WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31
Join panelists Sam Schuchat (California Coastal Conservancy), Kristen Schwind (Bay Localize), and Harold Gilliam (SF Chronicle, SF Examiner) to discuss Bay Area-based experiments that shaped national and international ecological movements. The forum is part of the Ecology Emerges lecture series, a discussion series focusing on the history of Bay Area ecological activism.
6 p.m., free
San Francisco Main Library
100 Larkin, SF
THURSDAY, APRIL 1
CounterPULSE Artists in Residence
See new works from CounterPULSE’s Winter 2010 artists in residence. Kendra Kimbrough Barnes examines the effects of incarceration on families in a dance piece and Jose Navarrete and Violeta Luna address the ill effects of water privatization in a production that includes dance, performance art, music, installation, and video.
8 p.m., $15$20
1310 Mission, SF
FRIDAY, APRIL 2
Women in Black vigil
Join this weekly vigil to protest Israel’s occupation of Palestine and continued U.S. funding of the Israeli Army. Make a statement that Jerusalem should be a shared capitol for all people of Israel and Palestine by calling or faxing the Consul General at the Israeli Consulate at (415) 844-7501 or fax (415) 844-7555.
Bancroft at Telegraph, Berk.
SATURDAY, APRIL 3
Pacific Center community meeting
Attend an informational meeting about the future of the Pacific Center, the third-oldest LGBTQ Community Center in the U.S. as its supporters consider options for relocating in July when their landlord plans to sell the building they’ve occupied since 1973. Protesters of the center will be present to demand that the Pacific Center offer more services to homeless people in the queer community.
11 a.m., free
2712 Telegraph, Berk.
Plant your activism
Attend this roundtable discussion about the use of plants and chemicals from around the world, prohibited or not, and how they have influenced cultures past and present.
1:30 p.m., free
3124 Shattuck, Berk.
SUNDAY, APRIL 4
Homes Not Jails rally
Make a statement that people’s rights should come before property rights at this rally and march to a building takeover site in support of seizing vacant houses for people living on the streets.
Noon rally, march to follow; free
Rally at 24th St. at Mission, SF
TUESDAY, APRIL 6
Save Emeryville Child Development Center
Attend this Emeryville city council meeting where members will vote on the proposed plan to outsource ECDC’s services and fire all of ECDC’s teachers. ECDC has been providing children four months old to pre-K with a state-subsidized neighborhood program for 31 years.
6 p.m., free
Emeryville City Hall
1333 Park, Emeryville
Contact members at (510) 596-4376 2
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