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Oy Bay’s Weekend Pick: Inside the Activist’s Studio with AJWS

Posted by Oyster on February 19, 2009

inside_activist_studio_440Join us to learn from and be energized by local Jewish change-makers and to celebrate the multitude of ways we are collectively working to create a more just and equitable world. Events will include a combination of speakers, workshops, networking, local social justice opportunities, and more!

Inside the Activists’ Studio
Sunday, February 22, 2009

Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission St, SF
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 2:30 p.m.

Panel discussion with (bios here):
Ahri Golden, Founder of Thin Air Media
Ari Derfel
, Founder of Back to Earth Organic Catering and Outdoor Adventures
Joanna Levitt
, Co-Director of the International Accountability Project
Josh Becker
, Founder and Board Chair, Full Circle Fund
Moderated by:
Adrienne Fitch-Frankel
, Co-Host of Terra Verde, the weekly environmental radio program on KPFA, and Fair Trade Campaign Director at Global Exchange

Live Performance:
Excerpt from the critically acclaimed theatre play Angry White Black Boy by Dan Wolf, adapted from the novel by Adam Mansbach.

Skills-share workshops with:
Cole Krawitz, Communications Consultant and Founder of JVoices.com
Dan Wolf, Actor, Writer, MC of Felonius and Program Manager of The Hub at JCCSF
Joanna Levitt, Co-Director of the International Accountability Project
Samantha Witman, Co-existence Educator
Julie Dorf, Consultant, Horizons Foundation and Senior Advisor for Council of Global Equality
Naomi Starkman, Food Policy Media Consultant, Former Director of Communications and Policy of Slow Food Nation, and Co-Founder of Civil Eats
Zelig Golden, Staff Attorney, Center for Food Safety and Co-Chair of the 2008 Hazon Food Conference

To see the complete workshop descriptions, please click here.

Cost: Sliding scale, $8-$18 (No one will be turned away for lack of funds)

To register, please click here.

Want to check out the museum earlier in the day? Click here to buy tickets.

Got Questions?  Contact us at hwinig@ajws.org
or 415-593-3299.

Hosted by the AJWS-AVODAH Partnership and our partners:
The Hub at JCCSF, Progressive Jewish Alliance, New Generations of the New Israel Fund, and the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Co-sponsored by:
LGBT Alliance and Young Adults Division of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, and Sonoma Counties; Jewschool.com; JVoices; SF Hillel Grads; and Zeek: A Journal of Jewish Thought and Culture.

Inside the Activists’ Studio is brought to you by the AJWS–AVODAH Partnership and our regional partners.


2 Responses to “Oy Bay’s Weekend Pick: Inside the Activist’s Studio with AJWS”

  1. יופי באמת יופי

  2. woowww

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