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What Does It Mean to Be Muslim?

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Mon, Apr 3 2017 - 7:00pm

Sumbul Ali-Karamali, Author, The Muslim Next Door
Maha Elgenaidi, Executive Director, Islamic Networks Group
Jihad Turk, President, Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School
Joe Simitian, Supervisor, Santa Clara County—Moderator

What does it mean to be a Muslim? Join us for this special community forum to learn more about misconceptions as well as Islam as a religion and an identity in modern American and abroad. Read more »

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Jane Goodall in Conversation with Jeff Horowitz and Greg Dalton

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Mon, Apr 3 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute; U.N. Messenger of Peace
Jeff Horowitz, Co-producer, "Years of Living Dangerously"
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One Read more »

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Sniffing, Swirling and Sipping: Decoding Wine with Bianca Bosker

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Mon, Apr 3 2017 - 6:30pm

Bianca Bosker, Former Tech Journalist; Author, Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste Read more »

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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: The Two Americas

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Tue, Mar 28 2017 - 7:00pm

Chris Hayes, MSNBC Host, "All in with Chris Hayes"; Editor at Large, The Nation; Author, A Colony in a Nation; Twitter
In conversation with Clara Jeffery, Editor-in-Chief, Mother Jones; Twitter  Read more »

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P.J. O'Rourke: Has America Gone Crazy?

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Mon, Mar 27 2017 - 6:30pm

P.J. O’Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016; Twitter
Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS San Francisco; Twitter —Moderator  Read more »

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Zip Code, not Genetic Code: The California Endowment's 10 year, $1 Billion Initiative

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Thu, Mar 23 2017 - 6:00pm

Anthony B. Iton, M.D., J.D., MPH, Senior Vice President of Healthy Communities, The California Endowment; Former Director and County Health Officer, Alameda County Public Health Department; Former Director, Health and Human Services, and School Medical Advisor, City of Stamford, Connecticut Read more »

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Waterfront Walking Tour

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Thu, Mar 23 2017 - 1:45pm

Join Rick Evans for his new walking tour exploring the historic sites of the waterfront neighborhood that surrounds the location of the future Commonwealth Club headquarters. Hear the dynamic stories of the entrepreneurs, controversial artists and labor organizers who created this recently revitalized neighborhood. This tour will give you a lively overview of the historic significance of this neighborhood and a close look at the ongoing development.

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Designing Your Life with Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

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Wed, Mar 15 2017 - 7:00pm

Bill Burnett, Executive Director, Design Program, Stanford University; Co-author, Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life
Dave Evans, Adjunct Lecturer, Product Design Program, Stanford University; Management Consultant; Co-founder, Electronic Arts; Co-author, Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life
Suzanne Gibbs Howard, Partner, IDEO; Founder and Dean, IDEO U—Moderator Read more »

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The Inside Story of Levi Strauss and His Mark on America

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Tue, Mar 14 2017 - 6:30pm

Lynn Downey, Independent Scholar, Former Historian, Levi Strauss and Company; Author, Levi Strauss: The Man Who Gave Blue Jeans to the World
In conversation with Roy Eisenhardt

This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. 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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