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January 2018

Dismantling White Supremacy Film Series

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - April 27 @ 9:30 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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Co-sponsored by: First Church in JP Unitarian Universalist, Social Justice Action Committee Racial Justice Task Force of Theodore Parker Church Jamaica Plain Forum As persons of faith living in 21st century America, we feel called to question how we might work, take action, do our part, to dismantle white supremacy. We seek to deepen our understanding of the role white supremacy has played in the development of our modern day society, take some inventory, and identify opportunities for collective action.…

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March 2018

Annelise Orleck: We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
Jamaica Plain, 02130 United States
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The result of over 140 interviews, “We Are All Fast Food Workers Now,” traces the evolution of a new global labor movement sparked and sustained by low-wage workers from Manila to Manhattan, from Baja California to Bangladesh, from Capetown to Cambodia. This is an up close and personal look at globalization and its costs, as seen through the eyes and told whenever possible through the words of low-wage workers themselves: the berry pickers and small farmers, fast food servers, retail cashiers, garment…

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