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5:00 pm Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, Oscar Grant Plaza
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 1, Oscar Grant Plaza
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pertinent agenda items: 4. 5:15pm: UC Berkeley’s Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic – presentation of draft Privacy Principles; review and take possible action. 5. 5:30pm: Federal Task Force Transparency Ordinance – OPD – presentation of inaugural annual report for FBI/JTTF; review and take possible action. 6. 5:40pm: Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – Hofer/Patterson – proposed amendment to prohibit use of facial recognition technology; review and take possible action. 7. 6:00pm: Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Remote Camera Impact Report and draft use Policy – review and take possible … Continued
7:00 pm From SDS to the present @ Longhaul
From SDS to the present @ Longhaul
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Alan Haber is one of the creators of Students for a Democratic Society as well as a founder of the Long Haul in Berkeley in 1979. Odile Hugonot-Haber is the co-chair of the US Middle East Committee of the Women International League for Peace and Freedom and co-operated Long Haul from 1986-1993. This event will be a wide-ranging discussion featuring Alan, Odile and the audience on: 1. The history of the Long Haul and the history Berkeley politics in general 2. Their current peace-related and community work now 3. Activism … Continued
7:00 pm Ralf Ruckus: The Communist Road to Capitalism @ Tamarack
Ralf Ruckus: The Communist Road to Capitalism @ Tamarack
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please join us for a presentation by Ralf Ruckus on his forthcoming book with PM Press, The Communist Road to Capitalism: Rupture and Continuity in China since 1949 “Since the reforms started in China in the 1970s, the CCP has never declared the official end of its socialist project, and its leadership still uses Mao Zedong and Marxism as ideological references. Meanwhile, Chinese labor activists use the same references today to justify their opposition against capitalist exploitation under the CCP regime. This confusion is reflected in the positions of outside … Continued
7:00 pm When We Fight We Win: Building Community Power to Dismantle the Prison System @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
When We Fight We Win: Building Community Power to Dismantle the Prison System @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SURJ Bay Area is excited to invite you to a special event in Oakland, When We Fight We Win: Building Community Power to Dismantle the Prison System, featuring CURB Statewide Coordinators Amber-Rose Howard and Ivette Al, Sandra Johnson, Senior Organizer with Legal Services for Prisoners with Children / All of Us or None, and Eric Henderson, Policy Director of Initiate Justice. These four incredible movement leaders will share insights from recent fights — and victories — in the struggle to dismantle the prison system in California, from repealing sentence enhancements, … Continued
7:00 pm When We Fight We Win: Dismantling the Prison System @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
When We Fight We Win: Dismantling the Prison System @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Recent years have seen important fights – and important wins – in the struggle to dismantle the prison system in California. From repealing sentence enhancements, to shutting down jail expansion plans, to working to restore voting rights to folks on parole. Come hear from four incredible movement leaders at the frontline of these struggles about victories, strategies, and the importance of campaigns and coalitions in the continuing movement to dismantle the Prison Industrial Complex. Their stories will highlight the small and big ways you can also contribute to creating a … Continued
7:30 pm Cuba Libre, Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution that Changed World History @ Hillside Club
Cuba Libre, Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution that Changed World History @ Hillside Club
May 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Cuba Libre,  Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution that Changed World History @ Hillside Club
TONY PERROTTET with Steve Wasserman CUBA LIBRE!  Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution that Changed World History Advance tickets: $12: brownpapertickets.com :: T: 800-838-3006  or Pegasus Books (3 sites),Books Inc (Berkeley), Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, East Bay Books, Mrs. Dalloway’s Books, $15 door, This is a KPFA benefit.   The surprising story of Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, Celia Sanchez, and the scrappy band of young men and women who followed them. Cuba Libre! is an absorbing look back at a liberation movement that captured the world’s imagination with its spectacular drama, foolhardy bravery, tragedy, … Continued