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Soil Not Oil Conference @ Online
Soil Not Oil Conference @ Online
Aug 14 all-day
The Biosafety Alliance/Soil Not Oil Coalition has been organizing conferences since 2011. Starting with the historic Justice Begins with Seeds Conference that supported GMO Labeling campaigns by educating community members about the environmental hazards of industrial agriculture that is highly fueled by the GMO industry. In 2015, we expanded our work through the Soil Not OilInternational Conference, in which we promote practical soil-based solutions to climate change by restoring ecosystems and expanding environmental justice by offering scholarships to diverse participants.. Our conference have featured international scientists, farmers, elected officials and … Continued
Soil Not Oil Conference @ Online
Soil Not Oil Conference @ Online
Aug 15 all-day
The Biosafety Alliance/Soil Not Oil Coalition has been organizing conferences since 2011. Starting with the historic Justice Begins with Seeds Conference that supported GMO Labeling campaigns by educating community members about the environmental hazards of industrial agriculture that is highly fueled by the GMO industry. In 2015, we expanded our work through the Soil Not OilInternational Conference, in which we promote practical soil-based solutions to climate change by restoring ecosystems and expanding environmental justice by offering scholarships to diverse participants.. Our conference have featured international scientists, farmers, elected officials and … Continued
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10:00 am North Oakland Supply Drive for Local Encampments
North Oakland Supply Drive for Local Encampments
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Greetings Fam! We are asking for your love and support to provide hot meals, sanitation and care kits to 500 of our unhoused neighbors. Here are the dates we will be at the Omni to set up, Packing and clean-up: – FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2-5PM – SATURDAY, AUGUST 8 and – SUNDAY AUGUST 9, 10a-1pm MAIN Prep day: Saturday August 15 MAIN Distribution day: Sunday August 16. We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al to … Continued
2:00 pm Screening: The Fourth World War @ Online
Screening: The Fourth World War @ Online
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Chiapas Support Committee presents ¡Viva Zapata Film Series! rebellious films | películas rebeldes In partnership with PM Press and A Radical Guide. Join us online for the second installment of the Viva Zapata Film Series. We will be screening: The Fourth World War (A Big Noise Tactical Media production; 75 minutes) Film screening followed by circle discussion with members of the Chiapas Support Committee Please register here. The Reality seen through this camera is more real – Subcomandante Marcos Join us to view and discuss the documentary, The Fourth … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday: Reopening Schools: Whether, How, When? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Green Sunday: Reopening Schools: Whether, How, When? @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Can schools be reopened safely with the pandemic out of control? Why do several prestigious scientific and public health organizations push for reopening schools (the National Academy of Sciences; the American Academy of Pediatrics; the Centers for Disease Control) — do they really know, is their advice really unbiased, and anyway is this really a strictly scientific decision or is it a social decision to be based on overall well-being? What will be necessary for schools to reopen safely? Can we learn from the experiences of other nations and communities … Continued
5:00 pm Screening: Whose Streets
Screening: Whose Streets
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, WHOSE STREETS? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy. Empowered parents, artists, and teachers from around the country come together as freedom fighters. As the national guard descends … Continued
4:00 pm BART Board & Police Review Cmsn Mtg – Public Comment on Policing
BART Board & Police Review Cmsn Mtg – Public Comment on Policing
Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Participation instructions here In response to Black Lives Matter, the tragic murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police, Bay Area social justice protests and public demand, the Board of Directors requests that the General Manager work with the Board of Directors on an immediate stakeholder process to develop changes to the BART Police model that de-emphasize the use of sworn personnel to respond to homelessness, behavioral health and substance use, among other issues that do not need an armed police response. Recognizing that much has been done to implement progressive … Continued
3:00 pm Calling BS: How to Spot Data Misinformation @ Online
Calling BS: How to Spot Data Misinformation @ Online
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Making sense of data has never been more important. “Big data” in healthcare, education and the economy influences policies that affect billions. The problem? Most of us are woefully unprepared to spot accurate information amid the flood of misinformation and propaganda shared on channels like social media. University of Washington professors Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West, authors of Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World, have made it their mission to help us assess data, separate the accurate from the bogus, and fight back with effective analysis and … Continued
1:00 pm Calling All Single-Payer Supporters: Healthy California for All Commission Mtg @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Calling All Single-Payer Supporters: Healthy California for All Commission Mtg @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Register here Participate as the Commission continues work to develop a plan for to achieve a health care delivery system for California that provides coverage and access for all through a unified financing system. The Commissioners are responding to our feedback! More Opportunities for Public Input. agenda is available online. For more information and updates go to the Healthy California for All website chhs.ca.gov/healthycaforall/. At this meeting, Commissioners will discuss and take an advisory vote on its first deliverable, An Environmental Analysis of Health Care Delivery, Coverage, and Financing in … Continued
4:30 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Aug 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
***>> EMAIL STRIKE.DEBT.BAY.AREA@GMAIL.COM FOR ZOOM INFO A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. <<*** Strike Debt Bay Area hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, and How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century. For our July, August and September discussions we will be reading  ‘The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy’ by Stephanie Kelton. (Find it at your local bookstore or through this site.) For July, we … Continued