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Open Studio Artist

Open-Studios October 19 -20, 2013Exhibit
October 19 and 20, 2013
11am–6pm
1720 Market St.
Reception October 18
5-7pm

“7 On Market” an exhibit of seven ArtSpan artists and more…

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at the Veterans Community Media Center.
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The Invisible War: Film Screening & Fundraiser

The-Invisible-War-101613The Invisible War
Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 pm
Doors open at 6 pm; screening 6:30 pm
California College of the Arts
Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus
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From Academy Award nominated Director Kirby Dick The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America’s most shameful and best-kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the US military.

The film paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem — today, a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The U.S. Department of Defense estimates there were a staggering 22,800 violent sex crimes in the military in 2011.

Twenty percent of all active-duty female soldiers are sexually assaulted. Female soldiers aged 18 to 21 accounted for more than half of the victims. Read more

Cohosted by Dr. Mylea Charvat, SF Supervisor Malia Cohen, and SamaHope

Panel discussion following the screening moderated by San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen.

Proceeds from the screening go toward the Artemis Rising Invisible War Recovery Program, a nonprofit recovery program that provides free PTSD treatment to veterans.


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CCSF Accreditation

VETERANS FORUM ON CCSF ACCREDITATION
We were fortunate to have such an outstanding, experienced and well informed group of people on the panel to help us contemplate and better understand the mounting issues around revoking accreditation of City College of San Francisco.

A hearty THANK YOU to all of our panelists! Featured in this photo are:  Continue reading


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Napa Veterans Memorial Park

Tom Sarciapone, USCG, retired, Chair Napa United Veterans Council