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7:00 pm Rally, Press Conference to Defend $12.25 Ballot Initiative @ Chamber of Commerce, then City Hall
Rally, Press Conference to Defend $12.25 Ballot Initiative @ Chamber of Commerce, then City Hall
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Oakland Chamber of Commerce and the Fast Food Industry are asking the Oakland City Council to place a measure to compete with Lift Up Oakland’s on the ballot. This is an attempt to create confusion and keep Oakland workers from getting a raise until 2017. Some councilmembers are more concerned about the profits of McDonald’s and Burger King than lifting up Oakland workers. 12:00 p.m. Rally at the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce 475 14th St #100, Oakland, CA 94612 1 p.m. Press Conference Oakland City Hall Immediately following … Continued
1:00 am CA Prisoner Hunger Strike: 1 Year Ago Today It Began. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
CA Prisoner Hunger Strike: 1 Year Ago Today It Began. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Jul 9 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
CA Prisoner Hunger Strike: 1 Year Ago Today It Began. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice | Oakland | California | United States
Please join Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity at The Alan Blueford Center For Justice as we mark the 1 year anniversary of the start of the courageous & historic hunger strike that 30,000 people took part in, THIRTY THOUSAND PEOPLE. ‪#‎AllLivesMatter‬ We are about 5 blocks from BART & right on the bus line. Vigil & Procession to 27th and Telegraph at 8pm.   56178
1:00 am Larry Hales Speaks on Police Brutality & the Low Wage Workers Struggle @ Workers World Offices, Oakland (#411, ring buzzer)
Larry Hales Speaks on Police Brutality & the Low Wage Workers Struggle @ Workers World Offices, Oakland (#411, ring buzzer)
Jul 9 @ 1:00 am – 3:00 am
Longtime progressive activist Larry Hales is a national organizer for the People’s Power Assemblies, (peoplespowerassemblies.org) and a contributing editor of Workers World newspaper (workers.org). Hales spent a lot of time in Wisconsin in 2011-12, supporting the “people’s uprising” after the occupation of the state capitol in February 2011. He has been on the front lines protesting police brutality, fighting for affirmative action, supporting political prisoners and working in solidarity with women’s, LGBTQ and labor struggles. Hales has written extensively on the above issues as well as cultural and international issues. … Continued
2:00 am Plan a Bay Area action to coincide with the NYC Action at the UN Climate Summit Sept 20th. – 2nd Meeting. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Plan a Bay Area action to coincide with the NYC Action at the UN Climate Summit Sept 20th. – 2nd Meeting. @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Jul 9 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called a special UN Climate Summit on September 23 to “catalyze action by governments, business, finance, industry, and civil society”. It’s unlikely any more will come of this meeting than came of the gatherings in Copenhagen, Cancún, Kyoto, and elsewhere. But a large number of environmental and progressive organizations are planning actions in New York City right before and during the UN meeting to call the world’s attention to the failure of world “leaders” to deal with the crisis. One of these actions, the … Continued