The Activists' Watch

December 1, 2023

Turning the embers into a bonfire
Calendar section

Upcoming Activist Events:
December 2 - 16, 2023

Dec. 3 – 2 pm - Friends of Buckingham Annual Meeting, Union Grove Baptist Church 2522 Shelton Store Rd Buckingham, VA 23921

Dec. 3 – 4 pm, Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice meeting, Zoom
for info [email protected]

Dec. 4 – 7 pm - Staunton Organizing meeting, contact [email protected]

Dec. 5 – 1 pm - Charlottesville Area Justice Coalition meeting Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 889 1238 4854

Dec. 11 – 7 pm - Staunton Organizing meeting, contact [email protected]m

Dec. 11 – 7 pm - NAACP meeting, contact Lynn Boyd at [email protected] to join

Dec. 13 – 7 pm - DSA Chapter meeting,

Dec. 14 - 6:30 pm, Charlottesville Police Civilian Oversight Board. live-streamed via Boxcast at this URL:

For complete descriptions of these events, visit
The Activists' Guide Calendar.

DISCLAIMER: The absence of events from a particular faction does not indicate that a slanted perspective exists in Activists Guide. It means that we are not notified of the event. There is no selection of events. If we were notified of an event by an organization that appears in Activists’ Guide Directory of Organizations the entry will appear in the AG Calendar.

Activists’ Guide Directory of Organizations is reviewed at six-month intervals to ensure its accuracy.
Executive Committee of the Sierra Club Piedmont Group is looking for new people with new ideas. For more information contact John at [email protected].

Remember - Democracy is not a spectator sport.

What Happened?

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks rejected bus driver James F. Blake's order to vacate a row of four seats in the "colored" section in favor of a White passenger

Today's Quote

"It is the ideals we share, the good we hold in common. That common good is a set of shared commitments. To the rule of law. To democracy. To tolerance of our differences. To equal political rights and equal opportunity. To participating in our civic life. To sacrificing for the ideals we hold in common. To upholding the truth."

Robert Reich

New Book

Standing Up To Hate
Members of the Charlottesville Clergy Collective recount their experience and recall the lessons learned from resisting the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville during the summer of 2017. Details and orders from


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