November(ish) Book Club - People, Power and Profits by Joseph E. Stiglitz

cover of People, Power, Profits by Joseph StiglitzThe November book will be People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent by Joseph E. Stiglitz. Because the last Wednesday in November is the day before Thanksgiving, the meeting has been moved to Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm at 2000 Malvern Rd.

Postcard Party for Voter Re-registration

Hand writing postcardsRemind recently moved Democrats to register to vote at their new address with a friendly postcard. We are meeting at the Lane Road Branch of the UA Public Library (1945 Lane Rd., basement meeting room) on August 29, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

August Book Club - White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo

Meet August 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm for a discussion of White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo. The Praters will host at their home, 2000 Malvern Rd. Beverages will be available. Bring snacks if you wish.

Handouts from "Beyond the Recycling Bin" - May 28th

We had a bunch of excellent handouts and displays at our May 28th "Beyond the Recycling Bin" program.These will help you find additional ways to reduce your waste and ultimately your carbon footprint. We also have a link to Upper Arlington's brand new food waste composting pilot program.

Handouts

 

July Book Club - The Impeachers by Brenda Wineapple

The Impeachers book coverThe book for July will be The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation by Brenda Wineapple. Meet on Wednesday, July 31st at 7:00 PM at 2000 Malvern Rd for discussion and beverages. Bring a snack to share if you like.

15th Anniversary Blue Brunch, September 8, 2019

Invitation to 2019 Blue BrunchIn the fall of 2010, UAPA held its first annual Blue Brunch.  It was a progressive dinner hosted by three UAPA members. Now, we hope to have a celebratory Blue Brunch for our 15th Anniversary!

Beyond the Recycling Bin

4 recycling binsMay 28, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friends Theater, UA Public Library (2800 Tremont Rd.)

Recycling can be confusing.

Video - Information and Misinformation on Social Media: Practical Information Literacy

If you missed our March 4th session on how social media affected the 2016 election and how to judge information you find on the Internet and social media, we have the links to the resources mentioned and video of the presentation. The presentation is on Facebook.

Book Club for May

cover of The Soul of America by Jon MeachamNew, new book club book for May will be The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels by Jon Meacham. This replaces The Case Against Standardized Testing by Alfie Kohn which replaced Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking.

Meet on May 29th at 7:00 PM at 2000 Malvern Rd.

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