2019-2020 Human Rights-supported Activities


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2019-2020 Human Rights-supported Activities (2019, Q3 & Q4 below)
FMI, Contact Abraham L. Funchess, Jr., Human Rights, 319-291-4441

  • Ban-The-Box, or Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance proposal (designed to help those unduly oppressed who have criminal arrest in their backgrounds).  Monday, August 26, starting at 5:30 pm.  Waterloo City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall;
  • Cedar Valley PrideFest.  Friday & Saturday, August 23 & 24.  Downtown Waterloo;
  • FallFest/Information Booth.  Hawkeye Community College.  Wednesday, August 28, 10:00 – 1:00 pm;
  • Rainbow Reception, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (lobby area).  Wednesday, August 28, 5:00 – 7:00 pm;
  • Rainbow Reception, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (lobby area), Wednesday, August 28, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.;
  • Cedar Valley Focus on Diabetes (Free Screenings & other educational activity), Saturday, September 7. Waterloo Center for the Arts, starting at 11:00 a.m.;
  • Movie Viewing, POVERTY, INC.  Sponsored by Local Coordinating Committee of State Poor People’s Campaign, a national movement led by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber & Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharris.  Tuesday, September 10.  Place: Jubilee UMC Resource Center, 1621 E. 4th Street, Waterloo, 5:30 p.m.;
  • State-wide book read and discussion of The Color of Compromise, followed by state-wide presentation by the author himself, Jemar Tisby.  Fall 2019.  More specifics forthcoming. State-wide ICN Presentation by the author on Thursday, October 24, 6:00p.m.;
  • Economic Inclusion Summit, Diamond Event Center, Cedar Falls.  Friday, October 11.  8:00 -4:30 pm;
  • Critical Presentation on Gun Violence, Human Rights Director, Sunday, October 27, 4:00 p.m. Canterbury Forum (Professor Rob Dise), Cedar Falls.;
  • FREEDOM BUS TOUR.  Educational journey down south to iconic civil and human rights sites in Memphis, Birmingham, Montgomery and Selma, including the relatively new Lynching Memorial and Legacy Museum in Montgomery.  Monday, November 11 – Friday, November 15.

Poor People’s Campaign
A National Call for Moral Revival
Mass Poor People’s Assembly &
Moral March on Washington
Saturday, June 20, 2020
The National Mall, Washington DC