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10:00 am Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Bahai Center
Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Bahai Center
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly interfaith prayer meeting, held on second Sundays, dedicated to healing. The Bahá’í community of Oakland is organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. Come share prayers, quotes, poems, and favorite passages from your scriptures with us. Simple breakfast will be served. Doors open: 10:00 AM Refreshments served: 10:00-10:30 AM Prayers: 10:30-11:30 AM Discussion and socializing: 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM “Thy name is my healing, O my God, and remembrance … Continued
12:00 pm 30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
1:00 pm DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
East Bay DSA’s bimonthly general meetings (GMs) include deliberation and voting on member-submitted resolutions, member announcements, reports from our committees, and more. Volunteering at the GM is lively, easy, and low-commitment, and hugely benefits the meetings and thus our internal democracy. If you intend to come and would like to volunteer (!), let us know here. Use this form, too, if you have child supervision or accessibility needs, including the need for an ASL interpreter. With our new regular schedule, member-submitted resolutions will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please email … Continued
2:00 pm Detention, Denialism, & Activism Now @ Futures Without Violence
Detention, Denialism, & Activism Now @ Futures Without Violence
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join historians Gary Okihiro (Yale) and Alice Yang (UC Santa Cruz) and other leading voices to explore the intersection of detention, denialism & resistance; the rise of antisemitism, Islamophobia, demonization of Central Amer. refugees latest example of xenophobia that led to the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans. There will be breakout sessions with audience to discuss the revelance of WWII and how Grassroots efforts can stop the repetition of history. For more event information: Https://www.thentheycame.org66933
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday:  Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disputed History, Ongoing Tragedy @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Green Sunday:  Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disputed History, Ongoing Tragedy @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      The 90-day bloodbath known as the Rwandan Genocide was actually the final phase of a four-year war that most Westerners know little or nothing about. However, that war and many smaller wars for the resource riches of Rwanda’s neighbor, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, continue today. The US and its Western allies have played an unconscionable role in all this that should be understood. The great French investigative journalist Pierre Paen, who passed away on July 25, published a landmark study of the conflict titled Noires fureurs, blancs … Continued
5:00 pm Mujeres Magicas Book Release @ Bandung Books
Mujeres Magicas Book Release @ Bandung Books
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
EastSide Arts Alliance and Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA) present: Mujeres Magicas Book Release Childcare and light snacks provided Our readings will be in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation in English ​ Mujeres Mágicas is a bilingual Spanish-English anthology of domestic workers writing stories that cross languages, genders and borders to reveal lessons of survival and celebration for all.66932
7:00 pm 26th Birthday Party for Long Haul Infoshop @ Longhaul
26th Birthday Party for Long Haul Infoshop @ Longhaul
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
26th Birthday Party for Long Haul Infoshop @ Longhaul
The Long Haul Infoshop opened August 13, 1993 Come celebrate 26 years! — free t-shirt raffle — silk screen your own t-shirt – bring a blank shirt — vegan chocolate cake / celebratory food items — tell funny stories 66934
7:30 pm Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Doors open at 7. We start promptly at 7:30. Questions? Email info@indivisibleberkeley.org.66849
7:30 pm Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Indivisible Berkeley General Assembly @ Finnish Hall
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Indivisible Berkeley brings the Trump Resistance to 2000+ of our closest neighbors in Berkeley and surrounding communities. Our mission is to resist the Trump agenda by engaging our elected officials at all levels of government and promote progressive and democratic values. Read our entire mission statement here66941