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Soil Not Oil Conference @ Grey Area/Grand Theater
Soil Not Oil Conference @ Grey Area/Grand Theater
Sep 9 all-day
Soil Not Oil Conference @ Grey Area/Grand Theater | San Francisco | California | United States
This year’s Soil Not Oil Conference has an amazing lineup of keynote speakers including Vandana Shiva, Tom Goldtooth, Miguel A. Altieri, Starhawk, Wenonah Hauter and John Dennis Lu, with dozens of presentations from activists (including ourselves and allies, workshop TBA) working on community-powered solutions to climate change. The conference will showcase agro-ecological practices—regenerative agriculture, no-till/bio-intensive farming, permaculture—as well as grassroots-originated solutions that people in the global south have creatively implemented to adapt and prevent the ecological and social impacts of climate change. Miguel Robles, who started the annual conferences in … Continued
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9:00 am Intertribal Prayer, Teach-in and Direct Action Trainiing @ West Berkeley Shellmound
Intertribal Prayer, Teach-in and Direct Action Trainiing @ West Berkeley Shellmound
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please Join us at the Oldest Bay Area Sacred Site that we have been working on saving for the last 2.5 years. Come to lay down prayers, offer songs and learn about the struggle to protect this ancient burial/ceremonial and village site of the Lisjan/Ohlone people. We are asking our Indigenous Sisters and Brothers to add their prayers with ours to protect this sacred place. A direct action training will follow directly after the ceremony. There are many events happening during this week of Global Climate Action and we want … Continued
10:00 am Tours of Greenpeace Activist Ship @ Pier 19, Aboard the Artic Sunrise
Tours of Greenpeace Activist Ship @ Pier 19, Aboard the Artic Sunrise
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tours of Greenpeace Activist Ship @ Pier 19, Aboard the Artic Sunrise | San Francisco | California | United States
Join Greenpeace on board the Arctic Sunrise in San Francisco and learn about life at sea as an activist, take a guided tour of the Arctic Sunrise, immerse yourself in the history of environmentalism and snap that photo in front of the iconic dove and rainbow on the ship’s bow. Be a part of the 2018 West Coast Ship Tour and learn about how we can all work together to protect our communities, our coasts, and our climate. The Arctic Sunrise is docking for tours through the weekend of the … Continued
11:00 am Protest at Richmond Jail / Bay Area ICE Detention @ West County Detention Facility
Protest at Richmond Jail / Bay Area ICE Detention @ West County Detention Facility
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
MASS RESISTANCE TO MASS INCARCERATION IS GROWING! Please join your voice and stand together against he horrors of family separation, racist policing and imprisonment, and criminalization of immigrants this Sunday August 12th (11am-Noon) and demand WCDF and demand “Let Our People Go!” Please read details on parking and location below. Sheriff Livingston announced an end to WCDF contract with ICE, in part due to growing protests. Immigrant detainees are in peril of being sent to private prisons in other states, and the sheriff will likely fill the ICE budget hole … Continued
12:00 pm DSA General Membership Meeting @ Omni Commons
DSA General Membership Meeting @ Omni Commons
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Beginning in September, East Bay DSA will hold general membership meetings (GMs) every month. This is the first such GM. If you intend to come and would like to volunteer (!), or if you have child supervision or accessibility needs, let us know. Finally, the Meetings Committee is seeking members with A/V experience to help with the GMs. Training and subsequent work will not be overwhelming, and it will be an indispensable service to our dear organization. Please write us at meetings-committee@eastbaydsa.org.    64991
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 9 @ 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
6:00 pm Hasta Muerte Movie Night: #PrisonStrike Screening of “Attica”
Hasta Muerte Movie Night: #PrisonStrike Screening of “Attica”
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join the Hasta Muerte Movie Night: Prison Strike Screening of “Attica” (1971) Film screening and social! We will be capping off the 2018 Prison Strike with a free screening of “Attica”, a documentary about the prison uprising in the New York that led to a massacre of prisoners following intense state repression to their revolt. ( read more here: https://libcom.org/history/1971-the-attica-prison-uprising) The film screening will be followed by an informal social (we’re currently working on getting some food!), as well as a Q and A session with a person from the Incarcerated … Continued
6:30 pm Grab Your Privilege Like a Bat & Swing It At Racism, Injustice @ Fellowship Hall
Grab Your Privilege Like a Bat & Swing It At Racism, Injustice @ Fellowship Hall
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grab Your Privilege Like a Bat & Swing It At Racism, Injustice @ Fellowship Hall | Berkeley | California | United States
Join us for an exciting and inspiring evening with Berkeley-based activist Xan Joi, a self-proclaimed radical anti-racist Jewish and white lesbian feminist and now author. She will share stories and wisdom found in her new book “But What Can I Do?” gained from her experiences driving around the country over 400,000 miles since 9/11 in her veggie-oil powered box truck. Her “radical ride” has mobile billboards emblazoned with large, pointed anti-war, anti-violence, pro-peace, pro-empowerment missives all four sides. Xan shares her stories of engaging in dialogue with both the ‘choir’ … Continued
7:00 pm Liberated Lens screening and panel: People’s Park struggles @ Omni Commons
Liberated Lens screening and panel: People’s Park struggles @ Omni Commons
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
We will show a couple of shorts from newsreel on People’s Park struggle and have a panel of activists who were involved in the struggle to keep the park and/or are currently involved. 65045