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11:00 am Pop Up Care Village @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Pop Up Care Village @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Oakland – For the unhoused neighbors and residents who are needing services in Oakland, there will be a “Pop Up Care Village” on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, from 11:00AM to 3:00PM that will be delivering mobile hygene & critical services to those who are in need. The Pop Up Care Village includes free food, clothing, showers, haircuts, acupuncture, art & music, animal care, mental health services, social services, medical services, legal aid, and harm reduction.67455
5:00 pm Stop Criminalizing Homelessness: Special Oakland City Council Life Enrichment Committee @ Oakland City Hall
Stop Criminalizing Homelessness: Special Oakland City Council Life Enrichment Committee @ Oakland City Hall
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Life enrichment committee has agreed to host a special meeting to focus on homelessness that will include voices and reflect the work of unhoused leaders and advocates in the trenches day in day out. we will breaking down the roots and scope of crisis, evaluate the current approaches and present real, cost effective solutions, new approaches to service providing, and crisis informed models of rapid rehousing. we are hoping the audit of all things related to homeless will also be presented at this meeting. Prior to 2017, Oakland City … Continued
5:30 pm 20th Anniversary of the Shutdown of the World World Trade Organization (WTO) @ Greenlining Institute
20th Anniversary of the Shutdown of the World World Trade Organization (WTO) @ Greenlining Institute
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
On November 30, 1999, more than 40,000 activists spanning organized labor, climate justice, migrant justice, indigenous organizing, the peace movement, and the global justice movement, joined forces to disrupt the trade negotiations scheduled to take place at the WTO conference in Seattle. Inspired by mass mobilizations across Asia, Africa, and Latin America against neoliberal policies developed by the WTO and similar financial institutions, the takeover of downtown Seattle re-energized the fight against neoliberalism and strengthened international alliances. Twenty years later, in the context of an intensified neoliberal offensive by the … Continued
7:00 pm Black Software: The Internet, Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter @ City Lights Bookstore
Black Software: The Internet, Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter @ City Lights Bookstore
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Black Software: The Internet, Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter @ City Lights Bookstore
Black Software: The Internet, Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter   Charlton D. McIlwain in conversation with E. David Ellington Activists, pundits, politicians, and the press frequently proclaim today’s digitally mediated racial justice activism the new civil rights movement. As Charlton D. McIlwain shows in this book, the story of racial justice movement organizing online is much longer and varied than most people know. In fact, it spans nearly five decades and involves a varied group of engineers, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, journalists, and activists. But this is a … Continued
7:00 pm Legacy of Past and Present Anti-War Actions: Strategies to Consider for the Future @ UC Berkeley, Barrows Hall 126
Legacy of Past and Present Anti-War Actions: Strategies to Consider for the Future @ UC Berkeley, Barrows Hall 126
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Legacy of Past and Present Anti-War Actions: Strategies to Consider for the Future @ UC Berkeley, Barrows Hall 126
  LEGACY OF PAST AND PRESENT ANTI-WAR ACTIONS:   STRATEGIES TO CONSIDER FOR THE FUTURE . Wednesday, December 4, 2019 7-9 pm UC Berkeley, Barrows Hall 126 . . David Miller  In October, 1965, David Miller, a Catholic pacifist affiliated with the Catholic Worker movement, was the first publicly to burn his draft card after the new law against this action went into effect. He spent 2 years in prison as a result, which ignited a storm of draft card burnings in response . Edward Hasbrouck  (Resisters.info) One of millions … Continued
7:30 pm Seattle/WTO Shutdown: 20th Anniversary @ Quezada Center
Seattle/WTO Shutdown: 20th Anniversary @ Quezada Center
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Seattle/WTO Shutdown: 20th Anniversary @ Quezada Center
On November 30, 1999 the World Trade Organization was prevented from meeting in Seattle by unprecedented phalanxes of self-organized protesters who filled the streets, tied up key intersections, blockaded the convention center, and used video and the internet in ways they’d never been used before. Bay Area activists were in the middle of it all, and veterans of that experience will revisit that moment to help us rethink this moment. With Anuradha Mittal, David Solnit, Eddie Yuen, and Starhawk. 67342