Oct
14
to Oct 15

Glitter Gala 2017

Support LGBTQIA+ youth by attending Glitter Gala 2017: a 21+ gala supporting Louisville Youth Group. Sponsored by Old 502 Winery, Ballotin, and Tryangles, you're bound to find a wine, bourbon cocktail, or beer to quench your thirst! 

This year's gala is hosted and emceed by Mr. and Mrs. KPF: Uhstel Valentine and Derek Guy! Wil Heuser will give a keynote address, and you can dance to the music from DJ Kewl Karaoke!

This is NOT your fifth grader's fall festival! Invite your friends for games, prizes, cocktails, and a full dance floor. Games will be available from 7:00 - 10:00, and the dance party begins at 10:00. This is a night you DON'T want to miss!

The $20 donation covers general admission to Glitter Gala and DOES NOT include cocktails. Cocktails are NOT available for purchase at the Gala.

This $50 donation covers general admission to Glitter Gala, a refillable color-change cup, and bottomless drinks.

This is a 21+ event.

936 Barret Ave
Louisville KY 40204

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Sep
9
12:00 PM12:00

LSURJ Newcomer and Orientation

So! You have been on the LSURJ email list and check out Facebook from time to time. Maybe you came to an LSURJ meeting last fall, or to an Upstander Training... what's next? Maybe you just don't know that much about us, what makes us tick. Join us for an intro to LSURJ and find out how you can plug in to help Louisville on a journey toward anti-racism. We'll discussion our values, mission and history too.

We will be having these one hour sessions monthly at public libraries. Each meeting will be capped at between 20-30, depending on the size of the room at the library. We will monitor FB RSVPs and determine if there will be a need for "tickets." 

There will be one session scheduled at Mama's Hip with play space for families with young kids. For others, there will not be dedicated space or child care provided, but kids of all ages will be welcomed in the meeting space. 

Please join us!

Mama's Hip
1559 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40205

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Sep
9
to Sep 10

Big Four Bridge Arts Festival

Call for artist and volunteers. b4b@twc.com
Apply online at http://bigfourbridgeartsfestival.com/
Or sign up for our mailing list for an invitation by email online!http://eepurl.com/csc06f

September 8th: Premiere Gala
September 9th: 10am - 7pm
September 10th: 10am - 6pm

Featuring 80-100 juried artists, international cuisine, children's activities, and entertainment. The Big Four Bridge Arts Festival is a FREE event supported by artists, vendors, and local sponsorship.

Quality art in a perfect venue, the variety of art Louisville deserves with the added venue of the Ohio River waterfront and the Big Four Bridge pedestrian walk, hotels, restaurants, Bourbon Row nightlife, family friendly atmosphere, ample parking and shopping near by.

Each year, the Big Four Bridge Arts Festival™ invites guests to start the weekend of fine art, food and entertainment with the Big Four Bridge Arts Festival Preview Party. Guests for this one night only event have exclusive access to the entire Big Four Bridge Arts Festival™ to view the art of the guest artists, enjoy delicious food and beverages and, of course, have the first chance to buy limited edition works of art! This is one of the most highly anticipated nights in Louisville’s social calendar.

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Sep
1
to Sep 4

WorldFest

WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, celebrates its 15th anniversary with four days of expanded world food, music, dance, culture and education this Labor Day weekend. 

"Cities that embrace and encourage their international citizens and cultures will thrive, have a stronger quality of life and will attract new growth and jobs,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. 'WorldFest is a great event for exploring and celebrating Louisville’s many faces and cultures and we always look to make it more vibrant, diverse and educational. So, it’s exciting to add many new features and attractions for the 15th Annual WorldFest.” 

With over 100 languages spoken in the Louisville public schools and 35 percent of the city’s population growth over the past 15 years coming from international residents from over 150 different countries throughout the world, Louisville is more culturally diverse than ever before. 

WorldFest takes place in downtown Louisville at the Belvedere located at 5th Street and Main Street.

For more information, visit our webpage at https://louisvilleky.gov/government/city-events/worldfest or call us at 502-574-3427 today. Updates to follow!

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Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

LSURJ Newcomer and Orientation

So! You have been on the LSURJ email list and check out Facebook from time to time. Maybe you came to an LSURJ meeting last fall, or to an Upstander Training... what's next? Maybe you just don't know that much about us, what makes us tick. Join us for an intro to LSURJ and find out how you can plug in to help Louisville on a journey toward anti-racism. We'll discussion our values, mission and history too.

We will be having these one hour sessions monthly at public libraries. Each meeting will be capped at between 20-30, depending on the size of the room at the library. We will monitor FB RSVPs and determine if there will be a need for "tickets." 

There will be one session scheduled at Mama's Hip with play space for families with young kids. For others, there will not be dedicated space or child care provided, but kids of all ages will be welcomed in the meeting space. 

Please join us!

Fern Creek Public Library
6768 Barnstown Rd
Louisville KY 40291

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Jul
25
6:30 PM18:30

LSURJ Newcomer and Orientation

So! You have been on the LSURJ email list and check out Facebook from time to time. Maybe you came to an LSURJ meeting last fall, or to an Upstander Training... what's next? Maybe you just don't know that much about us, what makes us tick. Join us for an intro to LSURJ and find out how you can plug in to help Louisville on a journey toward anti-racism. We'll discussion our values, mission and history too.

We will be having these one hour sessions monthly at public libraries. Each meeting will be capped at between 20-30, depending on the size of the room at the library. We will monitor FB RSVPs and determine if there will be a need for "tickets." 

There will be one session scheduled at Mama's Hip with play space for families with young kids. For others, there will not be dedicated space or child care provided, but kids of all ages will be welcomed in the meeting space. 

Please join us!

Fairdale Library
10616 W Manslick Rd
Fairdale, KY 40118

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Jul
15
to Jul 16

PLAY's Wet & Wild Pool Party 2017

Note: This is a NIGHT TIME event that starts at 10:00 PM

Announcing the 2nd annual Louisville Pride Festival "Wet & Wild" night time Pool Party, sponsored by Realtor Mark England. Be sure to join us at Louisville Turner's on July 15th with your swimsuit for a great time. Drinks and food will be for sale (CASH ONLY)! 

DJ Brios will be spinning hot music all night long in what promises to be the best party of the summer. 

Tickets are $10 and will be available on the Louisville Pride Festival website or at the door the night of the event. Proceeds benefit the Louisville Pride Foundation.

Capacity is 500 people so please make sure you can get in by purchasing tickets in advance!

Tickets:
http://www.louisvillepride.org/product/wet-wild-pool-party-tickets/

For more information about sponsorsing upcoming Louisville Pride Foundation events please contact Todd Mercier.

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Jul
13
to Jul 23

Unheard [outloud] Looking for Lilith's 15th Anniversary Festival

Looking for Lilith presents
UNHEARD [outloud]
JULY 13-23, 2017
The Clifton Center
2117 Payne Street
Louisville, KY

Uplifting UNHEARD voices for 15 years, LFL presents a festival of original works, collaborations and workshops. Area artists and organizations have been invited to share the stage with LFL in celebration of our fifteen-year mission. For tickets & more information, visit lookingforlilith.org/uheardoutloud.
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PRODUCTIONS

CROSSING MOUNTAINS
LOOKING FOR LILITH THEATRE COMPANY
7/13 - 8:00p | 7/15 – 3:00p | 7/22 - 3:00p | 7/23 - 6:00p
EIFLER THEATRE
The making of Hindman Settlement School

I’M WEARING MY OWN CLOTHES!
by Nancy Gall-Clayton
LOOKING FOR LILITH THEATRE COMPANY
7/14 - 8:00p | 7/16 - 3:00p | 7/20 - 7:30p | 7/23 - 3:00p
EIFLER THEATRE
Civil War Dr. Mary Walker's inspiring quest to be true to herself

DEFINING INFINITY
LOOKING FOR LILITH THEATRE COMPANY
7/19 - 8:00p | 7/21 - 8:30p | 7/23 - 4:30p
RECEPTION HALL
Exploring the spectrums of gender and sexual orientation

LOST & FOUND
ADANMA ONYEDIKE BURTON
7/17 - 8:30p | 7/19 - 9:00p | 7/21 - 7:30p
EIFLER THEATRE
One woman's experience of navigating the social taboo of miscarriages

STILL I RISE!
PANDORA PRODUCTIONS
7/14 - 10:00p | 7/15 - 10:00p | 7/17 - 9:30p | 7/22 - 10:00p
RECEPTION HALL
Celebrating women lyricists and composers of Broadway

LOOK ME IN THE EYE
RESONANT LIGHT THEATRE PROJECT
7/16 - 5:30p | 7/17 – 7:00p | 7/19 - 7:00p | 7/21 - 9:30p
EIFLER THEATRE
A satirical exploration of issues of consent
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STAGED READINGS

MOLLY DRIVEN
by Haydee Canovas
7/13 - 7:00p
ADELBERG ROOM
Lifting the veil on the cost of human trafficking in Louisville

#WhatHappenedToDavid
by Terkeisha Tyler
7/20 - 8:00p
ADELBERG ROOM
Julie investigates the death of an African American student
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WORKSHOPS

HISTORIAS DE INMIGRANTES LATINAS
(Latina Immigrants’ Stories)
7/14 - 6:00p
RECEPTION HALL
Play reading & discussion by EACM Women’s Group and LFL

KIDZPLAY
7/15 - 10:00a | 7/18 - 10:00a | 7/22 - 1:00p
ADELBERG ROOM
Participatory drama workshop by LFL for children 4-8 & their parents

RACIAL JUSTICE
7/15 - 12:00p
ADELBERG ROOM
Led by Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice and LFL

THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED 101
7/16 - 2:00p
ADELBERG ROOM
Workshop for both beginners and those with TOTO techniques, LFL

GENDER & SEXUALITY DIVERSITY 101
7/21 - 9:30p
RECEPTION HALL
Exploring spectrums w/TSTAR (Trans & Sexuality Teaching, Advocacy and Research)

INTRO TO DEVISING
7/18 - 7:00p
EIFLER THEATRE
Creating a collaborative response to the current U.S. climate, LFL

GIRLSPEAK
7/20 - 6:00p
RECEPTION HALL
Public Sharing of LFL’s summer drama camp
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FESTIVAL PASSES
UNHEARD [outloud] Festival Passes include admission to ALL Festival events, July 13-23 (6 productions, 2 staged readings, and a variety of workshops). lookingforlilith.org/unheardoutloud

SINGLE TICKETS
Tickets may be purchased online (lookingforlilith.org/unheardoutloud) or at the door. Please call for group rates.
PRODUCTIONS: $20 | $15 - Students/Seniors
STAGED READINGS: $10
WORKSHOPS: PAY WHAT YOU CAN!

QUESTIONS?
Contact our box office at 502.638.2559
or boxoffice@lookingforlilith.org.

#lookingforlilith #UNHEARDoutloud #LiftingUpUNHEARDVoices

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Jul
8
to Jul 9

The VillEffect @ The Planet

Louisville music lovers, we are happy to Introduce "The VillEffect" the city's newest Live Music Collaboration. This 5 piece band offers a kinetic sound featuring Soul, R&B, Funk & Fusion and Classic hits of today and of the past. 

Saturday July 8, 2017 at 9pm The Planet (1565 Bardstown Road) is hosting The VillEffect's Premiere Show. 

You do not want to miss the opportunity to witness musical magic for No Cover Charge!! 

Allow The VillEffect to take you on a fun filled, musical ride where their effervescent sound will keep you grooving on the dance floor and in your seats.

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Jul
2
12:00 PM12:00

2017 Buy Local Fair

Sunday, July 2, 2017, 12n-6pm

Louisville Water Tower Park
3005 River Road

Free Admission!
(Parking $5 per carload, free for bicycles.)

* Local Businesses, Artists, Craftspeople, Farmers and More
* Local Food, Beer, Bourbon, Brandy & Wine
* Live Entertainment
* Kids Activities
* Trend Appliances Cooking Competition
* Cox's Smokers Outlet Back Porch for the grown ups
* Green event featuring recycling and composting!

Presented by the Louisville Water Company. Sponsored by Amish Hills Furniture, Louisville Metro Council, and other awesome local establishments!

For more detailed information, visit www.keeplouisvilleweird.com/buylocalfair

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Mar
25
6:00 PM18:00

United As One: For Trans Awareness Presented by DCS & Kentuckiana Pride

United as One: Trans Awareness
Presented by the Derby City Sisters and the Kentuckiana Pride Foundation.

It's time for part 2 of United as One!!! The event is all ages and one of our other sponsors PLAY Louisville will be the host for this event. 
Now is the time to lift our Trans community up and show them all the love and support we have in our amazing community. To let them know they are not alone and are loved for who they are!!
With numerous entertainers, speakers, local/national and many other suprises. 

Lots of details coming in the next week spread the word!!! 

Cover is $10 in advance and $12 Day of Show.
VIP with table options will be available for $20 and include an actual printed photo to take home with you by Our Photography by Cat! 
Ticket Link coming soon.

1101 E Washington St, Louisville, Kentucky 40206

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Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

Allyship Roundtable at Rosey's House

In this tense political climate, with information flying at us faster than we can process it, I find it extremely important that we, as white allies, check in with one another to establish best allyship practices. One of the most marginalized groups in our country is still black people. I thought it important we take a look at what it means to be black in America today. I'd like to discuss Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th (on Netflix - if you do not have an account, I am happy to provide my info) as well as Michelle Alexander's book The New Jim Crow. I hope you can watch and read and join!

Please email rgreen11387@gmail.com to request an invite to this event. 

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Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

KMAC Poetry Slam

KMAC Poetry Slam is a unique poetry experience in a community art space downtown on the second Tuesday of each month. For those slamming, tickets are $7.00, for those attending, it is FREE. So come out to The KMAC Poetry Slam and check out one of the fastest growing trends in the artist community. Remember: the point is not the points, the point is the poetry!

There will also be an intermission performance by the Sounds of the Week artist.

Thanks to a partnership with KMAC Museum and Maxwellsounds, and our host Lance G Newman II.

KMAC: Art is the big idea. Craft is the process. The museum connects people to art and creative practice. 715 West Main Street. Admission is FREE thanks to Delta Dental of Kentucky’s @Making Smiles Happen Charitable Giving Initiative. 

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Below you will find the description, rules, and history of Poetry Slam. I'm sure many of you have attended some type of poetry event in the past... This is nothing like that. "Slam" is a competitive sport that incorporates spoken word poetry. 

· What is slam poetry?
Simply put, slam poetry is the competitive art of performance poetry. It puts a dual emphasis on writing and performance, encouraging poets to focus on what they're saying and how they're saying it.

· What is a poetry slam?
A poetry slam is a competitive event in which poets perform their work and are judged by members of the audience. Typically, the host or another organizer selects the judges, who are instructed to give numerical scores (on a zero to 10 or one to 10 scale) based on the poets' content and performance.

· How did slam poetry start?
In 1984, construction worker and poet Marc Smith started a poetry reading at a Chicago jazz club, the Get Me High lounge, looking for a way to breathe life into the open mike format. The series, and its emphasis on performance, laid the groundwork for the brand of poetry that would eventually be exhibited in slam.

In 1986, Smith approached Dave Jemilo, the owner of the Green Mill (a Chicago jazz club and former haunt of Al Capone), with a plan to host a weekly poetry competition on Sunday nights. Jemilo welcomed him, and the Uptown Poetry Slam was born on July 25 of that year. Smith drew on baseball and bridge terminology for the name, and instituted the basic features of the competition, including judges chosen from the audience and cash prizes for the winner. The Green Mill evolved into a Mecca for performance poets, and the Uptown Poetry Slam continues to run every Sunday night.


· What are the rules?
(Though rules vary from slam to slam, the basic rules are:)

Each poem must be of the poet's own construction;

Each poet gets three minutes (plus a ten-second grace period) to read one poem. If the poet goes over time, points will be deducted from the total score. 

The poet may not use props, costumes or musical instruments;

Of the scores the poet received from the five judges, the high and low scores are dropped and the middle three are added together, giving the poet a total score of 0-30.

715 W Main St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202

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Mar
13
6:30 PM18:30

Jefferson County Chapter Meeting

Join the Jefferson County Chapter of KFTC for our March meeting, which will focus on our tax justice campaign, the Special Session the Governor is calling this summer to change our tax code, and how we will defend our publicly-funded services. 

Come prepared to listen, learn, and share about how we can build a brighter future for Kentucky. All are welcome to attend!

First Unitarian Church, Louisville 809 S 4th St, Louisville, Kentucky 40203

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Mar
9
6:30 PM18:30

UofL's Black Girl Magic

Celebrate Women's History Month with the University of Louisville by attending its 1st Black Girl Magic event. We are celebrating Black women on UofL's campus achievements as well as shedding light on Black women in the community. In addition, we will celebrate these individuals through performances of song, dance, and spoken word poetry by artists throughout the city. This is definitely an event you do not want to miss!

This event is FREE to UofL students with a photo id upon entry. There is a $3 fee for remaining attendees.

If you would like to serve as a vendor, there is a showcasing fee of $20.

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Mar
8
to Mar 9

Louisville Affordable Housing Call-In Day

Wednesday, March 8th is Louisville Affordable Housing Call-in Day! Call Mayor Fischer and Louisville Metro Council and urge them to prioritize affordable housing in the 2017-2018 city budget by allocating $10 million to the Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF)

On Thursday, March 9th, join KFTC, LAHTF, and Citizens of Louisville Organized and United Together (CLOUT) for the Metro Council meeting as we show our collective support for affordable housing. Make sure to bring a valid ID. CLOUT will provide signs. #houselou #safeneighborhoods 

Learn more here: http://bit.ly/houselou2

Approximately 65,000 families in Louisville are in need of quality affordable housing, and that number continues to grows each year. With adequate public funding The Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund (LAHTF) can help our community meet this need. The LATHF facilitates the development and rehabilitation of decent, affordable housing by making grants and loans, providing technical support, and enabling builders and developers to construct affordable housing with less financial risk.

611 W Jefferson St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202

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Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Black History Month Allyship Rountable

In this tense political climate, with information flying at us faster than we can process it, I find it extremely important that we, as white allies, check in with one another to establish best allyship practices. In celebration of Black History Month (yes, I realize we will technically meet after BHM), I thought it important we take a look at what it means to be black in America today. I'd like to discuss Ava DuVernay's documentary 13th (on Netflix - if you do not have an account, I am happy to provide my info) as well as Michelle Alexander's book The New Jim Crow. I hope you can watch and read and join!

By invitation only, so please email Rosey at rgreen11387@gmail.com if you would like to attend. 

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Feb
25
to Feb 26

Your Body is a Battleground - KHJN

Come to support Kentucky Health Justice Network's direct support abortion access fund and our Trans Health Advocacy program and stay for the music and burritos! 

BFB is donating 100% of the door and Girls, Girls, Girls Burritos is donating a perventage of the night's proceeds to KHJN! 

Featuring:
Blind Corn Liquor Pickers
https://bclp.bandcamp.com/

Emtre Hollis
https://soundcloud.com/emtrehollis

Italian Beaches
https://italianbeaches.bandcamp.com/music

Future Crimes w/ members of Small Batch, Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, and the Beat Awfuls. 

$5 at the door

KHJN's work is guided by the reproductive justice framework, developed by women and people of color. We believe reproductive rights are human rights, and that all people should be able to decide if, when, and how to parent.

Best Friend Bar

500 E Euclid Ave, Lexington, Kentucky 40502

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Feb
25
to Feb 26

Your Body is a Battleground - KHJN

Come to support Kentucky Health Justice Network's direct support abortion access fund and our Trans Health Advocacy program and stay for the music and burritos! 

BFB is donating 100% of the door and Girls, Girls, Girls Burritos is donating a perventage of the night's proceeds to KHJN! 

Featuring:
Blind Corn Liquor Pickers
https://bclp.bandcamp.com/

Emtre Hollis
https://soundcloud.com/emtrehollis

Italian Beaches
https://italianbeaches.bandcamp.com/music

Future Crimes w/ members of Small Batch, Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, and the Beat Awfuls. 

$5 at the door

KHJN's work is guided by the reproductive justice framework, developed by women and people of color. We believe reproductive rights are human rights, and that all people should be able to decide if, when, and how to parent.

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Feb
24
6:00 PM18:00

Hunt4Mitch Rally

Senator McConnell will appear at a Lincoln Day Dinner thrown by the Jefferson County Republican Party. Wear a red shirt, bring your signs to help us protest. Focus of Protest: ACA Repeal/Replace, KY Miners' Health and Pension security, Muslim Ban, ICE Raids, and an Independent Investigation into Russian ties with the Trump Administration. Please tag#Hunt4Mitch #StandIndivisible on your signs.

Ramada Plaza Louisville

9700 Bluegrass Pkwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40299

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Feb
21
8:00 PM20:00

Political Education: Racism 101

This workshop is meant for people who are new to anti-racist work and interested in the basics: what is racism, how it operates, what is white privilege, what do we mean when we use the words “white supremacy,” and what can we do about it.

https://www.facebook.com/ShowingUpForRacialJusticesurj/

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Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

BLM Louisville at The Speed: "I Am Not Your Negro"

Join BLM Louisville and #TeamStrangeFruit for this screening of "I Am Not Your Negro," followed by an interactive talkback facilitated by the hosts of WFPL's Strange Fruit podcast, UofL Associate Professor Dr. Kaila Adia Story and community activist and BLM Louisville co-founder Jaison Ashley Gardner.

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends - Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of his manuscript.

This documentary envisions the book Baldwin never finished. This film provides an examiniation of race in America using Baldwin's original words and a flood of rich archival material. "I Am Not Your Negro" is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond.

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Feb
16
6:30 PM18:30

Where Do We Go From Here?

The Awareness Project
within the seed of an apple
there lives an orchard invisible

Powerful Lecture Series/Organizing Event From:Duane Campbell
Author of the Explosive Book: From Preschool to the Penitentiary

Presents
Where Do We Go From Here?
"The Social and Psychological Cycle of Slavery"

Focusing on the present day and examining the social and psychological conditions brought from that genocidal era of American History; we seek to understand and conceivably transcend the self destructive mind set imposed upon us by a vicious and dehumanizing act of social, spiritual and psychological terrorism... 

Topics Include:
Self Hate/Self Love
The Psychology of Oppression
Criminal Justice/Injustice
Accountability

"The most dehumanizing act of one man to another, is the intentional and absolute robbery of the self. To rob one of his faith, his history and his quest to dream is greater than any manmade prison"...

Page 42 : "Inner Development/Self Realization"
From Preschool to the Penitentiary (A Candid Examination of a Vicious Cycle)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/California-Community-Center/216077955074069

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Feb
16
1:00 PM13:00

Reugee and Immigrant Day at the Capitol

Refugee and Immigrant Day at the Capitol
#KeepKYGlobal 

4th Annual Refugee and Immigrant Day at the State Capitol 2017

WHEN: Thursday, February 16th, 2017
General Gathering: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Press Conference at 1:30 p.m.)
Day breakdown: 9:00am-1:00pm Legislator Meetings
1:00-4:00pm General Gathering. All are welcome!
1:30pm Press Conference
2:00pm Session Observation passes available

WHERE: The press conference will take place at the back terrace behind the Capitol Rotunda building. Music will start at 1:00 and the press conference at 1:30. 

WHO: Organized by a coalition of agencies: Catholic Charities of Louisville – Migration and Refugee Services, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Americana World Community Center and International Center of Kentucky

WHY: It is important for elected officials on all levels to be educated about the refugee resettlement program and the contributions refugees and immigrants make to our state. It is also a civic engagement opportunity for all Kentuckians, including newcomers in our state, to learn how to participate in our democracy. 

If you are able to join us, please REGISTER HERE:www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017DayatCapitol

NOTE: A small group will be able to participate in legislator meetings in the morning. If you are interested in this, you must register by February 8th. 


OTHER WAYS TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT:

SIGN THE PETITION to Keep Kentucky Welcoming via this link:
https://goo.gl/forms/o1r31Mi1LHKYh8sb2

COME TO OUR VOLUNTEER NIGHT:
Wed. February 8th from 6-8pm at Kentucky Refugee Ministries in Louisville 969-B Cherokee Road
Activities include: stuffing folders and making posters for advocacy day, writing letters to legislators, making welcome cards for our refugee and immigrant neighbors
RSVP to Aferry@archlou.org

CALL YOUR U.S. SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVE to voice your support for refugee resettlement and immigration:
Call My Congress:
https://www.callmycongress.com/

WRITE A LETTER TO YOUR STATE LEGISLATOR:
Write a letter to your state legislators and/or Governer Bevin. Drop it off/mail it to our office and we will hand-deliver it on the 16th

Kentucky Office for Refugees
Attention: Allyson Ferry
2222 West Market Street
Louisville, KY 40212

Find Your State Legislator:
http://www.lrc.ky.gov/Find%20Your%20Legislator/Find%20Your%20Legislator.html 

ADVOCACY RESOURCES:
http://www.rcusa.org/advocate-now/ 

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This event is the fourth annual day at the Capitol to advocate for refugees and immigrants. This year, the event is organized by a coalition of the following agencies:

Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services
Kentucky Refugee Ministries
Americana World Community Center
International Center of Kentucky

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Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Unhinged: Black History, Queer Future

Free Food. Free Music. 
Celebrating Black History Month, Shades will be hosting a Hip-Hop concert featuring regional artists, showcasing the importance of Queer performers of Color. Following the concert, a short panel will be held in order to educate audiences on the current music scene, and how Black History paved their success. Free food provided by Boss Hog's BBQ. #turnup

FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS.

https://www.facebook.com/UofLredbarn/

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Feb
15
8:30 AM08:30

KY Fairness Rally

In Kentucky, LGBT people can still be fired from a job, denied a place to live, or kicked out of a restaurant. RALLY with us for Statewide Fairness Law SB63 and against anti-LGBT laws HB105, HB106, & HB141!

8:30 a.m. Group Meetup in Capitol Education Center (506 Capital Ave., 40601) *FREE Parking in adjacent Capitol Garage
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Group Lobbying
1:30 p.m. Rally in Capitol Rotunda (700 Capital Avenue, 40601)

REGISTER: www.tinyurl.com/KYFairnessRally17

CARPOOLS

BEREA: 7:15 a.m. Artisan Center (200 Artisan Way, 40403)
ELIZABETHTOWN: 7:00 a.m. Elizabethtown Community & Technical College JSO Building (600 College St., 42701)
LEXINGTON: 7:30 a.m. FREE BUS (REGISTER: www.tinyurl.com/LexFairBus17), Hamburg Regal Cinemas (1949 Star Shoot Pkwy, 40509)
LOUISVILLE: 7:30 a.m. Fairness Campaign (2263 Frankfort Ave., 40206)

PREPARE

PREPARE by calling 1-800-372-7181 to schedule a meeting with your state Senator and Representative on Feb. 15 to SUPPORT Statewide Fairness Law Senate Bill 63 and OPPOSE anti-LGBT House Bill 105, House Bill 106, and House Bill 141 (the operator will help you leave your message). If you schedule a meeting, please let us know by contacting 502.893.0788 or Jamie@Fairness.org!

The Kentucky Capitol is located at 700 Capital Ave., Frankfort, KY 40601. The Capitol Education Center is located at 506 Capital Ave., directly next to the Capitol building.

83% OF KENTUCKIANS SUPPORT FAIRNESS!
www.FairnessCoalition.org for statewide survey results easy talking points!

The Fairness Coalition includes: ACLU of Kentucky, Fairness Campaign,Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, & Lexington Fairness.

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