HOMELESSNESS in Bayview Hunter’s Point – A Community Discussion on RACISM, POVERTY & the INEQUITY of Services Wednesday, February 21, 5:30-7:30pm Linda Brooks-Burton Library / Bayview Branch 5075 3rd Street, SF Bayview has 40% of the cities’ unhoused population, yet only receives 7% of services! We will be discussing how racism and classicism is manifested through the inequity of services for the African American community, and through a housing crisis that disproportionately affects low-income communities of color. We’ll address how to respond to this homelessness crisis, including alternatives to calling the police, a desperate need for beds and shelters, and… Continue reading →
Richard Wolff: As US Capitalism Declines, Change Is Needed, So Listen! Posted by LaborSolidarityCommittee WHEN: February 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm WHERE: first Congregational Church of Berkeley 2345 Channing Way Berkeley, CA 94704 USA COST: $15 advance, $18 door. EVENT Richard Wolff, an American Marxist economist, well known for his work in economic methodology and class analysis, has rapidly become famous as well for his Pacifica Network Radio program, Economic Update, which is syndicated on over 60 stations. Additionally, Professor Wolff has made appearances on various television shows, radio shows and films including: Real Time with Bill Maher,… Continue reading →
American Friends Service Committee, Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Episcopal Peace Fellowship, and San Francisco Friends Meeting and suppporters observed the occasion with their weekly 12-1pm vigil rain or shine every Thursday at 450 Golden Gate, the Federal Building. Why We Vigil For five years we have stood on this corner every Thursday from noon to 1:00. We come because we believe that what our government is doing is wrong. The so-called war on terror is a disaster, doing more to stimulate the growth of terrorism around the world than to keep our country safe. We believe justice is the way to… Continue reading →
STOP DEPORTATION DEMONSTRATION at ICE immigration holding center (deportations) Thursday 4 pm at 630 Sansome Street in San Francisco, California Bring signs, Spread widely Make it go viral like Airport demonstrations!!! • Demonstrations every Thursday at 4 pm outside I.C.E. till Monday, March 5th, official end of DACA when there will be a National Day of Action in front of ICE detention centers throughout the U.S. Please spread the word! Bring Signs Here are some ideas for signs; create your own: Stop Deportations Block I.C.E. Melt I.C.E. with LOVE LOVE not HATE JOIN US NO BAN, NO WALL INSIST ON LOVE… Continue reading →
Come to Justice for Mario Woods Coalition Meetings: Thursday evenings from 6 – 9 pm 350 Rhode Island Street, corner of 16th Street The demand for justice is happening and needs you! (22 Fillmore and other buses go right there and plenty of parking)
Sanders, Socialism, and the Electoral Arena: A Discussion of Goals Short Range and Long Range Thursday, February 22, 7:00 PM Unitarian Universalist Center 1187 Franklin St. (corner of Geary Blvd.) San Francisco Hosted by San Francisco Progressive Democrats of America: Socialism is a word that can mean many different things to many different people. Clearly it is broad, long-range goal extending far beyond any single election. At the same time, electoral activity is central to most views of democratic socialism. How are we to think about our 2018 and 2020 goals – and our 2050 dreams? Speakers: Claire Lau, Co-president, San… Continue reading →
wardvalley2018 This Friday and Saturday! Come to Ward Valley Celebration 2018 Join the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, other Native Nations, Greenaction and many allies to celebrate the the 20th anniversary of the tribal led occupation of the proposed nuclear waste dump site at Ward Valley on sacred land near the Colorado River that started in February 1998. The Fort Mojave, Chemehuevi, Quechan, Cocopah and Colorado River Indian Tribes, supported by many Indigenous, environmental justice, social justice and other allies, occupied the site for 113 days to stop the police from bringing in the nuclear company that wanted to do test… Continue reading →
Come stand with the mothers of murdered children and family members Tomorrow from 12:00 – 2:00 (and every Friday) at 850 Bryant Street SF to pressure District Atty George Gascon to charge killer SFPD cops with murder who executed Mario Woods, Jessica Nelson, Luis Gongora Pat, Alex Nieto, and all the rest. Bring signs! STOP POLICE MURDER! We have signs that say “Mario Woods is our Son”, and signs for each one murdered. Please find the box of signs and “Say Their Names” for the Media. xoxo Ruthie
Film Screening: MLK, the Other America Posted by LaborSolidarityCommittee WHEN: February 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm WHERE: East Bay Media Center 1939 Addison St Berkeley, CA 94704 USA CONTACT: 510 843 3699 EVENT MLK, The Other America. (The Historic Stanford Speech). By Filmmaker Allen Willis, Commemorating Black History Month 2018.
Join picket line with SEIU Service Employees Union every Friday from 2 – 3 pm…. ICE: 630 Sansome Street SF CA STOP DEPORTATIONS and harassment of immigrants and refugees. This is what we’ve been wanting to do: Unite with the Unions!!! Unite with the Faith Community!!! Let’s build a huge outpouring — like the Airport Protests — and stop the deportations! and please forward this notice widely!