calendar From Oakland to Stockton: Mobilizing Against Police Terror from the Bay to the Valley 480_stockton_1.jpg by Local Supporters
Qilombo Community Center, 2313 San Pablo, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:53PM
image Oakland Approves Petition to Recall Mayor Schaaf 480_bye-libby-2-620x564_1.jpg by Sydney Johnson, Oakland Post
Now that the City of Oakland has approved a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf, activists are hitting the streets to talk with residents and to collect signatures for their campaign....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:11PM
calendar Solidarity with the Charlotte Rebellion! 480_14370099_493149607559991_2780080865116207180_n_1.jpg by Solidarity with Charlotte
Latham Square Plaza 300 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:01PM
image ACLU Stands with Standing Rock 480_stand_with_standing_rock_no_dapl_aclu.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
September 22, 2016 - The ACLU has long been committed to supporting and defending the rights of indigenous people and communities. From North Dakota, to Flint, to Alabama, to California’s Central Valley, the ACLU also recognizes the civil rights issues in struggles over clean water. We work to safeguard the vital roles peaceful protest, nonviolent civil disobedience, and activism play in defending our civil and human rights....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:39PM
text Interrupting Surveillance in the Bay Area and Beyond by Tracy Rosenberg
Bay Area activists have seized on a strategy to localize the fight against government spying and enlist city councils and county supervisors – who are far more approachable and accountable than remote DC officials – as allies in building community control of surveillance equipment....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:47AM
image Bay Area police re-victimize teenager in cop sexual abuse scandal 480_opdguiltyascharged-terrikay_1.jpg by Terri Kay
The Richmond Police Department sent Celeste Guap to a rehabilitation center in Florida. This department has officers involved in the wide-scale predatory policing scandal. Suspiciously, after being at the center for only three days, the victim has been charged with assault and battery and was held in the Martin County jail under $300,000 bail....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:04AM
image No DAPL Call for Support! Help Luta today! 480_wichapiluta_candaleria_luta_1.jpg by via SSPRIT
September 19, 2016 - Wichapiluta Candaleria or Luta, Rumsen Ohlone & Mescalero Apache, activist, musical artist, and current Vice-Chair of Sacred Sites Protection and Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSPRIT), has defended several Sacred Sites in the Bay Area known as Ohlone Shellmounds. Luta was recently targeted by police while he was offering his support at the Standing Rock encampment/NO DAPL. Luta was singled out as he was standing in a group leading a spiritual song. Luta was arrested and ch...
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:19PM
calendar Freedom Sleepers Bed Down for #63 While Salinas Fights Camping Ban by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
At the edge of the seat of government--Santa Cruz City Hall--unholy birthplace place of anti-homeless laws. Banned from peaceful protest at night, the sleepers will be positioned on the Center St. sidewalk and assorted spots nearby throughout the night and into the morning. The Sleep-Out will run from Tuesday afternoon through mid-morning Wednesday. There will be no City Council meeting today (every 2nd and 4th Tuesday are the regular times). City bathrooms have recently been "closed fo...
Event Date: Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:55AM
image Tip of the Iceberg: East Bay Cops Charged with Sex Crimes and Corruption nancyomalley-sm.jpg by Dave Id
Being that so much dirt on Oakland police has been exposed in recent months, it became untenable for Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley to do nothing, as she normally would do when presented with evidence of OPD crimes, as she does every time police kill an unarmed person. On September 9, O'Malley announced that she would criminally charge seven East Bay cops for the sexual exploitation of a teenager and related corruption, once the victim and key witness was released from a Flo...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:34PM
image Getting a Good Night's Sleep at City Hall with the Freedom Sleepers 480_freedom-sleepers-1_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
After a chilly series of summer nights for people on the street in Santa Cruz, temperatures have increased, and so has attendance at the Freedom Sleepers community sleepouts held at city hall. About three dozen sleepers made it through the night at the sleepout held on August 30, and attendance was nearly as high at the sleepouts organized on September 6 and September 13. Since July of 2015, the Freedom Sleepers have gathered to sleep at city hall one night a week to protest local laws that c...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:27PM
calendar Mni Wiconi/Water Is Life, Food Not Bombs, Come-Unity Gathering 480_mni_wiconi_standing_rock_solidarity_santa_cruz_food_not_bombs_1.jpg by Livity Rising
Santa Cruz Post Office, at Water and Front Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:51PM
calendar Calling out the CHP for Hit and Run Murder! 480_diallo_neal_-_calling_out_chp_1.jpg by Open Circle - Families United for Justice
CHP Headquarters: 3601 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609...
Event Date: Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:57AM
calendar Six Month Birthday Party for the Flagpole Community 480_salinas_city_hall_flagpole_community_birthday_monterey_homeless_union_1.jpg by Monterey County Homeless Union
Sherwood Park 940 N Main St, Salinas, California 93906...
Event Date: Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:31PM
calendar Million Mom March - BayArea 480_mmm_bayarea.flyer_1.jpg by Million Mom March - Bay Area
Assemble: 10:30am March: 11am Location: MLK Jr./Bayview Park – 3rd St. & Armstrong Ave. Rally: 1:20pm Location: SF City Hall Steps – Polk St....
Event Date: Sun Oct 16, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 7:17PM
calendar Speak Out Against the Proposed Camping/Loitering Ordinance at Salinas City Council Meeting 480_salinas_camping_ban_loitering_city_council_1.jpg by Monterey County Homeless Union
SALINAS CITY HALL 200 Lincoln Ave Salinas, CA 93901...
Event Date: Tue Sep 20, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 4:28PM
document Salinas City Council to consider camping ban ordinance camping_ordinance__final_.pdf_140_.jpg by Salinas News
On Tuesday, September 20 the Salinas City Council will consider for adoption an ordinance that prohibits camping in public areas within the City of Salinas. The ordinance also prohibits "loitering", and other mundane activities such as lying on a public bench and sitting on a fire hydrant....
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:32PM
calendar Court Support: Resist the City's Motion to Dismiss 480_kayla_moore.sept_23rd_court_social_media_png_1.jpg by Justice for Kayla Moore
Federal Building, Floor 17 Court 6 (Judge Breyer) 450 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:11PM
calendar Rally & Vigil at Berkeley City Council Meeting 480_kayla_moore.sept_23rd_court_social_media_png.jpg by Justice for Kayla Moore
Old City Hall (on the steps), 2134 MLK Blvd., Berkeley...
Event Date: Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:04PM
image Activists Lock Down Entrances to 'Urban Shield' on its 10th Anniversary, 23 Arrested 480_urbanshieldshutdown_a4bl_20160909_001_1.jpg by Stop Urban Shield Coalition
The Stop Urban Shield Coalition seeks an end to the highly controversial military weapons expo and SWAT police training, publishes new report on community based alternatives for emergency response and preparedness....
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:48AM
document Urban Shield: Abandoning Hope, Not Building Hope urbanshield_2016_report_v2.pdf_140_.jpg by Stop Urban Shield Coalition
In the wake of a massive mobilization against the Urban Shield weapons expo in Pleasanton on Friday, a newly published report authored by the Stop Urban Shield coalition illustrates the negative social and economic impacts of Urban Shield. The report also shows how the Alameda County Board of supervisors can take action to end the controversial program and instead fund programs less dominated by law enforcement....
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:30AM