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November 2018

Labor and #MeToo

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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The East Side Freedom Library invites you to the first in a series of monthly conversations on "Labor and Social Movements" Labor and #MeToo Monday, November 19, 2018, 7pm This past year, the emergence of the #MeToo movement has impacted our country's climate from the media, to corporate boardrooms, to the electoral arena, and, of course, to the workplace. Important questions have been raised: What roles have unions played in making workplaces safe zones for workers of all gender orientations? What…

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African Drumming Workshop

November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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The East Side Freedom Library invites you to participate in an African Drumming Workshop taught by master drummer, Babatunde Lea Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm beginning September 18th and continuing through the school year Open to all genders, 5th through 12th grade With the generous support of a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, we are excited to make this special learning opportunity available. We will provide drums for the students to use. Mr. Lea is a world recognized musician…

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*Location Change* Mindful Self-Compassion (Workshop)

November 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Caydence Records & Coffee, 900 Payne Ave
St. Paul, MN 55130
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East Side Freedom Library invites you to explore workshops in “Mindful Self-Compassion” with Patricia Enstad. Eastsider Patricia Enstad, a licensed social worker and teacher, will provide a lively introduction to the practices of Mindful Self-Compassion. She writes: “As we consider the important tasks that lie ahead, we will need to support our action with compassion and resiliency. Subtle, yet powerful, these affirming and portable methods can be utilized anywhere.” Offered every Wednesday from 8:30-9:30am. More information on this approach is…

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Roseville Library History Book Club: “Shout, Sister, Shout!”

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ramsey County Library – Roseville, 2180 North Hamline Avenue
Roseville, MN 55113
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Join the East Side Freedom Library in partnership with the Ramsey County Libraries for a book discussion of Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe by Gayle F. Wald The book club meets at Roseville Library Boardroom (on second floor), 2180 North Hamline Avenue, Roseville, MN 55113 The Roseville History Book Club meets monthly under the leadership of Clarence White of the East Side Freedom Library. Join him for conversations about thought-provoking history titles. Extra…

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Lessons from Labor History: What Can We Learn From the Past to Make a Better Future?

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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The East Side Freedom Library invites you to consider Lessons from Labor History: What Can We Learn From the Past to Make a Better Future? Dustin Loosbrock Building Trades Union Activist Monday, November 26, 7pm Dustin Loosbrock has been a heavy equipment operator and a Business Agent for Operating Engineers Local 49. He recently explored labor history as part of a residency at the Harvard University Trade Union School, and he is completing a BA degree at Metropolitan State University.…

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