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Now: Jun 13 04:21 pm
12:30 pm DSA June General Meeting & Chapter Social @ Snow Park
DSA June General Meeting & Chapter Social @ Snow Park
Jun 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 Join us for East Bay DSA’s June General Meeting & Chapter Social! We are excited to convene an outdoor general meeting and social this month — come and hear from our outgoing and incoming leadership, learn about our plans for the coming year, and meet and mingle with other members. We’ll meet on Sunday, June 13 from 12:30-2:30 pm in Snow Park in Oakland, at the corner of Harrison Street and 19th Street. Snacks and hand sanitizer will be provided. Friends, family, and kids are welcome! RSVP and we’ll see … Continued
1:00 pm The Plastics Disaster: Sunflower Alliance Meeting
The Plastics Disaster: Sunflower Alliance Meeting
Jun 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 Vastly increasing the production of plastic is the new fossil fuel industry strategy to maintain its profits—which means increasing toxic pollution at every step, from oil/gas extraction to production to waste. Join us to learn more about this racist and ecocidal campaign, and how people are fighting to stop it.  The program includes: A short animated film, The Story of Plastic,which summarizes a longer documentary explaining the whole disastrous process. Speakers: — Julie Teel Simonds, Center for Biological Diversity, providing an overview of this strategy; — Miriam Gordon, Upstream Solutions, sharing … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday: United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America
Green Sunday: United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America
Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
 United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (and what you can do about it) ***  With Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff  *** The role of news media in a free society is to investigate, inform, and provide a crucial check on political power. But does it? Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82620271999?pwd=S3ZwUklteGI5YjJsMEtMSnJXRzU3UT09 Meeting ID: 826 2027 1999 Passcode: 2020 It’s no secret that the goal of corporate-owned media is to increase the profits of the few, not to empower the many. As a result, people are increasingly immersed in an … Continued
11:00 am FROM PARADISE TO PACIFIC HEIGHTS: YOUTH DEMAND A CIVILIAN CLIMATE CORPS @ H. Dana Bowers Northbound Rest Area
FROM PARADISE TO PACIFIC HEIGHTS: YOUTH DEMAND A CIVILIAN CLIMATE CORPS @ H. Dana Bowers Northbound Rest Area
Jun 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunrise Movement leaders from across California are marching 266 miles from Paradise to San Francisco for the Civilian Climate Corps. We’re marching to demonstrate the urgency of the climate and economic crisis, and need for Congress and Biden to pass an ambitious CCC by the end of Summer 2021 as an immediate first-step solution. The Civilian Climate Corps is a vision of a federal jobs program (modeled after the New Deal-era Civilian Conservation Corps) that will put our generation to work combatting the climate crisis with equity and equality, scaled … Continued
6:00 pm David & Margaret Talbot: By the Light of Burning Dreams @ Online
David & Margaret Talbot: By the Light of Burning Dreams @ Online
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents a unique Zoom Event: David & Margaret Talbot By the Light of Burning Dreams: The Second American Revolution Hosted by Greg Bridges ……………………………………………………………………………… New York Times bestselling author David Talbot and New Yorker journalist Margaret Talbot illuminate “America’s second revolutionary generation” in this gripping history of one of the most dynamic eras of the twentieth century— brought to life through seven radical episodes that offer urgent lessons for today. The political landscape of the 1960’s and ‘70’s was probably the most tumultuous in this country’s … Continued
5:00 pm A Conversation with Angela Davis @ Online
A Conversation with Angela Davis @ Online
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
“An activist. An author. A scholar. An abolitionist. A legend.”—TIME Join a live conversation with activist and scholar Angela Davis, who has been deeply involved in our nation’s quest for social justice for decades. The Distinguished Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness and Feminist Studies at UC Santa Cruz has also taught at UC Berkeley, UCLA, the Claremont Colleges, Stanford, and other universities. The author of nine books, most recently, Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement, has lectured around the world and will be joined … Continued
7:00 pm WANT A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF PUBLIC BANKING? @ Online
WANT A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF PUBLIC BANKING? @ Online
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Register here Dear Friends and Public Banking Allies, We’d like to invite you to our next Public Banking 101 session, an educational series hosted by the Friends of the Public Bank East Bay exploring public banking in the context of our ongoing efforts to create a public bank in the East Bay. Our speaker will be Sylvia Chi, co-author of the landmark 2019 California Public Banking Act (AB 857) and former policy director for the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN). Sylvia will give an overview of AB857 and how it … Continued
6:00 pm California Doughnut Economics Coalition Book Group – All We Can Save @ Online
California Doughnut Economics Coalition Book Group – All We Can Save @ Online
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Are you hungry for deeper dialogue about the climate crisis and building community around solutions? We are too. A group of us at California Doughnut Economics Coalition are reading All We Can Save — it’s a book club! The book club helps us build on our doughnut economics foundation, further connect the (social & ecological) dots, and think more like a 21st-century economist. We want to extend the invite to all. About Book Club: A unique opportunity to read and share some information and inspirational conversation on important issues. The book club is an unbiased … Continued