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Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice: Sept. 7, 2017

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Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice

Sept. 7, 2017
 

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JUSTICE NETWORK NEWS

  • Registration Open for Oct. 7 Justice Summit – Our call to pursue justice has never been more urgent. We’ll gather in Seattle to hear our own calls more clearly, broaden our understanding, consider the challenges, develop new tools, inspire and be inspired by others. This year’s theme is Called to Action. More


ADVOCACY ALERTS

  • Special NW Detention Center Vigil Sept. 8 – A dozen Cuban asylum seekers imprisoned at the Tacoma center recently have joined the hunger strike. Join the second of two vigils this week in solidarity with the strikers, to reflect on the DACA decision while working toward freedom of movement for all people. More
  • Actions We Can Take to Resist DACA EndLove Resists, working with a broad coalition that includes immigrant-led groups and multifaith partners, offers several activism responses. More
  • Should UU Association President Help Defend the Valve Turners? – An email campaign is underway to persuade UUA president Susan Fredrick-Gray to attend the upcoming trials for three “valve turners” who shut down pipelines last fall. More
  • Speak Up About the Federal Budget – Congress has returned from its August break with a House budget proposal that is an assault on virtually all programs that support people living in poverty. Read requests for activism from the Statewide (Wash.) Poverty Action Network and the Faith Action Network.
  • Seattle Fundraiser for Kinder Morgan Pipeline Opposition – Join the University Unitarian Church Climate Action Team at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 for a presentation and fundraiser featuring Eric DePlace from the Sightline Institute and Victoria Leistman from the Sierra Club. The proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in B.C. and the U.S. threatens indigenous sovereignty, endangers the Salish Sea and locks us into irreversible climate catastrophe. More

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NEW AND NOTEWORTHY

  • Black Lives of UUism Offers Tips on Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims Black UUs outline the crisis and suggest ways to help those most affected. More
  • Faith Leader Responses to DACA News – Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, president of the UU Association, and Thomas Andrews, president and CEO of the UU Service Committee are appalled by the Trump administration's wish to end the DACA program for Dreamers. More Michael Ramos, executive director of the Church Council of Greater Seattle, offers his thoughts. More
  • Three-Day Conference on Economics of Happiness – Discuss, discover and devise better systems for now and the future; get involved in a new project; find out how to make your work more effective; deconstruct the old; get engaged in creating the New Economy – one that works for people and the planet. Local Futures, co-organizer with local activists of this Oct. 27-29 event in Port Townsend, has hosted Economics of Happiness Conferences around the world. More

 

EVENTS

  • Fri. Sept. 8 (Tacoma, Wash.) – Vigil/DACAThe second of two special vigils this week outside the Northwest Detention Center, to show solidarity for hunger strikers in light of the DACA news, happens from 4:30-7:30 p.m. More
  • Sat. Sept. 9 (Mt. Vernon, Wash.) – Rally/Planned ParenthoodSkagit UU Fellowship members are among activists who plan to spend one hour, 11 a.m. to noon, in front of Planned Parenthood waving at people and showing support signs. If the weather is too miserable, this month’s event will be called off. Responses have been very positive from the people driving by on this busy road. More information: call Pat Young at 360-757-3286.
  • Sat. Sept. 9 (Tacoma, Wash.)Immigration/Civil LibertiesJoin other UUs for a second-Saturday-of-the-month noon "vigil/visitor support" at the Northwest Detention Center (1623 East J St.) This Washington New Sanctuary Movement project is supported by the Vashon Island Unitarian Fellowship. Email Melvin Mackey for more information.
  • Sat. Sept. 9 (Seattle)Campaign Launch/HomelessnessJoin the Housing for All – Stop the Sweeps Coalition for the launch of its fall campaign, from 2-4 p.m. at the King County Labor Temple Hall (2800 1st Ave.) Learn about the homelessness crisis and what can be done about it, and sign up to get involved. More
  • Sun. Sept. 10 (Bellevue, Wash.)Breakfast Conversations/RaceWe’re all at different places in our journey around race and racism. Where are you? Are you sorting out what race means for your life and for others’ lives? Are you confused about your role in racism and what to do about it? Come to East Shore Unitarian (12700 S.E. 32nd St.) at 8:30 a.m. to explore our personal challenges and where we want to go from here. Information: Email Louise Wilkinson
  • Fri. Sept. 12 (Olympia) – Conversation with City Council Member Nathaniel Jones, at Olympia UUC, 2315 Division Street Northwest,.  He will discuss the new ballot measure and its implications for affordable housing.
  • Wed. Sept. 13 (Seattle) – Meeting/HomelessnessThe Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness meets from 12-1:30 p.m. every second Wednesday at University Congregational United Church of Christ (4515 16th Ave. N.E.) More
  • Thu. Sept. 14 (Seattle) – Conversation/RaceJoin a series of inter-race conversations from 6-8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, at Tougo Coffee (1410 18th Ave.) More
  • Sat. Sept. 16 (Tacoma, Wash.) – Immigration/Civil Liberties Join Tacoma UUs for a third-Saturday-of-the-month vigil at the Northwest Detention Center (1623 East J St.) from 8:30 -11 a.m. If you care about the injustice in U.S. immigration policy, join us. We bring coffee, sandwiches, juice and special snacks and toys for children. Contact: Nancy Farrell.
  • Sat. Sept. 16 (Seattle) – Author Event/Historical RacismThe Treacy Levine Center presents Jim Wallis: Race, Privilege and the Bridge to a New America; a lecture, panel discussion and Q&A at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center (321 Mercer St.) Wallis is a New York Times best-selling author, editor of Sojourners magazine, theologian and social activist. More
  • Sun. Sept. 17 (Woodinville) – Assembly/Social JusticeAre you frustrated and disheartened by recent events in Charlottesville, VA and other cities and wondering what you can do to combat hate and bigotry? Come to Woodinville UU Church for am 11:45 a.m. social justice assembly and lunch. More
  • Sun. Sept. 17 (Seattle) – Program/North Korean NukesWoodland Park Presbyterian Church (225 N. 70 St.) hosts a 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fellowship of Reconciliation program meeting with local activist Dick Blakney, on “U.S., North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: Threats and Counter-Threats.” More
  • Mon. Sept. 18 (Online) – All IssuesToday is the deadline for submitting news for the late September issue of this Events and Alerts e-blast. Alerts and Events come out Thursday of the same week. Submit your event, action alert or other information here. Email Diane Brooks, News Coordinator, with questions.
  • Mon. Sept. 18 (Bellevue, Wash. – Conversation/IslamAsk a Muslim or Two, at 6 p.m. at Crossroads Community Center (16000 N.E. 10th St.) will focus on the experiences of women who wear the hijab: mothers, sisters, wives, professionals, community volunteers, caregivers, and students. They are visible and particularly vulnerable members of our community. This free event is designed for women and men who are interested in hearing the experiences of Muslim women and increasing their level of awareness and understanding. More
  • Tue. Sept. 19 (Seattle) Breakfast/Real Change Anniversary Real Change celebrates its 23rd anniversary with an 8 a.m. breakfast at Washington State Convention Center (800 Convention Place) with speaker Eric Liu, founder of Citizen University. More
  • Thu. Sept. 21 (Online) – Conversation/Global Days of Listening Afghan Peace Volunteers invite us to the next Global Days of Listening, at 4:30-7:30 a.m. PST. You may just listen, join the conversation or listen to previous events. More
  • Thu. Sept. 21 (Seattle) – Meeting/Nuclear Arms Race The Washington Coalition to Stop the New Nuclear Arms Race meets from 2:30-4 p.m. at El Centro de la Raza, Room 307 (2524 16th Ave. S.) People also are invited to participate by telephone from elsewhere in Washington State. Information: email Lilly Adams. More
  • Thu. Sept. 21 (Seattle) – Annual Dinner/Global Justice Join Community Alliance for Global Justice for its 11th Annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner. Nurture the seeds of resistance and mobilize for food justice around the world. Keynote speech by local farmer Ari de Leña. Information: call 206-405-4600 or email. More
  • Fri. Sept. 22 (Port Townsend, Wash.) Choir/Justice A new local chapter of Justice Choir meets at 7 p.m. in the Quimper UU Fellowship sanctuary (2333 San Juan Ave.) Singers of all ages and skills are welcome. The group envisions the community coming together to learn selected songs so members have common songs to sing whenever and wherever they want to raise their collective voice. More
  • Fri. Sept. 22 (Seattle) Fundraiser/Pipeline Opposition Join the University Unitarian Church (6556 35th Ave. N.E.) Climate Action Team for a 7 p.m. presentation and fundraiser featuring Eric DePlace from the Sightline Institute and Victoria Leistman from the Sierra Club. The proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in B.C. and the U.S. threatens indigenous sovereignty, endangers the Salish Sea and locks us into irreversible climate catastrophe. More
  • Sat. Sept. 23 (Kirkland and Tacoma, Wash.) Immigration/Civil LibertiesJoin the fourth-Saturday-of-the-month Interfaith Eastside Vigil at Tacoma NW Detention Center (1623 E. J St.) Carpools from Northlake UU Church in Kirkland leave at 10:45 a.m. Contact Suzanne Grogan, 425-803-9570, to join, meet them at the front gate at noon.
  • Sat. Sept. 23 (Kent, Wash.) – Feast/National Welcoming Week The Kent Senior Activity Center hosts a community feast and sharing of personal experiences and stories following the Northwest Coast First People's tradition, bringing together immigrants, refugees and native-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. Come share a free meal catered by Project Feast, a facilitated dialogue, music and an opportunity to connect with new faces and people of all different cultures and religious affiliations.
  • Sun. Sept. 24 (Kirkland, Wash.) – Flash Stance/Race The East Shore Unitarian Church Beloved Racial Justice Team invites us to attend a noon flash stance at the corner of Central Way and 3rd Street, near the Kirkland Transit Station. Information: email Clare Sherley or email Emily Dietrich.
  • Mon. Sept. 25 (Everett, Wash.) – Meeting/350.org The Greater Everett Chapter of 350.org meets on the fourth Monday of the month at the United Church of Christ (2624 Rockefeller Ave.) with a 6:30 p.m. potluck followed at 7 p.m. with business, discussion, planning and speakers.
  • Tue. Sept. 26 (Seattle) – Panel/Resisting Torture The Washington State Religious Campaign Against Torture is among the hosts of The Moral and Political Obligation to Resist Torture, at 7 p.m. at University of Washington Law School, Room 133 (4293 Memorial Way N.E.) More
  • Sat. Sept. 30 (Seattle) – Conference/Many Issues University Congregational United Church of Christ (4515 16th Ave. N.E.) hosts a Church Council of Greater Seattle conference on “Weaving Our Strengths: For Such a Time as This,” a transformative day of learning, sharing, and fellowship. Workshop topics include faith-based community organizing; immigrant accompaniment; affordable housing; racial reconciliation; and more. Cost: adults $55, students $25. More
  • Mon. Oct. 2 (Online) – All IssuesToday is the deadline for submitting news for the early October issue of this Events and Alerts e-blast. Alerts and Events come out Thursday of the same week. Submit your event, action alert or other information here. Email Diane Brooks, News Coordinator, with questions.
  • Mon. Oct. 2 and Tue. Oct. 3 (Everett, Wash.) – Training/Anti-RacismUnited Church of Christ (2624 Rockefeller Ave.) hosts a workshop by The People’s Institute, a national, multiracial, anti-racist network dedicated to ending racism and other forms of institutional oppression. Graduates say racism often stands in the way of effective organizing, and the workshop helped them deal with cultural competence and racial dynamics in their work and in community. More
  • Thu. Oct. 5 (Online) – Organizing Event/Young Adults for Climate JusticeParticipate in this first-Thursday-of-the month 9 a.m. UU young adults meeting by joining online or by phone (408-638-0968.) More
  • Sat. Oct. 7 (Seattle) – Justice Summit/All IssuesUniversity Unitarian Church (6556 35th Ave. N.E.) hosts our justice network’s annual all-day Justice Summit, with training opportunities, breakout sessions covering specific issues and more. More
  • Sat. Oct. 7 (Seattle) – Fundraiser/Latino ImmigrantsThe Westin Seattle (1900 5th Ave.) hosts a 6 p.m. Annual Gala “En Camino” fundraiser for Casa Latina, which empowers Latino immigrants through employment, education and community organizing. Keynote speaker will be Wash. Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Cost is $135; please register by Sept 25. More
  • Tue. Oct. 10 through Oct. 24 (Israel and Palestine) – Delegation/Human RightsA delegation to Palestine-Israel is planned by Christian Peacemaker Teams and co-led by UU minister Reverend David Etherington. More
  • Wed. Oct. 11 (Seattle) – Meeting/HomelessnessThe Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness meets from 12-1:30 p.m. every second Wednesday at University Congregational United Church of Christ (4515 16th Ave. N.E.) More
  • Thu. Oct. 12 (Seattle) – Conversation/RaceJoin a series of inter-race conversations from 6-8 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, at Tougo Coffee (1410 18th Ave.) More
  • Sat. Oct. 14 (Mt. Vernon, Wash.) – Rally/Planned ParenthoodSkagit UU Fellowship members are among activists who plan to spend one hour, 11 a.m. to noon, in front of Planned Parenthood waving at people and showing support signs. If the weather is too miserable, this month’s event will be called off. Responses have been very positive from the people driving by on this busy road. More information: call Pat Young at 360-757-3286.
  • Sat. Oct. 14 (Tacoma, Wash.)Immigration/Civil LibertiesJoin other UUs for a second-Saturday-of-the-month vigil from 8:45-11:45 a.m. at the Northwest Detention Center (1623 East J St.) This Washington New Sanctuary Movement project is supported by the Vashon Island Unitarian Fellowship. Email Melvin Mackey for more information.
  • Mon. Oct. 16 (Online) – All IssuesToday is the deadline for submitting news for the late October September issue of this Events and Alerts e-blast. Alerts and Events come out Thursday of the same week. Submit your event, action alert or other information here. Email Diane Brooks, News Coordinator, with questions.
  • Mon. Oct. 16 (Seattle) – Breakfast/Police AccountabilityThe Mothers for Police Accountability Breakfast (also known as Mother’s Breakfast) happens at 7:30 a.m. at First African Methodist Episcopal Church (1522 14th Ave.) More
  • Sat. Oct. 21 (Online) – Conversation/Global Days of Listening Afghan Peace Volunteers invite us to the next Global Days of Listening, at 4:30-7:30 a.m. PST. You may just listen, join the conversation or listen to previous events. More
  • Mon. Oct. 23 (Everett, Wash.) – Meeting/350.org The Greater Everett Chapter of 350.org meets on the fourth Monday of the month at the United Church of Christ (2624 Rockefeller Ave.) with a 6:30 p.m. potluck followed at 7 p.m. with business, discussion, planning and speakers.
  • Fri. Oct. 27 to Sun. Oct. 29 (Port Townsend, Wash.) – Conference/Economics of Happiness Discuss, discover and devise better systems for now and the future; get involved in a new project; find out how to make your work more effective; deconstruct the old; get engaged in creating the New Economy – one that works for people and the planet. This event is organized by local activists with support from Local Futures, which has hosted Economics of Happiness Conferences around the world. More
  • Sat. Oct. 28 (Kirkland and Tacoma, Wash.) Immigration/Civil LibertiesJoin the fourth-Saturday-of-the-month Interfaith Eastside Vigil at Tacoma NW Detention Center (1623 E. J St.) Carpools from Northlake UU Church in Kirkland leave at 10:45 a.m. Contact Suzanne Grogan, 425-803-9570, to join, meet them at the front gate at noon.

 

Movies for Justice

  • 8 Borders, 8 Days A fierce, single mother of two from Syria decides that risking their lives in a raft is safer than staying behind on land. This film is an immersive experience in their eight-day journey to safety.
  • American Winter Filmmakers followed Portland hotline callers to tell poignant personal stories of the daily struggles of families as they dealt with dwindling resources and the specter of heat shut offs, food insecurity and health issues and expenses.
    • Mon. Sept. 11 (Port Townsend, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies Port Townsend presents a free film (donations welcome) at 7 p.m. at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (2333 San Juan Ave.) Trailer and more
    • Thu. Sept. 14 (Vancouver, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park presents a free film (donations welcome) at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Cascade Park Library (600 N.E. 136th Ave.) Trailer and more
  • Best Democracy Money Can Buy When Donald Trump says, “This election is rigged,” he should know. His buddies are rigging it. Rolling Stone investigative reporter Greg Palast busted Jeb Bush for stealing the 2000 election by purging Black voters from Florida’s electoral rolls. Now Palast is back to take a deep dive into the Republicans’ dark operation, Crosscheck, designed to steal a million votes by November.
    • Sat. Sept. 9 (Seattle) – Queen Anne Meaningful Movies usually presents a free film (donations welcome) at 7 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Queen Anne United Methodist Church (1606 5th Ave. W.) Trailer and more
  • Command and Control The long-hidden story of a deadly accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980 is the basis of this chilling documentary exposing the terrifying truth about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal and shows what can happen when the weapons built to protect us threaten to destroy us.
    • Wed. Sept. 27 (Ridgefield, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield presents a free film (donations welcome) at 7:30 p.m. followed by a forum for respectful discussion on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Old Liberty Theater (115 N. Main Ave.) Doors open at 6:45 p.m., previews start at 7:20 p.m. Beer, wine, smoothies, coffee, tea, ice cream and snacks available for purchase. Discussion to follow. Trailer and more
    • Fri. Oct. 13 (Gig Harbor, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor presents a free film (donations welcome) on the second Friday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Agnus Dei Lutheran Church (10511 Peacock Hill Ave. N.W.) Trailer and more
  • Do Not Resist This urgent documentary explores the militarization of local police departments — in their tactics, training and acquisition of equipment — since 9/11. With unprecedented access to police conventions, equipment expos, and officers themselves, filmmaker Craig Atkinson, the son of a SWAT team member, crafts an eye-popping nonpartisan look at the changing face of law enforcement in America. This film merges the arts with contemporary and critical social issues in the U.S. today.
    • Fri. Oct. 13 (Seattle, Wash.) – Wedgwood Meaningful Movies usually offers a free (donations welcome) film at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (8900 35th Ave. N.E.) Trailer and more
  • Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point This powerful documentary reaches across the political and ideological divide, making the case for business leaders’ support for major healthcare reform. It takes an in-depth look into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting the nation’s health, while remaining unaffordable for a third of our citizens.
    • Thu. Sept. 28 (Tacoma, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies Tacoma presents a free film (donations welcome) at 6:30 p.m. at The Grand Cinema (606 Fawcett Ave.) Trailer and more
  • From the Ashes   This film captures Americans in communities across the country wrestling with the legacy of the coal industry, and its future under the Trump Administration. In stories spanning from Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling, often heartbreaking stories of individuals affected that speak to what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate.
    • Fri. Sept. 8 (Woodinville, Wash.) Woodinville Meaningful Movies presents a free film (donations welcome) at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at Northshore United Church of Christ (18900 168th Ave. N.E.) Trailer and more
  • Incarcerated Voices: The If Project This film is a collaboration of law enforcement, currently and previously incarcerated adults and community partners focused on intervention, prevention and reduction in incarceration and recidivism. The work is built upon – and inspired by – people sharing their personal experiences based on the question: If there was something someone could have said or done that would have changed the path that led you here, what would it have been?
    • Tue. Sept. 12 (Seattle) – Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies presents a free monthly film (donations welcome) at 7 p.m. at El Centro de la Raza (17th Ave S. and S. Lander St.) Trailer and more
  • Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders Renata, Evelyn, and Antonio were young children when their parents brought them to the U.S. in search of a better life; they were teenagers when their families were deported. Today, they are known as Dreamers. “Indivisible” takes place at a pivotal moment in their lives, as they fight for a pathway to citizenship and a chance to be reunited with their loved ones.
    • Tue. Sept. 12 (Vashon) – Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon presents a free film (donations welcome) at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Vashon Theatre (17723 Vashon Highway S.W.) Trailer and more
  • The Mask You Live In This documentary was written, directed, and produced by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, exploring harmful notions about masculinity in American culture. The film follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, they confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence.
    • Sat. Sept. 16 (Edmonds, Wash.) – Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents a free film (donations welcome) at 7 p.m. on the second Saturday of odd-numbered months at Edmonds UU Church (8109 224th St. S.W.) Trailer and more
  • Never Give Up! Narrated by George Takei, this film tells the story of Minoru (Min) Yasui, son of Japanese immigrant parents. Mr. Yasui, who was raised in the farming community of Hood River, Ore., was the first Japanese American attorney in Oregon, and during World War II he initiated the first legal test challenging the forced removal from the West Coast and subsequent incarceration of over 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry in U.S. concentration camps. The film documents his and his family’s experiences during the war and his nine months in solitary confinement awaiting his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
    • Wed. Oct. 25 (Ridgefield, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield presents a free film (donations welcome) at 7 p.m. followed by a forum for respectful discussion on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Old Liberty Theater (115 N. Main Ave.) Doors open at 6:15 p.m., previews start at 6:45 p.m. Beer, wine, smoothies, coffee, tea, ice cream and snacks are available for purchase. Trailer and more
  • Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody This film delves into the problems of U.S. healthcare, what single-payer health care is, and how it will save us money. The U.S. pays nearly twice as much for healthcare as any other industrialized nation, yet it still does not provide care for all its citizens.
    • Wed. Sept. 27 (Issaquah, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies of Issaquah presents a free (donations welcome) film on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Issaquah Highlands’ Blakely Hall (2550 NE Park Dr.) Trailer and more
    • Sat. Oct. 14 (Seattle) – Queen Anne Meaningful Movies usually presents a free film (donations welcome) at 7 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month at Queen Anne United Methodist Church (1606 5th Ave. W.) Trailer and more
  • Ovarian Psycos Riding at night through Eastside Los Angeles, the Ovarian Psycos use their bicycles to confront the violence in their lives. At the helm of the crew is founder Xela de la X, a single mother and poet who is dedicated to recruiting an unapologetic, misfit crew of women of color.
    • Thu. Oct. 12 (Vancouver, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park presents a free film (donations welcome) at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Cascade Park Library (600 N.E. 136th Ave.) Trailer and more
  • Rachel Carson This 2017 documentary directed by Michelle Ferrarit is based on the life and work of Rachel Carson, a marine biologist and conservationist. Her 1962 book “Silent Spring” would serve to advance the environmental movement. The film aired on the PBS series American Experience.
    • Fri. Sept. 8 (Gig Harbor, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor presents a free film (donations welcome) on the second Friday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Agnus Dei Lutheran Church (10511 Peacock Hill Ave. N.W.) Trailer and more
  • The Story of Climate Change (and Solutions) This pair of films, “The Story of Climate Change” and “Solutions to Climate Change,” feature Bill McKibben from http://350.org, Jim Hansen, Katharine Hayhoe and others who provide updates on the science and solutions to climate change.
    • Thu. Sept. 28 (Seattle) – Mt. Baker Meaningful Movies presents a free 6:30 p.m. film (donations welcome) at Mt. Baker Community Club (2811 Mount Rainier Dr. S.) Trailer and more
  • Tickling Giants Dr. Bassem Youssef, the “Egyptian Jon Stewart,” decides to leave his job as a heart surgeon and become a late-night comedian. This movie is about how he finds creative, non-violent ways to protect free speech and fight a president who abuses his power.
    • Fri. Sept. 15 (Kirkland, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies in Kirkland presents a free film (donations welcome) on the third Friday of each month at 7 p.m. at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church (308 4th Ave. S.) Trailer and more
  • We the People 2.0 This documentary explores how local communities are acting to regain control of the processes by which important health and environmental decisions affecting their communities are made.
    • Fri. Sept. 15 (Seattle, Wash.) – Wedgwood Meaningful Movies usually offers a free (donations welcome) film at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (8900 35th Ave. N.E.) Trailer and more
    • Sun. Sept. 24 (Seattle, Wash.) – Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard presents a free monthly film (donations welcome) at 5:30 p.m. at Royal Drummer Cafe (6420 24th Ave. N.W.) Arrive early to enjoy Happy Hour pricing of 25% off all items on Royal Drummer’s regular menu. Trailer and more

 

 

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