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Is Tech Hurting SF?

Thu, Nov 15 2012 - 6:30pm

Is Tech Hurting SF?

This program is cancelled

David Talbot, Founder, Salon; Author; Journalist, San Francisco magazine
Additional panelists TBA

Some call San Francisco the new Silicon Valley, and we can understand why. Its unique urban landscape, diverse population and progressive culture appeal to entrepreneurs the world over. Read more »

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Ira Shapiro: Recapturing Courage and Statesmanship in American Politics

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Wed, Oct 31 2012 - 12:00pm

Ira Shapiro: Recapturing Courage and Statesmanship in American Politics

This program is cancelled

Ira Shapiro, Former General Counsel and Ambassador, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Clinton Administration; Veteran U.S. Senate Staff Member; Author, The Last Great Senate: Courage And Statesmanship in Times of Crisis

Journalists have called the U.S. Read more »

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Step Off the Getting-and-Spending Treadmill and Simplify

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Thu, Oct 18 2012 - 12:00pm

Step off the Getting-and-Spending Treadmill and Simplify!

This program is cancelled.

Tammy Strobel, Author, You Can Buy Happiness (and It's Cheap) Read more »

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What You Need to Know About Medicare Before You're 65: A Medicare Primer

Mon, Oct 22 2012 - 5:15pm

What You Need to Know About Medicare Before You’re 65: A Medicare Primer

This program is cancelled.

Esther Koch, Medicare Aging Network Partner, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

2011 marked the year the first Boomers turned 65 and qualified for Medicare benefits, but for most, a true understanding of what these benefits are, how to determine the best options and how to actually sign up is not clear at all. Learn the realities of what you can expect — and, more important, what not to expect. Read more »

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Aaron S. Williams: Peace Corps in the 21st Century - Benefits of Service in the Global Marketplace

Tue, Oct 9 2012 - 12:00pm

Peace Corps in the 21st Century: Benefits of Service in Today’s Global Marketplace

This program is cancelled

Aaron S. Williams, Director, Peace Corps

Many of the inequities that existed half a century ago, such as poverty, disease, illiteracy and hunger, still loom large in much of the world. Today, however, these injustices are often exacerbated by challenges ranging from climate change to malaria to HIV/AIDS. Read more »

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Lawrence O'Donnell: MSNBC Host

Thu, Oct 25 2012 - 6:00pm

Lawrence O’Donnell Read more »

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Lev Grossman: Master Magician

Mon, Jun 18 2012 - 7:00pm

Lev Grossman: Master Magician

This program is cancelled

Lev Grossman, Time Book Critic; Author, The Magicians and The Magician King

Grossman's 2009 novel The Magicians was labeled by critics and many fans as "Narnia for adults." The dark tale of a magical school for adolescents became a bestseller that spawned a sequel, The Magician King, and soon attracted the attention of Hollywood. Read more »

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Transforming Terror

Thu, Oct 27 2011 - 6:00pm

Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World

This program is cancelled

Susan Griffin, Co-editor, Transforming Terror; Author, A Chorus of Stones
Karin Carrington, Co-editor, Transforming Terror; Professor of Depth Psychology, Pacifica Institute and JFK University
Howard Teich, Author, The Psychology of Light: Healing the Divided Soul
Rebecca Solnit, Author, Savage Dreams
Micha Read more »

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Re-thinking Waste in the Bay Area

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Wed, Oct 12 2011 - 9:00am

Rethinking Waste in the Bay Area  

This program is cancelled

One person’s garbage is another one’s gold. Experience how waste is transformed into valuable products through creative re-use and recycling methods on this full day tour. Meet the leaders who are responsible for keeping tons of reusable materials out of landfills. We’ll visit transfer stations: Urban Ore, Omega Salvage and other innovative models of sustainability. Join the tour in SF or in Berkeley. Read more »

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Sonia Arrison: 100 Plus

Mon, Sep 26 2011 - 7:00pm

Sonia Arrison

This program is cancelled

Senior Fellow, Pacific Research Institute; Author, 100 Plus: How the Coming of Age of Longevity Will Change Everything: From Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith

Alison van Diggelen, Host, "Fresh Dialogues" - Moderator

What will life be like at age 100? Will you be healthy? According to Arrison, living past 100 will be the rule, not the exception. Read more »

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