Calendar for concerned people (from Patricia Gray)

“May you live in interesting times” is an ancient curse.  And that is where we are.  We need to do more than be worried.  Might be time for you to get out on the streets.

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Wednesday November 30
8:00 am – 11:00 am        Justin Herman Plaza, Embarcadero, 1 Market St. S.F. 
                                    WOMEN RESIST: DIVEST WELLS FARGO
                                    The morning will begin with prayers for the water led by Women of Idle
                                    No More.  There will be a teach in on why we must take our money out
                                    of the banks that are funding the Dakota Assess Pipe line.  We will
                                    walk to the banks that are funding the DAPL asking people to take
                                    their money out of these banks.
                                    sponsored by Idle No More
9:00 am            Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, 1225 Fallon St. Oakland
                        COURT SUPPORT NEEDED FOR THE PROTESTER FROM OAKLAND
                        ARRESTED AT A PEACEFUL  ANTI TRUMP DEMONSTRATION.
                        One of the demonstrators arrested in Oakland is facing heavy charges
                        and would love some community support.
11:00 am  – 12:00 pm      S.F. City Hall, Board of Supervisors Budget Committee 
                                     LET’S MAKE FREE CITY COLLEGE REAL!
                                     The budget committee will be discussing how and when to make
                                     City College free to residents of San Francisco.  We want this to
                                     be effective by fall 2017
                                     sponsored by AFT 2121
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm     Mission Police Station, 17th and Valencia, S.F.
                                Vigil
                                GASCON; WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?
                                We demand you charge the killer cops with murder!
6:30 – 8:30      Women’s Building   3543 18th St. S.F. 
                      WHAT THE HELL JUST HAPPENED?  POST ELECTION THERAPY
                      Join Supervisor David Campos and Sunny Auguto and Jim Steins
                      Christina Olague for a panel discussion about local and national
                      election results.
                      co sponsored by the Bernal Heights Democratic Club, Harvey Milk
                                               LGBT club and the Latino Democratic club
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Thursday December 1
8:00 am    Sproul Hall Berkeley 
                NO DAPL: NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION
                Against the banks that have invested in the pipe line.
                We will march to Wells Fargo on Shattuck.  Please wear blue if you
                can and bring signs and noise makers!
9:30 am       San Francisco City Hall  Board of Supervisors room 
                   REJECT JAILS, SUPPORT INVESTMENT!
                   Help us to ensure NO NEW JAILS in San Francisco.  At this
                   meeting the board will review a series of proposals but forth by
                   the city work group on alternatives to jails.  We must stay vigilant
                   against efforts to re entrench jailing and policing as solutions to
                   unmet needs in our communities.
                   Sponsored by NO NEW JAILS coalition
10:00 am      Wells Fargo Headquarters    420 Montgomery St. S.F.
                   NO DAKOTA ACCESS PIPE LINE — GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION
                   The Camp of Sacred Stones and the Red Warrior Camp are calling
                   on allies to take action against the financial institutions working to
                   build the pipe line.
                   Sponsored by Grassroots Organizing
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Friday December 2
3:30 pm      M.L .King Jr Park   on 3rd Street in the Bayview
                  VIGIL ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DAY OF THE MURDER
                  MARIO WOODS BY THE S.F.P.D.
                  We demand justice for Mario.
                  sponsored by Justice 4 Mario Woods
7:00 om      New Valencia Hall,  747 Polk St. S.F.
                  THE MEANING OF TRUMP’S VICTORY – AND WHAT COMES NEXT?
                  Public forum.
                  Speakers Kristine Lee (Berinie Support group)
                                 Sam Rubin  (disability rights)
                                 topics     How key is racism and sexism?
                                              Strategies for defeating bigotry
                                              Is an independent labor party in our future?
                                 Hearty snack available for $2.00 – $5.00 donation
                   sponsored by Freedom Socialist Party
                   info  415-864-1278
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Saturday Dec. 3 and 4th   TWO DAY EVENT 
10:00 – 3:00 pm      Middle East Children’s Alliance  1101 8th st. Berkeley
                             PALESTINE HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIR
                             A stunning array of unique items from Palestine–plus Arabic
                             Food.  Olive oil, embroidery, hand woven rugs, scarfs and
                             shawls.
                             sponsored by the Middle East Children’s Alliance
                             more info  510-548-0542
1:00 – 2:00 pm     33 Third St. San Francisco 
                          Office Depot, 3rd at Stevenson  1/2 block from Market
                          BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS
                          We will rally outside of Office Depot, a significant vendor
                          of Hewlett Packer products.  There is a national action
                          against Hewlett Packard companies.
3:00 pm   518 Valencia St. S.F.
               PANEL DISCUSSION ON NATIONAL HEALTH
               A report back on the recent Physicians for a National Health
               program.
               sponsor,  Single Payer Now
               more info   415-695-7891
6:00 pm        105 Palm Ave # 6 
                    one block north of Geary and one block east of Argullo
                    cross street is Euclid
                    RUTHIE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY!
                    We have had a tough year of badness – let’s celebrate our
                    wonderful friendships.  There will be a vegetarian pot luck
                    event  — Bring something to share but no gifts.  We have to
                    cheer each other up to continue to rise up for democracy
                    and justice.
                    info   415-515- 1259
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Sunday Dec. 4
11:00 am – 1:00 pm   Omni Commons  4799 Shattuck in Berkeley
                               LEGAL OBSERVER TRAINING
                               The Lawyer Guild is offering training to insure that
                               protesters’ rights are not violated by the police.
                               The training is free but please register via EventBrite
                               so we can prepare.  Go to www.eventbrite.com/e/legal-
                               observer-training-tickets-29664269629
                               Host  Omni Commons
12:00 – 4:00  pm        Howard Zin Book Fair    
                                City College, Mission Campus  1125 Valencia St.S.F
                                THE CAPITALIST CLIMATE: ORGANIZING AGAINST
                                THE CATASTROPHE
                                Speakers Laura and Paul Messersmith-Glavin of the
                                Messersmith-Glavin of Anarchist Studies Collective.
                                This is a part of the day long event in rm. 322
  4:00  pm                  AGAINST THE FASCIST CREEP 
                                Join Author Alexander Ross for a discussion of his
                                 new book Against the Fascist Creep.  A group of white
                                 racists and neo nazi groups have formed after the
                                 election of Obama.  They plan repression of our dissent.
6:30 – 7:30 pm          Omni Commons  4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland 
                               PEOPLE’S COMMUNITY MEDICS TRAINING
                               Every week the Community Democracy Project
                               holds a space for leaders and volunteers to discuss
                               current events, important issues impacting our
                               communities or to share a skill set. At this gathering
                               you can learn how to provide first aid to victims of
                               tear gas.  The People’s community Medics is a
                               collective of volunteers that share knowledge of
                               of basic first aid.  We can not depend on the
                               state to assist when an emergency is in process:
                               it is an act of self determination when we help
                               each other.
                               sponsor:  People’s Community Medics
                               info  510-239-7720
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Tuesday December 6
6:00 – 9:00 pm    S.E.I.U.   350 Rhode Island St S.F. 
                         D.A. GASCON SPEAKS
                         Community Forum
                         There has been a lot of pressure on the D.A. to charge the
                         Police officers who have killed people with murder.  In
                         response of these demands D.A. Gascon has agreed to
                         speak to the community.
6:45 – 9:00 pm     Sierra Club   2101 Webster St. #1300 Oakland
                          DISPLACEMENT AND GENTRIFICATION:
                          how did we get here and how do we stop it?
                          We will have a training workshop to fight this trend
                          of displacement.  There is a donation of $5.00 to $20.00
                          to fund future actions.  no one turned away for lack of
                          funds.  The workshop has room for 66 people.  To
                          reserve a place go to www.sarjbayarea.org/displacement_
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                          sponsor SURJ – Oakland/SF bayarea
7:00 pm        Studio Grand   3234 Grand Ave. Oakland
                    DIGNITY AND SURVIVAL FOR REFUGEES: A REPORT 
                    BACK FROM GREECE
                    The world currently has the greatest number of displacement
                    of people since World War II.  A small group of volunteers from
                    the bay area have just returned from volunteering in the camps
                    on the islands of Chios and Lesvos in Greece.  They will be
                    sharing stories, pictures and way to plug in ongoing work to
                    support refugees.  Come and learn about the effectsw of the wars
                    in the Middle East that the United States is involved in.  This is
                    a fund raising event.
                    sponsor  Palestinian Youth Movement.
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