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Michael Waldman

Michael Waldman
Wed, Jul 9 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael Waldman, President, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law; Author, The Second Amendment: A Biography Read more »

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Breaking Bread: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers’ Stories of Sharing Lives and Cultures

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Mon, Jul 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Justina Wu, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Kenya 2005–2007 
Zach Matheson, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Mali 2011–2012 
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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 6/30/14

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Mon, Jun 30 2014 - 6:30pm

Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, KPIX-TV and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaen
Mollie Reilly, Deputy Politics Editor, Huffington Post; Twitter @mollieclare
Martin G. Reynolds, Senior Editor, Community Engagement and Training, Bay Area News Group/Digital First Media; Co-founder, Voices; Twitter @reynoldspost Read more »

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David Boies and Theodore Olson: The Case for Marriage Equality

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Thu, Jun 26 2014 - 6:00pm

David Boies, Chairman, Boies, Schiller, and Flexner LLP; Co-Author, Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality Read more »

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Jenny Bowen: A Personal Tale of Action to Save Orphaned Children

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Mon, Jun 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Jenny Bowen, Founder, Half the Sky; Author, Wish You Happy Forever Read more »

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The HALO Trust in Afghanistan: Clearing the Deadly Debris of War

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Thu, Jun 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Farid Homayoun, Afghanistan Program Manager, HALO Trust Read more »

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Bay Area Housing Revolution: The Future of Green and Affordable People-Centered Community

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Thu, Jun 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Bob MassaroCo-founder and CEO, Thriving Communities
James Schaffer, Partner, Schaffer&Combs Read more »

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Anya17: Human Welfare and the Aesthetics of Opera

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Tue, May 20 2014 - 6:00pm

This event has been cancelled

Ben Kaye, Librettist, Anya17; Poet 
Spokesperson from United Nations Women, TBA 
Celebrity Advocate Against Human Trafficking, TBA Read more »

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War! What is it Good For?

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Mon, May 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Ian Morris, Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics and Professor of History, Stanford University; Author, War! What Is It Good For? Read more »

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Tiptoeing Through the Twilight Zone: An Explorer's Guide to Understanding Dementia

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Wed, May 7 2014 - 5:15pm

Mary Hulme, LCSW, President/Founder, Moonstone Geriatrics

Curious to learn and understand more about dementia? Hulme will teach real-life strategies for coping with dementia. She will describe her “Three Laws for Living with Dementia” and will highlight the importance of humor, creativity and experimentation in staying connected to anyone suffering from this illogical and vexing disease.

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