Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Sacramento,
CA
April 19, 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
  Two choices one conclusion. Young Israeli activists Maya Wind and Eran Efrati will talk about participating in joint struggle in Palestine - Israel for justice and equality. In the talk, we share our experiences of joint Palestinian-Israeli struggle for justice and equality. We discuss direct action and protest in the West Bank and efforts to educate the Israeli public about the occupation. We also share our experiences of growing up in segregated Jerusalem and of our Zionist and militaristic education.
Berkeley,
CA
April 19, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Members of the Task Force on the Americas will present a report-back following a 10-day delegation to Venezuela. They will discuss meetings with government officials, including the Ombudsman and top security officers; the secretary general of  the Latin American Bolivarian Alliance (ALBA); members of the opposition; the US Embassy; cooperatives, schools and agricultural initiatives.  A $5-10 donation is suggested. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Mill Valley,
CA
April 21, 2014 - 3:00pm
  An analysis of the current situation in Venezuela will be presented by Roger Harris, President of the Task Force on the Americas. This program is free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible.
Oakland,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  Why is the Canadian healthcare system different-and better-than ours?Join us and the producers for a screening of The Healthcare Movie
Berkeley,
CA
April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Ali Abunimah's new book, The Battle for Justice in Palestine, begins "The Palestinians are winning." Ali Abunimah directs The Electronic Intifada and wrote One Counry: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli Palestinian Impasse. A leader in the movement for justice in Palestine for the past 20 years, in 2013 he received the Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship. Come hear Ali for yourself, and get your own copy of this exciting new book Get your tickets now! $15 General, $10 Low Income/students
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.
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