ANERA FUNDRAISER COMING SOON

RCPJ Activists,
Most of you have seen the minutes from our last meeting. This is for your information so we can understand better why we made the important decision to fundraise for medical aid to Gaza. We will be setting up the fundraising page with ANERA -American Near East Refugee Aid, later this week. ANERA is in Gaza and works with the hospitals there.
See the link below.
Thanks for your interest and deep concern,
Elaine for RCPJ

https://www.anera.org/

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“The Occupation of the American Mind”

Public Movie Screening  

Presented by Racine Coalition for Peace & Justice (RCPJ)

Saturday, May 19th, 12:00 pm

Racine Public Library- 1st-floor Atrium (75 7th St. Racine, WI 53403)

“Israel’s ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and its repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world — except the United States. The Occupation of the American Mind takes an eye-opening look at this critical exception, zeroing in on pro-Israel public relations efforts within the U.S.

Featuring leading observers of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, the film explores how the Israeli government, the U.S. government, and the pro-Israel lobby have joined forces, often with very different motives, to shape American media coverage of the conflict in Israel’s favor”.

ALL ARE WELCOME! 

For more information contact:  RacinePeace@yahoo.com

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A Day Without Latinxs

Peacemakers,
       Join us for a dynamic Day with Latinxs and Immigrants—–in Waukesha for a STATEWIDE MARCH on May 1st, Labor Day!
       Buses will leave the Labor Center, 2100 Layard Ave. in Racine, at 8:30am. Call Valeria at (262) 721-5575 to reserve a seat.
        In Waukesha, there will be a march so Voces de la Frontera will have a special bus for those that cannot walk the mile or so.  Tell Valeria if you wish to be on that bus.  For more information, check out the Voces de la Frontera website.
         Remember, we are their allies.  We do not want to lose our Latinx friends.  They are part of our lives and we love them.
                  Please join us, Elaine Marie Kinch

Israel and the Promotion of Abusive Police Practices: the training of U.S. Law Enforcement

When: Saturday, May 5, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Where: Olympia Brown UU Church, 625 College Ave, Racine.

Rachel Buff will moderate a panel of three speakers from Jewish Voices for Peace who will educate on the direct correlation between the oppression of the people of Palestine and the militarization of the United States Police Force.

The presentation is free and open to the public, a light lunch will be offered after the program.

Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the Racine Coalition for Peace and Justice.

“A SHORT HISTORY OF JAZZ:  HOW BLACK LIVES MATTER”

“A SHORT HISTORY OF JAZZ:  HOW BLACK LIVES MATTER”

A musical and informative presentation illustrating the historical racism within the roots of this excellent musical genre

Professor Russ Johnson and students from UW-Parkside will perform original and standard jazz pieces.

When: Saturday, October 28, 7:00 p.m.

Where: Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church, 625 College Ave., Racine.

Free and open to the public. Donations to a UWP Scholarship Fund gladly accepted.

Sponsored by: The Racine Coalition for Peace and Justice and the Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church

Racine Helps Puerto Rico

Racine helps Puerto rico

Saturday October 14th 12pm-12am
Fountain Banquet Hall

Live Music / Zumbathon / Raffles / Dinner / Bake Sale

Please see attached flier for details.

Questions should be directed to their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/123594248302234/

 

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