Urgent update: We have just today, Jan 13, received word of a priceless opportunity occurring the evening of January 14 in Chicago.
The Yearly Meeting has joined with various Monthly Meetings in discussing the social issues raised by the events in Ferguson and elsewhere in the country. There is a remarkably related event planned for January 14, as follows:
Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education = SCUPE
Featuring Rev. Osagyefo Sekou
January 14, 2015 AT 3330 S. King Drive, Chicago 60201 Reception: 5:45 – 6:30 p.m. Public presentation: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m
FREE, open to the public, free parking
Rev. Sekou has been on the ground in Ferguson since August, organizing and training alongside local and national groups. He has participated in the daily protests and has co-led trainings for over 800 people in nonviolent civil disobedience. Rev. Sekou has been a powerful influence in keeping the protests largely non-violent, focused and energized.In this compelling and relevant public dialogue, Rev. Sekou will discuss his involvement in the protests, the current state of the situation in Ferguson, and the outcomes of the protests.