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June 2016

Durham Press Conference and Rally by Jail Investigation Team

June 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unnamed Venue, 200 E Main St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Press Conference and Rally by Jail Investigation Team Before the County Commissioners’ 06/13 Budget Hearing On Monday the 13th, join the Jail Investigation Team and our supporters in a press conference and rally just before the County Commissioners take public comments on the proposed budget for 2016. The County Commissioners are responsible for funding the Durham County Jail, where at least three inmates have died in custody in the past year, and where hundreds more overwhelmingly poor, black, and brown…

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Orlando Solidarity Event

June 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bar, 711 Rigsbee Avenue
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Vigilia por las víctimas del club Pulse Le invitamos a estar presentes con nosotrxs en solidaridad al recordar lxs que fallecieron en la balacera atroz que ocurrió en el antro Pulse en Orlando. Somos una comunidad, somos una familia, y unidxs nos presentamos. We invite you to join us to please come out to stand in solidarity as we mourn the loss of those killed in the horrific shooting at Pulse nighclub in Orlando. We are a community, we are…

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Mass Moral March

June 20, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NC General Assembly, 16 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Mass Moral March Against Hate From NC NAACP: In the aftermath, of one of the deadliest and ugliest mass killing in our lifetime, and with our hearts heavy but hopes still high, we are planning a vigil against hate and discrimination. Our Mass Moral Monday Vigil and Prayer Against Hate will be held this upcoming Monday, June 20 "We cannot let hate have the first, last or loudest word" The focus of this vigil will be the continued struggle against…

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July 2016

Jewish Community Vigil for Black and Palestinian Lives

July 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
CCB Plaza, 201 N Corcoran St
Durham, 27701 United States
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Jewish Voice for Peace - Triangle NC organizes vigil for Black and Palestinian Lives Where: CCB Plaza; 201 N Corcoran St, Durham, North Carolina 27701 When: Wednesday, July 13; 7 PM From Jewish Voice for Peace - Triangle NC's Facebook Page We at JVP-Triangle are deeply disturbed and heartbroken over violence happening across the world. The deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Akiel Denkins in Raleigh and Jai Williams in Asheville, are just the most recent examples of police violence against…

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September 2016

NC Peace Week

September 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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Campaign Nonviolence Week in the Triangle Area of North Carolina This will be the second year of Campaign Nonviolence Week and the Campaign Nonviolence Festival. We hope that Campaign Nonviolence Week will become an annual event in Raleigh and the Triangle. Various faith and community organizations in the Raleigh area began to work in collaboration in 2015 to build relationships and to promote peace, economic justice, environmental healing, and effective nonviolent solutions that support a just, peaceful and sustainable world. This year we want…

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Islamophobia Talk at Highland United Methodist Church

September 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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Presentation on "Challenging Racism and Islamophobia" at Highland United Methodist Church Highland United Methodist Church in Raleigh, NC, will organize a talk titled "Challenging Racism and Islamophobia". This talk will be presented by Manzoor Cheema, coordinator of Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia or MERI. Movement to End Racism and Islamophobia is a network which stands and acts together against all forms of Islamophobia and racism. This hate is being targeted against both Muslim individuals and entire groups perceived as Muslims.…

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October 2016

Forum on Islamophobia in Politics at McKimmon Center

October 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, 27606 United States
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Forum titled Poisonous Politics: Faith, Fear and Democracy Impact of Islamophobia and racism in this election cycle and how we can challenge it When: Thursday, October 6, 2016 Where: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh NC Join Triangle community members for a discussion about racism and the rise of Islamophobia in the United States and elsewhere. Background: This election cycle has seen unforeseen bigotry against Muslims and members of other marginalized groups. Islamophobia or anti-Muslim hate is manifested through interpersonal…

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North Carolina Environmental Justice Summit

October 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 22, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Franklinton Center, 281 Southbend Ln
Whitakers, NC 27891 United States
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2016 North Carolina Environmental Justice Summit October 22 - 23, 2016 Whitakers NC Learn more at: http://www.ncejn.org From NC Environmental Justice website: Our Mission “To promote health and environmental equality for all people of North Carolina through community action for clean industry, safe work places and fair access to all human and natural resources. We seek to accomplish these goals through organizing, advocacy, research, and education based on principles of economic equity and democracy for all people.” The Problem All…

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AIME Forum: Linking Liberation Struggles

October 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Carolina Central University, 528 Nelson Street
Durham, 27707 United States
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Linking Liberation Struggles Forum by AIME  On Monday October 24, 6-8:30 p.m. at North Carolina Central University, the Abrahamic Initiative on the Middle East will present a second conference called Linking Liberation Struggles: Pursuing Global Awareness and CivicEngagement. Speakers are Native American activist Tennyson Welbourne; African American Durham City Council member Jillian Johnson; and Palestinian organizer Zaina Alsous. Respondents, including Latino, Jewish, and immigrant community members, will explore the relationships among these historic and current movements. Moderators Rev. Paul McAllister…

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March 2017

Triangle People’s Assembly

March 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is the fourth monthly session of the Triangle People's Assembly launched in December 2016. Location will be decided soon. MERI is a partner organization of Triangle People's Assembly. Triangle People's Assembly highlights struggles against racism, worker rights, immigrant rights, Islamophobia and other oppressions. Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/TriangleUnityMayDayCoalition/

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