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Rose Foundation Virtual Film Fest
Rose Foundation Virtual Film Fest
Sep 18 all-day
Rose Foundation Virtual Film Fest
2021 VIRTUAL FILM FEST   Celebrate the power of grassroots activism and community resilience with the Rose Foundation! 2021 Film Festival will run from September 1-21. Watch a curated selection of short and feature-length films showcasing the power of grassroots activism. Join the live event on September 18th, including an exciting collection of shorts, youth-led film Q&A, and a toast to the grassroots. Visit Event Website >> Cost: $25 We hope our 2021 Film Fest trailer gets you excited for our biggest collection of films yet, featuring over 25 independent shorts … Continued
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10:30 am North and South Korea in the Context of the US Military Empire in the Asia-Pacific @ Online
North and South Korea in the Context of the US Military Empire in the Asia-Pacific @ Online
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library This talk will examine the two Koreas in the context of the US military empire in East Asia and tie the discussion to the US withdrawal from Afghanistan. Many reporters have called Afghanistan America’s longest war, but they forget that the US has been at war in Korea for over 70 years. Yet in the wake of the US collapse in the Middle East, President Biden has said that “there’s a fundamental difference” between Afghanistan and South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. What does that … Continued
1:00 pm Sunflower Alliance: Wildfires on a Warming Planet: Debunking the Myths/Taking Action @ Online
Sunflower Alliance: Wildfires on a Warming Planet: Debunking the Myths/Taking Action @ Online
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunflower Alliance: Wildfires on a Warming Planet: Debunking the Myths/Taking Action @ Online
WHERE: Online.  To get the Zoom link, RSVP to action@sunflower-alliance.org. Chad T. Hanson is a forest ecologist with the John Muir Project.  Five years ago he wrote, “There are now 66 million dead trees in California’s forests due to several years of drought and native bark beetles, creating a “catastrophic” wildfire threat—or so claims U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.  While Vilsack’s assertion may resonate with many in the general public because it makes intuitive sense, it simply isn’t true.  Among scientists, there is an overwhelming consensus that weather (hot, dry, windy conditions) … Continued
4:00 pm Is There Still Time to Save the World? Dan Kammen Webinar  @ Online
Is There Still Time to Save the World? Dan Kammen Webinar  @ Online
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Is There Still Time to Save the World? Dan Kammen Webinar  @ Online
Hear from a prominent climate scientist why California must take a more aggressive stance on the climate emergency.  Professor Dan Kammen of UC Berkeley will present his latest research and explain the science, economics, and policies behind his recent co-authored report, Accelerating the timeline for climate action in California.   As he testified before a State Senate committee in April, “The fact that we are in a climate emergency is plain to see and need not be debated further….  We are now in a position to do better for the climate, for … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday:  Housing is a Human Right  @ Online
Green Sunday:  Housing is a Human Right  @ Online
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Green Sunday:  Housing is a Human Right  @ Online
Struggles involving housing issues in Oakland — The policies and organizing involve a multitude of matters from gentrification and the Howard Terminal project, to renters rights and a wave of potential evictions, to ‘affordability’ and homelessness.  This is a major point of contention within the labor council and a wide range of community/ housing organizations in the East Bay. Come to a discussion with one of the key activists and political advocates around the right to housing, focusing on Oakland. Carroll Fife is the Oakland City Council member representing District … Continued
5:13 pm Progressive Law Day – NLG @ Hastings College or online
Progressive Law Day – NLG @ Hastings College or online
Sep 12 @ 5:13 pm – 6:13 pm
Progressive Law Day - NLG @ Hastings College or online
Progressive Law Day is a free half-day conference, historically organized and led by law student members of the National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, and open to law students, legal workers, lawyers, activists, and anyone interested in learning about radical lawyering and legal work. Progressive Law Day 2021 will be held in partnership with UC Hastings College of the Law, on the Hastings campus at 200 McAllister Ave in San Francisco. Lunch will be provided for all attendees. Registration is open for both in-person and virtual attendance for all workshops and … Continued
12:00 pm 20 Years After 9/11: Lessons in Solidarity
20 Years After 9/11: Lessons in Solidarity
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
20 Years After 9/11: Lessons in Solidarity
Register below to receive the calendar invite and link to the event. Online Event Location:  https://mailchi.mp/buildingmovement/20-years-after-911-lessons-in-solidarity  WHAT: A teach-in to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and its aftermath, hosted by Building Movement Project and SolidarityIs WHO: Members of the Solidarity Summits, a group of leaders who have been exploring the connections between different social movements WHY: To gain insights around deepening connections, being co-conspirators, and building towards co-liberation 69281
9:00 am Fire and Fury, Throwing a Monkey Wrench at Big Tech @ Online
Fire and Fury, Throwing a Monkey Wrench at Big Tech @ Online
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Register Hear from activist and community leaders on what matters most as it relates to surveillance, war and peace. About this event 9:00 to 9:30 AM Welcome, Program overview Vahid Razavi Director of Ethics In Technology A technology Veteran of Silicon Valley. Vahid has founded, advised and worked in senior management roles in Silicon Valley. He has published two books, The Age of Nepotism and Ethics In Tech and Lack Thereof. As a lifelong activist and humanitarian he has published hundreds of articles and videos on various social issues including … Continued
5:00 pm Policing and Prisons
Policing and Prisons
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Policing and Prisons
As we mark the 50th anniversary of the Attica Prison Uprising, we take a moment to reflect upon the ways that policing exists within prisons, the impact, and how conditions can be addressed. Register69322
5:30 pm OAKLAND POLICE COMMISSION @ Online
OAKLAND POLICE COMMISSION @ Online
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
To observe the meeting by video conference, please click on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83722596537 at the noticed meeting time. Agenda items of possible interest: Vote to Ratify DGO K-03 Use of Force Policy. Community Policing Policy revision 69329
4:00 pm Author Reading, Book Launch Party: Blessed Disillusionment: Letting Go of What Cannot Save Us, Turning to What Can – Michael Goldstein @ Outdoors at a private residence near Mills College in Oakland. Address on registration page.
Author Reading, Book Launch Party: Blessed Disillusionment: Letting Go of What Cannot Save Us, Turning to What Can – Michael Goldstein @ Outdoors at a private residence near Mills College in Oakland. Address on registration page.
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Admission is free, but you must RSVP here Are you ready for a politics that goes beyond asking those beholden to the wrong people to do the right thing? Hint: that snippet from the Declaration of Independence at the bottom of the book’s cover reads, “Whenever any form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it.” (More on the book’s content at https://www.amazon.com/Blessed-Disillusionment-Letting-Cannot-Turning/dp/0578978318.) On the 10th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street (and the 172nd of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery), … Continued
6:30 pm The Black Panther Party Legacy @ Online
The Black Panther Party Legacy @ Online
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Black Panther Party Legacy @ Online
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1:00 pm Care Village @ Marcus Garvey Park
Care Village @ Marcus Garvey Park
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Care Village @ Marcus Garvey Park
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6:00 pm Net Zero Carbon Emissions: A Beginner’s Guide to An Imperialist Fraud @ Revolution Books
Net Zero Carbon Emissions: A Beginner’s Guide to An Imperialist Fraud @ Revolution Books
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Presentation and discussion: Net Zero Carbon Emissions: A Beginner’s Guide to An Imperialist Fraud We confront a planet on fire, and a global system of capitalism-imperialism that has done nothing to stop climate change except inject more and more carbon into the air. “Net zero” is NOT the answer, why this is so, and why revolution is what we need. For more event information: https://www.revolutionbooks.org69316