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10:00 am Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Bahai Center
Interfaith Prayers for Healing @ Bahai Center
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly interfaith prayer meeting, held on second Sundays, dedicated to healing. The Bahá’í community of Oakland is organizing this gathering for the community to connect, share prayers, writings and poems from all spiritual traditions, reflect and recharge and build coalitions interested in healing. Come share prayers, quotes, poems, and favorite passages from your scriptures with us. Simple breakfast will be served. Doors open: 10:00 AM Refreshments served: 10:00-10:30 AM Prayers: 10:30-11:30 AM Discussion and socializing: 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM “Thy name is my healing, O my God, and remembrance … Continued
10:00 am No Coal in Richmond — Art Party
No Coal in Richmond — Art Party
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Help create stand-out visuals for a key rally in the campaign to get coal out of Richmond! And get this classy t-shirt! On July 18 we need a huge crowd to tell the Planning Commission to approve the proposed ordinance to phase out all coal handling in Richmond in three years. Banners and signs and more, oh my! All volunteers get this classy No Coal in Richmond t-shirt (soon to be seen on TV) while supplies last, on the condition that you wear it to the rally.66745
10:30 am Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sun, Jun 16, 2019: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Cuba”s Democracy Constitutional Referendum and grassroots political processes. Cuba is always described as a “dictatorship” by the mainstream media and the U.S. government, thus providing a pretext for the economic blockade and talk about regime change. But Sharat G. Lin found a remarkable democratic process in the recent Constitutional Referendum in Cuba and months of nationwide discussions involving millions of voters. (Awaiting confirmation) Sun, Jun 30, 2019: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Fascism What It Is and How To Fight It “Fascism: What It Is and … Continued
10:30 am Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: Topic and Discussion @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: Topic and Discussion @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library Sun, Jun 30, 2019: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Fascism: What It Is and How To Fight It. “Fascism: What It Is and How To Fight It” – a two part talk including a historical overview of the events leading up to the rise of fascism in Europe leading up to WWII, and a political analysis of the failures of the communist movement at the time in preventing it. This all in light of the current rise of white supremacy and fascist movements in the U.S., Europe and … Continued
2:00 pm SF Mime Troupe – Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
SF Mime Troupe – Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SF Mime Troupe - Treasure Island @ John Hinckle Park
CHECK BELOW FOR LOCATIONS OTHER THAN FOR 7/6 and 7/7 SF Mime Troupe’s play – Using the classic pirate novel Treasure Island as its inspiration the show is the story of Hawkins, a civil servant in San Francisco, who accidentally stumbles upon the plans of a developer, L.J. Silver. Through bribery, and label brutality, Silver is overriding all the clear health, safety, and human concerns regarding developing Treasure Island for his own greed. Written by Michael Gene Sullivan with Ellen Callas, Marie Cartier, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro. Music by Michael Bello, Lyrics by Daniel Savio. Co-Directed … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday: Putting the “solid” into solidarity: Beyond Zionism and the Steal of the Century @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Green Sunday: Putting the “solid” into solidarity: Beyond Zionism and the Steal of the Century @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
How does zionism, settler-colonialism, apartheid and military occupation shape the respective conditions of the Palestinian people today and over the past 70 years? Activists are caught between the immediate urgency to address daily injustices and longer term visions for a Palestinian state. What we need is to sustain both the short term resistance, and build the longer term vision. At this precarious moment, with Trump’s Steal of the Century looming, it’s time to put the “solid” into solidarity through pragmatic demands such as BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) and one-state/one … Continued
5:00 pm Tax the Rich Singalong with Occupella @ In front of old Oaks Theater
Tax the Rich Singalong with Occupella @ In front of old Oaks Theater
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
OCCUPELLA will be singing at the TAX THE RICH RALLY EVERY MONDAY from 5-6 on upper Solano Ave. in front of the (closed) Oaks Theater. Songbooks are provided. (We’ll also be LEADING SONGS ON JULY 13 at NOON in Civic Center Park (across from Berkeley High and old City Hall). The City of Berkeley will officially recognize the human rights abuses at the border.)66761
4:00 pm TANC downtown Oakland poster distribution @ Tamarack
TANC downtown Oakland poster distribution @ Tamarack
Jul 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Oakland TANC Poster Distro! TANC’s prolific Ministry of Propaganda has turned out several amazing poster designs by now, and we’ll be asking downtown businesses, schools and organizations to put them in their windows! Two starting times: 4:00PM for Cafe Distribution 6:00PM for Bar Distribution Meet at Tamarack to split up and head out! All are welcome — please message us if you’d like more info/to coordinate!66807
5:30 pm Oakland City Council: Ban on Facial Recognition Technology @ Oakland City Hall
Oakland City Council: Ban on Facial Recognition Technology @ Oakland City Hall
Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Item 7.7 on the Agenda [consent] Adopt An Ordinance (1st Reading) Amending Oakland Municipal Code Chapter 9.64 To Prohibit The City Of Oakland From Acquiring And/Or Using Face Recognition Technology. Report.66804
6:00 pm Berkeley City Council Hears New Electrification Ordinance @ School District Board Room
Berkeley City Council Hears New Electrification Ordinance @ School District Board Room
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
A trailblazing ordinance requiring climate-friendly, all-electric new construction in Berkeley is going before the City Council for its first public reading.  The ordinance, introduced by Councilmember Kate Harrison, would phase out installation of polluting gas infrastructure when issuing permits for new buildings—an important step toward clean, healthy, and affordable homes for Berkeley, and potentially other communities that follow Berkeley’s example. This first council hearing is critical and will set the stage for a final vote later this summer.  Come show Berkeley’s elected representatives that the community supports climate-friendly, gas-free construction. … Continued
7:00 pm Socialist Night School Movie Night: The Young Karl Marx @ East Bay Community Space
Socialist Night School Movie Night: The Young Karl Marx @ East Bay Community Space
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join your comrades of East Bay DSA for a showing of Raoul Peck’s 2017 film, “The Young Karl Marx”. Due to time constraints, we’ll be starting sharply at 7PM, so arrive on time!66779
12:00 pm Berkeley City Council Public Safety Cmte: Facial Recognition Ban @ Basement of admin bldg
Berkeley City Council Public Safety Cmte: Facial Recognition Ban @ Basement of admin bldg
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Agenda Adopt an Ordinance Amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 2.99 to Prohibit City Use of Face Recognition Technology (Item Contains Revised Material) From: Councilmember Harrison Recommendation: Adopt an ordinance amending Berkeley Municipal Code Chapter 2.99 to prohibit the City from acquiring, retaining, requesting, accessing, or using: (1) any face recognition technology, or (2) any information obtained from face recognition technology.66820
5:30 pm Rally to Get Coal Out of Richmond! @ City Hall steps
Rally to Get Coal Out of Richmond! @ City Hall steps
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Rally and Press Conference: 5:30 PM Planning Commission meeting: 6:30 PM Come support Richmond residents suffering from health problems aggravated by coal and petroleum coke dust! Turn out for a key rally before the Planning Commission meets to consider the Richmond Coal Ordinance, which prohibits new coal operations on private land in the city, prevents existing facilities from expanding, and provides for a graduated phase-out of coal operations. We are urging the Planning Commission to recommend approval of this ordinance with a phase-out period of three years. A three-year phase-out will safeguard terminal … Continued
6:00 pm Living Wage Coalition Annual Awards Dinner – Dave Welsh @ SEIU Local 1021 Hall
Living Wage Coalition Annual Awards Dinner – Dave Welsh @ SEIU Local 1021 Hall
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Living Wage Coalition Annual Awards Dinner - Dave Welsh @ SEIU Local 1021 Hall
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7:00 pm Webinar: How Can I Support Migrants Coming to the Bay Area? @ On the Internet
Webinar: How Can I Support Migrants Coming to the Bay Area? @ On the Internet
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The images are jarring. Immigrant kids in cages. No room to lie down. No running water. Immigrant detention centers are the concentration camps of our time. Our duty is to #Closethecamps and give respite to and welcome those who have had to endure them. Join SURJ-BA and the Asylum Seekers Sponsorship Project for an informative “webinar” t find out how you can sponsor (host) and/or accompany folks who have arrived in the current migratory wave. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please … Continued
10:00 am Laborfest: W.P.A. Berkeley Walk @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps
Laborfest: W.P.A. Berkeley Walk @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WPA Berkeley Walk This walk will explore the “New Deal nexus” in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building (now being repurposed as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive), and the old Farm Credit Building. The tour will also include the incredible mosaic mural on the UC Berkeley campus, photographs of the California Folk Music Project, Western Museum Laboratory, WPA prints at the Berkeley Public Library, and WPA projects on the UC Berkeley campus. See … Continued
10:00 am Webinar: How Can I Support Migrants Coming to the Bay Area? @ On the Internet
Webinar: How Can I Support Migrants Coming to the Bay Area? @ On the Internet
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The images are jarring. Immigrant kids in cages. No room to lie down. No running water. Immigrant detention centers are the concentration camps of our time. Our duty is to #Closethecamps and give respite to and welcome those who have had to endure them. Join SURJ-BA and the Asylum Seekers Sponsorship Project for an informative “webinar” t find out how you can sponsor (host) and/or accompany folks who have arrived in the current migratory wave. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please … Continued
12:30 pm Speak out for immigrant rights! @ BART plaza
Speak out for immigrant rights! @ BART plaza
Jul 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us to speak out against the outrageous detention of child migrants, and the torturous concentration camps along the border. Let them in — full rights for all immigrants! The workers’ struggle has no borders! Down with U.S. imperialism in Latin America! For more event information: http://www.facebook.com/pslweb66823