UUJME has a full program for Justice GA!
Booth #422 in the Exhibit Hall
We will have books, crafts, and conversations to share.
Requires registration badge to enter the hall.
Thursday, June 22, 6:30-7:45 pm
Hilton-Riverside, Camp Room, open to the public
Share what you have been doing for peace with justice for Palestinians and Israelis, and learn about the work that UUJME has been doing in the past year. Meet the new board president, vice president, and three new young adult board members, and the new chapter coordinator who will give ideas about how to start or grow a chapter. Meet a 2016 Young Adult Travel Scholarship recipient. View a short, dynamic video by UU young adult supporters. Light refreshments will be available.
Saturday, June 24, 1:30-4:30 pm
Commit2Respond Workshop, GA Program Book Event #404
Decolonization is Climate Justice
Convention Center Hall B2-1 & B2-2
Requires registration badge to enter event.
Ruth Idakula, Co-Director of the NOLA Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal
Cherri Foytlin, Director of Bold Louisiana, Indigenous mother, writer, journalist,and frontline climate justice hero
Rev. Karen Van Fossan and Ronya Hoblitt, Bismark-Mandan UU Congregation
Dina Gilio-Whitaker, Beacon Press author of All the Real Indians Died Off and 20 Other Myths, Indigenous scholar and journalist
Mazin Qumsiyeh, Palestinian human rights activist, professor, and Director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History
Saturday June 24, 6:30-8:00 pm
UUJME Event: Linkages Between Human Rights Movements for Palestinians, Native Americans, and Black People
Hampton Inn Convention Center, Dauphine Room, open to the public
Speakers: Mazin Qumsiyeh, Dina Gilio-Whitaker, Amanda Weatherspoon
Sunday June 25, 12-2 pm, open to the public
Speak with Mazin Qumsiyeh at our booth, #422.