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Stockton: 3 Day Campout Against Police Brutality @ The Park Across from City Hall
Stockton: 3 Day Campout Against Police Brutality @ The Park Across from City Hall
Jun 14 all-day
BLACK LIVES MATTER 2.0 PRESENTS: There will be workships on Police HORROR, public safety and security. There will be training on NLG Legal Observer Program – National Lawyers Guild. There will be workshops and discussions concerning American Dreamers and homeless individuals. Stop Gun Violence Now! All are welcome to bring your tents, grills and food.  64808
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9:00 am Stop the Witch Hunt Against Anti-Trump Protesters – Court Support @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 109
Stop the Witch Hunt Against Anti-Trump Protesters – Court Support @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 109
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stop the Witch Hunt Against Anti-Trump Protesters - Court Support @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse, Dept 109 | Oakland | California | United States
The trial of the Berkeley 5 started today, with three witnesses for the prosecution, a cop, a fireman, and the neo-fascist Quillinan (see details below), who will take the stand again tomorrow morning. The trial is expected to last at least through the rest of the week, and possibly into early next week. Please come out and support our antifascist comrades again tomorrow, Thursday, June 14, 9am, in Department 109 at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse at 661 Washington Street (at 7th Street) in Oakland. 64794
5:00 pm HARRY BRIDGES: THE 20-YEAR CRUSADE TO DEPORT AN IMMIGRANT ACTIVIST @ Northern District Court Historical Society US District Court, Ceremonial Courtroom, 19th Floor
HARRY BRIDGES: THE 20-YEAR CRUSADE TO DEPORT AN IMMIGRANT ACTIVIST @ Northern District Court Historical Society US District Court, Ceremonial Courtroom, 19th Floor
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
TONIGHT, we will speak in San Francisco about the US government’s infamous attempt to deport Harry Bridges. Bridges was a labor leader who in the 1930s led the strike that resulted in longshoremen up and down the West Coast being unionized. As a result, the United States spent the next two decades trying to deport him. After four separate trials, and two Supreme Court opinions, they failed, and Bridges eventually became a naturalized citizen. I am joining Peter Afrasiab, who authored  Burning Bridges: America’s 20-Year Crusade to Deport Labor Leader … Continued
6:00 pm East Bay Community Energy Comes Home! @ South Berkeley Senior Center
East Bay Community Energy Comes Home! @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Are you eager to power your home with clean electricity? At the same price (or less!) than PG&E, you finally can. East Bay Community Energy, Alameda’s Community Choice Energy provider, is already serving commercial customers in Alameda County. Residential customers will automatically be enrolled this fall. Learn about your choices as a customer, how this energy program advances climate mitigation and environmental justice efforts, and how you can get involved as an advocate for community choice energy. Light snacks and beverages provided. Please RSVP.64742
6:00 pm Families Belong Together – El Cerrito @ El Cerrito Plaza (in front of DAISO)
Families Belong Together – El Cerrito @ El Cerrito Plaza (in front of DAISO)
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
JOIN US TO DEMAND AN END TO FAMILY SEPARATION AND DETENTION MoveOn members across the country are joining Families Belong Together events on Thursday, June 14, to oppose the cruel, inhumane, and unjustified separation of children from their parents at U.S. borders. Communities are seeing the devastating and lasting effects this policy could have and are ready to speak out. This day of action was planned by local activists across the country, not a national organization, because they know families can’t wait. Action is needed now. Under this Trump administration … Continued
6:00 pm Safety Is Rethinking Violence Using Restorative Justice @ First Unitarian Church of Oakland
Safety Is Rethinking Violence Using Restorative Justice @ First Unitarian Church of Oakland
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Safety Is… Rethinking Violence Using a Restorative Justice Lens The Ella Baker Center will host a panel discussion and planning session where community members can engage with advocates on how we can re-envision safety. The panel discussion will be followed by small group facilitated action planning. Dinner will be provided. Moderated by David Muhammad, Executive Director of National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform. Panelists include: Reverend Daniel Buford (Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action), John Jones III (Community and Political Engagement Director, East Oakland Black Cultural Zone) and Jessica Travenia (Development … Continued
6:30 pm Caring for Our Community: Responding to Needs of Houseless @ South Berkeley Community Church
Caring for Our Community: Responding to Needs of Houseless @ South Berkeley Community Church
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Follow-up meeting to Caring For Our Community – Responding to the Houseless is Thursday evening. So often the message to the homeless seems to be top down. The last meeting included a panel of homeless people who responded to the question of what are their most immediate needs. The responses included: access to bathrooms (or porta potties), drinkable water, showers, food, a place to store their belongings, pick-up of trash, a place to be (evictions, raids, towing of vehicles) Agenda: 2nd Street eviction of houseless people, closure 9th Street … Continued
7:00 pm Screening of The New Rulers of the World @ BFUU
Screening of The New Rulers of the World @ BFUU
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Screening of The New Rulers of the World @ BFUU | Berkeley | California | United States
The New Rulers Of The World (2001) is a documentary about how the US, UK, Dutch Neo-Colonial Corporations plotted General Suharto’s removal in 1966 of the first elected President of Indonesia, Sukarno, who had ruled from 1959 – 1966. It analyzes the corporate globalization economy and reveals that the divisions between the rich and poor have never been greater. The film turns the spotlight on the “new rulers of the world,” the great multinational corporations running governments that back them via the IMF, the World Bank, and the World Trade … Continued
7:30 pm Michael Eric Dyson: What Truth Sounds Like @ First Congregational Church
Michael Eric Dyson: What Truth Sounds Like @ First Congregational Church
Jun 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM & Marcus Books present Michael Eric Dyson is one of America’s premier public intellectuals. The author of last year’s outstanding bestseller, “Tears We Cannot Stop,” Dyson is University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, a frequent contributor to the New York Times, and an editor of The New Republic. Ebony magazine named him one of America’s 100 most influential African-Americans. In addition, Dyson is a uniqely outstanding public speaker, employing exceptionally deep knowledge with a talent for Immediacy, terrific wit, and an extraordinarily rich voice. His new book, What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James … Continued