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11:00 am Beyond Occupy Art Build
Beyond Occupy Art Build
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come build some secret art for the 5th Anniversay Occupy gathering to take place on October 8th. Come for a short time or come for a long time. we’ll have snacks and laughs. I’m (kelly) .7 mi from Ashby BART and we can come and give rides from there.61445
1:30 pm KEEP THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION GOING! @ Berkeley Arts Festival (One Block from BART)
KEEP THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION GOING! @ Berkeley Arts Festival (One Block from BART)
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
KEEP THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION GOING! A Working Meeting to Create Projects to Tap Into the Energy of This Moment Come to a meeting where attendees may make pitches for any projects that they are ready to organize, as long as they are concrete actions that speak to the unique opportunities of this short post-Bernie, pre-election period. After proposals are described, we will break out into working groups to start on whatever projects attendees are drawn to.  We will devote the bulk of the time to this part of the meeting. … Continued
1:30 pm SF Mime Troupe: Schooled! @ Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
SF Mime Troupe: Schooled! @ Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The Tony Award-winning SF Mime Troupe now running with its 57th season premiering “Schooled” Education. It’s like the weather: everyone has an opinion but nobody does anything about it. That’s how Livina Jones feels about her son Tom’s new school, Eleanor Roosevelt High. With its old textbooks, crumbling classrooms, and racist treatment of kids just like hers Livina believes Roosevelt is exactly the sort of school that can benefit from a little free-market common sense. The nanny-state government has failed to see students as individuals, and failed to give them … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Henry J. Kaiser Memorial Park
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Henry J. Kaiser Memorial Park
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Henry J. Kaiser Memorial Park | Oakland | California | United States
Please Note: this week the Art & Soul festival will be at OGP, so instead we will meet at Henry J. Kaiser Memorial Park at 19th Street and Rashida Muhammad Street in Oakland at our normal time, 4PM.   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 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.  On … Continued
7:00 pm Slingshot newspaper new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm @ Longhaul
Slingshot newspaper new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm @ Longhaul
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
kick-off meeting to create Slingshot issue #122. Slingshot is an independent radical newspaper published in Berkeley since 1988. *Brainstorm articles for next issue * Orientation on how you can submit articles, art, photographs * Help us discuss our audience and themes for the next issue * Discuss fundraising and distribution * Your chance to comment on Slingshot Everyone is welcome. Issue #122 is due out on September 30, 2016 Deadline for Issue #122 is September 17, 2016 For more event information: http://slingshot.tao.ca61485
7:00 pm The Iron Heel by Jack London @ Humanist Hall
The Iron Heel by Jack London @ Humanist Hall
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Iron Heel Theater Collective presents a “reader’s theater” adaptation of Jack London’s visionary anti-capitalist “The Iron Heel.” Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name, this production is a dramatic adaptation of the futuristic 1908 novel that accurately predicted the First World War, the rise of fascism, authoritarianism, rebellion, and suppression. It features human sized puppetry, giant hand-painted cantastoria illustrations of the story, and live music. The production features Isolte Avila, David Bower, Paunika R. Jones, Antoine Hunter and Zahna Moss, all members of the Signdance Collective International, a dance/ music … Continued
11:00 am Justice 4 Teo Press Conference @ Federal Courthouse
Justice 4 Teo Press Conference @ Federal Courthouse
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please Join us along with APTP Monday Morning as we hold space for a Press Conference in front of the Oakland Federal Courthouse. As some of you know our Brother Teodoro Valencia Jr. was shot and killed in the back with an AR-15 assault rifle by a Newark, Ca Police Officer, Who is still un-named. We are asking if you can come out to support us and you have a Justice for Teo shirt already please wear it. Thank you!61464
7:00 pm Berkeley Copwatch General Meeting @ Grassroots House
Berkeley Copwatch General Meeting @ Grassroots House
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Berkeley Copwatch is based on the idea that WATCHING the police is a crucial first step in the process of organizing.61414
6:30 pm Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting @ SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall | Oakland | California | United States
Join us to fight for a livable wage for all Bay Area workers! We collaborate in principled reflection and action on what the Bay Area livable wage would be and where we are at on the right to a livable wage. The Oakland Livable Wage Assembly builds Community and Power among those who seek higher wages and better work life conditions for area workers. Our work together encompasses: (1) The concerns of precarious, care and contingent workers, (2) Campaigns to improve wages for low wage workers, and (3) Efforts by … Continued
7:00 pm Film Screening: Screening: Out in the Night @ Omni Commons
Film Screening: Screening: Out in the Night @ Omni Commons
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Film Screening: Screening: Out in the Night @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
A moving account of four women sensationalized by the media as a “Gang of Killer Lesbians” reveals the role that race, gender identity and sexuality play in our criminal justice system. Under the neon lights in a gay-friendly neighborhood of New York City, four young African-American lesbians are violently and sexually threatened by a man on the street. They defend themselves against him and are charged and convicted in the courts and in the media as a ‘Gang of Killer Lesbians’. trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C-tcO18hYs by blair dorosh-walther, 2015 free snacks and … Continued
5:30 pm Abolition of Policing Workshop
Abolition of Policing Workshop
Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sponsored by Critical Resistance. No further information available. Source.61479
5:30 pm Codepink’s Weekly Peace Vigil @ on the steps in front of Senator Diane Feinstein's office
Codepink’s Weekly Peace Vigil @ on the steps in front of Senator Diane Feinstein's office
Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  JOIN CODEPINK, WORLD CAN’T WAIT, OCCUPYSF Action Council and others at the huge PEACE banner 61441
7:00 pm East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
East Bay Homes Not Jails @ Omni Commons
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Open as many homes as possible… Hold them as long as possible…61467
7:00 pm Sudo Room Weekly Party @ Omni Commons Sudo room
Sudo Room Weekly Party @ Omni Commons Sudo room
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Our weekly PARTY to get this hackerspace together, to provide a venue for those things that otherwise cannot be worked out through day-to-day practice. Potluck! – bring your own tasty dish! Sudo room, located in the southwast corner of the ground floor, is a creative community and hackerspace. We offer tools and project space for a wide range of activities: electronics, sewing/crafting, 3D and 2D manufacturing, coding, and good old-fashioned co-learning! Hours: The space is open whenever a member is present. Come visit! Best times to drop in are evenings between … Continued
6:30 pm Community Meeting for Good Jobs on the Port! @ Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
Community Meeting for Good Jobs on the Port! @ Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
PUBLIC LAND & PUBLIC WORKER PENSION FUNDS MUST SERVE THE PUBLIC GOOD! Join us in West Oakland for a community meeting to demand and take action for good jobs! The Port of Oakland is negotiating with CalPERS-owned developer, Centerpoint Properties, to build the first warehouse on the Port’s Army Base property. If done right, this project has the potential to put Oaklanders to work in good, family sustaining careers. We are calling on the Port and developer, Centerpoint, to provide: • Living wages for all future workers • Real opportunity … Continued
6:30 pm Green Reel Festival @ Unitarian Universalist Center
Green Reel Festival @ Unitarian Universalist Center
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The SF Unitarian-Universalist Center will show films on the environment every Friday this month. . The next film, Aug 12, “Unacceptable Levels” tells the story of the inadequate federal measures to keep toxics out of our environment. A speaker from the EPA will help make sense of the situation and the new law recently passed. In “Evolution of Organic,” showing Aug. 19, the story of the organic agriculture movement is told by those who built it – and looks ahead to the next generation of growers. In “Bill Nye’s Global … Continued
9:00 am Join the Campaign to Protect Oakland Renters @ Lake Merritt Columns (North Side of Lake Merritt near Lakeshore and El Embarcadero)
Join the Campaign to Protect Oakland Renters @ Lake Merritt Columns (North Side of Lake Merritt near Lakeshore and El Embarcadero)
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Now that we’ve endorsed Measure LL, which strengthens the Oakland Rent Law and expands Just Cause eviction protection to more households, it’s time to turn out support. There will be a few brief speeches, a quick training and then we’ll walk and talk to voters in the area. We will distribute window signs to local merchants and discuss our issue with shoppers at the Grand Lake Farmer’s Market. We are expecting the landlords to spend a huge amount of money against our measure so it is important that we get … Continued
2:00 pm Fossil Free California Ice Cream Social
Fossil Free California Ice Cream Social
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fossil Free California Ice Cream Social @ Oakland | California | United States
Quick, before the planet melts! Join Fossil Free California for an ice cream social and fundraiser on August 27th in Oakland. Learn about our ongoing divestment campaigns: CalPERS, CalSTRS, municipal funds, and more! Find out how to divest your own portfolio from fossil fuels Hear about the climate bills that are going through the state legislature this year And enjoy homemade ice cream – including delicious vegan ice cream   RSVP Can’t attend? Donate here More info on Fossil Free California here 61482