Benefit for Bradley Manning
Raise funds to support U.S. Army soldier and accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning at this events, which features discussions, updates, and special guests, including Daniel Ellsberg and former Sen. Mike Gravel of Alaska.
7–9 p.m., $5–10 donation
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
1924 Cedar, Berk.
Eyewitness to Egyptian revolt
Ahmed Shawki, editor of the International Socialist Review and a Cairo native, shares his eyewitness account of the revolution that toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
7:30–9 p.m., free
The Women’s Building Auditorium
3543 18th St., SF
Facebook: Eye-Witness to the Egyptian Revolution in SF
Progressive senator in town
Vermont Sen. Bernie Saunders, an independent and arguably the most progressive U.S. senator, will give an overview of his work, from his historic filibuster against the continuation of George H. Bush-era tax cuts for the rich to his fight against big money interests in Washington.
7–9:30 p.m., $15
First Unitarian Universalist Church
1187 Franklin., SF
Stand in peaceful solidarity with the people of Iraq, including the many who are protesting the Maliki regime, and call for an end the U.S. occupation and demand that our troops come home.
2:30–3:30 p.m., free
Embarcadero and Market, SF
Coffee Party meeting
The progressive answer to the widely publicized Tea Party, this nonpartisan grassroots movement calls for more accountability from our corporate-sponsored, conflict-based political system. This meeting will focus on organizing outreach strategies and the proposed landfill in the San Francisco Bay. But anything goes, so come and exchange ideas over coffee and help take back the democratic process.
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., free with drink purchase
Cafe La Tartine
830 Middlefield, Redwood City
Panel discussion on censorship
This public forum titled “Censorship in the Arts: A Trend or Just a Passing Fad” is about exploring the current rise in censorship and the renewed threats to defund the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment of the Humanities, and the Public Broadcasting Service. Join the panelists and learn about the recent efforts toward censorship in the arts.
2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., free
Performance Art Institute
575 Sutter, SF
Who inspires you?
Attend the fourth round of the Bay Area Inside the Activists’ Studio, where you will surely be inspired by the many change-makers and leaders of local Jewish social organizations on the panel. Celebrate the many ways change that can be brought about through skill-building workshops, panel discussions, and more. A catered lunch will be provided.
10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., $8–$18 sliding scale
Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission, SF
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