Occupy/Decolonize: Police Accountability, Knowing Your Rights, Legal, and Trauma Support

Oak CPRB forum 2 9 12Upcoming ways you can plug in, learn, and support!

Help Occupy Oakland Legal Committee and the NLG

The NLG is going to need some help doing data entry for all the arrests — probably this weekend. If you’re interested in helping out, contact Daniela Urban  daniela.urban@gmail.com

Forum on Police Response to Occupy Oakland

Thursday, Feb. 9th @ 6:15 p.m

A symposium sponsored by the Oakland Citizens’ Police Review Board

The forum will focus on issues of planning and strategy, OPD’s response to issues of misconduct, OPD’s policies on mutual aid, and changes in department practice going forward.

Oakland City Hall, City Council Chambers, 1 Frank Ogawa/Oscar Grant Plaza

*The Oscar Grant Committee meets the 1st Tuesday of every month at the Niebyl Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph (near Alcatraz) in Oakland at 7:00 p.m.  Call us at 510-239-3570 and visit us at www.oscargrantcommittee.weebly.com. *


“Know Your Rights” workshop with the Oakland Occupy Legal Committee


Open to the public

February 12th, 2012 @ 12pm

at The Holdout

2313 San Pablo (at 23rd) in Oakland

Investigation Techniques for Community Based Accountability Efforts

February 12th, 2012 @ 2pm

at The Holdout

2313 San Pablo (at 23rd) in Oakland

This free workshop will be presented by Diana Christensen and will focus on how to structure and conduct credible civilian-initiated investigations of police misconduct. Guidelines for conducting and recording interviews, securing physical evidence, or gathering other information and using it in service of accountability will be presented.

(Diana Christensen is a former Investigator with the Oakland Police Review Board but is also provides trainings in how to conduct trainings at the workplace. )

sponsored by Berkeley Copwatch and The Holdout





12-week Restorative Justice Class Offered

A 12 week Restorative Justice course that Dr. Fania Davis, Executive Director – Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth (RJOY) and  Judge Gail Brewster Bereola will co-teach as part of the spring semester courses offered by the Leadership Institute at Allen Temple Baptist Church. The class begins on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., and continues each Saturday thereafter until May 12, 2012. The cost is $150.00 for the 12 weeks. Payment plans are available.  Registration is currently open to all interested persons (adults, youth, clergy, non clergy, community leaders and organizers, anyone interested in learning more about restorative justice and its applications, etc.)

To register and or to obtain more information, please call the Leadership Institute at 510-544-3362 (listed on the attached flyer). On Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. there will be an orientation regarding all classes offered. Folks can also register for the restorative justice class (and other classes) at that time.