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SOCIAL JUSTICE PROGRAMMING FOR MARCH

March 6 (Friday), 6 pm, Phillips Social Hall — Climate Advocacy Training
Climate Advocacy Training will be offered by the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, of which UUFG is a member. National speaker and Field Development Director Elli Sparks will speak and says she “hopes to engage us in conversations, exercise our political will-building muscles together, and activate some of the 5 Levers of political will.” We will begin with potluck dinner at 6 pm, followed by the
program. There is no charge and this is open to the public, so tell others. Please bring a dish to share.

March 13-14 (Friday-Saturday), Orlando — Sixth FL-iCAN Assembly
This interfaith conference is co-sponsored by our statewide social justice organization UU Justice Florida, of which UUFG is a member. The theme this year is Blue Green Neighborhoods: Restorative, Regenerative and Resilient. Friday’s programming runs 9:30 am-8:00 pm and Saturday’s runs 9:30 am-4:00 pm. For more information and to register to attend, see https://fl-ican.org/#events

March 21 (Saturday), 11:00 am, downtown — Celebrate Women 2020 March and Rally
We will gather with others at 11am at the Supervisor of Elections Office at 515 N. Main and march starting at 12 noon to Bo Diddley Plaza, to celebrate 100 years of women voting. At 1pm the Rally will begin with tabling, music, and food trucks. Please wear your yellow Side With Love tee. This is part of a whole month of Celebration with events listed on the Social Justice bulletin board and at https://celebratewomen2020.org/ A special event on Thursday evening, March 19, is a program by UUFG member Zoharah Simmons , 6-9:00 pm at A Quinn Jones Auditorium.

March 24 (Tuesday), 1:00 pm or March 25 (Wednesday), 7:00 pm, Common Room — Popcorn and a Movie!
We will celebrate Women’s History Month with a showing of a film about the Suffragettes. Please come to the Common Room for either the afternoon showing on Tuesday or the evening showing on Wednesday.

 


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