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Raise the Wage PA Week of Action
Sep 10 – Sep 18 all-day

Click here for a list of events taking place statewide and click here for talking points about the minimum wage discussion.

#politics #economic_fairness

We the People Office Opening
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join our allies and partners for this new office opening! Learn more at the Facebook event.

Postcards to Progressives Evening
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PLEASE join your friends from Columbia County Indivisible/AT to write postcards to Progressive voters in our area. Our theme will be: “Change Happens at the Polls.”
Addresses, postcards and scripts for writing will be provided.

Mark your calendars – this is a night for everyone to get involved. YOU can make a difference.
Remember, the ultimate form of protest is to vote. Let’s get others excited about making their vote count.

Death Cafe’ @ Lewisburg Hotel
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counseling session.

It is an opportunity to share your thoughts and feelings which may help relieve fear and regrets of the finality that sometimes accompanies death. It is not a place to focus on death, but rather an opportunity to discuss what is important to us and to those we leave behind.

Death Cafe’ offers a place to start living a fuller and more appreciative life with those around you: those you love, those you care about, and those you interact with in your daily existence.

It is never too early to start talking, but it can become too late. Don’t wait! Join us at Death Cafe’ Be curious. Be courageous. Be comfortable.
For more information: call Jim at 570-428-2020 or Cindy at 570-428-2021

Susquehanna Valley Progress meeting: Alt-Right 101: Everything You Ever Didn’t Want to Know talk by Sam Pearson
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This talk will provide background on the political and cultural phenomenon known as the Alt-Right, drawing on the work of David Neiwert, author of Alt-America, Clint Watts, Angela Nagle and others. The philosophical lineage traces back to the 1980s but the form and evolution of the movement is a function of current communications and social media technology. To be considered: Where are they coming from? What are they talking about? How can we recognize them? Slide show, talk outline, and bibliography/reading list provided.

For more details, visit SVP’s website. Please RSVP to


Global Climate Strike March- Lewisburg and Susquehanna Valley @ Gather in front of Bertrand Library on Bucknell Campus
Sep 20 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

On September 20th, we are marching in Lewisburg to support the Youth Global Climate Strike to raise awareness of the climate crisis. We are urging everyone to join us in raising our voices on this important issue that will endanger the future for all of us if we do not act immediately. Join us on the quad in front of Bertrand Library at 11:30am on Friday September 20th with your signs, your energy, and your voice.


Facebook info:

This is a Bucknell-Lewisburg event.  


#climate #union #environment #march

Susquehanna Valley Ethical Society 2019 Living Ethics Awards and Community Potluck
Sep 22 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us for our Community Potluck in honor of our SVES 2019 Living Ethics Award recipients. SVES member, Richard Nye, will be receiving the Society’s Volunteer of the Year Award for his commitment to help the SVES community thrive. The recipient of the Susquehanna Valley Ethical Activism Award is Ms. Regina Russell, president of the local chapter of the PA ACLU. This award is given in recognition and tribute to Ms. Russell who has made a significant positive impact on society and the achievement of ethical ideals.

Please RSVP using the form on our website by 09/06/19: Indicate on the form what you will be bringing to share at the potluck meal.

2:30 pm – food table set-up
3:00 pm – meal
4:00 pm – Award Presentations

More info: 570.966.1351

Active Millennials for Progress meeting
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Weekly meeting of AMP. Agenda changes weekly. Current projects include working on the HRO for Lewisburg, resiliency, and whatever else people want to do.


East Buffalo Township (EBT) Supervisors Meeting
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Open to Everyone

Color of Law Lecture at Bucknell
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Richard Rothstein, the author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America will be visiting Bucknell.

Mr. Rothstein will give a lecture on September 24th, 2019 at 7 PM in the ELC Forum focused on segregated neighborhoods, schools, and inequality of educational opportunity followed by audience Q&A.

The following is a brief bio of Mr. Rothstein from the Economic Policy Institute:

Richard Rothstein is a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow, emeritus, at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and of the Haas Institute at the University of California (Berkeley).

He is the author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America, available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other booksellers. The book recovers a forgotten history of how federal, state, and local policy explicitly segregated metropolitan areas nationwide, creating racially homogenous neighborhoods in patterns that violate the Constitution and require remediation.

He is also the author of Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right (2008); Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap (2004); and The Way We Were? Myths and Realities of America’s Student Achievement (1998). Other recent books include The Charter School Dust-Up: Examining the Evidence on Enrollment and Achievement (co-authored in 2005); and All Else Equal: Are Public and Private Schools Different? (co-authored in 2003).

Sponsored by the Education Department (and multiple other university sponsors not yet announced).

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