Inspire 365: A Journey Through the Black Experience Begins Tuesday Aug 8 – 7:00 pm at OMNI Led by Raven Cook Continuing classes 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, […]
People Power Project Tues July 25 – 6:30 pm – OMNI Center With the help of ACLU and several local groups, we’re working to help protect immigrants in Northwest Arkansas, and we have a plan. We are reaching out to our community and local elected officials for dialogue on policy and law to making Northwest Arkansas a welcoming place. You’re invited to join in. People Power Project Washington County
Citizens Climate Lobby Weds July 19 – 7:00 pm – OMNI Meet some of the dynamo team, and find a place for yourself in a group making a big impact. We will discuss our In-District Meeting with Congressman Womack, plans for our August meeting at the Walton Arts Center, practice laser talks about the Climate Leadership Council proposal, and much more. We hope to see you there! Citizens Climate Lobby facebook
EMERGENCY MEETING — DACA and TPS Thursday July 25 – 6:30 pm — Springdale Public Library, 405 S. Pleasant St. America needs to play fair. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rapidly gearing up to deport millions of people. He has announced that immigration programs DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) — and TPS (Temporary Protected Status) will be suspended, and all those who have worked, gone to school, lived their lives, and been good citizens through this exemplary program, are now at risk of deportation. Immigrants are the first in a line of people and groups targeted by the Trump […]
Weds June 28 – 6:30 pm – OMNI Center Working on a different tack to protect immigrants in Northwest Arkansas. We are reaching out to local elected officials for dialogue on policy and law to making Washington County a welcoming place. We’re working with the People Power Coalition to do our part to make this a super-welcoming place where EVERYBODY feels safe. You’re invited to join in. People Power Project Washington County
Monday June 26, 6:00 pm, OMNI New group is forming that you’ll want to know about. RESULTS is a 40-year-old project whose mission is to end global poverty. Whew. RESULTS founder is the same person who founded Citizens Climate Lobby, and his model of relationship developing across the aisles has been so powerful that it’s being adopted by several social change groups who want to see action in Congress and change in our nation. Join Jan Van Schuyver and friends on Monday to find out how you can join in.
Saturday June 17 – 11:00 am – Fayetteville Town Center Peace Sphere Rally – Gospel Music – Ice Cream. You can’t miss. Refugees, immigrants and allies will gather the day before Father’s Day, Saturday, June 17th, for a rally, press conference and gospel show. Father’s Day should be a celebration of relaxation and family unity. Sadly, in Washington County, Sheriff Tim Helder is facilitating the deportation of not only fathers, but also mothers and children, even though he is not legally required to do so. All immigration authorities have to do is ask, and Sheriff Helder will detain immigrants even […]