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Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 1:00pm

Hola a todos,  (English version below)

Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Ujima Collective will hold its annual Kwanzaa Celebration at the Manchester YWCA.  The theme of this year's program is Kujichagulia, or Self-Determination.  The event is a potluck; please bring something to share.  Admission is free.   

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 3:00pm

A Cry for Help.

Immanuel United Methodist Church, 2900 49th St., Des Moines, IA

Monday, December 29, 2014 (All day) - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 (All day)

The AFSC Healing Justice Program in St. Paul is launching its first Freedom School.

December 29-30, 2014

Sun Ray St. Paul Public Library, 2105 Wilson Avenue, St. Paul

At the Freedom School, we’ll answer questions like these:

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 10:00am - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 4:00pm

Tyree Scott Winter Freedom School

December 29-30, 2014
10:00am – 4:00pm

At the Freedom School we examine:
Why are people poor?
Why are so many people of color in prison?
Explore history you’re not taught in school.
Know your rights with the police.
Learn how to undo racism.
Develop leadership and community organizing skills.
…and much more…

Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Corporations that profit from war and militarism have excessive influence over our government. 

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

The 2015 Martin Luther King Day Community Celebration will include presentation of the annual Martin Luther King Award to JerriAnne Boggis, President of the Seacoast Black Heritage Trail.  D.G. Krasner will also receive an award in honor of her many years of community service.  The Celebration begins with a potluck meal and social hour at 2 pm, followed by the program from 3 pm to about 5 pm. 

The Celebration is sponsored by the member groups of the Martin Luther King Coalition.  

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

"We as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values….When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”
~Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4, 1967


Join us for a Community Forum

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 4:00pm - Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 4:00pm

Why are so many people of color in prison?

What's at the root of violence in our communities?

Why are our communities poor?

AFSC's St. Louis Freedom School is completely free, and lunch is provided each day. The 2.5 day intensive training, set for February 13-15, 2015, is based on the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond’s Undoing Racism Workshop.

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