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Adam Benforado: The New Science of Criminal Justice

Wed, Jun 24 2015 - 6:00pm

Adam Benforado, Associate Professor of Law, Drexel University; Author, Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice; Twitter @Benforado Read more »

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Elder Financial Abuse Prevention

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Wed, May 20 2015 - 5:15pm

Elizabeth Landsverk, M.D., Founder, ElderConsult
George Gascón, San Francisco District Attorney
Helen Karr, Elder Abuse Specialist - Moderator Read more »

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Unretirement: Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community and the Good Life

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Thu, May 7 2015 - 5:15pm

Chris Farrell, Author; Senior Economics Contributor, Marketplace; Economics Commentator, Minnesota Public Radio; Columnist, Bloomberg Businessweek, Next Avenue and Star Tribune Read more »

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Let's Talk about Death: How Boomers Are Transforming the Last Taboo

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Wed, Apr 22 2015 - 5:15pm

Suzette Sherman, CEO, Founder & Blogger, SevenPonds
Peter Stathis, Board of Directors member, SevenPonds Read more »

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Books or Behavior: Disproportionate Discipline, Trauma and Truancy

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Tue, Apr 14 2015 - 5:15pm

Christine Stoner-Mertz, LCSW, President and CEO, Lincoln Child Center
Macheo Payne, Ed.D., MSW, Senior Director of Equity and Educational Initiatives, Lincoln Child Center, Assistant Professor of Social Work, California State University East Bay Read more »

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Sal Khan with Black Girls Code’s Kimberly Bryant

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Wed, Apr 8 2015 - 7:00pm

Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls Code
In conversation with Sal Khan, Founder and Executive Director, Khan Academy

“Imagine the impact that these curious, creative minds could have on the world with the guidance and encouragement others take for granted. I have, and I can’t wait.” – Kimberly Bryant Read more »

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Senator Bernie Sanders: The Fight for Economic Justice

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Mon, Mar 30 2015 - 6:30pm

Bernie Sanders, United States Senator (I-VT)

The fight for economic justice is the focus of Senator Bernie Sander’s public service career. He has a been a persistent voice standing up to what he sees as the excesses of corporate America and defending the interests of veterans, working families, the shrinking middle class, the elderly, children and the poor. Senator Sanders is serving his second term in the U.S. Senate after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is now the longest-serving independent in American congressional history.

Past event

The Internet Is not the Answer

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Tue, Mar 17 2015 - 6:00pm

Andrew Keen, Author; Executive Director, FutureCast; Senior Fellow, CALinnovates; Host, “Keen On”; Columnist, CNN
Elizabeth Stark, Founder, StartBitcoin.org - Moderator Read more »

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Like Moths to a Flame: Technology Innovators

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Thu, Mar 12 2015 - 6:30pm

Privahini Bradoo, CEO and Co-Founder, BlueOak
Miro Salem, CEO and Founder, 3TEN8
Alex Torrenegra, CEO and Co-Founder, Bunny Inc.
Geetha Vallabhaneni, CEO, Luminix
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor, The San Jose Mercury News – Moderator
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