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6:30 pm Charm City – Film Screening @ Grand Lake Theater
Charm City – Film Screening @ Grand Lake Theater
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Please join Indie Lens Pop-Up and KQED for a community screening of the award-winning documentary Charm City by Marilyn Ness.  Round table discussion to follow screening Hosted by Myles Bess from Above the Noise Doors open at 6:00 pm Program starts at 6:30 pm About the film: Filmed during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Charm City delivers a powerfully candid portrait of those on the front lines. With grit, fury, and compassion, a group of police, citizens, community leaders, and government officials grapple with the consequences of violence … Continued
6:30 pm ELECTRIC VEHICLES 101: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET STARTED! @ Ecology Center
ELECTRIC VEHICLES 101: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET STARTED! @ Ecology Center
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Thinking about buying an Electric Vehicle? EV 101 will discuss what vehicles are currently available, and their respective ranges. Other topics include charging and charging infrastructure, rebates, buying and leasing and other subjects pertinent to owning an EV. There will be plenty of time for questions. Guest experts include Elena Engel and Suzanne Loosen. Register here. 66235
6:45 pm Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Freedom of Movement Center
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Freedom of Movement Center
Apr 16 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. SURJ moves white people to act for justice, with passion and accountability, as part of a multi-racial majority. ​You’ll will hear about SURJ’s pathways for entering the work, including committee work, upcoming workshops, and events. We’ll answer your questions and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice. Featured Speaker: Sandra Johnson a Community Organizer for All of Us or None, a grassroots civil rights organization fighting for the rights … Continued
7:00 pm DSA Socialist Night School: Green New Deal @ East Bay Community Space
DSA Socialist Night School: Green New Deal @ East Bay Community Space
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal resolution elicited reactions from the dismissive (“the green dream, or whatever they call it” from Rep. Pelosi) to the ridiculous (a “socialist fantasy” from Sen. Thune) in the halls of Congress. The Green New Deal frightens both major parties and enjoys broad support among Americans, but what would a Green New Deal look like? Who supports it and who’s critical from the left? And most importantly, how do we achieve it and climate justice more broadly? Join us on Tuesday, April 16 to discuss … Continued
7:00 pm Liberate The Caged Voices @ The Octopus Literary Salon
Liberate The Caged Voices @ The Octopus Literary Salon
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for this interactive event as we read the letters, commentary and poetry of people experiencing the current iteration of modern day slavery within our prisons, as codified by the exception clause to the 13th Amendment, Section 1. Neither slavery or involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.66331
7:00 pm People Power Happy Hour! @ Reems Bakery
People Power Happy Hour! @ Reems Bakery
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Meet the organizers behind the all-volunteer campaign to bring a People’s Budget to Oakland! Talk policy, plug into volunteer opportunities, or just enjoy some flatbread and conversation. Special thanks to Reem’s for hosting!66382