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10:30 am The past and future of U.S. policing @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
The past and future of U.S. policing @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Check here for connection info Noted historian and criminologist Tony Platt will share his long research and insights into the carceral state known as the USA. Tony Platt has been involved since the 1960s in issues relating to criminal justice, race, inequality, and social justice in American history. He taught at the University of Chicago, Berkeley, and California state universities. He is currently a Distinguished Affiliated Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law & Society in Berkeley’s Law School. A founding member of the editorial board of Social Justice, Platt blogs on history and … Continued
2:00 pm Socialist Day School @ Online
Socialist Day School @ Online
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Political Education Committee is proud to invite you to East Bay DSA’s Socialist Day School on Saturday and Sunday, August 29-30! A lot has happened this year, from Bernie failing to win the nomination, to the economic and health disasters triggered by coronavirus, to the mass mobilization against the structural racism perpetuated by police violence. Discussion and debate of our strategies and tactics are crucial–now more than ever! The moment demands that we seriously engage with strategic debates and that we look critically at the theory which guides us. … Continued
3:00 pm OCCUPY OAKLAND POTLUCK – CANCELLED @ CANCELLED
OCCUPY OAKLAND POTLUCK – CANCELLED @ CANCELLED
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
THE OCCUPY OAKLAND POTLUCK BEFORE THE GA ON THE LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH HAS BEEN INOPERATIVE SINCE THE PANDEMIC STARTED AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE INOPERATIVE FOR THE FORSEEABLE FUTURE. (Due to technical problems with the calendar events are nearly impossible to remove, hence this notice) Anyone wishing to get notices about the GA, which is currently being held online every other Sunday, can email email@example.com and request to be put on the list.68132
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
1:00 pm Homes Not Harm!
Homes Not Harm!
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please join the Moms, @APTPaction @CURYJ @ellabakercenter @PeoplesStrike at 1225 Oak Street (Oakland) for a socially-distanced rally and action on Tuesday, September 1st at 1 pm.#HomesNotHarm #HousingIsAHumanRight #NoEvictionsOnStolenLand #CancelRent #DefundPolice pic.twitter.com/ue394AJqKi — Moms 4 Housing (@moms4housing) August 28, 2020 68133
6:00 pm Police Brutality Meetup @ Willow Park
7:00 pm Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We meet over Zoom. If you’d like to join us, and aren’t on our organizers’ list, drop us an email and we’ll send you an invitation. The Friends of the Public Bank of Oakland was formed by members of Commonomics and Strike Debt Bay Area in August, 2016. By November 2018, we had persuaded the City of Oakland to fund — with contributions from Richmond, Berkeley, and the County of Alameda — a feasibility study for a public bank. The study deemed a public bank feasible, but city staff did … Continued
5:00 pm Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82465546845 Agenda items: 4. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Forensic Logic Impact Report and proposed Use Policy – review and take possible action. 5. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Exigent Circumstances Use Reports – review and take possible action. 6. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance – OPD – Live Stream Use Reports – review and take possible action. 7. Surveillance Equipment Ordinance Amendments – Hofer/Patterson/Gage – review and take possible action. a. Prohibition On Predictive Policing And Remote Biometric Surveillance Technology b. Annual Report metrics and due dates … Continued
6:30 pm Socialist Night School: Eco-Socialist Principles @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Socialist Night School: Eco-Socialist Principles @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84693488061?pwd=M2t3S0dzdkhwN01oZm1hcFpHZS91UT09 In 2018 the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an alarming report, stating that the world needed to steeply cut its carbon emissions and make radical changes in order to limit the planet’s temperature from rising to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels. If that goal wasn’t met, the report predicted a horrifying increase in suffering for almost all life and ecological collapses. In America, this report was met on the political Left by sustained calls for the abolition of capitalist exploitation of people and the … Continued
10:00 am Mutual Aid Collection Drive at the OMNI @ Omni Commons
Mutual Aid Collection Drive at the OMNI @ Omni Commons
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are asking OUR HOUSED neighbors to contribute hygiene supplies, canned food, bottled water, rain gear, tarps, garbage bags, $$ et al to be redistributed on Sunday Sept. 13th to encampments in North Oakland dealing with the COVID 19. We will sanitize and package your donations add a hot packaged meal and fresh fruit to the care kits to be distributed to North Oakland Encampments and surrounding encampments. In order to properly sanitize and maintain social distancing we are collective the materials on Sept. 4th, 5th & 6th and aiming … Continued
4:30 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Sep 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
***>> EMAIL STRIKE.DEBT.BAY.AREA@GMAIL.COM FOR ZOOM INFO A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. <<*** Strike Debt Bay Area hosts a non-technical book group discussion monthly on new and radical economic thinking. Previous readings have included Doughnut Economics, Limits, Banking on the People, Capital and Its Discontents, and How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century. For our July, August and September discussions we will be reading ‘The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy’ by Stephanie Kelton. (Find it at your local bookstore or through this site.) For July, we … Continued