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Social and Political Activism - Week of July 6, 2020






 
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Wednesday


July 2020
 Noon  Free!  Online 

"Jews, Racial Justice, and Policing": University of Michigan Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.

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Zoom Webinar Panel
Join three scholars of Judaic Studies in a discussion about the limitations and possibilities of Jewish responses to policing in the United States. The panelists will cover a wide range of topics, including: the history of Jewish participation in activist coalitions, the role of Jews of Color in this work, and the links between racial justice activists in the U.S. and in Israel/Palestine.
Moderator: Jeffrey Veidlinger, Director, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies and Joseph Brodsky Collegiate Professor of History and Judaic Studies
Participants:
Bryan Roby, Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies and Middle East Studies
Karla Goldman, Sol Drachler Professor of Social Work and Professor of Judaic Studies
Alice Mishkin, PhD candidate in American Studies and Judaic Studies
Advance Registration Required: https://forms.gle/Eh1rTvZ4Bg3Sq5ag9
The Zoom Webinar link and password will be sent to registrants shortly before the event.
Zoom Webinar. Free. Online. js-event-coord@umich.edu https://events.umich.edu/event/75050



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Friday


July 2020
 Noon-4 p.m.  Free! 

The Borgen Project Informational: The Borgen Porject.

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Come out and join us to learn about the Borgen Project. We are a non-profit that is fighting global poverty around the world. Find out how you can help make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy
Candy Cane Park, 802 Courtland S, Ypsilanti. Free. leeahallen@gmail.com [map]




Canceled and Postponed Events:

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Saturday


July 2020
 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Monthly Meeting: Ann Arbor chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby.

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Worried about climate change? Wondering how you can make a real difference? Come to the monthly meeting of the Ann Arbor chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL). CCL is a national, grassroots organization working to enact federal legislation to put a price on CO2. It is the most focused and influential organization working on national climate policy. We are working to build support for the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (energyinnovationact.org), a fair and effective policy to reduce GHG emissions. Our meetings consist of dialing in to a national conference call (featuring different guest speakers each month), followed by local discussion of actions. Newcomers are welcome to come at 12:30 for a brief overview.
Ann Arbor District Library (downtown) - 3rd floor Freespace Room, 343 S. 5th Ave. Free. annarbor@citizensclimatelobby.org http://annarborccl.org, https://citizensclimatelobby.org/ [map]






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One of the finest university art museums in the country, UMMA holds collections representing 150 yea