Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

February 5, 2015 - 7:30pm
For the first time in more than fifty years the US and Cuba will be re-establishing diplomatic relations. However, with President Obama's support, Congress is preparing to impose sanctions on Venezuela.   Gloria La Riva, coordinator of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five, will discuss these issues at 7:30 PM on Thursday, February 5, at the Redwoods Presbyterian Church, 110 Magnolia Avenue, Larkspur (at Alexander). Gloria has traveled frequently to Cuba and has written extensively on the revolution.
February 6, 2015 - 6:30pm
Meet and greet starting at 6:30, please bring light and local snacks to share if you can.
February 7, 2015 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center is organizing the fourth annual Creating A Peaceful School conference.  The year's conference, "Pursuing Equity and Access", provides an opportunity to explore how we can work for full equity in our classrooms and our society and full access to learning and support services.    Keynote speaker is Toni Antoinette Johns, Ph.D., a lecturer in the School of Education at St. Mary's College and Adjunct Professor at Bainbridge Graduate Institute.  Dr.
February 7, 2015 - 11:30am
Following New York's historic decision to listen to the science and ban fracking, California is receiving national attention to be next. Governor Brown has spent his entire career positioning himself as a champion for the climate and our environment, but as he continues to allow fracking to expand across our state - we need to call out his hypocrisies.   Together we're going to set the tone for Governor Brown's final term as Governor and send him a clear message that Californians need him to Ban Fracking Now. 
February 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
They Were Promised the Sea is a myth-shattering documentary that investigates the 1960's exodus of Morocco's Arab Jewish population to Israel, exposing the political manipulation that separated Jewish and Muslim communities living together for millennia. Visually stunning and musically rich, it links the events inextricably to the tragic dispossession and exile of the Palestinian people.
San Jose,
CA
February 21, 2015 - 8:30am
Movement schools are a process to deepen and broaden our collective understanding of how we can contribute to movement building in this current moment. Their purpose is to grow our movement leadership through an intentional process of collective study, interrelated with collective political practice.
San Jose,
CA
February 22, 2015 - 6:00pm
Movement schools are a process to deepen and broaden our collective understanding of how we can contribute to movement building in this current moment. Their purpose is to grow our movement leadership through an intentional process of collective study, interrelated with collective political practice.
February 28, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
                    On February 28, 2015, TEDxBerkeley will gather world-leading thinkers, makers, and doers from a multitude of disciplines for the 6th annual TEDxBerkeley 2015: Wisdom. Compassion.
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.