Bethel-Bethany is focusing on social justice issues currently in the news. Here are some action opportunities and links to resources
SPLC booklet- 10 Ways To Fight Hate – this 36 page booklet published by the Southern Poverty Law Center gives you 10 ways to “stop the hate” in your community
August 18, 2017 – 5-6 pm Witness/Mourn the Victims of Hate. Corner of 76th and North Ave, Wauwatosa. Join Tosa Together and Indivisible Tosa in mourning the victims of hate in Charlottesville at a witness on Friday at the corner of 76th and North Ave (meet on City Hall corner). Participants will peacefully line the sidewalk with signs denouncing hate and welcoming diversity to show that we value diversity, inclusion, equity and justice for all in Tosa and across the country. Bring your family, friends and signs with messages like “Hate Has No Home Here,” “Tosans Support Diversity,” “We Mourn with Charlottesville” “Hate No, Diversity Yes” “Diversity is Strength” “Love Not Hate” “Love is an American Value.” (some signs will be available) https://www.facebook.com/events/1126003494166187/
August 26 and 27 – World Peace Celebration in Sherman Park – from 7 am on Saturday August 26 through 7 pm Sunday August 27. Celebrate what makes our city great – the people, the parks, the food, the entertainment and the culture.
August 27 through September 10 – bring signs to Bethel-Bethany that embody the morals and vision of a loving community to grace the lawn at church. We will take our next community photo on Sunday, September 10 with all of our signs after worship.
August 28, 2017 – 7:00-9:00 pm — Mass Meeting for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, St. Gabriel’s COGIC, 5363 N. 37th St., Milwaukee Join Co-convenors Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis for a Mass Meeting for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral You can hear about the inspiration, vision and strategy for the Campaign, which aims to build a broad and deep national moral fusion movement – rooted in the leadership of the poor, marginalized and moral agents and reflecting the great moral teachings – to unite our country from the bottom up. It is time to become a new and unsettling force in our complacent national life. Childcare is provided. https://www.