John Renesch, Founder, Renesch Advisory Services; Author, The Great Growing Up: Being Responsible for Humanity’s Future
There is an opening for a new breed of leader in our institutions -- locally, nationally and globally. Many people are fed up with dysfunctional systems and the so-called leaders that populate them. Global futurist Renesch addresses this issue by describing a new breed of leader and describing our responsibility in bringing about drastic changes in our society. Read more »
Michael Kowalski, Chairman and CEO, Tiffany & Co. Joel Reynolds, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council Kimberly Williams, Executive Director, Nunamta Aulukestai Wendy Schmidt, The Schmidt Family Foundation – Moderator
The proposed Pebble Mine would be one of the largest gold and copper mines in the world, located at the headwaters of the Bristol B Read more »
Water and Energy: The State Water Project and California’s Electrical System
Raphael Torres, Deputy Director, California Department of Water Resources
Learn about California’s interconnected water and energy systems and the unique aspects of the State Water Project’s response to statewide initiatives including renewable energy and reduction of greenhouse gases. Read more »
Well-known Parisian raconteur Gelenter will give us a tour of the secret streets, the splendid boulevards, the legends and the lore, the passionate talk at cafe tables, the breeze off the Seine, the charm of the bookstores and the majesty of the museums of Paris.
MLF:Humanities Location: SF Club Office Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program, 1 p.m. Read more »
Please join us as we discuss the 2010 Man Booker Prize winner, The Finkler Question, by Howard Jacobson. Set in modern-day London, the novel is described by The Washington Post as "a tragicomic meditation" on the nature of anti-Semitism. As a reminder, this is a book discussion group. The author will NOT be present.
MLF: SF Book Discussion Location: SF Club Office Time: 5:30 p.m.Read more »
While most know him as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt from the hit television series "M*A*S*H," Farrell has been a fierce advocate for progressive political causes for decades, using his celebrity to speak out on important human rights issues. In this capacity he has served as a board member for Human Rights Watch, and he has been the president of Death Penalty Focus for more than 15 years. Read more »
Stocking Up: How the Grocer and Consumer Can Take Back Food Choice
Sam Mogannam, Owner, Bi-Rite Market, San Francisco Rex Stewart, Founder and Owner, New Leaf Markets, South Bay Region Michael May, Owner, Harvest Hills Market Naomi Starkman, Food Policy Media Consultant – Moderator
What is the grocer’s role in feeding our society? Why are highly processed and packaged foods cheaper than an apple? Read more »