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San Francisco Bay Area Gala Inspires

November 18, 2022
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San Francisco Bay Area Gala Inspires

Drawing close to 1,000 viewers, ALBA’s Bay Area gala on October 15 offered an inspiring mix of history, music, and activism. Richard Bermack moderated the online event.
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Perry Rosenstein Cultural Series: Spain & the Holocaust

August 18, 2022
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<em>Perry Rosenstein Cultural Series:</em> Spain & the Holocaust

On October 20 at 3 PM EDT / 12 PM PDT, the Perry Rosenstein Cultural Series will resume with a roundtable presentation on Spain, World War II, and the Holocaust, with ALBA board members Gina Herrmann and Robert Coale, who will be accompanied by Sara Brenneis and Joshua Goode. For updates, check the online...
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Susman Lecture on December 4 with Nora Guthrie

August 18, 2022
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Susman Lecture on December 4 with Nora Guthrie

The Susman Lecture is back! Join us on Sunday, December 4, at 3PM EST/12PM PST, for a live Zoom presentation with Nora Guthrie, daughter of singer and activist Woody Guthrie (1912-67), whose recording of Jarama Valley is legendary, and who in 1952 wrote a series of songs against Franco. Ms. Guthrie began her career...
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Bay Area Gala on October 15 with Jeff Chang and Life After Hate

August 18, 2022
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Bay Area Gala on October 15 with Jeff Chang and Life After Hate

Please join us on October 15 at 1pm PST (4pm EST) for the annual online gala organized by ALBA’s Bay Area Committee. This online event will feature a keynote by Jeff Chang; a presentation on Asian veterans of the International Brigades by experts Nancy and Len Tsou; Patrick Riccards of Life After Hate, the...
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ALBA’s Getting Ready for a Very Busy Fall!

August 18, 2022
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ALBA’s Getting Ready for a <em>Very</em> Busy Fall!

Mark your calendars. ALBA is proud and excited to present a full slate of events for the next three months, with the Bay Area Gala, a Susman Lecture, a workshop, and other gatherings--both online and in-person.
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Young Actors Read George and Ruth Watt’s Letters

May 20, 2022
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Young Actors Read George and Ruth Watt’s Letters

On April 9, Vero Maynez and Nathan Payne, two Berkeley-trained actors, movingly interpreted excerpts from the Spanish Civil War correspondence between Lincoln volunteer George Watt and his wife Ruth. Stage-directed by ALBA’s Peter Glazer and presented by María Hernández-Ojeda, the event brought the online audience to tears. The performance was based on a script...
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Catalan Government Seeks to Exhume, Identify, and Repatriate IB Remains

May 20, 2022
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Catalan Government Seeks to Exhume, Identify, and Repatriate IB Remains

The Catalan government officially inaugurated its plans to exhume, identify, and repatriate the remains of International Brigade volunteers who died in Catalonia.
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Peter Carroll: Tributes

May 20, 2022
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Peter Carroll: Tributes

Tributes by Daniel Czitrom, Gladys and Neal Rosenstein, Helen Graham, Paul Preston, James D. Fernández, Ellyn Polshek, and Anthony Geist.
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5-Week Institute for Teachers in March and April Successful

May 19, 2022
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5-Week Institute for Teachers in March and April Successful

In March and April, ALBA offered a five-week online workshop to close to 30 teachers from the United States and elsewhere, working with the Collaborative for Educational Services of Massachusetts.
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ALBA Welcomes Two New Board Members and New Staff

May 19, 2022
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ALBA Welcomes Two New Board Members and New Staff

ALBA is thrilled to announce two new additions to its Board of Governors: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha of Flint, Michigan, and Prof. Cristina Pérez Jiménez of New York City. Meanwhile, the ALBA office welcomes Cole Stallone as Communications Associate.
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