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Take Action to Support the Nuclear Ban Treaty! Honduras has become the 50th country to ratify the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This means that the treaty has reached the number needed to go into effect. This will start on January 2022 according to the United Nations. 122 countries out of the 193-member UN General Assembly have expressed support and 84 have signed the treaty. Write your representatives and tell them to support this effort! According to the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres this development, “represents a meaningful commitment towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons.” But this is only the beginning. Countries with nuclear weapons, including the United States, Russia, and China, have shown opposition to the treaty which aims to destroy all nuclear weapons and ban new ones. The countries that possess nuclear weapons, the US, Russia, the UK, China, France, India, Pakistan, North Korea, and Israel have not signed the treaty. Changing perspectives in nuclear countries is incredibly important in the movement for nuclear disarmament. Citizens and residents of nuclear powers need to use their voices to support the elimination of these dangerous weapons. Tell your representatives that you want them to push for the United States to join the treaty! 


 

Events and Meetings:  


Monday, April 12 - Friday, April 15, 2021.  Bringing the Border to Columbus. A Virtual SymposiumAt this symposium, academics, activists, artists, and community members are teaming up to bring to light how the policies enacted in the U.S.- Mexico borderlands have direct impacts on the lives of our immigrant neighbors, colleagues, family members, friends, and those who must reside under the protection of sanctuary. We will use art and scholarship to interrogate the politics of south-to-north migrations and the deaths and disappearances that result from U.S. immigration policies.  Friday, April 16th 4:30-6pmKeynote: Re-Membering the Missing and Dead Along the U.S.-Mexico Border Robin Reineke (Assistant Research Social Scientist at the Southwest Center, The University of Arizona) Register for Keynote here.   To register for all events please visit our webpage.

 

Monday, April 12, 2020 08:00 PM.  Ohio Poor People’s Movement Central Regional MeetingRegister here

 

Monday, April 12, 2021, 7:00 - 8:00 PM.  All on the Line Ohio Monthly Volunteer Call.  Join All On The Line-Ohio for our monthly volunteer call to hear updates on our fight for fair redistricting maps and to learn about how you can plug in!  Register here

 

Monday, April 12, 2021, 6:30 PM. Clintonville Area Progressives Meeting.  Join CAP for April meeting discussion of Criminal Justice Reform. Our guest speakers are House District 22 Representative David Leland and Franklin County Prosecutor Gary Tyack.  Join us at 6:30 for a chance to chat with one another. The Zoom information:  https://ashlanduniversity.zoom.us/j/93552446448. Meeting ID: 935 5244 6448.  Dial by your location:  +1 301 715 8592 US.

 

Monday, April 12, 2021, 3:00 PM.  Moral Monday.  Poverty (UN)Measured.  Poverty is a sin and the federal poverty measure is a disgrace. Join the Poor People’s Campaign for an online mass meeting to hear from poor and low-income people, economists and faith leaders who will challenge the dominant narratives on poverty, which minimizes the extent of poverty, blames poor people and racializes poverty in order to disrupt multi-racial solidarity.  As Congress debates a long overdue infrastructure bill, and we continue to fight for voting rights, labor rights, immigrant rights and living wages, we will hear how narratives scapegoating poor people are translated into policies that further concentrate power and money in the hands of a few. Policies that deny adequate health care, housing, clean water and sanitation, good jobs and welfare programs, and feed attacks on our democratic participation.

We have the opportunity to rebuild this nation from the bottom up, lifting up communities that have faced deindustrialization, disinvestment and the devastation of the climate crisis. To do so, we must rewrite the national narrative, see clearly the need at hand, and build the political will to make it possible.  Join the Poor People’s Campaign as we continue to build a national movement with the power to transform a racial and economic system that requires vast numbers of poor people.  Register here

 

Monday, April 12, 2021, 12:00 - 2:00 PM.  #EndGunViolence Lunch & Lobby.  In the first 101 days of 2021, over 11,800 Americans have been killed by guns and our nation experienced at least 137 mass shooting incidents in which four or more people were shot. Every day, over 300 Americans are shot and over 100 are killed by guns.  In March, the House passed a few life-saving gun bills and on Thursday, the President made a move to make gun violence a priority. THE TIME IS NOW for the Senate to act. The Senate must immediately pass the two background check bills passed out of the House of Representatives 25 days ago and other bills that will help to end the gun violence crisis in our nation.  Tomorrow, we will be calling the Senators to demand a vote on the following bills that were passed in the House of Representatives in March:  H.R. 1: For the People Act of 2021: Passed in House on March 3, 2021, H.R. 1280: George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021: Passed in House on March 3, 2021, H.R. 8: Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021; Passed in House on March 11, 2021H.R. 1446: Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021: Passed in House on March 11, 2021, H.R.1620: Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021: Passed in House on March 17, 2021.  We will also urge them to support the $5 billion in President Biden's American Jobs Plan for evidenced-based community violence prevention programs, and other life-saving gun bills including assault weapons ban, and safe storage.  Register here

 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:00 AM.  Kumi Now:  Home Demolitions.  The use of violence, demolitions, and psychological warfare to force and scare Palestinians into leaving their homes and villages go back to the roots of the conflict. In 1948, operations such as the Deir Yassin massacre, which occurred April 9, destroyed whole villages and forced others to flee. While Israel’s current home demolitions avoid much of the physical violence of those early operations, they still maintain the psychological elements, attempting to physically force them from their homelands and disincentivizing them from staying in their villages. Register here

 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 2:00 - 2:45 PM.  Greenspot Conversations with Simply Living.  Established in 1992, the founders of Simply Living believed that social change and environmental responsibility depend upon us and our lifestyles. They celebrate and connect people to learning opportunities that promote community sustainability, environmental awareness and our local economy through educational outreach and partnerships within our community. Come hear from Chuck Lynd about this GreenSpot member and their 2021 initiatives.  RSVP: email GreenSpot@columbus.gov and list Simply Living in the subject line.

 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 1:30 - 3:30 PM. The Israeli-Palestinian Joint Memorial Day Ceremony. The Joint Memorial Day Ceremony, co-hosted by Combatants for Peace and Parents Circle – Families Forum and sponsored by Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP), challenges the traditional narrative of victimhood and separation, and brings people together declaring, “War and occupation are Not Acts of Fate – but a Human Choice!”  Last year 200,000 people participated in this live Broadcast. We hope you will be a part of this important event.  Register here

 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 8:00 PM.  Code Pink Congress Capitol Calling Party:  Closing US Military Bases Abroad.  Medea Benjamin, Marcy Winograd, and Hanieh Jodat-Barnes will be joined by two special guests for a conversation on closing US military bases abroad:  David Vine, professor and author, Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World, will update us on the work of the Overseas Base Realignment and Closure Coalition.  Christine Ahn, founder of Women Cross DMZ, a global movement to end the Korean War, will discuss growing momentum to close hundreds of US bases overseas.  In February, the Biden administration launched a review of the US military's global presence. That review, slated for completion by mid-2021, comes as the administration shifts its imperial focus from the Middle East to Asia, where, according to the German press, the Pentagon plans to invest $27 billion to station medium-range missiles off China.  Join us for a discussion of strategic base closure demands and resistance to US militarization in the South China Sea.  Register here

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 9:00 AM.  Climate Solutions for the Middle East.  Solve Climate by 2030 - ME/Al-Quds Talk.  Climate Change, as intrinsic to, and entangled with, the “Great Catastrophes” of the Plantationocene, Anthropocene, and Capitalocene, is fueled by and operates along lines of race, class, and gender. In response to processes of dismemberment and dissection that we experience under the condition of the colonial present, we will assemble and ground together on Thursday April 14th at 4pm (Palestine time) to lay fertile ground for connections to be made across our shared geographies.  Along the line of the so-called “fertile crescent” we will meet across Iran-Turkey-Palestine, learn from each others’ landscapes and practices, and share thoughts and ideas. Located online, but situated within our respective environments, we welcome participants from within and outside Palestine, Turkey, and Iran to join this student-led meeting which will be hosted at Al-Quds Bard College.   Register here

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 10:00 AM.  Nonviolence International Book Launch.  Nonviolence International is thrilled to announce the launch of NVI Director Michael Beer’s book as well as our database of 346 tactics (methods) of Nonviolent Action.  The book, Civil Resistance Tactics in the 21st Century, is launching to much acclaim and was published by the International Center for Nonviolent Conflict. To get your free copy of the book, and see enthusiastic testimonials, please visit: https://www.nonviolenceinternational.net/michaels_book_is_here.  NVI will host a book presentation by Michael Beer, Jamila Raqib will also be a guest speaker as Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution founded by Gene Sharp. Michael Beer’s book is a supplement to Gene Sharp’s 1973 classic in which Sharp revealed to the world 198 methods of nonviolent action.  The world has changed a lot in 48 years. NVI is stepping up to educate the new generations of activists about nonviolence. Only powerful global citizen movements can transform the world whether it be on climate change, ecological collapse, economic prosperity for all, and ending nuclear weapons and war.

We need your help to get this ground-breaking book on nonviolence into millions of classrooms to spread the powerful tools to humanity. We also need your help to strengthen NVI so that we can elevate nonviolence in communities, prisons, schools, board rooms, parliaments, factories, all over the world.  To register for this event, fill out this simple Google Form.  

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 12:00 PM.  The Movement Will Not Be Censored.  Join us for a powerhouse event on Palestine advocacy to receive a reminder and link to the webinar and to submit your questions for the panel or to access links watch on Facebook.  The panel will feature Sumaya Awad of Adalah Justice Project, Beth Miller of Jewish Voice for Peace Action, and Palestine Legal client and Florida State University student Ahmad Daraldik. Senior staff attorney Meera Shah will be moderating.  Register here

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 4:00 PM.  Fighting 900+ Bad Bills:  ACLU Town Hall.  We may have a new administration that's more friendly to civil liberties – but across the states, three fundamental rights are facing a coordinated attack. A wave of bills has cropped up in state legislatures designed to ban transgender youth from sports and gender-affirming health care, restrict access to abortion, and block our right to vote. There are currently over 900 bad bills across all 50 states attacking these rights.

It's an urgent-response moment and the ACLU wants you to know exactly what's happening – and how you can help. To join:  subscribe to ACLU’s YouTubeChannel and turn on all notifications for a reminder.  The Town Hall will be the first video to play at the time of the event. 

 

Wednesday, April 14, 6:00 PM.  America in Retreat: The Decline of US Leadership from WW2 to Covid-19.  The SETA Foundation at Washington DC is pleased to host a book talk with Author Michael Pembroke on “America in Retreat: The Decline of US Leadership from WW2 to Covid-19.”  In the heady days after 1945, the authority of the United States was unrivalled and, with the founding of the UN, a new era of international co-operation seemed to have begun. But seventy- five years later, its influence has already diminished. The world has now entered a post- American era, argues Michael Pembroke, defined by a flourishing Asia and the ascendancy of China, as much as by the decline of the United States. This book is a short history of that decline; how high standards and treasured principles were ignored; how idealism was replaced by hubris and moral compromise; and how adherence to the rule of law became selective. It is also a look into the future – a future dominated by greater Asia and China in particular. We are in the midst of the third great power shift in modern history – from Europe to America to Asia. Covering wars in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, interventions in Iran, Guatemala and Chile, and a retreat from international engagement with the UN, WHO and, increasingly, trade agreements, Pembroke sketches the history of America’s retreat from universal principles to provide a clear- eyed analysis of the dangers of American exceptionalism.  Register here

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 6:30 PM.  Forever Wars and Military Spending, a Townhall with Rep. Jake Auchincloss. Join us on Wednesday April 14th for a conversation with the newest member of Congress from Massachusetts, Rep. Jake Auchincloss of the 4th Congressional District. During the campaign Congressman Auchincloss came out in favor of cutting the Pentagon budget and for ending our forever wars. Now that he's in the House, the congressman has agreed to join us to discuss the prospects for making these crucial changes.  More information and registration here.

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 8:00 PM.  Ban Fracking Now:  A National Campaign to Tackle the Climate Crisis.  Join us for a webinar to hear from Food & Water Action staff experts and volunteers on the state of our campaign to ban fracking, and how we'll push forward for real solutions to protect our water and climate from fossil fuels.  You’ll hear from Food & Water Action Executive Director, Wenonah Hauter and Organizing Director, Emily Wurth. You'll also hear from organizers and volunteers about their work to build support for a national ban on fracking.  Register here.

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 08:30 PM. Democracy Leader Call. Public Citizen, Democracy is for People Campaign. The For the People Act, is a once in a generation piece of legislation that will strike at the heart of our dysfunctional democracy, rebuilding it from the ground up. Sweeping democracy reform is within reach, but we need every single one of us to ensure that the For the People Act passes the U.S. Senate. The For the People Act will expand and protect voting rights for all, end partisan and racial gerrymandering, curtail the influence of big money in politics, and restore transparency and accountability in our government.  Now is a moment where we can bring about sweeping and lasting change and we need all hands on deck to get this done!  Register here

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 7:00 PM.  An Ocean Future for The Bahamas. Join us for a live digital screening event of two original short films (Bodies of Water and Antonese) and a panel discussion.  These two powerful and heartwarming original short films, directed and produced by Bahamian filmmaker Lavado Stubbs, shed light on the painful colonial history and development of The Bahamas, and present a future of great hope and opportunity.  The keynote by Cristina Mittermeier and Paul Nicklen, followed by the panel discussion with Nikita Shiel-Rolle (Cat Island Conservation Insitute), Antonese Anthon, Sumayyah Cargill (Bahamas Development Bank), filmmaker Lavado Stubbs, and others, will explore a new chapter for Bahamians in their relationship with the ocean—and what it means for community-led conservation efforts going forward.  Register here

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 7:00 PM.  Armed Conflict on the Venezuela-Colombia Border: The Battle of Apure.  The armed aggression of criminal groups against the civilian population in the state of Apure, Venezuela, involved drug trafficking paramilitaries, used by Colombia and the US to attack the Bolivarian revolution. Once the Venezuelan military regained control of the area, they undercovered cocaine producing labs.  Join us to hear the details about the current situation in the city of La Victoria and the measures that the Venezuelan state is taking to defend the integrity of its territory.  José María Romero, known as "Chema"is the mayor of the Páez municipality, Apure state, and a central figure in this new battle in defense of the Bolivarian revolution. He will be talking with us about the events that have occurred in recent weeks on the border between Colombia and Venezuela.  More information and registration here

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 7:00 PM.  April Fair Districts Speakers Bureau Training. Join the Fair Districts Team for a first time or refresher course on how to be a part of our Speakers Bureau. We will go over the logistics of setting up and running a presentation, review the standard presentation slides, and answer your questions.  If you sign up and are unable to attend, you will receive a follow up email with slides and a recording.  Register here

 

Thursday, April 15 (6:00-7:00 PM Keynote) and April 17 (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Advocacy Day) 2021.  The People's Agenda for JusticeOhioans deserve justice. Join ACLU Ohio to learn how to develop and hone your skills in making this happen!  In the past two years, the Ohio Legislature has introduced law after law restricting abortion or reproductive health, with the most recent being the telehealth ban and fetal tissue bill. Meanwhile, our communities are reeling from COVID-19, unemployment, police brutality, Black infant and maternal mortality, and institutional racism throughout every system. We know the extremist-controlled Ohio Legislature isn’t working for the people.  Last fall, the reproductive freedom community came together for The People’s Hearing, a six-hour livestreamed event that featured Ohioans and community leaders sharing their stories, testimonies, and dreams for our community.

Now, it’s time to build those dreams together. Join the ACLU of Ohio, NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, URGE, Ohio RCRC, Preterm, ROOTT, Ohio Women's Alliance, New Voices for Reproductive Justice, Planned Parenthood, Catholics for Choice, and Women Have Options (WHO) for The People’s Agenda for Justice, a two-part event highlighting what we know Ohio can and should be for its people. We will come together as a movement for justice, our bodies, our families, and ourselves. We will speak to what we, and all Ohioans, deserve. Register to receive the zoom link here

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 10:00 - 11:15 AM.  Building a Bipartisan Housing Agenda This CongressThe pandemic elevated the critical importance of housing stability, quality, safety, and affordability—and policymakers responded with unprecedented levels of housing assistance. Yet many struggling families still face the threat of eviction or foreclosure, while rising prices and limited supply are hamstringing would-be homeowners. Longstanding racial inequities—evident in disproportionately high housing costs, entrenched segregation and poverty, and stark disparities in homeownership and family wealth—remain unaddressed too.  Join members of BPC’s recently launched Housing Advisory Council to discuss bipartisan opportunities in the year ahead to: Ensure the housing needs of those affected by COVID-19 are met, advance racial equity and opportunity through housing policies, and grow the supply of affordable homes. The chairman and ranking member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance, Reps. Emmanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO) and Steve Stivers (R-OH), will also share their perspectives, priorities for the 117th Congress, and ideas for bringing the two political parties together on housing policy.  Register here

 

Friday, April 16, 2021, 4:00 - 5:00 PM.  Honk and Wave Every Friday for Our Revolution.  We'll hang banners and wave to the folks as they head home for the weekend. while they last, each person will receive a Medicare for all placard and an organize to win placard. Enter 4261 Olentangy River Road into your GPS and then walk to the bridge. this is how we win.  Register here.

 

Friday, April 16, 2021, 5:00 - 5:30 PM.  GrassRoot Ohio With Carolyn HardingOur mission is to profile every-day people working on important issues and to connect them with other folks who want to help. Conversations with every-day people, working on important issues here in Columbus and all around Ohio Justice: environmental, social, racial, economic, w/ folks on the front lines. LISTEN TO 94.1 FM and stream US online at WGRN.com.  You can find all GrassRoot Ohio podcasts/shows on Soundcloud:  https://soundcloud.com/user-42674753. Apple Podcasts:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/grassroot-ohio/id1522559085 and YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAX2t1Z7_qae803BzDF4PtQ

 

Saturday, April 17 and April 24, 2021, 11:00 - 4:00 PM.  Annual Conference:  End US Support for Israeli Apartheid?  By The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs and the Institute for Research Middle Eastern Policy.  While Congress wrangled over modest emergency pandemic relief for Americans, it obediently gives the nation of Israel $3.8 billion annually—and even more covert aid—with barely a whisper of debate. Any member of Congress who might question the annual U.S. subsidy for Israeli militarization knows that he or she will incur the wrath of AIPAC and other Israel lobby groups. The lobby patrols the Congress to ensure that Israel, a small country of some nine million people, remains by far the largest recipient of U.S. foreign assistance since World War II. U.S. aid enables Israeli apartheid, new settlements in illegally occupied territories and ongoing violent repression of Palestinians. Meanwhile, American citizens who question illegal Israeli policies and engage in nonviolent protest movements such as BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) are accused of being anti-Semites, and their free speech rights threatened.  This web-based conference considers whether the United States should cut off aid to Israel or make any such future assistance conditional on negotiation of a genuine peace settlement, respect for Palestinian human rights, and adherence to international law. Wrapping around the annual meeting of the Israel lobby group J Street, the webinar will address U.S. financial support of Israel, the strengths and weaknesses of “liberal” lobby groups like J Street, prospects for a one- or two-state solution, and the progress of free speech organizations, the BDS movement and other forms of resistance, including solidarity between Palestinian activism and the Black Lives Matter movement.  Learn more at: www.IsraelApartheidCon.org.  Register for either or both sessions here.

 

Saturday, April 17, 2021, 12:00 - 1:00 PM.  Occupy for Our Revolution.  Join Our Revolution each Saturday at the intersection of North Broadway and High street to demonstrate for peace and justice. Bring a mask and a sign or two in solidarity.  Register here

 

Saturday, April 17, 2021, 11:00 AM.  The Mechanics of Occupation - Children in Military Detention. A webinar organized by CVPR on The Mechanics of Occupation - Children in Military Detention. Each year, Israeli authorities detain hundreds of Palestinian children and prosecute them in military courts. Why are these children arrested? Where are they arrested from? Are their legal rights respected? Join us for a talk by Gerard Horton and Salwa Duaibis, co-founders of Military Court Watch, an organization that monitors the treatment of children in Israeli military detention. Register here

 

Saturday, April 17, 2021, 10:00 AM.  Fighting Corruption in Ohio. Ending the Political Influence of Wealthy Individuals and Corporations in State GovernmentThe 2020 First Energy scandal was unprecedented in scale, yet the big money involved symbolizes the consistency in which the wealthy corporate entities shape public policies, preempt local control, and prevent Ohioans from having our voices heard and our needs met. It doesn't have to be this way, and it shouldn't be this way. Hear from strong pro-democracy state legislators and friends and supporters of Move to Amend about efforts to fight corruption in Ohio.  Speakers:  Ohio Senator Nickie Antonio and Ohio Representative Mike Skindell.  Move to Amend Ohio State Network.  Register here

 

Saturday, April 17, 2021, 11:00 AM. Canadian Voices for Palestinian Rights invites you to a webinar with Military Court Watch.  “The Mechanics of Occupation - Children in Military Detention.”   Each year, Israeli authorities detain hundreds of Palestinian children and prosecute them in military courts. Why are these children arrested? Where are they arrested from? Are their legal rights respected? Join us for a talk by Gerard Horton and Salwa Duaibis, co-founders of Military Court Watch, an organization that monitors the treatment of children in Israeli military detention.  Register here

 

Saturday, April 17, 2021, 1:00 - 3:00 PM.  Climate & Militarism Teach-In Series.  Part 3.   Roots: Digging deeper into the ideologies that feed these structures -- imperialism, racism, US exceptionalism, patriarchy, etc.  Though the climate crisis has become something clearly worth addressing for so many of us, our understanding of what caused, perpetuates, and is caused by the crisis could often stand to be deeper. Particularly for those of us who grow up in the U.S., one aspect of the crisis that we rarely understand is how it is intertwined with militarism. The U.S. is perhaps the most violent empire in history. Its tentacles stretch to almost all corners of the world, and it concerns itself with maintaining supremacy at very high costs. Yet, we in the core of empire rarely see it for what it is. Therefore, we also fail to see how U.S. militarism is deeply intertwined with the U.S. role in the climate crisis. Fully addressing the crisis cannot be done until militarism is understood and dismantled.  More information and registration here.  More information and registration here

 

Saturday, April 17 or April 24, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  Annual Conference: End US Support for Israeli Apartheid?  While Congress wrangled over modest emergency pandemic relief for Americans, it obediently gives the nation of Israel $3.8 billion annually—and even more covert aid—with barely a whisper of debate. Any member of Congress who might question the annual U.S. subsidy for Israeli militarization knows that he or she will incur the wrath of AIPAC and other Israel lobby groups. The lobby patrols the Congress to ensure that Israel, a small country of some nine million people, remains by far the largest recipient of U.S. foreign assistance since World War II. U.S. aid enables Israeli apartheid, new settlements in illegally occupied territories and ongoing violent repression of Palestinians. Meanwhile, American citizens who question illegal Israeli policies and engage in nonviolent protest movements such as BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) are accused of being anti-Semites, and their free speech rights threatened.  This web-based conference considers whether the United States should cut off aid to Israel or make any such future assistance conditional on negotiation of a genuine peace settlement, respect for Palestinian human rights, and adherence to international law. Wrapping around the annual meeting of the Israel lobby group J Street, the webinar will address U.S. financial support of Israel, the strengths and weaknesses of “liberal” lobby groups like J Street, prospects for a one- or two-state solution, and the progress of free speech organizations, the BDS movement and other forms of resistance, including solidarity between Palestinian activism and the Black Lives Matter movement.  Register here

 

Sunday, April 17, 2021, 2:00 PM.  GrassRoot Ohio With Carolyn Harding.  Our mission is to profile every-day people working on important issues and to connect them with other folks who want to help. Conversations with every-day people, working on important issues here in Columbus and all around Ohio. Justice: environmental, social, racial, economic, w/ folks on the front lines. LISTEN TO 94.1 FM and stream US online at WGRN.com.  You can find all GrassRoot Ohio podcasts/shows on Soundcloud:  https://soundcloud.com/user-42674753. Apple Podcasts:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/grassroot-ohio/id1522559085 and YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAX2t1Z7_qae803BzDF4PtQ

 

Sunday, April 18, 2021, 5:00 - &:00 PM. Simply Living Annual Meeting. This year the Simply Living Annual Meeting will be a virtual dinner. Meet our new executive director, Cathy Cowan Becker, along with new board members and staff, and hear about the new initiatives we have planned for the coming year. We will also be honoring Claus Eckert of Green Columbus who will receive the Carol Fisher Award for Community Service, as well as recognizing Rita Haider as Outstanding Volunteer, Lisa Kreischer as Outstanding Staff Member, and Savannah Smith as social media amplifier. We have also added the Momentum Award for organizations, and will recognize Sunrise Movement Columbus Hub for their momentum in the sustainability movement. We encourage you to order takeout from one of our restaurant affiliates - stay tuned for details! Register for this online event here.