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Abolition Then and Now: Robin D. G. Kelley and Isaac Julien 12:00 pm
Abolition Then and Now: Robin D. G. Kelley and Isaac Julien @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Register here Join historian Robin D. G Kelley and artist Isaac Julien for an online conversation about the anti-slavery movements of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and current abolitionist uprisings against racist police brutality and the prison industrial complex. The conversation is informed by “Lessons of the Hour-Frederick Douglass” (2019), Julien’s immersive, ten-screen film installation about the famed abolitionist currently on view at McEvoy Arts. The conversation takes place online via Zoom on Wednesday, December 1, 2020 at 12pm PST. Attendance is free with registration. With excerpts of his speeches … Continued
Socialist Night School: Why the Working Class? 7:00 pm
Socialist Night School: Why the Working Class? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Socialists talk a lot about the working class. Why is that? Well, we think workers play a particular role under capitalism that makes them central in the fight for socialism. As the main producers of society’s wealth, workers have the potential power to halt the system. What does it mean to build this power and how does that inform our organizing today? Join the East Bay DSA Political Education Committee for a discussion of these questions and more! Reading + Listening Hal Draper, Why the Working Class Vivek Chibber, Why the Working … Continued
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Anti-Racism 101: How to Show Up For Racial Justice 6:00 pm
Anti-Racism 101: How to Show Up For Racial Justice @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Register here If you are feeling called to action but are not sure how to or where to begin, this workshop is for you. In this introductory workshop, we’ll start by understanding systemic racism as a system of advantage rooted in the beliefs and institutionalization of white supremacy, rather than a product of individuals who are “good” or “bad”. We’ll also discuss how individuals can engage in an ongoing practice of anti-racism to actively dismantle racism in their daily lives. Attendees will have opportunities to engage in small-group dialogue and … Continued
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series 7:00 pm
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Dec 3 @ 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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Zoom Letter-Writing Party To Protect The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge! 12:00 pm
Zoom Letter-Writing Party To Protect The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge! @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This is a letter-writing party to get together on Zoom and write letters together for this campaign organized by XR DC. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83713470647?pwd=SEVXeW5nc25wRncwM041aWNxNGxLZz09 Info about the campaign: The Trump administration is working to open Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil mining before leaving office in January. This is something that climate deniers and extinction profiteers have been trying to accomplish for decades, but was too extreme for even the George W. Bush administration. Now, after the election, and with no hope of holding onto power, they’re trying to rush it through … Continued
Alec Karakatsanis on “Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers…” 4:00 pm
Alec Karakatsanis on “Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers…” @ Online
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Carl Dix will be in conversation with Alec Karakatsanis. This virtual program will stream on YouTube and FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/revbooksnyc/live/ To register for the event, go here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alec-karakatsanis-on-usual-cruelty-the-complicity-of-lawyers-tickets-131059812427 Alec Karakatsanis is interested in what society chooses to punish. For example, it is a crime in most of America for poor people to wager in the streets over dice; dice-wagers can be seized, searched, have their assets forfeited, and be locked in cages. It’s perfectly fine, by contrast, for people to wager over international currencies, mortgages, or the global supply of wheat. Alec Karakatsanis … Continued
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Workers and Just Transition: A Global View 9:00 am
Workers and Just Transition: A Global View @ Online
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
REGISTER HERE. Worldwide transitions deserve a worldwide response!  An exciting webinar produced by the Labor Network for Sustainability and the Just Transition Listening Project Organizing Committee will bring together labor and policy leaders to share perspectives, stories, and strategies from the frontlines of the struggle for a global just transition.  This webinar is the sixth in a series of the Just Transition Listening Project.  In addition to the webinar series, they have conducted interviews with more than 100 community leaders and workers to learn of their experiences and perspectives on Just … Continued
France: Mass Protests Against a Government Crackdown 10:30 am
France: Mass Protests Against a Government Crackdown @ Online
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
For more event information: https://speakoutsocialists.org/th-12-05-20/ The French government recently passed a new “security law” that forbids the release of footage showing police violence. Days later French cops were caught on film viciously beating young migrant refugees and destroying their tents in Paris. And then footage was released of French cops beating a Black music producer in Paris just for exiting his car without a mask on. And now, similar to events in the U.S. following the murder of George Floyd, the result in France has been an upsurge against the new … Continued
Suds, Snacks, and Socialism…BYO Election 2020: WTF!? 2:30 pm
Suds, Snacks, and Socialism…BYO Election 2020: WTF!? @ Online
Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Connect with https: https://tinyurl.com/election2020-WTF Speakers and themes include: * Dr. Laurence Shoup: The factors behind the vote: Historical, economic, social and political * Michael Rubin: The political reality revealed: What should socialists do now? * Marsha Feinland: California politics unmasked: What ballot initiatives have become This event is sponsored by the Oakland Greens, Bay Area System Change Not Climate Change, and the Alameda County Peace and Freedom Party.68354
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism 4:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 5 @ 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
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2020 Bioneers Conference
2020 Bioneers Conference
Dec 6 all-day
Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. Founded in 1990 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, we act as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. The Bioneers Conference takes place on a virtual platform. You will receive a login via email after registering. If you’re a registered conference attendee needing support to access the virtual conference, please reach out … Continued
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, Nov 15, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm The Ongoing War on Syria & Why it Matters | Rick Sterling will discuss the current situation in Syria and future prospects if Biden assumes the Presidency. Unreported in mainstream media, the US and allies continue to wage hybrid warfare on Syria – economically, politically, judicially and militarily. Why does the US persist in attacking Syria, preventing it from recovering and harming millions of Syrians? Will this change with a Democrat in the White House?  Why has this struggle become a focal point … Continued
Not My Dirty Money: Youth Power in Divestment to Fight the Climate Emergency 4:00 pm
Not My Dirty Money: Youth Power in Divestment to Fight the Climate Emergency @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Not My Dirty Money: Youth Power in Divestment to Fight the Climate Emergency @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Tune in on December 6th to hear from young people fighting the climate emergency by leading divestment work in their communities, school systems, and college campuses. Join us in taking the first step to divest from Wall Street and big banks like Chase who are poisoning the water we drink and the air we breathe, and reinvesting in the community-based solutions we need. RSVP: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0odeivpjgpGNwy0CbaEFdnzD0eddQcrS2u Are you in the beginning stages of deciding who you want to bank with? Do you have a checking account with Chase bank? Are you concerned … Continued
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Solutions of the Year: Moving Money From Cops to Communities Keynote 1:00 pm
Solutions of the Year: Moving Money From Cops to Communities Keynote
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Solutions of the Year: Moving Money From Cops to Communities Keynote
RSVP   We say their names. We never forget. Racial justice uprisings gained momentum during the Summer of 2020, fueled by the unrepentant police killings of unarmed Black and Brown Americans. Men, women and children were killed while walking. Driving. Sitting in cars. Selling cigarettes. Relaxing in the backyard. Holding a toy gun. Experiencing a mental health crisis. The policing system has been racist and unjust at its core. Calls to abolish, to defund, the police are ever louder, and more compelling. So how do we get there? What does … Continued
Truth Act Forum – Alameda County 2:00 pm
Truth Act Forum – Alameda County @ Online
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join community members and advocates for the third TRUTH Act forum in Alameda County to demand transparency and accountability! If we uphold our values, we’ll move Alameda County forward together. Under the TRUTH Act, any jurisdiction that has allowed ICE access in the past year is required to hold a community forum bringing transparency to local jail entanglement with immigration enforcement. At #AlamedaTruthForum2020, we’re calling on the Sheriff and the Board of Supervisors to end all collaboration with ICE. Regardless of a community member’s convictions, they are valued and should … Continued
Prison Letter Writing Night 6:00 pm
Prison Letter Writing Night @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Prison Mail Night – Holiday Cards Edition! Elaa Baker Center will host a virtual mail night to send out our annual holiday card to people who are currently incarcerated across the country. Our mailing list has grown to over 7,000 incarcerated people! This may be the only holiday card many will get this season, and with so much tragedy and loss, a bit of hope and light is always welcome. Please join us for our holiday themed mail night. RSVP to emily@ellabakercenter.org for Zoom link. 68372
Green New Deal Reading Group – Our History is the Future by Nick Estes 7:00 pm
Green New Deal Reading Group – Our History is the Future by Nick Estes @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We will be reading the prologue and the first chapter ahead of this meeting. Anyone interested in learning and discussing with others is welcome to join us. The book is about how two centuries of Indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming “Water is life”. In Our History Is the Future, Nick Estes traces traditions of Indigenous resistance that led to the #NoDAPL movement. Our History Is the Future is at once a work of history, a manifesto, and an intergenerational story of resistance.   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87512638918?pwd=a0V3eHZlaFU2Z2lJL0tHaHpUVlNiUT09 Meeting ID: … Continued
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Barbara Lee Support US HR 1175/1162:Drop Charges Against Assange & Snowden 11:00 am
Barbara Lee Support US HR 1175/1162:Drop Charges Against Assange & Snowden @ Outside Barbara Lee's Office
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11/10 National Actions To Support The Campaign For US House Resolutions 1175 &1162 To Drop The Charges Against Julian Assange & Edward Snowden https://bayaction2freeassange.org/12-10-20-event/?uuid=ce85e565-606b-4ca0-946d-cc504160e09d On November 23, 2020 Stella Moris, Julian’s fiancé, tweeted that over 70% of prisoners in Julian’s Belmarsh Prison wing were infected with COVID-19. His life is in imminent danger and depends on us acting urgently! In October, Tulsi Gabbard and Thomas Massie introduced House Resolution 1175, a bill calling for the United States to ensure the release of Julian Assange. She introduced a similar bill, House … Continued
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2020 Bioneers Conference
2020 Bioneers Conference
Dec 12 all-day
Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. Founded in 1990 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, we act as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. The Bioneers Conference takes place on a virtual platform. You will receive a login via email after registering. If you’re a registered conference attendee needing support to access the virtual conference, please reach out … Continued
Berkeley Homeless Memorial Service and Good Trouble 3:30 pm
Berkeley Homeless Memorial Service and Good Trouble @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Berkeley Homeless Memorial Service and Good Trouble @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87642436529?pwd=OUttbmpiOHp6VDZTdFI3MGdIRnY2UT09 Zoom Meeting ID: 876 4243 6529 Passcode: 934748 68396
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2020 Bioneers Conference
2020 Bioneers Conference
Dec 13 all-day
Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. Founded in 1990 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, we act as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. The Bioneers Conference takes place on a virtual platform. You will receive a login via email after registering. If you’re a registered conference attendee needing support to access the virtual conference, please reach out … Continued
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Anti-Imperialism, Policing and Decolonization After the Trump Presidency 12:00 pm
Anti-Imperialism, Policing and Decolonization After the Trump Presidency @ Online
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
REGISTER ONLINE: https://bit.ly/casiwebinar Speakers: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Nick Estes Navid Farnia Toussaint Losier Moderator: Suzanne Adely President-Elect Joe Biden announced as early as November 24, just three weeks after the election, that one of his greatest priorities as the new president will be to restore the United States to its rightful place as an international leader. This is of course a euphemism for the restoration of U.S. imperialism, and Biden’s cabinet nominees reflect such aspirations. Biden’s pick for Director of National Intelligence, Avril Haines, has been complicit in the CIA’s use … Continued
Happy Birthday Ella 5:00 pm
Happy Birthday Ella @ Online
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Happy Birthday Ella @ Online
Online Event Location   Ella Josephine Baker was born on December 13th, 1903 and her legacy continues to inspire the social justice movement and generations of young people today. Join us for a special evening featuring spoken word poetry and an opportunity for us all to engage in collective creativity. Our new Inside/Outside policy fellow, Isa Borgeson, will lead us in a collective poetry workshop to ground ourselves in community, healing, and redefining safety together as we reflect on this past year and look ahead. 68410
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Sign a Petition for the Strongest Refinery Pollution Rule, Testify
Sign a Petition for the Strongest Refinery Pollution Rule, Testify
Dec 15 all-day
The Bay Area Air Quality Monitoring District (Air District) is planning to finalize a rule that would reduce pollution from the Chevron and PBF (formerly Shell) oil refineries in Richmond and Martinez—two of the largest refineries in the world.  Due to pressure from the fossil fuel industry, the Air District is seriously considering a weak version of the rule. This is where you come in.   The Air District will be meeting to consider this rule on December 17th, which is why we need your (or your organization’s) signature by December 15th, … Continued
COVID’s Hidden Toll: Discussion with Filmmakers and Policy Leaders 2:30 pm
COVID’s Hidden Toll: Discussion with Filmmakers and Policy Leaders @ Online
Dec 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Register Join the Berkeley Food Institute for screening of clips from the FRONTLINE PBS film, “COVID’s Hidden Toll” and discussion with the film’s creators. Along with Assemblymember and Agriculture Committee Chair Robert Rivas, and other esteemed guests, we will examine the inequities for farmworkers’ health being exposed amid the current pandemic. The film, of which select clips will be shown, examines how the COVID crisis has hit vulnerable immigrants and undocumented workers. The documentary, follows the pandemic’s victims who are essential workers often invisible to many people relying on them, … Continued
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The legacy of police violence against Black Panthers and the Attica uprising. 5:00 pm
The legacy of police violence against Black Panthers and the Attica uprising. @ Online
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Heather Ann Thompson, Flint Taylor, and Darrell Cannon discuss the legacy of police violence against Black Panthers and the Attica uprising. This event marks the paperback release of Taylor’s book The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago and is also framed by Thompson’s Pulitzer-prize winning book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. RSVP to attend… 68412
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Beyond the War 4:00 pm
Beyond the War @ Online
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beyond the War @ Online
Online Event Location:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88134190271  Join CODEPINK and Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation for a conversation with multi-media artist, Alia Ali about her installation “The Red Star”. The “Beyond the War” Yemen cultural series will attempt to showcase Yemen outside the realm of tragedy with an emphasis on Yemeni history, celebrations, and excellence! Make sure to check out The Red Star installation before you tune in, and view Alia’s short film (14min) “مهجر // Mahjar (2020)” for engaging dialogue and questions. We will be reading questions from the audience to Alia throughout the webinar. CODEPINK’s Danaka … Continued
Bill of Rights Day 2020 Celebration Webinar w/ ACLU NorCal 5:30 pm
Bill of Rights Day 2020 Celebration Webinar w/ ACLU NorCal @ Online
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Bill of Rights Day 2020: Celebration & Presentation to be Followed by Breakout Sessions Host: ACLU Northern California Thursday December 17th at 5:30 PM PT RSVP: https://action.aclu.org/webform/bill-rights-day-2020 Despite the pandemic, the misinformation, and the tumult of 2020, our democracy persists. We’re grateful to everyone who helped make progress in a challenging year. Celebrate and regroup with us at our annual Bill of Rights Day. This event will begin with a short program followed by rotating breakout sessions that will give you a chance to learn from ACLU staff about what’s next … Continued
End Violence Against Sex Workers: Decriminalization, Justice & Compensation 5:30 pm
End Violence Against Sex Workers: Decriminalization, Justice & Compensation @ Online
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
End Violence Against Sex Workers: Decriminalization, Justice & Compensation @ Online
Zoom RSVP https://bit.ly/usprosd17 details sent day of Event The event aims to uplift sex workers’ historic and current struggles against violence and poverty and to honor those who have lost their lives along the way. It will build support for the campaign in California that won compensation for violence against sex workers and formerly incarcerated people; uplift the work of the Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders, who are campaigning for justice and to establish a permanent memorial for the scores of Black women serial murder victims in South Los Angeles, … Continued
End Violence Against Sex Workers: Decriminalization, Justice & Compensation 5:30 pm
End Violence Against Sex Workers: Decriminalization, Justice & Compensation @ Online
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
End Violence Against Sex Workers: Decriminalization, Justice & Compensation @ Online
Zoom details sent day of Event RSVP @ bit.ly/usprosd17 get link. End Violence Against Sex Workers: Decriminalization, Justice and Compensation – A Virtual Gathering, The event aims to uplift sex workers’ historic and current struggles against violence and poverty and to honor those who have lost their lives along the way. It will build support for the campaign in California that won compensation for violence against sex workers and formerly incarcerated people; uplift the work of the Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders, who are campaigning for justice and to … Continued
Oakland Police Commission – Dept. of Race and Equity 6:30 pm
Oakland Police Commission – Dept. of Race and Equity @ Online
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
4. Department of Race and Equity Presentation and Training Department of Race and Equity Director Darlene Flynn will present an overview of the Department’s goals and objectives. She will also deliver a training on Racial Equity as required by OMC 2.45.190(M). This is a new item. (Attachment 4). To observe the meeting by video conference, please click on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81331204296 at the noticed meeting time.68416
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series 7:00 pm
Ectopia 2050 – Ecology Center Lecture Series @ Online
Dec 17 @ 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
Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution screening 7:00 pm
Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution screening @ Online
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
RSVP  The Medicare for All Committee and Racial Solidarity Committee will be co-hosting night school with a screening of “Power To Heal: Medicare And The Civil Rights Revolution”. This is a 60-minute documentary that exposes the history of Medicare in the USA, and how it helped desegregate hospitals around the nation.   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83792221558?pwd=aGx1S0k3eGJ3WXBvaitxdjdUYkdVdz09 Meeting ID: 837 9222 1558 Passcode: medicare One tap mobile +16699006833,,83792221558#,,,,,,0#,,82689084# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,83792221558#,,,,,,0#,,82689084# US (Tacoma)68407
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Help Build Tiny Homes 9:30 am
Help Build Tiny Homes
Dec 19 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Help Build Tiny Homes
Hey Friends! Wanted to extend an invite to housing activist folks to come visit Youth Spirit’s Tiny House Empowerment Village some weekend soon. We are doing “builds” Sat and Sun 930 to 4pm every weekend at 633 Hegenberger Rd near the Coliseum and its a ton of fun. Deeply Spirited and also Covid safe. Text 510-282-0396 for directions from BART. Stop by and say hello!! We would love to show folks around! 68419
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Current login info here Sun, Dec 20, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm CONFIRMED: The Present Farmers’ Movement in India: A Working Class Perspective The present farmers’ movement in India has evoked a lot of interest among progressive and democratic circles around the world. In this context, certain questions need to be answered: What do these farmers actually want? What are their principal demands? What are the three Farm Bills and whom does they benefit? Where are the demands of poor peasantry and agricultural proletariat in this entire picture? Where … Continued
Labor Film Screening: The Killing Floor 6:00 pm
Labor Film Screening: The Killing Floor @ Online
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The DSA Labor Ed Study Series: Lessons from the 1930s for the 2020s presents a film screening of The Killing Floor, which highlights the plight of workers fighting to build an interracial union in the meatpacking industry in the years leading up to the Chicago race riot of 1919. The screening is open to everyone. Participants of our Labor reading groups are encouraged to join and reflect on this period leading up to the Great Depression, as we currently read about Black workers and the fight against racism in the … Continued
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Annual National Homeless Virtual Memorial & Teach-in 4:00 pm
Annual National Homeless Virtual Memorial & Teach-in @ Online
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Annual National Homeless Virtual Memorial & Teach-in @ Online
Host: National Union for the Homeless FB livesteam here: https://www.facebook.com/NationalUnionoftheHomeless/ YouTube livestream here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCg1sQ5ALv-Z3bLMsajHCkA RSVP for reminder here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/nuhnwru-human-rights-day-virtual-gathering/ As part of the NUH’s Winter Offensive we will hold our Annual National Homeless Memorial and Condemnation of Mass Graves of unnamed poor and homeless men, women, and children in Potters’ fields around the countries and internationally We will work in partnership with The Freedom Church of the Poor (Kairos Center & Poor People’s Campaign) to hold a Virtual Memorial Service and Political Educational gathering on this, the longest night of the year, to … Continued
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Mutual Aid Dropoffs 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
Dec 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
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Mutual Aid Dropoffs 10:00 am
Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mutual Aid Dropoffs @ Omni Commons
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Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library 10:30 am
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Online
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Current login info here Sun, Dec 20, 2020: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm CONFIRMED: The Present Farmers’ Movement in India: A Working Class Perspective The present farmers’ movement in India has evoked a lot of interest among progressive and democratic circles around the world. In this context, certain questions need to be answered: What do these farmers actually want? What are their principal demands? What are the three Farm Bills and whom does they benefit? Where are the demands of poor peasantry and agricultural proletariat in this entire picture? Where … Continued
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Revolutionary New Year’s Party: Celebrating Working-class Resilience & Resistance! 7:00 pm
Revolutionary New Year’s Party: Celebrating Working-class Resilience & Resistance! @ Online
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Although 2020 brought economic crises, a devastating pandemic, and continued police brutality, working people around the globe rose up and fought back! This zoom party will feature a look back at movement victories in 2020 and a look ahead to the coming year’s fightbacks. Hear reports of current organizing you can get involved with, enjoy some trivia and puzzle games, and soak in some socialist feminist determination as we get ready to face the challenges of 2021! Join us and bring a friend or two! Register here: http://bit.ly/RevolutionaryNewYears 68422
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