Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Berkeley,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Douglas Gayeton will host the release of his new book, Local: The Faces of Food and Farming in America, in a celebration with many of the local food system champions from the book. The night will be capped off with a special video presentation and discussion led by Gayeton and featuring many of the individuals from the video. Cost:  Free
Berkeley,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  Douglas Gayeton will host the release of his new book, Local: The Faces of Food and Farming in America, in a celebration with many of the local food system champions from the book. The night will be capped off with a special video presentation and discussion led by Gayeton and featuring many of the individuals from the video. Cost:  Free
San Francisco,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Daniel Goleman, Author, Ecological Intelligence Joshua Freedman, COO, Six Seconds; Author, Inside Change Additional speakers TBA
San Francisco,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Daniel Goleman, Author, Ecological Intelligence Joshua Freedman, CEO, Six Seconds; Author, Inside Change Though ecological awareness is on the rise, environmental depredation continues at alarming rates. While many people cognitively understand that behavior has to change to save the planet, that knowledge isn’t often enough to trigger change. People hear about “the Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” but they still buy bottled water and throw away plastic bags. The disconnect is rooted in understanding the human brain – and the way our brains actually process danger.
Berkeley,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 6:30pm
  Meet, greet, and share locally grown snacks at 6:30. The film “Growing Cities” will screen at 7:00 followed by a series of brief presentations on ways to get involved in efforts that promote food growing in our city.
Palo Alto,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Commissioner at the California Energy Commission (CEC), was appointed by Gov. Brown in February 2013. She is one of five officials charged with implementing the state’s energy policies. Commissioner Scott will discuss the growing role of renewable energy in the state’s economy as well as CEC programs that support energy efficiency and conservation, cutting edge research, and renewable energy development. In her talk, Scott will also draw on her recent experience at the U.S. Department of the Interior with the development of renewable energy on public lands.
San Francisco,
CA
May 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
 
San Francisco,
CA
May 2, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  This is Lynne Stewart's first trip to the Bay Area since her release from Federal prison. She will be with her husband Ralph Poynter, Pam Africa of Free Mumia, and Ramona Africa of The Move Organization.  The event will celebrate Lynne's life and struggle, and focus on the work ahead to free all political prisoners, and to fight racist mass incarceration.
San Francisco,
CA
May 2, 2014 - 8:00pm
  ‘Boy Saloum: La Révolte des Y’en a Marre’Dir. Audrey Gallet, 2013