~ Action Council ~
Occupy San Francisco Bulletin Board:
(February. 17th – February. 25th)
Wednesday, February 17
F 17, Wednesday, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Alex NietoTrial Organizing Committee
CCSF (City College of SF)
Phelan Ave. – Ocean Campus,
Multi-Use Building, Room 160
Meeting to plan outreach and mobilization focused on City College and nearby schools, for the opening of Alex Nieto’s trial on March
F 17, Wednesday, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Weekly PEACE VIGIL (CANCELLED – DUE TO WEATHER)
Montgomery and Market Sts.
(on the steps facing Market St., below Feinstein’s office)
Directly above the Montgomery BART/Muni Station
Join Codepink, World Can’t Wait, OccupySF Action Council and Others at the huge PEACE banner.
Themes vary weekly.
Feel free to bring your own signage, photos, fliers. Additional signs and flyers provided.
Stand (or sit) with us.
F 17, Wednesday, 6:45pm, Talk by Gavin Purchase, California Director, Clean Energy
Environmental Defense Fund Office
123 Mission St., 28th Fl.
Discussion on new decisions on net metering and time of use rates and how they impact the domestic solar market in California. Learn the latest about what’s happening in this area, and join us for a lively discussion over wine and cheese afterwards.
Reserve your space / limited. Click on blue: reserve your seat by sending your RSVP to Alysa Perez today.
F 17, Wednesday, 7:30pm – 9:30pm, We Need to Talk about Sandy Hook (Part 1 – film)
390 27th Street
uptown Oakland, between Telegraph and Broadway
7:00pm Potluck / snacks optional
By: Independent Media Solidarity
F 17, Wednesday, 7:30pm – 9:30pm, Anti Police-Terror Project General Meeting
Eastside Arts Alliance
2277 International Blvd.
Thursday, February 18
F 18, Thursday, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Jeff Halper, Ph.D., Author, speaking on Israel/Palestine
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
55 Eckley Lane
6:00pm Potluck (optional)
Jeff Halper, a world-renowned American born political activist, Professor of Anthropology and co-founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD). Halper lives in Israel, having moved from the U.S. in 1973. He participated in the first attempt of the Free Gaza Movement
Halper will discuss his recently published book, War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification. Long-awaited, it is a powerful indictment of the Israeli state’s “securocratic” war in the Palestinian Occupied Territories. Halper shows, the integration of militarized systems-including databases tracking civilian activity, automated targeting systems, unmanned drones, and more-
He will also talk about how this method of war is rapidly globalizing, as the major capitalist powers and corporations transform militaries, security agencies, and police forces into an effective instrument of global pacification.
F 18, Thursday, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Mario Woods Coalition – Weekly Meeting
350 Rhode Island (nr. 16th Street)
FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/justice4mariowoodscoalition/
Note Other FB site for Mario Woods: LOVE & JUSTICE 4 MARIO WOODS, 26, killed by SF Bayview Police, 12-2-15
F 18, Thursday, 7:30pm – 10:00pm, Angela Davis + Johanna Fernandez: Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Prison Essays
First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison Street
Writing on the Wall presents a selection of more than 100 previously unpublished essays spanning the entire period of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s incarceration that crystallize his essential perspectives on community, politics, protest, history, social change and movement organizing in the U.S. and internationally. From discussions of Rosa Parks and Trayvon Martin, to Martin Luther King and Edward Snowden, Abu-Jamal articulates lucid, humorous, and often prescient insight into the past, present and future of American politics and society.
Advance tickets: $12: 800-838-3006 or Marcus Books, Pegasus (3 shops), Books Inc/Berkeley, Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, Diesel a Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s, SF: City Lights Bookstore, Modern Times. $15 door, KPFA benefit, information: kpfa.org/events
Friday, February 19
F 19, Friday, 12:30pm – 1:00pm, Gallery Chat: Dave Talbot on Secrecy and the CIA
Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets)
Speaker David Talbot, founder of Salon.com All Americans need to hear this tale of the rise of the secret government of the United States.
You think we live in a democracy? Think again.
F 19, Friday, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Bay Area Arab Youth Speak Out
AROC Organizing Center
522 Valencia St. (nr 16th Street BART)
Part II of our series, Voices of the Arab Community. Come hear from Arab youth about issues they are facing today in SF Bay Area public schools
F 19, Friday, 5:00pm, Mission Nightwalk
Start: Grace Fellowship Community
3265 16th Street
Twice each month, faith communities in San Francisco’s Mission District walk the streets of our neighborhood where violence has occurred.
Along the way, we stop to listen to the stories of our neighbors, sometimes talk with family and friends of those killed, a
F 19 Friday, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Haight Ashbury Peace Vigil
corner of Fell and Masonic on the Golden Gate Park Panhandle
Everybody welcome. We will have signs, candles, music, and snacks. Stay for five minutes or for the whole two hours.
F 19, Friday, 7:00pm, Film: I AM (Center For Spiritual Living)
Center for Spiritual Living
611 Veteran’s Blvd. rm.. 106
The Center for Spiritual Living (Peninsula) is presenting an evening of heart warming hope fulfilling, feel good film. What if the solution to all the world’s problems was fight in front of our eyes? Come see it with like minds who are concerned about the conditions in the world today.
Info: www.CSLpeninsula.org / http://www.cslpeninsula.org/calendar/
F 19, Friday, 7:00pm, Jeff Halper: Palestine and Global Pacification
St. John’s Presbyterian Church & Center
2727 College Ave.
Drawing on firsthand research, Jeff Halper shows how the integration of militarized systems – databases, tracking civilian activity, automated targeting systems and unmanned drones – is perfected to sustain fear among the populace and how the Occupied Territories are used by Israel as a veritable weapon testing and marketing laboratory. He shows how this method of war is rapidly globalizing, as the major capitalist powers and corporations transform militaries, security agencies, and police forces into an effective instrument of global pacification.
Host: NorCal Friends of Sabeel
Info / RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1674980632783439/