top
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Thu Nov 17 2011 (Updated 11/18/11)
Occupy Oakland Calls for Mass Rally, March and New Occupation on Nov 19
Thu Nov 17 2011 (Updated 11/18/11)
Occupy Oakland to Re-Occupy at 19th & Telegraph During Nov 19 National Day of Mass Actions
Thursday Nov 24th, 2011 4:31 PM : Huge feast at the plaza for anyone who is hungry. To-go bags available. #OccupyOakland legal taking reports of witnesses to violent arrests.
Thursday Nov 24th, 2011 4:16 PM : OPD makes arrests after refusing portapotty delivery to Thanks for killing our people event at Ogawa Plaza #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 23rd, 2011 12:01 AM : All night vigil reoccupying Oscar Grant plaza. Occupiers requesting food, hot drinks. #OccupyOakland #OWS
Tuesday Nov 22nd, 2011 10:47 PM : Police left, now folks at 18th and Linden are gearing up to march downtown #OccupyOakland
Sunday Nov 20th, 2011 11:30 AM : OPD standing guard over Uptown Park, finally got their own box after watching occupiers eat donuts all morning #OccupyOakland
Sunday Nov 20th, 2011 11:11 AM : Sgt. Patrick Gonzales - three-time killer and OPD firearms instructor - is on police line talking to occupiers at Uptown Park
Sunday Nov 20th, 2011 10:48 AM : #OccupyOakland media team interviewing Uptown Park neighbors who've joined marches and want camp to stay. No corporate media in sight.
Sunday Nov 20th, 2011 10:41 AM : A teacher living upstairs from Uptown Park has provided occupiers with extension cord to make coffee and noodles #OccupyOakland
Sunday Nov 20th, 2011 10:39 AM : City is loading 19th and Telegraph #OccupyOakland remnants into garbage trucks. No arrests.
Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 10:24 PM : #OccupyOakland sound truck is being impounded for 30 days by OPD under anti-sideshow ordinance.
Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 5:44 PM : "Text everyone you know, bring more tents." Childrens artwork being carried into Rudys Cant Fail. #OccupyOakland
Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 5:34 PM : Soundsystem putting out call to bring tents, Champions for Humanity statues watching over new #OccupyOakland site, block party is in effect.
Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 5:27 PM : Police guarding the rock-strewn cesspit at corner of the block from "anarchists" #OccupyOakland
Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 5:24 PM : Artwork is being taken off the fence and preserved #OccupyOakland
Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 5:18 PM : That was fast, the fence is in tatters, vacant lot at 19th and Telegraph occupied by #OccupyOakland #OWS
Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 4:59 PM : Massive #OccupyOakland march is on Grand, approaching Broadway, headed towards site of new camp at 19th and Telegraph #OWS
On Saturday, November 19th, a day of mass actions, Occupy Oakland will set up a new occupation in the park and empty lot on 19th and Telegraph adjacent to the Fox Theater in the rapidly gentrifying Uptown neighborhood and entertainment district. A massive march planned for the day will end at this park and Occupy Oakland will begin setting up a new camp. Occupy Oakland is asking for all committees and supporters to begin making plans in whatever way they can to assist the new occupation and come prepared to make it happen.

The new occupation was called for by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly on November 17th. Occupy Oakland believes the park and plot of land located at 19th St and Telegraph Ave, and bordered by the Uptown apartment complex and the Fox Theater, is the best location for new re-occupation. They assert that the park and adjacent land offer several strategic and symbolic advantages, noting that the park is located in the uptown neighborhood which is the area that the Chamber of Commerce, the Lake Merritt/Uptown District Association and Downtown Oakland Association, major real estate developers, and city hall are all actively trying to gentrify. These groups represent the interests of the 1% in Oakland and are also the groups that are directly trying to destroy Occupy Oakland.

Occupy Oakland says, "Setting up a camp here will be a symbolic move to put pressure on these groups and send a message that they only look out for the interests of big business and developers, not the needs of all people in Oakland."

Read more | imc_calendar.gifOccupy Oakland Day of Action, Mass Rally & March | imc_calendar.gifNational Day of Action Against State Repression of #Occupy
09/22/16 Freedom Sleepers Still Advocating for Public Safe Sleep Zones at Community Sleepouts Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia09/22/16 Washington Farmworkers Ratify Union, Farmworkers in Mexico Continue Driscoll's Boycott Front Page | Racial Justice | Labor & Workers | California | U.S. | International | Americas | Immigrant Rights | Santa Cruz Indymedia09/22/16 San Ardo Field is Most Carbon-Intensive Large Oilfield in California Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | California | Santa Cruz Indymedia09/22/16 Course Examining Palestine through Lens of Settler Colonialism Nearly Censored Front Page | Racial Justice | Education & Student Activism | East Bay | Palestine09/21/16 Media Exposure Leads to Largest Number of Area Police Criminally Charged in Recent History Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Womyn | East Bay | Government & Elections09/15/16 Prison Labor Profiteers Targeted in Oakland in Solidarity with Nationwide Work Stoppage Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | East Bay | U.S.09/15/16 Stop Urban Shield Coalition Seeks End to Military Weapons Expo and SWAT Police Training Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Anti-War | East Bay | U.S.09/10/16 Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Temporarily Halted by Obama Administration Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Central Valley | Peninsula | North Coast | California | U.S. | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia09/05/16 Water Protectors Call for Additional Supporters, Global Solidarity Actions September 3-17 Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Central Valley | San Francisco | U.S.09/05/16 Report Finds Palestinian Students Were Singled Out for Discipline by University Front Page | Racial Justice | Education & Student Activism | San Francisco | Palestine09/05/16 Monterey County Fracking Ban Proponents to Host Rally and Grand Opening of New HQ Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia
Related Categories: East Bay | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Front Page
What was behind the suspension of a UC Berkeley Course on Palestine? via Palestine Legal (1 comment) Monday Sep 26th 4:35 PM
Beyond Occupy - Five Years Hence Occupy Oakland Monday Sep 26th 10:59 AM
Berekelyside's editor-In-chief says homeless death is low priority news News Junkie (3 comments) Sunday Sep 25th 12:08 PM
Oakland Approves Petition to Recall Mayor Schaaf Sydney Johnson, Oakland Post (1 comment) Saturday Sep 24th 6:11 PM
The Surreality of the Actual Steve Martinot Saturday Sep 24th 2:30 PM
Solidarity with the Charlotte Rebellion! Solidarity with Charlotte Saturday Sep 24th 12:01 PM
More Local News...
[ × close ]
WW CA Farmworkers Getting 8 Hour Day & Attacks On Workers Comp By DIR and Governor Brown KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio (1 comment) Wednesday Aug 31st 8:28 PM
This Week in Palestine, July 29th, 2016 IMEMC Friday Jul 29th 9:58 PM
Palestinian Workers, Human Rights, US Labor & Zionism Labor Video Project (3 comments) Wednesday Jul 27th 10:56 PM
This Week in Palestine, July 22nd, 2016 IMEMC Friday Jul 22nd 6:16 PM
OSHA Chief Michaels and DOL Secretary Perez In Corruption Scandal At DOL/OSHA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio KPFA Pacifica Thursday Mar 31st 5:37 AM
Mary Kay Henry - Members Demand Say Aside The Rigged Election Results In SEIU 1021! Labor Video Project (1 comment) Sunday Mar 27th 11:34 PM
This Week in Palestine, March 4th, 2015 IMEMC Friday Mar 4th 9:27 PM
More Global News...
[ × close ]
Kevin Cooper, prop. 62, 66 mtg....9-27-16 Mouse Report DJ Mouse (1 comment) Tuesday Sep 27th 2:00 PM
Syllabus for a class on the Structures of Racialization Steve Martinot Tuesday Sep 27th 6:49 AM
MSM air cover for ISIS...8-20-16 Mouse Report DJ Mouse (2 comments) Tuesday Sep 20th 1:57 PM
Q to Brian...9-13-16 Mouse Report DJ Mouse (1 comment) Tuesday Sep 13th 2:29 PM
The BIG Lie-KPFA Manager Threatens "Shutdown" Or "Part time" Station Stop The Lies (1 comment) Tuesday Sep 6th 10:23 PM
War on Syria DJ Mouse (1 comment) Tuesday Sep 6th 3:04 PM
Doctors of denial...8-23-16 Mouse Report DJ Mouse (1 comment) Tuesday Aug 23rd 1:47 PM
Open Newswire...
[ × close ]