Move-in Assembly

Organized Occupy Oakland building occupation.

Unpacking Homelessness on Move-In Day

By Jaime Omar Yassin Re-Posted from Hyphenated Republic January 21, 2012 On December 28, in the midst of Occupy Oakland’s continuing battle against the city and OPD at Oscar Grant Plaza, another kind of Occupation battle was taking place in Sacramento, largely out of sight of both activists and media. Homeless campers were experiencing another raid, as police cleared out their encampment. Despite the fact that Sacramento’s shelters are at full capacity already, the city nevertheless used anti-camping ordinances to clear the camp and scatter homeless people to the city’s … Continued


Move-in Day and Rise Up Festival – OGP, Downtown Oakland – Saturday & Sunday, January 28 & 29, 2012 – 12:00 PM

MOVE-IN DAY: Saturday, 1/28 12 PM: Rally at Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th and Broadway, downtown Oakland (outside 12th Street Bart) 1 PM: March to Building Occupation OAKLAND RISE UP FESTIVAL: Saturday and Sunday, 1/28 and 1/29 Saturday, 1/28 – Afternoon (at building occupation TBD) Sunday, 1/29 – All day (at building occupation TBD) DOWNLOAD: HandBill | Festival It’s cold outside. Like millions of people in this country, Occupy Oakland has no home. And yet, all over the city, thousands of buildings stand empty. On January 28, we’re going to occupy … 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


Oakland Rise Up Festival Invites OO Committees and Caucuses to Take Part in Move-in Day Festivities – Saturday, January 28, 2012

The Oakland Rise Up Festival is calling on all of the Occupy Oakland committees and caucuses to take part in the Move-in Day festivities on Saturday, January 28, 2012. We are inviting all committees to come to the festival to table or hold an event or workshop. Let’s recreate the power of the Occupy Oakland encampment by reviving all of the wonderful committees and caucuses! Please let us know if you are holding an event or if you need resources or materials. You can email us at: MOVE-IN DAY: … Continued


Call Out for Supplies for Occupy Oakland Move-in Day – Saturday, January 28, 2012

On December 21st 2011, the Occupy Oakland General Assembly passed a proposal to collectively reclaim a building for our movement and to organize a two day festival as its opening event. Since then Move-in Assemblies have been meeting publicly twice a week at Oscar Grant Plaza (at 12:30 PM on Sundays and 4:30 PM on Wednesdays). The Logistics Working Group of the Move-In Assembly is requesting donations of supplies to make our future community center a vibrant, comfortable, and welcoming space. Below is our supply wish list. We will be … Continued


Benefit Show1/15 for OO Move-in!!!

Come one come all! Last minute benefit show to fund Occupy Oakland’s move-in on Sunday January 28! Bring yr friends! SUNDAY JANUARY 15 AT PURPLE HAUS ALL AGES $5 OR MORE, no-one turned away. STILL SUIT +2TBA! (Want to play? see e-mail address below) Grub from FNB! Cheap beerz! PLUS Monday’s a holiday, so you either don’t have work, or being tired and/or hungover is an option! If you want to help plan the event please contact . If you can’t make it to the show but want to … Continued


Building Occupation (Move-In) Assembly Revised Meeting Time

The first Move-In Assembly, held on Wednesday 11/28, was attended by nearly 100 people who began the four principle working groups (Logistics, Building, Outreach/Media and Festival) that will plan the building occupation for January 28th, 2012. The meeting time for this assembly was adjusted in order to prevent running into the time scheduled for the General Assembly. On January 2nd and 4th the Move-In Assembly will meet at 4:30pm. Starting January 7th it will meet Sundays at 12:30pm and Wednesdays at 4:30pm until the Move-In Day (1/28) If you would … Continued


First Building Occupation Assembly, Wednesday December 28th, 5pm, Oscar Grant Plaza – North Steps

Recently, the GA passed a proposal to take a large building as a social center for Occupy Oakland. The date for this action is January 28, 2012. The intention is that this space will become the new home for Occupy Oakland, providing ample space for all of our committees and activities, room for assemblies, and sleeping space.  (It must be added, however, for those who are concerned about it, that there was much support at the GA for retaining a presence at Oscar Grant Plaza, and even re-encamping at the … Continued