by Juliana Birnbaum Fox
Families are invited to attend KQED’s second annual Latino Heritage Month Event designed for parents and kids ages 3 to 6 with lunch and activities, including a visit by PBS Kids show stars Maya and Miguel. The celebration is part of Kaiser Permanente’s For Healthy Kids campaign and will be held at the KQED studios at 2601 Mariposa Street in San Francisco, from 12 – 3 pm on Saturday, September 29. Call to register at 415-553-2484.
Radical Women dinner meeting for aspiring activists
Feminists who are interested in volunteering or interning with organization that values your ideas and leadership? Then check out Radical Women, a multiracial, cross-generational revolutionary feminist organization with a commitment to fi ghting for the rights of women, people of color, queers and workers! With over 40 years of dedicated activism in the movements for social change, Radical Women is a great place to develop your skills and make a difference.
Come fi nd out more on Thursday, September 27 at 6:15 for dinner ($7.00 donation), or at 7pm for the meeting. Call 415-864-1278 for more information or to volunteer– everyone welcome; wheelchair accessible. At New Valencia Hall, 625 Larkin Street, Suite 202 in San Francisco. Website: www.radicalwomen.org.
Business Conference for Bay Area Women Leaders
The City of San Francisco Small Business Commission invites you to a unique one-day business conference for women leaders in your area! Women’s Leadership Exchange (WLE) is coming to the Northern California area on Thursday, September 27th!! Thousands of women have reported extraordinary business results & connections from WLE conferences around the country.
As a member of The City of San Francisco Small Business Commission, you receive a $50 discount. The conference takes place on Thursday, Sept. 27th from 7:30am–7: 30pm at the Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great American Parkway in Santa Clara.
Documentary about South Bay’s Latino community during WWII
KQED and KTEH are pleased to present three new documentaries to accompany Ken Burns’ “The War” later this month. One of the documentaries, “The War: Soldados,” is an original 30-minute documentary about the South Bay’s Latino community during World War II airing on Friday, September 21 at 7:00pm on KTEH 54 and Saturday, September 29 at 6:30pm on KQED 9 with SAP in Spanish (SAP en español).
Reconstructing Health Care panel at the Commonwealth Club
The Commonwealth Club, the nation’s premier public affairs forum, presents a panel on Reconstructing Health Care on Wednesday, September 26. Speakers include the Directors of Health Access California, the National Federation of Independent Business and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research as well as the Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Social Medicine of Harvard Medical School. Arrive at 5:30pm for the wine and cheese reception; panel at 6pm. At the Program Club Office, 595 Market St., 2nd floor, San Francisco, free admission.
Directors of Health Access California, the National Federation of Independent Business and the UCLA.