Events under 'Social Justice'
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Social Responsibility

Takes place in the Boardroom
Monday, February 14, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Amnesty International

Takes place in the Boardroom.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:30 pm
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Freedom to Read Week

Freedom to Read Week     Bill Belfontaine & Doug Buck Sunday, February 20-27  The Social Justice Committee will be implementing a Freedom to Read Week in February to encourage members and friends of First to support openly our democratic freedom--the choice of what we read. Year 2011 is the 26th anniversary of the battle against banning, censorship, government cover-up and secrecy at any level. On February 6: A special after-service presentation from the Book and Periodical Council will occur and some "challenged books" will be displayed. Contact Bill Belfontaine (416-925-6458 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloaked1cad31964bb2ce53d6f07f27cfef53').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyed1cad31964bb2ce53d6f07f27cfef53 = 'whitekn' + '@'; addyed1cad31964bb2ce53d6f07f27cfef53 = addyed1cad31964bb2ce53d6f07f27cfef53 + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca'; var addy_texted1cad31964bb2ce53d6f07f27cfef53 = 'whitekn' + '@' + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca';document.getElementById('cloaked1cad31964bb2ce53d6f07f27cfef53').innerHTML += ''+addy_texted1cad31964bb2ce53d6f07f27cfef53+''; ) to discuss The Social Justice Committee will be implementing a Freedom to Read Week in February to encourage members and friends of First to support openly our democratic freedom -- the choice of what we read. Year 2011 is the 26th anniversary of the battle against banning, censorship, government cover-up and secrecy at any level. On February 6: A special after-service presentation from the Book and Periodical Council will occur and some "challenged books" will be displayed. Contact Bill Belfontaine (416-925-6458 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak759a42eb92190674b0e001ddc7332e1c').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy759a42eb92190674b0e001ddc7332e1c = 'whitekn' + '@'; addy759a42eb92190674b0e001ddc7332e1c = addy759a42eb92190674b0e001ddc7332e1c + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca'; var addy_text759a42eb92190674b0e001ddc7332e1c = 'whitekn' + '@' + 'istar' + '.' + 'ca';document.getElementById('cloak759a42eb92190674b0e001ddc7332e1c').innerHTML += ''+addy_text759a42eb92190674b0e001ddc7332e1c+''; ) to discuss. February 20, 12:15 pm: Presentation by Doug Buck on The Shepherd’s Granddaughter by Anne Laurel Carter, a book about a young Palestinian girl, Amani, who wants to become a shepherd, following in her grandfather’s steps. As years pass, she learns about wolves, a veterinarian, and most seriously, encroaching Israeli settlements that eventually end the family’s farming life. 
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:15 pm - 12:15 pm
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Social Justice Workshop Series

Social Justice Workshop Series      Margaret Rao If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakb367f402ccf63e3777dd4d2d12dfe233').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyb367f402ccf63e3777dd4d2d12dfe233 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addyb367f402ccf63e3777dd4d2d12dfe233 = addyb367f402ccf63e3777dd4d2d12dfe233 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_textb367f402ccf63e3777dd4d2d12dfe233 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakb367f402ccf63e3777dd4d2d12dfe233').innerHTML += ''+addy_textb367f402ccf63e3777dd4d2d12dfe233+''; ). If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak700e10872117352e4473ec891d6d55fb').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy700e10872117352e4473ec891d6d55fb = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy700e10872117352e4473ec891d6d55fb = addy700e10872117352e4473ec891d6d55fb + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text700e10872117352e4473ec891d6d55fb = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak700e10872117352e4473ec891d6d55fb').innerHTML += ''+addy_text700e10872117352e4473ec891d6d55fb+''; ).
Monday, February 21, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Every Month until March 21, 2011

Amnesty Letter Writing

Sunday, February 27, 2011 11:30 am
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Social Justice Workshop Series

Social Justice Workshop Series      Margaret Rao If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak43e5048c388a65ee4fbcef9e2b14e989').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy43e5048c388a65ee4fbcef9e2b14e989 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy43e5048c388a65ee4fbcef9e2b14e989 = addy43e5048c388a65ee4fbcef9e2b14e989 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text43e5048c388a65ee4fbcef9e2b14e989 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak43e5048c388a65ee4fbcef9e2b14e989').innerHTML += ''+addy_text43e5048c388a65ee4fbcef9e2b14e989+''; ). If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak2bab006a49dbddd67602fcda3e9b5a9c').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy2bab006a49dbddd67602fcda3e9b5a9c = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy2bab006a49dbddd67602fcda3e9b5a9c = addy2bab006a49dbddd67602fcda3e9b5a9c + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text2bab006a49dbddd67602fcda3e9b5a9c = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak2bab006a49dbddd67602fcda3e9b5a9c').innerHTML += ''+addy_text2bab006a49dbddd67602fcda3e9b5a9c+''; ).
Monday, March 07, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Amnesty International

Our monthly meeting is on Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 pm when we will continue our focus on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 7:30 pm
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Social Justice Workshop Series

Social Justice Workshop Series      Margaret Rao If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak36b17711bc07fb197f90bca773efc533').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy36b17711bc07fb197f90bca773efc533 = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy36b17711bc07fb197f90bca773efc533 = addy36b17711bc07fb197f90bca773efc533 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text36b17711bc07fb197f90bca773efc533 = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak36b17711bc07fb197f90bca773efc533').innerHTML += ''+addy_text36b17711bc07fb197f90bca773efc533+''; ). If you wish to better understand our current economic and monetary system and what we can do to create a more just and sustainable economy for all, this workshop series is a must. Every second Monday, through March 21 (February 7, 21, March 7, 21), 7:00–8:30 pm. To purchase the primer, Economics For Everyone, sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and to register contact Margaret Rao, Chair, CUSJ Toronto First Chapter, (416-658-0998 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak81ce84eadd2ba5e631b3ea32ab7f192b').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy81ce84eadd2ba5e631b3ea32ab7f192b = 'margaretrao' + '@'; addy81ce84eadd2ba5e631b3ea32ab7f192b = addy81ce84eadd2ba5e631b3ea32ab7f192b + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text81ce84eadd2ba5e631b3ea32ab7f192b = 'margaretrao' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak81ce84eadd2ba5e631b3ea32ab7f192b').innerHTML += ''+addy_text81ce84eadd2ba5e631b3ea32ab7f192b+''; ).
Monday, March 21, 2011 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Every Month until March 21, 2011

Social Responsibility Meeting

Monday, March 21, 2011 7:00 pm
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Amnesty Letter Writing

Letter writing will take place on Sunday, March 27 at 11:30 am. Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak94c12d249a152f8bad031fdb013ed6e8').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy94c12d249a152f8bad031fdb013ed6e8 = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy94c12d249a152f8bad031fdb013ed6e8 = addy94c12d249a152f8bad031fdb013ed6e8 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text94c12d249a152f8bad031fdb013ed6e8 = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak94c12d249a152f8bad031fdb013ed6e8').innerHTML += ''+addy_text94c12d249a152f8bad031fdb013ed6e8+''; ).
Sunday, March 27, 2011 11:30 am
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Amnesty International Concert

On Sunday March 27 at 3:30 pm in Sunderland Hall, Amnesty International and the Windermere String Quartet will present The Age of Enlightenment and Human Rights, an afternoon of music and ideas to benefit Amnesty International, hosted by Alexa Petrenko of Classical 96.3 FM. Become immersed in the time of Voltaire and the Philosophers; Beaumarchais’ witty satire of the ruling classes in his daring play, “The Marriage of Figaro”; the genius of Mozart and Beethoven flowering as freelance composers less dependent upon the court; and the great surge toward values of individual freedoms and human rights; talks by philosophers/authors Mark Kingwell and André Gombay; and music from the Golden Age of the String Quartet performed by the Windermere String Quartet on period instruments. Tickets are $50 or $30 for students/seniors and will be available during coffee hour or at http://windermere.braveform.com/docs/boxoffice.html.
Sunday, March 27, 2011 3:30 pm
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Scrupling with Unitarians on Democracy in Canada

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 1:00-2:30 pm.  Sponsored by the Social Justice Committee.  Carolyn Bennett, Liberal MP for St. Paul’s riding, Senator Art Eggleton, Senator Anne Cools and other guests will participate in a serious search for ways to stem the decline of representative democracy.  Pre-registration is required, beginning on Sunday, March 6 during coffee hour and an information session will be held on Sunday, April 3 during coffee hour.  Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloake71ba535020eb05a0052e064aac80182').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addye71ba535020eb05a0052e064aac80182 = 'tedwood' + '@'; addye71ba535020eb05a0052e064aac80182 = addye71ba535020eb05a0052e064aac80182 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_texte71ba535020eb05a0052e064aac80182 = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloake71ba535020eb05a0052e064aac80182').innerHTML += ''+addy_texte71ba535020eb05a0052e064aac80182+''; ).
Sunday, April 17, 2011 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Social Responsibility Committee

Monday, April 18, 2011 7:00 pm
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Demand Dignity

Amnesty Group 142 continues the Demand Dignity campaign focusing on every person’s basic right to live with dignity.  We focus on the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  All are welcome to join us for letter writing on Wednesday April 20 at 7:30 pm and Sunday April 24 at 11:30 am.  Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakee5a30b26d2d190785bb314d3eeefe81').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addyee5a30b26d2d190785bb314d3eeefe81 = 'tedwood' + '@'; addyee5a30b26d2d190785bb314d3eeefe81 = addyee5a30b26d2d190785bb314d3eeefe81 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_textee5a30b26d2d190785bb314d3eeefe81 = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakee5a30b26d2d190785bb314d3eeefe81').innerHTML += ''+addy_textee5a30b26d2d190785bb314d3eeefe81+''; ).
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 7:30 pm
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Amnesty International

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 7:30 pm
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Amnesty Letter Writing

Sunday, April 24, 2011 11:30 am
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Social Justice Resolution Process

Currently our congregation does not have a formal process in place for establishing a congregational position on social justice issues and concerns.  Over the past year the Social Justice Committee has been developing a Social Justice Resolution Process.  The committee presented the process to our Board in March and it was agreed to present the process to the members of the congregation at our Annual General Meeting. Copies of the process document are available in the church office.  We will also hold information sessions at 12:15 pm on Sundays, April 24 and May 8 to explain the process and answer members’ questions prior to the vote at the AGM.  Please join the discussion.  Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakcca809c809d8d07e6e9ae32f2e15ec9c').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addycca809c809d8d07e6e9ae32f2e15ec9c = 'tedwood' + '@'; addycca809c809d8d07e6e9ae32f2e15ec9c = addycca809c809d8d07e6e9ae32f2e15ec9c + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_textcca809c809d8d07e6e9ae32f2e15ec9c = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloakcca809c809d8d07e6e9ae32f2e15ec9c').innerHTML += ''+addy_textcca809c809d8d07e6e9ae32f2e15ec9c+''; . Currently our congregation does not have a formal process in place for establishing a congregational position on social justice issues and concerns.  Over the past year the Social Justice Committee has been developing a Social Justice Resolution Process.  The committee presented the process to our Board in March and it was agreed to present the process to the members of the congregation at our Annual General Meeting.Copies of the process document are available in the church office.  We will also hold information sessions at 12:15 pm on Sundays, April 24 and May 8 to explain the process and answer members’ questions prior to the vote at the AGM.  Please join the discussion.  Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak3219f803d8c8933e6614218a1dae17d5').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy3219f803d8c8933e6614218a1dae17d5 = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy3219f803d8c8933e6614218a1dae17d5 = addy3219f803d8c8933e6614218a1dae17d5 + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text3219f803d8c8933e6614218a1dae17d5 = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak3219f803d8c8933e6614218a1dae17d5').innerHTML += ''+addy_text3219f803d8c8933e6614218a1dae17d5+''; .
Sunday, April 24, 2011 12:15 pm
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Re-Skilling Victory Gardens

Sunday, May 01, 2011 12:00 pm
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Social Justice Resolutions Process

Currently our congregation does not have a formal process in place for establishing a congregational position on social justice issues and concerns. Over the past year the Social Justice Committee has been developing a Social Justice Resolution Process. The committee presented the process to our Board in March and it was agreed to present it to the members of the congregation at our Annual General Meeting. Copies of the process document are available in the church office. We will also hold an information session at 12:15 pm on Sunday, May 8 to explain the process and answer members’ questions prior to the vote at the AGM. Please join the discussion. Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak9b46796272584621a5d7dfcb56a30e6e').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy9b46796272584621a5d7dfcb56a30e6e = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy9b46796272584621a5d7dfcb56a30e6e = addy9b46796272584621a5d7dfcb56a30e6e + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text9b46796272584621a5d7dfcb56a30e6e = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak9b46796272584621a5d7dfcb56a30e6e').innerHTML += ''+addy_text9b46796272584621a5d7dfcb56a30e6e+''; ). Currently our congregation does not have a formal process in place for establishing a congregational position on social justice issues and concerns. Over the past year the Social Justice Committee has been developing a Social Justice Resolution Process. The committee presented the process to our Board in March and it was agreed to present it to the members of the congregation at our Annual General Meeting.Copies of the process document are available in the church office. We will also hold an information session at 12:15 pm on Sunday, May 8 to explain the process and answer members’ questions prior to the vote at the AGM. Please join the discussion. Contact Ted Wood (416-429-6351 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak3828f6fbacefaaa16ce3f13e4d3a41ea').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy3828f6fbacefaaa16ce3f13e4d3a41ea = 'tedwood' + '@'; addy3828f6fbacefaaa16ce3f13e4d3a41ea = addy3828f6fbacefaaa16ce3f13e4d3a41ea + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text3828f6fbacefaaa16ce3f13e4d3a41ea = 'tedwood' + '@' + 'rogers' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak3828f6fbacefaaa16ce3f13e4d3a41ea').innerHTML += ''+addy_text3828f6fbacefaaa16ce3f13e4d3a41ea+''; ).
Sunday, May 08, 2011 12:15 pm
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Green Team Film Presentation

Sunday, May 08, 2011 12:15 pm
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