Sound Committee

The Sound Committee provides amplification at Occupy Oakland events.

Trucker Power. Or “Ain’t No Power Like the Power of the Truckers ‘Cause When They Get Mad They Can Make a S*Load of Noise!”

On October 21st, 2013, an organized group of Port Truckers based in the Port of Oakland, in collaboration with local labor activists, stopped work and picketed gates at the Port in protest of their working conditions. Oakland, as usual, responded with vast numbers of riot police who pushed the picketers illegally out of crosswalks and threatened them with arrest. That seems only to have persuaded other truckers – wary of protests – which side they should be on, made the already protesting truckers even more determined and bent them all … Continued


Call For Generators

The Sound Committee is compiling a list of people willing to donate their generators for future protests and performances. If you have a generator and would like to help make some noise, then email us at and we will add you to our generator contact list. Thanks! 13709