Occupy Sonoma Cnty Presents​ Body Oppression Teach-In

Occupy Sonoma County presents a Body Oppression Teach-in with Laurie Toby Edison, photographer, and Debbie Notkin (from Occupy Oakland and Strike Debt Bay Area). Laurie and Debbie have collaborated on Women En Large: Images of Fat Nudes, with Laurie’s photog​r​aphs and Debbie’s text, on Familiar Men: A Book of Male Nudes, with Laurie’s photographs, and text by Debbie and others, and on Women of Japan, a photographic suite focusing on beauty and identity of women of various ethnicities who live in Japan. Continue reading

GlobalSkillsXChange Call For Workshops And Participants – 8-9 June, London

we invite you to participate in GlobalSkillsXChange in London this June.

Workshops will take place on the weekend of the 8th and 9th of June, followed by a week of actions and events for democracy, against G8*. We will share tools, skills and experience to take back to our local struggles, while defining common projects/actions/campaigns for global collaboration – moving away from capitalism and fake democracy towards fair, sustainable futures. Continue reading

Stéphane Hessel, Writer and Inspiration to Los Indignados, Arab Spring and Occupy movements, dies at 95

Stéphane Hessel, writer and inspiration behind Los Indignados, Arab Spring and Occupy movements, died Tuesday, February 26 in Paris, at 95.
His short 2010 manifesto, “Indignez-Vous!,” was published just as Spain’s 15th of May protest movement began gathering steam. These protests, along with the Arab spring uprisings, inspired protests in other countries and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the United States and around the world. Continue reading

Join Us for the People’s Recovery Summit – FREE – Fri 2/1 Thru Sun 2/3!

On Feb. 1st through the 3rd the People’s Recovery Summit, a gathering of residents, volunteers, organizers, performers, and community leaders will strategize on the Occupy Sandy recovery effort. Springboarding an equitable and sustainable rebuilding process with workshops, trainings, and discussions on grassroots organizing, economic justice, environmental sustainability and much, much more. Continue reading

Occupy Sandy Volunteer Appreciation Party

You are cordially invited to kick back and relax for a few hours this week in appreciation of all of your hard work and dedication to Occupy Sandy!

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What: Occupy Sandy Volunteer Appreciation Party
When: Wednesday, November 28, 9pm-??
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Brooklyn NY 11215 (b/w 2nd-3rd Ave), take the F/G/R to 4th Ave – 9th St Station
Cost: FREE! (Of course)
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Please RSVP on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/555004677848378 and share with fellow Occupy Sandy volunteers.

There will be LIVE dance beats from DJ RiMix as well as surprise musical performances & more! Drink specials and, of course, no cover charge!
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