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10:00 am Art Against Imprisonment @ Online
Art Against Imprisonment @ Online
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please Join The Palestinian Youth Movement, Addameer, California Coalition for Women Prisoners, Freedom Archives, The Arab Resource and Organizing Center and US Palestinian Community Network for Art Against Imprisonment, a Virtual Art Exhibit, that features art from incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people in Palestine and in the US. As a small testament to their creativity, imagination, and expressions of solidarity! Join us in launching this exhibit with former political prisoners: Hafez Omar, Linda Evans, and Oscar Lopez Rivera. Also, we will have and Anmar Rafeedie, cultural worker and long time … Continued
10:30 am The Great Labor Rebellion of the 1930s.
The Great Labor Rebellion of the 1930s.
Mar 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The topic will be the history of the 1930s. Not the Great Depression but the *responses* to it. Firstly the Great Labor Rebellion: the CP-led California farmworkers strike, the three left-led general strikes of 1934, the sitdown strikes, and the rise of the CIO. And secondly the capitalist response, the New Deal and FDR, how the capitalist class coopted Labor’s Giant Step, and how black people, Chicanos and women were mistreated under New Deal legislation. Our speaker is John Holmes who teaches history at Merritt College in California, and is currently on the executive … Continued
11:00 am How to Change the World in One Generation @ Online
How to Change the World in One Generation @ Online
Mar 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Right now the most vulnerable individuals are being exploited on a massive scale and it will only get worse if we don’t take action now. But can we as average citizens really make a difference to help them? The answer is YES. In Direct Action Everywhere’s workshop, you will learn the history of social movements, the groundbreaking new research that shows the power of ordinary people, and the bold plan to nonviolently abolish the most harmful industry on earth that kills billions of animals every year. Join this Zoom link … Continued
1:00 pm Two Faces of the Industry: Biofuels and Fossil Fuels – Sunflower Alliance @ Online
Two Faces of the Industry: Biofuels and Fossil Fuels – Sunflower Alliance @ Online
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
RSVP to action@sunflower-alliance.org to get the Zoom link. Major developments are afoot on Contra Costa’s refinery row.  Two petroleum facilities are applying for to the county for permission to pivot to biofuel refining.  Is this rejection of fossil fuels cause for celebration, or closer scrutiny?  Is this a real  climate solution or a climate dead end? Our Spring Equinox meeting will feature in-depth presentations on biofuels and renewable diesel refining.  Our speakers are: Jackie Garcia Mann, of 350 Contra Costa Gary Graham Hughes, California Policy Monitor, Biofuelwatch Maureen Brennan, Rodeo resident and … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 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 … Continued
6:00 pm Movie Series: “Who Is The International Working Class Today?” @ Online
Movie Series: “Who Is The International Working Class Today?” @ Online
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
March 7th Event RSVP There are many discussions today about the nature of the working class and their capacity to fight for their own interests. Usually, we look at history to learn about the workers’ movement, but what potential exists in the modern international working class? What does a modern workers’ struggle really look like? What recent examples are there of workers organizing against the conditions they face and exerting their power? Join us in this movie series as we explore these questions by looking at workers’ struggles that happened … Continued
9:00 pm Film Screening: Kiss the Ground @ Online
Film Screening: Kiss the Ground @ Online
Mar 21 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Kiss the Ground is a full-length documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson that sheds light on a new, old approach to farming called “regenerative agriculture” that has the potential to balance our climate, replenish our vast water supplies, and feed the world. Kiss the Ground reveals that, by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies. Using compelling graphics and visuals, along with striking NASA and NOAA footage, the film artfully illustrates how, by drawing down atmospheric carbon, soil … Continued