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1:00 pm Ongoing: Berkeley Staples Table/Occupation and Boycott. @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley
Ongoing: Berkeley Staples Table/Occupation and Boycott. @ Staples, Downtown Berkeley
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 20 @ 7:00 am
Peeps are continually staffing a table outside of Staples, 24-7, ongoing for more than a month now now. They are protesting the privatization of the Post Office and Staples role in it, outsourcing living wage Postal Service personnel for subsistence wage Staples employees. Tents have gone up along the Durant sidewalk with ‘Stop Staples’ signs! Come by and say hello, hang out, bring ’em a bit to eat and drink, and give them your support!56114
4:30 pm Fight Against the Chamber of Commerce’s Min Wage Proposal/Attack. @ High Street Presbyterian
Fight Against the Chamber of Commerce’s Min Wage Proposal/Attack. @ High Street Presbyterian
Jul 19 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
We need your help. Three City Councilmembers are attempting to place a measure on the November Ballot to confuse voters and to try to stop the creation of a minimum wage in Oakland. Written by the Oakland Chamber of Commerce and the California Restaurant Association, this measure would exempt 95% of Oakland employers from an Oakland minimum wage until 2017. This would include major fast food companies like McDonalds, Subway, Burger King and Popeye’s. Please join us this Saturday, July 19th, to walk precincts and to tell the City Council … Continued
7:00 pm Child Detention Border Crisis: Emergency Community Forum @ Precita Community Center
Child Detention Border Crisis: Emergency Community Forum @ Precita Community Center
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Central American Resource Center (CARECEN,) Instituto Familiar de la Raza (IFR,) Red Nacional de Salvadoreños en el Exterior (RENACE) and Share Foundation among other community and immigrant rights organizations and advocates are calling the community at large to an Emergency Community Forum to discuss a plan of action to address the crisis of 60,000 central American children and youth currently detained in immigration detention center. Release the children now! Children don’t belong in prison! No more deportations! Immediate family reunification! Full social, medical and physiological attention to all children … Continued
7:00 pm SOLIDARITY MARCH: JUSTICE FOR MONIQUE @ Oscar Grant Plaza
SOLIDARITY MARCH: JUSTICE FOR MONIQUE @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 20 @ 3:00 am
We lost our beloved Monique to violence this past Thursday. Her life cut too short. She had many people who loved and supported her. She had her two babies, and many dreams and ambitions. She wanted to make a change in this world. And the impact she left, will never be forgotten. Let’s March in solidarity, to show our support for MONIQUE and many other women we have lost due to violence. We will march to the first stop where her first vigil was held in west Oakland Around 1pm. … Continued
10:00 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall
Jul 19 @ 10:00 pm – Jul 20 @ 12:00 am
Strike Debt Bay Area Meeting: Ideas Into Action. @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, next to City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Strike Debt Bay Area (@strikedebtba)will meet at Oscar Grant Plaza in the amphitheater or on the front steps of City Hall, Saturday, July 19, from 3-5:30 p.m. If you have specific questions for a smaller group, or just want to know a few people before the meeting starts, email  us at the address above. Activism on such a big issue – all unjust debt! – can use as many people and talents as we can find. If you are excited by the idea of Strike Debt, and/or our many projects, come … Continued