Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

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.
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 - 8:00pm
  ‘Boy Saloum: La Révolte des Y’en a Marre’Dir. Audrey Gallet, 2013
San Jose,
CA
May 3, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:30pm
  Welcome home Lynne Stewart!Free all political prisoners!End political repression! Join the South Bay Committee Against Political Repression, National Lawyers Guild and the San Jose Peace & Justice Center in welcoming Lynne Stewart, Pam Africa and Ramona Africa to San Jose. We will discuss the struggle to free political prisoners highlighting the cases of Lynne Stewart, the MOVE 9 and Mumia Abu-Jamal, including a videotaped message from Mumia himself. Speakers:Masao Suzuki- South Bay Committee Against Political Repression
San Jose,
CA
May 3, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  SHIFT CHANGE is a documentary film by veteran award-winning filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin. It tells the little known stories of employee owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces.