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9:00 am  Hasta Muerte Coffee Grand Opening
 Hasta Muerte Coffee Grand Opening
Nov 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
After years of plotting, Hasta Muerte Coffee  — a third-wave cafe, radical bookstore, and community events space — will hold its grand opening. While hip coffee shops are often thought of as gentrifying sources, the Hasta Muerte collective is working to actively subvert that notion. Its five members — who have experience in community organizing, activism, art, music, and bikes — were primarily drawn to coffee as a way to bring people together. Another element working in their favor is that three of them actually live in Fruitvale. “The first step is offering coffee, community, and solidarity,” worker-owner … Continued
10:00 am Howard Zinn Book Fair 2017: The World We Want @ City College
Howard Zinn Book Fair 2017: The World We Want @ City College
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
This year has brought many hundreds of thousands of people to the streets to defend immigrants, fight for healthcare for all, defeat a Muslim ban, and provide a powerful voice against the racism, mysoginy and homophobia that brought Trump to office. This is the spirit that the Fourth Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair celebrates on Sunday, November 19th as we envision what “The World We Want,” might look like. Over 140 Authors, Zinesters, Bloggers and publishers will gather for a jam-packed for a day of close to 60 readings, panel discussions and … Continued
1:00 pm Answering the Call of Love: Immigration Policy and our UU Oakland Response @ First Unitarian Church of Oakland
Answering the Call of Love: Immigration Policy and our UU Oakland Response @ First Unitarian Church of Oakland
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
You are warmly invited to hear Miriam Noriega, once again, share important information with us. We will learn how UU Oakland can choose to effectively respond to current immigration policy. Miriam Noriega is a seminarian and the coordinator of the Interfaith Movement 4 Human Integrity. Special attention will be given to Accompaniment Teams who walk with Immigrants in need of direct support. We will be forming an Accompaniment Team in early 2018. Snacks will be served. Come and be part of this work of  love and resistance. 63870
3:00 pm The Ecology Center Fall Film Series: Princess Mononoke @ Ecology Center
The Ecology Center Fall Film Series: Princess Mononoke @ Ecology Center
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
We are excited to announce our Fall Film Series at the Ecology Center! In an effort to open up our space to the community, while providing an accessible format for fostering discussions around the various climate issues we cover, we will be hosting free monthly screenings of select films at our Ecology Center store. Check out a new film, or one of your favorites, with other members of the community for a fun-filled and family-friendly evening. All screenings are free and open to the public (and include free popcorn!). — … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday: What does North Korea Want, and Is There a Deal to be Made? @ Berkeley Art House Gallery
Green Sunday: What does North Korea Want, and Is There a Deal to be Made? @ Berkeley Art House Gallery
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
What is North Korea’s goal in attaining nuclear strike capability; how does it seek to shape the balance of power in NE Asia; and how might it engage, as a nuclear state, in nuclear disarmament dialogs?  Paul Liem will discuss the origins of North Korea’s nuclear strategy; the present state of tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, and how it might resolve, for better or worse.  He will also share some observations about North Korean society and take questions and answers. Paul Liem has been active on Korean peace … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday: What does North Korea Want, and Is There a Deal to be Made? @ Art House Gallery
Green Sunday: What does North Korea Want, and Is There a Deal to be Made? @ Art House Gallery
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
What is North Korea’s goal in attaining nuclear strike capability; how does it seek to shape the balance of power in NE Asia; and how might it engage, as a nuclear state, in nuclear disarmament dialogs?  Paul Liem will discuss the origins of North Korea’s nuclear strategy; the present state of tensions between the U.S. and North Korea, and how it might resolve, for better or worse.  He will also share some observations about North Korean society and take questions and answers. Paul Liem has been active on Korean peace and … Continued
6:00 pm Film Showing: National Bird. (Drone Warfare and Whistleblowers) @ Omni Commons ballroom
Film Showing: National Bird. (Drone Warfare and Whistleblowers) @ Omni Commons ballroom
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Showing: National Bird.  (Drone Warfare and Whistleblowers) @ Omni Commons ballroom | Oakland | California | United States
National Bird follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. At the center of the film are three U.S. military veterans. Plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries, they decide to speak out publicly, despite the possible consequences. Their stories take dramatic turns, leading one of the protagonists to Afghanistan where she learns about a horrendous incident. But her journey also … Continued