Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

March 23, 2015 (All day) - March 27, 2015 (All day)
              Social Justice Week (March 23-27) at Sonoma State University will feature former Black Panther, Mama Charlotte Hill O'Neal an accomplished poet, musician and visual artist, and Founding Director of Tanzania's United African Alliance Community Center. O’Neal will keynote in the Donald and Maureen Green Music Center at 6:00 PM Tuesday March 24.   Other featured speakers include Dr.
March 28, 2015 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
              A public talk by Kevin Danaher, PhD at the Annual Good Government Luncheon of the Democratic World Federalists   Dr. Kevin Danaher is a cofounder of Global Exchange, FairTradeUSA, the Green Festivals, and the Green Guardians.
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