This Friday at ICUJP!

ICUJP SPONSORING GROUP MEETING  
Friday, April 11, 2014
Working Groups
• Phil Way & John Forney– Islamophobia
• Anthony Manousos, Susan Stouffer & Stephen Fiske – Cost of War/Culture of Peace
• Bonnie Blustein & Ed Fisher – Global Context
• Betsy Hailey & Jerry Stinson – Anti-Torture
Reflection by Nikohl Vandel
ALL are WELCOMED! JOIN US!

For discussions, planning actions, and making commitments! Plus coffee and bagels to start your morning!

Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Blvd. (at Berendo, 2 blocks west of Vermont)  LA, CA 90010
Any donations through 1/31 will be matched by a challenge grant of $7,500! Help us meet the challenge by clicking here.

We have also instituted a "Spare Change for Real Change" donation jar, and ask that each week you empty your pockets, drawers, candy bowls, and socks of any excess change (or bills) to support ICUJP's mission.

Friendly Reminder:  ICUJP collects canned and packaged food and travel-sized toiletries each week to donate to Immanuel Presbyterian Church's Food Pantry as the need for such continues to increase. Please bring a donation each week!

**Meeting will begin promptly at 7:10 a.m. Please arrive on time**

UPCOMING EVENTS and ANNOUNCEMENTS
(Sponsored and endorsed Events around town)
Sponsoring Group Meetings

Apr 18- TBA
*Board will convene immediately after meeting.*

Reflection by Lydia Lopez

Apr 25- Ricardo Moreno, National organizer for Latino relations at Bread for the World

Reflection by Louis Chase

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ICUJP Events

Thurs, Apr 17       Performance of If the SHU Fits - Voices from Solitary Confinement to mark Maundy Thursday; Beginning at 6:30 pm at United University CHurch 817 W. 34th St. LA, 90089
Sun, Apr 27       An Interfaith Gathering on Mental Illness - Join us as we hear from people who have struggles first-hand with mental illness and are now engaged in educational advocacy, such as combating mental illness stigmas.; 3 pm - 5 pm at United University Church 817 W. 34th St. LA, 90089; More information http://tinyurl.com/mcsnvmz
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Endorsed Events and Events of Interest
Thurs, Apr 10      Shut down the Spy Centers- The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition to protest, rally, and demand the shut down of the Spy Center- Joint Regional Intelligence Center or "Fusion Center." 11 am in 12440 E. Imperial Highway Norwalk, CA; More information: http://tinyurl.com/lob2x3v

War Is Not The Answer ~ Religious Communities Must Stop Blessing War & Violence