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Occupy Berkeley: Civil Rights March & Rally

Date:
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Time:
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Critical Mass
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
People's Park, Berkeley

5PM March from People's Park
6PM Rally at Old City Hall (MLK and Center)
7PM City Council meeting begins @ Old City Hall, council chambers

An Occupy Berkeley march from People's Park to Old City Hall, where the Coalition For A Safe Berkeley is holding a rally at 6PM.

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Berkeley city council will be voting on Berkeley police policies and mutual aid agreements on May 15th. It is the recommendation of the Coalition For A Safe Berkeley that the city not enter any Federal mutual aid or intelligence gathering program which is not put in writing - no secret agreements.

Other community recommendations include:

+ Decriminalize non-violent political protest
+ No police profiling due to ethnicity, religion, disability, gender/sexual identity, political activity
+ Demilitarize the police and stop the police arms race
Added to the calendar on Sat, May 12, 2012 12:11PM
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