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A little over ten years ago, Joy DeGruy authored the book Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Enduring Legacy of Injury and Healing, which addresses the residual impacts of trauma on African descendants in the Americas. Today it is a useful guide to understanding how this legacy has heavily influenced our current moment, from racial disparities in our prisons, to the racial education gap, to social justice movements like Black Lives Matter. The book opens up the discussion of how we…Find out more »
Preparing for Climate Change in California- Resilience Conference January 24-25 (Wednesday-Thursday), 2018 Downtown Oakland Conference Website Registration Scholarships for low-income individuals, students, people of color and individuals from frontline communities 12 Scholarships to Attend the Conference for $75 (Regular Rate $375) Due Date: 12/22 Apply Here Please join us for a conference focused on building psychosocial resilience for climate and other traumas. Engage with an amazing lineup of speakers and connect with our local community to work together to build…Find out more »
From May to October 2017, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity (IM4HI) along with the Free SF Coalition facilitated 16 Sanctuary Dialogues: Migrant Voices in the Pulpit/Bimah/Minbar/Sangha in Bay Area congregations and organizations in order to expand our moral vision around sanctuary and actions toward community safety. During a Sanctuary Dialogue, speakers share their migration journeys at congregations’ worship services while also bringing awareness to the impacts of current and historical immigration and criminal justice systems. We worked with 7 immigrant…Find out more »
Please join me for this exciting new material about how to REVERSE Global Warming! I'm presenting it on Saturday, January 27, 1-3 pm in the Great Room of the Pleasant Hill Cohousing community (2200 Lisa Lane; see map info below)! Join us and some friends for an informal introduction event as we come together to share the latest research and plan to actually reverse global warming. Project Drawdown is a scientifically based, comprehensive plan of the top 80 solutions to…Find out more »
In her new book, So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America. She addresses head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the "N" word. Perfectly positioned to bridge the gap between people of color and white Americans struggling with race complexities, So You Want to Talk About Race answers the questions readers don't dare ask, and explains the concepts that…Find out more »
We know the Earth is warming. But we are scrambling to learn how that may affect California’s varied plants and animals, including humans. Learn about recent findings, including what is known so far of impacts of the recent North Bay fires, from Dr. David Ackerly, UC Berkeley Professor of Integrative Biology. Dr. Ackerly’s work focuses on how climate change is affecting California’s biodiversity. Much of his research is carried out at Pepperwood Preserve near Santa Rosa. Refreshments 7 PM, talks…Find out more »
Join us for a fun half day citizen science BioBlitz Wildcat Creek Trail around Davis Park in San Pablo, CA. Get ready to enjoy being a citizen scientist through simple observation and photo documentation. A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. This event is part of our project to BioBlitz the Wildcat Creek watershed from its headwaters at Lake Anza down to its end…Find out more »
A hyper-positive, family-friendly turn up that celebrates the Black experience and our community's contribution to cultures past, present and future. We invite you to come be present, be creative, be open and be free. BLACK JOY PARADE Be the movement 11am: Celebration Opens 12pm: Parade Begins On February 25, 2018 the Black Joy Parade will fill the streets of Oakland. We welcome all types of individuals and organizations to join the procession and be a part of the what we…Find out more »
Please save the date for the first Oakland Climate Action Coalition Community Forum of 2018: Clean Power to the People, focused on community-owned solar energy, as well as an emergency first-aid training by People’s Community Medics on Saturday, March 3, from 11 - 4 pm, at the Cypress Mandela Training Center at 977 66th Ave, Oakland, CA 94621. The OCAC Community Forum will focus on educating the community about East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), the new public alternative to PG&E…Find out more »
Join us for a fun half day citizen science BioBlitz on the Wildcat Marsh Loop Trail in Richmond, CA. Get ready to enjoy being a citizen scientist through simple observation and photo documentation. A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. This event is part of our project to BioBlitz the Wildcat Creek watershed from its headwaters at Lake Anza down to…Find out more »