Events Nationwide

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Francisco,
CA
August 13, 2014 - 6:00pm
Debbie Davis, Community & Rural Affairs Advisor, Office of Planning and Research, State of CaliforniaFelicia Marcus, Chair, State Water Resources Control BoardBarton Thompson, Jr., Professor of Natural Resources Law, Stanford Law School
Berkeley,
CA
August 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
 Conscientious Projector's Film Series for the 99% presents The Day After Trinity: Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb. "I have become Death" declared nuclear scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer upon first witnessing the terrible power of the Atomic Bomb. This Oscar -nominated film for best documentary uses newsreel footage and recently declassified government film to trace the Manhatten project under Oppenheimer's guidance. The New Mexico A-Bomb tests are shown as well as the aftermath of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.
San Francisco,
CA
August 21, 2014 - 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Join Global Exchange for an evening of community, cultivation and celebration! Global Exchange is partnering with Dr. Teeth to raise awareness and funds for Global Exchange! 10% of drink sales on August 21, 2014 will be donated to Global Exchange - so come have some fun and raise some funds for Global Exchange. Great People (connect with Global Exchange staff, supporters and allies);Great Place (Dr. Teeth is a happen'n bar in the heart of the Mission);and a Great Cause (funds raised will go to support our work for social and economic justice). 
San Francisco,
CA
August 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
David Baker, Energy Reporter, San Francisco ChronicleJohn Cushman, Author, Keystone & Beyond; Former Reporter, The New York TimesAdditional panelist TBA
San Francisco,
CA
August 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
Daniel Curzon, Author; Social, Cultural and Environmental Holiness Critic Join in Curzon’s tales from Halfway to the Stars in which the cable car driver says what you secretly agree with but are afraid to say out loud. Add in a mix of hilarious and informative guidelines for "proper gay behavior" in The Big Book of In-Your-Face Gay Etiquette. Better yet, bring your ideas and interpretations of your favorite Curzon books, poems and fiction. Toss together local fun, etiquette and taboo for an unforgettable evening!
Los Altos Hills,
CA
August 24, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Josephine and Frank Duveneck opened their home to the United Farm Workers movement in the 1960s and provided a safe space for Cesar Chavez to organize California’s first farm workers strike. Cesar’s Last Fast is a multi-platform feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez’s struggle for the humane treatment of America’s farm workers, and the impact Chavez’s legacy has on today’s generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights.
Berkeley,
CA
August 27, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
  UK filmmaker Candida Brady's documentary Trashed, featuring actor Jeremy Irons looks at the growing global crisis of trash, highlighting how human health and the environment are threatened by the pollution from burning and discarding waste.
Hopland,
CA
September 6, 2014 - 11:00am
  What is SolFest?  SolFest is a one-day event filled with hands-on educational workshops, inspirational speakers, live music, performers, eco-conscious vendors, kid’s activities, organic food, and many other festivities.
San Francisco,
CA
September 8, 2014 - 12:00pm
  Dr. Kelly has published widely, including books on Shakespeare and papers on dramaturgy and cultural engagement. She will discuss her work in teaching and leadership at many different Saudi universities. Kelly's next book will record the experiences of Saudi Arabia's female leaders in a society that is still rigidly masculinist. Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, students free (with valid ID) 
San Francisco,
CA
September 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Louis Schubert, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Social Sciences Department, City College of San Francisco.