Consumers, Brands and Social Action
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Consumers, Brands and Social Action

Join Shalon and Peak Design to talk about the responsibility brands have to “do the right thing” and more importantly for their business, to incorporate appeals from customers to use their size and scale for political, cultural and market influence. Can’t wait to break bread, break barriers and break the silence with you.

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Hack your Stress: A Breakfast Discussion
Aug
3
8:00 AM08:00

Hack your Stress: A Breakfast Discussion

Join Shalon, Bumble and General Assembly as we share a delicious breakfast and dive into how we harness the energy produced by stress and reallocate it towards productivity, creativity and accomplishment. As you get to know the people around your table, moderators will facilitate conversation around how we can use various techniques, including mindfulness, to manage work, relationships, finances and all of the other unpredictable situations we face in life.

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Education: How To Do More With Less
May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Education: How To Do More With Less

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You’re invited to join the conversation with teachers, advocates, philanthropists and others at the Shalon table as we share an incredible gourmet meal, address challenges in education and discuss how we can support the people and institutions that are training and nurturing the future of our country.

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Passover Seder for Racial Justice with Nourish
Mar
30
7:00 PM19:00

Passover Seder for Racial Justice with Nourish

Join us for a multi-cultural Passover Seder as we come together around the table to break (matzah) bread, break barriers and break the silence. We will be educated, inspired and challenged. As we connect by sharing the stories of the ancestors who came before us, we will motivate each other to rise up, to take action and to make change in our world.

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Election Empowerment • Activate for 2018 Midterm Elections
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

Election Empowerment • Activate for 2018 Midterm Elections

As we break bread together at the Friday night table, we'll explore this cornerstone of the country where we live - the right to vote and to stand up for what we believe in. Experts and community leaders will guide our discussion about how to prepare for the upcoming midterm elections to increase awareness and build consensus around the issues that you care about. We will discuss how to get involved and drive change.

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Re-imagining Diversity | Gender
Oct
6
7:00 PM19:00

Re-imagining Diversity | Gender

Join the Shalon community for an exciting and delectable new take on community impact. As we break bread, we'll break down gender discrimination and explore solutions for mutual respect and opportunities for success. This will be a powerful and interactive conversation where you''ll be able to brainstorm how we can all create real change for ourselves, our companies and our community at large. 

We'll provide three delicious courses, plenty of wine and well-informed moderators in our welcoming, respectful space. You'll bring an appetite, ideas, and passion. The combination will make for an unbeatable night that you don't want to miss. See you there!

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Healthcare Reform | A Dose of Reality
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

Healthcare Reform | A Dose of Reality

If we're lucky, we wake up every day without thinking about how changes to healthcare laws will impact our daily activities, our finances and our families. Even for those people that are relatively healthy, this may not be the case for much longer. We're coming together with healthcare and community experts to discuss how changes to the Affordable Health Act will impact our personal lives and the communities we live in. Bring questions, concerns, ideas and as always, an empty stomach - while the conversation will be intense, the food and wine will be easy and delicious to digest!

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Immigration: Xenophobia vs. Acceptance
Jun
2
7:00 PM19:00

Immigration: Xenophobia vs. Acceptance

Addressing why homelessness is so persistent (and is a growing phenomenon in our city) Poet Emma Lazarus wrote a poem titled "The New Colossus" in 1883 to help raise funds for the Statue of Liberty, which was completed three years later. The poem, often cited as representative of the U.S. approach to immigration reads in part:

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...

Her poem represented an unrealized ideal--and, sadly, still does. Bigotry against immigrants continues to be rife in our country. Immigration quotas based on racial hierarchies formally passed in 1924 and would remain in effect until 1965.

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Homelessness: Addressing it in our Community.
Mar
31
7:00 PM19:00

Homelessness: Addressing it in our Community.

Experts and community leaders will guide our discussion about how the homeless population in our city continues to grow, what resources are available to individuals and families living on the streets and how we can get involved and drive change. I have been inspired by people who have experienced and fought homelessness in our Bay Area community and am eager to have them share their insight.

Come together with friends, neighbors and new acquaintances to learn more about the vastly different reasons people end up without a stable roof over their heads.

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