10:00 am PRESS CONFERENCE: Police Terrorize, Arrest Black Unhoused Essential Service Volunteers @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
PRESS CONFERENCE: Police Terrorize, Arrest Black Unhoused Essential Service Volunteers @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
OAKLAND CA- On Friday, April 24, officers with the Oakland Police Dept profiled, detained, and arrested two volunteers of The Village in Oakland as they were arriving to the East Oakland Collective’s parking lot for a meeting. The two groups, the two volunteers who endured the police terror, and other witnesses are filing a complaint with the Oakland Police Commission demanding a full investigation of the incident and all OPD personnel involved, and an accounting of what resources were involved in the operation. They are calling on Mayor Libby Schaff … Continued
6:00 pm Sex Workers and the COVID-19 Crisis Digital Panel @ Online
Sex Workers and the COVID-19 Crisis Digital Panel @ Online
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tlm-online-presents-sex-workers-and-the-covid-19-crisis-tickets-102931502896 As with many industries, San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order decimated the sex work industry. Due to lack of support from the government, workers face the difficult choice of sheltering-in-place and losing income or having to work and risk exposure to COVID-19. Beyond the impacts on other industries, sex workers are further marginalized by stigma, explicit exclusion from federal relief efforts, and criminalization. For sex workers and other workers in informal economies, governmental relief has been insufficient to meet need–but as with all workers, sex workers need economic relief so … Continued
6:45 pm Intro to SURJ @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'