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THE TRUE COST OF CHEVRON @ Online
THE TRUE COST OF CHEVRON @ Online
May 21 all-day
PARTICIPATE IN THE 8TH ANNUAL #ANTICHEVRON DAY Friday, May 21, 2021 | Stay tuned for details69025
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1:00 pm 2021 East Bay DSA Convention @ Online
2021 East Bay DSA Convention @ Online
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Register here   It’s that time of the year again! The Local Convention is the highest decision-making body of East Bay DSA and meets once a year to elect our Steering Committee and collectively decide our priorities for the coming year. All members are encouraged to attend! This year, the Local Convention will take place digitally on Saturday May 15th and Sunday May 16th, 2021 The 3 main tasks of the Local Convention will be:  Elect a new Steering Committee and 2021 national convention delegates Ratify our 2021 chapter platform … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 16 @ 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
6:00 pm Movie Night – Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland @ Online
Movie Night – Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland @ Online
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland is a documentary that looks into the death of Sandra Bland. Sandra was a politically active 28-year-old African American who, after being arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town, was found hanging in her jail cell three days later. Dashcam footage revealing her arrest went viral, leading to national protests. The film team followed the two-year case beginning shortly after Bland’s death, exploring the questions of what really happened to her, and what we may learn from … Continued
6:30 pm Berkeley Copwatch – New Member Mondays
Berkeley Copwatch – New Member Mondays
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
https://twitter.com/Copwatch411/status/139079596963399680069026
4:00 pm Solidary Action for Palestine @ Israeli Consulate
Solidary Action for Palestine @ Israeli Consulate
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
https://twitter.com/DSAEastBay/status/139439260713696870569042
6:30 pm Red Square: Bessemer and the Struggle to Unionize Amazon @ Online
Red Square: Bessemer and the Struggle to Unionize Amazon @ Online
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for our first ever Red Square – a discussion-based format centered around an opening topic, but open to whatever is on your mind! We will feature a presentation by Peter Olney! This is a space to talk through ideas, questions, and learn from each other! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86582238002?pwd=dG81M0RQYk5CR0pzcVpiejBkQWdJdz09 Meeting ID: 865 8223 8002 Passcode: bessemer One tap mobile +16699006833,,86582238002#,,,,*52085092# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,86582238002#,,,,*52085092# US (Tacoma)69039
7:00 pm Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
Public Bank of the East Bay @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM'
May 18 @ 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. If you would like to join the meeting 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 we’ll see you online at 6:30. Donate to keep us moving forward It is the mission of Public Bank East Bay to provide community oversight and stewardship in the formation and … Continued
12:00 pm Berkeley Press Conference & Protest: This is NOT a re-imagining budget @ New City Hall
Berkeley Press Conference & Protest: This is NOT a re-imagining budget @ New City Hall
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“This is NOT a re-imagining budget” Berkeley Copwatch * Berkeley Tenants Union * Berkeley Community Safety Coalition * Cops off Campus * Where Do We Go Berkeley * Members of the Re-Imagining Public Safety Task force and the Specialized Care Unit Task Force * South Berkeley Mutual Aid Project * Latinos Unidos de Berkeley * Friends of Adeline Berkeley community organizations will collectively oppose the City Manager’s budget proposal at a press conference this Wednesday, May 19th at 12 noon on the steps of City Hall   We’ve got something to … Continued
1:00 pm How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism: Seize the Means of Computation @ Online
How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism: Seize the Means of Computation @ Online
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism: Seize the Means of Computation @ Online
Cory Doctorow – In Conversation with Andrew Clement​ Cory Doctorow is an award-winning author, journalist, and blogger who has worked for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is a MIT Media Lab Research Affiliate, and is a Visiting Professor of Computer Science at Open University. Join Cory in conversation with Andrew Clement, Professor Emeritus in University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information where he coordinates the Information Policy Research Program and co-founded the Identity Privacy and Security Institute. Co-sponsors: Edmonton Public Library, Milton Public Library, Thunder Bay Public Library, Toronto Public Library. Zoom link to event ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567 This is … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ ONLINE, VIA 'ZOOM' - SEE BELOW
Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to obtain Zoom meeting access info. Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state, police militarization and ICE, and to advocate for surveillance regulation around the Bay and nationwide. We fight against spy drones, facial recognition, police body camera secrecy, anti-transparency laws and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones; we oppose “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” —  to list just a few invasions of our privacy by all levels of Government, and attempts to hide what government officials, employees and agencies are doing. We … Continued
7:00 pm Anti Police-Terror Project Meeting
Anti Police-Terror Project Meeting
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
he People of Oakland are still reeling from the effects of the pandemic and the Mayor’s proposed budget would do nothing to help us recover. Community, APTP General Membership meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7pm  We’ll give updates about our #DefundOPD campaign and our fight against Libby Schaaf’s pro-police budget. We’ll also hear updates from representatives of several campaigns for justice and learn how we can support them. Join us virtually tonight at 7pm for our monthly general meeting to get updates on our … Continued
2:00 pm Bay Area Environmental Justice Summit @ Online
Bay Area Environmental Justice Summit @ Online
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Register for free on Eventbrite! Free live streaming event via Zoom and Facebook Live https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83512700871?pwd=Mk9YaXhzRTRWSGtrT01iUGh1M2p4dz09 Meeting ID: 835 1270 0871 Passcode: 035984 Join the Hip Hop Caucus for its fifth annual Environmental Justice Summit.  Leading environmental organizers from communities of color in the Bay Area and beyond will come together to share experiences and discuss steps to diversify the Green Movement, as well as specific needs of our most vulnerable communities. The Hip Hop Caucus says, “Environmentalism is a movement that impacts all classes, colors, and demographics of society, and … Continued
3:00 pm Free Drop-in Covid Vaccination Site East Oakland @ Allen Temple Baptist Church
Free Drop-in Covid Vaccination Site East Oakland @ Allen Temple Baptist Church
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
https://twitter.com/allentemplebc/status/139507681731330868069048
5:00 pm JUSTICE IS A VITAL HEALER 2021 @ Online
JUSTICE IS A VITAL HEALER 2021 @ Online
May 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
JUSTICE IS A VITAL HEALER 2021 @ Online
In Defense of Prostitute Women’s Safety Project, Dignity and Power Now & Legal Action for Women present JUSTICE IS A VITAL HEALER 2021 An Online Workshop on Justice and Healing >FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO REGISTER VISIT: http://bit.ly/JusticeIsAVitalHealer2021 69045
12:00 pm Beyond Alternatives: Disability, Madness and Prison Abolition @ Online
Beyond Alternatives: Disability, Madness and Prison Abolition @ Online
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Angela Y. Davis, Beth Richie, Liat Ben-Moshe, Maya Schenwar, and Victoria Law in conversation on disability, madness, and prison abolition Live ASL interpretation and captioning will be provided. For other access questions and requests, please contact jgupta@thenewpress.com. This event will be a timely conversation about disability, madness, prison reform and abolition. Speakers will confront the entanglement of punishment and treatment, the carceral state and social work, and caging and “rehabilitation.” They will engage with the Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law’s Prison by Any Other Name and Liat Ben-Moshe’s Decarcerating Disability, and the questions … Continued
12:00 pm Richmond Anti-Chevron Day Protest @ Chevron Richmond Refinery, Castro St. gate
Richmond Anti-Chevron Day Protest @ Chevron Richmond Refinery, Castro St. gate
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join frontline neighbors and many thousands of others around the globe for the 8th annual Global Anti-Chevron Day.  Communities from Richmond to Ecuador to Myanmar will come together in advance of Chevron’s annual shareholders’ meeting to share stories about the impact of Chevron’s environmental destruction, human rights violations, and corruption of our politics. For over a century, Chevron has poisoned residents of Richmond and the whole S.F. Bay Area with deadly air pollution from its refinery.  Its influence over Richmond politics and nonprofits is legendary—but we’re winning victories in fighting it! … Continued
11:00 am Resistance Until Liberation: Rally & Protest
Resistance Until Liberation: Rally & Protest
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Resistance Until Liberation: Rally & Protest
11 am 16th & Mission St, SF March to Civic Center 1 pm Rally Civic center, SF SPONSORED BY: NorCal Islamic Council Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC) American Muslims for Palestine, Bay Area Islamophobia Studies Center Jewish Voice for Peace – Bay Area Palestinian Youth Movement International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network Al-Awda US Palestinian Community Network Answer Coalition WWP ICNA Council for Social Justice Middle Eastern Children’s Alliance QUIT! CODEPINK-SF 69051
3:00 pm Defending public housing in the Bay Area @ Bobby Hutton Park
Defending public housing in the Bay Area @ Bobby Hutton Park
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join public housing tenants from Cypress Village and Lockwood Gardens in Oakland and Sunnydale in San Francisco in a discussion about recent tenant organizing efforts. The San Francisco and Oakland Housing Authorities, just like Housing Authorities across the country, have been forcing tenants to live in dangerous conditions in order to justify selling public housing off to the highest bidder. Tenants at the few public housing projects left in the Bay Area are coming together to fight back. Learn about the nationwide plan by the politicians, the developers, and the … Continued