April 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
Featuring Troy Duster, Emeritus Professor, Sociology, UC Berkeley
Jeremy Gruber, President, Council for Responsible Genetics
In conversation with Milton Reynolds of Facing History and Ourselves.
April 17, 2014 - 8:00pm
Dir. April Martin and Paul Hill, 2013, 95 minutes.
April 17, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Presented as part of RCW's new film series, Rhythmix Picks Flicks in partnership with Environment California.
In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide).This is a free event. $5-15 suggested donation. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
April 18, 2014 (All day) - July 31, 2014 (All day)
On the 40th Anniversary of the Portuguese Revolution of April 25, 1974
Political struggles over land, labor, and production in Portugal from 1975 to 1980 as told by fifty-eight original poster cards from newborn political parties, trade unions, and social movements
Sharat G. Lin, who collected the poster cards in 1980, will lead a discussion on the historical context on Tuesday, April 22 at 1-2 pm.
Free and open to the public
April 18, 2014 (All day) - April 24, 2014 (All day)
Every living thing requires water. We humans interact with it in a myriad of ways, numerous times a day. But how often do we consider the complexity of that interaction? And, unless confronted by scarcity, when do we meditate on its ubiquity in creating, sustaining and enriching life?
April 19, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
This family-friendly 5K fun run and walk is being organized in celebration of Earth Day, Water Awareness Month and to highlight the importance of water conservation. By conserving water we can help protect and restore the Wild and Scenic Tuolumne River, the main source of our drinking water. Educating the community about efficient water use is particularly important this year due to drought conditions.
April 19, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Two choices one conclusion. Young Israeli activists Maya Wind and Eran Efrati will talk about participating in joint struggle in Palestine - Israel for justice and equality.
In the talk, we share our experiences of joint Palestinian-Israeli struggle for justice and equality. We discuss direct action and protest in the West Bank and efforts to educate the Israeli public about the occupation. We also share our experiences of growing up in segregated Jerusalem and of our Zionist and militaristic education.
April 19, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Eran Efrati and Maya Wind will discuss: growing up in Jerusalem;choosing to oppose the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and to participate in the joint Palestinian-Israeli struggle for justice and equality; engaging in direct action and protest in the West Bank; and working to educate the Israeli public about the occupation.
April 19, 2014 - 7:00pm
Members of the Task Force on the Americas will present a report-back following a 10-day delegation to Venezuela. They will discuss meetings with government officials, including the Ombudsman and top security officers; the secretary general of the Latin American Bolivarian Alliance (ALBA); members of the opposition; the US Embassy; cooperatives, schools and agricultural initiatives.
A $5-10 donation is suggested. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
April 20, 2014 - 10:30am - 12:30pm