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: http://bit.ly/susoaklandinfo
Sign the petition & tell Marriott NOT to host Urban Shield: http://bit.ly/susmarriott
Sign on to the demands: http://bit.ly/susoakland
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
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
Bay Area Childcare Collective (BACC)
Iraq Veterans Against the War - San Fransisco
Civilian Solidier Alliance - San Fransisco
SF 99% Civil Liberties Coalition
Oakland Privacy Working Group
Contact kamau [at] warresisters.org
for more information.