06 Aug 2012 - (8a-5p) Join Victor's mother outside the Hall of Justice, then at 6 PM there will be CAPB Justice for Victor Ortega Rally & March at SDPD - Mira Mesa. Victor was unarmed at the time of this incident he had one of his hands cuffed behind him. Background and Details
06 Aug 2012 - (1p) People for Social Sustainability (PSS) will have a resource based gardening event at Sun Coast Farms just east of Balboa Park.
06 Aug 2012 - (6:30p-9p) The film "Knocking on the Devil’s Door: Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy" will be shown at the Peace Resource Center - Details
08 Aug 2012 - (7p-9p) Roy Zimmerman sings satirical songs - original songs about class warfare, creationism, same-sex marriage, guns, marijuana, abstinence, Republicans (a lot of songs about Republicans), ignorance, war and greed. At Church Of The Brethren. Sponsored by the Peace Resource Center of San Diego. Tickets are $18, or pay what you can.
09 Aug 2012 - (6:30p) LabelGMOs.org strategy meeting for outreach and education in efforts to require mandatory labeling of GMOs via prop 37 on the November ballot - OB People's Market at 4765 Voltaire Street San Diego, CA 92107. Meet in the small dining room upstairs - Email Sarah to RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
10 Aug 2012 - (5p-7p) A special workshop highlighting the power of food justice and security when implemented in social service agencies. Facilitator of the workshop: Cathy Mendonca, Resident Specialist and DV Advocate of Becky's House of the YWCA of San Diego County. Location TBD. FB Event
11 Aug 2012 - (10a) LabelGMOs.org strategy meeting for outreach and education in efforts to require mandatory labeling of GMOs via prop 37 on the November ballot - at Jimbo's Naturally in Carlsbad. Meet in the small dining room upstairs - Email Sheri for more info: MomsforSafeFood.org
11 Aug 2012 - 12 Aug 2012 - (11a-7p) Saturday and Sunday, Fiesta del Sol 2012 at Chicano Park, a FREE street festival celebrating the history, diverse cultures, and engagement of the people of San Diego. It is a fun, FAMILY-FRIENDLY, alcohol and tobacco free event focused on creating positive change by empowering our communities. FB Event
24 Aug 2012 - (4p) time/date tentative Meet at our senator's offices to pursue passage of S. 202, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2011, to require "...a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States before the end of 2012." The house version of the bill passed with an overwhelming majority but the senate bill may be an uphill battle. Maps of offices: Diane Feinstein - http://goo.gl/maps/4Pxo, Barbara Boxer - http://goo.gl/maps/uOnwS - There is a moveon.org event page, be sure to click on "more" to see the background and details.
24 Aug 2012 - (6p) Film and Panel Discussion: "MAQUILAPOLIS - city of factories" and Fair Trade Initiatives by AF3IRM at Centro Cultural De La Raza. The film is a collaborative effort with workers in Tijuana; the women depicted in the film took part in how the maquiladora workers were presented, and is part of the ongoing effort to stop "free trade agreements", particularly in Mexico. FB Event page.
25 Aug 2012 - (3p-5p) "The Risks of Restarting the Damaged San Onofre Nuclear Plant" a presentation by Daniel Hirsch, at the Peace Resource Center
25 Aug 2012 - (4p-7p) San Diego Walk for Justice (5K) at Liberty Station. Register at the Walk for Justice website. The Californians Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE) Act (prop 35) on the November ballot will deter traffickers with higher penalties and fines, use fines to fund victim services, remove barriers to prosecute child sex traffickers, mandate training for law enforcement officers, require convicted sex traffickers to register as sex offenders, require all sex offenders to disclose Internet accounts, and protect victims in court proceedings.