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6:30 pm The Organizer’s Toolbox: How to give a great political speech @ Niebyl Proctor Library
The Organizer’s Toolbox: How to give a great political speech @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In this training for DSA organizers, we will explore our personal stories together, and discover how they inform and support our political movement. Personal stories are important because they allow us to identify with each others experiences, motivate us to fight for common aims and ultimately build solidarity. Adapted from Marshall Ganz’s “Public Narrative,” this training will challenge you to put aside the logical reasons why we need to win a better world and rather consider the emotional & personal reasons. We’ll talk about what makes a story compelling and … Continued
7:00 pm East Oakland Collective General Meeting @ Mills College Faculty Lounge, on Post Road inside campus
East Oakland Collective General Meeting @ Mills College Faculty Lounge, on Post Road inside campus
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EOC General Body Meeting Join us for our monthly general body meetings to learn more about us, pressing topics/issues in East Oakland and how you can take action! The East Oakland Collective (EOC) is a member-based community organizing group invested in serving the communities of deep East Oakland by working towards racial and economic equity. With programming in civic engagement and leadership, economic empowerment and homeless services and solutions, we help amplify underserved communities from the ground up.  We are committed to driving impact in the landscape, politics and economic climate … Continued
7:00 pm The Reality Game: How the Next Wave of Technology Will Break the Truth @ City Lights
The Reality Game: How the Next Wave of Technology Will Break the Truth @ City Lights
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Reality Game: How the Next Wave of Technology Will Break the Truth @ City Lights
Fake news posts and Twitter trolls were just the beginning. What will happen when misinformation moves from our social media feeds into our everyday lives? Despite Samuel Woolley’s warnings as early as 2013, the problem of online disinformation stormed our political process in 2016 and has only worsened since. Yet as Woolley shows in this urgent book, it may pale in comparison to what’s to come: human-like automated voice systems, machine learning, “deepfake” AI-edited videos and images, interactive memes, virtual reality, and more. In stories both deeply researched and compellingly … Continued
7:30 pm MONEY FOR AIDS, NOT WAR @ Quezada Center
MONEY FOR AIDS, NOT WAR @ Quezada Center
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  Veterans of the “Money for AIDS, Not for War” movement invite you to a lecture to discuss direct action as well as connections between war spending and social crises.  This ia a Shaping San Francisco lecture. For details, call 415-863-9977. 67648