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Stop Urban Shield Oakland: RALLY @ MARRIOTT!
Date Friday September 05
Time 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
Oakland Marriott City Center - 1001 Broadway, Oakland, California 94607
Event Type Protest
As a part of the Week of Education & Action to Stop Urban Shield in Oakland, join us as we converge on the Oakland Marriott! The Marriott manages the City Center for the City of Oakland, and that convention center will be the site of much Urban Shield activity. ENOUGH! Pushing the Marriott is our first step to Stopping Urban Shield in Oakland and ending Urban Shield war games entirely.

Visit our page for more info:
Sign the petition & tell Marriott NOT to host Urban Shield:
Sign on to the demands:

Building on growing resistance to police militarization in the US, Bay Area community organizations and the Facing Tear Gas campaign have come together to call for Oakland's non-participation in Urban Shield, community self-determination, and solidarity with global movements. Urban Shield is connected to national police militarization programs such as 1033, 1122, Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) and DHS Fusion Centers. Stopping Urban Shield is one step to roll back police militarization.

Organizations endorsing the resistance to Urban Shield so far include:
AROC: Arab Resource & Organizing Center
Critical Resistance
International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN)
Alliance of South Asians Taking Action (ASATA)
Anakbayan East Bay
Xicana Moratorium Coalition
War Resisters League - Facing Tear Gas
Catalyst Project
Bay Area Childcare Collective (BACC)
Iraq Veterans Against the War - San Fransisco
Civilian Solidier Alliance - San Fransisco
Catalyst Project
United Roots
SF 99% Civil Liberties Coalition
Code Pink
Oakland Privacy Working Group

Contact kamau [at] for more information.
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