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10:30 am Black -Jewish Oppression viewed through the prism of the Leo Frank and Mary Turner lynchings @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Black -Jewish Oppression viewed through the prism of the Leo Frank and Mary Turner lynchings @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library The asymmetrical oppression of a privileged Jewish factory manager and the African-American wife of an impressed in peonage  convict laborer will be nevertheless interlinked to demonstrate the need for United Front struggle and mutual defense . Our comrade, Elazar Friedman, will explore this topic during his visit from Idaho.66952
12:00 pm 30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
12:30 pm National Prison Strike – Bay Area Mobilization @ San Quentin State Prison
National Prison Strike – Bay Area Mobilization @ San Quentin State Prison
Aug 25 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Meet at West Oakland Bart at 11:00 AM or at the San Quentin Entrance at 12:30 PM. Sign up for bus or carpooling at bayareaprisonstrike@gmail.com or 781-689-0251 On April 15th, 2018 seven comrades lost their lives in a senseless uprising that could have been avoided if it were not for the greed wrought by mass incarceration and the lack of respect for human life that is embedded in our nation’s penal ideology. Prisoners are demanding humane living conditions, access to rehabilitation, a change in sentencing policies, a right to vote, … Continued
2:00 pm Democratic Socialism 101 – Picnic @ Empowerment Park
Democratic Socialism 101 – Picnic @ Empowerment Park
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Democratic socialist politicians like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez are calling for Medicare for All and a Green New Deal. Teachers from West Virginia to Oakland are striking for public education and winning, and tens of thousands of people across the country are getting involved in the project of building democratic socialism in the US. But what is democratic socialism? Let’s talk about it. Since the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign brought democratic socialism back into the mainstream, the Democratic Socialists of America went from about 6,000 members to 60,000 … Continued
2:00 pm Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza or basement of Omni basement if raining | Oakland | California | United States
Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 2 PM (3 PM during DST) to share some food with each other and the community.  There should be a table, utensils/plates, meat and veggie entrees and whatnot, courtesy of the Kitchen Committee (such at he is), so just bring yourself, or something to share as well if you’d like. The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 3 PM at the Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at … Continued
3:00 pm TANC Assembly @ Omni Commons
TANC Assembly @ Omni Commons
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Let’s get organized together! Join us for TANC’s August public assembly! We’ll discuss the work we’ve been doing, plan more actions for the future, and take down the landlord class together. All are welcome. (except landlords) ~~~ The tides of gentrification threaten to wash away what remains of Oakland. The rent is too goddamn high and the Town is drowning. In the spectacle of this commodified landscape, the class resentment simmering underneath ‘economic development’ has become a powder keg. We’ve seen how France responds to a small rise in the … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
NOTE: During the Plague Year of 2020 GA will be held every week or two on Zoom. To find out the exact time a date get on the Occupy Oakland email list my sending an email to: occupyoakland-subscribe@lists.riseup.net   The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland Greens Free Dinner & Movie : “Spotlight” @ It's Your Move
Oakland Greens Free Dinner & Movie : “Spotlight” @ It's Your Move
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Oakland Greens will present “Free Dinner & Movie Discussion Night.” This month’s screening will be “Spotlight” (2015) – a film that follows the riveting true story of the The Boston Globe’s investigation into cases of widespread and systemic child sex abuse in the Boston area by numerous Roman Catholic priests. Watch the trailer here:  Spotlight Official Trailer #1 (2015) – Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton Movie HD. As usual, the door will open at 6:30 p.m., a free dinner will be served at 7 p.m., and the movie will start … Continued
9:00 am Public Banking Lobby Day @ State Capitol
Public Banking Lobby Day @ State Capitol
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Public banking activists from allied cities and regions in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, East Bay, North Bay, South Bay, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, and San Diego will converge in Sacramento for a Lobby Day at the State Capitol!MEETING POINT AT 9AM: North Steps California State Capitol (10th St. and Capitol Mall between L St. and N St.) This is our final Lobby Day session for the AB 857 campaign! Join us for an action-packed day of citizens’ lobbying as we make the rounds to legislative offices for … Continued
12:00 pm 30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
6:00 pm Beyond A Dream: All of us. Or none of us. @ New Parkway
Beyond A Dream: All of us. Or none of us. @ New Parkway
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for an evening of film and dialogue at the New Parkway Theater in Oakland, CA. iNation Media has partnered with Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity and FirstPres Church to bring our communities together in allyship. Watch a trailer to the film here: https://vimeo.com/291032168 After the screening of “Waking Dream” we’ll be joined by a panel for an engaging discussion that broadens immigration discourse beyond DACA, and provides concrete ways to act. The panel will include the filmmaker, directly-impacted community members and community organizations. Panelists: Javier Lopez Quintana (moderator) … Continued
7:00 pm Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance @ Omni Commons
Bay Area Landless Peoples Alliance @ Omni Commons
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bay Area Landless People’s Alliance meeting to discuss plans, outreach, organizing regarding regional homeless communities and organizations. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/groups/541837129562482/66940
12:00 pm 30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
5:00 pm Unite Against ‘Public Charge’ Rally @ Madison Park
Unite Against ‘Public Charge’ Rally @ Madison Park
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The public charge final rule has been released, and will harm 26 million Americans, keeping them from accessing healthcare, food and housing assistance. Our communities will unite as #OneNation to protest this inhumane policy. Join us on Tuesday, August 27, at 5 PM at Madison Park (Madison & 8th St.) in Oakland to send a strong message that we condemn these attacks on our immigrant communities. We encourage the use of public transportation to get to the rally, such as the nearby Lake Merritt BART Station. Honorary Co- Host: Assemblymember … Continued
5:30 pm Public Bank of the East Bay @ East Bay for Everyone
Public Bank of the East Bay @ East Bay for Everyone
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 We’ll go over all the current developments in the East Bay and California, and all next steps for working groups. If you would like to come early and get an introduction to the concepts of public banking, or more locally to who we are and what we do, please email us and someone will come meet you at 5:30. Working Group Meetings: Some of our working groups meet between organizers’ meetings, and others just confer by phone and email. You can plug into any one of these: Outreach to Organizations Outreach to … Continued
12:00 pm 30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
7:00 pm East Oakland Collective General Body Meeting @ Mills College Faculty Lounge, on Post Road inside campus
East Oakland Collective General Body Meeting @ Mills College Faculty Lounge, on Post Road inside campus
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for our monthly general body meetings to learn more about us, pressing topics/issues in East Oakland and how you can take action!67020
7:30 pm THE CASE AGAINST FREE SPEECH: The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
THE CASE AGAINST FREE SPEECH: The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
THE CASE AGAINST FREE SPEECH: The First Amendment, Fascism, and the Future of Dissent @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
P. E. Moskowitz wrote the renowned bestseller, “How To Kill a City,” which revealed the systemic forces behind the gentrification ruining such major American cities as San Francisco, New York, New Orleans and Detroit. Now, with “The Case Against Free Speech” he exposes the powerful forces and political machinations currently defining free speech, a term that has been defined and redefined to suit those in power, to give them the right to push their agenda. What’s more, our investment in the First Amendment has long obscured an uncomfortable truth: free speech is impossible in an unequal society … Continued
12:00 pm 30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
6:30 pm DSA Beer & Roses Labor Social @ Telegraph Beer Garden
DSA Beer & Roses Labor Social @ Telegraph Beer Garden
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join the East Bay DSA’s Labor Committee for their regular Beer and Roses social. Hang out with other members who are interested in the labor movement, hear about what’s happening in EBDSA Labor Committee & learn how you can get involved.    66972
6:30 pm RPA Movie Night: POWER TO HEAL @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
RPA Movie Night: POWER TO HEAL @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  The RPA’s August movie night will feature “POWER TO HEAL,” which tells a poignant chapter in the historic struggle to secure equal and adequate access to healthcare for all Americans. Central to the story is the tale of how a new national program, Medicare, was used to mount a dramatic, coordinated effort that desegregated thousands of hospitals across the country practically overnight. Potluck starts at 6:30, followed by a screening at 7pm and discussion at 8pm.67001
7:00 pm Liberate the Cages Voices @ Freedom and Movement Center
Liberate the Cages Voices @ Freedom and Movement Center
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Liberate the Cages Voices @ Freedom and Movement Center
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9:00 am #SaveTheAmazon: Action at Brazilian Consulate in Solidarity w/ Amazon’s Indigenous Peoples @ Brazilian Consulate
#SaveTheAmazon: Action at Brazilian Consulate in Solidarity w/ Amazon’s Indigenous Peoples @ Brazilian Consulate
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
#SaveTheAmazon: Action at Brazilian Consulate in Solidarity w/ Amazon's Indigenous Peoples @ Brazilian Consulate
Who: Everyone is welcome and desperately needed! The Amazon = LIFE & Capitalism = DEATH It’s time for our August action!! EVERYONE is welcome! The Amazon is burning at an unprecedented speed. Ranchers and cattle farmers are burning territory clearing it and creating pastures for cattle, and big agriculture to take over and buy their property. If a section of the rainforest is burned to the ground, it is then open for takeover. Indigenous people, animals, plants, everything is losing their homes and lives in this historic decimation of the … Continued
9:00 am 400 Years of African American History Symposium @ International House Auditorium
400 Years of African American History Symposium @ International House Auditorium
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
400 Years of African American History Symposium @ International House Auditorium
This day-long symposium will kick off a year of events at UC Berkeley to mark the 400 year anniversary of the beginning of slavery in North America. The events are being co-organized by the Haas Institute, the African American studies and history departments, the African American Student Development Center, and the Black Staff & Faculty Organization. The symposium will include remarks by Haas Institute Director and African American studies professor john a. powell, plus several panels and performances detailed below. Register here. 66965
12:00 pm 30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
30 Days of Actions to Close the Camps. Every day in August at Noon. ICE. SF @ ICE Offices, San Francisco
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Protests, actions, poetry readings…to demand that immigration detention centers be closed and families reunited. Daily schedule: https://bit.ly/32MTXEs A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization: librarians, lawyers, public health and health care workers, poets, drummers, journalists, tenants rights activists, educators and students, mothers and families, bar and restaurant workers, environmental activists, grandmothers, the interfaith community… WHEN: Every day in … Continued
5:30 pm Vigil for Chelsea and Julian
Vigil for Chelsea and Julian
Aug 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN hI aLL HOPE TO SEE YA oRION EVERY FRI 530PM TO 7PM “BASTA SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIEN ” VIGIL DEMO POTLUCK MUSIC (7PM AFTER PARTY/MEETING ) FRUITVALE &MACARTHUR OAKLAND WE HOPE TO CONNECT PEOPLE TO OUR ON-GOING CAMPAIGNS IN THE BAY. Here is a link to the bay area action for Julian which includes CHELSEA SUPPORT PLEASE SIGN UP https://bayaction2freeassange.org TELL EVERY ONE Thanks for your letters you can write a letter directly to Chelsea here’s her address tell her who you are and why you … Continued
7:30 pm What Happened to Dujuan? Premiere Screening and Panel @ First Unitarian Church of Oakland
What Happened to Dujuan? Premiere Screening and Panel @ First Unitarian Church of Oakland
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a benefit film showing and panel. This fast-paced powerful documentary follows Barbara Doss’ search to discover the details of her son Dujuan Armstrong’s death in Santa Rita Jail. In June, 2018,23-year-old Dujuan Armstrong died while serving weekends for a 2014 burglary conviction. Thus began Barbara’s journey for truth and justice. The film documents her determined and courageous quest to find out what happened to her son. In her pursuit for justice she quickly runs into the resistance of the Gregory Ahern’s Sheriff’s Department and begins to learn … Continued
10:00 am A Walking Tour of the 1934 SF General Strike @ Under the Clock Tower, SF Ferry Building
A Walking Tour of the 1934 SF General Strike @ Under the Clock Tower, SF Ferry Building
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
A Walking Tour of the 1934 SF General Strike @ Under the Clock Tower, SF Ferry Building
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11:00 am Rally With Danny Glover Against Gentrification & A’s Stadium In Port @ Acts Full Gospel Church
Rally With Danny Glover Against Gentrification & A’s Stadium In Port @ Acts Full Gospel Church
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rally With Danny Glover Against Gentrification & A's Stadium In Port @ Acts Full Gospel Church
Join actor and activist DANNY GLOVER for a community forum to keep the A’s in East Oakland Food & drink served WHAT WE NEED: AFFORDABLE HOUSING GOOD-PAYING JOBS COMMUNITY INVESTMENT A WORKING PORT WHAT WE DON’T NEED: GENTRIFICATION LUXURY HOUSING JOB LOSS TAXPAYER-FUNDED WASTE The A’s proposal to abandon the Oakland Coliseum for Howard Terminal is a land grab – threatening the thriving maritime industry and worsening gentrification with luxury condos and high-priced office space. Join our coalition to keep the A’s in East Oakland and invest in the neighborhood … Continued
12:00 pm Culmination: Month of Momentum 30 Days of Action to Close the Camps @ ICE San Francisco
Culmination: Month of Momentum 30 Days of Action to Close the Camps @ ICE San Francisco
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Culmination: Month of Momentum 30 Days of Action to Close the Camps @ ICE San Francisco
After 30 days of daily protests outside ICE to close the camps, we invite EVERYONE to attend a culminating protest on Saturday, August 31 at Noon. Music by: •Emma’s Revolution – https://emmasrevolution.com •Diana Gameros – https://www.dianagameros.com •Betsy Rose & Bonnie Lockhart – https://www.betsyrosemusic.org •La Peña Chorus (with Lichi Fuentes) – https://www.lapenachorus.org Speakers (TBA) And food More info to come. Please follow this page for more. 67014
5:00 pm AFROHELLA: TECH + ENTREPRENEURSHIP + SOCIAL IMPACT @ The Five and Dime
AFROHELLA: TECH + ENTREPRENEURSHIP + SOCIAL IMPACT @ The Five and Dime
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A groundbreaking night of events celebrating creators, disruptors and innovators from underrepresented communities. Ella Baker Center Executive Director Zach Norris will be sharing his work and vision on the Prison Reform and Design Thinking for the Future panel happening 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 66999