Action Council Events — February 29 and March 1

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Occupy San Francisco Bulletin Board:

 http://www.occupysf.net

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

F 29, Monday, 9:30am, A Mural for Mario Woods

Positive Directions Equals Change
4744 3rd Street
SF

Join us for a morning celebration to honor the life of Mario Woods. Come watch as a portrait mural will be painted on the side the A B U building in Bayview. Done by one of Frisco’s finest artists Mel Waters.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1581803252143406/

F 29, Monday, 4:00pm – 6:00pm, Oakland City Council CED Meeting on E. 12th St. Proposal

Oakland City Hall
1 Frank Ogawa / Oscar Grant Plaza
Oakland, CA

4:00 Community gathering on steps of Oakland City Hall
4:30 Special CED Committee Meeting on E 12th Proposals

SPEAK OUT IN SUPPORT OF A PEOPLE’S PROPOSAL FOR E. 12TH ST. — 100% AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON PUBLIC LAND!

The Oakland City Council will meet to review 3 proposals for the E. 12th St. public parcel, 2 proposals for a luxury tower and a People’s Proposal for 100% affordable housing. (http://proposal.e12thoakland.org/)

Info: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/02/26/18783381.php

F 29, Monday 6:00pm – 9:00pm, OccupyForum:  “Heist: Who Stole the American Dream” – a Documentary, & discussion with    director Donald Goldmacher

Global Exchange
2017 Mission St. (nr. 16th Street BART)
SF

“Heist traces the worldwide economic collapse to a 1971 secret memo entitled “Attack on American Free Enterprise System”. Written over 40 years ago by the future Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell at the behest of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the 6-page memo, a free-market utopian treatise, called for a money fueled big business makeover of government through corporate control of the media, academia, the pulpit, arts and sciences and destruction of organized labor and consumer protection groups.

Donald Goldmacher will lead discussion on the system as it is intentionally pushed toward oligarchy, and the problematic nature of this system.

Steve DiCaprio of Land Action will be at this Monday’s OccupyForum also to discuss his court date.

UPDATE for Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Alex Nieto vs. SFPD

Tuesday, March 1

M 1, Tuesday, 8:00am, The Trial: Alex Nieto versus the SFPD, MARCH 1, 2016

Federal Court Building
450 Golden Gate Ave
SF

8:00am – Ceremony at court

9:00am – Assemble at CCSF – Ocean Campus Ram Plaza
& Mission Campus at  21st & Valencia

10:00am -Rally at court, 450 Golden Gate Ave.

11:00am – March (Some people will also be attending court session inside)

(Students from some SF high schools are also planning a walk-out)

This is morning that the federal trial for Alex Nieto begins. We will rally, share love, sing songs, make speeches, and show unbreakable unity.  Alex was shot at 48 times and killed by the San Francisco Police Department, Alex Nieto was a family provider, college student, security guard, and a positive, peaceful community activist.

Implementing Mahatma Gandhi’s TRUTH FORCE, we will use our limitless creativity and the court system to action for our integrity, humanity, and rights, the most basic of rights—our lives!

We will chant in unity to enforce the United States Constitution—due process, equal protection, no unlawful takings. Speeches, poetry, and performances by Roberto Hernandez, Thea Matthews, SF Board of Supervisor John Avalos, Adriana Camarena, Ben Bac Sierra, SF Board of Supervisors District Nine Candidate Edwin Lindo, Favi Estrella, Francisco Herrera, Equipto, Dregs One, Tony Robles, Father Richard Leslie Smith, AFT 2121 representatives, HOMEY, United Playaz, y mas!

Info / RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/944032739006060/  orhttps://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/02/21/18783182.php

M 1, Tuesday, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, “Beyond Vietnam: Time to Break Silence” & “Global Days of Action on Military Spending

Bay Peace
610 -16th Street #322 (at Jefferson)
Oakland (a short walk from 12th Street BART)

The New Priorities Campaign and Bay Area United for Peace and Justice invite you to a planning meeting.

April 4 is the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, and also of his speech, “Beyond Vietnam: Time to Break Silence

People are organizing local actions to decry current priorities that spend $1.75 trillion/year on arms when our planet is in crisis.

This year, April 5 – 18, have been designated as Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS), days to campaign against military spending and to promote spending on to life-affirming, sustainable social programs.

Info: RSVP to Jackie: wslf@earthlink.net.

ACTION ALERT

Hands Off Coltrane Church

The African Orthodox Church of St. John Coltrane – historic proprietors of music and culture of jazz in San Francisco is facing eviction from the Fillmore this week.

The Coltrane Church has been in San Francisco for 48 years, in that time the church has provided free vegetarian meals to the homeless, spiritual counseling to the community and has advocated for social and racial justice.  The Church’s displacement from the Fillmore not only disrupts the Church and its work, but removes one of the few remaining institutions that survived so-called “redevelopment” – a government initiative that destroyed a once-vibrant African-American neighborhood.

For the past five months, the West Bay Conference Center Board members have evaded meetings with the Church to work out an agreement – even after the church attempted to pay $15,000. in rent. West Bay served the Coltrane Church an eviction notice scheduled for Wednesday, March 2nd.

The mission of West Bay Conference Center building, is to provide low cost and subsidized space for local community organizations, institutions, and businesses. Call the West Bay Board members and ask that they live up to its mission!

Call the following board members Monday:

Floyd Tramell  415 – 749 – 6470
Dr. Amos Brown 415 – 559 – 2978
Leona Bridges 415 – 717 – 0213
Gordon Green Wood 510 – 465 – 7728

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