These programs are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 1U, and they’re open to the public. Each evening includes an update on an issue of the day as well as a mini-training on an action you can use with any issue. Those who are able are invited to bring a brown bag supper and join in a time of fellowship preceding the program.
Our evening schedule typically includes:
Presenter: Aaron Sanford-Wetherell, Health Educator, Hope and Help Center of Central Florida, Inc.
This program was originally created by the Los Angeles AIDS Project to create a safe place for medical providers and social workers to learn and talk about the working with the LGBTQ community. We are blessed to have a chance to experience it. Participants will walk away from the session with a deeper understanding of:
Based on a positive response to our last offering, tonight we again offer the chance to be in conversation about TED Talks relevant to democracy and justice.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by 1U Central for info or to volunteer.
Presenter: Dominique Aulisio of National Farm Worker Ministry‘s Youth and Young Adult Network (YAYA)
This workshop uses art and collective puzzle-solving to examine the timeline of colonization, slavery, and immigration in the U.S. as it relates to farmworkers today. This workshop leads up to a march for immigrant rights held by the Farmworker Association of Florida on Monday, May 1, at 2pm in Apopka.
Speaker: Marty Sullivan, chair of the Natural Resources Committee of the League of Women Voters of Central Florida
Action: Writing for the Paper and other Publications
Action: Interrupting Microaggressions
Speaker Anne Packham
Action: Media 101: Know Your Talking Point
Anne offered this presentation: Affordable Care Act – 2017-03-08 presentation
Action: Hands-on Support
Sister Ann showed this video: Is Justice Worth It (2:09)
Here are several others she offered that may be of interest:
Speaker from Equality Florida
Action: Conversations in Public
Action: Face-to-Face Lobbying
Action: Writing your Representatives