In the meantime, here’s a sample of what’s coming up this week:
Amnesty International - Group 86
Location: Sitwell’s Coffee House 324 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220
Please confirm that this meeting is happening as scheduled by contacting Laura Osborn Coffey at 513-734-6043 or [email protected]
9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.: Quarterly Peace Brunch
Topic: Environmental Sustainability and Justice
Presenters: Dan Korman, Park and Vine; Jim Embry, Sustainable Communities Network Facilitator: Susan Dirr, from Miami University and Peaslee Center Children’s Garden Location: Peaslee Neighborhood Center, 215 E. 14th St., Cincinnati, Contact: [email protected]
10 a.m. Workers & Immigrant Rights Meeting
Open discussion among workers and their families about solutions to problems in their workplaces and communities.
Location: The Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center, 40 E McMicken St.
513-621-5991 or e-mail: [email protected]
Sunday, Oct. 12:
3-5 p.m.: Students Together Against Racism Town Hall Think Tank
Organize to undo racism and to build consciousness in our communities!
Location: Essex Place 7610 Reading Road
Monday, Oct. 13:
12 p.m.: City Council debate & vote on Environmental Justice Ordinance
Council members David Crowley, Roxanne Qualls, John Cranley, Cecil Thomas and Laketa Cole have cosponsored an ordinance for "smart and clean development." Speakers are invited to address the Health, Education and Environment Committee.
Location: Council Chambers at City Hall
Contact: David Crowley 513-352-2453
4:30-5:30 p.m.: Women in Black Vigils
Join us on the grassy island at the corner of Vine Street and Central Parkway for a vigil held every Monday protesting the Iraq war. Wear black or dark clothes. All are welcome!
Contact: For more information, call 513-579-8547
6:30-8:30 p.m.: Talk, Act, Listen, "Konnect"
A weekly program that aims to bring women of diverse backgrounds together to talk about the challenges and issues that are common to women everywhere regardless of race, socio-economic status and age.
Location: The Women's Connection's Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave.
Contact: Alisa Franks at 513-471-4673 ext 17 or e-mail her at [email protected]nnection.org
Tuesday, Oct. 14:
6:30 a.m.: Vigil Outside Lucasville Prison for Richard Cooey
Carpool will leave from Peaslee to travel to the state prison in Lucasville for the execution of Richard Wade Cooey.
Prayer vigil will begin at 9 a.m. and last until the execution is over. We will return to Peaslee around 1:30pm.
8:30 a.m.: Rally to Make CINTAS Safe This October
More than one and a half years since a Cintas Worker was killed on the job, the Cincinnati-based company still hasn't done enough to make its laundries safe. Join hundreds of injured Cintas workers, union members and community allies at the company's annual shareholders meeting.
Location: 6800 Cintas Blvd., Mason OH.
Contact: UNITEHERE: [email protected] or 800-872-8646
7 p.m.: Cincinnati Chapter of Ohioans to Stop Execution
Cincinnati Chapter of Ohioans to Stop Execution Meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month.
Location: Peaslee Neighborhood Center, 215 E. 14th St.
— Margo Pierce