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4:00 pm Tax the Rich Weekly Rally @ In front of old Oaks Theater
Tax the Rich Weekly Rally @ In front of old Oaks Theater
Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us this–and every Monday for an hour of singing in front of the old Oaks Theater at the top of Solano Avenue, Berkeley. Demonstrators have kept this rally going for over six years with their “Tax the Rich” and other timely signs and good spirits. We provide music; songbooks available. Come for a song, come for an hour. 64271
5:30 pm A community discussion around homeless solutions. @ Oakland City Hall, 3rd Floor, Council Chambers
A community discussion around homeless solutions. @ Oakland City Hall, 3rd Floor, Council Chambers
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
As many of you know and can see, Oakland has been facing skyrocketing rates of homelessness, with the counts in our community increasing dramatically in recent years.  We now have around 3,000 people unhoused in our community, and it is vital that we take significant action to expand solutions, and the funding for them, in our community.  This situation is causing widespread suffering, as people are living in difficult situations in underpasses and sidewalks, often without access to water, bathrooms, and more.  This endangers the entire community, both those with … Continued
5:30 pm Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland @ Xolo, back courtyard
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland @ Xolo, back courtyard
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Preliminary Agenda: Reportbacks (25 min) Governance (Debbie, Susan, Lou, Margy, Sylvia) First Presbyterian Church (Debbie, Lou) Anything else? General news (10 min) �          Upcoming conference in Colorado (Susan) �          RFI for California task force (Susan) Repeating items (25 min) Treasurer’s report/budgeting and meeting place issues introductions of new attendees overview of public banking for new attendees set next meeting time and place Upcoming (20 min) Student debt forum (Emily, Susan) Potential community group meetings (discussion) 64376
5:30 pm Stop Deportations: Rally and March to Defend Immigrants @ SF Federal Bldg
Stop Deportations: Rally and March to Defend Immigrants @ SF Federal Bldg
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Stop Deportations: Rally and March to Defend Immigrants @ SF Federal Bldg | San Francisco | California | United States
Join us to defend our immigrant communities! STOP DEPORTATIONS! DEFEND DACA! PROTECT TPS! March 5 is the initial expiration date for DACA that the Trump administration has set. Because of community organizing and legal advocacy, the date has been suspended. As the White House continues to threaten our immigrant communities, DACA is still in jeopardy, and many TPS holders’ lives hang in the balance. Join us on March 5: We, the community, will continue to love and protect each other. 64357
6:00 pm Letters to Prisoners Writing Night @ Ella Baker Center office
Letters to Prisoners Writing Night @ Ella Baker Center office
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We will be hosting another mail night to respond to the increasing amount of correspondence we’ve been receiving from people in prisons and jails across the Country. We are getting lots of questions about prior ballot initiatives, advocacy support, requests for pen pals, responses from letter sent during previous letter writing nights, and the Ella Baker Center’s work at large. Dinner with vegetarian options will be provided. Please RSVP to emily@ellabakercenter.org. 64386
7:00 pm Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar Grant Committee Meeting @ https://meet.jit.si/OGC | Oakland | California | United States
 Because of the COVID pandemic we will be meeting virtually at https://meet.jit.si/OGC. Point your computer web browser at that URL at 7 PM on the first Monday of the month. Chrome is said to work better than some of the alternatives, but Firefox, etc. work as well. If your computer does not have a camera and/or microphone you can use your smart phone. Download the JITSI app here: For Android search for ‘jitsi’ in the Play Store or go here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.jitsi.meet For iPhone/IOS search for ‘jitsi’ in the App Store … Continued