Thurs Nov 9 – 5:30 – Fay Public Library League of Women Voters Gun Violence Out of frustration following the passage of a ludicrous law forcing our institutions of higher education all across Arkansas to allow concealed carry weapons on their campuses, the League of Women Voters decided that it was time for ACTION. Current events demand it as we mourn again the needless deaths from gun violence. It became obvious when we started our study that the dangers from guns are well documented and not only in Arkansas but all across the country. The problems stemming from expanded concealed […]
Monday Oct 9 – all day – UA Campus Native American Student Association event Commemorative Trail of Tears Walk 1:00-2:30 Union Mall Tribal display and historical readings, rural Native food traditions, art of storytelling, art, and Native American film screening of “The Silent Enemy” 7:00 pm Union Ballroom Full details here: Indigenous People’s Day details
Monday Oct 25 – 6:30 pm – OMNI Center Movie and discussion led by Jon Comstock, Sponsored by OMNI and NWA’s Liberty Initiative Money bail is one of the main feeders of America’s mass incarceration system – and yet something most Americans know very little about. Brave New Films is producing a series of short films to change that. The money bail system is broken: Low-income Americans are sitting in jails for days, months, and even over a year simply because they can’t afford to pay bond amounts. The reality is that a great many people are in our county […]
Sunday, Oct 1 at 6 pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran On October 1st, People Power – the ACLU’s grassroots mobilization program – will launch a new campaign focused on organizing local communities to protect and expand our fundamental right to vote. The plan is simple: organize THOUSANDS of grassroots events in communities all across the U.S. We’ll be ready to fight back against attacks on our voting rights and put pressure on our lawmakers to expand this fundamental pillar of our free society.
Tuesday Aug 15 – 7:00 pm at OMNI Led by Raven Cook Continuing classes every Tuesday into November. Every one unique and interesting. Inspire 365: A Journey through the Black Experience seeks to offer hope and inspiration by introducing audiences to the men and women who persevered through all obstacles to lay the foundation for generations to come. The program is designed to not only offer hope but to empower all people through understanding the importance of studying History. The program will explore such critical historical areas as: the abolitionist movement, Reconstruction and the development of Black self determination rhetoric, […]