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5:00 pm Berkeley WPA Walk @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Berkeley WPA Walk @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Berkeley WPA Walk @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
WPA Berkeley Walk With Harvey Smith This walk will explore the “New Deal nexus” in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building (now being repurposed as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive), and the old Farm Credit Building. The tour will also include the incredible mosaic mural on the UC Berkeley campus and photographs of the California Folk Music Project, Western Museum Laboratory, WPA prints at the Berkeley Public Library, and WPA projects on the … Continued
5:00 pm Urban Shield Protest Organizing @ 3rd Floor Conference room
Urban Shield Protest Organizing @ 3rd Floor Conference room
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
STOP URBAN SHIELD IN OAKLAND! September 4-8, 2014, in Oakland, California, Urban Shield — a trade show and training exercise for SWAT teams and police agencies — will bring local, national and international law enforcement agencies together with defense industry contractors to provide training and introduce new weapons to police and security companies. Take a stand against the militarization of our community. Decrease violence in our communities by ending the militarization of the police. From schools, the border, prisons, to the streets, our communities have become sites of repression and … Continued
8:00 pm Prison Abolition BBQ!
Prison Abolition BBQ!
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 12:00 am
Join Critical Resistance members, allies, friends and other anti-prison activists for an abolitionist liberation BBQ! We will eat, drink, play, dance, share stories from these past exciting months, and affirm our ongoing fight to end the caging of our communities! Families welcome – we’ll have plenty of activities for kids 🙂 Let’s celebrate our work, build our connections, and raise money so we can increase our capacity to fight prison industrial complex! Bring your friends, your comrades, and your wallet! Facebook page & RSVP.56212
1:00 am Occupy Forum: Theater of the Oppressed. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Occupy Forum: Theater of the Oppressed. @ Global Exchange, 2nd floor, near 16th St. BART
Jul 29 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am
OccupyForum continues …  Information, discussion & community! Monday Night Forum!!  Occupy Forum is an opportunity for open and respectful dialogueon all sides of these critically important issues! OccupyForum presents Jiwon Chung and friends: Theatre of the Oppressed Internal Oppression � As we’ve previously experienced, Theater of the Oppressed is a collection of games, techniques and exercises for using theater as a vehicle for personal and social transformation. It uses the dynamized human body and the charged theatrical space as a laboratory for exploring power, transforming oppression, and finding solutions to … Continued
1:30 am Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps.
Jul 29 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am
Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly. @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office steps. | Berkeley | California | United States
The Postal Service has put the Berkeley Post Office up for sale!! The Postal Service has started to outsource Post Office services to Staples, replacing union jobs with low-paying, low benefit work. And we’re fighting against both! Come help us plan our next steps. We’ve began the “Don’t Shop at Staples” campaign with some awesome… what else? … postcards to send to Staples management!  Here’s the front of the postcard. The campaign has been adopted by Postal Unions, the San Francisco Labor Council and has been endorsed by the AFL-CIO, … Continued
2:00 pm Ralph Nader on Privatization, the Post Office and the Fight to Dismantle the Corporate State @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Ralph Nader on Privatization, the Post Office and the Fight to Dismantle the Corporate State @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ralph Nader on Privatization, the Post Office and the Fight to Dismantle the Corporate State @ Downtown Berkeley Post Office | Berkeley | California | United States
  RALPH NADER WILL SPEAK ON THE STEPS OF THE BERKELEY POST OFFICE. ABOUT THE POST OFFICE, PRIVATIZATION OF OUR PUBLIC GOODS AND SERVICES & THE FIGHT TO DISMANTLE THE CORPORATE STATE TUESDAY, JULY 29th MUSIC FROM 2:00 PM TALK AT 2:30 PM 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA “Postmaster General Donahoe has demonstrated that he lacks the political courage to stand up to Congress and tell them that they caused this mess and they need to fix it. Instead, time after time, he has chosen to take the easy road and dismantle the USPS … Continued
1:00 am Tell City Hall We Demand a Raise Now! @ Oakland City Hall
Tell City Hall We Demand a Raise Now! @ Oakland City Hall
Jul 30 @ 1:00 am – 6:45 am
There are two big competing plans for raising Oakland’s minimum wage. One plan from the Chamber of Commerce is slow and full of exceptions. The other, a ballot initiative from union and community coalition “Lift Up Oakland” is for a $12.25 minimum for everybody. Oakland workers need Lift Up Oakland’s proposal because we can’t wait years for a raise and can’t leave anyone behind making poverty wages. Let’s stop the Chamber of Commerce’s countermeasure. 6:00 PM City Hall Tuesday July 29th. Tell all your friends. Oakland needs a raise NOW! … Continued
2:30 am Ralph Nader Speaks About His New Book: “Unstoppable.” @ First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Ralph Nader Speaks About His New Book: “Unstoppable.” @ First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Jul 31 @ 2:30 am – 4:30 am
From the Mercury News: It has been nearly 50 years and many subsequent crusades since consumer advocate Ralph Nader first captured the spotlight with the publication of “Unsafe at Any Speed.” One might think that the title of his latest book, “Unstoppable,” would indicate a memoir. Not so. Subtitled “The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State” (Nation Books, $25.99, 240 pages), the new book is an argument that the time is ripe for people on opposite sides of the political spectrum to wrest control over their futures away … Continued
1:00 am Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Aug 1 @ 1:00 am – 7:00 am
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Occupy National Gathering 2014 (Natgat2014) will be held July 31 – Aug. 3 in Sacramento, CA. Please stay tuned as we add information about our gathering. Get involved helping us organize and plan on attending! Together We Rise! Schedule of events. Occupy California (organizers) Facebook   Help plan NatGat 2014 email lists http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/bulletin/helpplan/ Volunteer to help online, on the ground, or to offer activities. http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/volunteerform/ Attend NGWG Weekly Planning Calls Wednesdays @ 4 PM PT/7PM ET http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/events/natgat3-visioning-group-call-2014-04-02/ Facebook Planning Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/608059125975791/ fb event page for#NatGat2014 https://www.facebook.com/events/453810788051926/ fb Community page https://www.facebook.com/OccupyNationalGathering twitter https://twitter.com/NATGAT2014 Help Plan NatGat 2014 | … Continued
7:00 am Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Aug 1 @ 7:00 am – Aug 2 @ 7:00 am
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Occupy National Gathering 2014 (Natgat2014) will be held July 31 – Aug. 3 in Sacramento, CA. Please stay tuned as we add information about our gathering. Get involved helping us organize and plan on attending! Together We Rise! Schedule of events. Occupy California (organizers) Facebook   Help plan NatGat 2014 email lists http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/bulletin/helpplan/ Volunteer to help online, on the ground, or to offer activities. http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/volunteerform/ Attend NGWG Weekly Planning Calls Wednesdays @ 4 PM PT/7PM ET http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/events/natgat3-visioning-group-call-2014-04-02/ Facebook Planning Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/608059125975791/ fb event page for#NatGat2014 https://www.facebook.com/events/453810788051926/ fb Community page https://www.facebook.com/OccupyNationalGathering twitter https://twitter.com/NATGAT2014 Help Plan NatGat 2014 | … Continued
12:00 am First Friday: Meet the Candidate. Meet the Dog. @ First Friday, we'll be somewhere in the mix, probably near the SDBA booth
First Friday: Meet the Candidate. Meet the Dog. @ First Friday, we'll be somewhere in the mix, probably near the SDBA booth
Aug 2 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am
First Friday: Meet the Candidate. Meet the Dog. @ First Friday, we'll be somewhere in the mix, probably near the SDBA booth | Oakland | California | United States
There is only one dog running for Mayor of Oakland. Here’s your chance to debate Einstein’s platform with the candidate his canine self. Einstein will be keeping First Friday safe from Jean Quan and eagerly greeting his would-be constituents. He’ll be somewhere near the Alan Blueford Center for Justice and the Strike Debt Bay Area table. Follow @EinsteinForMayor on Twitter and check out his Facewoof page. Here’s an excerpt: Einstein strongly opposes the Urban Shield weapons show in Oakland AND the Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative (!!!). Plank 6 of … Continued
12:30 am First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area. @ First Friday - We'll be somewhere in the mix!
First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area. @ First Friday - We'll be somewhere in the mix!
Aug 2 @ 12:30 am – 3:45 am
First Friday: Strike Debt Bay Area. @ First Friday - We'll be somewhere in the mix! | Oakland | California | United States
Strike Debt Bay Area will have a table at First Friday. Come hang out, pick up a DROM (Debt Resisters’ Operations Manueal, get your Public Bank of Oakland t-shirt and/or talk about the politics of debt. Look for us between 24th and 25th on Telegraph. 56275
1:00 am Black August: Passing It On: A Community Discussion in Honor of Yuri Kochiyama @ Qilombo
2:00 am First Friday: Honoring Monique Robinson on ABC4J. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
First Friday: Honoring Monique Robinson on ABC4J. @ Alan Blueford Center for Justice
Aug 2 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
At The Alan Blueford Center For Justice, our mission is to help heal the community in Alan’s name so that his memory lives on thru change directed at unity & love. We will be dedicating First Friday to Monique Robinson & her son Taylor, aka Fat Daddy. “Honor Monique by supporting her child. Taylor has been lucky to have other loving caregivers who have shared in his upbringing, help them continue to love and support him.” – See more at: http://www.youcaring.com/other/suppor… Our special guests & featured performers for the night are … Continued
7:00 am Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Aug 2 @ 7:00 am – Aug 3 @ 7:00 am
Occupy National Gathering in Sacramento
Occupy National Gathering 2014 (Natgat2014) will be held July 31 – Aug. 3 in Sacramento, CA. Please stay tuned as we add information about our gathering. Get involved helping us organize and plan on attending! Together We Rise! Schedule of events. Occupy California (organizers) Facebook   Help plan NatGat 2014 email lists http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/bulletin/helpplan/ Volunteer to help online, on the ground, or to offer activities. http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/volunteerform/ Attend NGWG Weekly Planning Calls Wednesdays @ 4 PM PT/7PM ET http://interoccupy.net/natgat2014/events/natgat3-visioning-group-call-2014-04-02/ Facebook Planning Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/608059125975791/ fb event page for#NatGat2014 https://www.facebook.com/events/453810788051926/ fb Community page https://www.facebook.com/OccupyNationalGathering twitter https://twitter.com/NATGAT2014 Help Plan NatGat 2014 | … Continued
12:00 pm CANCELED: Block The Boat for Gaza! @ Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text)
CANCELED: Block The Boat for Gaza! @ Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text)
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 CANCELED: Block The Boat for Gaza! @ Meet at West Oakland BART, or Berth 57 (see text) | Oakland | California | United States
UPDATE: The community groups that called for this action have reconsidered and this action has been called off.  There will still be a bit of coffee, etc. there at 5AM for folks that didn’t get the message. In Solidarity with Palestinians, especially those beseiged and bombarded in Gaza, we will block 2 Israeli ZIM Ships from docking and unloading at the Port of Oakland. It happened in 2010 and it will happen again!  The Palestinian people are under attack from the state of Israel. Palestinian children are being murdered, their … Continued