OccupySF Announcements for Friday 4/21 (from Adrienne Fong)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, April 21

  1. Friday, 4/21, 8:30am – Sunday, 4/23, 5:00pm, 8th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

UC Berkeley School of Law – Boalt Hall
215 Boalt Hall
Berkeley

RSVP: https://irdproject.com/islamophobiaconf/islamophobiaconf-rsvp/

Islamophobia is most commonly understood to be a problem that impacts adversely on Muslim minorities living in Western countries

The conference addresses questions of the relationship between liberalism (and neo-liberalism) and Islamophobia. We particularly will have presentations that respond to the following themes:

-What is the relation between the discourse of ‘take our country back’ and the post-Cold war liberal political order?
-What intellectual and political resources and possibilities now exist for imagining the West in contravention of Islamophobia?
-Is the presence of the non-white, culturally unassimilable, rights bearing subject a political problem for western liberalism?
-What is the relationship between neo-liberal economic policies and rise of Islamophobia?

Tentative Schedule  https://irdproject.com/islamophobiaconf/islamophobiaconf-schedule/

  1. Friday, 12Noon – 4:00pm, Earth Day Action for Environmental and Climate Justice

United States Government Environmental Protection Agency
75 Hawthorne St. (btw. 2nd & 3rd Sts. and Howard & Folsom)- nr. Montgomery BART
SF

Tell Trump and his Billionaire & Polluter Cronies:
– STOP Environmental Racism and Injustice!
– Protect our Air, Water, Climate, Health, and Communities, NOT Polluters!

Sponsor: California Environmental Justice Coalition

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/242890026154345/

  1. Friday, 5:00pm – 7:30pm, 3rd on Third: Earth Day

Bayview Opera House
4705 Third Street
SF

A free community celebration with attractions for the whole family.

Live Music by Audiopharmacy and Rock the Bike‘s human powered speaker system.

Make a FUN BUG and other arts activities hosted by Museum of Craft and Design.

Featuring outdoor play area where children can test their skills in penalty shootouts, free throws, and pitching.

Experience our delicious Super Food Smoothies blends for FREE!

Learn more about environmental justice and activism.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/102818216926197/

  1. Friday, 6:00pm – 7:00pm, Mission Night Walk

Meet at:

St. John’s Church
15th Street & Julian
SF

We care! Stop the violence!

Info: http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=1cffc40a58193b3d538400764&id=bdf7e2f129&e=%5BUNIQID

  1. Friday ,6:00pm – Saturday, 4/22, 9:00pm, Trans Life + Liberation Art Opening

Citizen Engagement Laboratory
1330 Broadway
Oakland

An amazing opening night of art, music, food and community, celebrating the power of trans and gender nonconforming people of color!

Sponsored by Peacock RebellionCultureStrikeForward Together andSins

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Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1301418099941614/

  1. Friday, 6:30pm, Sensible Cinema’s film for April: “Before the Flood”

Unitarian Universalist Center
1187 Franklin St.
SF

Free admission; donations appreciated

We celebrate Earth Day in April and this film is Leonardo DiCaprio’s version of a Climate Change documentary.  It’s a rare and carefully thought out photographic expose’ as he visits earthly sites that depict the mounting evidence and causes of Global Warning.  

Info: Melvin (mcs104@hotmail.com) or Larry (415-722-6480)

  1. Friday, 6:30pm – 9:30pm, East Bay Climate Action Expo

David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way
Berkeley

Film sold out

Please note that the Climate Action Expo is FREE but we recommend that you purchase a ticket in advance to secure your seat for the film

Leonardo DiCaprio’s acclaimed film, Before the Flood, will screen at 7pm in the Brower Center’s Goldman Theater. Before the Flood explores the topic of climate change and discovers what must be done to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/251300295330629/

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