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Siouxland Social Justice eNews

Siouxland Social Justice eNews

12/15/18

In This Issue:

Events

New Progressive Titles at Sioux City Public Library

Blogs and Podcasts

More!

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Sun., 12/16–Get together with old and new friends at the Northwest Iowa Group of Sierra Club’s Chili Social Funraiser, 4-6 p.m. at First Unitarian Church, 2508 Jackson St., Sioux City. For a free will donation, help yourself to more than a dozen soups and chilis, fixin’s, sides, beverages and desserts. You can also take your chili to go! Proceeds will support environmental education, outreach and action in northwest Iowa.

Any questions?
Jeanne Bockholt
Northwest Iowa Group Sierra Club
Explore, enjoy, and protect the planet.
Like us on Facebook
Find our events calendar at sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa
Follow us on Twitter @NWIowaSierra
Call us: 712.986.6210

Bring a friend and join us. We’re sure you’ll be inspired! As always, this event is free and open to the community.

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LATEST PROGRESSIVE TITLES at Sioux City Public Library

“Rage Becomes Her: the power of women’s anger” by Soraya Chemaly

“China Rx: exposing the risks of America’s dependence on China for medicine” by Rosemary Gibson and Janardan Prasad Singh

“Fear: Trump in the White House” by Bob Woodward

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I am a lifelong social activist now living in Le Mars with my first book just out, “Paradise Still Has Snakes: Seeking Peace in a Nuclear World,” by Judy (Juhl) Plank.  It’s available on amazon.com and I have republished it just this month on ingramspark for a wider distribution.  I would hope it gets a wider read, as an example of the life of an imperfect peace and social justice activist from Siouxland.
Thanks,
Judy Plank

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Worthwhile Podcasts
You can access the First Unitarian Church, Sioux City, YouTube channel through our website at http://www.siouxcityuu.org. Just click on the Youtube button at the top of the page. If you haven’t already subscribed, please do so. We need 100 subscribers to get our own web address.
 Recently uploaded to our Youtube channel are the following sermons with direct links to each:
“Dispelling Falsehoods about the Justice-Involved,” by Nia Key on 9/9/18 — https://youtu.be/2jgbu7jFX_U
“Overpopulation: Creation Crisis” by Jerry Iversen on 10/7/18 — https://youtu.be/8hWcgZ3H3rg
“Homecoming” by Karen Mackey on 11/11/18 — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COlSH7JJxm4&feature=share

SimpleLivingWorks.org

FALL PODCAST SERIES–Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?   This year our non-consumer Christmas episodes post 9/15, 10/15, 11/15, 12/15.

Fair Trade in Schools and Congregations

Jubilee Projects Bring Change in Mexico

The Casady’s at Calif. Climate Summit–Actions on Climate Science When National Decision-Makers Are Hostile and Big Business Won’t Do Nearly Enough

Bill Ryerson (part 1) of Population Media Center on Crises Caused by Exploding Population;  part 2: Reducing Population with Methods That Work

Subscribe at iTunesStitcher.com or your favorite podcast service for free.

Fallon Forum with Ed Fallon

BLOGS

Options for Curbing the Two Primary Drivers of the Climate Crisis: Overpopulation and Overconsumption

Jerry’s Guide: Where to Get Books?

The OneEarth Project

10 Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Christmas

Healthy Political Practices & Spiritual Disciplines

“Post-Election Emergency/Disaster Preparedness and Survival Guide” at simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=archives/featuredwriters.php#guide

“Tips for Banishing Fake News” at http://simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=archives/featuredwriters.php#fake

Simpler Living SANITY Suggestions at http://simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=Sanity.php

SLW! Blog – Weekly Digest, Weekly Nudge [click “+Follow” to subscribe]

Simpler Living Daily Nudge – brief, available by email [send Nudge to SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com] and/or Twitter [follow @GeraldIversen]

Also connect with SLW! at

FacebookSLW! Blog | Twitter | YouTubePinterest

Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, host/producer

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MORE EVENTS

Betty Strong Center offers “must see” programs Sundays, 2 p.m. Call: 712-224-5242, visit:  http://www.siouxcitylcic.com/ or find them on Facebook.

IA Legislation tracking, a drive to amend Citizens United, water quality improvement action items and more can be found at Sierra Club-Iowa Chapter:  http://iowa.sierraclub.org/

Sign up as a Friend of Prairie Fire. Visit www.prairiefirenewspaper.com  or find them on Facebook and Twitter. 

Listen to “Living on Earth” Sun., 10 am on KWIT-FM90.3, online @ loe.org, or subscribe as podcast at iTunes.

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Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center (DPNC), 4500 Sioux River Rd., Sioux City. Most events are free and held at DPNC. To register, contact 712-258-0838 or tkruid@woodburycountyiowa.gov 

Find details of Sierra Club activities and others on our website at the Events and Meetings tab: http://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa

“Explore, enjoy and protect the planet!”

Click here for quick access to our Facebook site: “Like” Us on Facebook

Click here to visit our new website: http://www.sierraclub.org/ iowa/northwest-iowa

CALENDAR

http://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa/events-and-meetings

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ACTIONS, MEDIA, SITES (on-line)

Like SimpleLivingWorks.org on Facebook. | Follow me on Twitter.

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NOTICE: This eNews is a personal project, not an official publication of any organization. Opinions are those of the editor.

You’re welcome to forward this monthly eNews to your friends and contacts. If you received this from a friend and want to continue receiving it directly from SLW! send a SUBSCRIBE-SSJeNews notice to SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com. Thanks.

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SLO Co. Social Justice eNews

SLO Co. Social Justice eNews

12/1/18

In This Issue: Calendar of Events // Links // Blogs, Podcasts, Videos

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CALENDAR of EVENTS

Sat., 12/1 & 29, 1-1:30pm — Join Ruth Ann Angus on the first Saturday (and the fifth Saturday, if there is one), to explore the methodology of living the nonviolent life. 97.3 FM on the coast and 107.9 in north county – The Rock – also streaming live everywhere at www.CentralCoastRadio.ORG.

I am opening the Season of Peace with Peace Activist JOHN DEAR discussing the methodology of Nonviolence and his book “The Nonviolent Life.” Dear is an international lecturer on peace and nonviolence, an author of 36 books and a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. We will discuss the three types of nonviolence: personal, interpersonal, and public and the principle of peace as per Gandhi who believed all life is one and that living nonviolence means doing no harm to any living thing. Should be an interesting discuss! Hope you will join us.
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ADDITION–Tues., 12/4
Allies for Immigration Justice, a Working Group of People of Faith for Justice, invites you to take action in support of our local immigrant communities by attending a Community Forum
on The TRUTH Act (Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds)
9AM-Noon, Board of Supervisors’ Chambers
County Government Center, 1055 Monterey St., SLO
Register to attend:
Specifically, the TRUTH Act:
  • Ensures that immigrants in local jails are informed of their right to refuse an interview with ICE, or to have an attorney present;
  • Requires that a copy of any ICE hold, notification, or transfer request be given to the individual who is the subject of the request and to his/her attorney or designee;
  • Calls for an annual public forum if any local law enforcement agency transfers someone to ICE custody, beginning in 2018.
Hear from Sheriff Ian Parkinson about what the County Sheriff’s Dept. has done to comply with the TRUTH Act!
If interested in commenting at the meeting, here are General Talking Points.
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Sun., 12/9–Templeton Santa Lucia Smorgasbord and Festival, America Legion Hall, 805 S. Main., 3-5pm Show; 5-7pm Potluck. Sponsored by Bethel ELCA. Mon., 12/24–Christmas Eve Services, 5 & 10.  FULL STORY

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ADDITION–Mon., 12/10, 10-4–Central Coast Regional Climate Symposium

Get involved in protection our climate: Participants will learn about financing mechanisms, funding opportunities, key tools and resources while also engaging in interactive discussions to inform and update to the State’s Adaptation Planning Guide.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-coast-regional-climate-symposium-tickets-51461950078

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Mon., 12/10, Opening Doors of Interfaith Understanding, 7:30 PM, Mission San Luis Obispo, 728 Monterey St. “The Cost of Discipleship” by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, led by Fr. Jim Nisbet; “A Balanced View of the West Bank” led by Rich Carsel

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Sun., 12/16, 2-3:30–NO Paso Peace Community meeting. 

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COMING

Sat., 1/5/19, 1-1:30pm — Join Ruth Ann Angus on the first Saturday (and the fifth Saturday, if there is one), to explore the methodology of living the nonviolent life. 97.3 FM on the coast and 107.9 in north county – The Rock – also streaming live everywhere at www.CentralCoastRadio.ORG.
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ADDITION–Sun., 12/16, 4-6:30, 2201 Lawton Ave., SLO

NAACP SLO Annual Multicultural Holiday Celebration

This entertaining, educational, and inspiring family program celebrates diversity in our community.  And the silent auction will help raise funds to support NAACP SLO County outreach programs.

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ADDITION–Sat., 1/19, 1-4, Mitchell Park, SLO–Truth to Power March

We will march along with millions of women and allies in our continuous fight for women’s rights, human rights, social and environmental justice, and for a positive and just future for all people. Let’s speak truth to power!  Speakers TBA    

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Sun., 1/20, 2-3:30–Paso Peace Community
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ADDITION–Mon., 1/21, Martin Luther King Celebration, Congregation Beth David, SLO, NAACP

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ADDITION–Sat., 2/23, NAACP SLO Freedom Fund Gala, Madonna Inn, SLO

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NOTE: Additions and changes must be reported within one week of publication. They will appear online, not by email.
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Receive the Informative SLO Co. eNewsletter “RESIST 45 GRASSROOTS ACTION CALENDAR.” Send your email address to: John Lamb ind.rrtslo@gmail.com, Indivisible: Rapid Response Team SLO Coordinator, SLO Grassroots Action Coalition Facilitator

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Mothers for Peace

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Santa Lucia Sierra Club

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https://WomensMarchSLO.com/

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ACTIONS, MEDIA, SITES 

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BLOGS, PODCASTS, VIDEOS

Complete Video: The Rotary Club of Paso Robles Sunrise presents
The First Annual Peace is Possible Conference, 9/14/18 [Click the Rotary logo there to start.]

The OneEarth Project

Subscribe to Jubilee OneEarth Economics email list and receive a free copy of Jubilee Circles. Click on the Download link in your Welcome Email. Paperback copies are available from Amazon for $5.99.

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Listen at site or subscribe at iTunesStitcher.com or your favorite podcast service for free.

Simpler OneEarth Living, co-production of Simple Living Works! and Jubilee OneEarth Economics.

9/15, 10/15, 11/15, 12/15 — WHOSE Birthday? Non-Commercial Christmas Campaign

10/1 — Calif. Climate Summit

11/1 — Jubilee Circles in Mexico

12/1–Fair Trade in Schools and Congregations

SLW! Blog: Weekly Digest, Weekly Nudge, Daily Nudge

SERIES: Political and Spiritual HEALTH + “I Buy Blue. How About You?” + SANITY & SURVIVAL Suggestions + Banishing “Fake News”

Also connect with SLW! at

FacebookSLW! Blog | Twitter | YouTubePinterest

Comments welcome.

Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief Activist, host/producer

Simple Living Works! – SimpleLivingWorks.org (or SimpleLiving.StartLogic.com)

Equipping People of Faith to Challenge Consumerism, Live Justly and Celebrate Responsibly

Daily NUDGE * Weekly Digest BLOG * Twice Monthly PODCAST * Monthly eNEWS * Free Simpler Living VIDEOs * Hundreds of Free Personal and Educational RESOURCES – all online, all free of charge

Extending the mission and resources of Alternatives, promoting voluntary simplicity since 1973

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Family Safety Guide for Immigrants / Guía de Seguridad para Familias de Inmigrantes

http://www.ccc-uss.org/safety-guide.html

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NOTICE: This eNews is a personal project, not an official publication of any organization. Opinions are those of the editor.

You’re welcome to forward this eNews to your friends and contacts. If you received this from a friend and want to continue receiving it directly from SLW! send a SUBSCRIBE-SLO notice to SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com. Thanks.

If you choose to unsubscribe from this monthly eNewsletter, simply reply UNSUBSCRIBE-SLO.

Siouxland Social Justice eNews

Siouxland Social Justice eNews

11/15/18

In This Issue:

Events

New Progressive Titles at Sioux City Public Library

Blogs and Podcasts

More!

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11/27–4th Tuesdays program and discussion, 6:30-8pm: “Greetings from Sioux County”–Alex Lynott 

Alex Lynott, a Park Ranger for Sioux County Conservation, will present on her duties and responsibilities in managing the Big Sioux Recreation Area. She will discuss the ecological changes she has seen in the park since Sioux County Conservation has taken management and discuss some of the bigger projects Sioux County Conservation is working in. Alex is also a permitted wildlife rehabilitator and executive director of H.E.A.R.T. the Wild, a self-funded wildlife rehabilitation organization, and will discuss the impact it has had on her and her Northwest Iowa communities.

Bring a friend and join us. We’re sure you’ll be inspired! As always, this event is free and open to the community.

2508 Jackson St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104
(Come as early as 5:15 PM to enjoy potluck and conversation)
Hosted by Northwest Iowa Group of Sierra Club: 712.986.6210

LATEST PROGRESSIVE TITLES at Sioux City Public Library

“The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America” by Timothy Snyder

“How to Change Your Mind: what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence” by Michael Pollen

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Worthwhile Podcasts
You can access the First Unitarian Church, Sioux City, YouTube channel through our website at http://www.siouxcityuu.org. Just click on the Youtube button at the top of the page. If you haven’t already subscribed, please do so. We need 100 subscribers to get our own web address.
 Recently uploaded to our Youtube channel are the following sermons with direct links to each:
“Dispelling Falsehoods about the Justice-Involved,” by Nia Key on 9/9/18 — https://youtu.be/2jgbu7jFX_U
“Overpopulation: Creation Crisis” by Jerry Iversen on 10/7/18 — https://youtu.be/8hWcgZ3H3rg
“Homecoming” by Karen Mackey on 11/11/18 — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COlSH7JJxm4&feature=share

SimpleLivingWorks.org

FALL PODCAST SERIES–Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway?   This year our non-consumer Christmas episodes post 9/15, 10/15, 11/15, 12/15.

Jubilee Projects Bring Change in Mexico

The Casady’s at Calif. Climate Summit–Actions on Climate Science When National Decision-Makers Are Hostile and Big Business Won’t Do Nearly Enough

Bill Ryerson (part 1) of Population Media Center on Crises Caused by Exploding Population;  part 2: Reducing Population with Methods That Work

Subscribe at iTunesStitcher.com or your favorite podcast service for free.

Fallon Forum with Ed Fallon

BLOGS

Options for Curbing the Two Primary Drivers of the Climate Crisis: Overpopulation and Overconsumption

Jerry’s Guide: Where to Get Books?

The OneEarth Project

10 Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Christmas

Healthy Political Practices & Spiritual Disciplines

“Post-Election Emergency/Disaster Preparedness and Survival Guide” at simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=archives/featuredwriters.php#guide

“Tips for Banishing Fake News” at http://simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=archives/featuredwriters.php#fake

Simpler Living SANITY Suggestions at http://simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=Sanity.php

SLW! Blog – Weekly Digest, Weekly Nudge [click “+Follow” to subscribe]

Simpler Living Daily Nudge – brief, available by email [send Nudge to SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com] and/or Twitter [follow @GeraldIversen]

Also connect with SLW! at

FacebookSLW! Blog | Twitter | YouTubePinterest

Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, host/producer

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MORE EVENTS

Betty Strong Center offers “must see” programs Sundays, 2 p.m. Call: 712-224-5242, visit:  http://www.siouxcitylcic.com/ or find them on Facebook.

IA Legislation tracking, a drive to amend Citizens United, water quality improvement action items and more can be found at Sierra Club-Iowa Chapter:  http://iowa.sierraclub.org/

Sign up as a Friend of Prairie Fire. Visit www.prairiefirenewspaper.com  or find them on Facebook and Twitter. 

Listen to “Living on Earth” Sun., 10 am on KWIT-FM90.3, online @ loe.org, or subscribe as podcast at iTunes.

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Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center (DPNC), 4500 Sioux River Rd., Sioux City. Most events are free and held at DPNC. To register, contact 712-258-0838 or tkruid@woodburycountyiowa.gov 

Find details of Sierra Club activities and others on our website at the Events and Meetings tab: http://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa

“Explore, enjoy and protect the planet!”

Click here for quick access to our Facebook site: “Like” Us on Facebook

Click here to visit our new website: http://www.sierraclub.org/ iowa/northwest-iowa

CALENDAR

http://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa/events-and-meetings

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ACTIONS, MEDIA, SITES (on-line)

Peace,

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Iversen, editor

Like SimpleLivingWorks.org on Facebook. | Follow me on Twitter.

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NOTICE: This eNews is a personal project, not an official publication of any organization. Opinions are those of the editor.

You’re welcome to forward this monthly eNews to your friends and contacts. If you received this from a friend and want to continue receiving it directly from SLW! send a SUBSCRIBE-SSJeNews notice to SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com. Thanks.

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SLO Co. Social Justice eNews

SLO Co. Social Justice eNews

11/1/18

In This Issue: Election Alerts // Calendar of Events // Links // Blogs & Podcasts

Indivisible Election Alert!
Big Oil has been running TV ads and distributing highly deceptive voter information regarding Measure G (anti-fracking in SLO County).
We are fighting $6M in Big Oil money with $200,000 in grassroots donations. Big Oil has also provided over 80% of Assemblyman Cunningham’s reelection campaign funds.

Entire Alert!  [below].

Green Party Positions on Calif. Ballot Propositions [below]

Peace and Freedom Party Positions on Calif. Ballot Propositions [below]

Candidate Recommendations (SLO Co.)

US Congress–Salud Carbahol

Calif. Assembly–Bill Ostrander

Local Elections: SLO Mayor–Heidi Harmon; Atascadero City Council–Susan Funk; Morro Bay City Council–Dawn Addis; Paso Robles Mayor–Steve Martin; Grover Beach City Council–Mariam Shah; Arroyo Grande Mayor–Caren Ray; Paso Robles City Council–Maria Elena Garcia; SLO City Council–Abe Lincoln and Erica Stewart

Vote YES on Measure G, Protect our water

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CALENDAR of EVENTS

Sat., 11/3, 12-2 PM–Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Rally and March! Rally in Mitchell Park // March Monterey St. to the SLO County Clerk’s Ofc // Turn in your mail-in ballots at the Clerk’s Office!

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Sat., 11/3, 1-1:30pm — Join Ruth Ann Angus on the first Saturday (and the fifth Saturday, if there is one), to explore the methodology of living the nonviolent life. 97.3 FM on the coast and 107.9 in north county – The Rock – also streaming live everywhere at www.CentralCoastRadio.ORG.

Cannabis-Medical Marijuana with Scott McKenzie of Ag Zone LLC about the latest on the cannabis issue as well as the benefits of medical marijuana.
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Sun., 11/4–Join the conversation! Free screening of Harvest of Empire: Immigration Crisis–How Did WE Get Here?
2-4:30, UU Fellowship, 2201 Lawton Ave., SLO
presented by Allies for Immigration Justice
(a Working Group ofPeople of Faith for Justice)
 
Based on the groundbreaking book by the award-winning journalist and co-host of Democracy Now! Juan Gonzales, Harvest of Empire takes an unflinching look at the role of the US economic and military
interests played in triggering an unprecedented wave of migration that is transforming our nations economic and culture landscape.
The Untold Story of Latinos in America
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ADDITION

Fri., Nov. 9–Friendsgiving Celebration * Music * Food * Community: Music by Amber & Smoke!

 Public Welcome, 6-9pm, San Luis Obispo Guild Hall, 2880 Broad St, SLO, Hosted by Atascadero Democratic Club and SLO County Progressives

Join us for our 2nd Annual SLO County Progressives Friendsgiving! We invite our entire club membership, local organizations, coalition groups, and the community for a night of food, live music and good conversation. This potluck style event is FREE, with beer and wine available for purchase. We simply ask that you bring a non-perishable food donation for the SLO Food Bank.

The club will provide roasted turkey, baked ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, glazed carrots, rolls and butter. If you would like to bring something to share, your favorite side dish or dessert would be most welcome. Please describe the side dish or dessert on a half sheet of paper so others will know what it is.

Atascadero Democratic Club will sponsor a dessert table! They welcome additional contributions to the dessert selection, so please feel free to bring your favorite pie, cookie, cake, etc. 

Much of the food is vegetarian, and vegan chili will also be available. Welcome all!! Remember to bring serving utensils, and a description of the dish. 

JUST ANNOUNCED: We’re thrilled to welcome live music for the evening by the wonderfully talented Amber & Smoke: https://www.amberandsmokemusic.com/
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Sat., 11/10–Islam Revealed9am-3pm, United Methodist Church, 11605 El Camino Real, Atascadero, 805.466.2566. Topics include denominations in Islam, the role of American women Muslims, and the representations of Islam by violent groups.  Lunch is included. RSVP.
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Sat., Nov. 10–Meeting in the Middle: Understanding the Complexity of Immigration. Join Allies for Immigration Justice & Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church for an exceptional opportunity to hear Rev. Alexia Salvatierra, author of “Faith Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World.”
9:30am-3:30pm, 1235 No. Thompson Rd., Arroyo Grande. RSVP to Caroline at Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church, 805 473-8059 (Free and Open to the Public) Recommended by People of Faith for Justice.
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Sat., 11/10–San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace presents Dr. Kathleen Sullivan at two events in SLO.

Dr. Sullivan has had decades of experiences with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 in recognition of its role in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

She has brought the testimony of atomic bomb survivors, known as hibakusha, to more than 45,000 high school students throughout the United States through her project, Hibakusha Stories. She has worked as an education consultant to the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, and serves as a Nagasaki Peace Correspondent and a Hiroshima Peace Ambassador. Dr. Sullivan lives and works in New York City.

Film: The Ultimate Wish, Ending the Nuclear Age, Palm Theater, 817 Palm St., SLO, 10:30-noon. Tickets at the door, $8. No cost to students under the age of 18 with student ID.

The 40 minute film connects nuclear weapons to nuclear power, using testimony from survivors of Nagasaki and Fukushima. The film will be introduced by Dr. Sullivan, and discussion will follow.

Presentation by Dr. Kathleen Sullivan: Confronting Nuclear Amnesia: Waking Up to Love our World

Doors open at 6:30. Presentation at 7pm, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2201 Lawton Ave., SLO. No admission fee. Voluntary contributions to help cover Dr. Sullivan’s travel expenses gratefully accepted.

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Sun., 11/18, 2-3:30–Paso Peace Community. Pearl Munak, speaking on feeding the homeless and other services. SITE: Oak Creek Commons great house common room, a co-housing community located at 635 Nicklaus St., Paso Robles. The main entrance is opposite Butler Elementary School.

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COMING

Sat., 12/1 & 29, 1-1:30pm — Join Ruth Ann Angus on the first Saturday (and the fifth Saturday, if there is one), to explore the methodology of living the nonviolent life. 97.3 FM on the coast and 107.9 in north county – The Rock – also streaming live everywhere at www.CentralCoastRadio.ORG.
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Mon., 12/10, Opening Doors of Interfaith Understanding, 7:30 PM
Details TBA.
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Sun., 12/16, 2-3:30–Paso Peace Community: no meeting.
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NOTE: Additions and changes must be reported within one week of publication. They will appear online, not by email.
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Receive the Informative SLO Co. eNewsletter “RESIST 45 GRASSROOTS ACTION CALENDAR.” Send your email address to: John Lamb ind.rrtslo@gmail.com, Indivisible: Rapid Response Team SLO Coordinator, SLO Grassroots Action Coalition Facilitator

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Mothers for Peace

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Santa Lucia Sierra Club

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https://WomensMarchSLO.com/

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ACTIONS, MEDIA, SITES 

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BLOGS & PODCASTS

The OneEarth Project

Subscribe to Jubilee OneEarth Economics email list and receive a free copy of Jubilee Circles. Click on the Download link in your Welcome Email. Paperback copies are available from Amazon for $5.99.

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Listen at site or subscribe at iTunesStitcher.com or your favorite podcast service for free.

Simpler OneEarth Living, co-production of Simple Living Works! and Jubilee OneEarth Economics.

9/15, 10/15, 11/15, 12/15 — WHOSE Birthday? Non-Commercial Christmas Campaign

10/1 — The Casady’s report on the Calif. Climate Summit

11/1 — Jubilee Circles in Mexico

SLW! Blog: Weekly Digest, Weekly Nudge, Daily Nudge

SERIES: Political and Spiritual HEALTH + “I Buy Blue. How About You?” + SANITY & SURVIVAL Suggestions + Banishing “Fake News”

Also connect with SLW! at

FacebookSLW! Blog | Twitter | YouTubePinterest

Comments welcome.

Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief Activist, host/producer

Simple Living Works! – SimpleLivingWorks.org (or SimpleLiving.StartLogic.com)

Equipping People of Faith to Challenge Consumerism, Live Justly and Celebrate Responsibly

Daily NUDGE * Weekly Digest BLOG * Twice Monthly PODCAST * Monthly eNEWS * Free Simpler Living VIDEOs * Hundreds of Free Personal and Educational RESOURCES – all online, all free of charge

Extending the mission and resources of Alternatives, promoting voluntary simplicity since 1973

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Green Party of California Positions on Statewide Propositions–Nov. ’18 Election
Endorse Prop 1: ‘SB 3 (Chapter 365, Statutes of 2017), Beall. Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018.’
No Position on Prop 2: ‘AB 1827 (Chapter 41, Statutes of 2018). Committee on Budget. No Place Like Home Act of 2018.’

Oppose Prop 3: ‘Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage. Initiative Statute.’

Endorse Prop 4: ‘Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care. Initiative Statute.’

Oppose Prop 5: ‘Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer Their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.’

Oppose Prop 6: ‘Eliminates Recently Enacted Road Repair and Transportation Funding by Repealing Revenues Dedicated for Those Purposes. Requires Any Measure to Enact Certain Vehicle Fuel Taxes and Vehicle Fees Be Submitted to and Approved by the Electorate. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.’

Endorse Prop 7: ‘AB 807 (Chapter 60, Statutes of 2018), Chu. Daylight saving time.’

Endorse Prop 8: ‘Authorizes State Regulation of Kidney Dialysis Clinics. Limits Charges for Patient Care. Initiative Statute. Initiative Statute.’

Endorse Prop 10: ‘Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute.’

Oppose Prop 11: ‘Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain on Call During Work Breaks. Changes Other Conditions of Employment. Initiative Statute.’

Endorse Prop 12: ‘Establishes New Standards for Confinement of Certain Farm Animals; Bans Sale of Certain Non-Complying Products. Initiative Statute.’

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Peace and Freedom Party (Calif.’s feminist socialist workers party) Positions on Calif. Ballot Propositions

1–No // 2–Yes // 3–No // 4–No // 5–No // 6–No // 7–neutral // 8–Yes // 9–withdrawn // 10–Yes // 11–No // 12–Yes

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Family Safety Guide for Immigrants / Guía de Seguridad para Familias de Inmigrantes

http://www.ccc-uss.org/safety-guide.html

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ALERT!
Indivisible: Rapid Response Team SLO
You may be aware that Big Oil has been running TV ads and distributing highly deceptive voter information regarding Measure G (anti-fracking in SLO County).
We are fighting $6M in Big Oil money with $200,000 in grassroots donations.  Big Oil has also provided over 80% of Assemblyman Cunningham’s reelection campaign funds.
Below is an advisory written by the Yes on Measure G  Steering Committee.  Please read and share it with  the members of your respective Clubs, Union, Social Media Community, friends, family, and neighbors.
Three different fake voter slates have been recently mailed to Democratic voters in SLO County intended to deceive, trick, and manipulate.  They feature Democratic voters for State Office (not including Carbajal or Ostrander) and include a No on G recommendation—as if this is what the Democrats are advocating.  The titles of these mailers included “Feel the Bern: SLO Progressives,” “Council of Concerned Women Voters,” and Coalition for Senior Citizens Security.”  All of them are bogus organizations; the names created to deceive and trick voters.
Of course, the truth is the exact opposite.  SLO County Democrats, SLO Progrssive Democrats, and every regional Democratic Club has ENDORSED Measure G and recommend a YES ON G vote.  Perhaps this is the most blatant example yet of the No on G campaign’s willingness to lie and manipulate voters to achieve their goal.  It is despicable, outrageous, and should be illegal (but it is not).
With Big Oil’s multimillion dollar propaganda campaign of lies, how can any reasonable person trust anything they say?  Does anyone believe Chevron and Exxon really care about us or our County?  Who do you think you should trust at this point—Big Oil or the 20,000 local volunteers and neighbors who put Measure G on the ballot so you can have the choice to vote YES on Measure G?
To volunteer to help the Yes On Measure G Camaign, Contact
Yes  on Measure G Volunteer
 Indivisible: Rapid Response Team SLO, Ecology Advisor

Siouxland Social Justice eNews

Siouxland Social Justice eNews

10/15/18

In This Issue:

Pre-Election Alert!

Events

New Progressive Titles at Sioux City Public Library

Blogs and Podcasts

More!

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Pre-Election Alert!

If you vote for any Republicans Nov. 6, you are voting for profits over people and the planet. Republicans are the party of Trump. They work for the 1%—the rich, not for the rest of us. They have proven themselves to be anti-worker and anti-woman.

Most candidates are hiding their party affiliation — on the yard signs, even their campaign literature. Don’t be fooled!

You are putting present and future generations at risk if you vote Republican—for national, state and county elections.

Do NOT vote for

Kim Reynolds for Governor

Steve King for US Congress

Jacob Bossman and Bob Henderson for Iowa House

Jim Carlin and Rick Bertrand for Iowa Senate

Matthew Ung and Jeremy Taylor for Co. Supervisor

DO vote for

Fred Hubbell for Governor

JD Scholten for US Congress

Chris Hall (Dist. 13), Tim Kacena (Dist. 14) and Rita DeJong (Dist. 6) for Iowa House

David Dawson and Jackie Smith for Iowa Senate

Flora Lee and Carter Smith for Co. Supervisor

Full disclosure: I am a member of the Green Party. The Greens have no candidates running in Woodbury Co., so your best option is to vote Democratic.

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Tues., 10/16–The USD Native American Studies Program, 4 p.m., Beacom 133, Vermillion., SD. Ernest Weston, Jr. will discuss the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation (TVCDC), a Lakota-run grassroots Community Development Corporation that is building a community as a catalyst to create systemic change on the Pine Ridge Reservation. TVCDC’s Food Sovereignty Initiative developed a two-acre demonstration and teaching farm that uses poultry centered regenerative agricultural practices. This demonstration farm is a model piece of food system development on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation where the Food Sovereignty Initiative is working to re-establish a local food system.

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10/23–4th Tuesdays program and discussion, 6:30-8pm: Jess Mazour, Lead Farm & Environment Organizer for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI). Her last visit sparked lots of interest in clean water activism and motivated local Sierra Club members and friends to learn more about our watersheds in NW Iowa.

For this visit: “The case for a factory farm moratorium. What got us here, and how we get out of this mess.”

Bring a friend and join us. We’re sure you’ll be inspired! As always, this event is free and open to the community.

2508 Jackson St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104
(Come as early as 5:15 PM to enjoy potluck and conversation)
Hosted by Northwest Iowa Group of Sierra Club: 712.986.6210
NEW Progressive Titles at the Sioux City Public Library

“Accessory to War: the unspoken alliance between astrophysics and the military” by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang

“The Marginalized Majority: claiming our power in a post-truth America” by Onnesha Roychoudhuri

“Locking up Our Own: crime and punishment in black America” by James Forman, Jr.

“Inspired: slaying giants, walking on water, and loving the Bible again” by Rachel Held Evans

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Worthwhile Podcasts

SimpleLivingWorks.org

NEW SERIES–Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway? This year we’ve begun our non-consumer Christmas early. Episodes 9/15, 10/15, 11/15, 12/15.

The Casady’s at Calif. Climate Summit–Actions on Climate Science When National Decision-Makers Are Hostile and Big Business Won’t Do Nearly Enough

Grace Gyori, from Christian imperialism to liberation for all–a missionary’s journey

Bill Ryerson (part 1) of Population Media Center on Crises Caused by Exploding Population;  part 2: Reducing Population with Methods That Work

Subscribe at iTunesStitcher.com or your favorite podcast service for free.

Fallon Forum with Ed Fallon

BLOGS

Options for Curbing the Two Primary Drivers of the Climate Crisis: Overpopulation and Overconsumption

Jerry’s Guide: Where to Get Books?

The OneEarth Project

10 Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Christmas

Healthy Political Practices & Spiritual Disciplines

“Post-Election Emergency/Disaster Preparedness and Survival Guide” at simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=archives/featuredwriters.php#guide

“Tips for Banishing Fake News” at http://simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=archives/featuredwriters.php#fake

Simpler Living SANITY Suggestions at http://simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=Sanity.php

SLW! Blog – Weekly Digest, Weekly Nudge [click “+Follow” to subscribe]

Simpler Living Daily Nudge – brief, available by email [send Nudge to SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com] and/or Twitter [follow @GeraldIversen]

Also connect with SLW! at

FacebookSLW! Blog | Twitter | YouTubePinterest

Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, host/producer

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MORE EVENTS

Betty Strong Center offers “must see” programs Sundays, 2 p.m. Call: 712-224-5242, visit:  http://www.siouxcitylcic.com/ or find them on Facebook.

28 min. video “Tossed Out: Food Waste in America” produced by NET Nebraska and Harvest Public Media — http://harvestpublicmedia.org/content/tossed-out

IA Legislation tracking, a drive to amend Citizens United, water quality improvement action items and more can be found at Sierra Club-Iowa Chapter:  http://iowa.sierraclub.org/

Sign up as a Friend of Prairie Fire. Visit www.prairiefirenewspaper.com  or find them on Facebook and Twitter. 

Listen to “Living on Earth” Sun., 10 am on KWIT-FM90.3, online @ loe.org, or subscribe as podcast at iTunes.

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Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center (DPNC), 4500 Sioux River Rd., Sioux City. Most events are free and held at DPNC. To register, contact 712-258-0838 or tkruid@woodburycountyiowa.gov 

Find details of Sierra Club activities and others on our website at the Events and Meetings tab: http://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa

“Explore, enjoy and protect the planet!”

Click here for quick access to our Facebook site: “Like” Us on Facebook

Click here to visit our new website: http://www.sierraclub.org/ iowa/northwest-iowa

CALENDAR

http://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa/events-and-meetings

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ACTIONS, MEDIA, SITES (on-line)

Peace,

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Iversen, editor

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SLO Co. Social Justice eNews

SLO Co. Social Justice eNews

10/1/18

In This Issue: Calendar of Events // Links // Blogs and Podcasts

Calendar of Events

Sat., 10/6, 1-1:30pm — Join Ruth Ann Angus on the first Saturday (and the fifth Saturday, if there is one), to explore the methodology of living the nonviolent life. 97.3 FM on the coast and 107.9 in north county – The Rock – also streaming live everywhere at www.CentralCoastRadio.ORG.

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Mon., 10/8, Opening Doors of Interfaith Understanding, 7:30 PM
Mosque of Nasreen, 1136 Walnut St., SLO. Reading: Sacred Ground by Eboo Patel; Reviewer: Hisham Issal; also, “The Origins of Halloween and Day of the Dead” by Fr. Kelly Vandehey
Next Meeting: December 10, 2018, 7:30 PM
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Sat., 10/13/18

The Mothers of Fukushima Speak

San Luis Obispo Mothers for Peace will present a documentary film about the heroic efforts of the mothers of Fukushima to care for their children who have been exposed to high levels of radiation ever since the Fukushima disaster of March, 2011. Michiko Kato, an evacuee mother from Fukushima, will be present to engage in discussion after the film showing.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Luis Obispo, 2201 Lawton Ave, San Luis Obispo

Doors open 6:30 p.m., film showing at 7:00 p.m.

Donations requested to help cover the costs of the rights to show the film & rental of the facilities.

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Mon., 10/15, 7 pm — League of Women Voters will present the Propositions that will be on the Nov. ballot.  As you know they are often written to confuse people and some times you vote no when you mean to vote yes.  Mr. Charles Varni who is Chairman of the Yes on Prop G campaign will also be speaking .  Fellowship Hall of the Atascadero United Methodist Church. –Maggie Fertschneider  Chair, Peace with Justice Task Force
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Wed., 10/17–Suicide Prevention Forum, 4-5:30 pm, SLO United Methodist Church, 1515 Fredericks St., Free, no RSVPs, sponsored by Growing Together Initiative, more info at http://www.T-MHA.org
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Sun., 10/21, 2-3:30–Paso Peace Community. Gary Rubin, Business Instructor at Cuesta College, will speak.

This will be the last meeting Dick Blomquist will attend before his move to the state of Washington. I hope a full attendance will honor him for his dedication in building this community.
SITE: Oak Creek Commons great house common room, a co-housing community located at 635 Nicklaus St., Paso Robles. The main entrance is opposite Butler Elementary School.

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COMING

Sat., 11/3, 1-1:30pm — Join Ruth Ann Angus on the first Saturday (and the fifth Saturday, if there is one), to explore the methodology of living the nonviolent life. 97.3 FM on the coast and 107.9 in north county – The Rock – also streaming live everywhere at www.CentralCoastRadio.ORG.
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Sun., 11/18, 2-3:30–Paso Peace Community. Oak Creek Commons great house common room, a co-housing community located at 635 Nicklaus St., Paso Robles. The main entrance is opposite Butler Elementary School.

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NOTE: Additions and changes must be reported within one week of publication. They will appear online, not by email.

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Receive the Informative SLO Co. eNewsletter “RESIST 45 GRASSROOTS ACTION CALENDAR.” Send your email address to: John Lamb ind.rrtslo@gmail.com, Indivisible: Rapid Response Team SLO Coordinator, SLO Grassroots Action Coalition Facilitator

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Mothers for Peace

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Santa Lucia Sierra Club

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https://WomensMarchSLO.com/

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ACTIONS, MEDIA, SITES 

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BLOGS & PODCASTS

The OneEarth Project

Subscribe to Jubilee OneEarth Economics email list and receive a free copy of Jubilee Circles. Click on the Download link in your Welcome Email. Paperback copies are available from Amazon for $5.99.

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Listen at site or subscribe at iTunesStitcher.com or your favorite podcast service for free.

If you heard or missed Abby Martin, host of Empire Files, when she spoke at Cal Poly recently on “Corporate Media and U.S. Empire,” hear her talk as a podcast on Alternative Radio at https://www.alternativeradio.org/collections/latest-programs/products/mart001. She’s stunning!

Simpler OneEarth Living, co-production of Simple Living Works! and Jubilee OneEarth Economics.

8/15–Grace Gyori: Moving from Christian Imperialism to Liberation or All–A Missionary’s Journey

9/1–Jay Moses: How a Local Church Invites in Multiple Faiths to Influence One Another

9/15, 10/15, 11/15, 12/15 — WHOSE Birthday? Non-Commercial Christmas Campaign

10/1 — The Casady’s report on the Calif. Climate Summit

11/1 — Jubilee Circles Conference in Mexico

SLW! Blog: Weekly Digest, Weekly Nudge, Daily Nudge

SERIES: Political and Spiritual HEALTH + “I Buy Blue. How About You?” + SANITY & SURVIVAL Suggestions + Banishing “Fake News”

Also connect with SLW! at

FacebookSLW! Blog | Twitter | YouTubePinterest

Comments welcome.

Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief Activist, host/producer

Simple Living Works! – SimpleLivingWorks.org (or SimpleLiving.StartLogic.com)

Equipping People of Faith to Challenge Consumerism, Live Justly and Celebrate Responsibly

Daily NUDGE * Weekly Digest BLOG * Twice Monthly PODCAST * Monthly eNEWS * Free Simpler Living VIDEOs * Hundreds of Free Personal and Educational RESOURCES – all online, all free of charge

Extending the mission and resources of Alternatives, promoting voluntary simplicity since 1973

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Family Safety Guide for Immigrants / Guía de Seguridad para Familias de Inmigrantes

http://www.ccc-uss.org/safety-guide.html

Student leaders from Cal Poly RISE (Rising Immigrant Scholars through Education) worked with allies to develop a “Family Safety Guide for Immigrants” as a tool for undocumented students or students with mixed-status backgrounds to work with loved ones to be prepared in case of detainment. Although there are many similar guides available, this guide combines Know Your Rights; instructions on how to develop a personalized safety plan; and most importantly, templates to assist individuals with preparing a personalized plan. Arising after the presidential election, the guide was conceived by students who were urgently seeking resources that served as a preventative approach to help alleviate fears and a tangible method to help coordinate families during a time of crisis. Available in English and traducción de inglés al español. –Jane Lehr

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Siouxland Social Justice eNews–Pre-Election Alert!

Siouxland Social Justice eNews

9/15/18

In This Issue:

Pre-Election Alert!

Events

New Progressive Titles at Sioux City Public Library

Blogs and Podcasts

More!

# # #

Pre-Election Alert!

If you vote for any Republicans in Nov., you are voting for profits over people and the planet. Republicans are the party of Trump. They work for the 1%—the rich, not for the rest of us. They have proven themselves to be anti-worker and anti-woman.

Most candidates are hiding their party affiliation — on the yard signs, even their campaign literature. Don’t be fooled!

You are putting present and future generations at risk if you vote Republican—for national, state and county elections.

Do NOT vote for

Kim Reynolds for Governor

Steve King for US Congress

Jacob Bossman and Bob Henderson for Iowa House

Jim Carlin and Rick Bertrand for Iowa Senate

Matthew Ung and Jeremy Taylor for Co. Supervisor

DO vote for

Fred Hubbell for Governor

JD Scholten for US Congress

Chris Hall (Dist. 13), Tim Kacena (Dist. 14) and Rita DeJong (Dits. 6) for Iowa House

David Dawson and Jackie Smith for Iowa Senate

Flora Lee and Carter Smith for Co. Supervisor

Full disclosure, I am a member of the Green Party. The Greens have no candidates running in Woodbury Co., so your best option is to vote Democratic.

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Sat., 9/22/18, 10:30 AM–First Day Hikes- Fall Hike at Stone Park. Meet at the parking lot across from the ranger station to enjoy a casual hike. Check to see if a state park near you is offering a hike this day. more details»

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Tues., 9/25, 6:40 PM. The Progress and Promise of Briar Cliff’s Center for Prairie Studies –
Brian T. Hazlett, Professor of Biology, Briar Cliff University

Description:   In 2009, Briar Cliff University inaugurated its Center for Prairie Studies with the assistance of the Gilchrist Foundation, the Loess Hills Alliance, and the Woodbury County Conservation Foundation.  After nearly ten years, how has the Center fulfilled its goals to 1) promote a sense of place and 2) function as a catalyst for prairie preservation?  What else is planned to enhance the prairie identity of BCU?  Hear those answers and more at the next “4th Tuesdays”‘ meeting. Hosted by Northwest Iowa Group of Sierra Club. 712.986.6210

6:30-8pm–“4th Tuesdays” all community program/discussion, 2508 Jackson St, Sioux City, IA.

Come as early as 5:15 PM to enjoy a potluck and conversation in the church basement. In the case of inclement weather, the program will move inside.

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Thur., 9/27/18, 2-7 pm–Seed ‘n Feed at Prairie Hills in Plymouth County, 15384 No. Ridge Rd, Westfield, IA. Bill and Dotty Zales are hosting their annual Seed ‘n Feed. This IPN REGION ONE IPHW activity has been scheduled two weeks after IPHW in order to have a better harvest – to collect more seed! Also, it is part of the Loess Hills and Heritage Week being celebrated this week. RAIN DATE is the next day. 2:00 pm seed collecting party, with a light dinner for the seed harvesters at 5:30 pm. Bring clippers, garden gloves, and water. RSVP to 712.540.0952. RAIN DATE: Fri., 9/28 – Please call to confirm if in doubt about whether the rain date will be needed. Dotty Zales is an IPN Region One Rep. more details»

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Thur., 10/4/18–Rudy & Flora Lee Celebrating Community Project dedication  4pm, at the MLK Transportation Center. I hope you, your friends and colleagues will come celebrate our project, one that celebrates equality and justice and honors 13 local leaders who worked in the trenches for marginalized people in Siouxland–Mark Avery

+ New Progressive Titles at the Sioux City Public Library

+ Worthwhile Podcasts & Blogs

+ Events, Actions, Media and Sites

+ More!

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NEW Progressive Titles at the Sioux City Public Library

9/15

“Lyme: the first epidemic of climate change” by Mary Beth Pfeiffer

“American Values: lessons I learned from my family” by Robert Kennedy

“American Islamophobia: understanding the roots and rise of fear” by Khaled A. Beydoun

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Worthwhile Podcasts

SimpleLivingWorks.org

NEW SERIES–Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway? This year we begin our non-consumer Christmas early. Episodes 9/15, 10/15, 11/15, 12/15.

Grace Gyori, from Christian imperialism to liberation for all–a missionary’s journey

John Dear on Peace & NonViolence, part 1  // Part 2–Activist and author, most recently “They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and NonViolence in a Time of Climate Change”

Bill Ryerson (part 1) of Population Media Center on Crises Caused by Exploding Population;  part 2: Reducing Population with Methods That Work

Subscribe at iTunesStitcher.com or your favorite podcast service for free.

Fallon Forum with Ed Fallon

BLOGS

Options for Curbing the Two Primary Drivers of the Climate Crisis: Overpopulation and Overconsumption

Jerry’s Guide: Where to Get Books?

The OneEarth Project

10 Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Celebrations

Healthy Political Practices & Spiritual Disciplines

“Post-Election Emergency/Disaster Preparedness and Survival Guide” at simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=archives/featuredwriters.php#guide

“Tips for Banishing Fake News” at http://simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=archives/featuredwriters.php#fake

Simpler Living SANITY Suggestions at http://simpleliving.startlogic.com/indexoth.php?place=Sanity.php

SLW! Blog – Weekly Digest, Weekly Nudge [click “+Follow” to subscribe]

Simpler Living Daily Nudge – brief, available by email [send Nudge to SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com] and/or Twitter [follow @GeraldIversen]

Also connect with SLW! at

FacebookSLW! Blog | Twitter | YouTubePinterest

Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, host/producer

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MORE EVENTS

Betty Strong Center offers “must see” programs Sundays, 2 p.m. Call: 712-224-5242, visit:  http://www.siouxcitylcic.com/ or find them on Facebook.

28 min. video “Tossed Out: Food Waste in America” produced by NET Nebraska and Harvest Public Media — http://harvestpublicmedia.org/content/tossed-out

IA Legislation tracking, a drive to amend Citizens United, water quality improvement action items and more can be found at Sierra Club-Iowa Chapter:  http://iowa.sierraclub.org/

Sign up as a Friend of Prairie Fire. Visit www.prairiefirenewspaper.com  or find them on Facebook and Twitter. 

Listen to “Living on Earth” Sun., 10 am on KWIT-FM90.3, online @ loe.org, or subscribe as podcast at iTunes.

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Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center (DPNC), 4500 Sioux River Rd., Sioux City. Most events are free and held at DPNC. To register, contact 712-258-0838 or tkruid@woodburycountyiowa.gov 

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ACTIONS, MEDIA, SITES (on-line)

DETAILS

NW IA Sierra Club–Every 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8pm, Northwest Iowa Group Sierra Club hosts a presentation and discussion, First Unitarian Church, 2508 Jackson St., Sioux City. Potluck supper, 5:30.

Find details of these activities and others on our website at the Events and Meetings tab: http://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa

Meetings are always free and we encourage all members of the community to participate!

Jeanne Bockholt
Please call Jim Redmond for more details: 712-389-0841 
Northwest Iowa Group Sierra Club

“Explore, enjoy and protect the planet!”

Click here for quick access to our Facebook site: “Like” Us on Facebook

Click here to visit our new website: http://www.sierraclub.org/ iowa/northwest-iowa

CALENDAR

http://www.sierraclub.org/iowa/northwest-iowa/events-and-meetings

Peace,

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Iversen, editor

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