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12:00 pm The Revolution That Wasn’t @ Banatao Auditorium, Surtajda Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
The Revolution That Wasn’t @ Banatao Auditorium, Surtajda Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Revolution That Wasn't @ Banatao Auditorium, Surtajda Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
The internet has been hailed as a leveling force that is reshaping activism. From the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, digital activism seemed cheap, fast, and open to all. Now this celebratory narrative finds itself competing with an increasingly sinister story as platforms like Facebook and Twitter—once the darlings of digital democracy—are on the defensive for their role in promoting fake news. While hashtag activism captures headlines, conservative digital activism is proving more effective on the ground. Schradie’s talk, based on her book, The … Continued
12:45 pm Movement Lawyering and Community Organizing in Practice @ Berkeley Law, Rm 105, UC Berkeley
Movement Lawyering and Community Organizing in Practice @ Berkeley Law, Rm 105, UC Berkeley
Feb 26 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Movement Lawyering and Community Organizing in Practice @ Berkeley Law, Rm 105, UC Berkeley
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11:20 pm HEALTHY AND SECURE OR AGING INTO HOMELESSNESS – Grey Panthers @ South Berkeley Senior Center
HEALTHY AND SECURE OR AGING INTO HOMELESSNESS – Grey Panthers @ South Berkeley Senior Center
Feb 26 @ 11:20 pm – Feb 27 @ 12:00 am
Older adults are now a majority of those living unhoused in the Bay Arrea.  Nearly half faced homelessness for the first time after the age of fifty.  Rapid aging, chronic illnesses, and premature death are becoming common  – at a very high cost in suffering and dollars. Researchers at UC-San Francisco’s HOPE-HOME collaborative are shining a light at the intersection of health, housing, and aging. They are also bringing a new perspective, and now funding, to democratize the process of change, identify evidence based solutions and help communities and decision-makers … Continued