Action Council Events — October 20 to October 31

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OccupySF Action Council:


Monday, October 20

O 20, Monday, 10:00am – 11:30am , Annual DCCC Ultimate Women’s Power Luncheon – Nancy Pelosi will host Hillary Clinton.

Fairmont Hotel
California and Mason Sts.

Tell Pelosi & Clinton Fix Healthcare – Support HR 676. Nancy Pelosi at the Annual DCCC Ultimate Women’s Power Luncheon will host Hillary Clinton. We will hold banners that say:

Pelosi and Clinton, Fix Healthcare – Support HR 676m – Medicare for All – Single Payer

Please let us know if you can hold a banner. The number of people who say they can hold a banner will determine the number of banners we make.

Info: Don Bechler, Chair – Single Payer Now

Hopefully other issues that people are concerned about will also be represented!

O 20, Monday, 7:30pm – Vandana Shiva, The Rights of Mother Earth (Monday’s OccupyForum will be attending this)

First Congregational Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley

Vandana Shiva is an internationally esteemed Indian environmental and anti-globalization activist. Trained as a physicist, she received an Integrated M.Sc.Honours Degree in Particle Physics from the University of Punjab prior to earning a PhD in the Philosophy of Science at the University of Western Ontario. In 1987 she founded the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, which led to the creation of Navdanya, a national movement to protect the diversity and integrity of living resources, especially native seed, and the promotion of organic farming and fair trade. For the past two decades Vandana has worked with local communities and organizations. She has steadily fought for changes in the practice and paradigms of agriculture and food, Intellectual property rights, biodiversity, biotechnology, bioethics, genetic engineering.

She has written more than 20 books. The first, Staying Alive, helped redefine perceptions of third world women. She has served as an advisor to governments in India and abroad, as well as non-governmental organizations, including the International Forum on Globalization, the Women’s Environment and Development Organization, and the Third World Network. She chairs the Commission on the Future of Food set up by the region of Tuscany in Italy, and is a member of the Scientific Committee which advised Prime Minister Zapatero in Spain. In addition, she is a councilor of the World Future Council.

Sponsors / Benefit: KPFA, Global Exchange

Tickets and more information:

Tuesday, October 21

O 21, Tuesday, 3:00pm – 5:00PM, CCSF – State Chancellor Brice Harris at AFT2121 General Membership Meeting

CCSF – Ocean Campus
Phelan Ave., Multi-Use Building Room 140

Being discussed is the upcoming contract negotiations and the formation of our bargaining team.

4:00pm (approximately) California Community Colleges State Chancellor Brice Harris will be attending the second half of the meeting to answer your questions about what he’s doing for CCSF and fair accreditation. For the full agenda, click here. Questions/RSVP to organizer Ona Keller ( or 425-585-2121).

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