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calendarScreening of the video of 'Drawdown' about reversing climate change by Peace Action of San Mateo County
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:40PM
videoEbele Okobi Speaks at Rally for Truth and Transparency After Her Brother Tased to Death (video/mp4 87.2MB) by Remember Chinedu
For non-profit use only, please credit the videographer. Charles Moehle, Probonophoto. Filmed at rally in front of the Hall of Justice for San Mateo County in Redwood City, CA on February 11, 2019....
Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:57PM
videoUncle Bobby at Rally for Truth & Transparency After 3 Taser Murders in San Mateo Co. (video/mp4 235.0MB) by Remember Chinedu
Video by Charles Moehle Probonophoto. Non-commercial use only, please credit the videographer....
Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:58AM
imageVigil for Taser Victim Chinedu Okobi
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by No More Tasers
February 13th, 2019. It has been about 4 months since Chinedu, known as CV to his friends, was murdered by San Mateo County sheriffs. Today would have been his 37th birthday....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:39PM
imageAxon Defends Taser Safety at San Mateo Co. Supervisors Meeting About 3 Deaths
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by Activists Against Axon
On February 11, taser manufacturer Axon headlined a Taser Study Session convened by the Board of Supervisors, San Mateo County. The prominence and time given their presentation was not appreciated by the activist community that showed up to rally in front of the Hall of Justice before lining up to enter the chambers. The audience for this hearing consisted almost wholly of people angered by 3 taser murders in San Mateo County in 2018. Top photo is from Axon's slide presentation showing wh...
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:57AM
imageRally for Truth and Transparency After Taser Deaths in San Mateo
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by Demand Justice for Chinedu Okobi
Following the murder of three victims by law enforcement officers using tasers, San Mateo County officials convened a taser study forum to discuss the use of the electroshock devices. A rally at 5:00pm ahead of the forum gave community and family members a chance to cry out, "no more." Photos by Charles Moehle, Probonophoto. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:26AM
textStop the Taser Deaths! by Tracy Rosenberg and JP Massar
Following community pressure after the October 3 death of Chinedu Okobi a 36 year old Black man who was tasered by San Mateo County Sheriffs after being stopped for “walking erratically”, San Mateo’s Board of Supervisors is convening a community forum on tasers....
Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:47AM
calendarRally Prior to Taser Forum: Demand Truth and Transparency of DA, Sheriff
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by Justice4Chinedu/Raging Grannies Action League
400 County Center (Rally is in the Courtyard) Redwood City CA 94063...
Event Date: Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 5, 2019 4:56PM
imageProtesters Demand Justice for Chinedu Okobi in DA, Sheriff's and Board of Supes Offices
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by Taser Deaths in San Mateo
Chinedu Okobi was the third man to die last year in San Mateo County after being tased by law enforcement. More than 25 people sat in the lobby of the District Attorney's office on the morning of January 23 with signs and noisemakers. They swung by the Sheriff's office and then took their demands to the president of the Board of Supervisors the same day. Top Photo: Board of Supervisors President Carole Groom, center, and County Manager, Mike Gallagy face demonstrators....
Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:50AM
calendarCommunity Study Session on Tasers: San Mateo County Board of Supes by Justice4Chinedu/Regina Islas
400 County Center, RWC, first floor, Supervisors chambers. There is building security so you should allow for enough time to do this. There is also parking on the street and in garages nearby. NOTE that there is also a protest/rally prior to the taser forum from 5 to 6pm. For more info see: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2019/02/05/18820994.php...
Event Date: Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:27PM
imageSit-In at San Mateo DA's Office in Case of Man Murdered by Police Taser
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by Calling for Justice
Chinedu Okobi was the third man to die last year in San Mateo County after being tased by law enforcement. He was unarmed and walking with shopping bags along the El Camino in Millbrae in October of 2018 when murdered. More than 25 people protested in the District Attorney's office on January 23. **Photos by Charles Moehle, Probonophoto. Please credit the photographer**...
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:18PM
imageMLK Day in East Palo Alto
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by Text: R.R. Photos: Jack Owicki
MLK Jr. Day was established as a federal holiday in 1983; Congress designated it a National Day of Service in 1994. For the fourth year in a row, volunteers came together to plant trees in East Palo Alto. They started out in Martin Luther King Park on Daisy Lane....
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:50PM
imageSan Mateo: Women's Rally in Solidarity with Women's March
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by SMPA/RG's
It was not a march but a rally on a sunny day in downtown San Mateo. Many of the participants were women were "of a certain age." One carried a sign that read "Grannies Still Here Fighting to Protect Reproductive Rights Our Generation Won."...
Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:54AM
calendarBuilding Israeli-Palestinian Peace From The Ground Up by Joel Braunold
800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City...
Event Date: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:54PM
calendarSit-In: DA Wagstaffe's Office to Demand Release of Videos of Okobi's Death by Sheriffs by Justice4Chinedu/Regina Islas
400 County Center, 3rd FL DA's Office, Redwood City 94063. There is security at the Bldg-give yourself time so we can begin at DA's office 3rd FL at 10am. Contact us if you would like to meet up earlier so we can all walk in together....
Event Date: Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:16PM
calendarSan Mateo: Women's Rally in Solidarity with Women's March by San Mateo Peace Action/Raging Grannies
300 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:36PM
calendarDemonstrate/Celebrate 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
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by Raging Grannies/AAUW
Los Altos Youth Center Bldg. 1 North San Antonio Rd. Los Altos, CA 94022...
Event Date: Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:30AM
Posted: Sun Jan 6, 2019 2:36PM
calendarJournalist Peter Byrne on the 'Forever War' by Peace Action of San Mateo County
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:56PM
imageRemembering Sandy Hook Tragedy, Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence
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by Support Gun Sense
A new organization, Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic (SAFE), joined Peninsula Moms Demand Action to mark the 6th anniversary of the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary with a vigil in Palo Alto on December 16th. Photos by Jim Colton, ProBonoPhoto, except where otherwise noted. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:31AM
image"Stop the Tears" Rally in Palo Alto
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by photos: Deborah Hoag text: R.R.
Photos by Deborah Hoag. Please credit the photographer. A weekly demonstration in Palo Alto took on special significance on Friday November 30th. A few days earlier, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol had inflicted violence upon women and children at the Mexico border. Women and men of the San Francisco Peninsula expressed their outrage at the site of their regular peaceful protest....
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 5:42AM