Dinner for the 99 percent
Rebecca Solnit, author of A Paradise Built in Hell, will speak with her brother, long-time activist and OccupySF organizer David Solnit, about "hope, strategy and actions to build a better world." A dinner featuring gluten-free spaghetti and real or tofu meatballs will be served. Following dinner, hosts will screen a documentary of the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr.. This event will raise money for the San Francisco 99% Coalition.
6 p.m., $10-20
Unitarian Universalist Center
1187 Franklin, SF
The shame of Guantanamo
Historian, journalist, and author of The Guantanamo Files, Andy Worthington, will join investigative reporter Jason Leopold for a "freewheeling interview" discussing the history of torture and illegal detention without accountability spanning the George W. Bush and Barack Obama presidencies. This event marks the 10-year anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay Prison.
Noon-2 p.m., free
Louis B. Mayer Lounge, UC Hastings College of the Law
198 McAllister, SF
Run on the banks
The Occupy Housing Coalition will demonstrate to protest evictions of renters for condo conversions in the Mission District. Join them to demand that Wells Fargo stop all pending evictions for profit.
16th and Mission, SF
Mission community forum
For the first time, Occupy SF will hold its weekly community forum, a space to air general concerns and foster discussion, outside the Financial District. Come speak about topics specific to the Mission community, and discuss how to build a broad movement that "mirrors the diversity of San Francisco."
6-8 p.m., free
Email Lisa Guide: firstname.lastname@example.org
MLK Day gathering
Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and "call for a ceasefire in the streets" after a tragic year of 110 homicides in Oakland. A community gathering will include gospel, spoken word, drama, and time to talk with your neighbors.
10 a.m.-noon, free
238 E. 15th, Oakl
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