Social Action Events

Looking for a way to take compassionate social action?  We have a few events coming up that may interest you.

 
Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30pm
 
Tursday, April 20 at 7:00pm
 

 

 

 

Town Hall Meeting* for Rep. Kevin Yoder

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6:30pm to 9:00pm
in the Sanctuary 
Additional parking is available Brookridge Country Club
 
Rep. Kevin Yoder has been invited but he has not yet confirmed his attendance.  Our town hall will take place with or without Rep. Yoder. 

 

Confirmed speakers are:
Jacob Kipp, Russian History Professor
Micah Kubik, Kansas ACLU
David Miranda, Director Democrat Campaign to Replace Yoder 2018
Molly Moffett, Healthcare Specialist 

 

Sponsored by Johnson County Democratic Women (www.jcdwks.org) and Johnson County Move On (www.facebook.com/jocomoveon). 
 

*This is not a UCOP sponsored event.

 

Faith-Based Social Justice Advocacy in Kansas
a presentation by Rabbi Moti Reiber
 
Thursday, April 20 at 7 pm in the Sanctuary
Unity Church of Overland Park
 
The country is currently facing critical challenges in many areas, including social justice, economic justice and protection of the environment. Rabbi Rieber will provide a hands-on action guide of what citizens can do to make their opinions known and take effective action on these issues. Rabbi Rieber is Executive Director of “Kansas Interfaith Action,” a non-profit, multi-faith issue advocacy organization advancing public policies in keeping with the values of our various faith traditions.
 
Rabbi Moti Rieber has served as Executive Director of Kansas Interfaith Action and its predecessor organization, Kansas Interfaith Power & Light, since March 2011. A native of New Jersey, he has lived in Kansas since 2007. He is a graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, Pennsylvania. A life-long activist on peace, social justice and environmental issues, Reb Moti brings a variety of pulpit, interfaith and organizational experience to the work of Kansas Interfaith Action. Reb Moti and his wife, Suzy, live with their three teenage children in Overland Park.
 
Childcare will be provided.