Sunday, February 28, 2010

St.. Louis Activist Events for March 1 - 7

This Week's Events:

Monday, March 1, the Pre-Law Club at FPCC will be having a "Justice for Reggie" presentation by Jamala Rogers from 11 AM to 1 PM.

Also Monday, Food justice activist Bryant Terry will be speaking and putting on a cooking demo at 6 PM at the Danforth University Center of Washington University.

Also Monday, Show Me No Hate is holding a rally to Make Kirkwood Schools a Safe Haven by including sexual orientation in their anti-discrimination policies. The rally will be at 6 PM at the Kirkwood North Middle School (11287 Manchester N.).

Also Monday, the film Sunday, the Story of the Displaced, about one of the 1.7 million people displaced in Northern Uganda as a result of the insurgency, will be showing in Wilson 214 on the Wash U campus at 7 PM.

Also Monday, there will be a conversation on race from 7:30 to 9 PM at the Half Pint Room of the Schlafly Brewery on Locust.

Tuesday, March 2, Jamala Rogers will be facilitating a discussion of "On Borrowed Time," a documentary about Reggie Clemens, from 11 AM to 1 PM in the Forest Park Community College cafeteria.

Also Tuesday, there will be a resume clinic at the Royale from 1 to 5 PM.

Also Tuesday, a major phone bank for Clean American Power kicks off at the Repower America office at 8420 Delmar from 3 to 5 PM.

Also Tuesday, slam poet and filmmaker Kip Fulbeck will be speaking on his mixed experience at the Graham Chapel of Wash U as part of the Assembly Series.

Also Tuesday, Connect With... is hosting a discussion on Organizational Development from 5:30 to 8:30 at Webster Univesity. $15.

Also Tuesday, there will be a 100th birthday party for the Miriam Foundation at 5:30 at 9266 Clayton Road.

Also Tuesday, the SLU Transit Alliance will be holding an advocacy meeting to plan out how they can help with the Proposition A campaign.

Also Tuesday, Yoav Shamir's "Checkpoint" will be screened in January 110 on the Wash U campus at 7:30.

Wednesday, March 3, Students at Wash U are encouraged to vote for the Student Sustainability Fund!

-Cancelled Due to Illness-Also Wednesday, famous feminist Gloria Steinem will be speaking about human trafficking at the Graham Chapel at 4 PM at part of the Assembly Series.

Also Wednesday, there will be a Happy Hour for Safe Connections Young Professionals from 5 to 7 PM at the CWE Pi (400 N. Euclid).

Also Wednesday, check out the Dizzy Spell fundraiser from 8 to 11 PM at the Atomic Cowboy (4140 Manchester).

Thursday, March 4, United Way will be discussing their vision for the region from 7:30 to 8 AM at 910 N. 11th.

Also Thursday, there will be a regional food summit with Mark Winne at the Piper Palm House in Tower Grove Park from 8 AM to noon.

Also Thursday, if you have a lot more cash than me you can have lunch with Gloria Steinem from noon to 1 PM at the Norwood Hills Country Club. Note: Due to illness, State Auditor Susan Montee will be filling in for Gloria Steinem.

Also Thursday, the Art of Labor exhibit opens.

Also Thursday, Mike Owens of Channel 5 will be speaking at the Mosaic Restaurant (1001 Washington Ave.) from 6 to 7:30 PM as part of the Focus on Downtown discussion series.

Also Thursday, SLU is hosting a screening of an Invisible Children documentary about the ongoing civil war in Uganda and Central Africa in the Kelly Auditorium from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

Also Thursday, this month's edition of City Affair will focus on gentrification and will be from 7:30 to 9 PM at the STYLEhouse (3155 Cherokee).

Saturday, March 6, the Sisterhood one in the Spirit conference will be at UMSL.

Also Saturday will be one of the last chances to join a NOH8 photo shoot at Just John (4112 Manchester) from 7 to 11 PM.

Sunday, March 7, the Community Arts Media Project along with the Finders Hive and the UpCycle Exchange, will be Turning Trash Into Books from 2 to 4 PM.

Also Sunday, there will be a vegan chili contest from 3 to 6 PM at 16601 Wild Horse Creek Rd. in Chesterfield.

1 comment:

  1. Looking forward to Bryant Terry