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Election Night Parties!

Plenty of places are having election night parties so hit one up and blow off some of this election steam:

SF Eater’s List ( –  lists parties this side of the bay at The New Parkway in Oakland, Slainte in Oakland, Starline Social Club in Oakland, Spats in Berkeley, Red Bay Coffee in Oakland, Heart & Dagger in Oakland, Club BNB in Oakland.

Nayeli Maxson (running for Oakland city council district 4) is hosting a party at Camber Montclair on Moraga in Piedmont: Details on Facebook

Nikki Fortunato Bas (running for Oakland city council district 2) is hosting a party at Solespace on Grand Ave in Oakland. Details on Facebook

La Pena Cultural Center in Berkeley is hosting an election results watch party:  Details at EventBrite

Racial & Criminal Justice Committee meeting on Nov 8th

The new Racial & Criminal Justice Committee invites everyone to our next meeting on Thursday, November 8th at 7:00 p.m. at 1256 Monterey Ave., Berkeley (half a block north of Monterey Market). We are meeting jointly with members of Indivisible Berkeley, Democratic Socialists of America, and the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights who also are organizing on racial and criminal justice issues. We’ll celebrate and/or commiserate briefly about the election results and then focus on how to move forward on the local and state levels. For more info, contact Rivka Polatnick (

15th Assembly District: Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks

We’ve got two terrific candidates for the 15th Assembly District: Jovanka Beckles and Buffy Wicks. Please take a look at both the platform and the endorsements for each of these candidates at their websites and social media links below.