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All Day Workshops at Oscar Grant Plaza
All Day Workshops at Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 16 all-day
11am? Contemporary Uprisings! (Greece, Chile, Oaxaca, Egypt, Tunisia , etc.) 1pm Occupy Everything! Connecting the University Occupation Movement and the Current Occupation Movement 2 pm Occupy! An Oral History- Workshop on Recording and Giving Oral Histories. 3pm U.S. Labor history 4pm  Work It! Own It! Discussion and Workshop on Developing Worker Cooperatives at Occupy Oakland.255
Resistance Trainings @ Amphitheater
Resistance Trainings @ Amphitheater
Oct 22 all-day
How do we retain an uncompromising analysis of the violence of the status quo, including corporate capitalism, racism, and the police system that upholds both, while transcending the tired dynamics of us (the self-righteous good guys) and them (in this case corporate execs and cops)? How do we channel our anger into resistance of systems rather than struggles with individual figureheads for those systems? Three mini…-workshops on Saturday, October 22: 9am-noon Making It Personal: Understanding the Violence of the Status Quo: In this workshop, we’ll connect our personal suffering (often … Continued
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12:00 pm Poets of the People: Open reading @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Poets of the People: Open reading @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
POETS OF THE PEOPLE: Radical Poets Open Reading ! Sunday, October 16, 2011, NOON, Oscar Grant Plaza steps @ Broadway & 14th ! If you’re interested in reading, pick a radical poet and come to the reading! Here are some suggestions: Elizabeth Barrett Browning Adrienne Rich Noémia de Sousa Gwendolyn Brooks Gabriela Mistral Lola Ridge Genevieve Taggard Margot Heinemann Alda Espírito Santo The Free School/Library should have copies of at least some of these poets’ work.297
4:00 pm Singer Imani I Ameni at the Children’s Village
Singer Imani I Ameni at the Children’s Village
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm
Popular Singer Imani I Ameni will lead our young ones in song! Please come join us! Word is he may bring some musician friends with him! A good time is guaranteed for all – this is a treat for the young and the young at heart! Please bring healthy snacks to share!280
8:00 am Yoga @ amphitheater
Yoga @ amphitheater
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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8:00 am Yoga @ amphitheater
Yoga @ amphitheater
Oct 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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1:00 pm Occupation Movement (plazas, schools, forcelosed homes) @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupation Movement (plazas, schools, forcelosed homes) @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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3:00 pm Capitalim (destroying it) @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Capitalim (destroying it) @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm
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3:00 pm Capitalism in Crisis, Ecology in Crisis and Global Restistance @ Entrance
Capitalism in Crisis, Ecology in Crisis and Global Restistance @ Entrance
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Discussion facilitated by Eddie Yuen.416
4:00 pm Radical Yoga @ hay bales
Radical Yoga @ hay bales
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm The Three Hikers @ Amphitheater
The Three Hikers @ Amphitheater
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Recently freed activists, Shane, Josh and Sarah-the three Hikers imprisoned in Iran- are going to talk about the connections that can be drawn between the ordeal they went through and the situation in U.S. Prisons, including linking their hunger strike with the current hunger strikers in California prisons, torture and brutality, and other issues.  This is the first time when all three have been together to speak out about what happened.417
6:00 pm General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meets Monday Wednesday, Friday and Sundays  at 6.229
1:00 pm Police/state/prisons @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Police/state/prisons @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm Oakland Schools @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oakland Schools @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm
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4:00 pm Organic Gardening with Aquaponic Technique @ hay bales
Organic Gardening with Aquaponic Technique @ hay bales
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm Black Panther Gerald Smith on History of the Black Panthers @ Amphitheater
Black Panther Gerald Smith on History of the Black Panthers @ Amphitheater
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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5:00 pm Workshop: What Would It Take To Defeat The 1% @ Rahiem Brown Free School
Workshop: What Would It Take To Defeat The 1% @ Rahiem Brown Free School
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Come to a presentation and discussion regarding why we have a realistic chance to defeat the 1%, why we have more power than we recognize and what it would take to unleash it. At the Rahiem Brown free school tent Tues at 5pm304
6:00 pm Conflict/Resolution @ Hay Bales
Conflict/Resolution @ Hay Bales
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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1:00 pm Race, Class, Gender @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Race, Class, Gender @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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3:00 pm Anti-colonialism – organize against gentrification, gang injunctions, immigration, native struggles @ Oscar Grant Plaza
3:00 pm Surviving Radical Demos @ hay bales
Surviving Radical Demos @ hay bales
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm
Sesai Mike and Melissa from Suigetsukan, a martial-arts dojo in Oakland, are going to do a physical training on protecting yourself and useful techniques in confrontational demonstrations.462
4:00 pm Black Panthers David Hilliard, Melvin Dixon, and Eseibio Halliday @ Amphitheater
Black Panthers David Hilliard, Melvin Dixon, and Eseibio Halliday @ Amphitheater
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm Black Panther Elder Freeman and guests @ amphitheater
Black Panther Elder Freeman and guests @ amphitheater
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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6:00 pm General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meets Monday Wednesday, Friday and Sundays  at 6.229
8:00 am Yoga @ amphitheater
Yoga @ amphitheater
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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8:00 am Yoga @ amphitheater
Yoga @ amphitheater
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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11:30 am Speakers on Gang Injunctions @ amphitheater
Speakers on Gang Injunctions @ amphitheater
Oct 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
information about Gang Injunctions and how to challenge them. In preparation for the following weeks City Council meeting on proposed extension of gang injunctions, day/night cufew and loitering laws.551
4:00 pm Anti-Authoritarian/Anti-capitalist Caucus @ Near Port-O-Potties
Anti-Authoritarian/Anti-capitalist Caucus @ Near Port-O-Potties
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm Anti-Capitalism @ Entrance to the plaza near the info tent
Anti-Capitalism @ Entrance to the plaza near the info tent
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Larry Everest, author of Oil, Power, and Empire will speak on building an Anti-Capitalist movement.550
5:30 pm Marxism 101 (ISO) @ Amphitheater, Oscar Grant Plaza
Marxism 101 (ISO) @ Amphitheater, Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Discussion of Marxism and scientific socialism with members of the International Socialist Organization.921
3:00 pm What is a Gang Injunction? What is Happening in Oakland? @ Amphitheater, Oscar Grant Plaza
What is a Gang Injunction? What is Happening in Oakland? @ Amphitheater, Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come learn about the Oakland gang injunctions from the folks at Stop the Injunction Coalition (STIC).918
4:00 pm Labor History @ entrance to the plaza stairs near the info tent
Labor History @ entrance to the plaza stairs near the info tent
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm
Labor Struggles, including conflict in the Appalachias.  552
5:00 pm Ken Knabb on his recent writings @ Amphitheater
Ken Knabb on his recent writings @ Amphitheater
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ken Knabb from Bureau of Public Secrets, will hold a discussion around his recent piece, The Awakening in America, which views the Occupation Movements from a situationist perspective.553
6:00 pm General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meets Monday Wednesday, Friday and Sundays  at 6.229
6:00 pm Student Speak Out! @ Amphitheater
Student Speak Out! @ Amphitheater
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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6:30 pm Post-Colonialism and Anarchism @ Amphitheater, Oscar Grant Plaza
Post-Colonialism and Anarchism @ Amphitheater, Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Andrej Grubačić is a US-based Yugoslavian anarchist theorist, sociologist, activist, lecturer, and co-author with  Staughton Lynd, of the book Wobblies and Zapatistas.556
9:00 am Medic Training With the Black Cross @ Meet by the Med tent
Medic Training With the Black Cross @ Meet by the Med tent
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Get trained before Saturday’s mass march!1063
11:00 am Occupy Everything! Liberate Oakland! Rally @ Grant Ogawa Plaza
Occupy Everything! Liberate Oakland! Rally @ Grant Ogawa Plaza
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
We live in a world where unemployment and staggering levels of debt are the new normal, where poverty and homelessness are met by police violence and incarceration. The entire global economy is broken, and politicians in the US and elsewhere remain powerless to do anything about it. It’s time to take power into our own hands, to occupy the spaces from which we have been excluded and reclaim everything that has been stolen from us. Solidarity with the worldwide Occupy movement Opposition to an economic system that has never worked … Continued
12:00 pm Occupy Everything! Liberate Oakland! March @ Grant Ogawa Plaza
Occupy Everything! Liberate Oakland! March @ Grant Ogawa Plaza
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We live in a world where unemployment and staggering levels of debt are the new normal, where poverty and homelessness are met by police violence and incarceration. The entire global economy is broken, and politicians in the US and elsewhere remain powerless to do anything about it. It’s time to take power into our own hands, to occupy the spaces from which we have been excluded and reclaim everything that has been stolen from us. Solidarity with the worldwide Occupy movement Opposition to an economic system that has never worked … Continued
3:00 pm Yoga @ Front entrance/corner of 14th and Broadway
Yoga @ Front entrance/corner of 14th and Broadway
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Y.O.G.A. = You Occupy, Get Access!1105
4:00 pm What Happens When The Police Come @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
What Happens When The Police Come @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm Know Your Rights With Berkeley Cop Watch @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Know Your Rights With Berkeley Cop Watch @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm Oakland General Strike @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Oakland General Strike @ Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
“Oakland’s Work Holiday” is a multimedia presentation that includes 80 original photos of the 1946 strike, in addition to video clips of newsreel footage and short interviews of participants in the strike (from a video of the 60th anniversary commemoration). It aims to not only to bring to life this nearly forgotten piece of working class history, but also to serve as a call to reinvigorate the traditions of solidarity and militant tactics that made the post-World War II strike wave the fiercest episode of class struggle in United States … Continued