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Van Jones & John Hope Bryant: How the Poor Can Save Capitalism

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Fri, Sep 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Van Jones, Host, “Crossfire”; Former Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, White House Council on Environmental Quality
John Hope Bryant, Founder and CEO, Operation HOPE; Author, How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class

"There is a difference between being broke and being poor; being broke is a temporary economic situation, but being poor is a disabling frame of mind.” —John Hope Bryant  Read more »

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General Anthony Zinni: Before the First Shots Are Fired

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Thu, Sep 18 2014 - 6:30pm

General Anthony Zinni, USMC (ret.); Special Envoy to the Middle East (ret.); Author, Before the First Shots Are Fired: How America Can Win or Lose off the Battlefield
In conversation with Michael Nacht, Ph.D., Professor and former Dean, Goldman School of Public Policy, U.C. Berkeley;  Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs, Obama Administration
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Humans According to Data

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Wed, Sep 17 2014 - 6:30pm

Christian Rudder, Co-Founder, OkCupid; Author, Dataclysm

In conversation with Dr. Kirsten Sanford, Host, "This Week In Science" Read more »

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Still Got It, Still Doing It: Sexuality and Intimacy in Older Adults

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Mon, Sep 15 2014 - 5:15pm

Rick Nizzardini, LCSW; Clinical Counselor & Faculty, San Francisco State University; Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare and the CSU-East Bay Educational Psychology Program; Former Attorney Read more »

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

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Sat, Sep 13 2014 - 12:00pm

Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator; Author, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World; Twitter: @SenGillibrand Read more »

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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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Harnessing the Power of the LGBT Marketplace and Social Capital to Drive Positive Social Change

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Thu, Aug 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Kevin Jones, Founder, Good Capital; Co-founder and Convener, SOCAP
Danielle Kinzaire-Sutton, M.D., Community Organizer; Principal Consultant, Notus-S.G.
Marc J. Lane, JD, Author, Social Enterprise: Empowering Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs; Chairman, Illinois Task Force on Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise
Charles Sutton, CEO, Bronzeville Urban Development
Marc Loveless, Executive Director, Coalition for Justice and Respect Read more »

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The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: Deviance, Justice & Art

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Wed, Aug 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Cathy B. Glenn, PhD; Author; Advocate; Consultant
Sister Mary Juanita High, Board Secretary & Mistress of Archives, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, San Francisco House
Sister Zsa Zsa Glamour Read more »

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Up Close With Marga Gomez

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Wed, Aug 27 2014 - 12:00pm

Marga Gomez, Comedian; Playwright; Humorist; Twitter @margagomez 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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