Events Committee

Responsible for actions, workshops, shows, teach-ins, etc. If you would like to perform or organize any kind of action, you should speak with us.

6/20 8:45 am – Pack the Court for Kali!

Kali was originally arrested December 16th on minor misdemeanor charges, but because of a probation violation hold he was incarcerated for 4 days before any charges were formally filed. While most people would have been released from jail and asked to appear for a future court date given the minor nature of the misdemeanor charges, the DA denied Kali’s release because of the county’s assertion that he is homeless. At his arraignment Kali immediately notified the judge that he did have a residence and provided the address. The staff that … Continued


Shut down the pig conference, June 13th 1pm, Oakland Marriot,11th and Broadway

SHUT DOWN THE PIG CONFERENCE June 13th 1pm, Oakland Marriot – 11th and Broadway SOLIDARITY WITH SEX WORKERS MEANS PUTTING THE HEAT ON THE H.E.A.T. CONFERENCE This is What Patriarchy Looks Like: The H.EAT. conference is a conference of pigs and their nonprofit lackeys to increase the harassment, imprisonment, marginalization and criminalization of sex workers. Fronting as a conference against “child trafficking,” this conference brings pigs and nonprofits together to develop policing strategies that line their pockets while leaving sex workers exploited and disempowered. Pigs and nonprofits hide behind lies … Continued


Justice for Alan Blueford: Rally at the DA’s Office, Wednesday, 5/23/12, 3:00pm

  Alan Blueford, an 18 year old Black student at Skyline, slated to graduate next month, was brutally murdered by OPD on May 6th in East Oakland. Alan Blueford’s family and community activists are calling for a 3pm rally in front of the Alameda County DA’s office this Wednesday, May 23, 3:00 p.m., to make the these demands: Release the cop’s name Take him off paid leave Charge him with murder Fire him The DA’s office is located at 1225 Fallon Street. – directions here – There is also a townhall with 6:00 Acts … Continued


Events Committee Revised Meeting Times: Tues @ 5, Thurs @ 4

In order to better accomodate folks with 9-5’s, the Events Committee will be meeting at 5 pm on Tuesday and 4 pm on Thursday at the Brown Couch Cafe at 14th and Webster. If you’re late, don’t worry; its quite easy to catch up and contribute in our meetings 31829


Judi Bari Day 5/24/12 6pm – Oscar Grant Plaza

Join Occupy Oakland and Earth First! for JUDI BARI DAY   Thurs, May 24 Bringing the Spirit of Redwood Summer to Oscar Grant Plaza on the anniversary of the bombing of Judi Bari & Darryl Cherney in Oakland in 1990 ~a commemoration & celebration of revolutionary resistance and movement solidarity Oscar Grant plaza 14th & Broadway, Oakland gather 6:30 pm Music, Speakers, Stories from Redwood Summer: the “forest occupation before there was occupy”. Sponsored by Earth First!, Events Committee of Occupy Oakland, Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters Info: 510-548-3113; 31587


Occupy the City Council meeting to demand justice for Alan Blueford!

The family of Alan Blueford has asked allies to come to the Oakland City Council Meeting at 6 pm on Tuesday to demand justice for the OPD killing of their son! Get there by 6 pm to demand a real investigation into the circumstances of the killing! The police officer should not be on paid leave, beyond that, what is his name, and why are they still on the force? 31273


Update: Support Blueford family at City Council meeting Tuesday, May 15th – 6:00 pm

Stop Oakland Police Brutality!!!

UPDATE: Pack the City Council meeting this Tuesday, May 15th, at 6:00 pm. It is located at 14th and Broadway in downtown Oakland. Show your support in your presence and voice for all of our sons and daughters of Oakland.     During the early morning hours of May 6, 2012, Alan Blueford was murdered by an OPD officer, whose name has yet to be released. His family is now seeking justice for his death. EARLIER ACTION: This Saturday, May 12th, there will be a march at 3pm from the … Continued


Rally at OPD against the murder of Alan Buford

  This Friday, May 11th, there will be an action in front of the OPD Station at 7th and Broadway to protest and bring light to the murder of 18 year old Alan Buford this past weekend. It will begin at 5pm and will include such speakers as Jack Bryson from Occupy Oakland amongst others.Y 30700


Events Committee Wish List!

The Events Committee of Occupy Oakland has a wish list of items we would like to acquire through donations or otherwise so that the Committee can become a more autonomous body, with the ability to set up movie screenings, dance parties, rallies, etc. without always having to rely upon borrowing the equipment of others in order to do so. If you can help in finding and making available any of these items, email and we’ll get in touch from there! -Projector -Screen -Sound: mic, amp, etc. -Bullhorn -extension cords … Continued


Occupy Oakland’s 6 month Birthday Celebration!

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, Occupy Oakland is having its Six Month Anniversary Party at Oscar Grant Plaza! Come down to Oscar Grant Plaza and enjoy the atmosphere of the camp and the amazing experiences we have all been through together, with a concert, speak-out, feast, and picture and movie slideshows of Occupy Oakland! The evening will end with a dance party, as we re-occupy for one night to honor the space we have all fought so hard for. Get in touch with the Events Committee for more information, and … Continued