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December 2019

Christine Pelosi: The Nancy Pelosi Way

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Commonweath Club, 110 Embarcadero
San Francisco, Ca. 94105
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$10 – $50
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Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents, Author in Conversation

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Oakland Public Library, 125 14th St
Oakland, Ca. 94612
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Free

  Join us for an engaging conversation between Award-winning journalist Matthew L. Schuerman and Ernest Brown! Matthew L. Schuerman blends explorations of policy decisions with detailed narratives of developers, activists, and public officials to explain how gentrification became such a contested phenomenon, in his new book, " Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents", from the University of Chicago Press. He focuses on three cities—New York, Chicago, and San Francisco—and hones in on the past and present of the Mission District in…

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The Henry George Stroy

December 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Spats, 1974 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley,, Ca. 94704
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free event

150 years ago, the progressive economist Henry George asked a simple yet powerful question: why do the poor get poorer as society gets wealthier? His answer—land, and more broadly, rents—made him one of the most popular writers of his time, and Georgism left a strong influence on everyone from MLK to Willie Brown to Milton Friedman (seriously). Join Stanford radio host Mark Mollineaux as we discuss how Henry George can help us understand California's housing crisis as it unfolds today.…

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Is California ready to reform Prop 13? Forum on the Split Roll Initiative

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lisser Hall | Mills College, Kapiolani Road
Oakland, Ca. 94613
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A proposal to reform the state property tax system could be at least the second most important issue on Californians' ballots in 2020. About this Event Panelists: Andrea Mullarkey, SEIU 1021 Member Leader, and Co-Chair, Alameda County COPE Jahmese Myers, Statewide Political Director, Schools & Communities First Ben Grieff, Campaign Director, Evolve California Moderated by Rob Bonta, Legislator-in-Residence at Mills College Introduced by Professor Larry Magid, CTA Fellow & Community Ambassador Background information on "Proposition 13: 40 Years Later" (PPIC…

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