Capture the Movement Workshop @ Oakland Peace Center
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for a two hour photography workshop by activist and photographer Brooke Anderson. Whether you’re using your iPhone or a DSLR, through this workshop you will have the opportunity to:

• reflect on the role of photography in social movements and visual storytelling
• learn key principles of composition, lightening, exposure
• explore the settings and various “tips and tricks” on your camera phone
• practice taking portraits and get feedback
• discuss key issues around consent, representation, legal rights, etc.

Brooke Anderson is a social movement organizer and photographer based in Oakland, CA. Check out her work @

There is a suggested donation of $10 from any interested activists to help cover the costs of the event. Please email to register.

SF Bay Area Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare @ Pacific School of Religion Chapel
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Registration is free, but a free-will offering will be taken. Lunch will be provided. Please register here (scroll down).

Presenters include:

Marjorie Cohn, professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Cohn, the former president of the National Lawyers Guild and criminal defense attorney, is a legal scholar, political analyst, and social critic, who is also editor and contributor to Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues.

Lisa Hajja, professor of sociology at the University of California Santa Barbara, with courtesy appointments in Global and International Studies, and Middle East Studies, is a contributor to Life in the Age of Drone Warfare.  Her work focuses mainly on issues relating to law and conflict, military courts and occupations, human rights and international law, and torture and targeted killing.

Lisa Ling, a former technical sergeant in? the U.S. Air Force, is featured in the heralded documentary National Bird, which, according to The Washington Post, is “artful, profoundly unsettling.” In an article for The Guardian (, Ling noted how little the public knew about the U.S. drone program and its consequences.

A film produced by the Interfaith Network on Drone Warfare for use in congregations will be screened along with a half-hour version of National Bird

Issues addressed include:

Why is the faith community concerned about drone warfare?

What is the effect of drone warfare on drone operators?

Co-sponsored by Pacific School of Religion and the Interfaith Network on Drone Warfare