Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Berkeley,
CA
April 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
  International Day of Peasant Resistance with Music by the Black Riders Liberation Party, and SHAKE YOUR PEACE!
Berkeley,
April 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
  Critical Conversations on Emerging Technology Scientists are now able to map our bodies’ DNA with increasing ease anddecreasing costs. But what is being done with this information and for whosebenefit? How much control do we have over our genetic information and whatcan we do to protect our privacy. Critical Conversations on Emerging TechnologyFree and Open to the Public Speakers:
Stanford,
CA
April 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
  With Marion Nestle, author of "Food Politics"
Berkeley,
CA
April 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
Kathy Kelly is an American peace activist, pacifist and author, one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness, and currently co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She has been part of peace delegations in several countries, notably remaining in combat zones during the early days of both US-Iraq wars. Suggested donation $5-10. No one turned away for lack of funds.Volunteers appreciated!
Berkeley,
CA
April 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
  Featuring Troy Duster, Emeritus Professor, Sociology, UC Berkeley Jeremy Gruber, President, Council for Responsible Genetics In conversation with Milton Reynolds of Facing History and Ourselves.
San Francisco,
CA
April 17, 2014 - 8:00pm
  Dir. April Martin and Paul Hill, 2013, 95 minutes.
Alameda,
CA
April 17, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Presented as part of RCW's new film series, Rhythmix Picks Flicks in partnership with Environment California. In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide).This is a free event. $5-15 suggested donation. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. This event is wheelchair accessible.
San Jose,
CA
April 18, 2014 (All day) - July 31, 2014 (All day)
  On the 40th Anniversary of the Portuguese Revolution of April 25, 1974 Political struggles over land, labor, and production in Portugal from 1975 to 1980 as told by fifty-eight original poster cards from newborn political parties, trade unions, and social movements Sharat G. Lin, who collected the poster cards in 1980, will lead a discussion on the historical context on Tuesday, April 22 at 1-2 pm. Free and open to the public Wheelchair accessible 
Berkeley,
CA
April 18, 2014 (All day) - April 24, 2014 (All day)
  Every living thing requires water. We humans interact with it in a myriad of ways, numerous times a day. But how often do we consider the complexity of that interaction? And, unless confronted by scarcity, when do we meditate on its ubiquity in creating, sustaining and enriching life?
Palo Alto,
CA
April 19, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
  This family-friendly 5K fun run and walk is being organized in celebration of Earth Day, Water Awareness Month and to highlight the importance of water conservation. By conserving water we can help protect and restore the Wild and Scenic Tuolumne River, the main source of our drinking water. Educating the community about efficient water use is particularly important this year due to drought conditions.