Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

March 29, 2015 - 6:00pm
                On the 12th year of the U.S. War in Iraq, two presenters will lead a discussion on what's next:    Wardah Khalid is a Scoville Fellow at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, focusing on research, development and presentation of non-violent policy solutions to counter the self-described Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, as well as highlighting why U.S.
March 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
              Celebrate Cesar Chavez Birthday on Tuesday, March 31st!    Support Gerawan Farm Workers! Join farm workers, supporters and others as we march for justice in San Francisco. At 12 noon we will meet at 5th and Market Street where we will march to City Hall. Press Conference at 12:30pm at City Hall. Join us afterwards, the Board of Supervisors will be voting on a resolution to support Gerawan Farm Workers! Vote will be at 2pm.
March 31, 2015 - 6:00pm
              A powerful and shocking expose about what feeds our country and how one small group of workers fought corporate greed to end slavery and abuse in America’s fields. From Eva Longoria and Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, and a producer of Food Inc. comes this must-see film narrated by Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker. It will open the eyes of everyone who shops in a supermarket.
April 4, 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
              On Saturday, April 4th, the Mission District of San Francisco will be welcoming the families of Ayotzinapa, Mexico and hosting the Mission Art Performance Project (MAPP). As part of the day, the ANSWER Coalition would like to invite the community to participate in a political-artistic space to express oneself through any vocal medium. Join us as we use the power of our words and art to battle the injustices that face the world today.
April 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
              During a seven-year period that produced 100,000 murders, 20,000 disappearances, and dotted the Mexican countryside with mass gravesites, the U.S.
April 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
                The Burden Carried by African American Men with Dr. Cornel West   One of America’s most provocative public intellectuals, Dr. Cornel West has been a champion for racial justice since childhood. His writing, speaking, and teaching weave together the traditions of the Black Baptist Church, progressive politics, and jazz.
April 13, 2015 - 7:30pm
              Many high-tech projects that hoist the banner of "innovation" pride themselves on creating "disruption" to established modes of industry and commerce. Yet, often the disruption that ensues comes at the expense of the lives, livelihoods and neighborhoods of people in a vulnerable position on the socio-economic scale. What would a technology of disruption look like that champions the working poor?
April 15, 2015 - 7:30pm
              In Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty, Italian journalist and legislator Mario Marazziti achieves what might sound impossible: a book about the death penalty that takes on this weightiest of subjects in a charming and intimate way, bringing home the vast numbers of people impacted and why the stakes are high not only for those on Death Row but for us all.    Marazziti visited San Quentin and Texas and developed many friendships wit
April 18, 2015 - 9:00am
Earth Day San Francisco is dedicated to raising a  Sustainable Community and Environmental Awareness in and around the nine counties that make up the San Francisco Bay Area. Each year, thousands of local citizens see the work of sustainable entrepreneurs in their booths along the plaza. Wandering through this Eco-Village, eating healthy food and listening to world class performers and speakers, it is no wonder that  the number of participants in Earth Day continues to grow, not only in Earth Day San Francisco, but in Earth Days Worldwide.
April 18, 2015 - 10:00am
            Sexual violence touches all of our lives, Walk Against Rape is the chance to say NO! to sexual violence in our communities. March with us as we speak out against sexual violence and rape. Let's make our voices and stories known. Silence is not golden!   Walk Against Rape is an opportunity for the communities of San Francisco to come together and raise awareness about sexual assault.