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10:30 am Students Protest against US Universities’ ties to the Ongoing Genocide in Gaza @ Online
Students Protest against US Universities’ ties to the Ongoing Genocide in Gaza @ Online
May 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Students Protest against US Universities’ ties to the Ongoing Genocide in Gaza – a panel presentation and discussion. Columbia University students started the movement against the University’s connection with the wars, seeking divestment. It is clear to all who have not closed their eyes that a genocide of Palestinians in Gaza by Israel is ongoing with the support and means to conduct it by the US government. The protest took the form of encampments on university general outdoor premises. But these peaceful protestors were attacked by police and supporters of … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
May 12 @ 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
5:00 pm Green Sunday: Women to the Front! @ Online
Green Sunday: Women to the Front! @ Online
May 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Women to the Front! We are celebrating Mothers’ Day for Justice and Peace. Hear how the women-led group CODEPINK is addressing militarism, patriarchy, imperialism, capitalism, climate catastrophe and the war economy, from local CODEPINK activists Marjorie Mikels and Cynthia Papermaster, coordinator of the Bay Area Codepink chapter. Tune in to get informed and inspired! There will be plenty of time for your questions and discussion. Cynthia Papermaster is the Coordinator of the Golden Gate Bay Area Chapter of CODEPINK. She has BA and Masters degrees from UC Berkeley and is … Continued
7:00 pm Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oakland Tenants Union monthly meeting @ Madison Park Apartments, community room  | San Francisco | California | United States
OTU’s Mission The Oakland Tenants Union is an organization of housing activists dedicated to protecting tenant rights and interests. OTU does this by working directly with tenants in their struggle with landlords, impacting legislation and public policy about housing, community education, and working with other organizations committed to furthering renters’ rights. The Oakland Tenants Union is open to anyone who shares our core values and who believes that tenants themselves have the primary responsibility to work on their own behalf. Monthly Meetings The Oakland Tenants Union meets regularly at 7:00 … Continued
7:30 pm SudoRoom Hardware Hacking Tuesdays + Fixit Clinic @ Omni Commons
SudoRoom Hardware Hacking Tuesdays + Fixit Clinic @ Omni Commons
May 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Hardware Hacking Tuesdays are better than ever! Plus Fix-It Clinic! Each Tuesday we welcome all to bring their hardware (and software and firmware) projects to Omni Commons, or simply come by to learn and tinker! All welcome, about 7:30pm until ∞ …whomever’s left standing! We are inside the Omni Commons at 48th and Shattuck, see the link at the end of this text to call in in case the doors are locked! ○ Projects: can range from building course materials for teaching local kids electronics to a robotic arm that draws, to … Continued
6:00 pm Public Bank of the East Bay @ Online
Public Bank of the East Bay @ Online
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
THE FRIENDS OF PUBLIC BANK EAST BAY HOST GENERAL ORGANIZING MEETINGS EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 6PM VIA ZOOM If you’d like to join us, send us an email and one of our members will be in touch. WE CAN MATCH YOUR INTERESTS AND SKILL SET TO OUR NEEDS Volunteer Organizing Committees ADVOCACY builds relationships with community groups, financial institutions and city governments. COMMUNICATIONS assists other committees with content creation and promotion. FUNDRAISING develops our organization’s budget and raises funds for our business plan. ACADEMY plans trainings for Board members and others. … Continued
6:30 pm Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Online
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Online
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State @ Online
Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info. (THE JANUARY 17TH MEETING, 2024 WAS MOVED TO JANUARY 24TH) Join Oakland Privacy to organize against the surveillance state, police militarization and ICE, and to advocate for privacy, surveillance regulation of both corporations and the state, and government transparency, around the Bay and nationwide. We fight against spy drones, facial recognition, tracking equipment, police body camera secrecy, anti-transparency laws and requirements for “backdoors” to cellphones; we oppose “pre-crime” and “thought-crime,” … Continued
7:00 pm Copwatch Orientation @ Grassroots House
Copwatch Orientation @ Grassroots House
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
RSVP here We will cover our mission + vision, how we get stuff done, and our ongoing projects. You will leave with our handbook, other literature, and next steps to get involved! Share Share Forward Upcoming Copwatch Committee Meetings Communications Committee meeting: Thursday 5/16 at 5 PM Casework Committee training + meeting: Tuesday 5/28 at 6 PM Wanna join a committee? Come to orientation! 77814
3:00 pm Stop Bay Area Cop City!
Stop Bay Area Cop City!
May 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
https://twitter.com/DSAEastBay/status/178975664505405900677817
6:00 pm The fight for racial equity in Berkeley @ McGee Avenue Baptist Church
The fight for racial equity in Berkeley @ McGee Avenue Baptist Church
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In the midst of this critical election season, the Berkeley Faith and Justice Coalition has invited a broad array of city leaders to answer pointed questions about the fight for racial equity in Berkeley.  Your presence is needed to underline to the council and school board members and candidates, as well as senior leaders of city management and the police, that Berkeley’s people: Demand that the needs and initiatives of the most vulnerable and marginalized members of our community are the focus of all city leaders! A leader of the … Continued
3:00 pm The People’s Clinic
The People’s Clinic
May 17 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
https://twitter.com/APTPaction/status/177091268665983810477761
5:00 pm Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Persuaders @ Online
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Persuaders @ Online
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: The Persuaders @ Online
Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the online invite. For our May meeting we will be reading The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy by Anand Giridharadas  (Amazon, Penguin) An insider account of activists, politicians, educators, and everyday citizens working to change minds, bridge divisions, and fight for democracy—from disinformation fighters to a leader of Black Lives Matter to Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and more—by the best-selling author of Winners Take All and award-winning former New York Times columnist “Anand Giridharadas shows the way we get real … Continued