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5:00 pm Transit Equity Day Rallies @ Macarthur BART
Transit Equity Day Rallies @ Macarthur BART
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Transit Equity Day Rallies @ Macarthur BART
Join the 350 East Bay Transportation Campaign, East Bay Democratic Socialists of America Climate and Environmental Justice Caucus,  Labor Rise for Climate, Sunflower Alliance and more to rally on national Transit Equity Day. Public transit is a civil right! Public transit combats climate change! Support AC Transit drivers and their union as they fight for a better contract!67635
6:00 pm Renewable and Resilient: Community Microgrids @ Community Center
Renewable and Resilient: Community Microgrids @ Community Center
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Renewable and Resilient: Community Microgrids @ Community Center
Learn about how community microgrids can increase renewable energy and make our communities more resilient for dealing with power shutoffs like those that stranded many Bay Area communities last fall. Climate change and the increased danger of fire make it necessary for us to build our own local electric grids, powered by renewable energy, not subject to whatever happens to long-distance power lines. Hear a panel describe the importance of distributed energy, how it works,  and current microgrid projects in California and Marin. SPEAKERS; Peter Asmus, Guidehouse Ellie Cohen, The … Continued
6:00 pm WE KEEP US SAFE: OFFICIAL BOOK LAUNCH @ Restore Oakland
WE KEEP US SAFE: OFFICIAL BOOK LAUNCH @ Restore Oakland
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for the official book launch of We Keep Us Safe, written by Ella Baker Center Executive Director Zach Norris.  Come hear from Zach and learn about how we can come together to build secure, just, and inclusive communities. Books will be available for sale and the author will be signing copies. Building Secure, Just, and Inclusive Communities Despite the United States’ long-standing tradition of aggressive policing and imprisonment, we still don’t feel safe. It’s clear that our current approaches to justice aren’t working. They blame our problems on … Continued
7:00 pm Socialist Night School: Bernie 2020 and Class Struggle @ East Bay Community Space
Socialist Night School: Bernie 2020 and Class Struggle @ East Bay Community Space
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“Not me, us” is the slogan of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential run. On the campaign trail, Bernie has consistently emphasized that he alone can’t transform society — that in order to end the stranglehold of the billionaire class over society, millions of working-class Americans must get involved in the political process. Why does Bernie insist on the need for a mass movement to change society? What is Bernie’s campaign doing to build that movement? What would a working-class movement need to be like in order to enact fundamental change, and what should … Continued
7:30 pm A Place Outside the Law: Forgotten Voices From Guantanamo @ Hillside Club
A Place Outside the Law: Forgotten Voices From Guantanamo @ Hillside Club
Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
PETER JAN HONIGSBERG with Steve Wasserman ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Advance tickets: $12: brownpapertickets.com ::T: 800-838-3006  or Pegasus Books (3 sites), Books Inc (Berkeley), Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, East Bay Books, Mrs.Dalloway’s Books $15 door, benefits KPFA Radio 94.1FM  info: kpfa.org/events   ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..  You’re doing God’s work with this book…”  —Robert Scheer “Honigsberg combines his impressive research with his persistent advocacy for detainees who clearly played no role in the 9/11 attacks and who almost certainly never posed any threat to American citizens. . . . A well-documented, hard-hitting, necessary exposé.”    —Kirkus Reviews  “What sets Honigsberg’s … Continued