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.

Six Month Occupy Oakland Anniversary Party (and How You Can Help the Kitchen or Events Committee) – OGP, Oakland – Tuesday, April 10, 2012 – 5:00 PM

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, Occupy Oakland is having its Six Month Anniversary Party at Oscar Grant Plaza! This event will start at 5pm. There will be a feast, concert, best of OO slideshow, speak out, and dance party. This is a big deal and we expect tons of people! Here are some ways you can help support the event and dinner. – Bring rice, beans, lentils, salad, fruit, meat dishes, juice, sandwich fixins, or anything you want. – Bring food donations: If you have access to donated food or … Continued


Who Bombed Judi Bari? – OGP, Oakland (The Holdout if Raining) – Monday, March 26, 2012 – 7:30 PM

This is a film about the 1990 Oakland car bombing of Earth First! organizers Judi Bari & Darryl Cherney and the FBI’s & OPD’s attempt to frame them. The screening will be at Oscar Grant Plaza (14th and Broadway, downtown Oakland) on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 7:30 PM. In case of rain or other stormy weather, the screening will be moved to The Holdout at 2313 San Pablo in Oakland.       25032


OO Puppet Guild – Rainbow Park, Oakland – Saturday, March 24, 2012 – 1:00 to 5:00 PM

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the second Occupy Oakland BBQ (in Rainbow Park at Seminary and International Blvd.), there will be a Children’s Puppet-Making Workshop available for all, in which we will provide the materials for you to create and perform your very own puppet show! Those interested in being part of long-term puppet workshops, be it with the kids, for building giant puppets for actions, etc., are encouraged to come by and plug in and participate! The more, the merrier! Here is a brief list of materials that … Continued


Rally/March in Solidarity with OWS against Police Brutality

Last night, NYPD’s raid on OWS was brutal. We need an emergency proposal and march after GA in solidarity with our beaten friends in NY. Let’s take to the street in a show of love and solidarity! This is an open event! Invite everyone you know! Rally 5PM, march 6PM 23999


Emergency Demonstration Against Hate Crime Charges for Oak3 – Monday, March 12, 2012

In solidarity with and via Oakland Occupy Patriarchy: Monday, March 12th, 2012, from 12-3pm Wiley E. Manual Courthouse 661 Washington St. Oakland Join your comrades in Oakland Occupy Patriarchy as we tell the cops and the DA that we will NOT TOLERATE them pretending like they give a shit about our oppression as women, fags, dykes, queers, and trans people, so they can use us against our friends in their war of attrition against Occupy Oakland! 23292


February 29th,Shut Down the Corporations Day, 1st Planning Meeting Sunday, 12pm @ 19th+Telegraph

The recently passed proposal to support the SHut DOwn The Corporations day on February 29th will have its first assembly meeting this Sunday, February 12, at noon at 19th and Telegraph to begin talking about what kind of actions people would like to organize for this day. This action has been ratified by 46 other cities across the United States, and was originally called for by Occupy Portland. This day of autonomous action could reconvene at night for a previously organized event in solidarity with the call by Portland, and … Continued


New Events Committee Meeting times!

The Events Committee of Occupy Oakland will now be meeting only twice a week, with additional meetings added if the need arises for specific actions and other needs. The meetings will continue to take place at the Brown Couch Cafe, on the corner of 14th and Webster, 2 blocks away from Oscar Grant Plaza. The new meeting times are Tuesdays at 4:30 pm, and Thursdays at 4pm. Stay updated by attending GA’s; when there are actions on these days, the meetings will be moved. Come on by and be a … Continued


Outreach Day – Saturday, January 21, 2012

This Saturday will be a big outreach day for the Move-in Assembly to spread the word about the upcoming building occupation! Meet at Oscar Grant Plaza at noon, and from there we will split into teams to try and cover the entire city of Oakland with flyers and posters for January 28th! Flyers and posters will be provided, assuming you haven’t passed all of yours out already. 🙂 16267


Occupy Patriarchy!

Feminist/queer block event on Jan 8, noon to 5, at 19th and Telegraph. Occupy Oakland’s feminist/queer block is organizing to occupy/decolonize a building and establish a collective space in Oakland (at a location that remains undisclosed). On January 8th we will kick off with an event at 19th and Telegraph, noon to 5pm. Presentations, discussions, and a direct action are being planned. The first two points of unity for the  group are: 1. This capitalist society is based on a racist, white supremacist, patriarchal order. Our organizing must confront and … Continued


Events Committee and Occupy Oakland Bridge Caucus Present: Conversations on Non-violence and Resistance

A weekend of presentations and discussions on non-violent movements and diversity of tactics Saturday December 10th (Please attend the Indigenous Solidarity Teach-In from 3-5pm right before this event!) 5-6pm Former Black Panther discusses the Civil Rights Movement and black liberation. 6-7pm Workshop on non-violence and diversity of tactics 7-8pm ”Gandhi and the Politics of Nonviolence” a lecture by UT Austin professor Snehal Shingavi, filmed at Occupy Austin Sunday December 11th 6-7pm Strikes, Occupations, Rebellions- Historical uses of diversity of tactics within struggles in the U.S. and beyond 7-8pm “Black Bloc … Continued