May 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
Environmental Justice Speakers Series presents Why Food Sustainability Matters with a screening of the documentary "GMO OMG"
May 9, 2014 (All day) - May 11, 2014 (All day)
This first ever general grassroots Climate Conference with leading scientists and activists will tackle climate topics, technical and political in the Bay Area and beyond.
Friday: (San Francisco: Unitarian Universalist Church) The Conference will start with a special speaking engagement Friday night May 9th, featuring Stanford Professor Mark Jacobson, who has a science-based plan to get to 100% renewable energy by 2050.
May 9, 2014 - 12:00pm
Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honorary Consul General, Republic of Turkey, S.F. Bay Area
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Communication Arts, SFSU; Media Analyst
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Centre for Investigative Reporting - Moderator
The distinguished panel will discuss the Syrian tragedy, which has caused hundreds of thousands of casualties and created over two million refugees. The panelists will be also focus on how the conflict has impacted neighboring countries.
May 9, 2014 - 6:30pm
Official selection of 15 festivals worldwide and the winner of 5 'Best Of' Awards, including Best Feature at the 2012 Mexico International Film Festival. SMUGGLED tells the story of a 9 year-old boy and his mother as the couple are smuggled into the U.S. in a compartment underneath a tour bus. Unfortunately, the journey doesn't go as planned as a new destiny awaits Miguel and his mother.
May 9, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
A Free Forum with JOEL BEININ - Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History, Stanford University.
"In the afternoon when they were about to maybe get there, 700 settlement units were announced in Jerusalem. And poof! That was sort of the moment.” ~ Sec'y of State John Kerry, Testifying Before the Senate.
May 9, 2014 - 8:00pm
BENEFIT CONCERT for the Resource Center for Nonviolence Building for the Future Campaign
This benefit is the public launch of our community campaign to fund the renovation of our 50-year old building. We invite you to join us for the concert and to consider sponsorship of the event. Because tickets are selling quickly,
TICKETS:Only available Online. You can purchase tickets through the Rio Theatre's website.General Admission: $40 + $2 SC Admissions tax PLUS online service fee.
May 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
A video of the theatrical production of the 60th Anniversary of the execution of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg -- featuring Angela Davis, Eve Ensler, Cotter Smith, radical hip hop artists Rebel Diaz, poet Martín Espada, members of the Rosenberg/Meeropol family, and more! (This production was staged in June 2013).
This 90-minute production uses dramatic readings, acted vignettes, poetry, music, and historical photos, to dramatize the last four days of the Rosenbergs’ lives through their prison letters and their sons' firsthand accounts.
May 16, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
In honor of Nakba day, Middle Eastern Film Night presents "Enduring Roots: Over a Century of Resistance to the Jewish National Fund" as the first event in a new ongoing series at SJPJC.
Martinez to Benicia,
May 17, 2014 (All day)
Opening Rally in Martinez – morning• Native American prayer by Idle No More SF Bay• Local speakers
Ending Rally in Benicia – Afternoon• Process of Imagining: The future of our community• Art Projects• Picnic
May 19, 2014 - 6:00pm
Nicole Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of EducationZenobia Barlow, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Center for Ecoliteracy; Regional Environmental Justice Coordinator, EPA; Founder, Three Circles Center
Erik Hoffner, Outreach Coordinator and Writer, Orion MagazineMitchell Thomashow, President Emeritus, Unity College; Director, Presidential Fellows Program, Second Nature
Laurette Rogers, Co-Founder, Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW)