hardwon legislation phasing out coal and petcoke operations at the terminal, which the … Continued
Angela Davis: Their Democracy and Ours 4:30 pm
Angela Davis: Their Democracy and Ours @ Online
Oct 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Building on the insights of Astra Taylor’s award-winning film, “What is Democracy?”, renowned activist and writer Angela Davis and journalist, film-maker and activist Astra Taylor discuss what we can and should do now in this time of unprecedented crisis, but also of opportunity. One of the main questions—how can a diverse coalition of activists young and old work together to map a path forward? Introduced by David Palumbo-Liu (Stanford), with questions from the audience moderated by Bhaskar Sunkara (Jacobin). This event is sponsored by Haymarket Books and Jacobin. While all of our events are freely available, we … Continued
Community Meeting On Police Brutality and the George Floyd Protests 6:00 pm
Community Meeting On Police Brutality and the George Floyd Protests @ Willow Park
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Meeting On Police Brutality and the George Floyd Protests @ Willow Park
In the past four months, cities in the U.S. and around the world have risen up in rebellion against white supremacist terror from the police following the despicable murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and now the attempted murder of Jacob Blake. Millions have taken to the streets despite strict shelter-in-place orders and they have been met with a violent response by the police. We have seen protesters beaten, tear gassed, tased, and even murdered as the state struggles to suppress this mass movement. But it is important to note … Continued
Public Bank of the East Bay 7:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are now meeting every two weeks on Tuesday at 7:00 pm. We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an invitation. If you would like to join the meeting 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 we’ll see you online at 6:30.   It is the mission of Public Bank East Bay to provide … Continued
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Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Film Screening: The Boys Who Said No
Oct 14 all-day
During unsettling times, it helps to remember how we survived past struggles. The Boys Who Said NO! focuses on the nonviolent warriors who actively opposed the military draft during the Vietnam War and whose brave actions would eventually lead to the end of both the draft in the United States and the long-standing, devastating war. Offering a thorough and fascinating (recent) history lesson, Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich (The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, MVFF32) highlights several heroes of the anti-war movement—from iconic figures like Martin Luther … Continued
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State 6:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to obtain Zoom meeting access info. 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 spy drones, facial recognition, police body camera secrecy, anti-transparency laws and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones; we oppose “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” —  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 … Continued
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Fridays for the Future – Climate Change Protest 12:00 pm
Fridays for the Future – Climate Change Protest @ Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Global Day of Climate Action. Demonstrations and manifestations will take place all across the globe, adjusted according to Covid-19 circumstances. Weekly protests to follow.68179
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Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Oct 17 all-day
Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Register here  Join The Rising Majority — including the Climate Justice Alliance, the Movement for Black Lives, 350.org and many other progressive organizations — for a two-day event on “Rising Against White Supremacist Terror Toward a Just World.” The Rising Majority writes: “We are on the precipice of a historic moment, where we the people have to choose the political, economic, and moral direction of our communities and country. . . climate change staring us down as wildfires blaze out of control; millions of people impacted by COVID and over 175,000 senseless deaths … Continued
Women’s March : Demand Equality, Repro Freedom, & Save SCOTUS 11:00 am
Women’s March : Demand Equality, Repro Freedom, & Save SCOTUS @ Civic Center
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Indybay/status/131422277923188326468243
Bay Area Fight Back 12:00 pm
Bay Area Fight Back @ Civic Center
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
https://twitter.com/berkeleyantifa/status/1316923680535040000 https://twitter.com/berkeleyantifa/status/131427832867355852868251
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.68204
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Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Oct 18 all-day
Freedom Side: People’s Tribunal and Congress
Register here  Join The Rising Majority — including the Climate Justice Alliance, the Movement for Black Lives, 350.org and many other progressive organizations — for a two-day event on “Rising Against White Supremacist Terror Toward a Just World.” The Rising Majority writes: “We are on the precipice of a historic moment, where we the people have to choose the political, economic, and moral direction of our communities and country. . . climate change staring us down as wildfires blaze out of control; millions of people impacted by COVID and over 175,000 senseless deaths … Continued
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Sunday morning programs are scheduled pretty much on a “first come, first served” basis and confirmed at our planning sessions. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers only and do not represent a group consensus on the issues by the members of ICSS. Our general practice is to allot at least half of the time to comradely discussion of the issues so that we include as many voices as practical . Check here close to the date each week for subject matter and Zoom info if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
DSA October General Meeting 1:00 pm
DSA October General Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for East Bay DSA’s October non-voting General Meeting! Where: Zoom — RSVP for the link This month, we’ll have a chapter-wide discussion on the question of what socialists should do about the election in November. With a chaotic election looming and the threat of a second Trump term, how should democratic socialists respond? How can we navigate the uncertain political terrain ahead and bring our supporters and the working class into motion to fight for a democratic socialist future? How can we make the most of this moment and … Continued
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter 1:00 pm
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Shield Trainings for Black Lives Matter @ Lake Merritt Amphitheater
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Justice 4 Steven Taylor 4:00 pm
Justice 4 Steven Taylor @ San Leandro High School
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Justice 4 Steven Taylor @ San Leandro High School
Please join us for a march and vigil for Steven Taylor, on what is the six month anniversary since he was stolen from his loved ones by San Leandro Police Department officers Jason Fletcher and Stephan Overton. Steven should still be here! #Justice4StevenTaylor Please share widely, come out if you can and if you can, bring candles, masks, and flowers, and join us for a powerful event led by students from San Leandro High School, where Steven was a student. 68284
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
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Oppose the Displacement, er, Encampment Policy 3:00 pm
Oppose the Displacement, er, Encampment Policy
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
https://twitter.com/ZZZZZZZZZZZack/status/131677863409961369868287
Stop Encampment Mistreatment 4:00 pm
Stop Encampment Mistreatment @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Stop Encampment Mistreatment @ Oscar Grant Plaza
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Internet Identity Workshop IIW XXXI
Internet Identity Workshop IIW XXXI @ Online
Oct 20 all-day
https://twitter.com/IdentityWoman/status/1314692665158426625 You belong at IIW this Fall!  You’ll acquire the real-time pulse of genuinely disruptive technologies that are the foundation of today’s important Internet movements. Every IIW moves topics, code, and projects downfield.  Name an identity topic and it’s likely that more substantial discussion and work has been done at IIW than any other conference! IIW XXXI will be our second online event. While we miss being with everyone in person, we have found that the online event isn’t just an acceptable substitute, but a real workshop in its own … Continued
Oppose the Encampment Policy
Oppose the Encampment Policy @ Oakland City Hall
Oct 20 all-day
https://twitter.com/housethebay/status/131825103006521344168285
Oakland out of Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) 1:30 pm
Oakland out of Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) @ Online
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Oakland out of Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) @ Online
  https://oakland.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=807712&GUID=699BDC2E-8B86-45EF-AD7B-40F282627F70&Options=info|&Search=68265
Kimberly Jones: I’m Not Dying With You Tonight 7:00 pm
Kimberly Jones: I’m Not Dying With You Tonight @ Online
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents a webinar KIMBERLY JONES “I’M NOT DYING WITH YOU TONIGHT” with Davey D tickets The New York Times Bestseller! “An absolute page turner, I’m Not Dying with You Tonight is a compelling and powerful novel that is sure to make an impact.” -Angie Thomas, New York Times bestselling author An NAACP Image Award Nominee, I’m Not Dying with You Tonight follows two teen girls – one black, one white – who have to confront their own assumptions about racial inequality as they rely on each … Continued
Secrets don’t make friends: mastering Freedom of Information requests 7:30 pm
Secrets don’t make friends: mastering Freedom of Information requests @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Secrets don't make friends: mastering Freedom of Information requests @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Facebook event to register The Freedom of Information Act, Open Records Laws and Sunshine Ordinances are laws allowing anyone to access nearly all records held by the executive branch. We’ll learn our rights regarding demanding information from the government and best practices for finding secrets and helping the truth come out. — Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) is a grassroots network of animal rights activists. Through open rescue, demonstration, and disruption, we are creating a world where every animal is safe, happy and free. DxE cultivates a welcoming and supportive community. … Continued
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Internet Identity Workshop IIW XXXI
Internet Identity Workshop IIW XXXI @ Online
Oct 21 all-day
https://twitter.com/IdentityWoman/status/1314692665158426625 You belong at IIW this Fall!  You’ll acquire the real-time pulse of genuinely disruptive technologies that are the foundation of today’s important Internet movements. Every IIW moves topics, code, and projects downfield.  Name an identity topic and it’s likely that more substantial discussion and work has been done at IIW than any other conference! IIW XXXI will be our second online event. While we miss being with everyone in person, we have found that the online event isn’t just an acceptable substitute, but a real workshop in its own … Continued
APTP General Meeting 7:00 pm
APTP General Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for our virtual monthly membership meeting to hear what’s going on and talk about how you can get involved Agenda: – MH First Oakland update – Justice for Steven Taylor and recall Nancy O’Malley campaign updates – Other Committee updates and campaign updates Register in advance for this webinar link TBD Each attendee must separately register. Do not share your registration confirmation with others: APTP General Membership meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month at 7pm. Join us to find out how you can get involved.68283
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Internet Identity Workshop IIW XXXI
Internet Identity Workshop IIW XXXI @ Online
Oct 22 all-day
https://twitter.com/IdentityWoman/status/1314692665158426625 You belong at IIW this Fall!  You’ll acquire the real-time pulse of genuinely disruptive technologies that are the foundation of today’s important Internet movements. Every IIW moves topics, code, and projects downfield.  Name an identity topic and it’s likely that more substantial discussion and work has been done at IIW than any other conference! IIW XXXI will be our second online event. While we miss being with everyone in person, we have found that the online event isn’t just an acceptable substitute, but a real workshop in its own … Continued
Oakland Police Commission 6:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Find agendas and minutes here.68263
Intro to SURJ 6:45 pm
Intro to SURJ @ Online
Oct 22 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Are you feeling angry by the continued killings of Black people by the police and vigilantes and want to do something about it? Come learn about SURJ Bay Area at a virtual introductory meeting and find out how SURJ moves white people to act for justice, with passion and accountability, as part of a multi-racial majority. Hear about our current work and activities including SURJ’s pathways for engaging in the work such as Study & Action, committee work, upcoming workshops, and events. We’ll answer your questions and share how you … Continued
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Sustainable Production and Consumption 8:30 am
Sustainable Production and Consumption @ Online
Oct 23 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Sustainable Production and Consumption @ Online
Register here Join the Bay Area Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force for the fourth in a Virtual Summit Series: For an Environmentally Just and Regenerative Future.  This one will explore possibilities for Sustainable Production and Consumption of Resources. Topics include: Consumption-based accounting of greenhouse gasses Zero waste: plastic pollution and food waste reduction Carbon sequestration and carbon farming Watershed/wetlands restoration Climate literacy WHEN Friday, October 23, 8:30 AM – 1 PM 8:30 – 9: doors open, meet and greet 9 – 9:45: land acknowledgement and plenary 9:45 – 11:30: workshops/breakout groups 11:30 – … Continued
Local Clean Energy Alliance Game Night 6:00 pm
Local Clean Energy Alliance Game Night @ Online
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register here Join the Local Clean Energy Alliance for its annual fall gathering — this year online. Without  the food but it’ll still be lots of fun — an Energy Jeopardy Game, a flower power demonstration, and more! Treat yourself to two hours of fun without any mention of pandemic, wildfires or the election! Celebrate two victories in the past year: #1: In February,LCEA launched the Reclaim Our Power Utility Justice Campaign, a frontline community-led movement to restructure California’s energy system. Despite the pandemic, the Campaign fought the bailout of PG&E, and pushed for a … Continued
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March for Democracy 12:30 pm
March for Democracy @ Rally at Mission High School Steps
Oct 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
We unite against those who seek to limit people’s right to vote, intimidate voters at the polls, or intend to ignore the electoral outcome. We join with local and national civic and labor organizations in a day of action to protect our constitutional rights to a fair election. WHAT: March for Democracy SF before the election, to continue as needed in the following weeks WHERE: Rally at Mission High School Steps, 3750 18th St. (across from Dolores Park) followed by a march to San Francisco City Hall SAFE and PEACEFUL: … Continued
How to Change the World in One Generation – DxE Intro Workshop 1:00 pm
How to Change the World in One Generation – DxE Intro Workshop @ Online
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Right now the most vulnerable individuals are being exploited on a massive scale and it will only get worse if we don’t take action now. But can we as average citizens really make a difference to help them? The answer is YES. In Direct Action Everywhere’s workshop, you will learn the history of social movements, the ground-breaking new research that shows the power of ordinary people, and the bold plan to nonviolently abolish the most harmful industry on earth that kills billions of animals every year. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84012361059 Meeting ID: … Continued
March Against Extinction 1:00 pm
March Against Extinction @ Union Square
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
March Against Extinction @ Union Square
It’s been over 600 Days since SF Declared the Climate Emergency, and Nothing Has Happened. Over 4 million acres have burned (an area larger than Connecticut)—in 2018, 1.8 million acres burned. Over 31 people and thousands of wild and farmed animals have perished in the last month due to the raging wildfires, drought, and erratic weather conditions. SFO and Oakland International Airports are due to be inoperable and underwater by 2050 OR SOONER. We cannot accept more business as usual, unless we desire extinction. Extinction Rebellion is demanding that the … Continued
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution 3:00 pm
Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Red-skies and smoke are hard on everyone, but as with most of the impacts of capitalism, create additional burdens on our poor and unhoused neighbors. Join us for a mutual aid mask build at Empowerment park in Oakland, across from 465 Bellevue Ave. No experience necessary. Please bring PPE! We will be close to the nearby road and can accommodate any accessibility needs. Please email the committee Co-Chairs at green-new-deal@eastbaydsa.org with any accessibility questions or concerns.68204
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our Sunday morning programs are scheduled pretty much on a “first come, first served” basis and confirmed at our planning sessions. The opinions expressed are those of the speakers only and do not represent a group consensus on the issues by the members of ICSS. Our general practice is to allot at least half of the time to comradely discussion of the issues so that we include as many voices as practical . Check here close to the date each week for subject matter and Zoom info if not below: https://icssmarx.org/icss-sched-latest.html … Continued
Sunflower Alliance Zoom Meeting 1:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Zoom Meeting @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We’re looking forward to getting together with you for a regular meeting. We’ll discuss the latest developments in our fight to keep new oil and gas wells out of eastern Contra Costa County and ban new fossil fuel development in the county. Plus we’ll catch up on campaigns against coal exports in Richmond and Oakland, just transition, regional climate planning, and more — and check in with each other. We need your participation and your voice! RSVP to action@sunflower-alliance.org to get the link68094
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | 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 2 PM (3 PM during DST) 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. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at … Continued
Occupy Oakland General Assembly 4:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   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 … Continued
Oakland Greens Present an evening with Rosa Clemente 6:00 pm
Oakland Greens Present an evening with Rosa Clemente @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When An Afro-Latina Woman Ran For Vice-President And Nobody Knew Her Name The time is now and, in fact, long passed for the people to really take control over the systems that affect them. Our current political system excludes any voices that would challenge the status quo. In 2008 the Green Party of the “Un-United States” nominated such a powerful ticket headed by McKinney/Clemente and still received no love from even the so-called progressive media. Rosa Clemente will join us over ZOOM for their presentation entitled “When An Afro-Latina Woman … Continued
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Free Covid Testing
Free Covid Testing @ Kaiser Center
Oct 27 all-day
https://twitter.com/Dare2BWell/status/132040991901583360368300
Racism in Facial Recognition Surveillance 5:00 pm
Racism in Facial Recognition Surveillance @ Online
Oct 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Most technologies and algorithms hold the same biases, implicit or otherwise, as their creator inevitably leading to racial biases. Facial recognition technology is no different. Come join speaker Isedua Oribhabor and learn about the history of facial recognition, its use by law enforcement in Santa Clara County, what we plan to do to curb said use, and how you can help us. Livestreamed on Youtube here: https://www.cpcscc.org/youtube  68296
Community Meeting On Police Brutality and the George Floyd Protests 6:00 pm
Community Meeting On Police Brutality and the George Floyd Protests @ Willow Park
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Meeting On Police Brutality and the George Floyd Protests @ Willow Park
In the past four months, cities in the U.S. and around the world have risen up in rebellion against white supremacist terror from the police following the despicable murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and now the attempted murder of Jacob Blake. Millions have taken to the streets despite strict shelter-in-place orders and they have been met with a violent response by the police. We have seen protesters beaten, tear gassed, tased, and even murdered as the state struggles to suppress this mass movement. But it is important to note … Continued
Ella Baker Monthly Meeting 6:00 pm
Ella Baker Monthly Meeting @ Online
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register here This month we will be holding our regular member meeting (usually held on the first Wednesday of the month) on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 and will focus on our upcoming elections. What could this election mean for us? We will cover local, state, and national. You don’t miss this special member meeting! See you there! Voting before or doing GOTV work? Check-out our voter guide for ballot measures. Website:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYucO2tqDwpEtflhLYicffaq1ew39Z4MvlS68281
Gretchen Sorin: Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights 7:00 pm
Gretchen Sorin: Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gretchen Sorin: Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights
 Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gretchen-sorin-driving-while-black- african-american-travel-civil-rights-tickets-119692392167 68194
Public Bank of the East Bay 7:00 pm
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are now meeting every two weeks on Tuesday at 7:00 pm. We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an invitation. If you would like to join the meeting 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 we’ll see you online at 6:30.   It is the mission of Public Bank East Bay to provide … Continued
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What’s At Stake: America’s Newest Pre-Existing Condition of COVID-19 3:00 pm
What’s At Stake: America’s Newest Pre-Existing Condition of COVID-19 @ Online
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
What’s At Stake: America’s Newest Pre-Existing Condition of COVID-19 Join us on Wednesday, October 28 at 3 PM PT (6 PM ET), for the final installment of Health Care Voter’s new web series ‘What’s At Stake’ to learn more about the health care repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic on millions of Americans across the country, and the threat of patient protections being dismantled through the Supreme Court. Organizer: Health Care Voter RSVP: https://secure.everyaction.com/yZWFDxSONUWKJglWhz5K4w2 Facebook livestream: https://www.facebook.com/healthcarevoter/ For more information on this webinar series: https://healthcarevoter.org/whatsatstake/68292
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Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series 7:00 pm
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ECOTOPIA 2050 5-PART SPEAKER SERIES Ecotopia 2050 is designed as a 5 Episode speaker discussion series with the first episode serving as an introduction/prelude to the event. The speaker discussion series is paired with corresponding book club meetings that give participants a more intimate opportunity to discuss the themes of the book in the community. Based on the 1975 blockbuster utopian novel Ecotopia, this discussion and book club event series revisit some of the futuristic visions of the Ernest Callenbach classic. His visionary ideas, and those of his generation, that he … Continued
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Free Covid Testing and Flu Shot 9:00 am
Free Covid Testing and Flu Shot @ Oakland Coliseum
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Keith_Carson/status/132190890252336332868304
Direct Action Training 10:00 am
Direct Action Training @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Now more than ever we need to be prepared to mobilize safely in the streets and creatively escalate our campaigns. Learn the basics of Direct Action, from planning and roles to safety and gear. This 4-hour training is spread across 2 days. No experience needed, but there will be plenty to keep intermediate direct action people engaged. Offered by the EBDSA Direct Action Working Group.   Register for zoom here! Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.   … Continued
Peace Parade 12:00 pm
Peace Parade
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Oaklandside/status/132191103394283110468306
Trick or Treat for Rent Relief 5:00 pm
Trick or Treat for Rent Relief @ Piedmont Park
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a fun Halloween action targeting several landlords who live in Piedmont! Our landlords have been unwilling to negotiate rent relief for tenants in need during the pandemic, and some tenants have also experienced harassment and retaliatory actions. We’ve organized a community postcard campaign so our landlords will be hearing directly from their neighbors, urging them to work with their tenants! We will be meeting at 5 p.m. at Piedmont Park (at the corner of Highland and Mountain – look for our banners). We will organize into small … Continued