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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Thu, Apr 20 2017 - 1:45pm

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets and public squares. Hear about the famous architects who influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot!

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#Resist with Annie Leonard and Shannon Coulter

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Wed, Apr 19 2017 - 6:30pm

Shannon Coulter, Co-Founder, #GrabYourWallet Boycott
Annie Leonard, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA; Founder, Story of Stuff
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One Read more »

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Vicente Fox, Former President of Mexico

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Wed, Apr 19 2017 - 12:00pm

Immigration, the Wall, and the Future of U.S.–Mexican Relations

Vicente Fox, President of Mexico, 2000–2006
Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club—Moderator Read more »

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Krista Tippett: Heart, Mind and Spirit

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Tue, Apr 18 2017 - 6:30pm

Krista Tippett, Host, "On Being"; Author, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living; Twitter  
Rev. Alan Jones, Dean Emeritus, Grace Cathedral San Francisco—Moderator

Note: Each ticket comes with a copy of Krista Tippett's book, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living Read more »

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Digging Deep into Philanthropy—the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Mon, Apr 17 2017 - 6:30pm

David Callahan, Ph.D., Princeton; Founder, Demos Think Tank; Founder, Insidephilanthropy.com; Author, The Givers: Money, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age
Emmett Carson, President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Nick Tedesco, Senior Philanthropic Adviser, J.P. Morgan Private Bank Philanthropy Centre—Moderator Read more »

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Sam Altman: Social Change and Startups

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Thu, Apr 13 2017 - 6:30pm

Sam Altman, President, Y Combinator; Co-chairman of OpenAI
Nellie Bowles, Silicon Valley Correspondent; Moderator, Vice News Tonight Read more »

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Tracking Silicon Valley's Ups and Downs

Thu, Apr 13 2017 - 12:30pm

Russ Hancock, President and CEO, Joint Venture Silicon Valley

Since 1995, Joint Venture Silicon Valley has released its annual Silicon Valley Index, a report that has tracked Silicon Valley's ups and downs during booms and busts. At the beginning of a new year, what trends are emerging and what social and economic challenges are most critical to tackle? Come hear about how Silicon Valley's economy is faring amidst another economic boom.

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Journalist T.R. Reid: How to Clean up the U.S. Tax System

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Thu, Apr 13 2017 - 12:00pm

T.R. Reid, Correspondent, The Washington Post; Commentator, National Public Radio; Author, A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System

On the eve of the annual tax deadline, here’s a program that promises to provide ammunition for the next time you complain to elected officials about the hassles and inequities of the U.S. tax system. Read more »

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Amory Lovins: Peak Car Ownership

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Wed, Apr 12 2017 - 12:00pm

Amory Lovins, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One
Additional Speakers TBA Read more »

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Trump Advisor Roger Stone: The Making of the President

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Tue, Apr 11 2017 - 6:30pm

Roger Stone, Former Advisor to Donald Trump; Author, The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution

On November 8, one of the most contentious and polarizing presidential elections in American history came to an abrupt end when heavily favored presidential candidate Hillary Clinton conceded to Donald J. Trump. Many Americans were left asking: “How did this happen?” Read more »

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