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"13th" Documentary Screening

Join us for a showing and discussion of Ava DuVernay's powerful 2016 documentary "13th" detailing, piece by piece, the American system of incarceration, how it was built and expanded over the years up to today, and its disproportionate effects on people of color.

Date: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 12:30pm

Radical Hospitality Workshop

This engaging workshop is designed to cultivate the skills people need to work with people who are currently or formerly incarcerated. We are preparing ourselves and our congregations to practice radical hospitality to all. The workshop includes: hearing the perspectives of people who were formerly incarcerated, practicing active listening, exploring UU theology and the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC), and commitment to transformative justice! We hope you will join us! Sponsored by the Restorative Justice Team of Unity Temple and Third Unitarian. Questions?

Date: 
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 12:30pm to 4:30pm

Loving Action on Valentine's Day

Join us on Valentine's Day to deliver hearts to our elected officials in Springfield, including Governor Rauner. Transportation is not set up yet, but we will go by car or bus. A bus is possible if we have enough people sign up early. Leaving the Oak Park area around 6 AM. If interested, contact RestorativeJustice@UnityTemple.org.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 6:00am

Mental Health First Aid

Anyone, anywhere can make a difference. Join us for this free class which will discuss:

  • Learn to recognize if a friend, family member or colleague is struggling.
  • Learn how to talk to someone who is in need.
  • Make a positive change by helping someone onto the right road.
  • Respond with the same empathy and respect to mental illness as you would to cancer.
Date: 
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

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