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1:00 pm Post Salon Community Assembly to Discuss Equity Jobs Policy @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Post Salon Community Assembly to Discuss Equity Jobs Policy @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In the past two years only nine percent of work hours on City of Oakland-funded construction projects went to African-Americans At the same time, some elected officials are moving ahead on a Project Labor Agreement with Buildings Trades unions that would ensure that almost no Black workers or contractors are hired on future city-funded projects. Plans for the agreement are being discussed without considering the impact on Black contractors and workers though the city has not completed its long-awaited disparity study that will examine discrimination in city contracts that impacts … Continued
1:30 pm Colonization and Resistance Panel and Discussion @ Oakstop
Colonization and Resistance Panel and Discussion @ Oakstop
Feb 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for the first Open Session of the 2018 Anne Braden Anti-Racist Training Program!* Colonization and Resistance Puerto Rico. Palestine. Oakland and Berkeley. Three visionary community leaders will speak with us about the ongoing colonization of these places, and the politics and strategies of indigenous resistance. Come learn about how we can stand with these powerful liberation movements. We are particularly excited to be flying in Alicia Rodríguez, a former political prisoner who has been part of the Puerto Rican independence movement for the last 40 years. She will … Continued
2:00 pm No Barbed Wire! No Walls! Remember The Signing of Executive Order 9066 (Japanese Internment) @ AMC Dine-in Kabuki 8
No Barbed Wire! No Walls! Remember The Signing of Executive Order 9066 (Japanese Internment) @ AMC Dine-in Kabuki 8
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bay Area Remembrance 2018 Carrying the Light for Justice.   30th Anniversary of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988.64267
4:00 pm No FBI Targeting of Black Activists @ Uhuru House
No FBI Targeting of Black Activists @ Uhuru House
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
No FBI Targeting of Black Activists @ Uhuru House | Oakland | California | United States
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6:30 pm The Crisis At KPFA & The Pacifica Network @ BFUU Fellowship Hall
The Crisis At KPFA & The Pacifica Network @ BFUU Fellowship Hall
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Crisis At KPFA & The Pacifica Network @ BFUU Fellowship Hall | Berkeley | California | United States
The Crisis At KPFA & The Pacifica Network,  “Making Sausage” Democracy And A National Alternative Multi-Media Network Public Forum Opens at 6:30 PM Event Starts at 7:00 PM KPFA and Pacifica have recently been threatened with bankruptcy and the possible closure of the stations and network. The financial crisis at Pacifica has been ongoing for many years. This forum will look at the present crisis and the views of those who want bankruptcy or a loan. It will also discuss the failure of Pacifica and the stations to bring new … Continued
6:30 pm Rapid Response Training Against ICE Raids and Deportations @ KEHILLA COMMUNITY SYNAGOGUE
Rapid Response Training Against ICE Raids and Deportations @ KEHILLA COMMUNITY SYNAGOGUE
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Alameda County Immigration Legal and Education Partnership (ACILEP), Kehilla Community Synagogue, Plymouth Church of Jazz and Justice, Bend the Arc, Temple Sinai, Jewish Community Center of the East Bay, Oakland Community Organizations and the Alameda Labor Council invite you to a rapid response training. Join ACILEP´s team of volunteer responders to resist the raids and deportations. Learn how to verify ICE activity and be a legal observer in order to protect our communities from ICE! Rehearse critical and creative tactics for effective action! * refreshments and pizza provided Please … Continued
7:00 pm The Line Becomes a River (Book Author Discussion on the Border Patrol) @ East Bay Booksellers
The Line Becomes a River (Book Author Discussion on the Border Patrol) @ East Bay Booksellers
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Line Becomes a River (Book Author Discussion on the Border Patrol) @ East Bay Booksellers | Oakland | California | United States
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8:00 am Stop the Eviction: Court Support for Anti Frances @ Hayward Hall of Justice
Stop the Eviction: Court Support for Anti Frances @ Hayward Hall of Justice
Feb 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
THE TIME TO SHOW UP FOR AUNTI FRANCES IS NOW! We will be gathering next Wednesday 2/21 at 8am in Hayward to support Aunti Frances at her settlement date with a huge breakfast rally. Please share widely! RSVP & coordinate rides: http://bit.ly/breakfastrally  #DefendAuntiFrances   THE TIME TO SHOW UP FOR AUNTI FRANCES IS NOW! We will be gathering next Wednesday 2/21 at 8am in Hayward to support Aunti Frances at her settlement date with a huge breakfast rally. Please share widely! RSVP & coordinate rides: https://t.co/OYriEwxjkp #DefendAuntiFrances pic.twitter.com/nsFuzVmqWV— Defend Aunti … Continued
5:00 pm Betty Reid Soskin’s Autobiography Book Release – Sign My Name to Freedom @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Betty Reid Soskin’s Autobiography Book Release – Sign My Name to Freedom @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Betty Reid Soskin's Autobiography Book Release - Sign My Name to Freedom @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle | Oakland | California | United States
there’s been a lot of interest in Betty Reid Soskin’s soon-to-be-released autobiography, Sign My Name To Freedom, as well as to the Bay Area book launch event we’ve organized for her. Because of that interest in the book launch event, we’ve taken a couple of measures in order to make sure we can comfortably accommodate all those who may come. First, we’ve moved back the opening hour of the event to 5 pm. While there will be a brief program in the middle of the book launch, you will be … Continued
7:30 pm Richard Wolff: As US Capitalism Declines, Change Is Needed, So Listen! @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Richard Wolff: As US Capitalism Declines, Change Is Needed, So Listen! @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Richard Wolff, an American Marxist economist, well known for his work in economic methodology and class analysis, has rapidly become famous as well for his Pacifica Network Radio program, Economic Update, which is syndicated on over 60 stations. Additionally, Professor Wolff has made appearances on various television shows, radio shows and films including: Real Time with Bill Maher, The Young Turks, Moyers & Company, Charlie Rose, Al Jazeera America, The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, Charlie Rose, CrossTalk, The David Pakman Show, Democracy Now! The Empire Files, Politics Nation with … Continued
9:00 am JUSTICE FOR SHALEEM TINDLE – BART BOARD MTG @ Board Room 3rd Floor
JUSTICE FOR SHALEEM TINDLE – BART BOARD MTG @ Board Room 3rd Floor
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
2/22/18 9M BART BOARD MEETING JUSTICE FOR SHALEEM TINDLE Join the family of Shaleem Tindle who was murdered by officer Joseph Mateu at the BART Board meeting and demand justice64318
6:30 pm TARGETING THE MOVEMENT: The FBI’s Black Identity Extremist Designation and Black Liberation @ Laney College, Room D200
TARGETING THE MOVEMENT: The FBI’s Black Identity Extremist Designation and Black Liberation @ Laney College, Room D200
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Featuring: Thomas Mariadason, member, NLG-SF Liz Derias-Tyehimba, Center for Political Education Kiilu Nyasha, former Black Panther and host of Freedom is a Constant Struggle Tur-ha Ak, Community Ready Corps Woods Ervin, TGI Justice Project Zoé Samudzi, writer and activist Facebook Event Page64302
12:00 pm Rally for People Still Stuck in Solitary-like Conditions!
Rally for People Still Stuck in Solitary-like Conditions!
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Please join LSPC, CCR, and partners in court for oral argument in Ashker v. Governor of California, a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of prisoners held in solitary confinement in California’s Pelican Bay State Prison and throughout the state. Ashker settled in 2015, and in the years since settlement, the Center for Constitutional Rights and co-counsel have been monitoring the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) as it ends longterm indeterminate solitary confinement. In the course of that monitoring, CCR developed evidence that many class members have been … Continued
2:00 pm Film Screening: MLK, the Other America @ East Bay Media Center
Film Screening: MLK, the Other America @ East Bay Media Center
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
MLK, The Other America.  (The Historic Stanford Speech). By Filmmaker Allen Willis, Commemorating Black History Month 2018.64266
2:00 pm Picket Line at ICE: STOP DEPORTATIONS and harassment of immigrants and refugees. @ ICE San Francisco
Picket Line at ICE: STOP DEPORTATIONS and harassment of immigrants and refugees. @ ICE San Francisco
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join the picket line with SEIU Service Employees Union EVERY FRIDAY. STOP DEPORTATIONS and harassment of immigrants and refugees. ​Also…​ SF Labor Council Calls for a Clean Dream Act Now, No Compromises; Urges Labor Movement to Take Action! [Resolution Adopted Unanimously by the Feb. 12, 2018, Delegates Assembly of the San Francisco Labor Council] � For a Clean Dream Act Now and a Path to Citizenship for all Undocumented Youth! � Not One More Deportatioon! � No Funding for the Wall of Shame! � No More Funding for Immigration Enforcement! … Continued
7:00 pm A Mother’s Day for Justice @ First AME Church of Oakland
A Mother’s Day for Justice @ First AME Church of Oakland
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Oscar Grant Foundation Hosts …. A Mother’s Day for Justice . Join mothers from California and beyond who have lost their children to police and communal violence64319
7:00 pm Free Film Event Derechos – A Know Your Rights Film for Immigrant @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Free Film Event Derechos – A Know Your Rights Film for Immigrant @ EastSide Arts Alliance
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
East Side Arts Alliance and the SF National Lawyers Guild present… FREE FILM EVENT Refreshments served Accessible venue Community discussion The six-month old Trump Era has ushered in an upsurge in I.C.E. enforcement actions against immigrants across the U.S.A. and many people are not aware of their basic rights when interacting with law enforcement. As a result they can face difficulties in defending their cases, or can sometimes give up their rights without even knowing it. The San Francisco chapter of The National Lawyers Guild has produced three short films, … Continued
10:00 am Abolition of Policing Workshop
Abolition of Policing Workshop
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This Critical Resistance workshop explores the role and history of policing in the U.S., the way it has impacted different communities, and how people have resisted and challenged its inherent violence. This workshop also goes over how we can reduce our reliance on policing by highlighting the various ways that building up community strength and practices lead to true safety that does not depend on law enforcement. We are asking for a $5 – 20 donation, however no one will be turned away for lack of funds.100% of donations will … Continued
10:00 am Taking the repeal of the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act to the ballot! @ Oakland ACCE
Taking the repeal of the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act to the ballot! @ Oakland ACCE
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We’re taking the repeal of the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act to the ballot!!! Strong Rent Control and Just Cause Eviction laws are the way to keep people in their homes now, while we work to get more (truly) affordable housing built.  In order to have strong Rent Control laws, we need to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, a state law which ties the hands of local government. Costa-Hawkins prevents\ cities and counties from applying rent control to apartments built after 1995 or to single-family rental units.  It also allows landlords to … Continued
10:00 am Waffles & Zapatismo @ Omni Commons, basement
Waffles & Zapatismo @ Omni Commons, basement
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  CHIAPAS SUPPORT COMMITTEE Home of the Compañero Manuel blog on the Zapatistas & Mexico The next Waffles & Zapatismo class, with an open membership meeting after class from 12 Noon to 1pm. This first class of a series begins with the origins of the EZLN: the formation of the FLN, its entry into the Lacandón Jungle, its interaction with the indigenous communities and the formation of the EZLN. There is discussion after the presentation and from 12-1 there will be an open members meeting and an opportunity for folks … Continued
3:00 pm Support Youth Suing Government on Climate Change @ South Berkeley Library
Support Youth Suing Government on Climate Change @ South Berkeley Library
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Support Youth Suing Government on Climate Change @ South Berkeley Library | Berkeley | California | United States
Come to a meet-up to support the twenty-one youth who are suing the US government for failing to protect their future from climate change. Their strong voices and the hopefulness of the YouthvGov case are an inspiration to youth and adults alike as they work to secure the right to science-based action to ensure a stable climate and healthy atmosphere for all present and future generations. In this meetup, staff from Our Children’s Trust will provide an overview and update on the case. We’ll introduce ourselves and talk about how … Continued
5:00 pm Film Screening & Panel Discussion: You A Nomad @ Omni Commons
Film Screening & Panel Discussion: You A Nomad @ Omni Commons
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
In a single generation, Oakland’s black population has dwindled from 44% to an estimated 26%. At this event we’ll watch YOU A NOMAD, a 20-minute documentary deconstructing the systemic roots of gentrification. Then we’ll discuss possible SOLUTIONS. Confirmed panelists: – Khafre Jay of HipHop4change – Wanda Stewart, Food Justice Activist … and more to come. Don’t miss this event — LIKE and SHARE!!! Doors open at 4:30 pm Presented by Liberated Lens Film Screenings at Omni Commons64227