01 May 2012 - (11a) City College Rally just east of Park Blvd. and A Street, then march to Civic Center Plaza.
01 May 2012 - (12p) Rally at Civic Center Plaza - speakers to include workers from various occupations (small 'o'), then a march will start at Civic Center, go through downtown and end at the proposed Wal-Mart site in Sherman Heights between 21st and 22nd on Imperial Ave sometime after 2 PM.
01 May 2012 - (2p-4p) Occupy San Diego Events at Civic Center Plaza. Also actions are planned in the financial district just a couple of blocks to the east at the various banks (B of A, Wells Fargo on B Street and at Citibank near Horton Plaza).
01 May 2012 - (3:30p-6p) SDEA Rally at Roosevelt Middle School and March to Board Meeting - NOT AN OLS EVENT, This event for SDEA runs concurrently with the other events listed here. SDEA: The event begins at 3:30 at Roosevelt Middle School. Work at a late-start school? If you can’t make it to Roosevelt before the march takes off at 4:15, join the march at the Education Center on Normal Street from 4:45 – 5:15 before it loops back to Roosevelt.
01 May 2012 - (4p-6p) OSD Labor Solidarity Rally at Civic Center and March to Chicano Park around 6 PM to join the event in progress at Chicano Park. There will be many speakers at Civic Center, representing organized and non-organized groups, including hotel workers, in-home care providers, representatives from student groups, LGBT activists on achieving equality in the workplace, and more.
Bobby Uribe's court date has been postponed until June11th.
02 May 2012 - (10a) Rally and march to celebrate turning in nearly a million signatures to put the California Right to Know GMO labeling initiative on the ballot! Meet at Board of Elections office at 5201 Ruffin Road, San Diego. Speakers include Lisa Bronner and local volunteers. Contact: Adam Eidinger at firstname.lastname@example.org. FB Event page
03 May 2012 - (2p) Student Forum at SDSU, at AL 201. Elliot Hirshman will be fielding questions from the SDSU community, because of YOUR actions on March first. Join us to express student concerns about the future of public education. See FB Event page.
04 May 2012 - (6p) San Diego IWW Committee presents "Why May Day?" at Freedom Plaza, a discussion on the Haymarket Affair on this day in 1886, which gave way in 1890 to the first annual May Day observance.
05 May 2012 - (10:30a-12:30p) 350.org Climate Change Day of Action - Meet up in picnic area at SW corner of parking lot just south of Belmont Park (roller coaster) in Mission Beach. RSVP on Facebook page or at http://sandiego350.org/event/may5_human...-wave/ - PLEASE WEAR BLUE to join our human wave - Not an Occupy event.
05 May 2012 - (6p-8p) GA normally scheduled for 2 PM on Saturdays at Freedom Plaza will be at Church Of The Brethren following the "Revisiting and Actualizing Our Core Purpose" event there.
07 May 2012 - (6p-9p) Follow up meeting to "Revisiting and Actualizing Our Core Purpose" from May 5th at Canvas for a Cause, 3705 10th Ave. For more info see the FB Event page. The event is a potluck. You are invited to bring a dinner dish to share. (What you bring is what we eat!). Harvest document now available here.
08 May 2012 - (2p) San Diego City Council will consider a proposal to vote on redesignating Blaine Avenue near Hillcrest to Harvey Milk Street, in remembrance of former Goldwater Republican/Wall Street worker turned gay rights activist/San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk.
09 May 2012 - (12p) On the day of the annual shareholder's meeting in Charlotte, NC, OccupYrCorner will have a Solidarity Corner Occ against BofA downtown on B Street near 4th Avenue. Join us as we tell the average citizen about how "Bend Over America" is destroying the American landscape!
09 May 2012 - (12:30p-1:30p) "Holding Banks Accountable" - A protest against City Council & B of A and other BIG-banksters. Let's demand that the city move OUR money out of B of A and into community banks or credit unions. Outside San Diego City Hall, 202 C Street. Hosted by moveon.org, not an OSD event. For details contact John Kenney at email@example.com
11 May 2012 - (12p) Justice for Janitors at Forum Hall at UTC. Community Forum: High Tech Life Sciences & Low Wage Labor Report will be released by the Center on Policy Initiatives. See FB page for details..
12 May 2012 - (10a-12p) CORRECTION:Mid City CAN will have an event in the Metro Villas Community Room for Improving Public Transportation in City Heights]] Guest speakers to include Todd Gloria, Marti Emerald, Bob Filner, and MTS Representatives. Occupy City Heights WILL have GA today.
13 May 2012 - (12p-6p) Ruckus Training organized by Janessa Jones, at the Activist Center. For details see FB Event page.
15 May 2012 - (6:30p) "Shut San Onofre" working group will be having a meeting at the Peace Resource Center (http://www.copswiki.org/Common/PeaceResourceCenter) to plan our event on May 23. The May 23 event will be a state-wide protest to push for permanent closure of the Nuclear plants in California and to raise awareness of the ongoing disaster at Fukushima.
16 May 2012 - (4p-8p) Occupy OB Farmer's Market at corner of Newport and Cable, for an afternoon of outreach (bring flyers) and invites to our GA at OB at 7 PM.
16 May 2012 - (6p) Anyone interested if forming a committee (not of OSD) to help incubate worker cooperatives here in San Diego and also info, resources and answering questions for those interested in starting a specific worker-co-op business, come to the Ant Hill Collective for a potluck...It's at 335 27th St. in San Diego.
17 May 2012 - (11a) Rally at the Houses of the One Percent Corporate Executives that are holding the janitors back. Meet at the Employee Rights Center, worst offenders to be announced. FB page.
17 May 2012 - (5p) Justice for Janitors will have a candlelight vigil at Civic Center Plaza and will continue on their three day fast.
18 May 2012 - (11:30a) Justice for Janitors Week of Rage begins - Break of three day fast, and Rally & March through the heart of SD’s One Percent, meet at the Intersection of Genesee Ave & Eastgate Mall, 4300 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121. FB page
18 May 2012 - (5:30p) Local action at 3rd & Broadway (NBC Bldg.) in support of a Robin Hood Tax - join us as some from the Occupy movement, Occupy San Diego & various unions, including the California Nurses Association make sure the mega-rich pay their fair share & give to the poor, by way of a financial transaction tax. Details - contact John B. Kenney at OccupySD.JBK@gmail.com
19 May 2012 - (4p) Media Committee meeting after GA at Redwood Circle, Balboa Park.
20 May 2012 - (2p-8p) "Day of the Drum - Music is a Weapon" at the World Beat Center.
21 May 2012 - (6:30p) A new documentary describing evidence of a controlled demolition of the three World Trade Center Towers from Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, will screen at the Joyce Beers Center, introduced live by Richard Gage, AIA. Free admission - donations welcomed.
22 May 2012 - (5p-7p) In remembrance of gay rights activist Harvey Milk, there will be an unveiling and celebration of the first "Harvey Milk Street" in the country, renamed by unanimous decision of City Council, near the LGBTCommunity Center. A reception with refreshments, inside the LGBT Community Center, will conclude the evening after the program. FB Event
22 May 2012 - (7p) The Peace Resource Center will have a talk by and discussion with former Department of Energy project consultant and former plowshares prisoner Peter Lumsdaine, on nonviolent resistance to the corporate One Per Cent's military enforcement Matrix, before it is too late: from the NATO Summit to California's hidden nerve center for global drone war. This is in preparation for a challenge this summer California's little-understood strategic command center for global military operations, robotic killing machines and nuclear escalation.
23 May 2012 - (4-6p) Protest Rally at Sempra Building at the corner of 2nd St and Ash in San Diego to push for permanent closure of nuclear reactors in California, and to raise awareness of the ongoing disaster at Fukushima, including the situation in Unit #4 which will result in a mass extinction event of perhaps 200 million, including many on the west coast of the US, if it cannot be stabilized. Concurrent rallies are planned for Edison offices in Irvine and PG&E HQ in San Francisco / Oakland.
23 May 2012 - (5p-8p) Canvass for a Cause will have a phone bank to get out the vote against Carl DeMaio's prop B, which would eliminate a guaranteed retirement for city workers and instead let the fate of our elderly rest in the investment hands of Wall Street Bankers, a very risky thing to do. This law is specifically harmful to gay couples. More info at FB Event page.
24 May 2012 - (11a-2p) J4J Week of Reckoning continues into its final hours: meet at 11 AM at 4265 Fairmount Avenue, Suite 200 for a bus trip to a location TBD, to return to City Heights around 2 PM. Then later...
24 May 2012 - (7p) at the Kilroy Delvelopment One Paseo Project Community Meeting, Environmental Impact Report Review Meeting at the Carmel Valley Middle School Auditorium, 3800 Mykonos Lane, San Diego, CA 92130. The Kilroy Company is one of the biggest most powerful commercial real estate companies that can decide to give or deny family health care to the janitors that clean their buildings. For details on this last day of J4J, see FB Event page.
24 May 2012 - (2p) Rally for Homeowner Bill of Rights at the home of Africa Bravo, 3086 Clay Ave. San Diego. Homeowners, activists and local families will be joined by staff of area legislators and Congressman Bob Filner in calling upon the California Legislature to stand up to big banks and support the Homeowners’ Bill of Rights, a landmark package of bills to protect families against improper and unfair foreclosure. Please arrive at 2pm. Event will start promptly at 2:30pm.
25 May 2012 - Occu-brother Jason Snyder's court date...details to follow, will update as needed before the public is allowed into the courtroom.
25 May 2012 - (12p) J4J Week of Justice - last day, support march, location TBD. FB page
25 May 2012 - (12p) Protest at the HHS Community Care Licensing Office - STAND UP FOR CHILDREN! Last month, the vice principal of school for children who have suffered trauma or abuse or have mental health issues has been arrested on 25 counts of child molestation. The prosecutor asserts that this had been going on over a four month period. See News story on MSNBC and details at a FB Event page.
25 May 2012 - (6p-8p, try to arrive at 5:45) Informational and planning meeting for a follow-up to the "Opening Space for Occupy" event of May 5th, at the Filter Cafe in North Park. More info on a FB Event page.
26 May 2012 - (1p-7p) Canvass for a Cause and Safe Access IB will spend a day knocking on doors and collecting signatures to ensure that enough signatures are collected to qualify an initiative for the November ballot repealing the Imperial Beach city council's ban on marijuana dispensaries. For more info see FB Event page or http://www.safeaccessib.org/. If interested email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
26 May 2012 - (4p) Media Committee meets after GA at Balboa Park
31 May 2012 - (7a) Fish released from jail, check FB post or here for the details.
31 May 2012 - (12:30p) - Downtown Strike Sanction & March at Civic Center Plaza - Labor Leaders vote for Strike Sanction in support of Janitors Contract fight. Check Facebook for updates.
31 May 2012 - (6:30p-9p) Screening of "WILD VS WALL" & other shorts at the Peace Resource Center. with guests Sierra Club Borderlands Team and Jim Peugh, Conservation Chair of San Diego Audubon Society, who can attest first hand to the damage that local tactical infrastructure has done to wildlife. Introduction and snacks at 6:30, film at 7, followed by discussion at 8. Details and FB link