Our film for this coming Friday has the lengthy title of Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority. It’s about the lives of Palestinians under Israeli occupation. Israel – Palestine was also the subject of the church’s UN Sunday event that took place last Sunday, Oct. 14. We don’t have an official speaker for this film yet but have enough information for starting a conversation. Please bring your own knowledge and help us out or just listen and learn. Thank you. Sensible Cinema Sponsored by the UUSF Social Justice Council OCCUPATION 101 Voices of the Silenced Majority Friday, October 19,… Continue reading →
Movies Under the Stars: Labor Film Classics Posted by LaborSolidarityCommittee WHEN: October 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Repeats WHERE: National Nursed United HQ 155 Grand Ave Oakland, CA 94612 USA EVENT 0
East Bay DSA Strike Support for Oakland Marriott Hotel Workers Posted by LaborSolidarityCommittee WHEN: October 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm WHERE: Oakland Marriott City Center 1001 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607 USA CONTACT: Event website PROTEST Oakland Marriott workers are in the second week of their strike for jobs that are enough to get by in the Bay Area. Marriott is the biggest and richest hotel company in the world and can afford to provide good jobs. That’s why nearly 8000 workers at 23 Marriott-operated hotels around the country, from Boston to Hawaii, are on strike for the principle… Continue reading →
San Rafael, CA | Oct 20, 2:45 – 4:15pm PT | Bioneers Conference Marin Center 10 Ave of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903. PBI Chair Ellen Brown participates in a panel discussion “How to build an alternative to our current system” hosted by Gar Alperovitz, co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative and co-chair of its Next System Project. This panel will explore the connections between environmental action and the democratic economy. More information
Sunflower Alliance Meeting Posted by LaborSolidarityCommittee WHEN: October 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Repeats WHERE: Bobby Bowens Progressive Center 2540 Macdonald Ave Richmond, CA 94804 USA CONTACT: Event website MEETING Please join us for our regular biweekly meeting of the Sunflower Alliance. We’ll discuss ongoing eco-campaigns and plans for the future. Newcomers and old friends welcome — we need your participation and your voice. Come early to hang out and share a potluck lunch. Potluck lunch: 12:30 PM
SF Berniecrats for Tony Kelly Sunday October 7 and 21, 3 PM – 6 PM 1512 20th Street, SF Let’s fight against corporate developer money, and elect a candidate who has been working tirelessly with the community on environmental justice, homelessness, anti-gentrification, anti-police violence in District 10 for 15 years! There are also phonebanks every Wednesday from 5-8pm and more canvassing every Saturday at 10am and Sunday at 3pm.
Sunday, October 21 at 4:00 pm – Location in Sonoma TBA shortly ELLEN BROWN Internationally-renowned Public Banking expert and author, Ellen Brown, has been a speaker at two previous Praxis Peace Institute conferences (Sonoma, 2009 and San Francisco, 2014). It was at the 2009 conference in Sonoma — over lunch at the Sunflower Cafe — that Ellen Brown and Marc Armstrong met and began the process of setting up the Public Banking Institute. Ellen Brown developed her research skills as an attorney practicing civil litigation in Los Angeles. In her best-selling book, Web of Debt, she turned those skills to an analysis of the Federal… Continue reading →
Occupy Oakland General Assembly Posted by GNUWorldOrder WHEN: November 20, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Repeats WHERE: Oscar Grant Plaza Oakland City Hall 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 USA COST: Free CONTACT: Occupy Oakland List Email MEETING The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San… Continue reading →
Sonoma, CA | Oct 22, 4:00pm PT | Praxis Peace Institute Sonoma Community Center, 276 E. Napa St., Sonoma (Andrews Hall). Changing the System: California’s Strategic Role in National Systemic Change. PBI Chair Ellen Brown and Gar Alperovitz speak to the Praxis Peace Institute. Tickets here. More information here.
STOP DEPORTATION DEMONSTRATIONS at ICE immigration holding center (deportations) Mondays and Wednesdays 4 – 6 pm at 630 Sansome Street San Francisco, California Let’s build a permanent presence at I.C.E. to stop the deportations. Bring signs, Spread widely. Stop Deportations Block I.C.E. Melt I.C.E. with LOVE LOVE not HATE JOIN US NO BAN, NO WALL INSIST ON LOVE We are all immigrants Say it loud, say it clear, // immigrants are welcome here (two sides of a sign) Never Again *non-violence* Chants: No hate, no fear, immigrants are welcome here refugees are welcome here, No ban, no wall, sanctuary for all… Continue reading →