Social Justice Week Program March 5 – March 9, 2018, Sonoma State University

Feb 22, 2018 by

International Committee 

for Peace, Justice and Dignity
Social Justice Week Program March 5 – March 9, 2018, Sonoma State University
Sonoma State University
Social Justice Week Program March 5 – March 9, 2018, Public Welcomed
Monday March 5th: Social Justice Week Kick Off
12:00-1:00pm     Social Science 320, Social Justice Week Class Assembly 
Meeting and Sign in the Cooperage
Monday Events: The Cooperage 2
1:00-2:00pm     Michael Nagler:  Metta Center for Nonviolence: “The Time is Now” Presentation
2:30-3:30pm     Police Brutality Coalition: Susan Lamont: Community and Law Enforcement Relations: At the Crossroads
 
4:00-5:00 pm     Mickey Huff: Fake-News and Truth Emergency
7:30-9:00 pm     Keynote Speaker: Ralph Nader: One Person Can Make a Difference: Social Justice and    World Affairs, Green Music Center, Free for SSU Students Tickets Required in Advance, Public $10
Tuesday March 6th: The Cooperage 2
10:00-11:30 am   Henry Kaku and the Buddhist Center: US Citizens Jailed in Concentration Camps by Presidential Order- 1941
12:00-1:30pm     Veterans for Peace:

The 50th Anniversary of the My Lai Massacre and Its Lessons for Today

2:00-3:00pm       Mara Ventura, Jordan Steger from North Bay Jobs with Justice: Higher wages movement, $15 an hour minimum wage, and Unionization
3:00-5:00 pm      Alicia Jrapko, U.S. Coordinator of the International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity and co-chair of the National Network on Cuba: What to Expect with U.S./Cuba Relations in the Trump Era, and Antonio Jose Cordero, General Consul of Venezuela in San Francisco, Venezuela: What the U.S. corporate media doesn’t want you to know.
7:00-9:00 pm    Immigrant Rights Night: Mariana G. Martinez & Ariana Aparicio, Ballet Folklorico Netzahualcoyotl
Wednesday March 7th: The Cooperage 2
10:00-11:00 pm   Homeless Action, Adrienne Lauby, and Celeste Austin, The Living Room, Santa Rosa
11:30-12:30 pm   Linda Sartor- Author: Turning Fear into Power – Stories that Inspire Following your Heart Even When Fear is Present
1:00-2:00pm       Caitlin Quinn, Verity: Understanding Sexual Violence
2:30-3:30pm       Public Banking Sonoma County–  Shelly Browning, Barbara

Fishelson, Philip Beard, Linda Sartor, Debora Hammond
4:00-5:30 pm      Toby Blomé, Code Pink Global Drone Warfare
7:00-9:00 pm      Keynote Speaker: William Pepper Author: The Plot to Kill King: The Truth Behind the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Thursday March 8th: The Cooperage 1
10:00-11:30 am    Fukushima Response Campaign, John Bertucci,   Fukushima Updates & West Coast Impacts
12:00-1:00pm      Occupy Sonoma County, Rebel Fagin, Climate Change Push Back
1:15-2:45 pm       North Coast Coalition for Palestine: Therese Mughannam, Justice for Palestine – Two States or One?
3:00-5:00pm        Lynn Woolsey– former member of Congress: Women in Politics, Location Schulz Library
 
7:00-9:00 pm       Faculty Panel: Diana Grant, Chingling Wo, Tim Wandling, Ron Lopez, Napoleon Reyes, Anastasia Tosouni: Social Justice Without Borders
Friday March 9th: The Cooperage 2
10:00-11:30am    Peace and Justice Center: Networks for Peace and Justice in Sonoma County
12:00-1:30pm

Nicole Wolfe, SSU Professor: Cannabis and the Law
2:00-4:00pm       Jeff Mackler and Panel: Socialist Action in America
4:30- 6:30pm       Mickey Huff: Critical Media Literacy, Multi-Campus Panel Faculty and Students from:Diablo Valley College, CSU East Bay, College of Marin, and San Francisco State
7:30- 9:00 pm      Glenn Ford: The Black Agenda Report
Sponsors: SSU Sociology Social Justice and Activism Club, SSU Associated Students, Sociology Department, School of Social Science, Project Censored
Community Sponsors: Sonoma County Peace and Justice Center, Metta Center for Peace, Occupy Sonoma County, North Coast Coalition for Palestine, Fukushima Action, Code Pink, Sonoma County Chapter Veterans for Peace, Sonoma Police Brutality Coalition, North Bay Jobs with Justice, Party for Socialism and Liberation, Media Freedom Foundation, International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity.

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