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Curators, LULU MATUTE & FALLON YOUNG join us to speak about Not One More, an altar in the Visions at Twight: Dia de los Muertos 2014 at SOMarts through Nov. 8 in San Francisco. Not One More is dedicated to victims of police brutality and state sanctioned violence. After moving to the Bay Area from Chicago, Lulu began advocating for education equity in California Community Colleges to improve college completion and transfer rates amongst students of color. As a member of the Alive and Free program in San Francisco, Lulu works to combat the disease of violence by addressing anger, fear and pain on the individual level as well as in communities. She joined the #BlackLivesMatters ride to Ferguson and #FergusonOctober to protest for justice with the people of Ferguson. Fallon Young coordinates outreach efforts and serves as the social media voice of SOMArts Cultural Center in her role as Director of Communications & Community Engagement. Visit http://www.somarts.org/ or call 415-863-1414. MICHAEL SMITH, founder/president of the American Indian Film Institute (AIFI), joins us to talk about the 39th Annual AIFF Nov. 1-9, in San Francisco. Visit http://aifisf.com/2014-american-indian-film-festival/ KAREN JO KOONAN who has been active in the National Lawyers Guild since early 1969, serving on local and national executive boards and the first non-lawyer to hold that office in the Guild’s 75-year history, joins us to talk about TNLG's recent trip to Palestine in May where she and others were hosted by Addameer, a West Bank organization dealing with the huge issue of political prisoners being held by Israeli authorities. Sahar Francis, General Director of Ramallah-based Addameer Prisoner-Support and Human Rights Association is speaking Mon., Nov. 3, 5:30-8 p.m. at UC Hastings School of Law, 100 McAlister in San Francisco. Visit nlgsf.org to RSVP.

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