Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Sacramento,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Aluminum is everywhere – not only in soda cans but also in food, cosmetics, and many medications, including most vaccinations. Though it is an ideal material for making airplanes, computers, and pens, the accumulation of aluminum in the body can have devastating consequences.
Stanford,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  Every year, thousands of Americans witness wrongdoing on the job. They discover waste, fraud, abuse or malfeasance that could jeopardize the lives of others, or the well-being of the public.
Oakland,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
  One of the world’s most precious resources is at risk and most people don’t know that is happening or what to do. This groundbreaking film will help others learn what is at stake and what can be done to protect the source of nearly all our food: Seeds. The filmmaker, M. Sean Kaminsky, will participate in a discussion after the viewing. Cost:  $10.50 
Berkeley,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
  A presentation about the economic reforms underway in Cuba including an overview and analysis of the important newly enacted Foreign Investment Law . The discussion will be led by Eric Leenson, frequent traveler to Cuba and Coordinator of the international project – ” Socially Responsible Enterprise and Local Development in Cuba”
San Francisco,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
 
Berkeley,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 1:30pm
  Sonia Diermayer’s, of the Sierra Club, will lead a talk on the water crisis in California. Her volunteer work on water issues began after her retirement from an elementary grades teaching career and a decade of architectural planning and design. An avid backpacker and skier, she makes frequent pilgrimages to the Sierra Nevada mountains, where the story of California water begins.
San Jose,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Ann Lucas Lecture Series in Law and Justice presents Author Seth Holmes and his new book "Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States"
San Francisco,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Adrianna Quintero, Senior Attorney; Director, Latino Outreach, Natural Resources Defense Council Gary Segura, Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies, Stanford University Anita Martinez, Retired College Educator; Environmentalist; Community Health and Safety Activist
Piedmont,
CA
April 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
This documentary dramatizes the growing income gap in the United States and the implications for the health of the American economy. A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, this film features Robert Reich, UC Berkeley professor, best-selling author, and former Clinton labor secretary, as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. Cost:   Free