Help Wanted! Volunteer to Renovate the Uhuru House

Sunday, May 6, 2012. 4:00pm QUALIFICATIONS: * Socially Conscious * Experienced in any phase of construction * Phone donations campaign * Or desire to learn SPECIFIC SKILLS : * General or stucco contractor * Phone/online donations * Plumber, carpenter, electrician * Roofer * Mechanical Engineer The goal: To bring together the resources, skills and materials to complete the renovation of the Uhuru House in East Oakland. UHURU JIKO (FREEDOM KITCHEN): The campaign to renovate the Uhuru House will create a cutting edge meeting space as well as a licensed commercial kitchen … Continued

March for Black Justice! Put the Oakland Police on Trial!

Saturday, May 5, 2012. 12:00pm until 6:00pm. On Saturday, May 5th the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement will hold the March for Black Justice, followed by the Tribunal (court) for Reparations to African People at which we will put the Oakland Police Dept on Trial for crimes of genocide against the African community. If you have been a victim of police brutality, extortion, frame up, kidnapping, rape or any other violation of your rights in the streets OR in prison we need you to testify! The Oakland Police … Continued

Medic Materials Required

With the May Day Events quickly approaching the street medics require materials and are asking for donations of the items listed below.
If you are able to donate materials on the list please contact:

Saline (for eyewash and wound care)
Sterile guaze (2×2′s or 4×4′s)
Nitrile gloves in size medium and large

Thank you!

rough draft response to SF wg “Be the Change Nonviolence”

I reject the pledge put forth by the SF working group “Be The Change Nonviolence”. I reject the characterization of the “diversity of tactics” as an embrace of violence. I reject the notion that damage to non-sentient objects which may occur in the course of or as a result of struggle is categorically “violent” or immoral. I reject any attempt to create schisms within the occupy movement by launching ad-hominem attacks meant to derail the movement from gaining momentum and support from the public. I believe that restricting protest and … Continued