In San Francisco, approximately 600 people participated in the protest action on Feb. 4 denouncing U.S. threats against Iran. The protest was part of a "No Iran War" Day of Action.
As part of the Jan. 20 Day of Action initiated by Occupy Wall Street West, the ANSWER Coalition contingent occupied the Bank of America at Powell and Market Streets in San Francisco.
On Saturday, Jan. 7, Occupy SF took its show of solidarity to San Francisco’s Excelsior district, a working-class neighborhood where evictions and foreclosures are becoming increasingly prevalent.
On Dec. 17, San Francisco participated in a Global Day of Action in Support of Bradley Manning around the military court pre-trial hearing of the 23-year-old Army intelligence officer unjustly facing trial.
Occupy Oakland was joined by thousands of community members, workers and other supporters at picket lines that shut down the Port of Oakland as part of the West Coast Port Shutdown actions on Dec. 12. Among the participants was Scott Olsen, the Iraq war veteran and Oakland occupier who suffered a head injury when he was struck by a police tear gas canister.
Less than a day after a police raid evicted the Occupy SF encampment from Justin Herman Plaza, occupiers returned and resumed their occupation. The police raid and subsequent return of the occupiers followed a national day of action to occupy foreclosed homes.
SFPD raided the Occupy SF encampment in the early morning hours, arresting at least 70 demonstrators. We must mobilize now to defend the Occupy movement. We will not be silenced.
Occupy SF and supporters marched along Market Street and down the Latino Mission District to demand equal rights for all, chanting “We are the 99%!” and “Nosotros somos 99%!”
Recognizing the common thread of U.S. imperialism, organizers of demonstrations in solidarity with Bradley Manning and Egyptian protesters came together at Occupy SF for a united march and rally on Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Around 5,000 students, university staff and community members joined a mass demonstration at UC Davis quad in response to the pepper spraying of peaceful protesters. A general strike in Davis has been called for Monday, Nov. 28.