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8:00 am California Rental Power – Statewide Assembly @ Alameda High School
California Rental Power – Statewide Assembly @ Alameda High School
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSVP for #CARenterPower #PoderInquilinxCA 9/23-24 #Alameda: https://t.co/c9tQK4uc9j. @TenantsTogether @CalOrganize @HFA_RenterPower @OurCity pic.twitter.com/LKeG7LC20Q — Alameda Renters (@Alameda_Renters) August 25, 2017 Register. California Renter Power 2017 is a statewide assembly of renters and tenant’s rights organizers fighting for housing justice! With historic fights for rent control and just cause coming from the people, we are in a movement moment. A bill to repeal Costa-Hawkins has been introduced, new local tenant protections have been passed. What many said was impossible is now possible! This assembly is open to all tenants seeking resources to … Continued
1:00 pm Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center | Richmond | California | United States
Please join us for the regular biweekly meeting of the Sunflower Alliance — but it’s three weeks after the last one because we skipped a week for Labor Day. We’ll discuss ongoing campaigns and future plans — we need your participation and your voice. Newcomers encouraged!   63588
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
Sep 24 @ 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
3:00 pm The Ecology Center Fall Film Series: Princess Mononoke @ Ecology Center
The Ecology Center Fall Film Series: Princess Mononoke @ Ecology Center
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
We are excited to announce our Fall Film Series at the Ecology Center! In an effort to open up our space to the community, while providing an accessible format for fostering discussions around the various climate issues we cover, we will be hosting free monthly screenings of select films at our Ecology Center store. Check out a new film, or one of your favorites, with other members of the community for a fun-filled and family-friendly evening. All screenings are free and open to the public (and include free popcorn!). — … Continued
12:00 pm Berkeley Rally Against White Supremacy
Berkeley Rally Against White Supremacy
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Berkeley Rally Against White Supremacy “Defend Our Campus, Reclaim Free Speech” We are students, workers, and members of the UC Berkeley campus community, the City of Berkeley, and the larger Bay Area. We are immigrants, people of color, religious minorities, queer and trans people, liberals, leftists and others. We think it’s time to come together in a united front, celebrate our differences in solidarity, and speak out against the hateful currents in American politics while affirming our vision of a free, inclusive, and equitable society. Since the 2016 election, white … Continued
12:00 pm Health Care Protest: #KilltheBill Sit-in @ Feinstein's Office
Health Care Protest: #KilltheBill Sit-in @ Feinstein's Office
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Heath Care Sit-in & Pizza Party On Monday, September 25, Republicans are holding a hearing in the Senate Finance Committee that’s designed to provide a fictional “process” as a fig leaf to win Republican (particularly McCain’s) votes [on the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson health care proposal]. To call out this sham process and put more pressure on Senators in these final days, we’re asking you to take action on Monday, September 25th. Will you stand in solidarity with other Indivisible groups and partners across the country and join us at a sit-in at … Continued
6:30 pm Funding the Basic Income Movement @ Covo
Funding the Basic Income Movement @ Covo
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
At the end of 2016, in an effort to support work in the basic income movement, the Economic Security Project was founded. The Project is a two-year, $10 million fund that provides grants to projects focused on basic income like academic research, state and local campaigns, and cultural projects around economic security. Grant recipients include the Roosevelt Institute, GiveDirectly, basic income advocate Scott Santens, and the Universal Income Project. Join us on Monday, September 25 for a conversation with Economic Security Project Co-Chair Natalie Foster and Creative Consultant Cara Rose … Continued
7:00 pm How public banking can help address climate change @ Oakland City Hall
How public banking can help address climate change @ Oakland City Hall
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
How public banking can help address climate change @ Oakland City Hall | Oakland | California | United States
.Councilmembers Dan Kalb and Rebecca Kaplan are sponsoring a great event, organized by us and Local Clean Energy Alliance. Wolfram Morales, Chief Economist for Sparkasse, the association of local public banks in Germany, will explain the role of these institutions in speeding the development of local renewable resources such as solar and wind, at this panel discussion in City Hall. Joining Wolfram will be: Nicolas Chaset, CEO of East Bay Community Energy (Alameda County’s soon-to-launch Community Choice energy program), Greg Rosen, Founder and Principal of High Noon Advisors (member of the East Bay … Continued
7:00 pm Occupy Forum: Field Trip: Public Banking @ Oakland City Hall, 3rd floor
Occupy Forum: Field Trip: Public Banking @ Oakland City Hall, 3rd floor
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
OccupyForum FIELD TRIP! FREE! How Germany’s Public Banks Help Transition to Renewables Wolfram Morales, Chief Economist for Sparkasse, the association of local public banks in Germany, will explain the role of these institutions in speeding the development of local renewable resources such as solar and wind, at this panel discussion in City Hall. Joining Wolfram will be  Nicolas Chaset, CEO of East Bay Community Energy, (Alameda County’s soon-to- launch Community Choice energy program), Greg Rosen, Founder and Principal of High Noon Advisors, (member of the East Bay Community Shared Solar … Continued
12:00 pm Protest Oakland Tenants – Close the Loopholes! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Protest Oakland Tenants – Close the Loopholes! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Protest Oakland Tenants - Close the Loopholes! @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
12pm – RALLY FOR TENANTS RIGHTS 1:30pm- CITY COUNCIL OPEN FORUM  We’re teaming up with Centro Legal de la Raza in solidarity with their clients the JDW Tenants’ Association. Members occupy 13 buildings which their owner, JDW Enterprises, is attempting to exempt from rent control.  There are many loopholes in rent control, but JDW’s weapon of choice here is Substantial Rehabilitation. Normally reserved for decrepit buildings that have been fully refurbished, JDW is claiming this exemption despite the fact that they haven’t done the quantity of upgrades required to qualify. While tenants … Continued
3:00 pm Tasers Hearing – SF Board of Supervisors @ SF City Hall
Tasers Hearing – SF Board of Supervisors @ SF City Hall
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Frisco 500,, where we at.!?!! pic.twitter.com/6kZVQZb5ul— Equipto (@EQUIPTO) September 24, 2017 63696
4:00 pm The Village – Round 2 @ Oakland City Hall
The Village – Round 2 @ Oakland City Hall
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
THE VILLAGE ROUND 2 AT THE OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL LIFE ENRICHMENT COMMITTEE We are very pleased to be supporting the Village in their work to acquire a City-owned parcel for an encampment.  At Council on September 19th we passed the first reading of the Shelter Crisis Ordinance, which will receive its second reading October 3rd.  In the meantime, we’re going to urge this Council Committee to lock in an address! You can sign up for both Open Forum and Agenda Item 3, which is the first item of the day.  We’d … Continued
5:00 pm Housing Not Bulldozers – Stand With ‘The Village.’ @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Housing Not Bulldozers – Stand With ‘The Village.’ @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Housing Not Bulldozers - Stand With 'The Village.' @ Oakland City Hall, Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
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6:00 pm Indigenous Voices, Resisting Oil Extraction in Colombia @ Intertribal Friendship House
Indigenous Voices, Resisting Oil Extraction in Colombia @ Intertribal Friendship House
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
You are invited to spend an evening with Aura Tegría Cristancho, U’wa indigenous woman lawyer, who is an integral force in the protections of indigenous rights and forests in Colombia. The U’wa consider themselves the guardians of their sacred ancestral homeland. In accordance with their natural laws, for centuries they have successfully defended their territory high in the Andean cloud forests. The U’wa have resisted conquistadors, missionaries, colonists, and, more recently, the oil industry, guerrillas, the military and paramilitary groups active in the region. A testament to the strength of … Continued
7:00 pm Hate Man’s Birthday @ People's Park
Hate Man’s Birthday @ People's Park
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hate Man would have been 81 on Sept 26th.  Come celebrate his life.63703
10:00 am Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board Discussion With Attorney General Beccera @ West Oakland Public Library
Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board Discussion With Attorney General Beccera @ West Oakland Public Library
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
The Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board will hear from Attorney General Becerra and will discuss the outline and content for their first annual report on racial and identity profiling by law enforcement. The RIPA Board was established for one simple reason; the people of California demanded it. Now we need to turn up and hold the RIPA Board & Attorney General accountable to ensure the collection and analysis of law enforcement data to eliminate racial and identify profiling in policing. For more background about RIPA and its members, … Continued
1:30 pm Berkeley Gray Panthers – A talk with Phil Hutchings @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Berkeley Gray Panthers – A talk with Phil Hutchings @ North Berkeley Senior Center
Sep 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
ECONOMICS AND HOUSING – The Bay Area crisis and beyond. A talk with Phil Hutchings, Lifelong Human Rights Activist. Refreshments servied. All ages welcome.63689
7:00 pm Diversity Film: ‘And Then They Came For Us’ @ Ellen Driscoll Playhouse
Diversity Film: ‘And Then They Came For Us’ @ Ellen Driscoll Playhouse
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Members of the Trump administration have raised the specter of a Muslim registry and instituted an immigration ban against people from Muslim majority countries, citing the unconstitutional incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II as precedent for its actions. (Social Action Media.) The Appreciating Diversity Film Series will present the powerful 2017 documentary “And Then They Came for Us” – a film by Bay area filmmakers Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider which demonstrates that the registration and incarceration of Japanese American was one of the worst violations of constitutional … Continued
7:00 pm Oil Money Out Training Webinar @ Your computer
Oil Money Out Training Webinar @ Your computer
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Oil Money Out Training Webinar @ Your computer
On Wednesday night, Oil Money Out is hosting an O$O Advocacy Training Webinar for environmental leaders throughout California who are determined to get oil money out of politics.  Learn how to make your voice heard in Sacramento and conduct effective meetings with legislators.   Sign up for the Webinar here. Over the next few months, Oil Money Out will be working with communities throughout the state to set up meetings with legislators and demand that all of our elected officials stop taking money from Big Oil and start prioritizing public health over … Continued
7:00 pm Sudo Room: Five Minutes of Fame @ Omni Commons, Ballroom
Sudo Room: Five Minutes of Fame @ Omni Commons, Ballroom
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A series of 5 minute presentations of hackery and radical projects from the bay and beyond, followed by socializing and hacking!63702
12:00 pm Non-Violent Vigil for Peace and Justice – SF @ Corner of Larkin and Golden Gate
Non-Violent Vigil for Peace and Justice – SF @ Corner of Larkin and Golden Gate
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
American Friends Service Committee, Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Episcopal Peace Fellowship, and San Francisco Friends Meeting and suppporters observed the occasion with their weekly 12-1pm vigil rain or shine every Thursday at 450 Golden Gate, the Federal Building. Why We Vigil For five years we have stood on this corner every Thursday from noon to 1:00. We come because we believe that what our government is doing is wrong. The so-called war on terror is a disaster, doing more to stimulate the growth of terrorism around the world than to keep … Continued
5:00 pm Sin Pais / Beyond Recognition / Women’s March – Dinner & Short Films!
Sin Pais / Beyond Recognition / Women’s March – Dinner & Short Films!
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us for Closing Night of Temescal Street Flicks 2017! Presented by Community Bank of the Bay, our series closes with three thought provoking and insightful short films that are relevant to our current times. **Please Note: All filmmakers & a few film participants will be in attendance for a short Q&A immediately following the viewing of all short films. Please join us for this engaging & thoughtful discussion!** THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 – SHORTS NIGHT FINALE LINEUP INCLUDES: FEATURED SHORT: SIN PAIS (Without Country) by Theo Rigby. 19 min. … Continued
7:00 pm A Night for the Buffalo: Buffalo Field Campaign @ BFUU
A Night for the Buffalo: Buffalo Field Campaign @ BFUU
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Marking 2 decades of front line action for the wild buffalo, the Buffalo Field Campaign 2017 Roadshow is coming to the Bay Area with a special 20th anniversary presentation. Co-founder Mike Mease brings engaging stories and films straight from the field, in the land of the buffalo, with music by Native American flutist Mignon Geli and special guests. This event benefits BFC. The mission of BFC is to stop the harassment and slaughter of Yellowstone’s last wild buffalo herds; protect the natural habitat of wild, free-roaming buffalo and other native … Continued
6:00 pm Banned Books Week: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up @ Laurel Book Store
Banned Books Week: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up @ Laurel Book Store
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
For Banned Books Week (Sep. 24-30, 2017), the ACLU of Northern California is organizing a series of free events reflecting on the life and work of Fred Korematsu and the importance of speaking out against forces that would seek to silence and censor you. Fred Korematsu defied the government’s WWII orders that Japanese Americans be forcibly relocated from their homes and incarcerated in camps. The ACLU-NC represented Korematsu in his battle for justice all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Today, the lessons of Fred Korematsu’s life are all … Continued
6:30 pm Book Discussion: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up @ Laurel Book Store
Book Discussion: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up @ Laurel Book Store
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Book Discussion: Fred Korematsu Speaks Up @ Laurel Book Store | Oakland | California | United States
Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi Authors of Fred Korematsu Speaks Up Laurel Book Store and two ACLU of Northern California Chapter Boards present Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi to share from Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, a timely read. Fred Korematsu defied the government’s WWII orders that all Japanese Americans leave the west coast to be incarcerated. The ACLU of Northern California represented Korematsu all the way to the Supreme Court. Now, when the lessons of Fred Korematsu’s life are even more important to remember, Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi will speak about their … Continued
7:30 pm Solitary Man: My Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison @ Omni Commons
Solitary Man: My Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison @ Omni Commons
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
To commemorate the September 30, 1991 coup against President Jean-Bertrand Aristide that killed thousands of people and filled Haiti’s prisons; To honor beloved sister and friend of Haiti, Lori Nairne; In solidarity with Haitians presently being incarcerated and killed as they rise up against the imposed regime of Jovenel Moise. Haiti Action Committee presents a benefit for Haiti Emergency Relief Fund Solitary Man: My Visit to Pelican Bay State Prison Performed by Charlie Hinton and Fred Johnson Written by Charlie Hinton Music by Fred Johnson Directed by Mark Kenward Updates … Continued