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Staff PickThe Forum: Conversations at YBCA – Belva Davis with Ben Jealous

May 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

| $25 Gen, $20 YBCA Mem
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The NAACP – Reinvented or Irrelevant? • Silicon Valley – Impact, Invest or Impasse? – Belva Davis with Ben Jealous

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Ben Jealous has been a leader of successful state and local movements to ban the death penalty, outlaw racial profiling, defend voting rights, secure marriage equality, and free multiple wrongfully incarcerated people. Under his leadership, the NAACP grew to be the largest community-based nonpartisan voter registration operation in the country. Prior to leading the NAACP, he spent 15 years serving as a journalist and community organizer. In Jealous’ new role as partner at Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland he will focus on social impact investments in tech startups and community organizations that narrow gaps. Read more>>

Belva Davis helped change the face and focus of TV news. In a career spanning half a century, she reported many of the most explosive Bay Area stories of the era, including the Berkeley student protests, the birth of the Black Panthers, the Peoples Temple cult that ended in the mass suicides at Jonestown, the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, and the onset of the AIDS. In addition, she soldiered in the trenches in the battle for racial equality and brought stories of black Americans out of the shadows and into the light of day.

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May 6, 2014
7:00 pm
$25 Gen, $20 YBCA Mem
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA)
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