Events Nationwide

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Francisco,
CA
August 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
David Baker, Energy Reporter, San Francisco ChronicleJohn Cushman, Author, Keystone & Beyond; Former Reporter, The New York TimesAdditional panelist TBA
San Francisco,
CA
August 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
Daniel Curzon, Author; Social, Cultural and Environmental Holiness Critic Join in Curzon’s tales from Halfway to the Stars in which the cable car driver says what you secretly agree with but are afraid to say out loud. Add in a mix of hilarious and informative guidelines for "proper gay behavior" in The Big Book of In-Your-Face Gay Etiquette. Better yet, bring your ideas and interpretations of your favorite Curzon books, poems and fiction. Toss together local fun, etiquette and taboo for an unforgettable evening!
Los Altos Hills,
CA
August 24, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Josephine and Frank Duveneck opened their home to the United Farm Workers movement in the 1960s and provided a safe space for Cesar Chavez to organize California’s first farm workers strike. Cesar’s Last Fast is a multi-platform feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez’s struggle for the humane treatment of America’s farm workers, and the impact Chavez’s legacy has on today’s generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights.
Berkeley,
CA
August 27, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
  UK filmmaker Candida Brady's documentary Trashed, featuring actor Jeremy Irons looks at the growing global crisis of trash, highlighting how human health and the environment are threatened by the pollution from burning and discarding waste.
Hopland,
CA
September 6, 2014 - 11:00am
  What is SolFest?  SolFest is a one-day event filled with hands-on educational workshops, inspirational speakers, live music, performers, eco-conscious vendors, kid’s activities, organic food, and many other festivities.
San Francisco,
CA
September 8, 2014 - 12:00pm
  Dr. Kelly has published widely, including books on Shakespeare and papers on dramaturgy and cultural engagement. She will discuss her work in teaching and leadership at many different Saudi universities. Kelly's next book will record the experiences of Saudi Arabia's female leaders in a society that is still rigidly masculinist. Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, students free (with valid ID) 
San Francisco,
CA
September 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Louis Schubert, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Social Sciences Department, City College of San Francisco.
San Francisco,
CA
September 12, 2014 - 12:00pm
George Marshall, Author, Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate ChangeDacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley Abundant scientific evidence demonstrates that climate disruption is happening in all 50 states now and many Americans are directly experiencing impacts. Yet many people are failing to do all they can to reduce carbon pollution and build a resilient future. Are we mad? Or are we simply human?
San Francisco,
CA
September 14, 2014 - 9:30am - September 15, 2014 - 9:30am
  “The Future of Human Rights in Africa”,with Dr.Walter Turner, scholar, author, journalist and co-author of “No Easy Victories: African Liberation and American Activists over a half-century: 1950 to 2000.” Dr. Turner also hosts a radio show every Monday evening on KPFA called “Africa Today”. Light breakfast offered for slight fee.  
San Francisco,
CA
September 15, 2014 - 9:00am
Deepak Chopra, M.D., Mind-Body Physician; Author, The Soul of LeadershipRinaldo Brutoco, President, Chopra Foundation; Founding President, World Business Academy; Author, Freedom from Mid-East OilGreg Dalton, Host and Founder, Climate One – Moderator