Updates and New Announcements from Adrienne Fong

Updates:

A) Local veterans worried that recent U.S. military actions could have devastating consequences

http://www.kusi.com/story/35162731/local-veterans-worried-that-recent-us-military-actions-could-have-devastating-consequences

B) Oakland City Council Approves Measure Encouraging Sanctuary Workplaces

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/04/19/oakland-city-council-approves-sanctuary-workplaces-resolution/

C) Has San Francisco’s District Attorney Joined the Police in Covering Up Their Shooting of Amilcar Perez Lopez?

by BEN ROSENFELD  April 20, 2017

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/04/20/has-san-franciscos-district-attorney-joined-the-police-in-covering-up-their-shooting-of-amilcar-perez-lopez/  (April 20)

D) A devious move to oust SF’s best Police Commission member

http://48hills.org/2017/04/19/oust-sfs-best-commissioner/  April 19, 2017

 

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~ San Francisco ~

 Occupy San Francisco Bulletin Board

 http://www.occupysf.net

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Friday, April 21 – Tuesday, April 25

 Friday, April 21

  1. Friday, 12 Noon, Mothers On The March Against Police Murders

Hall of Justice

850 Bryant St.

SF

Weekly protest. All invited. Demand DA Gascon charge the officers with murder!

Sponsor: Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition

Info: https://www.facebook.com/justice4mariowoodscoalition

  1. Friday, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Amor for Alex Memorial Review and Discussion,

 Bernal Heights

SF

We will meet at Bernal Heights to share love and community and to review the great success of the “Amor for Alex Memorial Concert” and to discuss the next steps to make our international quality monument a reality for generations to come!

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1899272183624384/

  1. Friday, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Wopila tanka for the Water Protectors of the Two Spirit Nation

 Sierra Club

2101 Webster, Ste. 1300

Oakland

Join us in thanking the Two Spirit Nation water protectors who camped for months on the front lines of sacred site desecration at Standing Rock.

We will be joined by Hank Herrera (Ohlone/Lisjan), Candi Brings Plenty (Lakota), leader of the Two Spirit Nation camp, other water protectors from the Two Spirit Nation camp, and members of the intertribal indigenous community of Ohlone territories in the East Bay.

Food provided

Donations to the Two Spirit water protectors’ Turtle Island speaking tour can be made to their Paypal account: paypal.me/TwoSpiritNation.

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1895623794045925/

Saturday, April 22

  1. Saturday, 9:00am – 12Noon, the “Divest from the Pipeline Creditors” walking tour

 Gather at:

American Youth Hostel

312 Mason St.

SF

Cost: $15.00 to be contributed to Standing Rock Legal Defense Fund

Come along on a FREE walking tour surveying San Francisco social movement history and exploring the proposition that nearly all systemic oppression can be traced back to the privatization of access to land.

Info: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/04/18/18798568.php

  1. Saturday, 4/22, 9:00amSunday, 4/23, 4:00pm, SFT West Coast Conference 2017

Greenpeace Warehouse

955 – 7th Street

Oakland

Registration fee: $25.00 (covers food & training)

REGISTRATION: https://tinyurl.com/SFTWCC2017

Students for a Free Tibet (SFT) is hosting the 2017 West Coast Conference in the San Francisco Bay Area from April 22-23! 

Participants will have the opportunity to further engage with the Tibetan movement and other activists through trainings and discussions. Participants will gain campaign strategy, grassroots organizing, and public speaking skills alongside other valuable tools to insure effective action. 

China’s crackdown in Tibet is ever increasing and we must stand up, speak out, and take action!

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1293862470660405/

  1. Saturday, 10:00am – 6:00pm, Earth Day 2017 Festival (See items # 7 & 8   for March for Science )

Civic Center

San Francisco

Free

Earth Day SF 2017 and March For Science /Science Fair . 

This will be the most educational, impactful and festive Earth Day Celebration to date. The festival will feature entertainment, dynamic panel discussions and speakers at our ‘Eco Teach In’ section, organic celebrity chef showcase,organic and vegan food courts, wine and beer gardens, clean energy zone,cutting edge earth friendly products, an electric vehicle showcase, kids zone and More

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/197968994009926/

  1. Saturday, 10:30am, SF March For Science – REFUSE  FASCISM Contingent  (See #8  for schedule)

Gather at:

Foot of Market St.

SF

People all around the country are joining scientists to take a stand against the Right’s assault on science and proposed cuts to scientific research.

All are welcomed to join.

 Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1949605128602810/

  1. Saturday, 11:00am – 6:00pm,  March For Science – San Francisco

 Start: Justin Herman Plaza, 11:00AM
End: Civic Center Plaza

11:00am A rally with invited speakers will start the event at  in Justin Herman Plaza.           

12:30PM, (approximately) we will march down Market street to Civic Center Plaza, ending with a Fair to celebrate science. Events at Civic Center Plaza will conclude at 6pm.

If you would like to attend the March For Science – San Francisco and will need assistance, please contact us in advance at logistics@marchforsciencesf.com

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1855242758068186/

            9Saturday, 2:00pm – 8:00pm,  Fight Your Eviction Fest!

Gallery 2301

2301 Telegraph Ave.

Oakland

Wheelchair Accessible

Free all day.

2PM    KNOW YOUR TENANTS’ RIGHTS:

How much can your landlord legally raise your rent? What constitutes an unlawful eviction? What costs is your landlord legally required to cover? Learn your rights as an Alameda County tenant, and learn about ongoing campaigns to win renters’ rights, in a workshop with Braz Shabrell of the East Bay Community Law Center.

4PM   SILKSCREENING WITH ZEPH FISH:

Bring something you’d like to   print on!

6PM   DOC NIGHT:

Oakland documentarian Ariel Appel will be presenting a series of short documentaries about East Bay displacement and the fight for housing justice that she created with the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. She will also have further information about the work being done by AEMP and how to get involved.

*Suggested donation of $5-15 to Anti-Eviction Mapping Project starting at 6 PM. NOTAFLOF.

*Coffee and tea will be provided

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/256828488060484/

  1. Saturday, 2:30pm – 3:30pm – NO -TASERS Committee Meeting

 SF Main Library

30 Grove St., 4th Floor, Sycit Room

SF

Public meeting – all invited.

SF Police Commission is once again considering TASERS for SFPD. The SF Police Officers Assoc. is also pushing for them. The new SF Chief of Police is also for arming SFPD with TASERS. There is ample evidence that TASERS KILL!

Article: New SFPD chief of police tells union he wants “strategy”  to adopt controversial stun guns

  http://www.sfexaminer.com/news-sfpd-chief-tells-union-wants-strategy-adopt-controversial-stun-guns/

RSVP: Nick jpk@pobox.com

Info: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/04/19/18798571.php

            11. Saturday, 3:30pm – 5:30pm,

Talking With Kids About Race: A Panel Discussion

SF Library100 Larkin St.SF Free / registration: https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/ourfamily/event.jsp?event=59340https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/ourfamily/event.jsp?event=59340

Panel Discussion with Youth, Families, and Teachers. A diverse panel in frank conversations about protecting our children’s safety and raising them to be resilient and proud of their identities while also showing up for their friends. We will talk about race, gender, and power dynamics in bullying and daily life, with families of color and families with other marginalized identities at the center of the conversation.

Families will also learn to identify and acknowledge their privileged identities and help children understand how to be more aware of privilege and share it for justice.

Childcare provided. Register online for childcare and translation.

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