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.

Most recent Broadsides:

First U Lou Broadside Alert
4-December-2019

12:00pm to 1:00pm, Wednesday, 4-Dec-2019  2019 State of Metropolitan Housing Report, Louisville Urban League, 1535 W. Broadway.

12:00pm, Wednesday, 4-Dec-2019  West Louisville Forum, Maximize the Movement: Social Media, The New Bullhorn for Social Justice.  Dr. Marguerite Hinrichs, Cal. St. U.  St. Stephen Family Life Center, 1508 W. Kentucky St.

Louisville Metro Council meetings are in third floor Council meeting room, City Hall, 6th and Jefferson.  Security      requires going through metal detector.  Allow 15 to 30 minutes for this, depending on how good a seat you want!

1:30pm, Wednesday, 4-Dec-2019  Louisville Metro Council Community Affairs Committee, proposed ordinance to expand fair housing protections.

3:30pm, Wednesday, 4-Dec-2019  Louisville Metro Council Public Safety Committee, proposed Safety Zone ordinance.

8:30am, Thursday, 5-Dec-2019  Court Watch, new project of LSURJ and The Bail Project.  Orientation at Snack Bar, second floor, Hall of Justice, 6th and Jefferson.  Text to 502-558-7556 for information.

12:00pm, Friday, 6-Dec-2019  Arms of Compassion, saying the name of victims of violence in our community.  Jefferson Square Park, 6th and Jefferson streets.

1:00pm to 3:00pm, Saturday, 7-Dec-2019  Making Change Together series, Equitable Community Engagement, Center for Neighborhoods, 507 S. 3rd St.

4:00pm to 5:15pm, Monday, 9-Dec-2019  Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Justice, “point persons” meeting, updates to share with member congregations.  Crescent Hill Presbyterian Church, 142 Crescent Ave.

5:30pm/6pm-ish, Tuesday, 10-Dec-2019  Moms Demand Action Gun Violence Vigil.  Reception followed by candlelight service, St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 3112 W. Broadway.

1:00pm, Thursday, 12-Dec-2019  League of Women Voters, ORSANCO response to LWV letter concerning Ohio River Sanitation Commission.  There was a recent
move to ELIMINATE regional water quality standards for the Ohio River.  I think the LWV was not pleased!!  115 S. Ewing Ave.

1:00pm to 2:00pm, Sunday, 15-Dec-2019 Reparations: Using Film and Music to Teach African-American History.  Free screening of short video followed by
discussion with NyRee Clayton-Taylor, KY Elementary Teacher of the Year and creative writing teacher at Wheatley Elementary.  Speed Art Museum, UofL.

8:30am, Tuesday, 17-Dec-2019  Court Watch, new project of LSURJ and The Bail Project.  Orientation at Snack Bar, second floor, Hall of Justice, 6th and Jefferson.  Text to 502-558-7556 for information.

5:00pm, Tuesday, 24-Dec-2019  Vespers!!!  The Spirit of Compassion, First U Lou.

Thanks for reading,
Del Ramey
First U Lou Social Justice Ministry
[email protected]

 

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