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12:00 am The Fight for Fifteen: Minimum Wage Increase Organizing Status, Strategy and Tactics @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
The Fight for Fifteen: Minimum Wage Increase Organizing Status, Strategy and Tactics @ Niebyl-Proctor Library
Aug 11 @ 12:00 am – 1:30 am
Green Sunday sponsored by the Green Party of Alameda County: Join us for a lively discussion about differing views on how we can best achieve a liveable minimum wage, both in the East Bay, and beyond. Steve Gilbert is an active retired member of SEIU 1021. He worked with his union in developing the Millionaire’s Tax 2010 – 2012 and then on the Oakland minimum wage initiative that became the Lift Up Oakland Initiative ($12.25/hour and sick leave). He also was active with his union in organizing strikes at the Port … Continued
2:00 am Historic Film on Palestine Liberation Struggle “We Are the Palestinian People” @ Near 24th St. Bart
Historic Film on Palestine Liberation Struggle “We Are the Palestinian People” @ Near 24th St. Bart
Aug 14 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
With discussion led by Richard Becker, author of “Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire.” Made in 1973, this film includes an excellent chronology of the events leading to the establishment of the state of Israel by the Zionist forces utilizing rare historical footage. It explains the role of Britain and the U.S. in establishing and supporting the Israeli state, and documents the long history of resistance by the indigenous Palestinian people to colonial settlement and expulsion. Beginning with the rise of political Zionism, the film goes on to describe the … Continued
5:00 pm Solidarity Brunch: Mutual Aid. Let’s Help Marsha and Her Kids Find a House, Make a Home. @ The Omni (ring buzzer)
Solidarity Brunch: Mutual Aid. Let’s Help Marsha and Her Kids Find a House, Make a Home. @ The Omni (ring buzzer)
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Solidarity Brunch: Mutual Aid. Let's Help Marsha and Her Kids Find a House, Make a Home. @ The Omni (ring buzzer) | Oakland | California | United States
  For more info & to RSVP: http://bit.ly/Home4Marsha #Home4Marsha!!!56550
11:00 pm National Moment of Silence in San Francisco @ Civic Center Plaza
National Moment of Silence in San Francisco @ Civic Center Plaza
Aug 14 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 15 @ 12:00 am
*To identify each other and show solidarity, wear a red ribbon/cloth/bandana on your right arm at the vigils.* On Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 4pm people around the country will gather in small vigils to protest and observe a moment of silence @ 4:00pm to show solidarity against recent police brutality (Mike Brown, John Crawford, Eric Garner). Participating cities include NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and more. Join us in San Francisco, CA at Civic Center Plaza. If you can, bring posters with the names of people who’ve been killed by … Continued
11:00 pm National Moment of Silence: Eric Garner, Mike Brown, et al. @ Oscar Grant Plaza
National Moment of Silence: Eric Garner, Mike Brown, et al. @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 14 @ 11:00 pm – Aug 15 @ 12:00 am
People around the country will gather in small vigils to show solidarity against recent police brutality and observe a moment of silence @ 4:20pm for the victims (Eric Garner, Mike Brown, John Crawford, and others). Participating cities include NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and more. Join us in Oakland, CA. If you can, bring posters with the names of the fatal victims of police shootings and brutality. No bullhorns or violent messages. Feel free to bring candles for the vigil. This is a peaceful event in memory of the victims. Please … Continued
2:00 am Screening of: The Day after Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Screening of: The Day after Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb @ Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
Aug 15 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am
Conscientious Projector’s Film Series for the 99% presents The Day after Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb. “I have become Death” declared nuclear scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer upon first witnessing the terrible power of the Atomic Bomb. This Oscar -nominated film for best documentary uses newsreel footage and recently declassified government film to trace the Manhattan project under Oppenheimer’s guidance. The New Mexico A-Bomb tests are shown as well as the aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. The final part traces Oppenheimer’s journey as the “Father of the A-Bomb” … Continued