Events Nationwide

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Martinez to Benicia,
CA
May 17, 2014 (All day)
  Opening Rally in Martinez – morning• Native American prayer by Idle No More SF Bay• Local speakers The Walk Ending Rally in Benicia – Afternoon• Process of Imagining: The future of our community• Art Projects• Picnic
Palo Alto,
CA
May 18, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  Please join us for a very special event at Grace Lutheran Church.  In conjunction with St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Grace will be screening the new Sundance Award-Winning documentary film The Overnighters, by Palo Alto native filmmaker Jesse Moss.
San Francisco,
CA
May 19, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Nicole Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of EducationZenobia Barlow, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Center for Ecoliteracy; Regional Environmental Justice Coordinator, EPA; Founder, Three Circles Center Erik Hoffner, Outreach Coordinator and Writer, Orion MagazineMitchell Thomashow, President Emeritus, Unity College; Director, Presidential Fellows Program, Second Nature Laurette Rogers, Co-Founder, Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW)
Oakland,
CA
May 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Mazibuko Jara is Editor of Amandla, an independent researcher and writer, and development consultant. He has a long history of grassroots activist work with the HIV/AIDS movement, the cooperative movement and community-based development organisations. He has extensive global experience working with alliances and coalitions that are critical of corporate-led finance-dominated modes of globalisation and which articulate alternatives that are consistent with the principles of social justice and ecological sustainability.
San Rafael,
CA
May 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
 
Berkeley,
CA
May 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
"Dr. Hart (neuropsychopharmacologist, Columbia Univ., research scientist, New York State Psychiatric Instit. Div. of Substance Abuse) presents a refreshing new analysis of drug use that reveals how common misconceptions are far too often not based on empirical evidence. Hart blends his own story of experimentation with drugs as a teenager with his empirical insights into the relationship between drugs and pleasure, factors that motivate the use of drugs, and the power of choice.
San Francisco,
CA
May 29, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  China has undergone profound economic change in recent years. Through international trade and development of new energy resources, the country has increased its involvement abroad, and at home economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. However, progress has not been made across the board – political and social advances have been slower to emerge. The Communist Party still seeks to maintain control over its citizens, limiting freedom of expression and restricting access to information.
Richmond,
CA
May 31, 2014 - 1:00pm
  Meet at Castro St. entrance to Kinder Morgan train yard between entrance to Chevron Refinery/Hwy 580 & Hensley Street, close to Hensley across Castro Street from General Chemical’s entrance at 525 Castro Stop Pollution of our Communities and Climate! The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a permit to Kinder Morgan to operate its crude‐by‐rail project to import highly explosive and toxic crude oil into Richmond, a low income community of color already burdened bypollution caused by the fossil fuel industry.
San Francisco,
CA
June 1, 2014 - 9:30am
  Solving Conflicts in the Middle East”, with Richard Becker, reporter on Middle East affairs and featured speaker at political conferences in the USA and across the world. “Becker gives us our most sharply focused and penetrating analysis of the real dynamics at work in the continuing persecution of the Palestinian people,” says Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General, Light breakfast offered for slight fee.