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6:30 pm Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Jul 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Timothy Faust is a single-payer activist with the Democratic Socialists of America. Over the past year, he has driven 10,000 miles to speak about single-payer to groups of activists, medical students, law students, and general assemblies—32 states so far. With his partner, he hosts HEAVYxMEDICAL, a podcast about health policy and metal music. His book Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next will be published by Melville House in 2019. Join us for a discussion about the need for single-payer healthcare, why this issue is a fight critical for democratic socialists, … Continued
7:00 pm “The Reluctant Radical” film, Q&A with valve turner Ken Ward @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center, 2540 Macdonald Ave, Richmond Thursday; Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck, Oakland Friday
“The Reluctant Radical” film, Q&A with valve turner Ken Ward @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center, 2540 Macdonald Ave, Richmond Thursday; Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck, Oakland Friday
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join a live Q&A via Skype with Ken Ward, one of the valve turners who shut off oil pipelines in October 2016. This discussion of the valve turners’ multi-state civil disobedience action will follow a screening of the documentary film “The Reluctant Radical.” The film follows Ward as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change. Join Sunflower Alliance for two fundraisers for the valve turners’ legal defense fund.   TICKETS AVAILABLE AT BROWN PAPER TICKETS (sliding scale) … Continued
7:00 pm One Million Flames – OccupyICE Solidarity Rally & Vigil w/ AbolishICESF @ ICE San Francisco
One Million Flames – OccupyICE Solidarity Rally & Vigil w/ AbolishICESF @ ICE San Francisco
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
OccupyICE encampments and blockades have popped up all over the land called the United States and are building a National Solidarity Coalition to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. Join Abolish ICE SF as we rally and stand vigil for all those locked up and deported, and in solidarity with the #OccupyICESF blockade raided by the San Francisco Police Department on July 9th after being established on July 2nd. We also stand in solidarity with all the OccupyICE actions and blockades across the continent facing local and federal police repression. Friday, … Continued
7:30 pm Sandra Bland Vigil & Criminal Justice Reform Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sandra Bland Vigil & Criminal Justice Reform Rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday July 13th 2018 will mark three turbulent years since our sister Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas Jail cell. We all know the brutal details of her story and thousands of our fellow Americans have suffered her fate since that mournful day. We will be commemorating Sandra’s life with a silent candlelight vigil this Friday evening in Oakland, gathering at 7:30 pm, followed by a criminal justice reform rally at 8pm. Please take a moment out of your busy schedules to join community activists and leaders, who … Continued