For event and activity announcements.

Justice for Trayvon Martin Assembly

Wednesday, August 28, 5:30pm, Oscar Grant Plaza STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR Demands: STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON MARTIN – JAIL ZIMMERMAN! OVERTURN ‘STAND YOUR GROUND’ LAWS! End the murder of Black & Brown youth JOBS & EDUCATION NOT MASS INCARCERATION! Support California Prisoners’ Hunger Strike END RACIAL PROFILING OF ALL FORMS! Including Stop-and-Frisk! STOP RACIST POLICE TERROR Drug test killer cops IMMIGRANT RIGHTS NOW STOP DEPORTATIONS! Stop Urban Shield & surveillance of our communities A LIVING WAGE & UNION RIGHTS FOR LOW-WAGE … Continued


2nd Anniversary of the Occupy Oakland Encampment Party.

The Occupy Oakland Encampment 2nd Anniversary Party will take place at OGP on October 10th. Come help plan the event. Special guests Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd, activists tossed into solitary confinement in Iran may be able to make it. A screening of Ankah’s film about the Republic Windows fight has been proposed. Suggestions for other speakers, other films, music, food and everything else are wanted. Join us at the Occupy Oakland General Assembly on Sunday, September 15th (and subsequent Sundays) at Oscar Grant Plaza on the steps of City … Continued


Sunday: East Bay Hills deforestation discussion with David Theodoropoulos: Invasion Biology vs Integration Biology

INVASION BIOLOGY OR INTEGRATION BIOLOGY? Who is behind the deforestation and pesticiding of the East Bay Hills, from Richmond to Hayward? **Slideshow with narration, followed by discussion** DAVID THEODOROPOULOS Conservation Biologist and Author: Invasion Biology: Critique of a Pseudoscience + Update from Save Mt. Sutro Forest SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013, 6:30PM (doors open 6PM) Historic Hall, Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 1924 Cedar, Berkeley, California (one block east of MLK, Jr. Way) Hear about Invasion Biology from a different perspective of non-native species, based on Evolutionary Biology, and find out … Continued


Art & protest exhibit for the Turkish people, June 29 & 30th

An Art Exhibition Showcasing The Truth & Humor of the Turkish Resistance Original scenes from Istanbul Gezi Park Protest by Turkish American Gezi Platform: An organization representing the Turkish American Community in support of the Gezi Movement Saturday, June 29th, 4PM – 9PM Sunday, June 30th, 11AM – 2 PM Studio Location: DILEKSEZEN 1933 Union Street, San Francisco, CA  94123 51690


Wednesday, June 12: Forum about East Bay Hills Tree Removal Plans

  FORUM: FIRE RISK REDUCTION AND TREE REMOVAL PLANS FOR THE EAST BAY HILLS’ PUBLIC LANDS   Dan Grassetti, Hills Conservation Network Peter Gray Scott, Hills Conservation Network    The University of California, East Bay Regional Park District, and the City of Oakland want to remove more than 80,000 trees in the East Bay Hills. These public-sector entities also plan to deploy a 10-year program of herbicides. This attempt to reduce fire risk is to be funded by $5.9 million from FEMA. Come to a discussion of different visions for our … Continued


Manufacturing Guilt – New Documentary about Mumia Abu-Jamal – Two Bay Area Screenings

New Documentary Film Focuses on Mumia’s Innocence:   Manufacturing Guilt How Philadelphia’s Police and DA actively manufactured Mumia’s guilt, and suppressed his innocence   A short film by Stephen Vittoria, writer/director of “Mumia – Long Distance Revolutionary,”   with Rachel Wolkenstein, lawyer for Mumia, legal consultant on this film   TWO SHOWINGS IN THE BAY AREA!   with speakers: Rachel Wolkenstein, lawyer for Mumia, and a Member of Mumia’s Family   Speaking on: INNOCENT: the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal   Oakland: 7 PM, Friday 05 July East Side Arts Alliance,  … Continued


OCCUPY PSYCHIATRY: Protest the APA in San Francisco, Sunday May 19, 2013

Protest at the American Psychiatric Association’s Annual Conference Sunday, May 19, 2013 11:30am-5:30pm Moscone Center, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco Matthew Morrissey   (415) 722-6317 Jim Gottstein   (907) 274-7686 American Psychiatric Association Protest May 19, 2013 — San Francisco FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2013 On May 19th, MindFreedom International, the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights (PsychRights®), and the California Client Action Workgroup, organized under the Occupy Psychiatry banner, will protest of the American Psychiatric Association’s 2013 Annual Conference at the Moscone Center, 747 Howard … Continued


Oakland Coliseum Sunday: Protest Ban of Mumia Film at Shaq O’Neal’s Theater in Newark, NJ

Protest Banning of Mumia film in Newark New Jersey!   We demand that Shaquille O’Neal Come Clean on his role in this ban!   FREE MUMIA NOW!   Come out to the Warriors Playoff Game, Oakland Arena,   11:30 am, Sunday the 12th of May!   The Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal asks you to support Oakland Teachers for Mumia in this call.   Join us at the east entrance ticket window,  or on the foot bridge to the Arena from BART.   This is not a picket … Continued


James Connolly – Songs of Freedom Friday, May 10 at 7:30PM 518 Valencia (16th and Valencia in San Francisco) Mat Callahan will report on the progress of the project to republish Songs of Freedom, a songbook edited by Irish revolutionary James Connolly and published in 1907 in New York. A year ago, Mat first announced plans to record a selection of the songs for a CD and to reproduce the original Songs of Freedom along with two other long forgotten song books containing Connolly’s stirring lyrics. Now, the project is … Continued


Monday May 6: Protest at PG&E Shareholders Meeting

So Many Reasons to Protest PG&E: San Bruno, Smart Meters, Diablo Canyon, EMF hazards, acoustic seismic testing, Hinkley & Kettleman Hills, fracking Monday, May 6, 2013 – 9am-1pm Outside PG&E shareholders meeting PG&E, 77 Beale St., San Francisco (Beale & Market Streets) Information:   San Bruno gas pipeline explosions, resulting in deaths, injury, and destruction of homes. – PG&E lied about pipeline inspections – whistleblowers harassed – NTSB report   Smart Meters, with serious problems including health impacts, electrical fire and explosion dangers, interference with electronics, privacy invasion … Continued