* June 23 (Thursday): Long Island Organizing Network (LION) Founding Event in Riverhead at 7:30pm
* June 26(Sunday): Monthly Memorial Candlelight Vigil in Patchogue at 8pm
* June 28(Tuesday): Discussion on Tikkun's Network of Spritual Progressives in East Moriches at 7pm
* June 28(Tuesday): "Are You Ready?" Military Recruiting Forum in Bayshore at 7:15 pm.
* June 29(Wednesday): Religion and Ethics Series - Talk By Peter Maniscalco in Bridgehampton at 7:30pm
* July 23(Saturday): Reading: "The End of the Hamptons: Scenes from the Class Struggle in America's Paradise" in Sag Harbor, 6 pm
* Repeating Events: "Herstory" Writing Workshops in English and Spanish: Thursdays in East Hampton at 7 pm
June 23 (Thursday): Long Island Organizing Network (LION) Founding Event in Riverhead at 7:30pm
On Thursday, June 23 at 7:30, over twenty congregations and organizations in Suffolk County will join together for what they hope will be a powerful force for social justice on Long Island. The event will be at the First Baptist Church, 1018 Northville Turnpike in Riverhead.
Member organizations of LION will commit to be in relationship with one another, to form core teams trained to act for justice and to create a community of people who actively participate in the democratic process.
LION is a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, interfaith affiliate of the Gamaliel Foundation. LION joins its sister Gamaliel organizations in the US and in South Africa to act strategically on issues of economic equity and equality. Gamaliel affiliates have championed such legislative reforms as treatment-instead-of-prison, affordable housing, accessible health care, living wages, and earned citizenship.
For more information contact the Rev. Rose Ann Vita, President of LION and Pastor of the Incarnation Lutheran Church in Bridghampton. 631-537-1187
June 26(Sunday): Monthly Memorial Candlelight Vigil in Patchogue at 8pm.
The monthly Memorial Candlelight Vigil in Patchogue will be Sunday, June 26 at 8:00 pm at
the Four Corners (where Ocean Ave. crosses Main Street). A reading of the names of some of those killed in the Iraqi conflict will Be read.
More Info: Dennis at email@example.com
June 28(Tuesday): Discussion - Tikkun Network of Spritual Progressives in East Moriches at 7pm
Simone Richmond will discuss the Network of Spiritual Progressives, a project of the Tikkun Community at the First Presbyterian Church of East Moriches at 7pm.
The aim of the Network is "to gather those whose social justice work is rooted in their faith to revive the spiritual values and political momentum of the civil rights movement."
The church whose pastor is the Rev. Holly Haile Davis is at 387 Montauk Highway in East Moriches.
For more information: call 631-878-1144
June 28(Tuesday): "Are You Ready?" Military Recruiting Forum in Bayshore at 7:15 pm.
"Are You Ready?" a forum hosted by the Counter Military Recruiting Committee of the Suffolk Peace Network will be held on Tuesday, June 28th at 7:15 pm at the Bayshore/Brightwaters Library, One South Country Rd. (south side of Montauk Hwy.), Brightwaters.
We will discuss such topics as the Selective Service Law (NYS now requires one to register in order to apply for a drivers permit or license) and the option to register as a Conscientious Objector.
Open to all concerned citizens, free admission, light refreshments. For more info, call 631-875-8647 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 29(Wednesday): Religion and Ethics Series - Talk By Peter Maniscalco in Bridgehampton at 7:30pm
A talk in the series Religion and Ethics: "Teaching from Our Hearts: Young Adults and Environmental Spirituality" by Prof. Peter Maniscalco at the Incarnation Lutheran Church on Montauk Highway at Hayground Road, Bridgehampton.Contact (631) 537-1187 email@example.com
July 23(Saturday): Reading: "The End of the Hamptons: Scenes from the Class Struggle in America's Paradise" in Sag Harbor, 6 pm
Author Corey Dolgon, former Southampton College sociologist reads from his book "The End of the Hamptons: Scenes from the Class Struggle in America´s Paradise" at Canio's Books, 290 Main St. in Sag Harbor
More info at 631-725-4925
"Herstory" Writing Workshops in Spanish and English: Thursdays in East Hampton
Every Thursday women come together to share their writing with one another and receive feedback on how to structure and shape their lifewriting.The East Hampton workshop is open to East Hampton Town residents. Itmeets every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center, 128Springs-Fireplace Road.
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