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Tech Policy Workshop: increasing surveillance, spread of disinformation, predictive policing, magnification of unjust bias @ McLaren Conference Center
Tech Policy Workshop: increasing surveillance, spread of disinformation, predictive policing, magnification of unjust bias @ McLaren Conference Center
Nov 17 all-day
apply now for financial aid Register The USF Center for Applied Data Ethics will be hosting a Tech Policy Workshop the weekend of Nov 16 to 17. Systemic problems, such as increasing surveillance, spread of disinformation, concerning uses of predictive policing, and the magnification of unjust bias, all require systemic solutions. We invite anyone working in the tech industry or in public policy, and to community members concerned about the impact of misuses of tech on society to attend.  By hosting a Tech Policy Workshop, we hope to facilitate collaborations between those in tech and in policy, … Continued
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10:30 am Sunday Morning At the Marxist Library – Open Mic, Black Lives Matter, Women and War @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Sunday Morning At the Marxist Library – Open Mic, Black Lives Matter, Women and War @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, Nov 10, 2019 Open Mic/Political Karaoke What’s bugging you, politics-wise? Here’s your chance to talk about any and every thing from the PG&E Power Shutdown to Brexit, from Nancy Pelosi to Greta Thunberg, maybe even the riots in Chile. Sign up for 5 minute slots! Sun, Nov 17, 2019 Black Lives Matter, All Lives Matter. Representatives of the Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality and State Repression have been invited to discuss their position on this matter. Awaiting better blurb.. Sun, Nov 24, 2019 Women and War Women have a long association … Continued
1:00 pm Alternatives to Policing: Crisis Intervention, First Aid, and CPR @ Omni Commons
Alternatives to Policing: Crisis Intervention, First Aid, and CPR @ Omni Commons
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The workshop is 2-6pm. ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Building alternatives to policing include equipping our communities with the skills to respond to mental health crisis and physical emergencies, including overdose. Too often calling 911 for a mental health or physical emergency brings police attention along with it. In this workshop we will cover mental health crisis intervention, first aid, CPR, and overdose intervention. ABOUT THE PRESENTERS The Oakland Power Projects (OPP) are an initiative of Critical Resistance to engage Oakland residents in building community power and wellbeing without relying on cops. … Continued
3:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 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 the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (Note: we meet at 3:00 PM … Continued
5:00 pm #FreeRodneyReed National Day of Action @ Rockridge BART Station
#FreeRodneyReed National Day of Action @ Rockridge BART Station
Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for our National Day of Action to #FreeRodneyReed. Join other members of your community in solidarity with Rodney and his family as we join the national movement to demand Justice for Rodney. Sign up here67353