SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER FORUM ON HATE SPEECH

7 p.m. Aug. 29, 2017 7 p.m. Aug. 29 Bob Michel Student Center Bradley University, Peoria, IL   Co-sponsored by Community Word & Bradley University Department of Sociology & Social Work; African American Studies Committee; and Intellectual & Cultural Activities Committee   Contact: Clare Howard, Community Word, 309-645-7544; clarehoward@comcast.net Sarah Whetstone, Bradley University, 309-677-2390; swhetstone@fsmail.bradley.edu …

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Organic control of Japanese Beetles

Teresa Brockman fought Japanese beetles on her fruit and herb farm in Eureka several years ago. She was told the invasion would be cyclical. However, this year Japanese beetles have returned with a vengeance, worse than ever, consuming many plants to the point they may not survive the winter. Brockman believes climate change is altering …

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SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER FORUM ON HATE SPEECH

Lecia Brooks, outreach director at Southern Poverty Law Center, will speak in Peoria 7 p.m. Aug. 29, Bob Michel Student Center, Bradley University. Co-sponsored by Community Word & Bradley University Department of Sociology & Social Work; African American Studies Committee; and Intellectual & Cultural Activities Committee Contact: Clare Howard, Community Word, 309-645-7544 Sarah Whetstone, Bradley …

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Peoria League of Women Voters June 21, 2017 event: Single Payer Healthcare

  The Greater Peoria League of Women Voters will discuss Single Payer Healthcare at its Drinks and Dialogue event, 5:30 – 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 21, at the Lariat Steakhouse, 2322 W. Glen Ave., Peoria.  Luan Railsback, a Peoria-area activist who has been advocating for single payer healthcare for over a decade, will review …

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PEORIA CHARITY TO COMPLETE 15 WHEELCHAIR RAMPS FOR NEEDY IN ONE DAY

      Peoria – You think YOUR Saturday, June 24th will be busy? You might just want to take a look at Jeff Heft’s calendar. That’s the day Heft’s charity, His Helping Hands, will be completing 15 wheelchair ramps on the houses of the same number of low-income homeowners with disabilities. Now in the …

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