Upcoming Events

Int'l Women's Day: Celebrating Women Who Exemplify Hope, Justice and Peace

March 19, 2015, at 10:00am
St. Mary's Center
925 Brockhurst Street, Oakland, CA

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The Right to Food: Can the World Feed 7-8 Billion?

January 10, 2015, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
University Lutheran Chapel of Berkeley
2425 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

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Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal

Guest Lecture: Hubert Sauper

November 16, 2014 at 2pm
Concordia University
Theatre Hall H-110

Foreclosing the Future: The World Bank and the Politics of Environmental Destruction

Wednesday, Nov. 5th, from 5:30 - 7:30pm
The Sierra Club
85 Second Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94105

Thursday, Nov. 6th, from 6:00 - 8:00pm
The David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room
2150 Allston Way, Berekeley, CA 94704

With Author Bruce Rich

Please RSVP to vrinda.manglik@sierraclub.org

Land Grabs in Africa: Economic Growth or Re-colonization?

Thursday, October 30, 2014
130 Wheeler Hall
UC Berkeley

Join Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, for a talk on land grabs at beautiful UC Berkeley this Thursday, October 30.

Land Investments -- painted as a development opportunity for African countries to generate employment and income -- often appear to be extractive and exploitive, leading to the increased threat to local food security and land rights as well as the displacement of thousands of families from their homes and livelihoods.