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3:00 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
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 3 PM (2 PM in the winter) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater … Continued
7:30 pm Film Night: “The Antifascists” @ Omni Commons ballroom
Film Night: “The Antifascists” @ Omni Commons ballroom
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A low, intense war is being fought on the streets of Europe and the aim is on fascism. This documentary takes us behind the masks of the militant groups called antifascists. In 2013 a group of armed nazis attacks a peaceful demonstration in Stockholm where several people are injured. In Greece, the neo-nazi party Golden Dawn becomes the third largest in the election. In Malmö, the activist Showan Shattak and his friends are attacked by a group of nazis with knives and he ends up in a coma. In this … Continued
10:00 am Visit/Picket Anthony Rendon’s Capitol Office – SB 562 @ State Capitol
Visit/Picket Anthony Rendon’s Capitol Office – SB 562 @ State Capitol
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Speaker Anthony Rendon is not letting SB 562, the Healthy California Act, progress through the Assembly Committees. Let’s visit his office and let him know that this is not ok! Meet at the South Entrance of the Capitol at 10 AM. Pack a lunch if you want to picket all day outside of his office with signs. Room 219. CNA Statement http://www.nationalnursesunited.org/press/entry/statement-by-ca-nurses-on-decision-by-assembly-speaker-rendon-to-block63299
5:30 pm #DefundOPD – City Council Final Budget Hearing @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
#DefundOPD – City Council Final Budget Hearing @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Jun 26 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Join APTP in demanding Oakland City Council pass a progressive budget that ensures ZERO % increase in the Oakland Police Department Budget63296
6:00 pm OccupyForum: Sacred City: On Loss, Betrayal and the Art of Gentrification @ Black and Brown Social Club
OccupyForum: Sacred City: On Loss, Betrayal and the Art of Gentrification @ Black and Brown Social Club
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents… Sacred City: On Loss, Betrayal and the Art of Gentrification with Pearl Ubuñgen accompanied by Dave Mihaly percussion Improvising with images, sonic sources, writings, dreams and daily heartbreak, choreographer/cultural activist Pearl Ubuñgen reflects on the conflicted role artists and arts organizations play as bewildered accomplices in the gentrification-based activity of cultural erasure. Inspired by the subtle presence and memory of her mentor, the late great Master Artist Ed Mock (1938 -1986). Ubuñgen performs an illustrated case-study weaving a sorrowful, soulful lament drawn from the terrain of today’s late … Continued
9:00 am Radio Reading of ‘1984’ @ The Airwaves
Radio Reading of ‘1984’ @ The Airwaves
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 pm
There will be a 15-hour reading of 1984 across the country on June 27. This includes KPFA here in the Bay Area, and KPFK in Socal, which is the largest radio transmitter west of the Mississippi and can be heard from Santa Barbara to Tijuana. As well as NY, Houston, DC and a few hundred smaller stations across the country.. “The reading of George Orwell’s 1984 is going to be a Pacifica national event, using the 1975 recording from the 64GB USB drive from PRA”.63271
6:00 pm Press conference on racial profiling by the Berkeley Police @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Press conference on racial profiling by the Berkeley Police @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The ACLU, Copwatch, NAACP, NLG & UC Berkeley Black Student Union are holding a press conference to demand the chief release the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) report on racial profiling, and that the City of Berkeley commit to a program to address racial profiling by the BPD. Press conference on the steps of Old City Hall ahead of the City Council meeting. 63293
11:30 am Stop the Delay and Pass SB 562 @ South Steps of the Capitol
Stop the Delay and Pass SB 562 @ South Steps of the Capitol
Jun 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Join us to urge the California Assembly to stop the delay and pass SB 562 – guaranteed healthcare for all Californians. Very Slight Time & Location Change for Tomorrow's Sacramento Protest Meet 11:30 a.m. South Capitol Steps – Move #SB562 Forward! pic.twitter.com/1EAox9qlls— Healthy CA (@4HealthyCA) June 27, 2017 63298
6:45 pm Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions to Climate Change @ Info upon RSVP
Project Drawdown: 100 Solutions to Climate Change @ Info upon RSVP
Jun 28 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Full address with RSVP Hear a presentation of the research described in the new book by environmentalist and business leader Paul Hawken. The book, Drawdown, describes 100 solutions to the climate crisis and ranks them according to the researchers’ criteria. Chad Frischman, research director for Project Drawdown, will present the research and lead a discussion after a potluck dinner at an event hosted by the group Climate Compassion in Berkeley on June 28. Full address with RSVP   63241
5:00 pm #DefundOPD – Special Budget Meeting
#DefundOPD – Special Budget Meeting
Jun 29 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
After the special budget meeting on Monday, June 26th, was shut down by #DefundOPD and the people, another budget meeting has been called for the 29th. CM's reconvene meeting after protest ends, just to adjourn. Special meeting rescheduled for Thursday #oakmtg— Gabrielle Canon (@GabrielleCanon) June 27, 2017 Organizers stressing folks need to be at City Hall 5 PM Thursday. #oakmtg— Oak City Mtg notes (@OakMtgNotes) June 27, 2017 63310
7:00 pm Cuban Union Leader Speaks @ Communication Workers of America Local 9119 Union Hall
Cuban Union Leader Speaks @ Communication Workers of America Local 9119 Union Hall
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Since 2001, representatives from Cuba’s nationwide central labor organization Central de Trabajadores de Cuba (CTC) were granted U.S. visas to visit our cities. Victor Manuel Lemagne, is the 55 year old Secretary-General of Cuba’s Health and Tourism union where he has served since 2011. As the leader of that nation-wide union he is also a member of the CTC Secretariat (executive committee). Lemagne is also a delegate to Cuba’s National Assembly (Parliament). He is Vice President of the International hotel and tourism union for the Americas and Caribbean affiliated with … Continued
7:00 pm Unfinished Business – The Japanese American Internment Cases – Film Showing @ Revolution Books
Unfinished Business – The Japanese American Internment Cases – Film Showing @ Revolution Books
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Unfinished Business – The Japanese American Internment Cases, a 1986 documentary directed by Steven Okazaki. In 1942, the U.S. government rounded up more than 110,000 Japanese Americans on the west coast and forced them into concentration camps. Three young men defied this and served jail time. This film is of their fight to overturn their sentences 40 years later. Today with a fascist regime in power, there is an urgent need to learn from this history and to commit ourselves to act to stop what the U.S. did to the … Continued
5:00 pm Town hall with Alameda County Sheriff Ahearn – Immigration & ICE @ Hayward Adult School
Town hall with Alameda County Sheriff Ahearn – Immigration & ICE @ Hayward Adult School
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office has a long history of working with ICE – they federal agency responsible for enforcing immigration laws. They have notified ICE about arrests of undocumented people. 
 People have been picked up and then caught up by ICE even if the charges have been dropped. They also sponsor Urban Shield, a yearly gun fair for police departments, which trains police in terror tactics against urban populations. We’ll meet in front of Adult school at 4:45 pm.  or just come in if you’re later.  RSVP, carpooling, … Continued
7:00 pm A Benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund – Poetry for Peace and Justice @ St. John’s Presbyterian Church
A Benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund – Poetry for Peace and Justice @ St. John’s Presbyterian Church
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A Benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund, will present readings by Susan Griffin, Rafael Jesús Gonzalez, Dennis Bernstein and Shanga Labossiere, followed by open mic at wheelchair accessible St. John’s Presbyterian Church Haiti Emergency Relief Fund (http://haitiemergencyrelief.org/) gives concrete aid to Haiti’s democratic movement  and grassroots community groups  organizing to meet Haitians’ needs directly. 63197
10:00 am Anti-Policing Health Workers Two Day Training
Anti-Policing Health Workers Two Day Training
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Anti-Policing Health Workers Two Day Training @ Oakland | California | United States
We’re excited to grow The Anti-Policing Health Workers cohort. Join us for a two day training on Saturday July 1st and Saturday July 8th, 10am-5pm in Oakland. Read below for more info and then fill out the application by clicking here. We will confirm participation by June 15. We strongly encourage applicants to attend an upcoming Know Your Options workshop so you have a clear sense of our program goals and politics. Click here to see the schedule. New cohort members will train alongside the 2015 OPP Health Workers and … Continued
11:00 am Interfaith Vigil at West County Detention Center where immigrants are being held
Interfaith Vigil at West County Detention Center where immigrants are being held
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 Interfaith Vigil at West County Detention Center where immigrants are being held RSVP, carpooling, questions, to help organize:  Amy Carlson amycarlson77@gmail.com  or (918)896-9577 (text is best) � 63302
11:00 am Interfaith Vigil to Support Immigrant Detainees @ West County Detention Facility
Interfaith Vigil to Support Immigrant Detainees @ West County Detention Facility
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Monthly Vigils Interfaith Vigils to Support Immigrant Detainees  1st Saturdays of every month.   We invite you to join our vigils each month as we gather to pray and bear witness to the pain, suffering, and separation of immigrant detainees, and to call for real and immediate immigration reform. We invite you to join us to pray, sing, and act for just immigration solutions.  Please bring a noisemaker for our sacred Moment of Noise– where we let the detainees know that we have not forgotten them. Why we vigil at … Continued
1:30 pm SF Mime Troupe: WALLS @ Cedar Rose Park
SF Mime Troupe: WALLS @ Cedar Rose Park
Jul 1 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The Tony Award-winning SF Mime Troupe opens in the Bay Area July 1, 2 & 4 with its 58th season premiering “WALLS“ WALLS asks the question: How can a nation of immigrants declare war on immigration? The answer: FEAR!L. Mary Jones (Velina Brown) knows all about fear. As a top agent for I.C.E. – Immigration and Customs Enforcement – she knows how to stoke fear to keep her country safe. Fear of people like Bahdoon Samakab (Rotimi Agbabiaka), a Somali refugee escaping oppression, fear of Cliodhna Aghabullogue (Lizzie Calogero), an … Continued
2:00 pm Suds, Snacks, & Socialism: What to a slave is the 4th of July? @ Starry Plough
Suds, Snacks, & Socialism: What to a slave is the 4th of July? @ Starry Plough
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  The Peace and Freedom Party presents After a reading of the 1852 speech of Frederick Douglas to the Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society in Rochester, NY, we will discuss two of the political institutions bequeathed us by the slaveowners: the Electoral College and the U.S. Senate. This is part of our on-going Socialist Forum Series on the first Saturday of every month. Doors open at 2 pm and the program will start promptly at 2:30 pm. The forum will end by 4:30 pm, but folks can stay and talk as long … Continued
4:00 pm Sarah Cronin – Beyond the Ban: Stories of Immigrants & Immigration @ Revolution Books
Sarah Cronin – Beyond the Ban: Stories of Immigrants & Immigration @ Revolution Books
Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Documentation, borders, deportation – it’s not your typical bedtime story. Yet it is part of the political reality many children face in America. In the midst of an increasingly hostile atmosphere & legislation targeting immigrants, these kinds of books shed an important light on the stories, hopes & dreams of immigrants. Revolution Books invites readers young & old to join us for an afternoon of storytelling & discussion with Sarah Cronin featuring five wonderful books for children. Featured speaker: Sarah Cronin – Youth Educator and Freelance Journalist for TheAntiMedia.org For … Continued