Politics

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Reforming Our Broken Mental Health System

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Fri, Sep 12 2014 - 9:00am

Tim Murphy, U.S. Representative (R-Penn.)

Congressman Tim Murphy, Ph.D, believes in rebuilding the nation’s broken mental health system. As chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, Murphy conducted a year-long investigation with multiple congressional hearings, forums, interviews and research into why those who need help the most have been the least likely to get it. Dr. Murphy, who is also a clinical psychologist, will discuss his groundbreaking Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 3717).

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Politics, Environment and National Security

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Thu, Sep 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Louis Schubert, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Social Sciences Department, City College of San Francisco. Read more »

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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

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Tue, Sep 9 2014 - 6:00pm

Rick Perlstein, Author, The Invisible Bridge Read more »

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Vietnam, the U.S. and China Today: Insights from the Consul General

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Wed, Sep 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Nguyen Ba Hung, Consul General of Vietnam in San Francisco Read more »

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How Did Marriage Equality Go Mainstream: Evolution or Revolution?

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Tue, Aug 26 2014 - 6:00pm

Stuart Gaffney, Communications Director, Marriage Equality USA
John Lewis, Legal and Policy Director, Marriage Equality USA Read more »

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Marriage, the Movement and More: A Political and Legal Understanding of What LGBT Families Are Facing

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Mon, Aug 25 2014 - 6:00pm

Deb Kinney, Partner, Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP
Juan Barajas, Development Director, Freedom to Marry
Deb Wald, Founder & Senior Partner, The Wald Law Group
Ignatius Bau, Health Care Policy Consultant - Moderator Read more »

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John Dean: The Nixon Defense

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Tue, Aug 12 2014 - 6:00pm

John Dean, Author, The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
Roy Eisenhardt, Lecturer, UC Berkeley Law — Moderator Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 8/11/14

Week to Week Political Roundtable at The Commonwealth Club of California
Mon, Aug 11 2014 - 6:30pm

Bill Whalen, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Political Blogger, adayattheracesblog.com; Twitter @hooverwhalen

Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa") and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen

C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius Read more »

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss: No Dollars, No Time – America’s Troubling Fiscal & National Security Situation

Saxby Chambliss
Mon, Aug 11 2014 - 12:30pm

Saxby Chambliss, U.S. Senator (R- Georgia); Vice-Chairman, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; Member, Senate Armed Services Committee; Member, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; Member, Senate Rules Committee
John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator Read more »

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Ralph Nader

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Thu, Jul 31 2014 - 6:00pm

Ralph Nader, Political Activist; Author, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State; Twitter @RalphNader
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; “Token Conservative” Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders — Moderator Read more »

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