Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Oakland,
CA
July 31, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Permi-curious?  We can design our way out of the social and environmental nightmare we've created on Earth - climate change, species extinction, poverty, inequity and more.  Hear stories from real, on the ground, projects showing ways we can meet our needs while being beneficial to all life.  Hear stories about Permaculture design.  If you love good food, regenerative farming, natural building, community building, renewable energy and are curious about a design system that ties it all together then come check out this free introduction.
Lafayette,
CA
July 31, 2014 - 6:30pm
  For the fourth year in a row Sustainable Lafayette will be hosting a summer film series at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center (Community Hall) that will feature three recently released documentaries. Free snacks, cookies, coffee, and refreshments will be served at each movie and special guest speakers will be included when possible.
Berkeley,
CA
July 31, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Screening and discussion of Freedom Riders," a documentary about the hundreds of Black and white youth who traveled by buses and trains to the Deep South in 1961 to challenge Jim Crow Laws. Directed by Stanley Nelson.
Berkeley,
CA
August 1, 2014 - 7:00pm
Newman Nonviolent Peacemakers invite you to commemorate the upcoming anniversaries of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We will present Oliver Stone's, The Bomb, a segment from his larger film series, The Untold History of the United States. A lively discussion will follow. Admission:  Free  
San Francisco,
CA
August 1, 2014 - 7:00pm
Guest speaker: Niki Adams, English Collective of Prostitutes.Alexandra Berliner, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children;Rachel West, US PROStitutes Collective Speakers will address: *How UK sex workers won against mass raids and closures instigated by police and property developers attempting to take over the historic red-light district of Soho, central London, England. This is a crucial victory for the SF Bay Area to know about, as many of us face speculators, evictions and gentrification.
San Francisco,
CA
August 1, 2014 - 7:20pm
Incendiary Documentary on a Soldier’s Moral ​Crisis in the ​ Afghanistan War with ​ Director Dan Krauss will be in person for Q&A.
Berkeley,
CA
August 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
Incendiary Documentary on a Soldier’s Mora​l ​ Crisis in the  Afghanistan War With ​Director Dan Krauss will be in person for Q&A at
San Francisco,
CA
August 3, 2014 - 4:30pm
Incendiary Documentary on a Soldier’s Moral ​Crisis in the Afghanistan War With ​Director Dan Krauss will be in person for Q&A at
Livermore,
CA
August 5, 2014 - 2:00pm
A group camp-out in beautiful Del Valle Regional Park the night before the annual Hiroshima Commemoration at the Livermore nuclear weapons lab. At 6:30 AM the next morning we will caravan to the Lab for the event.Note:the park gate opens at 5 AM. PARKING: Limited parking at the campground,carpooling is suggested. COST: $10 per person. (No additional charge for parking or food.) RSVP REQUIRED Musical instruments welcome. No pets. No alcohol.Dinner & simple breakfast provided. Bring your own water to drink.
Richmond,
CA
August 6, 2014 (All day) - August 9, 2014 (All day)
The 2014 Our Power National Convening will unite local and national frontline communities, community-based organizations, environmentalists, labor unions, climate activists, food justice groups, and our allies to advance a Just Transition strategy that serves our communities, heals the planet, empowers the people and improves our quality of life.  Just Transition is the pathway from a pollution-based extractive economy (dependent on energy like nuclear, fracking, and dirty Tar Sands oil) to implementing a strategy to build local living economies that is environmentally grounded, produc