Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

Palo Alto,
CA
May 9, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  A Free Forum with JOEL BEININ - Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History, Stanford University. "In the afternoon when they were about to maybe get there, 700 settlement units were announced in Jerusalem. And poof! That was sort of the moment.” ~ Sec'y of State John Kerry, Testifying Before the Senate.
Santa Cruz,
CA
May 9, 2014 - 8:00pm
  BENEFIT CONCERT for the Resource Center for Nonviolence Building for the Future Campaign This benefit is the public launch of our community campaign to fund the renovation of our 50-year old building. We invite you to join us for the concert and to consider sponsorship of the event. Because tickets are selling quickly, TICKETS:Only available Online. You can purchase tickets through the Rio Theatre's website.General Admission: $40 + $2 SC Admissions tax PLUS online service fee.
Belmont,
CA
May 10, 2014 - 11:30am - 7:30pm
  $5 for adults; $3 for youth 6-17 yrs; children under 6 freeAll music and dance performances and exhibits are included in the price of admission.
San Francisco,
CA
May 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Join the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, the University of San Francisco School of Education and Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth at the California Historical Society for a conversation honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education court decision. 
Berkeley,
CA
May 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
  A video of the theatrical production of the 60th Anniversary of the execution of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg -- featuring Angela Davis, Eve Ensler, Cotter Smith, radical hip hop artists Rebel Diaz, poet Martín Espada, members  of the Rosenberg/Meeropol family, and more! (This production was staged in June 2013). This 90-minute production uses dramatic readings, acted vignettes, poetry, music, and historical photos, to dramatize the last four days of the Rosenbergs’ lives through their prison letters and their sons' firsthand accounts.
San Francisco,
CA
May 15, 2014 - 6:30pm
Please join IDEX in welcoming long-time IDEX partner and Co-ordinator of theSouth Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA), Desmond D'Sa, to San Francisco. Mr. D'Sa will be sharing the work of the alliance and its most urgent campaign against a mega project to expand the Durban port that will displace local people, disturb wildlife and negatively impact ecosystems. Mr. D'Sa will be traveling from South Africa to bring the voices of his community to IDEX supporters, allies, and friends.
San Jose,
CA
May 16, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  In honor of Nakba day, Middle Eastern Film Night presents "Enduring Roots: Over a Century of Resistance to the Jewish National Fund" as the first event in a new ongoing series at SJPJC.
Martinez to Benicia,
CA
May 17, 2014 (All day)
  Opening Rally in Martinez – morning• Native American prayer by Idle No More SF Bay• Local speakers The Walk Ending Rally in Benicia – Afternoon• Process of Imagining: The future of our community• Art Projects• Picnic
Palo Alto,
CA
May 18, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  Please join us for a very special event at Grace Lutheran Church.  In conjunction with St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Grace will be screening the new Sundance Award-Winning documentary film The Overnighters, by Palo Alto native filmmaker Jesse Moss.
San Francisco,
CA
May 19, 2014 - 6:00pm
  Nicole Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of EducationZenobia Barlow, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Center for Ecoliteracy; Regional Environmental Justice Coordinator, EPA; Founder, Three Circles Center Erik Hoffner, Outreach Coordinator and Writer, Orion MagazineMitchell Thomashow, President Emeritus, Unity College; Director, Presidential Fellows Program, Second Nature Laurette Rogers, Co-Founder, Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW)