Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

#DefendThe14th

Join NC Commission on Racial & Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (NC CREDCJS) for #DefendThe14th.

Become informed about the historical implications of the 14th Amendment and how it informs our justice system and society today.

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Jun
19
8:30 AM08:30

Equality NC: Day of Advocacy

Learn how to:

  • Build and share your story
  • Communicate with your elected officials with confidence
  • Take these new skills back to your community to work for Equality in 2018 and beyond

We will be meeting at 8:30 am at the Museum of Natural History and will conclude our Day of Advocacy around 2:00 pm.

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Jun
7
7:30 PM19:30

Durham PFLAG Support Group

Please join us in Durham on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Pilgrim United Church of Christ. The monthly meetings are on the first (1st) Thursday of every month beginning at 7:30 pm unless otherwise noted.

Made up of parents, families, friends and straight allies united with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy.

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Jun
5
2:00 PM14:00

Fair Courts, Fair Votes Day of Action

You can help fight back against ongoing efforts during the legislative "Suppression Session" to rig our courts and revive voter suppression in North Carolina!

Join us for our “Fair Courts, Fair Votes” Day of Action.

Sponsored by Democracy North Carolina, NAACP of North Carolina, North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections (NCVCE), and Progress NC.

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May
29
5:00 PM17:00

Poor People's Campaign: Demand Change

Join the NC Poor People’s Campaign in Raleigh as we demand change to our war-based economy and the proliferation of gun violence in our nation. 

Other ways to be part of the Poor People’s Campaign:

  • Gather your friends to watch a Teach-In every Tuesday at 7:30pm on fb.me/anewppc
  • Gather with friends to watch a Justice Cultural Arts event each Thursday at 7:30pm on fb.me/anewppc 
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May
16
8:00 AM08:00

March for Our Students

On Wednesday, May 16, teachers, parents, and other community supporters plan to be in Raleigh to advocate for increased education funding, specifically per-pupil expenditure.

Schools will be closed on that day.

The Durham Association of Educators (DAE) is organizing buses and carpools from Durham to Raleigh. If you are an educator, parent, or other community supporter who would like to ride with us, please sign up here!

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May
12
4:00 PM16:00

Resistance Rodeo 2018

The event is designed to bring together new and renewed activists to introduce them to community organizations who are organizing to resist the ongoing attacks on human rights and progressive issues.

Contact PA board member John Davis if your organization would like to participate. Space is limited.

Hosted by People's Alliance

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May
3
6:00 PM18:00

Fiscal Conservative Case for Medicare for All

Dr. Ed Weisbart, a family physician, the Chair of the Missouri Chapter of PNHP, and the former Chief Medical Officer of Express Scripts discusses how one simple paradigm shift in our healthcare system can:

- Reduce the National Debt
- Give patients the freedom to choose their providers
- Increase the efficiency of care delivery through a truly free market
- Reduce the drain of healthcare on GDP dollars, freeing funds for investment in education, infrastructure, and innovation.

The event includes Q&A and interactive session. Networking and informational tabling begins at 6:00pm.

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Black Mamas Bailout Phone Bank

  • 904 Broad Street Durham, NC, 27705 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Last year, SONG bailed out 14 women in the Durham County Jail so that they could be with their children on Mother’s Day. You can help them do it again this year. Help raise money by donating here. Funds can be recirculated once people appear at their court dates. Choose Durham from the drop-down menu to make sure the money helps here at home.

You can also join a phone bank to help raise money and awareness.

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Apr
22
3:30 PM15:30

People's Alliance Affordable Housing Planning Meeting

  • 2410 Par Place Durham, NC, 27705 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you tired of new development with no affordable housing? Do you want affordable homes for all in Durham? PA’s Housing Action Team will galvanize a group of concerned folks to make sure Durham uses public land, allocates sufficient funds, and vets development decisions to create and preserve affordable housing.  

RSVP to LorisaSeibel@gmail.com for the 4/22 meeting (and/or to join our team).

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Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

Black Mamas Bailout Phone Bank

  • 904 Broad Street Durham, NC, 27705 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Last year, SONG bailed out 14 women in the Durham County Jail so that they could be with their children on Mother’s Day. You can help them do it again this year. Help raise money by donating here. Funds can be recirculated once people appear at their court dates. Choose Durham from the drop-down menu to make sure the money helps here at home.

You can also join a phone bank to help raise money and awareness.

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Apr
16
7:00 PM19:00

City Hall Lobby Gathering

If you want to start learning how the City plans to use funds for housing and services, drop by the City Hall Lobby. A few of us will gather during the City Council meeting. We’ll talk while we wait for the public hearing on funding community development and housing.   

We'll be there holding green flyers -- come find us at the  meeting so we can talk more about the issues being addressed and how our group can speak out. 

Lorisa Seibel, Ray Eurquhart & Kristen Cox

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