December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm
December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Berkeley Community Heeds the Call by New APWU President for a Grand Alliance to Defend America's Right to a Vibrant Public Postal Service!
John Postal Workers, Berkeley Post Office Defenders, Strike Debt Bay Area, the Green Party and others interested in protecting our hard earned public resources from the profit pirates of privatization. We are gathering to discuss the next steps in this ongoing campaign and ask you to come help us formulate solutions to save our commons, in particular the Berkeley Post Office which is on the auction block.
December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Spartacus Youth Club intervenes into social struggles armed with the revolutionary internationalist program of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Trotsky. We work to mobilize youth in struggle as partisans of the working class, championing the liberation of black people, women and all the oppressed. We fight to win youth to the perspective of building the Leninist vanguard party that will lead the working class in socialist revolution, laying the basis for a world free of capitalist exploitation and imperialist slaughter.
December 6, 2013 (All day) - December 8, 2013 (All day)
In this retreat we will call upon a potent legacy of selfless action that models a way to work effectively without burnout, empowering each of us to find our calling and make our best contribution to our families, our communities and our world.
December 6, 2013 - 12:00pm
Dr. Nafisa Abdullah, M.D., Humanitarian; Educator
December 6, 2013 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Our program this year will feature several streamed programs from the TEDWomen 2013 event as well as small group discussions to share ideas and insights, and gain a deeper understanding of the subjects and issues presented. Refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon.
December 6, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trails
“The beast is a community that moves in solidarity through the darkest crevices of Mexico,” El Salvadoran journalist Óscar Martínez recently said of the community formed by the thousands of Central American migrants who risk life and limb aboard La Bestia, or The Beast—the rusted out freight trains they ride up through Central America and Mexico to el norte.
December 6, 2013 - 7:00pm
Barby and Vic Ulmer of our developing world will share the stories of the non violent activists they met in Palestine who are committed to non violence and have been working for years to end the occupation.
December 7, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
With fair trade gifts from around the world to empower artisans and farmers to lift themselves out of poverty, plus art, crafts, gift baskets, and baked goods from our own community - join activist churches in Vallejo, Benicia, and American Canyon for this unique craft and gift faire where all the proceeds go to 17 nonprofit organizations.
December 7, 2013 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Join 99rise for an empowering training and become a leader in the grassroots nonviolent struggle for democracy. The training will cover:*How to share your own story to mobilize supporters and build community*The basic dynamics of nonviolent conflict*The strategy and principles of 99Rise*Organizing 101*Effective action planning*Much more