Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Jose,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Ann Lucas Lecture Series in Law and Justice presents Author Seth Holmes and his new book "Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States"
San Francisco,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney; Director, Latino Outreach, Natural Resources Defense Council Gary Segura, Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies, Stanford University Anita Martinez, Retired College Educator; Environmentalist; Community Health and Safety Activist
Piedmont,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
This documentary dramatizes the growing income gap in the United States and the implications for the health of the American economy. A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, this film features Robert Reich, UC Berkeley professor, best-selling author, and former Clinton labor secretary, as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. Cost:   Free
Lafayette,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
 
San Anselmo,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
 
San Francisco,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Winner of the Rigoberta Menchú Grand Prix at the 2013 Montreal First Peoples Festival, "Gold Fever" is a hard-hitting documentary about the destructive and exploitative impacts of transnational mining in Guatemala.
Oakland,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
  by Craig Rosebraugh
San Jose,
CA
April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm
  "America -- they're coming for you next." The Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling marked a seismic shift in how America's elections are fought and financed. Speakers: Tia Lessin & Carl Deal, Filmmakers
San Rafael,
CA
April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
On the modern battlefield, religion both enables and constrains military operations. This is true not only for insurgents and terrorists, motivated by radical religious ideals, but also for professional soldiers, for whom religion is a constant feature of the military landscape. Religion influences the selection of targets, the timing of attacks, the zeal with which units execute their mission and the ability of soldiers to face the challenge of war.
Palo Alto,
CA
April 24, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  One of the best ways to help people understand the challenges we face, is with a movie that can grab an audience and move them to action. And this movie will do exactly that. Robert Reich Narrator, Star Former Sec’y of Labor / Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, UC Berkeley "Inequality for All" is a documentary film directed by Jacob Kornbluth. The film examines widening income inequality in the United States.