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Eviction Support at Wood St. Encampment @ Wood St.Encampment
Eviction Support at Wood St. Encampment @ Wood St.Encampment
Sep 13 all-day
Eviction Support at Wood St. Encampment @ Wood St.Encampment
Thank you to everyone who came out to Wood St encampment last week to provide support to residents during this violent displacement. Wood St encampment is home to an estimated 200 to 300 individuals, some who have lived here over a decade. With little to no resources or support from the state, we need to keep showing up for our unhoused neighbors! Please show up again this Monday and Tuesday anytime between 6:30 am to 5 pm at 34th and Wood St in West Oakland. This is the largest encampment in … Continued
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5:00 pm Panel: How does nonprofit journalism work? @ SF Public Library
Panel: How does nonprofit journalism work? @ SF Public Library
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The nonprofit news model is growing nationwide, giving rise to local and national coverage from newsrooms that are independent of the motivations of shareholders and advertisers. A panel of journalists from nonprofit news group El Timpano, Mission Local and San Jose Spotlight will describe their goals, successes, and challenges. A staffperson will moderate the discussion, and there will be a question and answer period. El Timpano works in collaboration with residents and community partners to create empowering, two-way channels of information that inform and engage the Bay Area’s Latino and … Continued
6:30 pm Day of Reparations to African People @ Uhuru House
Day of Reparations to African People @ Uhuru House
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Day of Reparations to African People @ Uhuru House
On September 13, 2022, Chairman Omali Yeshitela returns to Oakland’s Uhuru House, headquarters of the African People’s Socialist Party in the 1980s from where he rebuilt the Black Power Movement out of the ashes of COINTELPRO. Black Panther Party founder Huey Newton made his last public appearances at the Uhuru House shortly before his assassination in 1989. In Oakland, Yeshitela led campaigns that put a Community Control of Housing initiative on the ballot, took over parks and an abandoned building to serve those without homes and built black community economic … Continued
7:00 pm KPFA: Brad DeLong: Slouching Towards Utopia. @ The Back Room
KPFA: Brad DeLong: Slouching Towards Utopia. @ The Back Room
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join KPFA Radio when we welcome UC Berkeley professor Brad DeLong to celebrate the release of his most recent book, Slouching Towards Utopia. This live, in-person event will feature Brad DeLong in conversation with Michael Mechanic, author of Jackpot and senior editor at Mother Jones. “The author conveys a wealth of information in elegant, accessible prose, combining grand, epochal perspectives with fascinating discursions on everything from alternating-current electricity to the gender wage gap. The result is a cogent interpretation of economic modernity that illuminates both its nigh-miraculous achievements and its … Continued