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10:00 am Planting Justice Climate Equity Work Day @ Planting Justice
Planting Justice Climate Equity Work Day @ Planting Justice
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join Planting Justice, Oakland Climate Action Coalition (OCAC), and Environmental Justice Solutions (E / J Solutions) for a Climate Equity Work Day at the Planting Justice Nursery. Volunteers will seed and pot plants and other fun gardening activities. OCAC and E / J Solutions are working with the City of Oakland to develop its2030 Equitable Climate Action Plan (ECAP). The ECAP is our roadmap to a Just Transition and Green New Deal for Oakland, climate actions that create good green jobs, reduce pollution, and help Oaklanders thrive. Climate Equity Work Days, best summarized … Continued
3:30 pm Ella Baker Center Open House
Ella Baker Center Open House
Jun 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Ella Baker Center Open House
June 26, 2019 – 3:30pm to 5:30pm Please join us for an office warming as we celebrate our new home with food, drink, and community! Parking: Parking near the office is limited. ublic Transporation: The Ella Baker Center’s new space is at the intersection of International Blvd and 34th Ave, just two blocks north of the Fruitvale BART station. Multiple AC transit lines also stop nearby. PLEASE RSVP 66671
6:00 pm Big Tech and the Starfish Problem: Why Antitrust Alone Won’t Save Us @ Galvanize
Big Tech and the Starfish Problem: Why Antitrust Alone Won’t Save Us @ Galvanize
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a cocktail hour conversation with Harold Feld, Senior Vice President of Public Knowledge, and Mike Swift, Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent of mLex. They’ll have a one-on-one interview about Harold’s new book, The Case for the Digital Platform Act. Then, a panel of experts from the tech industry and public interest sector will offer their responses. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served for what we expect will be a lively discussion on the “Big Tech” regulation debate. Sponsored by Mozilla and Postmates66716
6:00 pm Building Alternatives to Police Emergency Response @ St. Columbia
Building Alternatives to Police Emergency Response @ St. Columbia
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
For years, the Anti Police-Terror Project (and Critical Resistance) has been the leading voice demanding that Oakland be the vanguard in creating a model for mental health responders to be the first responders for mental health issues – and this was a central component of the Cat Brooks For Oakland campaign platform. The idea seems to be resonating and Councilmember Kaplan ForOakland has called for a meeting to review a model that exists in Eugene, Oregon. We firmly believe that Oakland is a unique city and we need a unique … Continued
7:30 pm “Save Capitalism? Why? We Can Do Better” @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
“Save Capitalism? Why? We Can Do Better” @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“Save Capitalism? Why? We Can Do Better” @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM & Democracy at Work present: RICHARD WOLFF “Save Capitalism? Why? We Can Do Better” Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs Advance tickets: $15: brownpapertickets.com :: T: 800-838-3006  or Pegasus Books (3 sites): Books Inc (Berkeley), Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, East Bay Books, Mrs. Dalloway’s Benefits KPFA Radio 94.1FM & Democracy at Work Still reeling from the 2008 crash, capitalism’s next recession looms large. Inequality deepens. Politics spins out of control. The system’s leaders worry about “saving” it. A better idea: system change. Let’s focus on that. Richard David Wolff (born April 1, … Continued