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Life After Hate

Mon, Mar 20 2017 - 5:15pm

Antony McAleer, Executive Director, Life After Hate

A former organizer for the White Aryan Resistance (WAR), Tony McAleer served as a skinhead recruiter, proprietor of Canadian Liberty Net (a computer-operated voice messaging center used to disseminate messages of hatred), and manager of the racist rock band, Odin’s Law. It was love for his children that finally led Tony on a spiritual journey of personal transformation. Today he is the executive director of Life After Hate and shares his practice of compassion as an inspirational speaker.

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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
Mark Kitchell, Director, Evolution of Organic Read more »

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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 
Katie Morton, Development Coordinator, Iridescent  Read more »

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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 - 2:00pm

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
Peter Burrows, Freelance Reporter, MIT Technology Review; Former Reporter, BusinessweekBloomberg News; Author, Backfire—Moderator 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
Rodrigo Davies, Chief Product Officer, Neighborly.com
R. Paul Herman, CEO, HIP Investor Ratings + Portfolios Read more »

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Building a Memorial to the Comfort Women

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Wed, Mar 8 2017 - 12:00pm

Judge Lillian Sing, ret.
Judge Julie Tang, ret. Read more »

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