Racial Justice Activities


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The Role of Children in African American History, Sunday April 30, 12:45-2:15 PM, Lower Hall 2. Kate Fraleigh will do a slide show presentation of her February 2016 African American History Tour of the southeast. The focus will be the life of children in the times of racial injustice and the burden on children in racial strife and on the road to justice.

Racial Justice Events and Activities around town
(as of April 17)
more detail at bit.ly/ActNowCville

APRIL 22,29,May 6 Saturdays 11-1pm Black Theater classes for youth and Adults, African American Heritage Center more at http://jeffschoolheritagecenter.org/events/2014-fall-events/

APRIL 17,18,19 5:30-8:30 Nine Pillars Hip Hop Fest Jefferson School African American Heritage Center and there are lectures too. More at http://jeffschoolheritagecenter.org/events/2014-fall-events/

APRIL 17 Monday 7pm City Council meeting about Lee Statue and Welcoming City Date are 6 and 7 on the agenda. City Hall Council Chambers More info at   http://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=52324

APRIL 19 Wednesday 3:30- 5pm UVA lecture, “Ten Fallacies about Racist Extremists” location TBA

APRIL 19 Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm Daughters of Zion history class presentation Special Collections auditorium-UVA

APRIL 19 Wednesday 7-8:30 Showing Up for Racial Justice, Education to Action, Movement 4 Black Lives Platform “Community Control” Downtown Library

APRIL 20 Thursday 6pm Virginia Organizing Forum on “Ending Mass Incarceration”- with Commonwealth Attorney Candidates (Primary is June 15th) Jeff Fogel and Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Joe Platania are running in the Democratic Primary. No Republican Candidates yet. Charlottesville City Council Chambers.

APRIL 20 Thursday 5:30-7pm “SustainaPitch Night: Social Justice Edition at open Grounds more info at UCARE

APRIL 20,21 Thursday and Friday, 8pm Paul Robeson Players Present: “For Colored Girls”, based on “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf”. IX Art Park tickets $5 at eventbrite.com

APRIL 21,22,23,28,29,30. Fences, August Wilson’s Play directed by Clinton Johnson, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center for times look at: http://jeffschoolheritagecenter.org/events/2014-fall-events/

APRIL 22 Saturday March for Science in DC or at 1:30 IX and March to Pavilion at 3pm

APRIL 22 Saturday 1pm short training for survey about affordable housing and gentrification. Legal Aid Justice Center

APRIL 22 Saturday 5pm “Africa Day 2017: The African Diaspora. A Cultural Experience filled with fashion, dance, food, art, and so much more.” Newcomb Hall-Ballroom UVA

APRIL 23 Sunday 12:45-2:15 The Third Reconstruction Book Discussion TJMC-UU

APRIL 25 Tuesday 7:00-8:30pm Showing Up for Racial Justice meeting “Working Class Solidarity Against Prison Slavery” If you’ve never been to a SURJ meeting come at 6:30 to get an orientation, TJMC-UU

APRIL 26 Wednesday 6:30-8:30 Second session “Combating Racism for Parents, Grandparents and Caregivers… going deeper” okay to come even if you missed the first class but please read the materials TJMC-UU register at [email protected]

APRIL 26 Wednesday 7-9 pma “GerryRigged”    PVCC Dickerson Building

APRIL 27 Thursday 6:30 “Community Dialog on Economic Inequality at the Haven 112 West Market Street

APRIL 29 Saturday 10-2pm Poverty Simulation Workshop, UVA Slaughter Recreation Center 505 Edgemont Road

APRIL 30 Sunday 12:45-2:15pm “Role of Children in African American History” TJMC-UU Lower Hall 2

May 2 Tuesday 6:30 -pm  NAACP Commonwealth Attorney’s debate at City Hall

MAY 6 7pm “Youth Edition of the Best of Both worlds Dance and Step Competition” V. Earl Dickinson Bldg-PVCC tickets at eventbrite.com

MAY 11 Thursday 6pm Tonseler Park cookout

JUNE 3 Saturday 11-3 Midtown Block Party benefit for Heritage Center and City of Promise