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7:00 am Feed the Hood 14 @ EOYDC
Feed the Hood 14 @ EOYDC
Feb 16 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Feed the Hood 14 @ EOYDC
Feed the Hood 14: Bag Lunch and Hygiene Kit Preparation and Distribution Join us for another opportunity to Feed the Hood– giving back to our unhoused brothers and sisters across Oakland by preparing and distributing bag lunches and hygiene kits. This Feed the Hood is in partnership with Black Joy Parade and sponsored by Abbott. **Event is family friendly (kids of all ages welcome to attend with their parent(s) or guardian). **Coffee/tea and continental breakfast will be served for volunteers. **Venue is wheelchair accessible. For more info, including itinerary, visit eastoaklandcollective.com/feedthehood. … Continued
10:00 am Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
NEW TIME!!!! Join us for our regular Sunday meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. We welcome newcomers, old friends and regulars to hear updates on current campaigns and discuss future plans. We need your participation and your voice! And weigh in on the decision about our future meeting time and place! Should we continue to meet at the Bobby Bowens Center at the new time, 10:30 AM — 12:30 PM? Or change the time and/or place?   67699
12:30 pm Film Screening: The Feeling of Being Watched. @ New Parkway
Film Screening: The Feeling of Being Watched. @ New Parkway
Feb 16 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Join a pilot screening presented by Minema, your pass to the most relevant media events in the city. A Tribeca, Hot Docs, and POV documentary, The Feeling of Being Watched is a groundbreaking film on government surveillance. In the Chicago suburb where journalist Assia Boundaoui grew up, most residents in her Muslim immigrant neighborhood believe they are under surveillance. Assia investigates and uncovers FBI documents about “Operation Vulgar Betrayal,” one of the largest pre-9/11 counterterrorism probes conducted on domestic soil, right in Assia’s hometown. Guided post-screening conversation to follow. Find out more … Continued
1:30 pm Screening Of “Fukushima Speaks” By Journalist and Videographer Toshikuni Doi‘ @ Downtown Bereley Public Library
Screening Of “Fukushima Speaks” By Journalist and Videographer Toshikuni Doi‘ @ Downtown Bereley Public Library
Feb 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
FUKUSHIMA SPEAKS’ EXPLORES LIVES OF SURVIVORS On Sunday, February 16, No Nukes Action will host the Bay Area premiere of “Fukushima Speaks,” a compelling feature-length documentary by award-winning director and independent journalist Toshikuni Doi. “It is not enough for a journalist to report facts and news of what is happening, but rather it is the journalist’s duty to expose the ‘human’ underneath it all,” Doi stated. “If we fail to shed light on [universal themes]and just succeed in reporting on facts and news, to the audience, it will come across … Continued
3:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Feb 16 @ 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
3:00 pm Stop The Money Pipeline @Chase Action Planning Meeting @ Chocmat HaLev
Stop The Money Pipeline @Chase Action Planning Meeting @ Chocmat HaLev
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Stop The Money Pipeline @Chase Action Planning Meeting @ Chocmat HaLev
Come hear about the plans for the next Stop The Money Pipeline @Chase action coming up later this month, and see how you can join in! Anyone interested in climate action is welcome, and we will have breakout sessions including QA for you or your affinity groups to decide how you’d like to plug in to this campaign. For more event information: http://www.extinctionrebellionsfbay.org67724
5:00 pm UC Santa Cruz Wildcat Strike: A Presentation @ Tamarack
UC Santa Cruz Wildcat Strike: A Presentation @ Tamarack
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
UC Santa Cruz Wildcat Strike: A Presentation @ Tamarack
This Sunday in Oakland, join members of @DSACommunists and Black Rose Bay Area, who will discuss the historic, ongoing wildcat strike by graduate workers at UC Santa Cruz. #UCSCstrike 67717
6:30 pm Prison Truth @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Prison Truth @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Revolutionary journalism and Prisoner Human Rights Movement … freedom of the press … is an embodiment of freedom….Freedom is so much the essence of the human that even its opponents realize it … No human fights freedom; they fight at most the freedom of others. Every kind of freedom has therefore always existed, only at one time as a special privilege, at another time as a universal right. Karl Marx A new book, Prison Truth, “The Story of the San Quentin News” by William J. Drummond (UC Press, 2020) tells of prisoners’ self-transformation … Continued
8:00 pm The Frontlines of the Chilean Revolution (Film Screening & Discussion) @ La Pena
The Frontlines of the Chilean Revolution (Film Screening & Discussion) @ La Pena
Feb 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us for a film screening of On the Frontlines of the Chilean Revolution, followed by a discussion with Vee Bravo and Rodstarz, Chilean activists and media makers documenting the nations social crisis. Featuring a special performance by Rodstarz of Rebel Díaz! Doors open at 7:30 pm / Event starts at 8pm67702