#ReclaimMLK - 120 Hours of Direct Action

Anti Police-Terror Project (APTP) is mobilizing a broad coalition of organizations and individuals for 120 hours of direct action, teach-ins, and community activities challenging the Trump agenda and focusing on immigrant rights, protection of our Muslim brothers and sisters, women’s reproductive rights, loving our LGBTQ family, and defense of Black lives. 

Here are this week's upcoming activities:

Tuesday, January 17 • 9:00 am 

Expose Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Racism and Reject the Trump Agenda
Join SURJ to expose Mayor Schaaf’s racist police and development tactics that have resulted in the police murders of eight Black people and the displacement of Black and Brown communities. Express anger over Trump’s agenda and its open threats towards communities of color. 
Location: Oakland City Hall at 14th and Broadway, Oakland • More info

Wednesday, January 18 • 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Interfaith Candlelight Vigil and Walk
Family-friendly event in remembrance of the work of Dr. King and in recognition of the work we need to do to make the Beloved Community a reality. Bring a candle, glowstick or other source of light. After a brief gathering ceremony, we will begin our candlelight walk to Frank Ogawa Plaza. Clergy and faith leaders are invited to wear vestments or other garments relevant to their ministry.
First Presbyterian Church, 2619 Broadway (At 27th St), Oakland • More info

Thursday, January 19 • 7:00 - 8:30 am

SURJ Human Billboard and Flyering Action
Join SURJ as we reach out to morning commuters about the role of Oakland city government in police terror, pro-development policies that shut out longtime Oakland residents, especially the Black community, and the demand for Oakland to denounce the Trump agenda.
Rockridge BART, 5660 College Ave., Oakland 94618 • More info

Thursday, January 19 • 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Stop Santa Rita Jail Expansion Noise Demo
The Alameda County Jail Fight Coalition will hold a noise demo at Santa Rita Jail, demanding that the Alameda County Board of Supervisors reject the $61.6 million jail expansion and instead invest in alternatives to incarceration that keep our families together and our communities safe. Bring pots and pans, noisemakers, drums, prayers, music, warm clothes, and signs.
Location: Santa Rita Jail, 5325 Broder Blvd. Dublin 94568 (Caravan leaving from Telegraph & 20th in Oakland (near the Bank of the West pull off) at 4:30 pm and shuttles provided from Dublin/Pleasanton BART station) • More info 

Friday, January 20 • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bay Area Dump Trump March on Inauguration Day
Donald Trump's inauguration begins a presidential term marked by outright xenophobia, bigotry, sexism, corporate giveaways and hate-fueled policies. We must reclaim our democracy and show the nation how the Bay Area stands together to defend our communities and fight for justice.
Location: Meet at Justin Herman Plaza, 1 Market St. San Francisco (Embarcadero BART) and march to Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Peter Thiel, ICE, and other groups supporting Trump's hate-policies. Greeters will be at Justin Herman Plaza between 8:00 am and 12:00 noon to direct you where to join the march. At 12:00 noon, there will be a rally and alternative concert at 555 California Street • More info

Friday, January 20 • 12 noon - 3:00 pm

UC Student-Workers Union Walkout 
Join University of California students and workers in a walkout that is part of campus walkouts nationwide on inauguration day. They are calling on the university and state legislators to extend protections for targeted groups and to ensure the sustainability and accessibility of public education. • More info

Friday, January 20 • 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Oakland General Strike – #J20 and Beyond
7:00 am - Mass picket line at the Oakland Federal Building (1301 Clay St.), disrupting ICE and Federal Operations. 9:00 am - All Day Mutual Aid Fair with Teach-Ins, Workshops, Food, Speakers, and Music at Oscar Grant Plaza (14th and Broadway). 12:00 noon - Organized and Unrepresented workers will gather at Latham Square on Broadway and Telegraph (site of the 1946 General Strike) • More info

Saturday, January 21 

Women's March Bay Area
Marches are being held across the country to unify and empower everyone who stands for human rights, civil liberties, and social justice for all. Stand together in solidarity for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.
- Meet at Oakland's Madison Park (9th and Madison) at 10:00 am, with the march culminating at a 12:30 pm rally at Oscar Grant/Frank Ogawa Plaza (14th and Broadway, downtown) with speakers, art and music • More info
San Francisco - Rally with speakers, arts and music from 3:00 - 5:00 pm at Civic Center Plaza. Then join a 5:00 pm candlelight march down Market St. to Justin Herman Plaza. • More info
San Jose -
Meet at San Jose City Hall at 10:00 am, with an 11:00 am march to Cesar Chavez Plaza where there will be a rally with speakers and music. • More info