Tuesday February 26 • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Urban Shield is Gone - Let's Keep it That Way
Since a strong coalition of community organizations ended Urban Shield last September, an Alameda County Ad-Hoc Committee has developed a report of powerful recommendations for what disaster preparedness in the Bay Area can and should look like without Urban Shield. Show up at the Alameda County Board of Supervisors vote to help get these approved, and call your supervisor beforehand with this script and call information.
Location: 1221 Oak St, 5th Floor, Oakland
Sunday, February 24 • 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Catalyst Project: Visionaries Panel & Discussion
From Hawaii to New York and beyond, Indigenous people are leading and winning fights to protect people, the planet and what is sacred. Come to this Catalyst Project event featuring visionaries who have been organizing at the forefront of these movements, from Ohlone territories in Oakland, to Standing Rock to Bayou Bridge. Panelists include Corrina Gould (Chochenyo-Ohlone) and Mark Tilsen (Oglala Lakota), among others. Sliding scale donation of $0 - $15 suggested. More info.
Location: Oakstop, 1721 Broadway, Oakland
Monday, February 11 & Tuesday February 12 • 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Tenants' Rights Volunteer Training
Do you want to be a part of the fight for housing justice? Tenants Together, a statewide organization for renters' rights, is looking for new volunteers to support tenants across the state in rising up against real estate speculation, greed and injustice. Join their crew of volunteers as a hotline counselor, researcher, outreach, or organizing volunteer and get trained on tenants’ rights! Now more than ever, they need volunteers to support the fight against federal and state policies that put our elderly, LGBTQIA, Black and Brown, undocumented, disabled, and working class communities at risk of displacement. To volunteer, fill out this form.
Location: 474 Valencia St #156, San Francisco
Tuesday, February 5 • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Towards an Abolitionist Practice of Public Health
What does the fact that the American Public Health Association, a network of over 25,000 public health professionals, overwhelmingly adopted a policy statement that identifies the violence of policing as a public health issue? How can we use this statement and its recommendations for decriminalization, divestment from law enforcement, and alternatives to policing to strengthen our campaigns? Join Critical Resistanceand Public Health Justice Collective at this learning and strategy session for ending the violence of policing in our communities.
Location: Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), 426 17th St. #500, Oakland
Wednesday, February 6 • 6:45 - 9:00 pm