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Now: Jul 7 09:59 am
7:00 pm Socialist Night School: The Police – What’re they Good for Anyway?
Socialist Night School: The Police – What’re they Good for Anyway?
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every time protests erupt after yet another innocent black person is killed by police, “reform” is meekly offered as the solution. But what if drastically defunding the police – not reform – is the best way to stop unnecessary violence and death committed by law enforcement against communities of color? The alternative is not more money for police training programs, hardware or oversight. It is to dramatically shrink their function. We must demand that local politicians develop non-police solutions to the problems poor people face. Instead of giving them more money … Continued
6:30 pm Defund OPD Teach-In @ Online
Defund OPD Teach-In @ Online
Jul 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Want to know more about OPD’s share of the Oakland budget? Want to learn about the history of APTP’s Defund OPD campaign? Register for our Defund OPD Teach-In at https://t.co/yGOmYamK7D#defundopd #defundpolice pic.twitter.com/IaMyT2XcUm — Defund OPD (@DefundOPD) July 3, 2020  68016
10:00 am Mutual Aid Donation Drive @ Omni Commons
Mutual Aid Donation Drive @ Omni Commons
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al on July 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 to be redistributed on July 19 to encampments in North Oakland dealing with the COVID 19. We will sanitize and package your donations add a hot packaged meal and fresh fruit to the care kits to be distributed to North Oakland Encampments and surrounding encampments. In order to properly sanitize and maintain social distancing we are collecting the materials … Continued
5:30 pm Extinction Rebellion: Welcome Call @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Extinction Rebellion: Welcome Call @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Been to a “Heading for Extinction” Talk or seen us in the media? Want to get more involved? Attend a Zoom (video) Orientation Call! Note that this call is phone friendly! If you want to call in by phone, you can call in using the zoom meeting number (disclosed once you sign up). Sign up here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkcuuhqzMoG9Gkaji1tKcqCT_J6bDAEEqc68025
10:00 am Mutual Aid Donation Drive @ Omni Commons
Mutual Aid Donation Drive @ Omni Commons
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al on July 3, 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 to be redistributed on July 19 to encampments in North Oakland dealing with the COVID 19. We will sanitize and package your donations add a hot packaged meal and fresh fruit to the care kits to be distributed to North Oakland Encampments and surrounding encampments. In order to properly sanitize and maintain social distancing we are collecting the materials … Continued
1:00 pm F*ck Your Budget Assembly @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
F*ck Your Budget Assembly @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
We’re hosting a F*ck Your Budget Assembly to respond to the Oakland City Council’s failure to listen to the demands of thousands of people and 100 community, faith, labor organizations, and small businesses who all agree that we need to Defund the Police and Defend Black Lives. Guest Speakers: – James Burch of Anti Police-Terror Project’s #DefundOPD Committee – Sharena Diamond Thomas of PEOPLE’S COMMUNITY MEDICS (Each One, Teach One) – Jesse Wiltey of the Melanated Social Work Podcast – Patricia Moran, Children’s Librarian, Oakland – Sandra Rodriguez, restorative justice … Continued
1:00 pm Town Hall: Mothers Talk Police Brutality @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Town Hall: Mothers Talk Police Brutality @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
For every victim and every death at the hands of police, there is a mother. Join the Mothers of the Movement as we discuss how to cope with grief, take care of mental health, and turn pain into purpose. The Town Hall will happen on Zoom: https://ucsd.zoom.us/j/97524099924 Panelists to be announced. We’ll also stream to Facebook Live. We’ll take audience questions off Zoom and Facebook.68018
4:30 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Jul 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
***>> EMAIL STRIKE.DEBT.BAY.AREA@GMAIL.COM FOR ZOOM INFO AFTER JULY 4th. <<*** Strike Debt Bay Area proudly hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, and How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century. For our July discussion we will be reading the first two chapters of ‘The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy’ by Stephanie Kelton. (Find it at your local bookstore or through this site.) Stephanie Kelton’s brilliant exploration … Continued