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#ows and #occupyoakland

October 25, 2011

Oakland’s encampment went up two weeks ago, when hundreds of people took to the streets outside Oakland’s City Hall in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement – and they haven’t left. Over the past two weeks, Frank Ogawa Plaza has become a veritable tent city, complete with a free kitchen that serves food daily, a medical center, a kids’ zone, and wooden pathways built between the tents.

Oakland city officials had been relatively tolerant of the occupation until last Thursday, when they issued a notice to vacate, citing health and safety concerns. So far, the police have not made a move to enforce the ban on overnight camping. from A Day In the Life of Occupy Oakland

While @ #OWS today’s Daily News reports

“Faced with a threat by Occupy Wall Street lawyers to clog up the courts by demanding trials for arrested protesters, prosecutors Monday offered to dismiss about half of the 750 disorderly conduct charges.”

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countdown to global shift on 9/11

September 9, 2011

ONE: THE EVENT MAKE THE SHIFT!
WE ARE ONE
ONE with ourselves
ONE with each other
ONE with our planet

10 years, 10 hours after the 9/11 tragedy. Live from the hub in Seattle and from satellite events across the world. 4-hours of concentrated global consciousness to shift our collective consciousness from fear to love.

Empowering Communities, Growing Leaders

August 28, 2011

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Protected: Community Covenants: Learning from Ancient East Africa

August 27, 2011

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Protected: Future Cities

February 4, 2011

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