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The Thoughtful Biometrics Workshop @ Online
The Thoughtful Biometrics Workshop @ Online
Mar 8 all-day
Biometrics technology is being used in a wide range of contexts and there in this range of existing and potential uses, there are many questions about the ethical and socially good uses. Our vision for the convene a range of constituencies whose work touches on biometrics and use in the real world. Biometrics Community Researchers and scientist who is looking for new ideas to work on Identity Community Commercial Users of systems Regulators and policy makers Cybersecurity Professionals Privacy Professionals Humanitarian Groups Police Accountability Groups Citizen Watchdog Groups Students and … Continued
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12:00 pm BREAK IN: 50 YEARS AFTER THE EVENT THAT EXPOSED COINTELPRO @ Online
BREAK IN: 50 YEARS AFTER THE EVENT THAT EXPOSED COINTELPRO @ Online
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
BREAK IN: 50 YEARS AFTER THE EVENT THAT EXPOSED COINTELPRO @ Online
Online Event Location:  https://www.rightsanddissent.org/live/break-in-50-years/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=8766b1b0-1fd6-4879-a5a5-84d954152ff5  On March 8, 1971, a group of anti-war activists calling themselves the Citizens Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into the FBI’s Media, Pennsylvania office. They sought to gather definitive proof that the FBI was undermining social movements and waging war on domestic dissent. The documents they liberated changed the course of U.S. history, as some of them featured the cryptic words “COINTELPRO.” On March 8, 2021 – the 50th anniversary of the break-in – join Defending Rights & Dissent for a panel featuring: Bonnie Raines, one … Continued
4:00 pm Public Banking Successes in California and Grassroots Organizing @ Online
Public Banking Successes in California and Grassroots Organizing @ Online
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Register in advance (click here) with David Cobb and Debbie Notkin The AFJM Communications and Website Committee is pleased to welcome David and Debbie to share about their legislative successes as it pertains to Public Banking in California.  Although PBI and AFJM have very different approaches to democratize the money system, we are natural allies and we can learn from each other, especially around effective public education strategies and grassroots organizing.  There will be a short 30 min. presentation, and then most of the time will be for open discussion. … Continued
7:00 pm Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 … Continued