Upcoming Events

September 26, 2021 Event Bay Area Annual Lincoln Brigade Virtual Celebration: Legacy of Hope and Activism

Recent Events

August 22, 2020 Event ALBA Picnic at the Monument
July 25, 2021
 Film & discussion
 Salud y Shalom: American Jews in the Spanish Civil War
June 28, 2021 Workshop Registration Deadline for – America and World Fascism: From the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond
May 27, 2021 Talk and Art Exhibition Susman Lecture – Marc Fasanella American Tragedy
May 2, 2021 Event Online Gala and Award Ceremony
February 21, 2021 Film & discussion Invisible Heroes (view again)
February 8, 2021 Film & discussion Josep Bartolí’s imprint (YouTube Live)
January 24, 2021 Workshop “They Still Draw Pictures” workshop
January 22-March 1, 2021 Professional Development ALBA Teacher Institute
November 15, 2020 Film & discussion Into the Fire (view again)
September 12, 2020 Event San Francisco Monument Celebration (view again)
August 30, 2020 Film & discussion The Internationale (view again)

 


Save the Date!
Sunday, September 26 at 5 PM EDT / 2PM PDT

The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives
Invites you to

A Live Online Event! 
A Legacy of Hope and Activism

Broadcast Live from ALBA’s Facebook Page
No Facebook Account Required For Access

The event lineup will include 

  • Legendary folk singer Barbara Dane in conversation with former SF Mime Troupe Musical Director and Spanish Civil War bard Bruce Barthol talking about music as a force for activism.
  • Robin D.G. Kelley on the Spanish Republic and the United Front and what they mean for today’s activists.
  • June Gipson and Deja Abdul-Haqq of My Brothers Keeper on health care activism and community organizing
  • Footage from our recent Gathering at the Monument to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade on the Embarcadero
  • More to be announced!

Stay tuned for further details!


Salud y Shalom: American Jews in the Spanish Civil War

We were proud to co-present a discussion on American Jews in the Spanish Civil War with The Sousa Mendes Foundation on Sunday, July 25.


Susman Lecture 2021: 

The Art of Ralph Fasanella

As part of our Susman Lecture Series were happy to host a talk on and exhibition of the art of Ralph Fasanella with Ralph’s son, Professor of Art and Architecture Dr. Marc Fasanella.


A Live Online Gala!
Honoring the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
&
My Brother’s Keeper
Broadcasted Live from ALBA’s Facebook Page

Sunday, May 2nd, 5 PM EDT/2 PM PDT

The event lineup included Billy Bragg, Guy Davis, Miriam Elhajli, A Selection from Goodbye Barcelona, and more!

Letters of Solidarity from Our Sister Organizations for 2021 Annual Gala


An ALBA Film Screening + Q & A Session:
Invisible Heroes: African Americans in the Spanish Civil War

Part of the Perry Rosenstein Cultural Series

Check Out our Online Conversation about Invisible Heroes: African Americans in the Spanish Civil War, a documentary about the African Americans who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War. Broadcasted live on February 21st. 

The Q &A panel included the film’s co-director Jordi Torrent, historian Robin D.G. Kelley, and former head of Tamiment Library Timothy V. Johnson. The panel was moderated by Lindsay Griffiths, graduate student at Princeton University


Into the Fire: American Women in the Spanish Civil War

Check Out our Online Conversation about Into the Fire: American Women in the Spanish Civil War, a documentary about the American Women who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War. Broadcasted live on November 15th. 

Check out our Women of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade: An Archival Collection


ALBA Online San Francisco Monument Celebration:

Check Out Our ALBA Online San Francisco Monument Celebration. Broadcasted live on September 12th. 

The event lineup included Isabel Allende, Bill Fletcher, Walter Hood, No More Deaths/No Más Muertes, and other special guests. 


The Internationale

Check Out Our Online Film Screening and Conversation about The Internationale, an Award-Winning Documentary about the Revolutionary Anthem. Broadcasted Live on August 30th. 


Forever Activists & You Are History, You Are Legend

Check Out Our Online Film Screening and Conversation Celebrating the Life and Work of the Legendary Documentary Maker, and ALBA’s Dear Friend, Judith Montell. Broadcasted Live on July 12th. 


In Memoriam: Judith Montell

1930-2020

Director of Forever Activists: Stories from the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and Honorary Board member of ALBA.


Check out our Live Online Gala!
Honoring the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
&
No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes

Broadcasted Live from ALBA’s Facebook Page