Upcoming Events

April 8 2015
Penny_Rosenwasser

“HOPE INTO PRACTICE, JEWISH WOMEN CHOOSING JUSTICE DESPITE OUR FEARS”

Penny Rosenwasser, Ph.D

KPFA

“A wonderful, gutsy and inspiring book. Penny Rosenwasser takes on the most explosive issues in American Jewish life today—racism and anti-Semitism, victimization and privilege, and Jewish politics around Israel and Palestine—and she does it with a generosity of spirit and a clear head. A vision of a progressive Jewishness for a multicultural 21st century comes...

April 15 2015
Mario Marazziti

“13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty”

MARIO MARAZZITI

KPFA

In Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty, Italian journalist and legislator Mario Marazziti achieves what might sound impossible: a book about the death penalty that takes on this weightiest of subjects in a charming and intimate way, bringing home the vast numbers of people impacted and why the stakes are high not only...

April 26 2015

UJAMAA

KPFA

"From The Hidden History of Tanzania’s Socialist Villages to Today's Black Jacobins in Haiti"

April 26 2015
Ai-Jen Poo

The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America

Ai-Jen Poo

KPFA

America is about to experience an elder boom that will affect all generations. With someone new turning 65 every 8 seconds (!), how can we provide the care that we'll need in the onrushing future? MacArthur Genius Award winner Ai-Jen Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Co-Director of the Caring Across Generations...

May 25 2015

Bay Area Brain Tumor Walk Saturday May 2 2015

KPFA

All proceeds benefit the National Brain Tumor Society (www.braintumor.org) and go toward raising vital awareness of the disease and funding critical brain tumor research for the discovery of new treatments and, ultimately, a cure. Brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in children under age 14 - a cure can’t wait. To learn...