On a Kentucky Riverbank, a Path to Remembrancewith Hannah Drake THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation andSowers of Justice NetworkFebruary 16, 2023: Noon—1 PMREGISTRATION LINKRegister in advance for this meeting:After registering, you will receive a confirmation emailcontaining information about joining the meeting.OUR SPEAKER: Hannah Drake, is chief creative officer of IDEAS xLab, an artist-run … Continue reading Third Thursday Lunch, Feb. 16, 2023, 12-1pm
presented by Fellowship of Reconciliation and Sowers of Justice Network GUN VIOLENCE: PREVENTION AND PROTECTIONwith Cathy Mekus and Kemal Wells REGISTRATION LINK: Register in advance for this meeting:After registering, you will receive a confirmation emailcontaining information about joining the meeting. Cathy Mekus is the Standard Kentucky Lead for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a … Continue reading Third Thursday Lunch, Jan. 19, 2023, 12-1pm
Rescue and refuge in the desert:Voices from the Borderlands REGISTER NOW or see information below to watch live or listen on the radio.OUR SPEAKERS: Bob Kee and Dora Rodriquez will be zooming to us from Tucson and will describe their life sustaining work for the migrants on both sides of the Arizona/Mexico border. Bob Kee’s photographs will illustrate … Continue reading Third Thursday Lunch, Nov. 17, 2022, 12-1pm
October 16,th 2022 the group known as “Welcome Immigrants,” led by Father Jim Flynn, displayed their advocacy for welcoming Immigrants into the United States. The October 16th demonstration occurred in front of St. Edwards Church. If you are interested in joining the group, please call Jim Johnson (502-262-0148).
Voting rights under attack: The current situation, locally and nationallyTHIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliationand Sowers of Justice NetworkOctober 20, 2022: Noon—1 PMZoom Video Conference: REGISTER in advance or see below to join live OUR SPEAKER: Dee Pregliasco, First Vice-President of the Kentucky League of Women VotersAccording to the League’s website (lwvky.org) “Many … Continue reading OCTOBER THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH
"After an extensive national search, the Fellowship of Reconciliation-USA (FOR-USA) is proud to welcome our next executive director, Ariel Gold. Ms. Gold, a veteran peace and justice advocate, is taking the helm as the organization’s first Jewish executive director. Prior to this groundbreaking appointment, for the past seven years Ms. Gold worked at CODEPINK Women … Continue reading New executive director of FOR-USA
September 15, 2022, noon to 1pm – Tom “Fitz” Fitzgerald: Kentucky Resources Council, The Good Trouble Proposal (click here to REGISTER in advance or see below to join live) Tom “Fitz” Fitzgerald Tom FitzGerald, better known as “Fitz,” was Director of the Kentucky Resources Council for 37 years. Since 1984, KRC has worked to protect … Continue reading SEPTEMBER THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH
THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation and Sowers of Justice NetworkApril 21, 2022: Noon—1 PM SPEAKER CHANGE: Anatol Levin was unable to participate Dr. Andrew J. Bacevich Answering questions about Ukraine and Russia You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed (see below).Register in advance … Continue reading APRIL Third Thursday Lunch
by Ike Thacker There was a joke in the old Soviet Union: “They pretend to pay us, and we pretend to work.” However widespread (or not) the sentiment suggested by this humor was, the attempt at levity does get at a central question regarding socialism, namely, how do you keep people motivated to work, give … Continue reading Socialism and Incentive
International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) statement on the current situation in Ukraine https://www.ifor.org/news/2022/3/1/not-to-war-ifor-voice-for-peace The International Fellowship of Reconciliation expresses its very strong concerns and deep sadness about the invasion and occupation being conducted by Russia in Ukraine. These are dark days in history. War is a crime against humanity and can never be justified. It … Continue reading NO TO WAR!