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7:00 am #FeedtheHood8 – Holidays for Our Unhoused @ Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School (St. Elizabeth campus)
#FeedtheHood8 – Holidays for Our Unhoused @ Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School (St. Elizabeth campus)
Dec 9 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
#FeedtheHood8 – Holidays for Our Unhoused – Sunday, December 9 WHAT: Feed the Hood 8 – Holidays for Our Unhoused RSVP: bit.ly/feedthehood8Join us for another opportunity to Feed the Hood! We are excited to host #FeedTheHood8 bagged lunch and hygiene kit preparation and distribution to our unhoused brothers and sisters across Oakland. **Event is family friendly (kids of all ages welcome to attend with their parent(s) or guardian). **Coffee/tea and continental breakfast will be served for volunteers. **Venue is wheelchair accessible. << At-A-Glance Agenda for Feed the Hood >> 7 … Continued
10:00 am Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Bahai Center
Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Bahai Center
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly interfaith prayer meeting, held on second Sundays, dedicated to healing. The Bahá’í community of Oakland is organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. Come share prayers, quotes, poems, and favorite passages from your scriptures with us. Simple breakfast will be served. Doors open: 10:00 AM Refreshments served: 10:00-10:30 AM Prayers: 10:30-11:30 AM Discussion and socializing: 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM “Thy name is my healing, O my God, and remembrance … Continued
1:00 pm Community Discussion – Oakland Teachers Strike @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Community Discussion – Oakland Teachers Strike @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ay! Oakland Teachers are going on strike soon.Learn about it and support them.Go to the community discussion on 12/9 at 1pm st Geoffrey's. 410 14th St Oakland. pic.twitter.com/Dqvx754Yyn— Boots Riley (@BootsRiley) December 6, 2018 65376
2:00 pm ILWU Local 10 Tribute to Howard Keylor, Longshore Veteran of Bay Area Labor Struggles @ ILWU Local 10, Henry Schmidt Room
ILWU Local 10 Tribute to Howard Keylor, Longshore Veteran of Bay Area Labor Struggles @ ILWU Local 10, Henry Schmidt Room
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ILWU Local 10 Tribute to Howard Keylor, Longshore Veteran of Bay Area Labor Struggles @ ILWU Local 10, Henry Schmidt Room | San Francisco | California | United States
ILWU Local 10 Pays Tribute to Howard Keylor, Longshore Veteran of Bay Area Labor Struggles . Local 10 of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union in San Francisco is holding a public event to honor Howard Keylor. A veteran of the Battle of Okinawa, Howard opposed the atomic bombing of Japan, an experience that led him to become anti-militarist, anti-racist and anti-imperialist. He quit college to support Filipino farm workers in the 1948 asparagus strike and became a labor activist during the McCarthy period, joining the longshore union in Stockton … Continued
6:00 pm Green Party 2018 Annual Potluck Holiday Party @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Green Party 2018 Annual Potluck Holiday Party @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate the Holiday Season with old friends and new. We’ll have good fun, yummy food, drink, and open dialogue at the 2018 Annual Potluck Holiday Party Bring your choice of food or drink for the potluck table to share. ** See you there — party on! ** (There will be no regular Green Sunday program or Green County Council meeting in December. We’ll party instead! The next regular Green Sunday program will be the second Sunday in January, 2018 (followed as usual by the County Council meeting). All members are … Continued
6:30 pm Critical Resistance: 0 YEARS OF STRATEGY AND STRUGGLE TO DISMANTLE THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Critical Resistance: 0 YEARS OF STRATEGY AND STRUGGLE TO DISMANTLE THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Critical Resistance: 0 YEARS OF STRATEGY AND STRUGGLE TO DISMANTLE THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX @ First Congregational Church of Oakland | Oakland | California | United States
  ABOUT THE EVENT 5:00 pm – Movement Dinner and Reception 6:30 pm – Doors Open 7:00 pm – Program  Critical Resistance (CR) invites you to join us for “Critical Resistance: 20 Years of Strategy and Struggle for Abolition,” a community celebration highlighting 20 years of dismantling the prison industrial complex and building for the world we need. We are excited to host the incomparable author, educator and activist Angela Y. Davis in conversation with Black liberationist organizer Kamau Walton (Critical Resistance), anti-imperialist organizer and former political prisoner Linda Evans … Continued
7:00 pm Israel’s Neglected and Abused Beduoin People @ West Berkeley Library
Israel’s Neglected and Abused Beduoin People @ West Berkeley Library
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Come hear Ibrahim Nsasra, a Bedouin elder and founder of the Tamar Center Negev, talk about the organization’s efforts to empower the Bedouin community, which is by far Israel’s most disadvantaged population.65391
4:00 pm Humanizing Deportation @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Humanizing Deportation @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Do you have questions about immigration policy, immigrant rights, and advocacy efforts? Come connect, converse, listen, learn, and brainstorm a better future together. The world cafe format allows audience members to ask questions, delve into discussion, and discover what they can do to make a difference. Refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public, this event includes a screening of first-hand stories of immigrant detention and deportation, with the aim of providing insight and information on how to build solidarity networks and enhance the role of artistic expression … Continued
5:30 pm Fundraiser to benefit the Camp Fire Relief Fund @ Revival Bar and Kitchen
Fundraiser to benefit the Camp Fire Relief Fund @ Revival Bar and Kitchen
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
This is a fundraising event to benefit the Camp Fire Relief Fund. Our goal is $5k. Help us break it, break latkas and have a blast ! Join us for the BIGGEST Latka Jam yet! Celebrate community, make new friends, experience kick ass local entertainment (see acts below) AND support survivors of the devastating fires in Butte County, all while enjoying the best goddamn potato cakes and libations in the Bay Area. Our goal is to raise $5,000. Help us break potato, break this goal, bring hope to our neighbors … Continued
9:30 am Fight for a Green New Deal @ Outside Nancy Pelosi's Office
Fight for a Green New Deal @ Outside Nancy Pelosi's Office
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sunrisers across the West Coast will show up at Representative Pelosi’s office in San Francisco with candles (electric) to memorialize the 85 people burned in the most recent fires, and carrying items that represent what they are fighting to protect from the climate crisis. Speakers will share stories of why they are in this fight and why a Green New Deal is our only hope to protect the communities we come from and hold dear from the fires increasing in frequency and severity at an alarming rate. In California people … Continued
9:30 am Pressure Nancy Pelosi to Create a Green New Deal @ Civic Center BART plaza
Pressure Nancy Pelosi to Create a Green New Deal @ Civic Center BART plaza
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The last day of Congress is Dec. 13th, which means we have just a few days to push the agenda on climate change and build support for a Select Committee on a Green New Deal. There will be opportunities for civil disobedience Join us in San Francisco on Dec. 11th to demand Congress make a real plan to address climate change. The time for transformative climate action is NOW. Entire towns are burning to the ground. Fossil fuels are poisoning our communities and our planet. There’s no time to waste, … Continued
5:00 pm Intro to CoOp Conversions @ Alchemy Collective Cafe
Intro to CoOp Conversions @ Alchemy Collective Cafe
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
I’d like to cordially invite you to my teach-in on December 11th about how converting businesses to worker cooperatives benefits owners, workers, and communities. My coworker, Ricardo Nuñez, and I will provide an overview of benefits, models, and stories of businesses converting to cooperatives. We’ll also share some of the legal steps and business considerations owners and employees should know before moving forward. RSVP here! We’ll be hosting this conversation on December 11th from 5:00pm-6:30pm at Alchemy Collective Cafe (1741 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley), just a short walk from the Ashby … Continued
5:30 pm Call for support at City Hall – No loans for luxury developers!
Call for support at City Hall – No loans for luxury developers!
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Eastlake United for Justice   We recently learned that Oakland City Councilmember Abel Guillen is orchestrating a giveaway of millions of dollars in city funding to luxury apartment developer UrbanCore, after the developer failed to raise enough financing to pay for the E12th Street parcel and failed to meet project deadlines for the development. Please join us at the Oakland City Council meeting this Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 5:30 pm to speak out against this giveaway of public funds to a dirty developer. UrbanCore is currently facing a lawsuit from … Continued
8:00 pm Unquestioned Integrity: The Hill-Thomas Hearings @ Live Oak Theater
Unquestioned Integrity: The Hill-Thomas Hearings @ Live Oak Theater
Dec 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Those Women Productions presents a staged reading of Unquestioned Integrity: The Hill-Thomas Hearings by Mame Hunt, a docudrama adapted from the 1991 hearing transcripts, with a new epilogue added after the #MeToo events of October 2017. Directed by Erin Merritt. Net proceeds from this performance go to the Women’s Law Program: https://www.womenslaw.org/ “Because knowledge is power.” Everyone welcome regardless of ability to pay.65372
9:00 am ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC @ Public Defender's Office
ALAMEDA COUNTY CLEAN SLATE CLINIC @ Public Defender's Office
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
JOINT WALK‐IN CLINICS with Public Defender and EBCLC *Please bring your statewide CA DOJ RAP sheet if you have it or we can give information at clinic* We may be able to help with:  Dismissal of Conviction – PC 1203.4  Felony Reduction / Prop 47 and 64 Relief  Early Termination of Probation  Certificate of Rehabilitation  Sealing Arrest Record – Factual Innocence  Juvenile Record Sealing  Post-Conviction Relief for Immigrants and Survivors of Human Trafficking  Employment denials due to criminal background reports  Occupational … Continued
10:00 am SF Public Bank Hearing @ SF City Hall, Room 250
SF Public Bank Hearing @ SF City Hall, Room 250
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
THIS THURSDAY 📢 Speak out at a @sfbos hearing on the public bank task force. Then come to @DSA_SF HQ to learn about the movement!No big deal…The only thing at stake is $9 billion of capital for affordable housing, green energy, low interest student loans, & businesses. 🙂 pic.twitter.com/prryWfiWBK— SF Public Bank (@sfpublicbank) December 10, 2018 65397
6:00 pm Privacy Lab – Energy Data Privacy: How Climate Changes Everything @ UtilityAPI
Privacy Lab – Energy Data Privacy: How Climate Changes Everything @ UtilityAPI
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Energy data used to be boring. The utility read your meter 12 times a year, and no one cared much about seeing your utility bill history. Nowadays, things are very different. As the $10+ trillion energy transition to renewables ramps up to fight climate change, private energy data access is a critical requirement to deploy and manage distributed energy resources like solar, battery storage, electric vehicles, demand response, and energy efficiency. Also, to make things harder, smart meters are second only to smart phones in how much they know about … Continued
6:00 pm Big Tech Comedy Roast! @ Internet Archives
Big Tech Comedy Roast! @ Internet Archives
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  Come fire up the grill on Big Tech, come laugh at our local tech firms! Comedy acts interspersed with talks from NSA Comedy Host, former Amazon executive, and entrepreneur Vahid Razavi, author of Ethics in Tech, or The Lack Thereof and Age of Nepotism. Friday Dec 14th, 6PM Doors open for networking, Show starts at 7:00 PM at the Internet Archive. It’s better to laugh than cry. As the Romans used to say “illegitimi non carborundum,” “don’t let the bastards grind you down.” Come and make a difference with others … Continued
7:30 pm ROY ZIMMERMAN: RIZE UP @ Fellowship Hall
ROY ZIMMERMAN: RIZE UP @ Fellowship Hall
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In the current political horror show, do you need some laughter? Some encouragement? Perspective? Inspiration? RIZE UP is Roy Zimmerman’s latest extravaganza, full of funny songs about ignorance, war, and greed. “With music this good and humor this insightful, there is good reason to be optimistic.” – No Depression Magazine Roy’s songs have been heard on HBO and Showtime, and his videos have garnered tens of millions of views. He has recorded for Warner/Reprise Records. He’s shared stages with Bill Maher, Ellen DeGeneres, Holly Near, Robin Williams, Arlo Guthrie, John … Continued
11:00 am Mass Solidarity Meeting to Support Public Education @ Omni Commons
Mass Solidarity Meeting to Support Public Education @ Omni Commons
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
**WEAR RED** Endorse here: https://goo.gl/forms/mioA4lTZSwSd2XOw1 California has the 5th largest economy in the world and the wealthiest in the nation but ranks only 48th in class size and 43rd in per-pupil funding. In terms of relative economic opportunity, California is 48th in cost of living and 49th in housing affordability. Both United Teachers of Los Angeles and Oakland Education Association are fighting to improve student learning conditions that are their working conditions, for fair wages for educators and support staff, to decrease class size and caseload reductions, and support community … Continued
12:30 pm The Human Face of Hope: Caravan Migrant Stories from Eyewitness Accounts @ FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY OF SAN FRANCISCO
The Human Face of Hope: Caravan Migrant Stories from Eyewitness Accounts @ FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Dec 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The Human Face of Hope:   Caravan Migrant Stories from Eyewitness Accounts @ FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Gloria La Riva will talk about her unique first-hand account of walking with the Caravan, including stories from several migrants. A video will be shown. Refreshments and Light Lunch. Funds raised will go to San Diego Rapid Response Network and Pueblos Sin Fronteras GLORIA LA RIVA joined the Caravan in Mexico in November 18 and will report on her encounters with the migrants and the current situation at the Border. Video will last approximately 25 minutes. 65396
5:00 pm Berkeley Copwatch End of Year Potluck + Shindig @ Grassroots House
Berkeley Copwatch End of Year Potluck + Shindig @ Grassroots House
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Berkeley Copwatch for a community potluck and games night. This is a chance to socialize and get to know some folks who are working to hold police accountable. Invite your friends! We will play some games, talk politics and build some community together. Bring a dish, side dish or dessert, as well as any party games you would like to share. BYOB if you so choose. There will be vegan and vegetarian options available.65406