Working Towards a Better, More Just World…
by informing and engaging the congregation in conversation on local and  international social justice action and changing issues.

The Social Justice Council sponsors forums focussing on social justice topics each Sunday from June through August at 10:00 a.m. in the Fireside Room.

Committee: Dorothy Herzberg, Beth Jerde, Mac Lingo, Stanley Klein, Barbara Rockhold
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Speakers and Topics, Summer 2016

June 5:  Dr. Liliane Koziol, Director of Programs at International House, UC Berkeley; Vice Chair of UC Berkeley International and Area Studies; Deputy Honorary Consul for Madagascar. “Cross Cultural Communication”

June 12:  Mac Lingo, UUCB member. “My Chaplaincy at Kaiser Richmond and San Quentin”

June 19:  California Assembly incumbent Tony Thurmond and candidate Claire Chiara. “What Is Happening in the Assembly”

June 26:  Khafre Jay, “Hip Hop for Change,” with moderator Beth Jerde

July 3:  Dr. Mimi Bull, retired legislative analyst, “Prisons for Profit”

July 10:  Dr. Lynne Henderson on The Shyness Institute

July 17: Walter Gorski, mental health worker.  “Community Clinics: How Are They Doing?”

July 24: Valerie Cuevas, Member Board of Education, West Contra Costa School District, “Change and Construction in a Challenging Time”

July 31: Candidates for the State Senate: Nancy Skinner, Sandré Swanson, Katherine Welch

August 7:  Dr. Stanley Klein, UC Professor of Vision Science, UUCB member, and active member of the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS). “Science and Religion”

August 14:  UUCB members Stanley Klein and Helen Toy on the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond Bay

August 21:  Earle Canfield, volunteer executive director of ANSWER Nepal. “Nepal: The Earthquake, the Schools and the Children”

August 28:  Dr. Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco. “The Middle East Today”