Next Friends Meeting:

Monday, June 19th at 5:30pm at the Greenlining Institute Building, 360 14th Street, Oakland (between Franklin and Webster), downstairs in the (literal) vault. Heartfelt thanks to The Oakland Post for sponsoring us in this exciting new space!

Working Group Meetings:

The Outreach Working Group is meeting Tuesday, June 13th, at 5:30pm at Max’s Bar and Grill City Center Oakland.

The Governance Working Group is meeting on Thursday, June 29th at 7:30 pm, at the office of Quantity Postcards, 255 4th Street (cross street Alice) in the Jack London Square neighborhood.

Next Deadline:

The City Administrator will report back to the Finance Committee on June 13, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. on the 1st floor of Oakland’s City Hall. That’s an important meeting; please come and wear your t-shirt if you have one. (Let us know if you want one.) We are Item 4. Even if you don’t want to speak, please get a speaker’s card (see the home page for how to do that). so you can cede your time.

The night before that meeting, on Monday, June 12, at 4:30, outside Oakland City Hall, we’ll be hosting a direct action at 4:30 in front of City Hall. Come see our signs and fake money hung from the Oakland tree. Please try and show up! Wear your t-shirt if you have one. (Let us know if you want one.)

Immediately after the direct action, some of us will go to the Special Concurrent Meeting of the Oakland Redevelopment Successor Agency/City Council, Tuesday, June 12th at 5:30pm, 3rd Floor City Council Chamber, Oakland City Hall. WARNING: This meeting will be very long (the last one ran from 5:30 p.m. to 2;00 a.m.), and our item may not come up until very late.

Directions for how to get a speakers’ card and participate are on our home page. If you don’t want to stay for the long meeting, you can speak at the Open Forum (just put “Open Forum” in the item number space when you sign up). An additional special meeting at City Hall will be held Monday, June 26, 5:30 p.m.

Stop By Our Table:

Grand Lake Farmers’ Market: Every other Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm at Lake Park Ave, Oakland, CA 94610