JANUARY Third Thursday Lunch: “The state of homelessness in Louisville” with Natalie Harris, the Executive Director of the Coalition for the Homeless

THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation and Sowers of Justice Network You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed. Details below. January 20 | Noon-1:00 PMFeatured Speaker: Natalie Harris Ms Harris will speak about how the affordable housing crisis and segregation in Louisville affect those who … Continue reading JANUARY Third Thursday Lunch: “The state of homelessness in Louisville” with Natalie Harris, the Executive Director of the Coalition for the Homeless

Louisville FOR Statement Supporting the Teaching of all History—Good and Bad—in Kentucky Public Schools

The Louisville Chapter of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) joins with educators, legislators and community groups across the country who support presenting public-school students with all aspects of our U.S. history — good and bad — and challenging them to find the truth for themselves.  To this end, we support two bills proposed by State … Continue reading Louisville FOR Statement Supporting the Teaching of all History—Good and Bad—in Kentucky Public Schools

NOVEMBER Third Thursday Lunch: “On the Teaching of African and Native American History” with Dr. Ricky Jones

THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation andSowers of Justice Network You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed. Details below. November 18 | Noon-1:00 PMFeatured Speaker: Dr. Ricky Jones Dr. Jones takes his research interests of African American politics and leadership; political theory; African American … Continue reading NOVEMBER Third Thursday Lunch: “On the Teaching of African and Native American History” with Dr. Ricky Jones

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools (AROS) SRO op ed

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools (AROS Louisville) joins with the Louisville community—including our police chief—in grieving with and for the family of Tyree Smith, who was shot and killed recently at his school bus stop in West Louisville. We all want every school—and every bus stop-- to be a safe zone for students and … Continue reading The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools (AROS) SRO op ed

OCTOBER Third Thursday Lunch: “Palestine and Israel – Update and Analysis” with Dr. Ibrahim Imam

THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation andSowers of Justice Network You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed. Details below. October 21 | Noon-1:00 PMFeatured Speaker: Dr. Ibrahim Imam Dr. Imam is a Louisville professor at the University of Louisville.  He was born as a Palestinian refugee in Damascus, … Continue reading OCTOBER Third Thursday Lunch: “Palestine and Israel – Update and Analysis” with Dr. Ibrahim Imam

September Third Thursday Lunch: “Philanthropic Redlining” with Rev. Kelly Kirby

Our monthly Third Thursday Lunch Series RETURNS in September! You are invited to join the discussion VIRTUALLY via Zoom, but the event will also be live-streamed. Details below. THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation andSowers of Justice Network September 16 | Noon-1:00 PMFeatured Speaker: Rev. Kelly Kirby The Third Thursday Lunch program for September … Continue reading September Third Thursday Lunch: “Philanthropic Redlining” with Rev. Kelly Kirby

Renewable Energy Activists Propose City Solar Farm to Address the Climate Crisis

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will be releasing its Sixth Assessment on Monday 8/9/21. The following is a proposal for impactful climate action on the local level. The 100% Renewable Energy Alliance of Louisville (REAL) proposes the construction of a City Solar Farm to meet Louisville’s goal of 100% renewable electricity for city … Continue reading Renewable Energy Activists Propose City Solar Farm to Address the Climate Crisis

Gaza and Israel’s Kidnapper’s Dilemma: Keeping a Million Children Brutalized in its Dark Basement

by Juan Cole, published by Informed Comment (Ann Arbor) on May 15, 2021 “The Israelis face a form of the kidnapper’s dilemma. They have to keep the Palestinian children of Gaza tied up in a dark basement forever, since they cannot afford to face the consequences of releasing them and in this version of the … Continue reading Gaza and Israel’s Kidnapper’s Dilemma: Keeping a Million Children Brutalized in its Dark Basement

April Third Thursday Lunch: “Hood to the Holler” with Charles Booker

*** VIDEO OF THIS EVENT IS NOW AVAILABLE! *** Our monthly Third Thursday Lunch series continues with Virtual Lunches via Zoom! JOIN US! THIRD THURSDAY LUNCH SERIESpresented by Fellowship of Reconciliation andSowers of Justice Network April 15 | Noon-1:00 PMFeatured Speaker: Charles Booker The April Third Thursday Lunch program will feature Charles Booker, former representative to … Continue reading April Third Thursday Lunch: “Hood to the Holler” with Charles Booker