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March 2020

March 22, 2020 | 10:10 am - 10:50 am

“The ACLU at 100 Years” – Postponed

Presenter: Jarrett English, Senior Field Organizer, ACLU of Wisconsin. The ACLU of today continues to fight government abuse and to… Get Details >

March 29, 2020 | 10:10 am - 10:50 am

Postponed: “What Does Airbnb Have to do With our First and Seventh Principles?”

Presenter: Elizabeth Martorell, First Church Member (2012), Airbnb Host (2018). Community member Elizabeth Martorell will share her experience as an… Get Details >

September 2020

September 13, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Every Voter, Every Election: Supermarket Legends in the Fight for Voter Empowerment”

Presenter: Linea Sundstrom, Co-founder, Supermarket Legends. Over the last decade, Wisconsin voters have faced nearly 40 changes to voting laws.… Get Details >

September 20, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“From Pantry to Community Food Center”

Presenter: Vincent Noth, Executive Director, Riverwest Food Pantry. Food pantries present a unique opportunity to improve nutritional health and reduce… Get Details >

September 27, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“The Maps Mess In Wisconsin”

Presenter: Carlene Bechen, Fair Maps Organizer, Wisconsin Voices. Carlene Bechen, will share the history of redistricting in Wisconsin, the impact… Get Details >

October 2020

October 4, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES!) at Voces de la Frontera”

Presenter:  Alejandra Gonzalez (she/her/hers), Youth Organizing, Statewide Director A membership-based community organization led by low-wage workers, immigrants and youth, Voces… Get Details >

October 11, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Organic Gardening & Landscaping for Your Own Good!”

Presenter:  Barbara Aho, Organic Landscaper, Teacher Interested in the urban garden space, Barbara visualizes how to maximize the natural beauty… Get Details >

October 18, 2020 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

“A Discussion with Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes”

Note 10:30 start time this Sunday only. Presenter:  Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes Elected in 2018, Mandela Barnes is the first… Get Details >

October 25, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“The Jali Fruit Company”

Presenter:  Josh Shefner, Founder and CEO-Agricycle Global Inc. Jali Fruit Co. sells high-quality, dried fruit from around the world through… Get Details >

November 2020

November 1, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Zao: To Live, To Breathe, To Be Among the Living”

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Presenter:  Rev. Jonah Overton (they/them), Lead Pastor Zao MKE Church. November Share the Plate Recipient. Rev. Overton is the founding… Get Details >

November 8, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Fostering Resilience During the Pandemic”

Presenter:  Philip Chard, Psychotherapist, Author, Newspaper Columnist. “Out of My Mind,” Philip Chard’s weekly column in the Shepherd Express, explores… Get Details >

November 15, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Will Newspapers Survive?”

Presenter:  Bob Friday, Reporter, Editor, Designer. Print subscriptions are falling, newsroom staffs are being cut, advertising has flown the coop… Get Details >

November 22, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“A Turning Point for Youth Justice in Wis.”

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Presenter:  Sharlen Moore, Director Youth Justice Milwaukee. Youth Justice Milwaukee is a broad-based campaign advocating for community-based, family-centered, restorative programs… Get Details >

November 29, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Care. No Matter What”

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Presenter:  Molly Lancelot, Community Education Manager at Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. December Share the Plate recipient, nominated by First Church… Get Details >

December 2020

December 6, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“UWM School of Public Health & COVID-19”

Presenter: Amanda Simanek, Associate Professor of Epidemiology The coronavirus pandemic has impacted all of us in Wisconsin. Here in Milwaukee,… Get Details >

December 13, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Wisconsin Humane Society & Social Justice”

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Presenter: Anne Reed, President & CEO The Wisconsin Humane Society has social justice built into its history. A current program,… Get Details >

December 20, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Creating a Sense of Community through Art”

Presenter: Tia Richardson, Community Mural Artist, Cosmic Butterfly Design What is community? How can we work together if we all have… Get Details >

January 2021

January 3, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Militarism and Climate Change“

Julie Byrnes Enslow, Peace Action Wisconsin Founder & 350.org Milwaukee Facilitator. We live in perhaps the most challenging time in… Get Details >

January 10, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Re-Entry Into Our Community” & “Democracy Becomes Action”

Lisa & Conor Williams will share this Sunday Forum. Lisa Williams, PerSISTERS founder, joined the huge Women’s March the day… Get Details >

January 17, 2021 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“The Trial of Julian Assange and Its Implications for Press Freedom”

Nils Melzer is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, Professor of International Law at the University of Glasgow, and… Get Details >

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