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Just Local Notes: St. Louis Justice Events

   


WHAT:  National March on Ferguson: Some national leaders and local hip hop artists are expected to take part. They will start at 10am at the burned out QuikTrip in Ferguson, then march to where brown was killed, where they will say a prayer.  Next, they’ll march to a nearby park on Ferguson road where a rally will be held. Organizers are calling for a peaceful event but realize there are people with other agendas who sometimes get involved.

WHEN:  Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:  Quick Trip  on W. Florissant Ave, Ferguson

WHO:  The march is sponsored by Justice for Michael Brown Leadership Coalition


 

WHAT:   Two Workshops: Racism and White Privilege - for White People : Join Karen House for one or both!  If you've joined us in the last two discussions, come again – we have new material and reflections! 101 Includes: Foundational concepts of racism and white privilege, What does it mean to be white in the multi-cultural but segregated city of St. Louis? What attitudes and actions can I take to act in better solidarity with people of color? 202 Includes: You feel familiar with the basics of white privilege and racism and You want to better understand the blind spots and patterns that white folks inherit from racism.

WHEN:  Sunday, August 31, 2014  Noon – 1:30 pm Racism and Privilege 101 and 1:45 – 3:14 pm   Racism and Privilege 202

WHERE:  Quaker Meeting House, 1001 Park Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63104 

 WHO:  Karen House Community.  For more information visit http://newsite.karenhousecw.org/ 

 


WHAT:  AFSC St. Louis brings you the 1st Annual Freedom School for Youth.  Freedom School is for youth ages 14-17 to learn about racism and organize to undo it.  We take field trips around the city, learn anti-racist community organizing skills, and listen to community elders.  We come together to create change and share culture.   Application due by August 29th, 2014.  Space is limited

WHEN:  September 5-7, 2014

WHERE:  For information click here.

WHO:  American Friends Service Committee


 WHAT:  Labor & the Women’s Movement.  The untold story and why it matters.  Conference to Explore the Link Between Labor and Women’s Movement.  Keynote speaker:  Brigid O’Farrell, author of Rocking the boat- Union Women’s Voices, 1915-1975 and She was one of Us:  Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker.  Cost:  $75.00 for conference only.

WHEN: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Renaissance Grand Hotel, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63101

WHO:  Veteran Feminists of America (VFA)For information about meal cost or for the agenda and other information:  http://www.vfa-midwest.org/  Registration form:  http://www.vfa-midwest.org/3/rsvp.htm


WHAT:  There is No Plate Like Home: Food, health, & the power of the 100-mile plate Discover the Impacts of your food choices. Learn about the St. Louis Regional Foodshed. Join the movement to a new system. Kathleen Logan-Smith Editor: St. Louis Regional Foodshed Study Former director: Missouri Coalition for the Environment. $20 suggested donation (at the door) Registration is required by October 8.To register, contact Rosemary Sullivan at srosemary44sull@aol.com or (314) 968-1887 x234

WHEN: Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8:30 am - Registration/Coffee
9:00 am to 11:30 am - Program   

WHERE:  Maria Center, 336 E. Ripa Ave.,St. Louis, MO 63125

WHO:  LCWR Region X Inter-community Justice and Eco-spirituality committees