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From: Center for California Studies
Save the Date
28th annual Envisioning California Conference
Crossroads: Homelessness in California
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Tsakopoulos Library Galleria
828 I Street
This free day-long event will include panels and a lunch keynote address, as well as a Reception Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Center for California Studies, 60th Anniversary of the Assembly Fellowship, 45th Anniversary of the Senate Fellowship, 32nd Anniversary of the Executive Fellowship, and 20th Anniversary of the Judicial Fellowship.
FORT BRAGG-- THE FORCE presents a cinema verité look at the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, a popular uprising post-Ferguson, and an explosive scandal.
SAN FRANCISCO-- Kent Minault illustrates a narrative of the explosive first six months of the San Francisco Diggers, chronicling a turning point in SF and the transformation of a youth into a lifelong activist (accompanied by photos by Chuck Gould, and music by Peter Coyote.)
LOS ANGELES-- Discover the literary legacy of Juan Rulfo’s, one of Mexico’s most prominent writers, and enjoy Eva Malhotra’s pictorial interpretation of Rulfo’s work through paintings that evoke his characters, landscapes, and stories.
LOS ANGELES-- A free public event, the Festival brings together film and book lovers, innovative and emerging artists, and multiracial and multicultural families and individuals for workshops, readings, performances, and film screenings.
WOODLAND-- See tractors unveiled, engines started, listen to music, enjoy food and brew tastings.
From: California Historical Society
Taking Alcatraz Screening and Conversation
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 6:00 PM California Historical Society, San Francisco Learn More
Join us for a powerful program that explores the history of the occupation of Alcatraz, from November 20, 1969, to June 11, 1971. Participants include the filmmakers of Taking Alcatraz, as well as the Native Americans who occupied the island and those who supported them. This program is a collaboration between the NUMU’s exhibition Cement Prairie: The History and Legacy of the 1952 American Indian Urban Relocation Program, open through June 25, 2017, and the CHS Exhibition Public Program Series for On The Road to the Summer of Love. Presented in Partnership with the New Museum of Los Gatos.