Speakers

Upcoming Speakers

05/05/2020 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for Health Autonomy Clinic focused on harm reduction solidarity. Nancy Cambell will discuss her new book, OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose. The event will also feature [...]
05/05/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The history of an unnatural disaster—drug overdose—and the emergence of naloxone as a social and technological solution.
05/08/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The backstory on some of the most creative, game-changing organizing of our time… from workers’ struggles to Occupy Wall Street, from the Battle of Seattle to Extinction Rebellion.
05/09/2020 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
This is our challenge: organizing courageous, joyful and bold rebellions rooted in solidarity, with a beautiful, loving insistence that another world is possible and we are creating her every day.

Past Speakers

Kira O'Reilly What if this was the only world she knew? Perth, 2018 Photography by: Sohan Arial Hayes
03/21/2020 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for a community potluck dinner and public talks by the renowned artists Marta de Menezes (Portugal) and Kira O’Reilly (Ireland/Finland).
03/03/2020 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
What can we all do to avert catastrophe and avoid extinction?
Martin Luther King
01/20/2020 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for a celebration of Martin Luther King's birthday! In honor of Dr. King, "The Radical King: Where Do We Go from Here?" program will promote participatory grassroots discussion [...]
11/18/2019 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join journalist Chet Hardin for a discussion of his pioneering role in the investigation of NXIVM as a reporter for the Capital Region weekly Metroland. He is the only journalist [...]
05/04/2019 - 7:00 pm
Musicians Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton join Jesse Jarnow, author of "Wasn't That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the American Soul," in a celebration of [...]
05/04/2019 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mike Burke is a long time producer with the international daily news program, Democracy Now!, with years of experience in all aspects of news production. Join Mike as he shares [...]
04/24/2019 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
In an informal conversation about creative process, Taylor will share personal strategies as a filmmaker, writer, and political organizer to activate a people's platform for organizing through diverse media formats.  [...]
04/16/2019 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for a book talk with Dahr Jamail and a great evening of conversation!  After nearly a decade overseas as a war reporter, the acclaimed journalist Dahr Jamail returned [...]
04/16/2019 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
From his fearless journey reporting on the war front to his scaling of glaciers to share stories on climate change, share the struggles, strategies, and personal process of this path-breaking [...]
04/13/2019 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  Join us for a panel on science activism and advocacy in the Capital Region with public officials, scientists, and activists focusing on how we, as concerned citizens, can get [...]
04/04/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
In her new book, the mobilizing coordinator of the 2003-2004 Iraq War protests explains what makes today's grassroots resistance different from past movements in America. When millions of people took [...]
04/01/2019 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us for an exploration of how modern science can be incorporated into the artistry field with the help of an internationally-renowned pioneer of biological arts. From 5:30-6:30, Marta de [...]
11/30/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join author and activist Ronald Kitchen in a discussion of his memoir "My Midnight Years: Surviving Jon Burge’s Police Torture Ring and Death Row."
11/28/2018 - 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Please register for this workshop as well as any others you'd like to participate in by clicking here. 3-6PM: Workshop *Please bring a laptop or tablet to work on, and [...]
11/14/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for a screening and discussion of  the riveting documentary Crime + Punishment, a film chronicling the struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities [...]
11/03/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author shows us an America that should shame us: a land of rampant and deadly drug addiction, of escape into gambling, sadism and pornography, [...]
04/13/2018 - 04/15/2018 - 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CHECK OUT video documentation of RUDERAL ECOLOGIES! This event was free and open to the public, with donations encouraged  to build the NATURE Lab Environmental Education Center.  Register here. This [...]
12/09/2017 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  Documentary filmmaker Jonathan Olshefski presents his first feature-length film: QUEST.    The documentary is a moving portrait of a North Philadelphia working class family over the span of 10 [...]
12/01/2017 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Award-winning investigative reporter Azmat Khan joins us at the Sanctuary to speak about her groundbreaking investigation into civilian casualties in the anti-ISIS air war in Iraq. This event is co-sponsored by [...]
11/18/2017 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Come watch "A Sinner in Mecca" with filmmaker and writer Parvez Sharma. Sharma's documentaries and written works dissect the complicated intersection of faith and sexuality. Through his work as a director [...]
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