About Us


We are thirteen Bay Area collectives with a shared political vision of more equitable commoning of resources and meeting human needs over private interests or corporate profit:

  • Agua Viva is a worker-owned, cooperatively-run cafe that will serve as the convivial entrance to the Omni Commons.
  • Bay Area Public School is a free, self-organizing, anti-capitalist school with radical and contestatory politics.
  • Birdhouse is a new collective bringing art and artists to the Omni Commons.
  • Buried Seeds is dedicated to the production & accessibility of Earth-based medicine.
  • Chiapas Support Committee supports autonomous health care and education in Zapatista communities.
  • Counter Culture Labs is a citizen science and DIYbio space that is open sourcing biology.
  • Food Not Bombs has been bringing free food to parks, political events, neighborhood gatherings, and social centers since 1991.
  • Global Women's Strike - Omni Collective is an international network working toward the return of military spending to the community starting with women, the main caregivers everywhere.
  • Liberated Lens is a radical film & video collective dedicated to social change.
  • The Mess is a theatre troupe and collective of writers, dancers, singers, actors, and mischiefmakers who are out to do comedy that is a reflection of the Bay Area’s diverse culture.
  • Phat Beets is a food justice group building farmers markets and gardens in North Oakland.
  • Sudo Room is a place to build, learn, reclaim technology for the people, and create alternatives to the tech industry
  • Timeless, Infinite Light is an Oakland small press focused on contemporary poetry and critical theory.

Read more on our wiki.

Join Us


The easiest ways to join Omni are:

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Events

You can request space for your own event, or come to an event on our calendar. The next upcoming events are:

See our full calendar here!