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Park 51: NY Islamic Center Project (11/18/2010)

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Munir Jiwa, Founding Director and Professor, Center for Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Union
Ameena Jandali, Educator; Co-founder, the Islamic Network Group – Moderator Read more »

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A Good Death: Intersection of Policy and Practice (10/30/09)

Judy Citko, Executive Director, California Coalition for Compassionate Care 
Sharon Fernekees-Jeans, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Manager of Social Work Services and Spiritual Care, Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley, CA.
Kathe Kelly, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N. City of Hope Nursing Research & Education, Duarte, CA
Steven Z. Pantilat, M.D., Professor of Clinical Medicine, Alan M. Kates and John M. Burnard Endowed Chair in Palliative Care, UCSF (moderator)
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Women and Chocolate: A Natural Combination (6/25/09)

Mindy Fong, Owner, Jade Chocolates
Christine Doerr, Founder and CEO, Neo Cocoa
Malena Lopez-Maggi, Owner, The Xocolate Bar
Kathy Wiley, Owner, Poco Dolce
Dayna Macy, Communications Director, Yoga Journal; Writer – Moderator Read more »

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Lt. Sam Robinson: Prison Gangs (5/7/09)

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Lt. Sam Robinson, San Quentin State Prison Read more »

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Legal Strategies in the Fight for Marriage Equality (2/17/09)

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Therese Stewart, Chief Deputy City Attorney, City of San Francisco
Shannon Minter, Legal Director, National Center For Lesbian Rights
Jo Hoenninger, San Francisco Civil Rights Attorney - Moderator Read more »

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Jose M. Zuniga: AIDS Around the World: A World AIDS Day Special (12/1/09)

Jose M. Zuniga, President/CEO, International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC)

Educate yourself and help advance the global commitment in the battle against AIDS. On World AIDS Day, come learn the latest developments and advancements in AIDS care from around world as Zuniga discusses the work of IAPAC in Africa, South America, North America and Europe. Find out why this fight involves you and your human rights. Read more »

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Michael A. Cohen: The New Colonialists? How NGOs and Private Citizens Are Transforming State Sovereignty (11/30/09)

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Michael A. Cohen, Senior Research Fellow, New America Foundation

Sixty countries are unable to meet the basic requirements of statehood, as recently reported by the Brookings Institution. What is standing between these states and a spiral into dissolution or, worse, anarchy? Cohen explains how the “new colonialists” of the 21st century – aid agencies, international charities, philanthropists and foreign advisors – are stepping into roles as providers of basic health care, education and security. Read more »

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Michael Abkin: Finally! A U.S. National Peace Academy (10/15/09)

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Michael Abkin, Ph.D., Director, Organizational Development and Operations, National Peace Academy

The National Peace Academy in the U.S. is poised to take its place among leading education and peace-building institutions that are focused on advancing cultures of peace. Learn about the academy’s background, status and plans, what distinguishes it in its field, and how it is working cooperatively with other institutions and programs. Read more »

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Ask the Experts: How Social Venture Capital Is Changing the World (9/30/09)

Joel Solomon, Chair, Renewal2 Investment Fund
Tim Freundlich, Founding Principal, Good Capital
Josh Becker, General Partner and Co-founder, New Cycle Capital

Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear from three expert practitioners, all of whom are committed to using patient capital to further develop the new emerging social-capital market. Learn practical hands-on advice on how to attract and deploy capital for the common good. Read more »

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Philanthropic Response to the Economy: Unprecedented Times Call for Unprecedented Actions – Partnerships, Innovation and Collaborations (9/9/09)

James Canales, President and Chief Executive Officer, The James Irvine Foundation
Sandra Hernandez, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, The San Francisco Foundation
Kat Taylor, Founder, OneCalifornia Bank, Oakland; Board Member, Good Samaritan Family Resource Center and Insight Prison Project
Jon Funabiki, Professor of Journalism, San Francisco State University - Moderator Read more »

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