Special Events




MARCH 5 – 9



Monday March 5th: Social Justice Week Kick Off

12:00-1:00pm     Social Science 320, Social Justice Week Class Assembly Meeting and Sign in: 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    Peter Phillips: Giants: The Global Power Elite
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 US corporate media doesn’t want you to know


 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: Mickey Huff: Director Project Censored: Fake-News and Truth Emergency

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, Why Should Palestine Matter to You?

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, National Secretary, Socialist Action, and Carol Dansereau, author of What It Will Take: Rejecting Dead-ends and False Friends in the Fight for the Earth,
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: Executive Editor of The Black Agenda Report a weekly magazine of news, commentary and analysis from the Black left


Sponsors: SSU Sociology Social Justice and Activism Club, SSU Associated Students, Sociology Department, School of Social Science, Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies, English Department, Project Censored, Sonoma County Peace and Justice Center, Metta Center for Peace, Occupy Sonoma County, North Coast Coalition for Palestine, Fukushima Response, 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‑Cuba, SSU California Faculty Association