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12:00 pm CARE NOT COPS Noise Demo @ New City Hall
CARE NOT COPS Noise Demo @ New City Hall
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
https://twitter.com/Copwatch411/status/1404849098163822593 We are gathering every Wednesday at noon on the steps of City Hall to demand a community budget that prioritizes CARE Not Cops! The City Manager is proposing a budget that INCREASES funding for the Berkeley Police from last year! This is despite the city’s supposed commitment to “reimagine public safety” and decrease funding to the police. In advance of the final budget vote on June 29, we are gathering EVERY WEDNESDAY AT NOON on the steps of City Hall to make them hear us and demand a community … Continued
5:00 pm A Conversation with Angela Davis @ Online
A Conversation with Angela Davis @ Online
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
“An activist. An author. A scholar. An abolitionist. A legend.”—TIME Join a live conversation with activist and scholar Angela Davis, who has been deeply involved in our nation’s quest for social justice for decades. The Distinguished Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness and Feminist Studies at UC Santa Cruz has also taught at UC Berkeley, UCLA, the Claremont Colleges, Stanford, and other universities. The author of nine books, most recently, Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement, has lectured around the world and will be joined … Continued
7:00 pm APTP General meeting @ Online
APTP General meeting @ Online
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
join us tonight at 7 p.m. for our monthly virtual general meeting to learn more about our #DefundOPD budget fight from our policy director, James Burch, and partners from our Defund Police coalition. The City has until June 30 to finalize a two-year budget for our town. Tomorrow, Thursday 6/17 at 10:30 am, Oakland City Council will consider Council President Bas’s budget amendments. There’s some good stuff in there — like investing in MACRO, violence prevention, and a top-to-bottom audit of OPD — but we still need to pressure all the councilmembers for greater … Continued
7:00 pm CA Public Banking Act Review @ Online
CA Public Banking Act Review @ Online
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
https://twitter.com/publicbankeb/status/140452682648403149069132
7:00 pm WANT A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF PUBLIC BANKING? @ Online
WANT A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF PUBLIC BANKING? @ Online
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register here Dear Friends and Public Banking Allies, We’d like to invite you to our next Public Banking 101 session, an educational series hosted by the Friends of the Public Bank East Bay exploring public banking in the context of our ongoing efforts to create a public bank in the East Bay. Our speaker will be Sylvia Chi, co-author of the landmark 2019 California Public Banking Act (AB 857) and former policy director for the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN). Sylvia will give an overview of AB857 and how it … Continued