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Rhodessa Jones and Cultural Odyssey's Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women and HIV Circle

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Mon, Mar 20 2017 - 12:00pm

Rhodessa Jones, Co-Artistic Director, Cultural Odyssey; Actress; Teacher; Writer; Director, Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women and HIV Circle; Former Visiting Artist in Residence, University of California, Berkeley Black Theater Workshop; Visiting Professor at St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California; Spring 2014 Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence, College of Letters and Science and the School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison  Read more »

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San Francisco Green Film Festival: Film Stories From Your Dinner Plate

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Thu, Mar 16 2017 - 6:00pm

Rachel Caplan, CEO, San Francisco Green Film Festival
Mischa Hedges, Director, Of the Sea
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Humanities West Book Discussion: The Prose Edda, by Jesse Byock

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Wed, Mar 15 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us to discuss The Prose Edda, the most renowned work of Scandinavian literature and our most extensive source for Norse mythology. The Edda was written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, and tells in clear prose, interspersed with powerful verse, the ancient Norse creation epic and stories of the battles that follow as gods, giants, dwarves and elves struggle for survival. Discussion led by Lynn Harris.

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

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Wed, Mar 15 2017 - 5:15pm

Esther Koch, Founder of Encore Management; Medicare Aging Network Partner with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

If you are approaching the Medicare qualifying age of 65 and Medicare seems like one big alphabetical maze to you, you are not alone. For most, a true understanding of how Medicare works, what options are best for you, and when or how to sign-up is not clear at all. Learn the ABC and Ds of Medicare, plus the realities of what to expect … and what not to expect. Here’s what every Boomer needs to know before they turn 65.

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From Moldova to Mountain View: Creating Innovative Solutions for Real Life Problems

Tue, Mar 14 2017 - 6:00pm

Madhavi Bhasin, Senior Director, Technovation and Curiosity Machine, Iridescent 
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Mark Twain's Funny Fight for Free Will

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Mon, Mar 13 2017 - 6:00pm

George Hammond, Author, Mark Twain's Visit to Heaven Read more »

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Longevity Explorers Discussion Group: Better Aging. You. Your Parents.

Mon, Mar 13 2017 - 1:00pm

Dr. Richard G. Caro, Facilitator Read more »

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Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

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Thu, Mar 9 2017 - 6:00pm

Webb McKinney, Co-author, Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters
Philip Meza, Co-author, Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Hewlett Packard has been instrumental in the explosive and world-changing growth in Silicon Valley. Webb McKinney and Philip Meza will share with us their insights on the strategic thinking and leadership that was key to HP's contributions that helped create the technologically innovative world in which we live today. Read more »

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Impact Investing: Invest and Improve the World with Your Portfolio, Endowments and Foundations

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Wed, Mar 8 2017 - 6:00pm

Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D., President, Becker College
Ardyth Neill, President, Heifer Foundation
Jase Wilson, CEO, Neighborly.com
R. Paul Herman, CEO, HIP Investor Ratings + Portfolios Read more »

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