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10:30 am The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela  @ Niebyl Proctor Library
The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela  @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Our planned speaker will be Daniel Kovalik who will update us on current developments in Venezuela. A frequent visitor to Venezuela, his most recent book is The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela: How the US Is Orchestrating a Coup for Oil. Dan currently teaches International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  He also served for over 25 years as Associate General Counsel of the United Steelworkers, AFL-CIO (USW). While with the USW, he served as lead counsel on cutting-edge labor law litigation, including the landmark NLRB cases of Lamons Gasket and Specialty Health … 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 18 @ 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
2:00 pm Extinction Rebellion @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Extinction Rebellion @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
General Meeting We’re looking forward to seeing you at our General Meeting We’ll be organizing for all the activities and actions we’ve got planned for August, September, and October. Please come ready to brainstorm and begin work with your fellow rebels. New and returning members welcome! NVDA Trainings During the months of August and September, Diablo Rising Tide is hosting Nonviolent Direct Action Trainings every week around the Bay Area. These trainings will prepare you for participating in the many actions we have coming up in September and October and … Continued
2:00 pm Film Screening “Mixed Race Identities: Little White Lie” @ East Bay Community Space
Film Screening “Mixed Race Identities: Little White Lie” @ East Bay Community Space
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Film Screening “Mixed Race Identities: Little White Lie” @ East Bay Community Space
 – Exploring what defines our identity, our family of origin, or the family that raises us.  Tickets  RSVPs requested: re-presentmedia.org Lacey Schwartz grew up in a typical middle-class Jewish household with loving parents and a strong sense of her identity. She believes her family’s explanation of having a Sicilian grandfather until she discovers that her biological father is a black man with whom her mother had an affair. This film explores what defines our identity, our family of origin, or the family that raises us. Dialogue with Director Lacey Schwartz … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 18 @ 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
4:30 pm BLACK: 400 Years in America Film Series: Wilmington on Fire @ Omni Commons
BLACK: 400 Years in America Film Series: Wilmington on Fire @ Omni Commons
Aug 18 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
BLACK: 400 Years in America Film Series: Wilmington on Fire @ Omni Commons
Free public cultural film series centered on the historic commemoration of the 400th Anniversary of the first Africans brought to British North America. The series will feature a monthly film screening over 7 months, from February 2019 for Black History Month, through August 2019. Food at 4:30pm Film at 5pm 66954