Social Issues

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An Evening with Nicholas Kristof

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Tue, Oct 7 2014 - 6:30pm

Nicholas Kristof, Columnist, New York Times; Co-author, A Path Appears; Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner
In conversation with Jessica Jackley, Co-Founder of Kiva

Click here for livestream: http://bit.ly/sfkristoflivestream  Read more »

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Cornel West

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Fri, Oct 3 2014 - 7:00pm

Cornel West, Ph.D.; Professor, Union Theological Seminary; Author, Black Prophetic Fire
Julie Chang, Associate Chair and Associate Professor of English, Santa Clara University – Moderator Read more »

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Human Trafficking of Foreign-Born Individuals into the Bay Area: Stories of Hope and Survival

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Mon, Sep 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Jadma Noronha, Former Human Trafficking Program Manager, SAGE Project
Hediana Utarti, Ph.D., Community Project Coordinator, Asian Women's Shelter Read more »

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Tavis Smiley

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Wed, Sep 24 2014 - 12:00pm

Tavis Smiley, TV Host, Public Broadcasting Service; Radio Host, Public Radio International; Author, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Final Year
Judge LaDoris H. Cordell (ret), Independent Police Auditor, City of San Jose - Moderator Read more »

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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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