SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), Bay Area chapter, is part of a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice. There are over 150 chapters and affiliates nationwide. Through community organizing, mobilizing, and education, SURJ moves white people to act as part of a multi-racial majority for justice with passion and accountability.

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    Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 01:00 PM · 8 rsvps

    SURJ Racial Justice Story Time

    SURJ Bay Area Youth and Families Committee is excited to announce the Oakland version of the monthly Racial Justice Story Time that's been sponsored by SF SURJ. Held at Oakland public libraries and led by a variety of educators, activists, and community partners, Racial Justice Story Time will engage the whole family with books and activities to help start conversations about race and social justice issues. The event is best suited for kids ages 2-8, but all are welcome.

    The first story time will be led by Abundant Beginnings. This event is free and snacks will be provided. We hope to see you there!

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 05:00 PM · 28 rsvps

    Support Black Trans Liberation! SURJ Queer and Trans Committee House Party to Benefit TGIJP

    Please join us in eating, drinking, and dancing to support TGI Justice Project. We'll be celebrating (and moving resources to support) the critical work TGI Justice Project does to make our communities safer for transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex folks of color. We'll also be discussing what white folks can do to be in solidarity with Black Trans Liberation, so invite your friends!


    Location: 465 38th Street, Oakland, 94609
    Time: Saturday, October 21st – 5-7 PM


    Can’t make it? Please donate here
    Accessibility information: 
    The party will be at a private house a few blocks from Macarthur BART. The house is not wheelchair accessible; there is a flight of stairs to get inside. The home has two cats and a bathroom on the main floor. Guests are asked not to bring any items containing peanuts, and to avoid using scented hygiene products. 
    Please email queertrans@surjbayarea.org with any questions.
    Read more about TGI Justice Project's work here: http://www.tgijp.org/ 



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