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9:00 am West Oakland Free Covid Testing @ West Oakland BART (Sat), 31st & MLK (Sun)
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
1:00 pm Public Transit Green New Deal for the East Bay @ Online
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
2:30 pm Suds Snacks & Socialism: Socialist Perspectives on the Presidential Race @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
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
3:00 pm Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
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
3:00 pm Mutual Aid Mask Build and Distribution @ Empowerment Park
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
4:00 pm ‘The BOX’ Virtual Performances @ Online
‘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
4:30 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Economics Book Group – Revenge Capitalism @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
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
7:00 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 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