Day of Action for public education
Protest Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget cuts to public higher education with a picnic, musical performance, teach-in, and rally. Check the website for a complete schedule of events and to sign up if you would like to perform or teach a class.
12 p.m.–12 a.m., free
UC Berkeley Memorial Glade
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Danny Glover on health and wealth
Actor and humanitarian Danny Glover comes to the Bayview to talk about community health and prosperity, discussing ways to bring about positive changes in the community. Glover will also discuss his collaboration with the Bayview Rotary Club to provide scholarships to benefit Bayview-Hunter's Point college-bound youth.
5 p.m., $40–$50
San Francisco City College
Alex L. Pitcher Jr. Community Room
1800 Oakdale, SF
International Women's Day
Join the Reggae Gyals at a benefit for the Family Violence Law Center of Alameda County, featuring live performances by Queen Makedah , Sistah Beauty, Djs and dance crews, a spoken word competition, and much more.
10 p.m.–2 a.m., $10
Pier 23 Cafe
The Embarcadero, SF
Discussion with Tony Serra and Paulette Frankl
Join KPFA and author/illustrator Paulette Frankl for a discussion of her book Lust for Justice: The Radical Life and Law of Tony Serra. Frankl spent 12 years following Serra from courtroom to courtroom as he defended the likes of Black Panther Huey Newton, the Hell's Angels, the Symbionese Liberation Army, and more to bring you this definitive account of an antiestablishment hero and legal legend.
7:30 p.m., $12–$15
Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar, Berk.
Russia's foremost LGBT activist
To bring to light the violence and government oppression faced by the Russian LGBT community and to promote Moscow's Pride Parade, Nikolai Alekseev will talk about the efforts of major Russian religious and political parties to quell the Pride Parade, the European Court ruling that the Russian government committed crimes to its LGBT community, and more.
5:30–7:30 p.m., free
San Francisco LGBT Center
1800 Market, SF
Mothers march to end poverty
Mothers in cities will gathering all over the world today to demand the end of poverty, war, oversees occupations, the criminalization of communities of color, and other global issues. San Francisco's march — inclusive to all — begins at the 16th Street BART Station and stops at major corporate banks along the way. See the website for updates on the route.
4:30 p.m., free
16th and Mission BART Station, SF
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