This week-long campaign includes a variety of activities to educate ourselves and our community on kindness and justice. Organized by the Upper BuxMont Upstanders Group. EVENTS held during the week will be posted on this page.
1) Generate a broader awareness of the need for kindness and justice within our own community.
2) Highlight the actions and commitment to kindness and justice already taken by individuals/organizations in our own community.
3) Provide educational experiences to increase participants’ knowledge and abilities in being an upstander.
SCHEDULE of EVENTS
April 8: "In These Times, Do Justice, Love Kindness" guest sermon by Christa Tinari. 10:15 AM service at St. Andrew's United Church of Christ, Perkasie.
April 8: Kindness Art Project- display of special art projects on the theme of kindness. 2-4 PM at Chimayo Art Gallery, Perkasie.
April 9: Stand Up! Upstander Skills Training on Responding to Bias-Motivated Harassment by PeacePraxis and the Upstander Group.
7-9 PM Indian Valley Library, Telford.
April 10: Be Smart Training by Moms Demand Action. 7-9 PM at Pennridge H.S., Perkasie.
April 11: Kindness lessons, facilitated by The Peace Center at various Quakertown elementary schools.
April 12: Discussion on #Metoo - details coming.
April 13: Kindness Rocks project during after-school activity time at Indian Valley Boys & Girls Club, Souderton.
April 13: "Race, the Power of an Illusion" film showing. 6:30-8:30 PM. Hosted by Upper BuxMont Rising at Indian Valley Library, Telford.
April 13: Peace & Wellness Happening hosted by Chimayo Gallery. 6-9 PM. Art, healing practitioners, discussions on peace and justice at the gallery in Perkasie.
Throughout the week: Educators will be teaching lessons on kindness and justice with their students. Look for special book displays at your local library! Activities being added daily.
Chimayo Gallery, Consistory of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Indian Valley Library, Indian Valley Boys & Girls Club, JustCommunity, Inc, Keystone Opportunity Partners, Kindness Rocks Bucks County, Mom's Demand Action, NOVA, The Peace Center, Shanteel Yoga, SistersU, Upper BuxMont Rising, Welcoming the Stranger.
MESSAGE US TO ADD YOUR ORGANIZATION OR SCHOOL!