Pub date February 23, 2010



Party like it’s 1986!

A lot has changed since 1986, but electronic privacy law has not. Learn more about the Demand Your Dot Rights campaign — a project of the American Civil Liberties Union — and how we can work together to demand a privacy upgrade. Prizes for best 1980s attire and relics.

6 p.m., free

111 Minna Gallery

111 Minna, SF


Positive Opportunities for Youth

Attend this youth resource fair and rally combining job, college, and internship opportunities with performances and speakers. The event concludes with the presentation a Youth Manifesto petition to the Oakland School Board. Support a safe learning environment where education, not military recruitment, is the priority.

2 p.m., free

Lake Merritt United Methodist Church

1330 Lakeshore, Oakl.

(510) 465-4793


The U.S. and the International Criminal Court

Hear William H. Taft IV of the American Society of International Law, discuss whether the U.S. should join the International Criminal Court to make it more effective in prosecuting those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

6 p.m., $15

Commonwealth Club

595 Market, 2nd floor, SF

(415) 597-6700



Complete the Gaza Freedom March

Hear cofounder of the Electronic Intifada and author Ali Abunimah discuss his recent participation in the international Gaza Freedom March, which served as a call to end Israel’s siege of Gaza on the anniversary of an assault that killed more than 1,400 Palestinians.

7 p.m., $15

Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Auditorium

1781 Rose, Berk.

(510) 548-0542


You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train

Join the call for an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and for the U.S. to use our taxes for healthcare, jobs, and education instead at this screening of the 2004 documentary about Howard Zinn’s life and causes. Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalists for Peace.

1:15 p.m., free

Unitarian Universalists Center

1187 Franklin, SF

(415) 776-4580



Nuclear Tipping Point

Attend this screening of Nuclear Tipping Point, which looks at policymakers who advocate eliminating nuclear weapons. Includes a panel discussion with former Secretary of State George Shultz and former Secretary of Defense William Perry.

6:30 p.m., free

Cowell Theater at Fort Mason

Bay at Laguna, SF

(415) 775-2244, RSVP required



Produce to the people

Find out more about the creative ways organizations are addressing the need to find alternative models for local produce distribution, including making farm fresh produce available in underserved and neglected communities.

6:30 p.m., free

Port Commission Hearing Room

Ferry Building, 2nd floor

Market at Embarcadero, SF

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