Berkeley Post Office Defenders General Assembly


September 10, 2013 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am
Downtown Berkeley Post Office
2000 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Dave Welsh

Come talk about and help plan our next moves in the struggle to save the Berkeley Post Office from greedy moneygrubbers like Richard Blum and privateers scheming to sell off our roads, bridges, schools, hospitals, Post Offices and more all across the country.

The Post Office bureaucrats could announce the sale of the downtown Berkeley Post Office as soon as October 5th, and we need to be ready!

Possible topics for discussion include:

– Discuss continuing strategies that address the – possibly – imminent next moves by the Board of Governors to sell the Post Office

– Volunteers for
Information table
Future teach-ins
Music and entertainment events
Citizen empowerment training and resource sharing:
Know your rights
Cop Watch
Updates on privatization
Mental and physical health resources
Empathic listening circles
Training in nonviolent civil disobedience tactics and communication
Clothing and crop swaps
Banner and sign-making workshops for a variety of political actions

– Discuss our relationships with City of Berkeley officials

– Discuss the terms of ongoing mutual support of our defense of the post office/service and of future coalitions.

– Results of 9/4 Planning Commission meeting to rezone district in which Post Office is located.

Relevant websites:

Berkeley Post Office Defense

Strike Debt Bay Area

Save The Berkeley Post Office


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