Social Action Calendar of Events, Madison WI, from SAC of Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society
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Social Action Calendar of Events
2019
posted by the Social Action Committee of Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society
MonFeb 186:30 pmAt Park Hall (aka Freethinkerís Hall, 307 Polk St. in Sauk City) Saving Snow Ė public screening of the new documentary about the local impacts of warming winters that premiered in 2018 at the American Birkebeiner in Hayward, WI, followed by discussion. The film highlights individuals and organizations who are working to reduce their communitiesí impacts on the environment and raise awareness of the need for action ,including Birkie Executive Director Ben Popp. Co-sponsored by the Free Congregation of Sauk County and the Citizenís Climate Lobby. Info: 608-963-8451 .
Tue February 19 7 am - 8 pm Spring Primary election day. See the Candidates' Answers from the Dane County League of Women Voters. There you will also find links to videos of candidate interviews. Audio recordings of candidate Q&A as broadcast on WIDE-LP are available here.
SatFeb 236 pm James Reeb Unitarian Universalist (2146 E. Johnson St.) Sustainable Saturday Night - community potluck, followed by a program: Back from the Brink - with Dr. Rogge about municipal divestment from the nuclear arms race. Info: 608-630-3633.
FriMarch 15:45 pmFirst Unitarian Society (900 Univ Bay Dr.) Community Dinner followed by First Friday Films Screening of Itís Criminal - about the life-changing journeys of incarcerated women and Dartmouth College students as they write and perform an original play. Co-sponsored by UW-Odyssey Project, MOSES, and EXPO (Ex-incarcerated People Organizing) Info: Visit the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/992061730995750/ .
SunMarch 32 pmFirst Unitarian Society (900 Univ. Bay Dr.) Hashtag to Headlines: How the Gaza Great March of Return Challenged the World - with Gaza activist, Ahmed Abu Artema. Artema will share his experiences with the Great March and discuss the future of nonviolence, peace and justice in Palestine. Free and open to the public; refreshments and desserts will be served. Part of Madison's annual tribute to Rachel Corrie. Sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, First Unitarian Society Social Justice Ministry, Madison-Rafah Sister City Project among others. Info: http://www.madisonrafah.org or Facebook .
SatMarch 236 pmJames Reeb Unitarian Universalist (2146 E. Johnson) Sustainable Saturday Night - community potluck followed by a discussion about Madison's water quality situation, including the impact of PFAS contamination from the Truax Air National Guard Base. Info: 608-630-3633 .
See also Dane County UUs for Justice
and see John Peck's Madison Activist Calendar for more.
For peace and justice events around Wisconsin, see the Calendar posted by the
Wisconsin Network for Peace, Justice & Sustainability at http://www.wnpj.org/calendar
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