6:30 PM18:30

Are Human Rights in Crisis? A Case Study From the US-Mexico Border

Clara Long, a senior researcher with the US Program at Human Rights Watch, and Carmen Cheung, Legal Director at the Center for Justice and Accountability will be discussing how recent political shifts are endangering human rights by looking at the current situation along the US-Mexico border. 

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5:30 PM17:30

CJA 20th Anniversary and International Women’s Day Celebration

The Center for Justice & Accountability invites you to join us for our 20th Anniversary Gala and International Women’s Day Celebration. We look forward to an evening of lifting up the community of human rights defenders and their partners here in the Bay Area.

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5:00 PM17:00

CARE's Scale X Design Challenge - Silicon Valley Pitch Night & Celebration

  • Stanford University David & Joan Traitel Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Michelle Nunn, president and CEO of CARE and emcee, Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer, Fortune and a panel of expert judges, including David Baga, Chief Business Officer of Lyft; Anne Marie Burgoyne, Managing Director of the Emerson Collective; Sal Giambanco, Partner, Human Capital of Omidyar Network and Tae Yoo, SVP Corporate Affairs of Cisco.

Learn about innovative, new solutions that could be scaled to reach millions. Meet global development teams from around the world. Collaborate with CARE and sign up to utilize your time and talent. Vote to select the Pitch Night winners; $100,000 in grants will be awarded.

  • 6 - 7 p.m. - Reception with Light Bites
  • 7 - 8:15 p.m. - Team Pitches & Audience Voting
  • 8:15 - 9 p.m. - Pro Bono Marketplace & Winners Announced

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5:30 PM17:30

Community Event: Asia Society Hosts David Barboza

  • 500 Washington Street San Francisco, CA, 94111 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist David Barboza joins Asia Society for a special off-the-record discussion on his extensive experience as a business reporter based in Shanghai on Jan 11. "Barboza nailed this work so well that the evidence was unarguable. We believe his revelations have few parallels in foreign correspondence." (Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting)

5:30—6:00 PM Registration
6:00—7:30 PM Talk followed by Q&A
7:30—8:00 PM Networking Reception 

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9:00 PM21:00

Notes from the Field: The Crisis in Syria

The Syrian refugee crisis is one of the largest humanitarian crises since World War II. More than five million refugees have fled the country, and millions more have been displaced within the country. Hear directly from Bay Area residents who have worked first-hand with Syrian refugees in the Middle East and Southern Europe.

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