Film and Discussion: Friday, Feb. 1

Harvest of Empire
The Untold Story of Latinos in America

Join us for a movie & discussion!

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This gripping documentary reveals the political and social roots that have
driven millions to migrate from Latin America to the United States.

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Negative publicity pervades the public discourse about the families and children crossing our Southern border. They come here seeking asylum because they must flee extreme violence and instability in their own communities. Come learn about and discuss the long history of our policies and involvement in these countries. Popcorn and baked goods will be for sale.

Friday, February 1, 2019
7:00 – 9:00pm
First Unitarian Church Sanctuary
730 Halstead Road
Off Concord Pike on Whitby Road

“No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark…”
—Poem by Warsan Shire

Brought to you by the First Unitarian Human Rights Task Force. If you have any questions, please contact Becky Laster at blaster102@verizon.net.

 

What to Do on Monday

Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 21

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• January 21, Monday, 2 – 5 pm; Martin Luther King Day Peace March and Community Celebration, Peace March begins at 2 pm at William Hicks Anderson Community Center, 501 N. Madison, Wilmington. The march will end at Be Ready Church, 1411 West 4th. St., where a community celebration will be hosted by Ms. Vanity Constance and Jea Street Jr.

 

 

January 21 – Monday, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Letter from Birmingham Jail  Hosted by: Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow, Newark Branch NAACP, and Newark United Methodist Church. At Newark United Methodist Church  69 East Main Street  Newark, DE 19711. For church lot parking: 62 East Delaware Ave. (This will serve as the Coalition’s Newark Monthly Meeting)

• January 21, Monday, 5:30 pm; A Day of Service. An Evening of Legacy. Dr. Kim and Bill Allen; 2019 BHIM Awards Celebrating Black History In the Making; Mitchell Center for African American Heritage, Delaware Historical Society, 505 N. Market Street, Wilmington This is a ticketed event. To learn more and register, click here.

January 21, Monday, 7 pm  9th Ward Interfaith Coalition, MLK Celebration,with music, readings, & thoughts from our youth on the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. at Peninsula-McCabe UMC, 2200 Baynard Boulevard, Wilmington.

March Together for Peace and Justice

Could we get together a group of marchers from First Unitarian for the 2:00 Peace March and Community Celebration? We could carpool from the church at 1:30. Submit this contact form if you’re interested in marching:

 

 

 

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