Social Justice Update May 2017

· Thursday, April 27, Step Up for AMOS, 6:00 pm, Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street. Pastor Michael McBride, Director of LIVE FREE, speaking on national faith movement to dismantle mass incarceration and criminalization of people of color. T

· Saturday, April 29, Rally for Climate, Jobs & Justice, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, Fountain Square. E

· Monday, May 1, 11:00 am, Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center Mayday Brunch, St. Monica/St. George, 328 W. McMillan. Keynote: State Rep. Brigid Kelly. Tickets $30. Reservations: call 513-651-5991 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. M

· Monday, May 1, 6:00-8:00 pm, May Day Rally – Justice for Immigrants and Workers, Washington Park. E

· Sunday, May 7, Special Plate Collection for Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio. T

· Sunday, May 7, 1:15-4:00 pm, Group Visit to Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, 8401 Montgomery Road. Martha Walker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. T

· Sunday, May 7, 2:00-4:00 pm, Bread for the Journey: Potluck Honoring Maribel Trujillo Diaz and Those Who Work on Her Behalf, Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church, 103 Taft Road, Ground floor Fellowship Hall. RSVP: Brianna Leavitt-Alcantara, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. E

· Wednesday, May 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, “What’s Changed – UC Campus Policing,” Metropolitan Area Religious Coalition of Cincinnati (MARCC) Monthly Delegates Council, St. Peter in Chains Cathedral Undercroft. All are welcome. M

· Thursday, May 11, 6:00-8:00 pm, Justice and “Usury” Forum with Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp, Economics of Compassion Initiative, Ellen Hall Room. T

· Saturday, May 13, Streetvibes Spring Soiree, Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition, The Miles House, 4117 34th Avenue 45209 (Oakley),live music, open bar, lite bites, live music. Donation $45 before or $50 day of the event. Tickets: https://cincihomeless.org or 513.421.7803 x11 M

· Sunday, May 14, Streetvibes Vendor at First Church. T

· Sunday, May 14, Mother’s Day Diaper Drive for Talbert House. Lee Meyer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. E

· Thursday, May 18, 6:00-8:00 pm, Interfaith Hospitality Network Volunteer Celebration, Keynote Speaker: County Commissioner Denise Driehaus, Isaac M. Wise Temple, 8329 Ridge Road. Light refreshments. No RSVP required. E

· Sunday, May 21, 8:00 am-2:00 pm, Blood Drive, First Unitarian Church Parking Lot. Becky Algenio, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. M

· Wednesday. May 24, 7:00-8:30 pm, Stories of Survival: Finding Refuge in Cincinnati, Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, 8401 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati 45236. Call 513-487-3055 for tickets. Jan Connelly, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. T

· Saturday, June 24, Pride Parade. Jenny McLellan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. E

· Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN): Volunteers from a variety of churches provide hospitality for homeless families at First Unitarian Church. The next opportunity to volunteer will be for the week of April 30-May 7. eC

· South Avondale Elementary School Tutoring: Volunteers are trained to be regular and substitute tutors. You can tutor any grade level, any day or time, math or reading. Liv Ramstad, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. M

· Shiloh Food Pantry: We help feed the hungry in Avondale. Donations of time, food and money are always welcome. eC

· The Peace Committee brings peace issues to our attention. Don Sherman, 513.388.0023 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. T

· The Carbon Footprint/Environmental Committee is identifying ways all of us can respond to the challenge of climate change. Rolf Wiegand, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. T

· The Safe and Supported Program of Lighthouse Youth Services is a community initiative with the goal of preventing and ending LGBTQ youth homelessness. Mimi Gingold, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. M

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Dan Schneider, 513.561.0849 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Don Sherman, 513.388.0023 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming Events
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
SJ: Let's Talk, Let's Listen: Local Perspectives on Gun Violence
Apr 27 2017
05:30PM - 07:30PM
SJ: Step Up for AMOS, Celebrate Progress and Envision the Future
Apr 27 2017
06:00PM -
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
Portland Curriculum
Apr 28 2017
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
SJ: Rally for Climate, Jobs & Justice
Apr 29 2017
11:30AM - 02:30PM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
Spring New Family Orientation
Apr 30 2017
08:30AM - 10:00AM
Moving on From Church Folly Lane
Apr 30 2017
09:00AM - 10:00AM
Youth Religious Education
Apr 30 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Apr 30 2017
10:00AM -
Congregational Budget Conversations
Apr 30 2017
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
SJ: May Day Brunch Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center
May 01 2017
11:00AM -
Meditation
May 01 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
SJ: May Day Rally - Justice for Immigrants & Workers
May 01 2017
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
Chess and Games with Friends
May 03 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
First Church Hiking Club
May 06 2017
10:00AM - 02:00PM
Heart & Hand Art Auction
Apr 27 2017
12:00AM
Spring New Family Orientation
May 07 2017
08:30AM - 10:00AM
Youth Religious Education
May 07 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
May 07 2017
10:00AM -
Congregational Budget Conversations
May 07 2017
11:00AM - 12:00PM
New Member Signing
May 07 2017
11:15AM - 11:30AM
Volunteer Recognition
May 07 2017
11:15AM - 01:00PM
Group Visit to Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education
May 07 2017
01:15PM - 04:00PM
SJ: Bread for the Journey: Potluck Honoring Maribel Trujillo Diaz and Those Who Work on Her Behalf
May 07 2017
02:00PM - 04:00PM
Meditation
May 08 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Dick Waller Art Exhibit
May 09 2017
12:00AM
Dick Waller Art Exhibit
May 09 2017
12:00AM
SJ: "What's Changed - UC Campus Policing"
May 10 2017
12:00PM - 01:30PM
Dick Waller Art Exhibit
May 09 2017
12:00AM
Women's Retreat
May 11 2017
06:00PM - 11:00AM
SJ: Jubilee and "Usury" Forum with Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp
May 11 2017
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Dick Waller Art Exhibit
May 09 2017
12:00AM
Women's Retreat
May 11 2017
06:00PM - 11:00AM
Dick Waller Art Exhibit
May 09 2017
12:00AM
SJ: Streetvibes Spring Soiree
May 13 2017
06:00PM - 11:00PM
Women's Retreat
May 11 2017
06:00PM - 11:00AM
Dick Waller Art Exhibit
May 09 2017
12:00AM
Youth Religious Education
May 14 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
May 14 2017
10:00AM -
Women's Retreat
May 11 2017
06:00PM - 11:00AM
Dick Waller Art Exhibit
May 09 2017
12:00AM
Meditation
May 15 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
May 17 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
SJ: IHN Volunteer Celebration
May 18 2017
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Hoxworth Blood Drive
May 21 2017
08:00AM - 02:00PM
SJ: Blood Drive
May 21 2017
08:00AM - 02:00PM
Youth Religious Education
May 21 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
May 21 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
May 22 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Women Singing in Sacred Circle
May 22 2017
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Women Singing in Sacred Circle
May 22 2017
07:00PM - 09:30PM
SJ: Stories of Survival: Finding Refuge in Cincinnati
May 24 2017
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Youth Religious Education
May 28 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
May 28 2017
10:00AM -
Visitor Orientation
May 28 2017
11:15AM - 12:15PM
Meditation
May 29 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jun 04 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jun 04 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jun 05 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Jun 07 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Jun 11 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jun 11 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jun 12 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jun 18 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jun 18 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jun 19 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Jun 21 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
SJ: Pride Parade
Jun 24 2017
11:00AM -
Youth Religious Education
Jun 25 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jun 25 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jun 26 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 02 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jul 02 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jul 03 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Jul 05 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 09 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jul 09 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jul 10 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 16 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jul 16 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jul 17 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Jul 19 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 23 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jul 23 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jul 24 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 30 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Jul 30 2017
10:00AM -
Church Service
Jul 30 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Jul 31 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Aug 02 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Aug 06 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Aug 06 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Aug 07 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Aug 13 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Aug 13 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Aug 14 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Aug 16 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Aug 20 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Aug 20 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Aug 21 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Aug 27 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Church Service
Aug 27 2017
10:00AM -
Meditation
Aug 28 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Sep 03 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Sep 04 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Sep 06 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Sep 10 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Sep 11 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Sep 17 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Sep 18 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Sep 20 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Sep 24 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Sep 25 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Oct 01 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Oct 02 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Oct 04 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Oct 08 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Oct 09 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Oct 15 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Oct 16 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Oct 18 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Oct 22 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Oct 23 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Oct 29 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Oct 30 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Nov 01 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Nov 05 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Nov 06 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Nov 12 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Nov 13 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Nov 15 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Nov 19 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Nov 20 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Nov 26 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Nov 27 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Dec 03 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Dec 04 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Dec 06 2017
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Dec 10 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Dec 11 2017
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Dec 17 2017
09:50AM - 11:15AM