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8:00 am Refinery Corridor Healing Walk @ Lone Tree Park
Refinery Corridor Healing Walk @ Lone Tree Park
Jul 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Refinery Corridor Healing Walk @ Lone Tree Park | Rodeo | California | United States
2014 Rodeo to Richmond Healing Walk The Refinery Corridor Healing Walks, started in 2014 by Idle No More SF Bay, were inspired by the Alberta Tar Sands Healing Walks and many other similar Native American journeys. The walks connect the dots between the Tesoro, Shell, Valero, Phillips 66 and Chevron refineries.  Walk with Idle No More and the Bay Area Refinery Corridor Coalition to bring attention to the health risks and climate dangers posed by the explosive crude, tar sands and fracked oil these refineries want to bring through our … Continued
12:00 pm BLOCK PARTY CELEBRATING BERKELEY CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER William Rumford
BLOCK PARTY CELEBRATING BERKELEY CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER William Rumford
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
BLOCK PARTY CELEBRATING BERKELEY CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER William Rumford @ Berkeley | California | United States
Food, documentary screenings, music, art and sculpture unveiling. Join neighbors for an afternoon block party honoring Berkeley civil rights leader William Byron Rumford. This free public event will feature music, food, film screenings, kids’ activities and festivities aimed at building community by celebrating the life and legacy of Mr. Rumford, a key player in the Civil Rights movement in California. Mr. Rumford (1908-1986) was the first African American elected to a state public office in Northern California. Among other achievements as a California Assembly member , he authored groundbreaking legislation which … Continued
4:30 pm Vigil for Nicolas Leslie, UC Student Killed in Nice @ Sproul Plaza (?)
Vigil for Nicolas Leslie, UC Student Killed in Nice @ Sproul Plaza (?)
Jul 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Cal will hold vigil Monday @4:30 to remember Nicolas Leslie, now confirmed killed in #Nice truck attack. Terrorism has hit UC Berkeley hard— Berkeleyside (@berkeleyside) July 17, 2016 61327
5:30 pm Fair and Impartial Policing – Berkeley PRC @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Fair and Impartial Policing – Berkeley PRC @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The first meeting the Berkeley Police Review Commission’s “Fair and Impartial Policing Subcommittee,” which will address allegations of racial profiling in Berkeley. Agenda: http://www.cityofberkeley.info/uploadedFiles/Police_Review_Commission/Commissions/2016/Fair%20-%20Impartial%20agenda%2007-18-16.pdf This is the first in a series of meetings that will continue into the fall, so there will be numerous opportunities for the public to engage with the process.  Please know that your participation is essential to the commission’s ability to take a deep and honest look at the performance of our police department.  We need to hear from the community at every meeting.61330
6:00 pm OccupyForum – The Sacramento Protest: Victory over Fascism @ Global Exchange, 2nd Floor
OccupyForum – The Sacramento Protest: Victory over Fascism @ Global Exchange, 2nd Floor
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum presents… The Sacramento Protest: Victory over Fascism On June 26, fascists were chased off of their intended rally site at the California State Capitol building by hundreds of anti-fascist protesters. People from the Sacramento community and anti-racist protesters from around northern California began to assemble in the morning to prevent white supremacists from entering the capitol grounds and holding their hate rally. Militarized police cornered the protesters on the street to allow space for fascists to assemble, but to their surprise the protesters heroically challenged them and took over … Continued
7:00 pm San Leandro Minimum Wage Vote @ San Leandro City Hall
San Leandro Minimum Wage Vote @ San Leandro City Hall
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
All across the East Bay, cities are raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour!  The California legislature voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022! Now, we have the opportunity to stand with working families in San Leandro to raise the minimum wage.  It’s been a long time coming. Join us on Monday, July 18. Raise the Wage in San Leandro! City Council Vote on San Leandro Minimum Wage Ordinance 61334
12:00 pm Justice 4 Mario Woods Press Conference: Standing in the Name of Justice @ San Francisco City Hall
Justice 4 Mario Woods Press Conference: Standing in the Name of Justice @ San Francisco City Hall
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
STANDING IN THE NAME OF JUSTICEPress Conference by Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition 7/19 at 12 PM SF City Hall. Bring your signs. @j4MWNow— LolaLolaLola (@Lola_Casanova) July 15, 2016 61319
12:30 pm Ban Fracking in Alameda County! @ Board Chambers, 5th Floor
Ban Fracking in Alameda County! @ Board Chambers, 5th Floor
Jul 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Alameda County BOS Votes on Fracking Ban Across California, the dominos of fracking are toppling over. Butte County just banned fracking by a landslide 71% vote. Monterey is gearing up to beat back the oil industry on November’s ballot. Let’s make Alameda County next, and set the golden standard for the Bay Area and beyond. This is the final vote in the community’s campaign to pass a ban on fracking in Alameda County! For the last two years, Big Oil has used delaying tactics and wild exaggerations to claim that … Continued
4:00 pm Oakland Renters Coalition: Food, Rally and Pre-Briefing @ Oakland City Hall, 3rd floor, reserved room
Oakland Renters Coalition: Food, Rally and Pre-Briefing @ Oakland City Hall, 3rd floor, reserved room
Jul 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Food, Rally, and Pre-briefing before Council Meeting Meet in the reserved room next to City Council chambers at City Hall, 3rd floor–there will be people wearing this sticker! 61313
5:30 pm Berkeley – Workshop on police body camera implementation. @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Berkeley – Workshop on police body camera implementation. @ Old Berkeley City Hall
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Workshop on police body camera implementation. Council will hear presentations from the PRC and from the City Manager/police chief. Agenda: http://records.cityofberkeley.info/Agenda/Meetings/ViewMeeting?id=234&doctype=1 Note that the police department proposal differs from the PRC proposal in these respects: 1. The police position is to let officers review camera footage before writing their incident reports, except for an officer-involved shooting or in-custody death investigation.  The PRC made a broader exception for all use foo force incidents; this was in itself a compromise position. This issue is important to prevent officers from tailoring their report to … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland City Council – Dueling Renter Protection Proposals @ Oakland City Hall
Oakland City Council – Dueling Renter Protection Proposals @ Oakland City Hall
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
The Committee to Protect Oakland Renters (sponsor of, and collector of signatures for an effective rent control Initiative) is organizing a stepped up campaign to show councilmembers that broad components of Oakland civil society are concerned about the rental and displacement crisis that is pushing so many long time Oakland households out of the city. We ask that you send a letter to Council Members Lynette McElhaney, Abel Guillen, Anne Campbell Washington, Dan Kalb, Mayor Libby Schaaf, in addition to your councilmember. Email Addresses:  lmcelhaney@oaklandnet.com, dkalb@oaklandnet.com, aguillen@oaklandnet.com, acampbell-washington@oaklandnet.com, officeofthemayor@oaklandnet.com, Select … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland City Council: Citizens’ Police Commission Ballot Initiative @ Oakland City Hall
Oakland City Council: Citizens’ Police Commission Ballot Initiative @ Oakland City Hall
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
.@DanKalb: "Council will Not be voting on the Police Comm measure tonight." #oakmtg pic.twitter.com/oKndpAyGM7— MakeOaklandBetterNow (@MakeOakBetter) July 19, 2016 1.  Attend the City Council meeting on July 19th and speak (or cede your time. https://solar.oaklandnet.com/Speaker/form 2.      Contact Council members (email, tweet, social media, phone) urging them to accept the changes to the Kalb/Gallo measure offered by the Coalition. Earlier, Kalb/Gallo had made changes some of which we agreed to but some of which we disagreed with. We need to fight to have the original language of our measure re-inserted so we want … Continued
7:00 pm Alameda City Council: Rent Control Ballot Initiative
Alameda City Council: Rent Control Ballot Initiative
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Come down to City Hall! Stop them from fighting Rent Control!https://t.co/YTivkvbJ6I— Alameda Renters (@Alameda_Renters) July 19, 2016 61336
7:00 pm Film Night: Medium Cool @ Omni Commons
Film Night: Medium Cool @ Omni Commons
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Night: Medium Cool @ Omni Commons | Oakland | California | United States
Because the Democratic & Republican National Conventions are coming up later this month: Medium Cool Directed by Haskell Wexler (1969) John Cassellis is a tough TV-news reporter who covers violence and racial tension in the ghetto. When he discovers that his network has been giving his tapes to the FBI to look for suspects, he protests and is fired. He goes to cover the 1968 Democratic National Convention as an independent journalist, but instead of being an objective observer, he finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts… … Continued
1:00 pm #BlackLivesMatter #FreedomNow Berkeley City Hall Sitin
#BlackLivesMatter #FreedomNow Berkeley City Hall Sitin
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
As part of the Movement for Black Lives call for #FreedomNow Actions across the United States, we support the people of Berkeley in calling their city officials to make a Special Meeting to 1) Oppose By-Right Development and 2) Support Police Accountability by forming a strong Police Review Board and vote to put those measures onto the November election ballot.61363
3:30 pm #BlackLivesMatter March @ OPQ Headquarters
#BlackLivesMatter March @ OPQ Headquarters
Jul 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
From the East Bay Times: Brooks said activists plan to hold an 11 a.m. news conference in advance of a 3 p.m. march from Oakland police headquarters to Frank Ogawa Plaza as part of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests Thursday. From The Movement for Black Lives: Join Black Lives Matter Bay Area, Black Youth Project 100, and community members as we respond to the call from the Movement for Black Lives and demand #FreedomNow! We will be marching to many of the sites responsible for/benefiting from the war on Black … Continued
12:00 pm Mario Woods Remembrance Day Press Conference @ SF City Hall Steps
Mario Woods Remembrance Day Press Conference @ SF City Hall Steps
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
July 22, 2016 would’ve been Mario Woods’ 27th birthday. Join us Tuesday 7/19 noon for our press conference on the steps of City Hall. July 22 was declared Mario Woods Day officially by the city of San Francisco – at the urging of this Coalition. This first memorial weekend for Mario, we celebrate and honor Mario’s life. Then 7/22 5-9pm Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church 6190 3rd St as we kick off Mario Woods memorial weekend 61322
5:00 pm Mario Woods Remembrance Day @ Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church
Mario Woods Remembrance Day @ Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
July 22, 2016 is Our Son Our Brother Mario Woods Birth Day. San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution unanimously to make his birthday a Day of Remembrance. That we remember that he should have not been murdered on December 2, 2015 shot down execution style in Bayview Hunters Point. Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition remembers, the community remembers and let us come together collectively to remember Our Son Our Brother. Join us and Gwen Woods Mario’s Mother and his family to celebrate Mario’s life. Let us remember why we … Continued
6:00 pm Solidarity Works Oakland: Boston School Bus Drivers Discuss Winning Strategies @ ATU Local 1555
Solidarity Works Oakland: Boston School Bus Drivers Discuss Winning Strategies @ ATU Local 1555
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come hear four of the victorious Boston School Bus Drivers talk about their fighting strategies, as part of their west coast tour. * ATU hall is directly across from Lake Merritt BART. * Refreshments will be provided. Hall is wheelchair accessible. After more than two years of hard-fought struggle, last year the militant, fighting rank and file of the Boston School Bus Drivers Union — ­United ­Steelworkers Local 8751 — won a historic victory against global giant Veolia/Transdev, one of the most notorious capitalist union busters, as well as ­Boston … Continued
11:00 am Mario Woods Memorial Day Celebration. @ MLK Jr Park
Mario Woods Memorial Day Celebration. @ MLK Jr Park
Jul 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
July 22 was declared Mario Woods Day officially by the city of San Francisco – at the urging of this Coalition. This first memorial weekend for Mario, we celebrate and honor Mario’s life.61323
1:00 pm Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting @ Siegel & Yee
Oakland Justice Coalition General Meeting @ Siegel & Yee
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The next general meeting of the Oakland Justice Coalition. Join us to talk politics in Oakland, endorsements, campaigns, elections, ballot initiatives, canvassing, the Renters’ crisis in Oakland and next steps. Come learn about the candidates we have or soon will be endorsing in races for school board and City Council. Come learn what you can do to join the fight for a fair and just Oakland for workers, renters, homeowners and the homeless, school parents and school kids. Directions: go directly across 14th St. from City Hall at the crosswalk, … Continued
2:30 pm Alameda Renters Ballot Initiative: Campaign Kickoff
Alameda Renters Ballot Initiative: Campaign Kickoff
Jul 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
We are on the ballot! Now what? Now we organize! Now we let the City Council candidates know what they have to do to earn our endorsement! Now we get mobilized and get people registered to vote! Come to 2027 Clement Ave, the Fireman’s Union Hall, and let’s get our sleeves rolled up! Councilman Daysog says he will have no pity for us if we do not fight. Challenge accepted!61311