Fear of Black Men
Talking about Race and Racism with My Child
May 10 Monday 7:00–8:15pm
"Fear of Black Men: How It Affects Them and How It affects their Communities," presented by NAACP and the Whitefeather Project. To register, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Politics of Food
May 11 Tuesday 2:00-3:00 pm
The Indigenous Studies working group from UVa explores how food plays a significant part in the cultural survival and affirmation of two Indigenous communities and how shifting patterns of participation in food assistance programs have shaped foodways among Native American women in Oklahoma. Register.
May 12 Wednesday 6:00 pm
This workshop gives you the building blocks to tackle that conversation and come away a stronger family. Register.
Symposium Hosted by the Ba'hai Society: Advancing Together Toward a Just, Inclusive and Unified Society
May 18 Tuesday 11:00 am-4:00 pm
The Relationship Between Justice and Truth.
May 19 Wednesday 11:30 am-1:00 pm, 3:30-5:00 pm
Participation in Transformative Social Change.
May 20 Thursday 11:30 am-1:00 pm, 2:30-4:00 pm
The Relationship Between Means and Ends.
The Other Madisons: Book Discussion
May 20 Thursday 12:00-1:00 pm
The Virginia Festival of the Book presents Dr. Bettye Kearse and a discussion of her book, The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family, in conversation with Dr. Shelley Murphy, who conducts the Descendant Outreach Program at the University of Virginia. Register.
Remaking the Economy: Core Elements of System Change
May 20 Thursday 2:00 pm
Non-profit Quarterly explores a central economic justice organizing question: What does it mean to engage in system change for economic justice? Register.
Our Unjust Criminal Legal System
May 22 Saturday 10:00-11:30 and every fourth Saturday
Join Kate Fraleigh to discuss our unjust criminal legal system and opportunities for change. At the first meeting we will discuss the reform bills that did not pass in the 2021 General Assembly session. The subjects will come up again in the 2022 General Assembly. The group will pick later topics. We will invite guests with expertise or experience. Offered through the Unitarian Universalists/Charlottesville. Sign up.
Stopping Police Militarization
June 2 Wednesday 8 pm
American Friends Service Committee sponsors a community conversation to hear how people are organizing against police militarization and calling for policies and investments in programs that strengthen our communities. Register now.