Working Towards a Better, More Just World...
by informing and engaging the congregation in conversation on local and international social justice action and changing issues.
The Social Justice Council sponsors forums focussing on social justice topics each Sunday from June through August at 11:00 a.m. in the Fireside Room.
Committee: Dorothy Herzberg, Helena Knox, Mac Lingo, Ingeborg Nienhold
Chris O’Sullivan, Associate Professor of History at University of San Francisco. “Report card on U.S. policies with Iran, Iraq, Syria, Israel and North Korea.”
Mac Lingo, UUCB member and Buddhist chaplain. “Chaplaincy and Teaching in Prisons.”
Steven Murphy, attorney and activist. “Human Trafficking—What is Happening Now.”
Rev. Craig Scott. “Review of Social Justice Programs at UUCB.”
Dr. Lilian Koziol, Director of International House Programs and Vice Chair of UC Berkeley International and Area Studies. “International House Programs and a bit about Madagascar.”
Dr. Patrick O'Reilly, psychologist for inmates on death row at San Quentin State Prison. "Prison Culture."
Rev. Jane Ramsey, UUCB Community Minister. "Death with Dignity."
Associate Professor Norman Bowen, California State University-East Bay. "Role of the United Nations."
Earle Canfield, founder of ANSWER (American-Nepali Students’ and Women’s Educational Relief), founded in 2001 to educate women and low-caste children in Nepal. Earle will be returning to meet families who sponsored children and plan for more!
Stephen Zunes, Professor of Political Science at the University of San Francisco, returning by popular demand to speak on the role of the U.S. in international politics.
Herb Behrstock, President of United Nations Association-USA’s East Bay Chapter. "The Role of the UN in Developing Countries."
Video - President Barack Obama
Jon Peterson, author of Searching the Andes for Albert Schweitzer, speaks about his novel and how he wrote it.
Frederick Shaw, DrPH, founder of Developing Indigenous Resources (DIR) in Chandigarh, India. “Chandigarh Survives!”
UUCB Delegates to UUA General Assembly.
Ujima Family Recovery Services: Rosemary Corbin and board members speak about this award winning program for mothers coping with addiction.
Arthur J. Hatchett, Executive Director, Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP). “The Many Faces of GRIP: Some history and present work.”
Rev. Caroline Knowles, Member of the Board of the Interfaith Center at the Presidio, "To Honor the Fallen, Heal and Celebrate the Living – Working with returning veterans."
Norman Bowen, Associate Professor, CSU East Bay, director International Studies Program. “International Relations.”
Dr. Stephen Zunes, USF Professor of Political Science. "The United States and Iran."
Susan Strong, "The Metaphor Project – Mainstreaming the progressive message."
August 19Robert Fuller, "Reason to Hope: New Deal for Science and Religion.”
Writer Coach Connection, volunteers from UUCB speak on this program in the public schools.
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