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Just Local Notes: St. Louis Justice Events


WHAT:  Teach-in, Preach-in, Tent Revival for Social Justice: Join civil rights legends and servant leaders, Rev. Freddy Haynes, Rev. Dr. Susan Smith, Rev. Traci Blackmon, and many more. The “crazy faith” of ordinary people brings about change.

WHEN:  Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2014
1:00 – 5:00 pm Teach-in (both days)
5:30 – 6:45 pm Eat-in (both nights)
7:00 pm Preach-in (both nights)

WHERE: Christ the King United Church of Christ, 11370 Old Halls Ferry Rd, Florissant, MO 

WHO:  Christ the King UCC 

WHAT:  St. Louis Climate March: Let's make history and host the largest climate rally in St. Louis history! We will hear from inspirational speakers, local faith and political leaders, and St. Louisans working towards climate justice. We will walk together unified for our future and learn more about how we can lead our region towards a safe and equitable clean energy future.

WHEN:  Sunday, September 21, 2014 ,  1:00pm

WHERE:  Kiener Plaza, Market and Chestnut Streets, St. Louis 62205

WHO:  For more information visit http://act.350.org/event/peoples_climate_attend/8152

WHAT: Sin País (Without Country) attempts to get beyond the partisan politics and mainstream media’s ‘talking point’ approach to immigration issues by exploring one family’s complex and emotional journey involving deportation. MIRA and the Missouri History Museum are partnering to bring you a film and discussion that helps to frame on the on-going immigration debate. Sin País explores the complexities of the Mejia’s new reality of a separated family–parents without their children, and children without their parents. This event is free and open to the public.

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 7:00 – 8:00 pm

WHERE:  Missouri History Museum, AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room
5700 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63112

WHO:  MO Immigrant and Refugee Advocates and The MO History Museum. For more information visit http://www.mohistory.org/node/9913

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

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