Programming History: 2009

The Victory of Resistance in El Salvador: the 2009 Elections and Beyond
with Felix Salvador Kury, Cuba Educational Project and Franchesca Austin-Ochoa, CISPES

Mexico Unconquered: Chronicles of Power and Revolt
with author, John Gibler

From the Civil Rights Movement to the Immigrant Rights Movement: Lessons Learned
with Elizabeth “Betita” Martinez, activist and author; Phil Hutchings, Black Alliance for Just Immigration; and Renee Saucedo, organizer, advocate, and lawyer.

Flow: For the Love of Water
Film showing and discussion with Jeff Conant, Food and Water Watch
co-sponsored by Movement Generation

What’s Going On: Obama’s Decisions in Iraq and Afghanistan
with Jan Adams, War Times/Tiempos de Guerros

From Armed Struggle to Electoral Victory: Reflections on the Salvadoran Presidential Election
with journalist Roberto Lovato

What’s Going On:  Oakland Police Department, Police Accountability and the Left
with Malachi Garza, Community Justice Network for Youth

Neo-liberalism in Retreat: El Salvador and the Latin American Left
with Felix Kury, Cuba Educational Project and Yeni Solis, CISPES
co-sponsored with SOUL, and CISPES

Beyond Marriage: Queer Liberation from Stonewall to the 21st Century
with Morgan Bassichis, CUAV; Molly Goldberg, Pride at Work; Bobbi Lopez, SF Immigrant Rights Defense Committee

CISPES Victory Tour
with Ricardo Bladimir González from the FMLN

Jobs for Artists!  A New Deal for the Arts in the 21st Century
with Jeff Chang, author, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation; Gray Brechin, research fellow for the Living New Deal Project of the Dept. of Geography, UC Berkeley; and Arlene Goldbard, speaker and consultant.

District Elections in SF: How Do “We the People” Become the Driving Force?
with NTanya Lee, Coleman Advocates for Youth; Calvin Welch, Housing Justice: Chito Cuellar, UNITE HERE Local 2; and Sasha Magee, activist

What’s Going On: Iran’s Green Wave: Reform or Revolution?
with Malihe Razazan and Shahram Aghamir, producers, “Voices of the Middle East and North Africa” on KPFA radio.

Abolition Now! Artists and Activists against the Prison Industrial Complex
with Rachel Herzing, Critical Resistance; Melanie Cervantes and Jesus Barraza, Justseeds Artists Cooperative

Palestine Solidarity and Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment: Lessons Learned from South Africa’s Anti-Apartheid Movement
with  Jackie Husary, General Union of Palestinian Students (GUPS); Gerald Lenoir, Black Alliance for Just Immigration; and Ayla Jay Schoenwald, Break the Siege
co-sponsored with Arab Resource and Organizing Center and Break the Siege

The Road to Copenhagen and Beyond: A Briefing on the UNFCCC and Social Movements
with  Amanda Lee Tan, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives and Gopal Dayaneni, Movement Generation Justice and Ecology Projec

Report Back from Social Movements in Honduras
with Porfirio Quintano

What’s Going on with: Healthcare?
with Roma Guy, San Francisco activist

Creating Radical Graphics for Our Liberation: An Anti-Imperialist, Anti-Capitalist Forum
with Melanie Cervantes, Taller Tupac Amaru; Greg Morozumi, Eastside Arts Alliance; Eric Triantafillou, San Francisco Print Collective

Constitutions from Below: from Honduras to Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia
with live video-feed from Honduras featuring representatives of the National Resistance Front against the Coup