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12:00 pm East Bay Democratic Socialists Picnic! @ Ohlone Park
East Bay Democratic Socialists Picnic! @ Ohlone Park
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
These socialists have been busy! It’s time to just hang out and socialize. Join your fellow comrades for a casual picnic. Bring lunch, a blanket, friends, and family to meet and catch up in the sun. We will try to find seating near Grant & Hearst. Wear your DSA shirt for easier spotting! 62597
12:00 pm Solidarity Training: Migra Watch Hotline @ East Bay Community Space
Solidarity Training: Migra Watch Hotline @ East Bay Community Space
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please register here: http://bit.ly/2muAGBH By attending a Solidarity Training you will receive training to volunteer your time to document and monitor ICE officials during raids in real-time. The Solidarity Training will cover: Overview of ICE raids, tactics and strategies Operation of Migra Watch hotline Documentation Rights & Risks of legal observers Accompaniment overview The goal is to equip you with the tools and information for you to register with ILM as a legal observer and be ready to respond to ICE raid alerts through our Migra Watch hotline. By monitoring … Continued
1:30 pm Indivisible East Bay – All Members Meeting @ Elmhurst Community Prep
Indivisible East Bay – All Members Meeting @ Elmhurst Community Prep
Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for our March all-members meeting at the Elmhurst Community Prep auditorium. Group meeting: 1:30 – 2:30 Breakouts to follow Indivisible East Bay is a chapter of the Indivisible movement. We are a grassroots organization focused on stopping the Trump administration’s policies by: Lobbying our group’s Members of Congress (MoCs) with office visits, calls, emails, and rallies. Lobbying our MoCs on topics of laws, policies, and nominations. Collaborating with other Indivisible groups and sharing resources for meetings and events. https://indivisibleeb.org62624
2:00 pm Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA will get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM pn the summer) to share some food with each others and the community.  There should be a table and utensils/plates courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring a nosh to share… The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway, often on the steps of City Hall. If it … Continued
3:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall.  If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 3:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Green Sunday @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Special March 26 Green Sunday: Emeryville Mayor Scott Donahue Registers Green, and Talks About Local Issues Also, a Report-Back on the March 11-12 State Green Party Meeting Emeryville Mayor Scott Donahue has decided to register Green at our next Green Sunday, on March 26 – please join us to celebrate! (Note: due to the March 11-12 state Green Party meeting, we will not be holding Green Sunday this month on the second Sunday – instead, it will be held on the 4th Sunday of March). Four years after graduating art … Continued
6:30 pm Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons Basement
Community Democracy Project @ Omni Commons Basement
Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Community Democracy Project is your connection to direct democracy in Oakland! Convened out of Occupy Oakland in Fall 2011, we’re gathering steam on a campaign to bring the people back in touch with the city’s resources through participatory budgeting. Picture this: Across Oakland, Neighborhood Assemblies are regularly held in every community. People come together to tackle the important issues of their neighborhoods and of the city. At these assemblies, people don’t just have discussions–they learn from one another, from city staff, and they make fundamental decisions about how the … Continued
5:00 pm Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers’ Meeting
Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland Organizers’ Meeting
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
With Special Guests: Tom Sgouros and Matt Stannard62632
5:00 pm Oakland Privacy Advisory Committee – Cooperation With Ice @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Oakland Privacy Advisory Committee – Cooperation With Ice @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Agenda: 3. 5:10pm: Open Forum 4. 5:20pm: Presentation and possible action on proposed “Resolution in support of SB 31 (Lara) Religious Freedom Act” (Councilmember McElhaney). 5. 5:30pm: Presentation and possible action on Surveillance Equipment Ordinance Section 8. 6. 5:50pm: Presentation and discussion on data sharing/joint operation agreements with outside entities (Oakland Police Department We’re seeking answers on 3/27 @5pm, City Hall. “Oakland police pact with ICE questioned” https://t.co/hp11aZF1oR via @eastbaytimes — Brian Hofer (@b_haddy) March 18, 2017 62604
5:00 pm Occupella: Tax the Rich Rallies
Occupella: Tax the Rich Rallies
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tax the Rich Rallies every Monday from 5-6 pm on upper Solano in front of the Oaks Theater and the Chase Bank. All are welcome! Also We’ll be at  SURJ (Stand Up for Racial Justice) event that starts at the Grand Lake Theater on Saturday April 1st from noon-1 :00 PM. For our calendar of events, songs to download and more: www.occupella.org. 62623
6:00 pm Community Security Training Series @ Main Branch, SF Public Library - Learning Studio
Community Security Training Series @ Main Branch, SF Public Library - Learning Studio
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
EFF Launches Community Security Training Series EFF is pleased to announce a series of community security trainings in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library. High-profile data breaches and hard-fought battles against unlawful mass surveillance programs underscore that the public needs practical information about online security. We know more about potential threats each day, but we also know that encryption works and can help thwart digital spying. Lack of knowledge about best practices puts individuals at risk, so EFF will bring lessons from its comprehensive Surveillance Self-Defense guide to the … Continued
6:30 pm First Response Opiate Overdose Workshop: Know Your Options @ Qulture Collective
First Response Opiate Overdose Workshop: Know Your Options @ Qulture Collective
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
“POLICING IS A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE” Because policing fails to meet people’s needs, and puts people in danger of arrest, imprisonment, and/or even death, we must eliminate connections between policing and healthcare. Critical Resistance Oakland and The Oakland Power Projects present: The “Know Your Options: Chronic illness” workshop This workshop is designed to increase people’s understanding of how policing, incarceration and gentrification drive health inequalities manifest as chronic illnesses and to empower folks who live with them to access the care they need with minimal contact with law enforcement. The … Continued
7:00 pm Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Oakland Asian Cultural Cente
Intro to SURJ Meeting @ Oakland Asian Cultural Cente
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. You’ll also hear about SURJ committees, as well as upcoming workshops and events. We’ll answer your questions, and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice. Beginning this month, we are holding intro meetings twice a month. ccessibility Information: We ask that attendees please refrain from wearing scented or fragranced body products or laundry detergent, to support access for people with chemical sensitivities. See https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free- at-ebmc/ for more info on … Continued
7:00 pm Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Women’s Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Women's Strike Planning Meeting for May 1st General Strike @ Omni Commons basement
Continue the momentum of the Women’s March in January and the Women’s Strike March 8th, planning towards a May 1st General Strike! All welcome! 62567
6:30 pm Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons
Mar 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State in the Age of Trump. @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Join the Oakland Privacy Working Group to organize against the surveillance state,  against Urban Shield, and to advocate for privacy and surveillance regulation ordinances to be passed around the Bay Area, including the Alameda and San Francisco County Boards of Supervisors, the BART Board of Directors, and by the Oakland and Berkeley City Councils. We are also engaged in the fight against Predictive Policing and other “pre-crime” and “thought-crime” abominations, drones, improper use of police body cameras, ALPRs, requirements for “backdoors” to your cellphone and against other invasions of privacy by … Continued
12:00 pm East Bay DSA Single Payer Healthcare Canvass @ South Berkeley Community Church
East Bay DSA Single Payer Healthcare Canvass @ South Berkeley Community Church
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Please RSVP by filling out this short form: https://goo.gl/9nqgFo. You can also join DSA here at dsausa.org/join. At our February canvassing kick-off, 160 of our volunteers signed up 600 East Bay residents to stay informed and support the fight, before the bill was even introduced. Learn more about our last big canvassing event here: https://eastbaydsa.org/news/2017/2/28/single-payer-campaign-kickoff-building-power-to-win-big Now that SB-562 is out in the world, in the news and fresh in everyone’s minds, we’re ready to build on that momentum with another day of canvassing on April 1st. There’s no better time … Continued
12:00 pm Human Billboard: Black Lives Matter! No Trump Agenda in Oakland! @ Rockridge BART
Human Billboard: Black Lives Matter! No Trump Agenda in Oakland! @ Rockridge BART
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us at the Rockridge Bart station in Oakland, rain or shine, to call attention to racial injustice and demonstrate solidarity. Throughout the East Bay and nationally, folks have been gathering on prominent street corners and freeway overpasses, holding signs and making visible our support for the Movement for Black Lives and communities targeted by Trump. These gatherings – or “human billboards” – have been a simple yet effective way of channeling anger and sadness over injustice into collective action and solidarity. For those of us who are white, it’s … Continued
12:30 pm DeEscalation and Grounding Skills Intro Workshop @ Omni Commons Disco Room
DeEscalation and Grounding Skills Intro Workshop @ Omni Commons Disco Room
Apr 1 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
This workshop offers two basic knowledge skillsets. The deescalation skillset is intended to: – identify potentially dangerous situations, particularly those of hateful victimization – ensure the safety of the person or persons being victimized – deescalate the rise in aggression and/or potential physical violence – offer resources for help with no police involvement The grounding skills workshop is intended to: – become familiar with what grounding skills are and how can they help – learn how to identify triggers – identify bodily measurements of severe discomfort or anxiety once triggered … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
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 for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph.  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.  (In prior years we have agreed … Continued