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ChildHaven Fund Raiser

FUNDRAISER – EDMONTON Edmonton ZOOM Fundraising Event A benefit to support Children’s Homes in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Tibet in China. When: Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 7 to 10pm MT Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96550332325 Online Auction: Starting on Saturday, June 05 http://www.32auctions.com/EdmontonChildHavenFriends Winning Auction items can be picked up at Sylvia Galbraith’s, 10728 – 125 Street NW, Edmonton, AB …

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Canadian Unitarian for Social Justice (CUSJ) 2021 Annual General Meeting

Saturday, May 22, 11:00 am MT Featuring keynote speaker Seth Klein, adjunct professor with Simon Fraser University’s urban studies program and the former BC director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. More information is available at https://cuc.ca/events/cusj-2021-agm/1621688400/1621697400/ Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

Canadian Unitarian Council Dismantling Racism Study Group Final Report

It’s the Canadian Unitarian Council’s 2021 AGM tomorrow, Saturday 8th! Carl and I will be there (on zoom) representing Westwood; you’re welcome to attend, too, if you’d like (see cuc.ca/events/agm-2021/1620478800/1620491400/). Meantime, this just in (and is part of the AGM package):  The Dismantling Racism Study Group has completed their report on the work they have …

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Follow Up, Follow Through: Anti-Racism As Spiritual Practice

Many thanks to Donovan Hayden, for his thoughtful, inspiring presentation. Many who attended this service requested information to help them follow up and follow through, and Donovan has provided these notes with links to resources. Anti-Racism as a Spiritual Practice Recommendations D Hayden

Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice

CUSJ (Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice) is pleased to announce the publication of its most recent JUSTnews Magazine on the theme of Universal Basic Income.  After COVID-19 and the Federal Government’s introduction of the CERB for vast numbers of suddenly unemployed people it seemed that the idea of a Universal Basic Income may have found …

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RISE Book Club -Humane

RISE (Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton) is hosting a book club featuring the mystery novel, HUMANE, by local author Anna Marie Sewell. A  ZOOM gathering will take place on Saturday, March 13, 2021 @ 3pm. for book readers. Edmonton Public Library is a partner to this event. To register at epl.ca click on the button below. Reserve your spot. Registration is limited. Registrants will …

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Recording “Understanding UNDRIP,” Miranda Jimmy & Brenda Jackson, Jan. 31, 2021

 We hope you enjoy this recording of our interactive Zoom service.  Please feel free to share this recording link with your friends and on social media. We hope to see you live and online, every Sunday, 10:30 AM MT. (Zoom “Doors” open at 10 AM.)  January 31, 2021 at 10:30 AM MST Topic: Understanding UNDRIP …

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December 10th is Amnesty’s Annual Writeathon!

Please join in the Worldwide letter-writing action that is Amnesty International’s Write-for-Rights event. Despite the Pandemic, Amnesty has forged ahead with their usual plans to focus on 10 cases from around the world where your interventions will have the most likelihood of success in achieving stated aims like release of prisoners of conscience, drawing attention to …

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Amnesty WriteAthon

Westwood is unable to host a Write for Rights event in our building this year due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, rest assured that Amnesty Canada is on board for a world-wide letter/fax/email/twitter blitz to help 10 selected cases from all around the World taking aim at all kinds of injustice, from gender-based violence, disappearances and …

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Black Lives Matter – A Canadian Perspective

Featured Events: Black Lives Matter Roundtable: A Canadian UU Perspective Thursday, June 25 5:00 PM  Join a panel of Canadian UUs, including representatives of our Dismantling Racism study group, and facilitated by CUC staff, for an enlightening discussion about systemic racism in Canada. Together we will consider how we can respond individually and as a community of faith, …

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