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10:00 am Berkeley Earth Day! @ David Brower Center
Berkeley Earth Day! @ David Brower Center
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Berkeley Earth Day! @ David Brower Center
Berkeley Earth Day is an exciting day of inspiring, life changing fun! Berkeley Earth Day brings the Bay Area environmental community together to celebrate our vision for a sustainable future. Get inspired and connect with eco-minded comrades and learn how you can further reduce your impact on the planet and have fun doing it! This event features dozens of vendors sharing their eco-friendly products and epic activism. Hear educational and inspirational talks from experts, activists, enjoy delicious sustainable food, films and more! Compassionate Living, a non-profit organization based in the … Continued
10:00 am Earth Day at the Gill Tract @ Gill Tract
Earth Day at the Gill Tract @ Gill Tract
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  The UC Gill Tract Community Farm invites you to their 5th Annual Earth Day Celebration. This celebration features music, food, and children’s activities. For details, call 510.292.3418. 66304
12:00 pm Vehicular Residents Meet & Greet BBQ @ People's Park
Vehicular Residents Meet & Greet BBQ @ People's Park
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Vehicular Residents Meet & Greet BBQ @ People's Park
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4:30 pm Film Showing: STRUGGLES IN STEEL @ Omni Commons
Film Showing: STRUGGLES IN STEEL @ Omni Commons
Apr 21 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  Liberated Lens hosts a screening of Black Labor’s “Struggles in Steel”. Discussion follows.   66305
7:00 pm Equity Indicators and the People’s Budget: Week 1 – Housing @ ACCE
Equity Indicators and the People’s Budget: Week 1 – Housing @ ACCE
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A 6-week series to help us develop a deeper analysis and to call attention to the kinds of changes needed in the City’s budget and policies. 4/15 – Housing 4/22 – Economy 4/29 – Education 5/6 – Public Health 5/13 – Neighborhood Life 5/20 – Public Safety The first week’s workshop on the Housing Indicators is the first of a 6-week series to help us develop a deeper analysis and to call attention to the kinds of changes needed in the City’s budget and policies. Join us for this deeper … Continued
8:30 am Bay Area Student Loan Debt Summit @  Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Bay Area Student Loan Debt Summit @  Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Apr 23 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Please RSVP to join us on April 23rd! The San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco invite you to join us on April 23rd for the first ever Bay Area Student Debt Summit, a gathering of researchers, advocates, policy makers and practitioners concerned with the growing student debt crisis and its particularly pernicious impact on the financial well-being and economic mobility of low-income communities and communities of color. Join local, state and national policy experts, advocates and practitioners to discuss the implications of … Continued
1:30 pm Sunrise Movement Green New Deal @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunrise Movement Green New Deal @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Apr 24 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunrise Movement Green New Deal @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunrise Movement Green New Deal Events Berkeley event registration here The Sunrise Movement, whose sit-in in Nancy Pelosi’s office last fall helped create momentum for a Green New Deal, will hold town hall meetings on the Green New Deal in more than 100 cities in April and May. Speakers will range from members of Congress and local politicians,  to people already working to transform local economies,  to  performers, musicians, and community leaders who are getting behind the movement for a Green New Deal. They will share plans for the coming … Continued
6:30 pm Green New Deal Town Hall @ Octopus Literary Salon
Green New Deal Town Hall @ Octopus Literary Salon
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Who stands to benefit from the Green New Deal? What’s at stake? Join us at this Town Hall to hear leaders in our community share about how the Green New Deal is the biggest opportunity of our lifetime to invest in the American people, and what that looks like for us.66255
6:30 pm Sunrise Movement Green New Deal Events @ Sierra Club
Sunrise Movement Green New Deal Events @ Sierra Club
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunrise Movement Green New Deal Events @ Sierra Club
The Sunrise Movement, whose sit-in in Nancy Pelosi’s office last fall helped create momentum for a Green New Deal, will hold town hall meetings on the Green New Deal in more than 100 cities in April and May. Speakers will range from members of Congress and local politicians,  to people already working to transform local economies,  to  performers, musicians, and community leaders who are getting behind the movement for a Green New Deal. They will share plans for the coming months and provide time for discussion of local strategies for … Continued
6:30 pm History of May Day @ Niebyl Proctor Library
History of May Day @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Why do we celebrate Labor Day in the United States when the rest of the world has May Day? The history of May Day reveals that the struggle for the eight-hour day, general strikes, and the socialist roots of the holiday made it anathema to the ruling class, and a goal for workers everywhere, including here. Please join East Bay DSA for a presentation on May Day’s history. Accessibility: NPML is ADA accessible.  66303
6:30 pm RPA movie night – The Hemp Revolution @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
RPA movie night – The Hemp Revolution @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The next monthly potluck and (free!) movie night at the Bobby Bowens Progressive Center will feature The Hemp Revolution: 6:30pm potluck and socializing 7-9:30pm screening and discussion Join us for the HEMP REVOLUTION, a film that examines the history of hemp’s criminalization and the interests behind it. A more durable fibre than thirsty cotton for making textiles. A sustainable crop requiring almost no pesticide to thrive, making farming a cleaner process for the environment. A higher quality material than wood pulp for paper making. A non-polluting fuel, providing a cleaner … Continued
7:30 pm Author Event: The Management of Savagry @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Author Event: The Management of Savagry @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Author Event: The Management of Savagry @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents:   MAX BLUMENTHAL “The Management of Savagery: How America’s National Security State   Fueled the Rise of Al Qaeda, ISIS, and Donald Trump”   Advance tickets: $12: 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     “Max Blumenthal has spent the last decade transforming himself into one of the most vital voices in journalism today, always speaking truth to power with fearlessness and integrity.”—Reza Aslan, author of Zealot   “The Management of Savagery” excavates the real … Continued