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The Week Ahead: From CU Indivisible Facebook Page

Here are some of the events coming up in *The Week Ahead*:

For more events, check out the WEFT Progressive Calendar at new.weft.org/progressive

Today, Sunday 8/18 12 noon, “Lift the Ban on Rent Control Canvass: Champaign Central High”, meet up at Champaign Central HS.

Today, Sunday 8/18 2:30 pm, “Kick-Off Meeting” for League of Women Voters, at Wesley United Methodist Church at the University of Illinois in Urbana

Tomorrow, Monday 8/19 4 pm, “Where’s Rodney in the Wake of White Nationalist Gun Violence” rally prior to “Open Government Night”, outside the Harold and Jean Miner Theater entrance of Parkland College in Champaign

Tuesday 8/20 7 pm, “Building A Hate-Free Community Action Team Meeting”, Champaign Public Library Robeson room C

Wednesday 8/21 5:30 pm, “August 21 Champaign County Tax Town Hall (Champaign)”, Champaign Public Library

Saturday 8/24 7:30 pm, “FirstSteps Benefit Show”, at Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center in Urbana
“Support the FirstSteps Community House! FirstSteps is a transitional house for community members returning home from prison. The house is a partnership between First Followers and the Housing Authority of Champaign and is slated to open Septermber 1st ”


New events are usually posted on Sunday evenings.