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12:00 pm Liberated Lens Video Production Training @ Omni Commons
Liberated Lens Video Production Training @ Omni Commons
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Liberated Lens Video Production Training @ Omni Commons
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1:00 pm DSA: Democratic Socialism 101 @ Marston Campbell Park
DSA: Democratic Socialism 101 @ Marston Campbell Park
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Democratic Socialism 101 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. If you’re a new DSA member or just curious about democratic socialism, come out to Democratic Socialism 101 and find out how … Continued
1:00 pm Feed the Hood Family Festival
Feed the Hood Family Festival
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Feed the Hood Family Festival
We are taking a break from the traditional Feed the Hood bag lunch and hygiene kit distribution to prepare to go hard for our unhoused brothers and sisters for the winter. On October 20, 2019, join us for fun and community celebration at the Feed the Hood Family Festival. Learn more about how YOU can make impact in the lives of our unhoused brothers and sisters. Bring essential items to donate to the large hygiene kit drive: Soap Lotion deodorant Feminine Hygiene supplies toothbrush toothpaste toilet paper baby or body wipes Special … Continued
2:00 pm Alternatives to Policing 6: Self- and Community Defense @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Alternatives to Policing 6: Self- and Community Defense @ First Congregational Church of Oakland
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Part of our ongoing series of workshops designed to reduce our reliance on an increasingly militarized police force, this offering from Community Ready Corps (CRC) will cover basic principles and practices to help us keep ourselves and our communities safe. What would you do if you found yourself in the middle of a violent situation? How can you safely get yourself and others out of that situation? We will be asking for a voluntary donation to support the vital work of Community Ready Corps. No one will be turned away … Continued
2:00 pm Extinction Rebellion SF Bay October General Meeting @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Extinction Rebellion SF Bay October General Meeting @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us to celebrate our action, get to know other rebels, and see how you can get further plugged in to the movement! Everyone is welcome. Truth and science are on our side! See you in the streets. Yours in Rebellion, The XRSFBay Team 67240
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
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 the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend … Continued
6:00 pm No Coal Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
No Coal Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
No Coal Alliance Meeting @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Join the next regular meeting of the coalition working to keep coal out of all our cities in the Bay Area: Oakland, Richmond, Vallejo, and beyond. Hear updates on the work in progress. Find out how you can get involved in the action ahead. Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks to share  More info on No Coal Alliance67197
6:00 pm Public Bank of the East Bay @ East Bay for Everyone
Public Bank of the East Bay @ East Bay for Everyone
Oct 21 @ 6:00 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 … Continued
8:00 am Homeless Eviction Defense Needed @ Camp behind Home Depot
Homeless Eviction Defense Needed @ Camp behind Home Depot
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
EVICTION DEFENSE NEEDED: Tue Oct 22 – Wed 23, 8am-4pm. Camp behind Home Depot at E8th/Alameda Ave. Support needed, bring supplies, cameras to document. Be prepared to defend residents who refuse to move. EVICTION DEFENSE NEEDED TMRW Tue Oct 22-Wed23 Camp behind Home Depot. E8th/Alameda Ave Support needed 8am-4pm Be prepared to defend residents who refuse to move— Anti Police-Terror (@APTPaction) October 22, 2019 67270
11:15 am AUDIT AHERN – MOBILIZATION @ Alameda County Sheriff's Office
AUDIT AHERN – MOBILIZATION @ Alameda County Sheriff's Office
Oct 22 @ 11:15 am – 1:30 pm
Urgent Mobilization: The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is dysfunctional and out of control. With mounting human rights abuse, neglect, mistreatment, in-custody deaths, we need real transparency and accountability. Join us for a brief rally outside of the ACSO office, followed by a Alameda County Board of Supervisors open meeting where the Sheriffs independent audit will be discussed.  We can not allow ACSO to continue it’s reign of no accountability. It is time the BOS take immediate action. It’s time to #AuditAhern. Join us outside the Alameda County Sheriff’s Officefor a rally. Then walk with … Continued
5:00 pm Whose Public Art? Contested Histories, Practices, and Representations in the 21st Century Public Sphere @ San Francisco Art Institute - Osher Lecture Hall
Whose Public Art? Contested Histories, Practices, and Representations in the 21st Century Public Sphere @ San Francisco Art Institute - Osher Lecture Hall
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Whose Public Art? Contested Histories, Practices, and Representations in the 21st Century Public Sphere @ San Francisco Art Institute - Osher Lecture Hall
Whose Public Art? Contested Histories, Practices, and Representations in the 21st Century Public Sphere   Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019, 5:00PM – 7:00PM Osher Lecture Hall SFAI—Chestnut Street Campus 800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 . Free + open to the public—Reception immediately following panel discussion. . Panel discussion sponsored by the Art, Place, and Public Studies program at San Francisco Art Institute. . . A decision earlier this year by the San Francisco Unified School District Board to “paint down” the Victor Arnautoff murals of the life of George … Continued
6:00 pm demand real police oversight and accountability to prevent OPD crimes. @ Oakland City Hall
demand real police oversight and accountability to prevent OPD crimes. @ Oakland City Hall
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at city hall for the Public Safety Committee in support of effective police oversight Oakland police are out of control. They just violently arrested a leader of our community. Join us tonight at the Oakland City Council Public Safety Committee to demand real police oversight and accountability to prevent OPD crimes. The Committee will read the community’s proposal to radically reform the Oakland Police Commission (Measure LL) for the first time. Let’s show up in force! We’ll also be supporting Wilson Riles, who was assaulted by OPD last … Continued
6:00 pm Public Forum on Surveillance Drones – El Cerrito @ City Council
Public Forum on Surveillance Drones – El Cerrito @ City Council
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Public Forum on Surveillance Drones - El Cerrito @ City Council
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7:00 pm Desperate Holdings (un) real estate: Dis-Investment Manual @ Wolfman Books
Desperate Holdings (un) real estate: Dis-Investment Manual @ Wolfman Books
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Performance and Presentation of the Feminist Economics Department’s (the FED) pamphlet called: Desperate Holdings (un) Real Estate: Dis-Investment Strategy written by Cassie Thornton ++Freshly published pamphlet by TRIPWIRE,� a journal of poetics++ with contributions from HUMANS HAVE PREDATORS Tara Spalty Ann Schnake Danielle Wright Sarah Rowe Yasmin Golan Lizabeth Rossof Dawn Kceul Lindsay Tunkl Cassie Thornton and an introduction by Leigh Claire La Berge Blurb about the book: Real estate always combines the most real—the tangible, immovable problem of land, space, the built environment—of capitalism with its opposite: fantasies of … Continued
7:30 pm United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America @ The Hillside Club
United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America @ The Hillside Club
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
“Higdon and Huff have produced the best short introduction to the nature of Trump-era journalism and how the ‘post-truth’ media world is inimical to a democratic society.” —Robert W. McChesney, author of Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Communication Politics in Dubious Times The role of news media in a free society is to investigate, inform, and provide a crucial check on political power. But does it actually do any of these things?  It’s no secret that the goal of corporate-owned media is to increase the profits of the few, not to empower … Continued
8:00 am Homeless Eviction Defense Needed @ Camp behind Home Depot
Homeless Eviction Defense Needed @ Camp behind Home Depot
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
EVICTION DEFENSE NEEDED: Tue Oct 22 – Wed 23, 8am-4pm. Camp behind Home Depot at E8th/Alameda Ave. Support needed, bring supplies, cameras to document. Be prepared to defend residents who refuse to move. EVICTION DEFENSE NEEDED TMRW Tue Oct 22-Wed23 Camp behind Home Depot. E8th/Alameda Ave Support needed 8am-4pm Be prepared to defend residents who refuse to move— Anti Police-Terror (@APTPaction) October 22, 2019 67270
9:00 am Unhoused March on Berkeley City Hall @ The Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass
Unhoused March on Berkeley City Hall @ The Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Unhoused March on Berkeley City Hall @ The Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | UNHOUSED MARCH ON CITY HALL AND OCCUPATION OF THE SEABREEZE AND I-80 UNIVERSITY UNDERPASS ENCAMPMENTS   Unhoused March on City Hall and Occupation of the Seabreeze and I-80 University Underpass Encampments Are you homeless in Berkeley? Are you housed and want to stand in solidarity with us? We are asking all homeless people who are tired of being kicked around, harassed, vilified, hated, and alone to join the encampments at the Seabreeze/I-80 underpass. On Wednesday, October 23rd at 9 am, we will march from the Seabreeze … Continued
8:00 am Caltrans is Coming! Occupation Defense Call.
Caltrans is Coming! Occupation Defense Call.
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
Caltrans is Coming!  Occupation Defense Call.
Caltrans is coming on Thursday, Oct. 24 and 25 for Berkeley Homeless. Upstairs/Downstairs will be hit on Thursday. Gilman and Ashby/Shellmound on Friday. The majority of the residents and have approved an occupation of the two encampments. Meaning residents are inviting homeless throughout Berkeley to move to the Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass to stand collectively together. Currently, homeless in downtown Berkeley are being harassed and many are being cited with violation of the sidewalk ordinance. A one time occupation where we can stand together will demonstrate how many are tired of being … Continued
6:30 pm DSA Beer & Roses Labor Social @ Aloha Club
DSA Beer & Roses Labor Social @ Aloha Club
Oct 24 @ 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.   67249
7:00 pm Emergency Reportback on Rojava & Turkey’s Invasion @ Tamarack
Emergency Reportback on Rojava & Turkey’s Invasion @ Tamarack
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Emergency Reportback on Rojava & Turkey's Invasion @ Tamarack
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7:30 pm Revolutionary Love, A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World @ The Hillside Club
Revolutionary Love, A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World @ The Hillside Club
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
For those tired of shouting across the table as they debate the future of the country and the planet, Revolutionary Love brings hope, respect, and love to today’s political divide. Michael Lerner offers concrete solutions for future development by identifying why the left and the right have been so pathetic in achieving any lasting change and discussing what it will take to actually heal and repair the world, both spiritually and physically. “Michael Lerner is one of the most significant prophetic public intellectuals and spiritual leaders of our generation. Secular intellectuals and those who yearn … Continued
8:00 am Caltrans is Coming! Occupation Defense Call.
Caltrans is Coming! Occupation Defense Call.
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
Caltrans is Coming!  Occupation Defense Call.
Caltrans is coming on Thursday, Oct. 24 and 25 for Berkeley Homeless. Upstairs/Downstairs will be hit on Thursday. Gilman and Ashby/Shellmound on Friday. The majority of the residents and have approved an occupation of the two encampments. Meaning residents are inviting homeless throughout Berkeley to move to the Seabreeze/I-80 Underpass to stand collectively together. Currently, homeless in downtown Berkeley are being harassed and many are being cited with violation of the sidewalk ordinance. A one time occupation where we can stand together will demonstrate how many are tired of being … Continued
4:30 pm Protest Greyhound’s Collaboration with ICE @ Greyhound Bus Station
Protest Greyhound’s Collaboration with ICE @ Greyhound Bus Station
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tell Greyhound: ICE Off Our Buses! No Cooperation with ICE! Buses are for transportation not deportation! National Day of Protest Friday, October 25 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Greyhound Bus Terminal 2103 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland End Greyhound’s Collaboration with ICE. Greyhound allows ICE, DHS, and border patrol to board buses and detain migrants everyday. People continue to resist! Join us in sending a strong message to the Greyhound bus company. Organized by FIRE (Fight for Immigrants and Refugees Everywhere). Partial list of sponsors: Workers World Party – Bay Area, FIRE, … Continued
5:30 pm SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
JOIN US TO SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN EVERY FRIDAY SAVE CHELSEA AND JULIAN FROM TORTURE AND DEATH NEWS LETTER 10/11/19 Please sign up for our emails and alerts at: https:/bayaction2freeassnge.org and watch “XY CHELSEA” go to SHOWTIME “XY CHELSEA” clk free 7 day suscription.or free @ https://archive.org/details/XYChelsea The Main Stream Media (MSM) is so full of lies, it’s got the masses confused!! There are only a few places we can get the truth.Chelsea and Julian were two of the most important WHISTLE BLOWERS to tell the truth about USA’s illegal, … Continued
7:00 pm Eye Spy: How and Why to Ban Facial Recognition Technology @ Community Room at Resource Center for Nonviolence
Eye Spy: How and Why to Ban Facial Recognition Technology @ Community Room at Resource Center for Nonviolence
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Eye Spy: How and Why to Ban Facial Recognition Technology @ Community Room at Resource Center for Nonviolence
Facial recognition technology is used increasingly around the world to conduct mass, unconsented surveillance. It is an important tool for authoritarian governments, and threatens to make us all more prone to government intrusion into our privacy and our freedom. It is the most recent and one of the most dangerous methods used today to monitor our daily movements and communications, along with drones, automated license plate readers, street corner cameras, cell phone trackers, call interception, and email and Internet spying. Join us for a public forum on why and how … Continued
1:00 pm Basic Income March @ Ferry Building, Embarcadero
Basic Income March @ Ferry Building, Embarcadero
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our economy is leaving millions behind. Join the people powered movement to send the message that our society and economy needs to evolve to meet the challenges of the 21st century. San Francisco March Website: ubimarch.com Join San Francisco, New York, Amsterdam and cities around the world for this global movement! Get involved. Get inspired. Together, we can make historic change. #basicincomemarch #basicincome #incomemarch #weoweus #ubi #universalbasicincome #allofus #nyc #yanggang #freedomdividend #yanggang2020 #humanityfirst @ubimarchsf See Less67187
1:00 pm Trump/Pence Out Now! @ BART Plaza
Trump/Pence Out Now! @ BART Plaza
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
It BEGINS Saturday, October 19, in NYC (Union Square) and LA (Santa Monica Beach) demanding… THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO – NOW! Protest spreads NATIONWIDE Bay Area Protests Start October 26, Continue Every Saturday Until the Fascist Trump/Pence Regime is Driven OUT The Trump/Pence regime poses a catastrophic danger to all of humanity, including the LGBT community targeted by its Christian fundamentalist core. Concentration Camps on the border… environmental devastation accelerated… the danger of war, even nuclear, threatened… white supremacy rules… fascist mobs and racist mass murderers… truth and science … Continued
3:00 pm Poor People’s Campaign: Moral Budget Reading Group @ Omni Commons
Poor People’s Campaign: Moral Budget Reading Group @ Omni Commons
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
What will it take to truly address the systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism, and war economy plaguing our country today? The answer is presented in the Poor People’s Campaign Moral Budget, which lays out the policies and investments to address the widespread and systemic injustices we face. We invite you to come together with other supporters of the Poor People’s Campaign to learn more about these solutions through our Moral Budget Reading Group. This will be a space for us to develop our collective understanding of the policies we’re … Continued
3:00 pm Richmond Progressive Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Richmond Progressive Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RPA Membership Meeting RPA Members only.  You can join at the door or join online here.67200
5:30 pm Block the Boat 5 Year Anniversary Celebration! @ The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
Block the Boat 5 Year Anniversary Celebration! @ The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Five years ago, the Bay Area achieved one of the most successful BDS victories against apartheid Israel in US history! In 2014 we stopped the Israeli-owned ZIM shipping line from docking at the Port of Oakland for 3 consecutive months, and it hasn’t returned since! Join us to celebrate the historic and decisive Block the Boat victory as a major contribution to all movements for social and economic justice! Block the Boat was part of a sustained organizing effort to protest Israel’s ongoing occupation, war on Gaza, and settler-violence against … Continued