June 7, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
How do you respond to people who say that “enhanced interrogation techniques” may be distasteful but are regrettably necessary, and cite the recent movie “Zero Dark Thirty” to claim that that is how we found Osama bin Laden?
June 8, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
You’ve heard the news and read the stories and detected a difference. Now you’d like to find even more ways to get plastic out of your life. It’s easier (and more fun) than you may think! In this workshop, author and community activist Beth Terry will lay out pathways for replacing plastic with less harmful materials. From food containers to personal care items, clothing, and durable goods–all can have a better story for your body and the environment. Come learn how to do it!
June 9, 2013 - 1:30pm
Nancy Dobbs, President and CEO, KRCBWill Rogers, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Trust for Public LandNancy Kelly, Director, Rebels with a CauseAttorney from Earthjustice TBA
June 10, 2013 - 7:00pm
One of Cuba's foremost poets, Nancy Morejón is President of the Writers Section of the Cuban Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC) and was recently awarded Cuba's National Literature Prize. Morejón is a full member of the Cuban Academy of Language. She was born in 1944 and grew up in an old neighborhood of Havana, where the Spanish built their first settlement in the new world.
June 11, 2013 - 7:30pm
Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System
Anti-globalization advocate Jerry Mander explores and expands on the inevitable failures of capitalism.
"What may have worked in 1850 and 1900 is calamitous in 2012," says Mander, in his classic book, now in paperback. "It is killing the planet, dismantling democracy, and making people less happy, not more."
June 12, 2013 - 7:00pm
June 13, 2013 - 7:00pm
Fresh from Cuba, the celebrated poet and public intellectual
Presented by AL YOUNG
California Poet Laureate emeritus, novelist, essayist Kathleen Weaver, poet, biographer, translator
June 14, 2013 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Winner of a Student Academy Award®, Sin País (Without Country) explores one family’s complex and emotional journey involving deportation. (2012) Film by Theo Rigby Presentation by Michelle Cordova
Sin País (Without Country) attempts to get beyond the partisan politics and mainstream media’s ‘talking point’ approach to immigration issues by exploring one family’s complex and emotional journey involving deportation.
June 14, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join members of the Peace & Justice Center at the opening night of "Dirty Wars"
June 15, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
We are living with the most extreme wealth disparity since the great depression. Systems of privilege and inequality cause the wealth gap to grow even more extreme, and come between us when we try to get together to make change. How do our own class backgrounds affect our work for social change? How can we build stronger alliances for justice?
Join Class Action for an opportunity to explore our own class journeys, their intersections with race and gender, and their implications for our activism.
.$30-0 sliding scale.