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5:00 pm RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS!
RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS!
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  KAISER HAS LOST ITS WAY. IT’S ON US TO GET KAISER BACK ON TRACK. JOIN US FOR A RALLY TO SAVE KAISER GARDENERS! LABOR, COMMUNITY, ELECTED OFFICIALS AND INTERFAITH LEADERS WILL JOIN US AND SEIU-UHW FOR THEIR MAY 7TH/MAY 8TH ACTIONS AT ONE KAISER PLAZA, OAKLAND, CA AGAINST KAISER PERMANENTE. ONCE KNOWN AS A LEADER FOR GOOD JOBS, KAISER IS NOW AGGRESSIVELY OUTSOURCING JOBS TO LESS EXPERIENCED WORKERS FOR POVERTY WAGES AND NO BENEFITS. TUESDAY, MAY 7TH · 5PM: RALLY/PRESS CONFERENCE · 6PM: SET UP GARDENING AREA/SET UP TENTS … Continued
5:30 pm Let Schaaf and City Council Know it’s Time to Defund OPD! @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Let Schaaf and City Council Know it’s Time to Defund OPD! @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Let Libby Schaaf know how we can fix Oakland’s broken budget when she presents her budget at the Oakland City Council Meeting on May 7th. Tell her we need to Defund OPD and Invest in Community!! [Event] Defund OPD and Invest in Communityhttps://t.co/aEDPOYzE6Z— Indybay (@Indybay) May 6, 2019 66422
6:30 pm KPFA Documentary Film Night: Healing Justice @ New Parkway Theater
KPFA Documentary Film Night: Healing Justice @ New Parkway Theater
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Healing Justice, explores the causes and consequences of the current North American justice system and its effect on marginalized communities. The film walks back through the history of violence that has led to our current system, bringing into focus the histories of trauma – on a personal, interpersonal, community, and generational level. This powerful documentary addresses the school-to-prison pipeline, the need for comprehensive criminal justice reform, and the importance of healing and restorative practices. Designed for dialogue, Healing Justice is meant to prompt questions and open conversations, exploring trauma, justice, … Continued
7:00 pm HABEAS DATA paperback edition launch party! @ Ale Industries
HABEAS DATA paperback edition launch party! @ Ale Industries
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
You are being watched. Whether through your phone or your car or your credit card, caught on a CCTV camera or tracked through your online viewing history, government agencies know where you are, and are quietly collecting your most intimate, mundane, and personal information. Is this even legal? Habeas Data shows how the explosive growth of surveillance technology has outpaced our understanding of the ethics, mores, and laws of privacy. Award-winning tech reporter Cyrus Farivar makes the case by taking ten historic court decisions that defined our privacy rights and matching … Continued
7:00 pm Socialist Night School: Imperialism @ East Bay Community Space
Socialist Night School: Imperialism @ East Bay Community Space
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Throughout the history of capitalism, wealthy elites from a handful of countries have managed to impose their dominance across the world, subjecting people, land, and resources in the Global South to intense forms of exploitation. Socialists call this system imperialism, and see it as a central feature of the capitalist global economy. But it’s often difficult to see how exactly imperialism works, who it benefits, or how it manages to maintain control. Join East Bay DSA on Tuesday, May 7th as we discuss imperialism in the 21st century, its roots … Continued
7:30 pm ANAND GIRIDHARADAS: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World @ Sydney Goldstein Theater
ANAND GIRIDHARADAS: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World @ Sydney Goldstein Theater
May 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
ANAND GIRIDHARADAS: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World @ Sydney Goldstein Theater
In Conversation with Courtney E. Martin  Buy Tickets 415.392.4400 CITY ARTS & LECTURES Anand Giridharadas is the author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, which explores the ways in which the global elite’s efforts to “change the world” through philanthropy preserve the status quo and obscure their own role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. His past books include India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking and The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, which has been adapted into a film, to be released in 2019. He is also an … Continued