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Just Local Notes: St. Louis Justice Events
WHAT: No Time for Ordinary. A one day workshop featuring a multi-media, multi-sensory experience in evolutionary creativity and spiritual awakening with award-winning author/artist/activist, Jan Phillips. The workshop is based on Jan's new book about the rise of spiritual intelligence and evolutionary creative. Limited partial scholarships available. Jane will be siging books and selling her CDs and books after the workshop. To register: Click here: Rockhaven Center Program Calendar. Cost is $85 (includes lunch).
WHEN: Saturday, August 16, 2014 form 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Fr. Keaney Hall, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 4092 Blow Street, St. Louis, MO 63116
WHO: Rockhaven Center; contact Rockhaven for more details call 636-375-3159 or rockhavencenter.org
WHAT: Community forum at Eden. Engaging Our Faith in Protest of the Moral Outrage in Ferguson, MO-A Community Forum with Ruby Sales. Ruby is an internationally known civil rights worker, public theologian and social justice activist and founder/director of the SpiritHouse Project. All are welcome to attend.
WHEN: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Eden Theological Seminary, Wherli Chapel, 475 E Lockwood, Webster Groves MO 63119
WHO: Eden seminary in collaboration with the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference RSVPs appreciated but not required. www.eden.edu/ruby_sales
WHAT: Responding to Mike Brown - Join Us In Stepping Forward. (Prayer and conversation.) It is our responsibility to speak to other white folks about race, racism, and what is happening in Ferguson. It is time to look at our fear and conditioning about race, to listen better, and to act as allies to people of color. It is time to acknowledge the hypocrisy of opposing war abroad while we’ve shrugged off the war on people of color in our own cities and neighborhood; right now, the U.S. incarcerates a larger percentage of its black population that South Africa did at the height of Apartheid. Sharing and conversation on our reactions, thoughts and Feelings about Michael Brown, Ferguson, the role of race and whatever else comes up
WHEN: Sunday, August 17th, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Karen House, 1840 Hogan, St. Louis, MO 63106
WHO: Karen House Catholic Worker. For more information call 314-621-4052
WHAT: Ecumenical Prayer Vigil for Unaccompanied Minor Children from Central America. Since October of 2013, 57,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the southwest border of the U.S. seeking safety and reunification with family members in the U.S. Please join this Prayer Vigil for these children, their families, the border patrol, the smugglers, volunteers helping them, those who have yet to open their hearts to these refugees, and all governments involved. Everyone is welcome. Children at the Vigil will have the opportunity to send the refugee children a message of welcome.
WHEN: Tuesday August 19, 2014: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Tower Grover Park Turkish Pavilion. (It is the red and white stripped roof pavilion closest to the Arsenal Street entrance to the Park.)
WHO: Sponsored by Incarnate Word Foundation, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and St. Martha’s Hall. Questions? Please call St. Martha’s Hall at (314)533-1313.
WHAT: JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TO END EXTREME GLOBAL POVERTY. The ONE Campaign is an advocacy organization of more than 4 million people taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. Co-founded by Bono in 2004, ONE has played an important role in combating AIDS, TB and malaria, increasing investments in agriculture and education and in demanding greater transparency in poverty-fighting programs. Please join us to learn more about the local chapter on ONE.
WHERE: Schlafly Bottleworks, 1760 Southwest Avenue, St. Louis, MO
WHO: ONE For information: www.one.org
WHAT: Can St. Louis Lead the Climate Movement?Creating the Political Will for Climate Leadership in St. Louis: A moderated panel discussion and forum that will establish specific recommendations for the those in attendance. Panelists include, Don Corrigan, Dr. Jack Fishman, Sr. Barbara Jennings, CSJ, Larry Lazar and Ken Tucker. Moderated by Kate Lovelady of the Ethical Society. This event is free, but patronage of Schlafly is encouraged.
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