“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Attributed to Margart Mead.
Outreach Group’s Mission
The outreach and education working group’s mission is to get individuals and organizations involved in the occupy movement. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Spreading the word about Occupy SF events and actions
- Encouraging involvement in Occupy SF General Assembly, Working Groups, and Action Council
Facilitating and providing materials for community discussions, forums, and classes
Encouraging the formation of affinity groups and other occupy groups
Reaching out to understand and support community needs and concerns
Offering creative solutions to combat economic, environmental, and social injustice
Occupy Groups in San Francisco Bay Area
To get involved contact a group or just show up.
•Action Council: An action oriented group that connects people and community groups with Occupy. Meets Sundays at 2pm at 215 Golden Gate Ave.
•Foreclosure and Eviction Fighter coalition meetings (Occupy Bernal, Occupy Noe, and ACCE) at 10am on Saturdays at 1717 17th Street in the Potrero neighborhood.
•Outreach Working Group: Helps spread the word about Occupy and gets people involved. Meets Wednesday’s at 7pm at One Rincon Center (121 Spear St) near the indoor waterfall.
•Occupy Forum: A place to discuss and learn about the burning issues that we face in and out of the Occupy Movement. Mondays at Global Exchange 2017 Mission Street (& 16th) at 6 pm. See weekly Occupy Forum announcements for topics.
•Community Democracy Project: Putting people in charge of the Oakland city budget. Mondays at 7pm at 2141 Broadway (enter on 22nd). Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Strike Debt Bay Area: Meetings on some Sundays at 4:30pm at SF Pizza (downtown Oakland, 15th & Broadway). Email email@example.com. Or www.strikedebtbayarea.org.
•Reform Wall Street: Film/discussion on first Sunday of every month. Go to www.reform-wall-street.org/contact.
•Space Transformers: Autonomous Space for Demonstrating Sustainable Living. Contact Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Occupy Oakland: General Assembly every Sunday at 2pm at 19th and Telegraph. Email is email@example.com.
•Participatory Budgeting Project in San Francisco: Go to www.participatorybudgeting.org/category/san-francisco.
•Save CCSF: Go to www.saveccsf.org. Email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Occupy Santa Rosa: Go to www.facebook.com/OccupySR.
•Occupy San Francisco: Go to www.facebook.com/OccupySF.
•Occupy University: Educational resource sharing most Sundays 6-8 pm. Check www.occupyu.org for schedule and location.
•Rootstrikers: Getting rid of legal corruption in politics. Go to www.rootstrikers.org/san_francisco_rootstrikers.
•Environmental Justice Working Group: Connect the dots between the destruction of our planet and the rule of the 1%. Contact Ruthie at email@example.com.
•Ideological Liberation Working Group: Creates beautiful propaganda for the Occupy movement. Meets Tuesdays at 7:30 pm at Occubucks, 27 Drumm Street, SF. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
•San Francisco 99% Coalition: Bay Area progressive action. Meets most Tuesdays at 6:30pm at the Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin, SF. Email SF99percent@gmail.com to confirm.