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text Action Plan to Stop Closure of 5 Oakland Schools by Jonah
This Action Plan comes from a powerful planning meeting of over 40 community members from the five schools targeted for closure and from Oakland in general. The Coalition Against School Closures has agreed to take the following steps in order to pressure the State of California and its appointed Administrator, Randy Ward, to take into account the wishes of the Oakland community for its schools. We need the support and action of a vast spectrum of the Oakland community in order for ...
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2004 11:40AM
text Berkeley Kills Nonprofit Center Move, blames Medical Marijuana Clinic by repost
Just two days after approving a use permit, city planners booted a nonprofit from its office space in one of Berkeley’s most drug-blighted neighborhoods, revoking their permit amid allegations the group’s chief planned to bring a cannabis club to the site....
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 3:18PM
text 1/31 Oakland March to Support Grocery Workers by CLCAC
Don't Shop At Safeway March To Support Grocery Workers Saturday, January 31 at 2 PM Gather at Mosswood Park, MacArthur & Broadway, Oakland...
Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 4:49PM
text UCB ACLU Sponsored Same-Sex Marriage Debate January 28th by queer.berkeley.edu
BERKELEY ACLU HOSTING DEBATE OVER WHETHER TO LEGALIZE SAME-SEX MARRIAGES...
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:09PM
text Save The Date : February 1 Activist Parents Organizing Meeting by repost
A small group of East Bay parents has been meeting with the idea of setting up a Family Activist Resource Center--a drop-in center where parents and caregivers can come with their children and do their political work while their children are cared for in ways that honor the unique and creative individuals they are and, where possible, engage them in age-appropriate political activism and education....
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 8:39PM
text Education not Incarceration Forum Saturday, January 31st by Jonah
Education not Incarceration Coalition (www.may8.org) Community Forum : How Does Schwarzenegger's Proposed Budget Relate to Attacks on Our Schools and Incarceration of Our Youth? Come Learn and Organize a Response! Saturday, January 31st, 11AM-1PM; Laney College, Student Center...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 8:33PM
text Feb 6 - Defend the Oakland 25 by JH (ILWU repost)
ALL OUT ON FEBRUARY 6 TO DEFEND THE OAKLAND 25 ANTIWAR PROTESTERS!...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 1:13PM
text 1/28: Shelter From The Storm: A Benefit for the Homeless by F+S
To offset the state budget cuts, please come out and celebrate community spirit and generosity by listening to some down home, great music....
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 10:37PM
text 70 Year-Old Files Initiative to Stop Criminalization of Prostitution by SWOP
Berkeley Decriminalization Initiative Filed Thursday, January 15, 70-year-old Lois Rowan filed an initiative on behalf of Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA....
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 11:01PM
text 2/6 Defend the Oakland 25! by Committee to Defend Jack Heyman
ALL OUT ON FEBRUARY 6 TO DEFEND THE OAKLAND 25 ANTI-WAR PROTESTERS! DEMAND THE CHARGES BE DROPPED! DEFEND THE RIGHT TO PROTEST!...
Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2004 7:16PM
text Education not Incarceration Planning Meeting for January 31st Forum by Jonah
Education not Incarceration Coalition Planning meeting: Tuesday, January 20th, 7-9PM, Neibel Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave (near the Ashby BART) to plan for the Education not Incarceration Forum to Organize a Response to the State Budget, Saturday, January 31st, 11AM-1PM, Laney College. We are having our largest meetings in our existance right now!!! Come be part of this movement....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 12:27PM
text Mobilization Against Oakland School Closures January 28th by Jonah
Mobilization to Stop the Closure of 5 Oakland Schools, Wednesday, January 28th, 4PM- at least 9PM (you can come for part of the time) Oakland School Board Meeting, Rally at 4PM outside the District Building at 1025 2nd Avenue, near Lake Merrit BART....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 12:19PM
text 1/17 Urgent Update from Kate Raphael by Kate Raphael
Well, the hearing in my case today did not go well. The judge felt I was acting in bad faith and had, in fact, only thought about making Aliyah after signing the agreement to leave on the 17th. Gaby (attorney) thinks it is important that people fax the Minister of Interior, preferably by Sunday morning but after is still good....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 11:28AM
text Education not Incarceration Forum: Endorsement and Assistance Request by Jonah
Endorsement and Assistance Request: Education not Incarceration Coalition (www.may8.org) Forum to Organize a Response to Schwarzenegger's Proposed Budget Saturday, January 31st, 11AM-1PM;   Laney College, Room TBA        Planning Meeting:  Tuesday, January 20th, 7-9PM, Neibel Proctor Library,  6501 Telegraph (just north of Alcatraz in North Oakland, near the Ashby BART)...
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 2:19PM
text 1/29 Herstories Project Benefit in Oakland by Herstories Project
The Herstories Project is a community based multi-disciplinary performance and art project collecting and bringing into interactive performance women's contemporary and ancestral stories of difference, struggle, resistance, community, survival and achievement....
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2004 10:50AM
text 2/6 David Rovics performs in Oakland by SUSTAIN!
Friday, February 6th, 8pm at the Humanist Hall 390 27th Street (between Broadway and Telegraph)...
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 6:10PM
text UC Grad Student Tuition Raised To $8900/year by repost
Tuition is going to go up at Cal State, community colleges and UC Berkeley...
Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2004 1:33PM
text Wild fermentation- at Long Haul- sauerkraut by event
Monday January 19th 7pm Long Haul infoshop at 3124 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley...
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2004 10:58PM
text The Oakland School District Names Five Schools It May Close by reposts and links
"The state administrator running the financially troubled Oakland public schools dropped the hammer Friday on five elementary schools that he plans to close this summer to save money. "...
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2004 12:48PM
text Revelations about Randolph Ward, State Occupier of Oakland Schools! by Jonah
Randolph Ward, the State Occupier (Superintendent) of Oakland's schools who is threatening to close many schools, is a member of Segregationist George Wallace's American Independent Party, who want the end of affirmative action, bilingual education, the expelling of undocumented immigrants, to close the Department of Education, Repeal the Voting Rights Act, and the elimination of federal income taxes....
Posted: Fri Jan 9, 2004 12:58PM