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imageJuly '22 Rage for Reproductive Rights Continues
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by Protest Reports
July 4th - 10th saw more protests for abortion rights/reproductive justice in the SF Bay Area in SF, San Jose and Alameda. Photos here are from the July 4th demonstration of about 800 people who rallied at the Ferry Building in San Francisco, then marched to Pier 39 where some burned an American flag....
Posted: Tue, Jul 12, 2022 1:16am PDT
calendarStop the War on Women! — Rescheduled to July 24 by Toby Blomé
Golden Gate Bridge, South plaza, San Franicisco...
Event Date: Sun, Jul 10, 2022 11:00am PDT
Posted: Thu, Jul 7, 2022 2:39pm PDT
imageReproductive Rights Protests Are Ramping Up
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by Leon Kunstenaar
From dozens to thousands, people take to the streets against the Supreme Court. July 4th "Independence Day" seen as a farce....
Posted: Tue, Jul 5, 2022 11:57am PDT
imagePreparing to Defend the Likely Sweeps
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by Robert Norse
We did a little tabling downtown yesterday, distributing flyers and circulating petitions encouraging activists to rise up again in support of basic justice for those outside. We were testing the waters for Pacific Ave. passersby. The literature challenged the false "all is well--we've got shelter & housing for those outside" narrative. The flyers and petition set out a more truthful counter-narrative. Our ultimate goal is to provide support for resistance to Benchlands removal at the end...
Posted: Mon, Jul 4, 2022 6:32pm PDT
imageFast Action on Hearing Supreme Court Decision in San Jose
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by Reproductive Rights Watch
On the day of the bad news, that Roe had been overturned, the South Bay was sad. Same day action found many in City Hall Plaza....
Posted: Fri, Jul 1, 2022 7:21am PDT
imageAbortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28
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by Peter Maiden
People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28....
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2022 7:08pm PDT
imageSTOP BCDC Zack Wasserman & BCDC Vote For A's Owner John Fisher's Stadium Development Scam
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by Labor Video Project
At a Oakland rally to support a vote of the people in Oakland on billionaire GAP A's stadium development scam people talked about the conflicts of interest by Zachery Wasserman who has been a land development lawyer for Fisher and is chair of the San Francisco Bay Conservation Development Commission. They will be voting on whether to allow Fisher to transfer the Howard Terminal from maritime use to a stadium, hotels and 3,000 luxury condos. Wasserman and the Commission should not be allowed t...
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2022 5:00pm PDT
image3000 Demonstrators at Sit-In at Market/8th Demand Reproductive Rights
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by San Franciscans Speak Out
A confluence of marches drew an estimated 3000 people to a major intersection in San Francisco on June 24, the day that all caring people of the city called the disastrous day of the Supreme Court's decision affecting reproductive rights....
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2022 2:17am PDT
imageSan Franciscans March in Anger
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by Say We Will Not Be Overruled
In San Francisco, in one of several organized events, demonstrators marched from the federal building at 450 Golden Gate Ave to the intersection of Market at 8th St. where the met up with marchers from other parts of the city....
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2022 1:54am PDT
imagePeople pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision
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by SCOTUS ruled wrongly
Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced....
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2022 12:56am PDT
videoSan Francisco is a Pro-Choice Town! Sit-In at Market and 8th (video/mp4 87.5MB) by Day of the Dreadful Decision
1 min video by Lis Cox....
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2022 7:06pm PDT
imageNo Going Back! SF Rally Against The Attack On Reproductive Rights In San Francisco
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by Labor Video Project
A rally against the Supreme Court decision allowing states to ban abortions took place in San Francisco on 6/24/22...
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 6:22pm PDT
textOn People's Park, Democracy, and Politics by Memory
Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 5:46pm PDT
textRoe is overturned -- Protests Today, near you by Occupy the Court
This morning, the Supreme Court formally overturned Roe v. Wade. Protests, which had been scheduled for awhile all over the country for "Decision Day", will now be taking place later today....
Posted: Fri, Jun 24, 2022 9:43am PDT
textSupport Your Community and Yourself by Criptacular!
Available public services for seniors and people with disabilities are often not well-publicized, and if we don't apply for them, we are often undercounted and underserved when we need it most....
Posted: Wed, Jun 22, 2022 2:14pm PDT
imageStop The Corruption! No Vote By BCDC Chair & Fisher's Lawyer Zack Wasserman On Fisher A's Stadium
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by SLAP
A press conference was held at the law offices of Zachery Wasserman who is chair of the Bay Conservation Development Commission BCDC and the lawyer for billionaire GAP A's owner John Fisher. He plans to vote on Fisher's Oakland port privatization scheme for a stadium and 3,000 luxury apartments despite his long financial connections with Fisher and his advocacy for this development scheme....
Posted: Thu, Jun 16, 2022 10:25pm PDT
imageSan Francisco Says No to Gun Violence
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by Hundreds at City Hall
Photos by Rachel Podlishevsky, Pronobonophoto.org please give credit if republishing...
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 4:28am PDT
image"Young and Loud" Marches in Mountain View
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by Organize Now!
The newly formed group Young and Loud is a coalition of students that organize events and mobilize youth across the state of California....
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2022 10:42pm PDT
imageOakland Joins National March For Our Lives
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Rally and march calls out GOP and NRA as killers of children...
Posted: Sat, Jun 11, 2022 9:20pm PDT
documentKoffee Klatch Flyers Fighting Planned Benchlands July Sweep
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by Robert Norse
For three mornings, activists tabled at City Hall circulating petitions and flyers demanding City Manager Matt Huffaker reverse his plan to sweep the 300-400 people in the Benchlands in July. Some of the flyers distributed are reprinted below....
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2022 9:32pm PDT