For questions about the Social Justice Calendar, email sjmt@rruuc.org 

November:

3rd (and every Friday)- Black Lives Matter Vigil at RRUUC 6:30-7:30 Contact: Jane Kirkman

3rd-25th:  Immigration – “The One House Project”– Touchstone Gallery, 901 New York Ave, NW Wed-Fri 11-6; Sat-Sun 12-5 – 220 artists stand up for tolerance, inclusion and unity.  A project for the ArtWatch Collective.

5th -19thYouth Group Socks and Toiletries Collection Drive for Bethesda Cares.  – Donations collected in the Fellowship Hall – Help “end and ease homelessness.”

7-8th – Workshop on how to Set Up a Local Farmers Market – Grant McCarty and Nikki Keltner from University of Illinois Extension Service; 2, 2-hour on line sessions.  Cost $248. – Learn more at http://www.sCItyNetwork.com/farmers

8thImmigration Film Festival – “Documented” –American University, Forman Theater, McKinley Building – Pulitzer Prize journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’ story of coming to the U.S. from the Phillipines

10thBlack Lives Matter Vigil at RRUUC 6:30-7:30 Contact: Jane Kirkman

12thExtend the Offering – Manna and DC Capital Area Food Bank – all proceeds to these very important and effective groups providing essential help in our local community

December:

2ndSharing Our Stories and the Transformative Value of Caucusing– RRUUC Sanctuary 9-12:30 (Sponsored by Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism).  Be with Yuri Yamamoto, editor and Takiyah Nur Amin, contributing author.  For a copy of the book, contact Vonna Heaton at faith-in-action22@comcast.net – ($15, payable to UU Color Story Project, cash, or paypal).

3rdA Symposium on Climate, Faith, and Advocacy, 2:30-5:30 Cedar Lane UU Church, Bethesda, MD – free event, reservations suggested info@am-kolel.org – Keynote Rev. Fletcher Harper, GreenFaith Now or Never – “The Absolute Urgency of Religious Action for Earth”

January:

20th – Save the date – All RRUUC Meeting on Social Justice – Racial Justice Task Force.