Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Francisco,
CA
May 8, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
      Join us on May 8th, 2014, from 6:00PM – 8:30PM at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco for the 12th Annual Human Rights Awards! The evening will feature dining, dancing, and a presentation of the awards.   This year Global Exchange will honor the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Schools.
San Jose,
CA
May 8, 2014 - 6:30pm
  There's hunger right here in the U.S.A. Please bring a canned good item for the Letter Carriers' Food Drive.
Palo Alto,
CA
May 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Meet Award-Winning Author: NoViolet Bulawayo Zimbabwean immigrant and current Stegner Fellow, Bulawayo: “They flee their own wretched land so their hunger may be pacified in foreign lands, their tears wiped away in strange lands, the wounds of their despair bandaged in faraway lands, their blistered prayers muttered in the darkness of queer lands.”  
San Jose,
CA
May 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
  Environmental Justice Speakers Series presents Why Food Sustainability Matters with a screening of the documentary "GMO OMG"
San Francisco,
CA
May 9, 2014 - 12:00pm
  Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honorary Consul General, Republic of Turkey, S.F. Bay Area Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Communication Arts, SFSU; Media Analyst Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Centre for Investigative Reporting - Moderator The distinguished panel will discuss the Syrian tragedy, which has caused hundreds of thousands of casualties and created over two million refugees. The panelists will be also focus on how the conflict has impacted neighboring countries.
San Jose,
CA
May 9, 2014 - 6:30pm
  Official selection of 15 festivals worldwide and the winner of 5 'Best Of' Awards, including Best Feature at the 2012 Mexico International Film Festival. SMUGGLED tells the story of a 9 year-old boy and his mother as the couple are smuggled into the U.S. in a compartment underneath a tour bus. Unfortunately, the journey doesn't go as planned as a new destiny awaits Miguel and his mother.
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.
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 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