Programming History: 2010

Venezuela Speaks! Voices from the Grassroots
with co-authors, Carlos Martinez and Michael Fox

Voice of Roma: Benefit for the Voice of Roma Education Center in Kosovo
with Sani Rifati, founder Voice of Roma and Marko Muir, educator at Voice of Roma

Community Gathering and Benefit for Haiti
film showing: Haiti: We Must Kill the BANDITS
co-sponsored by Haiti Action Committee, SOUL, Chinese Progressive Association, PODER, POWER, and Teachers for Social Justice

What’s Going On: Resisting Racism on California Campuses
with Tiffany Dena Loftin, UC Santa Cruz student organizer

US Social Forum 2010 Info Sessions: Get on the Road to Detroit
information sessions to help  people prepare to attend the USSF.

Building a Movement for Progressive Taxation
open forum

What’s the Matter with California? Taking Back the State Budget
with Lenny Goldberg, California Tax Reform Association; Marty Martinez, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network; Ari Wohlfeiler, Californians United for a Responsible Budget

“Planet or Death!  We Shall Overcome”: Cochabamba People’s Conference on Climate Change Report Back & Discussion
with Alberto Saldamando, International Indian Treaty Council; Colin Rajah, National Network on Immigrant and Refugee Rights; jason Negron-Gonzalez, Movement Generation; and Evelyn Rangel-Medina, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights

The Obama Administration: Perspectives from the African-American Left
with Linda Burnham, organizational consultant; Malkia Amala Cyril, Center for Media Justice: Gerald Lenoir, Black Alliance for Just Immigration: Carl Bloice, Committees of Correspondence

Maria’s Story: From 1990 to 2010: Bay Area Premiere of Special 20th Anniversary DVD Release
with the film’s producer/director, Pamela Cohen, and Salvador Cordon, FMLN-Norcal

Problema #1070: Reflections on an Arizona State of Mind
with Yosimar Reyes, poet; headRush Productions: Mamacoatl; Social Irruption: Somos (BRWN BFLO); Jack Hirschman; Adrian “Ariazona”

Worker-Ownership & The City: A Panel Discussion on Cooperativism in Communities of Color
with Omar Freilla, Green Worker Cooperatives: Guillermina Castellanos, La Colectiva: and Poonam Whabi, Design Action Collective

Permaculture for the People! A Community Report Back
a report back from participants in Movement Generation and Occidental Arts and Ecology Center’s Liberation Permaculture Design Course

STOP Oppression in Australia & Everywhere: Building Cross-Continental Resistance with Creative Interventions
with members of the StoryTelling & Organizing Project and Intervention Rollback Action Group (from Australia, via live video feed)

Toward a Progressive Agenda for San Francisco: A Progressive Vision for the November Elections and Beyond
with Chelsea Boilard, San Francisco Rising; Gordon Mar, Jobs with Justice, SF; Debbi Lerman and Calvin Welch, SF Community Congress; and Shaw San Liu, SF Progressive Worker Alliance

Theater for Justice: An Introductory Workshop in Theater of the Oppressed
two sessions facilitated by Aryeh Shell

Stop the Suits: El Salvador’s Fight for Self-Determination
with Orlando Velasco, Association of Friends of San Isidro in Cabañas

The Right to Place and Home: from South Africa to the Bay
with S’bu Zikode, Shack Dwellers movement; Paul Boden, Western Regional Advocacy Project; Sara Shortt Housing Rights Committee
co-sponsored by Priority Africa Network, International Development Exchange, UC Berkeley Center for African Studies, SF Coalition on Homelessness, Western Regional Advocacy Project, Housing Rights Committee, SF Community Land Trust

1000 Cancuns for Climate Justice: Teach-In and International Day of Action
co-sponsored by: Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Communities for a Better Environment, Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, Mobilization for Climate Justice West, Movement Generation Justice and Ecology Project, Mujeres Unidas y Activas, POWER, PODER, Richmond Progressive Alliance, Urban Tilth, and West County Toxics Coalition