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January 2017

Earth 2 Trump 1/2

Monday, January 2, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave
Oakland,94609United States
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their #Earth2Trump Roadshow of Resistance -- a cross-country tour headed for Inauguration Day in Washington D.C., building a network of resistance along the way. We’d love to have your there! This a movement-building event -- the kind of pump-you-up gathering you’ve been hungry for. We've heard from a lot of new folks who would like to get involved in 350 Bay Area, & some people have mentioned to us that they're looking for a way to get involved that doesn't assume a…

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Protect Alameda County’s Water from Fracking, 1/11

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Livermore City Council Chambers, 3575 Pacific Ave
Livermore,CA94550United States
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Alameda County is one of a handful of counties in California to have banned fracking--a great accomplishment! Yet, despite this, and the small footprint of the oil industry in Alameda County, an oil company wants the US EPA to grant an exemption to allow it to inject oilfield wastewater into an aquifer near Livermore, the Greenville Sands. How is this possible? The oil company uses a technique related to fracking known as "water flooding," for which it fought for (and…

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February 2017

Resist Trump Tuesday: One Billion Rising: Women Rise Against Fascism: A Community Forum on Resistance & Liberation 2/14

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bayanihan Community Center, 1010 Mission St
San Francisco,CA94103
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A network of social justice organizations, called Bay Resistance, has come together to defend communities that are targeted by the Trump administration & to build a movement to stop those policies & build a better world including a livable climate for us all. 350 Bay Area has joined Bay Resistance. You can find more information about Bay Resistance here. One of the projects of Bay Resistance is Resist Trump Tuesdays. Each Tuesday some of the organizations within Bay Resistance will…

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March 2017

Standing Rock Global Day of Action

Friday, March 10, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 am
Shelter Point Business Center, 591 Redwood Hwy
Mill Valley,CA94941United States
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Stop Funding Dirty Energy – Protest SPO Partners and Wells Fargo. Keep the Pressure On! Join 350Marin, 350Sonoma, United Marin Rising and Mill Valley Community Action Network (MVCAN) in answering the call of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Native Nations for all their allies in the US and around the world to take action on March 10th in solidarity with them in defense of our water, our land and our planet for future generations. More than ever, it’s up…

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Bay Area Air Quality Workshop

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Richmond City Hall, 403 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond,CA94804United States
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A coalition of environmental groups including 350Marin and 350 Bay Area is mobilizing to be a strong presence at Thursday’s Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD – also known as the Air District) Rules Workshop. Your support is valued, if you can make it. The Board and staff are reviewing their rules for reducing greenhouse gases and other pollutants from stationary sources such as refineries, cement plants, etc. We need to discuss their plans, and press them to take…

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May 2017

Bay Area Transportation Campaign Launch

Sunday, May 14, 2017 @ 3:00 am - 6:00 am
South Berkeley Library/Tarea Hall Pittman branch, 1901 Russell St
Berkeley,CA94705United States
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January 28, 2017 - SAMPLE ONLY 10 AM - 12:30 PM South Berkeley library/Tarea Hall Pittman branch-- 1901 Russell Street, at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way (one block from Ashby BART station) In general the goal of the campaign is to achieve the State's goal of 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (per SB32 passed this year), with a focus on the transportation sector of the economy and on the Bay Area. We have not worked out a…

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Oil Money Out! Power Power In! March and Rally

Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Governor’s Mansion, 1526 H St
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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In the past year alone, the oil industry spent $36 million in lobbying alone in California.  This oil money in our political system has allowed the toxic oil and gas industry to continue legally poisoning our communities and worsening the climate crisis.  Oil Money Out! is a campaign to get Oil Money out of politics in Sacramento.  Join people from all over California for the big rally in Sacramento on May 20th where we’ll tell the politicians directly that we want…

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Transportation Campaign meeting

Monday, May 22, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 am
Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey Street
San Francisco,CA94114
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Join us to achieve 40% reduction in greenhouse gases in California (with focus on the Bay Area) from transportation by 2030.

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June 2017

Tell the Global Insurance Industry to Unfriend Coal

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Corner, California St & Stockton St
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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We expect insurance companies to protect us from serious risks, but when it comes to climate change, the insurance industry is doing the opposite: it is insuring and investing in new fossil fuel projects that directly contribute to climate chaos. On June 16th, leaders of the world’s largest Insurance companies will be here in San Francisco for an industry conference. Join us and tell these Insurance CEO’s to Unfriend Coal! Here’s the nitty gritty: WHAT: San Francisco, Tell the Global…

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350 East Bay Meeting & Going Away Party for Amy

Saturday, June 17, 2017 @ 3:30 am - 7:30 am

Please join us for our June meeting. This is a big summer for climate! We'll be talking about ways you can get involved. Newcomers are always welcome. After the meeting, we'll be having a going away party for Amy! She's leaving us to get her PhD in Boulder. Amy has been a member of the Steering Committee of 350 Bay Area, she's co-led 350 Bay Area's Clean Energy Campaign, & she's led 350 East Bay for the last few years. We…

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BAAQMD vote: GHG cap or massive increase?

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ 1:30 am - 6:00 am
Air District Headquarters, 375 Beale St
San Francisco,94105
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Air District staff seem to think it's OK to add another refinery in the Bay Area and call it a cap. That's essentially what the Board would allow if the latest revisions to Rule 12-16 Refinery Emission Caps are adopted. Staff is asking the Board to rubber stamp and codify a 24.4% rise in Bay Area refinery GHG emissions (from 16.6 million tonnes of GHG per year to a whopping 21.1 million). Meanwhile the California Air Resources Board wants to…

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CARB Transportation Workshop at MTC

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Metropolitan Transportation Commission, 375 Beale St.
San Francisco,CA94105United States
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Public Workshop on Proposed Update to Passenger Vehicle GHG Emission Targets. Passenger vehicles are the Bay Area's biggest single source of GHGs. Tell MTC to step up and go beyond the narrow requirements of SB 375 and embrace GHG emission reduction targets required by SB 32. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff will host a public workshop at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) offices in San Francisco June 28, 2017 to seek public input on a draft proposal to…

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Good Jobs, Zero Waste Forum

Thursday, June 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Christ Church United Methodist, 1717 Yulupa Ave
Santa Rosa,CA95405United States
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Lauren Ahkiam will review best practices and policy for good jobs and zero waste and tell the story of the Don’t Waste LA campaign. Learn about the changes coming to Sonoma County and how you can get involved and support the process. Don’t Waste LA is a coalition of community, environmental, faith and labor organizations working to increase LA’s recycling and composting LA while cleaning up a historically dirty and dangerous industry.  In Spring 2014, the Los Angeles City Council…

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July 2017

Alameda 4th of July Parade – EV Contigent

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Alameda, Encinal Ave
Alameda,CA94501United States
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Drive your EV in the city of Alameda 4th of July Parade–RSVP at 510.990.0421 or by email at ebeaa@ebeaa.org

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Help Put California on Course for 100% Clean Energy

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
California State Capitol, 1315 10th St.
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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Help support SB 100, a bill by California Senator Kevin de Leon which would put California on course for 100% Clean Electricity by 2045! This is a bill we need to pass. Members of 350 Bay Area's Legislative Committee will be carpooling to Sacramento on July 5 for an important Assembly hearing on SB 100. We'll definitely have carpools leaving from North Berkeley BART around 10:30-11am, returning around 4pm. [123-contact-form i2798301 control30482057=Grp:350BA_LegComm_Evt:170705_SB100_RSVP]

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Transportation Campaign Meeting

Saturday, July 8, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Glen Park Library, 2825 Diamond St.
San Francisco,CA94131United States
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NOTE LOCATION: Glen Park Library Our next meeting will be Saturday, July 8, 3:30-5:30. Items to discuss include the new draft of our vision for climate-friendly transportation in the Bay Area, electric vehicle events, electrifying transit, and a video you’ll have to see to understand. We meet on alternate sides of the bay – this month in San Francisco just a few blocks from the Glen Park BART station. Please RSVP below. Rough Agenda (not necessarily in order) Introduction to…

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Join Us in Sacramento Wednesday

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
California State Capitol, 1315 10th St.
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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We’re going to Sacramento on Wednesday — can you join us? This is a critical week in California as all bills must be finished with Policy Committee review by Friday, & the legislature is considering a groundbreaking clean energy bill & is facing a huge power move by the fossil fuels industry. SB 100 is the clean energy bill that would require that California get all of its electrical power from 100% clean energy by 2045. SB100 has an important hearing in…

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Sacramento this Thursday: SB 100; AB 398 and AB 617

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hearings on important climate legislation - SB 100 for 100% renewables by 2045 - andJerry Brown's compromise cap-and-trade package, AB 398 and AB 617 - will take place in Thursday, July 13. Update: The Senate Environmental Quality Committee is scheduled to hear AB 398 and AB 617 at 10:30am in Room 4203. CBE and others are recommending to meet at 9:30 a.m. on the North capitol steps. The hearing locations and times (subject to change) are: SB100, at Assembly Committee…

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350 Sonoma Solar Social

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at the Sebastopol home of Tor and Dena Alan who run the Solar Schoolhouse nonprofit. Bring something to share, even if its your own fine self and/or musical skills. Details TBD, so save the date and stay tuned. Solar Schoolhouse website [123-contact-form i2313396 control25835223=Orig:350BA&control25835568=Grp:<350Sonoma>]

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350 East Bay July Meeting

Saturday, July 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us for the July meeting of 350 East Bay. We'll be having a new member orientation from 11-11:30am, & then we're trying out a coordinating committee structure for the meeting which will start at 11:30am. New & returning members are welcome. There is a lot on the horizon & much to discuss. Please bring snacks to share if you like. [123-contact-form i2313396 control25835223=Orig:350BA&control25835568=Grp:350EastBay]

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Final Refinery Corridor Healing Walk

Sunday, July 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am
Lone Tree Point, 413 San Pablo Ave
Rodeo,CA94572United States
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Please join Idle No More SF Bay for the final Refinery Corridor Healing Walk. In January, 2014, Idle No More SF Bay made a commitment to organizing the Refinery Corridor Healing Walks to bring awareness to the five oil refineries along the San Francisco Bay. Organizers made a commitment to organize the walks for four years. The first year of the walks there was very little support from people who witnessed the walkers. This year there has been overwhelming support from…

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BAAQMD Climate Action – Go Solar

Thursday, July 20, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Air District Headquarters, 375 Beale St
San Francisco,94105
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Got the presidential blues? Here's the perfect antidote. Get pro-active on rooftop solar and Bay Area sign on to the Paris Climate Agreement. Support Air District moves toward a carbon-free Bay Area. Learn about the Bay Area Model Solar Ordinance Project. Air District staff have offered to partner with 350 Bay Area to engage with our city councils to get the Model Solar Ordinance adopted by 101 Bay Area cities. Bay Area climate activists and the Air District took a…

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No Coal in Oakland Meeting

Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, 349 Mandela Pkwy
Oakland,CA94607United States
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On December 7, Phil Tagami filed suit against the City of Oakland seeking to overturn the City of Oakland’s ban on storage and handling of coal at the new shipping terminal to be built on public land near the foot of the Bay Bridge. Come learn about the lawsuit and share ideas on the role community activists can play in defeating Phil Tagami in the current phase of the struggle. No Coal in Oakland and allies have vowed to support…

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August 2017

Clean Energy Campaign – Regular Call – August 3rd

Thursday, August 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The meeting this week is on Thursday at 7:00pm.  We plan to go for one hour until 8:00pm. With the grave situation on the federal level, our work to lead on clean energy in California is all the more important. Join us for the next meeting of our 100% Clean, Renewable Energy campaign. We’ll be discussing our ongoing activities at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), key state legislation, and preserving funding for crucial clean energy programs. All are welcome.…

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GOLDEN GATE ELECTRIC VEHICLE ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING

Saturday, August 5, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Luscious Garage, 475 9th Street
San Francisco,United States
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First Saturday of the month. August meeting will be at Luscious Garage, 475 9th Street, San Francisco 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Different speakers and topics every month. See http://www.ggeva.org for details

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Transportation Campaign meeting

Sunday, August 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Items to discuss include the new draft of our vision for climate-friendly transportation in the Bay Area, electric vehicle events, electrifying transit, and more.  We meet on alternate sides of the bay – this month in Berkeley at the Sierra Club office–2530 San Pablo Ave, near Dwight–for transit access, take the 72/72M/72R bus from downtown Oakland or points north or check 511.org for your best route. Please RSVP below. Rough Agenda: --Intro and greetings --Review of what 350BA is, its…

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SF Retirement Board Votes on Fossil Fuel Divestment

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SFERS, 1145 Market St., 6th floor
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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On August 9, San Francisco's $20 billion pension fund will vote on a resolution to divest from fossil fuels. Join SF Fossil Free and the San Francisco Defund DAPL Coalition at the 2:30pm meeting to support the divestment resolution. Says Fossil Free SF: "We need EVERYONE there to build maximum pressure on the Board...we're still digging for the last vote that we need, but we have a real possibility of winning this thing! If you've been planning to take a…

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What’s Up with Utility Bills?

Thursday, August 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Oakstop, 1721 Broadway #201
Oakland,CA94612United States
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Having trouble understanding your gas and electric bills and why they keep going up? Come find out how to read, understand and take control of your utility bill as Local Clean Energy Alliance hosts Kirsten Andrews-Schwind, from Peninsula Clean Energy, and Mark Toney, from TURN (The Utility Reform Network) explain: • All those charges and what they mean • Time of use rates and how they affect you • Why rates keep going up, and what you can do about…

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Live in Santa Rosa? Support Good Jobs & Zero Waste!

Friday, August 11, 2017 - Thursday, September 14, 2017

Santa Rosa is in the process of choosing a new waste management company – a process that hasn’t gone too smoothly. 350 Sonoma supports waste management candidates with strong track records of environmental integrity and fair labor practices. Join us in asking the Santa Rosa City Council to make those considerations a high priority: Click here to sign the petition and add your voice!

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Help Pass SB 100: CA’s Clean Electricity Bill

Friday, August 11, 2017 - Friday, September 15, 2017

Over the next 2 days we're in an all-out statewide campaign to pass Senate Bill 100 by Senator Kevin de Leon to put California on the path to 100% clean electricity by 2045. With all the alarming news about extreme heat and wildfire impacts around the world, the unacceptable power and influence of the fossil fuel industry, and recent reports that the world only has a 5% chance of keeping temperature increase below the Paris/UN Climate goal of 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees…

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Spoken Word for the Climate

Friday, August 11, 2017 - Friday, September 1, 2017

The celebrate the Coast Spoken Word Contest 2017 is open to all Bay Area & Sacramento are high school students. You have your choice of three themes: climate change natural environment stewardship To enter, submit an original piece (2 pages max.) by September 1st. Ten finalists will be chosen. The top 3 of the 10 finalists will receive prizes. All finalists will be invited to read their winning piece at the event on September 23rd. Email your piece with your…

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Richmond Our Power Festival

Saturday, August 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nicholl Park, 3230 Macdonald Ave
Richmond,CA94804United States
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Join the Richmond Our Power Coalition at this year’s 3rd annual Our Power Festival on August 12, 2017 from 12 PM - 3 PM at Nicholl Park (on Macdonald Ave near Richmond Civic Center). This festival is a safe and open space to celebrate the way Richmond shines with a bike-powered concert, free food, community resources and fun. So bring the family and friends out, learn how community organizations are transforming the way we think and live around, clean air…

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350 San Francisco August 13 Meeting

Sunday, August 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States
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New members, long-standing members, returning members and people worried about the climate are all welcome to the 350 San Francisco monthly action meeting. One or a few of our welcoming committee will be there to orient you. The welcomer(s) will let you know what we have been doing lately. You tell us about about your climate concerns, your interests and your availability. We'll figure out the best and most fun ways you can help. RSVP

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350 East Bay meeting

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us August 19 at the Sierra Club office. Agenda:  10:30 - 11:00 --Welcome and orientation for new members 11:00 - 11:30 --  Reports from campaigns--No Coal in Oakland, Air Board status (BAAQMD), Transportation,  and more 11:30 - Noon -- Planning for actions in the fall Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Sign up San Franciscans for 100% Clean Energy with Clean Power SF!

Sunday, August 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tenderloin San Francisco,United States + Google Map

Some people in the federal government are trying to roll back the Clean Power Plan. But here in San Francisco, we are rolling out the Clean Power SF plan. You, your neighbors, your business and everyone in San Francisco can get 100% Renewable Energy with CleanPower SF. Help sign people up! We will be canvassing at Sunday Streets on August 20 in the Tenderloin, signing up San Franciscans to get Super Green 100% renewable energy provided by the City of San Francisco. There are two shifts:  noon to…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Regular Call – August 23rd Copy

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The meeting this week is on Wednesday at 7:00pm.  We plan to go for one hour until 8:00pm. With the grave situation on the federal level, our work to lead on clean energy in California is all the more important. Join us for the next meeting of our 100% Clean, Renewable Energy campaign. We’ll be discussing our ongoing activities at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), key state legislation including SB 100 to help get us to 100% Renewable Energy…

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September 2017

The National Heirloom Expo

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Thursday, September 7, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd
Santa Rosa,CA95404United States
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Sonoma County's National Heirloom Expo is three packed days of talks, demonstrations, & more including many talks dealing with regenerative agriculture and climate. Speakers include Dr. Vandana Shiva, Robert Kennedy Jr., Eric Holt-Gimenez, & many more. Tickets can be purchased at the gate either for one day or all three. Expo website Expo schedule Facebook event page

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Soil Not Oil Conference

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Saturday, September 9, 2017
Richmond Memorial Convention Center, 403 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond,CA94804United States
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The Soil Not Oil International Conference was inspired in Dr. Vandana Shiva Book, Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis. Soil Not Oil posits that the leading cause of climate change today is industrial ag -not the oil sector. Come learn how regenerative ag and restorative ocean farming can sequester carbon, conserve water and create economic growth. These nature friendly solutions are vital to help prevent the current state of climate chaos. The event will feature…

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Electric Vehicle Incentives Workshop

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega Street
San Francisco,CA94122
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Everything you need to know about buying an electric car – from tax credits to fuel rebates. The San Francisco Department of the Environment will walk you through what’s available: Rebates ($500 from PG&E) Tax credits (up to up to $7,500 federal and $1,500 – $5,000 state) Programs and resources, Plus a sneak peak at additional discounts offered on select electric cars through Bay Area SunShares and some special deals from the automakers. Register For more information, contact Zac Thompson at zachary.l.thompson AT sfgov.org

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Electric Vehicle Incentives Workshop in San Francisco

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rebates and tax credits for EV purchase. Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega St, SF

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Clean Energy Campaign – Regular Call – Sept. 6th

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The meeting this week is on Wednesday at 7:00pm.  We plan to go for one hour until 8:00pm. With the grave situation on the federal level, our work to lead on clean energy in California is all the more important. Join us for the next meeting of our 100% Clean, Renewable Energy campaign. We’ll be discussing our ongoing activities at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), key state legislation including SB 100 to help get us to 100% Renewable Energy…

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Statewide SB 100 Call-In Day

Thursday, September 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Help us light up the phones and make some noise in Sacramento for 100% Clean Energy! On Sept 7th we’re launching a statewide CALL-IN DAY for SB 100. Please make a call to your state assemblymember from 9am-5pm on Thursday, Sept 7. It takes about 30 seconds to make the call. Say “Hi, I live in the district and am calling to ask for your support for SB 100. I want California to move towards 100% Clean Energy now. Please vote YES on SB 100." If you…

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Drive Electric in Marin County

Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Bon Air Center, 50 Bon Air Center #200
Greenbrae,CA94904United States
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See new electric cars on display by the Golden Gate Electric Vehicle Association. Test drive an electric car.  Talk with EV drivers who have been enjoying the superior driving experience of an electric vehicle, and saving money by not buying gas and not paying huge maintenance bills. Find out how to reduce the purchase cost with tax credits, California rebates, Low Carbon Fuel Standard rebates.  Find out about lower electricity rates for charging electric cars at home that make driving an electric car less expensive than gas…

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Drive Electric in Greenbrae, Marin County

Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Bon Air Shopping Center, Greenbrae, Marin County. See new electric cars on display by the Golden Gate Electric Vehicle Association. Test drive an electric car.  Talk with EV drivers who have been enjoying the superior driving experience of an electric vehicle, and saving money by not buying gas and not paying huge maintenance bills. Find out how to reduce the purchase cost with tax credits, California rebates, Low Carbon Fuel Standard rebates.  Find out about lower electricity rates for charging electric cars at…

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Drive Electric in Berkeley

Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Berkeley Farmers Market, 1980 Allston Way
Berkelely,CA94619United States
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It's time to make the switch to zero emission cars. Electric Vehicles (EVs) are more affordable than ever! Test drive the latest EV models Talk to local EV owners Find resources on purchasing and leasing, including rebates, tax credits and SunShares discounts Already own an EV?  Register to showcase your vehicle and share your EV experience. To display your vehicle or offer rides, you must register in advance. CO-HOSTED BY: Ecology Center and East Bay Clean Cities Coalition SUPPORTED BY: Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, Clean Vehicle Rebate…

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Drive Electric at Hilltop Auto Row in Richmond

Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hilltop Auto Row, 3280 Auto Plaza
Richmond,CAUnited States
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Join us to test drive and kick the tires of of electric cars at Richmond’s Auto Row. National Drive Electric Week website Learn about Bay Area SunShares: Sign up before November 10th for discounts on solar and electric vehicles!

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Drive Electric at Hilltop in Richmond

Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Auto Row at Hilltop, 3280 Auto Plaza, Richmond. Join us to test drive and kick the tires of of electric cars at Richmond’s Auto Row. RSVP

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Drive Electric at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market

Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Berkeley Farmer’s Market, 1980 Allston Way
Berkeley,94704United States
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FREE National Drive Electric Week Event, Civic Center Parking Lot, 1980 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704.   It’s time to make the switch to zero emission cars. Electric Vehicles (EVs) are more affordable than ever! Test drive the latest EV models Talk to local EV owners Find resources on purchasing and leasing, including rebates, tax credits and SunShares discounts   Already own an EV?  Register to showcase your vehicle and share your EV experience. To display your vehicle or offer rides, you mustregister in…

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Canvass for CleanPowerSF

Sunday, September 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Western Addition San Francisco,CAUnited States + Google Map

Sign people up for Super Green Electricity We will be canvassing at Sunday Streets in the Western Addition, telling people about CleanPowerSF and signing them up to get 100% Renewable energy supplied by the City of San Francisco. There will be two shifts: 12-2pm and 2-4pm.

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Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, September 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Mark your calendar!   We’ll be in the Sierra Club office–2530 San Pablo Ave, near Dwight. We are returning to Berkeley in September so Jack can attend, though usually meet on alternate sides of the bay. For transit access, take the 72, 72M or 72R bus from downtown Oakland or points north, or check 511.org for your best route. Call-in:  712 451-0011  conf 332329# Please RSVP below. AGENDA–see google doc here Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, September 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sierra Club, Berkeley, 2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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Mark your calendar!   We’ll be in the Sierra Club office–2530 San Pablo Ave, near Dwight. We are returning to Berkeley in September so Jack can attend, though usually meet on alternate sides of the bay. For transit access, take the 72, 72M or 72R bus from downtown Oakland or points north, or check 511.org for your best route. Call-in:  712 451-0011  conf 332329# Please RSVP below. AGENDA–see google doc here Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Drive Electric at the Richmond Public Library

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm
parking lot across from the Richmond Public Library, 440 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond,CAUnited States
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Free and open to the public to learn more about electric vehicles, electric bikes, EV chargers, ownership, and financing. See Envision Solar’s mobile EV Arc Solar Charger Bring the whole family! There will be music, food and fun give-aways for attendees. For additional information, contact Denée Evans (510) 621-1718 About National Drive Electric Week Presented by Plug In America, Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association, National Drive Electric Week, September 9-17, 2017, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness…

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Drive Electric at the Richmond Library

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, September 13, 2 – 7:30 pm Parking Lot across from the Richmond Public Library, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA 94804. RSVP Free and open to the public to learn more about electric vehicles, electric bikes, EV chargers, ownership, and financing. See Envision Solar’s mobile EV Arc Solar Charger Bring the whole family! There will be music, food and fun give-aways for attendees. For additional information, contact Denée Evans (510) 621-1718 About National Drive Electric Week Presented by Plug…

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Alameda County Interfaith Climate Action Network Meeting

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Please join us for the September meeting of the Alameda County Interfaith Climate Action Network. Socializing at 6:30pm. Meeting starts at 7pm. Snacks will be served. Free. Everyone who is interested is invited. This is a group of people from a variety of faith congregations and traditions in Alameda County. All are welcome, if you are interested in connecting climate change activism with a moral and/or spiritual perspective. No specific faith or religion is necessary to be part of the group.…

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Drive Electric in Benicia

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Benicia Farmers’ Market, 90 1st St
Benicia,CAUnited States
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This will be an exhibition of electric vehicles with owners to talk to and cars to check out.  This event is aimed at people who would like to learn more about electric cars. Register to attend and bring your own EV, and you’ll be entered to win a chance at a $250 gift card. Stay tuned, locals, as there may be a second event on tap! National Drive Electric Week website Learn about Bay Area SunShares: Sign up before November…

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Drive Electric Event – Benicia Farmer’s Market

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Benecia Farmer’s Market, Between 1st and H, 90 1st St, Benicia. This will be an exhibition of electric vehicles with owners to talk to and cars to check out.  This event is aimed at people who would like to learn more about electric cars. Register to attend and bring your own EV, and you’ll be entered to win a chance at a $250 gift card. Stay tuned, locals, as there may be a second event on tap! RSVP

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The Cap & Trade Scam

Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
National Nurses United, 155 Grand Ave
Oakland,CA94612United States
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A public forum on “The Cap and Trade Scam:  What the Hell Just Happened? Where Do We Go from Here?” will take a close, critical look at AB 398, the controversial extension of California’s carbon pollution trading program. In two fateful weeks in July, Governor Jerry Brown managed to ram this bill through the mostly Democratic legislature—a bill that faithfully mirrors the oil industry’s wish list and now touted as a shining example of bipartisanship and enlightened climate policy. Oil industry experts and…

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Author Colleen-Patrick Goudreau: The Compassionate (Climate) Diet!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 72 Kensington Rd.
San Anselmo,CA94960United States

350Marin’s Climate-Diet Team will present an evening with best selling writer Colleen Patrick-Goudreau…

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Colleen Patrick-Goudreau: The Compassionate (Climate) Diet

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 72 Kensington Rd.
San Anselmo,CA94960United States
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On Sept. 19th at 6:30pm, at the First Presbyterian Church in San Anselmo, 350Marin’s Climate-Diet Team and Green Chautauqua will present an evening with best selling writer Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, author of the Joy of Vegan Baking and the Food for Thought podcast.  Colleen will be speaking on the myths and facts surrounding the “climate friendly” diet.   See the event flyer HERE, and be sure to mark your calendars for what should be a fascinating and informative evening that includes mouth watering…

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Climate Conversation at the Rialto

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St.
Sebastopol,CA95472
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Join 350 Sonoma, the Center for Climate Protection, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), and Solar Works for a free screening of Safe Passages, an episode of the acclaimed National Geographic TV series Years of Living Dangerously. The film focuses on citizen lobbyists working to develop bipartisan solutions to address climate change with members of Congress. A post-screening conversation with local climate champions features representatives from each of the sponsoring organizations plus a youth member of the Schools for Climate Action Team and Una Glass, Mayor of…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Regular Call – Sept. 20th

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The meeting is on Wednesday at 7:00pm.  We plan to go for one hour until 8:00pm. With the grave situation on the federal level, our work to lead on 100% renewable, clean energy in California is all the more important. Join us for the next meeting of our Clean Energy campaign. We’ll be discussing our ongoing activities at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), debrief some on our work in the state legislature on bills like SB 100, as well…

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Environmental Justice Advocacy Training

Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
St. Frances of Rome Church, 2827 Topeka St
Riverbank,CA95367United States
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The Franciscan Action Network and Climate Reality Project, together with the Environmental Justice Program at Catholic Charities, will be holding an Environmental Justice Advocacy training. On-site registration begins at 8:30 am, with the workshop starting at 9 am. This workshop is open to everyone and anyone, and will have a faith-based flavor to it, as there will be a presentation on Pope Francis' encyclical, Laudato Si and Catholic Social Teaching, for example. Email: Christopher Prado for further details cprado@ccstockton.org

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Drive Electric in San Francisco

Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
West Sunset Playground, 3223 Ortega St.
San Francisco,94122
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Ride and Drive.  Come out and test drive Electric Vehicles!   SF Car Dealerships will be bringing their newest electric cars for you to try. Talk to EV owners about what it’s like day to day to drive an EV. As part of the Sunset Community Festival, Golden Gate Electric Vehicle Association and 350SF are sponsoring this community event.  Learn about electric cars in a friendly atmosphere, without any sales pressure. Learn about Bay Area SunShares: Sign up before November 10th…

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Drive Electric Event in San Francisco

Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

National Drive Electric Week in San Francisco

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Celebrate the Coast event

Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Heart’s Desire, 1208 Pierce Point Rd
Point Reyes Station,CA94937United States
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Finalists from the Spoken Word 2017 contest will perform their winning pieces about climate change, the natural environment, & stewardship. Facebook event page

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SF Transit Week Street-Side Outreach Hubs

Monday, September 25, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017

SF Transit Week volunteers will be getting in touch with everyday transit riders throughout the workweek via street-side outreach hubs. Drop by one of the tables at Muni, BART and Caltrain stops to share your #WhyIRide stories, join in the commute cheer, and grab some snacks! There are plenty of ways in which your help could be incredibly valuable - from staffing the “transit hubs” to thank every day riders, to event coordination, communication and set up. If you’re interested in getting…

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SF Transit Week

Monday, September 25, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017

This year you’ll find the SF Transit Riders at Muni, BART and Caltrain stops during their annual celebration of transit riders.  Come out to gather #WhyIRide stories, thank riders and drivers, and spread some cheer during the commute (snacks, SWAG, raffle). Monday, Sept 25: Transit Week Kick-off Tuesday, Sept 26: Transit Trivia Night Wednesday, Sept 27: Better Bayshore advocacy night Friday, Sept 29: PUBlic Transit CRAWL – Celebrating the 22 Fillmore Transit Priority Project Saturday, Sept 30: Adventures on the SF Bay…

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SF Transit Week Kick-Off

Monday, September 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall, 1 Doctor Carlton B Goodlett Place, #3600
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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Show up to show your support for robust transit in San Francisco! The Kick Off, hosted by Supervisor Aaron Peskin, will include VIP speakers as well as regular riders like you and me. Come learn more about transit week and what San Francisco Transit Riders is working on to improve mobility in San Francisco! SF Transit Week website

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Come hear how they do it in Germany

Monday, September 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland,CAUnited States
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Wolfram Morales, Chief Economist for Sparkasse, the association of local public banks in Germany, will explain the role of these institutions in speeding the development of local renewable resources such as solar and wind, at this panel discussion in City Hall. Joining Wolfram will be: Nicolas Chaset, CEO of East Bay Community Energy (Alameda County’s soon-to-launch Community Choice energy program), Greg Rosen, Founder and Principal of High Noon Advisors (member of the East Bay Community Shared Solar Collaborative), and Jessica…

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Indigenous Voices: Resisting Oil Extraction in Colombian Cloud Forests

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Intertribal Friendship House, 523 International Blvd
Oakland,CA94606United States
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When: 6pm for women 7pm open to everyone You are invited to spend an evening with Aura Tegría Cristancho, U'wa indigenous woman lawyer, who is an integral force in the protections of indigenous rights and forests in Colombia. The U'wa consider themselves the guardians of their sacred ancestral homeland. In accordance with their natural laws, for centuries they have successfully defended their territory high in the Andean cloud forests. The U'wa have resisted conquistadors, missionaries, colonists, and, more recently, the…

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Transit Trivia Night

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
various San Francisco,CAUnited States

Think you know everything about SF transit? Come test your knowledge at trivia night! Each bar below will host a special transit-themed portion of their regularly scheduled programming. SF Athletic Club: 7:30pm, 1750 Divisadero St Bar Basic*: 8:00pm, 510 Brannan St HQ Bar and Restaurant*: 8:00pm, 1568 Haight St Bar Nua*: 7:30 p.m, 561 Columbus Ave SoMa StrEat Food Park*: 7:00pm, 428 11th St Monaghan's*: 8:00pm, 3243 Pierce St Stock in Trade: 7:00pm, 2036 Lombard St (this trivia night will…

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Better Bayshore

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visitacion Valley Branch Library, 201 Leland Ave
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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When enough riders speak up, the City listens! Muni is planning to improve the 8 Bayshore, and we’re going to make sure the riders are heard. Sen. Scott Weiner will kick off our evening, we’ll discuss the biggest issues facing riders of the 8 Bayshore, and we’ll follow up all the talking with some action: writing messages the city will listen to. Together, we can push the city to make real changes to the 8 Bayshore that we want! (Food…

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First Mile/Last Mile Transportation Strategic Plan

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond,CA94804United States
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We need to increase the use of public transportation — but how will people get to the bus stop or transit station? Planners call this the first mile/last mile problem and it’s crucial to our climate and environmental future. The City of Richmond invites you to a workshop to share ideas for a strategic plan to address the first mile/last mile problem.  Even if you don’t live in Richmond, this is a chance to hear ideas and share your own about this important issue.…

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How can environmental tech influence policy? An exercise in bridge-building.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Manylabs, 1086 Folsom St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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How can environmental tech influence policy? This event will be an exercise in bridge-building featuring four speakers and open discussion focused on identifying collaborative projects. Jennifer Wells, a 350 Bay Area Speakers' Bureau member, is one of the presenters. She will give a short talk and then serve on the panel discussing climate issues. Please RSVP on the Meetup event page.

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PUBlic Transit Crawl: Celebrating the 22 Fillmore Transit Priority Project

Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Sea Star, 2289 3rd St
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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The pub crawl will be joined by the Warriors organization to kick off our crawl at the Sea Star at 3rd St. and 20th St. at 6:00pm. At 7:15 folks will start heading out to Stop 2, Il Parata, a San Francisco institution - a dive bar with an affinity for DJs and dancing. They have basic bar food on offer, and a ton of room, including a hidden second back patio with a fountain. (If you decide not to…

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Adventures on the SF Bay Ferry

Saturday, September 30, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
SF Ferry Building, 1 The Embarcadero
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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Folks will be riding the San Francisco Bay Ferry from the Ferry Building to Jack London Square in Oakland. On board you’ll have the chance to interact with a planner from the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) and enjoy fabulous views of San Francisco, the Bay Bridge and Oakland. Once the ferry arrives at Jack London Square, folks will meet up with people from Transport Oakland to learn about their transportation priorities for Oakland and how they’re pushing to make…

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October 2017

Family Fest at Sunday Streets, Excelsior

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mission St San Francisco,CAUnited States + Google Map

Do we need Clean Power?  Houston, the West Coast of Florida,  Puerto Rico, St Martins, Dominica  have been ravaged by hurricane force winds and flooding. So what should we do?  Let's get off fossil fuels and start with 100% renewable energy from wind and solar! We'll be signing people up for 100% renewable energy with Clean Power SF at Sunday Streets in the Excelsior on October 1, 2017. There will be two shifts noon to 2pm and 2pm to 4pm. If you want to…

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Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mark your calendar!   We'll be planning to reduce GHGs from transportation on Oct. 1, at  San Francisco's Noe Valley Library. It's near the 24th & Mission St. BART; you can walk up the hill or take the 48 bus toward West Portal. Check 511.org for your best route. Janelle London will make a presentation on her proposal:  “California Should Phase out Gas Powered Cars” featured as an opinion piece in the SF Chronicle. AGENDA–see google doc here Call-in:  712 451-0011…

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Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey Street
San Francisco,CA94114
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Don’t miss speaker Janelle London on phasing out gas cars in California, and discussion of how to make  it happen.   We’re coming back to San Francisco’s Noe Valley Library for our October meeting. It’s near the 24th & Mission St. BART; you can walk up the hill or take the 48 bus toward West Portal. Check 511.org for your best route. Please RSVP below. Speaker: Janelle London will make a presentation on her proposal:  “California Should Phase out Gas Powered Cars” featured…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Regular Call – Oct. 4th

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The meeting is on Wednesday at 7:00pm.  We plan to go for one hour until 8:00pm. With the grave situation on the federal level, our work to lead on 100% renewable, clean energy in California is all the more important. Join us for the next meeting of our Clean Energy campaign. We’ll be discussing our ongoing activities at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), efforts to move community choice energy forward and how to move the Campaign forward to getting…

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Charge Across SF on Fleet Weekend, Oct 7 & 8

Saturday, October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

National Drive Electric Week in San Francisco

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No Coal in Oakland Meeting

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, 349 Mandela Pkwy
Oakland,CA94607United States
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There will be a general meeting of No Coal in Oakland on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (WOEIP). WOEIP is at 349 Mandela Parkway, around the corner from the West Oakland BART station, 1/2 block south of Fifth St, behind the chain link fence and through the parking lot, on the west side of the street. On December 7, Phil Tagami filed suit against the City of Oakland seeking to overturn the…

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Sunday Streets Berkeley

Sunday, October 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shattuck Ave, from Rose St to Channing Way
Berkeley,CA94709United States
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Join 350 East Bay at Sunday Streets Berkeley! Shattuck Ave will be shut down to car traffic for 16 blocks between Rose St & Channing Way. 350 East Bay may have a booth & will be looking for volunteers to greet people at the table & spread the climate message. Contact Kathy if you'd like to join in (dervin.kathy@gmail.com). Sunday Streets website  

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350 East Bay October Meeting

Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
TBD United States + Google Map

Please join us for 350 East Bay's October meeting. New volunteers are invited to attend an orientation & discussion at 9:30am. Please check us out on Facebook.

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350 East Bay October Meeting

Saturday, October 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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Please join us for our 350 East Bay meeting. There's a lot happening & tons of ways to get involved. New folks are always welcome! 11:00:   Welcome and Overview 11:10  Announce 350 Bay Area executive director. Report on East Bay Leadership event 11:15-11:35  Committee reports: legislative, transportation, Fossil Fuel Resistance, Clean Energy 11:35-11:40  Divest the Globe/Mazaska 11:40-  11:50  Report on the 350 Bay Area Local Groups meeting 11:50- 12:30  350.org’s new Fossil Free campaign & the 2018 Global Climate…

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November 2017

Help End Richmond Coal Exports

Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Richmond Progressive Alliance, 2540 Macdonald Ave
Richmond,CA94801United States
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Only three ports in the state of California still export dirty coal, and one of them is right here in the Bay Area, on the Richmond waterfront. Our goal: take Richmond off that list. Join us, the Sierra Club Bay Chapter, & many more at a campaign kick-off meeting to discuss ideas and strategies for stopping coal exports through the Bay Area.

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Art Build & Storytelling w/ Isaac Murdoch & Christi Belcourt

Sunday, November 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
955 7th St Oakland,CA94607United States + Google Map

Join visiting artist-storytellers-water protectors Isaac Murdoch and Christi Belcourt. 10am-5:30pm: There will be mass screenprinting and banner painting to support water protection struggles across North America. There will also be making art for Isabella Zizi and Daniel Illario to take to the UN Climate Talks – COP 23 in Bonn, Germany. 2pm: The group will rehearse laying out and painting a giant thunderbird street mural to prepare for the Thunderbird Woman Rising: Divest Wells Fargo action at 12 noon the next day…

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Transportation Campaign – November Meeting

Sunday, November 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Transportation Campaign is working to cut the GHG emissions from transportation in the Bay Area, which account for over a third of our climate-toxic footprint. We typically meet on the 1st Sunday of the month, alternating sides of the Bay. This month we're in Berkeley at the Sierra Club chapter office, convenient to public transit (check out 511.org to plan your route). Call-in available! Whether you come in or call in, please RSVP below. AGENDA--see google doc here Call-in:…

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November Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, November 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sierra Club, Berkeley, 2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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Sierra Club office2530 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley We typically meet on the 1st Sunday of the month, and November will see us on the east side of the Bay. Call-in available! AGENDA—see google doc here Call-in:  712 451-0011  conf 332329#

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Jackie Day: The Vegan Way

Sunday, November 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera,CA94925United States
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Join 350Marin and vegan author Jackie Day on November 5th at 4pm at the Book Passage in Corte Madera, as she talks about her new book The Vegan Way.  Find out how central a vegan diet (or if you feel you can’t go vegan immediately, lowering your meat consumption) can boost your health and help address the climate crisis at the same time.  As part of the overall presentation, Lisa Ibaffi of 350Marin’s Climate-Diet Team will give a 15 minute presentation specifically detailing the major impact of diet on…

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Thunderbird Woman Rising: Divest Wells Fargo

Monday, November 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
420 Montgomery St San Francisco,CA94104United States + Google Map

Join Idle No More SF Bay in welcoming movement artists Isaac Murdoch and Christi Belcourt to this artivist action at the Wells Fargo World Headquarters in San Francisco. The group will be painting a giant Thunderbird Woman while folks sing and pray and demand that Wells Fargo divest from fossil fuels and fossil fuel projects that harm human communities and the community of life.

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Rally at Tesla to Defend Workers’ Right to Have a Voice

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ross Store, 46551 Mission Blvd
Fremont,CA94539United States
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Tesla workers have been fired, & they allege that the reason behind it is because of their organizing for union representation and for speaking out against health and safety violations on the job. The UAW has filed charges with the NLRB alleging broad retaliation against workers. The work force at Tesla is building the electric cars that will drive us into a clean energy future, so many folks in the climate movement are showing up for a rally to support…

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Join the Call for Sustainable, Resilient Rebuilding

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Utilities Field Operations Building, 35 Stony Point Rd
Santa Rosa,CAUnited States
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Join 350 Sonoma and 25 other climate and environmental community groups to support sustainable and resilient buildings and communities in the wake of the wildfire climate disaster and join us at a special joint session of the Santa Rosa City Council and the Sonoma County Board Meeting. Note that the meeting will not be in City Hall. The meeting starts at 4, public comment starts at 5 with the possibility of additional comments taken after the regular session. Wear green…

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Zero Waste Curious?

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sebastopol Grange, 6000 Sebastopol Ave., Hwy 12
Sebastopol,CAUnited States
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LEARN the whys and hows of Zero Waste — at home, work, school and events. FIND OUT why the Bay Area is considered to be a hub of the global Zero Waste Movement. DISCOVER what local advocates, our communities and state are doing to curb climate change, increase recycling, create jobs and help move us toward a green economy. All ages welcome!  This fun, interactive event is presented by Zero Waste Sonoma County and the Z-Team — Zero Waste USAvolunteers sponsored in part by a grant from the Altamont…

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Bill McKibben talk on his new book, Radio Free Vermont

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera,CA94925United States
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"I hope no one secedes, but I also hope that Americans figure out creative ways to resist injustice and create communities where everybody counts. We've got a long history of resistance in Vermont and this book is testimony to that fact." -- Bernie Sanders A book that's also the beginning of a movement, Bill McKibben's debut novel Radio Free Vermont follows a band of Vermont patriots who decide that their state might be better off as its own republic. As the host of Radio…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Regular Conference Call Mtg. Copy

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Note:  Our Conference Call has been moved to Tuesday, Nov.14th for this week only With the grave situation on the federal level and with hurricanes and fires, our work to lead on 100% renewable, clean energy in California is all the more important. Join us for the next meeting of our Clean Energy campaign. We’ll be discussing our ongoing activities at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), efforts to move community choice energy forward and how to move the Campaign…

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Help Urge Air District to Pass Toxic Emissions Rule

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Air District Headquarters, 375 Beale St
San Francisco,94105
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A new clean air regulation is coming up for approval by the Air District's Board of Directors, and it needs our support.  Rule 11-18 aims to reduce health risks from cancer-causing toxic air pollutants like heavy metals, diesel PM and benzene.  These are emitted by industry and disproportionately impact vulnerable Bay Area communities.  The regulation will mandate extensive risk screenings and health risks assessments (HRAs), incorporating recently adopted risk management guidelines and health risk values from the state Office of…

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Local Clean Energy Alliance 10th Anniversary & Book Release Party

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Open bar and dinner included. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the Local Clean Energy Alliance, & they'll be celebrating that milestone with an evening event of spoken word and music in recognition of founding individuals and in appreciation of close organizational allies. It's a great chance to mingle with the region’s top clean energy thinkers and decision makers representing labor, government, green business, environment, and underrepresented community sectors. In addition, they'll celebrate the release of Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity…

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6th Annual Clean Power, Healthy Communities Action Conference

Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Asian Cultural Center, 388 - 9th Street
Oakland,CA94607United States
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$75

What do social justice and sustainability have in common? Join the the region’s top clean energy thinkers and decision makers representing labor, government, green business, environment, and underrepresented community sectors to celebrate and strategize for energy democracy at the Clean Power, Healthy Communities Gathering on Nov 17 at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center.   At this gathering, you’ll learn what energy democracy is – how it’s very different from simply moving to 100% renewable energy – and how it can empower and accelerate your own work,…

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350 East Bay November meeting

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us for our 350 East Bay meeting this Saturday. There's a lot happening & tons of ways to get involved. New folks are always welcome! In addition to campaign updates from Transportation Fossil Fuel Resistance, Legislation, Clean Energy and More: We will get a first hand report from Bonn COP 23 from Kathy Dervin who will have just returned! (if she has recovered from the trip!)  Kathy just sent this exciting video which gives a flavor of the conference. We…

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Fossil Free California: Fall Update and House Party

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Home of Deborah and Robert Silvey, 1709 Virginia St.
Berkeley,CA94703United States
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We've Been Busy! : The Evolution of Fossil Free Fossil Free California is hosting a late-afternoon networking event to discuss our divestment projects for 2018, and to update everyone on 350.org's expanded definition of "fossil free". View the invitation here. Join us on November 19 for a Fossil Free house party! Meet others in your community who want to organize to build local power and take climate action. Light refreshments will be served. Please RVSP so we can send you…

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Final KXL Pipeline Decision No Cause for Celebration

Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland,CAUnited States
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To our disappointment Nebraska's Public Service Commission voted today (Nov 20) 3-2 to approve the KXL pipeline. The final pipeline route is not approved as explained in this article.   Based on this decision, we will NOT have a rally at Oakland City Hall today The fate of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline will be sealed this coming Monday when the Nebraska Public Service Commission announces its decision on the proposed pipeline route through Nebraska.  If the verdict goes our way, we’ll…

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Do You Live in the Red Zone? Get the 411 on the Proposed Private Port & Cement Plant

Saturday, November 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Solano County Library – John F. Kennedy Library, 505 Santa Clara St
Vallejo,CA94590United States
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Free event open to all! We have been fighting for two years and there are still many people who don't have complete, accurate information---or may think it does not affect them---or that it is a done deal. Please know what is being decided for your future. Bring a friend or neighbor! Hosted by Askari Sowonde. Speakers include: LaDonna Williams, Liat Meitzenheimer and Professor Raymond Tompkins. The dangers of the proposed private port and cement plant trying to move into the…

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Guerrilla Advertising! Come Banner!

Saturday, November 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Want to engage in some prime outdoor advertising and tell 45,000 people just how you’re feeling about climate change and Trump? Come join the Animals Against Extinction in bannering at Berkeley’s University Avenue pedestrian walkway over Interstate 80, one of the most  traveled freeways in California. We’ve done the math and figure we are seen by a minimum of 45,000 people in an hour and a half. It’s 100% free advertising and a helluva lot of fun. At the west end of…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Conference Call Mtg.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Note:  EARLIER TIME the call is 6 - 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 29th AGENDA link With the grave situation on the federal level and with hurricanes and fires, our work to lead on 100% renewable, clean energy in California is all the more important. Join us for the next meeting of our Clean Energy campaign. 350 Sonoma will report on efforts to establish sustainable community principles for rebuilding after the fire. We’ll also discuss our ongoing activities at the California…

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Rally at Wells Fargo: Divest from KXL & Dirty Pipelines!

Thursday, November 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wells Fargo Bank Headquarters, 420 Montgomery St.
San Francisco,CA94104-1266United States
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On November 30th, join us as we rally at Wells Fargo’s headquarters in San Francisco to demand that they divest from Keystone XL and other dirty pipelines. We will be delivering the tens of thousands of letters and divestment pledges from across the country to their doorstep, and we will make it clear that our movement will only grow louder and stronger if Wells Fargo fails to act now. Big banks like Wells Fargo help fund the companies behind dangerous…

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December 2017

Reduce Car Use Committee Meeting

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Call or click in to talk about how to cut the Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) of gasoline and electric cars. This committee is part of the 350 Bay Are Transportation Campaign. We will work with decision-makers who can regulate the Ubers and Lyfts (TNCs) and autonomous vehicles. We are also collaborating with public transportation agencies and biking and walking groups. Computer PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/617689767 iPhone one-tap: +16699006833,,617689767# or +16468769923,,617689767# Telephone:: +1 669 900 6833 or +1…

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Reduce Car Use Committee Meeting

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Call or click in to talk about how to cut the Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) of gasoline and electric cars. This committee is part of the 350 Bay Are Transportation Campaign. We will work with decision-makers who can regulate the Ubers and Lyfts (TNCs) and autonomous vehicles. We are also collaborating with public transportation agencies and biking and walking groups. Agenda How to Join the Meeting Computer PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/617689767 iPhone one-tap: +16699006833,,617689767# or +16468769923,,617689767# Telephone::…

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Bay Resistance Team Training

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, 360 14th St
Oakland,CA94612United States
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What a year. Bay Area activists: shut down the San Francisco airport by the thousands to protest the Muslim ban. held #ResistTrumpTuesday actions every week for the first 100 days. knocked on doors for a month and brought out thousands to local May Day marches for immigrant rights. staged die-ins in the streets, called thousands of voters in Republican districts, even travelled to Modesto to talk to voters — and were victorious in saving the healthcare of millions of Americans.…

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Standing with Standing Rock to Standing with the Sapara

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3746 39th Ave Oakland,CA94619United States + Google Map

“The existence of our people is in grave danger. We have resolved in multiple assemblies, congresses, and indigenous declarations that we don’t want extractive industry like oil exploitation in our territory.” -Gloria Ushigua Santi Maria Dorsey will be sharing her stories of Standing Rock and the work of the Sapara people in the Amazon, in the most biodiverse area in the world, tying together the relativity we share with people the world over fighting to protect the sacred. She will…

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December Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott St
San Francisco,CA94115United States
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We typically meet on the 1st Sunday of the month, and December will see us in San Francisco. Call-in available! We'll be working on our Electrify Everything Campaign & much more! AGENDA—see google doc here Call-in:  712 451-0011  conf 332329# Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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December Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sierra Club, Berkeley, 2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott St, San Francisco We typically meet on the 1st Sunday of the month, and December will see us in San Francisco. Call-in available! AGENDA—see google doc here Call-in:  712 451-0011  conf 332329#

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Help End Richmond Coal Exports

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Richmond Progressive Alliance, 2540 Macdonald Ave
Richmond,CA94801United States
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Help Move the Bay Area Beyond Coal! Only three ports in the state of California still export dirty coal, and one of them is right here in the Bay Area, on the Richmond waterfront. It is time to take Richmond off that list, because it has been polluting the area and all along the train tracks it comes in on.  While THIS ARTICLE is old it tells the story well. Join 350 Bay Area, the Sierra Club Bay Chapter, &…

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Air District keep the promise: Regulate GHGs in Permits

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Just this past April the Air District Board adopted its ambitious 2017 Clean Air Plan and Regional Climate Protection Strategy. The 2017 Plan includes a goal to regulate GHGs during the permit process. Amendments to the Permit Rules are up for adoption at a Public Hearing December 6. Yet the Permit Rule revisions contain no meaningful GHG regulation. The only changes proposed are administrative changes demanded by EPA. The proposed improvements to current permitting rules do nothing to control future…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Conference Call Mtg.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

100% Renewable Clean Energy Campaign Conference Call happens on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.

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Youth Climate Lawsuit

Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 95 7th St
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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Huge Important Case!  Oral arguments will be heard before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on December 11, 2017 on trial right now set for February.  Trump is trying an unusual strategy to try to block it from moving forward. Dec. 8th Press Release from The Children's Trust explaining what happens Dec.11th in SF The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has given the Juliana v. US attorneys the opportunity to argue in support of the fundamental &…

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Don’t Be a Grinch, Phil Tagami!

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rotunda (Oakland), 300 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland,CA94612United States
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Don’t Be a Grinch, Phil Tagami!! All We Want for Christmas: Community Health, Not Developer Wealth Rhythm Brigade! Picket Line! Holiday Treats! Elves Rising Up Against Coal! On Thursday, December 14th, Building Owners and Management Association East Bay - an organization of commercial building owners and real estate brokers - is holding its annual holiday party at the Oakland Rotunda Building, which is currently under boycott. Youth and workers have had enough of landlords and developers threatening the city with…

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350 SF Monthly Meeting for New and Returning Members

Sunday, December 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States
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New and returning members of 350 San Francisco, come learn about what we’re doing and how you can help.  We look forward to seeing you! Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Tell the Air District: Stop Coal Dust from Polluting Richmond

Monday, December 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Richmond hosts one of the few remaining coal export terminals on the West Coast, with open piles of coal and petcoke spewing dangerous particles into the air.  Join the Sierra Club and allies to tell the Air District their new rules on dust have to be stronger! The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is drafting new regulations to stop dust and air pollution from sources like the huge open piles of coal and petcoke at the Richmond terminal.  Unfortunately,…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Conference Call Mtg.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

100% Renewable Clean Energy Campaign Conference Call happens on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.

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January 2018

Reduce Car Use Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Zoom in to talk about how to make public transit a seamless experience. The Reduce Car Use Committee’s mission is to cut the Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) of gasoline and electric cars in the Bay Area. We work with decision-makers who can regulate the  and autonomous vehicles, public transportation agencies and biking and walking groups. This committee is part of the 350 Bay Area Transportation Campaign. Tentative schedule (for details, see Agenda) 5:00 Update on Chariot Regulation in SF (see Report) 5:05 Planning…

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January Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, January 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sierra Club, Berkeley, 2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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Sierra Club Office, 2530 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley We typically meet on the 1st Sunday of the month, and January will see us on the East side of the Bay.–Sierra Club — 2530 San Pablo Ave.  1:00 – 3:00 PM Reduce your vehicle miles traveled:  call-in available via Zoom! (see link below) AGENDA—see google doc here To go to zoom meetings, click https://zoom.us/j/ 6344395404.  Let the screen view appear.  Click the camera icon at bottom to let others see you.  Please…

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Twitterstorm for 100% Clean Electricity and passing SB 100! 

Monday, January 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join 350 Bay Area Legislative Committee and volunteers on January 8th for an afternoon TWITTERSTORM to promote the passage of SB 100 — a bill to move Calif to 100% Clean, Zero Carbon Electricity by 2045. What is a twitterstorm you might ask? It is a storm of tweets - many tweets on an issue, sent with specific recipients in mind. It's a great way to raise the visibility of the issue. We’ll be sending messages at the same time as groups around the…

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Women’s March San Francisco

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Bay Area is uniting with multiple other cities in California, nationally and internationally to reaffirm our commitment to building a positive and just future for all & to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. Many in the climate movement are joining in this intersectional effort to support women’s rights & to challenge the Trump administration. UNITY PRINCIPLES: http://womensmarchca.com/unity/WHO IS INVITED? Everyone who believes in a positive and just future. Who stand together for human rights,…

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Rally & Hearing to Keep Coal out of Oakland

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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Join No Coal in Oakland for a rousing rally before the court hearing that could put an end to developer Phil Tagami’s lawsuit against the City of Oakland. Folks are planning a presence outside the Federal Courthouse in San Francisco at 8:30 a.m. The hearing will begin promptly at 10 a.m.; please arrive no later than 9:30 a.m. for a good chance of getting a seat in the courtroom. OBOT’s, the City of Oakland’s, and Sierra Club/SF Baykeepers’ Motions for…

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Stand Up for Community Choice Energy by Feb 6th

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, February 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Your Home, Your Address
Your City,CAUnited States

Image from LCEA It's happening again.  This time it is the CPUC that is trying to slow down or stop Community Choice Energy programs across the state.  Without warning, on Dec. 8th, the Commission put forth a Draft Resolution (E-4907) which they now (you are already having an impact) say they plan to vote on at their Feb.8th voting meeting and they allowed formal comments about it until January 11th  (was Dec. 29th, then Jan.4th). We are a legal "Party"…

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Stop Attack on Community Choice Energy by CPUC

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - Tuesday, February 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Your Home, Your Address
Your City,CAUnited States

Write to CPUC today to stop this attack on local clean energy

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Art Party for Women’s March Signs and Banners

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art party Jan 2018, Private home - RSVP for address
San Francisco,94102United States
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You-know-who is still there and we're still here! Some of us have alternated between outrage and despair, some between despondence and procrastination, a few have gotten active and kept at it with occasional pauses to breathe. Women's March 2018 promises to be an important gathering for all of us.  Let's be there with signs and banners flying.   Saturday, Jan13 from 1-4 PM Day-of RSVP text 415-407-0856 for location.

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Climate Heroes on Trial: The Valve Turners

Sunday, January 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 72 Kensington Rd.
San Anselmo,CA94960United States
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Hear the courageous stories of two of the five Valve Turners who shut off the valves on 5 pipelines delivering dirty crude from Canadian tar sands to refineries in the US. Learn why they acted out of necessity to raise our awareness and protect the planet while there is still time. Support the group’s upcoming legal fight and ground-breaking Climate Necessity Defense. Refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by First Presbyterian San Anselmo, 350 Marin and the Sierra Club, San Francisco…

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Coal Trial Begins

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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The trial in the case of Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal, LLC v. City of Oakland is set to begin. To get through courthouse security, you need government-issued picture idea. It’s like airport security only you don’t need a boarding pass. Once inside, go to the 17th floor, Courtroom 2. No Coal in Oakland website Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Keep it Real – Air District Board Retreat

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
Dougherty Station Community Center, 17011 Bollinger Canyon Rd.
San Ramon,CA94582
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The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board's annual retreat sets their agenda for the year. Come to the meeting to listen, and provide public comment if you choose. Make sure  the People's Agenda is the BAAQMD Agenda: Push for aggressive climate action; Halt refinery expansions; Reform the Air District's permit rules.  Objectives for the coming year: Push for aggressive implementation of all commitments made in the Air District's 2017 Clean Air Plan/Regional Climate Protection Strategy that will achieve the…

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Coal Trial Day 2

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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The trial in the case of Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal, LLC v. City of Oakland continues today in United States District Court in San Francisco.  To get through courthouse security, you need government-issued picture ID. It’s like airport security only you don’t need a boarding pass. Once inside, go to the 17th floor, Courtroom 2. Wear your red “No Coal in Oakland” T-shirt in solidarity with the City of Oakland. The lawsuit is funded by Bowie Resource Partners, the top coal…

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POSTPONED -Clean Energy Campaign – Conference Call Mtg.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

100% Renewable Clean Energy Campaign Conference Call happens on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Every.one welcome

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Coal Trial Day 3

Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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The trial in the case of Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal, LLC v. City of Oakland continues today in United States District Court in San Francisco.  To get through courthouse security, you need government-issued picture ID. It’s like airport security only you don’t need a boarding pass. Once inside, go to the 17th floor, Courtroom 2. Wear your red “No Coal in Oakland” T-shirt in solidarity with the City of Oakland. The lawsuit is funded by Bowie Resource Partners, the top coal…

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Women’s March Oakland

Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Lake Merritt Blvd
Oakland,CA94612United States
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The Bay Area is uniting with multiple other cities in California, nationally and internationally to reaffirm our commitment to building a positive and just future for all & to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. Many in the climate movement are joining in this intersectional effort to support women's rights & to challenge the Trump administration. HERE ARE THE UNITY PRINCIPLES FROM THE WOMEN'S MARCH: WHO IS INVITED? Everyone who believes in a positive and just…

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Women’s March San Jose

Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
San Jose City Hall, 200 E Santa Clara St
San Jose,CA95113United States
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The Bay Area is uniting with multiple other cities in California, nationally and internationally to reaffirm our commitment to building a positive and just future for all & to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. Many in the climate movement are joining in this intersectional effort to support women’s rights & to challenge the Trump administration. The 2018 Women's March will begin at 11:00 a.m. at San Jose City Hall. Folks will march approximately one mile…

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Women’s March – 350 San Francisco Contingent

Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Civic Center, San Francisco, Civic Center
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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Join us at the Women's March as we speak out for climate action and a just transition off of fossil fuels. We will gather in UN Plaza at 11:30 AM next to the Asian Art Museum at the statue of Ashurbanipal (below). Our contingent will walk near the Women for Climate Justice, part of the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (see San Francisco Women's March - Women For Climate Justice on Facebook).  They will gather at the corner of…

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Solar Preparedness Charger Workshop

Sunday, January 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sebastopol Grange, 6000 Sebastopol Ave
Sebastopol,CA95472United States
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Workshop: Build your own Solar Notebook/Emergency Preparedness Charger At this workshop, participants will build their own Solar Notebook Charger, designed to charge your cell phone or a powerbank (portable battery), and provide lighting using a USB LED light bulb & stick.  The charger can be used on a routine basis, for camping, and for emergencies.   As we reflect on the recent fires, this is an opportunity to better prepare ourselves for the future. It’s also a chance to learn more…

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350 SF Monthly Meeting

Sunday, January 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States
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Come by to talk with us about climate, strategy, what we’re doing and how you can help. We need your ideas and input. New and returning members especially welcome.  We look forward to seeing you! Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Conversations Around the Fire: Rebuilding in a Fire Ecology

Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christ Church United Methodist, 1717 Yulupa Ave
Santa Rosa,CA95405United States
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This will be an evening of information sharing to address the daunting questions about rebuilding in a fire ecology and engaging support for a resilient recovery. How do residents plan thoughtfully and creatively to live cooperatively in a fire ecology? What resources already exist to help? How can everyone learn from our past? Confirmed speakers: Julie Combs, Santa Rosa City Councilmember - on the role of local government Dan Wade, Staff Attorney for United Policyholders - on navigating insurance claims…

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CANCELED: Coal Trial Day 4

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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The courtroom proceedings are over. It will take a while for the verdict to be announced, & we'll post the outcome when it does. No Coal in Oakland website

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Electric Vehicle Webinar

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Interfaith Power & Light for an electric vehicle webinar. There are multiple benefits of electric vehicles: ditching oil, cleaning the air, spending less to maintain your vehicle, and protecting Creation! But what you may not know is that owning an EV is getting simpler and more cost effective all the time. Rebates for electric vehicles, a growing number of charging stations, and creative ways of buying new or pre-owned EVs are making EVs more accessible and practical. This webinar…

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Letter Writing Party

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
30 Quickstep Lane, San Francisco, 30 Quickstep Lane
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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Join us to write cards and letters to decision-makers about climate issues. Texting, emails and voicemails are great, too. This is an amazingly effective way to swing public policies away from climate destruction. Feel free to bring cards and letters or letter ideas.  The location is somewhat hard to find, so make sure to RSVP and we will send details.

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People Preparing for Climate Change in CA

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Conference To Launch a Movement to Make California the First Trauma-Informed Human Resilience Enhancing State in the U.S. for Climate Traumas & Stresses! 350 Bay Area isn't on the list of sponsors, but we are in spirit, we just got in too late. 🙂 Why Should Californians Attend This Unique Conference? From high levels of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), to job and financial struggles, racism and other forms of inequity and injustice, traumatic stress is epidemic today. Climate change is…

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San Francisco Divestment Vote & Press Conference

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System, 1145 Market St. 6th floor
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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The time has finally come. No more excuses. Ignoring the San Francisco Board of Supervisors' unanimous vote to divest from fossil fuels, the San Francisco Retirement Board has deferred their vote six times since 2013. Enough is enough, San Francisco must divest now. No matter where you live, come to the January 24th San Francisco Retirement Board meeting when they will FINALLY vote on full divestment of community-sickening, climate-destroying, pension-cratering fossil fuels. New York City already did it. No more…

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Oil Money Out in Sacramento!

Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
California State Capitol, 1315 10th St.
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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Join Oil Money Out for a press conference and petition delivery in advance of Governor Brown's State of the State Address.  Oil Money Out is calling on the Governor and our elected officials to get oil money out of California politics!  Activists, community members, health professionals and other experts will gather at the state capital to send a clear message to California lawmakers, demanding they listen to state scientists who have determined that fracking is dangerous for California. An Oil…

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Divest – To Invest in a Healthy Future!

Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
North Branch Library, 1170 The Alameda
Berkeley,CA94707United States
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Join Fossil Free California to hear why personal divestment is a powerful tool in the struggle for climate justice. This 90-minute workshop will explain why fossil fuel divestment matters, the role divestment has played in civil rights movements throughout history and how you can do it! This workshop is for everyone even if you are thinking about opening your first bank account or have been investing for many years. We will be debuting an ongoing divestment mentorship program that can…

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Greenaction 3rd Decade Kick-Off & New Office Warming Party

Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenaction, 315 Sutter St, 2nd floor
San Francisco,CA94108United States
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Join Greenaction in celebrating their third decade of fighting for environmental justice & their new office space! Greenaction newsletter

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Transit Equity Day National Video Townhall

Sunday, January 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Transit Equity Day is a collaborative effort of several organizations and unions to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change. In anticipation of Transit Equity Day there will be two Video Town Halls. Join the calls for a Sunday evening conversation (the weekend before Super Bowl Sunday) about the importance of transit equity. Hear from worker and community leaders as in preparation of Transit Equity Day on February 5. * Why is public transit important to…

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Reduce Car Use Committee Meeting

Monday, January 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Reduce Car Use Committee’s mission is to cut the Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) in gasoline and electric cars in the Bay Area. We work with decision-makers who can regulate transportation networks, autonomous vehicles, public transportation agencies, and biking and walking groups. This committee is part of the 350 Bay Area Transportation Campaign. We meet online to avoid the need to drive or waste hours on inconveniently scheduled transit. If that won’t work for you, please let us know. Agenda How to…

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Sonoma County Climate Activists Summit

Monday, January 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 467 Sebastopol Ave
Santa Rosa,CA95401United States
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Calling all Sonoma County climate change activists for a SONOMA COUNTY CLIMATE CHANGE ACTIVISTS SUMMIT Climate change groups and individuals working together to coordinate efforts and make action plans. This meeting is a follow up to the July 31 summit to make plans and collaborate together. July 31 summit info is here.  

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March & Rally Organized by Oakland Youth

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Street Academy Alternative School, 417 29th St
Oakland,CA94609United States
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Join a march and rally led by Oakland’s youth to protect community health and our environment on Jan 31, 2018! At 3:15 pm on Jan 31st, meet at the the Street Academy (417 29th St.). The march will proceed from the Street Academy to City Hall (1 Oscar Grant / Frank Ogawa Plaza). The youth march and rally are being organized by The New Voices Rising group. 350 Bay Area's Youth Coordinator is also actively supporting this event.  Please contact…

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Fossil Free Fast w/ Bernie, Bill, & Rev. Yearwood (a 350 East Bay Live Event Watch Party)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Citizen Engagement Laboratory, 1330 Broadway #300
Oakland,CAUnited States
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On January 31st, the day after Trump’s first State of the Union, our movement will come together for Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance. Join 350 East Bay for a Live Event Watch Party & discussion. Hear Bernie Sanders, Bill McKibben, Rev Yearwood, & more inspire & energize thousands who are watching to take action. And please feel free to come late if you need to. You can arrive at any time - no problem!   We've gotten ~90 RSVPs.…

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Western Addition Against Fossil Fuel Addiction

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Home, Address will be provided
San Francisco,United States
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Please note the location change. Join us on Jan 31st for a Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance Live Event watch party near you. Meet others in your community who want to organize to build local power and take climate action. Working together, we will end the use of fossil fuels and transition our world to 100% renewable energy for all. Find out what you can do in your city or town to begin to build the Fossil Free future…

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JOIN THE CLIMATE RESISTANCE! FOSSIL FREE FAST WATCH PARTY

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private home, 1323 Lyon St.
San Francisco,CA94115United States
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Join us as we live-stream Bernie Sanders, Bill McKibben and other climate leaders as they launch Fossil Free U.S., a campaign led by 350.org calling for an immediate halt to all fossil fuel projects! Join us in Santa Rosa to watch the Washington D.C. event and begin organizing for a fossil free Santa Rosa and Sonoma County. RSVP to 350sonomacounty@gmail.com or link https://gofossilfree.org/usa phone or text: Christine 707 484 9355 See you there.

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Fossil Free Viewing Party & Discussion

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join 350 East Bay on Jan 31st for a Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance Live Event watch party in Berkeley.  Speakers live streamed from Wash, DC, include Sen Bernie Sanders, Bill Mc Kibben, Rev. Yearwood (HipHop Caucus), Jacquie Patterson (NAACP) and more.  Meet others in the East Bay who are organizing to build local power and take climate action, and learn about ways to get involved. Working together, we will end the use of fossil fuels and transition our…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Conference Call Mtg.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

100% Renewable Clean Energy Campaign Conference Call happens on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Every.one welcome

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February 2018

February Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, February 4, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott St
San Francisco,CA94115United States
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We typically meet on the 1st Sunday of the month, and February will find us in SF at the Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott St San Francisco. We’ll talk about electrification, TNCs, land use, and more. AGENDA—see google doc here Reduce your vehicle miles traveled:  call-in available via Zoom! (see link below) Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/6344395404 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16465588656,,6344395404# or +16699006833,,6344395404# Let the screen view appear.  Click the camera icon at bottom to let…

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February Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, February 4, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott St
San Francisco,CA94115United States
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  We typically meet on the 1st Sunday of the month, and February will find us in SF at the Western Addition Library, 1550 Scott St San Francisco. We’ll talk about electrification, TNCs, land use, and more. AGENDA—see google doc here Reduce your vehicle miles traveled:  call-in available via Zoom! (see link below) Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/6344395404 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16465588656,,6344395404# or +16699006833,,6344395404# Let the screen view appear.  Click the camera icon…

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Clean Energy Campaign – Conference Call Mtg.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

100% Renewable Clean Energy Campaign Conference Call happens on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Every.one welcome

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News Conference/Rally Before CPUC Voting Meeting on Community Choice

Thursday, February 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
CPUC Headquarters, 505 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco,94102
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Community Choice Energy is Threatened! Join Us for this Rally/News Conference

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Protest Against Offshore Drilling

Thursday, February 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
California State Capitol, 1315 10th St.
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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Trump recently announced his disastrous plan to hand over all of America’s oceans - including the Pacific - to oil companies so they can expand offshore drilling off the California coast for the first time in over 30 years. Join a statewide coalition & the wave of opposition to tell the administration that offshore drilling and the oil spills, pipelines and climate chaos that come with it are not welcome off our coast. We'll be going to Sacramento for a…

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Love Your Climate Letter-Writing Party

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
USF, 2130 Fulton St
SanFrancisco,CA94117United States
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Talking points, sample letters, paper & post cards (and snacks) provided. Enter the campus from 2455 Golden Gate Ave. near Chabot Terrace.   Lo Schiavo is on your left - underlined on the map:   Parking directions here  

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Climate Action in the City (featuring 350 Bay Area panelists)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mission Police Station, 630 Valencia St
San Francisco,CA94110United States
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San Francisco Tomorrow presents another panel discussion with Q&A: Climate Action in the City, Part 2 Two of the featured panelists are 350 Bay Area Steering Committee members Elena Engel & David Shearn! Beyond education to action! Following an engaging and successful panel discussion several months ago, and looking ahead to the Global Climate Action Summit coming to our city this fall, SF Tomorrow panelists want to go further and deeper, with an emphasis on action. Climate change is an…

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350 East Bay Mtg/Follow-up Strategy Discussion to Fossil Free Livestream

Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

We'll be having a follow-up strategy discussion to the Fossil Free Fast livestream watch parties, we'll be discussing the Global Climate Action Summit (Sept. 12-14, 2018 in SF), SB 100 (CA's Clean Energy bill,) & much more! Newcomers are always welcome. 🙂

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Air District Workshop on Community Air Monitoring

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richmond Convention Center Complex, 403 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond,CA94804United States
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One major fight with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District or BAAQMD) has been to get reliable air quality monitoring in front-line communities, independent of the refineries. The passage of Rule 12-15 has been the district’s response to this pressure. BAAQMD will now be holding a series of community workshops to present their plans for community-based air monitoring. The first workshop in Richmond will be followed by ones in Martinez on 2/22, Rodeo on 3/1 and Benicia…

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No Coal in Richmond Meeting

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bobby Bowens Progressive Center, 2540 Macdonald Ave
Richmond,CA94801United States
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Richmond coal terminal on the Richmond waterfront?  Join the ongoing community discussion about how to remove this blight from our midst.  Why do we have huge, uncovered piles of dirty, dusty coal sitting right next to our Bay—and contaminating several of our neighborhoods?  Why is the Richmond terminal one of the last three ports left in the state to export this dirty fossil fuel when California doesn’t even use coal power?  Why does the Bay Area, a region renowned for…

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Air District Workshop on Community Air Monitoring

Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martinez City Council, 525 Henrietta St
Martinez,CA94553United States
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One major fight with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District or BAAQMD) has been to get reliable air quality monitoring in front-line communities, independent of the refineries. The passage of Rule 12-15 has been the district’s response to this pressure. BAAQMD will now be holding a series of community workshops to present their plans for community-based air monitoring. The workshop in Martinez is preceded by one in Richmond on 2/21 and followed by ones in Rodeo on…

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Protect the Sacred: Divest Wells Fargo

Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wells Fargo Bank Headquarters, 420 Montgomery St.
San Francisco,CA94104-1266United States
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Join Idle No More SF Bay and Indigenous Environmental Network at Wells Fargo headquarters in San Francisco to protest Wells Fargo’s crimes against Indigenous Peoples and the planet.  We’ll paint a giant image (details coming) while we sing, pray and demand that Wells Fargo divest from fossil fuels, fossil fuel infrastructure, and projects that threaten the sacred system of life and violate the rights of Indigenous Peoples to free, prior and informed consent. We will also send a message that…

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Intro Meeting for Bay Area Supporters of Our Children’s Trust

Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Twenty-one youth from all over the U.S. are suing the U.S. government for climate justice. Their strong voices, and the hopefulness of the Youth v Gov case, are an inspiration to youth and adults alike as they work to secure the right to a science-based stable climate and healthy atmosphere for all present and future generations. At this meeting, staff from Our Children’s Trust will provide an overview and update on the case. They’ll introduce themselves and talk about how…

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We Rise Rally & Action

Monday, February 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall, 1 Doctor Carlton B Goodlett Place, #3600
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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350.org local groups across the country are standing with our allies in labor in supporting the Working People’s Day of Action / Rise Up actions. On February 26th, the Supreme Court will hear Oral Arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that could make it harder for working people to join together and use the power of numbers. On this day, workers & allies will be hitting the streets to show that workers will not be divided. Facebook event page…

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Oppose the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Session 1

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm
San Francisco Main Library – Koret Auditorium, 30 Grove Street
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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You must register on the EPA site in order to attend, & registration closes on February 21st or once the available seats or speaking slots are filled. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a “listening session” in San Francisco and two other cities on its intention to repeal what is commonly known as the Clean Power Plan.  According to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, this will “ensure all stakeholders have an opportunity to provide input.”  (What impact this has on…

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Oppose the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Session 2

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
San Francisco Main Library – Koret Auditorium, 30 Grove Street
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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You must register on the EPA site in order to attend, & registration closes on February 21st or once the available seats or speaking slots are filled. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a “listening session” in San Francisco and two other cities on its intention to repeal what is commonly known as the Clean Power Plan.  According to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, this will “ensure all stakeholders have an opportunity to provide input.”  (What impact this has on…

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Oppose the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Session 3

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
San Francisco Main Library – Koret Auditorium, 30 Grove Street
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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You must register on the EPA site in order to attend, & registration closes on February 21st or once the available seats or speaking slots are filled. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a “listening session” in San Francisco and two other cities on its intention to repeal what is commonly known as the Clean Power Plan.  According to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, this will “ensure all stakeholders have an opportunity to provide input.”  (What impact this has on…

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All Eyes on CA: Maximizing Our Influence for a Safer Climate (Featuring Kathy Dervin, 350 East Bay)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St
Berkeley,CA94703United States
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One of the featured speakers is Kathy Dervin of 350 East Bay! Join the Ecology Center as they kick off their 2018 climate convenings with an event to strengthen our citizen power to push forward on climate issues. Climate advocates all over the world look to California for cutting edge climate policy and action. The battles that we fight at the local level have a much larger impact than we imagine. But many of us don’t know how to get…

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March 2018

Air District Workshop on Community Air Monitoring

Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lefty Gomez Recreation Center, 470 Parker Ave
Rodeo,CA94572United States
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One major fight with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District or BAAQMD) has been to get reliable air quality monitoring in front-line communities, independent of the refineries. The passage of Rule 12-15 has been the district’s response to this pressure. BAAQMD will now be holding a series of community workshops to present their plans for community-based air monitoring. The workshop in Rodeo is preceded by ones in Richmond on 2/21 & Martinez on 2/22 and followed by…

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Legislative Action Training

Sunday, March 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Legislative Action Training Sunday, March 4, 10am-3pm Sierra Club Bay Chapter Office 2530 San Pablo Ave # I, Berkeley (cross street Dwight) Please RSVP below. A lively, interactive training on how to follow bills through the legislative process, meet with legislators, write support letters, work with allies and partners, speak up at legislative committee meetings. Join fellow climate activists to learn and practice skills needed to influence California climate legislation. Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced activists. Hi folks…

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March Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, March 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  This month, we’re Zooming to reduce our carbon footprint. Please RSVP – the time could change so make sure you’re on the list to be notified. AGENDA—see google doc here Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/6344395404 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16465588656,,6344395404# or +16699006833,,6344395404# Let the screen view appear.  Click the camera icon at bottom to let others see you.  Please call 510-436-7682 if you need help connecting. Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a…

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Air District Workshop on Community Air Monitoring

Monday, March 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Benicia Veterans Memorial Hall, 1150 1st St
Benicia,CA94510United States
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One major fight with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District or BAAQMD) has been to get reliable air quality monitoring in frontline communities, independent of the refineries. The passage of Rule 12-15 has been the district’s response to this pressure. BAAQMD will now be holding a series of community workshops to present their plans for community-based air monitoring. The workshop in Benicia is preceded by ones in Richmond on 2/21, Martinez on 2/22, & Rodeo on 3/1.…

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March Reduce Car Use Meeting

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Reduce Car Use Committee’s mission is to cut the Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) in gasoline and electric cars in the Bay Area. We work with decision-makers who can regulate transportation networks, autonomous vehicles, public transportation agencies, and biking and walking groups. This committee is part of the 350 Bay Area Transportation Campaign. We meet online to avoid the need to drive or waste hours on inconveniently scheduled transit. If you’ll need to share someone’s computer, please let us know. Agenda How…

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Climate Change and Labor: Challenges and Opportunities, March 12

Monday, March 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please RSVP here. Space is limited. How will the transition to a clean-energy economy affect workers and unions?  How is organized labor responding to this transition?  What policies and strategies can best address workers' concerns?  A panel of labor and climate leaders will discuss the challenges and opportunities at this free public forum. Workers in a range of fields—steelworkers, pipe fitters, teachers, electricians, hospitality and service employees, government, communications, healthcare and autoworkers—will be affected differently by this transition.  Even within…

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350 East Bay March Meeting

Saturday, March 17, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

What are young people doing on climate change? Come to our 350 East Bay meeting this Saturday and hear an educator/organizer talk about 350 Bay Area's Youth Climate organizing project. We'll also be discussing upcoming fossil free and 100% clean energy actions, state legislation and getting ready for some Earth Day events. So, please join us this Saturday, March 17, 10:30am12:30pm at the Sierra Club office in Berkeley. Prize for the most green—it's St Patrick's Day! Please RSVP if you…

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Push Back! Against Phillips 66 Refinery Expansion

Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Air District Headquarters, 375 Beale St
San Francisco,94105
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Join Idle No More SF Bay to say NO TAR SANDS IN OUR BAY! 350 Bay Area will be there along with other organizations in solidarity with Idle No More SF Bay. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a permit to the Phillips 66 Refinery for the Refinery Expansion Project. This is the first part of a project leading the refinery to process more Alberta tar sands and bring in over 93 oil tankers a year filled with…

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Speak up for local clean energy!

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  East Bay Community Energy's Local Development Business Plan is a road map for Alameda County's new Community Choice energy agency to create a truly community-focused, equitable energy system.  Our community has fought for and won a public energy agency—East Bay Community Energy, or EBCE—as an alternative to PG&E.  Access to local, clean energy, like housing and healthcare, is a right, a resource we need to empower our communities.  We need to push our elected officials to resist business as…

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Final Hearing in Federal Coal Trial

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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Judge Chhabria will hold a final hearing in Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal, LLC v. City of Oakland  in United States District Court in San Francisco.  To get through courthouse security, you need government-issued picture ID. It’s like airport security only you don’t need a boarding pass. Once inside, go to the 17th floor, Courtroom 2. Wear your red “No Coal in Oakland” T-shirt in solidarity with the City of Oakland. The lawsuit is funded by Bowie Resource Partners, the top coal…

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Electric Vehicle Workshop, Millbrae

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Millbrae Library, 1 Library Avenue
Millbrae,CA94030United States
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This free workshop tells you everything you need to know to go electric with your car. Come learn about: The benefits of EVs versus gas-powered cars Government rebates (up to $12,000) for “going EV Battery range and charging basics Leasing versus buying Current makes/models and what’s in store for the future! EV owners will display their vehicles and answer questions about EV ownership starting at 6:30 PM. Workshop with Q&A 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

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April 2018

April Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, April 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Once again, we’re Zooming to reduce our carbon footprint. Please RSVP – the time could change so make sure you’re on the list to be notified. AGENDA—see google doc here Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/6344395404 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16465588656,,6344395404# or +16699006833,,6344395404# Let the screen view appear.  Click the camera icon at bottom to let others see you.  Please call 510-436-7682 if you need help connecting. Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based…

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Alon Levy on Achieving a World-Class Transit System Here

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Airbnb HQ, 888 Brannan St.
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Alon Levy, writer and analyst about transit systems around the world, brings international examples of effective rail and transit systems, and his trenchant critique of the practices that hold us back from excellent service in his dynamic presentation: Beyond Commuter Rail: Alon Levy on International Models of Rail Excellence What can the Bay Area learn about pulling together seamlessly integrated transit systems in complex regions? As Caltrain prepares a business plan for the era of electric service, what can we…

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Alon Levy on Achieving a World-Class Transit System Here

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Airbnb HQ, 888 Brannan St.
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Alon Levy, writer and analyst about transit systems around the world, brings international examples of effective rail and transit systems, and his trenchant critique of the practices that hold us back from excellent service in his dynamic presentation: Beyond Commuter Rail: Alon Levy on International Models of Rail Excellence What can the Bay Area learn about pulling together seamlessly integrated transit systems in complex regions? As Caltrain prepares a business plan for the era of electric service, what can we learn…

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Rally to ban fossil fuel vehicles/support AB1745–CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
California State Capitol, 1315 10th St.
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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  Oops--the Rally is CANCELLED. Phil Ting is leaning toward holding off on asking for a vote this year; this will give us an additional year to get the votes to make this pass. AB 1745 will ban the sale of fossil  fuel vehicles in California after 2040.  But it has to clear the Assembly Transportation Committee hearing on April 16.  Come to a rally and lobby day at the State Capitol on April 4 and come to the hearing…

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Ban Fossil Fuel Vehicles–Rally at State Capitol–Event Cancelled

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
state capitol building, 1303 10th Street
Sacramento,95814United States
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Oops–the rally is CANCELLED. Phil Ting is leaning toward holding off on asking for a vote this year; this will give us an additional year to get the votes to make this pass.   AB 1745 will ban the sale of fossil  fuel vehicles in California after 2040.  But it has to clear the Assembly Transportation Committee hearing on April 16.  Come to a rally and lobby day at the Capitol on April 4 and come to the hearing on…

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No Tar Sands in the Bay

Monday, April 9, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Air District Headquarters, 375 Beale St
San Francisco,94105
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Come show your opposition to the expansion of the Phillips 66 Rodeo refinery! The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) is considering Phillips 66's application for a permit to more than double the number of tankers coming into their marine terminal.  Since Phillips 66 owns a big tar-sands mining operation in Alberta, we can assume the tankers will be bringing tar sands oil. First Nations in Canada have been battling the planned tripling of the pipeline that brings tar…

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One Planet Youth Summit

Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Credo High School, 1300 Valley House Dr #100
Rohnert Park,CA94928
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If you're a student in grades 7-12 or a teacher of those grades, & you're inspired to create a better future...the Youth Summit is an opportunity to actively share your own innovative solutions, and learn about new ways to create a green campus or educational environment. The youth summit will offer information about sustainable organizations in the North Bay and featured representatives will be on site to answer questions about their inspirations and work. You’ll share what activities you're currently doing…

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March for Science Bay Area

Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Lake Merritt Blvd
Oakland,CA94612United States
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Don’t miss the second annual March for Science! Last year 70,000 Bay Area people took to the streets against the administration’s attack on science. This year, March for Science – SF, East Bay Science Coalition and March for Science – Silicon Valley are marching together in Oakland. Turn out with us to demand: Policy based on real evidence Science for the common good, robustly funded and well-communicated Justice in and by science for all communities Environmental regulatory agencies, education and…

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Art Is a Hammer – to Protect Our Climate & Communities

Sunday, April 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bridge Storage and Artspace, 23 Maine Avenue
Richmond,CA94804United States
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“Art is not a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it.” --Bertolt Brecht An evening of hands-on arts and stories: Projections, Song, Street Mural and Stories. Participants will show-and-tell ways to use the arts to protect our climate, water and communities and share plans for large-scale arts mobilizing around the Global Climate Action Summit mobilizations in San Francisco in September 2018. PENNIE OPAL PLANT of Idle No More SF Bay will inform and invite…

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Build a Green Future at Laney College

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Laney College, 900 Fallon St
Oakland,94607
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At the Build a Green Future at Laney College event you can: Tour Laney’s green building labs Hear from Laney students, faculty, and from Mark Hall of Revalue.io, an Oakaland-based energy efficiency company. Learn about East Bay Community Energy, Alameda County’s new Community Choice energy program, which is committed to creating good, clean energy jobs. Whether you are looking for a career or interested in sustainable building come find out about the Green Building training programs offered by Laney College,…

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Wasted: The Story of Food Waste

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Santa Rosa Junior College, 1501 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa,CA95401United States
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Come out to Newman Auditorium for a free community screening of this important and timely documentary about changing our relationship with food and how we dispose of it. Engage in the movement to reduce food waste in your home and our community! Be prepared to be inspired by the important knowledge this film will impart. Doors open at 6:30pm and the film starts at 6:45pm. A $10 donation from community members is requested; students are free. Screening includes: -Panel discussion…

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Mycology Mixer

Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia St
San Francisco,94110
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Come to an evening to learn about incredible fungi! Featuring Ignacio Chapela, renowned scientist and activist, UC Berkeley, and Maya Elson, executive director Amazon Mycorenewal Project. How can we utilize fungi to help restore ecosystems, provide food, and improve health? Come with your ideas and questions! Gourmet mushroom freebies complements of Mycopia. Snacks provided by Miyoko's vegan cheese. Hosted by Soil Not Oil Coalition & 518 Valencia: The Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics Facebook event page Soil Not…

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Join us in Berkeley for Earth Day!

Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
David Brower Center, 2150 Alston Way
Berkeley,CA94704United States
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Join 350 East Bay at the David Brower Center for Berkeley Earth Day and the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. There will be speakers, music, & lots of groups offering information & opportunities to take action. And did we mention...the film festival?! You can purchase tickets in advance to reserve your seat. So, show up to catch the films, speakers, music, information & action tables (find us there,) food, & more! Berkeley Earth Day website Berkeley Earth Day Facebook event…

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Healing Walk Napa Valley + Climate Fire Mural

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Veterans Home of California, Yountville, 260 California Dr
Yountville,94599
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Join a healing walk & help create a mural which commemorates the 6 month “anniversary” of the North Bay Fires. It is a participatory community pavement mural that will be painted entirely out of natural earth-based materials birthed from the fires, such as coals, ashes, and soils. 350.org is planning this event in conjunction with the 3rd annual Napa Valley Healing Walk, an all-day walk, that will finish at the mural site.  While creating the mural we will hear from…

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350 East Bay meeting Saturday April 28

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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Please join us at the Ecology Center (across the hall from the Sierra Club). We will discuss: Current and proposed legislation, Upcoming events (e.g. May 14 Bill McKibben talk in Oakland) Reports from various 350 teams.  -- Fossil Fuel Resistance, 100% Clean Energy, Transportation, Speakers Bureau In addition, our Resolutions Committee has worked on two resolutions to present to the Berkeley City Council, but these need some tweaking to be consistent Join all these discussions, and see how you can…

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May 2018

May Day

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Roseland Village, 777 Sebastopol Rd
Santa Rosa,
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Join 350 Bay Area in supporting the movement for workers’ rights, fair contracts, immigration reform, living wage jobs, rent control, housing for homeless, end to gun violence, end to racism. Join the May 1st coalition for music, speakers and a march to downtown Santa Rosa.  Gather at 2:00 for music and speakers; march begins at 3:30. Facebook event page Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Oakland May Day

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Oscar Grant Plaza, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland,CA94612United States
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Join 350 Bay Area in supporting the movement for workers’ rights & immigrant rights. Oakland May Day: March for Immigrant and Worker Rights CALL TO ACTION https://oaklandsinfronteras.wordpress.com/ We’ll be marching again on May 1st, 2018. This year and every year we fight for migrant and worker justice! Meet at the Oscar Grant Plaza @ 3pm ~~JOIN ILWU LOCAL 10 as they gather at 10 am at the Oakland Matson Terminal (near the end of the Adeline viaduct) ~~ March to…

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Break Up with Your Bank Day

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Interested in moving your money from a bank that invests in gun manufacturers and oil pipelines to a community-minded socially responsible financial institution? Across the country, people are breaking up with their banks on May 1st. Join us in supporting the Bay Area events. 2 separate locations! Stop by the Break Up With Your Bank tables from 4-6:30 pm at either 1) South Berkeley Farmer’s Market (Adeline & Alcatraz) 2) Downtown Berkeley (Center & Shattuck) Facebook event page Please RSVP if…

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350 Marin Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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If you might be interested in becoming more active in 350 Marin, come sit in on our Steering Committee Meeting at 6pm on the evening of Tuesday, May 1st. The meeting will be held at the San Rafael Corporate Center at 750 Lindaro St. in San Rafael. An orientation for new guests starts at 5:30pm.  If you’d like to come, please RSVP below, or contact Ken Jones at meta4ken350@gmail.com for more information. 350 Marin website Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Sunday Streets Canvass for Clean Power

Sunday, May 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will be signing up San Franciscans for Clean Power SF's Super Green 100% Renewable Energy from Wind and Solar. As some people have not yet heard of Clean Power SF, we will be letting them know that they have a choice to switch from PG&E to 100% Renewable Energy provided by the City of San Francisco. If you have never done this before, we will train you when you come for your shift and answer any questions you may have.…

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Shut Down Chase!

Monday, May 7, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Chase Bank, 555 Mission St
San Francisco,94105
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On May 7th, folks across the country are taking action to #ShutDownChase! Join us in taking action here in the Bay Area. JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) was already the biggest financier of extreme fossil fuels on Wall Street, but now the bank has doubled down, increasing its investments in devastating fossil fuels by over $4 billion last year. Chase is putting bankers’ bonuses ahead of supporting communities and the planet. More info on other May 7th actions here: https://actionnetwork.org/event_campaigns/shutdownchase ------------------------ MORE INFO on…

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2nd Annual Sonoma County Zero Waste Symposium

Thursday, May 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sonoma Mountain Village, 1400 Valley House Dr #110
Rohnert Park,94928
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The 2nd Annual Sonoma County Zero Waste Symposium will be hosted May 10 as the headline educational event for Zero Waste Week of May 6-12, 2018. Come hear and network with amazing speakers on cutting-edge zero waste topics. Learn how you can get involved in Sonoma County's Zero Waste movement! Sonoma County Zero Waste Symposium engages community stakeholders by showcasing zero waste policies, programs and infrastructure that design waste out of the system wherever possible and divert discarded materials through…

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Bill McKibben & Real Climate Leadership Panel

Monday, May 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Dr
Oakland,94612
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Join community and movement leaders in an exciting panel discussion on how California can be a global model for the transition from a major oil-producer to a just and equitable 100% renewable energy economy.  With our recent wildfires, droughts, oil spills, refinery and pipeline explosions, and deadly pollution, Californians already know how serious the climate crisis is, and have felt its impacts firsthand.  The fossil fuel era is ending, and this is our opportunity to lead a global transition that…

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UPDATE: NEW LOCATION: Youth v. Apocalypse Round 1: Community Expression v. Corruption

Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
East Bay Innovation Academy, 3400 Malcolm Ave
Oakland,94605
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NOTE:  Venue Change now is back at The Rotunda Bldg. On May 17th Phil Tagami was going to host the 2018 EBIA Innovator Awards on behalf of his children's school, East Bay Innovation Academy (EBIA). Because of this protest we are planning, the School first decided to distance themselves from Tagami by moving the site and now have decided to cancel the event entirely (as of the 16th).  Tagami is trying to build his export coal terminal and so now…

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Oakland Veg Fest

Saturday, May 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Lake Merritt Blvd
Oakland,CA94612United States
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The Oakland VegFest is back for our fourth year! As always, the VegFest is totally free and open to the public, and will feature awesome food, vendors, speakers, and a kids area. This event is wheelchair accessible, and dog- and kid-friendly. Facebook event page Please RSVP if you plan to attend. SPEAKERS lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project Chef AJ Tamearra Dyson of Souley Vegan Jay-ar Pugao of No Worries That Vegan Couple Nichole Donato & Callie Coker of Vegan Warrior Princesses Attack Joanne…

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350 East Bay May Meeting

Saturday, May 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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PLEASE JOIN US AT THE ECOLOGY CENTER (ACROSS THE HALL FROM THE SIERRA CLUB). We will discuss: Current and proposed legislation and elections Recent Real Climate Leadership panel talk Reports from various 350 teams.  — Fossil Fuel Resistance, 100% Clean Energy, Transportation, Speakers Bureau Our our impending resolutions to the Berkeley City Council Join all these discussions, and see how you can help us make climate action.  Bring your questions and ideas; there is always room on the agenda for…

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Masked Rally for Climate Justice

Saturday, May 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Japantown Peace Plaza, 1610 Geary Blvd
San Francisco,94115
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Climate change is here. It manifests differently in every region. In California, the face of climate change is fire. So many of us were impacted by the Northern and Southern California wildfires. We’ve evacuated our loved ones, dealt with losses of property and begun to rebuild, and we have all worn the mask. Now, there is a rally to make the N95 Particulate Respirator Mask into a powerful symbol of climate change. The mask is uncomfortable, it changes the wearer’s…

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Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice Mass Meeting

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
274 14th Street Oakland Oakland,CAUnited States + Google Map

    Make Climate History-- Mobilize for September 8 Join 350 Bay Area, Idle No More, Sunflower Alliance, Sierra Club, and over 50 groups of indigenous people, frontline communities, immigrants, labor, people of color, people of faith, and young people to mobilize for the Peoples Climate Movement march and rally September 8 in San Francisco.  The mass mobilization will push the Global Climate Action Summit toward serious and significant steps to keep fossil fuels in the ground and move toward…

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Cities of Oakland & SF vs. Oil Companies

Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Ave
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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Oakland and San Francisco are suing five oil companies for damage from sea level rise and other climate change impacts. Now the oil companies are asking federal Judge William Alsup to dismiss the suit. Come show your support for holding oil companies accountable when Judge Alsup hears arguments on this motion. BACKGROUND City of Oakland v. BP PLC et al, #3;17-CV;06011, is a public nuisance case brought by the City of Oakland against BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon and Shell, consolidated now…

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June 2018

Poor People’s Campaign: The Right to Health & a Healthy Planet

Monday, June 4, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
California State Capitol, 1315 10th St.
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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WEEK 4 of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. The Poor People's Campaign is creating a Radical Revolution of Values by undertaking mass, nationally coordinated, civil disobedience, for six straight weeks. 12:30pm @ Rally and Direct Action launch at West Capitol steps --------------------------------------------------------------- 50 years ago, Dr. MLK Jr. started the Poor People's Campaign to spark a radical revolution of values across the nation. The campaign was intended to turn his dream, our dream, into a…

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Yes Clean Cars Coalition Meeting

Thursday, June 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:15 pm

Want to be part of the effort to ban sale of fossil fuel vehicles in California? AB 1745, introduced by Phil Ting from San Francisco, proposed to do just that starting in 2040.  Unfortunately, the bill got stalled in the Assembly Transportation Committee.  The coalition that backed AB1745 is regrouping to strategize to support the bill in the next legislative session--getting more endorsements, citizen letters, op-eds, social media buzz, public events, . . . If you would like to join…

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Climate Emergency Declaration & Fossil Free Resolution

Friday, June 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Berkeley City Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley,CAUnited States
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Please make your calendar, this is a call to action. Show your support for two upcoming climate resolutions by making your voice heard at the Berkeley City Council Meeting on June 12th at 6pm. 350 Bay Area and 350 East Bay need your help in Berkeley now! The Berkeley City Council will consider two resolutions at its meeting June 12. One will declare a climate emergency threatening our city, region, state, nation, civilization, humanity and the natural world; it calls…

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350 SF Monthly Meeting

Sunday, June 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States

Come by to talk with us about climate, strategy, what we’re doing and how you can help. We need your ideas and input. New and returning members especially welcome.  We look forward to seeing you! Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

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Berkeley vote on climate resolutions

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Berkeley Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Berkeley,CA94704
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                                             Historic Berkeley Climate Measures Need Your Support We have the privilege of living in a city that is a leader in fighting for a better world. Right now the world is threatened by a rapidly accelerating climate crisis. That’s why on Tuesday, June 12, Berkeley City Council is voting on two bold climate resolutions that have the potential to rock the Bay Area and the US -- we need your vocal support to make sure they pass! WHAT: Public…

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Sacramento Lobby Day for 100% Clean Energy & SB 100

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
California State Capitol, 1315 10th St.
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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Can you join us in Sacramento for a Lobby Day for 100% Clean Energy on June 13th? 350 Bay Area has been an active member of the SB 100 Statewide Coalition (that’s US!) since last summer.  We’re doing a Lobby Day to push for 100% Clean Energy and will be visiting our Assemblymembers to show strong support for this critical issue.  The plan:  Gather at the Capitol in Sacramento at 9:30am for a short orientation and scripts to use in your visits with…

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Sacramento Lobby Day for 100% Clean Energy and SB 100

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
California State Capitol, 1315 10th St.
Sacramento,CA95814United States
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Can you join us in Sacramento for a Lobby Day for 100% Clean Energy on June 13th? 350 Bay Area  (and 350Marin) has been an active member of the SB 100 Statewide Coalition since last summer. The Coalition is doing a Lobby Day to push for 100% Clean Energy and will be visiting our Assemblymembers to show strong support for this critical issue.  The plan:  Gather at the Capitol in Sacramento at 9:30am for a short orientation and scripts to use in your…

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350 East Bay Monthly Meeting this Saturday

Saturday, June 16, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Let's celebrate the Berkeley decision to declare a climate emergency and to recommend the fossil free resolution to its Energy and Transportation Commissions. Now comes the hard part--how do we make this happen? --a regional town hall with mayors who support the Paris agreement prior to the Global Climate Action Summit in September --a plan to achieve 100% GHG reductions by 2030! Come discuss this and help us make climate history! Below is the press release following the Berkeley City…

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Rise to Create a HUGE Climate, Jobs, & Justice March: 2nd Mass Meeting

Monday, June 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist, 1661 15th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice! Join the APEN, California Allegory Youth Fellowship, CEJA, Idle No More SF Bay, Jobs With Justice, North Bay Organizing Project, PODER, SEIU 1021, 350.org and over 50 other organizations at a mass meeting on June 25th. We are organizing to build the largest march for climate, jobs and justice on the West Coast! Everyone is invited to ensure that everyone is represented as we build a bold, visionary action that will channel power to the people…

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July 2018

WEBINAR SERIES: Elders Standing for a Sustainable and Just World

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Elders Climate Action is announcing our new four-part WEBINAR SERIES: Elders Standing for a Sustainable and Just World. Join us and hear from incredible guest speakers including Heather Booth, Bob Inglis, Nathaniel Stinnett and Katharine Hayhoe, as well as ECA Elder Climate Activists. We will explore how we as elders can take action on climate change. This exciting series will include the guest speakers and elders demonstrating the many ways we can have our voice heard on climate change. You…

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RISE Art Build Day

Saturday, July 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bridge Arts and Storage, 23 Maine Ave
Richmond,CAUnited States
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Join us to paint and print and express your creativity for a day of art in preparation for the RISE for Climate, Jobs & Justice march in September. David Solnit of 350.org, renown artist, will lead us and provide supplies. The Art Build workshop will be in session from noon to six, so drop by. There's lots of room to join in!

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350 SF Monthly Greeting July 2018

Sunday, July 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States

350SF Invites You! At any of our monthly greetings, everyone is welcome to come by and talk with us about climate, strategy, what we’re doing and how you can help. This month, we've got a special topic. Rise Up for Climate, Jobs and Justice! We're joining the dozens of groups that are going to march when the Global Climate Action Summit comes to San Francisco. There will be banners, dancing, street painting and much more. Come help us plan for…

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Labor-Rise Working Group Meeting

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Engineers & Scientists, IFPTE Local 20, 810 Clay Street
Oakland,CA94607United States
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This working group is mobilizing the labor movement for a Labor Contingent in the march and to secure labor organization endorsements.  Help build a massive labor turnout for the Labor Contingent on September 8th in SF! Your RSVP will assure we have sufficient food at https://doodle.com/poll/rucqerhw8x4ihftt

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Statewide Organizing Webinar – Ready to RISE

Thursday, July 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

With less than 2 months away, it's time to dig in to the work needed to make Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice California a success. During this Ready to Rise Call, we'll give an update on what’s happening in San Francisco for the September 8th mobilization and how to invite allies across the region to mobilize with us. We’ll give an overview of what’s already in motion, what organizing structures exist, and how you can build local energy to…

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Art Build: Women for Climate Justice

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
BRIDGE ART & STORAGE, 23 Maine Avenue
Richmond,CA94105United States
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Bay Area Allies – please join us for an art build with the amazing movement artist, David Solnit – to prepare signs and flags for the Women for Climate Justice Contingent at the People’s Climate Movement march in September! Please wear clothes to paint in and sun protections as we will be outside, and please bring snacks and drinks to share. We will provide the art supplies. We are a 10-15 minute bike ride from Richmond BART. We will ask…

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350 East Bay July Meeting 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Come through the 350 East Bay July meeting! There is still much work to be done following the June Berkeley decision to declare a climate emergency and to recommend the fossil free resolution to its Energy and Transportation Commissions. Preparations for a major legislative push on Senate Bill 100 (100% Clean Energy goal) and organizing for marches and rallies around Governor Brown's Global Climate Action Summit in September present lots of opportunities to get involved. Sierra Club, 2530 San Pablo…

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Zero Hour SF Youth Climate Justice March

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The one thing that everyone working towards justice can agree on is that kids are the future. As youth living in the Bay Area we demand that adults treat kids better- no border cruelty, no climate chaos. On July 21st, young people will march in San Francisco and demand climate change legislation. We march to protect the rights of the youth: we demand an end to border cruelty and greenhouse gas emissions. While this is a youth-led movement, the march…

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San Francisco Board of Supervisors Fossil Fuel Divestment Vote

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall, 1 Doctor Carlton B Goodlett Place, #3600
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote on a resolution calling on the US insurance industry to divest from, and stop underwriting, coal and tar sands extraction and asking the City & County stop doing business with insurance companies which refuse to do these things. This is an important first step in the campaign to get businesses and cities to weigh in with their insurers and one we hope we can replicate across the state and country in the coming…

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RISE for Climate, Jobs, & Justice – July Mass Organizing Meeting

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Hey Bay Area Residents - Join us tonight from for the Mass Mobilization Meeting where we will be planning the largest mobilization on the the West coast - the RISE march for climate, jobs and justice! Help us ensure that everyone is represented as we build a bold, visionary action that will channel power to the people through the Rise for Climate Jobs & Justice March. RSVP below - There will be fun activities, food, and new friends to meet. Feel…

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RISE July Mass Organizing Meeting

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Are you in California? Are you passionate and concerned about the issues happening in and to your community, as they relate to climate justice? There’s an opportunity for you to be a part of planning the largest mobilization on the the West coast for climate, jobs and justice! Everyone is invited to ensure that everyone is represented as we build a bold, visionary action that will channel power to the people through the Rise for Climate Jobs & Justice March.…

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Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice San Francisco Recruitment Day

Saturday, July 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  Join Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice on Saturday, July 28th and help us get the word out to our neighbors about our Global Day of Action happening on September 8th! There will be two canvassing shifts (includes training): 1st Shift: 10AM - 2PM 2nd Shift: 2PM - 6PM We are also looking for bilingual volunteers to reach out to non-English speaking communities. ***Location TBA soon*** Not in San Francisco/Bay Area? You can still be involved by signing-up below…

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Recruitment Day

Saturday, July 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
PODER, 474 Valencia St # 125
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Join us for Recruitment Day happening this Saturday from 10am – 2:30pm in San Francisco. We’re going to make it fun, pair you up so it’s easier to reach more people and will also be providing delicious food! We need all the help we can get to reach people here in the Mission and Tenderloin area since we will be passing through these neighborhoods when we’re marching. Recruitment Day RSVP Link: https://ca.riseforclimate.org/recruitment-day/ We do have a toolkit so you can…

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LABOR-RISE WORKING GROUP MEETING

Monday, July 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IFPTE Local 21, 1167 Mission St. Floor 2
San Francisco,,CA94103United States
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This working group is mobilizing the labor movement for a Labor Contingent in the march and to secure labor organization endorsements. Help build a massive labor turnout for the Labor Contingent on September 8th in SF! Your RSVP will assure we have sufficient food at https://doodle.com/poll/g2q5xktfdgkiv7wt.

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August 2018

Art Build: Brown’s Last Chance

Saturday, August 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bridge Storage and Artspace, 23 Maine Avenue
Richmond,CA94804United States
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Join us to build a HUGE 10 foot-by-50 foot banner demanding Governor Brown walk his climate talk and take on oil and gas production in California. This banner will be a major presence at the September 8th Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice march in San Francisco. We’ll be marching together under the banner of the Brown’s Last Chance campaign — see more about Brown’s Last Chance at www.brownslastchance.org No artistic experience is necessary to join us for this art build!…

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Phone-banking with 350 Bay Area Registration

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

What – 350 Bay Area needs Phone Bank Volunteers to help contact fellow 350 Bay Area supporters who have not yet RSVPed for the September 8th – RISE for Climate, Jobs, and Justice march! When – We ask that you commit to at least two sessions: Sunday August 12th: 3-6PM Sunday August 19th: 12-3PM Sunday August 26th: 3-6PM Sunday September 2nd: 12-3PM Why – This volunteer position is critical to making activism visible – thus empowering more activists. It is…

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Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice California Press Conference

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Harry Bridges Plaza, The Embarcadero
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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August 8th: As California Wildfires Blaze, Organizers of Climate March to Hold Press Conference in San Francisco Leaders behind the “Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice” mobilization on Sept. 8th will speak to climate impacts and more, one month ahead of the event WHAT: As wildfires continue devastating California, communities in the Bay Area are holding a press conference one month ahead of the Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice Mobilization on September 8th. The mobilization, expected to be the…

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350Marin Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States

If you might be interested in becoming more active in 350 Marin, come sit in on our Steering Committee Meeting.

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Art Build: #MMIW and Women For Climate Justice

Saturday, August 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bridge Storage and Artspace, 23 Maine Avenue
Richmond,CA94804United States
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Bay Area, California Allies – please join us on August 11th for a second art build with the amazing movement artist, David Solnit – to prepare signs and flags for the Rise for Climate, Jobs, Justice march in September! This art build is a collaboration between women organizing for the Women for Climate Justice contingent – and women organizing a #MMIW (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women) contingent. Please wear clothes to paint in and sun protections as we will be…

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Elders in Right Relationship with Today’s World -Session 1

Sunday, August 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2 Session webinar, Sundays, August 12 and 26, 2-4 pm PST by ZOOM, https://zoom.us/j/154806703 Conscious Elders Network / Elder Activists for Social Justice – Molly Arthur and Molly Brown Come join a deep examination of our elderhood and our needed, pivotal role in restoring our legacy to our children and grandchildren and to all life. How can we elders find truly right relationship with today’s crisis-ridden world? What is needed of us — as elders — in today’s world? In…

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Phone-banking with 350 Bay Area Session 1

Sunday, August 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rallying the Bay’s climate activist base! Contact current supporters and friends to RSVP to the Rise for Climate march on September 8th. One shift available. Sunday August 12th: 3-6PM The Way it Works You can phone bank remotely or encouraged to come to our office (address: 1300 Broadway Floor 3, Oakland CA – right next to 12th st. BART) If remote, there will be a zoom call link to get trained and meet everyone. If in-person, lunch will be provided…

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Picnic In The Park

Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Joaquin Miller Park, 3590 Sanborn Dr
Oakland,CA94602United States
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  Climate activism can be taxing. So let's take a second to relax and regroup! Celebrate our efforts and victories with your fellow climate activists. Vegetarian and vegan food and activities abound. Current volunteers, curious community, and environmental activists are all invited to celebrate our efforts and victories. All you need to bring is yourself, your friends, and any old yogurt containers you may have (for RISE art use). We have reserved the beautiful Fernwood picnic area at Joaquin Miller Park. See…

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Cultura y Cambio/ Culture and Change Fest (former Noche Sabrosa)

Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Community Church of Sebastopol, 1000 Gravenstein Hwy North
Sebastopol,CA95472United States
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The North Bay Organizing Projects’ annual fundraiser is coming around quickly, Saturday August 18th, 6:00 – 10:00pm! The “Cultura y Cambio/ Culture and Change Fest” seeks to not only raise funds for NBOP, but to also highlight the cultural strategy we have been developing over the past year for our political, spiritual and physical needs. We invite all to come eat endless tacos, participate with interactive art projects, get centered with some of our healing practitioners, dance to the people’s…

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Phone-banking with 350 Bay Area Session 2

Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rallying the Bay’s climate activist base! Contact current supporters and friends to RSVP to the Rise for Climate march on September 8th. One shift available. Sunday August 19th: 12-3PM The Way it Works You can phone bank remotely or encouraged to come to our office (address: 1330 Broadway Floor 3, Oakland CA – right next to 12th st. BART) If remote, there will be a zoom call link to get trained and meet everyone. If in-person, lunch will be provided…

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350 SF Monthly Greeting August 2018

Sunday, August 19, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States

350SF Invites You! We need your ideas and input. New and returning members especially welcome.  We look forward to seeing you! August 19, 3-4 PM Unitarian Universalist Society 1187 Franklin St, San Francisco Please RSVP below if you plan to attend.

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Act On SB100 – 100% Clean Energy by 2045 Call In!

Monday, August 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please help us pass SB 100 to ensure California has 100% clean electricity by 2045. This is our top climate bill this year, but we need YOU to help push this critical policy over the finish line! Join us for a statewide call-in day on Monday Aug 20. Find your assembly member here: . http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov Here’s a script for making ONE call —It takes about 1 minute  Give them your name, where you live, and that you're joining 350 Bay Area…

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SIT IN to Demand Brown STAND UP to Big Oil

Monday, August 20, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Do you want to stand up as a Californian against oil industry abuse?  Join a non-violent direct action in Sacramento to insist that industry ally Governor Jerry Brown ban fracking and neighborhood drilling to protect our communities. Californians have delivered well over one million petitions to Governor Brown calling on him to stand up to the oil industry, and held many rallies and press conferences. Health forums have explained the toxic effects of extreme oil and neighborhood drilling. Brown has…

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Art & Music Party: Climate March Labor Contingent

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SEIU 1020 Office, 350 Rhode Island Street
Enter on Kansas & 17th,CA94103United States
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On September 8th in San Francisco, we will Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice as the anchor to a global mobilization to push for real climate action! (https://www.facebook.com/events/642294126103875/) Join us to make art and practice songs so that we can have a loud, proud and good lookin’ labor contingent in the march! 2pm: Banner making starts 6pm: Pizza provided, music from local musicians Peña Govea Family Band 7pm: Performance by the Peace Poets (http://thepeacepoets.com/) & practice songs to sing during…

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Electric Vehicles 101

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

This workshop presented by the SF Department of the Environment and 350 SF offers all the information you need to know to shop for, purchase/lease, and own an electric car – including how to charge it. Discussions will cover how to determine which car works best for you, which local, state, and federal financial incentives are available, and how much you can save by powering your car with electricity rather than gasoline. Register for the workshop here. Also, attendees will…

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EV 101: your next car

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Potrero Branch Library, 1616 20th St
San Francisco,CA
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This workshop presented by the SF Department of the Environment and 350 SF offers all the information you need to know to shop for, purchase/lease, and own an electric car – including how to charge it. Discussions will cover how to determine which car works best for you, which local, state, and federal financial incentives are available, and how much you can save by powering your car with electricity rather than gasoline. Register for the workshop Also, attendees will get…

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Santa Cruz Planning for Sep 8

Thursday, August 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Live Oak Grange, 1900 17th Ave
Santa Cruz,CA95062United States
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We need all local cities to declare a Climate Emergency and really dedicate to big changes. This rally will be a great attention getter and way to enroll more people. We’ll plan ride sharing/train-buddies – art, banners etc. Optional potluck at 6:30pm, everyone welcome!

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THREE ACTIVISTS WORKING TO DEFEND THE PLANET

Thursday, August 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Francisco Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States
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THREE ACTIVISTS WORKING TO DEFEND THE PLANET A free program sponsored by Progressive Democrats of America - San Francisco WHAT: Why we MUST march on Sept. 8th — and beyond:Three perspectives for REAL action on our climate crisis WHEN: August 23, 2018, 7:00–9:00 PM WHERE: San Francisco Unitarian - Universalist Center, Chapel. 1187 Franklin (at Geary), San Francisco WHY: In 2015 the world came together in Paris, and progress has been made since. But with the US withdrawal from that…

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ELDERS IN RIGHT RELATIONSHIP WITH TODAY’S WORLD -SESSION 2

Sunday, August 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2 Session webinar, Sundays, August 12 and 26, 2-4 pm PST by ZOOM, https://zoom.us/j/154806703 Conscious Elders Network / Elder Activists for Social Justice – Molly Arthur and Molly Brown Come join a deep examination of our elderhood and our needed, pivotal role in restoring our legacy to our children and grandchildren and to all life. How can we elders find truly right relationship with today’s crisis-ridden world? What is needed of us — as elders — in today’s world? In…

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Phone-banking with 350 Bay Area Session 3

Sunday, August 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rallying the Bay’s climate activist base! Contact current supporters and friends to RSVP to the Rise for Climate march on September 8th. One shift available Sunday August 26th: 3-6PM The Way it Works You can phone bank remotely or encouraged to come to our office (address: 1330 Broadway Floor 3, Oakland CA – right next to 12th st. BART) If remote, there will be a zoom call link to get trained and meet everyone. If in-person, lunch will be provided…

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CA Must Keep Control of Its Clean Energy Goals – Take Action!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Friday, August 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

There are those in the state, like the Governor, who think having California join a regional electricity grid with coal states, that would be overseen and controlled by Trump’s FERC (Federal Energy Resource Commission), is a good thing. 350 Bay Area is opposed to this. AB 813 sets up the process for California doing this and it has moved close to getting a vote on the Senate floor.  It is now in the Senate Rules Committee but could be brought…

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350 Bay Area Team Phone-banking

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
350.org Office, 1330 Broadway
Oakland,
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When:  Wednesday, August 29th 5:45-8:15PM (Dinner provided by 350 BA) Where: 350.org offices, 1330 Broadway, Oakland CA The Way it Works You can phone bank remotely or encouraged to come to our office (address: 1330 Broadway Floor 3, Oakland CA – right next to 12th st. BART) If remote, there will be a zoom call link to get trained and meet everyone. If in-person, lunch will be provided for the first session and dinner will be provided for the second…

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September 2018

Sept 1: Non-Violent Direct Action Training, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, September 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bethany Methodist Church., 1270 Sanchez
San Francisco,CA94114United States
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WHEN: Saturday, Sept 1st from 1pm-5pm WHERE: Bethany Methodist Church. 1270 Sanchez, San Francisco. RSVP: diablorisingtide@riseup.net There will be non-violent direct action training on July 14th from 1pm-5pm at the Bethany Methodist Church in San Francisco, CA This training will take participants through the strategies and tools used in non-violent direct action. It will include a know your rights training. It will be an important place to get plugged into for upcoming street actions around the Global Climate Action Summit…

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September 2: Non-Violent Direct Action Training, Oakland, CA.

Sunday, September 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greenpeace EC, 955 7th St
Oakland,CA94607United States
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WHEN: Sept. 2, 1pm-5pm WHERE: Greenpeace Warehouse, 955 7th St., Oakland, California 94607 RSVP: diablorisingtide@riseup.net There will be non-violent direct action training on Sept 2 from 1pm-5pm at the Greenpeace Warehouse in West Oakland. This training will take participants through the strategies and tools used in non-violent direct action. It will include a a know your rights training. It will be an important place to get plugged into for upcoming street actions around the Global Climate Action Summit in September.…

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Join Us! Protest BAAQMD Collusion with Phillips 66 Tar Sands Project

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Air District Headquarters, 375 Beale St
San Francisco,94105
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Staff of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District—whose job it is to ensure healthy air and protect the climate—has just secretly approved a fundamental part of the massive San Francisco Refinery tar sands expansion project proposed by Phillips 66.  This alarming move comes almost exactly five years after the Air District passed a resolution condemning the KXL pipeline and warned against the more intensive processing required by tar sands oil, which causes enormous quantities of toxic, criteria and greenhouse…

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Vigil for Peace (and postcards distribution)

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Montgomery and Market Streets, SF, Montgomery and Market Streets
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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This is a regular vigil CODEPINK has been holding for over a decade.

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San Francisco Green Film Festival

Thursday, September 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
San Francisco San Francisco,CAUnited States + Google Map
$15

Green Film Fest returns for 8th year with a week of new environmental films, discussions, and special events that spark green ideas and connections. It will be taking place at numerous venues across the city – Castro Theater, YBCA, Cowell, & SF Public Library.

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Rally for Community Resilience in the Face of Climate Disasters

Friday, September 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, 1401 Lakeside Drive
Oakland,CA94612United States
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Join the Stop Urban Shield Coalition as we rally against the last Urban Shield to take place! Coinciding with the Peoples Climate Movement – Bay Area mobilization, we will be rallying against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office hosting of the final Urban Shield militarized war games and weapons expo. While the Sheriff’s Office and law enforcement officials justify the need for militarized policing programs by citing a need to respond to emergency situations and disasters, we know that true emergency…

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Sept 7th: Non-Violent Direct Action Training, San Francisco

Friday, September 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Francisco Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States
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There will be non-violent direct action training on Sept 7th from \5pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church in San Francisco, CA This training will take participants through the strategies and tools used in non-violent direct action. It will include a know your rights training. It will be an important place to get plugged into for upcoming street actions around the Global Climate Action Summit in September. Diablo Rising Tide calendar of events for summer and fall 2018: http://diablorisingtide.org/take-action-diablo-rising-tide-calendar-of-direct-action-events-and-trainings/ For more…

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Friday Night Social

Friday, September 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street
Oakland,CA94607United States
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Free

Celebrate our wins and efforts at the Oakland Museum of California with other 350 Bay Area volunteers, supporters and members! We have reserved the museum cafe, Blue Oak Cafe, for our social from 6 - 9pm; people can come early and stay later as well. About the Event 350.org founder, famous author, and esteemed environmentalist, Bill McKibben, will be sharing a few words along with the current 350.org Executive Director profiled by Time Magazine as a "Next Generation Leader", May…

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Green Glam SF

Friday, September 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall, 1 Doctor Carlton B Goodlett Place, #3600
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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$40 – $500

San Francisco welcomes the sustainable communities, local leaders and from around the world! On September 7, we will celebrate the 5th Annual San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week International bringing the Green Glam SF as an environmental community celebration, officially approved as an Affiliate Event to the Global Climate Action Summit! A call to all communities in support of the green movement!  Join global leaders at the Global Climate Action Summit to “Take Ambition to The Next Level” September 12-14. #GCAS2018 @GCAS2018 The…

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Climate Action Speaker Series + Climate March Sign Making Party

Friday, September 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Patagonia, 770 North Point
San Francisco,CA94109United States
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On September 8, thousands will convene in San Francisco for the largest climate march the West Coast has ever seen. Together, marchers will Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice with Peoples Climate Movement as part of a global day of action to demand our elected leaders commit to no new fossil fuels and a just and fair transition to 100% renewable energy. Join us at Patagonia the night before to hear from a handful of climate activists and make signs…

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RISE for Climate Justice March

Saturday, September 8, 2018

RISE is a powerful movement of Indigenous people, frontline communities, immigrants, people of color, people of faith, young people, elders, Californians, and people from across the world. Together, we are demanding real climate leadership: a swift transition to a just, equitable, and resilient 100% renewable energy economy that protects vulnerable communities, workers, and future generations. March forth with 350 Bay Area and allies to RISE for Climate Jobs, Justice and Leadership. RSVP HERE We are at a tipping point. 2020…

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Barranquilla Por el Clima

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 am
Malecon Puerta de oro, Via 40 # 79B-06
Barranquilla,Colombia
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Barranquilla + 20 se une al movimiento global # RiseForClimate que busca realizar acciones desde la ciudadanía, el que planea millas de mítines en ciudades y pueblos de todo el mundo para exigir a los líderes locales que se comprometan a construir un mundo libre de fósiles que poner en las personas ya la justicia por encima de las ganancias. Para promover el desarrollo sostenible y ciudades más inteligentes enfocadas a mitigar los efectos del cambio climático. Para ello realizaremos…

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Meditation before RISE for Climate, Jobs, and Justice march

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Ferry Park near Embarcadero Plaza, Clay and Drumm St.
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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An opportunity to sit peacefully together and connect with the earth we’re RISING to protect. Hosted by Faith Contingent of CA RISE for Climate, Jobs, and Justice Contact: Anita – (260) 232-2592 – faith.rise.ca@gmail.com

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Interfaith Service

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
Ferry Park near Embarcadero Plaza, Clay and Drumm St.
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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A beautiful, inclusive interfaith service at Ferry Park before we join the RISE march.

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Women For Climate Justice at Rise For Climate, Jobs, Justice

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Francisco, CA San Francisco,CAUnited States + Google Map

Women, girls, and allies are invited to join a diverse coalition of women’s groups, climate justice organizations, and others, to organize and march together as a part of ‘RISE for Climate, Jobs and Justice’ – the 2018 People’s Climate Movement March. A ‘Women For Climate Justice’ contingent will take action at the march in San Francisco, California – and everyone is also encouraged to organize independently as ‘Women for Climate Justice’ in home regions across the U.S. and around the…

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Elders Stand UP at RISE for climate, jobs & justice, Sept 8

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Embarcadero Center, 4 Embarcadero Ctr
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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We will be an Elders Contingent in the march- being visible, standing up for all life and future generations! We will be marching in the 2nd Contingent with the Women for Climate Justice- gathering on Steuart St between 10 am and 11 am. Drew Sproul from Conscious Elders Network will be there with an Elder banner highly visible so you can find him and you can all march together to the Civic Center ( 1 mile). At the end of…

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Electric Vehicle Contingent in Climate March Saturday, Sept 8

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Spear Street at Mission, San Francisco, 100 Spear Street
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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Please RSVP to Elenajengel@gmail.com if you can join the EV contingent Saturday, Sept 8.

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Pushing Change: Shorts From China’s Environmental Edge

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cowell Theater at Fort Mason, 2 Marina Boulevard
San Francisco,CA94123United States
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$15

Buddhism uplifts a Chinese reporter tracking environmental crises; an American photographer documents panda habitat conservationists; a bird’s arrival in Taiwan showcases dislocation by ecosystem destruction; humans move to follow clean water in North China; and a famous filmmaker looks at China’s pollution-plagued cities. With Shorts: SEARCHING FOR SACRED MOUNTAIN, Shi Lihong & Gary Marcuse GUANBA: LAND OF THE PANDA TRIBE, Kyle Obermann FAR AWAY FROM HOME, Liu Yan-ming DRINKING THE NORTHWEST WIND, Sharron Lovell, Tom Wang, Christina Larson SMOG JOURNEYS,…

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Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Corner of Third Ave and So. El Camino Real, 300 So. El Camino Real
San Mateo,CA94402United States
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Peace Action of San Mateo County is holding a peaceful rally on the public sidewalk in front of the B. of A. at 300 So. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402. We are supporting the “Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice” events being held nationally. Participants are asked to bring their own creative signs, but Peace Action will provide some signs also.

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Symphony for Nature with Steiger Butte Singers and Drummers

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cowell Theater at Fort Mason, 2 Marina Boulevard
San Francisco,CA94123United States
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$15

California Premiere – The behind-the-scenes story of how classical musicians joined with indigenous drummers for a stunning performance of Natural History, a new composition by Michael Gordon inspired by Oregon’s breathtaking Crater Lake. Featuring the Britt Orchestra and the Klamath Tribe drum group Steiger Butte Singers, in a dynamic interaction between this extraordinary musical experience and the spectacular setting. (Anne Flatté, USA, 2017, 27 min) Expected guests: Director Anne Flatté; with live performance by the Steiger Butte singers & drummers!

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Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cowell Theater at Fort Mason, 2 Marina Boulevard
San Francisco,CA94123United States
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$15

Wilder than Wild is a documentary film about wildfires and climate change. The San Francisco Green Film Festival will host its San Francisco premiere on the evening of the global climate march. Members of the Yurok Tribe who are in the film, having restored the traditional ecological practice of cultural fire, will march on September 9th, and they will speak on the panel following the screening. The other speakers on the panel along with Elizabeth Azzuz and Tommy Willson will…

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Warrior Women

Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cowell Theater at Fort Mason, 2 Marina Boulevard
San Francisco,CA94123United States
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$15

California Premiere – Famed Indigenous activist Madonna Thunder Hawk and her daughter Marcella are highlighted in this uplifting documentary about an indomitable spirit undeterred by age or government apathy. From the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM) to the Wounded Knee incident of 1973, and most recently the North Dakota Access Pipeline protest, WARRIOR WOMEN rekindles the memories and long-standing legacy of the Red Power movement’s matriarchs. (Elizabeth A. Castle and Christina D. King, USA, 2018, 67 min) Expected…

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350 Local Group Leaders Workshop

Sunday, September 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for a dynamic post-march meeting where we convene the 350 Local Group Leaders to compare strategies and develop plans for the future! We will be meeting in downtown Oakland. Breakfast and lunch will be served. If you are a 350 Bay Area leader, please reach out to Nan Farley (NanF350bayarea@gmail.com) for the event location and details. We hope to have as many 350 local groups represented as possible.

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Soil Not Oil conference

Sunday, September 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Gray Area / Grand Theater, 2665 Mission St
San Francisco,CA94110United States
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$55

The 2018 Soil Not Oil Conference will bring together people passionate about restoring global systems of food, climate, ecology, and justice while eliminating usage of fossil fuels and agrochemicals. Farmers, organizers, scientists, policy makers, and activated people will converge for a deep dive into the worlds of implementable, community-powered solutions. September 9th – 11th, come together with leading activists, visionaries, scientists, farmers, and people like you and I. The 2018 Soil Not Oil International Conference is expected to be the…

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Bayview Hunters Point Action Against Pollution and Gentrification! Take Action for Environmental, Climate & Social Justice

Sunday, September 9, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
in front of the Lennar “Shipyard Welcome Center”, 11 Innes Court, Bayview Hunters Point
San Francisco,CA94124United States
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Join with Bayview Hunters Point residents to take action on September 9th at 12:30 to “Stop Pollution and Gentrification! Clean Up the Hunters Point Shipyard Superfund Site!” The protest will take place in front of Lennar Corporation’s “Shipyard Welcome Center” at 11 Innes Court, San Francisco, where this mega-developer is promoting and trying to sell over 10,000 townhouses to mostly upper income people on land that was heavily contaminated by the Navy and industries. Lennar and government agencies and elected…

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Rise for Climate: Food, Agriculture & the Environment

Sunday, September 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mission Neighborhood Center, 362 Capp St
San Francisco,CA94110United States
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On the heels of the Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice march, Seed the Commons will be hosting a very special event to discuss the relationship between food, agriculture and the environment. We will also be featuring a round-table conversation with veganic farmers who are on the front line of fighting climate change and closing the weekend with a vegan BBQ. Please join us and invite anyone interested in learning about real solutions to fighting climate change. Donation suggested

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Join the Aerial Human Mandala for Climate Justice!

Sunday, September 9, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Crissy Field, 1199 E Beach Street
San Francisco,CA94129United States
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On September 9, 2018, we invite you to join us at Crissy Field for an immersive experience where we’ll co-create an iconic visual message to the world that will be filmed from the sky. This artistic ritual will be fueled by people power as we share our collective intention to manifest a regenerative future. This co-created symbol is a message to world leaders of all levels that the climate has changed and so must we. **Your RSVP is required to…

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RISE Against Climate Capitalism

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
55 Cyril Magnin St. San Francisco,CA94102United States + Google Map

People of the world are being led astray by polluting industries and elected officials promoting climate capitalist systems like carbon trading and carbon tax shell games. These systems do nothing to stop the fossil fuel industry from continuing to cause climate disruption. They allow the fossil fuel industry to continue to harm Indigenous people and communities around the world from extraction to transport to refining. You are invited to join us in a nonviolent action that will include prayer, teach-in,…

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Young People Leading on Climate Change Now and Into the Future

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Many young people are playing leading roles in our organizations and movements. Come listen to young activists speaking about their personal experiences and challenges as they organize against climate change and for climate justice.

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Voices of Hope and Courage

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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We can use this opportunity to listen to one another’s experiences as activists. Sharing out stories can inspire and unite us. We welcome activists to share personal stories of activism that communicate hope and courage. Others can use this unique opportunity to listen to and learn from our comrades, and share our own stories.

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Bringing Labour and Climate Justice Movements Together for a Sustainable Future

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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A participatory workshop offering tools for building unity within and across the labor, environmental justice and environmental movements. These are tools you can use within your unions and organizations to strengthen relationships and find common vision to move forward.

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Sustaining Ourselves as Activists and Organizers

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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To build and sustain a strong environmental movement we must have a place to share and heal from feelings about the climate crisis and any discouragement we feel about making change. We will share our passion for our work and learn tools to build ongoing support for climate activism.

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Eliminating the Effects of Racism on Our Work to Sustain All Life

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Racism has had a deeply damaging and divisive effect on everyone. Understanding and healing the effects of racism on us as individuals is a necessary step in creating a movement that can sustain all life and restore the environment.

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Young People at the Forefront of the Climate Movement

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States

Young People are a revolutionary force and have been at the forefront of many important social movements. But the lack of respect for young people’s thinking and leadership abilities can mean that the important abilities we have to offer are underutilized. **Address TBD

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September 10th: Non-Violent Direct Action Prep + More

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
518 Valencia San Francisco,CA94103United States + Google Map

This training will take participants through the strategies and tools used in non-violent direct action and will include a know your rights training. It will be an important place to get plugged into for upcoming street actions around the Global Climate Action Summit in September. The prep will be shorter than a typical training. Part of the evening will be dedicated to action planning around the summit.

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Native Voices: SPEAKING WITH THE EARTH

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Native Voices: SPEAKING WITH THE EARTH, 855 Treat Ave.
San Francisco,CA94110United States
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San Francisco POET LAUREATE KIM SHUCK and six other Native performers, including popular Bay Area radio personality AVOTCJA, emeritus Poet Laureate of Ukiah, LINDA NOEL, award winning Osage singer and dancer DUANE BIG EAGLE, master Hula teacher MAHEALANI UCHIYAMA, and others. Sponsored by Freedom Voices Publications and graciously hosted by the San Francisco Mime Troupe. THE EVENT IS FREE BUT RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. EMAIL speakingwiththeearth@gmail.com to save your spot. Donations for the SF Mime Troupe are gratefully accepted.

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Eliminating the Effects of Racism on Our Work to Sustain All Life

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States

Racism has had a deeply damaging and divisive effect on everyone. Understanding and healing the effects of racism on us as individuals is a necessary step in creating a movement that can sustain all life and restore the environment. **Address TBD

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Parents: Take Action for Climate Justice

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States

Parents know the climate crisis must be solved to meet current and future needs of young humans. But, the demands of parenting and the worries about our children’s futures can feel overwhelming and make it hard for us to be clear-headed about what next steps to take as climate activists and as parents. **Address TBD

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Moving the Money Out of Fossil Fuels

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
David Brower Center, 2150 Alston Way
Berkeley,CA94704United States
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Change Banks, Change Investments, Change the World. Moving money out of fossil fuels by changing banks and investments is a powerful act that helps signal the end of fossil fuels. In your personal life and in your community, you can align your money with your values. We will hear stories of successful municipal banking and divestment campaigns, followed by practical information about steps you can take to move your money out of polluting banks and investments. Get Tickets Come learn…

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Women’s Assembly for Climate Justice: Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Green Room, 401 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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Join the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network on September 11th for, ‘Women’s Assembly for Climate Justice: Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change’ – an extraordinary gathering of women leaders from across the United States and around the world, joined in solidarity to speak out against environmental and social injustice, draw attention to root causes of the climate crisis, and present the diverse array of visions and strategies with which they are working to shape a healthy…

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Climate Change and Fiduciary Duty, keynote by Bill McKibben

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
David Brower Center, 2150 Alston Way
Berkeley,CA94704United States
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This event is co-sponsored by Fossil Free California, 350.org, ShareAction, The Sunrise Project, Center for International Environmental Law, and DivestInvest Network. Climate change is upending the traditional understanding of “fiduciary duty” for institutional investors. In addition to considering climate-related financial risk to their portfolios, pension fund managers and insurance company investors around the world are coming to realize that their “duty of care” includes working to provide a livable future for their beneficiaries. Panel 1: A conversation about fiduciary duty…

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Indigenous Voices

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States

Indigenous people will share stories of how their people and their land have been affected by climate change, and how they organize to stop it. This “open forum” welcomes Indigenous people to speak from their personal experience of how their land, nations and communities are being impacted by climate change now. Everyone can use this unique opportunity to hear directly from people being most seriously harmed. **Address TBD

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Jews Supporting Climate Justice: Yes! A Great Commitment for the New Year

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States

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Sustaining Indigenous Life Worldwide

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States

Indigenous people, as the original people, have always known our relationship to the Earth and each other. We have always maintained our traditional practices that enhance our humanity (this includes having our feelings and knowing how to heal from hurts) by listening to each other and sharing our stories. **Address TBD

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Climate Change: Impact on Developing Nations and Frontline Communities

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States

Learning from the experiences of people already affected by climate change is an important part of the Global Climate Action Summit Social Movement. In this forum people from developing nations and oppressed communities will speak from their personal experience on how their countries and communities are being impacted by climate change now. **Address TBD

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Bringing Labour and Climate Justice Movements Together for a Sustainable Future

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States

A participatory workshop offering tools for building unity within and across the labor, environmental justice and environmental movements. These are tools you can use within your unions and organizations to strengthen relationships and find common vision to move forward. **Address TBD

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Uniting Globally to Unlock the Trillions

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Niantic Room, ConnectionSF, 424 Clay Street
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Limiting global temperature rise to the Paris Agreement’s goal of well below 2 degrees Celsius requires major capital investment in low-carbon sectors and portfolio decarbonisation. To do so nearly US$1.13 trillion need to be deployed every year from now to 2030. Yet we are currently far from achieving this. In line with the GCAS challenge area “Transformative Climate Investments”, this event zones in on a key question – what role can civil society play in encouraging investors to align their portfolios…

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Sept 11: GCAS Non-Violent Direct Action Prep + More

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
518 Valencia San Francisco,CA94103United States + Google Map

This training will take participants through the strategies and tools used in non-violent direct action and will include a know your rights training. It will be an important place to get plugged into for upcoming street actions around the Global Climate Action Summit in September. The prep will be shorter than a typical training. Part of the evening will be dedicated to action planning around the summit.

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Infinite Cycle

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
41 Ross, 41 Ross Alley
San Francisco,CA94108United States
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Infinite Cycle Location: 41 Ross DATES: SEPTEMBER 11 – OCTOBER 21 OPENING RECEPTION: SEPTEMBER 11, 6-8PM ARTISTS TALK: SEPTEMBER 12, 7-8PM GALLERY OPEN HOURS: THU – SUN, 11AM-4PM Participating Artists: Stephanie Cheung, Dancecology, Gao Ling, Lee Pei-yu, Cathy Lu, Francis Sollano, Weston Teruya, TRES Art Collective Join the global creative conversation on Climate Change! Chinese Culture Center in partnership with Bamboo Curtain Studio of Taiwan and WMA of Hong Kong, convenes diverse voices to address how socially-minded arts organizations and…

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Official GCAS Summit

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
San Francisco, CA San Francisco,CAUnited States

The Official Global Climate Action Summit

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Women and Climate Justice

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Women’s voices and leadership are key in the fight for climate justice. We are disproportionately impacted by climate change and sexism, racism, and classism multiply the effects.

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Indigenous Voices

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Indigenous people will share stories of how their people and their land have been affected by climate change, and how they organize to stop it. This “open forum” welcomes Indigenous people to speak from their personal experience of how their land, nations and communities are being impacted by climate change now. Everyone can use this unique opportunity to hear directly from people being most seriously harmed.

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Drive Electric Fair in San Francisco

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Pier 27, The Embarcadero, 780-942 The Embarcadero
San Francisco,94111
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Discover the latest in electric cars Talk to local EV owners Learn where you can find chargers and charging information, at home, commuting, and on trips. Find resources for purchasing, leasing, rebates & discounts More information

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Drive Electric at SF Pier 27

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Pier 27, 780-942 The Embarcadero
San Francisco,94111
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Discover the latest in electric cars Talk to local EV owners Learn where you can find chargers and charging information, at home, commuting, and on trips. Find resources for purchasing, leasing, rebates & discounts More information

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Block Oakland’s coal terminal

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Outside the Marriott Marquis Hotel, 780 Mission Street
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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The Bank of Montreal has been instrumental in attempting to raise the money to finance the proposed coal terminal on the Oakland waterfront. They lobbied to get $50 million from the State of Utah and proposed to raise $200 million from pension funds, perhaps without disclosing that coal is involved. You can read more about this at NoCoalinOakland.info. We want to stop the Bank of Montreal (which claims to practice socially responsible financing) and warn pension funds and other institutions…

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Play for the Planet

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street
San Francisco,CA94102United States
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We will be providing a space for the public to creatively provide their thoughts on “what they want the future to sound like.” We have some great performers lined up including the Berkeley Poet Laureate and Andrew Revkin of Dot Earth fame and now with NatGeo. We also have quite a wide array of musical genres from indigenous to slam rock. In addition, we will have our science team from UC Berkeley and LBNL on hand to engage with the…

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The Impact of Climate Change in California

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Many of the experiences of people directly affected by climate change are never reported in the media. This “open forum” welcomes people from California to speak from their personal experience on how they and their communities are being impacted by climate change.

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Eliminating the Effects of Racism on Our Work to Sustain All Life

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Racism has had a deeply damaging and divisive effect on everyone. Understanding and healing the effects of racism on us as individuals is a necessary step in creating a movement that can sustain all life and restore the environment.

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Climate Journeys: Tales of Displacement across a Changing Planet

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Contemporary Jewish Museum, Goldman Hall, 736 Mission Street
San Francisco,94103United States
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Right now, more people around the world are displaced from their homes than ever before—and climate change is making things even worse. While the impacts of climate change are being felt across all corners of the globe in different ways and to different extents, the people impacted are united by a common struggle to provide safety and security for their families and communities in a context of widening risks and narrowing options. This is why Oxfam, one of the world’s…

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Climate Change: Impact on Developing Nations and Frontline Communities

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Learning from the experiences of people already affected by climate change is an important part of the Global Climate Action Summit Social Movement. In this forum people from developing nations and oppressed communities will speak from their personal experience on how their countries and communities are being impacted by climate change now.

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Disability and Climate Change

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Climate change has had a unique impact on people with disabilities, their families and locales. We will make recommendations for activists, first responders, and policy-makers for including people with disabilities in Environmental Justice.

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Climate Leadership from the Grassroots

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Covo Co-Working Space, 981 Mission Street
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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From California residents working to create a just transition off fossil fuels by solarizing their neighborhoods to Indigenous peoples protecting their territories from oil extraction in the Amazon, many of the most innovative solutions to climate change come from those most impacted by climate change and fossil fuel extraction. Come hear an Indigenous leader from Ecuadorian Amazon, a community organizer from California, and a First Nations activist from Canada speak to their experiences defending their lands from fossil fuel development…

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Film screening and panel discussion on impacts of forest biomass energy

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Children’s Creativity Museum, 221 4th St.
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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PFPI will host two screenings of BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?, an award-winning 2017 documentary examining the wood pellet and bioenergy industry in the U.S. and abroad. Following each screening, there will be a moderated panel/audience discussion on the social and environmental impacts of burning forest wood to generate electricity. On Wednesday night, Sept. 12th, we will screen the full-length version of BURNED (114 minutes), followed by conversation with Lisa Merton, the film’s co-director, and forest advocates and scientists…

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Transformational Resilience: The Psychosocial Dimensions of Climate Stress

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southside Spirit House, 575 Howard St
San Francisco,CA94105United States
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Come and meet members of the International Transformational Resilience Coalition (ITRC: http://www.theresourceinnovationgroup.org/intl-tr-coalition/) and learn about our work and experience some resilience-building skills. Whether you’d like to join the coalition (free) or just learn how to build your own resilience, you’re very welcome to this informal meetup. The ITRC’s mission is to promote and support comprehensive preventative initiatives in North America and internationally to proactively build psychological and psycho-social-spiritual resilience for climate change. We help individuals, organizations, and communities learn skills,…

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Mass Action: Stand With Communities, Not Corporations!

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jessie Square, 736 Mission St.
San Francisco,CAUnited States
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On September 13th, join us in mass action at the Global Climate Action Summit. Join us to stand in solidarity with Indigenous and frontline communities protecting Mother Earth, and cultivating real solutions to the twin crises of climate change and capitalism. Join us to demand that elected leaders stand with our communities on the streets, and not the climate profiteers gathered inside. Our actions will be wrapped in prayer and committed with love for all we hold dear. We call…

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby: Affiliate Summit

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Google Community Space, 188 The Embarcadero
San Francisco,CA94105United States
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$6 – $12.50

Citizens’ Climate Lobby has created a day of seven interactive workshops exploring climate solutions, communication and justice. Join us for an exciting day of exchanging ideas, strengthening our coalition and energizing informed action.

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Voices of Hope and Courage

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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We can use this opportunity to listen to one another’s experiences as activists. Sharing out stories can inspire and unite us. We welcome activists to share personal stories of activism that communicate hope and courage. Others can use this unique opportunity to listen to and learn from our comrades, and share our own stories.

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Eliminating the Effects of Racism on Our Work to Sustain All Life

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Racism has had a deeply damaging and divisive effect on everyone. Understanding and healing the effects of racism on us as individuals is a necessary step in creating a movement that can sustain all life and restore the environment.

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Confronting Complicity with Climate Genocide

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St.
San Francisco,CA94108United States
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Confronting Complicity with Climate Genocide Host: Molly Arthur and Mary Kay Hunyady, Society of the Sacred Heart An exploration by women religious and associates of the Society of the Sacred Heart of the Catholic history that legitimized the cultural and physical extermination of the Indigenous Peoples of North America and white supremacy with its continuing effects today, particularly climate change. We will look at how the Papal Bulls, which have not yet been repealed, have spawned 500 years of colonization…

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Young People Leading on Climate Change Now and Into the Future

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Many young people are playing leading roles in our organizations and movements. Come listen to young activists speaking about their personal experiences and challenges as they organize against climate change and for climate justice.

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Sustaining Indigenous Life Worldwide

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Indigenous people, as the original people, have always known our relationship to the Earth and each other. We have always maintained our traditional practices that enhance our humanity (this includes having our feelings and knowing how to heal from hurts) by listening to each other and sharing our stories.

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The U.S. Business Case for a Carbon Tax

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gap, Inc. Headquarters, Two Folsom Street
San Francisco,CA94105United States
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Friends and Colleagues, Join us in San Francisco (or via Zoom) on September 13th for a ½-day forum and reception (Registration required) This is an official GCAS affiliate event. Many conservatives and progressives agree: a carbon tax is the most effective way to substantially reduce GHG pollution while stimulating our economy. Now, with GOP Congressman Curbelo’s recently introduced carbon tax bill and progress in MA, WA state and D.C., the conversation is heating up. This forum will explore important questions:…

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Why We Need a Spiritual Transformation

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St.
San Francisco,CA94108United States
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Can a newfound kinship with the Earth lead us to a deeper relationship and more sustainable alignment with our environment? How understanding ourselves as part of, not separate from, nature can lead to lasting, transformative change.

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War and Climate Change

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Modern warfare causes tremendous loss of life. It is used as a tool of oppression (racism, classism, anti-Semitism) and genocide to install the dominant culture. War brings huge profits to the owning class, through their investments in armaments and never-ending drive to control more land and resources. War has also unleashed unprecedented environmental havoc. Among many reasons to stop war, one is to preserve the environment. The environmental crisis cannot be resolved without ending war. Warfare has destroyed landscapes and…

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Bringing Labour and Climate Justice Movements Together for a Sustainable Future

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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A participatory workshop offering tools for building unity within and across the labor, environmental justice and environmental movements. These are tools you can use within your unions and organizations to strengthen relationships and find common vision to move forward.

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Are Trees the New Coal? Film screening and panel discussion on impacts of forest biomass energy

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Children’s Creativity Museum, 221 4th St.
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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PFPI will host two screenings of BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?, an award-winning 2017 documentary examining the wood pellet and bioenergy industry in the U.S. and abroad. Following each screening, there will be a moderated panel/audience discussion on the social and environmental impacts of burning forest wood to generate electricity. On Wednesday night, Sept. 12th, we will screen the full-length version of BURNED (114 minutes), followed by conversation with Lisa Merton, the film’s co-director, and forest advocates and scientists…

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The Impact of Climate Change in California

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Many of the experiences of people directly affected by climate change are never reported in the media. This “open forum” welcomes people from California to speak from their personal experience on how they and their communities are being impacted by climate change.

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Eliminating the Effects of Racism on Our Work to Sustain All Life

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sol2Sol Space, TBDCAUnited States + Google Map

Racism has had a deeply damaging and divisive effect on everyone. Understanding and healing the effects of racism on us as individuals is a necessary step in creating a movement that can sustain all life and restore the environment.

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Funding Climate Justice

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
University Club of SF, 800 Powell St
San Francisco,CA94108United States
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You are invited to a Global Climate Action Summit Affiliate event on September 14 at 10:30am hosted by Oxford Climate Policy, Cool Effect, and 350 Seattle. The event will discuss why the global south is owed climate debt from the global north and why it's so unjust that Trump broke America's promised funding to the Green Climate Fund. We're going to be announcing some exciting new initiatives and have great speakers and change makers, such as Gebru Jember Endalew, Chair of the…

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Funding Climate Justice: Advancing Sub-National Action on Multilateral Climate Finance

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
University Club of San Francisco, 800 Powell St
San Francisco,CA94108United States
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Please join us for a panel discussions on why the global south is owed climate debt from the global north and why it’s so unjust that Trump broke America’s promised funding to the Green Climate Fund. We’re going to be announcing some exciting new initiatives and have great speakers and change makers, such as Gebru Jember Endalew, Chair of the Least Developed Countries Group, and Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu, GCF Board Member, Lead UNFCCC negotiator for the DRC, former LDC Group Chair,…

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How a Catholic Diocese Stopped a Billion Pounds of Carbon Emissions Annually

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Grace Cathedral, Wilsey ABC, 1100 California St
San Francisco,CA94108United States
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Romero Institute, in partnership with Catholic Diocese of Monterey and the Global Catholic Climate Movement, will host a workshop on Friday, September 14 at 11:15 a.m. in the Summit Faith-Rooted Affiliated Workshops at San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral. Our workshop, “How a Catholic Diocese Stopped a Billion Pounds of Carbon Emissions Annually,” will be one of a number of Faith-Rooted Affiliated Workshops featured September 12 through 14 at the Cathedral. Romero Institute is a 501(c)(3) interfaith, nonprofit law and public policy…

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Young People at the Forefront of the Climate Movement

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SF City College downtown, 88 4th St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Young People are a revolutionary force and have been at the forefront of many important social movements. But the lack of respect for young people’s thinking and leadership abilities can mean that the important abilities we have to offer are underutilized.

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Primary forests: key to climate change mitigation and adaptation

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
The Village, 969 Market St
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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Primary forests, particularly intact tropical forests, serve a critical role in regulating global weather patterns and sequestering carbon dioxide, house about half of the world’s biodiversity and are home to hundreds of indigenous peoples and traditional communities. These peoples have been stewards of their lands for millennia, but their forest territories face increasing pressure from industrial development and agribusiness. Tropical deforestation currently accounts for about 10% of global warming pollution, portending grave consequences for our climate and for the rights…

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Pathway to Paris

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Masonic Auditorium, 1111 California St
San Francisco,CA94108United States
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$40 – $200

Pathway to Paris, together with 350.org and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced a special concert on September 14th at the historic Masonic in San Francisco. Set to cap off the Global Climate Action Summit, the concert will focus on the potential for cities to push for, achieve, and go beyond the climate targets highlighted in the Paris Agreement. Along with Patti Smith and Bob Weir, the concert will also feature Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers,…

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Elders Awakened

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church, San Francisco, 1187 Franklin St.
San Francisco,,CA94109United States
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Conference: Elders Awakened Standing for Our Grandchildren & All Life: Climate Action, Social Justice & a Flourishing Future By Elders Climate Action Elders Activists for Social Justice of the Conscious Elder Network In the morning, through interactive processes from the Work that Reconnects, we will explore together how to reclaim our Elders’ moral voice — the voice that speaks for the welfare of all– protecting our grandchildren, restoring Mother Earth, and regenerating a flourishing world. We will have opportunities for truth-telling…

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Loving The Earth: Healing the Planet through Mindful Engagement

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Spirit Rock Meditation Center, 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Woodacre,CA94973United States
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$60 – $200

In conjunction with the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, September 12-14, Spirit Rock is honored to host the community for a special day of teachings. We hope to inspire and motivate all who come through presentations, poetry, and music. Together, we will explore how our practice can lead to greater consciousness and heal our planet in the face of climate change. Featuring James Baraz, Jack Kornfield, Julia Butterfly Hill, Joanna Macy, Anam Thubten, Belvie Rooks, Naomi Newman, One…

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Ride Electric at the Farmers Market, Berkeley

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Berkeley Farmers Market, 1980 Allston Way
Berkelely,CA94619United States
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Discover the latest electric cars & bikes Talk to local EV owners Find resources for purchasing, leasing, rebates & discounts Bring the kids... green arts, bounce house & more! Bring a helmet... test ride e-bikes More information

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Getting to Paris Without Stopping in Washington

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
College of Marin gymnasium, 700 College Ave
Kentfield,CA94904United States
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$20 – $25

How can we make rapid progress toward stabilizing the planet’s climate during a time when climate delayers and deniers wield so much power in the US government? On the evening of Saturday, Sept. 15th, don’t miss this very special affiliate event of the Global Climate Action Summit organized by Time to Lead on Climate and Drawdown Marin: Christina Figueres, the architect of the Paris Climate Agreement and California EPA Secretary Matt Rodriguez will speak, and join in conversation with UC…

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September Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, September 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Private home, 1323 Lyon St.
San Francisco,CA94115United States
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Not our usual meeting – News from the Global Climate Action Summit.  We’re talking face-on at a home in San Francisco and changing the day, for the news and a special discussion of issues, strategies and ongoing work.  Also scheduling our next few meetings. PS You can still Zoom if you like. Agenda Here Please RSVP – the time could change so make sure you’re on the list to be notified. This month’s meeting is in a private home.  Take the 38 or…

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September Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, September 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Private home, 1323 Lyon St.
San Francisco,CA94115United States
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Not our usual meeting – News from the Global Climate Action Summit.  We’re talking face-on at a home in San Francisco and changing the day, for the news and a special discussion of issues, strategies and ongoing work.  Also scheduling our next few meetings. PS You can still Zoom if you like. Agenda Here Please RSVP – the time could change so make sure you’re on the list to be notified. This month’s meeting is in a private home.  Take the 38 or…

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LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ANNUAL EVALUATION MEETING

Sunday, September 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ANNUAL EVALUATION MEETING We'll review the work of the past year, highlight what went well, talk about things that could have been done better, and celebrate the time we spent together working on climate legislation in 2018. The church is an easy walk from the downtown Berkeley BART station. Parking can be hard, so public transportation, walking or biking are recommended. We welcome anyone who has worked with us on legislation, no matter what your primary group affiliation.…

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EV 101: your next car

Monday, September 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ortega Branch Library, 3223 Ortega Street
San Francisco,CA94122
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This workshop presented by the SF Department of the Environment and 350 SF offers all the information you need to know to shop for, purchase/lease, and own an electric car – including how to charge it. Discussions will cover how to determine which car works best for you, which local, state, and federal financial incentives are available, and how much you can save by powering your car with electricity rather than gasoline. Register for the workshop Also, attendees will get…

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Volunteer Solar Installation Training

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 600 Valley Way
Milpitas,CA95035United States
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Participants learn the basics of solar energy, electricity, solar installation and construction. Afterwards, participants are eligible to volunteer for actual solar installations, working together with SunWork’s professional staff, attaching racking, running conduit, hanging inverters, and mounting the solar panels. Everything that make a system tick. This orientation session is indoors in a class room setting. SunWork and our volunteers install solar systems for home owners have a low electric bill (averaging less than $100 per month) where the economics of…

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Drive Electric Fair in the Sunset, SF

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
West Sunset Playground, 3223 Ortega St.
San Francisco,94122
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In partnership with the Sunset Community Festival we will be offering our family friendly Ride and Drive event. We will have auto dealers with cars offering ride n drives, an electric bike company, as well as booths for the Golden Gate Electric Vehicle Association and Plug In America Discover the latest in electric cars Talk to local EV owners Learn where you can find chargers and charging information, at home, commuting, and on trips. Find resources for purchasing, leasing, rebates…

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Drive Electric in the SF Sunset

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
West Sunset Playground, 3223 Ortega St.
San Francisco,94122
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Discover the latest in electric cars Talk to local EV owners Learn where you can find chargers and charging information, at home, commuting, and on trips. Find resources for purchasing, leasing, rebates & discounts More information

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Going Solar Workshop

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 600 Valley Way
Milpitas,CA95035United States
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Learn about solar photovoltaic (PV) for your home or nonprofit organization. Understand the basics of solar PV, the economics benefits of going solar, the options you have and purchasing tips. Special focus will be on home owners with low electric bills averaging under $100/month. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/going-solar-workshop-cupertino-1215-to-130-pm-tickets-47270149289

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EPA EMISSIONS STANDARDS ATTACK – PUBLIC HEARING

Monday, September 24, 2018
The Grand 1401, 1401 Fulton St.
Fresno,CA93721United States
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In Fresno This is one of 3 hearings nationwide on the plan to: Eliminate the rights of California (and many states that use our rules) to set its own standards for auto and light truck emissions standards, and to Roll the federal standards back to basically mid-eighties levels. More information at Save CA Vehicle Emissions Standards. RSVP for a FREE SEAT ON THE BUS from the Bay Area to the hearing – hosted by Sierra Club HOW TO COMMENT at the hearing Not…

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Make AB 617 Really Work for Impacted Communities

Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
California Air Resources Board, Byron Sher Auditorium, 1001 I Street
Sacramento,CAUnited States
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The California Air Resources Board takes testimony this week on the new state Community Emissions Reduction Program, established by Assembly Bill 617.  The CARB board will decide whether to adopt their staff’s “blueprint,” and will set the communities receiving emissions reduction plans and requirements for the first year.  Your important testimony could make all the difference between a weak, inequitable program and one that lives up to its promise. Ask the Board to include a longer list of communities receiving…

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October 2018

Register to Vote / Pledge to Vote

Monday, October 1, 2018 - Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Nov. 6th is midterm election day; we're here to make sure you are ready! Here are some helpful links: Register to Vote Here. Deadline is October 22nd. Conditional voter registration available after deadline, but you may not be able to vote at your normal polling place. Make a plan - Where and How to Vote Information Here. Bring your friends, family, and community members with you. Read 350 Bay Area Action's Endorsements Here. The Environmental Voter Project Impact Report from…

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350Marin Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States

If you might be interested in becoming more active in 350 Marin, come sit in on our Steering Committee Meeting.

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350SF Election Strategy Meeting

Sunday, October 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin St
San Francisco,CA94109United States
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Join us in making climate issues part of the November election. We can ensure that every Supervisor comes into office ready to work to cut San Francisco’s carbon footprint in electricity, housing and transportation. After the election, we will be working with elected and appointed officials on replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy throughout the city. In case you're wondering Who Is My San Francisco Supervisor or What San Francisco Election District do I Live in? Check out the official San…

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Stop CPUC From Undermining Community Choice!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - Thursday, October 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am
CPUC Headquarters, 505 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco,94102
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Update as of 12:30 10/11/18:  The Commissioners voted unanimously for the Alternate Proposed Decision, sadly. Community Choice is providing important benefits to our communities, including getting California to 100% renewables faster and faster.  Send a letter to show support before the vote the morning of Oct. 11th. Send a letter before the vote around 10:30 am. Community Choice is threatened by unpredictable, never-ending charges.  The Power Charge Indifference Adjustment (PCIA) is an on-going fee imposed by the CPUC. It is…

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Public Banking to Serve the Public Good

Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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Come find out why public banking is suddenly making national news…

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October Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, October 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sierra Club, Berkeley, 2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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Join us at the Sierra Club in Berkeley or Zoom in to discuss news, issues, strategies and ongoing work.  Please RSVP to make sure you are on the list to be notified if the time or location changes for any reason. AGENDA—see google doc here Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/6344395404 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16465588656,,6344395404# or +16699006833,,6344395404# Let the screen view appear.  Click the camera icon at bottom to let others see you.  Please call 510-436-7682…

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City of Oakland Public Hearing: Climate Emergency

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland,CAUnited States
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What: Oakland City Council Public Works Committee Meeting Why: To reduce greenhouse gases in Oakland When: Tuesday, October 23, 11:30 AM Where: Oakland City Hall, Sgt. Mark Dunakin Room - 1st Floor Who: YOU! Council members Kaplan and Kalb have introduced a climate emergency resolution, recognizing that we need to move to zero net emissions "as quickly as possible." The City of Oakland climate emergency resolution does not alter the current Oakland City goals--56% reduction in greenhouse gases (GHGs) by…

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EV 101, all the basics on electric vehicles

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey Street
San Francisco,CA94114
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Learn everything you need to know if you’re thinking of buying or leasing electric, or just want to be informed. What’s available? Models and dealers. What’s their range – how far can they go on a charge? How much?  All about cost, charging and rebates. There will be plenty of time to ask questions and learn how you can be an EV driver.  Help to end carbon-based fuels and improve the climate and the  air! RSVP

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Berkeley Climate Emergency Update: Energy Commission Meeting

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave
Berkeley,CA94709United States
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What: Berkeley Energy Commission Meeting Where: North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, California 94709 When: Wednesday, October 24, 6:30pm - 8:30 pm Why: To accelerate greenhouse gas reductions in Berkeley! Who: You!   After adopting the Fossil Free Berkeley and Climate Emergency declarations in June, the Berkeley City Council requested the Energy Commission to review a list of key objectives and "report back to Council on a path for Berkeley to become a 'Carbon Sink' as quickly as possible,…

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Chevron HQ Award

Monday, October 29, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Peet’s Coffee San Ramon, 166 Sunset Drive
San Ramon,CA94583United States
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What this is all about: Chevron, BP, Phillips 66, and Andeavor have now made Washington state history for the most amount of money ever spent against a people’s initiative. Right now the oil industry is spending close to $30 MILLION to try and defeat Initiative 1631 in Washington, the people's initiative to accelerate more clean air and clean energy by putting a fee on the worst polluters in the state. How we are demonstrating: We are going to the headquarters…

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Let the Youth Be Heard in the “Trial of the Century”

Monday, October 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The "Trial of the Century" is going to be heard soon, after 3 years of attempts by the government to stop it. It was expected to start on Oct. 29th, but Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts is saying now that the Supreme Court needs a brief time to consider whether the whole court should weigh in on a procedural issue.  This is an extremely unusual decision. Latest information is HERE. So, now, this Rally becomes not the Celebration of the…

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Let the Youth Be Heard in their “Trial of the Century”!!

Monday, October 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown San Rafael – 4th St., 1002 4th St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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  The “Trial of the Century” is going to be heard soon, after 3 years of attempts by the government to stop it, It was expected to start on Oct. 29th, but it appears, as of Oct. 28th, that Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts is saying that the Supreme Court needs a brief time to consider whether the whole court should weigh in on a procedural issue.  This is an extremely unusual decision. Latest information is HERE. So, now, this…

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November 2018

Midterm Election Day

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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Nov. 6th is midterm election day! Get out there and VOTE. Here are some helpful links for today: Where and How to Vote Information Here. Bring your friends, family, and community members with you. Read 350 Bay Area Action’s Endorsements Here. The Environmental Voter Project Impact Report from 2016 found that 15.78 million environmentalists did not vote in the 2014 midterm elections. Do you pledge to help change that? We will send you a sticker if you pledge!

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350Marin Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States

If you might be interested in becoming more active in 350 Marin, come sit in on our Steering Committee Meeting.

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Volunteer Event – be BOLD campaign (postponed to Monday)

Thursday, November 15, 2018

UPDATE: Materials are in transit, so we can only meet on MONDAY. We hope you can still make it Monday in Berkeley! We have a special campaign we are trying to launch before the holidays! Will you help us send out the mailing materials? We have 1800 letters to send so we are hoping to get at least 30 volunteers. We will train you and make the event fun with introductions, snacks, and a sneak peek at the campaign itself.…

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Stop Insuring Climate Change

Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
The Hilton Hotel Union Square, Taylor and O'Farrell
San Francisco,CA94104-1266United States
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Insurance companies are supposed to protect us from catastrophic risks.  Yet when it comes to climate change, the largest threat to humanity, U.S. insurance companies are doing the exact opposite.  With their massive investments in fossil fuel companies and insuring of drilling and mining projects, the U.S. insurance industry is making a terrible problem worse.  This has to stop.  Hundreds of lobbyists for the U.S. insurance industry are coming to downtown San Francisco for a convention.  Join us at lunch…

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No Tropical Forest Offsets for California Pollution

Friday, November 16, 2018
California Air Resources Board, Byron Sher Auditorium, 1001 I Street
Sacramento,CAUnited States
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Don't let California businesses get off the hook for pollution and greenhouse gas emissions by buying "offsets" in tropical forests!  The California Air Resources Board is considering a rule that lets California polluters "offset" greenhouse gas emissions by taking credit for the carbon dioxide absorbed by trees. Research has shown such offsets do not work and often cause harm.  They do nothing to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at the source.  They also impact—and sometimes even displace—Indigenous communities living in tropical…

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350 East Bay November Meeting

Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sierra Club, Berkeley, 2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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Join us for 350 East Bay's monthly meeting on Saturday, Nov 17th from 10am-12:30pm (New attendee orientation, coffee, and tea at 10am)at the Sierra Club office - 2530 San Pablo Ave, BerkeleyWhat we will discuss:The growing Climate Emergency Mobilization and Just Transition efforts under way in the East Bay.What does a climate emergency mean and how can we accelerate action in our cities, communities and institutions? We want to hear your ideas and what you’d be interested in doing as part of…

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November Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Private home, 1323 Lyon St.
San Francisco,CA94115United States
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Localities in the Bay Area are not meeting their climate goals, and the recent International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report makes it clear that we’ve got to move double-time to carbon neutrality.  We are preparing to help our city governments move strongly to cut transportation emissions.  Join us in person or Zoom in to help. Email info@350sanfrancisco.org if you’re attending in person. AGENDA—see google doc here Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/6344395404 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16465588656,,6344395404# or +16699006833,,6344395404#…

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BAAQMD Grapples with Tar Sands

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
BAAQMD, 375 Beale St.
San Francisco,CA94104-1266United States
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In August, at the urging of Idle No More SF Bay, several Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) staff and board members journeyed to British Columbia to meet with government officials and First Nations people resisting the Canadian Trans Mountain Pipeline, and then to Alberta to tour tar sands extraction sites.  This special Board of Directors meeting features the report back from that trip. Speakers will include the BAAQMD delegation and some of the people the delegation met with…

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Volunteer Event – be BOLD campaign

Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sierra Club, Berkeley, 2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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We have a special campaign we are trying to launch before the holidays! Will you help us send out the mailing materials? We have 800+ letters to send so we are hoping to get at least 10 volunteers; no prior experience needed. We will train you and make the event fun with introductions, PIZZA, and a sneak peek at the campaign itself! This opportunity is especially great for a group of friends looking to make a contribution together. Please RSVP…

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December 2018

350Marin Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States

If you might be interested in becoming more active in 350 Marin, come sit in on our Steering Committee Meeting.

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No PG&E Bailout! Clean, Safe Public Energy Now!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Embarcadero Plaza, 1 Market Street
San Francisco,CA94110United States
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PG&E's unsafe electrical lines started the Camp Fire—and 12 other deadly fires last year.   Now they want us to pay for their continuing negligence.  We, the ratepayers, already picked up the tab for last year's fires, while PG&E's CEO took home $8 million. We won't keep bailing out a private company that turns a profit by putting our lives at risk.  It's time for the people to take back the power grid, lead a transition to local clean energy, and…

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350 East Bay Monthly Meeting

Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sierra Club, Berkeley, 2530 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley,CA94702United States
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ORIENTATION from 10-10:30 am: If this is your first meeting join us ½ hr early for a short orientation. Meeting Agenda   10:30 Welcome, introductions and song * Update from the Sunrise Movement and their organizing for a Green New Deal * Update and Discussions on Climate Emergency Efforts Overview (break out groups) What do the cities need to do? What can 350 East Bay do to push for this work forward? Signing up for actions * Short Update from COP 24…

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350 Bay Area Holiday Party!

Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We’re calling on our network of volunteers and activists for one last big event in 2018 - the 350 Bay Area Holiday Party! This year, we have all worked hard on climate action and we think it’s time to celebrate. The holiday season is all about being grateful. That being said, all of our network and volunteers are welcome - you all make our work possible and we are so thankful for your dedication. The party is on December 15th…

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December Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, December 16, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

We’re going Zoom-only this month to discuss the latest in our projects to raise awareness about EV’s and to help our city governments and regional agencies move strongly to cut transportation emissions. Localities in the Bay Area are not meeting their climate goals, and the recent International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report makes it clear that we’ve got to move double-time to carbon neutrality.  Join the conversation on Zoom. AGENDA—see google doc here Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac,…

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Office Hours with our Executive Director

Monday, December 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Do you have suggestions about things we could be working on? Other ideas to help grow or improve 350 Bay Area? We want to hear from you! Join the office hours with, Laura Neish - 350 Bay Area's Executive Director, this Monday or Wednesday to discuss the future of 350 Bay Area. Zoom meeting instructions: Join by computer by clicking this link: https://zoom.us/j/289481046 Or join by phone One tap mobile +14086380986,,289481046# US (CA) Dial by your location +1 408 638…

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January 2019

350Marin Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States

If you might be interested in becoming more active in 350 Marin, come sit in on our Steering Committee Meeting.

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Electric Cars 101

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richmond Branch Library, 351 9th Avenue
San Francisco,CA94118United States
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This workshop presented by the SF Department of the Environment and 350 SF offers all the information you need to know to shop for, purchase/lease, and own an electric car – including how to charge it. Discussions will cover how to determine which car works best for you which local, state, and federal financial incentives are available, and how much you can save by powering your car with electricity rather than gasoline. Register for the workshop

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Volunteer Onboarding – East Bay

Sunday, January 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
1330 Broadway, Oakland CA 94612, 1330 Broadway
Oakland,CA94612United States
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Looking for a way to get more involved with the 350 Bay Area network? You’re in luck; as we are now hosting monthly volunteer onboarding events! Program: Presentations from our Program Leads - learn about our different areas of work from our team of specialists Local Group Work - find out what we are doing that is unique to your city and ways to get involved at a local level Break Out - find where you can best use your…

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January Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, January 20, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

We’re going Zoom-only this month to discuss the latest in our projects to raise awareness about EV’s and to help our city governments and regional agencies move strongly to cut transportation emissions. Localities in the Bay Area are not meeting their climate goals, and the recent International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report makes it clear that we’ve got to move double-time to carbon neutrality.  Join the conversation on Zoom. AGENDA—see google doc here Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac,…

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Monthly Letter Party

Sunday, January 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
140 Montecito Ave, Oakland 94610, 140 Montecito Ave
Oakland,California94610
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Want to help us connect with our supporters while socializing with like-minded people? Join us at our monthly letter party! Here, you can help us engage with our base by stuffing, stamping, and sending letters to our network of activists. We plan to have this event take place monthly so we can keep people informed about 350 Bay Area’s impact. This is going to be a fun event - we will have introductions, a training, and light snacks. Location is…

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Get Trained to Canvass for No Coal in Richmond

Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bobby Bowens Progressive Center, 2540 Macdonald Ave
Richmond,CA94801United States
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A crucial part of the campaign to shut down the Levin-Richmond coal terminal is reaching out to coal dust-impacted Richmond residents.  Going door-to-door is one of the best ways to get the word out, particularly in the affected neighborhoods.   Many volunteers are needed!  You'll talk about the impacts of coal and obtain signatures on a petition to city officials.  This petition encourages them to support the ordinance (currently in draft form) that would phase out coal exports from Richmond. No…

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Extinction Rebellion Comes to the Bay

Saturday, January 26, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Intertribal Friendship House, 523 International Blvd
Oakland,CA94606United States
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Join Extinction Rebellion San Francisco Bay Area, Idle No More SF Bay and others committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, survivable life on Mother Earth's belly.  This is the first community organizing meeting for Extinction Rebellion San Francisco Bay Area.  Let's nonviolently and with love for all we hold dear save the world together! #ExtinctionRebellion #XR #XRSFBay #ClimateJustice #ClimateChange #SaveTheWorld  

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First 2019 Meeting 350 Bay Area Action Legislative Committee

Saturday, January 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sierra Club Bay Chapter Office, 2530 San Pablo Ave, Unit I
Berkeley,CA
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Featured Event for www.350BayAreaAction.org below: Calling climate activists interested in working on state climate legislation. It is a new year, a new governor and a renewed sense of urgency about the climate crisis. Likely legislative issues include electrifying transportation, pushing smart growth while preserving low income housing, protecting community choice energy, stopping fracking and closing down California’s existing oil production. Join us to start lobbying on bills, working with our legislators, and partnering with our allies. Don’t worry if you’ve never…

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Come Discuss the Climate Emergency Resolution!

Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairfax Library, 2097 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Fairfax, CA,CAUnited States
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On January 28th, come discuss the climate emergency resolution as a basis for local action…

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February 2019

Speaker’s Bureau Training

Saturday, February 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

If working on your activism skills or getting more involved in your community is a goal for you, consider enrolling in our Speaker’s Bureau Program! This program will teach you how to give presentations about the causes of the climate crisis and its solutions and explain climate disruption in clear, layperson’s language or in more technical detail. We emphasize action and offer a variety of ways to take part in this vital movement. By attending this training, you become a…

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Rosa Parks Transit Equity Day

Monday, February 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks! Fight the Climate Crisis and Support Transit Equity  Ride the Bus. Join us to celebrate public transit and civil rights on Monday, February 4th When: Monday, February 4, 2019 8:00 a.m.  Gather and grab some coffee 830 a.m. to 9 a.m.   Celebration RSVP Where: Meet at Broadway and 14th St; Downtown Oakland; Near many AC Transit bus routes or 12th St. BART /Near Walgreen’s and Citi/ Bank. What: We’ll have a few speakers and show our support…

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350Marin Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Rafael Corporate Center, 750 Lindaro St.
San Rafael,CA94901United States

If you might be interested in becoming more active in 350 Marin, come sit in on our Steering Committee Meeting.

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Deliver Green New Deal Petitions to Nancy Pelosi (SF)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 12:30 pm
Federal Building, 90 7th St.
San Francisco,CA94103United States
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As presidential hopefuls begin to announce their candidacies and our new Congress works to define their priorities, this is a key moment to keep up the pressure for real climate leadership and a Green New Deal. That's why on Wednesday February 6 at 10:45am, we're joining a national day of action and bringing the call for real climate leadership to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's doorstep. We will ramp up our call for a Green New Deal by publicly calling on our…

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Deliver Green New Deal Petitions to Mark DeSaulnier (Walnut Creek)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier Federal Building, 3100 Oak Rd
Walnut Creek,CA94597United States
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As presidential hopefuls begin to announce their candidacies and our new Congress works to define their priorities, this is a key moment to keep up the pressure for real climate leadership and a Green New Deal. That's why on Wednesday February 6 at noon, we're joining a national day of action and bringing the call for real climate leadership to Congressman Mark DeSaulnier's doorstep. (Representative DeSaulnier of Contra Costa County has not yet committed to a Green New Deal.) We…

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Deliver Green New Deal Petitions to Eric Swalwell (Hayward)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Congressman Eric Swalwell Federal Building, 3615 Castro Valley Blvd
Castro Valley,CA94546United States
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As presidential hopefuls begin to announce their candidacies and our new Congress works to define their priorities, this is a key moment to keep up the pressure for real climate leadership and a Green New Deal. That's why on Wednesday February 6 at noon, we're joining a national day of action and bringing the call for real climate leadership to Congressman Eric Swalwell's doorstep. (Representative Swalwell of Alameda County has not yet committed to a Green New Deal.) We will…

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Deliver Green New Deal Petitions to Mike Thompson (Santa Rosa)

Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Congressman Mike Thompson Federal Building, 2300 County Center Dr. Suite A100
Santa Rosa,CA95403United States
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As presidential hopefuls begin to announce their candidacies and our new Congress works to define their priorities, this is a key moment to keep up the pressure for real climate leadership and a Green New Deal. That's why on Thursday February 7 at 2:30 PM, we're joining a national day of action and bringing the call for real climate leadership to Congressman Mike Thompson's doorstep. (Representative Thompson of Sonoma County has not yet committed to a Green New Deal.) We…

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East Bay Electrification Expo

Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St
Berkeley,CA94703United States
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Want to leave natural gas behind and electrify your home to help restore a healthy climate?  Homes and buildings are the second largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.  Because of cleaner electricity in California and improved electric heating technologies, we can vastly reduce our carbon footprint by getting off natural gas in our homes and electrifying everything. Come to the East Bay Electrification Expo and learn more about induction cooktops and super-efficient heat pump water heaters and space heating/cooling systems. …

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Legislative Action Training with 350 Bay Area Action

Sunday, February 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sierra Club Bay Chapter Office, 2530 San Pablo Ave, Unit I
Berkeley,CA
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Are you interested in pushing California’s climate leadership through legislative action? Join 350 Bay Area Action for this interactive, hands-on training. Learn how we work on bills, develop relationships with legislators, and partner with other groups for more effective lobbying. Come prepared to work hard and have fun.Unfortunately, because we do small breakouts during the training, participation by phone or Zoom is not possible. Please be prepared to come in person, arrive on time, and stay for the entire session.…

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350 East Bay February Meeting

Saturday, February 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sierra Club Bay Chapter Office, 2530 San Pablo Ave, Unit I
Berkeley,CA
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Join us for 350 East Bay's monthly meeting on Saturday, Feb 16th from 10am-12:30pm, 2530 San Pablo Ave (near Dwight)(New attendee orientation, coffee, and tea at 10 am) What we will discuss:Updates on city Climate Emergency workAlameda resolutionBerkeley ad-hoc committee;  100% renewable energy hubHayward--recent resolution passed; what next?Albany  carbon neutrality  projectFremont--February 19 possible voteOakland is revising their Energy Climate Action PlanGreen New Deal Update  Resolution in the House and the Senate  Reports from Congressional Visits   State version of /or pieces of…

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Extinction Rebellion Opening Event: Grief & Solidarity Gathering

Saturday, February 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

In the spirit of grief, love, and compassion, we will gather to honor Earth and to affirm our commitment to rebel nonviolently against government inaction on climate change. The gathering is the first step in a series of XR events this spring as we build up to International Rebellion Week in April. This event will include a climate ribbon ceremony, a silent march, art & music and amazing speakers – early commitments from Joanna Macy and Pennie Opal Plant. Please…

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Extinction Rebellion

Saturday, February 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join Extinction Rebellion, an international direct action movement, on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3:30 pm as we gather at Oakland's Lake Merritt by Athol Plaza for an opening ceremony and solidarity gathering! In the spirit of grief, love, and compassion, we will gather to honor Earth and to affirm our commitment to rebel nonviolently against government inaction on climate change. The gathering is the first step in a series of XR events this spring as we build up to…

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February Transportation Campaign Meeting

Sunday, February 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

We’re going Zoom-only this month to discuss the latest in our projects to raise awareness about EV’s and to help our city governments and regional agencies move strongly to cut transportation emissions. Localities in the Bay Area are not meeting their climate goals, and the recent International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report makes it clear that we’ve got to move double-time to carbon neutrality.  Join the conversation on Zoom. AGENDA—see google doc here Zoom Instructions Join from PC, Mac,…

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Writer’s Block Meeting

Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Calling all writers! We will be hosting a virtual space for creative collaboration for anyone who wants to contribute content to our blog. Here we can discuss the hottest news in the environmental community, talk about best posting practices, and help kickstart the writing process in a group setting. This is a great opportunity for those who want meet awesome activists that are writing to engage with social and environmental issues and for people looking to share their experience and…

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Senator Feinstein, Back the Green New Deal

Friday, February 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
One Post St., 1 Post St.
San Francisco,CA94104-5201United States
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Mitch McConnell is forcing a vote in the Senate on the Green New Deal Resolution. He's doing this for the sole purpose of voting it down--a cheap political game that makes a joke out of the climate crisis and our futures. And Dianne Feinstein has not yet committed to voting in favor of the resolution. So we're going to rally at her office to DEMAND that she back the Green New Deal! One Post St, San Francisco RSVP The Green…

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Youth Press Conference

Monday, February 25, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 9:30 am
One Post St., 1 Post St.
San Francisco,CA94104-5201United States