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Tiny House for Homeless Youth Community Project
Tiny House for Homeless Youth Community Project
Sep 8 all-day
In January 2016, youth at YSA initiated a community organizing campaign to build a Youth Tiny House Village in the San Francisco East Bay. They are working in partnership with non-profit developer Housing Consortium of the East Bay and the local interfaith community to complete a multi-face, community-led Village that is designed by the young people it will benefit. The Village will feature: – 14 secure 8′ x 10′ Tiny Houses with lofted beds, windows, skylight, storage, electricity, furnishings – On-site, clean communal bathrooms and showers – A kitchen yurt … Continued
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10:30 am Rising to the Climate Emergency: What Can we Count On? @ Unitarian Universalist Hall
Rising to the Climate Emergency: What Can we Count On? @ Unitarian Universalist Hall
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
When you think of the upcoming Global Climate Strike (Sept. 20-27), who is leading the demonstrations? Young people, right? They’re increasingly taking the lead for climate related actions through organizations such as Sunrise. “The dark hour in America cannot last,” proclaims this new youth-centered activist group. But marching beside the young people is spirit if not always in body will be revered elders in the ecology movement such as Joanna Macy, the author of 13 books and a veteran of six decades of political activism. In fact, Macy and Sunrise … Continued
12:00 pm 45th St commUNITY Meal, Clean-Up, Care Kits
45th St commUNITY Meal, Clean-Up, Care Kits
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hosted by North Oakland Restorative Justice Council We invite you to our next edition of our 45th St Brunches & Brooms, a neighborhood cleanup, community meal, and hygiene/winter gear kit distribution centering at the highway underpass off of 45th Street and MLK. In partnership with our neighbors who live there, we would like to gather to share some food and help with cleaning up the dumping under the 45th overpass. Donate at Facebook Giving: https://www.facebook.com/donate/361009014828047/ GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/45th-st-community-cleanup-meal-care-kit Help us assembles hot meals and care kits for 250 unhoused neighbors, that … Continued
12:00 pm Free Oakland Up Fundraiser Plant Sale
Free Oakland Up Fundraiser Plant Sale
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Save the date for the next Plant Sale fundraiser! The official Ambassador Greeters, Lulu and Deuce, will be there to gladly accept your lovin’.   Free Oakland UP  An alternative retail space focused on the economy, the environment and building community by offering FREE art and everyday items. One free item per person per day. For a fair monetary donation you may choose more. More treasures!!  Gallery:offering monthly solo or group exhibitions featuring experimental, interactive projects focused on alternative economies, cultivating socially activated art, sustainability and building community through art … Continued
1:00 pm DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
DSA General Meeting @ Omni Commons
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
All-Member Meeting: Socialists & the Labor Movement This month’s all-member meeting will be focused on the role of socialists in the labor movement. We’ll talk about the history of labor movement, how members are engaging with their unions, and how DSA can support and strengthen union activity. We need volunteers! From setup to sign-in to mic-running, volunteering for our meetings is easy and low-commitment. Volunteer here: https://forms.gle/NzYMzXKQYVy1mFUC8 . Use this form, too, if you have child supervision or accessibility needs, including the need for an ASL interpreter. Our next voting General Meeting … Continued
3:00 pm “Know Your Rights” and “Digital Security for Activists” training with Civil Liberties Defense Center @ The Warehouse
“Know Your Rights” and “Digital Security for Activists” training with Civil Liberties Defense Center @ The Warehouse
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Diablo Rising Tide is excited to host friends from the Civil Liberties Defense Center for a two-part training – specifically geared towards people doing climate justice organizing. The training will be held at The Warehouse (955 7th St) in West Oakland Oakland, beginning at 3pm. The space is ADA accessible, and just a 10-minute walk from West Oakland BART station. There is limited street parking. If you require translation or other assistance – please let us know in advance! Part 1: Know Your Rights – 3:00 – 5:00 Tips for … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 8 @ 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:  Dr. Jack Rasmus on “Trump’s Economy: Trade Wars, Tax Cuts, and Recession” @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Green Sunday:  Dr. Jack Rasmus on “Trump’s Economy: Trade Wars, Tax Cuts, and Recession” @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Global recession is underway. Manufacturing is contracting worldwide. Trade is no longer growing. Germany and Europe are on the brink, Japan is stagnating, and China is slowing. On the financial side of the global economy, stock markets are becoming unstable, bonds and gold are in a bubble, oil, commodities and currencies are deflating, financial crises are erupting in Argentina, South America, and India, and German and Italian banks are becoming fragile. In the USA business investment and construction are contracting and manufacturing has stalled. Meanwhile, corporate, household and government debt … Continued