Main Street Reading Group

We invite you to join the University of Orange in a reading group and urbanism series that will celebrate the launch of Main Street: How A City’s Heart Connects Us All by Essex County’s own Mindy Thompson Fullilove, MD. Register for free here. For information on the facilitated Stroll and Scroll walks as a part of …

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Addressing ACEs through Collective Recovery

In this conversation with Lourdes Rodriguez, David Armstrong, James Encinas, and Reginald Miller we invite you to learn more about preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in your community by assuring safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. Using collective recovery as a way to think about what is ours to do? the conversation builds on personal …

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Summer Reading Group: Ideas Arrangements Effects

Join DS4SI and U of O in their upcoming book group! Using the Ideas–Arrangements–Effects framework from DS4SI’s new book, we will dig into techniques and examples for sensing arrangements, intervening in unjust ones, and imagining new, more sustainable and joyful ones.  Meetings are Monday’s in August from 5PM to 6PM. To participate: Download a FREE …

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Summer Reading Group: From Enforcers to Guardians

UofO Reading Group: “From Enforcers to Guardians”In partnership with DS4SI and Maplewood Memorial Library. Mindy Fullilove, UofO Co-founder, and Hannah Cooper wrote From Enforcers to Guardians to help people understand how police violence affects health and to understand possible paths forward. You can download a free PDF of the book below, a précis for each …

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Nupurspectives #2

In this episode, Nupur Chaudhury talks to Molly Rose Kaufman about the need to learn from past organizers and movements and how it can help us find out what we are for. Watch below and check out episode 1, an interview with Lourdes Hernandez Rodriguez, here!

Finding Hope In Trying Times

A Celebration and Fundraiser for Jim Gilbert, author of “A Dopefiend’s Redemption”

Seder on Easter

Seder on Easter: Celebrating 130 Years of the First UU of Essex County Sunday, April 12th 5:00-6:30pm on Zoom Join us and our partners, First UU of Essex County and the HUUB, for a Community Seder on Zoom to celebrate the momentous 130th anniversary of First UU, springtime, and liberation. The First Unitarian Universalist Church …

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Dr. Robert Fullilove and the Bard Prison Initiative

Dr. Bob Fullilove describes the ways in which 400 years of inequality has led us to where we are now in terms of public health and mass incarceration. He describes his work with the Bard Prison Initiative, and how this program’s participants are the leaders we need right now.

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