February 2024 Speaker Meeting:Elaine Brown - Black Panthers

The February East Bay Gray Panthers Speaker Meeting!

Purely virtual - from your home via Zoom

Elaine Brown

Our guest speaker this month was the legendary fierce and inspiring

Elaine Brown

1:30 Welcome:

Featured Speaker: Elaine Brown

Singer/songwriter, former Chair of the Black Panther Party, author, intellectual, co-founder of the National Alliance for Prison Reform, multi-party political candidate, radical systems challenger, noted university and public speaker, founder of Oakland & the World Enterprises, City Council-member, West Oakland urban farmer, jobs developer, and last but not least, successful affordable housing developerWhat can't we learn from her? 
We are honored to have this history-making leader and creator to speak with us this Black History Month. 

and more action updates from members and the community.

All are welcome to attend and share this invitation. The program opens at 1:30 with Welcomes.  will follow the Featured Speaker after a short break at 3pm. There will be ample time for Q&A and discussion, followed by Gray Panther Member and Community Announcements.


*** Welcome New EBGP Member Pietro Calogero! *** End Homelessness Now Rally and Art Action flyer
Empowered Elder Workshop - Senior Vote Ambassador TRAINING
Tuesday, March 12th at 10am
with CARA (California Alliance of Retired Americans
Where: Judge Henry Ramsey South Berkeley Senior Center
2939 Ellis St, Berkeley, CA 94703; Corner of Ashby, 2 blocks from BART 
For information contact Bill at 510-848-9402
New Date MARCH 18 - Rally to End Homelessness Now (flyer on left has old date but everything else is right)
 Sacramento, March 18, 2024 call 510-842-6224 to car/train pool
- ADA and Homeless Shelters Campaign with CIL & SDA 
- AC Continuum of Care Ombudsman Office Organizing - 
-- News from Wood Street Commons Oakland -- Landless Peoples Alliance
 Long-Term Supports & Services Coalition (LTSS4All)  
 - Board backs 2 new projects for 2024 - 
 Social Housing Forum/Affordable Housing Month and  Housing is Health Dialogs 
In Person Socials & More



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Speaker Meetings are regular gatherings on the Fourth Wednesday of most months. We focus on special topics with guest speakers as well as highlighting Gray Panther and partner activities

For many Berkeley events of interest, see Kelly Hammargren's Activist Diary in the Berkeley Daily Planet, at https://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/ - click Current Issue for the latest updates. 

Currently the Monthly Meeting and Board Meetings are by zoom or phone-in but we are scheduling occasional outdoor and safe in-person gatherings in 2024! 

Get in touch with any questions: 510-842-6224 voice or text