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First Annual Social and Economic Justice Film Festival
First Annual Social and Economic Justice Film Festival
May 1 all-day
All featured movies Global Women’s Strike/Bay Area, part of the Alliance for Social and Economic Justice, invites you to take part in the film festival (info below) to help raise funds to launch a Center for Social and Economic Justice in the Redstone Labor Temple in SF. The mission of the San Francisco Social and Economic Justice Film Festival is to provide a platform for films made by independent filmmakers who are exploring and advocating for social and economic justice. The Social and Economic Justice Film Festival highlights films and … Continued
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12:00 pm People’s Park 52nd Anniversary @ People's Park
People’s Park 52nd Anniversary @ People's Park
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
People's Park 52nd Anniversary @ People's Park
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3:00 pm Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Potluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
4/29/2018  start date   Feed The People! The last Sunday of every month attendees of the OO GA get together a little earlier than usual, at 3 PM (2 PM during cooler months) 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. After the meal the Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets Sundays at 4 PM … Continued
3:00 pm Imagining and Remaking a World Without Prisons @ Online
Imagining and Remaking a World Without Prisons @ Online
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Imagining and Remaking a World Without Prisons @ Online
Online Event Location:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/imagining-and-remaking-a-world-without-prisons-visions-study-and-practice-tickets-149366973639?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch  In partnership with local and national community-based organizations that continue to lead the way to shape abolition – groups like Critical Resistance, Black & Pink, Love & Protect, Parole Illinois – Prison+Neighborhood Arts/Education Project (PNAP) is kicking off two years of programming with two events featuring key thinkers in conversation about teaching and learning, cultural work, and abolition. Join us and learn from local and national organizers, cultural workers, educators, and scholars who are building radical teaching and learning pathways for currently and formerly incarcerated communities, sustaining … Continued
12:00 pm Justice 4 Mario Gonzalez @ Alameda City Hall
Justice 4 Mario Gonzalez @ Alameda City Hall
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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5:30 pm Protect Your Home from Foreclosure @ Online
Protect Your Home from Foreclosure @ Online
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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3:00 pm Art Build for May Day Mass Action @ San Pablo Park
Art Build for May Day Mass Action @ San Pablo Park
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Whether you’ve got zero crafting ability or you’re a design genius, we need you to help create the art for the May Day Action! Hundreds of DSA members are joining the May Day March to call for the passage of the PRO ACT, so that means we need a lot of people to help make **hundreds** of red flags for DSA members to wave at the march! Join us for a socially distant art build on Wednesday, April 28th, 3-7 pm at San Pablo Park, Berkeley near the intersection of … Continued
10:00 am Clean Mobility with Speed and Equity @ Online
Clean Mobility with Speed and Equity @ Online
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Transportation accounts for over half of all greenhouse gas emissions in California. Join the Climate Center in this webinar on equitable transportation and clean mobility strategies that can wean us off fossil fuels. Speakers: Assemblymember Phil Ting Rebecca Fisher, Bay Area Air Quality Management District Dr. Joseph K. Lyou, Coalition for Clean Air Andrea Vidaurre, Peoples Collective for Environmental Justice Ricardo Hidalgo, International Brotherhood of Teamsters Register here To see the full lineup of the Climate Center’s Climate-Safe California webinar series, as well as recordings of past webinars, click here.68961
12:00 pm REIMAGINING PUBLIC SAFETY – Cat Brooks @ Online
REIMAGINING PUBLIC SAFETY – Cat Brooks @ Online
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Amid nationwide reckoning with racial justice and calls to reimagine policing in America’s cities, Oakland has moved ahead with plans to change its public safety funding and performance. The Defund OPD campaign was launched by the Anti Policy Terror Project five years ago. Join us for a discussion with two leaders in the effort to change the criminal justice system. About the Speakers Cat Brooks is an activist, performer, politician and speaker or who has served as the communications director for Coaching Corps, as executive director of Youth Together … Continued
6:00 pm Central America’s Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration @ Online
Central America’s Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration @ Online
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Aviva Chomsky restores the region’s fraught history of repression and resistance to popular consciousness and connects the United States’ interventions and influence to the influx of refugees seeking asylum today. At the center of the current immigration debate are migrants from Central America fleeing poverty, corruption, and violence in search of asylum in the United States. In Central America’s Forgotten History, Aviva Chomsky answers the urgent question “How did we get here?” She outlines how we often fail to remember the circumstances and ongoing effects of Central America’s historical inequality and … Continued
6:30 pm MACRO – Non police emergency response – learn more @ Online
MACRO – Non police emergency response – learn more @ Online
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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10:00 am North Oakland Mutual Aid at the OMNI Commons @ Omni Commons
North Oakland Mutual Aid at the OMNI Commons @ Omni Commons
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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10:00 am SF Bay Area May Day Parade & Rally for Workers’ Rights & Racial Justice @ Embarcadero & Market St.
SF Bay Area May Day Parade & Rally for Workers’ Rights & Racial Justice @ Embarcadero & Market St.
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
SF Bay Area May Day Parade & Rally for Workers’ Rights & Racial Justice Join Bay Area Labor on May 1st as we recreate the famous 1934 May Day march up Market Street from the Embarcadero to Civic Center for a rally. Wear your union shirts and jackets! Organizations should sign up HERE. You can also download the FLIER. Celebrations of International Workers’ Day, also called May Day, date back over 100 years to the fight for an eight hour work day. In San Francisco, May 1 has also played … Continued
1:00 pm Celebrate May Day! A salute to the rebels who sparked this international working-class holiday @ Online
Celebrate May Day! A salute to the rebels who sparked this international working-class holiday @ Online
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Register Salute the working-class rebels who sparked this international holiday A story in song, dramatic readings and images Explore May Day’s origins in the world struggle for an eight-hour day and honor the heroes who put their lives on the line for the rights of every worker.68983
2:30 pm May Day Oakland – Car Caravan and Rally @ Lake Merritt BART Parking Lot
May Day Oakland – Car Caravan and Rally @ Lake Merritt BART Parking Lot
May 1 @ 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
May Day Oakland - Car Caravan and Rally @ Lake Merritt BART Parking Lot
From copy violence to military violence to workers’ rights, SOLIDARITY is our strength! People Over Profit!  Educate! Agitate! Organize! 5pm Rally in West Oakland at a to-be-disclosed location. 68998
4:30 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Optimist’s Telescope – Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age @ Online
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Optimist’s Telescope – Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age @ Online
May 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Optimist's Telescope - Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age @ Online
We still meet via Zoom. Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com for the invite. For our April meeting we’ll be reading the first five chapters of The Optimist’s Telescope – Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age  by Bina Venkataraman. “Instant gratification is the norm today—in our lives, our culture, our economy, and our politics. Many of us have forgotten (if we ever learned) how to make smart decisions for the long run. Whether it comes to our finances, our health, our communities, or our planet, it’s easy to avoid thinking ahead. The consequences of … Continued