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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Let's Talk Trash

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Tue, Apr 23 2013 - 6:30pm

Jared Blumenfeld, Pacific Southwest Administrator, EPA
Bea Johnson, Author, Zero-Waste Home
Shauna Sadowski, Sustainability Director, Annie’s
Mike Sangiacomo, President and CEO, Recology Inc.
Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group Inc. - Moderator Read more »

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Temple Grandin

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Tue, Jun 4 2013 - 7:00pm

Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University; Co-author, The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum Read more »

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Latinas in Business: Inspirational Strategies for Success

Mon, Jun 17 2013 - 6:00pm

Sandra R. Hernández, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, The San Francisco Foundation
Aida Alvarez, Former Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration; Member of President Clinton’s Cabinet
Noni Allwood, Vice President and Senior Fellow, Center for Talent Innovation
Rose Castillo Guilbault, President, Community Safety Foundation; Author, The Latina’s Guide to Success in the Workplace Read more »

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North Korea: A Town Hall

Mon, Apr 8 2013 - 6:00pm

This program is sold out.

Philip Yun, Executive Director, Ploughshares Fund; Former Senior Member of U.S. Delegation and Negotiator, Peace Talks with North Korea

David Straub, Associate Director, Korean Studies Program, The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University; Former U.S. State Department Officer for Korean Affairs

Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, Commonwealth Club - Moderator Read more »

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Laurel Bellows, ABA President: The Fight for Liberty, Equality and Justice

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Fri, May 10 2013 - 12:00pm

American Bar Association President

Jeffrey Brand, Dean, University of San Francisco Law School - Moderator

Nationwide, our courts are withering – starved for adequate funding. Meanwhile, there are more than 100,000 people in the United States who are forced to provide sex and labor services for their captors’ profits. And according to some estimates, women continue to earn just 77 cents for every dollar that men earn. Come listen to one of the nation’s top legal voices, ABA President Bellows, speak about these issues and possible solutions. Read more »

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Ambassador Kenneth Taylor: "Argo" and Beyond

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Wed, Apr 17 2013 - 12:00pm

 

Kenneth Taylor, Canadian Ambassador to Iran, 1977-80 Read more »

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2013 Travers Conference: California’s Energy Future

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Fri, Apr 19 2013 - 9:00am

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Barney Frank, Former Member of Congress

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Mon, May 13 2013 - 6:00pm

Former Member of Congress (D-MA)

Scott Shafer, Host, "The California Report," KQED San Francisco - Moderator Read more »

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Mark Bittman, NY Times Food Columnist, in SF

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Tue, May 7 2013 - 6:00pm

New York Times Food Columnist; Author, VB6

In conversation with Chef Joey Altman

Bittman’s How to Cook Everything, with 1 million copies in print, is a mainstay of the modern kitchen. In his latest book, he makes the case that a partially vegan diet can dramatically improve your health. Come hear from one of America’s most widely read and entertaining food personalities. Read more »

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