photo of the Alliance of Cedar Lane sitting in chairs around round tables in the Sanctuary facing the podium where the speaker is

Alliance Lunch & Talk

Second Thursdays of the Month, September - June

Location: 

  • Sanctuary
Sue Woodruff

The general meeting is a potluck lunch on the 2nd Thursday of each month from September through June. Lunch at noon; talk at 1 pm.  Examples include a report from the annual Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly, an annual Holiday Sing-a-Long, etc. It was a varied set of programs designed to attract different interests.  Please bring a dish to serve 6 to 8 people.

About the May 2019 Lunch & Talk: 

ROBERT McCAW, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS DIRECTOR

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Mr. McCaw will discuss the activities of CAIR, a grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. It is America's largest Muslim civil liberties organization, with regional offices nationwide. CAIR's national headquarters are on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. He will talk about CAIR’s government affairs department, which conducts and organizes lobbying efforts on issues related to Islam and Muslims. The department monitors legislation and government activities and responds on behalf of the American Muslim community. CAIR representatives have testified before Congress and have sponsored a number of activities designed to bring Muslim concerns to Capitol Hill.