The Justice Broadside provides a compendium of area social justice events and actions of interest to First Unitarian. We are small in number, but we can add our voices to people of good will throughout the community to effect change.
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Welcome to the new year, with mostly the same old issues!!
Fridays, as needed Arms of Compassion meets in Jefferson Square Park to “say the names” of murder victims in Metro Louisville. Verify meeting on Facebook:
11:30am, Thursday, 16-Jan-2020 Third Thursday Lunch, food and presentation on social issues, held at Hotel Louisville, Second and Broadway, free parking. More Than Just a Bed: Needs of Louisville’s Homeless, Nina Moseley, Wayside Christian Mission. $7 for lunch, or just listen for free. RSVP by Monday, 13-Jan-2020: [email protected]
6:00pm to 8:30pm, Saturday, 18-Jan-2020 KRM Live at Logan Street Market. Music/entertainment performed by immigrants to Louisville. Donation requested $5/$10. Food available from Market vendors. 1001 Logan St.
6:00pm to 10:00pm, Sunday, 19-Jan-2020 Raise the Rent Party, TJU, 4936 Brownsboro Rd., fundraiser for Refugee Family Fund, to pay first months rent for KRM family sponsored(?) by TJU. Potluck, $10 donation requested. Live music by Walter Lay and friends. Wine, beer, sparking water
available, donation requested. RSVP: [email protected].
1:00pm, Monday, 20-Jan-2020 MLK Day Celebration: Undergo Change. St. William Catholic Church, 1226 W. Oak St. I’ve been to several MLK and other events at St. William. These are well done, drawing from a wide community and powerful!
6:00pm to 8:00pm, Wednesday, 22-Jan-2020 JCPS Girls of Color series, Dr. Cherie Dawson-Edwards, UofL, History of Injustice in School Systems.
WEB DuBois Academy, 3307 E. Indian Trail.
6:00pm to 8:00pm, Tuesday, 28-Jan-2020 LSURJ training session, Heartful Communication: Connecting Across Divides. Facilitated by Cory Lockhart.
How to have conversations about justice with people of different opinions. Central Presbyterian Church, 318 W. Kentucky St.
6:00pm to 7:00pm, Wednesday, 29-Jan-2020 Training for Homeless Street Count, Hotel Louisville.
4:30am to 6:30am, Thursday, 30-Jan-2020 Homeless Street Count, prior night training REQUIRED!
7:00pm to 9:00pm, Friday, 31-Jan-2020 Benefit concert for LaCasita Center, $20, bring snacks to share. St. William Catholic Church, 1226 W. Oak St.
Thanks for reading,
First U Lou Justice Ministry
To subscribe and receive up to the minutes updates of the Broadside, contact Del Ramey, First U Lou Mission and Outreach, at [email protected]