FRIDAY, MAY 7
Sacco and Vanzetti
In the wake of May Day, the international working class holiday, watch a screening of this documentary about two Italian immigrant anarchists who were executed in 1927 during a federal crackdown on political dissent. Featuring interviews with Howard Zinn, Studs Terkel, and Arlo Guthrie. Discussion to follow.
7:30 p.m., $2 donation
New Valencia Hall
625 Larkin, Suite 202, SF
SATURDAY, MAY 8
Remember the WPA
Join the Bail Out the People Movement in remembering the Work Projects Administration (WPA), created in the 1930s as part of the New Deal to employ millions of people to carry out public works projects. Demand a real jobs program now, when joblessness levels are the highest they've been since the Great Depression.
New Federal Building
Seventh St. at Mission, SF
Tear Down the Walls
Attend this fundraiser for the Prison Activist Resource Center, an all-volunteer, grassroots prison abolitionist collective. Featuring live music, dance performances, spoken word, a silent auction of art by Death Row artists Kevin Cooper and James Anderson, and more.
7 p.m., $10+ suggested donation
Uptown Body and Fender Shop
401 26th St., Oakl.
SUNDAY, MAY 9
Reclaim Mother's Day
Join other mothers for this march across the Golden Gate Bridge to answer the call Julia Ward made 140 years ago "to feel tender towards women of other nations and not allow our sons to injure their sons." Mother's Day is not just a day to take your mother to brunch!
11:45 a.m., free
Golden Gate Bridge
Gather in either north or south parking lots along Highway 101, SF
MONDAY, MAY 10
No Drones Bus Caravan
Hop on the bus for two days of action against war profiteers. The bus goes from the Bay Area to Indian Springs, Nev., stopping along the way at the headquarters of at least seven major corporations that profit from war by making mass-killing devices.
7 a.m., $100
Call for meet up location
Spring clothing drive
Clean your closet for a good cause donate to St. Anthony's Free Clothing Program and help provide dignity and essentials to low-income families. St. Anthony's offers free clothing in a store-like environment to help those in need move toward self-sufficiency.
Mon.Fri., 8 a.m.4:15 p.m.; free
St. Anthony's Foundation
1179 Mission, SF
TUESDAY, MAY 11
"A Right to Home"
Find out how people in the Bay Area and in Africa, Asia, and Latin America are organizing to confront the injustice, inequality, and discrimination that create conditions for homelessness, forced migration, and displacement. Featuring panelists from Priority Africa Network, National Network on Immigrant and Refugee Rights, International Accountability Project, and Just Cause.
5:30 p.m., $10 suggested donation
World Affairs Council
312 Sutter, SF
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