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September meeting Sep 04, 2003 from 12:30 AM to 02:00 AM DUUC,
On Wednesday, September 3rd, we will hold our first regular meeting of the program year. Our speaker for the evening will be Ed Yohnka, editor of the Alert, an ACLU publication. Our program will focus on the "Patriot Act" and the threat to American Civil Liberties. We will be talking about how our civil liberties are being eroded, and what can be done about it. We begin at 7:30 pm. Hope to see you there.
Humanist Picnic Aug 31, 2003 from 06:00 PM to 11:00 PM Montgomery, IL,
Sunday of Labor Day Week End is August 31th. We are planning a back yard picnic at my house for all the Humanists and friends who would like to join us. More details will follow, but please save the date and join us if you are in town that weekend.
October meeting Oct 02, 2003 from 12:30 AM to 02:00 AM DUUC,
Humanists of West Suburban Chicagoland presents author, and lecturer Professor Jayanti Patel, President of the Indian Radical Humanist Association. Professor Patel will discuss the Gujarat riot, Humanism, Secularism and Democracy in the context of rising fundamentalism in India.
File Nov 2003 meeting notice flyler
Meeting notice in MS Word format.
Sen Durbin speaks on Separation of Church and State Nov 23, 2003 from 09:00 PM to 11:00 PM KAM Isaiah Israel Temple, Chicago,
Americans United presents Senator Richard Durbin, presenting "Separation of Church and State: A Vital Element in a Democracy". K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation at 1100 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago. You are invited to join members of the Humanist Group at DUUC when we attend the major policy address by Senator Dick Durbin at the KAM Isaiah Israel Temple at 1100 East Hyde Park Boulevard in Chicago beginning at 3 pm. Let's meet at DUUC after 1:15 pm on Sunday, November 23rd 2003. We will leave at 1:30 pm intending to be a few minutes early. Please let me know if you will be going. The Coordinators want an estimate of how many to expect. The Auditorium holds 1100 or more. RSVP to Jack Sechrest if you are planning to go in the caravan leaving from DUUC.
JUST VIEWS: The 2000 Elections--Stolen? Dec 13, 2003 from 01:20 AM to 03:00 AM DUUC,
Free documentary, then discussion on the 2000 Presidential Election in Florida. Emmy-winning Investigative Reporter / Director Danny Schechter weaves together largely ignored with new information -- including about purging the voter rolls of 175,000 working poor and people of color. Public screening rights granted for "Counting On Democracy". Bring a friend! Questions? Stephanie Hughes 630/420-4233. Directions to JUST VIEWS at the DuPage Unitarian Church in Naperville at 4 South 535 Old Naperville Road: Go to the corner of Naperville Road and Diehl. Proceed 1 block east along Diehl,then turn left / north and see the church ahead on your right.
December meeting Dec 04, 2003 from 01:30 AM to 03:00 AM DUUC,
Dr. Jean Alberti will present "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life: Reducing Self-Created Stress"
January 2004 Meeting Jan 15, 2004 from 01:30 AM to 03:00 AM DUUC,
January 14th 2004, at 7:30 pm in Kreves Hall at the DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, Betty Holcomb, the Illinois State Coordinator of the "Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice", will present, "War Against Women: An Attack on Equality." Ms. Holcomb, A Unitarian Universalist activist for over 30 years, will comment on the challenges to women as equal participants in today's society. Liberty, Equality and Opportunity are Humanist values high on the list. We will focus on "Equality" this time, and what we can do to assure it.
Introduction to Humanism
This adult education class will address the question "What can you believe in if you don't believe in God?"
Occupied Voices: Stories of Everyday Life from the Second Intifada
Hear Jewish American author Wendy Pearlman speak about her journey from the American Midwest to the West Bank and Gaza Strip in a quest to talk to ordinary Palestinians.
Darwin Day Event Feb 05, 2004 from 12:30 AM to 03:00 AM DUUC,
We will celebrate Darwin Day with a special presentation. At 6:30pm we will gather for a potluck dinner (bring a dish to pass). The meeting will start at 7:30pm with our special guest, Roger Brewin, portraying the famous attorney Clarence Darrow and speaking to us about the "Monkey Trial" at which Mr. Darrow was the lead attorney defending teacher John Scopes.
DUUC program "On Humanism"
Humanists -- including those who are not members of the DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church where Humanists West of Chicago monthly programs are held -- please join us on Sunday morning, March 28 from 10 - 11 am or from 10:50 am - 12:30 for a program "On Humanism" billed as follows:
Occupied Voices: Stories of Everyday Life from the Second Intifada from Jan 25, 2004 12:30 AM to Feb 03, 2004 03:00 AM varies,
Hear Jewish American author Wendy Pearlman speak about her journey from the American Midwest to the West Bank and Gaza Strip in a quest to talk to ordinary Palestinians.
JUST VIEWS: Sweatshops & Strife in Haiti--Linked? Apr 10, 2004 from 12:20 AM to 02:00 AM DUUC, Naperville,
Tonight we will "tour" places where Haitians work and live. We will consider in detail how workers everywhere--both poor and middle class-- have become losers in the corporate "race to the bottom". Our discussion will explore global capitalism and the tandem complexities of A) economic exploitation & deprivation and B) social & political upheaval.
LVW program: "Give Me Liberty-or Give Me Security!
The Naperville League of Women Voters presents "Give me Liberty / Security!". Free--Mon Apr 12 at 7:30 pm in Naperville.
DUUC program "On Humanism" Mar 28, 2004 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM DUUC, Naperville,
The DUUC is holding a special program titled "On Humanism".
Evidence for Evolution: before any living thing existed
The Humanist Discussion Group meets on Wednesday, May 5th 2004, at 7:30 pm in Kreves Hall at the DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church. Mike Albrow, will introduce our topic and direct our discussion on "Evidence for Evolution: before any living thing existed". Mike is a member of DUUC, the American Humanist Association, and a member of our Chapter, the Humanists of West Suburban Chicagoland (AHA Chapter of the Year -- 2004).
Notes from March 2004 meeting
Here are some brief notes from the March 3 2004 meeting where Dr. Larry Quick presented on "The Humanist Stake in Moral Politics".
May Meeting May 06, 2004 from 12:30 AM to 02:00 AM DUUC Naperville,
The Humanist Discussion Group will meet on May 5th at 7:30 pm in Kreves Hall. Dr. Michael Albrow will present "Evidence for Evolution" as part of a series on Evolution. Mike will deal with Evolution within the physical universe before any living thing existed. For details contact Jack Sechrest or Mike Werner.
LWV: Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Security Apr 13, 2004 from 12:30 AM to 02:00 AM Naperville,
The Naperville League of Women Voters, in conjunction with North Central College, will host a debate, "Give Me Liberty-or Give Me Security!" on Monday, April 12 at 7:30 PM at Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton.
April Meeting Apr 07, 2004 from 10:30 PM to 12:00 AM DUUC Naperville,
The Humanists of West Suburban Chicagoland meet this Wednesday at 7:30 pm in Kreves Hall at The DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church in Naperville. Stephanie Downs Hughes will lead the discussion on "fighting fairly". We will look at maintaining Humanist values and effecting conflict resolution at the same time. Please join us for our discussion. We stop at 9 pm to continue with informal conversations.
JUST VIEWS: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror
JUST VIEWS--Breaking the Silence--Special Report: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror by John Pilger Friday, June 11, 2004, 7:20 pm & Every 2nd Friday in Naperville IL Video then Discussion -- Parking & Participation are Public & Free
JUST VIEWS: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror Jun 12, 2004 from 12:20 AM to 02:00 AM DUUC, Naperville,
Breaking the Silence--Special Report: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror by John Pilger. Video then Discussion -- Parking & participation are Public & Free.
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