Roundup: Patriot rallies and counter protests in the Bay Area -- no weapons allowed!

There are patriot rallies and counter protests scheduled all throughout the weekend in the Bay Area. Passions are high, permits have been granted and in all cases, no weapons are allowed.
Here’s a roundup of some key events.

FRIDAY
Unite Against Hate rally hosted by the San Francisco Human Rights Commission at noon at Civic Center in San Francisco.

Interfaith Gathering Against Hate at 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Congregation Emanu-El at 2 Lake Street in San Francisco.

SATURDAY

Empathy Tent Pop-Up hosted by the Center for Building a Culture of Empathy and Compassion 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Crissy Field in San Francisco.

Patriot Prayer Rally 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Crissy Field in San Francisco.

LovedUp Mobile Dance Rally from noon to 5 p.m. Starts at Dolores Park with a march to Civc Center in San Francisco.

San Francisco drag queen Juanita More!, along with multiple local organizations, is hosting "Come Together," in the Castro with the tagline "Celebrate love and say no to hate." The event begins at 2 p.m.

Peace, Love and Understanding, organized by Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer of Peacefully United Against White Nationalists. Noon to 5 p.m. Civic Center San Francisco.

Stand for Love and Justice while saying “No” to the Nazis, organized by the Network of Spiritual Progressives and Tikkun. 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley.

Standing Together: An Interfaith Prayer Service of Peace. 4 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 327 MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland.

SUNDAY

Sanctuary Homes and Racial Justice Playdate at Frog Park, 5353 Miles Ave. in Oakland from 10 a.m. to noon.

Empathy Tent Pop-Up hosted by the Center for Building a Culture of Empathy and Compassion 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley.

Bay Area Rally Against Hate, hosted by the Unite for Freedom from Right Wing Violence in the Bay Area. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the Crescent Lawn at UC Berkeley.

Resist Racist Violence & Hate in Berkeley hosted by SURJ. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ohlone Park at Hearst Avenue and MLK Jr. Way.

No to Marxism in America, organized by “patriots” and a counter protest to that event are holding dueling rallies from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley.

Anti-racist storytime from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 1367 Valencia Street in San Francisco. Hosted by Showing up for Racial Justice.

South Bay Church will host a "Love Rally" at several churches in San Jose and Sunnyvale at various times. Click here for more information.

 

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