On 1.24.20 we present Ingrid Rojas Contreras, one of 2019's hottest authors who will read from and discuss her award winning novel, The Fruit of the Drunken Tree.
Time: 6 pm
Location: African American Art and Culture Complex
(762 Fulron Street, San Francisco, CA).
the evening also features
Emerging Women Writers of Color from the
California College of the Arts MFA program
Thanks to our Sister in the Word, Faith Adiele, we will also feature three writers from the California College of the Arts Creative Writing MFA program -- Vanessa Flores, Ngozi Oparah, and Mihee Kim. These three emerging voices will mesmerize you with the stories they share.
Mayor London N. Breed and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman Tuesday announced that the City is in advanced negotiations to purchase the existing building and parcel at 1939 Market Street to convert it to new affordable housing. The project will provide 100% permanently affordable housing and will likely serve low-income seniors in the area. The property is located at the intersection of Duboce Avenue and Market Street.
Chip Walter – Author of “Immortality, Inc: Renegade Science, Silicon Valley Billions, and the Quest to Live Forever;” Robert Hariri – Co Founder, Human Longevity, Inc.; Cynthia Kenyon – Vice President of Aging Research, Calico and Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF; Aubrey de Grey – Chief Science Officer, SENS Research Foundation and Vice President of New Technology Discovery, AgeX Therapeutics Inc. are speakers at the Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley in Palo, Alto, January 30, 2020.
Can we live forever? A group of renowned scientists and journalists will reveal the groundbreaking research and visionaries who are trying to answer that very question. They will discuss rejuvenation, stem cell research, and the findings of others who are redefining our understanding of life, aging, and mortality.