Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Francisco,
CA
April 10, 2014 (All day) - April 27, 2014 (All day)
        Every year, for over a decade, we’ve presented a selection of powerful films with distinctive human rights themes. The power of film cannot be underestimated to challenge the viewer and promote calls to action. Rather than wallow in despair, the films in this program will put a human face on threats to individual freedom and dignity, and celebrate the ability of the human spirit and intellect to prevail.
San Jose,
CA
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 Wheelchair accessible 
Berkeley,
CA
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?
San Francisco,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
 This Earth Day, join the San Francisco Green Film Festival and San Francisco Public Library for a special screening of WATERSHED: exploring a new water ethic for the new West. Screening followed by discussion with guests from The Redford Center. FREE admission.
Oakland,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
 
Oakland,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America’s struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyond “The Empire of Necessity is scholarship at its best. Greg Grandin’s deft penetration into the marrow of the slave industry is compelling, brilliant and necessary.”—Toni Morrison
Oakland,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  Why is the Canadian healthcare system different-and better-than ours?Join us and the producers for a screening of The Healthcare Movie
Berkeley,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Ali Abunimah's new book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine, begins "The Palestinians are winning." Ali Abunimah directs The Electronic Intifada and wrote One Counry: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli Palestinian Impasse. A leader in the movement for justice in Palestine for the past 20 years, in 2013 he received the Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship. Come hear Ali for yourself, and get your own copy of this exciting new book Get your tickets now! $15 General, $10 Low Income/students
Sacramento,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Aluminum is everywhere – not only in soda cans but also in food, cosmetics, and many medications, including most vaccinations. Though it is an ideal material for making airplanes, computers, and pens, the accumulation of aluminum in the body can have devastating consequences.
Stanford,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  Every year, thousands of Americans witness wrongdoing on the job. They discover waste, fraud, abuse or malfeasance that could jeopardize the lives of others, or the well-being of the public.