December 3, 2013 - 6:00pm
After the 2009 coup in Honduras, there's been lots of talk about a "return to democracy" for this conflict-ridden Central American nation. But how committed is the Honduran 1% to such a concept? Join CPE and the Marin Interfaith Task Force on Latin America, and a number of Bay Area-based folks who traveled to Honduras as accredited observers for last week's Presidential election. They will share their eye-witness stories and observations in election report-back style.
December 3, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
A conversation with ALI FERDOWSI Professor of Political Science, Notre Dame de Namur University Native of Iran
December 3, 2013 - 7:00pm
An Activist with Stop Patriarchy reports back on defending the last abortion clinic in Jackson, MS and on this week's activism in Albuquerque against the 20 week ban which was just defeated. She will also talk about the need for organized defiance to the attacks on abortion nationwide.
December 3, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Global Exchange, Ventura County Supporters, are pleased to present a talk by Maryam Qudrat, Ph.D., Professor at California State University Long Beach and a Fellow at UC Irvine’s Center for Ethics and Morality. Dr. Qudrat holds in PhD in philosophy from the University of Southern California. In 2003, she authored a book entitled Torn Between Two Cultures: An Afghan-American Woman Speaks Out. She has traveled extensively in the region and has made numerous appearances on media such as CNN, TIME Magazine and The Los Angeles Times.
December 4, 2013 - 9:00am
Please mark your calendar to join Communities for a Better Environment, the Sunflower Alliance, the Richmond Environmental Justice Coalition, Idle No More and many others for a rally at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board Meeting at 939 Ellis St. San Francisco on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. We will rally at 9:00 a.m. and then go inside for the Board meeting at 9:45 a.m.
What is at Stake?
San Francisco & Berkeley,
December 4, 2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for the annual Global Exchange Fair Trade Store Holiday Party!
Wednesday, December 4 | 5PM-8PMGlobal Exchange Fair Trade StoresBerkeley: 2840 College Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705 (map)510/548-0370San Francisco: 4018 24th St., San Francisco, CA 94114 (map)415/648-8068
December 4, 2013 - 6:00pm
Mike Korchinsky, Project Developer, REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation); Founder and CEO, Wildlife WorksT.J. DiCaprio, Senior Director, Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft CorporationSissel Waage, Director of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services, Business for Social Responsibility
December 4, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join our Climate Change Coalition to watch "Chasing Ice," a film about work to document receding glacier ice in the Arctic, and discuss actions we can take to address climate change.
December 4, 2013 - 7:30pm
December 4, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair
Hosted by Leah Garchik
Anne is the brilliant author of Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year; Bird by Bird; Traveling Mercies, Plan B; Grace (Eventually); Some Assembly Required; Help, Thanks, Wow; and the seven novels Rosie, Hard Laughter; Joe Jones; All New People; Crooked Little Heart, Blue Show and Imperfect Birds.