5:00 pm Billionaires Can’t Teach Our Kids!
Billionaires Can’t Teach Our Kids!
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
On May 8th, the NewSchools Venture Fund (NSVF) will hold its annual conference in Oakland. NSVF — funded by billionaire donors is a venture capital fund that works to expand charter school proliferation in local communities like Oakland. Unchecked charter growth already costs OUSD schools over $57 million a year. Oakland kids deserve better — and Oakland won’t let NSVF hold a conference in our Town without a response. Join us in the streets on May 8th as the conference begins, and we’ll tell NSVF to get out of … Continued
6:00 pm Ella Baker General Meeting @ San Antonio Senior Center
Ella Baker General Meeting @ San Antonio Senior Center
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Ella Baker Center’s monthly member meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 8th; the second week of May in order to accommodate for the May Day rally happening tomorrow, Wednesday, May 1st. This month’s member meeting will include a new member orientation. If you are interested in learning about our membership, the Ella Baker Center in general, or what is happening with criminal justice reform at a state level we invite you to join us. This is an open meeting and a free dinner will be provided. Please join … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Omni Commons
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state, police militarization and ICE, and to advocate for surveillance regulation around the Bay. We fight against “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” spy drones, facial recognition, police body cameras and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones, to list just a few invasions of our privacy by all levels of Government. We draft and push for privacy legislation for City Councils, at the County level, and in Sacramento. We advocate in op-eds and in the streets. We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and believe no … Continued