Upcoming Events and Activities

Monthly Educational Programs

Women’s Voices monthly educational programs are held on the second Thursday of the month (from September through May) and are free and open to the public. Programs are held at The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights, 63117. Come at 6:30 pm for coffee and conversation. Programs begin at 7:00 pm. Read more about the Women’s Voices upcoming programs.

November 14, 2019 – Education Equity: Claiming Space for Learning in Public Schools

December 12, 2019 – Up Close & Personal: On the Front Lines of Gun Violence

January 9, 2020 – 47 Years Later: Still Fighting for the Right to Choose

February 13, 2020 – Life after Lock-Up: The Reality of Re-Entry

March 12, 2020 – No Place to Call Home: Where’s Affordable Housing?

April 9, 2020 – Health Care in Crisis: What Missouri Can Do    

May 14, 2020 – Reimagining Public Safety: Promising Approaches

 

Racial Justice Book Club

Racial Justice Book Club meetings are held at 6:15 PM on the second Monday of alternating months and are free and open to the public. Book club meetings are held at Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO 63130. Read more about upcoming book selections here. Questions? Email Becky Clausen, Racial Justice Book Club facilitator.

October 14, 2019

The Making of Ferguson, Public Policies at the Root of its Troubles, by Richard Rothstein. The report is available for download from the Economic Policy Institute

December 9, 2019

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

February 10, 2020

Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department by the United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, March 4, 2015. The report is available for download from the Justice Department

April 13, 2020

Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney López 

June 8, 2020

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Other Upcoming Activities

Several times throughout the year Women’s Voices hosts programs and activities related to our mission. Times and locations for these events vary. Read more about these upcoming activities here.

Opportunity Fair

Sun., November 3, 2 p.m., United Hebrew Congregation (13788 Conway Road, 63141)

Learn about opportunities to volunteer for organizations supporting individuals who were formerly incarcerated.

Pay Day Lending: Sins and Solutions

Tues., November 6, 8 – 9:30 a.m., Jewish Federation (12 Millstone Campus Dr., 63146)

Panelists will discuss the harmful nature of pay day lending, both to borrowers and the wider community and discuss legislative and employer-based alternatives

Montgomery, Alabama Trip

November 17-19

This 3-day trip will provide participants an in-depth opportunity to learn about mass incarceration and civil rights.

Look & Learn: Open Your Eyes at EyeSeeMe

Sat., November 23, 3 p.m.
EyeSeeMe Bookstore (6951 Olive Blvd., University City 63130)