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American Jewish World Service and Avodah: Meet the Change @ YBCA (SF SOMA / south beach)

Posted by Oyster on May 25, 2010

Meet the Change: What Happens Next Is Up To You!

Ever wonder what it’s like to live a day in the life of someone somewhere else in the world? David Evan Harris wanted to help you find out, so he founded the Global Lives Project.

Meet David at Meet the Change! You’ll hear some lessons from his work and insights about our globalized world, and take a guided tour through the Global Lives exhibit in the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ Room for Big Ideas. You’ll also meet a whole host of other awesome change-makers, such as yourself!

When: Wednesday, May 26th

6:00 – 7:00pm Refreshments and Exhibit Viewing

7:00 – 8:00pm Presentation

8:00 – 9:00pm Facilitated Networking

Where: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St, San Francisco
Cost: $5-15 sliding scale
RSVP: http://www.ybca.org/tickets/production/view.aspx?id=11099

*Advanced registration is REQUIRED; limited capacity.* 21+ only

About our featured change-maker:
David Evan Harris is Executive Director of the Global Lives Project, Research Affiliate at the Institute for the Future, and Artist in Residence at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. David is a cross-disciplinary mediamaker, working at the intersection of art, activism and academic inquiry on the politically charged questions surrounding globalization and social justice. A native of the Bay Area, he has spent nearly four years of his life living and traveling in Latin America, Asia and Africa. His first book, Você Vai me Servir (You Will Serve Me), will be published by Annablume Press in 2011. For more on David, visit his website.

Meet the Change is an open invitation to change-makers from across the spectrum: teachers and students, social workers and social entrepreneurs, artists and lawyers, investors and innovators, organizers, educators, and agitators -anyone and everyone seeking co-conspirators for activating their Jewish and social justice values. Each event presents the efforts of a featured change-maker while encouraging attendees to connect with one another around their own ideas, desires, and plans for making change.

Jocelyn Berger, Program Officer
American Jewish World Service & AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
131 Steuart Street, Suite 200, San Francisco CA 94105-1242
t 415.593.3284 f 415.593.3290 www.ajws.org

Pursuing Global Justice for 25 Years


One Response to “American Jewish World Service and Avodah: Meet the Change @ YBCA (SF SOMA / south beach)”

  1. Jaki Levy said

    Thanks for posting this! The event was actually a featured event on SFist : http://sfist.com/2010/05/26/sfist_tonight_871.php. And you can find more SF Bay related posts from AJWS-Avodah (now called Pursue) on the new Pursue blog

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