Tuesdays in March – A Luncheon Lecture Series
#Immigrants&RefugeesMatter “no one leaves home unless…”
March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
1342 N. Astor St., Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Peace and International Issues Committee of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee
Registration deadline February 28 for first luncheon
March 5, 2019 – Milwaukee’s Changing Immigration Landscape
March 12, 2019 – Human Rights & the Environment: Key Issues
March 19, 2019 – Where is the Welcome Mat for Refugees?
March 26, 2019 – Tidal Wave of Changes in Law & Policies Affecting Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Other Immigrants
Representatives from organizations working with immigration & refugee issues will be at tables with information and what you might do to help. A suggested reading list on these topics will be available, as well as opportunities for purchasing books authored by the presenters.
Parking can be a hassle. There is a HOP stop right at the corner of First U (Ogden & Astor). It’s free to ride! Check out your options for parking elsewhere and “hopping” on at thehopmke.com.
Roadmap to Child Poverty
Tuesday, March 12, 4:30 – 5:30pm, School of Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, Wisconsin Idea Room (159), University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tim Smeedling of the La Follette School and the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will present an update on the Roadmap to Child Poverty report. IRP is a nonprofit and nonpartisan center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality. Established in 1966 by the U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity, IRP has more than 150 faculty affiliates from institutions across the country.
Dr. Bettina Love – “We Want to Do More Than Survive”
Cosponsored with/at Milwaukee Presbytery
September 25, evening (time TBA)
Good Shepherd Trinity Church – Sherman Park, Milwaukee
More information about Dr. Love