Posted on October 2, 2013 by the Webmaster

The October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation has been mobilizing every year since 1996 for a National Day of Protest on October 22nd, bringing together those under the gun and those not under the gun as a powerful voice to expose the epidemic of police brutality.

When: Tuesday, October 22
Where: See locations below
What: Rallies and demonstrations throughout California
Sponsor: October 22 Coalition
Contact: email oct22national - at -

The California Peace and Freedom Party has endorsed these events.

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The Call for the 18th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation is to bring forward the united, powerful, visual coalition of families victimized by police terrorism and to reach into all parts of our community. May our unity bring the change that our children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren so rightfully deserve – freedom, justice, equality, humanity, respect, and a right to take BART [Bay Area Rapid Transit] and a right to walk to 7-11 for Skittles and ice tea without being executed.
-- Cephus “Uncle Bobby” Johnson, the uncle of Oscar Grant


This year has seen a sharp escalation in a full spectrum of attacks on the people. Yet even through some of the most repressive attacks that the government has made, there are signs of hope in the nationwide eruptions of outraged people and communities who are fighting back. We have a heavy responsibility going into the 2013 National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation, to stoke these sparks of resistance into a movement that can not only stop but reverse these escalating attacks.

Read the rest of the Call to Action here.

Contacts and List of California Assembly Points for October 22, 2013

Last updated 29 September 2013. The Coaltion posts new information as it is received, so check their website if your area is not listed yet or if you are outside California.

Central Valley, California
call 209-518-7997 or 209-513-4421


Fresno, California
October 21, 2013
6:00pm Film screening: "Dr. King & The Black Panther Party vs. United States of America Police Brutality" at New Light for New Life Church of God (1106 W. Woodward)

October 22, 2013
5:30pm Assemble at corner of N and Mariposa, across from the Police Department
7:30pm The Fresno Light Brigade, corner of Nees and Blackstone

559-250-2434 or 559-942-0015 (Irene)
IWAPGH - at -

Haywood, California
6:30pm at Pancho Villa Event Center (The White Hall), 1026 B Street

Humboldt/Eureka/Redwood Curtain, California
copwatchrwc - at -

Los Angeles, California
October22.LA - at -

Oakland, California
2:30 p.m. Meeting at 73rd Ave. and International Blvd, Marching to Fruitvale Station
4:30 p.m. Rally at Fruitvale Station followed by March in Fruitvale
stopmassincarcerationbayarea [at] gmail [dot] com

Oxnard, California
poder805 - at -

Sacramento, California
10:00am Assemble at California State Capitol (1315 10th Street) for rally, workshops, edutainment, and march
916-370-0846 (Christina Arechiga)
castatewidecoalition - at -

San Diego, California
6:00pm Assemble at I15 overpass on University Avenue
Vigil and speakout at sundown, followed by a light brigade action to Film The Police
Please bring candles, signs, and cameras that have the ability to record video
capbsd - at - or Jjordan - at

San Francisco/Bay Area, California
oct22BayArea - at -






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