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Rally to Save the Berkeley Post Office
Date Saturday November 01
Time 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
Downtown Berkeley Post Office 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley
Event Type Other
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The Downtown Berkeley Post Office could be sold at any time now! Come rally to show support and plan the resistance!

A detailed explanation of why it is now in imminent danger of being sold.

 

MOBILIZATION!

      HELP STOP THE SALE!

Sat. Nov. 1, 2014 2000 Allston Way on the steps of the  

Berkeley Post Office    

It’s now in contract TO BE STOLEN!

The fate of the downtown Berkeley Post Office has reached a crisis point. The transfer of the building to private ownership may be only days away. For this reason, Berkeley Post Office Defenders call for a collaborative mobilization of all those who oppose the threat of privatization. Individuals and organizations will gather to share music, establish an ongoing direct action presence, and provide updates and support for political and legal action including:

  -  An injunction to Stop the Sale   -  Postal bankingPreservation of historic public property   -  Boycott Staples profitization of postal services     

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  • Massive Rally, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm,
1ST Action: Sponsored by Save the Berkeley Post Office

For more information please go to www.savethebpo.com    

  • Jam the Sale, 1 pm till 10 pm
2nd Action: Coordinated by Berkeley Post Office Defenders,     berkeleypostofficedefenders.wordpress.com             

"Come play music! Bring instruments -- including your singing voice, spoken word and dancing body. We will not allow our Post Office to be sold, and nothing can sustain persistent resistance like music. We will play until USPS stops pretending not to hear us say that our Post Office is not for sale!" You’re welcome to pre- schedule at  http://tinyurl.com/mlxgpff  

 

  • Direct Action Presence, (bring your pillows)
3rd Action: in Collaboration with First They Came for the Homeless www.facebook.com/pages/First-they-came-for-the-homeless/253882908111999

 It’s time to establish and support a physical presence at the Downtown Berkeley Post Office. By taking direct action to defend our public goods, we affirm our reasons for living in community by sharing our energy and resources for the benefit of all.

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Please help us mobilize for a massive live and media protest.                      

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Oct 29th, 2014 2:30 PM

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