School of the Americas Watch hosts a public forum on how U.S. militarism and immigration policies drive Central Americans to emigrate to the U.S. The event takes place on Friday, September 22, at 7pm, at Saint John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Avenue in Berkeley. For details, call 510.282.8983.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention holds its “San Francisco Out of the Darkness Community Walk” on Saturday, September 23rd. Registration begins at 9am, and the walk begins at 10am, at Mission Creek Park, at Channel and Fourth Streets in San Francisco. For details, call 707.968.7563.
The 10th Annual Iranian Film Festival showcases 40 independent films made by or about Iranians from around the world. The event begins on Saturday, September 23rd and continues through Sunday, September 24th at the San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut Street in San Francisco. For details, call 415.251.8433.
InterMusicSF presents “SF Music Day 2017,” an all-day music festival. The event takes place on Sunday, September 24th, from 12pm to 7:30pm, at the War Memorial Veterans Building at 401 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. For details, call 415.818.2825.
Author Terry Kupers, M.D., discusses his latest book, “Solitary: The Inside Story of Supermax Isolation and How We Can Abolish It,” a report on harsh conditions in U.S. prisons. The talk takes place on Sunday, September 24th, from 2pm to 4pm, at Copperfield’s Books, 850 - 4th Street in San Rafael. For details, call 415.524.2800.
Peace Action of San Mateo County hosts CodePink organizer Nancy Mancias, who will talk about her recent educational tour in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region. The event takes place on Sunday, September 24th, at 7pm, at the Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo, at 300 East Santa Inez Avenue in San Mateo. For details, call 650.799.1997.
CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps) hosts “CalFresh Express.” It’s a one-time opportunity to apply for, and if eligible, receive CalFresh benefits in the same afternoon. This event takes place on Tuesday, September 26th, from 10am to 3:30pm at Emmanuel Temple, 900 - 6th Street in Vallejo. For details, call 925.603.3316.