Social Action Calendar of Events, Madison WI, from SAC of Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society
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posted by the Social Action Committee of Prairie Unitarian Universalist Society
ThurSept 206-9 pmFree film screening of "13th" at Madison Central Library. [details]
ThurSept 206:30 pmFirst Congregational United Church of Christ (1609 Univ. Ave.) Serving the Sentence Together: Mass Incarceration and the Family - hosted by the Demeter Foundation. This event includes Wisconsin’s premiere screening of "Faces of Mass Incarceration" by Metamora Films and The International Prisoner Family Conference. Panelists include: Tamra Oman: Formerly incarcerated, national speaker & trainer, and Peer Specialist at WI Resource Center; Sandy Cummins: Mom to Tamra, shares her journey with her daughter; Deb Mejchar: Formerly incarcerated, Certified Peer Specialist and Chaplain at Fox Lake Correctional; Carmella Glenn: Daughter to Deb, Certified Peer Specialist, Coordinator at Madison Urban Ministry’s Just Bakery.
SunSept 233 pmDie-In to End Gun Violence. On September 19th, 2018 a gunman opened fire in a workplace in Middleton, Wisconsin injuring 4 people. In the 263 days of 2018 so far, there have been 262 mass shootings, 2 of which happened right here in Dane County. Join us Sunday September 23rd as we hear comments from State Sens. Chris Taylor and Melissa Sergeant and do a Die-In inside the Capitol rotunda to show Wisconsin politicians that "thoughts and prayers" don't save lives. [details on Facebook]
SunSept 237 - 9 pmJames Reeb Unitarian Universalist Congregation is a Sanctuary Congregation in the Dane Sanctuary Coalition, but they need to remodel their space before they can provide a safe sanctuary for anyone being threatened with deportation. They are holding a benefit concert to raise money to help them remodel their space. Performers includ Ken Lonnquist, Ritt Deitz, Wilder Deitz and the Eastside Acoustic Ensemble. [flyer]
TueSept 257 pmUW-Madison, Memorial Union - Shannon Hall (800 Langdon St.) The Great Lakes to Great Lakes Initiative: Mutual Interest in Africa - lecture by Russ Feingold, former U.S. Senator and visiting lecturer, UW-Madison Division of African Studies. Info
TueOct 94:30 pmUW-Madison Discovery Building - DeLuca Forum (330 N. Orchard St.) The Hot Zone: A Look at the Environmental Protection Agency in the Era of Trump - lecture by Eric Lipton, investigative reporter with the New York Times. Info:
See John Peck's Madison Activist Calendar for more.
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Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice at
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