Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

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.
Livermore,
CA
August 6, 2014 - 7:00am - 9:00am
Bay Area peace and justice advocates will mark the 69th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan at the Livermore Lab, where the U.S. is spending billions of dollars to create "new and modified" nuclear bombs. The Wednesday, August 6, 2014 event is titled, "Failure to Disarm: Holding Our Government Accountable." Participants will gather at the northwest corner of the Livermore Lab (at Vasco & Patterson Pass Roads). The event begins at 7:30 AM.
Berkeley,
CA
August 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Cecile Pineda, author of Devil's Tango: How I Learned the Fukushima Step by Step, will introduce Harvey Wasserman in person! Also, a special screening of Pete Seeger singing the Solartopia Song. Get the latest update on the the current state of Fukushima, the radiation coming to California, what's happening with Diablo Canyon and with nukes worldwide, and the Solartopian transition to renewable energies, followed by discussion.
Oakland,
CA
August 6, 2014 - 7:30pm
 By Amanda Pope How does art survive in a time of oppression? During the Soviet rule artists who stay true to their vision are executed, sent to mental hospitals or Gulags.
Berkeley,
CA
August 7, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join Food & Water Watch for a free screening of the film "Resistance", a new documentary about the abusive practice of dumping antibiotics into the U.S. food system. "Resistance" examines the growing problem of antibiotic resistant bacteria and its impact on public health. The film has a focus on the role of conventional animal production in creating antibiotic resistant bacteria and demonstrates the importance of making changes to our current system and supporting sustainable animal agriculture
Berkeley,
CA
August 7, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
A Benefit for aid to Children in Gaza A documentary by Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill, and coproduced with young filmmakers in Gaza, FLYING PAPER is an uplifting story of Palestinian youth on a quest to shatter the Guinness World Record for the most kites ever flown! Co-filmmaker Roger Hill will introduce the film, and afterwards he and Middle East Children's Alliance staffer (and Palestinian refugee) will answer questions and give updates. "Flying Paper promises to be one of those films that I will never forget."--Samya Ayish, CNN Arabic