Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Oakland,
CA
April 30, 2014 - 7:30pm
  by Dan Stone
Berkeley,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Douglas Gayeton will host the release of his new book, Local: The Faces of Food and Farming in America, in a celebration with many of the local food system champions from the book. The night will be capped off with a special video presentation and discussion led by Gayeton and featuring many of the individuals from the video. Cost:  Free
Berkeley,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  Douglas Gayeton will host the release of his new book, Local: The Faces of Food and Farming in America, in a celebration with many of the local food system champions from the book. The night will be capped off with a special video presentation and discussion led by Gayeton and featuring many of the individuals from the video. Cost:  Free
San Francisco,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Daniel Goleman, Author, Ecological Intelligence Joshua Freedman, COO, Six Seconds; Author, Inside Change Additional speakers TBA
San Francisco,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Daniel Goleman, Author, Ecological Intelligence Joshua Freedman, CEO, Six Seconds; Author, Inside Change Though ecological awareness is on the rise, environmental depredation continues at alarming rates. While many people cognitively understand that behavior has to change to save the planet, that knowledge isn’t often enough to trigger change. People hear about “the Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” but they still buy bottled water and throw away plastic bags. The disconnect is rooted in understanding the human brain – and the way our brains actually process danger.
San Francisco,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
 
San Francisco,
CA
May 2, 2014 - 8:00pm
  ‘Boy Saloum: La Révolte des Y’en a Marre’Dir. Audrey Gallet, 2013
San Jose,
CA
May 3, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  SHIFT CHANGE is a documentary film by veteran award-winning filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin. It tells the little known stories of employee owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces.
San Rafael,
CA
May 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Lynne Stewart is a radical human rights and criminal defense attorney who has devoted her life to the oppressed. She was falsely convicted of conspiracy to aid and abet terrorism because she issued a press release on behalf of her famous client, an anti-Mubarak Egyptian cleric. This was an obvious attempt by the U.S. government to silence dissent, curtail vigorous defense lawyers, and install fear in those who would fight against the U.S. government.
San Francisco,
CA
May 6, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  In the last 25 years, the Internet has changed the way people access and share information, and has shifted the dynamics of societies around the globe. Those with a web connection have the potential to take any message and reach an audience of millions. But, this individual potential is only possible when the Internet is open and free for its users. More than 600 million Internet users - over 30% of the world's total Internet population - live in countries with substantial filtering or censorship of online content by the government.