Speakers

Upcoming Speakers

Kira O'Reilly What if this was the only world she knew? Perth, 2018 Photography by: Sohan Arial Hayes
05/29/2020 - 4:00 pm - 5:30 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).
06/16/2020 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 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.

Past Speakers

05/05/2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for Health Autonomy Clinic focused on harm reduction solidarity in the age of COVID-19. We will view the opiate epidemic as a crisis within a crisis, and examine [...]
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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