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Pop Up: Non-Violent Communication with Dr. Kathy Simon

August 24 – Join us for a mini-workshop with Dr. Kathy Simon, as she helps us to think about the words we use and how they can help to heal our world. Join us on Zoom with this link. Join youth professionals from around the Bay Area every Monday at…...

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Pop Up: A Close-Up on the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards

August 17 – Each year, the Diller Teen Foundation presents 15 teens with $36,000 to honor them for the amazing work they are doing to change the world. Join us first for the virtual awards ceremony at 11am, followed by a talk-back with some of the past award recipients. Join…...

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Translating Harry Potter into Yiddish with Arun Viswanath

Click here to register. Click here to purchase a copy of the book.  Yiddish has just joined the list of over 80 languages into which the Harry Potter books have been translated. What are the challenges of translating this magical work into Yiddish? Is it possible to create a Yiddish…...

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Psalm 137 and the Politics of the Black Spiritual with Raphael Magarik

Click here to register for this event. What does it mean for an oppressed people to play music before their oppressors? How can the artist avoid being co-opted? When is the performance liberatory? When does it just entrench oppression? This is the problem of Psalm 137, which begins, “By the…...

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