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January 2019 Events
  • January 19: Women’s March on Idaho 2019 from 9 AM  – 12 PM, Idaho State Capitol, Hosted by People for Unity
    In alliance with the Women’s March on Washington, we will march in solidarity to raise and empower Idaho’s diverse community of womxn to lead the fight for pay equity, womxn’s health, family planning, affordable child care, and equal representation in all fields.   See the Facebook event at  https://www.facebook.com/events/704161563292239/
  • January 20: Lobby Day Training 2019 from 2 PM  – 5:30 PM, TBA, Hosted by  Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii , Add the Words, Idaho and ACLU of Idaho
    Prepare for lobby day 2019! (Mon. 1/21/19).  Dinner will be provided after a guided and informative “how to” lobby session. All levels of experiences are welcome! Please sign up here! Bit.ly/ATWLobbyDay2019.  Questions regarding accommodations, press or other inquiries: addthewords@gmail.com 208-880-2362. See the Facebook Event at https://www.facebook.com/events/267460307217105/
  • January 21: Build Food bank Backpacks, 8:30 AM  – 11:30 AM or 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Idaho Food bank
    We need 16 people for the first shift, 8:30-11:30. And 16 people for the second shift 12:30-3:30. If you are interested in joining us for this worthy cause, please  either contact Nancy Harms, Shari Tisch or simply signup at  http://buuf.idahofoodbank.volunteerhub.com/
  • January 21: Add the Words Lobby Day 2019 from 7:30 AM  – 4 PM, Idaho State Capitol, Hosted by  Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii , Add the Words, Idaho and ACLU of Idaho
    Encourage the legislature to FINALLY update the Idaho Human Rights Act to include, “sexual orientation and gender identity.” Let our laws reflect that there’s no place for discrimination in Idaho. Everyone deserves the opportunity to live, work and thrive without fear of discrimination because they are gay, trans or queer.  See the Facebook Event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1147401898754754/
  • January 21: MLK Day of Greatness, 8:30 AM – 12 PM, March to the Idaho State Capitol,  Hosted by Boise State MLK Jr/Living Legacy Committee and 3 others
    The MLK Day of Greatness begins at the Student Union Jordan Ballroom at 8:30 a.m. with poster making. Free materials and a limited number of commemorative Boise State MLK Celebration T-shirts will be available.  The march to the steps of the Capitol begins between 10:30 and 10:45 (depending on weather). Marchers will progress from the Student Union, north on Capitol Blvd. to the Capitol Steps. The legacy of Dr. King will be celebrated during a rally featuring student speakers.  See the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/214195406056903/
  • January 21: January 21: Idaho Human Rights Day/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, Noon – 1 PM, Idaho State Capitol Rotunda, Hosted by Idaho Human Rights Commission 
    Celebrate the life and dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. with the Idaho Human Rights Commission the event begins immediately following the BSU Martin Luther King Jr. day poster making, march and rally to the capitol.  See Facebook event:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/203151437232977/
  • January 23: Interfaith Equality Coalition Noon Vigil
    The Interfaith Equality Coalition will hold a Noon Vigil at the capitol while the legislature is in session.
  • January 28: BUUF Refugee and Immigrant Ministry Meeting,  6:30 PM, BUUF Library
    To learn more contact, Betty Van Gheluwe at  vangheluwemonnier@gmail.com 
  • January 29: Decentering Whiteness: Exploring Race and Privilege,  7:00 – 9:00 PM, BUUF
    Join Rev. Sara and Emmie Schlobohm, for the first of four learning circles to explore race and privilege and to understand the ways the culture of white supremacy impacts every facet of life.  This is part of our exploration of the UUA Congregational Study Action Issue: Undoing Intersectional White Supremacy.
  • January 30: Interfaith Equality Coalition Noon Vigil
    The Interfaith Equality Coalition will hold a Noon Vigil at the capitol while the legislature is in session.
  • January 31: Protect Idaho Kids Vigil,  5 PM, Idaho State Capitol Rotunda, from Campaign to Protect Idaho Kids
     Let’s honor all of the children who have died from not receiving medical attention and pray for all Idaho children to be gifted an opportunity for a safe, healthy, and happy life.
February 2019 Events
  • February 4: Advocacy Day for Medicaid Expansion, from 10 AM – 3 pm at the Idaho State Capitol,  Hosted by Reclaim Idaho
    Join Reclaim Idaho at the Statehouse to advocate for the full implementation & funding of Medicaid Expansion, without changes or added barriers to coverage. Constituents from all over Idaho are invited to meet with their elected officials to tell them to honor the will of the voters and fund the unaltered law passed by an overwhelming majority of Idahoans. To join Reclaim Idaho‘s Advocacy Day for Medicaid Expansion Feb. 4, please RSV at: https://events.mobilizeamerica.io/medicaidforidaho/event/86489/
    See the Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/583744625378570/
  • February 5: Decentering Whiteness: Exploring Race and Privilege,  7:00 – 9:00 PM, BUUF
    Join Rev. Sara and Emmie Schlobohm, for the second of four learning circles to explore race and privilege and to understand the ways the culture of white supremacy impacts every facet of life.  This is part of our exploration of the UUA Congregational Study Action Issue: Undoing Intersectional White Supremacy.
  • February 6: Interfaith Equality Coalition Noon Vigil
    The Interfaith Equality Coalition will hold a Noon Vigil at the capitol while the legislature is in session.
  • February 10: BUUF Resolutions World Cafe, after the second service at BUUF
    Join in a discussion of Social Justice Resolutions to be put to the congregation for a vote.
  • February 12: Decentering Whiteness: Exploring Race and Privilege,  7:00 – 9:00 PM, BUUF
    Join Rev. Sara and Emmie Schlobohm, for the third of four learning circles to explore race and privilege and to understand the ways the culture of white supremacy impacts every facet of life.  This is part of our exploration of the UUA Congregational Study Action Issue: Undoing Intersectional White Supremacy.
  • February 13: Interfaith Equality Coalition Noon Vigil
    The Interfaith Equality Coalition will hold a Noon Vigil at the capitol while the legislature is in session.
  • February 19: Decentering Whiteness: Exploring Race and Privilege,  7:00 – 9:00 PM, BUUF
    Join Rev. Sara and Emmie Schlobohm, for the last of four learning circles to explore race and privilege and to understand the ways the culture of white supremacy impacts every facet of life.  This is part of our exploration of the UUA Congregational Study Action Issue: Undoing Intersectional White Supremacy.
  • February 20: Interfaith Equality Coalition Noon Vigil
    The Interfaith Equality Coalition will hold a Noon Vigil at the capitol while the legislature is in session.
  • February 27: Interfaith Equality Coalition Noon Vigil
    The Interfaith Equality Coalition will hold a Noon Vigil at the capitol while the legislature is in session.

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