January 20, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Learning how to draw and paint is more an aesthetic feel good activity. It exercises and activates your right brain function which in addition to being creative is also responsible for getting the big picture of the world and life, and to find out of the box solutions to real life problems...
What will you walk away with-Awareness of how you see the world-A more activated right brain-Ability to draw and paint like an artist-A finished original painting of your choice
January 22, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
The California Divestment Forum will bring together city government leaders and university officials to interface with financial experts for a dialogue on divesting from fossil fuels. Divestment is a growing movement and it is imperative that investors and decision makers consider its implications. In an era when climate change is inextricable from financial decisions, we must map out the possibilities for a path toward responsibly moving our assets into more sustainable investments.
January 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
We will discuss the first ten chapters of William Greider’s classic Secrets of the Temple. This comprehensive 1987 history of the Federal Reserve is essential background reading for understanding the Great Financial Crisis of 2008, the Occupy movement, “Quantitative Easing”, and how to respond to today’s politics of austerity and pension theft.
January 28, 2014 - 11:30am
February 1, 2014 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
February 18, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The world’s poorest communities face many obstacles on the road out of poverty: insufficient food and clean water, limited access to healthcare, education and employment, among many others. These shortcomings are often addressed through international aid or development projects and while some progress has been made, a major obstacle remains—everyday violence.
March 4, 2014 - 6:00pm
Nancy C. Unger, Professor of History, Santa Clara University