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Healing Justice: Ending Mass Incarceration @ Wright Institute
Healing Justice: Ending Mass Incarceration @ Wright Institute
Nov 2 all-day
he Racial Justice Action Group, as part of Psychologists for Social Responsibility along with the Wright Institute Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Justice Teams Network would like to invite you to an interdisciplinary conference at the intersections of psychology, mental health, and organizing to end mass incarceration. The conference will take place on Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd from 9:30am – 4:00pm on both days. This is a working conference rooted in the principles of liberation psychology, decolonial praxis, and anti-racist organizing. The intent is to … Continued
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10:30 am Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: Impeach? @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Sunday Morning at the Marxist Library: Impeach? @ Niebyl Proctor Library
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Impeachment Now? Or Never? This is being planned as a “Town Hall” style meeting, with full participation, with comments limited to 2-3 minutes. We may watch a short video to start discussion, like “ To Impeach or Not to Impeach? Chris Hedges & John Bonifaz Debate What Congress Should Do Next,” on Democracy Now, Oct 1, 2019, at https://www.democracynow.org/2019/10/1/trump_impeachment_inquiry_debate67292
1:00 pm Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Sunflower Alliance @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Please join us for our regular Sunday meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. We welcome newcomers, old friends, and regulars to hear updates on current campaigns and discuss future plans. We need your participation and your voice! Come early to share a potluck lunch.    67285
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
Oct 27 @ 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
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 27 @ 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
5:30 pm Ecumenical Peace Institute – American Exceptionalism @ St. Johns Presbyterian Church
Ecumenical Peace Institute – American Exceptionalism @ St. Johns Presbyterian Church
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
At Ecumenical Peace Institute’s annual dinner, Alicia Jrapko and Paul Larudee will speak on “American Exceptionalism – ‘the Doctrine of of ‘Humanitarian Intervention.’ ”  They will focus on what’s driving U.S. foreign policy in Latin America and the Middle East. PLEASE CALL 510-990-0374 and let us know you are coming. Cosponsored by St. John’s Mission & Justice Commission.67150
6:30 pm Oakland Greens: Free Dinner and a Movie Night – Pan’s Labyrinth (Sept), Even the Rain (Oct) @ It's Your Move
5:30 pm Day Of Outrage: Wear Black! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Day Of Outrage: Wear Black! @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Oct 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
On Monday, October 28th, Oakland will stand in solidarity the call put out by Until Freedom for people across the country to gather for a #DayOfOutrage in honor of #AtatianaJefferson and Black women who have been killed at the hands of police violence. We will #ProtectOurSisters Cities participating: New York, Jackson, Seattle, Las Vegas, Detroit, Knoxville, Washington, DC, Dayton, Miami and many more. For a full list: https://bit.ly/2MIOk49 The family of Atatiana Jefferson said the following about the Day of Outrage, “Our family is mourning over the tragic and untimely … Continued
8:00 am Homeless Eviction Support Needed @ High Street Camp, near Home Depot
Homeless Eviction Support Needed @ High Street Camp, near Home Depot
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
SUPPORT NEEDED TUES & WED 8AM-4PM High St camp @ Alameda Ave/E8th (nr HDepot) is getting demolished and towed. Need help to document and share food.— Anti Police-Terror (@APTPaction) October 29, 2019 67301
12:00 pm SF Public Bank Press Conference @ SF City Hall steps
SF Public Bank Press Conference @ SF City Hall steps
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
IT'S FINALLY HAPPENINGOn October 29th, @SandraLeeFewer will be introducing new legislation to get our city started on a public bank. Come rally and celebrate with us 🎉🎉 pic.twitter.com/909LDg4Zgi— SF Public Bank Coalition (@sfpublicbank) October 19, 2019 67261
6:00 pm Public Banking Victory Party
Public Banking Victory Party
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
It’s finally happening! Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 29 to celebrate the passage of Public Bank Bill #AB857 pic.twitter.com/UbK0Bl83Zs— SF Public Bank Coalition (@sfpublicbank) October 16, 2019 67246
7:00 pm Imprisoning A Generation: Film and Panel Discussion @ Fellowship Hall
Imprisoning A Generation: Film and Panel Discussion @ Fellowship Hall
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists will present a film and panel discussion focused on the tragic situation of Palestinian children. The film, “Imprisoning A Generation,” is presented under the auspices of Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East. A panel of experts will answer questions and provide additional information. Panel members include Zeiad Abbas of Middle East Children’s Alliance, Priscilla Wathington from Defense of Children International (who’s also in the film), and a representative from Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP). Each will give a brief statement on their … Continued
8:00 am Homeless Eviction Support Needed @ High Street Camp, near Home Depot
Homeless Eviction Support Needed @ High Street Camp, near Home Depot
Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
SUPPORT NEEDED TUES & WED 8AM-4PM High St camp @ Alameda Ave/E8th (nr HDepot) is getting demolished and towed. Need help to document and share food.— Anti Police-Terror (@APTPaction) October 29, 2019 67301
12:00 pm Me Too Behind Bars Rally! @ CA Dept of Corrections
Me Too Behind Bars Rally! @ CA Dept of Corrections
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join a growing coalition of groups outside the CA corrections department in a rally to expose #MeTooBehindBars! #MeTooBehindBars is a campaign to expose how the prison system uses sexual and gender-based violence, including homophobia & transphobia, to target people who they incarcerate & whose daily lives they have almost total control over. The campaign was launched in response to two assaults where correctional officers (COs) used physical force, sexual harassment & homophobic and transphobic insults against transgender, gender nonconforming (GNC) and queer people at women’s prisons in CA. The campaign supports … Continued
6:30 pm “Red n’ Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST @ Mission Neighbor Center
“Red n’ Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST @ Mission Neighbor Center
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
“Red n' Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST @ Mission Neighbor Center
“Red n’ Blues” Benefit Concert for AIM-WEST Annual AIM-West Red n’ Blues Benefit Concert featuring superb blues music. This year celebrating the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz.           Blues bands to benefit American Indian Movement-West including: The Bobby Young Project Funkanuts The Firebirds Blues Band When: Sat., Nov. 30, 6:30 (doors) – 10 pm Where: Mission Neighbor Center 362 Capp Street, San Francisco Info and tickets: aim-west.org67441
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
Oct 30 @ 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!67067
7:30 pm HATE, INC: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another – Matt Taibbi @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
HATE, INC: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another – Matt Taibbi @ first Congregational Church of Berkeley
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
“Taibbi is the best American journalism has to  offer.” —The Washington Post “Taibbi, a writer of striking intelligence and bold ideas, is as hilarious as he is scathing.”— Publishers Weekly “Where other mainstream news  sources fail, Matt Taibbi madly embraces his role as an honest political observer/writer/citizen in a democracy.”  —Janeane Garofalo In this characteristically turbocharged new book, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider’s guide to the variety of ways today’s mainstream media tells us lies. Part tirade, part confessional, it reveals that what most people think of as “the news” is, in … Continued
6:30 pm Climate Funeral March
Climate Funeral March
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Our world is dying. We lose hundreds of species to extinction everyday. Lives and livelihoods are being lost with increasing frequency to extreme weather and climate-induced disasters. To be awake to these times is to experience the unfolding of a never-ending tragedy. To move forward, we must acknowledge our grief. On the evening of Halloween, we will march together in a funeral procession to commiserate the ongoing death of our planet and the climate-induced loss to come. As we respect and pay homage to the victims of the climate crisis, … Continued
6:30 pm RPA Monthly film night – This Changes Everything @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
RPA Monthly film night – This Changes Everything @ Bobby Bowens Progressive Center
Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Please join us for our monthly potluck and free movie at Bobby Bowens Progressive Center. In October, we will be screening This Changes Everything (1hr 30min) 6:30pm Potluck / 7pm Screening Less than 20% of the global population are responsible for 70% emissions. Those most affected by climate change and environmental injustice in developing countries have the least responsibility for creating this crisis in the first place. A heads-up, no films are scheduled for November/December due to holidays. We are concluding the year with the most critical issue of our … Continued
5:30 pm SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
SAVE CHELSEA & JULIAN
Nov 1 @ 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
6:30 pm Panel Discussion on Facial Recognition @ The Glass Room Exhibit
Panel Discussion on Facial Recognition @ The Glass Room Exhibit
Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 The Glass Room, is an exhibition that gives visitors hands-on experiences with unconventional artworks and tools that visualize abstract ideas about data and digital privacy. So far we’ve had successful exhibitions in Berlin, New York, and London, which drew over 30,000 visitors. As part of the Talks Program at The Glass Room, there will be a  panel discussion about what the facial recognition ‘ban’ in SF really means for its citizens. We are bringing together activists from EFF, ACLU, Oakland Privacy and others to discuss the topic.67269
10:00 am Dia De Los Muertos – Funeral Procession in Protest for Children in Camps and/or Dying @ Dolores Park
Dia De Los Muertos – Funeral Procession in Protest for Children in Camps and/or Dying @ Dolores Park
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dia De Los Muertos - Funeral Procession in Protest for Children in Camps and/or Dying @ Dolores Park
IN MEMORY OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WHO DIED CROSSING THE US – MEXICAN BORDER. 67238
11:45 am Reckoning With Nia: A Community Symposium @ The Greenlining Institute
Reckoning With Nia: A Community Symposium @ The Greenlining Institute
Nov 2 @ 11:45 am – 4:30 pm
eckoning With Nia: A Community Symposium on Black Womxn, Public Safety & Collective Trauma On July 22, 2018, Nia Wilson and her sisters, Tashiya and Letifah, were brutally attacked by a white man wielding a knife at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland; while her two sisters survived the attack, Nia died that night on the platform. Her murder shocked the Town as thousands marched in the streets of Oakland and cities across the country demanding accountability. Yet more than a year after her death, little has changed and justice … Continued
12:00 pm Oakland Climate Action Plan Town Halls @ Rainbow Recreation Center
Oakland Climate Action Plan Town Halls @ Rainbow Recreation Center
Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oakland Climate Action Plan Town Halls @ Rainbow Recreation Center
RSVP Speak up for strong climate action and justice as Oakland reviews its draft “2030 Equitable Climate Action Plan.” Hear responses to the city’s draft plan from the Oakland Climate Action Coalition, which has been leading a neighborhood-based planning process to make sure the 2030 plan includes the community’s priorities for social, economic, and environmental justice. The city will hold two Town Hall meetings where people can dive into the draft strategies and vote on what needs to be kept, changed, or eliminated. Both Town Halls will cover the same material. … Continued
2:00 pm Global Day of Resistance for Rojava – OGP @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Global Day of Resistance for Rojava – OGP @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In response to a call by the Internationalist Commune in Rojava and the Rise Up 4 Rojava platform, we are preparing a mass demonstration in solidarity with the brave fighters of North-East Syria on Saturday, November 2nd at 2 pm! ORGANIZED AND ENDORSED BY: About Face: Veterans Against the War Bay Area Mesopotamia Solidarity Committee Bay Area Rojava Defense Coordination Black Rose Anarchist Federation Bay Area Local California Kurdish Community Center Democratic Socialists of America San Francisco DSA Communist Caucus Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism SF Bay DSA Libertarian Socialist Caucus … Continued
2:00 pm Medicare for All March and Rally @ UN Plaza
Medicare for All March and Rally @ UN Plaza
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Medicare for All March and Rally @ UN Plaza
Join National Nurses United to demand  that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi take leadership to win Medicare for All. Universal health care is essential part of any Green New Deal and sustainable future. Access to good health care is especially crucial for people in communities whose air is poisoned by the pollution, and will become increasingly needed as climate change brings new health threats,. This  statewide rally will feature speakers from the California Nurses Association / National Nurses United and other movement leaders. The organizers say, “We know that Medicare for … Continued