Saturday, June 30 • 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Join a SURJ Bay Area Human Billboard as part of the national day of action - Families Belong Together/Familias Unidas No Divididas - to demand an end to the Trump Administration's atrocious immigration policies and to lift up the on-going work of immigrant-led organizations.
Meet at the intersection of Grand Ave. and Harrison.
Saturday, June 23, 2018 • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
SURJ Bay Area Youth and Families Committee invites you to Racial Justice Story Time. Led by a variety of educators, activists, and community partners, Racial Justice Story Time engages the whole family with stories 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.
On June 23, Melissa Reyes will read her book, I Am Sausal Creek, a bilingual English and Spanish picture book about the history of Oakland told through the voice of a local waterway.
Wednesday June 20, 2018 • 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Want to get involved with SURJ Bay Area? Come learn about our current work and activities. SURJ moves white people to act for justice, with passion and accountability, as part of a multi-racial majority.
You will hear about SURJ's pathways for entering the work, including Study and Action groups as well as committee work, upcoming workshops, and events. We'll answer your questions and share how you can get involved in the movement for racial justice.
Wednesday June 13, 2018 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FREE film Screening of MAJOR! Documentary about the life and activism of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist. We will be joined by Janetta Johnson, Executive Director of the Transgender, Gender-Variant and Intersex Justice Project (TGI Justice Project). Entry is free and first-come, first-served and we will also be fundraising for TGI Justice Project. Please bring cash if you'd like to donate.
Saturday June 9, 2018 • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join SURJ, the Immigrant Liberation Movement, the Alameda County Immigration Legal and Education Partnership, and the Kehilla Community Synagogue Immigration Committee for a special solidarity training for immigrant freedom and justice in the East Bay. The need to unify in support of migrants and their families is greater than any time in recent memory. Participants will train in documenting and monitoring ICE activity in real time, learn how to accompany immigrant families impacted by ICE raids and other ways to strengthen existing local immigrant defense and rapid response capacity.