Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

September 4, 2014 (All day) - November 4, 2014 (All day)
    We are excited to share the opportunity with you to host a screening for the upcoming comedic documentary Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes. Screening Pay 2 Play is a great way to raise awareness about how the problem of money in politics affects all the other issues we care about from problems of mass incarceration, to a lack of environmental protections, to why we have yet to enact sensible gun safety laws.
October 30, 2014 - 7:30pm
In September of this year the number of immigrants crossing the US/Mexico border fell below 2013 totals. Is this due to humanitarian efforts of the countries involved or are there far more sinister causes at work here. Tom Wilson, Executive Director of the Canal Alliance, will discuss issues surrounding the May and June increase of women and children from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras crossing into the US, and explain what actions are being taken in Marin to provide legally mandated services and sanctuary to the undocumented.
Occidental,
CA
November 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
Ticket prices and locations to be announced Hosted by Greg Bridges
November 4, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in partnership with Cuba Caribe, Global Exchange and the San Francisco Public Library presents a film screening and director’s talk. REEMBARQUE (Gloria Rolando, 2014, 59 minutes, in Spanish with English subtitles) The peoples of African ancestry in Cuba have a rich and complex history. The voices of prominent historians join the memories of Haitians and their descendants in Cuba to understand a forgotten chapter in Caribbean history from the 18th century to the present.
Berkeley,
CA
November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
Part two of the Brower Center’s water-themed series focuses on past and present water debates in California, which has been called “the most hydrologically altered landmass on the planet.”  In November, the Center will take a look at California’s water history, exploring the successes and failures of major water redistribution projects: Mono Lake, San Joaquin River, the Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct, and others.
November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Middle East Children's Alliance is thrilled to host this celebration of award-winning reporter Nora Barrows-Friedman's new book which documents the emergence and success of the Students for Justice in Palestine movement, using many of Nora's investigative interviews with activists nationwide. Her journalistic experience in Palestine and close engagement with Palestinian solidarity activism give Nora a unique ability to help these inspiring student leaders tell their stories!
Berkeley,
CA
November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
 In Our POWER: U.S. Students Organiza For Justice In Palestine (Just World Books) MECA is thrilled to host this celebration of award-winning reporter Nora Barrows-Friedman's new book which documents the emergence and success of the Students for Justice in Palestine movement, using many of Nora's investigative interviews with activists nationwide. Her journalistic experience in Palestine and close engagement with Palestinian solidarity activism give Nora a unique ability to help these inspiring student leaders tell their stories!
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.
San Francisco,
CA
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