Join POST in a conversation with Author Jenny Clendenen about her new book featuring the history of María Zacarías Bernal de Berreyesa, whose Californio family helped settle the whole Bay Area during the Spanish and Mexican periods. Participants will hear the story of how her husband and father held vast parts of south San José, including the Rancho San Vicente of Calero County Park, and how they were ruthlessly dispossessed when Americans arrived.
Register for free at-home screening access to view "The Guardians" Oct 23-25. "The Guardians", a documentary film by Ben Crosbie and Tessa Moran, elegantly interweaves the lives of the iconic monarch butterfly with an indigenous community in Mexico. Both depend on the same ancient forest for their survival and now face an uncertain future.
Join POST for a conversation with Laura Sears and Allie Roth of Vida Verde, founded in 2001 by two former Teach for America classroom teachers who saw a pressing need for youth from disadvantaged communities to have meaningful educational experiences outside of the classroom. Learn about how this local outdoor educational program came to be, details about their current work and collaboration with POST.