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Social Justice Programming -- January 2019

January 19 (Saturday), 10 am, UUFG Kitchen
Provide Lunch for Habitat for Humanity volunteers as they begin framing the new Interfaith house. Please let This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it know if you will help make sandwiches and other lunch items in the UUFG kitchen, starting at 10am. We will then deliver the lunches to the work site near Cynthia Chestnut Park in Gainesville.

January 20 (Sunday)
Share the Plate with Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida was founded in 1971 and offers 11 health centers throughout the region, including one in Gainesville. Their mission is to provide comprehensive sexual health care through clinical services, education, and advocacy. For our January Share the Plate collection we will give all undesignated offerings to Planned Parenthood of South, East, and North Florida.

January 21 (Monday), 11:30 am, downtown Gainesville
Martin Luther King Program and March.
Join the UUFG contingent in this annual celebration to honor Dr. King and his civil rights work. We will gather in the downtown courtyard area outside City Hall for preparation, and then join the MLK Day Program at Bo Diddley Plaza. At 1 pm we will join the lineup and March to the MLK Center. Please wear your yellow Standing on the Side of Love tee (sold at the Book Cart) or another yellow tee shirt.

January 27 (Sunday), 12:15 pm, Sanctuary
Congregational Meeting on Social Justice. At this annual event we will hear reports on current Social Justice projects, invite the congregation to name social justice priorities for the coming year, and open the nominations for Share the Plate for 2019-20.

Upcoming
Mark your calendar for the 5th annual assembly of the Florida Interfaith Climate Actions Network (FL-ICAN!) taking place February 1-2 in Orlando. This year’s theme is “Climate Impact and Environmental Inequity: Towards Justice for All.” For more information see fl-ican.org.

Plan ahead to participate in the UUFG Social Justice Common Read discussions coming up in February. We will read the book chosen as a UUA Common Read, Justice on Earth: People of Faith Working at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Environment, edited by Manish Mishra-Marzetti and Jennifer Nordstrom. Order your copy now from the UUFG Book Cart!

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