Friday, January 16, 2009

Bay Area Events Calendar

Bay Area Events Weekly Calendar

This Bay Area Events Calendar is compiled by Global Exchange and updated daily at Not all events are endorsed by Global Exchange.

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Featured Event
  BYE, BYE BUSH!  Immigrants & Workers demand CHANGE and JUSTICE from Newsom to Obama!
Wed, Jan 21, 2009   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
San Francisco City Hall
San Francisco



4pm inside city hall (in main lobby at stairs) procession to supervisors & mayor

5:30pm vigil in front of city hall

Please wear white

Join us in bidding GOOD RIDDANCE to the horrific Bush administration and raising our voices for justice

This action is being sponsored by the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Defense

Committee - a growing alliance encompassing immigrant rights advocates, labor groups, faith leaders, and LGBT activists. The Committee includes the African Immigrant and Refugee Resource Center, Alianza Latinoamericana por los Derechos de los Inmigrantes, AILA, Arab Resource and Organizing Center, Asian Law Caucus, Asian Youth Advocacy Network, Bay Area Immigrant Rights Coalition, Central American Resource Center, Chinese for Affirmative Action, Communities United Against Violence, EBASE, Global Exchange, Gray Panthers, H.O.M.E.Y., Filipino Community Center, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Instituto Familiar de la Raza, La Raza Centro Legal, La Voz Latina, Legal Services for Children, Mission Neighborhood Resource Centers, Movement for Unconditional Amnesty, Mujeres Unidas y Activas, PODER, POWER, Pride at Work, SF Immigrant Legal & Education Network, SF Labor Council, SF Organizing Project, St. Peter's Housing, Tenderloin Housing Clinic, and Young Workers United. 

For more information contact:

Kate at
Evelyn Sanchez at 510.839.7598

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Thursday, January 15th

Thu, Jan 15, 2009      6:00 PM
[view] Problems with Progress:  A Historical Perspective on the Presidency
Veterans Memorial Hall
3780 Mount Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549

Thu, Jan 15, 2009      6:00 PM
[view] Climate Countdown: Can The World Cut a Deal?
Commonwealth Club Office
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco

Thu, Jan 15, 2009 - Thu, Feb 5, 2009      7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
[view] Stanford African Students Association 2009 African Film Festival
Stanford/Palo Alto
Friday, January 16th

Fri, Jan 16, 2009      7:00 PM
[view] "PROJECT CENSORED" with co-founder  DR. PETER PHILLIPS. Book Party.
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Hall
1924 Cedar St at Bonita, a block east of MLK Jr Wy
Saturday, January 17th

Sat, Jan 17, 2009      12:01 PM
[view] Just Money! Learn how a fairer monetary system works
Redwood City Main Library Community Room
1044 Middlefield Road
Redwood City

Sat, Jan 17, 2009      6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
[view] Following your conscience in difficult times: A film viewing of "Soldiers of Conscience" and interfaith discussion
Insight Meditation Center
108 Birch (at Hopkins)
Redwood City
Monday, January 19th

Mon, Jan 19, 2009      10:00 AM
[view] Martin Luther King Day Celebration
Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
1188 - 12th Street @ Adeline Street

Mon, Jan 19, 2009      12:00 PM
[view] Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration
Civic Park Community Center
1365 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek
Tuesday, January 20th

Tue, Jan 20, 2009      7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
[view] Walnut Creek Celebrates the Presidential Inauguration
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek

Tue, Jan 20, 2009      12:00 PM

Tue, Jan 20, 2009      6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
K Gallery / Rhythmix Cultural Works
2513 Blanding Ave

Tue, Jan 20, 2009      7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Civic Center Plaza in front of San Francisco City Hall

Tue, Jan 20, 2009      8:00 PM
[view] Celebrate The End of an Error!  Ding Dong Bush is Gone!
San Pablo & Gilman
Wednesday, January 21st

Wed, Jan 21, 2009      4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
[view] BYE, BYE BUSH!  Immigrants & Workers demand CHANGE and JUSTICE from Newsom to Obama!
San Francisco City Hall
San Francisco
Thursday, January 22nd

Thu, Jan 22, 2009      12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
[view] Brown Bag Lunch with  Iraqi Refugee and Human Rights Activist  Khulood Al Zaidi
Global Exchange Conference Room (Wheelchair accessible)
2017 Mission Street, 2nd Floor   (near corner of 16th St & Mission St BART)
San Francisco

Thu, Jan 22, 2009      6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
[view] Diagnosis Mercury: Money, Politics, and Poison
The Richardson Bay Audubon Center, Blue Classroom
376 Greenwood Beach Road

Thu, Jan 22, 2009      6:30 PM
[view] Book Event with Randy Shaw -- Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century
YWCA Berkeley
2600 Bancroft Way (at Bowditch Street)

Thu, Jan 22, 2009      7:00 PM
[view] ANSWER Forum & Discussion on The U.S.-Backed Israeli War on Gaza: The real aims behind the media lies
Centro del Pueblo
474 Valencia St. at 16th St.
San Francisco
Saturday, January 24th

Sat, Jan 24, 2009      10:30 AM
[view] Stop the War on Women- Unite to Fight!
Assemble at the end of Market Street at the Embarcadero
San Francisco

Sat, Jan 24, 2009      7:00 PM
[view] Country Joe's McDonald's Open Mic & Music Hall
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
1924 Cedar Street

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