April 23, 2014 - 1:30pm
Sonia Diermayer’s, of the Sierra Club, will lead a talk on the water crisis in California. Her volunteer work on water issues began after her retirement from an elementary grades teaching career and a decade of architectural planning and design. An avid backpacker and skier, she makes frequent pilgrimages to the Sierra Nevada mountains, where the story of California water begins.
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"
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
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.
April 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm
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.
April 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
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
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.