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From its beginnings in 1996 as the F-P Ethnic Harmony Team to the present, its members have presented educational programs, workshops, panel discussions, movie talks, and more, focused on nurturing a faith journey toward peace and justice and offering opportunities for activism. The committee has helped to support the Martin Luther King prayer breakfast, Nebraska Appleseed, Legal Aid of Nebraska, Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty, and many more through donations or by offering a forum for their programs. The committee is an off-shoot of the Board for Christian Outreach. For more information, contact jeanne@firstplymouth.org or addie@firstplymouth.org.




2019 11th Annual Project Connect and Stand down

Friday, September 20, 2019

An all-in-one day event to provide the homeless with opportunities and resources. Volunteers are needed! www.LincolnHomelessCoalition.org


Global Climate Strike and March to the Capitol

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 2:30 UNL city campus fountain.

Demand climate justice and emergency action to tackle the climate crisis. https://globalclimatestrike.net/


Native History Workshop

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Roots of Injustice, Seeds of Change Toward Right Relationship with Native Peoples Workshop: 10:00 am – 12:00 in Mayflower Hall, First-Plymouth. Note: Limited to 60 participants. Please RSVP here.

This 2-hour experiential workshop traces the historic and ongoing impacts of the Doctrine of Discovery, the 15th-century justification for European subjugation of non-Christian peoples. Our goal is to raise our level of knowledge and concern about these impacts, recognize them in ourselves and our institutions, and explore how we can begin to take actions toward right relationship with Native peoples. The workshop is headed by Kevin Abourezk, managing editor at Indianz.com. Sponsored by the First-Plymouth Peace & Justice Team.

 

“This workshop is an innovative and impactful step towards healing. Working with the truth that has never been told about the American myth is vital to all of us in our country if we are to move forward in a more healthy way.”

—Brett Shelton (Lakota), Attorney, Native American Rights Fund

 

(Monday, October 14 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day) https://friendspeaceteams.org/trr/


Soul Food Feast

February 23, 2020

Mayflower Hall, First-Plymouth, in association with Quinn Chapel. Volunteers are needed!


Observation of Break the Silence Sunday

Sunday, April 19, 2020

A day to learn together about the realities of rape and sexual violence, create a community of caring, and advocate for change.


Movie Night with VisionMaker Films

Sunday, April 26, 2020

First-Plymouth will host a film showing for VisionMaker who produces films by and about indigenous populations. Admission fee and concessions.