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Mar ~ Mar

Book Exhibit: the development of feminism in the19th-21st century

LA HABRA -- The La Habra Library will display the life and works of historical and contemporary feminist authors and how feminism has developed through time.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

La Habra Branch Library
221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631

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Mar

Shaping San Francisco Free Public Talk: Local History in Your Ear

SAN FRANCISCO --  As part of SHAPING SAN FRANCISCO’s Free Public Talks Series, hosts of the local podcast series East Bay Yesterday and Outside Lands San Francisco tell us why they chose this new technology to delve into the past and how they gauge success.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics
518 Valencia Street (at 16th), San Francisco CA 94110

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Mar

Shaping San Francisco Free Public Talk: We’ve Done This Before—1980s Movements

SAN FRANCISCO -- As part of SHAPING SAN FRANCISCO’s Free Public Talks Series, activists and archivists from the 1980s explore various social movements, including the fight against the Reagan administration’s war build-up, emergency response against Central American wars, birth of the Peace Navy, stopping the USS Missouri, creating sanctuary cities, and AIDS and Anti-Nuclear activism, bringing the conversation up to climate justice & no nukes today.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics
518 Valencia Street (at 16th), San Francisco CA 94110

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Mar

Discussion: Suspect: Long Beach & Terminal Island Stories Event Title:

LONG BEACH -- This panel discussion about local Japanese residents’ unique World War II challenges includes Naomi Hirahara author of Terminal Island: the Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor, and Nisei Aiko Takashita who will share some of her childhood memories of December 7, 1941 and her imprisonment at Poston, Arizona.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Historical Society of Long Beach
4260 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach CA 90807

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Mar

Film Screening and Discussion: Baby Face

LA HABRA -- Robert James, film historian and author of Who won?!? An Irreverent Look at the Oscars will curate and discuss the film Baby Face, as well as lead a discussion about early 20th century versus modern views of feminism.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

La Habra Branch Library
221 E. La Habra Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631

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Mar

DISCUSSION: On the Line with Rosie: Our Long Beach Stories

LONG BEACH -- Long time Long Beach feminist activist, and former Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske presents an evening of stories about women workers and their role in World War II.

Region: Los Angeles Metro

Location:

Historical Society of Long Beach
4260 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach CA 90807

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Apr

Film Screening:“Fruitvale Station” and Q&A with Oscar Grant’s uncle, Cephus Johson

San RAFAEL -- As part of Dominican University of California's community engagement initiative entitled "DEMOCRACY AND EQUITY," Dominican is presenting a special screening of "Fruitvale Station" - a 2013 American biographical drama film based on the events leading to the death of Oscar Grant, a young man who was killed in 2009 by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle at the Fruitvale district station of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in Oakland.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue Angelico Hall
San Rafael, CA 94901

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