Social Justice

Check here often for information on upcoming events in the Colorado Springs area and other ways to work towards social justice and help provide a voice for the marginalized in our community. Occasionally, changes are made to these events after publication. Please click on the links provided if you are interested in attending something, to make sure the details have not changed!

 

 

Preventing Youth Suicide

11/14, 6-8 PM @ Creekside Success Center, 3850 Pony Tracks Drive

You are invited to attend a presentation by the Jason Foundation, Inc. on the prevention of the “silent epidemic” of youth suicide. The Jason Foundation was founded in 1997 by Clark Flatt after the tragic death of his son, Jason. Flatt is now a nationally recognized speak who helps equip young people, educators, and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth. Event is hosted by District 49 and Peak View Behavioral Health. Please RSVP by Monday, 11/12 to Eric Gibbs.

 

 

In Our Own Words: Women, Religion, and Choice

11/16, 6:30 – 8:30 PM @ Illiff School of Theology, Denver

You are invited to this free event to explore women’s rights and abortion rights from a faith-based perspective. Two nationally regarded religious scholars will discuss their books and beliefs. Join us to hear and meet:

  • Dr. Monique Moultrie. Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Georgia State University, author of Passionate and Pious: Religious Media and Black Women’s Sexuality, and
  • Dr. Rebecca Todd Peters, Presbyterian Minister and Religious Studies Professor at Elon University in North Carolina, author of Trust Women: A Progressive Argument for Reproductive Justice.
Refreshments and wine served. Registration requested.

 

 

Trans Day of Remembrance

11/18, 6:00 – 9:00 PM @ All Souls UU Church

Pikes Peak Womxn for Liberation will be observing the 20th Annual International Trans Day of Remembrance in solidarity with PAGE (Peak Area Gender Expressions). We have created this event in solidarity to spread the word about the event with permission from PAGE. Please join us!