Social Action Calendar of Events, Madison WI, from SAC of Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society
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WedApril 46:30 - 7:30 pmTown Hall with Rep. Mark Pocan at Goodman Community Center 149 Waubesa St, Madison. [Facebook]
WedApril 46:30 pmJames Reeb U.U. (2146 E. Johnson St.) They Will Inherit the Earth - talk by activist author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Fr. John Dear begins at 7 pm. Father Dear connects the way of active nonviolence with solidarity with Creation, and shows how our global epidemic of violence and war could only lead to catastrophic climate change. He shares his experience serving as a pastor in the mission church at Yosemite; encounters with New Mexican indigenous women who live at one with the earth while resisting nuclear weapons production at Los Alamos; his experience at Standing Rock in North Dakota, resisting the pipeline; reflections on the work of environmental leader Bill McKibben and Pope Francis' monumental encyclical on the environment. Event info
SatApril 72 pmApril is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Saturday, April 7, the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA) is holding its annual Wrap Around the Capitol at 2pm. The Wrap event concludes with a One Billion Rising Break the Chain flash mob dance, and I'd like to invite all to come to this powerful public event and join a group of sexual assault survivors and allies in creatively calling for an end to sexual assault. [details]
SatApril 77 pmEdgewood College, Anderson Auditorium (1000 Edgewood Dr.) Sr. Simone Campbell comes to Madison to talk on Hunger and Hope in the Federal Budget … An Insider's View. Sr. Simone is the initiator of the well-known Nuns on the Bus project and Executive Director of NETWORK Social Justice lobby in Washington, DC. She will give us an informed view of what is happening in Congress as the federal budget is formed, especially how that moral document affects how much of our money goes to military defense and how that impacts all other budget priorities. [flyer] [press release]
SunApril 89 amSister Simone Campbell will speak at the 9 am service at First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive.
MonApril 238 am - 5 pmMonona Terrace Convention Center Up For the Challenge: Innovation for People, Places, and the Planet! 12th Annual Earth Day Conference - hosted by the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies - UW Madison. To register and for more info, visit: https://www.nelson.wisc.edu/events/earth-day/2018/index.php.
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 and Justice at http://www.wnpj.org/calendar
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