Experience Community Learning Centers
Cincinnati Public Schools' master plan will turn some schools from eight-hour a day children's educational facilities into 16-hour a day facilities that serve the entire community. The Interfaith Alliance of Greater Cincinnati hosts a community forum to discuss the concept of community learning centers, how citizens can be involved and what these centers might mean for Cincinnati. John Gilligan of the Cincinnati Board of Education and others involved with community learning centers will be answer questions. The program starts at 7 p.m. June 1 at First Unitarian Church. For more information, call 513-541-6518.
The Queen City Unit of the National Association of Parliamentarians will address voting methods at its regular meeting at 10:15 a.m. Friday at the Oakley branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. For more information, call 859-442-9050.
Intro to Buddhist Meditation
The Gaden Samdrup Ling Buddhist Monastery hosts a two-hour introduction to Buddhist meditation at 10 a.m. May 29. For more information, call 513-542-7116. The class will cost $10.
Act — Like Mac
Activists often cite Amos 5:24: "But let justice run down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream." The late Rev. Maurice McCrackin used to say, "It is up to us to work out the irrigation system." St. Joseph Church in Over-the-Rhine opens its doors June 11-13 for Rev. Maurice McCrackin Unity Day: A Citywide Activist Organizing Conference. For more information, call 513-381-4526.
Single Payer Healthcare
Cincinnati's Single Payer Action Network (SPAN) wants comprehensive healthcare coverage for every person in Ohio by November 2005. SPAN meets at 7:30 p.m. June 9 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church. For more information, see www.spanohio.org or contact Carrie at [email protected].