Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

November 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
This Veterans Day, please join Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), Civilian-Soldier Alliance, and the Center for Political Education for an exhibition of the War is Trauma portfolio, a series of of handmade prints produced by the Justseeds Artists' Cooperative in collaboration with IVAW.
November 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Freedom Theatre has been a creative center in Jenin Refugee Camp, Palestine, since 2006, using theatre and culture as tools of resistance to oppression, while opening creative possibilities. Members of The Freedom Theatre in Jenin will appear at the La Pena Cultural Center in Berkeley at 7 p.m. on November 13, 2014.  Through its work, The Freedom Theatre aims to:
November 14, 2014 - 12:00pm - November 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
San Francisco’s Green Festival returns to the Fort Mason Center November 14th, 15th and 16th! At Green Festival®, there is something for everyone interested in living a more sustainable and healthier life. Experience the widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green – from food, fashion and health, to energy, construction and design. Enjoy vegan and vegetarian cooking demos, educational activities for kids and families, panels featuring inspirational speakers, and live music and entertainment.
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November 16, 2014 - 9:30am
  “Improving the Lives of Women in Africa”, with Muadi Mukenge, Global Fund for Women, who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and works on behalf of women across Africa. Light breakfast offered for slight fee
November 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
Bay Area churches opened their doors offering sanctuary to refugees who flooded into the the Bay Area during the height of the civil wars that raged across Central America in the 1980's. Today, the New Sanctuary Movement is responding similarly to the current humanitarian crisis of people -- including thousands of children -- fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries. Rev. Deborah Lee's congregation is one of two in the Bay Area that have publicly declared that they will provide sanctuary and offer room, board, and support to immigrants facing final deportation orders.
November 21, 2014 - 6:30pm
This November 20th will mark 45 years since 89 Native Americans, led by activist Richard Oakes, seized control of Alcatraz island for nearly two years. The Occupation of Alcatraz was a historic spark that catalyzed the burgeoning American Indian Movement in the late 1960s.
November 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center has announced the award winners for its 6th annual Peace & Justice Awards Dinner taking place on Saturday, November 22nd.